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Drama & Poetry

Top 100
    • The Poets' Corner

    • The One-and-Only Poetry Book for the Whole Family
    • By: John Lithgow
    • Narrated by: Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, Helen Mirren, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 734
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 628

    John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poems and has gathered his famous friends to read them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Painless Crash Course in the Great Western Poets

    • By Litlovingmama on 10-27-14

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Mala

    • By: Melinda Lopez
    • Narrated by: Melinda Lopez
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,772
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3,426
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,416

    An utterly unsentimental journey toward the end of life, Mala is an irreverent exploration of how we live, cope, and survive in the moment....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hardest thing to do

    • By Christy on 02-03-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Helium

    • By: Rudy Francisco
    • Narrated by: Rudy Francisco
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    Helium is the debut poetry collection by internet phenom Rudy Francisco, whose work has defined poetry for a generation of new audiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • captivating

    • By Suzanne Parker on 04-21-19

    Regular price: $14.00

    • The Canterbury Tales

    • A New Unabridged Translation by Burton Raffel
    • By: Geoffrey Chaucer
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 22 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 63

    The Tales gathers 29 of literature's most enduring (and endearing) characters in a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of medieval society....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful treat!

    • By Tad Davis on 11-16-08

    Regular price: $39.95

    • An Act of God

    • By: David Javerbaum
    • Narrated by: Sean Hayes, Cheyenne Jackson, Colman Domingo, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 124

    The One with the first and last word on everything has finally arrived to set the record straight. After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (assisted by his devoted angels) answers some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining with a side of depressing

    • By JennK on 06-09-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Patti Smith at the Minetta Lane

    • Words and Music
    • By: Patti Smith
    • Narrated by: Patti Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,966
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,937

    Patti Smith: Words and Music features live audio of performances captured over three evenings at the Minetta Lane Theatre, woven into a single, one-of-a-kind audio event....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A bonus for fans of Just Kids & M Train

    • By tru britty on 11-02-18

    Regular price: $7.95

    • A Streetcar Named Desire (Dramatized)

    • By: Tennessee Williams
    • Narrated by: Rosemary Harris, James Farentino
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 450
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 379

    Blanche DuBois arrives at her sister Stella's New Orleans apartment seeking refuge from a troubled past but her ethereal spirit irks Stella's husband, the loutish Stanley Kowalski....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great play, questionable acting

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-02-16

    Regular price: $14.82

    • Beowulf

    • By: Seamus Heaney
    • Narrated by: Seamus Heaney
    • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 855
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 636

    Heaney's performance reminds us that Beowulf was intended to be heard not read....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Why, oh, why is it abridged?

    • By Tad Davis on 09-25-08

    Regular price: $17.46

    • Waiting for Godot

    • By: Samuel Beckett
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, David Burke, Terence Rigby, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 515
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 369

    There is now no doubt that not only is Waiting for Godot the outstanding play of the 20th century, but it is also Samuel Beckett's masterpiece....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Joys of Existential and Spiritual Uncertainty

    • By Jefferson on 07-24-11

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Othello (Dramatized)

    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ewan McGregor, Kelly Reilly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Shakespeare's Othello is one of his finest and most famous tragedies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Goats and Monkeys!

    • By M. W. Roberts on 03-16-10

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Hamlet

    • Shakespeare Appreciated (Unabridged, Dramatised, Commentary Options)
    • By: William Shakespeare, Simon Potter, Phil Viner, and others
    • Narrated by: Joan Walker, Stephen Elder, Paul Clayton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    Experience Hamlet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Performance great; commentary lacking

    • By Shaun on 09-23-10

    Regular price: $19.09

    • The Divine Comedy

    • By: Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (translator)
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 383
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 285

    Dante's Divine Comedy is considered to be not only the most important epic poem in Italian literature, but also one of the greatest poems ever written....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Divine Comedy

    • By Tbaley on 05-27-15

    Regular price: $56.00

    • Depression & Other Magic Tricks

    • By: Sabrina Benaim
    • Narrated by: Sabrina Benaim
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Performance poet Sabrina Benaim presents Depression & Other Magic Tricks, a collection of poems that explores themes of mental health, love, and family. It is a documentation of struggle and triumph, a celebration of daily life and of living....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible!

    • By Camey on 06-28-19

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Inward

    • By: Yung Pueblo
    • Narrated by: Yung Pueblo
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Inward is a collection of poetry, quotes, and prose that explores the movement from self-love to unconditional love, the power of letting go, and the wisdom that comes when we truly try to know ourselves. It is a reminder that healing, transformation, and freedom are possible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gave me a feeling of peace and hope

    • By Shannon Healy Finney on 12-14-18

    Regular price: $11.87

    • Angels in America

    • A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
    • By: Tony Kushner
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Susan Brown, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46

    Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cast of Angels

    • By Dan B. on 05-22-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Richmond Lattimore - translator
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 22 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 393

    The great legacy of The Iliad is its shattering revelation of what it means to be human in the face of life's uncertainty and fleeting mortality....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the audio version you want

    • By Rachel on 04-11-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Leaves of Grass

    • The Original 1855 Edition
    • By: Walt Whitman, American Renaissance Books
    • Narrated by: Sam Torode
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    When Walt Whitman self-published "Leaves of Grass" in 1855, he rocked the literary world and forever changed the course of poetry....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 1st Edition of Leaves of Grass

    • By phillip joe fitzsimmons on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • I Still Want It

    • By: Derrick Jaxn
    • Narrated by: Derrick Jaxn
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 430
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 376

    In I Still Want It, Derrick Jaxn delivers a life-changing collection of poems immersed in raw, passionate, but brave vulnerability....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get Ready !!!

    • By Anonymous User on 05-08-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Iliad & The Odyssey

    • By: Homer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 810
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 443
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 445

    Little is known about the Ancient Greek oral poet Homer, the supposed 8th century BC author of the world-read Iliad and his later masterpiece, The Odyssey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio

    • By Tiffany on 02-18-07

    Regular price: $28.95

    • Correspondence in D Minor

    • By: James R. Dennis
    • Narrated by: James R. Dennis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    James R. Dennis writes with erudition, wit, and a breath of fresh West Texas air. Here are poems woven of personal experience and a genuine love for the world; poems of hard-won faith and unflinching empathy in a voice brave, wry, and bracingly original....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A poem should be heard

    • By Gillian E. Cook on 06-24-19

    Regular price: $6.95

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