Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 022

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.6 stars; 6 reviews)

A collection of nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, politics, science, women's rights, pirates, vampires, philosophy, and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer) (5 hr 7 min)


The American Scholar 40:05 Read by Daniel Christopher June
Benjamin Franklin's Address to the continental congress, read aloud by James Wi… 12:45 Read by progressingamerica
Letter to Mrs. Bixby Letter 1:37 Read by Delmar H Dolbier
Excerpts concerning costermongers, from London Labour And The London Poor 16:15 Read by Jason Mills
The Funeral of Poole, March 12, 1855 9:16 Read by loubet
In memory of John P. Altgeld 9:16 Read by Veronica Jenkins
The Martyrdom of Ignatius 18:28 Read by dave7
The Martyrdom of the Holy Martyrs Justin, Chariton, Charites, Paeon, and Liberi… 9:35 Read by dave7
The Monroe Doctrine 5:41 Read by James Christopher
On Terms, Chapter 1 from "Introduction to Non-Violence" 12:33 Read by Adam Tomkins
Fragments of the Lost Work of Justin Martyr on the Resurrection 30:36 Read by dave7
The Parable of the Pilgrim 14:44 Read by dave7
Pirates and Piracy 22:38 Read by Jean Bascom
The Pursuit of Happiness 11:58 Read by Susan Giese Goldenberg
Roentgen's Ray 20:51 Read by Availle
Solitude of Self 24:42 Read by J. M. Smallheer
The Street Markets - from London Labour And The London Poor 11:14 Read by Jason Mills
Vampires, from A Philosophical Dictionary 14:27 Read by Martin Geeson
The Way to Wealth 23:47 Read by Bob Gonzalez


loved the costermonger piece

(5 stars)

good stuff! thanks volunteers!! you rule!!!