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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: November 16, 2021
Each working day from January 29 to November 1, 1951, John Steinbeck warmed up to the work of writing East of Eden with a letter to the late Pascal Covici, his friend and editor at The Viking Press. It was his way, he said, of "getting my mental arm ...
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Author: Benjamin Taylor | Narrator: Benjamin Taylor
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award A deeply felt, beautifully crafted meditation on friendship and loss in the vein of A Year of Magical Thinking, and a touching portrait of Philip Roth from his closest friend.I had a baseball question ...
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Author: Sam Greenlee and Natiki Hope Pressley | Narrator: Dion Graham and Natiki Hope Pressley
Release Date: May 19, 2020
A classic in the black literary tradition, The Spook Who Sat by the Door is both a comment on the civil rights problems in the United States in the late 1960s and a serious attempt to focus on the issue of black militancy.Dan Freeman, the "spook who ...
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Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: May 05, 2020
An immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race—and promises to change the way we read American literature—from the acclaimed Nobel Prize winnerMorrison shows how much the theme...
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Author: Cathy Park Hong | Narrator: Cathy Park Hong
Release Date: February 25, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE • A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original explorati...
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Author: Ralph Ellison, John F. Callahan and Marc C. Conner | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman and John F. Callahan
Release Date: December 17, 2019
A radiant collection of letters from the renowned author of Invisible Man that trace the life and mind of a giant of American literature, with insights into the riddle of identity, the writer’s craft, and the story of a changing nation over six...
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Author: Emily Bernard | Narrator: Emily Bernard
Release Date: January 29, 2019
“Blackness is an art, not a science. It is a paradox: intangible and visceral; a situation and a story. It is the thread that connects these essays, but its significance as an experience emerges randomly, unpredictably. . . . Race is the s...
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Nathaniel Philbrick
Release Date: October 25, 2011
The New York Times bestselling author of seagoing epics now celebrates an American classic. Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps r...
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Author: Jack Kerouac | Narrator: Danny Campbell
Release Date: October 07, 2008
In the mid-1950s Jack Kerouac, a lifelong Catholic, became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that had a profound impact on his ideas of spirituality and later found expression in such books as Mexico City Blues and The Dharma Bums. Originally wri...
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