#Audiobooks

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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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AUDIO: Morrissey book published as classic

Author of Morrissey Dr Gavin Hopps and former literary editor of The Times Erica Wagner, discuss the decision made by Penguin to classify Morrissey's new autobiography as a classic. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: 'People realise the value of books'

In the world of books, 10 October is Super Thursday - the day many publishing houses release what they hope will be their biggest sellers for the Christmas market. The BBC's Will Gompertz reports. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Interactive Books!? Hunger Games Camp, Audiobook Powered Vibrator

The idea of interactive books is being taken to a new level with the new Hunger Games Summer Camp and a vibrator that wirelessly syncs to erotic audiobooks. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Should adults read children's books?

Jennie Bristow, associate fellow at the University of Kent, says grown-ups read children's books because they feel 'disenchanted with adult culture'. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Tenth of December 

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

[ Slate | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Pride and Prejudice

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

[ Slate | 2013-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on NW

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

[ Slate | 2012-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Fifty Shades of Grey

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

[ Slate | 2012-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club on Are You My Mother?

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Are You My Mother?, click the arrow on the player below. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Does booze ruin book clubs?

Ana Sampson, co-author of The Book Club Bible, tells The World At One's Martha Kearney about the do's and dont's of literary circles. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the Return of the Audio Book Club

In the May issue of the Slate Book Review, Meghan O’Rourke writes about Are You My Mother?, cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s therapy-fueled exploration of her relationship with her mom. Writes O’Rourke: Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: E-books 'lend themselves to erotica'

Rowan Pelling, former editor of Erotic Review and Telegraph Review, and Tom Tivnan, features editor for The Bookseller, discuss the rise in popularity of ebooks particularly in genres such as erotica. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2012-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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