The Beauty of Dusk by Frank Bruni, Read by the Author
An Honest, Hopeful Memoir
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.
Frank Bruni narrates The Beauty of Dusk in a tone of calm wisdom. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile contributor Alan Minskoff discuss how Bruni, a columnist and critic for The New York Times, became partially blind after a stroke. As the medical establishment struggled to discover what exactly happened, Bruni learned to adapt to his new reality. He expands the work to reflect on the nature of aging and the value of knowledge and wisdom as one grows older. Throughout, listeners will find themselves enveloped by Bruni’s hopeful tone.
Support for AudioFile’s Behind the Mic comes from PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE AUDIO, dedicated to producing top-quality fiction and nonfiction audiobooks written and read by the best in the business. Visit penguinrandomhouseaudio.com/audiofile now to start listening.