Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 041


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(3 stars; 2 reviews)

Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include a woman in Alaska, Cuban folklore, and hunting peccaries on the Nueces; Max Planck's Quantum Theory and Newton's world view; church bells and chocolate cake; naval flag signals, rocket life-saving apparatus, and seashore plants and pebbles; also many literary and philosophical figures including Jonathan Swift, Jonathan Edwards, Johann Fichte, Joseph Butler, George Sand, Marie Corelli, G. K. Chesterton, and Hilaire Belloc. (summary by Sue Anderson) (4 hr 37 min)

Chapters

An Account of the System of the World (described in Mr Newton's Mathematical Pr… 8:44 Read by Availle
Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes 3:43 Read by BettyB
Concerning The Notion of Liberty and of Moral Agency 11:33 Read by Craig Campbell
Cuban Folklore 37:10 Read by David Wales
George Sand, a Biography 10:57 Read by VfkaBT
Gravel 9:05 Read by VfkaBT
Henry Trengrouse and His Rocket Life-Saving Apparatus 6:27 Read by Son of the Exiles
How To Ring A Church Bell Properly 2:53 Read by Son of the Exiles
A Modest Proposal 18:46 Read by Celine Oon
Mr. G.K. Chesterton and Mr. Hilaire Belloc 33:56 Read by 5pak
Of Academical Freedom 26:19 Read by Craig Campbell
Of Personal Identity 17:35 Read by Craig Campbell
Origin and Development of the Quantum Theory 34:49 Read by Phil Schempf
A Peccary Hunt on the Nueces 23:40 Read by John Burlinson
Plants of the Shore 9:11 Read by VfkaBT
Signals in Use in the Port of Sydney, New South Wales 3:05 Read by Son of the Exiles
The Sorrows of Satan by Marie Corelli, A Review 3:36 Read by Newgatenovelist
A Woman Who Went to Alaska 16:00 Read by BettyB