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
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
Golden Voices Theater performance at 2pm with narrators Tavia Gilbert, Katherine Kellgren, and Norman Dietz