HarperAudio! Recordings of Literary Works

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2009

A nice collection of HarperAudio! recordings of well-known literary works can be downloaded for free from the website of Internet Town Hall. Produced by HarperAudio! (a trademark of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.), these audio recordings offer students of English a great way to enjoy classic works of literature including novels, poems, short stories, plays, speeches, and fables, many of which are read by the authors themselves.

Works featured:

  • Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five"
  • Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl"
  • Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"
  • May Sarton's poems
  • Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights"
  • Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • Arthur Miller's "The Crucible"
  • Anthony Burgess's "A Clockwork Orange"
  • Charles Dickens's "A Tale of Two Cities"
  • Emily Dickinson's poems and letters
  • John Donne's poems
  • Frederick Douglass's speech
  • T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land"
  • William Faulkner's "The Old Man", "As I Lay Dying", and "A Fable"
  • Robert Frost's poems
  • Robert Graves's poems
  • Lorraine Hansberry's "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black"
  • Ernest Hemingway's "The Snows of Kilimanjaro"
  • Frank Herbert's "Dune"
  • Langston Hughes's "Simple on Indian Blood", "A Toast to Harlem", "Last Whipping", and "Feet Live Their Own Life"
  • Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"
  • Coretta Scott King's "My Life with Martin Luther King, Jr."
  • Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" and "The Purloined Letter"
  • Will Rogers's live radio broadcasts
  • Anne Sexton's poems
  • William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" and "Julius Caesar"
  • Wallace Stevens's poems
  • Bram Stoker's "Dracula"
  • J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings"
  • Dylan Thomas's poems
  • James Thurber's fables
  • John Updike's "The Persistence of Desire", "Fanning's Island", and "Couples"
Site URL: http://town.hall.org/Archives/radio/IMS/HarperAudio/

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