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Author: Aharon Appelfeld and Stuart Schoffman
Release Date: January 14, 2020
From "fiction's foremost chronicler of the Holocaust" (Philip Roth), a haunting novel about an unforgettable group of Jewish partisans fighting the Nazis during World War II.Battling numbing cold, ever-present hunger, and German soldiers determined t...
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Author: Monique Truong | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, Adenrele Ojo, Emily Woo Zeller and Lisa Flanagan
Release Date: September 03, 2019
An ingenious reimagining of Greek-Irish writer Lafcadio Hearn's migratory life through the voices of the women who knew him best, and who testify to their own remarkable journeysA Greek woman tells of how she willed herself out of her father's cloist...
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Author: Amanda Lee Koe | Narrator: Orlagh Cassidy and Amanda Lee Koe
Release Date: July 09, 2019
Named a most anticipated book of the summer by ELLE, USA Today, Thrillist, Kirkus, and LitHubA dazzling debut novel following the lives of three groundbreaking women--Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong, and Leni Riefenstahl--cinema legends who...
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Author: Jeanne Mackin | Narrator: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
Release Date: June 25, 2019
An American woman becomes entangled in the intense rivalry between iconic fashion designers Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli in this vivid novel from the acclaimed author of The Beautiful American.Paris, 1938. Coco Chanel and Elsa Schiaparelli are f...
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Author: John Burnham Schwartz | Narrator: John Burnham Schwartz, Mark Bramhall and Kathleen Gati
Release Date: April 30, 2019
Running from her father’s brutal legacy, Joseph Stalin’s daughter defects to the United States during the turbulence of the 1960s. For fans of We Were the Lucky Ones and A Gentleman in Moscow, this sweeping historical novel and unexpected...
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Author: Oscar Zeta Acosta | Narrator: Henry Leyva
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's "Dr. Gonzo," a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appeti...
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Author: Oscar Zeta Acosta | Narrator: Henry Leyva
Release Date: April 02, 2019
The further adventures of "Dr. Gonzo" as he defends the "cucarachas" -- the Chicanos of East Los Angeles.Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano lawyer a...
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Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti | Narrator: Peter Coyote
Release Date: March 19, 2019
"Ferlinghetti has not just survived for a century: He epitomizes the American culture of that century. . .The story of Little Boy echo[es] a great national question. . .Who, little boys and girls, juvenile yet old, do we think we are?"&mdas...
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Author: Stephanie Marie Thornton | Narrator: Elizabeth Wiley
Release Date: March 12, 2019
“As juicy and enlightening as a page in Meghan Markle's diary.”—InStyle“Presidential darling, America’s sweetheart, national rebel: Teddy Roosevelt’s swashbuckling daughter Alice springs to life in this raucous ant...
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Author: Christopher Castellani | Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: February 12, 2019
"Blazing . . . casts a spell right from the start." --Dwight Garner, The New York Times"A timeless and heartbreaking love story." --Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere"An extraordinary book." --Lauren Groff, author of FloridaIlluminating on...
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Author: Elizabeth Letts | Narrator: Ann Marie Lee and Elizabeth Letts
Release Date: February 12, 2019
This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum’s intrepid wife, Maud.“A breathtaking read that will transport you over the rai...
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Author: Stephanie Barron | Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Release Date: January 29, 2019
The Paris Wife meets PBS’s Victoria in this enthralling novel of the life and loves of one of history’s most remarkable women: Winston Churchill’s scandalous American mother, Jennie Jerome. Wealthy, privileged, and fiercely indepen...
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