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Chapter 4

In Vandover and the Brute

Read by Jon Miller


Frank Norris


Vandover is a student who succumbs to a gambling addiction. This addiction causes him to divest himself of his cherished possessions and to …

Turkey Bones and Eating and We Liked It. A Play

In Geography and Plays

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Gertrude Stein


Geography and Plays is a 1922 collection of Gertrude Stein's "word portraits," or stream-of-consciousness writings. These stream-o…

Letters I through VII

In The Coquette, Or The History of Eliza Wharton

Read by Jon Miller


Hannah Webster Foster


The classic early American epistolary novel about the seduction and ruin of a passionate young woman. Based on the true story of Elizabeth W…

10 - Interest and Discipline

In Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

Read by Jon Miller


John Dewey


An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the d…

The Communist Manifesto

Read by Jon Ingram


Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx


Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote their Manifesto in December 1847, as a guide to the fundamental principles and practices of Communists.…

A Shropshire Lad (version 2)

Read by Jon Sindell


A. E. Housman


This is a lovely collection of melodic poems, many melancholy in tone, many featuring Housman's constant theme of living this short life to …

The Eagle's Shadow

Read by Jon M.Wilson


James Branch Cabell


A romantic comedy in which love is complicated by a large inheritance. - Summary by W. Blaine Dowler

Mighty Roman Shorts

Read by Jon Sindell


Jon Sindell


The Mighty Roman is a baseball book for today, a funny, freewheeling novel about modern American manhood. It’s a modern Mutiny On The Bounty…

Romeo and Juliet

Read by Becky Miller


William Shakespeare


Romeo and Juliet is perhaps the most famous of Shakespeare’s plays and is thought to be the most famous love story in Western history. It co…

Selected Poems of Robert Frost

Read by Becky Miller


Robert Frost


Robert Frost, who lived from March 26, 1874 to January 29, 1963, was a winner of 4 Pulitzer prizes and one of America’s best loved poets. Th…

Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson

Read by Becky Miller


Emily Dickinson


Emily Dickinson has come to be regarded as one of the quintessential poets of 19th century America. A very private poet with a very quiet an…

The Pirates of Ersatz

Read by Elliott Miller


Murray Leinster


Bron is the offspring of infamous space pirates but instead of following in the family footsteps he decides to become an electronic engineer…

The Pink Fairy Book

Read by Elliott Miller


Andrew Lang


All people in the world tell nursery tales to their children, and the stories are apt to be like each other everywhere. A child who has read…

Euthyphro

Read by Andrew Miller


Plato


Awaiting his trial on charges of impiety and heresy, Socrates encounters Euthyphro, a self-proclaimed authority on matters of piety and the …

The Poisoned Pen

Read by Elliott Miller


Arthur B. Reeve


The many adventures of Professor Craig Kennedy were chronicled by Arthur B. Reeve (October 15, 1880 - August 9, 1936). Reeve was an American…

Daniel Deronda

Read by Becky Miller


George Eliot


In this enduring Victorian classic written in 1876, two stories weave in and out of each other: The first is about Gwendolen, one of Eliot's…

The Silent Bullet

Read by Elliott Miller


Arthur B. Reeve


The many adventures of Professor Craig Kennedy were chronicled by Arthur B. Reeve (October 15, 1880 - August 9, 1936). Reeve was an American…

Hunters Out of Space

Read by Elliott Miller


Joseph E. Kelleam


Originally published in the May, 1960 issue of Amazing Science Fiction Stories. Jack Odin has returned to the world of Opal, the world insid…