audiobooks

May 25, 2009

  • Why Maintain an Audio Books Library

    Despite the growing popularity of audio books, not everybody is convinced that it is indeed a form of "reading" and a pleasant and convenient way to consume literature.  There still remain purists who maintain that the only way to read is by the written word.  As a result, many new converts to the audio book format choose not to build up their own audio books library in fear of ridicule and condescension from traditional book lovers. (…)

February 7, 2009

  • Find and Order Audio Books Online

    There was this controversial incident twenty years ago (of course there were no audio books online yet) when a public school teacher showed her class an audio cassette tape containing a recorded adaptation of a classical literary piece. (…)

November 30, 2008

  • Tips on How to Be an Audio Book Publisher

    If you are really interested in how to be an audio book publisher, you need to learn as much as you can about this line of business that you want to venture into.  Audio book publishing is a well-established industry.  Audio books have been around since the early 1930s since the American Foundation for the Blind introduced its own Talking Books project.  Since then, the group has been releasing audio books for the consumption of both the visually impaired and the non-blind. (…)

July 21, 2008

May 8, 2008

  • Audio Books for the Blind: So They Too Can Read

    There are more than a million people in the United States who are legally blind.  Although blindness may be temporary in some, it is a permanent condition among many.  Despite this, the government and society has developed measures to enable the blind to live normal lives.  Perhaps, the first notable feat to empower this sector was in 1924 when Louis Braille invented the braille system, a method that is now universally used by the blind in reading and writing.  Then there are guide dogs that lead and assist the blind or visually impaired around obstacles, and defend if necessary. (…)

  • Why Join an Audio Book Mp3 Club

    Most of the people who are new to audio books start by listening to great literary titles especially the English classics and other works under public domain (expired copyright). (…)

  • Irresistible Audio Book Club Trial Offered

    by Simply Audio Books Book Club
    For those who are very much into audio books, the practical way to go is to join an audio book club for its rental service.  One such is the Simply Audio Books Book Club. (…)

May 4, 2008

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