Reviewing audio books
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As this is probably not going to be the last book that comes out in audio first (and maybe in the future, only in audio), this will be a challenge, especially for reviewers of fantasy works that often have unique names.
Why in the world would a book come out only in audio?
I could see something like John Cage's "Empty Words" performance piece (which runs several hours of his progressively deconstructing Thoreau's journals, interspersing snippets of text, and eventually just parts of words, with long silences) being exclusive to audio (or video), but why would anything else be relegated to audio?
I own several novels that are audio only. They weren't 'relegated' to that format; they were purposely created as audio books by the authors.
Well, that's a pretty sure fire way of limiting their audience. I can't think of a situation (short of being blinded, or being forced to become a long-haul trucker) where'd I'd even consider "reading" an audio book.
The only thing I can say is what you already have - that save for Wikipedia or a personal website for the author, we might have to guess at the correct spellings of items in a work of fiction that was only published in audio format. I don't know that in the past we would have any book that wasn't published in paper format as well as audio, pre-Internet, that is, so I think it might not be a problem in general.
BTW, I do "read" audio books and prefer them because I can do many things at once like shuttling my kids or knitting, or housework, or exercising while reading. I am not offended by an all-audio version of a book. What I don't like are the online-only books. If I'm going to read a book, I need a hard copy, and don't want to print it all out from my computer.
That being said, I'm also surprised they wouldn't make every kind of version available these days, just because you can potentially make more money if you have more options available.