An argument for the benefits of doing nothing, an African thriller and a dramatic family road trip make for great listening this month.
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.
A whodunit inspired by classic literature, a tour-de-force story of a conflicted artist and the latest from Robert Galbraith (also known as J.K. Rowling) 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.
Billy Collins, a two-term Poet Laureate of the United States who can fill large auditoriums and appears on “A Prairie Home Companion,” has made poetry miraculously accessible without dumbing it down or making it any less profound. His voice is plain but eloquent, his style easy, without complicated meter; he makes the ordinary meaningful and the everyday beautiful. His latest collection, Aimless Love, is his first in a dozen years.