Audible Releases A-List Collection: Classic Audiobooks Read by Celebrities

If you’ve been thinking about giving Audible a try for downloadable audiobooks, now’s a great time, since they’ve just released four books narrated by A-list Hollywood celebrities, with plans to add nine more over the coming months. The current A-List collection includes Anne Hathaway performing L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wizard of Oz, Susan Sarandon reading The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers, Samuel L. Jackson narrating A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes, and Kate Winslet reading Thérèse Raquin by Emily Zola.

Audible also plans to release titles narrated by Annette Bening, Colin Firth, Dustin Hoffman, Hilary Swank, Jennifer Connelly, Kim Basinger, Meg Ryan, Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman.

Flavourwire created their list of books and which celebrities they believe should read them. And I have to agree with them! They have some good picks! 🙂

Go to the Washington Post for behind the scene clips with the actors! And get a sample of their work!! 😀

Source: NextAdvisor

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2 responses to “Audible Releases A-List Collection: Classic Audiobooks Read by Celebrities

  1. What an awesome blog you have going! Loved the piece on all the odd books…especially the “Jungle Book”. These audio books look like they’re gonna be a winner too…I enjoyed Samuel L Jackson’s narration of “A Rage in Harlem”. I saw on bookreportradio(dot)com that this coming weekend’s show is featuring the set. Will be tuning in for sure. If you’re interested in listening to the show, I see the schedule and stations are on the website. They usually play a piece from the audio books of all the books they chat about-I’d be interested to see how some of these actors do with narration!
    Anyhow, keep up the great blog. 🙂

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