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    • The History of Love

    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: George Guidall, Barbara Caruso, Julia Gibson, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2,023
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,274
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    Nicole Krauss' first novel, Man Walks Into a Room, was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and her short fiction has been collected in Best American Short Stories. Now The History of Love proves Krauss is among our finest and freshest literary voices.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inventive style, engaging novel

    • By Sarah Broadwell on 07-19-05

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Forest Dark

    • A Novel
    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 136
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      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Jules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for 68 years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis. In the wake of his parents' deaths, his divorce from his wife of more than 30 years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm where he was a partner, he's felt an irresistible need to give away his possessions, alarming his children and perplexing the executor of his estate. With the last of his wealth, he travels to Israel with a nebulous plan to do something to honor his parents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • immediate Re-read

    • By Anonymous User on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Thalia Book Club: Nicole Krauss' 'Great House'

    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Deborah Treisman
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A large wooden desk with many drawers is at the mysterious center of Krauss' deeply engrossing new novel of interwoven lives. The author of the best-selling The History of Love discusses her 2010 National Book Award nominated book, with Deborah Treisman (fiction editor at The New Yorker). An excerpt will be performed by Lois Smith. Performance playlist: Reading by Lois Smith, conversation between Nicole Krauss and Deborah Treisman, and a discussion with the audience.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Book Club: Nicole Krauss, Forest Dark

    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Goldstein, Emily Skeggs
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Join best-selling author Nicole Krauss to discuss her upcoming new novel, Forest Dark, an intellectual, humorous, provocative book exploring life and God through the eyes of two Americans lost in Tel Aviv. Krauss will be interviewed by National Humanities Medalist, novelist, and philosopher Rebecca Goldstein (Plato at the Googleplex). With a performance from the novel by Emily Skeggs (Fun Home).

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio recording was horrible

    • By E. Redd on 01-16-18

    Regular price: $3.41

    • Great House

    • A Novel
    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Alma Cuervo, George Guidall, Celeste Ciulla, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 290
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      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 133

    From the internationally best-selling author of The History of Love comes this stunning novel. Great House follows the multiple owners of one writing desk and how the desk shapes their lives. A young novelist inherited the desk from a poet taken by Pinochet’s police. Then the desk is stolen from her by the poet’s supposed daughter. In its drawers, another man discovers a long-kept secret about his wife....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful writing, but probably better to read it

    • By Lisa on 11-30-10

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Man Walks Into a Room

    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Nicole Krauss’ Great House was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, Man Walks Into a Room follows Samson Greene, who, during the removal of a brain tumor, loses his adult memories. Feeling lost as an outsider in his own life, Samson agrees to participate in a scientific experiment in which memories are grafted from one brain to another.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointing

    • By isisimages on 03-13-14

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Forest Dark

    • By: Nicole Krauss
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the best-selling, twice Orange Prize-short-listed, National Book Award-nominated author comes a vibrant tale of transformation: of a man in his later years and a woman novelist, each drawn to the Levant on a journey of self-discovery.

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The New Yorker Festival - Nicole Krauss and Ian McEwan

    • By: Nicole Krauss, Ian McEwan
    • Narrated by: Nicole Krauss, Ian McEwan
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    Nicole Krauss is the author of two novels, Man Walks Into a Room and The History of Love, which was published this year, and parts of which first appeared in The New Yorker. Ian McEwan's many books include the story collection First Love, Last Rites and the novels Amsterdam, which won the Booker Prize, and Atonement, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award.

    Regular price: $9.95