Originally Posted by deddajay
b) there is considerably more choice in topic. My husband's choice of reading tends towards things like the history of the Cathars and ancient sea battles, not something you often find in readily available audiobooks - or at least not in affordable form as his interests tend to be priced at academic levels.
You are obviously right that there are more ebook titles available than audiobooks.
In what way this extends to the field of academic history remains to be seen, because only a fraction of academic books is available as ebook - often sanned as pdfs, so no fun with reading these text loud.