Audiobook News You Can Use
Posted by: Mary Burkey
Booklist‘s 2012 “Voice of Choice” Dion Graham is featured on this recorded show from Boston’s WBGH on the benefits of audiobook listening & the art of narration, along with AudioFile‘s Robin Whitten and arts critic Alicia Anstead (begins at 18:45 in the show). And don’t forget to wish Dion a Happy Birthday on August 8th
Love the audiobook connection to the London Olympics, in AT&T’s commercial featuring USA’s runner Ryan Hall listening to The Odyssey and Moby Dick in the video I posted two weeks ago? Learn more about the commercial that showcases Hall’s hometown scenery in “North State Scenery Stars in AT&T Commercial With Marathon Runner Ryan Hall,” by Alayna Shulman.
Check out Salon Magazine’s new audiobook column, featuring the recording of Wallace Stegner’s Pulitzer-winning novel Angle of Repose, narrated by Mark Bramhall.
The always-awesome All About Romance blog has another terrific round-up of reader favorites in a variety of audiobook catagories in “Speaking of Audiobooks: 2012 Favorite Romance Audiobooks Poll Results.”
Interested in statistics on audiobook downloads from public libraries? Check out the graphs in Digital Book World’s “Library Patrons Want E-Books Over Every Other Downloadable Media” – there’s plenty of patrons that want digital audiobooks, too.
And be sure to check Audiobooker on Freebie Fridays for limited time free audiobooks!