Just got the Wildsidepress/Black Cat Mystery email newsletter from John Gregory Betancourt (perhaps best known for his recent reconstruction of the original novel-length story that "The Thing" was based on). He writes:
Wildside Press released fifty audiobooks last week as part of a Google Voice beta test of autonarrated audiobooks. That means they are read by a computer. If you are skeptical, listen to a free preview:
Probably be the way of the future I’d imagine when it comes to audiobooks. Much as how the likenesses of certain deceased actors can be digitally recreated I could see the same being done for their voices.
You want an audiobook read by Sir Laurence Olivier? Now you can.
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