Crossing the Borders of Time


Leslie Maitland, author and narrator

Leslie Maitland is an award-winning former New York Times  investigative reporter. She grew up in New York and New Jersey  enthralled by her mother Janine’s dramatic stories of her last-minute  escape from the Nazis and of her star-crossed love for a young Catholic Frenchman.

She appears regularly on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show to discuss literature. The mother of a son and daughter, she lives with her husband in Bethesda, Maryland.

She received an AudioFile Magazine Best Voice of the Year Award for her narration of Crossing the Borders of Time.

Slideshow of the Orson

Key features

Over 90 images

Musical selections

Historical maps

Family trees

18 hours of audio book


Orson publication date: 2017

File size: 607 MB

Original edition publication date: 2012

Original edition publisher US: Other Press

Narrator: Leslie Maitland