self contained audio book – caveat emptor

this is a great idea, which i came across when visiting a potential new AV supplier for our library last week.  however, i think that you would have to pick your self contained audiobook title very carefully. 

for example, take  this guy who is wearing his da vinci code book like a medallion, and is clearly very happy with it. not only is dan brown fan a target for illiterate bogans who want to rob him so they can also say they have heard the book and seen the movie.  he is also a prime target for book elitists, who are likely to kick the shit out of him for his poor taste in reading.

[note that there are some better titles, such as the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy and the life of pi]


Leave a comment

Filed under books, library

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s