What makes a great audiobook? What makes a great audiobook narrator? (And, for that matter, what makes a not-so-great audiobook and audiobook narrator?)
How should a narrator handle accents? Children's voices? How should a female narrator do a male character's voice and vice versa?
Do you prefer your audiobooks as full-on productions with sound effects and music? Or would you rather someone would just sedately read the words into your earbuds?
And, this hour, we'll get to one, last, age-old question: If you've listened to an audio version of a book, have you read said book?
- Michele Cobb - Publisher of AudioFile magazine, executive director of the Audio Publishers Association
- William DeMeritt - Actor, writer, audiobook narrator
- Hilary Eurich - Director of production at Tantor Media in Old Saybrook, Conn.
- Tavia Gilbert - Performer, writer, producer, audiobook narrator
Colin McEnroe, Greg Hill, and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.