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Newly Published, From Musical Masterpieces to the End of Trump’s Presidency

BETRAYAL: The Final Act of the Trump Show, by Jonathan Karl. (Dutton, $28.) The ABC News Washington correspondent and author of “Front Row at the Trump Show” traces the last days of Trump’s presidency, describing events as “wacky” and scoring on-the-record interviews with White House insiders.

TEN MASTERPIECES OF MUSIC, by Harvey Sachs. (Liveright, $29.95.) A music historian pays homage to 10 pieces of classical music, combing through different genres, parts of Europe and the lives of musical luminaries.

I DO NOT SLEEP, by Ihsan Abdel Kouddous. Translated by Jonathan Smolin. (Hoopoe/American University in Cairo, paper, $19.95.) This 1950s Egyptian epistolary novel is told by a young woman looking back on the misery, patriarchy and middle-class life that surrounded her upon her return from boarding school.

LIFE, I SWEAR: Intimate Stories From Black Women on Identity, Healing, and Self-Trust, by Chloe Dulce Louvouezo. (Harper Design, $29.99.) Derived from a podcast of the same name, this blend of essays and photography reflects on the private journeys and healing of Black women.

What to Listen To: 4 Audiobooks

What to Listen To: 4 Audiobooks


A female outlaw robs a stagecoach, a scholar offers a revisionist history of King George III’s life, Amanda Gorman reads her first poetry collection and Mary-Louise Parker narrates a thriller.

These four new audiobooks will engage any listener’s attention →

What to Listen To: 4 Audiobooks


WILDCAT: The Untold Story of Pearl Hart, the Wild West’s Most Notorious Woman Bandit, by John Boessenecker, read by Courtney Patterson. (Harlequin Audio.) A true-life adventure saga about the female outlaw who robbed a stagecoach at gunpoint in Arizona in 1899.

What to Listen To: 4 Audiobooks


THE LAST KING OF AMERICA: The Misunderstood Reign of George III, by Andrew Roberts, read by Philip Stevens. (Penguin Audio.) A counterhistory of King George III’s legacy, showing that he may not have been as foolish as Thomas Jefferson and his Revolutionary cohort had everyone believe.

What to Listen To: 4 Audiobooks


CALL US WHAT WE CARRY, by Amanda Gorman, read by the author. (Penguin Audio.) The inaugural poet’s first collection patches together eloquent observations of and messages for our politically divided country.

What to Listen To: 4 Audiobooks


THE JUDGE’S LIST, by John Grisham, read by Mary-Louise Parker and the author. (Random House Audio.) The “Weeds” actor narrates the role of a Florida investigator named Lacy Stoltz in the latest by the veteran author of legal thrillers.

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