Playlisted
Hearing About Adoption And A Specific Kind Of Otherness Helps To Round Out Some Life Stories
For editor Aaron Schwartz, wanting to listen to more adoption narratives or make literary connections to his birth family was a search for community that never negated his joy with the life and family he gained. Read now
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Chopping It Up With Kwame Onwuachi About His New Memoir, 'Notes From A Young Black Chef'
Celebrity chef Kwame Onwuachi has been whetting appetites with his fusion style for the last few years but now he’s perking up ears with his compelling and moving self-narrated memoir. Read now
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Independence And Neurodiversity Drive Tracey Garvis Graves's Heartwarming New Romance
Best-selling author Tracey Garvis Graves talks with romance editor Katie O'Connor about her new book, 'The Girl He Used To Know,' and why she wanted to tell the story of an amazing young woman living with Autism and the romance she discovers. Read now
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Damon Young Takes A Stern Yet Funny Look At Masculinity and Black Life In His New Memoir
In ‘What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker’, cultural critic Damon Young uses his life to dig into the sometimes performative aspects of being a black man in America. Read now
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Rainn Wilson Brings 'The Phantom Tollbooth', His Quirky Childhood Favorite, to Brilliant Existance
The new audio version of the classic children’s book, ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’, couldn’t have been in better hands than those of the very funny former star of ‘The Office’, uberfan Rainn Wilson. Read now
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Candice Carty-Williams' Debut Novel 'Queenie' Easily Wears The Crown As This Season's Fresh, Funny, And Relatable New Voice
The debut author of the highly anticipated new novel shares how in trying to write something that she’d want to read, where she saw herself reflected, she found a story that would touch so many more. Read now
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Why Was The Sound Of His Words So Important To Marlon James As He Wrote 'Black Leopard, Red Wolf'?
The critically acclaimed author talks with our Sci-fi and Fantasy editor Sam Danis about the first book in his epic new trilogy, and shares how it continues his tradition of nuanced, intricate works that are perfect for audio. Read now