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Now and Again Audiobook

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Read By: Christine Lakin, Ade M’Cormack, Aaron Landon, Kiff VandenHeuvel, John Glouchevitch, Kathleen McInerney Publisher: Hachette Book Group Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 9.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 7.38 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: April 2016 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781478985990

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Longest Chapter Length:

98:38 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

21:25 minutes

Average Chapter Length:

68:10 minutes

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Publisher Description

A provocative novel about the fallout from a search for truth by the author of the national bestseller The Lifeboat.

For Maggie Rayburn—wife, mother, and secretary at a munitions plant—life is pleasant, predictable, and secure. When she finds proof of a high-level cover-up on her boss’ desk, she impulsively takes it, turning her world upside down. Propelled by a desire to do good—and a newfound taste for excitement—Maggie starts to see injustice everywhere. Soon, her bottom drawer is filled with evidence, her town has turned against her, and she must decide how far she will go for the truth.

Meanwhile, in Iraq, Captain Penn Sinclair’s hasty orders have disastrous results. In an attempt at atonement, he reunites with three survivors to expose the truth about the war. Now and Again examines the interconnectedness of lives, the limits of knowledge, and the consequences of doing the right thing.

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“In this stunning novel from Rogan, seemingly unrelated story threads are ingeniously woven into an explosive whole…Rogan skillfully portrays characters who examine their consciences, working toward a more responsible way of living in the world. Power struggles ensue, families suffer, friendships are tested, and wells of strength are tapped, yet the author offers no pat answers to life’s difficult questions.”

— Library Journal 


  • “Rogan’s debut novel, The Lifeboat, was a suspenseful, psychological survival story, and her new novel is just as harrowing, and even more complex.”

    — Huffington Post
  • “An absorbing search for truth…no less exciting than her first…extremely topical…Rogan writes successfully, and forcefully, about experiences that are foreign until they feel familiar.”

    — Christian Science Monitor
  • “Rogan’s second novel…delineates the journey from outrage to action to doubt, contrasting mundane routines with the philosophical dilemmas of ordinary people.”

    — Publishers Weekly
  • “With consummate command of narrative, Charlotte Rogan nimbly brings together whistleblowers and soldiers in a damning—and page-turning—critique of America’s military-industrial complex and its massive amount of collateral damage. It’s the novel we deserve for the war we didn’t.”

    — Teddy Wayne, author of The Love Song of Jonny Valentine
  • “Now and Again is breathtaking in its scope and insight. With wit, humanity, and extraordinary clarity of vision, Rogan has found the uniting thread that weaves together contemporary American life. This is America from the ground up, full of ordinary people trying to make sense of their lives, driven by that brand of frontier idealism that might yet be our last best hope.”

    — Patrick Flanery, author of Fallen Land


  • A BookRiot Pick for April 2016 

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About Charlotte Rogan

Charlotte Rogan studied architecture at Princeton University and worked for a large construction firm before turning to fiction. She is the author of The Lifeboat, which was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award and the international IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and which has been translated into twenty-six languages. After many years in Dallas and a year in Johannesburg, she now lives in Westport, Connecticut.

About the Narrators

Christine Lakin is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and acclaimed television actress, best known for her roles as Alicia “Al” Lambert on the hit family comedy Step by Step and as Joan of Arc on Showtime’s Reefer Madness.

Aaron Landon began acting in Portland, Oregon, as a child, where he studied the Meisner technique and acted in local theater, film, and commercials. He narrated his first audiobook at the age of nine. After booking roles in NBC’s Grimm and the feature film Gone with Amanda Seyfried, Aaron moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to pursue acting and full-time voiceover work. You have likely heard him voicing promos for Jimmy Kimmel Live and NBC Sports Net, as well as national commercials for Bing, CenturyLink, Warrior Dash, and Fanvision.

Kiff VandenHeuvel, voice talent and audiobook narrator, is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is an alumni of the Second City comedy theater. He is an accomplished improviser and sketch comedy director, and he teaches voice-over, improv, and directing at Second City Hollywood. He has appeared in hundreds of television and radio commercials and is well known in the video game community as the voice of Zachary Hale Comstock in Bioshock: Infinite.

John Glouchevitch is an audiobook narrator and voice talent. He began honing his craft as a voice-over artist at age three, when, to the dismay of his parents, he began to imitate the accents of their British family friends. Over the ensuing years he studied as an actor, improviser, and writer, eventually graduating with a BA in theater and English from Middlebury College in Vermont.

Kathleen McInerney won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2011 and was a finalist for the Audie in 2010 and 2015. Her narrations have also earned several AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has performed in New York and around the United States in both classical and contemporary theater. Her credits also include television commercials, daytime drama, radio plays, and a broad range of animation voice-overs.