Free Audio Books

I have found that I don’t read books any more. I listen while commuting to and from work and other places.  Of course, I’ve got a subscription to Audible.  I do recommend it, but it does cost $14.95 for a single credit a month or $22.95 to get two.  (There are a few exceptions, but most books are 1 credit). While that is usually enough for me, I’m looking for other options that aren’t as expensive.  I have found a few.I have long recommended LibreVox.org for free audiobooks.  Librevox takes text books on the Gutenberg Project site and has volunteers read them.  They aren’t usually as well produced as the ones on Audible, but certainly many of the readers or performers are very good and you can eliminate the ones you don’t like pretty quickly.However, Gutenberg Project also works with AudioBooksForFree and  LiteralSystems.org for some audio books.  The latter are new books produced under a Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license.

One web site that is new to me is OpenCulture.  They also have print books and links to free movies and free classes at various universities.

Open Culture also has links to other sites for free films.

Let us know what you think of these sites.

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