The Free World by Louis Menand, Read by David Colacci
A Monumental Work
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Narrator David Colacci approaches The Free World, Louis Menand’s opinionated, engrossing audiobook, with a practiced voice that lets its numerous stories tell themselves without fanfare. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss this broad-brush look at the cultural history of the Cold War. The narration moves the intertwining topics forward, not an easy task in a kaleidoscopic work that ranges from the Beat poets to CIA shenanigans and analyses of art and philosophy, music, and the media.
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