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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...


Unspeakable Acts

by Sarah Weinman, Gabra Zackman & Graham Halstead HarperAudio (July 28, 2020)

A brilliant anthology of modern true-crime writing that illustrates the appeal of this powerful and popular genre, edited and curated by Sarah Weinman, the award-winning author of The Real Lolita

The appeal of...


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...


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...


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...


Context

by Cory Doctorow & Paul Michael Garcia Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2015)

One of the web's most celebrated high-tech culture mavens returns with this second collection of essays and polemics. Discussing complex topics in an accessible manner, Cory Doctorow's visions of a future where...


You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To

by Paul Frees, Annelle Frees, Fred Frees & Jen Olivier et al. BearManor Media (February 03, 2015)

World War II was a difficult time for separatedcouples everywhere. Paul "Buddy" Frees would soon become one ofAmerica's most popular voice-over artists. Audrey "Annelle" Frees wasthe love of his life. One of...


Such, Such Were the Joys and Other Essays

by George Orwell & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 1995)

Viewed as too libelous to print in England until 1968, the title essay in this collection reveals the abuse Orwell experienced as a child at an expensive and snobbish boarding school and offers insights into...


Don Juan

by Lord Byron & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Byron's exuberant masterpiece narrates the exploits of Don Juan, a handsome and charming young man naturally gifted with the ladies. After his first illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain,...


The Life You Save May Be Your Own

by Paul Elie & Lloyd James Blackstone Publishing (June 26, 2005)

In the middle of the twentieth century, four American Catholics, working independently of one another, came to believe that the best way to explore the quandaries of religious faith was in writing. The four...


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...


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...


Apple, Tree

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...