Bittersweet audiobook cover

Random House Audio




It seems like Bittersweet was made to be an audiobook. Author Susan Cain narrates with fondness, bemusement and fascination, convincing listeners to forge ahead in this meditation on the importance of melancholy.

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Review of ‘Bittersweet’

Inviting author Susan Cain to read her own audiobook for Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole (7.5 hours) was an excellent choice. As a meditation on the importance of melancholy, the book requires just the right amount of energy—enthusiasm, even—to keep listeners forging ahead. With her easygoing, conversational pace and a voice full…

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