Walking-Stick Papers


Read by David Wales

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Robert Cortes Holliday (1880 – 1947) was an American writer and literary editor. Writer and friend, Christopher Morley, wrote of Holliday: "[he] has the genuine gift of the personal essay, mellow, fluent, and pleasantly eccentric." This is a 1918 selection of his essays. - Summary by david wales (6 hr 40 min)

Chapters

Prologue: On Carrying A Cane 19:23 Read by David Wales
The Fish Reporter 24:12 Read by David Wales
On Going On A Journey 16:47 Read by David Wales
Going To Art Exhibitions 23:47 Read by David Wales
A Roundabout Paper 17:47 Read by David Wales
That Reviewer 'Cuss' 28:25 Read by David Wales
Literary Levities In London 16:05 Read by David Wales
Henry James, Himself 11:37 Read by David Wales
Memories Of A Manuscript 18:45 Read by David Wales
'You Are An American' 18:05 Read by David Wales
Why Men Can't Read Novels By Women 16:07 Read by David Wales
The Dessert Of Life 20:54 Read by David Wales
A Clerk May Look At Celebrity 20:43 Read by David Wales
Caun't Speak The Language 17:18 Read by David Wales
Hunting Lodgings 9:13 Read by David Wales
My Friend, The Policeman 9:37 Read by David Wales
Help Wanted -- Male, Female 13:34 Read by David Wales
Human Municipal Documents 21:37 Read by David Wales
As To People 9:08 Read by David Wales
Humours Of The Book Shop 12:06 Read by David Wales
The Deceased 17:09 Read by David Wales
A Town Constitutional 19:56 Read by David Wales
Reading After Thirty 6:00 Read by David Wales
Epilogue: On Wearing A Hat 12:14 Read by David Wales