FROM Barbara Rosenblat
Barbara Rosenblat Barbara Rosenblat Fans of the Netflix series Orange is the New Black know actor Barbara Rosenblat as Miss Rosa, the cancer-stricken prisoner with a penchant for robbing banks. But even if you’ve never seen the show, you may recognize Rosenblat’s voice. Rosenblat is an audiobook narrator--one of the most sought after and award-winning narrators in the country. She’s recorded more than 400 titles to date. Rosenblat is also a singer. She has performed on Broadway and worked as a dialect coach. In addition to all those jobs, she can now add author. Rosenblat’s written an e-book called Audiobook Narrator : The Art of Recording Audiobooks. She tells us how she’s able to balance all those jobs, and gives us a sample of her narration work.
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Securing Public Spaces, Super Wealthy Asians Vehicles are increasingly being used as weapons, as seen in the London Bridge attack over the weekend and in New York’s Times Square last month. The Compton-based company Calpipe is designing security bollards to help make public spaces safer. And novelist Kevin Kwan satirizes the “crazy rich” Asian jet set and their luxurious tastes in his latest book, “Rich People Problems.”
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."