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The best strangers in the world [sound recording] : stories from a life spent listening / Ari Shapiro.

Shapiro, Ari, 1978- (author,, narrator.).


From the host of NPR's All Things Considered, a stirring memoir-in-essays that is also a lover letter to journalism.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798212209908
  • ISBN: 9798212209915
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs (approximately 8 hours, 15 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : thank you for listening -- Nature boy -- Impact -- Happy endings -- Musical interlude 1 : je ne veux pas travailler -- The bubble -- War people in war places -- War people in other places -- The other man I married -- The third rail of journalism -- The best strangers in the world -- The whole world falls in -- Answers versus questions -- You can't see schvitz on the radio -- Musical interlude 2 : crowd surfing with cigarettes -- You can't kill me. I'm an idea. I'm timeless -- Playing favorites.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Subject: Shapiro, Ari, 1978-
Radio journalists > United States > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.

Available copies

  • 2 of 5 copies available at NC Cardinal.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library. (Show)


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) CDBOOK B SHAPIRO (Text) 39493109936783 Adult Audiobook Checked out 12/12/2023
Alexander Main Library B Shapiro (Text) 34269001397489 Adult Audiobook Available -
Cumberland Headquarters BOOK CD B SHAPIRO (Text) 31781067387470 Adult Audiobook Checked out 01/10/2024
North Asheville Library SHA CD 67623 (Text) 0020513592277 Adult Audiobook Checked out 12/28/2023
Statesville Main Library CDB B SHAPIRO SHA (Text) 33114017967043 Adult Audiobook Nonfiction Available -