Homer’s Classics + Dreamy Downton Actor = Audio Heaven!

Happy Monday, friends! To ease you into the work week, here’s something that’s easy on the ears (and eyes): audiobook editions of Homer’s classics: THE ILIAD and THE ODYSSEY narrated by Downton Abbey hunk Dan Stevens! Me-ow!

And they’ve both received lots of attention!

Parade Magazine featured THE ODYSSEY in their list of fantastic celebrity-narrated audiobooks

Entertainment Weekly sat in on the recording session with Stevens and did a feature about it

THE ILIAD and THE ODYSSEY were included in a September AARP Magazine article about classic books with celebrity narrators

USA Today included an audio clip from THE ODYSSEY in a feature they ran on Dan Stevens

THE ILIAD and THE ODYSSEY are AudioFile Magazine Editor’s Picks this month

Listen to an excerpt from THE ODYSSEY.

For the extreme audiophiles, don’t miss the chance to see the “Audiobookmobile.” Prizes, audio downloads, and live performances from notable narrators are making their way to the libraries listed below.

9/13: Darien, CT
Darien Public Library
11am-4pm
Golden Voices Theater performances at 1pm and 3pm with narrators Tavia Gilbert, Richard Ferrone, and Katherine Kellgren

9/27: Philadelphia, PA
Free Library of Philadelphia, Northeast Regional Branch
2228 Cottman Avenue
12pm-5pm
Golden Voices Theater performance at 2pm with narrators Tavia Gilbert, Katherine Kellgren, and Norman Dietz

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