[DWJ] Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell [the audiobook]

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Mon May 18 02:12:26 EDT 2009


Hmm. No payment is one thing. No copy is just rude.


Farah

2009/5/18 Sally Odgers <sodgers at iinet.net.au>

>
> >> Talking books are so much more popular these days that I imagine
> >> there is a much better commercial selection, so that volunteers may
> >> be less needed. I am only guessing there, though.
> >>
> >> Helen Schinske
>
> Commercial companies use actors, but Hear-a-Book, which provides books free
> through the library system (and you need a doctors' certificate to get one)
> uses volunteers. I have cause to know 'cos my books Aurora and
> Shadowdancers
> were both done by a com. Company, while Anna's Own was done for the
> Hear-a-Books. I was send a comp. copy of the first two, but had to purchase
> a copy of Anna's Own... with difficulty, since I don't have any medical
> condition that "warrants" me being allowed to have one! I have a Braille
> copy of "Down River" too... and I DID hear one of my other books was
> available in audio, but I never saw a copy of it. No payment is made to the
> authors.
> Sallyo
>
>
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