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Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 016

Gelesen von LibriVox Volunteers

(5 Sterne; 2 Bewertungen)

A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, science, literature, sports, education, humor, philosophy, nature and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

(5 hr 30 min)

Chapters

Are Atheists Wicked?

11:46

Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)

Assassination of President McKinley, The from "The Complete Life of William McK…

21:00

Read by Gerald Hawkins

The Books of Chilan Balam, the Prophetic and Historic Records of the Mayas of Yu

27:16

Read by Bellona Times

Equal Opportunity in Education

18:30

Read by Nullifidian

Extracts from the report on the sinking of the 'Titanic'

29:35

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)

The Gale

21:57

Read by Bill Mosley

How the Memory may be Improved from Mind, matter and motion; with directions fo…

20:13

Read by Ruth Golding

Interview with Frederick Russell Burnham about Colonel Baden-Powell

5:11

Read by Bill Mosley

Mosquitoes from "Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things"

7:41

Read by Bellona Times

On the Unequal Sensibility of the Foramen Centrale to Light of different Colours

2:37

Read by Availle

Poems in 'Alice in Wonderland', The Published in The Bookman, vol. 18, Sept. 19…

14:22

Read by Kara Shallenberg

Remarks on the Antiquity of Pugilism from "Boxiana or Sketches of Modern Pugili…

45:28

Read by Utek

Silly Novels by Lady Novelists

1:04:46

Read by Julie VW

Telegrams from "Business Hints for Men and Women"

6:54

Read by Bellona Times

Voltaire

33:33

Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)

Bewertungen

The Sinking of the 'Titanic'

(5 Sterne)

by The (London) 'Times', read by Andy Minter. I did not listen to the rest. Fascinating first-person accounts, just days after the sinking as the survivors arrived in NY. Minter's reading is somehow perfect for the times, it feels fresh and immediate, the horror of the disaster unfolding in stoic motion. Highly recommended.

something for everyone (and then some)

(5 Sterne)

Typically potpourri collection from the fine volunteers at LibriVox. As previously reviewed, particularly not to be missed is "The Sinking of the 'Titanic'" read by Andy Minter.