Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri, Read by Susan Vinciotti Bonito
Introspective, Fragmented Fiction from the Award-Winning Author
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Susan Vinciotti Bonito gives Jhumpa Lahiri’s introspective, fragmented fiction—written in Italian and translated into English by the author—a delicate, poignant narration. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss Bonito’s narration that uses a deliberate pace and inquiring tone that suits the internal monologue style, capturing the loneliness of the author’s voice. In this story written in vignettes, the progagonist closely observes her world and herself and has a rich imagination.
Support comes from Oasis Audio, publisher of Heavenly Mortal, a suspenseful story of the battle between light and darkness by Jack Cavanaugh.