Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin


Read by Gary Gilberd


Franklin wrote his autobiography in the form of an extended letter to his son. While recording the events of his life, he adds instructions …

The Silence Dogood Letters


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As a teenager, Benjamin Franklin apprenticed with his brother James at the shop where The New-England Courant was printed. Since James would…

Poor Richard's Almanack


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A brief biographical sketch of Franklin's life, followed by a collection (published in 1899) of 670 aphorisms, apothegms, or proverbs - shor…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 022


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A collection of nineteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen …

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 015


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently…

Short Story Collection Vol. 063


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This collection comprises 20 short stories of various genres, chosen by the readers. Authors include Saki, Lord Dunsany, Rudyard Kipling, Re…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 014


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independentl…

Little Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor Vol 1


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Volume 1 of a ten volume collection of amusing tales, observations and anecdotes by America's greatest wordsmiths. This work includes select…

Short Story Collection Vol. 023


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 023: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 008


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 018


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the rea…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 040


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include a murder during the Yukon gold rus…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 10


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the tenth volume, 62 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 010


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

The Ontario Readers: Third Book


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The Ontario Readers is a school book first published in 1919, by the Ontario Ministry of Education, containing short excerpts of literary wo…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 048


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought--Phtah-Hotep…

Poems of American History, The Colonial Era


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A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing throug…

Short Poetry Collection 082


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of August 2009.