Month: February 2011

Most Popular Free Audio Stories

As promised, here’s the most popular free audio short stories, as determined by average number of hits. “A Rose for

Most Popular Free Audiobooks

I won’t be posting a new review this week, since I’m trying to catch up on work after the long

“Awakening of the Negro” by Booker T. Washington

Source:  (mp3)Length: 24 minutesReader: uncredited The essay: In The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois criticizes Booker T. Washington for

Literary Book Blog Hop

 The Literary Book Blog Hop features book bloggers who focus on books with literary merit. Every week a prompt is

The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s)Length: 7 hours, 59 minReader: toriasuncle The book: I chose this book as my reading for Black History

“The Seven of Hearts” by Maurice Leblanc

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 1 hour, 5 minutesReader: Tim Bulkeley The story: Maurice Leblanc, a contemporary of Arthur Conan Doyle, created

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Source: Project Gutenberg, courtesy of (high-quality mp3s: parts 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

“The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 18 minutesReader: Patti Cunningham The story: In this story, one of Maupassant’s most famous, the wife of

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas

Source: Lit2go (iTunes U link)Length: Over 30 hoursReader: Rick Kistner The book: Set during the exile and return of Napoleon, The Count