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In this adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s 1962 mystery novel, two sisters (Farmiga, Alexandra Daddario) live secluded in a large manor and care for their deranged uncle (Crispin Glover). The rest of their family died five years before, under suspicious circumstances. When a cousin (Sebastian Stan) arrives to visit, family secrets and scandals are unraveled, and tragedy threatens to strike again.
One way to give audiobooks the respect they deserve is to analyze the titles that are making their publishers rich. There’s nothing like a best-seller list to reveal the nation’s insecurity. We’re fiends for self-help, adding new titles to the list regularly (Girl, Wash Your Face) and keeping older, “be-a-better-you” titles selling for years. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck not only leads the nonfiction backlist, the two-year-old recording outsold all new nonfiction in audible.com’s tally.
That’s right: The Emmy-winning, chameleonic Orphan Black actress is now joining the Hunger Games family. Maslany has been tapped to narrate the special-edition audiobook of Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, pegged to its 10th anniversary, which we announced here at EW back in April. The package is set to include more than 50 pages of new content, including extensive interviews and a comprehensive timeline.