Proust Video Podcast
Sherlock Holmes Video Podcast
Bleak House Video Podcast
War and Peace Video Podcast
The Road Video Podcast
The Cellist of Sarajevo Video Podcast
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Download our Proust podcasts! Each contains an introduction along with excerpts from the books:
Download link: Remembrance of Things Past Podcast (MP3, 11 min., 4 MB)
Download link: Within a Budding Grove Podcast (MP3, 4 min., 1.5 MB)
Download link: The Guermantes Way Podcast (MP3, 3 min., 1.2 MB)
Download link: Sodom and Gomorrah Podcast (MP3, 3 min., 1 MB)
Download our Dickens podcasts! Each contains an introduction along with excerpts from the books:
Having concluded the complete Sherlock Holmes canon for Naxos AudioBooks, David Timson explores the origins of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s master sleuth.
John Milton and his English Language
In a talk given at the 2008 Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival, John Carey, Emeritus Merton Professor of English Literature in Oxford University, looks at John Milton and his use of the English Language through the main works, Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained, Lycidas, Comus and Samson Agonistes. With exceptional readings from the works by Anton Lesser.
James Joyce’s Women
In a talk given at the 2008 Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival, Roger Marsh, director of Naxos AudioBooks’s James Joyce recordings introduces Ulysses and Finnegans Wake with particular emphasis on Molly Bloom and Anna Livia Plurabelle. With stunning readings by Marcella Riordan.
The Sword in the Stone
Neville Jason discusses his recording of The Sword in the Stone – the first part of The Once and Future King.
The ABC Bookshow: War and Peace
Nicolas Soames and Peter Watts join Michael Shirrefs on the ABC Book Show to discuss the growing demand for audiobooks, and the unabridged recording of War and Peace on Naxos AudioBooks.
Courtesy of ABC.
Welcome to the World of Haruki Murakami
Roy McMillan introduces the fascinating world of Haruki Murakami, with excerpts from his works on Naxos AudioBooks.
The Wind-up Bird Chronicles Podcast
Raymond Bisha on Haruki Murakami, and an introduction to The Wind-up Bird Chronicles.
Download link: Hard-boiled Wonderland Podcast (MP3, 7 min., 2.6 MB)
Samuel Beckett: A Personal Memoir
John Calder, Samuel Beckett’s publisher for over thirty years, recounts their dynamic acquaintance.
Juliet Stevenson on Jane Austen
Having now read all of Jane Austen’s novels in abridged or unabridged form for Naxos AudioBooks, Juliet Stevenson talks to David Timson about all things Austen.
Speak the Speech...
In a talk given at the 2008 Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival, David Timson, director of four Naxos AudioBooks Shakespeare recordings and author of Shakespeare Stories, surveys the changing styles of Shakespeare performance through recordings starting with Henry Irving in the 1890s through to Kenneth Branagh in the twenty-first century.
When The Magic Began
In a talk given at the 2008 Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival, Nicolette Jones, childrens’ book reviewer for The Sunday Times, discusses classic children’s literature, why it endures in a time of Philip Pullman and J.K. Rowling,and introduces some of her favourites through lively and entertaining readings by Teresa Gallagher and Anton Lesser.
Venetia reader Richard Armitage discusses his experience of reading an audiobook and where he gets his inspiration from:
Download link: Richard Armitage Interview (MP3, 11 min., 4.1 MB)
Mastering the Master
Julian Rhind-Tutt on reading Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita
David Timson on his remarkable production of Faust:
Download link – Part 1: Faust Interview – Part 1 (MP3, 4 min., 2.2 MB)
Download link – Part 2: Faust Interview – Part 2 (MP3, 3 min., 1.3 MB)
Reader Adam Sims explores Never Cry Wolf, a novel by fellow Canadian Farley Mowat:
Download link: Never Cry Wolf Podcast (MP3, 4 min., 1.6 MB)
Reader Rupert Degas shares his thoughts on Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast:
Download link: Gormenghast Interview (MP3, 3 min., 1.2 MB)
Ian Johnston, the translator of Ovid’s Metamorphoses for Naxos AudioBooks, introduces our new recording of Thucydides’s The History of the Peloponnesian War:
Download link: Ian Johnston Thucydides Podcast (MP3, 6 min., 2.1 MB)
Reader Hugh Ross explores philosopher Lucretius’ epic poem, On the Nature of Things…
Download link: On the Nature of Things Interview (MP3, 2 min., 0.8 MB)
Reader Rupert Degas shares his thoughts on Titus Groan, the first in Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast trilogy.
Download link: Titus Groan Interview (MP3, 4 min., 1.6 MB)
Reader Clare Wille on Georgette Heyer’s The Grand Sophy:
Download link: The Grand Sophy Interview (MP3, 3 min., 1.3 MB)
Reader Georgina Sutton shares her thoughts on reading D.H. Lawrences’s The Virgin and the Gypsy:
Download link: The Virgin and the Gypsy Interview (MP3, 6 min., 2.2 MB)
Roy McMillan, having just finished recording it unabridged, muses on Miguel de Cervantes’s magnum opus Don Quixote:
Download link: Don Quixote Interview (MP3, 14 min., 5.1 MB)
Roy McMillan shares his thoughts on Sapper’s Bulldog Drummond
Download link: Bulldog Drummond Interview (MP3, 4 min., 1.5 MB)