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'Your throat hurts. Your brain hurts': the secret life of the audiobook star

'Your throat hurts. Your brain hurts': the secret life of the audiobook star

As the business booms, narrators talk tricky accents, lonely shifts and tackling 100 pages a day The author Bill Bryson is sitting before a lectern in Audible’s London headquarters, narrating his
Whitney Houston’s Longtime Confidante Breaks Her Silence

Whitney Houston’s Longtime Confidante Breaks Her Silence

In “A Song for You,” Robyn Crawford publicly acknowledges her turbulent, and at times romantic, relationship with the pop icon.
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Get 35 free audio books from Tor's new horror imprint

Get 35 free audio books from Tor's new horror imprint

Renowned sci-fi and fantasy publisher Tor just launched a new book imprint called Nightfire, focusing on new horror fiction. And to celebrate, they're giving away 35 free short horror stories as
Cat Marnell Is Back From the Brink

Cat Marnell Is Back From the Brink

In her new audiobook “Self-Tanner for the Soul,” the quasi-reformed party girl tells listeners that you can, in fact, run away from your problems.
Alliances: A Trick of Light authors ensure Stan Lee's legacy lives on with new works in new media

Alliances: A Trick of Light authors ensure Stan Lee's legacy lives on with new works in new media

1p>The legendary Stan Lee may have passed on to that Great Comic Book Publisher in the Sky, but his legacy lives on in the characters he helped create. And the authors of the audiobook Stan Lee’s

Dig into a gold mine of books, audio books, articles and more from your iPhone [Deals]

The world is awash in great writing and journalism, from books to articles on the internet. That leaves a ton of stuff to sort through. So having it all in one place makes it easier to find the best
The lost audiobooks of Roger Zelazny reading the Chronicles of Amber

The lost audiobooks of Roger Zelazny reading the Chronicles of Amber

When I was a kid, my whole circle of D&D-playing, science-fiction reading pals was really into Roger Zelazny's ten-volume Chronicles of Amber, but somehow I never read it; for years, I'd intended
Here are 10 sites where you can find free audiobooks

Here are 10 sites where you can find free audiobooks

When your reading time starts to decline, an audiobook may be the best fix. And to help you start off with some free options, we've compiled a short list of the best resources.
10 free audiobook sites for discovering your next literary obsession

10 free audiobook sites for discovering your next literary obsession

Great literature is closer than you think, and you don't even need to visit a bookstore or pick up your e-reader to find it. If you haven't got time to sit down with a book — or if you just like being
CW's The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl Are Being Turned Into Serialized Audiobook Adventures

CW's The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl Are Being Turned Into Serialized Audiobook Adventures

Serial Box, the audio storytelling service that delivers episodes of ebook and audiobook content in episodic formats, has made major waves into its world of licensed content recently. First came
Three Arrowverse shows getting 'commute length' audio adventures

Three Arrowverse shows getting 'commute length' audio adventures

1p>Oliver Queen may be getting ready to accuse villains of "failing this city" one last time, but Arrow will not disappear entirely after Mr. Queen lays down his bow. Three shows from the
Book publishers sue Amazon’s Audible in attempt to block speech-to-text feature

Book publishers sue Amazon’s Audible in attempt to block speech-to-text feature

Major publishers sued Amazon's Audible in an attempt to block a new feature. Audible Captions will use machine learning to transcribe spoken words in audiobooks into written ones, but the company does

Audible teams with 'The Walking Dead' creators on audio originals

Audible's push into original content now includes a team-up with a company best-known for its comic books and TV shows. The Amazon-owned audiobook service has struck a deal with Skybound, the team

AI avatars of Chinese authors could soon narrate audiobooks

The Chinese search engine Sogou isn't stopping at AI news anchors. The company has created "lifelike" avatars of two Chinese authors, and it plans to have them narrate audiobooks in video recordings.
J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

“The Catcher in the Rye” and other Salinger novels are coming out in digital formats, and the writer’s son plans to release more from his archives.
J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

“The Catcher in the Rye” and other Salinger novels are coming out in digital formats, and the writer’s son plans to release more from his archives.
J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

J.D. Salinger, E-Book Holdout, Joins the Digital Revolution

“The Catcher in the Rye” and other Salinger novels are coming out in digital formats, and the writer’s son plans to release more from his archives.
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Read Anywhere This Summer

Read Anywhere This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to rediscover the pleasures of reading. Here’s how scientists and librarians say you should get started.