This complex, multi-tiered pseudo-detective novel depicts a young German’s psychological struggle with the legacy of WWII
T.C. Boyle's narration of his novel, The Tortilla Curtain, is a high speed suspense with a portentous social message.
Elijah Wood delights and amazes in this warm and wonderful rendition of "The Great American Novel", as only a hobbit could.
This Pulitzer-winning family saga is a true gender-bender, excellently crafted and beautifully narrated.
The short story master's first novel starts off slow and pretty, then explodes into the big urban world beyond St. Botolphs like a goosed monkey.
D.H. Lawrence's indictment of industrial society rings as true today as it did then. I can't imagine what Oliver Mellors might of thought of social networking.
The various voices of Saul Bellow's protagonists are the stuff of legend, and Augie March is the leader of the pack.
Franzen's powerful and perfectly-written portrait of the dysfunctional American family sounds as depressing as it reads.
Joseph Conrad's masterpiece as read by Kenneth Branagh is an audio delight!
Often dubbed "the greatest novel of all time", Roy McMillan's narration of this timeless classic is a must-own!
Pulitzer winner Richard Ford's "Canada" has been praised and panned. What makes this haunting novel so unforgettable?
This beautifully written and narrated novel mirrors Cheever's own struggles with booze and confused sexual identity. A must hear...
John Updike's first novel of his "Rabbit" series shines in this audio rendition by Arthur Morey. You'll want to strangle Harry Angstrom, if you can catch him.
In the spirit of our current Olympic host, you may find yourself itching for a little famous Russian literature to go along with Bob Costas. This critical essay is sure whet your appetite.
This narration of the Graham Greene classic by Colin Firth is intimate, moving and, in keeping with the theme of the novel, "miraculous"!
Some books are meant to be heard, and Dickens is certainly no exception. Bleak House is but one example of Simon Vance's outstanding narration of Dickens novels.
Some stories are best when heard, especially the classic serial novels by the great storytellers: Cervantes, Dostoevsky, Flaubert, Dickens etc. Contemporary classics reviewed here too!