• Murder in Mississippi

  • By: John Safran
  • Narrated by: John Safran
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 07-11-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.4 (5 ratings)

Regular price: $19.62

Free with 30-day trial
Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $19.62

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

'Say, John Safran,' he says.
'Yes?' I say.
'I can get you killed from right behind this door, man. Real talk.'
'You can get me killed from behind your door?'
'Real talk,' he says. 'I can get your ass killed from behind this door, if you playin'.
The internationally acclaimed true-crime story you have to hear to believe.
Taking us places only John Safran can, Murder in Mississippi paints an engrossing, revealing portrait of a dead man, his murderer, the place they lived and the process of trying to find out the truth about anything.
©2014 John Safran (P)2017 Audible, Ltd
Show More Show Less

Critic Reviews

"The elegance of this book is that its axis is a resounding 'perhaps'... It is this moral ambivalence that draws readers to the true crime genre, and Safran nails it!" (Weekend Australian)
"Mississippi is like a trampoline for [Safran's] eccentricities. But the form and content of the story bring out an unfamiliar side of him." (Sydney Morning Herald)
"A winning combination of memoir, true crime and gonzo journalism...a compulsive summer read." (Sunday Mail)
"Funny and gripping and wonderfully weird.... It's a tremendous book. I can't praise it too highly." (Louis Theroux)
"Witty, insightful, compelling - In Cold Blood for our generation." (Eddie Perfect)
"[Safran] has written a marvellous book which I cannot put down." (Melbourne Observer)
"Now I know what to recommend people who liked Them." (Jon Ronson, author of The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test)
"Stunning." (Men's Style)
Show More Show Less
No Reviews are Available

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

By Tami Sussman on 08-05-17


Safran's nasal lisp adds an extra layer of awkwardness to this moving , thought provoking , excruciatingly honest & hilarious story.

Read More Hide me

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

By Robert Barwick on 01-29-18

An awkward, authentic investigation

There's no one quite like John Safran. Perhaps not intentionally, he stamps his personality over this attempt at a true crime story, which makes it both riveting and hilarious. And his personal narration is essential. I've come to the conclusion that only John Safran can ever narrate a John Safran audiobook.

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc