Wednesday, December 21, 2005

The Web Will Read You a Story (Wired News)

By Cyrus Farivar
02:00 AM Dec. 16, 2005 PT

This summer, Hugh McGuire was searching for free audio books online from his home in Montreal. He didn't find very much.

So McGuire launched LibriVox by recruiting amateur readers to create audio files of works of literature. The project now includes almost two dozen complete works, including Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent, Jack London's The Call of the Wild and other classic novels and poems.