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We're now featuring over 80 of the best audio downloads from BBC Audiobooks America. BBC Audiobooks publishes a diverse range of audio books covering history, business, personal growth, classic & contemporary literature, along with many other subjects. They feature audio books by renowned authors such as Herman Hesse, Aldous Huxley, and James Baldwin along with popular business & self help authors like Napoleon Hill, Mark Albion, and Steve Chandler. You can browse all the titles on download here:

Browse Over 80 BBC Audiobooks on MP3 Download

Here are some of their best audio books in various categories:

Business & Wealth Building:

100 Ways to Create Wealth by Steve Chandler

Debt Cures They Don't Want You to Know About by Kevin Trudeau

Leadership from the Inside Out by Kevin Cashman

More Than Money: Questions Every MBA Needs to Answer by Mark Albion

Napoleon Hill's Golden Rules: The Lost Writings by Napoleon Hill

Positive Leadership by Kim Cameron

When Markets Collide by Mohamed El-Erian

Classics & Contemporary Literature:

Another Country by James Baldwin

Babette's Feast by Isak Dinesen

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth by Herman Hesse

The Maples Stories by John Updike

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley

Personal Growth Audio Books:

Change Your Questions, Change Your Life by Marilee Adams

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John Izzo

Life Is Friends by Jeanne Martinet

Reconnecting: A Self-Coaching Solution to Revive Your Love Life by Joseph Luciani

The South Beach Diet Supercharged by Arthur Agatston

The Story of You: And How to Create a New One by Steve Chandler

History & Biographies:

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat by John Lukacs

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates performed by David Strathairn & Richard Dreyfuss

The Reluctant Mr. Darwin by David Quammen

Reporting America at War: An Oral History with stories by Christiane Amanpour, Walter Cronkite, Morley Safer, Peter Arnett and Andy Rooney

And there are many more fascinating audio books to choose from. Please browse them all:

Browse Over 80 BBC Audiobooks on MP3 Download

Introduction to Poetry

LearnOutLoud.com presents our audio book of the month for November:

Introduction to Poetry

We've carefully selected over 20 of the best-loved poems from the history of English poetry, attempting to include one great poem from all the major English and American poets beginning in the 17th century up to the early 20th century.

Each poem features a brief introduction and analysis to aid in appreciating the work. This collection of poetry is beautifully read by one of our favorite narrators Antonia Bath.

Here are the poems featured in historical order:
Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare
Holy Sonnet 10 by John Donne
Lycidas by John Milton
To A Mouse by Robert Burns
The Tyger by William Blake
Ode to Duty by William Wordsworth
The Destruction of Sennacherib by Lord Byron
Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats
Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Each and All by Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Because I could not stop for Death by Emily Dickinson
The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Tennyson
Prospice by Robert Browning
O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen
The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats

Whether you're a newcomer to the world of poetry or a seasoned listener of the great poets, we're sure you enjoy this collection. You can download it on MP3 (one poem per MP3 file) and bookmarkable MPEG-4 formats.

Download LearnOutLoud.com's Introduction to Poetry

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