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I did find this book genuinely interesting, but it's not well-written for a general interest book, and makes for a bad audiobook. It has a number of well-documented case studies, the sort of thing you need for an academic history work, but doesn't do a great job sketching the overall story in the sort of evocative language that would make it relatable.
The topic raises important, deep questions about the role of free speech in a democracy during wartime. It's remarkable to see how quickly the country transformed from a majority favoring neutrality and isolationism, to any expression of disapproval for the war being seen as unamerican and in fact illegal. It's also impressive just how professional and effective the Justice Department was at suppressing unwanted speech without in fact, whatever you might think of the effort, actually becoming a totalitarian-style police state. This truly was a can-do age.
But unless you have a really strong interest in this specific subject, I can't recommend the book to you. It really is that dry.