Talking to Robin Miles About the 2022 Best History and Biography Audiobooks
Discussing Zora Neale Hurston’s Essays on Audio
Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens.
Golden Voice narrator Robin Miles joins AudioFile’s Robin Whitten to discuss her empathetic and moving narration of You Don’t Know Us Negroes. Hear about why Robin Miles believes Hurston’s work is still so relevant to listeners today, her approach to narrating Hurston’s audiobooks, and more observations on the rich variety of topics covered in Hurston’s essays.
AudioFile’s 2022 Best History & Biography Audiobooks:
American Midnight by Adam Hochschild, read by Jonathan Todd Ross
Franklinland by Lloyd Suh, read by Gregory Harrison, Larry Powell, Kurt Kanazawa
His Name is George Floyd by Robert Samuels, Toluse Olorunnipa, read by Dion Graham, Robert Samuels, Toluse Olorunnipa
The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams by Stacy Schiff, read by Jason Culp
Super-Infinite by Katherine Rundell, read by Simon Vance
You Don’t Know Us Negroes by Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West, read by Robin Miles