LibriVox 17th Anniversary Collection

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

"LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to life..."
Hugh McGuire, LibriVox's founder, August 9, 2005

In celebration of LibriVox's seventeenth anniversary, here is collection of short works of various kinds and from varied authors which include in their title the words 'seventeen' or 'seventeenth' or the number '17.' Each piece is selected and read by a LibriVox volunteer. (6 hr 17 min)


17 septembre 1793 de Jocelyn, 3éme période 1:54 Read by Christiane Jehanne
À Cassandre Ode 17 1:39 Read by Christiane Jehanne
Canto 17 from "Seventeen Cantos from the Inferno", translated by Thomas William… 8:35 Read by KevinS
Christmas in Seventeen Seventy-Six 14:42 Read by Bill Mosley
Appearance of the 17-year Cicada in Rhode Island in 1903 8:43 Read by Sue Anderson
Doctors' Riot, 1788 18:15 Read by Mary in Arkansas
Section 17, from "Doctrine and Covenants" 2:41 Read by Glenn O'Brien
Gertrude the Governess; or, Simple Seventeen 22:08 Read by Winnifred Assmann
New York Times article, July 17, 1917: "Tells How She Hid on Army Transport" 4:19 Read by Colleen McMahon
Houston: Where Seventeen Railroads Meet the Sea 8:09 Read by Devorah Allen
Introduction to "William Oughtred: A Great Seventeenth-Century Teacher of Mathe… 4:15 Read by Ted Perkins
Jeune fille, la grâce emplit tes dix-sept ans 1:52 Read by Isad
Chapter 2: The Earliest Smugglers, from "King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855" 46:05 Read by lightcrystal
Louis Seventeenth: The Boy King Who Never Reigned 59:49 Read by Krista Zaleski
Meditation XVII 6:03 Read by Paula Messina
Number 17 18:32 Read by Ben Tucker
Chapter 1 of "Number Seventeen" 21:04 Read by czandra
Psalm 17, KJV 3:19 Read by mleigh
The Revelation of Saint John the Divine, Chapter 17 4:21 Read by Algy Pug
Roman ou On n’est pas sérieux, quand on a dix-sept ans 2:34 Read by Isad
Volume 1 Part 3 Section 17, "Summary of the Position", of "The Secret Doctrine" 23:50 Read by czandra
A Seventeenth-century Story 7:50 Read by Garfield Dsouza
Die Siebenzehnjährige auf dem Balle 1:44 Read by lorda
Sonnet 17 1:25 Read by Cavaet
Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 17 1:33 Read by Mark Leder
The Stamp-Act Riot of 1765 18:40 Read by Mary in Arkansas
Sweet Seventeen (Howell) 1:32 Read by Rapunzelina
Sweet Seventeen (Linton) 19:38 Read by Ahana M
The war message of President Woodrow Wilson delivered to the Congress of the Un… 35:55 Read by TriciaG
Preface to "The Working Life of Women in the 17th Century" 6:05 Read by Michele Fry