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The Sinner and the Saint Cover
Author: Kevin Birmingham
Release Date: November 09, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of THE MOST DANGEROUS BOOK, the true story behind the creation of another masterpiece of world literature, Fyodor Dostoevsky's CRIME AND PUNISHMENT. THE SINNER AND THE SAINT is the deeply rese...
The Sinner and the Saint Cover
Around the World in 80 Books Cover
Author: David Damrosch
Release Date: November 09, 2021
A transporting and illuminating voyage around the globe, through classic and modern literary works that are in conversation with one another and with the world around them Inspired by Jules Verne’s hero Phileas Fogg, David Damrosch, chair ...
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The New York Times Book Review Cover
Author: The New York Times, Tina Jordan and Noor Qasim
Release Date: November 02, 2021
From the longest-running, most influential book review in America, here is its best, funniest, strangest, and most memorable coverage over the past 125 years.Since its first issue on October 10, 1896, The New York Times Book Review has brought the wo...
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How to Live. What to Do Cover
Author: Josh Cohen
Release Date: October 26, 2021
Focusing on some of the best-known characters in all of literature—chosen to trace the arc from childhood to old age—a brilliant psychoanalyst and professor of literature shows how our inner lives become at once stranger and more familiar...
How to Live. What to Do Cover
Orwell's Roses Cover
Author: Rebecca Solnit
Release Date: October 19, 2021
A lush exploration of roses, pleasure, and politics, and a fresh take on George Orwell as an avid gardener whose political writing was grounded in his passion for the natural world“In the year 1936 a writer planted roses.” So begins Rebec...
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All of the Marvels Cover
Author: Douglas Wolk
Release Date: October 05, 2021
The first-ever full reckoning with Marvel Comics’ interconnected, half-million-page story, a revelatory guide to the “epic of epics”—and to the past sixty years of American culture—from a beloved authority on the subject...
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Warmth Cover
Author: Daniel Sherrell | Narrator: Daniel Sherrell
Release Date: August 03, 2021
From a millennial climate activist, an exploration of how young people live in the shadow of catastrophe"Strikingly perceptive." --Jenny OffillWarmth is a new kind of book about climate change: not what it is or how we solve it, but how it feels to i...
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Author: Vanessa Zoltan | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Vanessa Zoltan
Release Date: July 06, 2021
“In these soaring, open-hearted essays, Vanessa Zoltan writes with fierce brilliance about suffering, survival, and the kind of meaning in life that can withstand real scrutiny.”—John Green, bestselling author of The Fault in Our St...
A nostalgia-packed, star-studded anthology featuring contributors such as Kristen Arnett, Yumi Sakugawa, Myriam Gurba, and others exploring the lasting impact of Ann M. Martin’s beloved Baby-Sitters Club seriesIn 1986, the first-ever meeting of...
Author: Jess McHugh | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: June 01, 2021
“An elegant, meticulously-researched and eminently readable history of the books that define us as Americans.  For history buffs and book-lovers alike, McHugh offers us a precious gift.”—Jake Halpern, Pulitzer Prize Winner...
Author: M. Leona Godin | Narrator: M. Leona Godin
Release Date: June 01, 2021
From Homer to Helen Keller, from Dune to Stevie Wonder, from the invention of braille to the science of echolocation, M. Leona Godin explores the fascinating history of blindness, interweaving it with her own story of gradually losing her sight. ...
Author: Salman Rushdie | Narrator: Salman Rushdie and Raj Ghatak
Release Date: May 25, 2021
Newly collected, revised, and expanded nonfiction from the first two decades of the twenty-first century—including many texts never previously in print—by the Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling authorSalman Rushdie is...