An engaging anthology that considers the benefits and drawbacks of digital technology is poorly executed as an audiobook. Peter Berkrot provides the better narration with a good grasp of emphasis and timing within each essay. Xe Sands reads in too much of a monotone and is not nearly as deliberate in building the argument within each work. The title of each essay is not announced, and there are no sound cues such as a musical segue or prolonged silence. As a result, when the same narrator delivers two essays in a row, it’s not always clear if a new essay has begun or if what one is hearing is a subsection of the current essay. L.E. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2012]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452602981 $39.99 Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452652986 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781452672984 $17.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452632988 $83.99 Nine CDs
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