James Patrick Cronin

James Patrick Cronin is a classically trained stage actor with an MFA from the University of Louisville and a degree in philosophy from East Tennessee State University. He has performed everything from the classics to original material to comedy sketches in Ireland, Scotland, Serbia, Israel, and throughout the United States. An Earphones Award recipient, he has also recorded over one hundred audiobooks across an extensive range of genres, including science fiction, fantasy, young adult, and nonfiction.

  • Left Brain Speaks and the Right Brain Laughs

    By Ransom Stephens

    Read by James Patrick Cronin

    Physicist Ransom Stephens explains the interesting and amusing tale of how the human brain works.

    "Cronin's narration of this research is lively and informal...Cronin's easy flow and lightness in tone make the information easy to follow and digest." - AudioFile

    Released November 8, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • The Blackboard Jungle

    By Evan Hunter

    Read by James Patrick Cronin

    Nothing could have prepared new teacher Richard Dadier for the world he’s about to enter…

    "Shocking...arresting...His book seems to have been torn raw and bleeding out of his personal experience...Like The Jungle and The Grapes of Wrath, this is a book which shouts that SOMETHING OUGHT TO BE DONE.” - The New York Times Book Review

    Released June 6, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • Junk Raft

    By Marcus Eriksen

    Read by James Patrick Cronin

    An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution

    An exciting account of an activist's expedition across the Pacific on a home-made "junk raft"

    "The thrills and chills of rafting packaged with a compelling call to action." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released January 16, 2018
    English, Unabridged