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  The Ultimate Audio Library

infinite - effortless - endearing 

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“I have always imagined that Paradise would be a kind of library.”

Jorge Luis Borges


Building a

Million Story 

personal LIBRARY  

Shortwave will be among the largest privately owned Audio libraries in existence.

 Find what you like, keep it forever


Pick up the reading lists of greats like Oprah Winfrey. Or, tell Shortwave what subject you would like to listen to and it will recommend content tailored to your preferences.

Your personal Shortwave library will grow to encompass your every curiosity or intellectual interest.

Listen wherever you are,


Enjoy the largest possible variety of stories with the least possible effort.

Listen to anything, anytime, and for as long as you like.


A community of

Not Just Audio Books, Audio Everything. Browse the library. 

The App

The Shortwave app is launching soon. Sign up to be one of the very first beta users! 

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Science Fiction brought to life

We're updating the traditional library for the 21st century. Our mission is to index all of human knowledge and put it at your fingertips..... or earbuds.

In Honor of Brewster Kahle 

and in memoriam of Aaron Swartz.

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