Link: The Guilded Earlobe reviews Albert Brooks’s 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America
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 …