ABC Listen App adds audio books

Sitting alongside its suite of podcasts and live radio, the ABC Listen app has added a collection of Australian audiobooks.

ABC listen’s collection of audiobooks continues to grow as more and more Australians embrace the convenience of audiobooks. The current catalogue features entertaining, educational and modern classics. All Australian, and all free on the Listen app.

It featuring novels and narration by some of Australia’s favourite writers, rock stars, athletes and personalities, including Rosalie Ham’s The Dressmaker narrated by Rachel Griffiths, and Saroo Brierley’s sweeping story of survival against incredible odds, Lion: A Long Way Home.

Hard-rocking Jimmy Barnes recounts the story of his life in Working Class Boy and Magda Szubanski shares her own fearless and revelatory memoir: Reckoning.

Sport lovers will enjoy listening to para-Olympian tennis champion Dylan Alcott’s action-packed audiobook Able: Gold Medals, Grand Slams and Smashing Glass Ceilings, or world title holding boxer, Joe Williams’ powerful autobiography Defying The Enemy Within.

For a giggle, hear Kitty Flanagan deliver her trademark wit with 488 Rules for Life: The Thankless Art of Being Correct or join ABC’s Heather Ewart as she brings the inspirational rural communities of Australia into print with Back Roads: The Scenic Route.

The additioin of audio books to the Listen app takes advantage of  the ABC’s publishing division’s huge collection of books that have been published by the nmational broadcasters over many years.


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