is an online provider of digitally recorded audiobooks. For a set monthly fee you can choose books from a their vast library of titles. You can listen online or on the go with your smartphone or tablet. The company is owned by Amazon.

If you’ve ever listened to an audiobook you probably know that the narrator is important to the storytelling. They have to communicate emotion, tone, and often the personality of numerous characters. Tom Hanks and his production company Playtone has teamed up with Audible enlisting celebrities such as Bryan Cranston to record nine classic American novels.

Check out the video below to get information on the project. To check out the article that goes over all the titles they recored and who will narrate them click here.