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Our store assistant manager's favourite books, in audio!

I Wished

By: Dennis Cooper
Narrated by: Daniel Henning
Length: 2 hours 35 minutes

"I started writing books about and for my friend George Miles because whenever I would speak about him honestly like I am doing now I felt a complicated agony beneath my words that talking openly can't handle."

For most of his life, Dennis Cooper believed the person he had loved the most and would always love above all others was George Miles.... Read more

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Scattered All Over the Earth

By: Yoko Tawada
Narrated by: Cindy Kay
Length: 7 hours 46 minutes

A mind-expanding, cheerfully dystopian new novel by Yoko Tawada, winner of the National Book Award



Welcome to the not-too-distant future: Japan, having vanished from the face of the earth, is now remembered as "the land of sushi." Hiruko, its former citizen and a climate refugee herself, has a job teaching immigrant children in Denmark with her... Read more

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The Gospel Singer

By: Harry Crews
Narrated by: Matt Godfrey
Length: 8 hours 26 minutes

“Harry Crews is magnificently twisted and brutally funny.” - Carl Hiaasen

A Penguin Classic
 


Golden-haired, with the voice of an angel and a reputation as a healer, the Gospel Singer appeared on the cover of LIFE and brought thousands to their knees in Carnegie Hall. But for all his fame, he is a man in mortal torment that drives him back to his... Read more

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Nevada

A Novel

By: Imogen Binnie
Narrated by: Imogen Binnie
Length: 6 hours 39 minutes

This program is read by the author.

"Nevada is a book that changed my life: it shaped both my worldview and personhood, making me the writer I am. And it did so by the oldest of methods, by telling a wise, hilarious, and gripping story." —Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby


A beloved and blistering cult classic and finalist for the Lambda...
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Life Ceremony

Stories

By: Sayaka Murata
Narrated by: Natalie Naudus, Eunice Wong, Pun Bandhu, various narrators, Emily Woo Zeller, Jeena Yi & Nancy Wu
Length: 5 hours 54 minutes

The long-awaited first short story-collection by the author of the cult sensation Convenience Store Woman, tales of weird love, heartfelt friendships, and the unsettling nature of human existenceWith Life Ceremony, the incomparable Sayaka Murata is back with her first collection of short stories ever to be translated into English. In Japan,... Read more

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Art Sex Music

By: Cosey Fanni Tutti
Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
Length: 18 hours 57 minutes

Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenged the boundaries of music over the past four decades.



It is the account of an artist who, as part of COUM Transmissions, represented Britain at the IXth Biennale... Read more

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Her Body and Other Parties

Stories

By: Carmen Maria Machado
Narrated by: Amy Landon
Length: 8 hours 41 minutes

Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado is a blend of urban legends and horror stories all focusing on the roles women play in society. Machado writes in the most beautiful, haunting way, and each story is truly unique and almost always a little uncomfortable. Read more

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Little Eyes

A Novel

By: Samanta Schweblin
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 7 hours 3 minutes

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"Her most unsettling work yet — and her most realistic." --New York Times

Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York TimesO, The Oprah Magazine, NPR, Vulture, Bustle, Refinery29, and Thrillist

A visionary novel about our interconnected present,...
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White Girls

By: Hilton Als
Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
Length: 10 hours 44 minutes

"This book will change you." --Chicago Tribune

White Girls is about, among other things, blackness, queerness, movies, Brooklyn, love (and the loss of love), AIDS, fashion, Basquiat, Capote, philosophy, porn, Eminem, Louise Brooks, and Michael Jackson. Freewheeling and dazzling, tender and true, it is one of the most daring and provocative books... Read more

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The Third Policeman - Abridged

By: Flann O’Brien
Narrated by: Jim Norton
Length: 3 hours 37 minutes

Flann O’Brien’s most popular and surrealistic novel concerns an imaginary, hellish village police force and a local murder. Weird, satirical, and very funny, it is read by Irish master reader Jim Norton. Read more

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The Art of Cruelty

A Reckoning

By: Maggie Nelson
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
Length: 8 hours 49 minutes

Today both reality and entertainment crowd our fields of vision with brutal imagery. The pervasiveness of images of torture, horror, and war has all but demolished the twentieth-century hope that such imagery might shock us into a less alienated state, or aid in the creation of a just social order. What to do now? When to look, when to turn... Read more

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Binary Star

A Novel

By: Sarah Gerard
Narrated by: Sarah Gerard
Length: 3 hours 2 minutes

The language of the stars is the language of the body. Like a star, the anorexic burns fuel that isn't replenished; she is held together by her own gravity. With luminous, lyrical prose, Binary Star is an impassioned account of a young woman struggling with anorexia and her long-distance, alcoholic boyfriend. On a road trip circumnavigating the... Read more

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The Book of X

By: Sarah Rose Etter
Narrated by: Chloe Cannon
Length: 4 hours 59 minutes

A surreal exploration of one woman's life and death against a landscape of meat, office desks, and bad men



The Book of X tells the tale of Cassie, a girl born with her stomach twisted in the shape of a knot. From childhood with her parents on the family meat farm, to a desk job in the city, to finally experiencing love, she grapples with her... Read more

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Earthlings

A Novel

By: Sayaka Murata
Narrated by: Nancy Wu
Length: 7 hours 6 minutes

As a child, Natsuki doesn’t fit into her family. Her parents favor her sister, and her best friend is a plush toy hedgehog named Piyyut who has explained to her that he has come from the planet Popinpobopia on a special quest to help her save the Earth. Each summer, Natsuki counts down the days until her family drives into the mountains of... Read more

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Girls Against God

A Novel

By: Jenny Hval
Narrated by: Gabrielle Baker
Length: 7 hours 2 minutes

A genre-warping, time-traveling horror novel-slash-feminist manifesto for fans of Clarice Lispector and Jeanette Winterson.

Welcome to 1990s Norway. White picket fences run in neat rows and Christian conservatism runs deep. But as the Artist considers her work, things start stirring themselves up. In a corner of Oslo a coven of witches begin... Read more

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The Hearing Trumpet

By: Leonora Carrington
Narrated by: Siân Phillips
Length: 6 hours 47 minutes

Surreal and splendidly unconventional, The Hearing Trumpet is an apocalyptic fairytale quest about an occult old ladies’ home and the spry nonagenarian who ends up there. After coming into possession of a hearing trumpet, 92-year-old Marian Leatherby discovers her son’s plans to send her to a nursing home. But this is no ordinary place… Strange... Read more

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The Rain Heron

A Novel

By: Robbie Arnott
Narrated by: Jessica Douglas-Henry & Zoe Carides
Length: 7 hours 17 minutes

A gripping novel of myth, environment, adventure, and an unlikely friendship, from an award-winning Australian author.

Ren lives alone on the remote frontier of a country devastated by a coup d'état. High on the forested slopes, she survives by hunting, farming, trading, and forgetting the contours of what was once a normal life. But her quiet... Read more

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Terminal Boredom

Stories

By: Izumi Suzuki
Narrated by: Cindy Kay
Length: 5 hours 53 minutes

The first English language publication of the work of Izumi Suzuki, a legend of Japanese science fiction and a countercultural icon.



At turns nonchalantly hip and charmingly deranged, Suzuki's singular slant on speculative fiction would be echoed in countless later works, from Margaret Atwood and Harumi Murakami, to Black Mirror and Ex Machina.... Read more

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The Haunting of Hill House

By: Shirley Jackson
Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
Length: 7 hours 27 minutes

The Haunting of Hill House is unlike any haunted house book that I have read. There are no monsters, no gore and no in your face horror. The horror of this book is psychological, with the realization that there is no hope. The house will have its way. Dr. Montague, an occult scholar, arranges for three people to spend a weekend at Hill House as... Read more

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