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    • Stories Between Two Novellas
    • By: Lionel Shriver
    • Narrated by: Lionel Shriver
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A striking new collection of ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word, from the acclaimed New York Times best-selling author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international best seller We Need to Talk About Kevin.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Another study of humans, predictable and complex<br />

    • By Peg Schoenfelder on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • Property: A Collection

    • By: Lionel Shriver
    • Narrated by: Lionel Shriver
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The first ever story collection from the inimitable Lionel Shriver. This landmark publication, the first collection of stories from a master of the form, explores the idea of 'property' in both senses of the word: real estate and stuff. These sharp, brilliantly imaginative pieces illustrate how our possessions act as proxies for ourselves and how tussles over ownership articulate the power dynamics of our relationships. In Shriver’s world, we may possess people and objects and places, but in turn they possess us.

    Regular price: $15.81

    • The Post-Birthday World

    • By: Lionel Shriver
    • Narrated by: Helen Johns, Lionel Shriver - author's note
    • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Irina McGovern's destiny hinges on a single kiss. Whether she gives into its temptation will determine whether she stays with her reliable partner, Lawrence, or runs off with Ramsey, a hard-living snooker player. Employing a parallel universe structure, Shriver spins Irina's competing futures with two drastically different men. An intellectual and fellow American, Lawrence is clever and supportive but rigid and emotionally withdrawn. A British celebrity, Ramsey is passionate and spontaneous but jealous and undereducated.

    Regular price: $27.93

    • The Standing Chandelier: A Novella

    • By: Lionel Shriver
    • Narrated by: Lionel Shriver
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Weston Babansky receives an extravagant engagement present from his best friend (and old flame), Jillian Frisk, he doesn't quite know what to make of it - or how to get it past his fiancée. Especially as it's a massive, handmade, intensely personal sculpture that they'd have to live with forever. As the argument rages about whether Jillian's gift was an act of pure platonic generosity or something more insidious, battle lines are drawn....

    Regular price: $9.80

    • The Female of the Species

    • By: Lionel Shriver
    • Narrated by: Paul Birchard, Lionel Shriver - author's note
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Still unattached and childless at 59, world-renowned anthropologist Gray Kaiser is seemingly invincible - and untouchable. Returning to make a documentary at the site of her first great triumph in Kenya, she is accompanied by her faithful middle-aged assistant, Errol McEchern, who has loved her for years in silence. When young graduate assistant Raphael Sarasola arrives on the scene, Gray is captivated and falls hopelessly in love - before an amazed Errol's eyes.

    Regular price: $14.97