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Author: John Steinbeck, Robert E. Morsberger and Katherine Morsberger | Narrator: Jefferson Mays
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Release Date: January 19, 2016
In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the unruly French. Steinbeck creates around the infamous Pippin the most hilarious royal court ever.
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Author: John Steinbeck and Gary Scharnhorst | Narrator: Richard Poe
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Release Date: July 14, 2015
In his first novel to follow the publication of his enormous success, The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck’s vision comes wonderfully to life in this imaginative and unsentimental chronicle of a bus traveling California’s back roads, transporting the lost and the lonely, the good and the greedy, the stupid and the scheming, the beautiful and the vicious away from their shattered dreams and, possibly, toward the promise of the future.
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Author: Mark Bowden and John Steinbeck | Narrator: Lloyd James
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Release Date: August 28, 2014
Nobel laureate John Steinbeck's bracing from-the-frontlines account of World War II-now with a new cover and introduction

In 1943 John Steinbeck was on assignment for The New York Herald Tribune, writing from Italy and North Africa, and from England in the midst of the London blitz.
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ISBN: 9780698154223
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Author: Robert Pinsky and Dante Alighieri | Narrator: Frank Bidart, Seamus Heaney and Louise GlĂĽck
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Release Date: July 17, 2014
Robert Pinsky's new verse translation of the Inferno makes it clear to the contemporary listener, as no other in English has done, why Dante is universally considered a poet of great power, intensity, and strength. This critically acclaimed translation was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award given by the Academy of American Poets.
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Author: Jo Baker | Narrator: Emma Fielding
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Release Date: October 08, 2013

Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •
 
If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them.
 
In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage.

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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Sean Runnette
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Release Date: April 01, 2013
In Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck’s beautifully rendered depictions of small yet fateful moments that transform ordinary lives, these twelve early stories introduce both the subject and style of artistic expression that recur in the most important works of his career.
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Author: John Steinbeck and Robert DeMott | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
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Release Date: November 29, 2012
Set in familiar Steinbeck territory, To a God Unknown is a mystical tale, exploring one man's attempt to control the forces of nature and, ultimately, to understand the ways of God.
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Author: Louisa May Alcott, Jane Smiley, Vinca Showalter and Siobhán Kilfeather | Narrator: Christina Ricci
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Release Date: October 23, 2012
This timeless classic is now an easy-to-read chapter book.

The four March sisters--Meg, Amy, Beth, and feisty Jo--share the joys and sorrows of growing up while their father is away at war. The family is poor in worldly goods, but rich in love and character.
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Author: John Steinbeck and John H. Timmerman | Narrator: Holter Graham
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Release Date: August 01, 2012
First published in 1938, this volume of stories collected with the encouragement of his longtime editor Pascal Covici serves as a wonderful introduction to the work of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck. Set in the beautiful Salinas Valley of California, where simple people farm the land and struggle to find a place for themselves in the world, these stories reflect Steinbeck’s characteristic interests.
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Author: Ken Kesey and Robert Faggen | Narrator: John C. Reilly
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Release Date: July 31, 2012
A fiftieth-anniversary edition of Ken Kesey's searing American classic.

Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Turning conventional notions of sanity and insanity on their heads, the novel tells the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her.

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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Richard Poe
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Release Date: June 15, 2011
The masterpiece of Steinbeck’s later years, East of Eden is a sprawling epic in which Steinbeck created his most mesmerizing characters and explored his most enduring themes. the mystery of identity, the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love’s absence.
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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Jerry Farden
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Release Date: June 15, 2011
"A postwar continuation of Cannery Row, [Sweet Thursday is] every bit as juicy and relaxed as the original. . . . This is comedy--bawdy, sentimental, and good fun.” The Atlantic

In Monterey, on the California coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that is just naturally bad.
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