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    • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Barbara Caruso, Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,609
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,603
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,618

    Jonathan Safran Foer's best-selling debut novel, Everything Is Illuminated, wowed critics on its way to winning several literary prizes, including Book of the Year honors from the Los Angeles Times. It has been published in 24 countries and will soon be a major motion picture. Foer's talent continues to shine in this sometimes hilarious and always heartfelt follow-up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Amazing Book

    • By Elizabeth on 11-01-13

    Regular price: $21.39

    • Eating Animals

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 893
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 661
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663

    Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between omnivore and vegetarian. But on the brink of fatherhood - facing the prospect of having to make dietary choices on a child's behalf - his casual questioning took on an urgency His quest for answers ultimately required him to visit factory farms in the middle of the night, dissect the emotional ingredients of meals from his childhood, and probe some of his most primal instincts about right and wrong.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly Even-Handed

    • By Natalie on 10-27-11

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Here I Am

    • A Novel
    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 16 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,185
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,083
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,084

    Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, DC, Here I Am is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. As Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home - and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful novel marred by imperfect narration

    • By Sara23 on 09-30-16

    Regular price: $31.18

    • Everything Is Illuminated

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Scott Shina
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,201
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 770
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 774

    Jonathan is a Jewish college student searching Europe for the one person he believes can explain his roots. Alex, a lover of all things American and unsurpassed butcher of the English language, is his lovable Ukrainian guide. On their quixotic quest, the two young men look for Augustine, a woman who might have saved Jonathan's grandfather from the Nazis. As past and present merge, hysterically funny moments collide with great tragedy, and an unforgettable story of one family's extraordinary history unfolds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a brilliantly original work!

    • By L. Berlyne-Kovler on 12-19-08

    Regular price: $20.95

    • Selected Shorts: A Touch of Magic

    • By: Andrew Lam, Ray Bradbury, Haruki Murakami, and others
    • Narrated by: James Naughton, Stephen Colbert, John Lithgow, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    By turns funny, moving, romantic and surreal, and filled with unexpected twists and turns, each of the tales on this lineup has a magical element.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso, Richard Ferrone, Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, great explorer, jeweller, detective, vegan, and collector of butterflies, Beatles memorabilia, miniature cacti and coral. When his father is killed in the September 11th attacks, his inward journey towards some kind of peace takes him on an odyssey through the five boroughs of New York, as he attempts to solve the mystery of a key he discovers in his father's closet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing narration and story but massive techerror

    • By Elisabeth on 02-20-12

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The New Yorker, June 14th & 21st 2010: Part 1 (Joshua Ferris, Rivka Galchen, Jonathan Safran Foer)

    • By: Joshua Ferris, Rivka Galchen, Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    20 Under 40", by The Editors of The New Yorker; The Pilot", by Joshua Ferris; "The Entire Northern Side Was Covered with Fire", by Rivka Galchen; "Dayward", by ZZ Packer; and "Here We Aren’t, So Quickly", by Jonathan Safran Foer....

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Everything Is Illuminated

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Scott Shina
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A young man arrives in the Ukraine, clutching in his hand a tattered photograph. He is searching for the woman who fifty years ago saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Unfortunately he is aided in his quest by Alex, a translator with an uncanny ability to mangle English into bizarre new forms; a 'blind' old man haunted by memories of the war; and an undersexed guide dog named Sammy Davis Jr., Jr. What they are looking for seems elusive - a truth hidden behind veils of time, language and the horrors of war.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Big disappointment

    • By Petra on 09-04-17

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Nine-year-old Oskar Schell is an inventor, amateur entomologist, computer consultant, Francophile, letter writer, pacifist, amateur astronomer, natural historian, percussionist, romantic, Great Explorer, jeweller, origamist, detective, vegan and collector of butterflies.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book on 9/11 impact on a kid's life

    • By Philip on 03-02-07

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Alles ist erleuchtet

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Uve Teschner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ein junger Amerikaner kommt in die Ukraine. Er heißt zufällig Jonathan Safran Foer. Im Gepäck hat er das vergilbte Foto einer Frau namens Augustine. Sie soll gegen Ende des 2. Weltkrieges seinen Großvater vor den Nazis gerettet haben. Jonathan will Augustine finden und Trachimbrod, den Ort, aus dem seine Familie stammt. Sein Reiseführer ist ein alter Ukrainer mit einem noch älteren klapprigen Auto, sein Dolmetscher dessen Enkel Alex, ein unglaubliches Großmaul und ein Genie im Verballhornen von Sprache.

    Regular price: $22.34

    • The New Yorker, September 12th 2011 (Jonathan Safran Foer, Daniyal Mueenuddin, George Packer)

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer, Daniyal Mueenuddin, George Packer
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    "When the Towers Fell", by David Remnick; "Speechless", by Jonathan Safran Foer; "Dessert", by Colum McCann; "Passengers", by Ian Frazier; "Paying Attention", by Edward Conlon; "Monsters", by Zadie Smith; "Power Grid", by Daniyal Mueenuddin; "Coming Apart", by George Packer; and "Shaping the Void", by Paul Goldberger.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Really bad

    • By C on 09-08-11

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Se niente importa

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Andrea Oldani
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Jonathan Safran Foer, da piccolo, trascorreva il sabato e la domenica con sua nonna. Quando arrivava, lei lo sollevava per aria stringendolo in un forte abbraccio, e lo stesso faceva quando andava via. Ma non era solo affetto, il suo: dietro c'era la preoccupazione costante di sapere che il nipote avesse mangiato a sufficienza. La preoccupazione di chi è quasi morto di fame durante la guerra, ma che è stato capace di rifiutare della carne di maiale che l'avrebbe tenuto in vita perché non era cibo kosher, perché "se niente importa, non c'è niente da salvare".

    Regular price: $12.38

    • Tiere essen

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Ralph Caspers
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Wie viele junge Menschen schwankte Bestsellerautor Jonathan Safran Foer lange zwischen Fleischgenuss und Vegetarismus hin und her...

    Regular price: $12.49

    • Jonathan Safran Foer at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Best-selling author Jonathan Safran Foer reads from his new novel Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. He is introduced by novelist Michael Cunningham, perhaps best known for The Hours, winner of The Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1998.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Extrem laut und unglaublich nah

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Alexander Khuon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
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    Oskar ist neun, er ist Erfinder, Pazifist, Schmuckdesigner und Tamburinspieler - und er hat eine Menge Fragen, auf die er dringend eine Antwort braucht. Wieso gab es den Anschlag vom 11. September? Warum musste sein Vater eines der Opfer sein? Oskar läuft durch New York, immer auf der Suche nach Antworten und nach etwas, dass ihn von den vielen Gedanken in seinem Kopf ablenkt.

    Safran Foer raubt mit seinem Tempo, seiner Sprachgewalt und seinem halsbrecherischen Witz dem Hörer den Atem. Und er lässt einen verstehen, dass manchmal nur Phantasie hilft, den Irrsinn der Welt zu ertragen.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • Selected Shorts: The Sixth Borough

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Jerry Zaks
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Selected Shorts is a weekly public radio show broadcast on over 130 stations to about 300,000 listeners. It is produced by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio and distributed by Public Radio International. The radio show is recorded live at the popular New York City stage show which began in 1985 and still enjoys sell-out audiences today at the Peter Sharp Theater at Symphony Space on Broadway and 95th Street in New York City. Selected Shorts is one of the premiere reading series in New York City.

    Regular price: $2.09

    • Hier bin ich

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Christoph Maria Herbst
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Julia und Jacob haben sich auseinandergelebt, doch wie könnten sie sich einfach trennen, ohne dass ihre drei Söhne darunter leiden oder gar sie selbst? Immer wieder diskutieren sie alle Szenarien durch, kümmern sich aufopferungsvoll um den inkontinenten Hund und die bevorstehende Bar Mitzwa des Ältesten. Gerade als die israelische Verwandtschaft zur Familienfeier in Washington, D.C. eintrifft, ereignet sich ein katastrophales Erdbeben im Nahen Osten.

    Regular price: $23.66

    • Molto forte, incredibilmente vicino

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Angelo Maggi, Ada Serra, Maria Zanetti, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Oskar, un newyorkese di nove anni a suo modo geniale, ama inventare singolari dispositivi. Inventa camicie di becchime per farsi trasportare in volo dagli uccelli in caso di emergenza, inventa un sistema di tubi collegato ai cuscini di tutti i letti di New York per raccogliere le lacrime di chi piange prima di dormire, riversarle nel laghetto del Central Park e mostrare ogni giorno il livello di sofferenza della sua città. A Oskar capita di piangere sul cuscino, da quando suo padre è morto nell'attacco alle Torri Gemelle.

    Regular price: $13.50

    • Here I Am

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. Over the course of three weeks in present-day Washington, DC, three sons watch their parents' marriage falter and their family home fall apart. Meanwhile, a larger catastrophe is engulfing another part of the world: a massive earthquake devastates the Middle East, sparking a pan-Arab invasion of Israel. With global upheaval in the background and domestic collapse in the foreground, Jonathan Safran Foer asks us: what is the true meaning of home?

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Here I Am

    • By: Jonathan Safran Foer
    • Narrated by: Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Jacob and Julia Bloch are about to be tested.... By Jacob's grandfather, who won't go quietly into a retirement home. By the family reunion that everyone is dreading. By their son's heroic attempts to get expelled. And by the sexting affair that will rock their marriage. A typical modern family, the Blochs cling together even as they are torn apart. Which is when catastrophe decides to strike...

    Regular price: $25.20

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