Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 037


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, blow-pipe weapons, Oriental china; impressions of America by Enrico Caruso, Oscar Wilde, and Charles W. Eliot; Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass; film directors Ernst Lubitsch and King Vidor; architect Louis Sullivan; Roe vs. Wade, women's rights; microphobia, the Boy Scouts, Kentucky's blue-grass region, and wintry weather. (Summary by Sue Anderson) (7 hr 7 min)

Chapters

Blow-pipe Weapons 11:17 Read by Garth Burton
The Blue-grass Region 45:42 Read by Chris Pyle
Caruso and the Earthquake 6:51 Read by Winston Tharp
Chats on Oriental China - Selections 1:10:34 Read by MaryAnn
Christ Going Up to Heaven 8:59 Read by Bellona Times
Educational Work of the Boy Scouts 25:57 Read by Kangaroo
Ernst Lubitsch, German Movie Director (1922) 13:41 Read by Bellona Times
Five American Contributions to Civilization 58:58 Read by Will Levine
He Made His Own Luck- A Profile of King Vidor 3:35 Read by Bellona Times
Impressions of America 17:12 Read by Rob Board
Second Inaugural Address 5:52 Read by Winston Tharp
Should the Housewife Receive a Salary? 8:19 Read by Availle
Statement on the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade 1:49 Read by Glenn O'Brien
The Story of a Microbophobiac 25:00 Read by TriciaG
The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered 29:21 Read by Sue Anderson
What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? 1:07:18 Read by progressingamerica
Wintry Weather 13:19 Read by Garth Burton
A Woman's Rights Debate 14:01 Read by Bellona Times