The collection showcases audio performances from some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. The first set of books available for download includes Anne Hathaway’s performance of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, Kate Winslet’s performance of Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola, Samuel L. Jackson’s performance of A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes, and Susan Sarandon’s performance of The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring these breathtaking performances of literature to our rapidly expanding population of listeners,” Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz said in a statement. “Audible has consistently sought to elevate the quality of audiobook narration, and we hope this collection will expose an even broader audience to the rich palette of performances that makes listening to audiobooks so pleasurable.”
The A-List Collection features a roster of celebrated actors narrating distinguished works of literature that each star helped select. Additional audio performances in the series will include the following: Continue reading