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    • Thalia Book Club: Chast! Menaker! Trillin!

    • By: Roz Chast, Calvin Trillin, Daniel Menaker
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik, Jane Curtin, Reg Rogers
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    Roz Chast brings her brilliant, hilarious artwork to No Fair! No Fair! and Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin and The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense by Daniel Menaker, as well as her own memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?. Join us for a conversation moderated by Adam Gopnik (The New Yorker) between the artist and authors, plus readings by Jane Curtin and Reg Rogers (The Knick).

    Regular price: $3.41

    • Thalia Book Club: Chast! Menaker! Trillin!

    • By: Roz Chast, Calvin Trillin, Daniel Menaker
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik, Jane Curtin, Reg Rogers
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Roz Chast brings her brilliant, hilarious artwork to No Fair! No Fair! and Other Jolly Poems of Childhood by Calvin Trillin and The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense by Daniel Menaker, as well as her own memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?. Join us for a conversation moderated by Adam Gopnik (The New Yorker) between the artist and authors, plus readings by Jane Curtin and Reg Rogers (The Knick).

    Regular price: $3.41

    • My Mistake

    • By: Daniel Menaker
    • Narrated by: Daniel Menaker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this audiobook Daniel Menaker brings us a "ruefully funny insider's tour of the publishing world" (Vogue.com). Haunted by a self-doubt sharpened by his role in his brother's unexpected death, he offers wry, hilarious observations on publishing, child-rearing, parent-losing, and the writing life. But as time passes, we witness a moving, thoughtful meditation on years well lived, well read, and well spent. Full of mistakes, perhaps. But full of effort, full of accomplishment, full of life.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Committee

    • The Story of the 1976 Union Drive at The New Yorker Magazine
    • By: Daniel Menaker
    • Narrated by: Daniel Menaker
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1976, following years of harsh cutbacks to salaries and benefits at the New Yorker, editorial workers - the fact-checkers, copy editors, and other paraliteraries - finally took a stand and began a drive to unionize the storied magazine. But strong-willed longtime editor William Shawn's fierce resistance to unionization kicked off a stalemate between management and their subordinates.

    Regular price: $2.99