Listen To: Small Gems

Enjoy audiobooks but can’t commit to long hours of listening? The fiction and nonfiction audiobooks on this list all clock in at six hours or less. All of these titles are available in the Adult Audiobook section of the Library.

Fiction
Nonfiction

Fiction

Adams, Douglas. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
     Also available: Digital Player

Atwood, Margaret. The Penelopiad.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Balogh, Mary. A Matter of Class.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Berg, Elizabeth. Joy School.

Beaton, M. C. Death of a Cad.

Brockmann, Suzanne. Time Enough for Love.

Brookner, Anita. Leaving Home.

Brown, Sandra. Love's Encore.

Camus, Albert. The Stranger.

Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist.

Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness.

Crusie, Jennifer. Anyone but You.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Dai, Sijie. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress.
     Also available: eAudiobook

De Bernières, Louis. A Partisan's Daughter.

Doyle, Arthur Conan. A Study in Scarlet
     Also available: eAudiobook

Erdrich, Louise. Shadow Tag.

Evanovich, Janet. Back to the Bedroom.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Hoag, Tami. Mismatch.

Howard, Linda. Ice.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Isherwood, Christopher. A Single Man.

Johnson, Denis. Nobody Move.

Lelord, François. Hector and the Search for Happiness.

Martin, Steve. Shopgirl

McCall Smith, Alexander. Portuguese Irregular Verbs.

Michaels, Fern. Family Blessings.

Némirovsky, Irène. Fire in the Blood.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Palahniuk, Chuck. Fight Club.

Patterson, James. Sundays at Tiffany's.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Rahimi, Atiq. The Patience Stone.

Robinson, Marilynne. Housekeeping.

Rosoff, Meg. The Bride's Farewell.

Roth, Phillip. Everyman.

Schlink, Bernhard. The Reader.
     Also available: eAudiobook

Spark, Muriel. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

Talarigo, Jeff. The Ginseng Hunter.

Tey, Josephine. The Daughter of Time.

Trevor, William. Love and Summer.

Turow, Scott. Limitations.

Watson, Larry. Montana 1948.

Vreeland, Susan. Girl in Hyacinth Blue.

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Nonfiction

Albom, Mitch. Have a Little Faith. (296.7 A).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Didion, Joan. The Year of Magical Thinking. (818.54 D556.ye).
     Also available: Digital Player

Ephron, Nora. I Feel Bad About My Neck. (818.54 E635.i).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Hawking, Stephen. The Grand Design. (530.142 H).

Hiaasen, Carl. The Downhill Lie: A Hacker’s Return to a Ruinous Sport.
(796.352092 H).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Lewis, Michael. Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood. (306.8742 L).

Kotlowitz, Alex. Never a City So Real: A Walk in Chicago. (977.311 K875ne).

Martin, Steve. Born Standing Up. (792.7028092 M).

Mayle, Peter. French Lessons: Adventures with Knife, Fork and Corkscrew.
(394.10944 M).

Schneider, Helga. Let Me Go. (306.8743 S).

Taylor, Jill Bolte. My Stroke of Insight. (362.19681 T).
     Also available: eAudiobook

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