Invisible Things by Mat Johnson, Read by Nicole Lewis
Mesmerizing Allegorical Sci-Fi
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Mat Johnson’s allegorical novel, Invisible Things, gives Nicole Lewis the opportunity to shine in her portrayal of Nalini, a sociologist traveling to a remote moon. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this science fiction tale set on one of Jupiter’s moons. Nalini and a ship of astronauts are abducted by “invisible things” and transported to New Roanoke, a community closely watched in a terrarium. Lewis’s warm voice and dexterity with accents make each politician and community member unique. Listeners will be caught up in this mesmerizing story.