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    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Sara Pennypacker and Marla Frazee's Clementine series

    • By: Sara Pennypacker, Marla Frazee
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    The author and illustrator team behind the popular Clementine - a funny, independent third-grader who has taken her place alongside such beloved book characters as Ramona Quimby, Super Fudge, and Judy Moody - discuss their latest collaboration, Clementine, Friend of the Week.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thalia kid's book club

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep

    • Thalia Book Club
    • By: Jonathan Lethem, Judith Freeman, Rich Cohen
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Chandler's dark first novel is full of endlessly inventive wordplay, with the wry, cynical, private detective Philip Marlowe. Join the investigation with Jonathan Lethem ( Gun, With Occasional Music and Fortress of Solitude), Judith Freeman ( The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and The Woman He Loved), and Rich Cohen ( Sweet and Low: A Family Story) as they compare notes on Chandler's grand style, its place in the mystery canon, and its influence on their work.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Misleading title

    • By Renae on 01-23-11

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Zombies vs. Unicorns

    • By: Holly Black, Libba Bray, Alaya Dawn Johnson, and others
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    An all-star line-up of children’s book authors, including Holly Black, Justine Larbalestier, Libba Bray, and Maureen Johnson, debate the question, “Which are better: zombies or unicorns?”

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Book Club: Anna Karenina with Jennifer Egan, Siri Hustvedt and Margot Livesey

    • By: Siri Hustvedt, Margot Livesey, Jennifer Egan
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Novelists Egan ( A Visit from the Goon Squad), Hustvedt ( The Sorrows of an American) and Livesey ( The House on Fortune Street) - the trio that brought Middlemarch and Jane Eyre to life at this book club - are back by popular demand to revisit Tolstoy's classic.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: David Levithan and John Green's 'Will Grayson, Will Grayson'

    • By: David Levithan, John Green
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Green ( An Abundance of Katherines) and Levithan ( Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Executive Editorial Director at Scholastic) discuss their collaborative novel with teens ages 14 and up. In the book, they alternate chapters, each lending his own unique voice to two teens named Will Grayson, one of them gay and one of them straight. The event includes a discussion with the audience.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Book Club: Mastering the Art of Writing about Cooking

    • By: Judith Jones, Alex Prud'Homme
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A lovely discussion between Judith Jones and Alex Prud'homme on their new books, The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food and My Life in France (co-authored by Prud'homme with Julia Child). As a young editor at Knopf, Jones edited Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and a relationship blossomed between her and Child. Since then, Jones has worked with a glorious lineup of cookbook writers from Madhur Jaffrey to Marion Cunningham, and has become an editorial legend.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Susan Cooper's 'The Dark is Rising'

    • By: Susan Cooper
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Susan Cooper talks with Symphony Space's education director about The Dark Is Rising sequence, her series of five thrilling fantasy novels for young readers, among them The Dark Is Rising and 1976 Newbery Medal winner The Grey King.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • WARNING: This is NOT an audio book!!!!

    • By M. Prado on 02-19-15

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Autobiography of a Biographer

    • Thalia Book Club
    • By: James Atlas, Edmund Morris, Stacy Schiff
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Symphony Space invited three renowned biographers, James Atlas, Edmund Morris, and Stacy Schiff, to reveal the fascinating, all-absorbing process of researching and writing another person's life story. The conversation delved deeply into the challenges the authors encountered and the pleasures they enjoyed in writing the lives of Ronald Reagan, Theodore Roosevelt, Vera Nabakov, and Saul Bellow, as well as the difficulty of getting past the "unreliable narrator".

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Thalia Book Club: Thomas Mallon's Yours Ever and John Freeman's The Tyranny of E-mail

    • By: Thomas Mallon, John Freeman
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Novelist and essayist Mallon talks with Freeman, critic and American editor of Granta, about the great, lost art of letter writing and the current frenzy of electronic messaging. A discussion with the audience ensues.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's Peter and the Sword of Mercy

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Jim Dale, and others
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The team behind the best-selling books that serve as prequels to J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan talk about the fourth installment in their Starcatchers series, with middle graders ages 9 and up. Actor Jim Dale, best known from the Harry Potter audiobooks, will perform an excerpt. The event includes a discussion with the audience.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Pseudonymous Bosch's This Isn't What It Looks Like

    • By: Pseudonymous Bosch
    • Narrated by: Symphony Space
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    The mysterious author of the New York Times best-selling book The Name of This Book is Secret, as well as the other dangerous and daring adventures in the hugely popular The Secret series makes a rare appearance to talk with Matthew Cody ( Powerless) about the latest installment. Performance playlist: Reading by the Author followed by a conversation with Pseudonymous Bosch and Matthew Cody.

    Regular price: $4.87