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15 Great Books That Are Great Audiobooks

  • NONFICTION

    SOLITO

    SEPT. 6, 2022

NONFICTION

SOLITO

by Javier Zamora

Beautifully wrought work that renders the migrant experience into a vivid, immediately accessible portrayal. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE ESCAPE ARTIST

    OCT. 18, 2022

HISTORY

THE ESCAPE ARTIST

by Jonathan Freedland

A powerful story of a true hero who deserves more recognition. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE CANDY HOUSE

    APRIL 5, 2022

FICTION

THE CANDY HOUSE

by Jennifer Egan

A thrilling, endlessly stimulating work that demands to be read and reread. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FINDING ME

    APRIL 26, 2022

NONFICTION

FINDING ME

by Viola Davis

An unvarnished chronicle of hard-won, well-earned success. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    YEARBOOK

    MAY 11, 2021

NONFICTION

YEARBOOK

by Seth Rogen

Fans of Rogen will enjoy his laid-back, whimsical memoir. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    IF I SURVIVE YOU

    SEPT. 6, 2022

FICTION

IF I SURVIVE YOU

by Jonathan Escoffery

A fine debut that looks at the complexities of cultural identity with humor, savvy, and a rich sense of place. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    A COASTLINE IS AN IMMEASURABLE THING

    NOV. 29, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    RIKERS

    JAN. 17, 2023

NONFICTION

RIKERS

by Graham Rayman & Reuven Blau

If there were ever an argument for prison reform, it’s in these pages. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    AN OLIVE GROVE IN ENDS

    MAY 31, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    BAGGAGE

    OCT. 26, 2021

NONFICTION

BAGGAGE

by Alan Cumming

Cathartic and revelatory, Cumming’s memoir will fascinate fans and those who relate to his internal struggle. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    BEWILDERMENT

    SEPT. 21, 2021

FICTION

BEWILDERMENT

by Richard Powers

A touching novel that offers a vital message with uncommon sympathy and intelligence. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY

    OCT. 15, 2019

FICTION

YOUR HOUSE WILL PAY

by Steph Cha

Cha’s storytelling shows how fiction can delicately extract deeper revelations from daily headlines. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED

    AUG. 9, 2022

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

I'M GLAD MY MOM DIED

by Jennette McCurdy

The heartbreaking story of an emotionally battered child delivered with captivating candor and grace. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE SWIMMERS

    FEB. 22, 2022

FICTION

THE SWIMMERS

by Julie Otsuka

The combination of social satire with an intimate portrait of loss and grief is stylistically ambitious and deeply moving. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    AGE OF VICE

    JAN. 3, 2023

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