Lincoln In The Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo AudiobookAre you ready for a great ghost story, and so much more?

Heather and I were so fortunate to be invited by Penguin Random House Audio, and producer Kelly Gildea to perform editing, mixing, and mastering for George Saunders 1st long form novel, Lincoln in the Bardo!

Recorded in 17 recording studios, the production is voiced by 166 narrators, and is enhanced by music and sound effects, including original music composed and performed by Jeff Tweedy.

 The all-star cast includes Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, Cassandra Campbell, Carrie Brownstein, Kirby Heyborne, Megan Mullally, Bill Hader, Rainn Wilson, Jeffrey Tambor, Don Cheadle, Adenrele Ojo, Bradley Whitford, Scott Brick, Ben Stiller, Robin Miles,  Keegan-Michael Key, Lena Dunham, and many more. See the full cast list at Penguin Random House Audio

Hear a sample from Chapter 27, where all the ghosts gather to get a peek at little Willie Lincoln.

Check out Book Riot’s behind the scenes look at the production process: No book has ever made me weep (or laugh) so openly.

Enjoy a video from TIME.com of producers George Saunders and Kelly Gildea creating the audiobook.

Ted got a chance to speak with Wired.com about the production: The 7-Hour, 166-Person Audiobook That Feels Like a Movie

Here’s another audio sample:

Lincoln in the Bardo Audiobook Sample Teaser

 

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