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by Michael Chabon & George Newbern HarperAudio (January 22, 2019)

A brilliant, idiosyncratic collection of introductions and afterwords (plus some liner notes) by New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning author Michael Chabon--"one of contemporary literature's...

The Age of Disenchantments

by Aaron Shulman & Tim Andres Pabon HarperAudio (March 05, 2019)

A gripping narrative history of Spain's most brilliant and troubled literary family--a tale about the making of art, myth, and legacy--set against the upheaval of the Spanish Civil War and beyond.

In this absorbing...

The Real Lolita

by Sarah Weinman & Cassandra Campbell HarperAudio (September 11, 2018)

"The Real Lolita is a tour de force of literary detective work. Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov's masterpiece, it restores the forgotten victim to our consciousness."...

Congratulations, Who Are You Again?

by Harrison Scott Key & Josh Bloomberg HarperAudio (November 06, 2018)

This funny and wise new memoir from Harrison Scott Key, winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, will inspire laughter and hope for anyone who's ever been possessed by a dream of what they want to be...

Lands of Lost Borders

by Kate Harris & Amy Landon HarperAudio (August 21, 2018)

Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven't felt for years. It's a modern classic." --Pico Iyer

A brilliant, fierce writer makes her debut with this enthralling travelogue...


by Michael Chabon HarperAudio (May 15, 2018)

"Magical prose stylist" Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays--heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise--on the meaning of fatherhood.

For the September 2016 issue of ...

Pain, Parties, Work

by Elizabeth Winder & Xe Sands HarperAudio (May 28, 2013)

"I dreamed of New York, I am going there."

On May 31, 1953, twenty-year-old Sylvia Plath arrived in New York City for a one-month stint at "the intellectual fashion magazine" Mademoiselle to be a guest editor...

The Boy Detective

by Roger Rosenblatt & Robert Fass HarperAudio (November 05, 2013)

The Washington Post hailed Roger Rosenblatt's Making Toast as "a textbook on what constitutes perfect writing," and People lauded Kayak Morning as "intimate, expansive and profoundly moving." Classic tales of...

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair

by Nina Sankovitch & Coleen Marlo HarperAudio (February 05, 2013)

Nina Sankovitch has always been a reader. As a child, she discovered that a trip to the local bookmobile with her sisters was more exhilarating than a ride at the carnival. Books were the glue that held her...


by Russell Banks & Mark Bramhall HarperAudio (May 31, 2016)

The acclaimed, award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays that spans the globe, from the Caribbean to Scotland to the Himalayas.



by Henri Charriere & Michael Prichard HarperAudio (June 12, 2012)

Henri Charrière, called "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana,...

Tibetan Peach Pie

by Tom Robbins & Keith Szarabajka HarperAudio (May 27, 2014)

Internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins' legendary memoir--wild tales of his life and times, both at home and around the globe.

Tom Robbins' warm, wise, and wonderfully weird novels--including...

Catullus' Bedspread

by Daisy Dunn & Mike Grady HarperAudio (July 05, 2016)

A vivid narrative that recreates the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome's first modern" poet, and follows a young man's journey through a world filled with all the indulgences and sexual excesses of the time,...

The Bridge Ladies

by Betsy Lerner & Orlagh Cassidy Harper Wave (May 03, 2016)

A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little...

Ted Hughes

by Jonathan Bate & Mike Grady HarperAudio (October 13, 2015)

Ted Hughes, Poet Laureate, was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He was one of Britain's most important poets, his work infused with myth; a love of nature, conservation, and ecology; of...

The Lost Landscape

by Joyce Carol Oates & Cassandra Campbell HarperAudio (September 08, 2015)

Written with the raw honesty and poignant insight that were the hallmarks of her acclaimed bestseller A Widow's Story, an affecting and observant memoir of growing up from one of our finest and most beloved...

In A Dark Wood

by Joseph Luzzi & Rick Adamson Harper Wave (June 02, 2015)

In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante's Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning--a rich and emotionally resonant memoir of suffering,...

North of Normal

by Cea Sunrise Person HarperAudio (January 09, 2018)

Sex, drugs, and . . . bug stew? In the vein of The Glass Castle and Wild, Cea Sunrise Person's compelling memoir of a childhood spent with her dysfunctional counter-culture family in the Canadian wilderness--a...

Logical Family

by Armistead Maupin HarperAudio (October 03, 2017)

"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America's finest storytellers, and the story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful and as compulsive as...

Where the Past Begins

by Amy Tan & Daniel Halpern HarperAudio (October 17, 2017)

In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan reveals herself in a way she never has before, delving into her childhood, adolescence, family history, beginnings...

Sunshine State

by Sarah Gerard & Madeleine Maby HarperAudio (April 11, 2017)

Rising literary star and Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award finalist Sarah Gerard uses her experiences growing up along Florida's gulf coast to illuminate the struggles of modern human survival--physical,...

Mockingbird Songs

by Wayne Flynt, Rosemary Benson & Mike Ortego HarperAudio (May 02, 2017)

An indelible portrait of one of the most famous and beloved authors in the canon of American literature--a collection of letters between Harper Lee and one of her closest friends that reveals the famously private...

Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy

by Nicholas Reynolds & Fred Sanders HarperAudio (March 14, 2017)

A former CIA officer and curator of the CIA Museum unveils the shocking, untold story of Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for both the Americans and the Soviets before and during...

Pretend I'm Not Here

by Barbara Feinman Todd & Amanda Dolan HarperAudio (February 07, 2017)

An accomplished former ghostwriter and book researcher who worked with Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Ben Bradlee, and Hillary Clinton goes behind-the-scenes of the national's capital to tell the story of how...

Dust Tracks on a Road

by Zora Neale Hurston & Bahni Turpin HarperAudio (October 11, 2016)

"Warm, witty, imaginative.... This is a rich and winning book."--The New Yorker

Dust Tracks on a Road is the bold, poignant, and funny autobiography of novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston,...

The Wars of the Roosevelts

by William J. Mann & Christopher Grove HarperAudio (December 06, 2016)

The award-winning author presents a provocative, thoroughly modern revisionist biographical history of one of America's greatest and most influential families--the Roosevelts--exposing heretofore unknown family...

Finding Fish

by Antwone Q. Fisher, Mim E. Rivas & Thomas Penny HarperAudio (June 14, 2016)

Baby Boy Fisher was raised in institutions from the moment of his birth in prison to a single mother. He ultimately came to live with a foster family, where he endured near-constant verbal and physical abuse....


by Bill Bryson HarperAudio (October 23, 2007)

Shakespeare: The Illustrated Edition is an exquisitely illustrated, updated edition of Bill Bryson's bestselling biography of William Shakespeare that takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan...

Finding Fish

by Antwone Q. Fisher & Alton Fitzgeral White HarperAudio (December 13, 2005)

Antwone Quenton Fisher was raised in institutions from the moment his single mother gave birth to him in prison. As a foster child, he suffered more than a dozen years of emotional abandonment and physical abuse,...

The Narnian

by Alan Jacobs HarperAudio (October 11, 2005)

The White Witch, Aslan, fauns and talking beasts, centaurs and epic battles between good and evil -- these have become a part of our collective imagination through the classic volumes of The Chronicles of Narnia....

Population: 485

by Michael Perry HarperAudio (June 30, 2005)

Mike Perry's extraordinary and thoughtful account of meeting the people of his small hometown by joining the fire and rescue team was a breakout hit that "swells with unadorned heroism" (USA Today)

Welcome to...

The Professor and The Madman

by Simon Winchester HarperAudio (January 13, 2004)

National Bestseller!

One of the greatest literary achievements in the history of English letters, the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary began in 1857, took seventy years to complete, and drew from tens...

The Meaning of Everything

by Simon Winchester HarperAudio (January 13, 2004)

From the best-selling author of The Professor and the MadmanThe Map That Changed the World, and Krakatoa comes a truly wonderful celebration of the English language and of its unrivaled treasure house,...


by Frank McCourt Simon & Schuster Audio (September 01, 1999)

Grammy Award Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album!

Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by listeners everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity....

Angela's Ashes

by Frank McCourt Simon & Schuster Audio (April 01, 1998)

A Pulitzer Prize-winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela's Ashes is Frank McCourt's masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.

"When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all....


by Jennifer Lauck Simon & Schuster Audio (October 01, 2000)

With the startling emotional immediacy of a fractured family photo album, Jennifer Lauck's incandescent memoir is the story of an ordinary girl growing up at the turn of the 1970s and the truly extraordinary...


by Frank McCourt Simon & Schuster Audio (September 01, 1999)

Grammy Award Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album!

Frank McCourt's glorious childhood memoir, Angela's Ashes, has been loved and celebrated by listeners everywhere for its spirit, its wit and its profound humanity....

Angela's Ashes

by Frank McCourt Simon & Schuster Audio (October 01, 1997)

A Pulitzer Prize-winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela's Ashes is Frank McCourt's masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.

"When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all....

Dear Leader

by Jang Jin-Sung & Daniel York Simon & Schuster Audio (July 01, 2014)

THE STORY THEY COULDN'T HACK: In this international bestseller, a high-ranking counterintelligence agent describes his life as a former poet laureate to Kim Jong-il and his breathtaking escape to freedom.


What Comes Next and How to Like It

by Abigail Thomas Simon & Schuster Audio (March 24, 2015)

The New York Times bestseller from the beloved author of A Three Dog Life--an exhilarating, superbly written memoir on friendship, family, creativity, tragedy, and the richness of life: "If you only read one...

A Thousand Naked Strangers

by Kevin Hazzard & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (January 05, 2016)

A former paramedic's visceral, poignant, and mordantly funny account of a decade spent on Atlanta's mean streets saving lives and connecting with the drama and occasional beauty that lies inside catastrophe....

Sailor and Fiddler

by Herman Wouk & Arthur Morey Simon & Schuster Audio (January 05, 2016)

“A sparkling memoir of a well-lived life of literature, fame, and love” (Booklist) by one of America’s most beloved authors, as he looks back over his 100 years.

In this remarkable memoir "full of adventure,...

Trying to Float

by Nicolaia Rips Simon & Schuster Audio (July 12, 2016)

"Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise--a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents" (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author), Trying to Float is...

My Father Before Me

by Chris Forhan & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (June 28, 2016)

An award-winning poet's "beautifully written" (The Seattle Times) portrait of an American family and his own coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s in the wake of his father's suicide. This memoir "belongs on...

How to Murder Your Life

by Cat Marnell Simon & Schuster Audio (January 31, 2017)

From the New York Times bestselling author and former beauty editor Cat Marnell, a “vivid, maddening, heartbreaking, very funny, chaotic” (The New York Times) memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage,...

Always by My Side

by Rebekkah Ross, Edward Grinnan, Kirby Heyborne & Debbie Macomber Simon & Schuster Audio (February 21, 2017)

The editor-in-chief of Guideposts magazine shares the “heartfelt, honest, lovely” (New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz) story of Millie, his beloved golden retriever, and how she taught him to...

Have Dog, Will Travel

by Stephen Kuusisto & Fred Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (March 13, 2018)

In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence.



by Tom Macher & Corey Brill Simon & Schuster Audio (February 06, 2018)

From a searing new literary voice, a raw, compulsively readable memoir about a young man seeking hope, community, and ultimately recovery from addiction in a series of halfway houses and boys’ homes--the first...

Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

by Michael Katakis Simon & Schuster Audio (October 23, 2018)

Intimate and illuminating, this is the story of American icon Ernest Hemingway's life, compiled by the steward of the Hemingway estate and featuring contributions by his son and grandson.

For many people, Ernest...

My Mother. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. And the Last Stand of the Angry White Man.

by Kevin Powell Simon & Schuster Audio (September 04, 2018)

Written in the tradition of works by Joan Didion, bell hooks, Toni Morrison, and Eve Ensler, this “profoundly insightful and brilliantly inciting” (Dominique Morisseau, Obie Award-winning playwright) exploration...