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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.

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...


Sep 17, 2019

“Hamilton: the Musical” is a cultural phenomenon, and the audiobook is a must-listen. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile Publisher Michele Cobb discuss their delight at this Audie Award Audiobook of the Year winner. It’s an AudioFile favorite packed with behind-the-scenes insights into how a Broadway musical gets made....


Sep 5, 2019

An audiobook devoted to the semicolon? Hear host Jo Reed and AudioFile reviewer Jonathan Smith discuss this unlikely yet lively audiobook. Narrator Pam Ward’s expressive narration delights as she recounts the history of grammar’s most misunderstood punctuation mark, the semicolon. It’s a listen that’s brisk,...