Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 032

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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the history of aeroplanes, political speeches, travel, philosophy, Japan, the United Nations, Congressional law, rules of cricket and more. (Summary by Sue Anderson) (6 hr 22 min)


Aphorisms 13:22 Read by Craig Campbell
The First Man-Carrying Aeroplane Capable of Sustained Free Flight 19:32 Read by Availle
First Public Speech, March 9, 1832 3:53 Read by Larry Greene
In Favor of Ratifying the Charter of the United Nations (August 23, 1945) 24:33 Read by Lucy Perry
Laws of Cricket (1857) 33:01 Read by Glenn O'Brien
Letter to the Emperor of Japan (1853) 14:47 Read by Isana
Letter to Miss Grace Norton 4:58 Read by Winston Tharp
Life in a Chinese City 32:01 Read by Bellona Times
The New Japan (1897) 49:18 Read by Isana
The Notion of Action And Agency Entertained By Mr. Chubb and Others 3:10 Read by Craig Campbell
On the Part Played by Accident in Discovery 34:23 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Second Inaugural Address. March 4, 1865 3:36 Read by Larry Greene
The Unconstitutionality of the Laws of Congress, Prohibiting Private Mails 1:04:57 Read by Michele Fry
William Tecumseh Sherman 24:49 Read by Bellona Times
Winter Expedition Over the Rocky Mountains (1857) 56:27 Read by Sue Anderson