David Mitchell
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David Mitchell

David Mitchell is the award-winning and bestselling author of Slade House, The Bone Clocks, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Black Swan Green, Cloud Atlas, Number9Dream, and Ghostwritten. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2007. With KA Yoshida, Mitchell translated from the Japanese the internationally bestselling memoir The Reason I Jump. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children.

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Best Sellers

    • Cloud Atlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Cassandra Campbell, Kim Mai Guest, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,346
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,365

    In his captivating third novel, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of language, genre, and time to offer a meditation on humanity's dangerous will to power, and where it may lead us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I laughed often with the kindly Mr. Cavendish

    • By Aaron on 08-23-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Reason I Jump

    • The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
    • By: Naoki Higashida
    • Narrated by: Tom Picasso
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,819
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,605
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,611

    You've never listened to a book like The Reason I Jump....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful but left me skeptical

    • By JoAnn on 06-25-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Bone Clocks

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,281
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,944
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,956

    From the medieval Swiss Alps to the 19th-century Australian bush, from a hotel in Shanghai to a Manhattan townhouse in the near future, stories come together in moments of everyday grace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a masterful writer, an uneven narration

    • By S. Weaver on 11-13-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Slade House

    • A Novel
    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 950
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 880
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 876

    Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you'll find the entrance to Slade House....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gotta love David Mitchell

    • By S. Weaver on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Ghostwritten

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: William Rycroft
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 376

    Oblivious to the bizarre ways in which their lives intersect, nine characters hurtle toward a shared destiny of astonishing impact....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Journeys of connectedness

    • By Ryan on 07-27-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Black Swan Green

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 618
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 384

    From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great intro to Mitchell's world: Black Swan Green

    • By Leslie on 11-09-14

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Aris, Paula Wilcox
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,017
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,196
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,197

    In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan’s outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Less about the arrival more about the ride

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-26-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8

    • A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism
    • By: Naoki Higashida, KA Yoshida - translator, David Mitchell - translator
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    The author of the best-selling phenomenon The Reason I Jump returns with a unique memoir about life as a young adult with severe autism....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gracefully written with insightful observations

    • By Diana on 12-19-17

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Number9Dream

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: William Rycroft
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 213

    Number9Dream is the international literary sensation from a writer with astonishing range and imaginative energy - an intoxicating ride through Tokyo's dark underworlds....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ah! böwakawa poussé, poussé

    • By Darwin8u on 06-03-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Der Wolkenatlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Johannes Steck, Carin Tietze, Stefan Wilkening
    • Length: 21 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Sechs Lebenswege, die sich unmöglich kreuzen können: darunter ein amerikanischer Anwalt, der um 1850 Ozeanien erforscht, ein britischer...

    Regular price: $16.74

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