Wyatt’s World: Audiobooks for Summer Voyages

As summer begins and people embark on vacations in planes, trains, and automobiles, encourage them to bring a story to speed the trip along. Skilled audiobook narrators transform the work they read through wonderful accents, a masterful control of pacing, and perceptive intonations. These great readers should make any journey from point A to point B enjoyable:

  • Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley and read by George Guidall (Harper Audio)
  • Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison and read by Julia Emelin (Books on Tape)
  • Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel and read by Simon Vance (Macmillan Audio)
  • The Inquisitor by Mark Allen Smith and read by Ari Fliakos (Macmillan Audio)
  • May the Road Rise Up to Meet You by Peter Troy and read by John Keating, Barrie Kreinik, Allyson Johnson, and Adam Lazarre White (AudioGo)
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Neal Wyatt About Neal Wyatt

Neal Wyatt compiles LJ's online feature Wyatt's World and is the author of The Readers' Advisory Guide to Nonfiction (ALA Editions, 2007). She is a collection development and readers' advisory librarian from Virginia. Those interested in contributing to The Reader's Shelf should contact her directly at Readers_Shelf@comcast.net