Call Me by Your Name: A Novel (CD-Audio)

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By André Aciman, Armie Hammer (Read by)
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"...Hammer's voice is brimming with such melody that, if you listen to it long enough, you can probably get drunk off it." — Vulture.com

*Now a major motion picture from director Luca Guadagnino, starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet. Winner of the 2018 Academy Award for Adapted Screenplay*


Celebrate André Aciman's sensational novel with a dynamic audiobook, read by Armie Hammer

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

A Washington Post Best Fiction Book of the Year

A New York Magazine "Future Canon" Selection

A Chicago Tribune Favorite Book of the Year

One of The Seattle Times' Michael Upchurch's Favorite Books of the Year

Call Me by Your Name first swept across the world in 2007. It is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. During the restless summer weeks, unrelenting but buried currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passion as they test the charged ground between them and verge toward the one thing both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy. André Aciman's critically acclaimed debut novel is a frank, unsentimental, heartrending elegy to human passion.

More praise for Call Me By Your Name:

"...Armie Hammer (who plays Oliver in the movie) steps effortlessly into Elio's interior world. The result is staggering." — BookRiot

"a must-listen for anyone familiar with the book or film." — Buzzfeed

About the Author


André Aciman is the New York Times bestselling author of Call Me By Your Name, Out of Egypt, Eight White Nights, False Papers, Alibis, Harvard Square, Enigma Variations, and Find Me. He's the editor of The Proust Project and teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He lives with his wife in Manhattan.

Praise For…


"We read it for 20-something hours, but it was just the best 20-something hours of the last couple months, apart from spending time with my family and kids." -Armie Hammer on recording the audiobook, Vulture

"Armie Hammer’s voice is so deep and viscous" -Vulture

"I will listen to this one again just to hear Mr. Hammer’s voice, but I will also listen to it again to hear Dr. Aciman’s words." -literatiliteraturelovers.com

"Armie Hammer's intimate whisper makes each beautiful, erotic, or painful moment bittersweet. ...his emotional tone is impeccable." - AudioFile

"Fans of the 2017 film Call Me by Your Name will recognize Armie Hammer as the actor who played Oliver, and his narration of the book takes the powerful, romantic story to a whole new level. His melodic, deep voice captivates the listener while he tells the story of Elio and Oliver's summer romance, making this a must-listen for anyone familiar with the book or film." -BuzzFeed News

"In the audiobook, Armie Hammer (who plays Oliver in the movie) steps effortlessly into Elio’s interior world. The result is staggering. I found myself holding my breath though parts of this book. I’d be listening to it while cooking, and would have to stop and sit down because I couldn’t concentrate on anything but his voice. ...Hammer made himself disappear until only Elio remained. His narration is so honest, so vulnerable, and so authentic..." -BookRiot

"Armie’s narration was perfect!" -CollectorofBookBoyfriends

“Superb . . . The beauty of Aciman's writing and the purity of his passions should place this extraordinary first novel within the canon of great romantic love stories for everyone.” —Charles Kaiser, The Washington Post Book World

“An extraordinary examination of longing and the complicated ways in which we negotiate the experience of attraction. . . . It's startling that a novel so bracingly unsentimental--alert to the ways we manipulate, second-guess, forestall, and finally reach stumblingly toward one another--concludes with such emotional depths.” —Mark Doty, O, The Oprah Magazine

“This novel is hot . . . a love letter, an invocation, and something of an epitaph. . . . An exceptionally beautiful book.” —Stacey D'Erasmo, The New York Times Book Review

“If you are prepared to take a hard punch in your gut, and like brave, acute, elated, naked, brutal, tender, humane, and beautiful prose, then you've come to the right place.” —Nicole Krauss, author of The History of Love

“A great love story . . . every phrase, every ache, every giddy rush of sensation in this beautiful novel rings true.” —Michael Upchurch, The Seattle Times

“The novel is richly, sensuously detailed . . . luminous. . . . Aciman deftly charts a burgeoning relationship that both parties want and fear.” —Karen Campbell, The Boston Globe

Product Details
ISBN: 9781427291691
ISBN-10: 1427291691
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Language: English

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How To Read More

If you love reading, but for some reason you read less and less, know that everything is fine. It happens.
Our lives today have so many things that distract us - how can we not put books away when all these movies, TV shows, YouTube videos, social networks and endless surfing in online stores are around ...
Yes, it's really hard to resist, but you certainly can!

In this article, we want to share with you some tips to read more often and more successfully.
These are some notes and some practices that we have collected for our SUNDOG BOOKS readers club.
And maybe it will bring more books into your life!

Why do we want/need to read more?

To start reading more, you have to understand why you need it.
And you will be surprised, but your goals can be quite varied:

- for work
If you read a lot on duty, then you definitely need to speed up the process. The logic here is simple: read faster → work faster → more time for books for yourself.

- for education
you need this for your educational career or sometimes you just want to read to learn. And, with all the new alternative ways to gain knowledge (podcasts, online courses and videos), the book still does an excellent job of this task too.

- for self-development
all exercises for increasing speed, one way or another, improve cognition and memory.

- for fun
because good books always = fun!

Book lovers have an additional special goal for reading more often. If you love literature, you will understand what we mean: you want to catch everything - to follow modern literature, and not forget about the classics, look into non-fiction and children's publications. And there’s so much you want to reread! The goals are ambitious, but attainable if you read a lot.

 

And so - How to read more:
We will tell you about the methods that we use ourselves. Perhaps some will suit you as well.

 

15 minutes a day

You've probably already heard this rule: if you want to start a healthy habit, devote 15 minutes a day to it. Once upon a time, we all read irregularly, in jumps and starts. Sometimes we cannot open a book we have begun weeks ago. Therefore, you should decide to create a rule: devote at least 15 minutes a day to reading. Try reading before bed, or maybe during lunchtime, or even when you are having your morning coffee.

You will see progress immediately. You will notice that almost always your 15 minutes will grow into half an hour or more. But the most remarkable thing is that in three weeks your hands themselves will be looking for a book.

 

50 First Pages
This method advises - If the book hasn't hooked you from the first 50 pages, put it aside! Life is too short to read uninteresting books.

It is necessary to change the approach to books. At first it will be hard for you to stop and put the book down. Even if we put the book away, it will seem to reproach us from the shelf, mocking us as quitters. But in the end we should come to one simple thought: if it doesn’t hook your attention, you should not force yourself to read it.

***Fifty pages is not a bad test. Not the most objective, but definitely effective. It helps to determine whether it interests you or not, and whether to spend time on things that do not excite.

 

Reader's Diary

This should be used to improve the quality of reading - to make it more conscious. For starters, it can be a simple notebook with headings:

  • Author
  • Year of publication
  • Main characters
  • Scene
  • Plot
  • Theme
  • Quotes

And, yes, a reader's diary is not a thing about quantity, but about quality. But, it can also motivate. When you open your diary and start looking at quotes (especially quotes), you immediately really want to read.

 

Maybe a Book Bet?
Several people can participate. Members of the betting group can come from friends, family, and also your colleagues. And of course you can set your own rules for participation, but we'll give you a simple example:

Everyone in the group should read and review a book over the course of a month with weekly updates. Anyone who does not finish a review buys the book for all other participants for the next month.

 

Speed Reading

Another effective way to increase the amount you read is speed reading. The logic here is simple - the faster you read, the more books you can enjoy.

*There are many online courses on speed reading, and you can also study on your own using instructional books. But, it is worth noting that this is a serious learning process that will require some effort on your part.

 

Outcome

Reading every day is quite attainable, the main thing is to try to make it a habit.
Sometimes, instead of heading for Facebook, try opening a book and soon you won’t even remember why you needed to wander around social media.
And also - don't forget about audiobooks. They are a cool way to take the load off your eyes sometimes and just immerse yourself in the story. Some books are really strong in voice acting.

 
 
 

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