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Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 024


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the rea…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 020


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Insomnia Collection Vol. 003


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Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 027


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Insomnia Collection Vol. 004


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Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 018


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the rea…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 041


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include a woman in Alaska, Cuban folklore,…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 036


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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the discovery of X-rays, earthquak…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 030


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Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include botany, dreams, farming, history, li…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 063


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Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 63 features essays on a variety of topics: t…

Insomnia Collection Vol. 005


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Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 083


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“Oh, mother, I would like to know everything.” “You can never know everything, my child, but you can learn many things from books.” Accordin…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 085


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"A regard for decency, even at the cost of success, is but the regard for one's own dignity" was novelist Joseph Conrad's take on …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 088


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"With opinions, possession is more than nine points of the law. It is next to impossible to dislodge them." Woodrow Wilson's Study…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 087


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"Certitude is not the test of certainty." This pithy phrase is from Jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr's essay on Natural Law, one of…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 084


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Ghosts everywhere, and of any colour," was the promise of Spectropia, a book of "surprising spectral illusions" published in …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 089


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"From vocalists you may learn much, but do not believe all that they say." Robert Schumann's Advice to Young Musicians is replete …

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 080


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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. "Not one of us actually thinks for himself, or in any orderly and scientific manne…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 086


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"The democracy of the future will sicken of a chronic and mortal boredom," was Aldous Huxley's prophecy for the United States in 1…