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LibriVox has quite a large German speaking community who has been reading numerous works by German authors. This month we honour both with 10 German gems from our catalog. Alexander von Humboldt was a major figure in German science, and he is credited with founding the field of biogeography. Homeschooled, he was always interested in [ ]

Often sadly forgotten among the English speaking countries, this month we ll put our focus on authors from New Zealand and Australia with 10 gems from our catalog. Unfortunately, there are not many authors of Aboriginal or Maori descent in our catalog, since their legends and history were traditionally transmitted orally. The Stone Axe of Burkamukk [ ]

Today, just in time as a present for our 11th anniversary, LibriVox readers completed project #10,000! It is Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio (Volume 1) by Songling Pu, translated by Herbert A. Giles, and recorded as a group project by more than 20 LibriVox volunteers. This number includes 5556 solos as well as 1349 [ ]

On August 10th, LibriVox will celebrate its 11th anniversary! Congratulations! This is the perfect occasion to look back on those years and to reminisce a little with 10 milestone gems from our catalog. When LibriVox started in August 2005, nobody knew where this would be going, or if this was going at all. But it [ ]

Librivox Statistics

  • Cataloged works: 10,161
  • Works cataloged last month: 67
  • Non-English works: 1,366
  • Number of languages: 36
  • Number of readers: 7,741

Librivox – Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain.

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