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Literary Theory & Criticism Audiobooks

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    Autobiography of a Yogi

    Unabridged

    18 hours 30 min

    "You realise that all along there was something tremendous within you, and you did not know it." - Paramhansa Yogananda. Paramahansa Yogananda was one of those great spiritual teachers in India who introduced the ancient wisdom of Kriya yoga, to the western world. His book Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in 1946, has been regarded as a spiritual classic, inspiring numerous ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

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    On Writing and Failure

    Or, the Peculiar Perseverance Required to Endure the Life of a Writer

    Narrated by Stephen Marche ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 55 min

    Writing is, and always will be, an act defined by failure. The best plan is to just get used to it.Failure is a topic discussed in every creative writing department in the world, but this is the book every beginning writer should have on their shelf to prepare them. Less a guide to writing and more a guide to what you need to continue existing as a writer, On Writing and Failure: Or, On the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Hollywood Heroes

    How Your Favorite Movies Reveal God

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    Seven fictional stories―Captain America, Iron Man, Harry Potter, Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Batman, and Wonder Woman―point us to the ultimate hero, Jesus Christ.Think about it. What if Batman knew your name and wanted to be friends with you? What if you were the one that Tony Stark died to save? What if it was you that Luke Skywalker would stop at nothing to redeem? Hollywood Heroes will ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    La amiga estupenda (Dos amigas 1)

    Narrated by Mercè Montalà ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Dos amigas

    Unabridged

    12 hours 18 min

    Escucha ahora la primera entrega de una saga memorable que ha vendido 30 millones de ejemplares en todo el mundo y ha inspirado la serie producida por HBO.Con La amiga estupenda, Elena Ferrante inaugura una saga deslumbrante que tiene como telón de fondo la ciudad de Nápoles a mediados del siglo pasado y como protagonistas a Lenù y Lila, dos jóvenes mujeres que están aprendiendo a gobernar su vida ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

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    A Carnival of Snackery

    Diaries (2003-2020)

    by David Sedaris ...
    Narrated by David Sedaris, Tracey Ullman ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 8 min

    **A New York Times Book Review Editors’ ChoiceFinalist for the Audie Award in HumorThere’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mastered it.**If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations turn outward: a fight between two men on a bus, a fight between two men on ... Read more

    $38.99 USD

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    Learn Italian for Beginners & Dummies

    by Glenn Nora ...
    Narrated by Stefano Trillini ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 54 min

    The Italian language is spoken mostly in Italy, but also in various other countries as well. People who live in parts of Switzerland, Croatia, Slovenia, and even the United States and Canada speak Italian as their first language. Italy is a country found in the Southern portion of Europe. It is a peninsula that is in the shape of a boot. More than 60 million people live in Italy, so learning to ... Read more

    $3.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Wonderworks

    The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of Literature

    Narrated by Jacques Roy ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 11 min

    This “fascinating” (Malcolm Gladwell, New York Times bestselling author of Outliers) examination of literary inventions through the ages, from ancient Mesopotamia to Elena Ferrante, shows how writers have created technical breakthroughs—rivaling scientific inventions—and engineering enhancements to the human heart and mind.Literature is a technology like any other. And the writers we revere—from ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

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    Italian Short Stories for Beginners

    Engaging Short Stories to Learn Italian and Build Your Vocabulary - Includes Phrases For Everyday Use and Travel

    by Victor Hill ...
    Narrated by Robin Stone, Krystina Bailey ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 25 min

    Are you looking for a stimulating tool that will allow you to make progress towards achieving your linguistic objective while having fun?Many of the books for native speakers are too long and difficult for most language students to understand. Despite this, I realize how important it is to listen in the target language to improve one's linguistic competence. As a teacher, I always encourage and ... Read more

    $7.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Splinters

    Another Kind of Love Story

    Narrated by Leslie Jamison ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 32 min

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Recovering and The Empathy Exams comes the riveting story of rebuilding a life after the end of a marriage—an exploration of motherhood, art, and new love.Leslie Jamison has become one of our most beloved contemporary voices, a scribe of the real, the true, the complex. She has been compared to Joan Didion and Susan Sontag, acclaimed for her ... Read more

    $24.99 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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    Letters to a Young Poet

    Unabridged

    1 hour 51 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, read by Max Deacon and Dan Stevens.At 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 ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

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    The Saga of the Volsungs

    With The Saga of Ragnar Lothbrok

    Narrated by Jackson Crawford ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 52 min

    From the translator of the bestselling Poetic Edda comes a gripping new rendering of two of the greatest sagas of Old Norse literature. Together the two sagas recount the story of seven generations of a single legendary heroic family and comprise our best source of traditional lore about its members—including, among others, the dragon slayer Sigurd, Brynhild the Valkyrie, and the Viking chieftain ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: With Pearl and Sir Orfeo

    Narrated by Terry Jones ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 27 min

    A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour.Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl are two poems by an unknown author written in about 1400. Sir Gawain is a romance, a fairy-tale for adults, full of life and colour; but it is also much more than this, being at the same time a powerful moral ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

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    Dharma Bum’s Guide to Western Literature, The

    Finding Nirvana in the Classics

    by Dean Sluyter ...
    Narrated by Dean Sluyter ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 32 min

    HOW THE LITERATURE WE LOVE CONVEYS THE AWAKENING WE SEEKSuppose we could read Hemingway as haiku . . . learn mindfulness from Virginia Woolf and liberation from Frederick Douglass . . . see Dickinson and Whitman as buddhas of poetry, and Huck Finn and Gatsby as seekers of the infinite . . . discover enlightenment teachings in Macbeth, The Catcher in the Rye, Moby-Dick, and The Bluest Eye.Some of ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    裡面的裡面

    by 朱嘉漢 ...
    Narrated by 鄭師誠 ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 17 min

    金鼎獎推薦優秀新銳小說家重量級長篇著作揭開不為人知的台共家族故事及白色恐怖時期祕聞學界、文壇 一致肯定推薦 學界代表 王德威、陳芳明  小說名家 黃崇凱、賴香吟 青年作家 林新惠、洪明道 (依姓氏筆畫順序)二二八事件時,一位日治時期被判刑最重的前台灣共產黨信仔,在大姊潘笑的幫助下潛藏出逃。他先是奇蹟式地逃過了仄窄閣樓間憲兵的追查,超現實般隱匿在老舊的木條和牆面之間沒被發現,之後他沉默卻有神祕感知能力的大姊繼續安排他搭船逃離,並由外甥阿寬護送。阿寬作為信仔舅舅逃離台灣的共犯,見證其失蹤者,即便後來當他聽聞信仔已亡故,仍裝作不知情。因為作為家屬遺族,是不能承認他們之間是有聯繫的。幸好,阿寬仍有個秘密支持著自己。畢竟這世間唯獨他,依稀看到信仔從助他出逃的破船跳下去的身影。幾回感覺支撐不住時,他總回想此幕,歡快猜想或許信仔一直在逃,逍遙的以另外一種身分度過餘生……而那夜之後,信仔的空缺 ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Si c'était à refaire

    by Marc Levy ...
    Narrated by Antoine Doignon ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 48 min

    Entre suspense et passion, une histoire à couper le souffle.Un accompagnement sonore riche et sur-mesure vous plongera dans l'univers de chaque pays visité.New York, Andrew Stilman, reporter au New York Times, court au petit matin le long de la rivière Hudson en compagnie de joggeurs. Pense-t-il à l'enquête la plus importante de sa carrière, à son mariage, au scoop qu'il espère faire bientôt ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

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    Mythology

    Narrated by Suzanne Toren ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 34 min

    Dive into the timeless tales of gods and heroes in this bestselling A-to-Z encyclopedia detailing classic myths and legends—perfect for curious readers and academics alike.Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Minor Feelings

    An Asian American Reckoning

    Narrated by Cathy Park Hong ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 52 min

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE • A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness“Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human.”—Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen**In development as a television series starring and ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Jane Austen Collection: The Complete Novels (Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion...)

    by Jane Austen ...
    Narrated by Karen Savage, Elizabeth Klett ...

    Unabridged

    69 hours 30 min

    This audiobook contains the complete novels of Jane Austen in the chronological order of their original publication. - Lady Susan (starts at Chapter 1) - Sense and Sensibility (starts at Chapter 44) - Pride and Prejudice (starts at Chapter 96) - Mansfield Park (starts at Chapter 159) - Emma (starts at Chapter 209) - Persuasion (starts at Chapter 266) - Northanger Abbey (starts at Chapter 292) - ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

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    The Poetic Edda

    Stories of the Norse Gods and Heroes

    Narrated by Jackson Crawford ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 25 min

    “The poems of the Poetic Edda have waited a long time for a Modern English translation that would do them justice. Here it is at last (Odin be praised!) and well worth the wait. These amazing texts from a thirteenth-century Icelandic manuscript are of huge historical, mythological, and literary importance, containing the lion’s share of information that survives today about the gods and heroes of ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

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    Can You Hear Me Now?

    Stories Commissioned by Toronto International Festival of Authors 2021

    Unabridged

    1 hour 37 min

    This book is a collection of ten stories and one illustration by authors and artists from Canada and across the world, in response to the phrase ‘Can You Hear Me Now?’. The pieces were commissioned and presented at the 42nd edition of the Toronto International Festival of Authors (October 21-31, 2021). ... Read more

    Free

  • Audiobook

    CBC's Canada Reads Backstage Pass

    Kobo Exclusive Interviews with Authors and Panelists

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Welcome to your behind-the-scenes pass to CBC's Canada Reads.Kobo’s very own Tracy Nesdoly will guide you through a series of interviews with the authors and panelists of this year’s battle of the books. Join us as we navigate through these eye-opening reads—books that challenge assumptions, dismantle difference, and change how we treat one another. This is the perfect complement to the debates, a ... Read more

    Free

  • Audiobook

    On Writing and Worldbuilding

    Volume I

    Series Audiobook 1 - On Writing and Worldbuilding

    Unabridged

    8 hours 20 min

    Writing advice tends to be full of 'rules' and 'tips' which are either too broad to be helpful or outright wrong. In On Writing and World building, we will discuss specific and applicable ideas to consider, from effective methods of delivering exposition and foreshadowing, to how communication, commerce, and control play into the fall of an empire.ON WRITINGPart I: ProloguesPart II: The First ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Cuba (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize)

    An American History

    Narrated by Alma Cuervo ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 13 min

    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORYWINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN HISTORY“Full of…lively insights and lucid prose” (The Wall Street Journal) an epic, sweeping history of Cuba and its complex ties to the United States—from before the arrival of Columbus to the present day—written by one of the world’s leading historians of Cuba.In 1961, at the height of the Cold War, the United ... Read more

    $34.99 USD