Everyone Loves Free

Back when Megan L was talking about reading the classics, there was a sub-discussion about reading the books vs. listening to the books. I seem to remember wanting to be able to get audio versions of things to listen to while driving or washing dishes or working on my rubber stamping projects, but I didn't feel like requesting them from the library. This is mostly because my commute is so short (unless I get stuck behind law-abiding citizens, like I did the last two days. Driving through the neighborhood at 25 MPH instead of my usual 40 MPH made me late for work. Which is my own fault for leaving at 7:52 when I have to be there at 8, but still.) and I usually end up putting on the radio or TV during the other two, so I have to renew things half a dozen times before I finish them. I suppose I could buy audiobooks from iTunes, but that can get expensive.

Anyhow, I was poking around online today and came across this:

LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain.

Well, you can't beat free. They don't have a massive catalog, and I've read a lot of what they do have, but there are a few things I might download later and listen to, like Right Ho, Jeeves. Plus, there are some things in the works that I might check on once they're finished ... like Don Quixote in English and Spanish! (This is very meta if you read Megan's blog.)

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