Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

The above track is the theme song for the book. The production of the Talking to Strangers audiobook is well-done. We hear the actual voices of people he interviews, it includes reenactments of court scenes and the audio from actual videos of events. I am glad I chose the audio …

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

I should have loved The Library Book by Susan Orlean. It’s both a love letter to libraries and a true crime story of the Los Angeles library fire of 1986; crime and books is often a great combination. While it didn’t live up to my expectations, it was a good …

Dear Madam President by Jennifer Palmieri

First of all, I’m tired of these articles/essays pretending to be books. I picked up the audio of this one for a couple of reasons, but it was only like 2½ hours long. At 190-ish pages, that’s really short. I don’t know if the pages are an odd size or …