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Deesha Philyaw's Audiobook Picks

Deesha Philyaw's Audiobook Picks

Author Deesha Philyaw curated this playlist of audiobooks especially for Libro.fm listeners. She says, "These books are all by friends of mine, but the main reason I delight in listening to them is that they make me feel the full range of emotions and the full range of my humanity."
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Wow, No Thank You.

Essays

By Samantha Irby
Narrated by: Samantha Irby
Length: 10 hours 3 minutes

A new rip-roaring essay collection from the smart, edgy, hilarious, unabashedly raunchy, and bestselling Samantha Irby.

Irby is forty, and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin despite what Inspirational Instagram Infographics have promised her. She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic, has published successful books and... Read more »

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The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

By Dawnie Walton
Narrated by: Janina Edwards, Bahni Turpin, James Langton, André De Shields, Dennis Boutsikaris, Steve West, Gabra Zackman & full cast
Length: 13 hours 16 minutes

A JIMMY FALLON TONIGHT SHOW SUMMER READS SELECTION

An electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour.

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY ESQUIRE AND... Read more »

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Punch Me Up to the Gods

A Memoir

By Brian Broome
Narrated by: Brian Broome, Yona Harvey & Robin Miles
Length: 7 hours 20 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' PICK • A TODAY SUMMER READING LIST PICK • AN ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY BEST DEBUT OF SUMMER PICK • A PEOPLE BEST BOOK OF SUMMER PICK

A poetic and raw coming-of-age memoir about Blackness, masculinity, and addictionPunch Me Up to the Gods obliterates what we thought were the limitations of not just the American memoir, but...

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The Prophets

By Robert Jones, Jr.
Narrated by: Karen Chilton
Length: 14 hours 52 minutes

The Prophets

“This was quite the stunning debut - I loved the meta quality of the narration and the overall lyrical writing style. A powerful and commanding story! ”

Curious Iguana image Lauren, Curious Iguana
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