Behind the Mic: On Had I Known by Barbara Ehrenreich, Read by Suzanne Toren
Jo Reed and Michele Cobb Discuss the Essay Collection of the Last 40 years in America
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On today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Suzanne Toren’s Earphone Award-winning narration of Had I Known, a collection of essays by journalist Barbara Ehrenreich. The audiobook gives listeners a perspective on the last 40 years in America and begins with an extended essay about the author’s time as a waitress and maid. Suzanne’s voice conveys the anger and the humor found in the essays that cover a range of issues, including poverty and Ehrenreich’s fight with breast cancer. Published by Hachette Audio.
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