By: Robert Hilburn
Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
Length: 12 hours 20 minutes
A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon’s full participation—but without his editorial control—by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.
For more than fifty years, Paul Simon has spoken to us in songs about alienation, doubt, resilience, and empathy in ways... Read More »
By: Jonathan Cain
Narrated by: Jonathan Cain
Length: 10 hours 15 minutes
Features original music by Jonathan Cain and bonus tracks with more behind-the-scenes stories of Journey and the creation of their top hits that aren’t included in the print edition.
From One of the Greatest Bands in History Comes a Reminder to Never Give Up Hope. In this long-awaited memoir, complete with color photographs, songwriter and... Read More »
By: Amanda Palmer & Brené Brown
Narrated by: Amanda Palmer
Length: 11 hours 27 minutes
FOREWORD BY BRENE BROWN and POSTSCRIPT FROM BRAIN PICKINGS CREATOR MARIA POPOVA
Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, she was not... Read More »
By: Joe Hagan
Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris & Joe Hagan
Length: 18 hours 39 minutes
A delicious romp through the heyday of rock and roll and a revealing portrait of the man at the helm of the iconic magazine that made it all possible, with candid look backs at the era from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Elton John, Bono, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, and others.
The story of Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone's founder, editor,... Read More »
By: Gucci Mane & Neil Martinez-Belkin
Narrated by: Guy Lockard
Length: 6 hours 29 minutes
The New York Times bestselling memoir from the legendary Gucci Mane spares no detail in this “cautionary tale that ends in triumph” (GQ).
For the first time Gucci Mane tells his extraordinary story in his own words. It is “as wild, unpredictable, and fascinating as the man himself” (Complex).
The platinum-selling recording artist began writing... Read More »
By: Jon Stewart & Chris Smith
Narrated by: Oliver Wyman, Jay Snyder, Kevin T. Collins, Chris Lutkin, Robert Fass, Lauren Fortgang, Ryan Vincent Anderson, Graham Halstead, Cheryl Smith, Christian Coulson, Tommy Harron & Elece Green
Length: 16 hours 8 minutes
The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host.
For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of... Read More »
By: Keith Richards & James Fox
Narrated by: Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley & Keith Richards
Length: 23 hours 10 minutes
As lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics, and the songs that roused the world. A true and towering original, he has always walked his own path, spoken his mind, and done things his own way.
Now at last Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades. And what a story!... Read More »
By: Bruce Springsteen
Narrated by: Bruce Springsteen
Length: 18 hours 12 minutes
The revelatory and wildly bestselling memoir by legendary rock star Bruce Springsteen: “Glorious…a philosophically rich ramble through a rock ’n roll life…It’s the lyric he was born to write” (USA TODAY, 4 out of 4 stars).
Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life. The result is... Read More »
By: Robert Evans
Narrated by: Robert Evans
Length: 6 hours 22 minutes
Robert Evans' The Kid Stays in the Picture is universally recognized as the greatest, most outrageous, and most unforgettable show business memoir ever written. The basis of an award-winning documentary film, it remains the gold standard of Hollywood storytelling.
With black-and-white photographs from the author's archive and a new introduction... Read More »
By: Cary Elwes, Joe Layden & Rob Reiner
Narrated by: Cary Elwes, Carol Kane, Norman Lear, Rob Reiner, Chris Sarandon, Andy Scheinman, Wallace Shawn & Robin Wright
Length: 7 hours 1 minute
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes the New York Times bestselling account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest,... Read More »
By: H. Jon Benjamin
Narrated by: H. Jon Benjamin
Length: 4 hours 58 minutes
“Writing this funny requires immense talent.”
H. Jon Benjamin—the lead voice behind Archer and Bob's Burgers—helps us all feel a little better about our own failures by sharing his own in a hilarious memoir-ish chronicle of failure.
Most people would consider H. Jon Benjamin a comedy show business success. But he'd like to remind everyone... Read More »
By: Todd S. Purdum
Narrated by: Todd S. Purdum
Length: 10 hours 53 minutes
A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American CenturyThey stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music, whose songs have never lost their... Read More »
By: Mayte Garcia
Narrated by: Mayte Garcia
Length: 9 hours 7 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons.
In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary... Read More »
By: Cissy Houston
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 54 minutes
The definitive account of Whitney Houston’s astonishing life, ground-breaking career, and tragic death — complete with never-before-seen photographs — from the only one who truly knows the story behind the headlines: her mother, Cissy Houston.
Cissy has said little publicly about Whitney’s heart-breaking death. Now, for the first time, she opens... Read More »
By: Jessica Fellowes & Julian Fellowes
Narrated by: Elizabeth McGovern
Length: 3 hours 24 minutes
A lavish look at the real world--both the secret history and the behind-the-scenes drama--of the spellbinding Emmy Award-winning Masterpiece TV series Downton Abbey
April 1912. The sun is rising behind Downton Abbey, a great and splendid house in a great and splendid park. So secure does it appear that it seems as if the way it represents will... Read More »
By: Maxwell King
Narrated by: LeVar Burton
Length: 14 hours 7 minutes
Fred Rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children and to taking their fears, concerns, and questions... Read More »
By: Anna Kendrick
Narrated by: Anna Kendrick
Length: 6 hours
The New York Times bestselling collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award–nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect.
Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Twilight, and Into the Woods, Anna Kendrick was unusually small, weird,... Read More »
By: Carrie Brownstein
Narrated by: Carrie Brownstein
Length: 7 hours 4 minutes
From the guitarist of the pioneering band Sleater-Kinney, the book Kim Gordon says "everyone has been waiting for" and a New York Times Notable Book of 2015-- a candid, funny, and deeply personal look at making a life--and finding yourself--in music.
Before Carrie Brownstein became a music icon, she was a young girl growing up in the Pacific... Read More »
By: Sally Field
Narrated by: Sally Field
Length: 10 hours 41 minutes
In this intimate, haunting literary memoir and New York Times Notable Book of the year, an American icon tells her own story for the first time -- about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.
One of the most celebrated,... Read More »
By: Tanya Tagaq
Narrated by: Tanya Tagaq
Length: 5 hours 30 minutes
Longlisted for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize
Shortlisted for the 2019 Amazon First Novel Award
Shortlisted for the 2019 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize
Winner of the 2019 Indigenous Voices Award for Published Prose in English
Winner of the 2018 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design – Prose Fiction
Longlisted for the 2019 Sunburst... Read More »
By: Abbi Jacobson
Narrated by: Abbi Jacobson
Length: 6 hours 9 minutes
New York Times Bestseller
From the co-creator and co-star of the hit series Broad City, a "poignant, funny, and beautifully unabashed" (Cheryl Strayed) bestselling essay collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.
When Abbi Jacobson announced to friends and acquaintances that... Read More »
By: Franchesca Ramsey
Narrated by: Franchesca Ramsey
Length: 7 hours 12 minutes
In this sharp, funny, and timely collection of personal essays, veteran video blogger and star of MTV's Decoded Franchesca Ramsey explores race, identity, online activism, and the downfall of real communication in the age of social media rants, trolls, and call-out wars.
Franchesca Ramsey didn't set out to be an activist. Or a comedian. Or a ... Read More »
By: Mallory O'Meara
Narrated by: Mallory O'Meara
Length: 9 hours 19 minutes
A Tor.com Most Anticipated Book of 2019
A PureWow “Book We Can’t Wait to Read in 2019”
A Bustle Nonfiction Book Coming Out In 2019 To Start Getting Excited About
The Lady from the Black Lagoon uncovers the life and work of Milicent Patrick—one of Disney’s first female animators and the only woman in history to create one of Hollywood’s classic... Read More »
By: Hanif Abdurraqib
Narrated by: Ron Butler
Length: 6 hours 17 minutes
The seminal rap group A Tribe Called Quest brought jazz into the genre, resurrecting timeless rhythms to create masterpieces. This narrative follows Tribe from their early days as part of the Afrocentric rap collective known as the Native Tongues, through their first three classic albums, to their eventual breakup and long hiatus. Their work is... Read More »