By: Madeline Miller
Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
Length: 12 hours 8 minutes
This #1 New York Times bestseller is a "bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story" that brilliantly reimagines the life of Circe, formidable sorceress of The Odyssey (Alexandra Alter, TheNew York Times).
In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child -- not... Read more
By: James Clavell
Narrated by: Ralph Lister
Length: 24 hours 18 minutes
By the #1 New York Times bestselling author and unparalleled master of historical fiction, James Clavell’s Shōgun is soon to be a major FX/Hulu TV series!Shōgun, the classic epic novel of feudal Japan that captured the heart of a culture and the imagination of the world, is now available for the first time in serial format. Part One contains... Read moreView audiobook
By: C. S. Lewis
Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh, Alex Jennings, Michael York, L...
Length: 33 hours 44 minutes
For over sixty years, readers of all ages have been enchanted by the magical realms, the epic battles between good and evil, and the unforgettable creatures of Narnia.
This box set includes all seven titles in The Chronicles of Narnia—The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of... Read more
By: Natalie Haynes
Narrated by: Natalie Haynes
Length: 8 hours 39 minutes
Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2023"Haynes is master of her trade . . . She succeeds in breathing warm life into some of our oldest stories.”—Telegraph (UK)The national bestselling author of A Thousand Ships and Pandora's Jar returns with a fresh and stunningly perceptive take on the story of Medusa, the original monstered... Read moreView audiobook
By: J. R. R. Tolkien
Narrated by: Andy Serkis
Length: 19 hours 23 minutes
The forerunner to The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion tells the earlier history of Middle-earth, recounting the events of the First and Second Ages, and introducing some of the key characters, such as Galadriel, Elrond, Elendil and the Dark Lord, Sauron. The tales of The Silmarillion are set in an... Read moreView audiobook
By: John Steinbeck
Narrated by: Richard Poe
Length: 25 hours 18 minutes
The masterpiece of Steinbeck’s later years, East of Eden is a sprawling epic in which Steinbeck created his most mesmerizing characters and explored his most enduring themes: the mystery of identity, the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love’s absence. Read moreView audiobook
By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Narrated by: Tamaryn Payne
Length: 8 hours 36 minutes
Told in the beautiful and charming words of Frances Hodgson Burnett, this classic children’s tale of redemption and transformation is full of so many priceless lessons. After losing both of her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from the lively and bustling world of India to the cold and secretive manor of an aloof relative in England. On her... Read moreView audiobook
By: Natalie Haynes
Narrated by: Natalie Haynes
Length: 8 hours 33 minutes
NATIONAL BESTSELLERAn NPR Best Book of the Year“Gorgeous.... With her trademark passion, wit, and fierce feminism, Natalie Haynes gives much-needed voice to the silenced women of the Trojan War.”—Madeline Miller, author of CirceShortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, a gorgeous retelling of the Trojan War from the perspectives of the many... Read moreView audiobook
By: Zora Neale Hurston
Narrated by: Ruby Dee
Length: 6 hours 44 minutes
“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie SmithOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love... Read moreView audiobook
By: Barbara Comyns
Narrated by: Madeleine Leslay
Length: 5 hours 40 minutes
´I defy anyone to read the opening pages and not to be drawn in, as I was... Quite simply, Comyns writes like no one else.´ - Maggie O'Farrell, author of "Hamnet". Pretty, unworldly Sophia is twenty-one years old and hastily married to a young painter called Charles. An artist's model with an eccentric collection of pets, she is ill-equipped to... Read moreView audiobook
By: Daphne du Maurier
Narrated by: Anna Massey
Length: 14 hours 48 minutes
The classic Gothic suspense novel by Daphne du Maurier -- winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century -- is now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Armie Hammer.
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . .
The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and... Read more
By: George Eliot
Narrated by: Juliet Aubrey
Length: 36 hours 51 minutes
Brought to you by Penguin.
This Penguin Classic is performed by Juliet Aubrey, who won the BAFTA for Best Actress for her role as Dorothea in the BBC serial Middlemarch. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Rosemary Ashton.
George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a... Read more
By: L. M. Montgomery
Narrated by: Susie Berneis, Tara Ward, Barbara Barnes & Kate...
Length: 73 hours 17 minutes
Fans of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne Shirley rejoice! Collected here are all eight of the original Anne Shirley books in the order they were published. This collection includes Anne of Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea, Anne of the Island, Anne's House of Dreams, Rainbow Valley, Rilla of Ingleside, Chronicles of Avonlea, and Further Chronicles of Avonlea.... Read moreView audiobook
By: Jane Austen
Narrated by: Emma Naomi
Length: 6 hours 5 minutes
Brought to you by Penguin.
This Penguin Classic is performed by Emma Naomi, best known for Bridgerton. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Marilyn Butler.
With its irrepressible heroine and playful literary games, Northanger Abbey is the most youthful and optimistic of Jane Austen's novels. It tells the story of young,... Read more
By: John Steinbeck
Narrated by: Dylan Baker
Length: 21 hours
John Steinbeck's powerful evocation of the suffering and hardship caused by the Great Depression, and a panoramic vision of the struggle for the American Dream, The Grapes of Wrath includes a critical introduction by Robert DeMott in Penguin Modern Classics. 'I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags, I don't want him satisfied.'... Read moreView audiobook
By: Eilish Quin
Narrated by: Gail Shalan
Length: 11 hours 35 minutes
Discover the full story of the sorceress Medea, one of the most reviled and maligned women of Greek antiquity, in this propulsive and evocative debut in the tradition of Circe, Elektra, and Stone Blind.
Among the women of Greek mythology, the witch Medea may be the most despised. Known for the brutal act of killing her own children to exact... Read more
By: Virginia Woolf
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki & Gabrielle de Cuir
Length: 10 hours 9 minutes
“I’m sick to death of this particular self. I want another.”Virginia Woolf’s Orlando is the extraordinary biography of a young nobleman in the court of Elizabeth I who transforms into a woman and lives for over three centuries. In his youth, Orlando is a passionate lover and poet. He dotes on the Queen, serves King James faithfully, falls deeply... Read moreView audiobook
By: Gabe Cole Novoa
Narrated by: Harrison Knights
Length: 7 hours 29 minutes
In the Remixed Classics series, authors from marginalized backgrounds reinterpret classic works through their own cultural lens to subvert the overwhelming cishet, white, and male canon. This bittersweet Pride & Prejudice remix follows a trans boy yearning for the freedom to live openly, centering queerness in a well-known story of longing... Read moreView audiobook
By: Kazuo Ishiguro
Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes
BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is “an intricate and dazzling novel” (The New York Times) about the perfect butler and his fading, insular world in post-World War II England.
This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of a butler named Stevens. Stevens, at the end of three decades of... Read more
By: N. Scott Momaday
Narrated by: N. Scott Momaday & Darrell Dennis
Length: 6 hours 28 minutes
“Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains.” — The Paris Review
A special 50th anniversary edition of the magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel from renowned Kiowa writer and poet N. Scott Momaday,... Read more
By: Joseph Heller
Narrated by: Jay O. Sanders
Length: 19 hours 58 minutes
This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller’s masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Now a Hulu limited series starring... Read more
By: Herman Melville
Narrated by: Frank Muller
Length: 21 hours 10 minutes
Its famous opening line, "Call me Ishmael," dramatic in its stark simplicity, begins an epic that is widely regarded as the greatest novel ever written by an American. Labeled variously a realistic story of whaling, a romance of unusual adventure and eccentric characters, a symbolic allegory, and a drama of heroic conflict, Moby Dick is first... Read moreView audiobook
By: Gabriel García Márquez
Narrated by: John Lee
Length: 14 hours 4 minutes
One of the twentieth century’s enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize–winning career.The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. Rich and brilliant,... Read moreView audiobook
By: Peter S. Beagle
Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy & Joshua Kane
Length: 8 hours 9 minutes
INCLUDES A NEW INTRODUCTION BY PATRICK ROTHFUSS
Experience one of the most enduring classics of the twentieth century and the book that The Atlantic has called “one of the best fantasy novels ever.”
The unicorn lived in a lilac wood, and she lived all alone...
...so she ventured out from the safety of the enchanted forest on a quest for others of... Read more