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By: Ron Chernow
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 35 hours 56 minutes
The inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!
In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust... Read More »
By: Helen Ellis
Narrated by: Helen Ellis
Length: 3 hours 10 minutes
"I loved it." —Ann Patchett
The bestselling author of American Housewife ("Dark, deadpan and truly inventive." --The New York Times Book Review) is back with a fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank-you notes and three-ways, ghosts, gunshots, gynecology, and the Calgon-scented, onion-dipped, monogrammed art of living... Read More »
By: Jayson Greene
Narrated by: Jayson Greene
Length: 7 hours
“A gripping and beautiful book about the power of love in the face of unimaginable loss.”
For readers of The Bright Hour and When Breath Becomes Air, a moving, transcendent memoir of loss and a stunning exploration of marriage in the wake of unimaginable grief.
As the book opens: two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her... Read More »
By: Angela Santomero
Narrated by: Angela Santomero & Michael David Axtell
Length: 3 hours 23 minutes
The beloved creator of Blues Clues and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and protégé of Fred Rogers explores the importance of kindness and how it can change your life in this essential guide and tie-in to the PBS special, “The Power of Radical Kindness.”
Angela C. Santomero, the creator, executive producer, and head writer of many of today’s most... Read More »
By: Mitch Albom
Narrated by: Mitch Albom
Length: 4 hours 53 minutes
Best-selling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart. Performed by Mitch Albom with Chika’s voice featured throughout.
Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake... Read More »
By: Cheryl Strayed
Narrated by: Cheryl Strayed
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes
This bestselling book from the author of Wild collects the best of The Rumpus's Dear Sugar advice columns plus never-before-published pieces. Rich with humor, insight, compassion—and absolute honesty—this book is a balm for everything life throws our way.
Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you; you lose a family member; you can’t pay the... Read More »
By: Meaghan O'Connell
Narrated by: Meaghan O'Connell
Length: 5 hours 8 minutes
A raw, funny, and fiercely honest account of becoming a mother before feeling like a grown up.
When Meaghan O'Connell got accidentally pregnant in her twenties and decided to keep the baby, she realized that the book she needed -- a brutally honest, agenda-free reckoning with the emotional and existential impact of motherhood -- didn't exist. So... Read More »
By: Will Schwalbe
Narrated by: Jeff Harding
Length: 7 hours 3 minutes
From the author of the beloved New York Times best-selling The End of Your Life Book Club, an inspiring and magical exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity.
Why is it that we read? Is it to pass time? To learn something new? To escape from reality? For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain... Read More »
By: Margaret Renkl
Narrated by: Joyce Bean
Length: 5 hours 2 minutes
Southern Book Prize Finalist
A New Statesman Best Book of the Year
An O, the Oprah Magazine July 2019 Pick
A Publishers Weekly "Pick of the Week"
An Indie Next Selection for July 2019
An Indies Introduce Selection for Summer/Fall 2019
A 2019 Okra Pick
From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a... Read More »
"When I stop crying, I'm calling my mother immediately and making her read it." --Jodi Picoult
"Comic lines as good as in any movie, and pathos as deep as in any novel" --Mike Birbiglia
Bess Kalb, Emmy-nominated TV writer and New Yorker contributor, saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. Bobby was a force--irrepressible,... Read More »
A blazingly funny, heartfelt memoir from the daughter of the larger-than-life woman who ran Sticky Fingers Brownies, an underground bakery that distributed thousands of marijuana brownies per month and helped provide medical marijuana to AIDS patients in San Francisco—for fans of Armistead Maupin and Patricia Lockwood
During the '70s in San... Read More »
By: Molly Wizenberg
Narrated by: Erin Mallon
Length: 6 hours 21 minutes
At age thirty-six, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney she hardly knew. Married to a man for nearly a decade and mother to a toddler, Wizenberg tried to return to her life as she knew it, but something inside her had changed irredeemably. Instead, she would discover that the trajectory of our... Read More »
By: Jason B. Rosenthal
Narrated by: Jason B. Rosenthal, Miles Rosenthal & Baize Buzan
Length: 6 hours 45 minutes
An inspiring memoir of life, love, loss, and new beginnings by the widower of bestselling author and filmmaker Amy Krouse Rosenthal, whose last act of love before her death was setting the stage for her husband’s life without her in a Modern Love column in the New York Times.
On March 3, 2017, Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned a Modern Love column for... Read More »
By: Elizabeth Tallent
Narrated by: Caroline Turner Cole
Length: 7 hours 15 minutes
“Reading Scratched gave me the feeling of standing very close to a blazing fire. It is that brilliant, that intense, and one of the finest explorations I know of what it means to be a woman and an artist.”—Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend and Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction
In a bold and brilliant memoir that reinvents the form,... Read More »
By: Ali Wenzke
Narrated by: Amanda Ronconi
Length: 4 hours 41 minutes
A comprehensive, upbeat guide to help you survive the moving process from start to finish, filled with fresh strategies and checklists for timing and supplies, choosing which items to toss and which to keep, determining the best place to live, saying farewell and looking forward to hello.
Moving is a major life change—time consuming, expensive,... Read More »
By: Adam Cayton-Holland
Narrated by: Adam Cayton-Holland
Length: 5 hours 6 minutes
“Inspiring, tragic, and at times heart-rendingly funny.” —People
Unsentimental, unexpectedly funny, and incredibly honest, Tragedy Plus Time is a love letter to every family that has ever felt messy, complicated, or (even momentarily) magnificent.
Meet the Magnificent Cayton-Hollands, a trio of brilliant, acerbic teenagers from Denver, Colorado,... Read More »
By: Antoine Leiris
Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
Length: 1 hour 43 minutes
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - "On Friday night you stole the life of an exceptional person, the love of my life, the mother of my son, but you will not have my hate."
On November 13, 2015, Antoine Leiris’s wife, Hélène Muyal-Leiris, was killed by terrorists while attending a rock concert at the Bataclan Theater in Paris, in the deadliest attack on... Read More »
By: James Campbell
Narrated by: Dan Woren
Length: 12 hours 25 minutes
The inspiration for The Last Alaskans-the eight-part documentary series on Animal PlanetHundreds of hardy people have tried to carve a living in the Alaskan bush, but few have succeeded as consistently as Heimo Korth. Originally from Wisconsin, Heimo traveled to the Arctic wilderness in his feverous twenties. Now, more than four decades later,... Read More »
By: Rosalind Wiseman
Narrated by: Lee Adams
Length: 11 hours 47 minutes
“My daughter used to be so wonderful. Now I can barely stand her and she won’t tell me anything. How can I find out what’s going on?”
“There’s a clique in my daughter’s grade that’s making her life miserable. She doesn’t want to go to school anymore. Her own supposed friends are turning on her, and she’s too afraid to do anything. What can I... Read More »
By: Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman
Narrated by: Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman
A close friendship is one of the most influential and important relationships a human life can contain. Anyone will tell you that! But for all the rosy sentiments surrounding friendship, most people don’t talk much about what it really takes to stay close for the long haul.
Now two friends, Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, tell the story of their... Read More »
By: Ali Wong
Narrated by: Ali Wong & Justin Hakuta
Length: 6 hours 20 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Ali Wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero) cover everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad.
“Knife-sharp . . . a genuine... Read More »
By: Emily Oster
Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
Length: 10 hours 36 minutes
From the author of EXPECTING BETTER, an economist's guide to the early years of parenting
With Expecting Better, award-winning economist Emily Oster spotted a need in the pregnancy market for advice that gave women the information they needed to make the best decision for their own pregnancies. By digging into the data, Oster found that much of... Read More »
By: Marc Brackett
Narrated by: Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Length: 7 hours 55 minutes
This program is read by the author.
The mental wellbeing of our children is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why. And he knows what we can do.
"We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children."
Marc Brackett is a professor in Yale University’s Child Study Center and founding director of the Yale... Read More »
By: Helena Dea Bala
Narrated by: Full Cast
Length: 8 hours 14 minutes
For fans of Humans of New York and PostSecret, a collection of raw, urgent, and heartfelt stories, shared anonymously.
What would you confess if you knew it would never get back to your spouse, your colleagues, or your family? What story would you tell about your life if a stranger was willing to listen with no judgement, no stigma, and no... Read More »
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