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Inferno: From The Divine Comedy


Originally released on 3 CDs in abridged form. Now available on 4 CDs unabridged. "Abandon all hope you who enter here" (Lasciate ogne speranza voi ch'intrate) Dante's Hell is one of the most remarkable visions in Western li...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2005

Good Poems

Garrison Keillor

Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by the narrator for their wit, their frankness, ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2002


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 Poets' Corner: The One-and-Only P...

John Lithgow

This unique package provides a unique poetry experience from one of today's most beloved performers. John Lithgow has compiled an outstanding collection of memorable poetry and has gathered his famous friends to read them. The wide va...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

The Great Poets W B Yeats

William Butler Yeats

Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD with John Keats. Although this man had a short life, he produced a series of outstanding poems many of which...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2007

Many Miles: Audio

Mary Oliver

Following the success of At Blackwater Pond, this second CD from best-selling poet Mary Oliver contains a selection of thirty-seven previously published poems and four as yet uncollected, read by the poet in her steady, magnetic voice...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2010

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

Gilgamesh: A New English Version

Stephen Mitchell

An English-language rendering of the world's oldest epic follows the journey of conquest and self-discovery by the king of Uruk, in an edition that includes an introduction that places the story in its historical and cultural context.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2004

The Classic Hundred Poems: All-Time F...


Imagine if Billboard compiled a list of the top 100 poems, chosen not by critics or professors but by the people themselves. That's the concept behind The Classic Hundred, and it works brilliantly. William Harmon found the 100 most an...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journe...

Caroline Kennedy

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Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2011

Shakespeare's Sonnets (Poetry in Audi...

William Shakespeare

Contains all one hundred and fifty four of William Shakespeare's sonnets, as well as information about the origins and meanings the sonnets.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2008

Charles Bukowski Uncensored: From the...

Charles Bukowski

PFrom his early hardscrabble life to his literary success, Charles Bukowski's unique personality came alive through his work. In 1993, the year before he died, this counterculture icon recorded and published selections from his classi...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2000

Celtic Poets (Poetry in Audio)

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New, Unabridged on 2 CD's; Shrinkwrapped. Narrated by Ralph Cosham. PThe poems of Yeats, Swift, Burns and other Celts. These poems by various authors present a fascinating fabric of a rich culture.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2008

Voice of the Poet: W.H. Auden (Voice ...

W. H. Auden

Some of the most enduring poetry of the twentieth century, read by the legendary Auden himself. This collection features such favorites as "As I Walked Out One Evening," "Musee des Beaux Arts" and "The Shield...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2004

The Sonnets

William Shakespeare

Using The New Cambridge Shakespeare text, recognized by the Royal Shakespeare Company and educational institutions worldwide, the intense lyrics about youth, love and emotional complexities of life contained in all 154 sonnets are pre...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 1997

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

Sir Gawain & the Green Knight (modern...


Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a magical medieval combination of the epic and the uncanny. A mysterious knight in green arrives at King Arthur's court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight - but at what cost? T...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2008

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

The Narrow Road and Hojoki (Naxos Poe...

Matsuo Basho

Japanese poetry is well-known for its clarity and concision, and The Narrow Road to the Interior and Hjki are two of the best-loved, and most intensely Japanese, works of their kind; famous for their beautiful, delicate verse and subt...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2008

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

Canterbury Tales (Poetry in Audio)

Geoffrey Chaucer

the greatest poetic works in the english language

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2008

Selected Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

New, Unabridged on 5 Cd's; Shrinkwrapped. Narrated by David Butler. A selection of eight stories with some words from the host and from Chaucer: The Miller's Tale, The Reeve's Tale, The Franklin's Tale, The Words of the Host, The Pa...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2002

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

Paradise: From the Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri

Led by his guide Beatrice, Dante leaves the Earth behind and soars through the heavenly spheres of Paradise. In this third and final part of The Divine Comedy, he encounters the just rulers and holy saints of the Church. The horrors o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2005

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

The Prophet and Other Writings

Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran-poet, philosopher, and artist-was born in Lebanon in 1883 but spent his final twenty years of life living in the United States. The three books that compose this audiobook are collections of Gibran's aphorisms, parables,...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2008

Iliad: The Story of Achilles


The Iliad can justly be called the worlds greatest war epic. The terrible and long-drawn-out siege of Troy remains one of the classic campaigns, the heroism and treachery of its combatants unmatched in song and story.

Abridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2009

Milk and Honey

Rupi Kaur

Note:This is an Audio CD.  Now on audio! Rupi Kaur reads milk and honey, her New York Times bestselling collection of poetry and prose about survival, the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.The book is divided ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2016
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