A VOGUE most powerful book of the season.
A Booksense Notable Book.
“The English American is a funny, charming and poignant book — the kind that you can’t resist reading in a single day.” —Chicago Sun Times
Springing from her internationally acclaimed one woman show, in her hilarious, poignant first novel, Anglo-American writer/comedian Alison Larkin draws further from her experiences as an adopted English woman who finds her birth parents — and a new homeland — in the United States and weaves them into a compulsively readable work of fiction.
The 200th Anniversary
audio edition of
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
Narrated by Alison Larkin
Cover illustration by New Yorker
Cartoonist William Hamilton
Pride and Prejudice download available NOW!
CD version still available for pre-order on this site.
“I loved The English American and I think anyone
who gets it is going to feel the same way”
—Alan Chartock, WAMC National Public Radio, 12/7/2013
Download the audiobook from Audible.com
Audiobooks Narrated by Alison Larkin
Since Alison won the Audiofile Earphones award for her own novel, The English American, (Brilliance Audio, April 2012) and the 2012 Best Non-Fiction award from Audiofile for her narration of Consider the Fork, Alison has narrated some 50 plus books including most recently Shadows on the Nile by NY Times bestselling author Kate Furnivall, The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham (co-narrated by Audie award winning narrator John Lee). Her much anticipated narration of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is currently in production. Read more about how she started with audiobooks in her blog post, “Alison in Audiobook Land“.
Alison wins the prestigious Earphones Award from Audiofile for the audiobook of The English American
“Larkin moves delightfully between the various British and American accents … This audio experience is like watching a great romantic comedy. Have the tissues ready at the end—the romance is that good!” —AudioFile May 2012
Ten Minutes With Alison Larkin: Humorist and adoption advocate on Berkshire Magazine.com with Rochelle O’Gorman