Authors often like to talk about finding their literary voices, which generally means they haven't sold anything yet. This post, however is about writers who actually have sold a book, want to voice the audiobook edition -- and shouldn't.
Marilu Henner, who many remember as the character Elaine on the sitcom "Taxi," is the author of Total Memory Makeover: Uncover Your Past, Take Charge of Your Future. She is one of only 12 documented cases of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, or HSAM.
Three so-called top-tier Republican presidential candidates are, even as we speak, busy disavowing their inconvenient earlier statements by employing what an old boss of mine called the "Let's do a 180" strategy.
Although we had never encountered anyone in person with a brain like my brother's, we never imagined that his type of memory could be that rare or was worthy of serious scientific study. Researchers quizzed my brother Brad, and Hyperthymestic