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Monsters Cover
Author: Claire Dederer |
Release Date: April 25, 2023
From the author of the New York Times best seller Poser and the acclaimed memoir Love and Trouble, a passionate, provocative, blisteringly smart interrogation of how we make and experience art in the age of #MeToo, and of the link between genius and ...
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Goodbye, Eastern Europe Cover
Author: Jacob Mikanowski |
Release Date: April 25, 2023
In light of Russia's aggressive 2022 invasion of Ukraine, Goodbye, Eastern Europe is a crucial, elucidative read, a sweeping epic chronicling a thousand years of strife, war, and bloodshed, from pre-Christianity to the fall of Communism—illumin...
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Minor Notes, Volume 1 Cover

Release Date: April 11, 2023
A new Penguin Classics series that recovers and rediscovers the work of African American poets from the 19th and 20th centuries, curated by Joshua Bennett and Jesse McCarthy A Penguin Classic    As scholars of African American lit...
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Author: Sabrina Orah Mark |
Release Date: March 14, 2023
A beautifully written memoir-in-essays on fairy tales and their surprising relevance to modern life, from a Jewish woman raising Black children in the American South—based on her acclaimed Paris Review column “Happily”The literary t...
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Author: Emma Smith | Narrator: Emma Smith
Release Date: November 15, 2022
A history of one of humankind’s most resilient and influential technologies over the past millennium—the book. Revelatory and entertaining in equal measure, Portable Magic will charm and challenge literature lovers of all kinds ...
Narrator: Fred Berman
Release Date: November 15, 2022
Richly illustrated with images from Art Spiegelman’s Maus (“the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” —The Wall Street Journal), Maus Now includes work from twenty-one leading critics, authors,...
Author: Haruki Murakami | Narrator: Kotaro Watanabe
Release Date: November 08, 2022
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • An insightful look into the mind of a master storyteller—and a unique look at the craft of writing from the beloved and best-selling author of 1Q84, Norwegian Wood, and What I Talk Abou...
Author: Nona Willis Aronowitz | Narrator: Nona Willis Aronowitz
Release Date: August 09, 2022
Named a Most Anticipated Book by Bustle, Esquire, Nylon, and The Millions“Intimate, thoughtful, and accessible to anyone struggling with the persistent, maddening inequities of contemporary sex.” –Rebecca Traister, New York Times be...
Author: Elaine Castillo | Narrator: Elaine Castillo
Release Date: July 26, 2022
“How to Read Now explores the politics and ethics of reading, and insists that we are capable of something better: a more engaged relationship not just with our fiction and our art, but with our buried and entangled histories.”“A bo...
Author: Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman | Narrator: Alex Dunmore
Release Date: May 10, 2022
A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE NEW YORKER • A vibrant portrait of four college friends—Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley—who formed a new philosophical tradition while ...
Author: Dan Koboldt | Narrator: Eunice Wong
Release Date: May 03, 2022
A collection of essays from historians, linguists, martial artists, and other experts to help you write more compelling fantasy by getting the facts rightWhether it's correctly naming the parts of a horse, knowing how lords and ladies address one ano...
Author: Lucasta Miller | Narrator: Sally Scott
Release Date: April 19, 2022
A dazzling new look into the short but intense, tragic life and remarkable work of John Keats, one of the greatest lyric poets of the English language, seen in a whole new light, not as the mythologized Victorian guileless nature-lover, but as the su...