A well-read person has a sage quote for almost any situation, making them sought-after toastmasters and particularly obnoxious mimes. Stay educated with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $15 for $30 worth of audiobook CDs and MP3 downloads
- $25 for $50 worth of audiobook CDs and MP3 downloads
The site features endless tomes of audiobooks, including a dramatization of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit ($4.99 to download; $19.95 for the CD), a reading of Aesop's Fables: The Eagle and the Tortoise ($1.49), and interviews compiled in Mick Jagger In his Own Words ($7.77).
AudioGO is a bottomless virtual bookstore, abounding with dramatized audiobook recordings of bestselling, classic, and newly released works. Its online apparatus enables visitors to rifle through selections by category—including thrilling mysteries, fascinating autobiographies, and steamy romance novels—which they can choose to download immediately or order on CD. The bookseller also has exclusive rights to a comprehensive selection of unabridged Agatha Christie novels and a 38-title boxed set of The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare.
In addition to literature, the site features a variety of BBC radio productions, including radio-theatre shows and interviews with historical legends—from Roald Dahl talking about writing to Ben Franklin discussing his favourite recipe for low-fat muesli. Its original audio production of The Lincoln-Douglas Debates was even nominated for the Best Spoken Word Album at the 2010 Grammy Awards.