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Art & Architecture Audiobooks

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    Ikigai

    The Japanese Life Philosophy to Finding Happiness and Peacefulness

    Narrated by Eric LaCord ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 5 min

    Your Life Purpose Is Closer Than You Think - Here's How To Find It And Transform Your LifeWhat if your life was like the smooth but powerful flow of clear water?What if you woke up full of energy every morning, looking forward to the day ahead?What if you never had to fight procrastination or look for motivation again?Ever heard of ikigai? This complex Japanese concept is usuall... ... Read more

    $7.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Rise

    Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery

    by Sarah Lewis ...
    Narrated by Sarah Lewis ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 19 min

    From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts.The gift of failure is a riddle: it will always be both the void and the start of infinite possibility. The Rise—part investigation into a psychological mystery, part ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Love Unknown

    The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop

    Narrated by Bronson Pinchot ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 37 min

    An illuminating new biography of one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, Elizabeth BishopElizabeth Bishop's friend James Merrill once observed that "Elizabeth had more talent for life—and for poetry—than anyone else I've known." This new biography reveals just how she learned to marry her talent for life with her talent for writing in order to create a brilliant array of poems ... Read more

    $25.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Role Models

    by John Waters ...
    Narrated by John Waters ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 20 min

    Role Models is filmmaker John Waters's self-portrait told through intimate profiles of favorite personalities-some famous, some unknown, some criminal, some surprisingly middle-of-the-road. From Esther Martin, owner of the scariest bar in Baltimore, to the American playwright Tennessee Williams; from the atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair to the insane martyr Saint Catherine of Siena; from the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Frida in America

    The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist

    by Celia Stahr ...
    Narrated by Frankie Corzo ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 38 min

    The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know todayMexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in San Francisco, Detroit, and New York. Still, leaving her family and her country for the first time was monumental.Only twenty-three and ... Read more

    $42.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    WIELAND; OR, THE TRANSFORMATION: AN AMERICAN TALE (UNABRIDGED)

    Narrated by Danielle Curtin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 18 min

    The lives of a prosperous, intellectual family are disrupted when they meet the mysterious Carwin. Set in the period before the Revolutionary War, this is often described as the first American Gothic novel. - Summary by Karen Joan Kohoutek ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light, 100 Art Writings 1988-2018

    Narrated by Peter Schjeldahl ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 3 min

    H**ot Cold Heavy Light collects 100 writings—some long, some short—that taken together forma group portrait of many of the world’s most significant and interesting artists. From Pablo Picasso to Cindy Sherman, Old Masters to contemporary masters, paintings to comix, and saints to charlatans, Schjeldahl ranges widely through the diverse and confusing art world, an expert guide to a dazzling scene. ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Whole Picture

    The colonial story of the art in our museums & why we need to talk about it

    by Alice Procter ...
    Narrated by Alice Procter ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 34 min

    Should museums be made to give back their marbles? Is it even possible to 'decolonize' our galleries? Must Rhodes fall?How to deal with the colonial history of art in museums and monuments in the public realm is a thorny issue that we are only just beginning to address. Alice Procter, creator of the Uncomfortable Art Tours, provides a guide for deconstructing everything you thought you knew about ... Read more

    $31.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Plaza

    The Secret Life of America's Most Famous Hotel

    by Julie Satow ...
    Narrated by Jefferson Mays ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 13 min

    Journalist Julie Satow's thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today's Billionaire Row.From the moment in 1907 when New York millionaire Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt strode through the Plaza Hotel's revolving doors to become its first guest to the afternoon in 2007 when a mysterious ... Read more

    $25.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Lonely City

    Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

    by Olivia Laing ...
    Narrated by Susan Lyons ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 55 min

    An expertly crafted work of reportage, memoir, and biography on the subject of loneliness told through the lives of six iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo Spring.You can be lonely anywhere, but there is a particular flavor to the loneliness that comes from living in a city, surrounded by thousands of strangers. The Lonely City is a roving cultural history of urban ... Read more

    $22.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Superman Is Jewish?

    How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice, and the Jewish-American Way

    by Harry Brod ...
    Narrated by Peter Berkrot ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    Zeddy Lawrence once said, "It may not be true in all cases, but it's a pretty good rule of thumb. If the word 'man' appears at the end of someone's name you can draw one of two conclusions: a) they're Jewish, as in Goldman, Feldman, or Lipman; or b) they're a superhero, as in Superman, Batman, or Spider-Man."In Superman Is Jewish? Harry Brod reveals the links between Jews and superheroes in a ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rogues' Gallery

    The Rise (And Occasional Fall) of Art Dealers, the Hidden Players in the History of Art

    by Philip Hook ...
    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 8 min

    Here for the first time is the history of art dealers, those extraordinary men and women who, over centuries (and almost entirely out of the public eye), built their profession on a singular skill: identifying the intangible but infinitely desirable qualities that characterize the greatest works of art-and finding clients for whom those qualities are irresistible. Philip Hook's riveting narrative ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Inventor of the Future

    The Visionary Life of Buckminster Fuller

    Narrated by Rob Shapiro ...

    Unabridged

    18 hours 4 min

    From Alec Nevala-Lee, the author of the Hugo and Locus Award finalist Astounding, comes a revelatory biography of the visionary designer who defined the rules of startup culture and shaped America’s idea of the future.During his lifetime, Buckminster Fuller was hailed as one of the greatest geniuses of the twentieth century. As the architectural designer and futurist best known for the geodesic ... Read more

    $38.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Walk Through Walls

    A Memoir

    Narrated by Marina Abramovic ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 56 min

    “I had experienced absolute freedom—I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn’t matter, that nothing mattered at all—and it intoxicated me.”In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramović’s MoMA retrospective for the chance to sit across from her and communicate with her nonverbally in an unprecedented durational performance that lasted more than ... Read more

    $25.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Time It's Personal

    A Monster Kid's History of Horror Memories and Experiences

    Narrated by B Harrison Smith ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 5 min

    I was a “Monster Kid” and “The Weird Kid, The Horror Movie Kid.” I found out early…horror is always personal.Now I make horror for a living. It shouldn’t just be WATCHED.Horror should be ENJOYED.This isn’t some stuffy analysis telling you what’s good or bad. Instead, it’s a tour of the 1930s through the 1980s—a personal account of how the best and worst of this era gave us so many memories and ... Read more

    $19.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition

    A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star

    Unabridged

    11 hours 11 min

    In honor of the ten-year anniversary of The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx’s definitive and bestselling memoir on drug addiction is reissued with exclusive new content. This shocking, gripping, and at times darkly hilarious memoir explores Nikki’s yearlong war with a vicious heroin addiction. Now more than ever, with opioid addiction ravaging our country and rising by twenty percent in the past year ... Read more

    $23.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Leonardo da Vinci

    Narrated by Alfred Molina ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 1 min

    The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it…Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life” (The New Yorker).Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Clanlands

    Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    Winner of the Audie Award 2022 for Best History/Biography Audiobook. Earphones Award Winner 2021.A road trip book with a difference. Stars of Outlander - Sam Heughan & Graham McTavish - explore Scotland, a land of raw beauty, poetry, feuding, music, history, and warfare.Narrated by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, with a foreword written and read by Diana Gabaldon.From their faithful camper van to ... Read more

    $27.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    John Berger's Ways of Seeing

    Unabridged

    1 hour 49 min

    Ways of Seeing is a key art-historical work that continues to provoke widespread debate. It is comprised of seven different essays, three of which are pictorial and the other containing texts and images. Berger first examines the relationship between seeing and knowing, discussing how our assumptions affect how we see a painting. He moves on to consider the role of women in artwork, particularly ... Read more

    $10.96 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Room to Dream

    Unabridged

    15 hours 46 min

    An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family — adapted by David Lynch from the print book especially for this audio programIn this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular vision, and the ... Read more

    $25.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Goodbye, Things

    The New Japanese Minimalism

    by Fumio Sasaki ...
    Narrated by Keith Szarabajka ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 32 min

    Fumio Sasaki is not an enlightened minimalism expert or organizing guru like Marie Kondo―he’s just a regular guy who was stressed out and constantly comparing himself to others, until one day he decided to change his life by saying goodbye to everything he didn’t absolutely need. The effects were remarkable: Sasaki gained true freedom, new focus, and a real sense of gratitude for everything around ... Read more

    $19.95 USD $3.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Chiffon Trenches

    A Memoir

    Narrated by André Leon Talley ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 38 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the pages of Vogue to the runways of Paris, this “captivating” (Time) memoir by a legendary style icon captures the fashion world from the inside out, in its most glamorous and most cutthroat moments.“The Chiffon Trenches honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion.”—Manolo BlahnikNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • Fortune •... ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ninth Street Women

    Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

    by Mary Gabriel ...
    Narrated by Lisa Stathoplos ...

    Unabridged

    40 hours 12 min

    Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this "gratifying, generous, and lush" true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist (Jennifer Szalai, New York Times).Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always exhilarating chronicle of five women who dared to ... Read more

    $39.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Design of Everyday Things

    Revised and Expanded Edition

    by Don Norman ...
    Narrated by Neil Hellegers ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 39 min

    Design doesn't have to complicated, which is why this guide to human-centered design shows that usability is just as important as aesthetics.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door.The fault, argues this ingenious -- even liberating -- book, lies not in ourselves, but in product ... Read more

    $24.98 USD or free with audiobook trial