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In each 4-minute episode, AudioFile editors help you find your next great audiobook. Discover more about audiobooks with reviews and recommendations at AudioFile's Website or Sign up for our free audiobook newsletter.

Jan 6, 2020

AudioFile’s Robin Whitten and host host Jo Reed discuss veteran travel writer Paul Theroux’s immersive look at Mexico, enlivened on audio by narrator Joseph Balderrama. Theroux’s journey through Mexico is enlightening and thorough, including border towns that are sites of high tension, neighborhoods of Mexico...


Dec 24, 2019

Activist Greta Thunberg has inspired millions around the world. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss this audiobook of the 16-year-old’s collected speeches, narrated with her clear passion and understanding of the urgency of climate change. It is an inspiring audiobook for listeners of any age, but...


Oct 24, 2019

Perfect listening for book lovers. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith discuss the history of the book as told by Rutgers English professor Leah Price. Narrator Elisabeth Rodgers’s eloquent narration lets the wide-ranging content take center stage. Take a world tour of an iconic object — the book — and a...


Oct 22, 2019

How do our biases about others make us misread strangers? Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith discuss the latest audiobook from Malcolm Gladwell. In an Earphones Award-winning performance, Gladwell’s narration skills add sparkling energy to his writing. His examination of interactions with people we don’t...


Sep 23, 2019

Dive into the world of art theft with the Met’s former Chief Security Officer. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith discover the history of famous art heists and discuss how narrator Mark Sanderson’s deep voice lends an authoritative tone to John Barelli’s memoir. Being responsible for the Metropolitan...