New staff picks

Posted on April 15, 2009 by | Posted in about LibriVox, For Volunteers, News, Uncategorized, Weekly Picks | Comments: 3 Comments on New staff picks

A new selection of recordings for you to try!

The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
2009 is the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth. This is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal, read by various readers.

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
Different characters (and readers) in turn take up the narrative of this mystery novel.

The Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper
Sci-fi read by Mark Nelson

Märchen 1 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Diese Sammlung umfaßt so berühmte Geschichten wie Rapunzel, Hänsel und Gretel, Rumpelstilzchen.

Rupert of Hentzau
by Anthony Hope
The sequel to ‘The Prisoner of Zenda‘ read by Andy Minter.

Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers
A Lord Peter Wimsey who-done-it read by Kristin Hughes and Kara Shallenberg.

Heidi by Johanna Spyri
The classic children’s story read by Kara Shallenberg.

Heretics by G. K. Chesterton
One of the best known of Chesterton’s works of Christian apologetics, read by Ray Clare.

The Fairyland of Science by Arabella Buckley
Perhaps a little twee in places, but there is still good science for children in this book, written and read (by various readers) in a very accessible way.

La Comtesse d’Escarbagnas par Molière
Une comédie-ballet, cette pièce de théâtre est lu en francais par plusieurs lecteurs.



  1. I was not aware such a project existed. I know I enjoy audiobooks because I spend so much time on the computer.

    It’s an excellent service you provide.

    Looks like I’ve found a few more books to listen to.



  2. LibriVox Admin Team says:

    Glad to hear you’ve found us. We wish you many hours of listening pleasure. Maybe one day you’d like to look at the forum at and see how it all works. Maybe even join in – it’s a lot of fun. :)


  3. Daniel says:

    I shared the fairlyland of science with my daughter and she loved it. Thank you

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