Fictional Biographies & Memoirs

De Kleine Johannes

Read by Bart de Leeuw


Frederik Van Eeden


De Kleine Johannes is een sprookje, waarin de ontwikkeling van kind tot volwassene en de worsteling met de levensraadsels centraal staan. We…

Meine Hölle

Read by Petra Zaidi


Jakob Elias Poritzky


Wir folgen dem jüdischen Ich-Erzähler auf der Flucht vor seiner Familie nach Paris, wo er als Verkäufer von Kleinkram seinen …

Marge Askinforit

Read by Nigel Boydell


Barry Pain


A rollicking parody of the Margot Asquith memoirs, in which Pain's character, Marge, beguiles us with the most personal details of her dysfu…

The Man Who Found the Truth

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Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev


An old man, accused of having murdered his family as a young man, spends a lifetime in prison. With brilliant psychological insight so chara…

Lebenssucher

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Lily Braun


Lily Braun, geboren als Amalie von Kretschmann, in erster Ehe Lily von Gizycki, (* 2. Juli 1865 in Halberstadt; † 9. August 1916 in Berlin) …

Life and Adventures of Jack Engle: An AutoBiography

Read by Margaret Espaillat


Walt Whitman


This story ran as a serial in 1852 in the New York Sunday Dispatch, and for more than 160 years was buried in obscurity, unknown to the worl…

Tagebuch eines halbwüchsigen Mädchens

Read by Katharina Glowalla


Hermine Hug-Hellmuth


In Form eines Tagebuches wird die Entwicklung des in gehobenen Wiener Verhältnissen aufwachsenden Mädchens Grete Lainer vom elften…

The Adventures of an Ugly Girl

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Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett


“Come, Dora! I shall never be ready, if you don’t make haste. They will be here in ten minutes, and my hair is not half so nice as it ought …

The Purple Land

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William Henry Hudson


In W.H. Hudson’s first novel, an Englishman wandering on horseback across the pampas finds adventure and romance in Uruguay. The full title…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 8: Part 2: Vaninka

Read by John Van Stan


Alexandre Dumas


The story of Vaninka, generally regarded as the most fictionalized of Dumas’ Celebrated Crimes series, occurs during the short and eccentric…

Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji, Version 2)

Read by Lynne T


Murasaki Shikibu


Genji Monogatari, or The Tale of Genji, is a Japanese classic novel from the eleventh century. Supposedly commissioned by members of the Imp…

David Copperfield (version 3)

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Charles Dickens


David Copperfield, like all of Dickens' novels, is filled with many memorable characters (because they are hyperbolic representations of cha…

Curiosities of Street Literature

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Various


This is a collection of broadsides from London. Broadsides are short, popular publications, a precursor to today's tabloid journalism. The c…

Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal

Read by Brendan Stallard



Life in the Grey Nunnery was first published in Boston, in 1857 by Edward P. Hood, who was credited as the book's editor. It is likely that …

The Rise of David Levinsky

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Abraham Cahan


Coming to New York from the Russian Empire, Abraham Cahan founded the Jewish Daily Forward to help Yiddish-speaking immigrants adjust to lif…

The Secret City

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Hugh Walpole


Written in the first person, The Secret City is a novel in three parts of a journey through post World War I Russia and the Revolution, duri…

A Woman of Genius

Read by Amy Dunkleberger


Mary Hunter Austin


In this 1912 novel, Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) draws inspiration from her own life to tell the story of a gifted woman caught between he…

The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier, Part 2

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Charles E. Flandrau


A series of stories written by Judge Charles E. Flandrau "at different times during his long residence in the Northwest, which embrace …

The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (version 2)

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James Weldon Johnson


The story of a biracial man living in the deep south after the reconstruction era. He is young and talented. Yet, in order for him to avoid …

Silas Strong

Read by Roger Melin


Irving Bacheller


Per the author: "The book has one high ambition. It has tried to tell the sad story of the wilderness itself—to show, from the woodsma…

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