Readings Recommends: Audio Books
Selected Shorts: New American Stories
A diverse selection of stories of contemporary American life and
dreams lost and then found, this audio CD from the acclaimed
Selected Shorts series features works from four of today’s most
talented authors: Sherman Alexie,...
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe...
Bring Up the Bodies
The sequel to the Man Booker-winning Wolf Hall.
Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World
Lewis intelligently--and humorously--explains the global effects of the economic crisis in Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World.
Art Of Fielding Unabridged Audio
A wonderful, warm novel from a major new American voice.
A Monster Calls
Costa Award winner Patrick Ness spins a tale from the final idea of much-loved Carnegie Medal winner Siobhan Dowd, whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself. Darkly mischievous and painfully funny, A...
The new novel from the author of The Corrections.
In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the Civil Rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and...
Game of Thrones
In this absorbing tale, a long-ago event has thrown the seasons into disarray, and the royal house of Starks has a motto befitting the kingdom's volatile conditions: Winter is coming, Prophetically, it becomes a metaphor for the...
A Clash of Kings
In this thrilling sequel to A Game of Thrones --the basis for the hit HBO original series--Martin has created a work of unsurpassed vision, power, and imagination. A Clash of Kings transports listeners to a world of revelry and...
The Adjustment Bureau
The Adjustment Team is the basis for the Universal Pictures feature film The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt, opening in theaters on March 11th. This collection also includes Impostor, Planet for...
Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
From the New York Times -bestselling author of A Crack in the Edge of the World and Krakatoa comes this epic look at the Atlantic Ocean--its history, geography, importance, and wealth of stories.
Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time
Told from the perspective of a 15-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling audiobook weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a...
Never Let Me Go
Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were pupils at Hailsham. The children there were tenderly sheltered from the outside world. But for what reason were they really there? It is only years later that Kathy, now aged 31, finally allows herself...
The Lovely Bones
From the author of the stunning memoir, Lucky, comes a fiction debut narrated from heaven. Starting with the first chapter, 14-year-old Susie Salmon recounts her rape and murder and watches her family as they cope with their...
The Broom of the System
The mysterious disappearance of her great-grandmother and 25 other elderly residents of a nursing home only compounds the small catastrophes that threaten to elevate Lenore Stonecipher Beadsman's search for love and...
Describes the dynamics of power, leadership and strategy. This book argues that sometimes it is necessary to abandon ethics to succeed. It is suitable for strategists, politicians and business people.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
McMurphy is a life-loving fighter who rallies the other mental patients around him to challenge the dictatorship of Big Nurse in what becomes a struggle for the minds and hearts of men. Includes a bonus author interview from ...
Fahrenheit 451 Unabridged Audio
The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were burning--along with the houses in which they were hidden. Then he met a professor who told him of a future in which people could think--and Guy Montag suddenly realized...
In June 1940 France fell to the Nazis. This novel explores the effects of this momentous event on the lives of ordinary Parisians and the inhabitants of a small rural community under occupation. It conjures up a cast of characters...
Things Fall Apart
Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart . This edition includes three interviews with Chinua Achebe as well as essays and responses on Things Fall Apart and the author, the...
The White Tiger
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2008.
The Black Book
FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE INTRODUCTION READ BY IAN RANKIN. The 5th Inspector Rebus novel from the award-winning No.1 bestselling author.
8th Confession: (Women’s Murder Club 8)
In stark contrast, few people seem as interested when a local hero, Bagman Jesus, is brutally murdered. Reporter Cindy soon becomes interested in his story: his work with the homeless of San Fransisco was admirable. He was loved...
McCarthy paints a bleak vision of a post-apocalyptic America; a land where no hope remains. This book presents an exploration of human behavior - from ultimate destructiveness to extreme tenderness.
The Dig Tree
In 1860, an eccentric Irish police officer named Robert O'Hara Burke led a cavalcade of camels, wagons and men out of Melbourne. Accompanied by William Wills, a shy English scientist, he was prepared to risk everything to become...
No Country for Old Men
Llewelyn Moss goes on the run after being tempted by the bounty of a drug deal gone awry. A thrilling sequence of events ensues as a ruthless hitman and benevolent sheriff trail him in a nail-biting and suspenseful chase that will...
The Alchemist CD
At last -- the unabridged recording of this timeless bestseller that has sold millions. To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation , This quotation taken from The Alchemist sums up the focus of the book. The journey...
Three Men in a Boat
Excerpt: ... to tell you the truth, my man
The Art of War
As a study of the anatomy of organizations in conflict, this book applies to competition and conflict in general, on various levels from the interpersonal to the international. Its aim is invincibility, victory without battle, and...
The Arthur Miller Audio Collection
In celebration of Caedmon Audio's 50th anniversary, two of Miller's most influential plays are together in one CD box set. A 1965 recording of Death of a Salesman features Lee J. Cobb and Dustin Hoffman. Recorded in 1972, this...
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