Everything written or spoken by David Sedaris

This man is one of a very few authors whose books I will purchase without batting an eye. He is great to read in print, and I will always buy the print versions of his books – but his self-narrated audio books are priceless. I first listened to Sedaris when, as a bookseller, I got…… Continue reading Everything written or spoken by David Sedaris

The Institute – Stephen King

Author Stephen KingNarrator Santino FontanaFormat: AudioSource: My lovely local library Disclaimer: I am a fan of King’s first novels, and this review is shaped by my high regard for those first books. It’s impossible not to compare them. I listened to the audio version of this book, which was highly marketed in bookstores. It was…… Continue reading The Institute – Stephen King


Author: Liz MooreNarrator: Keith SzarabajkaFormat: AudioSource: AudiblePublisher: Blackstone Audio What a lovely listen. This is the story of a 550-lb recluse named Arthur Opp, his one-time friend turned pen-pal Charlene, and the young Kel Keller. The book has been around awhile, published in 2012. Moore gives distinct voices to each of the three main characters,…… Continue reading Heft