Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking
A Memoir of Food and Longing
Narrated by Kathleen Gati / 12 hours 36 minutes
A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations
Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment where eighteen families shared one kitchen. She sang odes to Lenin,... Read more »
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
A George Smiley Novel
Penguin Audio Classics
Narrated by Michael Jayston / 12 hours 49 minutes
Featuring George Smiley, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in John le Carré’s acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author of A Delicate Truth and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.
The man he knew as "Control" is dead, and the young Turks who forced him out now run the Circus. But George Smiley isn't quite ready for... Read more »
Crime and Punishment
Narrated by Anthony Heald / 20 hours 28 minutes
One of the greatest works of fiction ever written, Crime and Punishment is at once an intense psychological study, a terrifying murder mystery, and a fascinating detective thriller instilled with philosophical, religious, and social commentary.
Dostoevsky studies the psychological impact upon a desperate and impoverished student when he murders a... Read more »
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Narrated by Simon Vance / 22 hours 30 minutes
In The Idiot, a saintly man, Prince Myshkin, is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power, and sexual conquest than the ideals of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful young girl become rivals for his affections. Extortion, scandal,... Read more »
The Cardinal of the Kremlin
A Jack Ryan Novel: Book #3
By Tom Clancy
Narrated by Michael Prichard / 25 hours 18 minutes
Two men possess vital information on Russia's Star Wars missile defense system.
One of them is Cardinal -- America's highest agent in the Kremlin -- and he's about to be terminated by the KGB.
The other one is the American who can save Cardinal and lead the world to the brink of peace . . . or war.
Here is author Tom Clancy's heart-stopping... Read more »
War and Peace
Narrated by Frederick Davidson / 61 hours 3 minutes
Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once a historical war epic, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Noted for its mastery of realistic detail and psychological analysis, it follows the metamorphosis of five aristocratic families against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Individual... Read more »