Curio: Hear great journalism

Listen to Guardian, FT, Aeon

Curio has the world’s best long-form journalism, read aloud by professional voice actors.

Listen to thousands of hours of stories, from publications including:
– The Washington Post
– The Guardian
– The Financial Times
– Aeon Magazine
– Salon
– The Hustle
– Lapham’s Quarterly
– Nautilus
– The Caravan
– Boston Review
– The New Inquiry
– Digitopoly
– The Philosopher’s Beard
– JSTOR Daily
– The Hedgehog Review
– Logic magazine
– The New Criterion
– Open Democracy
– The American Scholar


Become the most interesting person you know.

You can browse by topic, publication, or even the amount of time you have available. When you spot something interesting, just tap and it will be read to you, just like a podcast.

Five minutes spare? Find out what Freud was wrong about.
Got an hour? Hear what it’s like to spend three years trapped by Somali pirates.
Ever wondered whether a cat can have an existential crisis? Use Curio and you’ll know.

Just tell us when you find something interesting and the app can effortlessly surface the content that’s most relevant for you.

Life is short, hear what matters.


Getting started is easy. Download Curio and sign up for a 7-day free trial.

We have monthly and annual plans available. Curio costs $6.99 per month (monthly plan) or $59.99 per year (annual plan).

You can cancel at any time during your 7-day free trial via the iTunes settings and you will not be charged.

With Curio Unlimited Listening you will have:

– Completely ad-free listening
– Unlimited access to thousands of hours of audio from The Financial Times, The Economist, Aeon, The Guardian, and more.
– Unlimited downloads to listen offline
– Personalised recommendations from the Curio curation team
– Unlimited favourites and saves on stories
– Curated playlists on hundreds of topics

Please note that your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period (either the $6.99 at the end of your current month for the monthly plan or $59.99 at the end of your current year for the annual plan).

You may manage your subscriptions and may turn off auto-renewal by going to your Account Settings after purchase.

Any unused portion of free tracks or a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription.

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