Jul 16, 2019
In six classic Greek myths retold, listeners encounter characters both famous (Odysseus, Icarus) and lesser known (Queen Lamia, Bellerophon). Derek Perkins deftly narrates these tales with a keen sense of storytelling—vivid and lively with a grand sense of drama and action. He’s equally adept at the “explained”...
May 10, 2019
Food writer Goulding offers mouth-watering essays that go region by region around Italy. It’s not a cookbook, though it was a James Beard Award finalist, but it will make you want to book a trip to Italy to follow in his footsteps. Will Damron narrates with energy, poise, and precision. Published by Tantor Media.
May 2, 2019
Travel from the Arctic to Antarctica and everywhere in between with Barry Lopez, author of ARCTIC DREAMS, as he takes listeners along on his autobiographical reflections. James Naughton narrates with the appropriate gravitas as Lopez brings listeners to the Galapagos and the Kenyan desert, often focusing his stories on...
Apr 19, 2019
In Mark Synnott’s unique window on the ethos of climbing, his friend Alex Honnold’s astonishing “free solo” ascent of El Capitan’s 3,000 feet of sheer granite is the central act. Mark Deakins paints an authentic, wry portrait of climbing history and profiles Yosemite heroes and the international climbers who...
Apr 17, 2019
A detailed recollection of Bob Dylan’s groundbreaking “Blonde on Blonde.” Cue up the soundtrack and get the inside story on the musicians, engineers, and producers who had a role in the creation of Dylan's trailblazing album. Narrator Graham Halstead is a great guide for listeners. Published by Tantor Media.