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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...


Jul 17, 2019

The first Transcontinental Railroad was an amazing feat of planning and building. Thousands of Chinese immigrants building the western section of the link faced discrimination, daunting work conditions, and other dangers. This serious history shines a spotlight on the role of the “Railroad Chinese” in the building...