Behind the Mic: On Something That May Shock and Discredit You by Daniel Mallory Ortberg, Read by the Author
Jo Reed and Michele Cobb Discuss the Rewarding Historical Novel From the National Book Award Winner
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Daniel Mallory Ortberg’s narration is undeniably powerful as he combines memoir, Biblical exegesis, and a trans retelling of fiction and myth into a book about gender and transition unlike any other. His narration is multilayered and alive, and even listeners who are unfamiliar with the author’s writing will be drawn in. It is a fresh listen—and odd in the best possible way. Every moment of this audiobook is a joy to listen to.
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