Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 047

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought -- Plato, Aristotle, Leonhard Euler, Henri Amiel, and the French Rights of Man; adventure and mystery -- the ascent of Aconcagua and the mystery ship Mary Celeste; science -- a new comet and lichen dyes; portraits of the seasons by Lucy Maud Montgomery: biographies of Charles Dickens and Clara and Robert Schuman; a history of the Transcendental utopia Fruitlands by Louisa May Alcott, and an essay on reading by Isaac Disraeli. summary by Sue Anderson (4 hr 59 min)


An Account of a New Comet, 1786 5:08 Read by Availle
Amiel's Journal 6-7 April 1851 14:18 Read by Craig Campbell
Aristotle 6:31 Read by Craig Campbell
The Ascent of Anconcagua 34:12 Read by Phil Schempf
Clara and Robert Schumann 29:32 Read by Lynne T
The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen 1789, 1791 7:35 Read by Craig Campbell
Fruitlands, Bronson Alcott's Transcendental Utopia, 1843 48:32 Read by Sue Anderson
A Garden Of Old Delights 27:15 Read by David Wales
Influence of the Liberty of Spirits Upon Events 8:21 Read by Craig Campbell
Lichen Dyes 10:34 Read by Sue Anderson
The Mystery of Charles Dickens 21:35 Read by April6090
A Mystery of the Sea: the Mary Celeste 5:44 Read by Phil Schempf
On Reading 14:10 Read by Sue Anderson
Scott v. Negro London by United States Supreme Court 5:31 Read by Craig Campbell
Sisyphus, Or Upon Taking Counsel 16:37 Read by Craig Campbell
Spring In The Woods 16:05 Read by David Wales
The Woods In Autumn 15:02 Read by David Wales
The Woods In Winter 12:46 Read by David Wales