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Download Fiction: Exiles & Outsiders (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Audiobook

Extended Audio Sample Fiction: Exiles & Outsiders (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Audiobook, by Gioconda Belli
3.73 out of 53.73 out of 53.73 out of 53.73 out of 53.73 out of 5 3.73 (11 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gioconda Belli Narrator: Donna Rifkind Publisher: Los Angeles Times Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2009 ISBN:
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The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

Donna Rifkind is a book critic whose work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and other publications. She currently reviews for the Washington Post. Rifkind was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Balakian Award.

Giocanda Belli's poetry and fiction have been published all over the world. Her works include the best seller The Inhabited Woman. Her latest novel is Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve.Aimee Bender is the author of three books: The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, An Invisible Sign of My Own, which was a 2000 Los Angeles Times pick of the year, and Willful Creatures. Bender currently lives in L.A. and teaches creative writing at USC.

Mary Gaitskill is the best-selling writer of the novel Veronica and most recently, the story collection Don't Cry. She has written three award-winning story collections, including Because They Wanted To and Bad Behavior.

Dylan Landis is the author of Normal People Don't Live Like This, a novel-in-stories forthcoming in September. Her fiction has appeared in Do Me: Tales of Sex and Love from Tin House and Best American Nonrequired Reading. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Deana | 3/27/2011

    " NO me gustó esta historia de Adán y Eva.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ricci | 11/14/2010

    " In this interesting novel, Belli blends the creation myth of Adam and Eve with the science of evolution. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ioana | 10/6/2010

    " interesting story (fictional) about Adam and Eve's live after beeing expelled out of the Paradise. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jane | 7/5/2010

    " Loved this one! Adam and Eve after the Garden of Eden - chatting with the Serpent about their progress - the birth of their children and the events leading up to Cain and Abel --- very very good reading. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Danalia | 7/1/2010

    " Beautiful and poetic, simple in words but not in thought. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alex | 6/3/2010

    " I cried when I reached the end. So beautiful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sue | 2/21/2010

    " a story of ADAM & EVE. beauty and truth are intrinsically entwined with evil and sadness. choice is omnipresent. slithering and soaring between desire for answers: reasons and pure joy: freedom feeling much like ignorance is bliss. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Anne | 2/12/2010

    " This was definitely an interesting take on the Adam and Eve story. While I don't agree with a lot of the interpretation, it was a well-written and thought-provoking read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Erin | 1/4/2010

    " A really beautifully written interpretation of Adam and Eve's creation, banishment, and life after the garden. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Keymie | 12/8/2009

    " Maravilloso, facinante, muy creativo y simple a la vez. Adictivo, me encanta. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Barbara | 10/20/2009

    " An imagined phenomenology of Adam & Eve. I loved it! "

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