The performances by multiple narrators of Minot's collection of short stories create a collective world of fascinating life moments, and one afterlife. Minot's audiobook is filled with compelling human detail. The results are moving and occasionally shocking. Finding the perfect tone of sadness, Andrew Eiden narrates a gently heartbreaking story of a dying woman calling out to another man in the presence of her husband. Kristen Sieh conveys the startling kindness of a barista serving customers at a café for the deceased. Alex McKenna's performance navigates the emotional complexity of a young college student who absorbs the impact of a male professor propositioning her. All the performances exude a kind of detached observation while maintaining an insightful intimacy. S.P.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2020]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2020
DD ISBN 9780593212080 $15.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2020
DD ISBN 9780593212097 $38.00
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