Humor

A Damsel in Distress

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P. G. Wodehouse


A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the …

Bill Nye's Funniest Thoughts

Read by Phil Chenevert


Bill Nye


Bill Nye was a famous American humor columnist in the middle 1800's. He said "We can never be a nation of snobs so long as we are willi…

A Man of Means

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)


P. G. Wodehouse


A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. The stories all star Rolan…

Lady Susan

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Jane Austen


Jane Austen demonstrated her mastery of the epistolary novel genre in Lady Susan, which she wrote in 1795 but never published. Although the …

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (version 2)

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Mark Twain


A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The work is a very early example of…

Irish Wit and Humor

Read by James E. Carson


Various


Excerpted anecdotes from the biographies of Swift, Curran, O'Leary and O'Connell, relating humorous snippets of politics in 18th and 19th ce…

The Adventures of Sally

Read by Kara Shallenberg


P. G. Wodehouse


This romantic comedy stars a young American girl named Sally, who inherits a considerable fortune and finds her life turned upside down. The…

The Man with Two Left Feet, and Other Stories

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P. G. Wodehouse


The Man With Two Left Feet, and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on …

Indiscretions of Archie

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


It wasn't Archie's fault really. It's true he went to America and fell in love with Lucille, the daughter of a millionaire hotel proprietor …

Just So Stories (version 2)

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Rudyard Kipling


The stories, first published in 1902, are fantastic accounts of how various natural phenomena came about. The original editions of Just So S…

Comic History of England

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Bill Nye


Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (1850 – 1896) was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. Jim “jimmowatt” …

A Dog's Tale

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Mark Twain


This short novel of Twain’s, from 1903, is told from the point of view of a loyal and beloved family pet. Themes of heroics, valor and heart…

Uneasy Money

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)


P. G. Wodehouse


Uneasy Money is a romantic comedy by P.G. Wodehouse, published during the First World War, it offers light escapism. More romantic but only …

Chapters from my Autobiography

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) began writing his autobiography long before the 1906 publications of these Chapters from my Autobiography. He or…

The Intrusion of Jimmy

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


The action begins with playboy bachelor Jimmy Pitt in New York; having fallen in love on a transatlantic liner, he befriends a small-time bu…

The Little Nugget

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P. G. Wodehouse


Mrs Nesta Ford, in her London hotel room, reveals to her new friend Lord Mountry that she hopes to take her son Ogden on a yachting trip pro…

Die mißbrauchten Liebesbriefe

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Gottfried Keller


Victor (Viggi) Störteler betreibt ein einträgliches Speditions- und Warengeschäft und hat ein "hübsches, gesundes u…

The Girl on the Boat

Read by Kara Shallenberg


P. G. Wodehouse


Also published as "Three Men and a Maid". The maid of the title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet, an…

The Pirates of Penzance

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W. S. Gilbert


The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. Th…

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