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Thursday, September 09, 2010

Thought Audio Has Free Audio Books

Thought Audio is a producer and provider of free audio books featuring classic titles across a variety of genres. Audio books are professionally narrated works that you can listen to online or download to play offline.

The library of audio books on Thought Audio contains some titles that are hard to find as audio files. For example you'll find titles like Thus Spoke Zarathustra, The Life of PT Barnum, and The Madman. You'll also find more commonly read titles like Alice in Wonderland, and Poe's The Raven.

From the website:

"As the world moves toward more complex interactions, one of the most fundamental aspects of humanity is to enjoy its thoughts and its great works. Our journey has always been one of making classic literature available to anyone willing to listen, and now in this next phase, to expand our scope to include more thinkers, writers and essayists. Although thinking may not seem as relevant today, with advancing technology providing alternative vehicles of entertainment, we are committed to bringing a small part of intellectual enjoyment to the globe."

This could be a good resource for reading and literature teachers in search of audio recordings to assist their students.

Click this link to start reading with http://www.thoughtaudio.com.

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