• audiobook

From the Publisher

This bestselling and innovative debut novel from Audrey Niffenegger explores the perfect marriage, one that is tested by challenges the couple can neither control nor predict. An imaginative extension of everyday life, the story asks: What if two people who loved each other deeply, married, and faced a life in which one person remained constant while the other slipped fluidly in and out of time?

This is the story of Clare, a beautiful art student, and Henry, an adventuresome librarian, who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-three and Henry thirty-one. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: triggered by emotions and memories, his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time. His disappearances are spontaneous and his experiences are unpredictable. Through Henry' time travel the couple attempt to live normal lives, but all of this is threatened by something neither can control.
Published: HighBridge Audio on
ISBN: 9781611744293
Unabridged
Listen on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
Availability for The Time Traveler's Wife
With a 30 day free trial you can listen to one free audiobook per month

    Related Articles

    Nautilus
    3 min read
    Psychology

    For Billions of People, “Wasting Time” Makes Little Sense

    Robert Levine, a social psychologist at California State University, Fresno, will always remember a conversation he had with an exchange student from Burkina Faso, in Western Africa. Levine had complained to the student that he’d wasted the morning “yakking in a café” instead of doing his work. The student looked confused. “How can you waste time? If you’re not doing one thing, you’re doing something else. Even if you’re just talking to a friend, or sitting around, that’s what you’re doing.” The concept of “wasting” time made no sense to Levine’s student. Levine had come up against a basic cul
    Money
    2 min read
    Psychology

    Why We Buy Items We Never Wear

    IF THIS IS THE YEAR you vow to finally tame your stuff, you’re not alone. According to Statistic Brain, “getting organized” is the second most popular New Year’s resolution (losing weight is No. 1). So you dig into your closet or rummage under the bed, only to find new, unworn clothing and accessories, maybe even with the price tags still attached. Why do so many of us waste money on clothes we don’t wear? If you understand the reasons behind this common consumer impulse, you can stop making purchases that clutter your house while they empty your wallet. WE FORGIVE A MAJOR FLAW The scenario
    Inc.
    2 min read
    Psychology

    How I Hire Employees

    AS TOLD TO K.F. FIRST, we determine the DNA of each job, which shows us the personality we need for the right team fit, the individual skill set needed so someone won’t be learning on our dime, and the psychology of the person we need. We describe that in great detail. THEN WE focus on: Can she do the job? Is she the right team fit? Will she do the job long-term well? We ask what her goals are and if she is aligned with the job. WE GIVE our candidates a personality test that, among other things, answers the question: What is the person’s nature? Everyone is a mix of, I’ll use the shorthand,