The Joys of Audiobooks by Stephanie Whetstone

2020-10-01T14:16:03-04:00

  The Joys of Audiobooks by Stephanie Whetstone My son is always wearing headphones. Whether he is on the computer, taking out the trash, or walking around the block, his ears are covered by black, oval puffs, connected by a headband. The blue light on the edge shows that he is wirelessly connected to some device. “Take those off,” I say, waving my arms to get his attention. “Huh?” he says, then frees one ear so he can hear me. But he's not listening to music or a podcast. He's listening to a book. I have extracted him from another world, [...]