Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 038

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.5 stars; 2 reviews)

Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include bedside books, South African cookery, Bryce canyon, Wilhelm Stekel's psychology, the Theologia Germanica, Paracelsus, John Donne, Cotton Mather, Julia Smith's translation of the Bible, Zen Buddhism, American immigrants, slavery, Joseph Crosby Lincoln, Oscar Wilde, Albert Einstein, and cats.

"Cats and Their Care" was edited by Liberty Hyde Bailey. "Looking Backward" was translated by Samuel Aaron Tannenbaum. "The Collector" was translated by Rosalie Gabler. "Thelogia Germanica" was translated by Susanna Winkworth. (summary by Sue Anderson) (4 hr 21 min)


Apple Hedgehog, or Iced Apples 2:03 Read by Newgatenovelist
Bed-Books And Night-Lights 16:53 Read by David Wales
Bryce Canyon National Monument 5:29 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Cats and Their Care 15:31 Read by Bellona Times
The Collector (1922) 12:05 Read by Craig Campbell
Confession of a Hyphenated American, Part 1 28:29 Read by Michele Fry
Confession of a Hyphenated American, Part 2 32:45 Read by Michele Fry
The Devil In New England 7:05 Read by Michele Fry
Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His… 17:41 Read by Newgatenovelist
Joseph Crosby Lincoln: An Appreciation (1921) 19:05 Read by David Wales
The Life of Paracelsus 7:26 Read by Craig Campbell
Looking Backward (1921) 17:15 Read by Craig Campbell
Meditation 17 4:54 Read by Catherine Russell
Oscar Wilde: An Idler's Impression 15:48 Read by David Wales
Preface to Julia E. Smith's 1876 Translation of the Holy Bible 5:46 Read by Craig Campbell
Time, Space, and Gravitation 12:04 Read by Availle
Theologia Germanica, Chapter 7 3:47 Read by Craig Campbell
Zen Buddhism and its Relation to Art 37:46 Read by Kit Noussis