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  1. 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct Audiobook 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct
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  3. A Midwinter Promise Audiobook A Midwinter Promise
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  4. Lessons In Lust Audiobook Lessons In Lust
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  5. Behind the Mask: My Autobiography Audiobook Behind the Mask: My Autobiography
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  6. Peaky Blinders: The Real Story: The new true history of Birmingham's most notorious gangs Audiobook Peaky Blinders: The Real Story: The new true history of Birmingham's most notorious gangs
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  7. The Hunting Party Audiobook The Hunting Party
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  8. The Butterfly Room Audiobook The Butterfly Room
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  9. Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What Audiobook Unstoppable: Transforming Your Mindset to Create Change, Accelerate Results, and Be the Best at What
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  10. The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B Audiobook The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me B
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La ciudad y los perros Audiobook

La ciudad y los perros

Author: Mario Vargas Llosa Narrator: Raúl Alfonso Saco, Sebastián Alvizuri, óscar Meza Release Date: November 2019

La ciudad y los perros es la novela con la que Vargas Llosa, Premio Nobel de Literatura y Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras, alcanzó el reconocimiento internacional. Escúchala ahora. Un grupo de jóvenes que se «educan» en una disciplina militar implacable y violenta, aprenden a sobrevivir en un ambiente que lleva muy arraigados los prejuicios raciales y las diferencias entre clases sociales y económicas; donde todos se muestran como no son en realidad y la transgresión de las normas parece ser la única salida. Pero La ciudad y los perros no solamente es una diatriba contra la brutalidad ejercida en un grupo de jóvenes alumnos del Colegio Militar Leoncio Prado, también es un ataque frontal al concepto erróneo de la virilidad, de sus funciones y de las consecuencias de una educación castrense malentendida. Aunada a la brutalidad propia de la vida militar, a lo largo de las páginas de esta extraordinaria novela, la vehemencia y la pasión de la juventud se desbocan hasta llegar a una furia, una rabia y un fanatismo que anulan toda su sensibilidad. El libro más violento de Mario Vargas Llosa. Premio Biblioteca Breve 1962. Considerada una de las mejores novelas en español del siglo XX. Traducida a más de treinta idiomas. Un título imprescindible de la literatura hispanoamericana En La ciudad y los perros, Mario Vargas Llosa demuestra una madurez literaria extraordinaria que en adelante irá en aumento hasta alcanzar un estilo depuradísimo y un sitio de primera fila entre los escritores contemporáneos. Las mejores novelas de Mario Vargas Llosa disponibles en formato audiolibro.

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Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop Audiobook

Love Unknown: The Life and Worlds of Elizabeth Bishop

Author: Thomas Travisano Narrator: Bronson Pinchot Release Date: November 2019

An illuminating new biography of one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop's friend James Merrill once observed that 'Elizabeth had more talent for life-and for poetry-than anyone else I've known.' This new biography reveals just how she learned to marry her talent for life with her talent for writing in order to create a brilliant array of poems, prose, and letters-a remarkable body of work that would make her one of America's most beloved and celebrated poets. In Love Unknown, Thomas Travisano, founding president of the Elizabeth Bishop Society, tells the story of the famous poet and traveler's life. Bishop moved through extraordinary mid-twentieth century worlds with relationships among an extensive international array of literati, visual artists, musicians, scholars, and politicians-along with a cosmopolitan gay underground that was then nearly invisible to the dominant culture. Drawing on fresh interviews and newly discovered manuscript materials, Travisano illuminates that the 'art of losing' that Bishop celebrated with such poignant irony in her poem, 'One Art,' perhaps her most famous, was linked in equal part to an 'art of finding,' that Bishop's art and life was devoted to the sort of encounters and epiphanies that so often appear in her work. Cover photograph: courtesy of Elizabeth Bishop Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College

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Writers: Their Lives and Works Audiobook

Writers: Their Lives and Works

Author: Dk Narrator: Karen Cass Release Date: November 2019

From Shakespeare and Jane Austen to Gabriel García Márquez and Toni Morrison, delve into more than 100 biographies of the world's greatest writers. Each featured novelist, playwright, or poet has biographical entries tracing the friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired each individual and influenced their work, revealing insights into the larger-than-life characters, plots, and evocative settings that they created. This audiobook introduces the key ideas, themes, and literary techniques of each writer, revealing the imaginations and personalities behind some of the world's greatest novels, short stories, poems, and plays. With a foreword introduction written and narrated by James Naughtie, and covering an eclectic range of authors from the Middle Ages to the present day, Writers provides a compelling glimpse of the lives and loves of each great writer. With Karen Cass' rich narration, Writers: Their Lives and Works is an audiobook not to be missed. Cass has narrated over two hundred and fifty audiobooks. Whilst training at LAMDA Karen won the Evelyn Laye Award for Best Actress in a Musical and was Runner-Up in the BBC Carleton Hobbs Radio Award. She made her professional acting debut with the Northern Stage Company in Newcastle, and while studying Modern Languages at Cambridge University she also acted with the 'Cambridge Footlights' and worked as a presenter for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. © 2018 Dorling Kindersley Ltd © 2019 DK Audio

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Grandmothers Audiobook

Grandmothers

Author: Salley Vickers Narrator: Barbara Flynn Release Date: November 2019

Brought to you by Penguin. The new novel from Salley Vickers, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Librarian. Grandmothers is the story of three very different women and their relationship with the younger generation: fiercely independent Nan, who leads a secret life as an award-winning poet when she is not teaching her grandson Billy how to lie; glamorous Blanche, deprived of the company of her beloved granddaughter Kitty by her hostile daughter-in-law, who finds solace in rebellious drinking and shoplifting; and shy, bookish Minna who in the safety of shepherd's hut shares with her surrogate granddaughter Rose her passion for reading. The outlook of all three women subtly alters when through their encounters with each other they discover that the past is always with us and that we go on learning and changing until the very end. Grandmothers is a beautifully observed, sometimes subversive, often tender and elegiac novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Librarian. 'Vickers sees with a clear eye and writes with a light hand. She's a presence worth cherishing in the ranks of modern novelists.' Philip Pullman 'Vickers has a formidable knack for laying open the human heart' Sunday Times

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Pity the Reader: On Writing With Style Audiobook

Pity the Reader: On Writing With Style

Author: Kurt Vonnegut, Suzanne Mcconnell Narrator: Karen White Release Date: November 2019

The art and craft of writing by one of the few grandmasters of American literature, a bonanza for writers and readers written by Kurt Vonnegut's former student. Here is an entirely new side of Kurt Vonnegut, Vonnegut as a teacher of writing. Of course he's given us glimpses before, with aphorisms and short essays and articles and in his speeches. But never before has an entire book been devoted to Kurt Vonnegut the teacher. Here is pretty much everything Vonnegut ever said or wrote having to do with the writing art and craft, altogether a healing, a nourishing expedition. McConnell has outfitted us for the journey, and in these thirty-seven chapters covers the waterfront of how one American writer brought himself to the pinnacle of the writing art, and we can all benefit as a result. Kurt Vonnegut was one of the few grandmasters of American literature, whose novels continue to influence new generations about the ways in which our imaginations can help us to live. Few aspects of his contribution have not been plumbed-fourteen novels, collections of his speeches, his essays, his letters, his plays-so this fresh view of him, written by a former student, is a bonanza for writers and readers and Vonnegut fans everywhere.

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Flowers in the Attic: 40th Anniversary Edition Audiobook

Flowers in the Attic: 40th Anniversary Edition

Author: V.C. Andrews Narrator: Mena Suvari Release Date: November 2019

Celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the enduring gothic masterpiece Flowers in the Attic—the unforgettable forbidden love story that earned V.C. Andrews a fiercely devoted fan base and became an international cult classic. At the top of the stairs there are four secrets hidden—blond, innocent, and fighting for their lives… They were a perfect and beautiful family—until a heartbreaking tragedy shattered their happiness. Now, for the sake of an inheritance that will ensure their future, the children must be hidden away out of sight, as if they never existed. They are kept in the attic of their grandmother's labyrinthine mansion, isolated and alone. As the visits from their seemingly unconcerned mother slowly dwindle, the four children grow ever closer and depend upon one another to survive both this cramped world and their cruel grandmother. A suspenseful and thrilling tale of family, greed, murder, and forbidden love, Flowers in the Attic is the unputdownable first novel of the epic Dollanganger family saga. The Dollanganger series includes: Flowers in the Attic, Petals in the Wind, If There Be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, Garden of Shadows, Beneath the Attic, and Out of the Attic.

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The Other Windsor Girl: A Novel of Princess Margaret, Royal Rebel Audiobook

The Other Windsor Girl: A Novel of Princess Margaret, Royal Rebel

Author: Georgie Blalock Narrator: Ann Marie Gideon Release Date: November 2019

If you love The Crown, then this is the audiobook for you! Diana, Catherine, Meghan...glamorous Princess Margaret outdid them all. Springing into post-World War II society, and quite naughty and haughty, she lived in a whirlwind of fame and notoriety. Georgie Blalock captures the fascinating, fast-living princess and her "set" as seen through the eyes of one of her ladies-in-waiting. In dreary, post-war Britain, Princess Margaret captivates everyone with her cutting edge fashion sense and biting quips. The royal socialite, cigarette holder in one hand, cocktail in the other, sparkles in the company of her glittering entourage of wealthy young aristocrats known as the Margaret Set, but her outrageous lifestyle conflicts with her place as Queen Elizabeth's younger sister. Can she be a dutiful princess while still dazzling the world on her own terms? Post-war Britain isn't glamorous for The Honorable Vera Strathmore. While writing scandalous novels, she dreams of living and working in New York, and regaining the happiness she enjoyed before her fiancé was killed in the war. A chance meeting with the Princess changes her life forever. Vera amuses the princess, and what-or who-Margaret wants, Margaret gets. Soon, Vera gains Margaret's confidence and the privileged position of second lady-in-waiting to the Princess. Thrust into the center of Margaret's social and royal life, Vera watches the princess's love affair with dashing Captain Peter Townsend unfurl. But while Margaret, as a member of the Royal Family, is not free to act on her desires, Vera soon wants the freedom to pursue her own dreams. As time and Princess Margaret's scandalous behavior progress, both women will be forced to choose between status, duty, and love...

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An Irish Country Family: An Irish Country Novel Audiobook

An Irish Country Family: An Irish Country Novel

Author: Patrick Taylor Narrator: John Keating Release Date: November 2019

An Irish Country Family is a charming entry in Patrick Taylor's beloved internationally bestselling Irish Country series. Before Doctor Barry Laverty joined Doctor Fingal O'Reilly's practice in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, he was an intern, working long hours, practicing new medical techniques, falling in love, and learning what is most important in the medical field for a family physician-the bonds of family, friendships, and human kindness. Years later, Barry practices everything he has learned in Ballybucklebo, a lovely village where neighbor looks after neighbor. And while his own efforts to start a family with his wife Sue have been frustrated, the community around him couldn't be stronger as they work together to show their solidarity. Shifting effortlessly between the two time periods, bestselling author Patrick Taylor continues the story of these beloved characters while vividly bringing the daily joys and struggles of this delightful Irish village to life. Praise for narrator John Keating: 'Keating is masterful in his interpretations of the extensive cast of Irish characters...One can easily visualize the verdant green hills and fresh sea air, making a visit with Keating in the driver's seat a jovial trip back in time.' -AudioFile Magazine on An Irish Country Practice 'The charm of Taylor's Irish Country tales is brought to life in John Keating's performance. His Irish lilt will transport listeners straight to Ballybucklebo...Keating's pacing and inflections are perfect as he gives a unique vocal personality to each character.' -AudioFile Magazine on An Irish Country Love Story 'John Keating's wonderful sing-song Irish brogue breathes life and seasonal warmth into this cast of reprobates from the little village of Balleybucklebo...There is enough charm and seasonal warmth in this package to repliate the spirit of the holidays.' -Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Christmas

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The End Of Mr. Y Audiobook

The End Of Mr. Y

Author: Scarlett Thomas Narrator: Kristin Atherton Release Date: November 2019

If you knew a book was cursed, would you read it? When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of The End of Mr. Y in a second-hand bookshop, she can't believe her eyes. She knows enough about its author, the outlandish Victorian scientist Thomas Lumas, to know that copies are exceedingly rare. And, some say, cursed. With Mr. Y under her arm, Ariel finds herself thrust into a thrilling adventure of love, sex, death and time-travel.

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Oligarchy Audiobook

Oligarchy

Author: Scarlett Thomas Narrator: Scarlett Thomas Release Date: November 2019

Oligarchy is Scarlett Thomas's fierce and brilliant new novel about power, privilege and peer pressure. When Natasha, daughter of a Russian oligarch, arrives for her first day at an all-girl boarding school, she finds herself thrown into a world of fierce pecking orders, eating disorders and Instagram angst. Then her friend Bianca mysteriously vanishes, and the world of the school gets ever darker and even weirder. Scarlett Thomas's first adult fiction since 2015 is a major return. Wildly frank, funny and full of humanity, Oligarchy reminds us how insightful, vulnerable, brilliant and misunderstood teenagers are, never more so than now.

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Sí, si es contigo Audiobook

Sí, si es contigo

Author: Calle Y Poché Narrator: Calle Y Poché Release Date: November 2019

'Sí, si es contigo es una novela de un amor (im)posible'. Prólogo de Amalia Andrade Es una novela sobre el primer amor, y todo lo doloroso y maravilloso que eso implica.

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Dutch: The First of a Trilogy Audiobook

Dutch: The First of a Trilogy

Author: Kwame Teague, Teri Woods Narrator: K. C. Release Date: November 2019

Newark, New Jersey, District Attorney Anthony Jacobs is confident of the witnesses and associates he has gathered to testify and vows to bring to justice Bernard James, Jr., Newark's most notorious gangster. James, also known in the streets as "Dutch," is noted to be the most dangerous criminal to come up in Jersey in the last thirty years. From his experience and skill as a young car thief, Dutch recognized the opportunity to become the ruler of the streets and seized it. Feared by all, and completely fearless, Dutch and his dangerous clique take over the lucrative heroin trade from the clutches of Nigerian drug lord Ojiugo Kazami. With both the respect and protection of the Italian Mafia, Dutch becomes the most terrifying force on the streets. Now he's on trial for allegedly masterminding what the press has dubbed "The Month of Murder," a brutal, thirty-day, killing spree where none were spared. With Dutch facing multiple life sentences and a possible death penalty, the streets are in a mixed uproar of celebration and dread. Will this be the end of Dutch's reign of terror or just the beginning?

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