Review of the Year 2019: Obama tops for Audible in 2019

Review of the Year 2019: Obama tops for Audible in 2019

The Audible chart for 2019 is topped by one of 2018’s biggest titles: Michelle Obama’s Becoming. It reigned atop the monthly Audible charts for five months across 2019, beating 2018 number one Stephen Fry’s Mythos into second. In fact, only one 2019-published audiobook hit the top 15, yet given that it was H G Wells: The Science Fiction Collection, much of the actual content was written in the first half of the 20th century. Bill Bryson’s The Body, which charted 17th, was the next-highest, released just three months before the end of the year. 

Though much of the top 20 was made up of audi...

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