A word in your ear... Why the rise of audiobooks is a story worth celebrating

The audiobook market is thriving. But it’s not just the convenience that has seduced readers, writes Alex Preston – the best narrations are a joy in themselves. Overleaf, writers share their favourites


When I look back on 2020, audiobooks may not be the first thing I remember, but they will occupy a prominent place in the list of crutches that propped me up in this strange and perturbing year. One of the first things I did when I undertook my own...

Read latest The Observer - The New Review online.

Online newspapers at PressDisplay. Newspapers from UK
Newspapers in English