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A House Is a Body: Stories Audiobook

A House Is a Body: Stories

Author: Shruti Swamy Narrator: Soneela Nankani Release Date: August 2020

'This collection will change the way all stories-short and long-are told, written, and consumed.' -KIESE LAYMON, author of Heavy In two-time O. Henry-prize winner Swamy's debut collection of stories, dreams collide with reality, modernity collides with antiquity, myth with true identity, and women grapple with desire, with ego, with motherhood and mortality. In 'Earthly Pleasures,' Radika, a young painter living alone in San Francisco, begins a secret romance with one of India's biggest celebrities. In 'A Simple Composition,' a husband's moment of crisis leads to his wife's discovery of a dark, ecstatic joy and the sense of a new beginning. In the title story, an exhausted mother watches, distracted and paralyzed, as a California wildfire approaches her home. With a knife blade's edge and precision, the stories of A House Is a Body travel from India to America and back again to reveal the small moments of beauty, pain, and power that contain the world. 'The beauty and timeless grace of these stories will always speak for themselves.' -PETER ORNER, author of Maggie Brown & Others

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Here the Dark Audiobook

Here the Dark

Author: David Bergen Narrator: Michael Braun Release Date: August 2020

From the streets of Danang, Vietnam, where a boy falls in with a young American missionary, to fishermen lost on the islands of Honduras, to the Canadian prairies, where an aging rancher finds himself smitten and a teenage boy's infatuation reveals his naiveté, the short stories in Here the Dark chronicle the geographies of both place and heart. Featuring a novella about a young woman torn between faith and doubt in a cloistered Mennonite community, David Bergen's latest deftly renders complex moral ambiguities and asks what it means to be lost-and how, through grace, we can be found.

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Dubliners Audiobook

Dubliners

Author: James Joyce Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: August 2020

'Dubliners' is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, which was first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The initial stories in the collection are narrated by child protagonists, and as the stories continue, they deal with the lives and concerns of progressively older people. This is in line with Joyce's tripartite division of the collection into childhood, adolescence, and maturity.

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Tales from the Tumbleweed: Grandmother's Demon Audiobook

Tales from the Tumbleweed: Grandmother's Demon

Author: Sebastian Schug Narrator: Johnny B. Hernandez Release Date: August 2020

An old and homely grandmother accidentally summons a demon. She mistakes him for her gothic-phase teenage grandson and takes care of him. The demon decides to stay at its new home. “Tales from the Tumbleweed” is a short-story series archiving some of the most heartfelt, engaging, and mold-breaking stories social media has to offer. Sebastian Schug Publishing © assumes no copyright(s), ownership, or otherwise registered trademark(s) of the following material, and is intended to be both published and/or sold as a literary dedication. Given the nature of particular posts, threads, stories, and online happenings such as these to become easily lost within the ether of the internet, Sebastian Schug Publishing © wishes to publish such material in an attempt to create an archive.

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Twice Told Tales (Unabridged) Audiobook

Twice Told Tales (Unabridged)

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Narrator: Brian Morris Release Date: August 2020

Twice-Told Tales is a short story collection in two volumes by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The first was published in the spring of 1837, and the second in 1842. The stories had all been previously published in magazines and annuals, hence the name. The title, Twice-Told Tales, was based on a line from William Shakespeare's The Life and Death of King John (Act 3, scene 4): 'Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, / Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.' The quote referenced may also be Hawthorne's way of acknowledging a belief that many of his stories were ironic retellings of familiar tropes. The book was published by the American Stationers' Company on March 6, 1837; its cover price was one dollar. Hawthorne had help in promoting the book from Elizabeth Peabody. She sent copies of the collection to William Wordsworth as well as to Horace Mann, hoping that Mann could get Hawthorne a job writing stories for schoolchildren.

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An Exotic Sandwich Audiobook

An Exotic Sandwich

Author: Martin Lundqvist Narrator: Elaine Hidayat, Martin Lundqvist Release Date: August 2020

The self-proclaimed womanizer Marko Dodgyvich finds out the hard way that his charms are failing when a wager about an exotic sandwhich lands him in the hospital. What did he just eat?

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The Dressmaker’s Doll: An Agatha Christie Short Story Audiobook

The Dressmaker’s Doll: An Agatha Christie Short Story

Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Anna Massey Release Date: August 2020

A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time on audio. What is the mystery of the velvet-suited doll that appears to move from place to place? Is someone responsible, or can it be possible that it possesses its own sinister qualities?

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Cuentos completos Audiobook

Cuentos completos

Author: Jorge Luis Borges Narrator: Gerardo Prat Release Date: August 2020

Todos los cuentos de Borges reunidos en un audiolibro Poeta, ensayista y narrador, Borges es una de las figuras primordiales de la literatura universal. Ahora se reúnen en este audiolibro todos sus cuentos, uno de los legados más influyentes y deslumbrantes de la literatura occidental. El universo borgiano, con sus espejos, laberintos, tigres, bibliotecas, gauchos, o máscaras, es ya uno de los paisajes fundamentales del siglo XX. En este audiolibro se encuentran obras maestras como El jardín de los senderos que se bifurcan, Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote, Funes el memorioso, El Sur, El Aleph o Ulrica. Escuchar estos cuentos supone releer la historia de la humanidad y emprender una de las aventuras más enriquecedoras, bellas y emocionantes de todos los tiempos. Lo mejor de Jorge Luis Borges disponible para escuchar donde quieras.

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Kisah Tirai Wajah Dewi Pachamama Audiobook

Kisah Tirai Wajah Dewi Pachamama

Author: Elaine Hidayat, Martin Lundqvist Narrator: Elaine Hidayat Release Date: August 2020

Cerita pendek ini adalah kisah tentang Martin dan Elaine, pasangan yang berpergi ke Amerika Utara untuk mencari mitos artefak orang Inca.

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Short Stories - Volume Two Audiobook

Short Stories - Volume Two

Raconteurs Audio and Spoken Realms team up once again to bring this second collection of short stories by H. G. Wells to audio. Written between 1894 and 1902, this anthology of thirteen stories delves into botany, flying machines, travel, distant lands and customs, virology, magic, taxidermy, journalism—and there’s even a ghost story. The collection contains: “The Dream of Armageddon” – read by Greg Wagland“The Sea Raiders” – read by Nigel Patterson“In the Avu Observatory” – read by Malk Williams“The Plattner Story” – read by Liam Gerrard“The Stolen Bacillus” – read by Tim Bruce“Aepyornis Island” – read by James Gillies“The Purple Pileus” – read by Helen Lloyd“The Flowering of a Strange Orchid” – read by Greg Wagland“The Moth” – read by Nigel Patterson“The Crystal Egg” – read by Malk Williams“The Triumphs of a Taxidermist” – read by Liam Gerrard“The Obliterated Man” – read by Tim Bruce“The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost” – read by James Gillies Warning: “Aepyornis Island” includes words which, though in common usage at the time it was written, may now cause offence.

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Burnt Tongues Audiobook

Burnt Tongues

Author: Chuck Palahniuk, Dennis Widmyer, Richard Thomas Narrator: Full Cast Release Date: August 2020

This collection of transgressive stories has been compiled through a rigorous nomination and vetting process and hand-selected by Chuck Palahniuk, author of Fight Club, as the best of The Cult workshop.These stories run the gamut from horrific and fantastic to humorous and touching, but each leaves a lasting impression. Some may say even a scar.

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In the Forest of Forgetting Audiobook

In the Forest of Forgetting

Author: Theodora Goss Narrator: Esther Wane Release Date: July 2020

Theodora Goss's first major short story collection showcases such stories as 'The Rose in Twelve Petals,' 'The Rapid Advance of Sorrow,' 'Lily, With Clouds,' 'In the Forest of Forgetting,' 'Sleeping With Bears,' and many more.

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