Staff Picks 2008

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Here are the audiobooks which featured as Staff Picks at the end of 2008, when we first started making regular suggestions for listening. More details of these selections may be found on the linked blog posts. Have a look at the main Staff Picks page for picks of other years.

Suggestions for future Staff Picks on the LibriVox home page and the Internet Archive LibriVox index page are always welcome. Please post your suggestions in this thread.

LibriVox Staff Picks 2008

December 2008: Christmas Choices


German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig by E.T.A. Hoffman, read by Hokuspokus.

The Spirit of Christmas by Henry van Dyke, read by Jan MacGillivray.

The Seven Poor Travellers by Charles Dickens, read by Ruth Golding.

The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry van Dyke, read by David Leeson.

Group Readings

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

Santa Claus’s Partner by Thomas Nelson Page.

The Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin.

Poetry, Song and Short Stories

Multilingual: Christmas Short Works Collection 2008.

Christmas Short Works Collection 2007.

Christmas Short Works Collection 2006.

December 2008: New Year's Picks


The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope, read by Andy Minter.

Love Among the Chickens by P. G. Wodehouse, read by Mark Nelson.

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, read by Adrian Praetzellis.

The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling, read by Philippa.

Dutch: Paddeltje, de scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruijter by Johan Been, read by Anna Simon.

Group Readings

German: Die Elixiere des Teufels by E.T.A. Hoffmann.

Varney, the Vampyre Volume 1 by Thomas Preskett Prest.

Stops, or How To Punctuate by Paul Allardyce.

Drama & Poetry

The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Old and New Year Ditties by Christina Rossetti.