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Mother to Son

by Jasmine L. Holmes, Robin Eller & Jackie Hill Perry Blackstone Publishing (June 23, 2020)

"Wynn is my son. No little boy could be more loved by his parents. Inquisitive, fiercely affectionate, staunchly opinionated, he sees the world through eyes of wonder and has yet to become jaded by society's...


One Hundred Daffodils

by Rebecca Winn Grand Central Publishing (March 24, 2020)

With the observational eye of a John Muir-like naturalist and a keenly insightful take on nature's ability to heal, One Hundred Daffodils is a contemporary-yet-timeless story of a woman's search for meaning,...


Had I Known

by Barbara Ehrenreich & Suzanne Toren 12/Twelve (March 24, 2020)

A new selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and career-making pieces by bestselling author, essayist, political activist, and "veteran muckraker" (The New Yorker) Barbara Ehrenreich.

A self-proclaimed...


Risk!

by A. J. Jacobs, Aisha Tyler, Others & Sarah Mollo-Christensen et al. Hachette Book Group (July 17, 2018)

A diverse collection of uncensored, confessional, and at times outrageously funny essays about coming of age, coming out, and the wildest experiences that define us.

Collecting the most celebrated stories from...


Shapeshifters

by Gavin Francis & Thomas Judd Hachette Book Group (June 05, 2018)

From birth to death, a lyrical exploration of the role of transformation in human life

To be alive is to be in perpetual metamorphosis: growing, healing, learning, aging. In Shapeshifters, physician and writer...


What the Dog Saw

by Malcolm Gladwell Hachette Book Group (October 01, 2009)

Over the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has become the most gifted and influential journalist in America. In the New Yorker, his writings are such must-reads that the magazine charges advertisers significantly...


Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

by David Sedaris Hachette Book Group (January 01, 2011)

In this phenomenal #1 bestseller, David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother's wedding. He mops his sister's floor....


Barrel Fever and Other Stories

by David Sedaris & Amy Sedaris Hachette Book Group (January 01, 2011)

In David Sedaris' world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. A manic cross between Mark Leyner, Fran Lebowitz, and the National Enquirer, Sedaris' collection of essays is a rollicking tour through the national...


Weird but Normal

by Mia Mercado HarperAudio (May 19, 2020)

Birth control. Body hair removal cream. Boobs. It's all weird, but also pretty normal.

Navigating racial identity, gender roles, workplace dynamics, and beauty standards, Mia Mercado's hilarious essay collection...


Love in the Blitz

by Eileen Alexander, Oswyn Murray, Stephanie Racine & Sian Clifford HarperAudio (May 26, 2020)

On July 17th 1939, Eileen Alexander, a bright young woman recently graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, begins a brilliant correspondence with fellow Cambridge student Gershon Ellenbogen that lasts five...


Madame Clairevoyant's Guide to the Stars

by Claire Comstock-Gay & Lori Prince HarperAudio (April 21, 2020)

A soulful exploration of the twelve astrological signs embodied by our living "stars"--from divas to philosophers, poets to punks--and the ways they can help us better understand ourselves and each other, from...


The Boatman and Other Stories

by Billy O'Callaghan, Gary Furlong & Jan Cramer HarperAudio (April 28, 2020)

"I know of no writer on either side of the Atlantic who is better at exploring the human spirit under assault than Billy O'Callaghan."--Robert Olen Butler

The prizewinning Irish short-story writer and author...


Sensuous Knowledge

by Minna Salami & Robin Miles HarperAudio (March 31, 2020)

The creator of the internationally popular, multiple award-winning blog MsAfropolitan applies an Africa-centered feminist sensibility to issues of racism and sexism, challenging our illusions about oppression...


The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder

by William Anderson, Laura Ingalls Wilder, John Morgan & Tish Hicks HarperAudio (March 08, 2016)

Available for the first time and collected in one volume, the letters of one of America's most beloved authors, Laura Ingalls Wilder--a treasure trove that offers new and unexpected understanding of her life...


CRUSH

by Cathy Alter, Dave Singleton, Kaleo Griffith & Lynde Houck HarperAudio (April 05, 2016)

A star-studded collection of essays from acclaimed and bestselling authors and celebrities that illuminates the lasting power of desire and longing, and celebrates our initiation into the euphoria, pain, and...


Your Song Changed My Life

by Bob Boilen HarperAudio (April 12, 2016)

From the beloved host and creator of NPR's All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concerts comes an essential oral history of modern music, told in the voices of iconic and up-and-coming musicians, including...


On Cats

by Charles Bukowski & Roger Wayne HarperAudio (December 01, 2015)

A raw and tenderly funny look at the human-cat relationship, from one of our most treasured and transgressive writers.

"The cat is the beautiful devil."

Felines touched a vulnerable spot in Charles Bukowski's...


The Moral Compass

by William J. Bennett Simon & Schuster Audio (December 01, 1995)

Featuring performances by: William Bennett, Elayne Bennett, Stephen Collins, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Megan Gallagher, Charlton Heston, Simon Jones, Rita Moreno, Tonya Pinkins, Richard Thomas, and Betty White.

More...


The Children's Book of Virtues

by William J. Bennett Simon & Schuster Audio (October 01, 1997)

From the #1 national bestseller comes the definitive audio treasury of great moral takes for young children and their parents, including ten postcard-sized reproductions of Michael Hague's beautiful illustrations...


But Enough About You

by Christopher Buckley & Bob Walter Simon & Schuster Audio (May 06, 2014)

An extraordinary wide-ranging collection of essays with "distinctive wordplay and quirky opinions...Christopher Buckley is good company whether you're looking for two quick pages and a smile, or want to linger"...


Yes, My Accent Is Real

by Kunal Nayyar Simon & Schuster Audio (September 15, 2015)

In the spirit of Mindy Kaling's bestseller Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? or Judd Apatow's Sick in the Head, a collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, best known as Raj on CBS's...


Dear Mr. You

by Mary -Louise Parker & Mary-Louise Parker Simon & Schuster Audio (November 10, 2015)

2017 Audie Award Finalist for Narration by the Author

The bestselling, wonderfully unconventional, "warmly conspiratorial...seriously good" (The New York Times) literary memoir from the award-winning actress...


And Yet...

by Christopher Hitchens & Steve West Simon & Schuster Audio (November 24, 2015)

The seminal, uncollected essays--lauded as "dazzling" (The New York Times Book Review)--by the late Christopher Hitchens, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller God Is Not Great, showcase the notorious contrarian's...


Far and Away

by Andrew Solomon Simon & Schuster Audio (April 19, 2016)

From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics' Circle Award--and one of the most original thinkers of our time--"Andrew Solomon's magisterial Far and Away collects a quarter-century...


I Wrote This Book Because I Love You

by Tim Kreider Simon & Schuster Audio (February 06, 2018)

*A People Top 10 Book of 2018*

The New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women.

Psychologists...


Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know

by Colm Toibin Simon & Schuster Audio (October 30, 2018)

From the multiple award-winning author of The Master and Brooklyn, an illuminating look at Irish culture, history, and literature through the lives of the fathers of three of Ireland’s greatest writers--Oscar...


Richard Jewell

by Marie Brenner Simon & Schuster Audio (October 23, 2018)

Now a major film from Academy Award-winning director Clint Eastwood--starring Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde, and Paul Walter Hauser!

This collection of captivating profiles from Vanity Fair...


The Reckonings

by Lacy M. Johnson & Candace Thaxton Simon & Schuster Audio (October 09, 2018)

“Unflinching and honest…both timely and timeless” (Houston Chronicle), this extraordinary collection of essays by the award-winning writer of The Other Side--rooted in her own experience with sexual assault--pursues...


Ruthless

by Marie Brenner Simon & Schuster Audio (August 21, 2018)

One of the most prolific and influential investigative journalists of her generation, Marie Brenner has brought countless fascinating people--politicians, activists, journalists, and private citizens--to life...


How to be Alone

by Lane Moore Simon & Schuster Audio (November 06, 2018)

The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of the wildly popular comedy show Tinder Live with Lane Moore presents her poignant, funny, and deeply moving first book.

Lane Moore is a rare performer...


Byline: Ernest Hemingway

by Ernest Hemingway & Campbell Scott Simon & Schuster Audio (June 26, 2007)

Across three continents and four decades...here is Hemingway -- the adventurer, the reporter, the man! More intimately than all his fiction, Hemingway the reporter reveals Hemingway the man -- driving an ambulance...


American Sketches

by Walter Isaacson & Cotter Smith Simon & Schuster Audio (November 24, 2009)

In this collection of essays, the brilliant, acclaimed biographer Walter Isaacson reflects on lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail...


My Life as an Experiment

by A. J. Jacobs Simon & Schuster Audio (July 13, 2010)

A collection of A.J. Jacobs’s hilarious adventures as a human guinea pig, including “My Outsourced Life,” “The Truth About Nakedness,” and a never-before-published essay.

One man. Ten extraordinary...


Fight of the Century

by Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman & an All Star Cast Simon & Schuster Audio (January 21, 2020)

To mark its 100-year anniversary, the American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to bring together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing...


Bluets

by Maggie Nelson Blackstone Publishing (January 28, 2020)


Grand Central Winter, Expanded Second Edition

by Lee Stringer, Kevin Kenerly & Kurt Vonnegut Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2014)

In the underground tunnels below Grand Central Terminal, LeeStringer--homeless and drug-addicted for eleven years--found a pencil to runthrough his crack pipe. One day he used it to write. Soon writing became...


Vanity Fair: October 2013 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (October 01, 2013)

Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparkingthe global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With adedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fairis the first choice--often...


Vanity Fair: November 2013 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (November 01, 2013)

Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparkingthe global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With adedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fairis the first choice--often...


The Yellow Wallpaper and Why I Wrote "The Yellow Wallpaper"

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman & Xe Sands Blackstone Publishing (June 28, 2013)

A prominent sociologist, lecturer, and writer of the latenineteenth century, Charlotte Perkins Gilman's unorthodox concepts andlifestyle helped shape future generations of feminists. This audiobook includesher...


Vanity Fair: December 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (November 03, 2015)

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In this issue: Editor's Letter: Graydon Carter's introduction to the November issue All about Bill Murray's Netflix Christmas special Dispatches from Miami Beach, London,...


Vanity Fair: October 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (September 01, 2015)

FREE EXTRA: Download the audio version of our cover story on Mark Zuckerberg, featuring an exclusive interview with writer Max Chafkin.What it's like to wear the RiftHow the investment stacks upWhat to expect...


Vanity Fair: September 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (August 04, 2015)

FREE EXTRA: Download the audio version of our cover story on Taylor Swift, featuring an exclusive interview with VF.com staff writer Josh Duboff. Download the story here: http://bit.ly/1HE60Av Which TV drama...


Vanity Fair: May 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (April 07, 2015)

Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fair is the first...


Expanded Universe, Vol. 2

by Robert A. Heinlein & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2015)

For the millions of Heinlein fans around the world comes a guided tour through the thoughts and insights of "one of the most influential writers in American literature" (New York Times Book Review).

Robert A....


The Fire Next Time

by James Baldwin & Jesse Martin Blackstone Publishing (February 01, 2008)

At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation...


Vanity Fair: September-December 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (January 05, 2016)

Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fair is the first...


Vanity Fair: November 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (October 06, 2015)

FREE EXTRA: Download the audio version of our November cover story on Rihanna.

In this issue: Editor's Letter: Graydon Carter's introduction to the November issue Rihanna opens up about music, sex, and Chris...


Vanity Fair: August 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (July 07, 2015)

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Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter...


Vanity Fair: 2016 Hollywood Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (February 02, 2016)

Introducing Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue, featuring Elizabeth Banks, Samuel L. Jackson, Kathleen Kennedy, and more!

Plus:Behind the scenes of our star-studded coverFrancis Ford Coppola's next actThe million-dollar...


Vanity Fair: April-June 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (July 05, 2016)

Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fair is the first...