Originally Posted by RWood
I have never liked audio books. Even the best of them that I have heard always seemed to drag on (and on.) Recently Fictionwise offered an audio version of a book that I was interested in. The ebook was less than 1/2 the price of the audio version and even by their metrics could be read in far less time than the time required to listen to the book.
I would say that is always true. I do listen to books while I am driving sometimes and while I walk the dog. However, reading is several times faster unless I am reading out loud. I do not think the quote was very meaningful and was comparing apples to oranges.