Talking Book Topics

From NLS:
Due to significant and worsening supply-chain issues and worldwide paper shortages, the large-print edition of Talking Book Topics (TBT) January–February 2022 will not be printed. The US Government Publishing Office (GPO) has informed NLS that these problems are expected to continue through the end of 2022, and likely beyond.

CTBL Staff would like to make you aware of the other formats in which Talking Book Topics can be read and enjoyed:

  • HTML - links to BARD for downloading or adding books to wish lists:
  • PDF - contains a printable order form:
  • Audio cartridge - comes with a print order form
  • BARD audio magazine - downloadable to cartridge or to BARD Mobile wish list
  • Braille Book Review’s TBT Abridged section - hardcopy braille
  • Braille Book Review’s TBT Abridged section as a BRF - downloadable through BARD or from
  • As a digital book on cartridge and on BARD adn the BARD Mobile App
  • NFB Newsline - Subscribe through CTBL to access TBT through the phone

If you have any questions or would like to change your TBT format, please contact a Reader Advisor at 303-727-9277, 800-685-2136 or