[sf-lug] audible.com

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri Jun 6 00:41:07 PDT 2008

Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Jun 2008, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
>> Its a pain in the ass, and why I don't use them any longer.  Now if I 
>> want an audiobook I just buy it on cd.  I am currently reading Tolstoy's 
>> War and Peace on my daily one hour bike rides after work.  I should be 
>> done with the novel in about two months :-). Anna Pavlovna is 
>> intriguing...
> Alex and Kristian,
> You might find you prefer the emusic.com audiobooks service.  I've been a 
> subscribe to eMusic.com since 2000 or 2001, and have always been pleased 
> at the way they sell me music - as MP3 files.
> They have audiobooks now (I think they used to but stopped for a while), 
> and are promoting that - if you like it
> (I have no affiliation with eMusic except having been a fairly happy 
> customer for the past seven or eight years or so.)
> If you do go with eMusic, remind me to write to you about my Python tools 
> for creating a download queue....
> -- Asheesh.
I would second that. My experience with eMusic has been great. To
download on Linux, you have to use a 3rd party tool called emusic-jlinux


Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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