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A podcast about authors reading their audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio.

A podcast about authors reading their audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio.
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New York, NY

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A podcast about authors reading their audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio.

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English


Episodes

S4 E61: Jonathan Vaughters, Christopher McDougall, and Mira and Jayson Calton

10/22/2019
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S4 E61: In this episode meet Jonathan Vaughters, Christopher McDougall, and Mira and Jayson Calton. Join these authors behind the mic as they share how physical activity has impacted various aspects of their lives. From professional cycling to burro racing to building bone health, these authors’ passions will inspire you to learn more about the mind-body connection. Plus, find out who compared narrating his audiobook to riding a roller coaster, and why! One-Way Ticket by Jonathan Vaughters:...

Duration:00:12:11

S4 E60: Eve Rodsky, J.J. Sutherland, and Latasha Morrison

10/15/2019
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S4 E60: In this episode meet Eve Rodsky, J.J. Sutherland, and Latasha Morrison. These authors are pioneering new ways to think about equity, offering practical steps to help better achieve it in the division of labor in our homes, in the ways we operate at work, and in our steps toward racial reconciliation in everyday life. Hear what it was like for them to record their audiobooks. Plus, find out which of these authors narrated their entire audiobook standing up! Fair Play by Eve Rodsky:...

Duration:00:10:24

S4 E59: Ruta Sepetys, Carolina de Robertis, and Morgan Parker

10/15/2019
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S4 E59: In this episode meet authors Ruta Sepetys, Carolina de Robertis, and Morgan Parker. Whether they’ve delved into hidden histories or explored the inner workings of the teenage psyche, these authors have written nuanced and moving novels that are meant to be heard on audio. Hear them describe the events that inspired their work. Plus, discover the identity of the “friend who got you when your other friends didn’t.” The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys:...

Duration:00:16:53

S4 E58: Nico Tortorella, Akilah Hughes, and Cory Allen

9/24/2019
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S4 E58: In this episode meet Nico Tortorella, author of SPACE BETWEEN; Akilah Hughes, author of OBVIOUSLY; and Cory Allen author of NOW IS THE WAY. Each of these young writers is using their creativity and talent to inspire others to grow—through art, introspection, and joyous expression. Hear them talk honestly about recording their audiobooks; plus, find out which of these authors has finally become their own “love bomb.” Space Between by Nico Tortorella:...

Duration:00:11:59

S4 E57: Jim Williams, Robert Pondiscio, and Rhonda Magee

9/24/2019
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In this episode, meet Jim Williams, author of PATH OF THE PUMA; Robert Pondiscio, author of HOW THE OTHER HALF LEARNS; and Rhonda Magee, author of THE INNER WORK OF RACIAL JUSTICE. What big cats can teach us about the environment. The lessons learned from years of teaching at a public school. The ways mindfulness in law school classrooms helps students talk about race. These are the passions of the authors, who are applying their professional experiences to further conversations around...

Duration:00:17:47

S4 E56: Lisa Sanders, David Fajgenbaum, and Elizabeth Stanley

9/17/2019
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In this episode meet Dr. Lisa Sanders, author of DIAGNOSIS; Dr. David Fajgenbaum, author of CHASING MY CURE; and Dr. Elizabeth Stanley, author of WIDEN THE WINDOW. Each of these writers brings medical expertise and creative thinking to their profession in an effort to educate, illuminate, and bring hope and healing to people suffering with difficult symptoms and elusive diagnoses. Listen to them reflect on their recording experiences. Plus, find out which author thinks a certain famous TV...

Duration:00:13:59

S4 E55: Sarah Hurwitz, David Platt, and Melissa D’Arabian

9/17/2019
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In this episode meet Sarah Hurwitz, author of HERE ALL ALONG; David Platt, author of SOMETHING NEEDS TO CHANGE; and Melissa D’Arabian, author of TASTING GRACE. Go behind the mic with these authors as they share what inspired their often unexpected—and revelatory—spiritual journeys. Plus, discover the word one seasoned pro has been mispronouncing—albeit with considerable flair—for years. HERE ALL ALONG by Sarah Hurwitz: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/572627/here-all-along/...

Duration:00:10:26

S4 E54: Brad Smith, Jason Harris, and Antoinette M. Clarke & Tricia Clarke-Stone

9/10/2019
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In this episode meet Brad Smith, author of TOOLS AND WEAPONS; Jason Harris, author of THE SOULFUL ART OF PERSUASION; and Tricia Clarke-Stone and Antoinette M. Clarke, authors of DOUBLE DOWN. Hear from these exceptional trailblazers on the importance of both understanding the tools of our trades and emotionally connecting with the stories that we tell. And guess who channeled their grandmother and a special bedtime nursery rhyme during the recording! TOOLS AND WEAPONS by Brad Smith:...

Duration:00:12:33

S4 E53: Padma Venkatraman, Peter McGough, and John Mauceri

9/10/2019
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In this episode meet Padma Venkatraman, author of A TIME TO DANCE; Peter McGough, author of I'VE SEEN THE FUTURE AND I'M NOT GOING; and John Mauceri, author of FOR THE LOVE OF MUSIC. A novel in verse about the power of dance. A memoir about life as an artist in 1980s New York City. An answer to the question, “why should we listen to classical music?” This week’s episode covers the many ways in which art affects our lives and the lives of those we encounter. Hear more about these authors’...

Duration:00:16:35

S4 E52: Library Edition, Part 5

9/5/2019
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In this special edition of our podcast This Is the Author, we’re celebrating Library Card Sign-up Month by asking celebrated children’s authors to share some of their favorite library memories. Listen to John Cena, Ann Bausum, Steve Sheinkin, and Adam Gidwitz share why libraries are so special to them, and why getting a library card is the first step to a lifetime of adventure!

Duration:00:05:20

S4 E51: Library Edition, Part 4

9/5/2019
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In this special edition of our podcast This Is the Author, we’re celebrating Library Card Sign-up Month by asking authors to share some of their favorite library memories. Listen to Gretchen Rubin, Mira Jacob, Laura Lynne Jackson, Elissa Altman, Emily Nussbaum, Ocean Vuong, Geraldine Brooks, and Jane Green share why libraries are so special to them.

Duration:00:06:41

S4 E50: Marie Forleo, Lee Hartley Carter, and Jorjeana Marie

9/3/2019
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In this episode, meet Marie Forleo, author of EVERYTHING IS FIGUREOUTABLE; Lee Hartley Carter, author of PERSUASION; and Jorjeana Marie, author of IMPROV FOR WRITERS. Whether it’s figuring out what stands between you and your dreams, crafting a persuasive message, or actualizing your artistic talents – each of these authors offer compelling insights and problem-solving tools that you can apply to both your personal and professional life. Find out what it was like for them to record their...

Duration:00:17:06

S4 E49: Elissa Altman, Olivia Gatwood, and Caitlin Moscatello

8/27/2019
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In this episode, meet Elissa Altman, author of MOTHERLAND; Olivia Gatwood, author of LIFE OF THE PARTY; and Caitlin Moscatello, author of SEE JANE WIN. Whether they explored the mother-daughter relationship and the complexities of caregiving, tackling phobias through poetry, or the political campaigns of four female first-time candidates, these authors have all written and narrated timely and personal stories that will immediately pull you in. Find out what it was like for these authors to...

Duration:00:13:26

S4 E48: Ibram X. Kendi, Maggie Paxson, and Gretchen Rubin

8/21/2019
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In this episode meet Ibram X. Kendi, author of HOW TO BE AN ANTIRACIST; Maggie Paxson, author of THE PLATEAU; and Gretchen Rubin, author of FORTY WAYS TO LOOK AT WINSTON CHURCHILL. These authors have researched their subjects deeply, unearthing history and examining the stories of others. They’ve each found themselves personally moved by the power of history and how it is at work in all of our lives. Hear more about how recording these audiobooks affected them, and what “little” audiobook...

Duration:00:14:37

S4 E47: Pablo Cartaya, Ibi Zoboi, and Natasha Diaz

8/21/2019
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In this episode, meet Pablo Cartaya, author of EACH TINY SPARK; Ibi Zoboi, author of MY LIFE AS AN ICE CREAM SANDWICH; and Natasha Diaz, author of COLOR ME IN. Each author has written a nuanced coming-of-age novel for kids and teens, featuring young characters looking to find their place within their communities, their friendship circles, and even their own families—without losing what is unique about themselves. Plus, find out why one of these authors picked “Pew!” as the best word to...

Duration:00:18:47

S4 E46: Sister Helen Prejean, Mat Best, and Mike Donehey

8/13/2019
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S4 E46: In this episode meet Sister Helen Prejean, author of RIVER OF FIRE; Mat Best, author of THANK YOU FOR MY SERVICE; and Mike Donehey, author of FINDING GOD’S LIFE FOR MY WILL. Each of these authors shares their personal story in an honest, authentic voice that will make listeners reconsider everything from religion to life in the army. And find out which author would cast Chris Pratt as their audiobook narrator. RIVER OF FIRE by Sister Helen Prejean:...

Duration:00:09:15

S4 E44: Gretchen McCulloch, Jia Tolentino, and Carrie Goldberg

8/6/2019
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S4 E44: In this episode meet Gretchen McCulloch, author of BECAUSE INTERNET; Jia Tolentino, author of TRICK MIRROR; and Carrie Goldberg, author of NOBODY’S VICTIM. These women explore different facets of today’s culture and society—everything from the internet’s effect on language to reality TV and wedding culture to society’s treatment of victims of assault. Then find out which author finally took a stand in the gif (jiff) versus gif debate! Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch:...

Duration:00:12:26

S4 E45: Monica Swanson, Hannah Shaw, and Oren Klaff

8/6/2019
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S4 E45: In this episode meet Monica Swanson, author of BOY MOM; Hannah Shaw, author of TINY BUT MIGHTY; and Oren Klaff, author of FLIP THE SCRIPT. The life lessons these authors share will appeal to everyone from animal lovers to parents to business owners. Plus discover which author was inspired by the audiobook BIG MAGIC, by Elizabeth Gilbert. Boy Mom by Monica Swanson and Wendy Speake: https://www.penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/book/580301/boy-mom/ Tiny But Mighty by Hannah Shaw:...

Duration:00:12:46

S4 E43: Julianna Miner, Reverend Molly Baskette & Dr. Ellen O’Donnell, and Natalie Wexler

7/30/2019
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S4 E43: In this episode meet Julianna Miner, author of RAISING A SCREEN-SMART KID; Reverend Molly Baskette & Dr. Ellen O’Donnell, authors of BLESS THIS MESS; and Natalie Wexler, author of THE KNOWLEDGE GAP. When it comes to parenting and education, there is a lot of content out there, and this can feel overwhelming. These authors hope to share their knowledge and experience with listeners in order to educate and guide them. Plus find out why one author struggled with pronouncing the word...

Duration:00:16:37

S4 E42: Mollie Hemingway, Janet Messineo, and Bruce Deel

7/23/2019
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S4 E42: In this episode meet Mollie Hemingway, co-author of JUSTICE ON TRIAL; Janet Messineo, author of CASTING INTO THE LIGHT; and Bruce Deel, author of TRUST FIRST. These audiobooks allow the listener to go behind the scenes of a monumental news event, to see through a woman’s point of view in the male-dominated world of fishing, and to become inspired to help others. Plus discover which author is excited for her mom to hear the audiobook. Justice on Trial by Mollie Hemingway and Carrie...

Duration:00:08:58