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)
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