AudioFile’s 2021 Best Audiobooks: A Conversation with Narrator Dion Graham
On Harlem Shuffle and the Best Fiction Audiobooks
Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens.
Narrator Dion Graham joins AudioFile’s Michele Cobb to talk about Harlem Shuffle, Colson Whitehead’s historical heist novel and one of AudioFile’s picks for the best in this year’s fiction audiobooks. Graham tells how his own knowledge of the neighborhoods and locations in New York City informed his performance, and how he got the 1960s speech patterns down to make the story come to life for listeners. Graham embodies the audiobook’s many characters vividly, hitting all the rhythms and nuances of Whitehead’s outstanding period novel.
For the full list of 2021 Best Audiobooks and sound clips from each title, visit: audiofilemagazine.com.
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