David Sedaris's remarkable ability to uncover the hilarious absurdity teeming just below the surface of everyday life is surpassed only by his ability to make his stories even more hilarious when he reads them aloud. This is the complete recording of Meet David Sedaris Series Two, his second series for Radio 4, and he reads essays from several of his books as well as many brand new diary pieces and extras. The full listing is: The Incomplete Quad, taken from Naked The Squirrel and The Chipmunk and The Motherless Bear, taken from Squirrel Meets Chipmunk Me Talk Pretty One Day and Make That a Double, taken from Me Talk Pretty One Day It’s Catching and Momento Mori, taken from When You Are Engulfed in Flames Nuit of the Living Dead, The End of the Affair, Us and Them and The Ship Shape, taken from Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Sedaris. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/twuk/000653/bk_twuk_000653_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Boys are so much better in books. At least according to Merrilee Campbell, 15, who thinks real-life chivalry is dead and there’d be nothing more romantic than having a guy woo her like the heroes in classic stories. Then she, her best friend, Eliza, and her younger sister, Rory, transfer to Reginald R. Hero Prep - where all the boys look like they've stepped off the pages of a romance novel. Merri can hardly walk across the quad without running into someone who reminds her of Romeo. When the brooding and complicated Monroe Stratford scales Merri’s trellis in an effort to make her his, she thinks she might be Juliet incarnate. But as she works her way through her literature curriculum under the guidance of an enigmatic teacher, Merri’s tale begins to unfold in ways she couldn’t have imagined. Merri soon realizes that only she is in charge of her story. And it is a truth universally acknowledged that first impressions can be deceiving.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jessie Gill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/abrm/000007/bk_abrm_000007_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.