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    • Things I've Been Silent About

    • By: Azar Nafisi
    • Narrated by: Naila Azad
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Azar Nafisi, author of the beloved international best seller Reading Lolita in Tehran, now gives us a stunning personal story of growing up in Iran, memories of her life lived in thrall to a powerful and complex mother, against the background of a country's political revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Family portrait in the frame of history

    • By Galina COS on 07-02-16

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

    • By: Katherine Howe
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,553
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 871

    Connie's mother asks her to sell an abandoned house once owned by her grandmother in Salem, Mass. Relunctantly, Connie moves to the small town and inhabits the crumbling, ancient house, trying to restore it to a semblance of order. Curious things start to happen when Connie finds the name "Deliverance Dane" on a yellowed scrap of paper and begins to have visions of a long ago woman condemned for practicing "physick," or herbal healing, on her neighbors in 1690s Salem.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it!

    • By Darinda on 06-20-09

    Regular price: $22.81

    • Outcasts United

    • By: Warren St. John
    • Narrated by: Lincoln Hoppe
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    Set against the backdrop of an American town that without its consent had become a vast social experiment, Outcasts United follows a pivotal season in the life of the Fugees and their charismatic coach. Warren St. John documents the lives of a diverse group of young people as they miraculously coalesce into a band of brothers, while also drawing a fascinating portrait of a fading American town struggling to accommodate its new arrivals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • great story, lackluster narration

    • By CRE on 02-19-13

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Believers

    • By: Zoe Heller
    • Narrated by: Andrea Martin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When radical New York lawyer Joel Litvinoff is felled by a stroke, his wife, Audrey, uncovers a secret that forces her to reexamine everything she thought she knew about their 40-year marriage. Joel's children will soon have to come to terms with this discovery themselves, but for the meantime, they are struggling with their own dilemmas and doubts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great writing, not-so-great narration

    • By Annie M. on 06-09-09

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Boat

    • By: Nam Le
    • Narrated by: James Yaegashi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    A stunningly inventive, deeply moving fiction debut: stories that take us from the slums of Colombia to the streets of Tehran; from New York City to Iowa City; from a tiny fishing village in Australia to a foundering vessel in the South China Sea, in a masterly display of literary virtuosity and feeling.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • well-crafted, wears literary aspirations on sleeve

    • By Ryan on 10-29-11

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Samuel L. Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Matt Damon, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 409
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 258

    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa, featuring Gillian Anderson, Benjamin Bratt, LeVar Burton, Ricardo Chavira, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Hayes, Hugh Jackman, Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing, Helen Mirren, Parminder Nagra, Sophie Okonedo, CCH Pounder, and Alan Rickman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exotic, fun and fascinating

    • By Penny on 08-13-09

    Regular price: $17.09