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Featured, In The Studio, Interview IN SUCH GOOD COMPANY in the studio with comedy legend Carol Burnett (bonus interviews and a song)

*Winner* of the 2017 GRAMMY Award for Best Spoken Word Album!
Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons? The audiobook IN SUCH GOOD COMPANY is a true listening treat Read more

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Featured-LL, Guest Post, Interview Mike Mongo’s audiobook narration instruction manual: How the author of THE ASTRONAUT INSTRUCTION MANUAL prepared for his adventure in the audio booth

Slip on your space helmets, listeners! We’re talking to astronaut teacher and author Mike Mongo about his new audiobook edition of THE ASTRONAUT INSTRUCTION MANUAL available on audio download now, and coming to CD on February 28, 2017. We wanted to hear all about his out-this-world experience behind the mic when he recorded right here in New York City. Read more

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Interview, Promotions & Events LISTEN IN: Interview with Newbery author Rebecca Stead on bullying and why “books are an important connection between people.”

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. But Listening Library is committed to helping to prevent bullying year-round with www.thebullyconversation.com.

Today we’re revisiting a wonderful conversation with Newbery Winner Rebecca Stead. She stopped by our New York City recording studio last year to discuss the power of words and friendship; Read more

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Interview, Video “I feel love radiating from every corner.” Samantha Bee interviews beloved author Judy Blume at 92Y

What percentage of your readers would you say cry upon meeting you?”
It was a funny, yet fair, question that Samantha Bee, best known for her more than ten-year-run as a correspondent on The Daily Show, warmly asked a humble Judy Blume, as hundreds of fans looked on. Read more

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Featured-LL, Guest Post “I needed to hear their voices.” Author Sabaa Tahir on her audiobook AN EMBER IN THE ASHES

While writing my young adult fantasy novel, AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, I saw my characters in my head: faces, movement, actions. But while visuals were an essential part of my writing process, I needed more if I wanted to delve into the souls of my characters. I needed to hear their voices. Many times, when trying to connect with what my characters were feeling, I closed my eyes and listened until I could hear what they had to say. Read more

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