AudioFile’s 2021 Best Audiobooks: An Interview with Karen Chilton
On Eartha & Kitt and the Year’s Best Memoirs
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 Karen Chilton joins AudioFile’s Robin Whitten to talk about narrating Eartha & Kitt, Kitt Shapiro’s memoir on her love of her mother. Eartha & Kitt is one of AudioFile’s Best Memoir Audiobooks of the year, and Karen gives it a superb and moving performance. Karen tells Robin about preparing to bring Kitt Shapiro’s words to life, and how her background in jazz informed her approach to this memoir about growing up with entertainment icon Eartha Kitt.
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