We discuss recent Audible changes including the Audible Originals program which offers two free audio offerings to members each month. We also discuss some recent audible originals including Laurie Berkner's Song and Story Kitchen, narrated by Laurie Berkner and Josiah Gaffney.
With an expanding landscape of audiobook listening options, special guest Gilbert Tang shares his experiences with Audible on the Apple Watch (Series 3 & 4) and Sonos smart speakers.
What are we listening to?
Inspired by Audible's Mount Everest Badge, we explore longer audiobooks by drafting our favorite audiobooks longer than 20 hours. Guests include Mark Siegal and Gilbert Tang.
Mark: Leviathan Wakes [20:56]
Gilbert: Song of Ice and Fire [33:46-48:55]
Scott: Stormlight Archive [45:29 - 55:05]
Mark: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [27:02]
Gilbert: Console Wars [20:41]
Scott: The Found and the Lost [34:03]
Mark: The Lord of the Rings (Omnibus) [54:05]
Gilbert: 1Q84 [46:45]
Scott: Dark Forest [22:36]
Gilbert: The Century Trilogy [30:38 - 36:51], The Kingsbridge Novels [30:19 - 45:32], The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [126:31], Anna Karenina [35:35], David Copperfield [Audible] [35:35], Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination [33:24], Benjamin Franklin: An American Life [24:45], Moby Dick [21:19]
Scott: KingKiller Chronicle [27:54 - 42:55], Oxford Time Travel [20:58 - 26:20], Dune [21:08], Oxford Time Travel [20:58 - 26:20], A Deepness in the Sky [28:25], European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman [24:27]
Patrick Rothfuss' "review" of Doors of Stone (KingKiller Chronicle, #3)
An intro to audiobooks, with tips on how to listen, where else to find recommendations, and a link to download a free audiobook from Audible.