By: Toni Morrison
Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
Length: 16 hours 1 minute
Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.
The Source of Self-Regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni... Read More »
The winner of the NBCC Award for Poetry offers up a spirited collection of short lyric essays, written daily over a tumultuous year, reminding us of the purpose and pleasure of praising, extolling, and celebrating ordinary wonders. Ross Gay's The Book of Delights is a genre-defying book of essays- some as short as a paragraph; some as long as... Read More »
By: Ben Winters
Narrated by: Kiff VandenHeuvel
Length: 10 hours 26 minutes
From award-winning, New York Times bestselling novelist Ben H. Winters comes a mind-bending novel set in a world governed by absolute truth, where lies are as dangerous as murder.
In a strange alternate society that values law and truth above all else, Laszlo Ratesic is a nineteen-year veteran of the Speculative Service. He lives in the Golden... Read More »
By: Ann Leckie
Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
Length: 12 hours 1 minute
Gods meddle in the fates of men, men play with the fates of gods, and a pretender must be cast down from the throne in this masterful first fantasy novel from Ann Leckie, New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards.
For centuries, the kingdom of Iraden has been protected by the god known as... Read More »
By: David Wallace-Wells
Narrated by: David Wallace-Wells
Length: 8 hours 33 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon."—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon
It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface... Read More »
By: Tim Johnston
Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
Length: 14 hours 27 minutes
In the dead of winter, outside a small Minnesota town, state troopers pull two young women and their car from the icy Black Root River. One is found downriver, drowned, while the other is found at the scene—half frozen but alive. What happened was no accident, and news of the crime awakens the community's memories of another young woman who lost... Read More »
By: Esmé Weijun Wang
Narrated by: Esmé Weijun Wang
Length: 7 hours 51 minutes
Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award
An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with the effects of mental and chronic illness, The Collected Schizophrenias cuts right to the core. Schizophrenia is not a single unifying... Read More »
By: Andrew G. McCabe
Narrated by: Andrew G. McCabe
Length: 9 hours 25 minutes
The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!
This program is read by the author.
On March 16, 2018, just twenty-six hours before his scheduled retirement from the organization he had served with distinction for more than two decades, Andrew G. McCabe was fired from his position as deputy director of the FBI. President Donald Trump celebrated on... Read More »
By: Lucy Foley
Narrated by: Gary Furlong, Elle Newlands, Morag Sims, Imogen Church & Moira Quirk
Length: 10 hours 8 minutes
Everyone's invited...everyone's a suspect...
For fans of Ruth Ware and Tana French, a shivery, atmospheric, page-turning novel of psychological suspense in the tradition of Agatha Christie, in which a group of old college friends are snowed in at a hunting lodge . . . and murder and mayhem ensue.
All of them are friends. One of them is a... Read More »
By: Tracey Garvis Graves
Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney & Fred Berman
Length: 8 hours 9 minutes
New York Times bestselling author of On the Island, Tracey Garvis Graves, presents the compelling, hopelessly romantic audiobook of unconditional love.
Annika (rhymes with Monica) Rose is an English major at the University of Illinois. Anxious in social situations where she finds most people's behavior confusing, she'd rather be surrounded by the... Read More »
By: Bryan Washington
Narrated by: Bryan Washington, Dion Graham, JD Jackson & Bahni Turpin
Length: 5 hours 41 minutes
"Phenomenal" --Justin Torres, author of We the Animals
"Brilliant" --Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Here Comes the Sun
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BY Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Nylon, Huffington Post, AV Club, The Millions
In the city of Houston - a sprawling, diverse microcosm of America - the son of a black mother and a... Read More »
By: Cara Robertson
Narrated by: Amanda Carlin
Length: 11 hours 46 minutes
“Narrator Amanda Carlin's sober tone captures the criminal trial that followed, detailing the nuances and behavior of both the lawyers and the accused. Carlin's narration retains listeners' attention and guides them faithfully through the trial details and theories of what really happened to the Borden family.” —AudioFile 2019
The remarkable... Read More »
By: Madhuri Vijay
Narrated by: Sneha Mathan
Length: 13 hours 59 minutes
In the wake of her mother’s death, Shalini, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village in the troubled northern region of Kashmir. Certain that the loss of her mother is somehow connected to the decade-old disappearance of Bashir Ahmed, a charming Kashmiri salesman who frequented her childhood... Read More »
By: Anne Griffin
Narrated by: Niall Buggy
Length: 8 hours 4 minutes
"An extraordinary novel, a poetic writer, and a story that moved me to tears." —New York Times John Boyne, bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
"I'm here to remember–all that I have been and all that I will never be again."
If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be? If you were to raise a glass to each... Read More »
By: G. Willow Wilson
Narrated by: Elmira Rahim
Length: 14 hours 8 minutes
From award-winning author G. Willow Wilson, The Bird King is an epic journey set during the reign of the last sultan in the Iberian peninsula at the height of the Spanish Inquisition.
G. Willow Wilson’s debut novel Alif the Unseen was an NPR and Washington Post Best Book of the Year, and it established her as a vital American Muslim literary... Read More »
By: Lynne Olson
Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
Length: 16 hours 9 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island
“Brava to Lynne Olson for a biography that should challenge any outdated assumptions about who deserves to... Read More »
By: Peter Heller
Narrated by: Mark Deakins
Length: 7 hours 17 minutes
"A fiery tour de force… I could not put this book down. It truly was terrifying and unutterably beautiful." –Alison Borden, The Denver Post
From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars, the story of two college students on a wilderness canoe trip--a gripping tale of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence
Wynn and Jack have been... Read More »
By: Miriam Toews
Narrated by: Matthew Edison
Length: 5 hours 57 minutes
A transformative and necessary work--as completely unexpected as it is inspired--by the award-winning author of the bestselling novels All My Puny Sorrows and A Complicated Kindness. Based on actual events that happened between 2005 and 2009 in a remote Mennonite community where more than 100 girls and women were drugged unconscious and... Read More »
By: Julie Langsdorf
Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
Length: 9 hours 53 minutes
A turf war between neighbors leads to a small-town crisis in this hilarious, addictive, and sharply observant debut novel.
The White Elephant looms large over the quaint suburban town of Willard Park: a gaudy, newly constructed behemoth of a home, it soars over the neighborhood, dwarfing the houses that surround it. When owner Nick Cox cuts down... Read More »
By: Mary Adkins
Narrated by: Sarah Naughton
Length: 7 hours 34 minutes
For fans of Maria Semple and Rainbow Rowell, a comedy-drama for the digital age: an epistolary debut novel about the ties that bind and break our hearts.
Iris Massey is gone.
But she’s left something behind.
For four years, Iris Massey worked side by side with PR maven Smith Simonyi, helping clients perfect their brands. But Iris has died, taken by... Read More »
By: Angie Kim
Narrated by: Jennifer Lim
Length: 14 hours 4 minutes
This program includes a bonus interview with the author and original music composed and performed by Steve Draughn.
A thrilling debut about how far we’ll go to protect our families—and our deepest secrets.
My husband asked me to lie. Not a big lie. He probably didn’t even consider it a lie, and neither did I, at first...
In rural Virginia, Young... Read More »
By: Elizabeth Brooks
Narrated by: Helen Lloyd
Length: 8 hours 16 minutes
For fans of Eowyn Ivey, Rose Tremaine, and Kate Atkinson, The Orphan of Salt Winds is a bewitching debut about the secrets that haunt us.
England, 1939. Ten-year-old Virginia Wrathmell arrives at Salt Winds, a secluded house on the edge of a marsh, to meet her adoptive parents―practical, dependable Clem and glamorous, mercurial Lorna. The marsh,... Read More »
By: Erin Somers
Narrated by: Sarah Steele
Length: 7 hours 15 minutes
An incredibly timely, terrifically witty and moving debut about a young writers’ assistant on a late night comedy show and what transpires when she accepts an invitation from its enigmatic host to spend a long weekend at his mansion in Connecticut.
June Bloom is a broke, cynical twenty-nine-year-old writers’ assistant on the late-night comedy... Read More »
By: Steven Rowley
Narrated by: Michael Urie
Length: 10 hours 20 minutes
From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus comes a novel about a struggling writer who gets his big break, with a little help from the most famous woman in America.
After years of trying to make it as a writer in 1990s New York City, James Smale finally sells his novel to an editor at a major publishing house: none other than Jacqueline... Read More »