AudioFile’s 2021 Best Audiobooks: An Interview with Louis Ozawa
Honoring Facing the Mountain and the Best History and Biography 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 Louis Ozawa joins AudioFile’s Robin Whitten to discuss Facing the Mountain, Daniel James Brown’s examination of Japanese American heroes in World War II. Facing the Mountain is one of AudioFile’s Best History and Biography Audiobooks of the year, and it shines much-needed light on the way those of Japanese heritage were treated during WWII. Louis’s deft narration makes the stories even more compelling and harder to forget. Louis tells Robin about what has stayed with him about narrating this audiobook and how he prepared for the performance.
For the full list of 2021 Best Audiobooks and sound clips from each title, visit: audiofilemagazine.com.
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