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The Best Audiobooks On Librivox

Updated May 20, 2020 1.0k votes 115 voters 6.1k views26 items

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Have you ever wanted to boost the number of classic books you've read? There is a host of titles everyone wishes they could find the time to read but just can't seem to ever open the book. Fortunately, there is a great new service that provides you with audiobooks of classic literature. LibriVox offers free audio recordings of public domain works. You can download them for free and listen to them on your drive to work, so you will have read many more books without even trying. These audiobooks on LibriVox are recorded by volunteers, and you can always expect the highest of quality on all of them. 

LibriVox is an excellent resource not enough people know about. It is entirely run by volunteers who just want to spread literature to the masses. Whether you've always wanted to sit down to read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or Alice in Wonderland, you can find a recording here. 

There are thousands of superb LibriVox recordings. Once you finish one book, you will immediately want to go to the next. You never have to be bored on your commute ever again. You can vote for the best LibriVox audiobooks here or upvote based on the narrator you like most. 

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  • Aesop's Fables1

    Narration: Solo, Phil Chenevert

    Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica is a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and...  more
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn2

    Narration: Solo, Mark F. Smith

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom...  more
  • Alice in Wonderland3
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    9

    Alice in Wonderland

    Lewis Carroll, William Glennon

    Narration: Solo, Kara Shallenberg

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel...  more
  • Jane Eyre4
    59
    12

    Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Brontë

    Narration: Solo, Elizabeth Klett

    Jane Eyre is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847...  more
  • A Christmas Carol5
    46
    8

    A Christmas Carol

    Charles Dickens

    Narration: Solo, Kara Shallenberg

    A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall...  more
  • The Swiss Family Robinson6
    45
    9

    The Swiss Family Robinson

    Johann David Wyss

    Narration: Solo, Kara Shallenberg

    The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a...  more
  • Little Women7
    38
    9

    Little Women

    Louisa May Alcott

    Narration: Solo, Abagail Rasmussen

    Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, which was originally published...  more
  • The Call of the Wild8
    35
    8

    Narration: Solo, Mark F. Smith

    The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the...  more
  • Pollyanna9
    38
    12

    Pollyanna

    Eleanor H. Porter

    Narration: Solo, Phil Chenevert 

    Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic...  more
  • Great Expectations10
    34
    9

    Great Expectations

    Charles Dickens

    Narration: Solo, Mark F. Smith

    Great Expectations is Charles Dickens' thirteenth novel and his penultimate novel; a...  more
  • Emma11
    34
    12

    Emma

    Jane Austen

    Narration: Solo, Sibella Denton

    Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance....  more
  • Anne of Green Gables12
    31
    12

    Anne of Green Gables

    Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Narration: Solo, Karen Savage

    Anne of Green Gables is a 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery. Written for all...  more
  • Civil Disobedience13
    25
    8

    Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau

    Narration: Solo, Gord Mackenzie

    Resistance to Civil Government is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau...  more
  • A Son at the Front14
    29
    13

    A Son at the Front

    Edith Wharton

    Narration: Collaborative

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes15

    Narration: Solo, Mark F. Smith

    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories written by Arthur Conan...  more
  • Odyssey16
    24
    8

    Odyssey

    Homer

    Narration: Collaborative

    The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part,...  more
  • The Jungle Book17
    22
    7

    The Jungle Book

    Rudyard Kipling

    Narration: Solo, Phil Chenevert

    The Jungle Book is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling. The stories were...  more
  • Treasure Island18
    18
    5

    Treasure Island

    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Narration: Solo, Kara Shallenberg

    Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a...  more
  • A Little Princess19
    18
    7

    A Little Princess

    Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Narration: Solo, Elizabeth Klett

    A Little Princess is a 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is an expanded...  more
  • The Bhagavad Gita20
    19
    9

    The Bhagavad Gita

    Goswami Kriyananda

    Narration: Collaborative

    The Bhagavad Gita (lit. "The Song of God"), often referred to as the Gita, is a 700-verse...  more
  • The Portrait of a Lady21

    Narration: Collaborative

    The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic...  more
  • The Wind in the Willows22
    12
    4

    Narration: Solo, Mark F. Smith

    The Wind in the Willows is a children's novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908....  more
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  • Heidi24
    17
    12

    Heidi

    Johanna Spyri

    Narration: Solo, Kara Shallenberg

    Heidi (; German: [ˈhaɪdi]) is a work of children's fiction published in 1881 by Swiss author...  more
  • Understood Betsy25
    14
    9

    Understood Betsy

    Dorothy Canfield Fisher

    Narration: Solo, Lee Ann Howlett 

    Understood Betsy is a 1916 novel for children by Dorothy Canfield Fisher....  more