Friday, October 30, 2009
Audio Books Online You Can Read While You Listen
Perhaps there is nothing so relaxing like reading your favorite book with a bottle of beer to give you company. Your mind screams, as we read Shakespeare's Othello or matured as he turns the pages of Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass. But alas, the murderous rat race and the time to cut all days have prevented such simple luxuries. We just do not have time to read more. "There is an alternative to reading a book, one wonders. Well, why not someone else read to you? All you have to do is listen. Great, is not it? Audio books online are in these days. While audio books online are here to stay for a while now, few people have to face it, much less fall into simple opulence. Thousands of websites offer free audio books online, including fiction, nonfiction, classics and more. Even if you are limited to a very strict schedule, there is nothing to stop listening to an audio book online and enjoy every bit of it without the hassle of going through page per page. As literary works are downloaded to your computer, you can stream content to the privacy of your home without any hindrance. There is no need to visit your local library or browse the archives to find the title of your choice. No late fees are charged for any delays in returning the book. But what happens if you keep moving. The traveling sales staff or department heads, perennially on the road, visiting customers and distributors. For them, the answer is simple. Because these online audio books can be easily downloaded to your computer, you can burn to a CD, together and listen while driving. There is no problem at all. The CD will be read fragments of the election, literally, Lolita by Vladimir Nobokov while pressing the accelerator to the floor of the vehicle. Another great advantage offered by audio books online is that they are reusable. In fact, you could hear as many times as you like, alone or in company of others in the privacy of your home or while traveling by car, anywhere at any time of day or night. No wonder that more and more people are turning to audio books online. The Web sites are competing for the lion's share of profits from the sale of audio books online. In some cases, the nominal annual membership fee is also charged by some sites, depending on the type of audio book you need. You may feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of the availability of online audio books and the variety that is available. All this for the benefit of reading (or should I say, "reading) listening" audience. The day is not far when the audio line Books can enter the Hall of Fame global literacy increased.