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Sep 6, 2019

Take a road trip around America with Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile reviewer Jonathan Smith discuss a new American history audiobook. Josh Hamilton narrates the story of Ford, Edison, John Burroughs, and their ten years of summer road trips across the United States in the 1910s and 1920s. But...


Jul 9, 2019

Golden Voice narrator Bahni Turpin engages the listener with a complex biography of two luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance. Explore the friendship and collaboration of writers Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes in the 1920s and 1930s. Turpin’s narrative skills stand out in passages in which she gives voice...


Apr 11, 2019

This full-length biography of Mary Queen of Scots has similarities to an epic poem as opposed to a history of this tumultuous period of English and Scottish history. Covering her life in the middle of the 16th century—from her birth through her marriages, reigns in France and Scotland, and imprisonment in the Tower of...


Feb 18, 2019

Famous Western lawman and scout Wild Bill Hickok is the subject of this new biography. Go beyond the legends and folklore--the real Wild Bill was more than a dime-novel titan and every bit a larger-than-life character. Published by Macmillan Audio.

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Jan 21, 2019

The biography of Douglass, an escaped slave who became a prominent activist, author, and public speaker at the time of the Civil War, shares many details of his personal life but also reflects the drama and emotion of the times. Known for his leadership of the anti-slavery movement, Douglass emerges as a “Prophet of...