James Shapiro

I clearly remember the first lecture on Shakespeare at university. Open swung the door and in came the lecturer waving in her hands a journal with Shakespeare's signatures and portraits and out flew, self-consciously, the first sentence: "Shakespeare never wrote those plays!" What followed was a dismissive rant about Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon.
The immortal value of a physical book is no news. Yet you will agree that the growing proliferation of audiobooks is remarkable