Audio Books, Savior Of The Lowly Cassette

“Variety recently published an obituary for the VHS format: ‘VHS, 30, dies of loneliness.’ If there’s a format heaven, you’d expect VHS to be joining audiocassettes there. At age 42, cassettes predate VHS and have been pummeled by CDs and digital downloads. But the cassette just won’t seem to die.” What’s keeping it alive? Audio books.