Download these free recordings to your phone or computer, and you won't want the journey to end.
You’ll definitely want to bookmark this list of 900 free audio books available for download and helpfully compiled by the folks at Open Culture. Lovers of classic literature are in luck as Great Books – which are licensed under “public domain” — dominate the list.
We can’t vouch for every reader, but the narrator of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park was excellent and this recording came in very handy on a particularly monotonous section of Interstate 95.
Check out the entire list for your next trip. Here are the titles we plan on testing out:
Balzac, Honoré de– Le Père Goriot – Free Stream/Download
Chekhov, Anton – Collected Stories – Free MP3 Stream/Download
Hawthorne, Nathaniel – House of the Seven Gables – Free MP3s
Lewis, C.S. – The Chronicles of Narnia – Free MP3s
O’Connor, Flannery– “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” (Read by author in 1959) – Stream/Download
Wharton, Edith – The Age of Innocence – Free iTunes