Memo to the President Elect

Madeleine K. Albright, Author, Madeleine K. Albright, Read by , read by the author. HarperAudio $39.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-06-145271-0

Former secretary of state Albright's professionalism shines through as she does double duty as author and narrator. As simple and straightforward as her reading is, Albright creates a personal atmosphere, given the book's insider material and anecdotes. Addressing everything from the current war in Iraq to stories of her origin in politics, Albright reaches out to her listeners in her charismatic and clear-sighted manner. While there is little shift in her tone and voice, the reading is clear and well pronounced, allowing the material the respect it deserves. Audiences will find themselves intrigued and entertained by Albright's tales and her narration. Simultaneous release with the Harper hardcover (Reviews, Nov. 26, 2007). (Feb.)

Reviewed on: 03/31/2008
Release date: 01/01/2008
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