35: Audiobook Draft for New Audiobook Listeners

We are back for another Audiobook draft. This time we are selecting audiobooks that we recommend for new audiobook listeners. Panelists include Linus Edwards, Shachi Bhatt, and Mark Siegal.

Round 1:

Linus: Born Standing Up

Shachi: Matilda // [Episode 5]

Mark: The Night Circus // [Episode 1]

Scott: The Graveyard Book

Round 2:

Linus: Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

Shachi: I’m Judging You

Mark: The Time Traveler's Wife

Scott: The Good Neighbor

Round 3:

Linus: Sapiens

Shachi: Becoming

Mark: On Writing

Scott: The Martian

Additional Picks:

Shachi: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe// [Episode 17]

Mark: Matilda; Stardust; Ready Player One // [Episode 7]; The Help

Scott: Penric's Demon; Harry Potter (series); We Are Legion (We Are Bob), Ready Player One; Born A Crime // [Episode 16]; Spinning Silver // [Episode 30]; The Golem and the Jinni // [Episode 14]

Other References:

Episode 22: Mount Everest Audiobook Draft

Music:

"Carpe Diem" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License, excerpts from original

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

22: Mount Everest Audiobook Draft

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.

Round 1:

Mark: Leviathan Wakes [20:56]

Gilbert: Song of Ice and Fire [33:46-48:55]

Scott: Stormlight Archive [45:29 - 55:05]

Round 2:

Mark: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix [27:02]

Gilbert: Console Wars [20:41]

Scott: The Found and the Lost [34:03]

Round 3:

Mark: The Lord of the Rings (Omnibus) [54:05]

Gilbert: 1Q84 [46:45]

Scott: Dark Forest [22:36]


Additional Picks:

Mark: A Discovery of Witches [24:02], Infinite Jest [56:11], Les Misérables: Translated by Julie Rose [60:26]

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)

Leviathan