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Think and Grow Rich Audio BookSeveral months ago, I read Think and Grow Rich, the classic motivational book by Napoleon Hill.  I have listened to an audio book version, specifically the 21st Century Edition, but I wanted to have the original 1937 edition as an audio book so that I could listen to the book without the additional modern commentary to distract from the original text. I also wanted to provide this as a free download here on my blog.  I initially began recording the book, but a series of winter colds, travel, and other commitments have prevented me from completing this in a timely manner.

As a result, I decided to create the audio book using high quality text-to-speech (TTS) software.  I used TTS software for several reasons: [click to continue…]

{{ Update: you can now get the audio book here: Think and Grow Rich Audio Book }}

Read, Think and Grow RichI have been reading my way through a number of classic motivational books and have recently read the grand-daddy of them all, Think and Grow Rich, by Napolean Hill. I recall seeing this particular book on my maternal grandfather’s bookshelf when I was young. I never gave it much thought because the title didn’t appeal to me, but I decided to read it a few months ago. I really wish I had read it 30 years ago.

I have decided to record Think and Grow Rich as an audiobook, using the original text, and provide it as a free download. I have several reasons for this:

  • Firstly, I believe this book is hugely important for those who read and apply the principles that Napolean Hill suggests.
  • Secondly, I believe this should be free, as in free speech and free beer. [click to continue…]