Giffords Narrates Last Chapter of Her Audiobook Public can hear her voice for first time since shooting By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Oct 20, 2011 9:25 AM CDT 5 comments Comments Gabrielle Giffords sits with her mother Gloria Giffords outside TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital May 17, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Getty Images) (Newser) – Another milestone to mark in Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery: In the audio edition of her upcoming memoir, the congresswoman herself reads aloud the last chapter. A spokesperson confirms to the Arizona Republic that Giffords has completed the recording for Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope, to be released Nov. 15. It will mark the first time the public can hear her voice since the Jan. 8 shooting, since she has yet to speak during any of her few public appearances. Husband Mark Kelly reads the rest of the chapters.