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Literary Audiobooks

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    The Glass Castle

    A Memoir

    Narrated by Jeannette Walls ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 25 min

    Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, ... Read more

    $23.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Unmask Alice

    LSD, Satanic Panic, and the Imposter Behind the World's Most Notorious Diaries

    by Rick Emerson ...
    Narrated by Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 50 min

    Two teens. Two diaries. Two social panics. One incredible fraud.In 1971, Go Ask Alice reinvented the young adult genre with a blistering portrayal of sex, psychosis, and teenage self-destruction. The supposed diary of a middle-class addict, Go Ask Alice terrified adults and cemented LSD's fearsome reputation, fueling support for the War on Drugs. Five million copies later, Go Ask Alice remains a ... Read more

    $26.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Can You Ever Forgive Me?

    Memoirs of a Literary Forger

    by Lee Israel ...
    Narrated by Jane Curtin ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 40 min

    Now a major motion picture starring Melissa McCarthy—Lee Israel’s hilarious and shocking memoir of the astonishing caper she carried on for almost two years when she forged and sold more than three hundred letters by such literary notables as Dorothy Parker, Edna Ferber, Noel Coward, and many others.Before turning to her life of crime—running a one-woman forgery business out of a phone booth in a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Anna

    The Biography

    by Amy Odell ...
    Narrated by Imogen Church ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 29 min

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBloomberg**’s 10 Most Compelling Books to Put on Your Reading List This Spring**This definitive biography of Anna Wintour follows the steep climb of an ambitious young woman who would—with singular and legendary focus—become one of the most powerful people in media.As a child, Anna Wintour was a tomboy with no apparent interest in clothing but, seduced by the ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stan Lee

    The Man behind Marvel

    by Bob Batchelor ...
    Narrated by Kevin T. Collins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 39 min

    From the mean streets of Depression-era New York City to recipient of the National Medal of Arts, Lee's life has been almost as remarkable as the thrilling adventures he spun for decades. From millions of comic books fans of the 1960s through billions of moviegoers around the globe, Stan Lee has touched more people than almost any person in the history of popular culture. In Stan Lee: The Man ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Travels with Charley in Search of America

    Narrated by Gary Sinise ...
    series Penguin Audio Classics

    Unabridged

    7 hours 58 min

    An intimate journey across America, as told by one of its most beloved writersTo hear the speech of the real America, to smell the grass and the trees, to see the colors and the light—these were John Steinbeck's goals as he set out, at the age of fifty-eight, to rediscover the country he had been writing about for so many years.With Charley, his French poodle, Steinbeck drives the interstates and ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The High Sierra

    A Love Story

    Unabridged

    16 hours 30 min

    A “sublime” and “radically original” exploration of the Sierra Nevadas, the best mountains on Earth for hiking and camping, from New York Times bestselling novelist Kim Stanley Robinson (—Bill McKibben, Gary Snyder).Kim Stanley Robinson first ventured into the Sierra Nevada mountains during the summer of 1973. He returned from that encounter a changed man, awed by a landscape that made him feel as ... Read more

    $29.98 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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    Capote's Women

    A True Story of Love, Betrayal, and a Swan Song for an Era

    Narrated by Carrington MacDuffie ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 25 min

    *National Bestseller***New York Times bestselling author Laurence Leamer reveals the complex web of relationships and scandalous true stories behind Truman Capote's never-published final novel, Answered Prayers—the dark secrets, tragic glamour, and Capote's ultimate betrayal of the group of female friends he called his "swans."“There are certain women,” Truman Capote wrote, “who, though perhaps ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Righteous Indignation

    Excuse Me While I Save the World

    Narrated by Jeremy Guskin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 31 min

    "Brash, funny, fiery, and irreverent." -- Rush LimbaughKnown for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally biased" major news outlets in this country cover all aspects of a story fairly. Breitbart is convinced that too many national stories are slanted by the news media in an unfair way.In Righteous ... Read more

    $14.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Being Flynn

    A Memoir; Originally Published as Another Bullshit Night in Suck City

    by Nick Flynn ...
    Narrated by Scott Brick ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    “Sometimes I’d see my father, walking past my building on his way to another nowhere. I could have given him a key, offered a piece of my floor. But if I let him inside the line between us would blur, my own slow-motion car wreck would speed up.”With a raw authenticity stripped of self-pity and a powerful narrative voice unlike any other, Being Flynn illuminates the hidden story of fathers and ... Read more

    $16.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    I Used to Live Here Once

    The Haunted Life of Jean Rhys

    Narrated by Diana Quick ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 9 min

    An intimate, profoundly moving biography of Jean Rhys, acclaimed author of Wide Sargasso Sea. Jean Rhys is one of the most compelling writers of the twentieth century. Memories of her Caribbean girlhood haunt the four short and piercingly brilliant novels that Rhys wrote during her extraordinary years as an exile in 1920s Paris and later in England, a body of fiction-above all, the extraordinary ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Great Shark Hunt

    Strange Tales from a Strange Time

    Narrated by Scott Sowers ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 7 min

    Hunter S. Thompson won literary renown -- and cult status -- with books such as Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Hell's Angels. The Great Shark Hunt features Thompson's early writings, which focus on the political and social turbulence of mid-20th-century America. With his signature style, these essays show his evolution from a sports reporter to the outrageous, insightful and always daring ... Read more

    $34.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Begin Again

    James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own

    Narrated by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A powerful study of how to bear witness in a moment when America is being called to do the same.”—TimeJames Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. What can we learn from his struggle in our own moment?Named one of the best books of the year by Time, The Washington Post, and the Chicago ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Maude

    by Donna Mabry ...
    Narrated by Shana Gagnon ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 32 min

    In 1906, I was barely over fourteen years old, and it was my wedding day. My older sister, Helen, came to my room, took me by the hand, and sat me down on the bed. She said, 'You've always been a good girl, Maude, and done what I told you. Now, you're going to be a married woman, and he will be the head of the house. When you go home tonight after your party, no matter what he wants to do to you, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Alan Bennett: Diaries

    Read by Alan Bennett

    by Alan Bennett ...
    Narrated by Alan Bennett, Andrew Marr ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 42 min

    Classic memoirs from the acclaimed English actor, author, playwright, and screenwriterAlan Bennett is one of the country's most celebrated and best-loved authors. This unmissable collection of diaries and memoirs brings together for the first time Telling Tales, Diaries: 1980-1990, the autobiographical section of Untold Stories, which covers the period 1997-2004, and Keeping On Keeping On: The ... Read more

    $17.10 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alan Bennett: Untold Stories

    Read by Alan Bennett

    by Alan Bennett ...
    Narrated by Alan Bennett, Mark Lawson ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    The complete collected edition of the award-winning writer's unforgettable Untold StoriesOver the course of his distinguished entertainment career, Alan Bennett has received multiple awards and honours, including two BAFTAs, four Laurence Olivier Awards, two Tony Awards, an Academy Award nomination for his film The Madness of King George, and a British Book Award for Author of the Year in 2006. In ... Read more

    $17.10 USD or free with audiobook trial

    PRE-ORDER

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    Reasons to Stay Alive

    by Matt Haig ...
    Narrated by Matt Haig ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 13 min

    Like nearly one in five people, Matt Haig suffers from depression. Reasons to Stay Alive is his inspiring account of how, minute by minute and day by day, he overcame the disease with the help of reading, writing, and the love of his parents and his girlfriend (now wife), Andrea. And eventually, he learned to appreciate life all the more for it. Everyone's lives are touched by mental illness; if ... Read more

    $13.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Year of Magical Thinking

    by Joan Didion ...
    Narrated by Barbara Caruso ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 10 min

    Didion's journalistic skills are displayed as never before in this story of a year in her life that began with her daughter in a medically induced coma and her husband unexpectedly dead due to a heart attack. This powerful and moving work is Didion's "attempt to make sense of the weeks and then months that cut loose any fixed idea I ever had about death, about illness, about marriage and children ... Read more

    $18.87 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Burro Genius

    A Memoir

    Narrated by Robert Fass ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 48 min

    When Victor Villaseñor stood at the podium and looked at the group of teachers amassed before him, he became enraged. He had never spoken in public before. His mind was flooded with childhood memories filled with humiliation, misunderstanding, and abuse at the hands of his teachers. With his heart pounding, he began to speak of these incidents. To his disbelief, the teachers before him responded ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    by Maya Angelou ...
    Narrated by Maya Angelou ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 11 min

    Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Her life story is told in the documentary film And Still I Rise, as seen on PBS’s American Masters.Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Me Talk Pretty One Day

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

    Unabridged

    5 hours 51 min

    A new collection from David Sedaris is cause for jubilation. His recent move to Paris has inspired hilarious pieces, including Me Talk Pretty One Day, about his attempts to learn French. His family is another inspiration. You Cant Kill the Rooster is a portrait of his brother who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his bewildered father. And no one hones a finer fury in response to such modern ... Read more

    $19.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Into Thin Air

    A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster

    by Jon Krakauer ...
    Narrated by Jon Krakauer ...

    Abridged

    5 hours 58 min

    When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin his long, dangerous descent from 29,028 feet, twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly toward the top. No one had noticed that the sky had begun to fill with clouds. Six ... Read more

    $14.98 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Angela's Ashes

    by Frank McCourt ...
    Narrated by Frank McCourt ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 8 min

    A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the ... Read more

    $49.95 USD or free with audiobook trial