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Thursday, March 04, 2010

Choice Magazine Listening

Choice Magazine Listening is a free audio anthology for a special audience of blind, visually impaired, physically disabled, or dyslexic subscribers. CML was created in 1962 by the non-profit Lucerna Fund to offer the best of contemporary magazine writing, completely without charge, to adults unable to read standard print.

CML selects and records memorable writing from approximately 100 leading magazines. Every other month, this unique, free service offers its subscribers eight hours of outstanding unabridged articles, fiction and poetry read by professional voices and recorded on four-track cassette tapes.

The required four-track player is provided free of charge by the Library of Congress through its Talking Book program, which is available to those who are unable to read because of a visual or physical disability. If you don't have a four-track player, they can help you obtain one.


Listening to Choice Magazine is also available for free digital download from the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped's BARD program. Information on the digital download from NLS can be found at

Choice Magazine Listening
85 Channel Dr.
Port Washington, NY 11050
Phone: 516-883-8280
Fax: 516-944-6849

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