The iPhone just got a bit smarter. Thanks to this new, free app, you can listen to 1800 free audio books on your Apple device. The app lets you listen to public domain audio books from the great Librivox (whose works, read by volunteers, also appear in our Free Audio Books collection). The ad-supported software is straightforward and easy to use. The only real downside is that you'll need access to Wi-Fi to download the books. (I couldn't get things to work on Edge). But that's not a huge imposition. You can download an entire book in no time, and then simply take it to go. Check it out. Get some Dickens, Twain or Tolstoy. And let us know your thoughts.
P.S. If you start a 14 day free trial with Audible, you can download two free audio books. This will give you access to many current bestsellers (Malcolm Gladwell, David Sedaris, Barack Obama, etc.). Whether you stick with the membership (as I did), or cancel, you can keep the free books. Get more details here.