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    • What Was She Thinking?

    • Notes on a Scandal
    • By: Zoe Heller
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 361
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 192

    Schoolteacher Barbara Covett has led a bitter, lonely life as a self-made careerist. Sheba Hart is an ethereal, inexperienced new pottery teacher. When Barbara hears of Sheba's problems in the classroom, a maternal pity arises in her that soon leads to friendship and confidence. But Barbara is unprepared for the secret she will learn: that Sheba has begun a passionate affair with an underage male student. Barbara's confusion, disapproval, and jealousy are helpless to prevent the coming disaster.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely stunning

    • By Joan on 02-17-07

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Believers

    • By: Zoe Heller
    • Narrated by: Andrea Martin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When radical New York lawyer Joel Litvinoff is felled by a stroke, his wife, Audrey, uncovers a secret that forces her to reexamine everything she thought she knew about their 40-year marriage. Joel's children will soon have to come to terms with this discovery themselves, but for the meantime, they are struggling with their own dilemmas and doubts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great writing, not-so-great narration

    • By Annie M. on 06-09-09

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Notes on a Scandal

    • By: Zoe Heller
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Sheba Hart joins St George's as the new pottery teacher, lonely Barbara Covett senses that she has found a kindred spirit. But Barbara is not the only one drawn to Sheba. Before long Sheba is involved in an illicit affair with a pupil, and Barbara is powerless to stop Sheba from pursuing her foolhardy course of action. But when the liaison is found out and Sheba's marriage falls apart, Barbara is loyally standing by, ready to provide succour.

    Regular price: $20.03

    • The New Yorker, December 18th and 25th 2017: Part 1 (Nathan Heller, Jiayang Fan, Zoë Heller)

    • By: Nathan Heller, Jiayang Fan, Zoë Heller
    • Narrated by: Jaime Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this issue: "How Low Will They Go?" by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Roy Moore and the G.O.P.; "Beauty Is Justice" by Jiayang Fan: Meitu's apps are remaking China's rising generation, one face at a time; "The Digital Republic" by Nathan Heller: Has a tiny post-Soviet nation solved the problems of twenty-first-century America?; "Infidels" by Zoë Heller: A couples therapist gives adultery a chance; "Paper Chase" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Post.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The Believers

    • By: Zoe Heller
    • Narrated by: Tara Ward
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    When Audrey makes a devastating discovery about her husband, she is forced to re-examine everything she thought she knew about their forty-year marriage. Their children will soon have to come to terms with this unsettling secret, but for the meantime, they are trying to cope with their own dilemmas.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Hideous characters

    • By Stephanie Whitelock on 08-30-11

    Regular price: $20.65