Too Much Information

  • by Dave Gorman
  • Narrated by Dave Gorman
  • 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Nowadays, the world is full of people trying to tell us things. So much so that we have taught our brains not to pay much attention. After all, click the mouse, tap the screen, flick the channel and it’s on to the next thing. But Dave Gorman thinks it’s time to have a closer look, to find out how much nonsense we tacitly accept.
Suspicious adverts, baffling newspaper headlines, fake twitter, endless cat videos, insane TV shows where the presenters ask the same questions over and over.…
Can we even hear ourselves think over the rising din? Or is there just too much information?
Read by Dave Gorman himself.


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Customer Reviews

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lots of ranting

What made the experience of listening to Too Much Information the most enjoyable?

Thankfully Dave Gorman reads his own book. His delivery and personal approach to his quirky view of life made this a gem for gorman fans

What was one of the most memorable moments of Too Much Information?

His usual eye for detail and the game of playing who puts the next customer bar on the conveyor belt...changed my life all be it in a very small way!

What about Dave Gorman’s performance did you like?

His energy and enthusiasm for the minutia that make up life. Mind boggling that he has the attention span to develop his ideas

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Dave Gormans' appreciation of the little things always leaves me wondering if I've missed the point and always makes me smile

Any additional comments?

Even though i'm a fan, as an audio book it did feel a little ranty at times, best in small doses

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Entertaining polemic from a self-confessed luddite

If you could sum up Too Much Information in three words, what would they be?

Entertaining, factual, thought-provoking

Who was your favorite character and why?

Not applicable

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Not applicable

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Data overload

Any additional comments?

Gorman's storytelling style of stand-up comedy translates well into audiobooks. He makes lots of thought-provoking points about the sheer scale of data we are fed, how it is manipulated and how we are manipulated by it, and how little quality information it contains.

I have always found the author's easy-going style enjoyable, and this is no exception. Thoroughly enjoyed this title.

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- Andy Bray

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-09-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks