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Love and Freindship

Read by Cori Samuel


Jane Austen


Love and Freindship [sic] is a juvenile story by Jane Austen, dated 1790, when Austen was 14 years old. Love and Freindship (the misspelling…

The Awful German Language

Read by Rainer


Mark Twain


If you’ve ever studied German (and maybe even if you haven’t), you’re likely to find this short essay to be hilarious. Published as Appendix…

Pygmalion

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George Bernard Shaw


Pygmalion (1913) is a play by George Bernard Shaw based on the Greek myth of the same name. It tells the story of Henry Higgins, a professor…

The Idiot

Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


John Kendrick Bangs


The Idiot is anything but, yet his fellow boarders at Mrs. Smithers-Pedagog’s home for single gentlemen see him as such. His brand of creati…

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (version 4)

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade), often shortened to Huck Finn, is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884.…

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (version 2)

Read by Mike Vendetti


F. Scott Fitzgerald


The curious Case of Benjamin Button, a 1921 short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, now a major motion picture, features Benjamin Button, who, b…

Right Ho, Jeeves

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


Bertram Wooster's manservant, Jeeves, is renown for his ability to apply his keen intellect to solve all problems domestic, and Bertie's fri…

Northanger Abbey (version 2)

Read by Elizabeth Klett


Jane Austen


Northanger Abbey follows Catherine Morland and family friends Mr. and Mrs. Allen as they visit Bath, England. Seventeen year-old Catherine s…

Selected Short Stories.

Read by Mike Harris


P. G. Wodehouse


A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse's regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being W…

Comic History of England

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Bill Nye


Edgar Wilson “Bill” Nye (1850 – 1896) was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist. Jim “jimmowatt” …

Coffee Break Collection 001 - Humor

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Various


This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) stories suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Emphasis f…

Three Men and a Maid

Read by Tim Bulkeley


P. G. Wodehouse


This book with two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, inv…

My Man Jeeves

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


Bertram Wooster is an English gentleman living in New York, who seems to get himself into all sorts of jams. It’s up to his manservant Jeeve…

Irish Wit and Humor

Read by James E. Carson


Various


Excerpted anecdotes from the biographies of Swift, Curran, O'Leary and O'Connell, relating humorous snippets of politics in 18th and 19th ce…

Anne of Avonlea

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Following Anne of Green Gables, the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. Anne of Avonlea follows Anne from the age of…

Anne of Green Gables

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Lucy Maud Montgomery


Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic children’s novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can…

Love Among the Chickens

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


Jeremy Garnet, a second-rate novelist, gets talked into joining his old pal Stanley Featheringstonehaugh Ukridge in an insane plan to start …

Comic History of the United States

Read by Allyson Hester


Bill Nye


This text takes the reader on a comical journey from the time of the first European settlement through the Civil War. The author's caustic w…

A Damsel in Distress

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P. G. Wodehouse


A Damsel in Distress is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the U.S. on October 4, 1919 by George H. Doran, New York, and in the …

A Man of Means

Read by Tim Bulkeley


P. G. Wodehouse


A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill. The stories all star Rolan…

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