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All About Family

It's November already and 'tis the season! With the holidays fast approaching, we bet you're making plans…

It's November already and 'tis the season! With the holidays fast approaching, we bet you're making plans: travel plans, party hosting plans, deciding whose turn it is to cook which dish. The holidays, with all their traditions, bring families together. With this in mind, we've chosen four audio book tales of family to share with you. Check back each week for a new audio book excerpt from these titles that so eloquently illustrate the bond of family.

In The Company of Others

Father Tim and wife Cynthia travel to Ireland, to celebrate her birthday and first time in Ireland.

Getting to Happy

The heroines in this much anticipated follow up to Waiting to Exhale still put family first.

The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey

At 91 years old, Ptolemy Grey thinks he's already checked out, until he meets Robyn.

Changing My Mind

Zadie Smith shares a chapter from her own Smith family Christmases.

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Audio books featured in this episode:
Changing My Mind
Zadie Smith
Barbara Rosenblat
CD Unabridged
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$39.95
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Changing My Mind

Zadie Smith casts an acute eye over material both personal and cultural. This engaging collection of essays—some published here for the first time—reveals Smith as a passionate and precise essayist, equally at home in the world of great books and bad movies, family and philosophy, British comedians and Italian divas. Whether writing on Katherine Hepburn, Kafka, Anna Magnani, or Zora Neale Hurston, she brings deft care to the art of criticism with a style both sympathetic and insightful.

about the AUTHOR Photo of author Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith was born in Northwest London in 1975 and still lives in the area. She is the author of White Teeth, On Beauty and The Autograph Man.

about the NARRATOR
Photo of narrator Barbara Rosenblat

Barbara Rosenblat is a recording artist who has won six Audie awards for superior audiobooks. She was named one of the Golden Voices of the 20th Century by Audiofile magazine. Visit her website »

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