Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Stories

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Etgar Keret

Narrated By: Various Narrators

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Date: April 2012

Duration: 5 hours 4 minutes


Read by an all-star cast and featuring a bonus story special to the audio edition, Suddenly, a Knock on the Door is a one-of-a-kind audiobook program.

Bringing up a child, lying to the boss, placing an order in a fast-food restaurant: in Etgar Keret's new collection, daily life is complicated, dangerous, and full of yearning. In his most playful and most mature work yet, the living and the dead, silent children and talking animals, dreams and waking life coexist in an uneasy world. Overflowing with absurdity, humor, sadness, and compassion, the tales in Suddenly, a Knock on the Door establish Etgar Keret declared a genius” by The New York Times as one of the most original writers of his generation.

Audio Track listing:

Suddenly, a Knock on the Door: Read by Ira Glass

Lieland: Read by Adam Thirlwell

Cheesus Christ: Read by Dave Eggers

Simyon: Read by Nicole Krauss

Shut: Read by George Saunders

Healthy Start: Read by Ben Foster

Teamwork: Read by Mathieu Amalric

Pudding: Read by Aimee Bender

Unzipping: Read by Miranda July

The Polite Little Boy: Read by Ben Marcus

Mystique: Read by Willem Dafoe

Creative Writing: Read by Stanley Tucci

Snot: Read by John Sayles

Grab the Cuckoo by the Tail: Read by Gary Shteyngart

Pick a Color: Read by Robert Wisdom

Black and Blue: Read by Stella Schnabel

What Do We Have in Our Pockets?: Read by Michael Chabon

Bad Karma: Read by Lorin Stein

Ari: Read by Rick Moody

Bitch: Read by Nathan Englander

The Story, Victorious: Read by Scott Shepherd

A Good One: Read by David Rakoff

What, of This Goldfish, Would You Wish?: Read by Gary Shteyngart

Not Completely Alone: Read by Michael Chernus

One Step Beyond: Read by Shea Wigham

Big Blue Bus: Read by Josh Charles

Hemorrhoid: Read by Michael Buscemi

September All Year Long: Read by Neal Stephenson

Joseph: Read by Mark Duplass

Mourners Meal: Read by Shalom Auslander

Parallel Universes: Read by Todd Hasak-Lowy

Upgrade: Read by Josh Radnor

Guava: Read by Ira Glass

Surprise Party: Read by Scott Shepherd

What Animal Are You?: Read by Jonathan Safran Foer

Asthma Attack: Read by Etgar Keret