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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 066

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Why Women Should Vote" (Jane Addams, 1910) is one of several selections devo…

Visions of My Father: Ode to Killer Joe

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MaryJo Romano


His hand gripped my bicycle seat as he ran alongside me that warm summer day. Even though he was young and strong, he was breathing heavily,…

Fables for the Frivolous

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Guy Wetmore Carryl


One of the earliest works by the American parodist, Guy Wetmore Carryl, these fables are adapted from Jean de La Fontaine’s original writing…

Recollections of Old Liverpool by a Nonagenarian

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James Stonehouse


These reflections of a 93 year old Liverpudlian provide a unique view of life in late 19th to mid19th century Liverpool. They were transcrib…

Great Epochs in American History, Volume II

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Francis Whiting Halsey


This is the second volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the buil…

North-Pole Voyages

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Zachariah Atwell Mudge


For more than three hundred years an intense desire has been felt by explorers to discover and reveal to the world the secrets of the immed…

Turns About Town

Read by Tom Penn


Robert Cortes Holliday


Robert Cortes Holliday was an early 20th century essayist, editor, and librarian. Writer Christopher Morley said that he "has the genu…

The Freedom of Life

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Annie Payson Call


'The Freedom of Life' is a mind-illuminating book, in which author Annie Payson Call (1853-1940) wrote about many of the troubles that we us…

The Mentor 2

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The Mentor Association was established to increase interest and knowledge among the public in the areas of art, literature, science, nature,…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 072

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works, individually chosen by the readers. "The ground rose and fell in successive furrows, like the ruffled wa…

Great Epochs in American History, Volume III

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Francis Whiting Halsey


This is the third volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the build…

Recollections of Napoleon at St. Helena

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Elizabeth Balcombe Abell


In this memoir written by Betsy Balcombe, who was a precocious 14 year old at the time of events, we are provided with a rare account of the…

The Cottager to Her Infant

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William Wordsworth


Wordsworth was a defining member of the English Romantic Movement. Like other Romantics, Wordsworth’s personality and poetry were deeply inf…

Twenthe

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Jacobus Craandijk


Wandeling door het moderniserende Twenthe van 1870. De fabrieken van Hengelo en Enschede, de mooie landerijen van Kasteel Twickel, het Volks…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073

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Various


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Salve! ye dumb hearts. Let us be still and wait by the roadside." With these…

In Time of Pestilence, 1593

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Thomas Nashe


LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of In Time of Pestilence, 1593 by Thomas Nashe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 1s…

Impartiality

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James Russell Lowell


LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Impartiality by James Russell Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 16, 2011…

Spring (Rossetti)

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Christina Rossetti


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Spring by Christina Georgina Rossetti. This was the Fortnightly Poetry Poetry project for Mar…

The Hawaiian Archipelago

Read by Jane Bennett


Isabella L. Bird


Six months among the palm groves, coral reefs, and volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands. - Summary by Isabella Bird

Builders of United Italy

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Rupert S. Holland


Holland 's provides us with an engaging history of the Unification ("Risorgimento") of Italy by exploring the lives of some of i…

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