Bad City by Paul Pringle, Read by Robert Petkoff
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Robert Petkoff is especially effective narrating Paul Pringle’s scathing takedown of the Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California, Bad City. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this investigation into the overdose death of Sarah Warren, who was entangled with the Dean of the Keck School of Medicine, Carmen Puliafito. His own editors at the Times didn’t want him to run afoul of the University, and with Petkoff at the helm this no-holds-barred account makes for dramatic listening.