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Brazos' Fall Author Schedule Playlist

We have a jam-packed lineup of incredible contemporary authors coming to Brazos this fall. Here are a few of our favorite titles they've produced. You can find a complete list of events at brazosbookstore.com/event.

Rising Strong

The Reckoning. The Rumble. The Revolution
By Brené Brown
Narrated by Brené Brown /  8 hours 50 minutes

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending.

Social scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth: Vulnerability—the willingness to show up and be seen with... Read More »

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Pleasantville

By Attica Locke
Narrated by J.D. Jackson /  13 hours 13 minutes

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire, this sophisticated thriller sees lawyer Jay Porter—hero of her bestseller Black Water Rising—return to fight one last case, only to become embroiled in a dangerous game of shadowy politics and a witness to how far those in power are... Read More »

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The Possessed

Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
By Elif Batuman
Narrated by Elif Batuman /  9 hours 31 minutes

One of The Economist's 2011 Books of the Year


THE TRUE BUT UNLIKELY STORIES OF LIVES DEVOTED―ABSURDLY! MELANCHOLICALLY! BEAUTIFULLY!―TO THE RUSSIAN CLASSICS

No one who read Elif Batuman's first article (in the journal n+1) will ever forget it. "Babel in California" told the true story of various human destinies intersecting at Stanford University... Read More »

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Little Soldiers

An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve
By Lenora Chu
Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller /  11 hours 29 minutes

In the spirit of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Bringing up Bébé, and The Smartest Kids in the World, a hard-hitting exploration of China’s widely acclaimed yet insular education system—held up as a model of academic and behavioral excellence—that raises important questions for the future of American parenting and education.

When students in... Read More »

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Moonglow

A Novel
By Michael Chabon
Narrated by George Newbern /  14 hours 41 minutes

Following on the heels of his New York Times–bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends, and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us.

In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of... Read More »

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The Color of Water

A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
By James McBride
Narrated by J. D. Jackson & Susan Denaker /  8 hours 46 minutes

The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.

Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's... Read More »

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The General vs. the President

MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War
By H. W. Brands
Narrated by Scott Brick /  15 hours 21 minutes

From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II.

At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a... Read More »

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A Kind of Freedom

A Novel
By Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Narrated by Kevin Kenerly, Bahni Turpin & Adenrele Ojo /  8 hours 12 minutes

Evelyn is a Creole woman who comes of age in New Orleans at the height of World War II. Her family inhabits the upper echelon of black society, and when she falls for no-name Renard, she is forced to choose between her life of privilege and the man she loves.In 1982, Evelyn’s daughter Jackie is a frazzled single mother grappling with her absent... Read More »

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Paddy Clarke Ha-Ha-Ha - Abridged

By Roddy Doyle
Narrated by Aiden Gillen /  2 hours 49 minutes

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha is the most moving story about the humor and challenge of growing up since Catcher in the Rye. Read More »

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Fobbit

By David Abrams
Narrated by David Drummond /  10 hours 32 minutes

Fobbit 'fä-bit, noun. Definition: A U.S. soldier stationed at a Forward Operating Base who avoids combat by remaining at the base, esp. during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2011). Pejorative.

In the satirical tradition of Catch-22 and M*A*S*H, Fobbit takes us into the chaotic world of Baghdad's Forward Operating Base Triumph. The Forward... Read More »

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Incognito

The Secret Lives of the Brain
By David Eagleman
Narrated by David Eagleman /  8 hours 48 minutes

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?

In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to the brake pedal before you... Read More »

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Steve Jobs

By Walter Isaacson
Narrated by Dylan Baker /  25 hours 3 minutes

FEATURING A NEW EPILOGUE READ BY THE AUTHOR

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS.

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors,... Read More »

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Zealot

The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
By Reza Aslan
Narrated by Reza Aslan /  8 hours 8 minutes

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A lucid, intelligent page-turner” (Los Angeles Times) that challenges long-held assumptions about Jesus, from the host of Believer

Two thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the “Kingdom of God.” The revolutionary movement he... Read More »

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