Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet is the PEN Award–winning author of eleven works of literary fiction, including Sweet Lamb of Heaven and Magnificence, which have been New York Times Notables and Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalists. She lives in Arizona.

  • Fight No More

    By Lydia Millet

    Read by Madeleine Lambert


    A fierce, yet compassionate depiction of modern American life

    Starred Review. "A linked-story collection done right, with sensitive and complex characters each looking for a place to call home." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released June 19, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Sweet Lamb of Heaven

    By Lydia Millet

    Read by Lydia Millet

    This psychological thriller follows a mother and child escaping from her cold, unfaithful husband.

    “Lydia Millet is not as popular as she should be. This novel will change that… That Millet can smuggle her original insights into a structure featuring a rollicking kidnapping plot and deliciously well-drawn characters makes her achievement even more remarkable.” - Washington Post

    Released May 3, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Mermaids in Paradise

    By Lydia Millet

    Read by Cassandra Campbell

    Lydia Millet redefines "comedy of errors" in her genre-bending satire of a tropical honeymoon.

    A Best Book of 2014. "An admirable example of a funny novel with a serious message that works swimmingly. Dive in." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released November 3, 2014
    English, Unabridged

  • Magnificence

    By Lydia Millet

    Read by Xe Sands

    Funny and heartbreaking, Magnificence is an astonishing story from the praised author, Lydia Millet.

    Earphones Award Winner. "[Xe] Sands presents a complex character whose complaints are balanced by a quirky sense of humor and musings on the meaning of life. Sands's narration is nuanced, entertaining, and thoughtful as Susan emerges from her self-absorption and takes on the role of conservator of the house and its inhabitants." - AudioFile Magazine

    Released November 5, 2012
    English, Unabridged