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    • Olio Live

    • By: Tyehimba Jess
    • Narrated by: Piper Goodeve, Kayla White, Jaylene Clark Owens, and others
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    The word "olio" means a hodgepodge, or a miscellaneous collection of literary or musical selections. In Olio Live - a very special one-night performance recorded live at the Minetta Lane Theater in February 2019 - poet Tyehimba Jess introduces listeners to his 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning collection Olio. He is joined on stage by writer, editor, and Literaryswag founder Yahdon Israel, as well as a stellar cast of actors interpreting a selection of the poems from the collection.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • An Act of God

    • By: David Javerbaum
    • Narrated by: Sean Hayes, Cheyenne Jackson, Colman Domingo
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    The One with the first and last word on everything has finally arrived to set the record straight. After many millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God (assisted by his devoted angels) answers some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Truth About Magic

    • By: Atticus
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The Truth About Magic builds on the pains and joys of romance explored in Love Her Wild and the New York Times best seller, The Dark Between Stars - heartbreaks and falling in love, looking back and looking inwards - by taking a fresh, awakened journey outward. An adventure into the great unknown. It’s about finding ourselves, our purpose, and the simple joys of life.

    Regular price: $10.39

    • Life Ever After

    • By: Carla Grauls
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    Tech City: Society is obsessed with relentless progress and the possibility of eternal life. A woman and a man meet in waiting room, anticipating a procedure that will incorporate the latest science and technology into their minds and bodies, heightening their awareness and increasing their productivity. Years pass, their relationship deepens and fades, and they grow increasingly uncertain where the AI stops and where they begin. A romantic drama exploring the potentiality of transhumanism, Life Ever After is a rich listening experience that is at once naturalistic and poetic.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Great Goddesses

    • Life Lessons from Myths and Monsters
    • By: Nikita Gill
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    With lyrical prose and striking verse, beloved poet Nikita Gill (Fierce Fairytales, Wild Embers) uses the history of Ancient Greece and beyond to explore and share the stories of the mothers, warriors, creators, survivors, and destroyers who shook the world. In pieces that burn with empathy and admiration for these women, Gill unearths the power and glory of the very foundations of mythology and culture that have been too-often ignored or pushed aside. Gill's poetry and stories weave old and forgotten tales of might and love into an empowering collection.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Felon

    • Poems
    • By: Reginald Dwayne Betts
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

    Regular price: $9.44

    • the mermaid's voice returns in this one

    • By: Amanda Lovelace, ladybookmad
    • Narrated by: Amanda Lovelace, Janina Edwards, Soneela Nankani, and others
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet and USA TODAY best-selling author Amanda Lovelace presents the mermaid’s voice returns in this one - the third and final installment in her women are some kind of magic series, featuring a foreword from Lang Leav and 13 guest poems from leading voices in poetry such as Nikita Gill, KY Robinson, and Orion Carloto. 

    Regular price: $9.44

    • The Stuarts

    • The Epic BBC Radio 4 Drama
    • By: Mike Walker
    • Narrated by: Anton Lesser, Bill Paterson, Blake Ritson, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs
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    Eleven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramas telling the stories of Mary Queen of Scots and the Stuart royals. Under the Stuarts, Britain entered the modern world. But with great change came turmoil, and for 111 years, the Stuart monarchs faced dynastic struggles, religious conflict, the rise of parliamentary democracy – and civil war. These dramas chart that turbulent epoch through its royal family, from Mary, Queen of Scots to the ‘last Stuart’, Bonnie Prince Charlie’s daughter Charlotte.

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Pablo Picasso's Noël

    • By: Carol Ann Duffy
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy's new Christmas poem, Pablo Picasso's Noel follows the famous painter as he moves through a small town in the south of France on Christmas Eve, drawing the residents and the festive scenes he encounters. Accompanied by his small dog, he brings delight as he sketches wherever he goes. A wonderful, moving new poem capturing both the magic of Christmas and artistic inspiration. This is an irresistible festive gift and Christmas stocking must-have for all audiobook lovers.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • Diary of a Somebody

    • By: Brian Bilston
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brian Bilston has decided to write a poem every day for a year while he tries to repair his ever-desperate life. His ex-wife has taken up with a new man, a marketing guru and motivational speaker who seems to be disturbingly influencing his son, Dylan. Meanwhile Dylan’s football team keeps being beaten 0–11, as he stands disconsolately on the wing waiting vainly to receive the ball. At work Brian is drowning in a sea of spreadsheets and is becoming increasingly confused by the complexities of modern communication and management jargon. So poetry will be his salvation.

    Regular price: $10.90

    • The She Book

    • By: Tanya Markul
    • Narrated by: Tanya Markul
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Crafting together the power of words and womanhood, writer Tanya Markul has written a completely unique poetry collection fit for the phenomenal listeners of today. In Tanya's words, "May we raise the bar for how we live our lives. May we ridiculously increase the amount of peace, play, creativity, beauty, love, and joy in everything we do. May we all sip from the wisdom of our suffering. And awaken with the courage to share our stories that can heal our inner and outer worlds."

    Regular price: $8.50

    • Meister Eckhart's Book of Secrets

    • Meditations on Letting Go and Finding True Freedom
    • By: Jon M. Sweeney, Mark S. Burrows
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    This is a book about discovering the secret to all the things we most desire: contentment, meaning, peace of mind, and true freedom. This skillfully edited translation of selections from the writings of Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1328) provides a road map to the spiritual life for contemporary seekers. Eckhart takes us on a journey of discovery, a journey in which we learn to let go, relinquish our need to know everything, and lose those things that we think are important for a life of worth. And in the end he shows us that the true secret is: to find yourself, you must lose yourself.

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    • Ossuaries

    • By: Dionne Brand
    • Narrated by: Dionne Brand
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dionne Brand’s hypnotic, urgent long poem is about the bones of fading cultures and ideas, about the living museums of spectacle where these bones are found. At the centre of Ossuaries is the narrative of Yasmine, a woman living an underground life, fleeing from past actions and regrets, in a perpetual state of movement. She leads a solitary clandestine life, crossing borders actual (Algiers, Cuba, Canada), and timeless. Cold-eyed and cynical, she contemplates the periodic crises of the contemporary world. This is a work of deep engagement, sensuality, and ultimate craft.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Life of the Party

    • Poems
    • By: Olivia Gatwood
    • Narrated by: Olivia Gatwood
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    Lauded for the power of her writing and having attracted an online fan base of millions for her extraordinary spoken-word performances, Olivia Gatwood now weaves together her own coming-of-age with an investigation into our culture’s romanticization of violence against women. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and exuberant, Life of the Party explores the boundary between what is real and what is imagined in a life saturated with fear. Gatwood asks, How does a girl grow into a woman in a world racked by violence? Where is the line between perpetrator and victim?

    Regular price: $14.00