Read 5 page PDF or listen to select 10 minute MP3 book summaries. iOS, Android and Windows apps available. Multiple language options.

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Download 5 page PDF book summaries that include top takeaways, significant quotes, and an author biography. They are written to take less than 10 minutes to read. Many summaries are available to read in German, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese.

Prefer to listen? Download 10 minute audio book summaries for select titles, with some summaries available in German and Spanish.

TED Talks are also summarized in getAbstract, just search TED.

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