A comprehensive alphabetical listing of free books for reading or listening can be found on these pages: This listing does not include the free online courses, audio and video, that are now listed in the Free Courses Online (Audio & Video) page here at Gizmo's Freeware. TeachersFirst's Audio Books. This site offers free audio recordings of books in the public domain downloadable on computer, mobile phone, PDA, PSP, CD-MP3 portable player, portable MP3 player, portable DVD player, or IPod.
The collection is quite comprehensive and includes classic children's literature as well as fiction, non-fiction, philosophy, religion, self-help, humor, travel, and memoirs. All recordings offered at this site are human read. Be aware: you must register for this site. Once registered, it is rather time consuming finding the FREE resources. The free audio stories are described as having "bearable quality" however, our reviewers found the quality fine. Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25) : Aesop. Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25).
Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 1 of 12. (Summary by Chip) 900 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free.