#Audiobooks

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The Audio Book Club Meets the Girl on the Train

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of The Girl on the Train, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Does Battle Over Redeployment

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Redeployment, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blinkist Condenses Nonfiction Books to 15-Minute Audiobooks

Berlin-based Blinkist condenses nonfiction books down to key points called blinks and is offering an app that delivers books as 15-minute audio summaries. The post Blinkist Condenses Nonfiction Books to 15-Minute Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Realizes We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Goes Wild

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Wild, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Is a Bad Feminist

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Bad Feminist, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Meets Karl Ove

This month, Dan Kois, David Haglund, and New York Times Book Review editor Parul Sehgal discuss My Struggle: Book One, the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard’s six-book autobiographical epic. Can the endless accretion of detail a masterpiece make? Would people respond differently to this... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Reads Americanah

This month, Dan Kois, Jamelle Bouie, and Emily Bazelon discuss Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about two Nigerians who migrate west: Ifemelu to America, and Obinze to London. Is the romance between these two star-crossed lovers convincing? Do the novel’s sharp-edged takes on race in... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Visits the Dept. of Speculation

This month, Dan Kois, Jessica Winter, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Jenny Offill’s slim but potent novel Dept. of Speculation. Does the novel’s bifurcated structure work? Is its theme of the difficulty of making art when facing the daily struggles of domesticity resonant? What does that title... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Recorded Books Buys HighBridge Audio

Recorded Books Inc. has acquired HighBridge Audio, the audiobook imprint of Workman Publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Wonders Where’d You Go, Bernadette

This month, Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Maria Semple’s best-selling comic novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette. Our critics discuss the novel’s unique epistolary/documentary structure; hash out whether its satire of upper-crust parents is biting or toothless; and debate... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Live in Seattle!

This month Slate’s Audio Book Club hits the road for a live show at Town Hall Seattle. Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and special guest star Hugh Howey (Wool) discuss Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel of war and space aliens, Slaughterhouse-Five. The trio discuss Vonnegut’s deep depression, the way Billy... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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March 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

Kay to give the play-by-play of Rivera’s ‘Closer’ and more in this month's audio book news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Brain On Audio Books: Distracted, Forgetful, And Bored

Of all the ways to enjoy a book, minds wander most when we're listening to someone else read it.With so much focus in the publishing world on ebooks, you might have missed the recent explosion in the popularity of audio books. They've become a billion-dollar industry with huge annual sales... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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February 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

All-star cast gathers for ‘Suspicious Incidents’ and more in this month's audio book news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on The Group

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of The Group, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Plucks The Good Lord Bird

This month, Dan Kois, David Haglund, and Emily Bazelon discuss James McBride’s National Book Award winner for fiction, The Good Lord Bird. The novel makes a farcical cross-dressing comedy of John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry, paints Frederick Douglass as a drunken letch, and generally takes an... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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December 2013 Audio Books: In the Studio

Diaz adds narration to her body of work and more in this week's audio books news. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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