In celebration of Audiobook Month, we’re thrilled to announce our Fall 2021 Princeton Audio list. As always, Princeton Audio books will be produced by our excellent partners at Sound Understanding, a UK-based audio production company specializing in non-fiction books. An additional title, Daniel Davis’s The Secret Body, will co-publish with and be produced by Penguin Random House.
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Fall 2021 Princeton Audio and co-published audiobooks
The Secret Body: How the New Science of the Human Body Is Changing the Way We Live by Daniel Davis, narrated by Jot Davies (August 24, 2021)
A revolutionary new vision of human biology and the scientific breakthroughs that will transform our lives.
Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics by Anne-Marie Slaughter, narrated by the author (September 7, 2021)
From the author of Unfinished Business, a story of crisis and change that can help us find renewed honesty and purpose in our personal and political lives.
Ice Rivers: A Story of Glaciers, Wilderness, and Humanity by Jemma Wadham, narrated by the author (September 7, 2021)
A passionate eyewitness account of the mysteries and looming demise of glaciers—and what their fate means for our shared future.
The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality by Kathryn Paige Harden (September 21, 2021)
A timely case for how the science of genetics can help create a more just and equal society.
Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern by Mary Beard, narrated by the author (September 28, 2021)
From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 years.
After One Hundred Winters: In Search of Reconciliation on America’s Stolen Lands by Margaret C. Jacobs, narrated by Laurel Lefkow (October 5, 2021)
An essential reckoning with America’s troubled history of injustice to Indigenous people.
Career and Family: Women’s Century-Long Journey Toward Equity by Claudia Goldin (October 5, 2021)
A renowned economic historian traces women’s journey to close the gender wage gap and sheds new light on the continued struggle to achieve equity between couples at home.
When the Sahara Was Green: How Our Greatest Desert Came to Be by Martin Williams (October 5, 2021)
The little-known history of how the Sahara was transformed from a green and fertile land into the largest hot desert in the world.
Now Comes Good Sailing: Writers Reflect on Henry David Thoreau edited by Andrew Blauner (October 12, 2021)
An anthology of original pieces on the author of Walden including essays by Jennifer Finney Boylan, Paul Elie, Lauren Groff, Celeste Headlee, Pico Iyer, Alan Lightman, James Marcus, Zoë Pollak, A. O. Scott, Mona Simpson, Amor Towles, Rafia Zakaria, and others.
American Afterlives: Reinventing Death in the 21st Century by Shannon Lee Dawdy (October 19, 2021)
A mesmerizing trip across America to investigate the changing face of death in contemporary life.
Rescuing Socrates: How the Great Books Changed My Life and Why They Matter for a New Generation by Roosevelt Montás, narrated by the author (November 2, 2021)
A Dominican-born academic tells the story of how the Great Books transformed his life—and why they have the power to speak to people of all backgrounds.
So Simple a Beginning: How Four Physical Principles Shape Our Living World by Raghuveer Parthasarathy (January 18, 2022)
A biophysicist reveals the hidden unity behind nature’s breathtaking complexity.
The Original Bambi by Felix Salten, translated by Jack Zipes (January 18, 2022)
A new, beautifully illustrated translation of Felix Salten’s celebrated novel Bambi—the original source of the beloved story.