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Author: Louis L'Amour | Narrator: Jason Culp, Michael Boatman and George Newbern
Release Date: November 27, 2018
From one of the greatest storytellers of the American West comes a collection of short stories never before released as audio digital downloads.

This audiobook collection includes "Death West Bound," "Old Doc Yak," "It's Your Move," "And Proudly Die," "Survival," "Show Me The Way To Go Home," "Thicker Than Blood," "The Admiral," "Shanghai, Not Without Gestures," "The Man Who Stole Shakespeare," "The Dancing Kate," "Off the Mangrove Coast," "Glorious Glorious," "By the Ruins of El Walarieh," "Where There's Fighting," "The Cross and the Candle," "A Friend of the General," "Author's Tea," "Dead End Drift," and "Let Me Forget.
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Author: Donald Ray Pollock | Narrator: Various, Kirby Heyborne, Mark Bramhall and MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: November 20, 2018
In this unforgettable work of fiction, Donald Ray Pollock peers into the soul of a tough Midwestern American town to reveal the sad, stunted but resilient lives of its residents.

Spanning a period from the mid-sixties to the late nineties, the linked stories that comprise Knockemstiff feature a cast of recurring characters who are woebegone, baffled and depraved—but irresistibly, undeniably real.
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Author: Yu Hua | Narrator: Feodor Chin
Release Date: November 13, 2018
From one of China’s most famous contemporary writers, who celebrated novel To Live catapulted him to international fame, here is a stunning collection of stories, selected from the best of Yu Hua’s early work, that shows his far-reaching influence on a pivotal period in Chinese literature.
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Author: Danzy Senna | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, Bahni Turpin, Adenrele Ojo and January LaVoy
Release Date: November 06, 2018
Danzy Senna's You Are Free is now available for the first time in audio.

Each of these eight remarkable stories by Danzy Senna tightrope-walks tantalizingly, sometimes frighteningly, between defined states. life with and without mates and children, the familiar if constraining reference points provided by race, class, and gender.
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Author: Gardner Dozois, Elizabeth Bear, Scott Lynch and George R. R. Martin | Narrator: Various
Release Date: October 16, 2018
A new anthology celebrating the witches and sorcerers of epic fantasy—featuring stories by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Megan Lindholm, and many others.

Hot on the heels of Gardner Dozois’s acclaimed anthology The Book of Swords comes this companion volume devoted to magic.
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Author: Rudyard Kipling | Narrator: Full Cast and Ralph Lister
Release Date: October 02, 2018
Rudyard Kipling’s best-loved book is now the basis for the Netflix film Mowgli. Legend of the Jungle starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Freida Pinto, and Rohan Chand

The story of Mowgli, the abandoned "man-cub" who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of Central India, is one of the greatest literary myths ever created.
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Author: Simon Van Booy | Narrator: Various, Simon Van Booy, Alana Kerr Collins and James Fouhey
Release Date: October 02, 2018
An exquisite new collection of short stories from award-winning author Simon Van Booy.
 
Over the past decade, Simon Van Booy has been listening to people’s stories. With these personal accounts as a starting point, he has crafted a powerful collection of short fiction that takes readers into the innermost lives of everyday people.
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Author: David Peace | Narrator: Ric Jerrom
Release Date: September 04, 2018
The acclaimed author of Occupied City, Tokyo Year Zero, and The Red Riding Quartet now gives us a stunning work of fiction in twelve connected tales that take up the strange, brief life of the brilliant twentieth-century Japanese writer Ryūnosuke Akutagawa.
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Author: Dorothy Parker | Narrator: Elaine Stritch
Release Date: August 21, 2018
Dorothy Parker's quips and light verse have embedded themselves in the American literary landscape, but it was her prose that proved her star and demonstrated her talent as extending far beyond her time. In her fiction, she not only brought to life the urban milieu that was her bailiwick, but lay bare the uncertainties of ordinary people living ordinary lives, all told in her unflinching and deeply personal voice.
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Author: Olga Tokarczuk and Jennifer Croft | Narrator: Julia Whelan
Release Date: August 14, 2018
2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, THE WASHINGTON POST AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WARWICK PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN TRANSLATION

A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W.
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Author: Alexia Arthurs | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman, Adenrele Ojo, Janina Edwards and James Fouhey
Release Date: July 24, 2018
“In these kaleidoscopic stories of Jamaica and its diaspora we hear many voices at once. some cultivated, some simple, some wickedly funny, some deeply melancholic. All of them shine.”—Zadie Smith

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP FIFTEEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O.
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Author: Joseph O'Neill | Narrator: Various
Release Date: June 12, 2018
A masterly collection of eleven stories about the way we live now from the best-selling author of Netherland.

From bourgeois facial-hair trends to parental sleep deprivation, Joseph O’Neill closely observes the mores of his characters, whose vacillations and second thoughts expose the mysterious pettiness, underlying violence, and, sometimes, surprising beauty of ordi­nary life in the early twenty-first century.
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