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  • Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense,Novels,Action & Adventure,General
    Author: Ray Bradbury
    Duration: 05:39:00

    The system was simple. Everyone understood it. Books were for burning, along with the houses in which they were hidden. Guy Montag was a fireman whose job it was to start fires. And he enjoyed his job. He had been a fireman for ten years, and he had never questioned the pleasure of the midnight ... [ more ]

  • Jolie Blon's Bounce

    Jolie Blon's Bounce

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Thriller,Literature,Novels
    Author: James Lee Burke
    Duration: 14:41:00

    New Iberia, Louisiana, is reeling from a one-two punch of brutal rape-homicides, and drug-addicted blues singer Tee Bobby Hulin has been tagged as the prime suspect. No stranger to bucking popular opinion, police detective Dave Robicheaux senses it's not Hulin behind the atrocities. With his longtim ... [ more ]

  • Walk: A Novel

    Walk: A Novel

    Genre: Fiction,Relationships,Literature,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Novels,Chick Lit
    Author: Richard Paul Evans
    Duration: 04:21:00

    My name is Alan Christoffersen. You don't know me. 'Just another book in the library,' my father would say. 'Unopened and unread.' You have no idea how far I've come or what I've lost. More important, you have no idea what I've found. 'Prologue What ... [ more ]

  • Les Miserables

    Les Miserables

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Victor Hugo
    Duration: 12:07:00

    Set in the Parisian underworld and plotted like a detective story, Les Mis'rables follows the adventures of Jean Valjean, originally an honest peasant, who has been imprisoned for nineteen years for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving family. A hardened criminal upon his release, ... [ more ]

  • Underground Railroad: A Novel

    Underground Railroad: A Novel

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Historical Fiction,Novels
    Author: Colson Whitehead
    Duration: 10:44:00

    The National Book Award Winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the ... [ more ]

  • Stories: All-New Tales

    Stories: All-New Tales

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies,Short Stories,Fiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies,Short Stories
    Author: Neil Gaiman, Al Sarrantonio
    Duration: 18:15:00

    The joy of fiction is the joy of the imagination. . . . The best stories pull readers in and keep them turning the pages, eager to discover more'to find the answer to the question: And then what happened? The true hallmark of great literature is great imagination, and as Neil Gaiman and Al ... [ more ]

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels,Classic Fiction,General
    Author: Jane Austen
    Duration: 12:06:00

    Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen was first published in 1813. The story follows Elizabeth Bennett as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, moral rightness, education and marriage in her aristocratic society of early 19th century England. Elizabeth is the second oldest of five daughters of ... [ more ]

  • Ulysses


    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: James Joyce
    Duration: 29:44:00

    Joyce's experimental masterpiece set a new standard for modernist fiction, pushing the English language past all previous thresholds in its quest to capture a day in the life of an Everyman in turn-of-the-century Dublin. Obliquely borrowing characters and situations from Homer's Odyssey, Joyce takes ... [ more ]

  • Island


    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit
    Author: Elin Hilderbrand
    Duration: 15:17:00

    Birdie Cousins has thrown herself into the details of her daughter Chess's lavish wedding, from the floating dance floor in her Connecticut back yard to the color of the cocktail napkins. Like any mother of a bride-to-be, she is weathering the storms of excitement and chaos, tears and joy. But Birdi ... [ more ]

  • Things They Carried

    Things They Carried

    Genre: Literature,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Jill Colella
    Duration: 04:19:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you ... [ more ]

  • Man in the Black Suit: 4 Dark Tales

    Man in the Black Suit: 4 Dark Tales

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Novels,Literature,Classics,Short Stories,Novels
    Author: Stephen King
    Duration: 03:41:00

    THE MAN IN THE BLACK SUIT FOUR UNABRIDGED DARK TALES FROM STEPHEN KING The Man in the Black Suit Read by John Cullum ...the face of the man in the black suit grows ever clearer, ever closer, and I remember every word he said. I don't want to think of him, but I can't help it, and sometimes ... [ more ]

  • Consider the Lobster (A Story from Consider the Lobster)	 And Other Essays

    Consider the Lobster (A Story from Consider the Lobster) And Other Essays

    Genre: Literature,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: David Foster Wallace
    Duration: 03:50:00

    Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the thr ... [ more ]

  • Ghost Country

    Ghost Country

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fantasy,Science Fiction,Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Literature,Novels
    Author: Patrick Lee
    Duration: 08:31:43

    For decades, inexplicable technology has passed into our world through the top secret anomaly called the Breach. The latest device can punch a hole into the future . . . What Paige Campbell saw when she opened a door into seventy years from now scared the hell out of her. She and her T ... [ more ]

  • Aeneid


    Genre: Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics,Literature,Classics
    Author: Virgil
    Duration: 12:29:00

    From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epic Fleeing the ashes of Troy, Aeneas, Achilles' mighty foe in the Iliad, begins an incredible journey to fulfill his destiny as the founder of Rome. His voyage will take him through ... [ more ]

  • Spider Bones: A Novel

    Spider Bones: A Novel

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Thriller,Literature,Suspense,Novels
    Author: Kathy Reichs
    Duration: 09:38:00

    Kathy Reichs'#1 New York Times bestselling author and producer of the FOX television hit Bones'returns with the thirteenth riveting novel featuring forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan. John Lowery was declared dead in 1968'the victim of a Huey crash in Vietnam, his bod ... [ more ]

  • Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless

    Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit,Chick Lit,Fiction,Literature,Novels,Chick Lit,Chick Lit
    Author: Kiki Swinson, Noire
    Duration: 07:07:00

    Essence best-selling authors Kiki Swinson and Noire have attracted huge audiences for their sexy, anything-goes fiction. Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless features a novella from each author. Swinson's electric 'Shamelessly Rich' showcases a spoiled bad girl facing a life-changing ... [ more ]

  • Odyssey: The Story of Odysseus

    Odyssey: The Story of Odysseus

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Homer
    Duration: 11:30:00

    One of the great masterpieces of Western literature, Odyssey chronicles the many trials and adventures Odysseus must pass through on his long journey home from the Trojan wars. Though the stormy, vengeful god of the ocean is determined to keep him off course, Odysseus is clever and has the brilliant ... [ more ]

  • How It Happened

    How It Happened

    Genre: Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Duration: 00:08:00

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. ... [ more ]

  • U.S.S. Seawolf

    U.S.S. Seawolf

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Literature,Suspense
    Author: Patrick Robinson
    Duration: 05:49:00

    By the close of the twentieth century, China had gathered secret information concerning United States military surveillance and guided-missile technology. Now, in 2005, the technology is in production in China's new breed of submarine-based long-range missiles. The dragon has stirred. Admi ... [ more ]

  • Bitterroot


    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Thriller,Literature
    Author: James Lee Burke
    Duration: 05:59:00

    Set in the rugged Bitterroot valley of Montana -- home to celebrities seeking to escape the pressures of public life and xenophobes dedicated to establishing a bulkhed of patriotic paranoia -- Bitterroot features Blly Bob Holland, former Texas Ranger and now a Texas-based lawyer, who has come to Big ... [ more ]