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  • Details about After the End [sound recording]

    After the End [sound recording]

    Clare Mackintosh

    Abstract:  The breathtaking, emotional new novel from Clare Mackintosh. A story about impossible choices. A story about the strength and fragility of love.  …more

  • Details about How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: the stoic philosophy of Marcus Aurelius [sound recording]

    How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: the stoic philosophy of Marcus Aurelius [sound recording]

    Donald Robertson

    Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius was the last famous Stoic philosopher of the ancient world. Meditations, his personal journey, survives to this day as one of the most-loved self-help and spiritual classics of all time. Here, cognitive psychotherapist Donald Robertson seamlessly weaves together the life and philosophy of Marcus Aurelius to provide a compelling modern-day guide to the Stoic wisdom that has been followed by countless individuals throughout the centuries as a path to achieving greater……more

  • Details about City of Girls [sound recording]

    City of Girls [sound recording]

    Elizabeth Gilbert

    Abstract:  Eighty-nine-year-old Vivian recounts her life after being kicked out of Vassar College, living in Manhattan with her Aunt Peg and the personal mistake that resulted in a professional scandal.  …more

  • Details about Recursion [sound recording]

    Recursion [sound recording]

    Blake Crouch

    Abstract:  Barry Sutton is driving home from a long shift as an NYPD detective when a call comes in. A woman's threatening to commit suicide, and he has to try to talk her down. Only as he stands mere inches away, does he realize that the woman has False Memory Syndrome, a mysterious disease that drives its victims mad. When Barry is unable to save her, he investigates the mystery and finds himself on an astonishing and terrifying journey, ultimately revealing a plot that could bring about……more

  • Details about The Last House Guest [sound recording]

    The Last House Guest [sound recording]

    Megan Miranda

    Abstract:  Littleport, Maine, has always felt like two separate towns: an ideal vacation enclave for the wealthy, and a simple harbor community for the year-round residents. Typically, fierce friendships never develop between a local and a summer girl, but that is just what happens with visitor Sadie Loman and local Avery Greer. Each summer for almost a decade, the girls are inseparable, until Sadie is found dead. While the police rule the death a suicide, Avery cannot help but feel there ……more

  • Details about Paris, 7 A.M. [sound recording]

    Paris, 7 A.M. [sound recording]

    Liza Wieland

    Abstract:  The acclaimed, award-winning author of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris amidst the imminent threat of World War II. June 1937. Elizabeth Bishop, still only a young woman and not yet one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, arrives in Paris with her college roommate. They are in search of an escape, and inspiration, far from the protec……more