16 Audiobooks Read By A-List Celebrities

Who wouldn’t want Johnny Depp to read them to sleep?

1. Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair read by Colin Firth.



Honestly, I would listen to Mr. Darcy read me the phonebook. So bring on the classic literature.

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2. L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz read by Anne Hathaway.

20th Century Fox


Strangely this children’s book seems right up her alley.

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3. Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale read by Claire Danes.

20th Century Fox


Let’s just hope she uses her Romeo + Juliet voice and not her Carrie Mathison voice.

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4. Emile Zola’s Therese Raquin read by Kate Winslet.



I mean she was The Reader

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5. Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse read by Nicole Kidman.



She already played Virginia Woolf in The Hours, may as well read her stuff.

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6. Chester Himes’ A Rage in Harlem read by Samuel L. Jackson.



I can’t tell if Samuel L. Jackson reading to me would be soothing or terrifying.

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7. Jerzy Kosinski’s Being There read by Dustin Hoffman.

Paramount Pictures


Hook, Hook, Hook. No?

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8. Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem read by Diane Keaton.

Paramount Pictures


Diane Keaton’s voice is nice and punchy, an interesting contrast to Joan Didion.

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9. Paul Bowles’ The Sheltering Sky read by Jennifer Connelly.

Imagine Entertainment


Deep books call for forlorn GIFs.

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10. Carson McCullers’ The Member of the Wedding read by Susan Sarandon.


Timeless novel read by a timeless actress.

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11. Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway read by Annette Bening.

Dreamworks Pictures


We trust your Oscar-nominated voice to do the job.

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12. Bram Stoker’s Dracula read by Alan Cumming.


It’s scary how good he is…

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13. William Saroyan’s The Human Comedy read by Meg Ryan.

Columbia Pictures


“I’ll read what she’s reading.”

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14. Keith Richards’ Life read by Johnny Depp.


Legend on legend.

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15. Caroline Knapp’s Pack of Two read by Hilary Swank.

Alcon Entertainment


P.S. we love your voice. See what I did there?

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16. And most importantly, Tina Fey’s Bossypants read by… Tina Fey.



Welcome to the best 5 hours and 35 minutes of your life.

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