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    • His Favorites

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Walbert
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 12
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    They were on a lark, three teenage girls speeding across the greens on a “borrowed” golf cart, at night, drunk. The cart crashes and one of the girls is killed instantly. The driver, Jo, flees the hometown that has turned against her and enrolls at a prestigious boarding school. Her past weighs on her. She is responsible for the death of her best friend. She has tipped her parents’ rocky marriage into demise. His Favorites reveals the interior life of a young woman determined to navigate the treachery in a new world. The story cooly describes a series of shattering events and the system that failed to protect her.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing to like here

    • By Pamela T. Goodman on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $14.17

    • A Short History of Women

    • By: Kate Walbert
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber, Ruth Moore, Kathleen McInerney, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The novel opens in England in 1915, at the deathbed of Dorothy Townsend, a suffragist and one of the first women to integrate Cambridge University. Her decision to starve herself for the cause informs and echoes in the later, overlapping narratives of her descendants.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Please End

    • By ns on 09-30-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Sunken Cathedral

    • A Novel
    • By: Kate Walbert
    • Narrated by: Kate Walbert
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 11
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      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 9

    Marie and Simone, friends for decades, were once immigrants to the city after they survived World War II in Europe. Now widows living alone in Chelsea, they remain robust, engaged, and adventurous, even as the vistas from their past interrupt their present. Helen is an art historian who takes a painting class with Marie and Simone.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Rambling, Boring Story Read by Author

    • By Shawn on 04-13-17

    Regular price: $11.33

    • The New Yorker (Mar. 26, 2007)

    • By: Seymour Hersh, Simon Schama, Alex Wilkinson, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    "Authorizations" by Seymour Hersh; "Rembrandt�s Ghost" by Simon Schama; "Anything Pink Rocks" by Alex Wilkinson; "Playdate" by Kate Walbert; "Travelling On" by Nancy Franklin; and "Loves Lost" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Fiction: Lives Intertwined (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Panel 1033

    • By: Mr. Jennifer Gilmore, Ms. Kate Walbert, Ms. Janelle Brown, and others
    • Narrated by: Ms. Veronique de Turenne
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $2.93