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Gayle Shanks of Changing Hands Bookstore shares her favorite audiobooks

It's time for the latest conversation in The Show's series, Page Turner.

Gayle Shanks is co-founder of Changing Hands Bookstore. She spoke with The Show about some of her latest favorite reads — though they’re not necessarily the kinds of books you read, but rather, listen to.

Shanks has a list of great audio books, and she told The Show what makes an audio book listenable.

Gayle Shanks’ audiobook picks

  • “Burning Questions” by Margaret Atwood, read by Margaret Atwood and full cast
  • “A Swim in a Pond in the Rain” by George Saunders, read by George Saunders, Phylicia Rashad, Nick Offerman, Glenn Close, Keith David, Rainn Wilson, BD Wong and Renée Elise Goldsberry
  • “Circe” by Madeline Miller, read by Perdita Weeks
  • “Love Marriage” by Monica Ali, read by Ayesha Dharker
  • “Agatha of Little Neon” by Claire Luchette, read by Hillary Huber

HachetteAudio · CIRCE chpt. 17 clip by Madeline Miller Read by Perdita Weeks - Audiobook Excerpt

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.