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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare

The most celebrated love poems in the English language, the 154 sonnets of Shakespeare, written from 1593-1601, are read by actor Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love). Unabridged; 2 ¼ hours on 2 CDs

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

Screwed!

Dick Morris

Our jobs go to China. Foreign aid goes to our enemies. Pakistan uses our money to fund terrorists who attack us. Saudi Arabia, which our soldiers have defended with their lives, funds 90 percent of the world's Islamic fundamentalism. ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2012

The Adventures of Guy Noir: Radio Pri...

Garrison Keillor

A dark night in a city that knows how to keep its secrets. . . . But on the 12th Floor of the Acme Building, one man is still trying to find the answers to life's persistent quetions: Guy Noir, Private eye.' This all-new collection o...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2005

Staying Awake: The Ordinary Art

Mark Nepo

p style="font-size:20px;line-height:20px;"Enter Your Days to the Fullest/strong Most of us can remember a time when we felt completely awake—fully present, deeply engaged, our heart and mind wide open. We also know those ...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 2012

Celebrations: Rituals of Peace and Pr...

Maya Angelou

An eloquent, inspirational, and timeless anthology of poems captures the extraordinary qualities that transcend everyday life and includes such acclaimed works as 'On the Pulse of Morning,' 'Amazing Peace,' 'A Brave and Startling Tru...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

Just Being Here: Rumi and Human Frien...

Coleman Barks

When the Persian mystic poet Rumi met the wild dervish Shams Tabriz, he said, "What I had thought of before as God, I met today in a human being." Rumi's poetry grew out of their evolving friendship, explains translator Cole...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Robert Browning: Poems (Highbridge Cl...

Robert Browning

The vitality and accessibility of Browning's poetry have given it lasting appeal. Many of his finest poems are the intensely dramatic monologues, such as "Andrea del Sarto" or "My Last Duchess," in which the poet's...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Billy Collins Live: A Performance at ...

Billy Collins

In this exclusive audio publishing event, Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate, shares an evening of his poetry in a benefit reading for WNYC, New York Public Radio. Often compared to Robert Frost, his poetry has been embraced by ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2005

Essential E.E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings

PIn asking "Who, as a writer, am I?", E.E. Cummings's affirmation of life resolved into serenity as he described himself as someone "whose only happiness is to transcend himself, whose every agony is to grow." This...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

Voice of the Poet: T.S. Eliot (Voice ...

T. S. Eliot

Featuring rare archival recordings of the featured poet reading his own work! Each program in Random House Audio Voices' exclusive THE VOICE OF THE POET series is accompanied by a book containing the text of the poems and a commentar...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2005

W.B. Yeats: Poems (Highbridge Classic...

W. B. Yeats

This compelling collection spans Yeats's career: from the poems of his early years, which display his interest in Irish myths and his hopeless passion for Irish patriot Maud Gonne, to the soaring, majestic poems of his old age. Works ...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Essential Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

p A rare and exceptional recording of Langston Hughes reading his own poetry, as well as his own commentary and reflections, on CD for the first time! Collection includes: One Way Ticket • The Negro Speaks of Rivers • Puzzled •...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

The Poems of T.S. Eliot Read by Jerem...

Jeremy Irons is doing a special event at 92nd Street Y to celebrate 75th anniversary of the publication of the "Four Quartets".Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Irons' perceptive reading illuminates the poetry of T. S. Eliot...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2018

Midlife and the Great Unknown

David Whyte

"In the middle of the road of my life I awoke in a dark wood, where the true way was wholly lost." When you find yourself suddenly without bearings, as Dante Alighieri voiced so well centuries ago, where will you look for g...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2003

What to Remember When Waking: The Dis...

David Whyte

PA poet like David Whyte turns words into transcendent vehicles for spirit. With What to Remember When Waking, this celebrated writer and teacher reveals how our reality is created through conversation with the universe--and how we ca...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2010
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