By: Gabriel Brownstein
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Scott Brick, John Rubinstein, Harlan Ellison, a full cast & Arte Johnson
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes
These nine brilliantly inventive stories capture the eccentricities of the residents of Manhattan’s West 89th Street. Five stories are set in one apartment building, where young Davie Birnbaum watches his neighbors’ lives unfold. The title story reworks F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” with the hero fading away toward...Read more » Learn more
By: Kim Hoffmeister
Narrated by: Kim Hoffmeister
Length: 53 minutes
Amelie is a naughty little French girl who lives with Maman, Papa and little brother Louis in a small Breton village. Amelie likes to get her own way. Just what will she get up to next? These delightful stories are told in English, but include plenty of French vocabulary from native French speakers. Children will love the stories and delight in...Read more » Learn more
By: Junot Díaz
Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
Length: 5 hours 4 minutes
A collection of eleven stories by a young writer evoke his hard-fought youth in the barrios of the Dominican Republic and the bleak urban landscapes of New Jersey, combining a journalist's dispassionate eye with an ear for poetry.
"This stunning collection of stories offers an unsentimental glimpse of life among the immigrants from the Dominican... Read more »
By: Elmore Leonard
Narrated by: Henry Rollins, David Strathairn, Tom Wopat & William Atherton
Length: 33 minutes
From Elmore Leonard, the author who has influenced more writers than any other, comes a thrilling story of law in the Old West, upheld by the barrel of a six-gun.
Deputy Paul Scallen will earn his one hundred fifty dollars if he can get his prisoner Jim Kidd on the train to Yuma Prison. But the members of Kidd's gang have determined that Scallen...Read more » Learn more
By: Joyce Carol Oates
Narrated by: Laura Hicks & Robert Fass
Length: 7 hours 44 minutes
Joyce Carol Oates explores with bloodcurdling insight the ties that bind-or worse.In "The Man Who Fought Roland LaStarza" a woman's world is upended when she learns the brutal truth about a family friend's death-and what her father is capable of. Meanwhile, a businessman desperate to find his missing two-year-old grandson in "Suicide Watch" must... Read more »Learn more
By: James Lee Burke
Narrated by: Ron McLarty
Length: 26 minutes
One of the country’s most-acclaimed and popular novelists offers a selection of ten short stories centered around the devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi during and after Katrina.
In this moving collection of short stories, James Lee Burke elegantly marries his flair for gripping storytelling with his lyrical writing style and complex,... Read more »
By: Neil Gaiman
Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
Length: 5 hours 29 minutes
Stories to delight, enchant, and surprise you.
Bestselling author and master storyteller Neil Gaiman here presents a breathtaking collection of tales that may chill or amuse readers—but always embrace the unexpected. Collection includes:
"The Case of the Four and Twenty Blackbirds," "Troll Bridge," "Don't Ask Jack," "How to Sell the Ponti...Read more » Learn more
By: Kurt Vonnegut
Narrated by: Alexander Marshall
Length: 5 hours 47 minutes
This is vintage Vonnegut: short stories never-before collected or published in book form. They are from the era of the Golden Age of magazines: a pre-television time when publications such as The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Argosy, and others reigned supreme as Americans' entertainment choice.
Before that Golden Age drew to a close half a... Read more »
By: Ernest Hemingway
Narrated by: Stacy Keach
Length: 7 hours 10 minutes
From one of the 20th century's greatest voices comes the complete volume of his short stories featuring Nick Adams, Ernest Hemingway's memorable character, as he grows from child to adolescent to soldier, veteran, writer, and parent—a sequence closely paralleling the events of Hemingway's life.
The complete collection of Ernest Hemingway's Nick... Read more »
By: Jeffrey Archer
Narrated by: Anton Lesser
Length: 6 hours 53 minutes
Cat O'Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller and bestselling author Jeffrey Archer.
Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Archer's trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, some of these thirteen stories were inspired by the two years Jeffrey Archer spent in prison,...
By: James Lee Burke
Narrated by: Ron McLarty
Length: 6 hours 20 minutes
In this moving collection of short stories, James Lee Burke elegantly marries his flair for gripping storytelling with his urbane writing style and complex, fascinating character portraits. The backdop of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast proves to be a versatile setting for Burke's stories, which cover the scope of the human experience -- from... Read more »Learn more
By: Kim Edwards
Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
Length: 10 hours 41 minutes
The first story collection from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Memory Keeper's Daughter
With The Memory Keeper's Daughter, Kim Edwards touched hearts across the nation. In this, her first collection of stories-now with three new stories added-she explores the lives of those who exist on the fringes of society: a fire-eater,... Read more »
By: Rafael Pombo
Narrated by: Various
Length: 44 minutes
El gato bandido que quiso volveerse pateta y todo le salio mal. Una de las más célebres fábulas de Pombo es la base para esta dramatización que explica al personaje y que es un deleite escuchar. Pombo fue un poeta Colombiano nacido Bogotá, estudió ingeniería, luego se hizo diplomático, fue miembro del Parlamento de su país; y se lo considera uno... Read more »Learn more
By: Nathan Englander
Narrated by: Susan Denaker
Length: 43 minutes
A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook that is as wondrous and joyful as it is wrenchingly sad.
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
“Taut, edgy, sharply observed. . . . A revelation of the human condition.” –The New York Times Book Review Read more »