What’s the Best Audio Book You’ve Ever “Read”?

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We were looking for a good audiobook. So we asked our friends on Twitter for their audiobook recommendations, and recommendations we got. Good ones, and more than a few.  So we thought we would share the twitter thread/recommendations with you.

I, Claudius narrated by Nelson Runger; Lolita read by Jeremy Irons; Last Chance Texaco by Rickie Lee Jones; The Iliad as read by Alfred Molina; The Odyssey read by Ian McKellen; Anna Karenina narrated by Maggie Gyllenhaal, and the list goes on.

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Please feel free to add any of your own favorites to the comments section below. Enjoy…

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  • Raghu says:

    Ready Player One read by Wil Wheaton
    Harry Potter series read by Jim Dale
    Project Hail Mary
    The Hobbit read by Andy Serkis

  • Anon says:

    The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage especially but the Secret Commonwealth was also good, both read by Michael Sheen. The Jungle read by Grover Gardner. Lots of BBC adaptations like Fahrenheit 451, 1984, Anna Karenina etc.

  • P says:

    The Century Trilogy,
    The Last Supper by Charles McCarry
    The Conpany
    The Power of the Dog

  • af says:

    Suttree by Cormac McCarthy, narrated by Richard Poe
    Black Panther, Red Wolf by Marlon James, narrated by Dion Graham
    The Book of Night Women by Marlon James, narrated by Robin Miles
    The Book of Dust series by Phillip Pullman, narrated by Michael Sheen
    The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates, narrated by Joe Morton
    A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr., narrated by Tom Weiner

  • John Davies says:

    David Copperfield by Charles Dickens, narrated by Patrick Tull
    First Law (trilogy) by Joe Abercrombie, narrated by Steven Pacey
    Cryptonomicon; Anathem, both by Neal Stephenson, both narrated by William Dufris
    Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi, narrated by Wil Wheaton
    Braiding Sweetgrass, written and narrated by Robin Wall Kimmerer

  • Neil McKay says:

    Please note that you don’t have to sign up for Audible to listen to audiobooks. Check them out at your local library! And if they don’t have the one you want, ask them to order it! Public libraries belong to all of us!

    Also, really loved Watership Down narrated by Peter Capaldi

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