John Burroughs

Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers


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Squirrels and other Fur-Bearers, a collection of essays by American naturalist and essayist, John Burroughs, provides fascinating insight in…

Coffee Break Collection 003 - Nature


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This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) works in English suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride. Th…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 07


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 006


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A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were inde…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 005


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A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collection we…

From the Tower Window of My Bookhouse


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Full of delightful fairy tales, charming poems and engaging stories, this is the fifth volume of the "My Bookhouse" series for lit…

John James Audubon


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Audubon's life naturally divides itself into three periods: his youth, which was on the whole a gay and happy one, and which lasted till the…

Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, and Other Papers


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Probably no other American writer has a greater sympathy with, and a keener enjoyment of, country life in all its phases—farming, camping, f…

Bird Stories from Burroughs


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What a better way to learn about birds than to read this delightful collection of interesting bird stories! John Burroughs was a nature essa…

Nature Near Home and Other Papers


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Nature Near Home is one of many books on natural history by John Burroughs. It is full of simple observations about rural scenes and charmin…

Children's Short Works, Vol. 010


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LibriVox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 010: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

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…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 5: Nature (Part 2)


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The fifth of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two parts, incl…

John Burroughs - Poems and Other Short Works



John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an immensely popular writer during his lifetime. He traveled with John Muir and Teddy Roosevelt; he spent var…

Short Poetry Collection 020


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 020: a collection of 20 public domain poems.

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 3: Sorrow and Consolation (Part 2)


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This is the third of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection, the second of two par…

Short Poetry Collection 013


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 013: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 049


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 049: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

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 Poetry Collection 054


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 054: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

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…