The Guilded Earlobe has quickly gone from being unknown to me to being my absolutely favorite source of audiobook interviews. Today he takes a look at one of the audiobooks I passed on along the way this year, Albert Brooks’s 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America:
Here’s the start of the review:
Genre: Future History
Quick Thoughts: While 2030 has its flaws, I found it to be a compelling read, full of interesting characters living in a very flawed potential America. Dick Hill’s narration, while a little slow in the beginning, picks up as the story progresses and adds a lot to the overall listening experience.
I think one of the toughest things for an author to do is to write a fictional tale dealing with real life political issues without being called out by people of every political slant as overly dogmatic towards their hated political group. I think it’s impossible if …