Arts & Culture
The History of Institutional Oppression
While the stark facts can be brutal, these listens about economic and racial injustice often combine passionate storytelling with stellar performances. Read now
Interviews
Brit Bennett's 'The Vanishing Half' Tackles Race, Colorism, and Identity
Author Brit Bennett follows up her highly successful debut 'The Mothers' with a nuanced contemporary take on the concept of a Black person passing as white in 'The Vanishing Half,' as twin sisters take two different paths. Read now
Arts & Culture
"Be Fri"
When Nikki Levy finally owned her sexuality, she noticed other things about herself that she had kept hidden for fear of seeming awkward or weird. Sharing her secrets helped set her free. Read now
Playlisted
9 Listens That Will Make You Appreciate the Power of Appreciation
“Gratitude journaling” is one of those things you hear a lot about, but may think is A) not worth the time, B) oversold, or C) both. I’m here to tell you that it’s times like these, when so much is uncertain and unstable, that establishing a gratitude practice (inside or outside of a journal) can change your perspective on everything. But don’t take my word for it—here are 9 listens that will make you appreciate the power of appreciation. Read now
Playlisted
The Best Lesbian Listens by Queer Authors
Get to know lesbian literature’s past and present with these essential listens from the LGBTQIA+ canon. Read now
Playlisted
The Best LGBTQIA+ Listens by Queer Authors
We scoured the big and beautiful LGBTQIA+ canon to present some of our favorite queer-focused listens of all time. Read now
Arts & Culture
Haiti and the Dominican Republic: One Island, Two Nations, So Many Stories
Two Audible employees, Edwin De La Cruz and Ruth Neely — one from the Dominican Republic and the other from Haiti, share how two recent audiobook listens evoked their beautifully complicated memories of their Caribbean homelands. Read now