Geraldine Brooks, Jason Baumann, and Stoney Stamper
S4 E26: Geraldine Brooks, Jason Baumann, and Stoney Stamper

In this episode meet, Geraldine Brooks, author of Foreign Correspondence; Jason Bauman, editor of The Stonewall Reader; and Stoney Stamper, author of My First Rodeo. From reconnecting with old pen pals to exploring integral and unknown pieces of LGBT history to sharing the ups-and-downs of fatherhood, this episode explores the importance of sharing stories and preserving voices from our pasts. And, find out how through recording her audiobook, one author was able to reconnect with her younger selves.

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S4 E25: Tyler Kepner, Monica L. Smith, and Mathew Sleeth

In this episode of This Is the Author meet Tyler Kepner, author of K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches; Monica L. Smith, author of Cities; and Matthew Sleeth, author of Reforesting Faith. Each of these authors wants to ensure that the history and importance of particular people and places are acknowledged, explored, and celebrated—whether it’s a beloved baseball pitcher, a bustling city, or the beauty of trees in the natural world. And, learn why one author’s recording experience reminded him of reading aloud in first grade.

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George R.R. Martin’s Bestselling A Song of Ice and Fire Audiobooks Now Available in Spanish

Fans of George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire will now be able to hear the audiobooks in a new language: Spanish. Penguin Random House Audio will release Spanish-language audiobooks of the bestselling series beginning this spring, just as the final season of the hit TV series premieres. Read more

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S4 E19: Mira Jacob, Robert W. Lee, and Carlotta Walls LaNier

In this episode of This Is the Author meet Mira Jacob, author of Good Talk; Robert W. Lee, author of A Sin by Any Other Name; and Carlotta Walls LaNier, author of A Mighty Long Way. These authors share their personal narratives, exploring the topics of race, identity, and our country’s history, and will no doubt inspire listeners’ own conversations. And find out which author described their recording process as “a bear.”

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Tony Kushner’s iconic play ANGELS IN AMERICA to be published as an audiobook starring Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane

Theater-lovers rejoice! Whether or not you were able to get a ticket to witness the National Theatre’s 2018 Tony Award®‒winning Broadway revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA, audiobook listeners everywhere can soon experience the unforgettable performances in a new way. Playwright Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize‒winning Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes will be available as an audiobook for the first time, narrated by the full cast of the National Theatre’s 2018 Tony Award®‒winning Broadway revival. Read more

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