Purpose - This review seeks to evaluate the book Storytelling in Daily Life by Langellier and Peterson. Design/methodology/approach - This book presents an analysis of storytelling as a communication practice. The authors analyze stories collected from the field to show how they conform to and resist common understandings of what storytelling is, does, and means. Findings - This review finds that the book will be engaging for communications scholars and others interested in critical theoretical approaches to storytelling. Originality/value - Provides a synopsis of the theoretical approach, topics, and audience for this book, pointing out its value for those interested in academic approaches to storytelling.
ASJC Scopus subject areas