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  • BattleTech: Shrapnel, Issue #6

    (The Official BattleTech Magazine)

    Book 6 - BattleTech
    FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE!Shrapnel: The Official BattleTech Magazine surges onward, waging wars that will decide the fate of the BattleMech-dominated future of the 31st century and beyond! Follow a quest for quick cash that yields unusual Star League relics. Commiserate with an aging MechWarrior convinced he is cursed with the devil’s luck—which is about to run out. Listen to the tale of how mercenary ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Philip Roth Reading from Letting Go

    From Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Philip Roth ...
    series The Great American Authors Read from Their Works Series

    Unabridged

    14 min

    This recording, made early in Roth’s career, is drawn fromhis first novel, Letting Go. Set inthe 1950s, it portrays the social constraints of the period as they affectseveral graduate students at critical points in their lives. The scene Rothreads shows the rather diffident Paul Herz confronted by two of his ancientrooming-house neighbors who have a favor to ask. As the critic John Ciardiwrote, ... Read more

    $1.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Great American Authors Read from Their Works

    Complete Collection

    series The Great American Authors Read from Their Works Series

    Unabridged

    2 hours 31 min

    These recordings of twentieth-century American authorsinterpreting their own works were highly praised when first released in the1960s. Today the cultural and historical value of these recordings makes theman essential part of our literary heritage.In this collection, James Baldwin reads from Giovanni’s Room and Another Country, exploring the challenges of being black and gay inmid-twentieth ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Vol. 1

    Audiobook 1 - The Great American Authors Read from Their Works Series

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    These five recordings of twentieth-century American authors interpreting their own works were highly praised when first released in the 1960s. Today the cultural and historical value of these recordings makes them an essential part of our literary heritage.This volume contains readings by James Baldwin from Giovanni’s Room and Another Country, exploring the challenges of being black and gay in mid ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • A Slant of Light

    Reflections on Jack Wheatcroft

    Jack Wheatcroft (1925-2016) had a transformative impact on five decades of Bucknell students (1952-1996). He served the institution with great generosity of a kind that was rare for a teacher so immersed in his writing. He founded the Bucknell Seminar for Undergraduate Poets, the Philip Roth Visiting Writers Residency, and the magnificent Stadler Center for Poetry. He over saw the restoration of ... Read more

    $124.73 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Patrimony

    A True Story

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 43 min

    Patrimony, a true story, touches the emotions as strongly as anything Philip Roth has ever written. Roth watches as his eighty-six-year-old father—famous for his vigor, his charm, and his repertoire of Newark recollections—battles with the brain tumor that will kill him. The son, full of love, anxiety, and dread, accompanies his father through each fearful stage of his final ordeal, and, as he ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Counterlife

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...
    Audiobook 5 - The Nathan Zuckerman Series

    Unabridged

    12 hours 15 min

    The Counterlife is about people enacting their dreams of renewal and escape, some of them going so far as to risk their lives to alter seemingly irreversible destinies. Wherever they may find themselves, the characters of The Counterlife are tempted unceasingly by the prospect of an alternative existence that can reverse their fate.Illuminating these lives in transition and guiding us through the ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Prague Orgy

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...
    Audiobook 4 - The Nathan Zuckerman Series

    Unabridged

    2 hours 17 min

    In quest of the unpublished manuscript of a martyred Yiddish writer, the American novelist Nathan Zuckerman travels to Soviet-occupied Prague in the mid-1970s. There, in a nation straightjacketed by totalitarian Communism, he discovers a literary predicament, marked by institutionalized oppression, that is rather different from his own. He also discovers, among the oppressed writers with whom he ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Anatomy Lesson

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...
    Audiobook 3 - The Nathan Zuckerman Series

    Unabridged

    7 hours 37 min

    At forty, the writer Nathan Zuckerman comes down with a mysterious affliction—pure pain, beginning in his neck and shoulders, invading his torso, and taking possession of his spirit. Zuckerman, whose work was his life, is unable to write a line. Now his work is trekking from one doctor to another, but none can find a cause for the pain or assuage it. Zuckerman himself wonders if the pain could ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Zuckerman Unbound

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...
    Audiobook 2 - The Nathan Zuckerman Series

    Unabridged

    5 hours 28 min

    Now in his mid-thirties, Nathan Zuckerman, a would-be recluse despite his newfound fame as a bestselling author, ventures onto the streets of Manhattan in the final year of the turbulent sixties. Not only is he assumed by his fans to be his own fictional satyr, Gilbert Carnovsky (“Hey, you do all that stuff in that book?”), he also finds himself the target of admonishers, advisors, and sidewalk ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Ghost Writer

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Malcolm Hillgartner ...
    Audiobook 1 - The Nathan Zuckerman Series

    Unabridged

    4 hours 31 min

    The Ghost Writer introduces Nathan Zuckerman in the 1950s, a budding writer infatuated with the great books, discovering the contradictory claims of literature and experience while an overnight guest in the secluded New England farmhouse of his idol, E. I. Lonoff.At Lonoff’s, Zuckerman meets Amy Bellette, a haunting young woman of indeterminate foreign background who turns out to be a former ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Plot against America

    by Philip Roth ...
    Narrated by Ron Silver ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 23 min

    In an astonishing feat of empathy and narrative invention, our most ambitious novelist imagines an alternate version of American history.In 1940 Charles A. Lindbergh, heroic aviator and rabid isolationist, is elected president. Shortly thereafter, he negotiates a cordial “understanding” with Adolf Hitler, while the new government embarks on a program of folksy anti-Semitism.For one boy growing up ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial