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Fear of Falling

by Barbara Ehrenreich, Carmela Marner & Molly Parker Myers 12/Twelve (January 07, 2020)

A brilliant and insightful exploration of the rise and fall of the American middle class by New York Times bestselling author, Barbara Ehrenreich.

One of Barbara Ehrenreich's most classic and prophetic works,...


Blood Rites

by Barbara Ehrenreich & Amy Landon 12/Twelve (January 07, 2020)

New York Times bestselling Barbara Ehrenreich confronts the mystery of the human attraction to violence.

A New York Times Notable Book

An ALA Notable Book

n BLOOD RITES, Barbara Ehrenreich confronts the mystery...


Nonconformity

by Nelson Algren, Richard Poe & Daniel Simon Blackstone Publishing (December 31, 2019)

The struggle to write with deep emotion is the subject of this extraordinary book, the previously unpublished credo of one of America's greatest twentieth-century writers.

"You don't write a novel out of sheer...


Coventry

by Rachel Cusk & Antonia Beamish Blackstone Publishing (December 31, 2019)

From Rachel Cusk, her first collection of essays about motherhood, marriage, feminism, and art

Rachel Cusk redrew the boundaries of fiction with the Outline trilogy, three "literary masterpieces" (Washington...


Apple, Tree

by Various Authors, Kyla Garcia, various narrators & Robin Miles et al. Blackstone Publishing (December 24, 2019)

It happens to us all: we think we've settled into an identity, a self, and then out of nowhere and with great force, the traces of our parents appear to us, in us--in mirrors, in gestures, in reaction and reactivity,...


It All Adds Up

by Saul Bellow & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (November 26, 2019)

In this collection of more than thirty essays, published in the New York Times, Esquire, and the New Republic, the vast range of Saul Bellow's nonfiction is made abundantly clear. In Bellow's capable hands,...


Little Weirds

by Jenny Slate Little, Brown (November 05, 2019)

Step into Jenny Slate's wild, unfiltered imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) collection about love, heartbreak, and being alive -- "this book...


Women on Food

by Charlotte Druckman Abrams Press (October 28, 2019)

Women on Food unites the radical, diverging female voices of the food industry in this urgent, moving, and often humorous collection of essays, interviews, questionnaires, illustrations, quotes, and ephemera....


Major Dudes

by Barney Hoskyns Abrams Press (September 16, 2019)

At its core a creative marriage between Donald Fagen and Walter Becker, Steely Dan has sold over 45 million albums and recorded several of the cleverest and best-produced albums of the 1970s—from the breathlessly...


The Sopranos Sessions

by Alan Sepinwall, Matt Zoller Seitz, Laura Lippman & David Chase Abrams Press (January 07, 2019)

On January 10, 1999, a mobster walked into a psychiatrist’s office and changed TV history. By shattering preconceptions about the kinds of stories the medium should tell, The Sopranoslaunched our current...


The Great American Read: The Book of Books

by Robin Miles Black Dog & Leventhal (November 20, 2018)

A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series.

What are...


Monsters of the Week

by Emily Todd VanDerWerff, Zack Handlen, Patrick Leger & Chris Carter Abrams Press (October 15, 2018)

In Monsters of the Week: The Complete Critical Companion to The X-Files, TV critics Zack Handlen and Emily Todd VanDerWerff look back at exactly what made the long-running cult series so groundbreaking. Packed...


Notes from a Public Typewriter

by Roxana Ortega, Ron Butler, Michael Gustafson & Christine Lakin et al. Grand Central Publishing (June 19, 2018)

A collection of confessional, hilarious, heartbreaking notes written anonymously on a public typewriter for fans of PostSecret and Other People's Love Letters.

When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened...


What Are We Doing Here?

by Marilynne Robinson & Carrington MacDuffie Blackstone Publishing (February 20, 2018)

Marilynne Robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels, including Lila, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics...


Hunter of Stories

by Eduardo Galeano, Jordi Caballero & Mark Fried Bold Type Books (November 14, 2017)

The internationally acclaimed last work by the legendary Latin American writer

Master storyteller Eduardo Galeano was unique among his contemporaries (Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa among them)...


Breaking Bad 101

by Alan Sepinwall, Max Dalton & Damon Lindelof Abrams Press (October 09, 2017)

AMC’s Breaking Bad is among the most beloved, critically acclaimed American television series of our time. Created by Vince Gilligan, the series charts the transformation of high school science teacher Walter...


Cape Cod

by Henry David Thoreau & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (September 05, 2017)

Compiled from magazine articles published in the 1850s after his death, Cape Cod details several short trips Thoreau made to "the bare and bended arm ofMassachusetts" between 1849 and 1855. "He went to the Cape...


Fifty Poems of Emily Dickinson

by Emily Dickinson, Glenda Jackson, Stephanie Beacham & Meryl Streep et al. Raffin (July 11, 2017)

Four well-known actresses read these poems by one of the greatest American poets of the nineteenth century. Beginning always with particulars of personal experience, her poems encompass life and death, love...


The Ice Virgin

by Hans Christian Andersen & Paul Binding Abrams Press (June 12, 2017)

The relationship between a daring young chamois hunter from the remote Bernese Oberland and a prosperous miller’s daughter living in the comfortable French-speaking Swiss canton of Vaud plays out a complex...


Thoreau & Emerson

by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson & Russ Barnett Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2017)

The timeless wisdom of two of America's most celebrated philosophers is captured in this anthology containing selections from Thoreau's Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience and Emerson's Introduction...


Please Don't Eat the Daisies

by Jean Kerr & Marni Webb Blackstone Publishing (June 07, 2017)

This collection of essays observes the perils of motherhood, wifehood, selfhood, and other assorted challenges. Since its publication in 1957, it has sold millions of copies and has been adapted into a Broadway...


Frantumaglia

by Elena Ferrante, Hillary Huber & Ann Goldstein Blackstone Publishing (November 01, 2016)

Frantumaglia invites listeners into Elena Ferrante's workshop. It offers a glimpse into the drawers of her writing desk, those drawers from which emerged her three early stand-alone novels and the four installments...


The Hamilton Collection

by Peter Berkrot & Dan Tucker Black Dog & Leventhal (October 25, 2016)

The subject of a New York Times best-selling biography and a Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, interest in Alexander Hamilton is at an all-time high. This carefully curated collection of Hamilton's writings gives...


Vanity Fair: October 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (September 06, 2016)

Exclusive! Bruce Springsteen bares his soul and art in an astonishing new memoir.

Plus...William Langewiesche on the Internet's darkest cornersThe outrageous fortune of Sir Phillip GreenInside a Silicon Valley...


Vanity Fair: August-September 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (September 06, 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: September 2016 Issue

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

Alicia Vikander is our September Issue cover girl: winning an Oscar, falling in love with a co-star, and that's just for starters!

Plus: Ingrid Sischy on the shop that defined 80s style The making of Boyz N...


Vanity Fair: August 2016 Issue

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

It's the summer of Margot Robbie! Listen to how the sexy femme fatale from The Wolf of Wall Street became the new queen of blockbusters.

Plus Special report: Bill Cosby horror storiesThe real reason Trump won't...


E. B. White on Dogs

by E. B. White, Malcolm Hillgartner & Martha White Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2016)

E. B. White is best known for his children's books, such as Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan. A columnist for the New Yorker for over half a century and co-author of The Elements of...


Vanity Fair: Summer 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (May 03, 2016)

It's a royal rendezvous for Vanity Fair's Summer issue! Ahead of the Queen's 90th birthday, read three intimate reminiscences of her inner majesty, a chronicle of Prince Charlotte's first year, and about her...


Here Is New York

by E. B. White, Malcolm Hillgartner & Roger Angell Blackstone Publishing (May 03, 2016)

Perceptive, funny, and nostalgic, E. B. White's stroll around Manhattan remains the quintessential love letter to the city, written by one of America's foremost literary figures. The New York Times named Here...


So Sad Today

by Melissa Broder Grand Central Publishing (March 15, 2016)

From acclaimed poet and creator of the popular twitter account @SoSadToday comes the darkly funny and brutally honest collection of essays that Roxane Gay called "sad and uncomfortable and their own kind of...


Vanity Fair: April 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (March 01, 2016)

Becoming Meryl Streep: how personal tragedy and offscreen battles fueled the multiple Academy Award winner's breakthrough performance

Plus:On the road with the Rolling StonesAl Sharpton on the election and the...


Vanity Fair: March 2016 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (February 23, 2016)

Jennifer Garner on the rebound! The actress opens up about men, Ben, and why her kids--not their nanny--are her focus.

Plus:The cheating allegations rocking the Bridge worldNew England's newest prep-school sex...


Nothing but the Dead and Dying

by Ryan W. Bradley, Elijah Alexander & Tamara Marston Blackstone Publishing (December 02, 2015)

A woman flees the hospital even as her infant son is breathing his last breaths. An aging construction worker comes to grips with the end of the only life he's ever known. A deadbeat father meets his son for...


Mad Men Carousel

by Matt Zoller Seitz, Max Dalton & Megan Abbott Abrams (November 09, 2015)

Mad Men Carousel is an episode-by-episode guide to all seven seasons of AMC's Mad Men. This book collects TV and movie critic Matt Zoller Seitz’s celebrated Mad Men recaps—as featured on New York magazine's ...


My Southern Journey

by Rick Bragg Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

From celebrated New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Rick Bragg, comes a poignant and wryly funny collection of essays on life in the South.

Keenly observed and written with his...


Vanity Fair: May-August 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (September 01, 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...


The Best of Chatting Up a Storm

by Claudia Cragg & Joe Bevilacqua BearManor Media (June 23, 2015)

Russell Banks, Garrison Keillor, and Dave Isay are among those heard on Chatting Up a Storm, Vol. 1, a distillation of the best broadcast interviews by journalist Claudia Cragg, with thinkers, authors, and change-makers...


Expanded Universe, Vol. 1

by Robert A. Heinlein & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (June 09, 2015)

Robert A. Heinlein has been hailed as one of the most forward-thinking science fiction writers of all time, and Expanded Universe (presented in two volumes) offers the perfect collection of his works to provide...


Vanity Fair: July 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair & various narrators Vanity Fair (June 02, 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: June 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (May 05, 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...


Vanity Fair: January-April 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (May 05, 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...


There Is Simply Too Much to Think About

by Saul Bellow, Malcolm Hillgartner & Benjamin Taylor Blackstone Publishing (March 31, 2015)

A sweeping collection and a tribute to one of the mostinfluential, daring, and visionary minds of the twentieth century

The year 2015 marks several literary milestones: thecentennial of Saul Bellow's birth, the...


The Idea of Europe

by George Steiner Abrams Press (March 09, 2015)

The Idea of Europe finds George Steiner reckoning with Europe from a number of different angles. “Europe,†? he writes, “is the place where Goethe’s garden almost borders on Buchenwald, where the house...


Vanity Fair: April 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (March 06, 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...


Creatures of a Day, and Other Tales of Psychotherapy

by Irvin D. Yalom & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (February 24, 2015)

In his long career, eminent psychotherapist andauthor Irvin Yalom has pressed his patients and readers to grapple with life'stwo greatest challenges: that we all must die, and that each of us isresponsible for...


Notes of a Native Son

by James Baldwin & Ron Butler Blackstone Publishing (February 03, 2015)

At last, a new audio edition of the book many havecalled James Baldwin's most influential work!

Written during the 1940s and early 1950s, whenBaldwin was only in his twenties, the essays collected in Notes of...


Vanity Fair: March 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (February 03, 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...


Vanity Fair: September-December 2014 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (January 06, 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: February 2015 Issue

by Vanity Fair, Graydon Carter & various narrators Vanity Fair (January 06, 2015)

Vanity Fair isa cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideasthat matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerfulstorytelling, Vanity Fair is the first choice--often...