A moving account of history's most passionate and enduring love stories.
For centuries, human history has been shaped by politics, power, and war - but what about love?
Mark Antony's love for Cleopatra led to war between Rome and Egypt; Emperor Xuanzang of Tang relinquished the Mandate of Heaven for Yang Guifei; and the English Reformation was... Read more »
The Autobiography of Santa Claus
"You're right to believe in me," Saint Nicolas assures us.
Old St. Nick, Santa Claus himself, reveals the definitive story, through seventeen centuries of Christmas lore, of how he came to be known as the all-knowing, all gift-giving man from the North Pole!
Listen as this enchanting holiday treasure recalls Santa’s quest for universal...
Tales of Life and Music
Read by Dave Grohl. Features excerpts from five never before heard demos performed by Dave Grohl and an original story exclusive to The Storyteller audiobook.
So, I've written a book.
Having entertained the idea for years, and even offered a few questionable opportunities ("It's a piece of cake! Just do four hours of interviews, find someone else...Read more »
My Own Words
The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993—a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women’s rights, and popular culture.
My Own Words offers Justice Ginsburg on wide-ranging topics, including gender... Read more »
Can I Recycle This?
A Guide to Better Recycling and How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics
The first illustrated guidebook, now adapted for audio, that answers the age-old question: Can I Recycle This?
Since the dawn of the recycling system, men and women the world over have stood by their bins, holding an everyday object, wondering, "can I recycle this?" This simple question reaches into our concern for the environment, the care we... Read more »
A Whale of the Wild
“A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure.” —New York Times Book Review
In the stand-alone companion to the New York Times–bestselling A Wolf Called Wander, a young orca whale must lead her brother on a tumultuous journey to be reunited with their pod....Read more »
The Book of Eating
Adventures in Professional Gluttony
A wildly hilarious and irreverent memoir of a globe-trotting life lived meal-to-meal by one of our most influential and respected food critics.
As the son of a diplomat growing up in places like Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan, Adam Platt didn’t have the chance to become a picky eater. Living, traveling, and eating in some of the most far-flung...Read more »
Oh, come all ye furful! Cat lovers will rejoice to hear these 19 rollicking feline renditions of favorite holiday carols, based on the bestselling book by Laurie Loughlin. Including tracks such as "Wreck the Halls," "The First Meow," "Collar Bells," and more, Catmas Carols is full of festive odes to the joys of the season, from yummy dinner... Read more »
The Breath of a Whale
The Science and Spirit of Pacific Ocean Giants
From the author of The Hidden Lives of Owls, an exploration of the elusive lives of whales in the Pacific Ocean, home to orcas, humpbacks, sperm, blue, and gray whales.
Leigh Calvez has spent a dozen years researching, observing, and probing the lives of the giants of the deep. Here, she relates the stories of nature's most remarkable... Read more »
Don't Hate, Meditate!
5 Easy Practices to Get You Through the Hard Sh*t (and into the Good)
Meditation instructor, Deepak Chopra protégé, director of Meditation Wanderlust Hollywood, and Lululemon ambassador Megan Monahan presents a no-nonsense guide to meditation for everyday soul-searchers.
This modern guide to meditation from instructor Megan Monahan takes readers beyond empty Instagram truisms to the simple yet effective ways to... Read more »
In Search of Nature's Rarest Color
A globe-trotting quest to find blue in the natural world—and to understand our collective obsession with this bewitching color
Blue is a rare color—natural blue, that is. From morpho butterflies in the rain forest to the blue jay flitting past your window, vanishingly few living things are blue—and most that appear so are doing sleight of hand... Read more »
How to Think Like a Cat
The Cat is calm, observant, charismatic, independent, proud, and joyful; he knows how to strut and is impervious to judgement; he accepts himself as he is and adapts quickly; he knows to say nothing and to avoid conflicts, and yet he knows exactly what he wants and dares to ask for it. The Cat is free. After observing his cat, Ziggy, for years,...Read more »
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Discover the universal tale of The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse brought to life in audio by its author and illustrator Charlie Mackesy, with a beautiful music score and the real wildlife sounds of rural England.
“A surprise bestseller about kindness and vulnerability is bringing people together.” – Washington Post
“What do you want to...
The Hidden Lives of Owls
The Science and Spirit of Nature's Most Elusive Birds
In this New York Times bestseller, a naturalist probes the forest to comprehend the secret lives of owls. Leigh Calvez takes listeners on an adventure into the world of owls: owl-watching, avian science, and the deep forest—often in the dead of night. These birds are a bit mysterious, and that's part of what makes them so fascinating. Calvez... Read more »
The Compton Cowboys
The New Generation of Cowboys in America's Urban Heartland
“Thompson-Hernández's portrayal of Compton's black cowboys broadens our perception of Compton's young black residents, and connects the Compton Cowboys to the historical legacy of African Americans in the west. An eye-opening, moving book.”— Margot Lee Shetterly, New York Times bestselling author of Hidden Figures
A rising New York Times reporter...Read more »
Kindness and Wonder
Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever
A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times.
Won’t you be my neighbor?
For more than thirty years, Fred Rogers was a beloved fixture in American homes. Warm and welcoming, he spoke directly to...Read more »
This Book Will Put You to Sleep
It is sadly true that it is not always easy to fall asleep. This gently amusing, highly effective anthology of soporific dullness has been carefully curated to put readers to sleep as quickly as possible. This giftable godsend for the under-rested features dozens of snoozy short texts, including "The Motion of Sand Dunes," "The Administrative...Read more »
The Gift of Forgiveness
Inspiring Stories from Those Who Have Overcome the Unforgivable
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
“[The Gift of Forgiveness] will spark conversations across families, across friendships, at workplaces, everywhere.” –Maria Shriver
A fresh, inspiring book on learning how to forgive, with firsthand stories from those who have learned to let go of resentment and find peace.
"When we learn to embrace... Read more »
Calm: The Magic of Sleep
A Beside Companion
We have spent decades optimizing our waking hours, but what about the precious hours after we doze off (or try to)?
As the most active time for our brains and the most important element to a calmer, happier life, sleep has become the topic of our times. Drawing on the success of Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, Michael Acton...