Are LibriVox Recordings good?

These audiobooks on LibriVox are recorded by volunteers, and you can always expect the highest of quality on all of them. LibriVox is an excellent resource not enough people know about. It is entirely run by volunteers who just want to spread literature to the masses.

What do you listen to on LibriVox?

Enjoy these top recent Librivox recordings:

  • Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers by Charles Bradlaugh.
  • Anthropology by Immanuel Kant.
  • The Art of Kissing by Will Rossiter.
  • The Book of Good Counsels by Sir Edwin Arnold.
  • The Citizen’s Almanac.
  • The Conduct of Life by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  • A Confession by Leo Tolstoy.

How many audiobooks does LibriVox?

LibriVox Audio Books provides unlimited access to over 50,000 audio books.

Does LibriVox have Harry Potter?

PC Mag on LibriVox Audiobooks are ridiculously expensive: The latest “Harry Potter” title lists at $80 on CD. Librivox, however, provides pod fodder for free. The site features a collection of public-domain books read by volunteers—and anyone can volunteer.

Is LibriVox really free?

LibriVox audiobooks are free for anyone to listen to, on their computers, iPods or other mobile device, or to burn onto a CD.

Is LibriVox legitimate?

It was founded in 2005 by Hugh McGuire to provide “Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain” and the LibriVox objective is “To make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format on the internet”….


Is LibriVox legal?

All LibriVox Recordings are in the Public Domain. Copyright is a legal concept that grants the creator of an original work (e.g., the author or translator of a book) exclusive rights to its use and distribution, usually for a limited time.

Can you download LibriVox books?

Catalog. Visit our catalog and download books you wish to listen to. Visit the Help Page for options for searching and browsing the catalog. You can download an entire book using the subscribe feature in iTunes.

Who owns LibriVox?

founder Hugh McGuire
The LibriVox website features a catalog of about a hundred completed books, including books in other languages like German, Hebrew, and Japanese.

Who runs LibriVox?

LibriVox is a group of worldwide volunteers who read and record public domain texts, creating free public domain audiobooks for download from their website and other digital library hosting sites on the internet….

Budget US$5,000 per annum (As of 2010)
Director N/A (community-shared)

How do I listen to LibriVox audiobooks?

You can listen through your computer speakers using your favorite audio player. You can load the files into an iPod or other portable audio player and listen when and where you like. You can burn the files to an audio cd and listen to them in the car or on your home stereo.

How do I find a book on LibriVox?

Click on the blue buttons labeled Author, Title, Genre/Subject or Language under BROWSE THE CATALOG to Browse by Author, Title, Genre/Subject or Language, respectively. Authors are sorted alphabetically by last name. Click on an author’s name to go to the catalog page for the author.

Who reads LibriVox audiobooks?

LibriVox audiobooks are read by volunteers from all over the world. Perhaps you would like to join us? LibriVox audiobooks are free for anyone to listen to, on their computers, iPods or other mobile device, or to burn onto a CD.

Are there any good kids classics on Librivox?

There are lots of great kids classics on Librivox! Thanks so much to Librivox and all the readers! Cori Samuels is an amazing reader—I see that she’s popped up on several lists here.

What are the best Dickens books to read on Librivox?

I’m a big fan of Mil Nicholson’s Dickens reading (hers are the second or third version readings of these novels on librivox I believe) . Those are Dombey and Sons, Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, and Our Mutual Friend.

What do you think of the recordings of Haggard?

The recordings of H. Rider Haggard are brilliant. I have fond memories of listening to “King Solomon’s Mines” last summer, and anyone that enjoys a good adventure/exploration book will love it! Sorry, comments are closed.