Related

Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates
From:

To:
Specific Authors
Specific Publisher
PREMIUM

Nan and the Lower Body

Engagingly performed by a full cast, this energetically written play speaks to the comedy and drama underlying women’s most intimate organs and the relationships they inevitably affect. A strong choice for audio drama fans, with appeal for those interested in women-centered stories.
PREMIUM

The Witch of New York: The Trials of Polly Bodine and the Creation of Tabloid Justice in America

A winning recommendation for listeners interested in true crime or the intricacies of the legal system. This account of the devastating power of rumors and hearsay is both fascinating and chilling.
PREMIUM

Loaded: The Life (and Afterlife) of the Velvet Underground

A captivating audio, following the evolution and devolution of a seminal rock band. It is a must-listen for fans of the Velvets and for those who are just becoming acquainted with the band’s groundbreaking surge of sound.
PREMIUM

Broken: The Suspicious Death of Alydar and the End of Horse Racing’s Golden Age

Recommended for lovers of unconventional true crime such as The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser and In Vino Duplicitas by Peter Hellman.
PREMIUM

A Surgeon and a Maverick: The Life and Pioneering Work of Magdi Yacoub

A remarkable biography of a gifted surgeon whose professional journey took off at a time when many his age were already looking back on their careers. Yacoub’s story embodies what one determined individual can do by pushing boundaries and advocating for those in need.
PREMIUM

The Heartbreak Years: A Memoir

Listeners will relate to the sticky situations the author gets into, as well as the moments when she realizes she’s fallen short and must work to redeem herself.

The Survivors of the Clotilda: The Lost Stories of the Last Captives of the American Slave Trade

An intriguing, meticulously researched look at the legacy of the Clotilda with a focus on the descendants’ experiences in postbellum America.
PREMIUM

Mistress of Life and Death: The Dark Journey of Maria Mandl, Head Overseer of the Women’s Camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau

An unflinching, focused story of the Holocaust, seen through the lens of Mandl’s brutal actions and subsequent trial and execution. Devastating but worth every minute.
PREMIUM

Big Heart Little Stove: Bringing Home Meals & Moments from the Lost Kitchen

This delightful audio cookbook is a must-listen for foodies everywhere.
PREMIUM

Rental Person Who Does Nothing: A Memoir

Morimoto’s quirky debut perfectly captures the idea that what may be nothing to one person could be full of meaning for another. A charming, tender memoir.
PREMIUM

Trailer Park Parable: Park Parable: A Memoir of How Three Brothers Strove To Rise Above Their Broken Past, Find Forgiveness, and Forge a Hopeful Future

A tale of perseverance and resilience, Zed’s memoir will resonate deeply with fans of his other work, offering a compelling glimpse into the human spirit’s capacity for growth and redemption amid adversity.

Masters of the Air: America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany

This comprehensive, gripping account of WWII’s brutal and deadly air war is highly recommended for military and WWII history buffs as well as those who enjoyed the Apple TV series. Harrowing, fascinating, and insightful.

The Black Box: Writing the Race

Listeners who seek to engage in today’s debates about school curricula, inclusive perspectives on U.S. history, and forming a shared national culture will find this powerfully argued and narrated work an invaluable resource.
PREMIUM

Chasing Beauty: The Life of Isabella Stewart Gardner

Reed’s elegant delivery and diction enhance Dykstra’s delightful portrait of a visionary Gilded Age art collector. Recommended for art history buffs and those who enjoyed Douglass Shand-Tucci’s The Art of Scandal.
PREMIUM

woke up no light: poems

Clocking in at just over 90 minutes, this brief collection of poems speaks volumes and merits much relistening. Poetry is meant to be heard, and Mottley’s voice resonates.
PREMIUM

Aid State: Elite Panic, Disaster Capitalism, and the Battle To Control Haiti

While heartbreaking and discouraging, Johnston’s indictment of the aid industrial complex is essential listening, critically important when considering future responses to natural disasters.

Rangikura: Poems

Tibble’s collection is at once sensual, playful, and contemplative. This can’t-miss audio fairly glows.
PREMIUM

Twelve Trees: The Deep Roots of Our Future

Lewis’s research makes clear the value and vulnerability of trees and other species. A must-listen for anyone interested in the natural world, particularly in trees and their effect on the greater environment.

Charlie Chaplin vs. America: When Art, Sex, and Politics Collided

The Little Tramp’s triumphs and shortcomings will captivate listeners who want to know what led to his professional exile from the U.S. during the Red Scare years.

Spectral Evidence: Poems

An intricate and richly varied collection that reveals new insight with every poem that’s read. Pardlo stuns with this relentless examination of race, prejudice, and fear.
PREMIUM

Ian Fleming: The Complete Man

A captivating account of Fleming’s covert operations during World War II and his Bond-like personal life. Recommended for history buffs, particularly those with an interest in WWII espionage.

Punished for Dreaming: How School Reform Harms Black Children and How We Heal

This compellingly narrated account of unjust and racist educational policies sounds a clarion call for economic restitution and educational reform. A must-listen for those seeking knowledge of educational history and hoping for a more equitable future.
PREMIUM

In France Profound: The Long History of a House, a Mountain Town, and a People

Best suited for fans of Allman’s work, along with readers intrigued by a little-known French town, the author’s 800-year-old house, and the book’s contemporary elements. This will appeal to readers who enjoy Martin Walker’s “Bruno, Chief of Police” mystery series as well.

Oh No He Didn’t!: Brilliant Women and the Men Who Took Credit for Their Work

This exceptional book’s stories of plagiarism showcase persistence and the insidious and enduring ways in which sexism informs and shapes the contemporary world. Murphy will motivate readers to challenge stereotypes.

Invisible Labor: The Untold Story of the Cesarean Section

This inciting, empowering book shows the clear need not just to improve women’s access to health care but also to shift the paradigm about the restrictions placed on reproductive rights.
PREMIUM

The Striker and the Clock: On Being in the Game

A thoughtful and engaging exploration of life on and off the soccer field. It will resonate with readers interested in the human side of professional sports and fans of When Nobody Was Watching by Carli Lloyd with Wayne Coffey, Abby Wambach’s Forward, and Raised a Warrior by Susie Petruccelli.
PREMIUM

Catherine de’ Medici: The Life and Times of the Serpent Queen

An intriguing, highly recommended look at a powerful queen and her life.
PREMIUM

I Talk About It All the Time

This is an important and exceptional memoir that will give readers greater insight into and understanding of the pervasiveness of racism, bias, and discrimination against a person’s sexual orientation.
PREMIUM

Project Eagle: The Top-Secret OSS Operation That Sent Polish Spies Behind Enemy Lines in World War II

These reports on a relatively small part of the war offer a glimpse of the problems and successes of inserting agents into enemy territory. Recommended for large World War II collections.
PREMIUM

The Longest Con: How Grifters, Swindlers, and Frauds Hijacked American Conservatism

A worthy addition to the growing body of literature about the current state of U.S. politics. Pairs well with Sarah Posner’s God’s Profits: Faith, Fraud and the Republican Crusade for Values Voters and Maggie Haberman’s Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America.
PREMIUM

Yukikaze’s War: The Unsinkable Japanese Destroyer and World War II in the Pacific

This solid history of Japan’s Yukikaze naval destroyer is worth adding to collections.
PREMIUM

Dismantling Mass Incarceration: A Handbook for Change

Required reading for activists, legal professionals, and public officials. It’s sure to be assigned in seminars and college classrooms for years to come.

The Language Puzzle: Piecing Together the Six-Million-Year Story of How Words Evolved

A brilliant, generous, expansive, and joyful book about the evolution of language.
PREMIUM

Shakespeare: The Man Who Pays the Rent

An intimate exploration of Dench’s connection to the many characters she has played, revealing little-known information about her motivations and the influences behind each role. Perfect in audio and highly recommended for anyone seeking a different perspective on Shakespeare’s writings and on Dame Judi’s prodigious career.
PREMIUM

The Vanishing of Carolyn Wells: Investigations into a Forgotten Mystery Author

Mystery lovers will thoroughly enjoy this captivating account.
PREMIUM

Food To Die For: Recipes and Stories from America’s Most Legendary Haunted Places

This niche cookbook will be of great interest to a specific group of readers and cooks, paranormal activity aficionados and fans of ghostly legends in particular.
PREMIUM

Dinner Tonight: Simple Meals Full of Mediterranean Flavor

Berg delivers on her promise of maximum flavor and minimum fuss with a wonderful assortment of delicious dishes that easily answer the question of what to serve for dinner tonight.

Amrikan: 125 Recipes from the Indian American Diaspora

Even with other terrific guides on the subject, such as Priya Krishna’s Indian-ish (which is cited in Shah’s bibliography), cooks will not be able to resist this vivaciously written and vibrantly packaged paean to Indian American culinary mashups.

What To Cook When You Don’t Feel like Cooking

Highly approachable and friendly to all skill levels, this book fits the bill for anyone who hesitates to prepare meals; a must-have for time-constrained cooks. Essential for every collection.
PREMIUM

AfriCali: Recipes from My Jikoni

Moju delivers a culinary journey that is infused with personality and flavor, designed for modern home chefs looking for kitchen inspiration.
PREMIUM

Pretty Simple Cocktails: Margaritas, Mocktails, Spritzes, and More for Every Mood and Occasion

Those interested in cocktails, regardless of skill level, will return to this book time and again for inspiration, ideas, and guidance.

Sharks Don’t Sink: Adventures of a Rogue Shark Scientist

Readers certainly do not need to be scientists to enjoy this exceptional, well-written book, but it’s an excellent title for people, especially women and people of color, who are considering a career in marine science. This heartfelt story offers insight into both the stresses and excitement that await them.
PREMIUM

The Secret History of Sharks: The Rise of the Ocean’s Most Fearsome Predators

This chronological shark history is thorough, remarkably readable, and recommended for general readers and specialists alike.

Baking in the American South: 200 Recipes and Their Untold Stories (A Definitive Guide to Southern Baking)

Even with other outstanding guides on the subject, like Kelly Fields’s The Good Book of Southern Baking and Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Cooking, Byrn’s wise, winning, and wonderful doorstop dive into the recipes and stories that make up the heart and soul of Southern baking is essential.

The Bean Book: 100 Recipes for Cooking with All Kinds of Beans, from the Rancho Gordo Kitchen

Authoritative, welcoming, and wide-ranging, this is a key title for all collections.
PREMIUM

Mushroom Gastronomy: The Art of Cooking with Mushrooms

Fungi fanciers new and old have an excellent guide to the wonderful world of mushroom cookery.

Lonesome for Wilderness: Tracking and Trailing in Forest, Desert, or Your Own Back Yard

A lovely book for nature lovers and for readers interested in wilderness exploration and tracking, filled with both reflection and timeless information.
PREMIUM

The Death of Truth: How Big Tech Gave Snake Oil Salesmen and Demagogues the Weapons To Destroy Trust and Polarize the World—And What We Can Do About It

A sound and valuable thesis with many insights for readers interested in improving information literacy and returning to a pre–fake news era.
PREMIUM

Preppy Kitchen Super Easy: 100 Simple and Versatile Recipes

An attractive and practical resource for everyday cooks, but it might be slightly out of reach for newer cooks and those on a budget.
PREMIUM

Historical Dictionary of Confucianism

This well-researched, well-written reference is packed with information on one of the world’s foremost intellectual, moral, philosophical, and social systems. It’s an indispensable resource for high school and undergraduate students doing term papers, reports, and projects.
PREMIUM

Infinite Dreams: The Life of Alan Vega

This biography’s candid photos and collections of images present an intimate glimpse into Vega’s life, work, and influence as an artist and performer.
PREMIUM

Silver: Poems

From fox to car to misty morning, silver glints throughout this polished collection, woven in like meaningfulness in life. A strong entry, appealing for most readers.

Prairie Man: My Little House Life & Beyond

Butler adeptly chronicles his trajectory into television, film, and Broadway and as a producer, and he’s candid about his personal and career achievements and missteps. He is as charming a writer as an actor. Fans will enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at his life and career.
PREMIUM

Feh: A Memoir

A page-turning memoir that shouldn’t be missed. Auslander’s nonfiction writing style is often compared to David Sedaris, and readers will see why with this title. It could motivate readers to keep trudging onward, even when life seems overwhelming.

Wrong Norma

Original, erudite, yet straightforwardly written; highly recommended for poetry enthusiasts.
PREMIUM

Black Bell

Complex and intriguing, this work will attract readers of cutting-edge poetry.
PREMIUM

Desolation: A Heavy Metal Memoir

A highly readable and often touching memoir about Lamb of God’s guitarist and lyricist.
PREMIUM

Bruce Willis: Celebrating the Cinematic Legacy of an Unbreakable Hollywood Icon

Willis’s fans will appreciate the book’s detailed filmography, but they won’t find personal anecdotes here.
PREMIUM

Colorfast

At once down-to-earth and sensuous; for most collections.
PREMIUM

With My Back to the World: Poems

Though Chang finally concedes that “My error was to become what / I wanted to be, not its tone,” there’s no easy understanding here. She’s grappling, and readers will too, but her refusal to trade in cliché makes this book stand out.

The Animal Is Chemical

A deeply human book for all readers.
PREMIUM

Hip-Hop Is History

Well-positioned to detail the genre’s evolution, this book offers hip-hop fans an engaging journey through its history, with much of its focus on the first 30 years.

Being Reflected Upon

A rich and bracing visit with one of our best poets; highly recommended.

Cue the Sun!: The Invention of Reality TV

A detailed, engaging focus, interpretation, and historical commentary on the evolution and reception of reality shows. A must-read for social scientists and reality TV aficionados.
PREMIUM

Too Much Too Young, the 2 Tone Records Story: Rude Boys, Racism, and the Soundtrack of a Generation

Rachel’s writing and research of 2 Tone Records will draw readers, but the book is lengthy.

The 12-Hour Film Expert: Everything You Need To Know About Movies

This gateway book will deepen readers’ appreciation of milestone movies. A variety of readers, not just film fans, will want to peruse this engaging title.
PREMIUM

Moving Pictures: A History of American Animation from Gertie to Pixar and Beyond

Primarily for cinema buffs but interesting enough for general appeal. Larsen is immensely knowledgeable about the history of animation, and he writes lively prose.

Another Land of My Body

Leonard has written a work that can and should be savored by a wide range of readers.
PREMIUM

Through a Noir Lens: Adapting Film Noir Visual Style

A must for devoted movie lovers but an enjoyable reward for general film buffs as well.

Modern Poetry: Poems

A highly recommended volume that can be equally appreciated by dedicated poetry readers and those for whom it might be that rare reading of verse.
PREMIUM

The Crow: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Classic Film, Revised and Updated

A complete, highly detailed guide to a cult classic and a critical analytical look at film safety practices.

Farewell Yellow Brick Road: Memories of My Life on Tour

A must-have for fans and a fitting tribute to an amazing artist.
PREMIUM

Fugitive/Refuge

A wide-ranging work of current import, shaped by an intimate and urgent tone that draws in the reader.
PREMIUM

Buddhism: The Religion of No-Religion

An approachable set of lectures, especially helpful for readers studying Watts and Buddhism in the U.S. from the 1960s to 1973.
PREMIUM

The Avant-Gardists: Artists in Revolt in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union 1917–1935

In this deeply sourced and well-illustrated volume, Scheijen’s passionate embrace of the subject matter is almost overwhelming, and sometimes the density of the narrative makes for difficult reading. This is definitely a book for readers already familiar with the topic.
PREMIUM

Affective Memories: How Chance and the Theatre Saved My Life

Luckinbill fills his autobiography with many intriguing stories about life in the theater and film industries.
PREMIUM

The Illusion of Control: A Practical Guide To Avoid Futile Struggles

Recommended for readers interested in gaining tools to improve their behavior and the tendency to want control of everything and everyone.
PREMIUM

Lucas: His Hollywood Legacy

Best suited for George Lucas’s biggest fans.
PREMIUM

Unshot Columbo: Cracking the Cases That Never Got Filmed

A treat for Columbo fans, this well-written, well-researched book will also appeal to lovers of murder mystery short stories.
PREMIUM

When God Became White: Dismantling Whiteness for a More Just Christianity

Kim has many laudable criticisms and analyses and offers readers insights into the workings of Christianity. The book would benefit, however, from more time spent on its heaviest topics.
PREMIUM

Rooted: The American Legacy of Land Theft and the Modern Movement for Black Land Ownership

Readers interested in a broad interpretive sketch of dispossessive effects of colonization, enslavement and its aftermath may be drawn to Baker’s personalized recounting of the continuing significance of Black people’s efforts to realize the dream of owning land and the profits it produces.
PREMIUM

Big Night: Dinners, Parties & Dinner Parties

Modern, playful, and extremely pragmatic, this collection on entertaining will breathe life into dinner parties.

That Voice: In Search of Ann Drummond-Grant, the Singer Who Shaped My Life

This witty, resonant, beautifully written book will appeal to many, especially readers with musical or artistic aspirations, grappling with understanding who they are and what they are meant to do professionally.
PREMIUM

Ancient Rome in Fifty Monuments

This solid, recommended, visually rich title is excellent in its depiction of temples, basilicas, forums and arches, but it does not stand alone as an introduction to ancient Rome. It’s best utilized as a supplement to more detailed and text-based histories of ancient Rome.

Opinionated Guides | Performing Arts

Punk Rock Tales | Performing Arts

PREMIUM

Namesake: Reflections on a Warrior Woman

A thoughtful, insightful, recommended collection of essays on Palestinian experiences that connects history with contemporary societies.
PREMIUM

Inspired To Climb Higher: The Challenges, Questions, Struggles, and Joy of Earning Your Doctoral Degree

Recommended for readers who are trying to determine if they should pursue a PhD or EdD. This book stresses that while every person’s journey is different, the key to being successful in earning a terminal degree is support from others and asking for help if needed.
PREMIUM

Semiotics for Screenwriters: Break Down Your Favorite Movies Then Write Your Own

A great addition to course materials for screenwriting classes and for academic libraries. Approaching storytelling from a theory-heavy perspective like this makes this work unique among screenwriting how-to books.
PREMIUM

The Moon That Turns You Back: Poems

Alyan’s audiobook is a solid companion to the print book, but the beauty and impact of her poetry are diminished in the presentation. Better as a listen-along than as a stand-alone.
PREMIUM

Queering Rehoboth Beach: Beyond the Boardwalk

This highly recommended title about Rehoboth Beach, DE, is a tour de force of micro history at its best. Both scholars and general readers will appreciate it.

The Believer: A Year in the Fly Fishing Life

Sure to become a fishing classic, this delightful book might inspire listeners to head out on their own fishing adventures. Share with those who enjoyed Dylan Tomine’s Headwaters or Malachy Tallack’s Illuminated by Water.

The Divine Christology of the Apostle Paul: Retrospect and Prospect

Informative, challenging and ultimately quite engrossing, this highly recommended title carefully unpacks selected New Testament passages. It reveals new facets and offers insights into profound and depthless truths about Paul and his understanding of who and what Jesus was.

Biography & Memoir | Prepub Alert, November 2024 Titles

PREMIUM

Putin and the Return of History: How the Kremlin Rekindled the Cold War

A critical profile of Putin’s worldview. Thematically similar to Mikhail Zygar’s War and Punishment, this book focuses on Putin’s career in the Russian government.
PREMIUM

Belonging Without Othering: How We Save Ourselves and the World

Will appeal to readers researching DEI. This interdisciplinary work for think tanks, academics, faculty, and graduate students is most useful as a treatise.
PREMIUM

Trippy: The Peril and Promise of Medicinal Psychedelics

This title about utilizing medicinal psychedelics in the treatment plans of some conditions could easily have future public policy implications worldwide. The subject matter will be of interest to many readers.
PREMIUM

1217: The Battles That Saved England

An insightful look at a key but underrecognized moment in English history. History buffs will love it.

Women Money Power: The Rise and Fall of Economic Equality

This book excels at noting the ways societies undercut women. It’s a must-have that enhances gender studies, business, and sociology collections.
PREMIUM

The War That Made America: Essays Inspired by the Scholarship of Gary W. Gallagher

Readers interested in the latest research on Civil War history that moves beyond battles and leaders will enjoy this title.
articles
ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?

We are currently offering this content for free. Sign up now to activate your personal profile, where you can save articles for future viewing

ALREADY A SUBSCRIBER?