Introduction
The LiteraryMix consists entirely of excerpts from works of fiction which describe sound and sonic events. These excerpts have been edited and arranged in such a way as to maintain a narrative thread by linking descriptions of sounds and themes related to reading and listening. Similar to the Choose Your Own Adventure series in which readers are offered choices as to what to read next, for inquisitive readers there is also a bibliography hidden somewhere inside. Through shifting points-of-view sympathetic to the narrative voice in each, such as location, time, and nominative case, readers are asked to consider listening to the sounds they read and imagine: