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Nov 21, 2019

A wonderful, informative, and concise love letter to the Notre-Dame Cathedral from the author of THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH. AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith and host Jo Reed discuss Ken Follett’s impressive and passionate narration of this history written in response to the devastating fire in Paris in 2019. Enlightening...


Sep 27, 2019

A compelling tale of scientific discoveries at sea. AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith and host Jo Reed learn about H.M.S. Challenger, which made the first scientific explorations of the sea in the 1870s. Sean Runnette’s steady voice suits the spirit of the narrative written by an esteemed oceanographer. Hear of...


Sep 26, 2019

Get up close and personal with one of humankind’s fiercest enemies. Join host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith to hear how mosquitoes have changed the course of human history and still impact us today. Mark Deakins’s skillfull narration holds listeners’ attention as we learn how mosquitoes could have been...


Sep 18, 2019

Robin Miles’s narration brings out the heart in a story built on incredible science. Michele Cobb, AudioFile Publisher, and host Jo Reed discuss an AudioFile favorite that went on to become a hit movie. Forget about breaking the glass ceiling — these four black women worked for NASA as “computers” and were...


Aug 8, 2019

The winning combination of George Newbern’s engaging narration and Rick Atkinson’s vivid new work of history—the first in a planned trilogy about the American Revolution—brings to life what could have been a dry account of Revolutionary battles. While this is primarily a military history, Newbern is also adept...