Long Walk to Freedom
The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
Narrated by Michael Boatman / 27 hours 38 minutes
Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been... Read More »
Kiss the Girls
Alex Cross: Book #2
Narrated by Michael Kramer / 10 hours 56 minutes
Join Alex Cross on his most terrifying murder case yet in this #1 New York Times bestseller and one of PBS's "100 Great American Reads."
In Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears. In the sequel to Along Came a Spider, Washington D.C.'s... Read More »
Narrated by Barry Bostwick / 6 hours 3 minutes
Rediscover the unforgettable, heart-wrenching romance set in post-World War II North Carolina, about a young socialite who can't forget the boy who once stole her heart--now one of PBS's Top 100 "Great American Reads."
Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember... Read More »
Holidays on Ice
Narrated by David Sedaris, Ann Magnuson & Amy Sedaris / 4 hours 19 minutes
David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the... Read More »
A Knock at Midnight
Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Narrated by Keith David & Jay Gregory / 7 hours 45 minutes
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader and visionary of the civil rights movement, was first and foremost a preacher. This unique collection features a selection of Dr. King's best sermons - some not heard since he first delivered them - recorded at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, and in other churches where he carried his... Read More »
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
Narrated by John Krasinski, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Cerveris, Josh Charles, Will Forte, Malcolm Goodwin, Christopher Meloni, Chris Messina, Max Minghella, Denis O'Hare, Lou Taylor Pucci, Ben Shenkman, Joey Slotnick, Cory Stoll & Joshua Ferris / 4 hours 17 minutes
David Foster Wallace made an art of taking readers into places no other writer even gets near. In his exuberantly acclaimed collection, BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN, he combined hilarity and an escalating disquiet in stories that astonish, entertain, and expand our ideas of the pleasures that fiction can afford. Read More »
Sex and the City - Abridged
Narrated by Cynthia Nixon / 6 hours 25 minutes
Read by Cynthia Nixon!
Here is the collection of columns that inspired the addictive and multiple award-winning HBO series! SEX AND THE CITY offers a tantalizing glimpse of the openings, launch parties, and celebrity affairs that keep society amused. Throughout, a cast of characters-the troubled writer, the successful businessman, the famous... Read More »
A Darkness More Than Night
A Harry Bosch Novel: Book #7
Narrated by Richard Davidson / 12 hours 33 minutes
LAPD Detective Harry Bosch crosses paths with FBI profiler Terry McCaleb in the most dangerous investigation of their lives.
Harry Bosch is up to his neck in a case that has transfixed all of celebrity-mad Los Angeles: a movie director is charged with murdering an actress during sex, and then staging her death to make it look like a suicide.... Read More »
The Christmas Train
Narrated by Tim Matheson / 7 hours 4 minutes
A journalist embarks on a cross-country train ride at Christmas--a journey that will lead him into the rugged terrain of his own heart--in this New York Times bestselling holiday tale, now a Hallmark Hall of Fame original movie!
Disillusioned journalist Tom Langdon must get from Washington to Los Angeles in time for Christmas. Forced to travel by... Read More »
When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
7 hours 30 minutes
On the heels of George Carlin's #1 New York Times bestseller Napalm & Silly Putty comes When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?--infused with Carlin's trademark irreverent humor and biting cultural observations.
Here we go again . . . George Carlin's hilarious When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? offers his cutting-edge opinions and... Read More »
A Memoir of My Early Years
Narrated by Julie Andrews / 12 hours 25 minutes
Since her first appearance on screen in Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews has played a series of memorable roles that have endeared her to generations. But she has never told the story of her life before fame. Until now.
In Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, Julie takes her readers on a warm, moving, and often humorous journey from a difficult... Read More »
Beat the Reaper
By Josh Bazell
Narrated by Robert Petkoff / 6 hours 48 minutes
Meet Peter Brown, a young Manhattan emergency room doctor with an unusual past that is just about to catch up with him. His morning begins with the quick disarming of a would-be mugger, followed by a steamy elevator encounter with a sexy young pharmaceutical rep, topped off by a visit with a new patient - and from there Peter's day is going to... Read More »
The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell / 7 hours 43 minutes
In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren't as simple as... Read More »
With Ossie and Ruby - Abridged
In This Life Together
By Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee
Narrated by Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis / 6 hours 14 minutes
2007 Grammy Winner!
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee: legendary stars of the American stage, television, and film, a beloved and revered couple cherished not just for their acting artistry but also for their lifelong commitment to civil rights, family values, and the black community. Now they look back on a half- century of their personal and political... Read More »
The Lovely Bones
By Alice Sebold
Narrated by Alice Sebold / 10 hours 53 minutes
Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages. THE LOVELY BONES is such a book -- a #1 bestseller celebrated at once for its artistry, for its luminous clarity of emotion, and for its astonishing power to lay claim to the hearts of millions of readers around the world.... Read More »
Narrated by Michal Friedman, Ellen Archer, Robert Petkoff & Suzanne Toren / 10 hours 44 minutes
Held captive for years in a small shed, a woman and her precocious young son finally gain their freedom, and the boy experiences the outside world for the first time.
Inspiration for the MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Academy Award winner Brie Larson
To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It's where he was born, it's where he and his... Read More »
By Tina Fey
Narrated by Tina Fey / 5 hours 31 minutes
Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.
She has seen both these dreams come true.
At last, Tina Fey's... Read More »
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
By Maria Semple
Narrated by Kathleen Wilhoite / 9 hours 35 minutes
A misanthropic matriarch leaves her eccentric family in crisis when she mysteriously disappears in this whip-smart and "divinely funny" novel that inspired the movie starring Cate Blanchett (New York Times).
Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in... Read More »
The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers
Narrated by Peter Ganim / 9 hours 18 minutes
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Perlmutter, the devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, and a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.
In Grain Brain, renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a finding that's been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are... Read More »