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Here’s a selection of some great audiobooks that are available right now:

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

Vance’s biography about growing up in a poor Rust Belt town has been on so many lists in the past year, and for good reason. It delivers a more honest depiction of the usual “rags to riches” story and is a powerful exploration into the culture of white working-class Americans.

If you like this, try: White Trash by Nancy Isenberg


Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart

Did you know evil can grow in your backyard? Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, mixes history, myth and science to concoct this compelling biography of the plants you should beware.

If you like this, try: The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wholleben


Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

Starring Aviva Grossman, Young Jane Young’s life is ruined when her affair with a congressman is brought to light. Zevin’s novel is a smart, feminist take on the power of reinvention.

If you like this, try: Rich and Pretty by Rumann Alam


American Gods [Full cast version] by Neil Gaiman

Couldn’t get enough of the TV version of American Gods? Why not go back to where the show began, as so many do… as a book! This audiobook boasts a multi-voiced cast, making it endlessly entertaining.

If you like this, try: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson

What’s your favorite audiobook?

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