Audible Modern Vanguard
For too long, important works from groundbreaking authors have been unavailable in audio. With the launch of Audible Modern Vanguard, we're excited to offer these classic and contemporary favorites in unabridged audio - many for the very first time. We're working with the best narrators, producers, and engineers to bring you these original productions. We hope you'll love them as much as we do.

Featured Performance

Disturbing the Peace
Hailed as "America’s finest realistic novelist" by the Boston Globe, Richard Yates, author of Revolutionary Road, garnered rare critical acclaim for his bracing, unsentimental portraits of middle-class American life. Disturbing the Peace is no exception. Haunting, troubling, and mesmerizing, it shines a brilliant, unwavering light into the darkest recesses of more...

Disturbing the Peace

  • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 27 mins)
  • By Richard Yates
  • Narrated By Marc Vietor

To all appearances, John Wilder has all the trappings of success, circa 1960: a promising career in advertising, a loving family, a beautiful apartment, even a country home. John’s evenings are spent with associates at quiet Manhattan lounges and his weekends with friends at glittering cocktail parties. But something deep within this seemingly perfect life has long since gone wrong.

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