Sherlock actor to voice the first ever unabridged reading of The Spire, the Nobel laureate's 1964 work
Transform your holiday driving from hell to heaven by listening to some fantastic stories in the car – the Book Doctor recommends the best audio books to entertain the whole family this summer
New technology and download services allow for fast and easy access
David Morrissey is a surprise choice to read the audiobook of Morrissey's memoir. A good one? And which voices match which books best?
Liverpool-born actor David Morrissey named as man to read the singer's bestselling memoir in audio version
There are several fine websites that save you the trouble of having to read books for yourself, writes Anna Baddley
Don't resign yourself to only reading on holiday. With a few top tips, you can keep the page-rate going all year round
iSpeech could dramatically cut the cost of audiobooks. Shame the reading voice still sounds like a bus announcement, writes James Bridle
An insurance company has released a story that will supposedly help your dog through life's little existential crises, such as fireworks night. What did Herbert Hound make of it?
Free audiobook, narrated by Simon Callow and developed with pet behaviourist, should 'relax the nation's dogs' before 5 November
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers, Country Girl by Edna O'Brien and Dead Men's Wages by Lillian Pizzichini
The prime minister has read a chapter of Herman Melville's classic novel as part of an online project. How did he fare against his fellow performers?
Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace, Over to You by Roald Dahl and The Etymologicon by Mark Forsyth