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    • The Lonely City

    • Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
    • By: Olivia Laing
    • Narrated by: Zara Ramm
    • Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    What does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being? How do we connect with other people? When Olivia Laing moved to New York City in her mid-30s, she found herself inhabiting loneliness on a daily basis. Fascinated by the experience, she began to explore the lonely city by way of art. Humane, provocative and deeply moving, The Lonely City is about the spaces between people and the things that draw them together, about sexuality, mortality and the magical possibilities of art.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I'm not sure why this book was written

    • By Sharon on 06-02-2019

    Non-member price: $23.41

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    • Love in the Apocalypse
    • By: Olivia Laing
    • Narrated by: Olivia Laing
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    From a Tuscan hotel for the super-rich to a Brexit-paralysed UK, Kathy spends the first summer of her 40s trying to adjust to making a lifelong commitment just as Trump is tweeting the world into nuclear war. But it’s not only Kathy who’s changing. Political, social and natural landscapes are all in peril. Fascism is on the rise, truth is dead, the planet is hotting up. Is it really worth learning to love when the end of the world is nigh? And how do you make art, let alone a life, when one rogue tweet could end it all?

    • Love in the Apocalypse
    • By: Olivia Laing
    • Narrated by: Olivia Laing
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 28-06-2018
    • 5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Non-member price: $18.22