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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.

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...


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”...


Jul 15, 2019

Fans of Kate Atkinson’s private detective Jackson Brodie will love his 5th outing with the audiobook narrated by Jason Isaacs, who plays Brodie in the BBC series “Case Histories.” Isaacs knows all the characters well and conveys a sense of easy familiarity in his narration. Brodie investigates the grim crimes of...


Jul 12, 2019

Revisit the classic WWII novel by Joseph Heller. Jay O. Sanders brings a friendly, earnest tone to a production that features a large cast of characters presided over by a paranoid and put-upon bombardier, Captain Yossarian. It’s an absurdist romp through the machinations of governmental bureaucracy. Published by...


Jul 11, 2019

A nuanced and masterful performance of a harrowing audiobook. Winner of an AudioFile Earphones award, Jacques Roy narrates Higginbotham’s recounting of the 1986 Russian nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. A compelling listen that’s perfect for those fascinated by the HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL. Published by Simon...