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A Mix-Up with the American Revolution: Encounter with the Ship "Boston"

In Travels to Oaxaca

Read by Sue Anderson


Nicolas-Joseph Thiéry de Menonville, Nicolas-Joseph Thiéry De Menonville and Nicolas-Joseph Thiéry de Menonville


Botanical Piracy! A French botanist plots to steal red dye cochineal insects from Spanish Mexico and transplant them and their cacti hosts …

James Wilson, Blind Biographer

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 074

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James Wilson


Twenty-one short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "We must learn to dignify common labor." Booker T. Washington spoke plain…

Letter from William Blake to Mr. Butts, 16th August, 1803

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 075

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William Blake


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. Is the sound of a dripping faucet music? According to Aldous Huxley, "The music of…

On the Nests of the Fifteen-Spined Stickleback

In LibriVox 15th Anniversary Collection

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Anonymous


This year is the 15th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox. The readings in this collection celebrate that "bunch of volunteers" wh…

Alice Freeman Palmer's Three Rules for Happiness

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 066

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George Herbert Palmer


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Why Women Should Vote" (Jane Addams, 1910) is one of several selections devo…

Martha Maxwell, Taxidermist, at the Centennial Exposition (1876)

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073

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Mary Emma Dartt Thompson


Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Salve! ye dumb hearts. Let us be still and wait by the roadside." With these…

Emerson and Thoreau, November 10, 1838

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 048

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought--Phtah-Hotep…

Preface

In Our Search for a Wilderness, An Account of Two Ornithological Expeditions to Ve…

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William Beebe, William Beebe and Blair Niles


In 1908-1909, Mary Blair Beebe and her husband, C. William Beebe made two private expeditions to Venezuela and British Guiana, exploring and…

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