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The Moment of Tenderness (35-minute audiobook excerpt 'The Fact of the Matter')
Narrated by Caitlin Davies / 35 minutes
Enjoy this free short story from award-winning author Madeleine L'Engle's newest book, The Moment of Tenderness, a collection of 18 short stories, some never before published.
It was a frigid winter day when Old Mrs. Campbell stormed into the Franklins' general store, decrying the devilish nature of her daughter-in-law-a sentiment that... Read More »
Nathan Englander (kaddish.com) with Colson Whitehead at Greenlight Bookstore
Narrated by Colson Whitehead / 39 minutes
Two former Brooklyn neighbors (and longtime friends) of Greenlight take the stage as Pulitzer finalist Nathan Englander discusses his novel kaddish.com with Colson Whitehead, author of The Nickel Boys, in a conversation about family, faith, and the temptations of the internet. (Recorded at the Fort Greene store on March 26, 2019.) Read More »
John Waters (Mr. Know-It-All) with Rob Spillman at Greenlight Bookstore
By John Waters
Narrated by Rob Spillman / 1 hour 5 minutes
Transgressive auteur/icon John Waters serves it up raw in his memoir-cum-self-help-book Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder. Fellow Baltimore native Rob Spillman, author of the memoir All Tomorrow's Parties, interviews Waters in an hour full of outrageous one-liners. (Recorded at St. Joseph's College on May 22, 2019.) Read More »
Blythe Roberson (How to Date Men When You Hate Men) at Greenlight Bookstore
Narrated by Blythe Roberson / 56 minutes
Blythe Roberson, writer, comedian, and researcher at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, launches her debut book How to Date Men When You Hate Men . The audiobook is a humorous guide for dating in the modern age (without going insane), especially for those facing difficulties like how to daydream about a gender that is actively oppressing them.... Read More »
Bridgett Davis (The World According to Fannie Davis) with James Hannaham at Greenlight Bookstore
Narrated by James Hannaham / 51 minutes
Award-winning writer and filmmaker Bridgett M. Davis offers an homage to an extraordinary parent in her memoir The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers. She discusses the book (and complicated mothers) with James Hannaham, author of the novel Delicious Foods. (Recorded at the Fort Greene bookstore on February... Read More »
I Miss You When I Blink (11-Minute Excerpt)
Narrated by Mary Laura Philpott / 11 minutes
Listen to this 11-minute excerpt of Mary Laura Philpott's bestseller and then get the full-length audiobook of I Miss You When I Blink.
Acclaimed essayist and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott presents a charmingly relatable and wise memoir-in-essays about what happened after she checked off all the boxes on her successful life’s to-do list and... Read More »
Super Human (58-Minute Excerpt)
By Dave Asprey
Narrated by Dave Asprey / 58 minutes
Listen to this 58-minute excerpt of Dave Asprey's new book and then get the full-length audiobook of Super Human.
From Bulletproof creator and bestselling author Dave Asprey comes a revolutionary approach to anti-aging that will help you up your game at any age. Read More »
Grit (44-Minute Excerpt)
Narrated by Angela Duckworth / 44 minutes
In this must-listen audiobook for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people—both seasoned and new—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called “grit.” Read More »
Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman, Whitney Terrell (Tales of Two Americas) at Watermark Books
Narrated by Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman & Whitney Terrel / 1 hour 4 minutes
Watermark Books hosted authors Sarah Smarsh, John Freeman, Whitney Terrell to discuss Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation.
In Tales of Two Americas, some of the literary world's most exciting writers look beyond numbers and wages to convey what it feels like to live in this divided nation. Their extraordinarily... Read More »
James McLaughlin (Bearskin) at The King's English Bookshop
Narrated by James McLaughlin / 44 minutes
The King's English Bookshop hosted James McLaughlin, author of Bearskin, to discuss his new novel. Read More »
Sloane Crosley (Look Alive Out There) at Skylight Books
Narrated by Sloane Crosley / 42 minutes
Skylight Books hosted Sloane Crosley, author of Look Alive Out There, to discuss her new book.
Sloane Crosley returns to the form that made her a household name in really quite a lot of households: Essays! These small doses of wit and sass make for an exuberant, unforgettable audiobook.
Look Alive Out There arrives a decade after I Was... Read More »
John Hart (The Hush) at Quail Ridge Books
By John Hart
Narrated by John Hart / 45 minutes
Quail Ridge Books hosted John Hart, author of The Hush, to discuss his new book.
Set in the same dark world as his beloved novel The Last Child, John Hart delivers a stunning vision of a secret world — rarely seen — in this unforgettable audiobook.
More than an exploration of friendship, persistence, and forgotten power, The Hush leaves... Read More »
Peter Heller (Celine) at Watermark Books
By Peter Heller
Narrated by Peter Heller / 58 minutes
Watermark Books hosted Peter Heller, author of Celine, to discuss his new novel.
From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars and The Painter , a luminous, masterful novel of suspense--the story of Celine, an elegant, aristocratic private eye who specializes in reuniting families, trying to make amends for a loss in her own past. combines... Read More »
The Woman in the Window (23-Minute Excerpt)
By A. J. Finn
Narrated by Ann Marie Lee / 23 minutes
Listen to this 23-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of The Woman in the Window.
For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, to be published in thirty-six languages around the world and already in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller... Read More »
Bart Ehrman (The Triumph of Christianity) at Quail Ridge Books
By Bart Ehrman
Narrated by Bart Ehrman / 49 minutes
Quail Ridge Books hosted Bart Ehrman, author of The Triumph of Christianity, to discuss his new book.
The Triumph of Christianity combines deep knowledge and meticulous research in an eye-opening narrative that upends the way we think about the single most important cultural transformation our world has ever seen—one that revolutionized art,... Read More »
The Hummingbirds (17-minute Excerpt)
Narrated by Will Damron / 17 minutes
Listen to this 17-minute excerpt and then get the full-length audiobook of The Hummingbirds.
In The Hummingbirds, Ross McMeekin captures people yearning for deep connections in a shallow world defined by the twin obsessions of power and beauty. It is a story of love and redemption, of murder and betrayal, and of the darkness that lurks in... Read More »
Brain Rules for Aging Well (73-minute Excerpt)
By John Medina
Narrated by John Medina / 1 hour 13 minutes
With so many discoveries over the years, science is literally changing our minds about the optimal care and feeding of the brain. All of it is captivating. A great deal of it is unexpected. Read More »
The Boys in the Boat (43-Minute Excerpt)
Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Narrated by Edward Herrmann / 43 minutes
Listen to a complimentary 43-minute excerpt from the #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany, the inspiration for the PBS documentary The Boys of '36, broadcast to coincide with the 2016 Summer Olympics and the 80th anniversary of the boys' gold medal race.
For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of... Read More »
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (45-Minute Excerpt)
Narrated by Stephen R. Covey / 45 minutes
One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of Presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations. Read More »
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