NO, because the narrator was so bad I almost did not listen to the audiobook.
I grew up in high school and college with the MTM Show--I loved the backstory and learning about how many women were given opportunities to write shows because they were given a chance on this show.
This narrator was like a breathy actress and at times sings-songy. She got a bit better as the book progressed, but her performance definitely detracted from the content.
It made me laugh a lot and I also became wistful thinking about what the show meant to me as a young woman.
I think it might have been a bit better edited--there were some parts that seemed poorly written or put together.
No, but I do not listen to a book more than once.
Mittens--I loved Romney's nickname! There were so many memorable characters--both those I recognized and those I did not.
Great performance--really captured the irony and sarcasm that I am sure the author intended.
Please write another book--I read all of the author's articles in the NYT magazine and he does not write enough.
Yes because the topic was interesting and novel.
I did find that it was not well edited however. There were some topics that were repeated in different parts of the book that seemed a bit out of place.
YES--I love her speeches (she spoke at my law school graduation) but her voice was terrible for the narration. There were times when I heard papers rustling as she spoke.
I have listened to hundreds of books and I have a rule--unless it is a memoir, you should not read your own book unless you are a comedian (Adam Carolla) or a humorist (David Sedaris). They have irritating voices but they work with the material.
No, I think the material was adequately covered.
The topic, the fact that he used experts from different fields (and opinions).
No--that was the worst part of the book for me. There was something about his voice and the way he spoke that distracted me.
I recommended it to people because of the way he covered the various addictions.
The author, Styron's daughter, writes a compelling story. While I understand an author wanting to
Using an experienced person
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