Mainstream journalists have recently learned what I’ve known for years — Audiobooks are cool! Listed below are several extensive articles from recent months about the public’s increasing demand for audiobooks that you may have missed:
On 8/23/13, one author detailed her experience in recording her book in The Atlantic. The responses to her Goodreads post publicizing the article were quite illuminating.
Reading by ear: Audiobook fans multitask while listening to spoken word in the Detroit Free Press 9/8/13 (also appeared in USA Today)
The New Explosion in Audio Books in the Wall Street Journal 8/1/13
How Amazon Became the King of Audiobooks in The Atlantic 7/16/13
Actors Today Don’t Just Read for the Part. Reading IS the Part in the New York Times 6/29/13