Looking for something to listen to over the winter holidays? Here is a sampling of some of the best audiobooks of 2016.
Grunt, by Mary Roach. Bestselling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war. Narrated by Abby Elvidge.
Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly. The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Narrated by Robin Miles.
American Heiress, by Jeffrey Toobin. The wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst. Narrated by Paul Michael.
A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles. From the bestselling author of Rules of Civility –a transporting story about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. Narrated by Nicholas Guy Smith.
Journey to Munich, by Jacqueline Winspear. The 12th installment of Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs series. This time Maisie heads to Munich. There will be Nazis. Narrated by by Orlagh Cassidy.
Everybody’s Fool, by Richard Russo. After 23 years, the author returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody’s Fool, a huge success. Narrated by Mark Bramhall.
The Black Widow, by Daniel Silva. An international thriller that finds the legendary Gabriel Allon grappling with an ISIS mastermind. Narrated by George Guidall.
Shoe Dog, by Phil Knight. The Nike founder and CEO shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic and profitable brands. Narrated by Norbert Leo Butz.
The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, by Amy Schumer. A refreshingly candid and raucously funny collection of extremely personal and observational essays. Narrated by the author.