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Author: Jack Kerouac | Narrator: Ethan Hawke
Release Date: February 04, 2020
Jack Kerouac’s classic novel about friendship, the search for meaning, and the allure of natureFirst published in 1958, a year after On the Road put the Beat Generation on the map, The Dharma Bums stands as one of Jack Kerouac's most powerful a...
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Author: Aharon Appelfeld and Stuart Schoffman | Narrator: Michael Crouch
Release Date: January 14, 2020
From "fiction's foremost chronicler of the Holocaust" (Philip Roth), here is 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 dete...
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Author: Monique Truong | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell, Adenrele Ojo, Emily Woo Zeller and Lisa Flanagan
Release Date: September 03, 2019
"A sublime, many-voiced novel of voyage and reinvention" (Anthony Marra)"[Truong] imagines the extraordinary lives of three women who loved an extraordinary man [and] creates distinct, engaging voices for these women" (Kirkus Reviews)A Greek woman te...
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Author: Amanda Lee Koe | Narrator: Orlagh Cassidy and Amanda Lee Koe
Release Date: July 09, 2019
An NPR Best Book of the YearA dazzling debut novel following the lives of three groundbreaking women--Marlene Dietrich, Anna May Wong, and Leni Riefenstahl--cinema legends who lit up the twentieth centuryAt a chance encounter at a Berlin soir&ea...
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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
From the famed publisher and poet, author of the million-copy-selling collection A Coney Island of the Mind, his literary last will and testament -- part autobiography, part summing up, part Beat-inflected torrent of language and feeling, and all mag...
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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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