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Author: Jay Parini
Release Date: August 04, 2020
An apprentice writer has an entirely unexpected encounter with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges that will profoundly alter his life and work. A poignant and comic literary coming-of-age memoir. "This is a jewel of a book." --Ian McEwanIn 1971 Jay Pa...
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Author: Kent Russell
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A wickedly smart, funny, and irresistibly off-kilter account of an improbable thousand-mile journey on foot into the heart of modern Florida, the state that Russell calls "America Concentrate."In the summer of 2016, Kent Russell--broke, at loose ends...
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Author: Anthony DePalma | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: May 26, 2020
Modern Cuba comes alive in a vibrant portrait of a group of families's varied journeys in one community over the last twenty years.Cubans today, most of whom have lived their entire lives under the Castro regime, are hesitantly embracing the future. ...
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Author: A. Kendra Greene | Narrator: A. Kendra Greene
Release Date: May 12, 2020
Mythic creatures, natural wonders, and the mysterious human impulse to collect are on beguiling display in this poetic tribute to the museums of an otherworldly island nation.Iceland is home to only 330,000 people but more than 265 museums and public...
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Author: Bill Buford | Narrator: Bill Buford
Release Date: May 05, 2020
From the author of the best-selling, widely acclaimed Heat--a new hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, this time, in the world of French haute cuisineBill Buford turns his inimitable attention from Italia...
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Author: George Saunders | Narrator: George Saunders
Release Date: April 14, 2020
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo and the story collection Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction. The breakout book from...
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Author: Wade Davis | Narrator: Wade Davis
Release Date: April 14, 2020
A captivating new book from Wade Davis--award-winning, best-selling author and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence for more than a decade--that brings vividly to life the story of the great Río Magdalena, illuminating Colombia's complex ...
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Author: Conor Knighton | Narrator: Conor Knighton
Release Date: April 07, 2020
From CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Conor Knighton, a behind-the-scenery look at his year traveling to each of America's National Parks, discovering the most beautiful places and most interesting people our country has to offer When ...
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Author: Meir Shalev and Joanna Chen | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: March 31, 2020
On the perimeter of Israel’s Jezreel Valley, with the Carmel mountains rising up in the west, Meir Shalev has a beloved garden, “neither neatly organized nor well kept,” as he cheerfully explains. Often covered in mud and scrapes, S...
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Author: Sara Wheeler | Narrator: Sara Wheeler
Release Date: November 05, 2019
With the writers of the Golden Age as her guides—Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gogol, and Turgenev, among others—Sara Wheeler searches for a Russia not in the news, traveling from rinsed northwestern beet fields and the Far Eastern Arctic tundra to t...
Author: Hisham Matar | Narrator: Hisham Matar
Release Date: October 22, 2019
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Return comes a profoundly moving contemplation of the relationship between art and life.  NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND EVENING STANDARD After finishing his...
Author: Kathleen Jamie | Narrator: Cathleen McCarron
Release Date: September 24, 2019
“[Kathleen Jamie’s] essays guide you softly along coastlines of varying continents, exploring caves, and pondering ice ages until the narrator stumbles over — not a rock on the trail, but mortality, maybe the earth’s, maybe ou...