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Author: 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
Release Date: July 06, 2021
A deeply felt celebration of a classic novel--and a reflection on the ways our favorite books can shape and heal us.Our favorite books keep us company, give us hope, and help us find meaning in a chaotic world. In this fresh and relatable work, athei...
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Author: Jess McHugh
Release Date: June 01, 2021
The true, fascinating, and remarkable history of thirteen books that defined a nation. Surprising and delightfully engrossing, Americanon explores the true history of thirteen of the nation’s most popular books. Overlooked for centuries, ...
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Author: M. Leona Godin
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A probing, witty, and deeply insightful history of blindness—in Western culture and literature, and in the author’s own experience—that ranges from Homer and Milton to Louis Braille, Helen Keller, and Stevie WonderM. Leona Godin beg...
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Author: Salman Rushdie
Release Date: May 25, 2021
Newly collected, revised, and expanded nonfiction—including many texts never previously in print—from the first two decades of the twenty-first century by the Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling authorSalman Rushdie is...
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Author: Matthew Salesses
Release Date: May 18, 2021
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Author: Robert Kanigel | Narrator: Richard Poe
Release Date: April 27, 2021
From the acclaimed biographer of Jane Jacobs and Srinivasa Ramanujan comes the first full life and work of arguably the most influential classical scholar of the twentieth century, who overturned long-entrenched notions of ancient epic poetry and enl...
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Author: Jenny Minton Quigley | Narrator: Various, Rebecca Lowman, Vikas Adam, Marisol Ramirez and Paul Bellantoni
Release Date: March 16, 2021
In 1958, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was published in the United States to immediate controversy and bestsellerdom. More than sixty years later, this phenomenal novel generates as much buzz as it did when originally published. Central to countles...
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Author: Abraham Riesman | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: February 16, 2021
The definitive, revelatory biography of Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee, a writer and entrepreneur who reshaped global pop culture—at a steep personal cost “A biography that reads like a thriller or a whodunit . . . scrupulousl...
Author: Bobby Henderson | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: February 16, 2021
Can I get a “ramen” from the congregation?! Behold the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), today’s fastest growing carbohydrate-based religion. According to church founder Bobby Henderson, the universe and all life withi...
From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize–winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves—and our world today.Fo...
Author: Harold Bloom | Narrator: Stephen Mendel
Release Date: November 24, 2020
In his first book devoted exclusively to narrative fiction, America's most original and controversial literary critic and legendary Yale professor writes trenchantly about fifty-two masterworks spanning the Western tradition.Perhaps no other literary...