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Narrator Robin Miles on THE CITY WE BECAME

Robin Miles gives voice to everything New York in N.K. Jemisin’s THE CITY WE BECAME, a fantastical celebration of the city’s spirit. Channeling a bit of that spirit in the video below, Robin shares how the audiobook represents New York’s resiliency.

“We’re a hodgepodge of different cultures, incomes, languages, sensibilities, but we band together, and when we do, we are so much greater than the sum of our parts.” — Narrator Robin Miles

The City We Became

THE CITY WE BECAME
by N.K. Jemisin, read by Robin Miles
Hachette Audio
AudioFile Earphones Award

As the novel opens, New York City is going through a transformation–it’s becoming sentient, embodied by six human avatars who represent the city’s five boroughs plus New York as a whole. Along with creating distinct voices and accents for the diverse cast of characters, Miles communicates their full range of emotions, from fear to defiance to NYC pride; select sound effects add even more atmosphere. Miles goes all-in with her energizing performance, making listening a joy.

Find more audiobooks from Robin Miles in her audiography.

Robin Miles photo by Ty Freiberg.

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