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Elizabeth Fry, Part 1

In Little Journeys to the Homes of Famous Women

Read by Michele Eaton

Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard describes the homes of authors, poets, social reformers and other prestigious people, reflecting on how their surroundings m…

Voices Of The Night - And Other Poems

Read by Michele Fry

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Longfellow's first collection of early poems, published in 1895, with a short biography by the editor, a chronological list of his works, pl…

The Prophet (version 2)

Read by Michele Fry

Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet is an inspirational book of 28 lyrical prose essays on life, love, children, religion, work, and more, - written in English by t…

An Intimate View of Robert G. Ingersoll

Read by Michele Fry

I. Newton Baker

Written as a tribute to Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll after his death, by Isaac Newton Baker, his secretary of 14 years, and presented to the …

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea (Version 3)

Read by Michele Fry

Jules Verne

Originally published 1870, this recording is from the English translation by Frederick P. Walter, published 1991, containing the unabridged …

The Charwoman's Daughter

Read by Michele Fry

James Stephens

A humorous tale about a poor Irish charwoman living in the slums of Dublin, and her innocent teenage daughter, Mary Makebelieve, whose first…

Sam Lawson's Oldtown Fireside Stories

Read by Michele Fry

Harriet Beecher Stowe

A sequel to Oldtown Folks, featuring some of the same characters, these are 15 charming short stories told by ole' Sam Lawson to entertain H…

The Many-Sided Franklin

Read by Michele Fry

Paul Leicester Ford

A fast-paced, somewhat racey look into the life, accomplishments and idiosyncrasies of Benjamin Franklin. Acclaimed biographer Paul L. Ford …

Poor Richard's Almanack

Read by Michele Fry

Benjamin Franklin

A brief biographical sketch of Franklin's life, followed by a collection (published in 1899) of 670 aphorisms, apothegms, or proverbs - shor…

Memories of Childhood's Slavery Days

Read by Michele Fry

Annie L. Burton

This is a short and simple, yet poignant autobiography of Annie Burton, who recounts her early carefree childhood as a slave on a southern p…

The Clansman, An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

Read by Michele Fry

Thomas Dixon, Jr.

The second book in a trilogy of the Reconstruction era - The Leopard's Spots (1902), The Clansman (1905), and The Traitor (1907), this novel…

Lady Byron Vindicated

Read by Michele Fry

Harriet Beecher Stowe

In 1869, the Atlantic published Stowe's article, The True Story Of Lady Byron's Life, a brief exposé of the famous poet Lord Byron's …

From Alien To Citizen

Read by Michele Fry

Edward A. Steiner

Edward Steiner spent his life figuring out how America manages to take in aliens from all over the world, who bring with them a huge diversi…

The King of Elfland's Daughter

Read by Michele Fry

Lord Dunsany

This is a 1924 fantasy novel by Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany, which became public domain in January 2020. It is widely recognized as one …

Marietta: A Maid of Venice

Read by Michele Fry

Francis Marion Crawford

This swash-buckling, romantic story of Zorzi Ballarin and Angelo Beroviero, master glass-blowers of Murano, Italy in the 1500's, is not enti…

The Leopard's Spots

Read by Michele Fry

Thomas Dixon, Jr.

The first in a trilogy of the Reconstruction era - The Leopard's Spots (1902), The Clansman (1905), and The Traitor (1907), parts of this no…

The Traitor

Read by Michele Fry

Thomas Dixon, Jr.

Dixon lived through Reconstruction, and believed it ranked with the French Revolution in brutality and criminal acts. The Traitor (1907), th…

Demian, The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

Read by Michele Fry

Hermann Hesse

Somewhat autobiographical, this "coming of age" novel unfolds an introspective boy's formative years in pre-World War 1 Germany, f…

Capital and Interest

Read by Michele Fry

Frédéric Bastiat

Frédéric Bastiat was an early 19th century French economist/statesman whose common sense essays tried to battle the rise of so…