Inside Voice by Lake Bell, Read by Lake Bell et al.
A Deep Dive into the Power of the Voice
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Actor, writer, and film director Lake Bell explores her obsession with voices in this direct-to-audio book, Inside Voice. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Bell’s unusual and fascinating audiobook that dives into recognizable voices, along with the interpretation and bias of voices and what they reveal about identity. She considers matters anatomical, social, political, and historical as they relate to people’s voices, includes interviews with experts, and conducts experiments on bias. Without being scholarly, this listening experience offers many revelations and suggests further questions.