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The Christmas Hirelings

Read by Patti Cunningham


Mary Elizabeth Braddon


It is the Christmas season once again and things are, well, boring for the adults at Penlyon Castle. "...if somehow or other I had a pa…

The Stone Axe Of Burkamukk

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Mary Grant Bruce


Mary Grant Bruce was an Australian children's writer who spent one year collecting Aboriginal stories in Gippsland - a part of Victoria whic…

Fire - Flowers

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E. Pauline Johnson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Fire - Flowers by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 18,…

Life's Enthusiasms

Read by Bill Boerst


David Starr Jordan


The words in this essay on positive thought sing like those in Whitman's "Leaves of Grass." The author praises joyous living and r…

The Complete Works of George Savile, first Marquess of Halifax, with an Introdu…

Read by John Greenman


George Savile Marquis Of Halifax


George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax (11 November 1633 – 5 April 1695) was an English statesman, writer, and politician who sat in the Hou…

Revolution, and other Essays

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Jack London


A collection of 13 essays written between 1900 and 1908, published in 1910. The lead essay, "Revolution", outlines how and why Lon…

Noted Speeches of Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln


A few of Lincoln's most famous speeches and the Lincoln-Douglas debate make for historic reading. (summary by David O)

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 2

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

The Golden Threshold

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Sarojini Naidu


Sarojini Naidu was a remarkable woman. Known as the Nightingale of India, she started writing at the age of thirteen and throughout her life…

The Problem of China

Read by Nicholas Clifford


Bertrand Russell


In 1920-21 Bertrand Russell lived and taught in Peking (Beijing), publishing this book on his return to England. In 1920 he had visited Bols…

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains

Read by Kyle Van DeGlast


Katharine Berry Judson


Myths and Legends of the Great Plains is a compendium of myths and legends from the Great Plains region of the US. It includes many short st…

Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes

Read by David Wales


Katharine Berry Judson


It is a loss to American literature that so much of the legendary history of these Indian tribes has gone, beyond hope of recovery. Exquisit…

The Indian Story Book

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Richard Wilson


Richard Wilson has taken tales from the two great Indian epics, the Rāmāyaṇa and the Mahābhārata, as well as other early sources, and has re…

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey

Read by Greg Giordano


Washington Irving


Although this book may not have the immediately recognizable title of, say, “Rip Van Winkle” or “Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” this book deserve…

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions

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Wirt Sikes


The British Isles, in particular Wales, are renowned for legend and folklore. The author, an American journalist working in Europe, was appo…

Christmas Under Three Flags

Read by DrPGould


Mary Emily Donelson Wilcox


This work details personal memories of Mary Emily Donelson Wilcox, adopted granddaughter (acutally grand niece) of Rachel Donelson Jackson, …

The Loves of Great Composers

Read by Peter Thomlinson


Gustav Kobbé


Gustav Kobbe was a German/US music critic who worked at the time of Liszt and Wagner in particular, and was clearly in the Wagnerian rather …

The Real Latin Quarter

Read by Bill Boerst


Frank Berkeley Smith


"Cocher, drive to the rue Falguière"--this in my best restaurant French. The man with the varnished hat shrugged his shoul…

Myths And Legends Of California And The Old Southwest

Read by David Wales


Katharine Berry Judson


"...The preparation of a volume of the quainter, purer myths, suitable for general reading, authentic, and with illustrations of the co…

Why do we need a public library?

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Various


Internet Archive, which hosts our audio books, is in the midst of their annual fund-raising. They have also begun a drive to provide a mirr…

Het Leven van Hillegonda Buisman - deel 2

Read by Marcel Coenders


Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.


Een levensbeschrijving van de ideale Hollandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw. Deel 2: In dit deel maakt Hillegonda aanstalten om te …

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