True stories of bravery and heroism make for great listening this month.
A moving memoir, a fast-paced Irish thriller and a finely-crafted collection of short stories make for great listening this month.
True crime at a high-profile vineyard, a historical novel centered around a French couple's shared love of great art and the newest Inspector Gamache mystery make for great reading this month.
Thrilling tales filled with espionage and sleuthing make for great listening this month.
An espionage thriller, a touching beach read and a perceptive new novel from Michael Cunningham make for great listening.
Two excellent crime novels and a polished memoir on dying make for great listening.
This month's Audio column has something for everyone: mystery lovers, readers of inspiring memoirs and seekers of exciting new voices in fiction.
Amanda McCready was four years old in Gone, Baby, Gone, when she was kidnapped, found by P.I. Patrick Kenzie and returned to her negligent mother. It’s 12 years later in Moonlight Mile; Amanda has vanished again, and her aunt insists that Patrick find her. Dennis Lehane, one of crime fiction’s master perpetrators, has brought back Patrick and his P.I. partner, Angie Gennaro, in a...
In the 19th century, we managed to wipe out the millions of bison that roamed the plains. Now, in the 21st century, we’re on the brink of overfishing the oceans and wiping out the “last wild food” on earth. This sad state of fish-affairs is not hot news; many scientists, writers and journalists have been sounding the alarm for years and some government control is being...
There’s always a sense of before and after as we move through the days and decades of our lives, marked by major or minor events. But when a cataclysm strikes, life is forever divided. “Before” becomes a fairy tale of ordinary happiness and “after” a hell to be achingly endured, filled with anguish over what might have been. Mary Beth Latham, a loving wife and...