Back in December, I told you all that I was trying out some Great Courses lessons via Audible. Well, I did. And I quit.
A couple hours into my lesson on Buddhism, I was bored to tears. The professor just couldn’t hold my interest and I didn’t enjoy not having any visual elements to accompany the verbal.
I looked into it and found these books were still new enough purchases that i could exchange them for other Audible content. The only issue with that was I didn’t want to reactivate my account and be paying $15 a month and you need an active account for exchanges.
Today, though, I saw a special that gave me four months at a pretty steep discount. Considering that gets me one free book credit as well as two free Audible Originals per month, I figured why not. Consider my account reactivated... for four months anyway.
I immediately used a credit to get Robot Rights, a book by my former professor Dr. David Gunkel, to whom I introduced you all a month or so ago.
I’ve been intrigued by this book for a while and, as audiobooks seem to be the only way I get anything read anymore, this seemed like a good choice.
I’ve also been editing the heck out of my old wishlist and adding a few new ones here and there, like...
I’m intrigued by the series coming out soon on Hulu and it seems everyone I know has read it, so why not?
This book is the basis for Jojo Rabbit, a movie I have yet to see but really want to.
I love Blake Crouch and Andy Weir and have heard really good things about the writing of Veronica Roth and N.K. Jemisin. Plus these are short stories on a theme and are edited by Crouch, as I’m told.
Another book I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews about and it’s narrated by the immortal Joe Morton. Win!
Between the cheeky title and the subtitle and what it’s actually about, this could be an intriguing read, er, listen.
Anything else you all think I should add to the list?