Fast Five with George Guidall

Photo credit: Jo Anna Perrin

What’s your favorite type of character to narrate? Bad guys in Westerns. How many audiobooks have you narrated? More than 1,200. What year did you start narrating? 1973. What’s your favorite movie? Oh, Brother, Where Art Thou? What is your motto? Stay loose. Don’t unravel.

Master Lear, Boyhood, Carrie, Pan’s Labyrinth, 19th-Century Italy | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray


Two decades of Boyhood; Be Somebody, anyone but a pop star; Bryan Cranston is The Infiltrator; Raymond Carver–style Short Cuts; Italy’s Tree of Wooden Clogs

LJ Media Reviews: September 15, 2016


Haddon’s story collection offers unexpected rewards; Dominion Creek, filmed in Ireland, is a unique addition to Western shelves

Women Composers, Part 1 | Music Matters, September 1, 2016

Isabella Leonarda and 
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel

Take a look at your classical music section. Chances are you’ll find familiar names such as Beethoven, Bach, and Mozart. But where are the women? Here we’ll focus on female composers from the Medieval through early Romantic periods, ending in the 19th century.

Audiobooks from Barr, Black, Blount, Fair, and Steel | Xpress Reviews


Fans of the Anna Pigeon will enjoy; a new forensic series from Black; Blount is bit too blunt and curmudgeonly; an uncomfortable but necessary memoir about the Iraq War; Steel’s latest is recommended for the hazy days of summer

Coen Bros. Blood Simple, Cap America, Pelé, Valley of the Dolls | Trailers: What’s Coming on DVD/Blu-ray


All the Way, From Afar, Night Train to Munich

LJ Media Reviews: September 1, 2016


Danler’s debut will taste Sweetbitter in the mouths of lovers of New York Ciy; And then there were none? Not as long as Christie titles continue to be turned into film

Memoirs from Phil Collins, Arnold Palmer, & Marina Abramovic | Audio in Advance October 2016 | Nonfiction


Audio memoirs, biographies, history, and more publishing in October 2016

Margaret Atwood, Tana French, & Maria Semple | Audio in Advance October 2016 | Fiction


Audiobooks from Ali Smith, Connie Willis, and Jonathan Lethem releasing in October 2016

Holiday Listens from P.D. James & Willie Nelson | Audio in Advance October 2016 | Stephanie’s Picks


Holiday audiobooks releasing in Oct. 2016