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Utne Reader’s David Doody on Bicycles and David Byrne

Read the entire article at Utne Reader online.

David Byrne’s audio book Bicycle Diaries is available to purchase at David Byrne’s website.

David Byrne’s “Bicycle Diaries,” Podcast Style

9/15/2010 10:26:30 AM

by David Doody

David Byrne Audiobook Bicycle Diaries
David Byrne’s successful book, Bicycle Diaries, probably would have sold just fine as a traditional audiobook, as well. However, never one for the status quo, Byrne wanted to do something a little more interesting than simply reading the book in silence and releasing it as a download or cd. Instead, he looked to other successful audio formats for inspiration, namely NPR shows that incorporate scene sounds and podcasts.

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You can listen to and download the introduction, and pre-order the rest, which will be released on September 28.

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This blog was cross-posted at Michael Holloway’s FilterBlogs.

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