Even though I am not out of the dissertation race just yet (just a few more weeks, folks!), I am already itching for something new to work on. A month ago I came across a tweet from Jen at The Literate Housewife, who was looking for bloggers to review audiobooks for The Armchair Audies. The Armchair Audies is basically a reading challenge where bloggers from around the web review the nominations within a category of the Audies, awards for audiobooks. Because I commute thrice a week to work, and because I still haven’t fixed my radio, I started listening to audiobooks on my iPhone to keep me entertained on my hour-long trip. I thought this challenge would be a nice way to find new audiobooks to check out. The category I have chosen to review is the Biography/Memoir category; it seems the genre I gravitate towards lately is biographies read by the authors, but only three of the five books nominated are read by their authors. Let’s see how it goes.
Here are the nominees: