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Great Books ~ A Chapter a Day

A chapter-by-chapter podcast of classic fiction and poetry.

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John Adams Institute

Promotes American literature and culture in Europe by bringing authors and other speakers to Amsterdam to give lectures. With lecture details and membership information.

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NetRead's EventCaster

"Broadcasts up-to-date literary events nationwide to event editors at newspapers and web sites that subscribe . . . book readings, author signings, book conferences, open mics, and literary contests."

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Free spoken word recordings from hundreds of authors. Includes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and live author events.

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Seeing Ear Theatre

Features classic and contemporary science fiction and fantasy--in fully dramatized form (many programs from old radio shows), and also read by authors. Requires RealPlayer.

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Spoken Interludes

A monthly salon for stories featuring writers and actors reading their own work and the work of others.

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Telltale Weekly

Seeks to record, produce, and sell performances of at least 50 public domain texts per year, with the intention of releasing them under the Creative Commons Attrubition Non-Commercial License five years after their first appearance on the site (or after a hundred-thousand purchases of the recording, whichever comes first).

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Wired for Books

Features modern and classic literature and literary criticism and discussion. Works are available in RealAudio, RealVideo, and multimedia presentations.

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Wollcott & Sheridan

Aural performance library offering free streaming, downloadable audio performances of contemporary and classic works such as Poe, Shakespeare, Frost, Marlowe, and Yancy.

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Features contemporary audio drama, from original and published sources. (Requires Apple QuickTime 4.)

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