The Web Will Read You a Story

For some volunteers, LibriVox is a way to combine their love of literature with their passion for the spoken word.

Kristen McQuillen, 39, has recorded 21 different chapters across nine different books from her home in Tokyo. For her, reading a book aloud to someone can make the work more understandable.

“I’m giving people who wouldn’t have exposure to some of these classics in a way that’s not so intimidating,” she said. —The Web Will Read You a Story  (Wired)

I’ve been thinking about ways to work podcasting into my Intro to Literature course this spring. I’ll probably also introduce some kind of recorded audio presentation for my Videogaming course in January.