The Listening Life
What's Your 'X' Rating?
For many listeners, 1x speed isn't fast enough -- there's a world of movers and shakers getting through their books and podcasts in half the time. Here's why (and how) they do it. Read now
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Oratorious RBG
In her memoir, Justice Ginsburg's own words reveal a determination to fix the world, however long it takes. Read now
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An Audiobook Virgin On Finding Her Perfect Match
A die-hard reader embarks on a quest to see if audiobooks do it for her -- and discovers something she wasn't expecting. Read now
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Dangerous, Necessary, And Human: Kelly McEvers On Audio Journalism Right Now
She's now the co-host of "All Things Considered," but the intrepid reporter has spent 20 years risking her life to capture important audio stories from the world's most dangerous places. Read now
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Are Introverts The Best Listeners?
Some experts believe that we can all benefit from bringing introverts' listening skills to our professional and personal lives. Read now
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In "Notes On Blindness," An Unprecedented Film Explores The World Beyond Sight
When British theologian John Hull began to lose his sight, he recorded audio diaries to document his transition from "grief to grace." Now they form the soundtrack to an award-winning film designed for all levels of sightedness. Read now
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The Prize For This Contest Is The Best: A Celebrity Reads Your Short Story
In the Portable Story Series contest, the winning work is narrated by acclaimed actors, and proceeds go to charities. It's a win-win-win. Read now