The Gift

  • by Barbara Browning
  • Narrated by Barbara Browning
  • 8 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the midst of Occupy, Barbara Andersen begins spamming people indiscriminately with ukulele covers of sentimental songs. A series of inappropriate intimacies ensues, including an erotically charged correspondence and then collaboration with an extraordinarily gifted and troubled musician living in Germany.
Barbara Browning teaches in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale University. She is the author of the novels The Correspondence Artist (winner of a Lambda Literary Award) and I'm Trying to Reach You (short-listed for The Believer Book Award). She also makes dances, poems, and ukulele cover tunes.


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One of the most interesting things I've read/listened to in a long time. Great story. Very necessary.

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- Amazon Customer

Odd and beautiful.

If you could sum up The Gift in three words, what would they be?

Love. Love. Love.

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Barbara Browning did a wonderful job narrating this book. I'd love to read/listen to more by her!

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- James

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-05-2017
  • Publisher: TalkingBook