The Dinner List

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (5 discs)
Product Number: DD40558
Released: Sep 11, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781250299383
Narrator/s: Rebecca Serle
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Please log in to view pricing

Description

"With delicate intimacy, author Rebecca Serle narrates a story that involves a surrealist dinner party and reflections on a decade of love and heartache...magic and emotive undertones make this audiobook bewitching."-AudioFile Magazine This program is read by the author. "We've been waiting for an hour." That's what Audrey says. She states it with a little bit of an edge, her words just bordering on cursive. That's the thing I think first. Not: Audrey Hepburn is at my birthday dinner, but Audrey Hepburn is annoyed." At one point or another, we've all been asked to name five people, living or dead, with whom we'd like to have dinner. Why do we choose the people we do? And what if that dinner was to actually happen? These are the questions Rebecca Serle contends with in her utterly captivating audiobook, The Dinner List. When Sabrina arrives at her thirtieth birthday dinner she finds at the table not just her best friend, but also three significant people from her past, and well, Audrey Hepburn. As the appetizers are served, wine poured, and dinner table conversation begins, it becomes clear that there's a reason these six people have been gathered together. Delicious but never indulgent, sweet with just the right amount of bitter, The Dinner List is a romance for our times. Bon appetit. Praise for The Dinner List: "It's Serle's unflinching investigation into the triumph and failings of love that makes this book one of a kind. A touch magic, a touch tragic, and absolutely compelling from beginning to end."-Stephanie Danler, New York Times bestselling author of Sweetbitter "Rebecca Serle draws you in with this clever and delightful story and then (when you least expect it) offers up some of the sharpest insights on first loves, friendships and family. This book is completely original and wildly entertaining."-Jennifer Close, New York Times bestselling author of Girls in White Dresses and The Hopefuls "I have five words for Rebecca Serle's The Dinner List: wistful, delicious, romantic, magical, love."-Gabrielle Zevin, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry and Young Jane Young

Bundle:

Please login to view pricing, or register now
The Dinner List
Product Number: BX00078241
Product Number:Z100133123
Product Number:DD40558

All formats/editions

eAudio
x-large
Author(s): Rebecca Serle
Narrator(s): Rebecca Serle
Product Number Z100133123
Released: Sep 11, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781250299376
eBook
x-large
Author(s): Rebecca Serle
Product Number EB00720618
Released: Sep 11, 2018
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: #9781250295200

Professional reviews

"With delicate intimacy, author Rebecca Serle narrates a story that involves a surrealist dinner party and reflections on a decade of love and heartache. Sabrina Nielsen once answered the parlor game question: Which five people, living or dead, would you like to have join you for dinner? Now on her thirtieth birthday, Sabrina's ex-fiancŽ, best friend, estranged father, former philosophy professor, and, remarkably, Audrey Hepburn eat together and reminisce on their bittersweet lives. Serle depicts the dreamy dinner and the vignettes of Sabrina's past with equally light touches of whimsy. Her narration captures Sabrina's deeply felt pain, remorse, spirit of friendship, and passionate love. Though the dinner guests aren't as richly voiced, magic and emotive undertones make this audiobook bewitching. E.A.N. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

Sign up for our email newsletter