The Magic and Miracle of the Human Voice
Journalist and novelist John Colapinto traces the origins and implications of speech, and how it connects us to other species, in his book “This Is the Voice.”
By Mara Fisher
February 17, 2022
5 minute read
In 1999, journalist, author, and novelist John Colapinto damaged his vocal cords while singing in a rock band without properly warming up. The incident sparked a decades-long investigation into the miracle of the human voice and its biological, sociological, and psychological implications.
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