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    • 10:04

    • By: Ben Lerner
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 130

    In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unexpected literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child, despite his dating a rising star in the visual arts. In a New York of increasingly frequent super storms and political unrest, he must reckon with his biological mortality, the possibility of a literary afterlife, and the prospect of (unconventional) fatherhood in a city that might soon be under water.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A novel worth reading

    • By Bradley P. Valentine on 01-29-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Leaving the Atocha Station

    • By: Ben Lerner
    • Narrated by: Ben Lerner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 119

    Adam Gordon is a brilliant, if highly unreliable, young American poet on a prestigious fellowship in Madrid, struggling to establish his sense of self and his relationship to art. Instead of following the dictates of his fellowship, Adam's 'research' becomes a meditation on the possibility of the genuine in the arts and beyond: are his relationships with the people he meets in Spain as fraudulent as he fears his poems are? Is poetry an essential art form, or merely a screen for the reader's projections?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captured the Challenge of second language

    • By Gayle on 03-26-12

    Regular price: $29.39

    • The New Yorker, June 6th & 13th 2016: Part 1 (Kathryn Schulz, Ben Lerner, Langston Hughes)

    • By: Kathryn Schulz, Ben Lerner, Langston Hughes
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In this issue: "Bill Problems" by Amy Davidson; "Citizen Khan" by Kathryn Schulz; "The Polish Rider" by Ben Lerner; "Seven People Dancing" by Langston Hughes; "Uninhabited" by Kevin Young; "Surrendering" by Ocean Vuong; and "Making the Cut" by James Wood.

    Regular price: $5.95