Mar 25, 2019
Women divers from a small island off the coast of South Korea were the breadwinners in their families, going after valuable and dangerous catches. An evocative tale of two best friends whose bonds are both strengthened and tested over decades by forces beyond their control, See’s novel includes little-known...
Mar 22, 2019
A new collection of essays from celebrated writer Toni Morrison moves from the aftermath of 9/11 to MLK to James Baldwin. She takes on current issues—from what defines a “foreigner” to racial issues and fascism. Inspiring and intellectual, these essays, speeches, and mediations can be savored by listeners for a...
Mar 21, 2019
Walter Mosley, the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins mysteries, knows the creative writing process.His well-ordered, straightforward “how to” tips offer a safety net for cautious novice writers. The tone overall is educational—it imparts knowledge and inspires listeners to action. Narrator Dion Graham captures...
Mar 20, 2019
Ojibwe author Treuer deeply researched a work that greatly expands our knowledge of Native American history. We hear the histories and first-person accounts of indigenous people of North America that provide uncompromising accounts of the oppression and violence tribes have experienced. Published by Penguin Audio.
Mar 19, 2019
Elsey, a painter and married mother living in China, has taken to drinking instead of creating art. Urged by her husband to find help, she attends a yoga retreat and discovers many truths, not the least of which about herself. Cassandra Campbell gives a finely tuned narration. Published by Random House Audio.