Another bicentennial to celebrate this year: Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809.
The fine folks at Naxos Audiobooks, whose Junior Audiobooks selection we are especially fond of, are offering a free download of Poe’s The Raven:
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And, also from Naxos for another bicentennial, a free download of Abraham Lincoln’s The Gettysburg Address,
Not free, but new this year for the Lincoln bicentennial is Naxos’s The Essential Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and letters by Abraham Lincoln, compiled by Garrick Hagon and Peter Whitfield with a biography by Peter Whitfield, and read by Peter Marinker and Garrick Hagon