Humor

A Book of Nonsense

Read by Phil Chenevert


Edward Lear


In 1846 Lear published A Book of Nonsense, a volume of limericks that went through three editions and helped popularize the form. This book …

More William

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Richmal Crompton


The second of Crompton's series of 39 books about William Brown, our cheeky 11 year-old protagonist. A hero to some, a dastardly villain to …

Utopia of Usurers

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


“Now I have said again and again (and I shall continue to say again and again on all the most inappropriate occasions) that we must hit Capi…

Space Casey Season 2

Read by Christiana Ellis


Christiana Ellis


In this follow-up to the award-winning comedy-science-fiction-audio-drama: "Space Casey", Casey the intergalactic con-artist conti…

The Regent

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


Arnold Bennett


'The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel.Denry Machin is now forty-th…

Mark Twain’s Journal Writings, Volume 2

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


This second collection of essays by Mark Twain is a good example of the diversity of subject matter about which he wrote. As with the essays…

Alice in Blunderland: an Iridescent Dream

Read by Ruth Golding


John Kendrick Bangs


From Alice in Blunderland: "Certain of our members claim that they have a right to sell their votes for $500 apiece--" "Mer…

The Defendant

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


A collection of reprinted articles on a wide-range of subjects, all in the unique style of G. K. Chesterton. Using wit, paradox, and good hu…

Uncle Remus & Friends

Read by Phil Chenevert


Joel Chandler Harris


Uncle Remus, that genial old storyteller, knows how to spin these wonderful tales about the 'criteers' that the little 6 year old boy (and m…

Brain Twister

Read by Catharine Eastman


Laurence M. Janifer


"Mark Phillips" is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle …

Officer 666

Read by Roger Melin


Barton Wood Currie


Bored with his life as a wealthy businessman's only son, Travers Gladwin learns of a plot by a renowned art burglar to rob his house, so rat…

The White Linen Nurse (version 2)

Read by MaryAnn


Eleanor Hallowell Abbott


Throughout three years of school, Rae Malgregor had been perfectly pliant, perfectly compliant to all the demands placed on her. But now, o…

The New Swiss Family Robinson

Read by David Wales


Owen Wister


A parody of its famous predecessor, this short piece was written by Owen Wister for the Harvard Lampoon (Summary by David Wales)

The Stolen White Elephant (Version 2)

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


"The Stolen White Elephant" was written by Mark Twain and published in 1882. In it, an Indian elephant, en route from India to Bri…

The Europeans

Read by Lee Ann Howlett


Henry James


The Europeans: A sketch is a short novel by Henry James, published in 1878. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitud…

Some Rambling Notes of an Idle Excursion

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Written for the Atlantic magazine in 1877, this is a collection of stories about a trip Mark Twain made with some friends to Bermuda. (Summa…

L' Art de payer ses dettes et de satisfaire ses créanciers sans débourser un sou

Read by Ezwa


Émile Marco De Saint-Hilaire


Manuel du Droit Commercial, à l'usage des gens ruinés, des solliciteurs, des surnumérateurs, des employés r&eacu…

Cape Cod Stories

Read by David Wales


Joseph Crosby Lincoln


This book (eleven short stories) was also published under the title of “The Old Home House”. Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870 – 1944) was an Amer…

Penrod and Sam

Read by Jonathan Burchard


Booth Tarkington


Follow more of the hilarious life of the boy Penrod Schofield, his friends Sam Williams, Herman, Verman, Georgie, Maurice, and the love of h…

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