By: Miguel Nunez
Narrated by: Clariza De Paz
Length: 10 hours 11 minutes
The 1st volume of 11 audio books to learn how to speak Spanish like a native.
A course to learn Spanish in a natural way, without memorizing grammar rules, without reading endless lists of words
All over the world, children grow up learning their native language naturally - simply by hearing it from their parents, friends and teachers.
Children, at... Read more »Learn more
By: Jhumpa Lahiri & Ann Goldstein
Narrated by: Jhumpa Lahiri
Length: 6 hours 52 minutes
From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut—an “honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred)
In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story—of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession:... Read more »
By: Anne Lamott
Narrated by: Susan Bennett
Length: 6 hours 17 minutes
For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s father—also a writer—in the iconic passage that gives the book its title:
“Thirty years ago... Read more »
By: Oren Jay Sofer & Joseph Goldstein
Narrated by: Oren Jay Sofer & Mark Bramhall
Length: 10 hours 59 minutes
Find your voice, speak your truth, listen deeply—a guide to more meaningful and mindful conversations.
We spend so much of our lives talking to each other, but how much are we simply running on automatic—relying on old habits and hoping for the best? Are we able to truly hear others and speak our mind in a clear and kind way, without needing to... Read more »
By: Lisa Cron
Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
Length: 9 hours 36 minutes
Following on the heels of Lisa Cron's breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting story.
It’s every novelist’s greatest fear: pouring their blood, sweat, and tears into writing hundreds of pages only to realize that their story... Read more »
By: David J. Peterson
Narrated by: David J. Peterson
Length: 9 hours 22 minutes
An insider’s tour through the construction of invented languages from the bestselling author and creator of languages for the HBO series Game of Thrones and the Syfy series Defiance
From master language creator David J. Peterson comes a creative guide to language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, game creators, and language... Read more »
By: Stephen King
Narrated by: Stephen King, Joe Hill & Owen King
Length: 8 hours
Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King
ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 NONFICTION BOOKS OF ALL TIME
Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him... Read more »
By: Jessica Brody
Narrated by: Jessica Brody
Length: 10 hours 49 minutes
The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat! story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success.
Novelist Jessica Brody presents a comprehensive story-structure guide for novelists that applies the famed Save the Cat! screenwriting methodology to the world of novel writing.... Read more »
By: Benjamin Dreyer
Narrated by: Benjamin Dreyer & Alison Fraser
Length: 9 hours 38 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A sharp, funny grammar guide they’ll actually want to read, from Random House’s longtime copy chief and one of Twitter’s leading language gurus
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY O: The Oprah Magazine • Paste • Shelf Awareness
“Essential (and delightful!)”—People
We all write, all the time: books, blogs,... Read more »
In this all-new collection of beloved quotes, This Just Speaks to Me, #1 New York Times bestselling author Hoda Kotb offers inspiration, wisdom, and hope 365 days a year.
When her first collection of quotes, I Really Needed This Today, was published in 2019, Hoda never imagined how deeply her favorite words, stories, and memories would resonate... Read more »
By: Joanna Penn
Narrated by: Joanna Penn
Length: 2 hours 46 minutes
Do you want to write more but feel frustrated at your lack of time? Are you doing ‘busy’ work instead of moving toward your creative goals? Is your To-Do list overwhelming?
It’s time to stop, reassess and take control of your time. This book will help you discover the path to becoming a productive writer.
Learn how to:Identify what’s reall Read more »y... Learn more
By: Becca Syme
Narrated by: Becca Syme
Length: 3 hours 22 minutes
I know what you're thinking...
You're thinking, "But, Becca... I don't want to quit writing."
*nods* I don't want you to quit writing, dear writer. But there are a lot of things that you do need to quit doing, when it comes to both your writing career and the writing process.
How do I know this?
Because I have coached thousands of writers. Six- and... Read more »Learn more
By: Joanna Penn
Narrated by: Caroline Holroyd
Length: 2 hours 55 minutes
Being a writer is not just about typing. It’s also about surviving the roller-coaster of the creative journey.
Self-doubt, fear of failure, the need for validation, perfectionism, writer’s block, comparisonitis, overwhelm, and much more. When you’re going through these things, it can feel like you’re alone. But actually, they are part of the... Read more »Learn more
By: Alexander Chee
Narrated by: Daniel K. Isaac
Length: 8 hours 28 minutes
An essay collection exploring his education as a man, writer, and activist-and how we form our identities in life and in art.
As a novelist, Alexander Chee has been described as "masterful" by Roxane Gay, "incendiary" by the New York Times, and "brilliant" by the Washington Post. With How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, his first collection... Read more »Learn more
By: Cecelia Watson
Narrated by: Pam Ward
Length: 3 hours 47 minutes
A page-turning, existential romp through the life and times of the world’s most polarizing punctuation mark
The semicolon. Stephen King, Hemingway, Vonnegut, and Orwell detest it. Herman Melville, Henry James, and Rebecca Solnit love it. But why? When is it effective? Have we been misusing it? Should we even care?
In Semicolon, Cecelia Watson... Read more »Learn more
By: Chuck Palahniuk
Narrated by: Chuck Palahniuk & Edoardo Ballerini
Length: 5 hours 51 minutes
Renowned, bestselling novelist Chuck Palahniuk takes us behind the scenes of the writing life, with postcards from decades on the road and incredible examination of the power of fiction and the art of storytelling.
In this spellbinding blend of memoir and insight, bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk shares stories and generous advice on what makes... Read more »
By: Courtney Maum
Narrated by: Courtney Maum
Length: 10 hours 35 minutes
Everything you've ever wanted to know about publishing but were too afraid to ask is right here in this funny, candid guide by acclaimed author Courtney Maum. Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer's Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book has over 150 contributors from all walks of the industry, including... Read more »Learn more
By: Mary Norris
Narrated by: Mary Norris
Length: 7 hours 3 minutes
"Hilarious. . . . This book charmed my socks off." ?Patricia O'Conner, New York Times Book Review Mary Norris has spent more than three decades in The New Yorker's copy department, maintaining its celebrated high standards. Now she brings her vast experience, good cheer, and finely sharpened pencils to help the rest of us in a boisterous... Read more »Learn more
By: Colum McCann
Narrated by: Colum McCann
Length: 2 hours 38 minutes
From the bestselling author of the National Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin comes a lesson in how to be a writer—and so much more than that.
Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. McCann asks his readers to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the... Read more »
By: Carmine Gallo
Narrated by: Carmine Gallo
Length: 7 hours 41 minutes
Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. Many people have a fear of public speaking or are insecure about their ability to give a successful presentation. Now public speaking... Read more »Learn more
By: Richard Cohen
Narrated by: Richard Cohen
Behind every acclaimed work of literature is a trove of heartfelt decisions. The best authors put painstaking—sometimes obsessive—effort into each element of their stories, from plot and character development to dialogue and point of view. Veteran editor and teacher Richard Cohen draws on his vast reservoir of a lifetime's reading and his... Read more »Learn more
By: Meredith Maran
Narrated by: Rachel Perry & Adam Barr
Twenty of America's bestselling authors share tricks, tips, and secrets of the successful writing life. Anyone who's ever sat down to write a novel or even a story knows how exhilarating and heartbreaking writing can be. So what makes writers stick with it? In Why We Write, twenty well-known authors candidly share what keeps them going and what... Read more »Learn more
By: Eudora Welty
Featuring a new introduction, this updated edition of the New York Times bestselling classic by Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author and one of the most revered figures in American letters is “profound and priceless as guidance for anyone who aspires to write” (Los Angeles Times).
Born in 1909 in Jackson, Mississippi, Eudora... Read more »
The Easiest and Fastest Way to Learn French
With Pimsleur you’ll become conversational in French — to understand and be understood — quickly and effectively. You’ll learn vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation together through conversation. And our scientifically proven program will help you remember what you’ve learned, so you can put it into... Read more »