The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1)
The Book of Dust: Book #1
Narrated by Michael Sheen / 13 hours 7 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
"Too few things in our world are worth a seventeen year wait: The Book of Dust is one of them." —The Washington Post
Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of his groundbreaking novel The Golden Compass to expand on the story of Lyra, "one of fantasy's most indelible characters." (The New York Times... Read More »
The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine
Narrated by Keegan-Michael Key & Various / 1 hour 10 minutes
A never-before-published, previously unfinished Mark Twain children’s story is brought to life by Caldecott Medal winners Philip Stead and Erin Stead.
In a hotel in Paris one evening in the 1879, Mark Twain sat with his young daughters, who begged their father for a story. Choosing a picture from a magazine to get started, Twain began telling... Read More »
The Rules of Magic
Narrated by Marin Ireland / 10 hours 58 minutes
From beloved author Alice Hoffman comes the spellbinding prequel to her bestseller, Practical Magic.
Find your magic.
For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in 1620, when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man.
Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to... Read More »
Narrated by Norbert Leo Butz, Heather Lind & Vincent Piazza / 15 hours 16 minutes
* New York Times Bestseller
* A San Francisco Chronicle Top 10 Book of the Year
* A New York Times Notable Book and a Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of 2017
* A Time magazine and USA Today Top 10 Novel of 2017
* Winner of the Booklist Top of the List for Fiction
* Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction
* Finalist for the... Read More »
Little Fires Everywhere
By Celeste Ng
Narrated by Jennifer Lim / 11 hours 26 minutes
The runaway New York Times bestseller!
Named a Best Book of the Year by:
People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads, Book of the Month, Paste, Kirkus Reviews, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many more!
"I read... Read More »
Narrated by Simon Prebble / 11 hours 23 minutes
Blackstone Audio presents a new recording of this immensely popular book. George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, the hero... Read More »
The King Is Always Above the People
Narrated by David DeSantos / 6 hours 54 minutes
LONGLISTED for the 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
An urgent, essential collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles.
Migration. Betrayal. Family secrets.... Read More »
Spy of the First Person
By Sam Shepard
Narrated by Michael Shannon / 1 hour 41 minutes
The final work from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days
In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard’s extraordinary narrative leaps off the page with its immediacy and power. It tells in a brilliant braid of voices the story of an unnamed narrator who traces, before our rapt eyes, his... Read More »
The River of Consciousness
By Oliver Sacks
Narrated by Dan Woren & KATE EDGAR / 5 hours 50 minutes
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience.
Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers... Read More »
Maestros and Their Music
The Art and Alchemy of Conducting
By John Mauceri
Narrated by John Mauceri / 9 hours 46 minutes
An exuberant, uniquely accessible, beautifully illustrated look inside the enigmatic art and craft of conducting, from a celebrated conductor whose international career has spanned half a century.
John Mauceri brings a lifetime of experience to bear in an unprecedented, hugely informative, consistently entertaining exploration of his profession,... Read More »
The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone
By Juli Berwald
Narrated by Juli Berwald / 10 hours 16 minutes
“Part travelogue, part memoir, part deep-dive (literally) into the world of jellyfish... Spineless can serve as inspiration for any of us to reclaim a creative space in the midst of family life.” —NPR
A former ocean scientist goes in pursuit of the slippery story of jellyfish, rediscovering her passion for marine science and the sea’s imperiled... Read More »
In the Age of Noise
Narrated by Atli Gunnarsson / 2 hours 3 minutes
What is silence?
Where can it be found?
Why is it now more important than ever?
In 1993, Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge spent fifty days walking solo across Antarctica, becoming the first person to reach the South Pole alone, accompanied only by a radio whose batteries he had removed before setting out. In this book. an astonishing and... Read More »
By Ron Chernow
Narrated by Mark Bramhall / 47 hours 58 minutes
The #1 New York Times bestseller.
Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review.
Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.
Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is... Read More »