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VI - The Significance of the Mississippi Valley in American History - Part 1

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

VII - The Problem of the West - Part 1

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

VIII - Dominant Forces in Western Life - Part 1

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

I - The Significance of the Frontier in American History - Part 2

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

XI - The West and American Ideals - Part 2

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

I - The Significance of the Frontier in American History - Part 3

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

XIII - Middle Western Pioneer Democracy - Part 1

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

XIII - Middle Western Pioneer Democracy - Part 2

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

II - The First Official Frontier of the Massachusetts Bay - Part 3

In The Frontier in American History

Read by Josh Kirsh


Frederick Jackson Turner


Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed …

Chapter XIV, part 2

In Principles of Geology

Read by Josh Leach


Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

Chapter XIV, part 3

In Principles of Geology

Read by Josh Leach


Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

Chapter XXVII, part 1

In Principles of Geology

Read by Josh Leach


Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

The Futility of William Penarden

In Here and Hereafter

Read by Josh Kibbey


Barry Pain


This is a collection of stories by Barry Pain. While not all of these fall squarely into the genre of ghost and horror story, for which the …

The Pathos of the Commonplace

In Here and Hereafter

Read by Josh Kibbey


Barry Pain


This is a collection of stories by Barry Pain. While not all of these fall squarely into the genre of ghost and horror story, for which the …

Chapter XIV, part 1

In Principles of Geology

Read by Josh Leach


Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

Chapter XXVII, part 2

In Principles of Geology

Read by Josh Leach


Charles Lyell


Principles of Geology: being an attempt to explain the former changes of the Earth's surface, by reference to causes now in operation is a b…

"My Love that was so True" Part 3

In The Haunted Hour; an anthology

Read by Josh Kibbey


Margaret Widdemer


I have not considered as ghost-poems anything but poems which related to the return of spirits to earth. They "The Blessed Damozel,&quo…

For Safety

In Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist

Read by Josh Kibbey


Alexander Berkman


In 1892, anarchist and Russian émigré Alexander Berkman was apprehended for the failed assassination of industrialist Henry Cl…

The Strength of Ten

In Little Stories of Married Life

Read by Josh Kibbey


Mary Stewart Cutting


Marriage is a big adventure. It makes for great stories, too: both in case of a happy marriage and in case of an unhappy one. Eleven of thes…

The Kidnapping of President Lincoln, part I

In The Kidnapping of President Lincoln, and Other War Detective Stories

Read by Josh Kibbey


Joel Chandler Harris


While detective work always makes for exciting stories, the circumstances under which the detective works play a huge role in the thrill. Th…

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