Humor (Fiction)

A Family of Noblemen

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Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin

Meet the Golovliovs, the ultimate dysfunctional family. In the difficult transition years before and after the liberation of Russia’s serfs,…


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Bill Nye

"The range of subjects treated in this book is wonderful, even to me. It is a library of universal knowledge, and the facts contained i…

Sam In The Suburbs

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P. G. Wodehouse

A young and somewhat eccentric American named Sam Shotter is sent by his uncle, a wealthy businessman, to England to get him out of his hair…

Phantasmagoria and other poems

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Lewis Carroll

This is a collection of numerous lesser known poems by Lewis Carroll, with a tendency towards entertaining nonsense verses and unusual appro…

Behind the Beyond

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Stephen Leacock

A collection containing a parody on Problem Plays, as well as humorous anecdotes from Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia…

The Old Debauchees

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Henry Fielding

Young Laroon plans to marry Isabel, but Father Martin manipulates Isabel's father, Jourdain, in order to seduce Isabel. However, other chara…

The Talking Horse And Other Stories

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F. Anstey

A collection of short stories by famed humorist and Punch magazine staff member, F. Anstey, pseudonym for Thomas Anstey Guthrie. They range …

A Bayard from Bengal

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F. Anstey

The estimable gentleman, Chunder Bindabun Bhosh, ESQ., B.A., travels from his native India to England, with his impeccable English and manne…

Pieces of Hate and other Enthusiasms

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Heywood Broun

This book is a collection of humorous short stories about ordinary instances in daily life. We learn many interesting things about life, suc…

The Prodigal Village; A Christmas Tale

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Irving Bacheller

Small town life in early twentieth century New York state. This is a piquant parable of human nature. Bacheller's lightly humorous voice is …

The College Freshman's Don't Book

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George Fullerton Evans

A short, humorous guide of what not to do in your first year of college. (Summary by Jill Engle)

Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) and Two Other Reminiscences

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H. G. Wells

Select Conversations with an Uncle, published in 1895, was H.G. Wells's first literary publication in book form. It consists of reports of t…

Rosalynde or, Euphues' Golden Legacie

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Thomas Lodge

This novel, which Shakespeare adapted in his pastoral comedy As You Like It, is the archetypal pastoral adventure. Two young persons of high…

Nye and Riley's Wit and Humor

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Bill Nye and James Whitcomb Riley

"What this country needs, aside from a new Indian policy and a style of poison for children which will be liable to kill rats if they e…

Tales of St. Austin's

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P. G. Wodehouse

Early short stories from Wodehouse focusing on life at St. Austin's, a fictional English public school. Also, Included are four humorous ess…

Something Childish, but very Natural

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Something Childish, but very Natural by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. This was the Weekly Poetry p…

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

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Sir Walter Raleigh

LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh. This was the Fortnightly Poetry proj…

Shakspere: Personal Recollections

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John A. Joyce

A fictitious account of a "friend" of William Shakespeare, who accompanies him from his birth to his death and beyond, chronicling…

Will Nobody Marry Me?

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George Pope Morris

LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Will Nobody Marry Me? by George Pope Morris. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July…


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Adam Karrillon

Adam Karrillon (1853-1938) war Arzt und Schriftsteller. Bekannt wurde er durch seine Heimatromane aus dem Odenwald sowie durch Reiseerzä…

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