Up for doscission on the next episode of #AudioBookClub is the first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs "A Promised Land".
After four years of Donald Trump I wasn't really in the mood for any more American politics, but as soon as The Charismatic Mr President Barack Obama started talkiing DIRECTLY TO ME with humility and humour
I have to confess, I haven't got to the end of this one. There's 32 hours of the bugger.
But as with normal tree-based books, you can dip in and out of it. I'm currently in August 2009, eight months into Obama's first term and it's a very interesting experience to keep track of it in parallel with Joe Biden's first term in office.
The whole "Is it a good idea for the author to read the book?" question is blown out of the water here.
To feel that The Charismatic Mr President Barack Obama is whispering in your shell-like makes you feel rather special.
I'm a married man but...
Please let us know what you think i the discussion below.
Steve and I would definitely recommend watching the promotional video from Mr Obama's publisher below. It includes a quote on the subject of the spoken word that has been key to our thinking as we've tried (and failed a couple of times) and get this #AudioBookClub show on the road:
"The written word is ultimately a derivative of our voices, and the human voice can transmit some things that the written page can't"