Listening to Anne Lamott deliver her classic treatise on writing, life, and the writing life is akin to enrolling in what turns out to be your favorite college seminar. Twenty-five years after publication, and long after Lamott performed an abridged version, we get to appreciate her take on the complete book. An experienced public speaker, Lamott narrates with precision and attentive timing. Admittedly, her voice has a slightly nasal quality, and she can drone a bit when deep in the how-to chapters. But the audiobook, which blends Lamott's personal life with her professional advice, belongs in her quirky, endearing voice. So, take heart. Lamott's thoughts on everything from adjectives to inspiration, jealousy to third drafts are guaranteed to comfort and inspire while making you laugh. A.C.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2023]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2022
DD ISBN 9780593744680 $17.50
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2022
DD ISBN 9780593744697 $66.50
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