19 July 2007

A Gajillion Free Audiobooks - UPDATED


Sources for free spoken books, or audiobooks, available for download and/or by RSS subscription:

see also Tell Me Something,  audio books, lectures, stories, and podcasts

LibriVox
provides free audiobooks from the public domain
http://librivox.org/

Gutenberg:The Audio Books Project
Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free electronic books, also
provides human and computer read books
http://www.gutenberg.org/

LoudLit.org
committed to delivering public domain literature paired with high
quality audio performances
http://www.loudlit.org/


LearnOutLoud.com
over 15,000 audio books, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and videos
http://www.learnoutloud.com/Free-Audio-Video

Audiobooks.org
four free books and links to others
http://www.audiobooks.org/

Free Culture, by Lawrence Lessig
http://www.free-culture.cc updated
audio: http://www.turnstyle.org/FreeCulture/
and here: http://www.archive.org/details/free-culture-audiobook

AudioBooksForFree.com
free membership required, pay for higher quality audio
http://www.audiobooksforfree.com

Podiobooks.com
serialized audio books in podcast format
click to listen on site or subscribe to feed
http://www.podiobooks.com

Activated Stories
http://activated.libsyn.com

Americana Phonic
http://www.americanaphonic.com/

AudioBoo Audiobooks Channel
http://audioboo.fm/channels/audiobooks

BBC Afternoon Drama
radio dramas to surprise and delight
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qrzz

Free Audio
a non-partisan org with goal to spread the word of liberty, freedom and democracy
http://freeaudio.org

Japanese Literature At Bedtime [jp]
http://jclab.wordpress.com/ updated

Literalsystems
http://literalsystems.org/abooks/index.php

Literate Loser Show podcast
http://literateloser.mitchellkdwyer.net

Mercury Theatre (old time radio from '30s and '40s)
http://mercurytheatre.info

Miette’s Bedtime Story Podcast
http://enivrez.com/bedtime

Public Domain Podcast
http://publicdomainpodcast.blogspot.com

Spoken Alexandria Project
http://spokenalex.org

Story Spieler
Roy reads classics and his own works
http://www.storyspieler.net/ updated

Thought Audio
"one of the most fundamental aspects of humanity is to enjoy its thoughts and its great works"
http://www.thoughtaudio.com/


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