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January 16, 2009

Charlton's New One

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

Here's the latest by the superb audiobook producer and reader Charlton Griffin. Talk about audacious, ambitious, and substantial!

Have I mentioned before that audio can be a terrific way for those with gaps in their educations to fill a few of them in? Charlton has done many of the classics -- type "Charlton Griffin" into the Search box at Audible and you'll turn up numerous titles by giants. Among them: Dickens, Milton, and Polybius. At Blackstone Audiobooks -- another fab resource -- you can find many other bedrocks-of-Western-Civ, including Whitman, Tolstoy, and Kipling. There's no longer any excuse to remain an unlettered clod.

Vaguely related: Back here I wrote about co-producing a raunchy and satirical audiobook with The Wife.



posted by Michael at January 16, 2009


Which translation did he use? I went into Homer translations on his behalf here:

Posted by: Thursday on January 16, 2009 12:56 PM

Thursday, it is Lattimore. You were right!

Posted by: Charlton Griffin on January 16, 2009 9:11 PM

To paraphrase Nietzsche: My life, without audiobooks, would be a mistake.

Posted by: Lester Hunt on January 19, 2009 5:09 PM

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