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Boston Book Fanatic's Favorite Audiobooks

I love listening to nonfiction audiobooks—here are my favorites of all time!

Yes Please

By: Amy Poehler
Narrated by: Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Mike Schur & Kathleen Turner
Length: 7 hours 30 minutes

GRAMMY NOMINEEAudie Award, Humor, 2015Amy Poehler is hosting a dinner party and you're invited! Welcome to the audiobook edition of Amy Poehler's Yes Please. The guest list is star-studded with vocal appearances from Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Michael Schur, Patrick Stewart, Kathleen Turner, and even Amy's parents - Yes Please is the ultimate... Read more

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark

One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

By: Michelle McNamara
Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn & Patton Oswalt
Length: 10 hours 7 minutes

“An overwhelmingly obsessed Michelle McNamara dissects the decades old trail of tragedy, trauma and ongoing taunts by the elusive East Area Rapist in her investigative crime thriller “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” published posthumously after her unexpected demise. Dubbed the “Golden State Killer” by McNamara herself, his crime spree started with 50... Read more

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Parkland

Birth of a Movement

By: Dave Cullen
Narrated by: Dave Cullen & Robert Fass
Length: 10 hours 9 minutes

New York Times Bestseller"A moving petition to America that it not look away from the catastrophes at Columbine, Newtown, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and, yes, Parkland. It succeeds as an in-depth report about the “generational campaign” in the aftermath of the Parkland tragedy, a bi-partisan movement advocating serious gun reform.” — Atlanta... Read more

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

By: Mindy Kaling
Narrated by: Mindy Kaling, B. J. Novak, Michael Schur & Brenda Withers
Length: 4 hours 36 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER •  In this hilarious instant classic, the creator of The Mindy Project and Never Have I Ever invites readers on a tour of her life and her unscientific observations on romance, friendship, and Hollywood.

“[Kaling is] like Tina Fey’s cool little sister. Or perhaps . . . the next Nora Ephron.”—The New York Times

 
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Becoming

By: Michelle Obama
Narrated by: Michelle Obama
Length: 19 hours 1 minute

“I adore our former president and I miss him. Yet I cannot help but be ecstatic that Michelle is coming out with a book about her own life so that I can learn more about this powerful, intelligent, and singularly awesome woman. Barack would be the first to say that his wife is a superstar, and I can’t wait to get my hands on Becoming to read... Read more

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Life Will Be the Death of Me

. . . and you too!

By: Chelsea Handler
Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
Length: 5 hours 24 minutes

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This will be one of your favorite books of all time. Through her intensely vulnerable, honest, and hilarious reflections, Chelsea shows us more than just her insides. She shows us ourselves.”—Amy Schumer
 
Don’t miss Chelsea Handler’s new Netflix stand-up special, Revolution, now streaming!
 
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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

An Oral History

By: Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman
Narrated by: Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally
Length: 6 hours 38 minutes

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman reveal the full story behind their epic romance--presented in a series of intimate conversations between the couple.

The year: 2000. The setting: Los Angeles. A gorgeous virtuoso of an actress agreed to star in a random play, and a basement-dwelling scenic carpenter said he would assay a supporting role in the... Read more

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Everything's Trash, But It's Okay

By: Phoebe Robinson
Narrated by: Phoebe Robinson
Length: 8 hours 55 minutes

“Phoebe Robinson’s new collection of essays will make you laugh out loud and is a great tutorial on being trash but forgiving yourself for it while still being able to name the things that are #serioustrash. These essays get real about the sitch of our union—calling out nonintersectional feminists, internalized sexism, our workaholic culture, and... Read more

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A Life

By: Jane Sherron de Hart
Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
Length: 24 hours 3 minutes

The first full life—private, public, legal, philosophical—of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the justice, her husband, her children, her... Read more

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Why Not Me?

By: Mindy Kaling
Narrated by: Mindy Kaling, Greg Daniels & B. J. Novak
Length: 4 hours 57 minutes

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and creator of The Mindy Project and Never Have I Ever comes a hilarious collection of essays about her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life.

“This is Kaling at the height of her power.”—USA Today

In Why Not Me?, Kaling shares... Read more

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Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea

By: Chelsea Handler
Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
Length: 6 hours 13 minutes

Welcome to Chelsea Handler's world—a place where absurdity reigns supreme and a quick wit is the best line of defense.

When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair with a Peekapoo and she had to pretend... Read more

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I Know I Am, But What Are You?

By: Samantha Bee
Narrated by: Samantha Bee
Length: 6 hours 19 minutes

Candid, outspoken, laugh-out-loud funny essays from much-loved Samantha Bee, host of TBS's uproarious late-night show Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, executive producer and writer of TBS's comedy television series The Detour, and former The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’s Most Senior Correspondent.

In I Know I Am, But What Are You? she shares her... Read more

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So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know

By: Retta
Narrated by: Retta
Length: 6 hours 55 minutes

“This is totally delightful and insightful. The Queen of Treat Yo Self reads her book of essays, and she manages to discuss topics such as race, body image, friendship, handbags, and other things with a sense of levity that doesn’t undermine each topic’s seriousness. Definitely a fun read/listen! Read more

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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

By: Issa Rae
Narrated by: Issa Rae
Length: 5 hours 49 minutes

The “brilliantly wry” (Lena Dunham) and “lovably awkward” (Mindy Kaling) New York Times bestseller from the creator of HBO’s Insecure.

In this universally accessible New York Times bestseller named for her wildly popular web series, Issa Rae—“a singular voice with the verve and vivacity of uncorked champagne” (Kirkus Reviews)—waxes humorously... Read more

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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

By: Chelsea Handler
Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
Length: 4 hours 23 minutes

WHAT . . . A RIOT!

Life doesn't get more hilarious than when Chelsea Handler takes aim with her irreverent wit. Who else would send all-staff emails to smoke out the dumbest people on her show? Now, in this new collection of original essays, the #1 bestselling author of Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea delivers one laugh-out-loud moment... Read more

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Calypso

By: David Sedaris
Narrated by: David Sedaris
Length: 6 hours 38 minutes

“My personal favorite Sedaris book, Calypso continues to prove the authors knack for narration. This more recent addition feels more thematically cohesive than some of his past collections, as he ages and his family centered writing continues to prove irresistible. Perhaps one of Sedaris's more vulnerable and emotional windows into the Sedaris... Read more

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Uganda Be Kidding Me

By: Chelsea Handler
Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
Length: 5 hours 14 minutes

In this uproarious collection of travel essays, Chelsea Handler sneaks her sharp wit through airport security and delivers her most absurd and hilarious stories ever.

On safari in Africa, it's anyone's guess as to what's more dangerous: the wildlife or Chelsea. But whether she's fumbling the seduction of a guide by not knowing where tigers live... Read more

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Scrappy Little Nobody

By: Anna Kendrick
Narrated by: Anna Kendrick
Length: 6 hours

“Anna Kendrick is so down to earth and engaging. Fun to listen to while snow shoveling and endless dental appointments. Of course, laughing while getting dental work is very unusual. And, much harder for the dentist to get the work done. But, oh so worth the giggle. Read more

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The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

By: Amy Schumer
Narrated by: Amy Schumer
Length: 8 hours 1 minute

2017 Audie Award Finalist for Audiobook of the Year and Narration by the Author

#1 New York Times Bestseller

"Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more. For a comedian of unbridled (and generally hilarious) causticity, Schumer has written a probing, confessional, unguarded, and, yes, majorly humanizing non-memoir, a book that trades...
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This Will Only Hurt a Little

By: Busy Philipps
Narrated by: Busy Philipps
Length: 7 hours 56 minutes

A hilarious, heartfelt, and refreshingly honest memoir and New York Times bestseller by the beloved comedic actress known for her roles on Freaks and Geeks, Dawson’s Creek, and Cougar Town who has become “the breakout star of Instagram stories...Imagine I Love Lucy mixed with a modern lifestyle guru” (The New Yorker).

There’s no stopping Busy... Read more

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