Audio Engineering

Brian is also an audio engineer and producer, with a private studio in Brooklyn, NY. He has worked as an Audiobook Director for Abrams Audio & Recorded Books, and has produced records, podcasts and movie scores. Below are a few favorite audiobook selections, including an audiobook for which he contributed original music.

Photo credit: Abrams Books

Photo credit: Abrams Books

Photo credit: Abrams Books

Photo credit: Abrams Books

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The Girl With More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass

(Narrated by Joan Allen) This is a touching novel that follows 13-year old Briana as she grapples with the sudden death of her father. Briana believes that her fathers heart has found a new home after his death - inside her body, and he speaks to her through it. You can read a review of the audiobook here, and purchase it here.


Matty Matheson: A Cookbook by Matty Matheson

(Narrated by the author) In what must be the first audiobook cookbook, Matty Matheson gives a voracious and wildly entertaining read through his first cookbook, which tracks his career from Fort Erie, Ontario, to Toronto, and into internet celebrity chef fame. It’s worth saying twice: he is wilding entertaining! You can read about the cookbook here, watch Matty on Jimmy Kimmel discussing its release here, and buy the audiobook here.


Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers

(Narrated by Dion Graham)

Eggers offers a delightful riff on a simple but often unanswered question: why is the Statue of Liberty in stride? This short book for kids engages adult and child alike in connecting with America’s most emblematic statue.

You can buy the audiobook here.


All’s Faire In Middle School by Victoria Jamieson

(Narrated by: Laura Knight Keating,Susan Bennett, Angelo Di Loreto, Chris Gebauer, Christopher Carley, Jennifer O'Donnell, Soneela Nankani, Madeleine Maby, Eevin Hartsough, Stina Nielsen)

This popular young adult graphic novel follows Imogene, who decides that before she can become a squire, she must demonstrate her bravery by…attending a public middle school!

You can buy the audiobook here. Below is an excerpt of original music for the audiobook:


Happiness by Aminatta Forna

(Narrated by Robin Miles) From the publisher’s summary: “From award-winning writer Aminatta Forna, a stunning novel bringing an American scientist and a Ghanaian psychologist together in London in a hunt for a missing boy - and an expansive, subtle tale of loss, hope, love, compassion, culture, and the true meaning of happiness.”

You can buy the audiobook here.


The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

(Narrated by Robin Miles) This sweeping work of non-fiction tells the story of a gender non-conforming teenager who was lit on fire while riding a public bus in Oakland, California. While studying the case, the books sheds light on important themes for teens such as race, class, gender, crime, and punishment.

You can buy the audiobook here.