In this episode, meet Liam Vaughn, author of Flash Crash, Barton Gellman, author of Dark Mirror, and Jung H. Pak, author of Becoming Kim Jong Un. From the story of a trading prodigy who triggered the fastest US market crash in history to gripping profiles of whistle-blower Edward Snowden and North Koreaâ€™s dictator Kim Jong Un, real people and events inspired these authorsâ€™ books. Although they each found the audiobook narration process to be more challenging than expected, find out which author was reminded of their childhood experiences in choir as they recorded their audiobook.
Listen to clips from the audiobooks mentioned in this episode:
A real-life financial thriller, Flash Crash uncovers the remarkable, behind-the-scenes narrative of a mystifying market crash, a globe-spanning investigation into international fraud, and a man at the center of them both.
From the three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the New York Times bestseller Angler, the definitive master narrative of Edward Snowden and the modern surveillance state, based on unique access to Snowden and groundbreaking reportage around the world.
A groundbreaking account of the rise of North Koreaâ€™s dictator Kim Jong Un—from his nuclear ambitions to his summits with President Donald J. Trump—by a former CIA analyst considered one of the leading American experts on the North Korean ruler inside and outside the U.S. government.
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