Originally Posted by listopencil
I have tried audio books and I just can't do it. When I read I visualize to heavily to be aware of my surroundings, and I can't stand the pacing of a recorded spoken story.
I understand completely. But, in my case the only real opportunity I have to focus on fiction (and some non-fiction) is while I'm commuting. Considering the state of sports talk radio in Kansas City, I'm better off listening to books than some of the jackhammers that have airtime.