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Author: Charles McGrath |
Release Date: June 07, 2022
Alive with the intoxicating magic of summer in New England, Charles McGrath’s evocative memoir looks back at that sun-soaked season, at family, youth, and a singular bond made at a time when he thought he was beyond making friends. It was early...
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Author: Clare Mac Cumhaill |
Release Date: May 10, 2022
A vibrant portrait of four college friends—Iris Murdoch, Philippa Foot, Elizabeth Anscombe, and Mary Midgley—who formed a new philosophical tradition while Oxford's men were away at war.The history of European philosophy is usually constr...
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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 right.Whether it comes to correctly naming the parts of a horse, knowing how lords and ladies address...
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Author: Margo Jefferson |
Release Date: April 12, 2022
“Jefferson's candor, and the courage and rigor of her critic's mind, recall a number of America's greatest thinkers." —Tracy K. Smith, The New York Times Book ReviewThe award-winning critic and memoirist Margo Jefferson has lived in the t...
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Author: Lucasta Miller |
Release Date: March 29, 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...
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Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst |
Release Date: March 01, 2022
A major new biography that takes an unusual and illuminating approach to the great writer—immersing us in one year of his life—from the award-winning author of Becoming Dickens and The Story of Alice.The year is 1851. It's a time of radic...
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Author: Margaret Atwood |
Release Date: March 01, 2022
In this brilliant selection of essays, the award-winning, best-selling author of The Handmaid's Tale and The Testaments offers her funny, erudite, endlessly curious, and uncannily prescient take on everything from debt and tech to the climate crisis ...
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Author: Daniel Genis | Narrator: Daniel Genis
Release Date: February 22, 2022
A memoir of a decade in prison by a well-educated young addict known as the "Apologetic Bandit"In 2003 Daniel Genis, the son of a famous Soviet émigré writer, broadcaster, and culture critic, was fresh out of NYU when he faced a serious...
Author: Brad Leithauser | Narrator: Kevin R. Free
Release Date: February 22, 2022
From the widely acclaimed poet, novelist, critic, and scholar, a lucid and edifying exploration of the building blocks of poetry and how they've been used over the centuries to assemble the most imperishable poems • “Anyone wanting to...
Author: Megan Walsh | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: February 08, 2022
What does contemporary China's diverse and exciting fiction tell us about its culture, and the relationship between art and politics?The Subplot takes us on a lively journey through a literary landscape like you’ve never seen before: a vast mig...
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Author: Kevin Birmingham | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: November 16, 2021
*A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice * One of The East Hampton Star's 10 Best Books of the Year*From the New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Book, the true story behind the creation of another masterpiece of world literat...
Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: November 16, 2021
Each working day from January 29 to November 1, 1951, John Steinbeck warmed up to the work of writing East of Eden with a letter to the late Pascal Covici, his friend and editor at The Viking Press. It was his way, he said, of "getting my mental arm ...