The Handmaid’s Tale: Special Edition

Fiction02/08/2017 • 3~4 min read

Written by: Margaret Atwood , Valerie Martin – essay Narrated by: Claire Danes , Margaret Atwood , full cast Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins Release Date:04-04-17 Publisher: Audible Studios “Are there any questions?” The final line in Margaret Atwood’s modern classic, The Handmaid’s Tale, has teased and perplexed fans since the book’s original release more than 30 years ago. Now, in this Audible Original production, […]

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

Social Sciences28/05/2017 • 3~5 min read

Written by: Steven Pinker Narrated by: Arthur Morey Length: 36 hrs and 43 mins Release Date:10-04-11 Publisher: Brilliance Audio We’ve all had the experience of reading about a bloody war or shocking crime and asking, “What is the world coming to?” But we seldom ask, “How bad was the world in the past?” In this […]

Hachiko Waits

Kids17/04/2017 • 2~3 min read

Written by: Leslea Newman Narrated by: James Yaegashi Length: 1 hr and 36 mins Release Date:01-22-13 Publisher: Recorded Books Every morning in the Japanese town of Shibuya, Professor Ueno awakens and is greeted by his loyal Akita dog, Hachiko. They enjoy a breakfast together before the professor leaves to catch the train to the school […]

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Bios & Memoirs, Business & Economics31/03/2017 • 3~4 min read

Written by: Ron Chernow Narrated by: Grover Gardner Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins Release Date:08-07-13 Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. John D. Rockefeller, Sr., history’s first billionaire and the patriarch of America’s most famous dynasty, is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, a National Book Award-winning biographer, […]

North and South

Classics, Editor's Pick30/03/2017 • 1~2 min read

Written by: Elizabeth Gaskell Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins Release Date:09-18-09 Publisher: Audible Studios Set in the context of Victorian social and medical debate, this novel is about rebellion, posing fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience. This revised edition draws on recent theoretical work on gender […]

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