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Author: Gretel Ehrlich | Narrator: Gretel Ehrlich
Release Date: January 19, 2021
A collection of transcendent, lyrical essays on life in the American West, the classic companion to Gretel Ehrlich’s new book, Unsolaced“Wyoming has found its Whitman.” —Annie DillardPoet and filmmaker Gretel Ehrlich went to W...
Author: Slavenka Drakulic | Narrator: Kathleen Gati
Release Date: January 05, 2021
"Drakulić’s composite portrait provides a clear-eyed look at European values, and what they really amount to." —The New YorkerAn evocative and timely collection of essays that paints a portrait of Eastern Europe thirty years aft...
Author: Rick Bragg | Narrator: Rick Bragg
Release Date: October 27, 2020
From the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All Over but the Shoutin' and The Best Cook in the World, a collection of irresistible columns from Southern Living and Garden & GunCelebrated author and newspaper columnist Rick Bragg bring...
A collection of original contemporary love stories set during life in lockdown by some of today's most popular YA authors.Erin Craig "delivers" on a story about a cute pizza delivery boy, Auriane Desombre captures a girl trying to impress her crush o...
Author: Liesl Schillinger and Jean-Francois Marmion | Narrator: Mark Deakins, Allyson Ryan and Hillary Huber
Release Date: October 06, 2020
"We need books like this one." --Steven PinkerAt last, stupidity explained! And by some of the world's smartest people, among them Daniel Kahneman, Dan Ariely, Alison Gopnik, Howard Gardner, Antonio Damasio, Aaron James, and Ryan Holiday.And so I pro...
Author: William Melvin Kelley | Narrator: Jay Smooth
Release Date: September 29, 2020
The first and only short story collection by William Melvin Kelley, author of A Different Drummer, and the source from which he drew inspiration for his subsequent novels.Originally published in 1964, this collection of sixteen stories includes three...
Author: Karen Russell | Narrator: Allyson Ryan
Release Date: September 29, 2020
A haunting novella from the uncannily imaginative author of the national bestsellers Swamplandia! and Orange World: the story of a deadly insomnia epidemic and the lengths one woman will go to to fight it.Trish Edgewater is the Slumber...
Author: Nikita Gill | Narrator: Nikita Gill
Release Date: September 29, 2020
Bestselling poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with an innovative novel in verse, exploring Hindu mythology and legend.Let her be a little less human, a little more divineGive her heart armor so it doesn't break as easily as mi...
In recent years, nicotine has become as verboten as many hard drugs. The literary styles in this volume are as varied as the moral quandaries herein, and the authors have successfully unleashed their incandescent imaginations on the subject matter, f...
Author: Corey Brettschneider | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: September 08, 2020
National Indie BestsellerThe trailblazing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her own words. Her most essential writings on gender equality and women's rights, reproductive health care, and voting and civil rights, now available in a short, ...
Author: Corey Brettschneider | Narrator: Desmond Manny
Release Date: September 08, 2020
A short, accessible collection of key historic writings about presidential impeachment, as part of a new Penguin Classics series on liberty and constitutional rights.A Penguin ClassicPenguin Liberty is a newly curated series of historical, political ...
Author: Emma Cline | Narrator: Natasha Soudek
Release Date: September 01, 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Girls comes an eagerly anticipated story collection exploring the dark corners of human experience. “Daddy’s ten masterful, provocative stories confirm that Cline is a staggering...