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    Holidays on Ice

    Unabridged

    4 hours 19 min

    David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favoritesas the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

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    The Storytellers

    Straight Talk from the World’s Most Acclaimed Suspense and Thriller Authors

    Unabridged

    9 hours 43 min

    Have you ever read a suspense novel so good you had to stop and think to yourself, “How did the author come up with this idea? Their characters? Is some of this story real?” For over five years, Mark Rubinstein, physician, psychiatrist, and mystery and thriller writer, had the chance to ask the most well-known authors in the field just these kinds of questions in interviews for the Huffington Post ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

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    Fear of Falling

    The Inner Life of the Middle Class

    Unabridged

    9 hours 37 min

    A brilliant and insightful exploration of the rise and fall of the American middle class by New York Times bestselling author, Barbara Ehrenreich.One of Barbara Ehrenreich's most classic and prophetic works, Fear of Falling closely examines the insecurities of the American middle class in an attempt to explain its turn to the right during the last two decades of the 20th century.Weaving finely ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

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    The Fire Next Time

    by James Baldwin ...
    Narrated by Jesse Martin ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 25 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER - The book that galvanized the nation, gave voice to the emerging civil rights movement in the 1960s—and still lights the way to understanding race in America today. - “The finest essay I’ve ever read.” —Ta-Nehisi CoatesAt once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin’s early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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    Sister Outsider

    Essays and Speeches

    by Audre Lorde ...
    Narrated by Robin Eller ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Crossing Press Feminist

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

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    Collected Schizophrenias, The

    Essays

    Narrated by Esmé Weijun Wang ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 51 min

    Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting AwardAn intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with the effects of mental and chronic illness, The Collected Schizophrenias cuts right to the core. Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esmé Weijun Wang writes not just to her ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

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    Quietly Hostile

    Essays

    by Samantha Irby ...
    Narrated by Samantha Irby ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 31 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A GLAMOUR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A hilarious new essay collection from Samantha Irby "engages readers with her characteristic combination of laugh-out-loud moments, heartfelt passages and plenty of awkward experiences.... Quietly Hostile will delight established fans and newcomers alike (Parade).**“Brilliant and one of the funniest people I’ve ever read.” —Roxane Gay • ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

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    One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

    Essays

    by Scaachi Koul ...
    Narrated by Scaachi Koul ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 30 min

    **"Certain authors are their own best narrators...Here, Koul's accomplished reading comes with the bonus of regular vocal interjections from her father." — Library JournalA debut collection of fierce, funny essays about growing up the daughter of Indian immigrants in Western culture, addressing sexism, stereotypes, and the universal miseries of life.**This program is read by the authorIn One Day ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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    The Anthropocene Reviewed

    Essays on a Human-Centered Planet

    by John Green ...
    Narrated by John Green ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 42 min

    **“Masterful. The Anthropocene Reviewed is a beautiful, timely book about the human condition—and a timeless reminder to pay attention to your attention.” —Adam Grant, #1 bestselling author of Think Again and host of the podcast Re:ThinkingThe instant #1 bestseller from John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down, is now available with two brand-new essays!** ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

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    Happy-Go-Lucky

    by David Sedaris ...
    Narrated by David Sedaris ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 30 min

    **An Audie Award WinnerDavid Sedaris, the “champion storyteller,” (Los Angeles Times) returns with his first new collection of personal essays since the bestselling Calypso.**Back when restaurant menus were still printed on paper, and wearing a mask—or not—was a decision made mostly on Halloween, David Sedaris spent his time doing normal things. As Happy-Go-Lucky opens, he is learning to shoot ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

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    The Best of Me

    by David Sedaris ...
    Narrated by David Sedaris ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 8 min

    “Genius… It is miraculous to read these pieces… You must read The Best of Me.” —Andrew Sean Greer, New York Times Book ReviewDavid Sedaris’s best stories and essays, spanning his remarkable career—as selected and read by the author himself. Featuring fresh and classic recordings, including a new essay and an interview exclusive to the audiobook.A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice<s... ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

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    C. S. Lewis

    Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    Narrated by Ralph Cosham ...

    Unabridged

    38 hours 58 min

    This is an extensive collection of short essays and other pieces by C. S. Lewis that have been brought together in one volume for the first time. As well as his many books, letters, and poems, Lewis also wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on various ethical issues and on the nature of ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Myth of Sisyphus And Other Essays

    by Albert Camus ...
    Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 39 min

    One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide; the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning. With lyric eloquence, Albert Camus brilliantly posits a way out of ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

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    The Book of Delights

    by Ross Gay ...
    Narrated by Ross Gay ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 1 min

    The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyric essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. Ross Gay's The Book of Delights is a genre-defying book of essays- some as short as a paragraph; some as long as five pages-that record the small joys that occurred in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Little Weirds

    by Jenny Slate ...
    Narrated by Jenny Slate ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 19 min

    Step into Jenny Slate's wild imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) New York Times bestseller about love, heartbreak, and being alive -- "this book is something new and wonderful" (George Saunders).You may "know" Jenny Slate from her Netflix special, Stage Fright, as the creator of Marcel the Shell, or as the star of "Obvious Child." ... Read more

    $25.99 USD $18.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Teaching a Stone to Talk

    Expeditions and Encounters

    by Annie Dillard ...
    Narrated by Randye Kaye ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 2 min

    In this dazzling collection, Annie Dillard explores the world over, from the Arctic to the Ecuadorian jungle, from the Galapagos to her beloved Tinker Creek. With her entrancing gaze she captures the wonders of natural facts and human meanings: watching a sublime lunar eclipse, locking eyes with a wild weasel, or beholding mirages appearing over Puget Sound through summer. Annie Dillard is one of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Letters to a Young Poet

    Narrated by Dan Stevens, Max Deacon ...
    Series series Penguin Audio Classics

    Unabridged

    1 hour 51 min

    Rilke's powerfully touching letters to an aspiring young poet, now available in a beautiful hardcover Penguin editionAt the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing, love, sex, suffering, and the nature of advice itself. These profound and lyrical letters have since become hugely influential for generations of ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

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    Hijab Butch Blues

    A Memoir

    by Lamya H ...
    Narrated by Ashraf Shirazi ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    **A queer hijabi Muslim immigrant survives her coming-of-age by drawing strength and hope from stories in the Quran in this “raw and relatable memoir that challenges societal norms and expectations” (Linah Mohammad, NPR).“A masterful, must-read contribution to conversations on power, justice, healing, and devotion from a singular voice I now trust with my whole heart.”—Glennon Doyle, #1 New York ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    I'll Show Myself Out

    Essays on Midlife and Motherhood

    by Jessi Klein ...
    Narrated by Jessi Klein ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 51 min

    An instant New York Times bestseller, I'll Show Myself Out is the eagerly anticipated second essay collection from Jessi Klein, author of the acclaimed debut You’ll Grow Out of It.Longlisted for the PEN Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay“Sometimes I think about how much bad news there is to tell my kid, the endlessly long, looping CVS receipt scroll of truly terrible things that ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

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    The Oscar Wilde BBC Radio Drama Collection

    Five full-cast productions

    Unabridged

    11 hours 58 min

    The collected BBC radio productions of the major works of Oscar Wilde, plus bonus play by Neil BartlettLoved for his flamboyant personality, sparkling wit and brilliant epigrams, Oscar Wilde was a comic genius and a literary icon.This collection reflects the many facets of his dazzling talent. Here are dramatisations of his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, a Gothic tale of a gilded ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

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    The Practicing Stoic

    Narrated by John Lescault ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 57 min

    The great insights of the Stoics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources. This book brings them all together for the first time. It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise. The result is a set of philosophy lessons for everyone—the most valuable wisdom of ages past made ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

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    Letters from a Stoic

    Penguin Classics

    by Seneca ...
    Narrated by Julian Glover ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Julian Glover, Olivier Award winning actor, also known for his roles in Game of Thrones and Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Robin Campbell.**A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', Stoicism called for the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    El infinito en un junco

    La invención de los libros en el mundo antiguo

    by Irene Vallejo ...
    Narrated by Elena Silva ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 59 min

    EL ENSAYO REVELACIÓN DE LA TEMPORADAPREMIO NACIONAL DE ENSAYO 2020De humo, de piedra, de arcilla, de seda, de piel, de árboles, de plástico y de luz...Un recorrido por la vida del libro y de quienes lo han salvaguardado durante casi treinta siglos.Premio el Ojo Crítico de Narrativa 2019Prólogo narrado por la autoraEste es un libro sob... ... Read more

    $26.99 USD

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    Holidays on Ice

    Stories

    by David Sedaris ...

    Abridged

    3 hours 10 min

    David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favoritesas the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been ... Read more

    $14.99 USD