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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.

Nov 20, 2019

A remarkable memoir from the former U.N. ambassador is read with gravitas, humility, and humor. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith talk about Samantha Power’s skill with writing and her fascinating life, both personal and political. Power speaks on struggling to retain her natural activism and desire to...


Nov 13, 2019

Julie Andrews in her own words and with her own voice. Hear tales from her life in Hollywood and on Broadway. AudioFile Publisher Michele Cobb and Jo Reed reminisce about THE SOUND OF MUSIC as they talk about the insights we get from a peek into Andrews life. Her long marriage to Blake Edwards is a centerpiece of this...


Nov 7, 2019

A Kirkus Prize-winning memoir from author Saeed Jones. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly talk about the emotional impact of listening to the author narrate his own memoir. His story centers around his experience coming of age as a Black, gay boy in the South, and growing up with a single mother. Through his...


Oct 23, 2019

A wise guide through life’s challenges from a father to his sons. AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith and host Jo Reed talk about this collection of advice from the author of THE THINGS THEY CARRIED, Tim O’Brien. This memoir and tribute are made all the more meaningful with O’Brien’s gravelly delivery and tone of love...


Oct 21, 2019

NPR reporter Aarti Shahani shares her family’s American Dream — and American nightmare. In today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Jonathan Smith talk about Shahani’s moving memoir. Shahani reports on Silicon Valley for NPR and is the daughter of an immigrant who served time when caught up in a money...