Together We Will Go by J. Michael Straczynski, Read by a Full Cast
A Haunting Audiobook
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A full cast narrates J. Michael Straczynski’s Together We Will Go, a novel of 12 strangers who embark upon a cross-country road trip, brought together by their mutual desire to die by suicide. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss this haunting audiobook performed by a gifted cast of professional narrators who capture the depth of the passengers’ personalities and circumstances, skillfully conveying their pain, shame, and exhaustion while also highlighting their enduring tenderness.
Support for Behind the Mic comes from Naxos AudioBooks. Michel de Montaigne, the French philosopher who established the personal essay as a literary form, died on September 13, 1592. Montaigne’s essays, as well as essays by Jonathan Swift, Thomas Carlyle, Joseph Addison, and Samuel Johnson, are featured in the Naxos AudioBooks production, Favourite Essays: An Anthology, compiled and read by Earphones Award Winner Neville Jason. AudioFile Magazine says, Neville “…knows how to present these classics so they ring true to the modern ear.”