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by Lionel Shriver

Eva never really wanted to be a mother—and certainly not the mother of a boy who ends up murdering seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker, and a much-adored teacher who tried to befriend him, all two days before his sixteen...

Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Published: 12/27/2011
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Property

Property

by Lionel Shriver

A striking new collection of ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the internat...

Narrator: Lionel Shriver
Published: 04/24/2018
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The Mandibles

The Mandibles

by Lionel Shriver

With dry wit and psychological acuity, this near-future novel explores the aftershocks of an economically devastating U.S. sovereign debt default on four generations of a once-prosperous American family. Down-to-earth and perfectly realistic in scale,...

Narrator: George Newbern
Published: 06/21/2016
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So Much for That

So Much for That

by Lionel Shriver

Shep Knacker has long saved for “The Afterlife”: an idyllic retreat to the Third World where his nest egg can last forever. Traffic jams on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway will be replaced with “talking, thinking, seeing, and being...

Narrator: Dan John Miller
Published: 03/09/2010
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Game Control

Game Control

by Lionel Shriver

Eleanor Merritt, a do-gooding American family-planning worker, was drawn to Kenya to improve the lot of the poor. Unnervingly, she finds herself falling in love with the beguiling Calvin Piper despite, or perhaps because of, his misanthropic theories ...

Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 10/29/2008
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Ordinary Decent Criminals

Ordinary Decent Criminals

by Lionel Shriver

A new edition of one of bestselling author Lionel Shriver’s early novels, reissued 25 years after first publication—an engrossing commentary on the intersection of politics and human relationships, set in turbulent Northern Ireland.For ten...

Narrator: Melanie MacHugh
Published: 08/11/2015
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The New Republic

The New Republic

by Lionel Shriver

Acclaimed author Lionel Shriver—author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That, The Post-Birthday World, and the vivid psychological novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, now a major motion picture—probes the mystery of charisma ...

Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Published: 03/27/2012
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The PostBirthday World

The Post-Birthday World

by Lionel Shriver

“The Post-Birthday World is a brilliant ‘what if?’ novel. But that barely scrapes the surface in describing Shriver’s imaginative feat. . . .It’s mad genius. . . . A tour de force.” – USA Today American child...

Narrator: Tanya Eby
Published: 06/29/2009
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Double Fault

Double Fault

by Lionel Shriver

Tennis has been Willy Novinsky’s one love ever since she first picked up a racquet at the age of four. A middle-ranked pro at twenty-three, she’s met her match in Eric Oberdorf, a low-ranked, untested Princeton grad who also intends to mak...

Narrator: Renee Raudman
Published: 05/01/2009
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A Perfectly Good Family

A Perfectly Good Family

by Lionel Shriver

Following the death of her worthy liberal parents, Corlis McCrea moves back into her family's grand Reconstruction mansion in North Carolina, willed to all three siblings. Her timid younger brother has never left home. When her bullying black-sheep ol...

Narrator: Susan Ericksen
Published: 02/28/2009
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The Female of the Species

The Female of the Species

by Lionel Shriver

Still unattached and childless at fifty-nine, world-renowned anthropologist Gray Kaiser is seemingly invincible – and untouchable. Returning to make a documentary at the site of her first great triumph in Kenya, she is accompanied by her faithfu...

Narrator: Fred Stella
Published: 08/04/2009
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Checker and The Derailleurs

Checker and The Derailleurs

by Lionel Shriver

Beautiful and charismatic, nineteen-year-old Checker Secretti is the most gifted and original drummer that the club-goers of Astoria, Queens, have ever heard. When he plays, conundrums seem to solve themselves, brilliant thoughts spring to mind, and c...

Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Published: 08/04/2009
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