Audible just added two new audiobooks – Nicole Kidman’s performance of Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse and Dustin Hoffman’s performance of Being There by Jerzy Kosinsk — in its A-List Collection.
As narrators for the A-List Collection, Kidman and Hoffman join the ranks of Colin Firth (The End of the Affair by Graham Greene), Anne Hathaway (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum), Kate Winslet (Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola), Samuel L. Jackson (A Rage in Harlem by Chester Himes), Jennifer Connelly (The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles), and Susan Sarandon (The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers).
If you haven’t checked out the A-List Collection yet, Audible is, for a limited time, offering a free audiobook download from “The A-List Collection” with its 30-day free Audible.com trial membership. Check out THIS LINK for more information and take a peek at these behind-the-scenes videos with Kidman and Hoffman:
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 Ozby 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 →