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Listen to these classic children's stories, thrilling mysteries, outrageous memoirs, and fantastic fiction, all brought to life in audio by the dramatic talents of a wide range of famous, great actors and actresses.

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By Nightfall

A Novel

Like his legendary, Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Hours, Michael Cunningham’s masterly new novel is a heartbreaking look at the way we live now. Full of...

By Michael Cunningham and Hugh Dancy

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Heart of the Matter

In alternating, pitch-perfect points of view, Emily Giffin creates a moving, luminous story of good people caught in untenable circumstances.

By Emily Giffin and Cynthia Nixon

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Look Again

Reporter Ellen Gleeson is on a quest to determine whether her adopted son and the boy in a “Have You Seen This Child?” flyer are one and the same....

".... Listeners will be wholly absorbed by this moving story."--Publishers Weekly   "Narrated by actress Mary..."

By Lisa Scottoline and Mary Stuart Masterson

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Elegy for April

A Novel

Quirke—the hard-drinking Dublin pathologist—is back, and he's determined to find his daughter's best friend, a well-connected young doctor....

By Benjamin Black and Timothy Dalton

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Polar Bear, Polar Bear (Book & CD Set)

The rollicking companion to bestselling children's book Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

By Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

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Brown Bear & Friends

This wonderful compilation brings together four beloved Bear books read by Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

By Bill Martin Jr., Eric Carle and Gwyneth Paltrow

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The Cricket in Times Square

Streetwise city mouse Tucker and his friend Harry Cat show country Chester Cricket around New York City in this charming tale. 

"...are charmingly detailed by George Selden in his Newbery Honor book...Narrated here by Tony Shaloub..."

By George Selden and Tony Shalhoub

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Christine Falls

A Novel

In the debut crime novel from the Booker Prize-winning author, a Dublin pathologist follows the corpse of a mysterious woman into the heart of a conspiracy...

By Benjamin Black and Timothy Dalton

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The Silver Swan

A Novel

Quirke returns in another spellbinding crime novel, in which a young woman’s dubious suicide sets off a new string of hazards and deceptions.

"...a slick of despair over his carefully plotted narrative, the characters all seeming to yearn..."

By Benjamin Black and Timothy Dalton

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Lush Life

A Novel

From a great American realist—the author of Clockers and co-writer of The Wire—a riveting story of two urban worlds in collision

"...is wonderfully realized by narrator Bobby Cannavale. The reading is the stuff that makes audiobooks..."

By Richard Price and Bobby Cannavale

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The One and Only Shrek!

Shrek, a horrid little ogre, goes out into the world to find adventure and along the way encounters a witch, a knight in armor, a dragon, and, finally, a...

"..., performances by Streep and Tucci." - PW (starred review)   "I did, I admit, compare my narrative..."

By William Steig, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci

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Up Till Now

The Autobiography

The riotous, self-deprecating story of William Shatner's life, by the man himself

"...The riotous, self-deprecating story of William Shatner's life, by the man himself. This is the story of William Shatner’s half-century career and private life. The audio will take readers from the streets of Montreal to regional theatre, where Shatner was once called upon to replace Christopher Plummer as Henry V— in a role he had never rehearsed, with actors he had never met. It will describe his early TV work and movies, among them Roger Corman’s The Intruder, a movie about racism film..."

By William Shatner and David Fisher

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A Wolf at the Table

A Memoir of My Father

The #1 bestselling author of Running with Scissors and Dry returns with a most unexpected and powerful memoir.

"...The #1 bestselling author of Running with Scissors and Dry returns with a most unexpected and powerful memoir.. Nominated for the 2009 Audiobook of the Year “As a little boy, I had a dream that my..."

By Augusten Burroughs, Patti Smith, Sea Wolf, Ingrid Michaelson and Tegan Quin

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The Story of a Marriage

A Novel

From the bestselling author of The Confessions of Max Tivoli, a love story full of secrets and astonishments set in fifties San Francisco

By Andrew Sean Greer and S. Epatha Merkerson

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James Herriot's Treasury for Children

Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriot's Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian's delightful tales for young listeners. From the springtime frolic of Oscar,...

"...edition will make a wonderful gift for all readers, great and small.. "Jim Dale reads the stories..."

By James Herriot and Jim Dale

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The Abstinence Teacher

The rich new novel by the bestselling author of Little Children, Joe College, and Election

By Tom Perrotta and Campbell Scott

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Emotional Awareness

Overcoming the Obstacles to Psychological Balance and Compassion

In this unparalleled series of conversations, the Dalai Lama and Ekman prod and push toward answers to the central questions of emotional experience. ...

By Dalai Lama, Paul Ekman, Ph.D. and Richard Gere

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Tree of Smoke

A Novel

Twenty-five years in the making, a dark, indelible epic of the American empire in decline from the author of Jesus’ Son, “one of the best and most compelling...

"...the Vietcong—and the disasters that befall him thanks to his famous uncle, a war hero known..."

By Denis Johnson and Will Patton

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Baby Proof

The smash-hit New York Times bestselling novel that explores the question: Is there ever a deal breaker when it comes to true love? Now available at a new low...

By Emily Giffin and Cynthia Nixon

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Heartsick

In this riveting debut thriller, Chelsea Cain introduces an unforgettable female serial killer and a homicide detective more human than heroic

By Chelsea Cain and Carolyn McCormick

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Sweetheart

Gretchen Lowell, the world's most beautiful serial killer, has escaped from prison in this unpredictable, edge-of-your-seat story.

By Chelsea Cain and Carolyn McCormick

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The Race

Can an honest man become President? In a timely and provocative novel, a maverick Republican candidate takes on the ruthless machinery of American politics...

By Richard North Patterson and Michael Boatman

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