Listening Is an Act of Love

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Listening Is an Act of Love

By Dave Isay

Penguin Press, Hardcover, 9781594201400, 304pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2007



About the Author
Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and its parent company, Sound Portraits Productions. Over the past two decades his radio documentary work has won nearly every award in broadcasting, including five Peabody awards. Dave has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a United States Artists Fellowship. He is the author (or coauthor) of four books based on Sound Portraits radio stories, including "Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago" and "Flophouse." He and his wife, Jennifer Gonnerman, live in Brooklyn.