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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 038

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include bedside books, South African cookery, Bryce canyon, Wilhelm Stekel's psychology, the Theologia Germanica, Paracelsus, John Donne, Cotton Mather, Julia Smith's translation of the Bible, Zen Buddhism, American immigrants, slavery, Joseph Crosby Lincoln, Oscar Wilde, Albert Einstein, and cats.

"Cats and Their Care" was edited by Liberty Hyde Bailey. "Looking Backward" was translated by Samuel Aaron Tannenbaum. "The Collector" was translated by Rosalie Gabler. "Thelogia Germanica" was translated by Susanna Winkworth. (summary by Sue Anderson)

(4 hr 21 min)

Chapters

Apple Hedgehog, or Iced Apples

2:03

Read by Newgatenovelist

Bed-Books And Night-Lights

16:53

Read by David Wales

Bryce Canyon National Monument

5:29

Read by J. M. Smallheer

Cats and Their Care

15:31

Read by Bellona Times

The Collector (1922)

12:05

Read by Craig Campbell

Confession of a Hyphenated American, Part 1

28:29

Read by Michele Fry

Confession of a Hyphenated American, Part 2

32:45

Read by Michele Fry

The Devil In New England

7:05

Read by Michele Fry

Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His…

17:41

Read by Newgatenovelist

Joseph Crosby Lincoln: An Appreciation (1921)

19:05

Read by David Wales

The Life of Paracelsus

7:26

Read by Craig Campbell

Looking Backward (1921)

17:15

Read by Craig Campbell

Meditation 17

4:54

Read by Catherine Russell

Oscar Wilde: An Idler's Impression

15:48

Read by David Wales

Preface to Julia E. Smith's 1876 Translation of the Holy Bible

5:46

Read by Craig Campbell

Time, Space, and Gravitation

12:04

Read by Availle

Theologia Germanica, Chapter 7

3:47

Read by Craig Campbell

Zen Buddhism and its Relation to Art

37:46

Read by Kit Noussis