As the leading provider of audiobooks and other audio content, we’re excited to share with you our top 10 picks for books everyone should listen to. These books cover a range of genres and topics, and are sure to provide hours of entertainment, education, and inspiration.
- Becoming by Michelle Obama – In this memoir, the former First Lady shares her personal and professional journey, from her childhood in Chicago to her time in the White House.
- 1984 by George Orwell – This classic dystopian novel imagines a world where government surveillance and control are taken to terrifying extremes.
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot – This non-fiction book tells the story of a woman whose cancer cells were used without her knowledge or consent for scientific research, and the impact it had on her family.
- The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho – This inspirational novel follows a young shepherd on a journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening.
- Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling – The beloved series of books about a young wizard and his friends is brought to life in these audiobooks, narrated by the talented Jim Dale.
- The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood – This powerful dystopian novel depicts a future where women are stripped of their rights and forced into reproductive servitude.
- Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson – This memoir tells the story of a lawyer who fights for the rights of marginalized and wrongly convicted individuals in the American justice system.
- Born a Crime by Trevor Noah – The comedian and Daily Show host shares his upbringing in apartheid-era South Africa in this funny and poignant memoir.
- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson – This thriller follows a journalist and a computer hacker as they investigate a decades-old murder case.
- Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari – This non-fiction book provides a sweeping overview of the history of human civilization, from the evolution of our species to the present day.
We hope this list inspires you to explore new books and discover the joys of audiobooks. With Audible, you can listen to these books and thousands more on your smartphone, tablet, or other devices, anytime and anywhere. Happy listening!