Audiobook Recommendations from Production Editor Lisa Baney
Pure Escapes: Audiobook Recommendations from Production Editor Lisa Baney

By Lisa Baney

As the contract audio production editor for the This Is the Author podcast, it’s pretty clear to me that I have the best day gig in the world.

This is because I love audiobooks. I love audiobooks like they’re a dog. I love them like they’re Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk. READ MORE

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MeatEater’s Campfire Stories: A New Audiobook Original With Steven Rinella and a Full Cast

On July 20, Penguin Random House Audio will publish MeatEater’s Campfire Stories: Close Calls, an audiobook original with Steven Rinella, renowned outdoorsman, bestselling author, podcast host, and host of the Netflix series MeatEater, now in its ninth season. Rinella will be joined by members of the MeatEater Crew and an array of additional contributors for this original collection of sixteen true stories of close calls in the outdoors, from encounters with grizzlies, to getting swept away by an avalanche, to being trapped in an underwater cave, and even a brush with an armed cartel during a fishing trip. READ MORE

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Sex, Love, and Audiobooks
Real-Talk Audiobooks About Sex, Love, and the Art of Hooking Up

Birds, bees, flowers, trees: we’re guessing you’re reasonably up-to-speed there. But what about when you want some real-life, instantly-applicable dating, hook up, and relationship advice that’s less wildlife-based, and more focused on, shall we say, the whole ecosystem? READ MORE

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June is Audiobook Month
Hey Ear Buds, June Is Audiobook Month!

Call us biased, but we think listening to an audiobook is one of the most special ways to experience a story. This June, celebrate our favorite medium by pressing play on listens that have the extra pizzazz that only audio can provide; we’re talking celebrity narrations, exclusive musical numbers, full-cast productions, graphic novel adaptations, and ear-tastic effects you’ll have to hear to believe. READ MORE

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This Is the Author S6 E41 Images of John Green, Ronald C. White, Daniel Barbarisi
On the Podcast: John Green, Ronald C. White, and Daniel Barbarisi

In this episode, meet New York Times bestselling author John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed, New York Times bestselling biographer Ronald C. White, author of Lincoln in Private, and veteran journalist Daniel Barbarisi, author of Chasing the Thrill. READ MORE

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This Is the Author S6 E40 Images of Cindy McCain, Sho Baraka, Chris Bosh
On the Podcast: Cindy McCain, Sho Baraka, and Chris Bosh

In this episode, meet Cindy McCain, wife of the late Senator John McCain and author of Stronger, activist and recording artist Sho Baraka, author of He Saw That It Was Good, and NBA Champion, All-Star, and Olympian Chris Bosh, author of Letters to a Young Athlete. READ MORE

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