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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Charles Yu Narrator: James Yaegashi, Johnny Heller, Richard Poe, Ramón de Ocampo, Jonathan Todd Ross, Mark Nelson, A Full Cast Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9781464048364
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New York Times Notable Book author Charles Yu wrote the bestselling novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe. In his stunning, often humorous collection Sorry Please Thank You, Yu draws on pop culture and science to make incisive observations about society—and offer touching insight into the human condition. In two of Yu’s remarkable stories, he focuses on a big-box-store night-shift employee with girl trouble and a company that outsources grief for profit.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Each story in Sorry Please Thank You is staggeringly smart, and none feel like anything but entertainment.” 

    Boston Globe

  • “Yu’s voice, sensibility, and approach are unique, especially in the ways he wrings humor and pathos out of stripped-down syntax and seemingly passive protagonistsThe stories deliver more than their fair share of bitter laughs, philosophical conundrums and existential gut punches.”

    San Francisco Chronicle

  • “In his new collection, Charles Yu applies his trademark winking, pop-culture-infused, sci-fi mentality to a series of short stories…Clever and cutting.”

    Flavorwire

  • “An impressive sendup of contemporary life.” 

    Publishers Weekly

  • A 2012 eMusic Best Audiobook of the Year
  • A Kirkus Reviews Top 25 Book, July2012
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About the Author
Author Charles Yu

Charles Yu is the author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, which was named one of the best books of the year by Time magazine. He received the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award for his story collection Third Class Superhero and was a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award. His work has been published in the New York Times, Playboy, and Slate, among other periodicals. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and children.

About the Narrators

James Yaegashi has appeared in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions, film, and television roles. He was also a popular radio disc jockey in Japan. His voice-over credits include a featured role in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Johnny Heller, a two-time winner of the prestigious Audie Award, was named a top voice of 2008 and 2009 and selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine. His adult and children’s book narrations have earned him multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Richard Poe has worked extensively in movies, television, and on Broadway. He is best known for his portrayal of Gul Evek in three different Star Trek series: Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager. He is a well-known and prolific audiobook narration who has won twelve AudioFile Earphones Awards.

Ramón de Ocampo has won nine AudioFile Earphones Awards for his audiobook narrations. A graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, he has been seen on television, film, and stages all over the world, including recurring roles on such television shows as The West Wing, 12 Monkeys, Sons of Anarchy, and Medium. He is the winner of a prestigious Obie Award for his stage work.

Jonathan Todd Ross is an Earphones Award–winning voice actor and writer. He has lent his voice to numerous anime television shows, including Yu-Gi-Oh! and Sonic X. His audiobook narrations include Tom Angleberger’s bestseller The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, and the George Brown, Class Clown series by Nancy Krulik, among others.

Mark Nelson is an experienced audiobook narrator and producer. Also recording as Harry Shaw, he has recorded more than fifty professional audiobooks, including crime fiction, science fiction, horror, nonfiction, histories, and classics.