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April 9, 2014

Audible's Modern Vanguard Series & Free Interviews

A great series published by Audible.com is their Modern Vanguard series. With this series Audible has sought to publish unabridged recordings of some of the leading contemporary authors. The series features many works that have never before been on audio. Works included in the series are by Saul Bellow, Betty Friedan, John Cheever, Bret Easton Ellis, and many other great contemporary authors. Here are some of the authors featured in the Modern Vanguard series. You can browse all of their works in our catalog:

David Leavitt Audio Books

Philip Roth Audio Books

Donald Barthelme Audio Books

Saul Bellow Audio Books

John Cheever Audio Books

Bret Easton Ellis Audio Books

Betty Friedan Audio Books

John Irving Audio Books

William Kennedy Audio Books

Randy Shilts Audio Books

Kurt Vonnegut Audio Books

They also feature a series of free interviews with the authors or respected voices talking about the authors. You can check out these free interviews on Audible.com:

Over a Dozen Free Interview Downloads on Authors on the Modern Vanguard Series

James Atlas hosts this series of interviews. On the interviews you can hear authors Paul Auster and Bret Easton Ellis, along with authors talking about other authors such as Naomi Wolf on Betty Friedan, Gay Talese on Kurt Vonnegut, Russell Banks on William Kennedy, and many more.

These free interviews are available to download:

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Paul Auster

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Tracy Daugherty on Donald Barthelme

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Azar Nafisi on Saul Bellow

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Blake Bailey on John Cheever

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Daniel Mendelsohn on Lawrence Durrell

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Bret Easton Ellis

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with James Lee Burke on William Faulkner

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Naomi Wolf on Betty Friedan

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Elizabeth Alexander on Audre Lorde

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Judith Thurman on Philip Roth

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Russell Banks on William Kennedy

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Larry Kramer on Randy Shilts

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Gay Talese on Kurt Vonnegut

Exclusive Interview: James Atlas with Blake Bailey on Richard Yates