Newly Published, From Haruki Murakami’s T-Shirts to Sally Hemings

THE ART OF REVISION: The Last Word, by Peter Ho Davies. (Graywolf, paper, $14.) A writer draws on his experience teaching at the University of Michigan and uses the works of writers like Flannery O’Connor, Carmen Maria Machado, Raymond Carver and himself to reflect on the beauty and importance of revising fiction.

MURAKAMI T: The T-Shirts I Love, by Haruki Murakami. (Knopf, $25.) In pieces written for a Japanese fashion magazine, the celebrated author goes through his collection of T-shirts, examining the memories, hobbies and consumerist aspects that they symbolize.

RECLAMATION: Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson, and a Descendant’s Search for Her Family’s Lasting Legacy, by Gayle Jessup White. (Amistad, $27.99.) A descendant of the Jefferson and Hemings families writes her life story, bringing the exploration of her ancestry and the white Jefferson descendants’ refusal to acknowledge their Black relatives into a national racial reckoning and cleareyed look at slavery’s legacy.

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks


Nick Offerman meditates on his travels across America, a diversity coach narrates a manual for race-conscious parenting, and two academics rewrite the history of human civilization in our latest roundup.

Here are five new audiobooks to listen to this week →

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks


WHERE THE DEER AND THE ANTELOPE PLAY: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside, by Nick Offerman, read by the author. (Penguin Audio.) On his travels around America (including a cross-country excursion in an Airstream trailer), the actor reflects on what this land and its people mean to him.

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks


COKIE: A Life Well Lived, by Steven V. Roberts, read by the author. (HarperAudio.) A biography of the pioneering NPR journalist Cokie Roberts, as told by her husband of 53 years.

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks


WILD TONGUES CAN’T BE TAMED, edited by Saraciea J. Fennell, read by the author and a full cast. (Macmillan Audio.) The Bronx Is Reading founder has compiled an anthology of original nonfiction — by Elizabeth Acevedo, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Ibi Zoboi, Naima Coster and more — revealing a vast spectrum of Latinx experience.

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks


SOCIAL JUSTICE PARENTING: How to Raise Compassionate, Anti-Racist, Justice-Minded Kids in an Unjust World, by Traci Baxley, read by the author. (HarperAudio.) A guide to introducing young people to the civil rights landscape of today, by a diversity and inclusion educator.

What to Listen To: Five Audiobooks


THE DAWN OF EVERYTHING, by David Graeber and David Wengrow, read by Mark Williams. (Macmillan Audio.) An all-encompassing treatise on modern civilization, offering bold revisions to canonical understandings in sociology, anthropology, archaeology and political philosophy that led to where we are today.

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