A | B | C | D
| E | F | G | H
| I | J | K | L
M | N | O | PQ
| R | S | T | U
| V | W | XYZ
- A -
Henry Alford reads from his book Big Kiss.
Jonathan Ames reads "Free Meals", from his book What's
Not to Love? (6/00)
Ben Anastas reads selections from An Underachiever's
Donald Antrim reads from his novel The Verificationist.
Two songs by Louis Armstrong: "It Takes
Time" and "Honey, Don't You Love
Me Anymore?" (7/97)
John Ashbery reads from The Voice of the Poet. (7/01)
An excerpt from the audio edition of Alias
Grace, by Margaret Atwood. (5/97)
W.H. Auden reads from The Voice of the Poet.
- B -
Peter Balakian reads from Black Dog of
Dan Barden reads "The Long Voyage Home 1939" and "Catalina 1977," both
from John Wayne: A Novel. (7/97)
Lauren Belfer reads from her novel, City of
Aimee Bender reads "Drunken Mimi" and "The Rememberer" from her collection The
Girl in the Flammable Skirt. (7/98)
Emily Bernard reads from Remember Me to Harlem.
Betsy Berne reads from Bad Timing. (2/01)
Richard Bernstein reads from The Ultimate
Elizabeth Bishop reads from The Voice of the
Arthur Bradford reads a selection from Dogwalker.
Geraldine Brooks reads selections from Foreign
Bliss Broyard reads a passage from "The Trouble
With Mr. Leopold," from her collection My Father, Dancing.
An excerpt from the audio edition of A
Walk in the Woods and an excerpt from the audio edition of
Notes from a Small Island, both read by the author, Bill
An excerpt from the audio edition of Flight of Passage, by Rinker Buck. (6/97)
Chandler Burr reads from The Emperor of Scent. (3/03)
- C -
Lisa Carey reads from The Mermaids Singing. (5/98)
Kate Christensen reads from her novel In
The Drink. (6/99)
Nicolas Christopher reads a selecion of poems. (4/03)
Nicolas Christopher reads from Atomic Field and Franklin Flyer. (4/02)
Nicholas Christopher reads from his novel A
Trip to the Stars. (3/00)
Mark Cirino reads a passage from Name the
Deborah Copaken Kogan reads from Shutterbabe.
- D -
Mark Danielewski reads a favorite passage from his book House
of Leaves. (4/00)
Kiran Desai reads from her novel, Hullabaloo
in the Guava Orchard. (5/99)
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni reads from her novel, Sister
of My Heart. (1/99)
Anthony Doerr reads from "The Hunter's Wife". (9/02)
Alison Dorfman reads three poems: "Fluke Is
Decent Under 4 Easy Dots," "That Sushi Bar?," and "Lotto." (12/97)
Mark Dunn reads from Ella Minnow Pea. (10/02)
- E -
Elisabeth Eaves reads from Bare.
Deborah Eisenberg reads from "Like It or Not".
Bret Easton Ellis reads from his novel, Glamorama.
David Ebershoff reads from his novel, Pasadena.
Nathan Englander reads "For the Relief of
Unbearable Urges" and "Reb Kringle" from
his collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges. (4/99)
An audio excerpt from Into the Forest,
by Jean Hegland. (9/97)
Alicia Erian reads from The Brutal Language
of Love. (4/01)
- F -
Laura Fraser reads from An Italian Affair. (7/01)
- G -
William Gates reads from "George Lassos Moon".
William Gay reads from Provinces of Night.
Myla Goldberg reads from her novel Bee Season.
- H -
Aleksandar Hemon reads "The Life and Work of Alphonse Kauders", from
his book The Question of Bruno.
Edward Hirsch reads from Lay Back the Darkness
David Hollander reads from L.I.E.
Sheri Holman reads three selections from A
Stolen Tongue. (2/98)
An excerpt from the audio edition of Wasted,
by Marya Hornbacher, read by the author. (3/98)
Michel Houellebecq reads from The Elementary
- I -
Jeremy Irons reads from Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita.
- J -
Randall Jarrell reads "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner" and "Eighth Air Force". (5/02)
Ha Jin reads from his novel Waiting.
Molly Jong-Fast reads from Normal Girl.
- K -
Fred Kaplan reads the prelude to Gore
Ben Katchor reads from Julius Knipl, Real
Estate Photographer. (8/00)
Matthew Klam reads "Issues I Dealt With in Therapy",
from his book Sam the Cat and Other Stories. (6/00)
David Knowles reads from his novel The Third
An excerpt from the audio edition of The
Other Side of the River, by Alex Kotlowitz. (2/98)
An excerpt from the audio edition of Eiger
Dreams, and Into Thin Air read by the author,
Jon Krakauer. (6/97)
Nicole Krauss reads from Man Walks Into A Room. (5/02)
- L -
Fred Leebron reads from his novel Six
Jonathan Lethem reads Chapter 1 and Chapter 15 of As
She Climbed Across the Table. (3/97)
Jonathan Lethem introduces this reading from Girl
in Landscape, in which Pella Marsh happens along her arch-nemesis
Efram in the desert, and goes home with him. (5/98)
Jonathan Lethem reads the opening passage
of Motherless Brooklyn. (9/99)
Robert Lowell reads his poem"For the Union Dead".
- M -
Thomas Mallon reads from In Fact. (1/01)
Jesse May reads two selections from Shut Up
and Deal. (5/98)
Elizabeth McCracken reads at National Book
Awards Finalists Reading. (3/97)
Yona Zeldis McDonough reads from The Four Temperaments(8/02)
Ian McEwan reads the first chapter of Enduring
Dennis McFarland reads from A Face at
the Window, at the National Arts Club. (5/97)
Gita Mehta reads three selections from Snakes
and Ladders, recorded at The Asia Society. (6/97)
James Merrill reads from The Voice of the
Eliza Minot reads from her novel The Tiny One.
Steven Millhauser reads from his novel Little
- N -
- O -
Tim O'Brien reads a passage from Tomcat in
Stewart O'Nan reads two unpublished short stories,
"Summer of '77" and "Kid Lazarus." (4/97)
- PQ -
Michael Paterniti reads from Driving Mr.
Sylvia Plath reads from The Voice of the Poet.
Richard Price reads two selections from Samaritan.
Richard Price reads two selections from Freedomland.
Tracy Quan reads from Diary of a Manhattan Call Girl. (9/01)
- R -
Steven Rinehart reads "Kick in the Head", from his collection
Kick in the Head. (5/00)
- S -
Satan and Adam perform their song "I Want You."
David Schickler reads from his novel, Kissing
in Manhattan. (6/01)
Bernard Schlink reads from his novel, The
Vikram Seth reads from his novel, An Equal
Anne Sexton reads her poem "Music Swims Back to Me" from The
Voice of the Poet. (5/00)
Matthew Sharpe reads from his novel Nothing
is Terrible. (2/00)
Jenefer Shute reads at Limbo Cafe in New
York City. (4/97)
Gini Sikes reads two selections from 8 Ball
David Ogden Stiers reads a passage from Tom
Wolfe's A Man in Full. (10/98)
In this audio interview, Ron Suskind and
Cedric Jennings discuss the sin of pride and how it helped get Cedric
into Brown. (7/98)
Ron Suskind reads a passage from A Hope in
the Unseen: on Cedric's arrival at Brown, his mother Barbara
begins to feel out of place. A few days into orientation, there are
clear indications that Cedric is out of his depth. (7/98)
- T -
Melanie Thernstrom reads from Halfway
Maria Tucci reads "A Woman Without a Country"
by John Cheever. (10/99)
- U -
John Updike reads his short story "The Witnesses."
- V -
Gore Vidal reads from The Golden Age.
Selections from The Voice of the Poet: Five American
- W -
Alan Warner reads an excerpt from Morvern
Callar, and a short story, "Bitter Salvage". (4/97)
Colson Whitehead reads from his novel The
An excerpt from the audio edition of Ambush
at Fort Bragg, by Tom Wolfe.
Elizabeth Wurtzel reads four selections from Bitch. (6/98)
Elizabeth Wurtzel reads from Full Frontal
Elizabeth Wurtzel reads from Radical
- XYZ -
Listen to a Valentine's Day greeting from
Barry Yourgrau, and two short stories: "Fin de Siècle" and "At the
Barry Yourgrau reads "Conversation" from
his book Haunted Traveller. (6/99)
Cynthia Zarin reads two poems from
The Watercourse. (7/02)
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