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Author: Christina Edmondson, Michelle Higgins and Ekemini Uwan | Narrator: Christina Edmondson, Michelle Higgins and Ekemini Uwan
Release Date: April 26, 2022
A collection of essays and stories documenting the lived theology and spirituality we need to hear in order to lean into a more freeing, loving, and liberating faith—from the hosts of the beloved Truth’s Table podcast“The liberating...
Author: Budi Darma | Narrator: Mark Bramhall, Sunil Malhotra, Tiffany Tsao, Chris Ciulla, Eric Sharp and Langston Darby
Release Date: April 12, 2022
An eerie, alienating, yet comic and profoundly sympathetic short story collection about Americans in America by one of Indonesia’s most prominent writers, now in an English translation for its fortieth anniversary, with a foreword by Intan Para...
Author: Lilly Singh | Narrator: Lilly Singh
Release Date: April 05, 2022
From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Bawse comes an “insightful and charmingly funny” (Rupi Kaur) primer on learning to come home to your truest and happiest self.“I love Lilly’s honest and helpf...
Author: Danny Pellegrino | Narrator: Danny Pellegrino
Release Date: March 08, 2022
From Danny Pellegrino, creator of the hugely successful podcast Everything Iconic! Stories that will make you laugh, cry, and dig up all your awkward middle-school pictures.Growing up in small-town Ohio isn't easy, particularly when you're a closeted...
Author: Margaret Atwood | Narrator: Margaret Atwood and Full Cast
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 whether or not The Handmaid’s ...
Author: Jean Chen Ho | Narrator: Natalie Naudus
Release Date: January 04, 2022
A TIME AND VULTURE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR (SO FAR) “Ho's debut work is the perfect modern example of great American fiction. . . . You will love it.” —Jake Tapper “Intimate, cinematic. . . . The world Ho creates bet...
Author: Pamela Paul | Narrator: Lisa Flanagan
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The acclaimed editor of The New York Times Book Review takes readers on a nostalgic tour of the pre-Internet age, offering powerful insights into both the profound and the seemingly trivial things we've lost.Remember all those ingrained habits, cheri...
Author: Alyssa Milano | Narrator: Alyssa Milano
Release Date: October 26, 2021
Alyssa Milano’s sharply observed, uproarious, and deeply intimate ode to the life she has lived and the issues that matter most.   Alyssa Milano, actress and activist, delivers here a collection of powerful personal essays that get to the ...
Author: Daniel Sloss | Narrator: Daniel Sloss
Release Date: October 12, 2021
One of this generation's hottest and boldest young comedians presents a transgressive and hilarious analysis of all of our dysfunctional relationships, and attempts to point us in the vague direction of sanity.Daniel Sloss's stand-up comedy engages, ...
Author: Teju Cole | Narrator: Peter Jay Fernandez
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A blazingly intelligent first book of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the ThiefNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYTime • The Guardian • Harper's Bazaar • San Francisco Chronicle &...
Author: Phoebe Robinson | Narrator: Phoebe Robinson
Release Date: September 28, 2021
“[A]nother hilarious essay collection from Phoebe Robinson.”—The New York Times Book Review“Strikes the perfect balance of brutally honest and laugh out loud funny. I didn’t want it to end.”—Mindy Kaling, New...
Twenty prizewinning stories selected from the thousands published in magazines over the previous year—continuing the O. Henry Prize's century-long tradition of literary excellence. "Widely regarded as the nation's most prestigious awards f...