Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World by Barry Lopez and Introduction by Rebecca Solnit, Read by James Naughton
Beautifully Read Essays About the Natural World
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James Naughton has narrated several of the late Barry Lopez’s audiobooks, and he performs the words from Embrace Fearlessly the Burning World in a deep, calm, resonant tone. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss how Naughton’s distinctive voice and apt delivery suit these valedictory essays. The audiobook takes the listener around the globe and captures Barry the writer and naturalist engaged in field work in places “remote, elemental, and fierce.” The listener is treated to his forays to the South Pole, the Alaskan outback, and Africa.