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COMMON WEALTH Economics for a Crowded Planet

by | Read by Malcolm Hillgartner

Contemporary Culture • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Sachs is an economist who sees overpopulation as the heart of the planet's problems. To solve those problems will require global cooperation. Nations must understand the need to go beyond parochial differences to avoid the destruction of our species. Malcolm Hillgartner is solid as narrator. He treats the material seriously, in the manner of a documentary narrator, but without the basso profundo voice that could quickly devolve into caricature. He varies his tone enough to keep the book interesting but not so much that it becomes distracting. The complexity of the book requires concentration on the part of the listener, so it's not for casual listening--but its message is worth the effort. R.C.G. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2008]



Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2008

CD ISBN 9780143143031 $39.95 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audiobooks • 2008

CS ISBN 9781433233333 $72.95 • Nine cassettes

CD ISBN 9781433233340 $90.00 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781433233371 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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