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Author: William T. Vollmann
Release Date: February 18, 2020
The National Book Award winning author returns to his original fictional territory--the lives of the dispossessed in San Francisco--with a parable about the limitations of desire and life at the margins of societyIn such earlier works of fiction as T...
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Author: Jasmon Drain
Release Date: January 21, 2020
A blazingly original story collection about the interconnected lives of the residents of a public housing project on the South Side of Chicago “The residents and their buoyant dreams are documented, celebrated, honored. I bow to this write...
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Author: Kevin Barry | Narrator: Kevin Barry
Release Date: September 17, 2019
From the acclaimed author of the international sensations City of Bohane and Beatlebone, a striking and gorgeous new novel of two aging criminals at the butt ends of their damage-filled careers. A superbly melancholic melody of a novel full of beauti...
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Author: Ernesto QuiƱonez | Narrator: Daniel JosƩ Molina
Release Date: September 03, 2019
A uniquely dark, coming-of-age novel rife with urban magical realism, love, and redemption, from the author of Bodega Dreams When Julio, a teenager living in Spanish Harlem, hears that Taina, a pregnant fifteen-year-old from his high school claims to...
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Author: Seth Fried | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: March 19, 2019
A novel about an unlikely pair of lonely outsiders--one human, one AI--on an adventure to save the great American city of Metropolis written by "one of the most exciting new voices in fiction" (Charles Yu)*Named one of the best books of the month by ...
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Author: Danzy Senna | Narrator: Kristen Ariza
Release Date: November 06, 2018
Danzy Senna's Symptomatic is now available for the first time in audio!A young woman moves to New York City for what promises to be a dream job. Displaced, she feels unsure of her fit in the world. Then comes a look of recognition, a gesture of frien...
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Author: Tom Wolfe | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: July 17, 2018
The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize...
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Author: Joseph O'Neill | Narrator: Various
Release Date: June 12, 2018
A masterly collection of eleven stories about the way we live now from the best-selling author of Netherland.From bourgeois facial-hair trends to parental sleep deprivation, Joseph O’Neill closely observes the mores of his characters, whose vac...
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Author: Jarett Kobek | Narrator: Lauren Fortgang and Michael Crouch
Release Date: August 15, 2017
“A brilliant re-creation of a disappeared New York of cheap rents, club kids and Bret Easton Ellis. . . . You can’t stop time’s passage, this absorbing novel reminds us. You can only find someone to love to help you survive it.&rdqu...
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Author: B.G. Firmani | Narrator: Emily Rankin
Release Date: May 02, 2017
Eighties New York springs to gritty, vibrant life in this piercingly romantic and compulsively readable coming-of-age novel. A beautiful, sad, funny, altogether bewitching debut Francesca "Chess" Varani is an ultra-bright, sassy, but vulnerable Barna...
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Author: John Freeman Gill | Narrator: John Freeman Gill
Release Date: March 21, 2017
Hilarious and poignant, The Gargoyle Hunters is a love letter to a vanishing city, and a deeply emotional story of fathers and sons. Intimately portraying New York’s elbow-jostling relationship with time, the novel solves the mystery of a braze...
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Author: E.L. Doctorow | Narrator: John Rubinstein, Jesse Bernstein and Joshua Swanson
Release Date: January 10, 2017
A superb collection of fifteen stories by an American master, E. L. Doctorow—the author of Ragtime, The March, The Book of Daniel, and Billy Bathgate   He has been called “a national treasure” by George Saunders. Doctorow&rsquo...
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