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Dead Girls

by Alice Bolin & Em Eldridge HarperAudio (June 26, 2018)

"Dead Girls is everything I want in an essay collection: provocative lines of inquiry, macabre humor, blistering intelligence... I love this book. I want to take it into the middle of a crowded room and hold...


What to Read and Why

by Francine Prose & Allyson Johnson HarperAudio (July 03, 2018)

In this brilliant collection, the follow-up to her New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer, the distinguished novelist, literary critic, and essayist celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage...


Pops

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 ...


Manhood for Amateurs

by Michael Chabon HarperAudio (October 06, 2009)

"Chabon has always been a magical prose stylist, adept at combining the sort of social and emotional detail found in Philip Roth's Goodbye, Columbus stories with the metaphor-rich descriptions of John Updike...


The Professor and Other Writings

by Terry Castle & Maggi-Meg Reed HarperAudio (January 19, 2010)

"[Terry Castle is] the most expressive, most enlightening literary critic at large today." --Susan Sontag

From one of America's most brilliant critics and cultural commentators, Terry Castle, comes The Professor...


The View from the Cheap Seats

by Neil Gaiman HarperAudio (May 31, 2016)

An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics--from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories--observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman's probing, amusing, and...


Some Remarks

by Neal Stephenson & Jeff Cummings HarperAudio (August 07, 2012)

"Neal Stephenson has made a name for himself as a writer whose imagination knows no limits."

--Salon

#1 New York Times bestselling author Neal Stephenson is, quite simply, one of the best and most respected writers...


Train Tracks

by Michael Savage & Pete Larkin HarperAudio (November 06, 2012)

"A marvelous storyteller."

--The New Yorker

"A blazing flamethrower of truth."

--Ted Nugent, Washington Times

A #1 New York Times bestselling author and superstar radio personality, Michael Savage is admired by...


Testaments Betrayed

by Milan Kundera & Graeme Malcolm HarperAudio (October 23, 2012)

Milan Kundera has established himself as one of the great novelists of our time with such books as The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Immortality and The Book of Laughter and Forgetting. In Testaments Betrayed...


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...


Don't Call Me Princess

by Peggy Orenstein HarperAudio (February 27, 2018)

The New York Times bestselling author of Girls & Sex and Cinderella Ate My Daughter delivers her first ever collection of essays--funny, poignant, deeply personal and sharply observed pieces, drawn from three...


The Wrong Way to Save Your Life

by Megan Stielstra & Meredith Mitchell HarperAudio (August 01, 2017)

From an important new American writer comes this powerful collection of personal essays on fear, creativity, art, faith, academia, the Internet, and justice.

In this poignant and inciting collection of literary...


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,...


Kingdom of Olives and Ash

by Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman, Fred Sanders & Gabra Zackman HarperAudio (May 30, 2017)

A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.

In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael...


Soul at the White Heat

by Joyce Carol Oates & Susan Ericksen HarperAudio (September 20, 2016)

A new collection of critical and personal essays on the writing life, from National Book Award--winning and New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates.

"Why do we write?"

With this question, Joyce Carol...


Reading Like a Writer

by Francine Prose & Nanette Savard HarperAudio (April 10, 2007)

In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and the tricks of the masters and discover why their...


Small Wonder

by Barbara Kingsolver HarperAudio (November 08, 2005)

In twenty-two wonderfully articulate essays, Barbara Kingsolver raises her voice in praise of nature, family, literature, and the joys of everyday life while examining the genesis of war, violence, and poverty...


High Tide in Tucson

by Barbara Kingsolver HarperAudio (November 08, 2005)

Barbara Kingsolver has entertained and touched the lives of legions of readers with her critically acclaimed and bestselling novels The Bean Trees, Animal Dreams, and Pigs in Heaven.

In these twenty-five newly...


JOHN CHANCELLOR MAKES ME CRY

by Anne Rivers Siddons & Dana Ivey HarperAudio (September 27, 2005)

In this collection of heartfelt and involving vignettes, Anne Rivers Siddons, the beloved best-selling author of Downtown, Hill Towns, and Colony, offers a stirring and insightful look at our everyday world...


The Noel Coward Audio Collection

by Noël Coward & Simon Jones HarperAudio (April 12, 2005)

Throughout his life, Noel Coward the master songwriter, 'derived a considerable amount of private pleasure from writing verse.' Much of it is gathered in this first ever CD collection. From moving war-time encounters...


I Thought My Father Was God

by Paul Auster HarperAudio (August 10, 2004)

When Paul Auster was asked to join NPR's Weekend All Things Considered program to tell stories, he turned the proposition on its head: he would let the stories come to him. He invited listeners to submit brief,...


Truth & Beauty

by Ann Patchett HarperAudio (July 27, 2004)

The author of Bel Canto -- winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Orange Prize and long-running New York Times bestseller -- turns to nonfiction in a moving chronicle of her decades-long friendship with the critically...


Who Is Mark Twain?

by Mark Twain & John Lithgow HarperStudio (April 21, 2009)

"[Twain] was, in the phrase of his friend William Dean Howells, 'the Lincoln of our literature'... At the heart of his work lies that greatest of all American qualities: irreverence."

-- Washington Post

"More...


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)

Listen to Vanity Fair on the goGet the latest issue as it hits newsstandsBuy a single issue or subscribe

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...


Vanity Fair: January-March 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (April 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: May 2016 Issue

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

Special Sisters Issue with America's kid sister, Amy Schumer! She's smart, funny, and loyal--so why is she such a lightning rod?

Plus: Love stories (and even some hate stories) from high-profile sisters The...


Vanity Fair: February 2016 Issue

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

Don't mess with Megyn Kelly! Meet Fox News's brightest star, skillfully skewering G.O.P. windbags, including one Donald Trump.

In this Issue:Is Martin Shkreli evil or just misunderstood?Secrets of Hillary's...


Vanity Fair: November 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (October 04, 2016)

Hello, Benedict! How England's accidental sex symbol became America's newest superhero.

Plus:Obama's exit interviewGraydon Carter on Donald Trump, the Ugly American.The rise and fall of Johnny ManzielScenes from...


Vanity Fair: January 2016 Issue

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

Happy Hunkidays! Get to know Chris Hemsworth, Hollywood's state-of-the-art movie star, in Vanity Fair's Holiday Issue cover story.

In this issue:Michael Lewis revisits HollywoodJessica Alba on her "Honest" EmpireWilliam...


Essays of E. B. White

by E. B. White & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2016)

Legendary author and essayist E. B. White writes, "The essayist is a self-liberated man, sustained by the childish belief that everything he thinks about, everything that happens to him, is of general interest."...


Browsings

by Michael Dirda & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (August 15, 2015)

From Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic Michael Dirda comes a collection of his most personal and engaging essays on the literary life—the perfect companion for any lover of books.

Michael Dirda has been hailed...