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Garden District Bookshop Staff Picks

Audiobooks rock! The staff here at Garden District Bookshop has put together some of our favorite listens for you to enjoy.

City on Fire

A novel

By: Garth Risk Hallberg
Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman, Tristan Morris, Bronson Pinchot, MacLeod Andrews, Alex McKenna & Paul Michael
Length: 37 hours 51 minutes

A big-hearted, boundary-vaulting novel that heralds a remarkable new talent: set in 1970s New York, a story outsized in its generosity, warmth, and ambition, its deep feeling for its characters, its exuberant imagination.

The individuals who live within this extraordinary first novel are: Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one... Read more

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Telegraph Avenue

A Novel

By: Michael Chabon
Narrated by: Clarke Peters
Length: 18 hours 39 minutes

New York Times Bestseller“A genuinely moving story about race and class, parenting and marriage. . . Chabon is inarguably one of the greatest prose stylists of all time."" — Benjamin Percy, EsquireNew York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon has transported readers to wonderful places: to New York City during the... Read more

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Mislaid

A Novel

By: Nell Zink
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 8 hours 12 minutes

A sharply observed, mordantly funny, and startlingly original debut from an exciting, unconventional new voice, about the making and unmaking of the American family that lays bare all of our assumptions about race and racism, sexuality and desire.

Stillwater College in Virginia, 1966. Freshman Peggy, an ingénue with literary pretensions, falls... Read more

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Bird Box

A Novel

By: Josh Malerman
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 9 hours 8 minutes

“Imagine something so terrifying, one glimpse and a person is impulsively driven to commit deadly violence, to oneself and others? Suddenly forced into a world of darkness, covered windows and blindfolds, Malorie must survive for the sake of her unborn child. Finding herself amongst a group of survivors, led by the knowledgeable Tom, Malorie soon... Read more

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As You Wish

Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

By: Cary Elwes & Joe Layden
Narrated by: Cary Elwes, Carol Kane, Norman Lear, Rob Reiner, Chris Sarandon, Andy Scheinman, Wallace Shawn & Robin Wright
Length: 7 hours 1 minute

“An affectionate and engaging love letter to the movie-adaptation of The Princess Bride, and everyone who worked on the project. If you are a huge fan of the fairytale cult classic, this memoir is a must-read that will leave you feeling nostalgic, and ready to watch the film again with new eyes. With guest commentary from the cast and crew, this... Read more

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Gone Girl

A Novel

By: Gillian Flynn
Narrated by: Julia Whelan & Kirby Heyborne
Length: 19 hours 56 minutes

“This book took so many directions it made my head spin, and I loved it. It really made me think about the depths of who a person is and just how multi-dimensional a character can be with the written word. Read more

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Go Set a Watchman

A Novel

By: Harper Lee
Narrated by: Reese Witherspoon
Length: 6 hours 57 minutes

Performed by Reese Witherspoon#1 New York Times BestsellerGo Set a Watchman is such an important book, perhaps the most important novel on race to come out of the white South in decades.""  — New York Times A landmark novel by Harper Lee, set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece, To Kill a... Read more

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An Object of Beauty

A Novel

By: Steve Martin
Narrated by: Campbell Scott
Length: 7 hours 24 minutes

Lacey Yeager is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the NYC art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to keep climbing the social and career ladders put before her, Lacey charms men and women, old and young, rich and even richer with her magnetic charisma and liveliness. Her ascension to the highest tiers of the city... Read more

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Station Eleven

A Novel (National Book Award Finalist)

By: Emily St. John Mandel
Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
Length: 10 hours 39 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse—the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. Now an original series on HBO Max. Over one... Read more

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Point Omega

A Novel

By: Don DeLillo
Narrated by: Campbell Scott
Length: 2 hours 47 minutes

A brief, unnerving, and exceptionally hard-hitting novel about time and loss as only the bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of White Noise and Underworld can tell it.

In this potent and beautiful novel, the writer The New York Times calls “prophetic about twenty-first-century America” looks into the mind and heart of a scholar who... Read more

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