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Would you believe these books are among those banned in the past or challenged today? Fight for our fREADom by choosing these books!

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

By: Stephen Chbosky
Narrated by: Noah Galvin
Length: 6 hours 23 minutes

Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting modern classic.

The critically acclaimed debut novel from... Read more

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation

By: Maya Angelou
Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, Cecilia Noble, Full Cast, Indie Gjesdal & Pippa Bennett-Warner
Length: 1 hour 8 minutes

A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Maya Angelou's poignant, powerful autobiography, starring Adjoa Andoh, Indie Gjesdal and Pippa Bennett-Warner.

Abandoned by their parents, Maya and her older brother Bailey are sent to live with their grandmother and uncle in the small Southern town of Stamps in Arkansas. Struggling with rejection, they endure the... Read more

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Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence
Narrated by: Vanessa Benjamin
Length: 21 hours 30 minutes

"Let us hesitate no longer to announce that the sensual passions and mysteries are equally sacred with the spiritual mysteries and passions," wrote D. H. Lawrence inWomen in Love, his masterpiece heralding the erotic consciousness of the twentieth century. Lawrence explores love, sex, passion, and marriage through the eyes of two sisters, Gudrun... Read more

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Cat's Cradle

By: Kurt Vonnegut
Narrated by: Tony Roberts
Length: 7 hours 11 minutes

Cat's Cradle is Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a little person as the protagonist; a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer; and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. Read more

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Sophie's Choice - Abridged

By: William Styron
Narrated by: Norman Snow
Length: 2 hours 52 minutes

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

"[One morning] in the early spring, I woke up with the remembrance of a girl I'd once known, Sophie. It was a very vivid half-dream, half-revelation, and all of a sudden I realized that hers was a story I had to tell." That very day, William Styron began writing the first... Read more

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Ulysses

By: James Joyce
Narrated by: Donal Donnelly & Miriam Healy-Louie
Length: 27 hours 15 minutes

The young poet Stephen has been recalled from Paris to Dublin to be at his mother's deathbed. But he refuses her dying wishes: to kneel and pray for her. Now, holed up in his Martello tower outside the city walls, he has to suffer the taunts of Buck Mulligan by day and, by night, the vision of 'her eyes, shaking out of death to shake and bend my... Read more

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Live in Concert

By: Douglas Adams
Narrated by: Douglas Adams
Length: 1 hour 13 minutes

One night in 1995, author Douglas Adams kidnapped an audience and held them hostage for 70 minutes at London's Almeida Theatre. The audience members were subjected to Adams's dramatic solo performances of excerpts and scenes from his wildly funny, wildly popular books The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the... Read more

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

By: Zora Neale Hurston
Narrated by: Ruby Dee
Length: 6 hours 44 minutes

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie SmithOne of the most important and enduring books of the twentieth century, Their Eyes Were Watching God brings to life a Southern love... Read more

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Brave New World

By: Aldous Huxley
Narrated by: Michael York
Length: 8 hours

Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before. “One of the most prophetic dystopian works of the 20th century” —Wall Street JournalCloning, feel-good drugs, antiaging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media—has Aldous Huxley accurately... Read more

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1984 - Radio BBC - Abridged

By: George Orwell
Narrated by: Patrick Troughton
Length: 4 hours 44 minutes

Here's the brilliantl BBC radio version of George Orwell's 1984 circa 1965 Starring Patrick Troughton as Winston Smith. Nineteen Eighty-Four, sometimes . Read more

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A Court of Wings and Ruin (1 of 3) [Dramatized Adaptation] - Abridged

A Court of Thorns and Roses 3

Court of Thorns and Roses: Book #3

By: Sarah J. Maas
Narrated by: Melody Muze, Anthony Palmini, Gabriel Michael, Jon Vertullo, Nora Achrati, Amanda Forstrom, Henry W. Kramer, Shawn K. Jain, Megan Dominy, Natalie Van Sistine & Stephanie Nemeth-Parker
Length: 6 hours 11 minutes

"The epic third story in the #1 New York Times bestselling Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas.
Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's actions and learn what she can about the invading king threatening to bring her land to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit.... Read more

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The Country Girls

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the landmark trilogy

By: Edna O'Brien
Narrated by: Jonathan Forbes, Charlie Murphy, Aoibhinn McGinnity, Shaun Mason & Full Cast
Length: 5 hours 39 minutes

All three BBC radio dramatisations of Edna O’Brien’s coming-of-age trilogy set in 1950s Ireland

Now a much-loved modern classic, The Country Girls Trilogy was fiercely controversial when first published in the 1960s. Banned by the Irish censors and burned by the Church, the books nonetheless achieved widespread acclaim and international success,... Read more

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Charlotte's Web

By: E. B. White
Narrated by: Meryl Streep, January LaVoy, Kirby Heyborne, MacLeod Andrews, Emily Rankin, Kimberly Farr, Mark Deakins, Lincoln Hoppe, Tavia Gilbert, Robin Miles, Cassandra Campbell, Danny Campbell & Full Cast
Length: 4 hours 2 minutes

“This book is an extremely well kept secret, but it doesn't need to be because it's delightful! This wonderful cast brings this children's classic to life and even an adult who has read the book multiple times is engaged and captivated by the story. Meryl Streep's gentle narration provides such warmth that I found myself not wanting the book to end. Read more

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Where The Wild Things Are

By: Maurice Sendak
Narrated by: Peter Schickele
Length: 5 minutes

Max is the hero of this beloved children's classic in which he makes mischief, sails away, tames the wild things and returns home for supper. Read more

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Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot (Captain Underpants #12)

Captain Underpants

By: Dav Pilkey
Narrated by: Len Forgione, Jaden Rogers & Ashton Sundholm
Length: 1 hour 37 minutes

Laugh out loud with Captain Underpants, the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Dog Man!George and Harold, and their doubles, Yesterday George and Yesterday Harold, have a good thing going. Two of them go to school, while the other two hide in the tree house and play video games all day -- then they switch!... Read more

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