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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: 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 »
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 »
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 »
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: 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: Stephen King
Narrated by: Stephen King, Joe Hill & Owen King
Length: 8 hours
Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King
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 and his work.
“Long live the King” hailed Entertainment... Read More »
By: Amanda Montell
Narrated by: Amanda Montell
Length: 6 hours 56 minutes
A brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us, written with humor and playfulness that challenges words and phrases and how we use them.
“I get so jazzed about the future of feminism knowing that Amanda Montell’s brilliance is rising up and about to explode worldwide.”—Jill Soloway
The... Read More »
By: Janet Burroway, Elizabeth Stuckey-French & Ned Stuckey-French
Narrated by: Laural Merlington
Length: 9 hours 52 minutes
A creative writerss shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's bestselling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in America, and for more than three decades it has helped hundreds of thousands of students learn the craft. This new edition continues to... Read More »
By: Sandra Marinella & Christina Baldwin
Narrated by: Allison Riley
Length: 9 hours 37 minutes
A practical and inspiring guide to transformational personal storytelling, The Story You Need to Tell is the product of Sandra Marinella’s pioneering work with veterans and cancer patients, her years of teaching writing, and her research into its profound healing properties. Riveting true stories illustrate Marinella’s methods for understanding,... Read 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 »
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: 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: Ryan Holiday
Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
Length: 6 hours 59 minutes
The book that Inc. says "every entrepreneur should read" and an FT Book of the Month selection...
How did the movie The Shawshank Redemption fail at the box office but go on to gross more than $100 million as a cult classic?
How did The 48 Laws of Power miss the bestseller lists for more than a decade and still sell more than a million copies?
How... Read More »
By: Language Learning University
Narrated by: Naomi Hiratsuka
Length: 4 hours 29 minutes
Learn Japanese with ease!
This audiobook is for those who want an easy-to-follow guide that will make learning the Japanese language both fun and simple. This audiobook is specifically created for travelers, students, and businesspeople who visit Japan.
Whether you're just starting out or are already familiar with the Japanese language, this... 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: 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 »
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 »
By: Deborah Chester
Narrated by: Tanya Eby
Length: 9 hours 12 minutes
There's more to writing a successful fantasy story than building a unique world or inventing a new type of magic. From the writing of strong, action-packed scenes to the creation of dynamic, multi-dimensional characters, fantasy author Deborah Chester guides novices and intermediate writers through a step-by-step process of story construction.... Read More »
Enjoy this single-voice audio recording of the La Bible du Semeur, which offers a concise “thought-for-thought” translation. By focusing on delivering a clear rendition of the Bible’s stories and concepts, this contemporary French audio Bible offers a better comprehension of Scripture of the listener than a word-for-word translation. Read More »
Narrated by: Zhengjun Hu
Enjoy this audio recording of the Hoffnung fur Alle read by two readers, which offers a concise “thought-for-thought” translation. By focusing on delivering a clear rendition of the Bible’s stories and concepts, this contemporary German audio Bible offers a better comprehension of Scripture for the listener than a word-for-word translation.
By: Anna David
Narrated by: Anna David
Length: 4 hours
We’ve all made a mess.
And that means we all have a message.
This is the book that shows you how to take the former and make it into the latter.
FROM THE NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR
When Anna David got sober and sold a book about her recovery to the biggest publisher in the world, she thought she’d made it. She was wrong.
Still, after years of... Read More »
By: François Gravel
Narrated by: Tobie Pelletier
Length: 19 minutes
Dans Branchez-vous! Et autres poèmes biscornus, François Gravel s’interroge sur les curiosités de la langue française et s’en amuse. Il va même jusqu’à mélanger l’anglais au français pour s’entortiller les mots et la tête encore plus. Read More »
By: Phil Williams
Narrated by: Phil Williams
#1 BESTSELLER - Grammar
#1 BESTSELLER - English as a Foreign Language
Want to master the basics of English structure?
Do you fully understand ‘subject-verb-object’?
Can you rearrange clauses confidently?
This book explains all. A complete foundation in word order and sentence structure for the English language, Word Order in English Sentences is a... Read More »
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