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    • Heads Will Roll

    • Written by: Kate McKinnon, Emily Lynne
    • Narrated by: Kate McKinnon, Emily Lynne, Tim Gunn, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Heads Will Roll is an Audible Original from Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon and her cocreator/costar (and real-life sister) Emily Lynne. Produced by Broadway Video, this is not an audiobook - it’s a 10-episode, star-studded audio comedy that features performances from Meryl Streep, Tim Gunn, Peter Dinklage, Queer Eye’s Fab Five, and so many more.  Please note: This content is not for kids. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome!

    • By JBright on 2019-05-03

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Heartburn

    • Written by: Nora Ephron
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage? If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes. For in this inspired confection of adultery, revenge, group therapy, and pot roast, the creator of Sleepless in Seattle reminds us that comedy depends on anguish as surely as a proper gravy depends on flour and butter.

    Price: CDN$ 32.93

    • The Testament of Mary

    • Written by: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Meryl Streep’s performance of Colm Tóibín's acclaimed portrait of Mary is hailed by the New York Times Book Review as “an ideal audiobook,” presenting the three-time Academy Award-winner in “yet another great role.” Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Colm Tóibín's The Testament of Mary presents Mary as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation of Christianity. In the ancient town of Ephesus, Mary lives alone, years after her son's crucifixion. She has no interest in collaborating with the authors of the Gospel. They are her keepers, providing her with food and shelter and visiting her regularly. She does not agree that her son is the Son of God; nor that his death was "worth it"; nor that the "group of misfits he gathered around him, men who could not look a woman in the eye," were holy disciples. This woman who we know from centuries of paintings and scripture as the docile, loving, silent, long-suffering, obedient, worshipful mother of Christ becomes a tragic heroine with the relentless eloquence of Electra or Medea or Antigone, in a portrait so vivid and convincing that our image of Mary will be forever transformed.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

    • The Velveteen Rabbit

    • Written by: Margery Williams
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but really loves you, then you become real." First published in 1922, Margery Williams' enchanting story about a toy rabbit is a classic of children's literature. This gentle rendition comes alive through Meryl Streep's soothing narration and George Winston's beautiful music score. Ages four and up.

    Price: CDN$ 5.31

    • The John Cheever Audio Collection (Unabridged Stories)

    • Written by: John Cheever
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep, George Plimpton, others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Here are twelve magnificent stories in which John Cheever celebrates, with unequaled grace and tenderness, the deepest feelings we have.

    Price: CDN$ 13.58

    • The Tale of Peter Rabbit

    • Written by: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meryl Streep reads this enchanting tale by Beatrix Potter. The curious and disobedient Peter Rabbit learns that indeed he should have listened to his mother's warning about Mr. McGregor's garden. Ages five and up will appreciate why this story has captured the imaginations of children around the world for years. It comes packaged with a second story, The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, which is also read by Meryl Streep.

    Price: CDN$ 5.31

    • You Don't Look Your Age

    • And Other Fairy Tales
    • Written by: Sheila Nevins
    • Narrated by: Lena Dunham, Meryl Streep, Katie Couric, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      1.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Sheila Nevins is the best friend you never knew you had. She is your discreet confidante you can tell any secret to, your sage mentor at work who helps you navigate the often uneven playing field, your wise sister who has “been there, done that,” your hysterical girlfriend whose stories about men will make you laugh until you cry. Sheila Nevins is the one person who always tells it like it is.

    Price: CDN$ 23.14

    • Fifty Poems of Emily Dickinson

    • Written by: Emily Dickinson
    • Narrated by: Joan Allen, Amy Irving, Glenda Jackson, and others
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After Emily Dickinson's death in 1886, her sister Lavinia discovered 1,775 poems bound and small packets tied with thread. They were first published in 1890, attracting unexpected attention in literary circles. With sparse, precise language, Emily Dickinson conveyed a penetrating vision of the natural world and an acute understanding of the most profound human truths. Her poems have been widely recognized as among the greatest in the English language. 

    Price: CDN$ 7.01

    • Robert Altman

    • The Oral Biography
    • Written by: Mitchell Zuckoff
    • Narrated by: Robert Altman, Warren Beatty, Cher, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Robert Altman - visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend - comes roaring to life in this rollicking cinematic biography, told in a chorus of voices that can only be called Altmanesque.

    Price: CDN$ 59.05

    • The Night Before Christmas

    • Written by: Clement C. Moore
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dim the lights and gather around the freshly-trimmed tree for a magical Christmas Eve experience that will become a family tradition. The beloved poem from Clement C. Moore captures the true spirit of Christmas.

    Price: CDN$ 5.23

    • Haiti After the Earthquake

    • Written by: Paul Farmer
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep, Edoardo Ballerini, Edwidge Danticat
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    On January 12, 2010, a major earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of people died, and the greater part of the capital was demolished. Dr. Paul Farmer, U.N. deputy special envoy to Haiti, who had worked in the country for nearly thirty years treating infectious diseases like tuberculosis and AIDS, and former President Bill Clinton, the U.N. special envoy to Haiti, had just begun to work on an extensive development plan to improve living conditions in Haiti.

    Price: CDN$ 37.01

    • Fifty Poems of Emily Dickinson

    • Written by: Emily Dickinson, New Millennium Audio - producer
    • Narrated by: Glenda Jackson, Stephanie Beacham, Sharon Stone, and others
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Four well-known actresses read these poems by one of the greatest American poets of the 19th century. Beginning always with particulars of personal experience, her poems encompass life and death, love and longing, joyfulness and sorrow. With sparse, precise language, she conveys a penetrating vision of the natural world and an acute understanding of the most profound human truths.

    Price: CDN$ 18.47

    • The One and Only SHREK! Plus 5 Other Stories

    • Written by: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep, Stanley Tucci
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Before Shrek made it on the silver screen, there was William Steig's SHREK!, a book about an ordinary ogre who leaves his swampy childhood home to go out and see the world. Ordinary, that is, if a foul and hideous being who ends up marrying the most stunningly ugly princess on the surface of the planet is what you consider ordinary. SHREK! can be found in this collection of six modern classics by Steig, along with stories concerning creatures ordinary and extraordinary.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A family favourite

    • By Rebekka Wallace on 2018-09-13

    Price: CDN$ 17.56

    • The Greatest American Poetry

    • Written by: Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill Pullman, Meryl Streep, Elliott Gould, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Elliott Gould, Burt Reynolds, Meryl Streep, and a host of other celebrities read over 100 poems by four of America's greatest poets. Walt Whitman celebrates the brash and rugged individualism of his country in exuberant language. The spare, precise language of Emily Dickinson conveys her penetrating vision of the natural world and an acute understanding of the most profound human truths.

    Price: CDN$ 16.67

    • The Amazing Bone

    • Written by: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's a bright and beautiful spring day, and Pearl, a pig, is dawdling on her way home from school. Most unexpectedly, she strikes up an acquaintance with a small bone. Pearl and the bone immediately take a liking to each other, and before you know it she is on her way home with the bone in her purse, left open so they can continue their conversation. Won't her parents be surprised when she introduces her talking bone!

    Price: CDN$ 2.49

    • The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher

    • Written by: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meryl Streep reads this enchanting story by Beatrix Potter, which has captured the imaginations of children around the world for years. Mr. Jeremy Fisher's minnow-fishing trip turns into quite a surprising adventure. It comes packaged with a second story, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, which is also read by Meryl Streep. Both readings are accompanied by whimsical music performed by Lyle Mays.

    Price: CDN$ 5.23

    • Brave Irene

    • Written by: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brave Irene is Irene Bobbin, the dressmaker's daughter. Her mother, Mrs. Bobbin, isn't feeling so well and can't possibly deliver the beautiful ball gown she's made for the duchess to wear that very evening. So plucky Irene volunteers to get the gown to the palace on time, in spite of the fierce snowstorm that's brewing - quite an errand for a little girl. But where there's a will, there's a way, as Irene proves in the danger-fraught adventure that follows.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not for us

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-07-18

    Price: CDN$ 2.49

    • Fifty Poems of Emily Dickinson, Volume 2

    • Written by: Emily Dickinson
    • Narrated by: Jill Eikenberry, Nancy Kwan, Melissa Manchester, and others
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Emily Dickinson was born into a prominent New England family. Sociable as a child, she grew increasingly withdrawn. Only seven poems were published during her lifetime. Just after her death in 1886, her sister discovered 1,775 poems bound in small packets; 50 of the most penetrating and insightful of those poems are collected here. Listeners will find them perfect for meditation, relaxation, or simply for the sheer pleasure of listening to what has become known as some of the best English language poetry every written.

    Price: CDN$ 13.12

    • Spinky Sulks

    • Written by: William Steig
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Spinky is convinced that his family hates him and goes off to sulk in his hammock. His brother and sister try to make amends. His mom even brings him a beautiful tray of food. But nothing can get Spinky to stop sulking - not even a circus passing by on his street! Will Spinky ever cheer up?

    Price: CDN$ 2.49

    • Essential Cheever

    • Written by: John Cheever
    • Narrated by: John Cheever, Meryl Streep
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Enormous Radio and The Swimmer are two magnificent stories in which John Cheever celebrates with unequaled grace and tenderness the deepest feelings we have. As Cheever wrote, "These stories seem at times to be stories of a long lost world when the city of New York was still filled with a river light, when you heard the Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationery store, and when almost everybody wore a hat."

    Price: CDN$ 12.05

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