Raphael G. Warnock, Ed Yong, Ellyn Gaydos
On the Podcast: Raphael G. Warnock, Ed Yong, and Ellyn Gaydos

In this episode, meet Georgia Senator Reverend Raphael G. Warnock, author of A Way Out of No Way, Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer Ed Yong, author of An Immense World, and award-winning writer Ellyn Gaydos, author of Pig Years. Tune in to hear about each author’s work that led to the creation of their audiobooks: from Warnock’s incredible journey to becoming an elected official whose race flipped the senate, to Gaydos’s memoir that began as diary entries while working as a farmhand, to Yong’s exploration of the wide world of animal senses. Enjoy!

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In January 2021, Senator Raphael G. Warnock won a runoff election that flipped control of the Senate at one of the most pivotal moments in recent American history. He is the first Black senator from Georgia, and only the eleventh Black senator in American history. A Way Out of No Way is Senator Warnock’s memoir of his remarkable spiritual and personal journey.

Author: Ed Yong
Read By: Ed Yong

Every kind of animal, including humans, is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of the world. Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong takes us on a thrilling journey in An Immense World, allowing us to experience the skeins of scent, waves of electromagnetism, and pulses of pressure that other animals perceive.

Author: Ellyn Gaydos
Read By: Ellyn Gaydos

Pig Years is a captivating memoir from farmer Ellyn Gaydos. In lyrical prose, Gaydos asks us to bear witness to the work that sustains us all and to reconsider what we know of survival and what saves us. This memoir is a rapturous reckoning of love, labor, and loss within a landscape given to flux.

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