Taking a roadtrip this summer? Make the miles more interesting by bringing along an an audiobook for getting through those traffic jams and lonely highways. Tech library has over 200 titles on CD or MP3-CD from which to choose. Recently, all audiobooks moved out of the Multimedia lab and onto the shelves to the east of the Reference desk for better browsing. Swing by the Reference Desk for help choosing that perfect companion for long distance travel, working out at the gym, or sunbathing at the beach.
If you’re thinking about taking a long trip this summer, why not take along these books to pass the drive-time/flight-time:
From here to Memphis, round trip: Lean in by Sheryl Sandburg (6 hours)
Russellville to Chicago: Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien (10 hours)
Flight from Little Rock to Las Vegas: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (6 hours)
Russellville to Los Angeles: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (21 and a half hours)
Russellville to Chihuahua, Mexico: Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein (16 hours)
And if you want to get fully caught up on all of the George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire books, made more popular by the Game of Thrones series on HBO, you have just enough time to listen to all five books on a trip from here to Destin, Florida—if you walk the whole way (192 hours).