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Essential Gibran

by Suheil Bushrui & Kahlil Gibran Oneworld Publications (May 01, 2013)

Offering a wide variety of theme, occasion, mood, and form - ‘The Essential Gibran’ is a volume of selected passages celebrating Gibran's style and thought

Kahlil Gibran's essential style is captured in reflective...

On Drinking

by Charles Bukowski & Roger Wayne HarperAudio (February 12, 2019)

The definitive collection of works on a subject that inspired and haunted Charles Bukowski for his entire life: alcohol.

Charles Bukowski turns to the bottle in this revelatory collection of poetry and prose...

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...

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...


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...

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


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...

The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim

by Iceberg Slim & Bobby Spears Urban Audiobooks (October 01, 2014)

In The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim, the fierce and lyrical icon for criminal reformation describes himself as "ill...from America's fake fa+ºade of justice and democracy." For Iceberg Slim, the illness may have...

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...

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...

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...

Eldritch Tales

by H. P. Lovecraft, Malcolm Hillgartner, Tom Weiner & Simon Vance et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2014)

The only audio edition of Eldritch Tales authorized by the H. P. Lovecraft Estate!

Following the phenomenal success of Necronomicon, itscompanion volume brings together Lovecraft's remaining major stories plus...

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...

Selected Readings from The Portable Dorothy Parker

by Dorothy Parker, Lorna Raver & Marion Meade Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

When it comes to expressing the pleasure and pain of being just a touch too smart to be happy, Dorothy Parker is still the champion, after all these years. Along with Robert Benchley, Alexander Woollcott, and...

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...


by W. E. B. Du Bois, Bernard K. Addison, Dion Graham & Mirron Willis et al. Skyboat Media (August 12, 2014)

The distinguished American civil rights leader, W. E. B. DuBois first published these fiery essays, sketches, and poems individually in1920 in the Atlantic, the Journal of Race Development, and otherperiodicals....

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...

Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

by Henry David Thoreau & Robin Field Blackstone Publishing (June 11, 2009)

In the early spring of 1845, Henry David Thoreau built and lived in a cabin near the shore of Walden Pond in rural Massachusetts. For the next two years, he enacted his own Transcendentalist experiment, living...

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...