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Jan 9, 2020

Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss Michelangelo’s masterpieces and this new audiobook from art historian Wallace. British actor Simon Callow’s magnificent basso profundo voice recounts the many projects this prolific sculptor, artist, and architect designed and executed. The book is centered around...


Jan 3, 2020

Mo Rocca is delightfully obsessed with under-appreciated dead people—and dragons. AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith tells host Jo Reed why he enjoyed listening to author Rocca share a seemingly endless supply of interesting facts and observations. Rocca’s naturally enthusiastic performance enhances the drama and...


Jan 1, 2020

Listen to a new biography about Susan Sontag, of the most interesting thinkers of her time. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith discuss this audiobook narrated with empathy by Tavia Gilbert. Author Benjamin Moser isn’t afraid to draw a true picture of Sontag’s thoughts and life, which were...


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...