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Not to be Missed!

Listen to a great audio book while enjoying the warm weather this summer…

Listen to a great audio book while enjoying the warm weather this summer. Check back each week to sample the biggest titles in audio this season. You'll enjoy extended excerpts from the following four brand-new audio books available on CD or download—and all on sale! See the details on our sale below.

The Kid

Fifteen years after the publication of Push, one year after the Academy Award-winning film adaptation, Sapphire gives voice to Precious's son, Abdul.

A Good Hard Look

In Flannery O'Connor's hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia, reckless relationships lead to a tragedy that forever alters the town and the author herself.

The Man In The Rockefeller Suit

A real-life Talented Mr. Ripley, the unbelievable thirty-year run of a shape-shifting con man.

Rules of Civility

A sophisticated and entertaining debut novel about an irresistible young woman with outsized dreams.

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Buy any of these four audio books—on CD or via download—and receive 15% off, plus free shipping, now through August 8th! Enter code SUMMERABB into the coupon code field on the shopping cart page, then click the 'update cart' button to activate your coupon and see your savings.

Audio book featured this week:
Rules of Civility

Set in New York City in 1938, Rules of Civility tells the story of a watershed year in the life of an uncompromising twenty-five-year-old named Katey Kontent. Armed with little more than a formidable intellect, a bracing wit, and her own brand of cool nerve, Katey embarks on a journey from a Wall Street secretarial pool through the upper echelons of New York society in search of a brighter future.

Elegant and captivating, Rules of Civility turns a Jamesian eye on how spur of the moment decisions define life for decades to come. A love letter to a great American city at the end of the Depression, readers will quickly fall under its spell of crisp writing, sparkling atmosphere and breathtaking revelations, as Towles evokes the ghosts of Fitzgerald, Capote, and McCarthy.

about the AUTHOR Photo of author Amor Towles

Amor Towles was born and raised just outside Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale University and received an MA in English from Stanford University, where he was a Scowcroft Fellow. He is a Principal at an investment firm in Manhattan, where he lives with his wife and two children.

about the NARRATOR
Photo of narrator Rebecca Lowman

Rebecca Lowman played the lead role in Eve of Understanding, for which she won Best Actress at the 2006 Boston Film Festival. She has appeared in the television series Burn Notice, Private Practice, Criminal Minds, The Shield, Big Love, Without a Trace, and Cold Case.

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