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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,229 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Etgar Keret Narrator: Ira Glass, Willem Dafoe, Ben Marcus, Gary Shteyngart, Michael Chabon, Neal Stephenson, Nicole Krauss, Josh Radnor Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Audie Award Nominee, Multi-voiced Performance, 2013

Read by an all-star cast and featuring a bonus story special to the audio edition, Suddenly, a Knock on the Door is a one-of-a-kind audiobook.

Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent children and talking animals, dreams and waking life coexist in an uneasy world. Overflowing with absurdity, humor, sadness, and compassion, the tales in Suddenly, a Knock on the Door establish Etgar Keret declared a genius by The New York Times as one of the most original writers of his generation.

Audio Track listing: Suddenly, a Knock on the Door, read by Ira Glass; Lieland, read by Adam Thirlwell; Cheesus Christ, read by Dave Eggers; Simyon, read by Nicole Krauss; Shut, read by George Saunders; Healthy Start; read by Ben Foster; Teamwork, read by Mathieu Amalric; Pudding, read by Aimee Bender; Unzipping, read by Miranda July; The Polite Little Boy, read by Ben Marcus; Mystique, read by Willem Dafoe; Creative Writing, read by Stanley Tucci; Snot, read by John Sayles; Grab the Cuckoo by the Tail, read by Gary Shteyngart; Pick a Color, read by Robert Wisdom; Black and Blue, read by Stella Schnabel; What Do We Have in Our Pockets? read by Michael Chabon; Bad Karma, read by Lorin Stein; Ari, read by Rick Moody; Bitch, read by Nathan Englander; The Story, Victorious, read by Scott Shepherd; A Good One, read by David Rakoff; What, of This Goldfish, Would You Wish? read by Gary Shteyngart; Not Completely Alone, read by Michael Chernus; One Step Beyond, read by Shea Wigham; Big Blue Bus, read by Josh Charles; Hemorrhoid, read by Michael Buscemi; September All Year Long, read by Neal Stephenson; Joseph, read by ... Download and start listening now!


Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Don | 2/20/2014

    " Liked it better than The Girl on the Fridge, but The Nimrod Flipout: Stories is still the best "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Camila | 2/15/2014

    " Odd, hilarious, and haunting little stories. They lingered with me in ways I couldn't possibly explain ("see, his soul turns into a guava, and it's just unbearably terrifying to imagine and I keep picturing myself as a trembling guava and it's keeping me up nights" - just doesn't capture it) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Becky | 2/12/2014

    " Very unique. Very weird. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gerrybergstein | 2/12/2014

    " Uneven. Some of the short short stories are imaginative and poetic, but even the good ones are too clever and self conscious for their own good "

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