The Friend
Awards & Recognition Listen to audiobook clip of National Book Award Winner THE FRIEND by Sigrid Nunez

We asked award-winning audiobook narrator Hillary Huber why she loved narrating the 2018 National Book Award Winner for Fiction, THE FRIEND by Sigrid Nunez. Check out what she had to say, read audio reviews, and listen to a clip below. Be sure to add this engrossing award winner to your digital audiobook collections!

“I loved this novel primarily for its memoir-ish qualities. It was a delight to get into the protagonist’s head as she dealt with both the grief over a friend’s death and the life adjustments of inheriting his giant dog. It is very quiet and introspective. I love narrating this kind of meditative book.”—Hillary Huber

The Friend
Author: Sigrid Nunez
Read by: Hillary Huber
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“Huber’s warm, wry narration keeps the listener engaged through diversions and flashbacks that make up this unusual, thought-provoking novel.”—AudioFile
“Hillary Huber takes on human and canine characters with mindful, measured narration…Huber equally matches Nunez’s unblinking, straightforward presentation, never devolving into despair.”—Library Journal
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