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Author: Victor Sebestyen | Narrator: Jonathan Aris
Release Date: November 07, 2017
Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures of the twentieth century but also a fascinating portrait of Lenin the man.
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Author: John Banville | Narrator: Amy Finegan
Release Date: November 07, 2017
From the Man Booker Prize-winning author of The Sea, a dazzling and audacious new novel that extends the story of Isabel Archer, the heroine of Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady, into unexpected territory.

Isabel Archer is a young American woman, swept off to Europe in the late nineteenth century by an aunt who hopes to round out the impetuous but naïve girl's experience of the world.
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Author: Maya Jasanoff | Narrator: Laurel Lekfow
Release Date: November 07, 2017
“Enlightening, compassionate, superb” —John Le Carré

New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017

A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization and our own, from one of the most exciting young historians writing today

Migration, terrorism, the tensions between global capitalism and nationalism, and a communications revolution.
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Author: Gordon S. Wood | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: October 24, 2017
New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.
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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: October 10, 2017
#1 New York Times bestseller

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 Top Ten Book of 2017

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S.
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Author: Masha Gessen | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: October 03, 2017
WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWLOS ANGELES TIMES, WASHINGTON POSTBOSTON GLOBESEATTLE TIMESCHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, NEWSWEEK, PASTE, and POP SUGAR


The essential journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy.
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Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates | Narrator: Beresford Bennett
Release Date: October 03, 2017
In these “urgently relevant essays,”* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election of Donald Trump.
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Author: James McBride | Narrator: Arthur Morey, Dominic Hoffman, Prentice Onayemi and Nile Bullock
Release Date: September 26, 2017
One of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017

“A pinball machine zinging with sharp dialogue, breathtaking plot twists and naughty humor... McBride at his brave and joyous best.” —New York Times Book Review

Exciting new fiction from James McBride, the first since his National Book Award–winning novel The Good Lord Bird.
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Author: Franklin Foer | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: September 12, 2017
New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017

Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence.


Over the past few decades there has been a revolution in terms of who controls knowledge and information.
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Author: Gabriel Tallent | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Release Date: August 29, 2017
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 
NBCC JOHN LEONARD PRIZE FINALIST
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES'S MOST NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2017
ONE OF THE WASHINGTON POST’S MOST NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2017
ONE OF NPR’S ‘GREAT READS’ OF 2017
A USA TODAY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
AN AMAZON.
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Author: Ayobami Adebayo | Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Release Date: August 22, 2017
A New York Times Notable Book

"A stunning debut novel." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

This celebrated, unforgettable first novel (“A bright, big-hearted demonstration of female spirit.” –The Guardian), shortlisted for the prestigious Women's Prize for Fiction and set in Nigeria, gives voice to both husband and wife as they tell the story of their marriage--and the forces that threaten to tear it apart.
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Author: Kamila Shamsie | Narrator: Tania Rodrigues
Release Date: August 15, 2017
“Ingenious… Builds to one of the most memorable final scenes I’ve read in a novel this century.” —The New York Times

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, NPR, VOGUE, BOSTON GLOBE, THE ST LOUIS POST-DISPATCH,  SOUTHERN LIVING, DAILY BEAST, PASTE MAGAZINE, THE GUARDIAN AND BOOKPAGE

The suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences

Isma is free.
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