Staff Picks 2011

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Introduction

The audiobooks which feature as Staff Picks in 2011 will be added here. More details of these selections may be found on the linked blog posts. For more information and a list of Staff Picks in previous years, have a look at the main Staff Picks page

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 2011

January 2011: [ New Beginnings]

Fiction

The Chimes by Charles Dickens, read by Ruth Golding. (January theme: Changes)

Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott, group recording. (January theme: New Job)

Better Angel by Richard Meeker, read by Greg W. (10. January: Death of Forman Brown, pseudonym R. Meeker)

White Fang by Jack London, read by Mark F. Smith. (12. January 1876: Birth of J. London)

Non-Fiction

Army Letters from an Officers Wife 1871-1888 by Frances M.A. Roe, read by Sue Anderson. (January theme: Moving)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, read by Gary Gilbert. (17. January 1706: Birth of Benjamin Franklin)

A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench, read tabithat. (18-20. January 1788: Arrival of the First Fleet in Australia)

The Early History of the Airplane by Orville and Wilbur Wright, read by Availle. (30. January 1948: Death of Orville Wright)

Play

Five O'Clock Tea by William Dean Howells, drama. (January theme: Marriage)

Poetry

Robert Burns 250th Anniversary Collection by various, group recording. (25. January 1759: Birth of R. Burns)