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All About the Burger: A History of America’s Favorite Sandwich by Sef Gonzalez

Read by Matthew Boston, with the recording produced by Tantor Audio

Reviewed by Ryan Paul Winn

Focusing as much on customer experience as menu, author Sef Gonzalez serves hamburger history with a side of nostalgia, tracing burger history from its debut as a nineteenth century county fair novelty to chain restaurant ubiquity. Reader Matthew Boston relishes every morsel, delivering an audiobook as appetizing as the topic it chronicles.

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Ryan Paul Winn is a columnist and media critic who’s rarely without an audiobook or his earbuds. When not writing or teaching in the Liberal Studies department at College of Menominee Nation in Keshena, Wisconsin, he can be found researching overlooked history in local and national archives.