Essays & Short Works

Moral letters to Lucilius (Epistulae morales ad Lucilium)

Read by John Van Stan


Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Seneca the Younger’s letters to his friend, Lucilius Junior, appear to have been written with a broad audience in mind. These letters introd…

For Every Music Lover

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Aubertine Woodward Moore


A series of essays for music lovers, covering many topics. From music appreciation, to violin and symphony, music education, to piano and, i…

Short Story Collection Vol. 002

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Various


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 002: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of LibriVox members.

The Ethics of Belief

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William Kingdon Clifford


This is an essay on decision biases and a critique on prejudices, neatly written and thought provoking. (Summary by sidhu177)

Curiosities of Olden Times

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Sabine Baring-Gould


This book is a collection of 17 gems of random knowledge, such as what women are made of and the philosopher's stone, written in Baring-Goul…

Has a Frog a Soul?

Read by Carl Manchester


Thomas Henry Huxley


Thomas Huxley, known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for his championing and development of Darwinism, was perhaps the most important Victorian biolog…

Woman in the Nineteenth Century

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Margaret Fuller


Margaret Fuller was an American feminist, writer, and intellectual associated with the Transcendentalist movement. Her book Woman in the Nin…

Essays book 3

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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne


Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary …

The World’s Story Volume I: China, Japan and the Islands of the Pacific

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Eva March Tappan


This is the first volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

The Curious Republic of Gondour and Other Whimsical Sketches

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


As the title reveals, these stories are a collection of some of Mark Twain's more fanciful and eccentric works. They run the gamut from poli…

Short Story Collection Vol. 008

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Various


LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 008: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

Alarms and Discursions

Read by Ray Clare


G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, p…

Fathers of Biology

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Charles Mcrae


An account given of the lives of five great naturalists (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, Vesalius and Harvey) will not be found devoid of int…

The Sunny Side

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A. A. Milne


The Sunny Side is a collection of short stories and essays by A. A. Milne. Though Milne is best known for his classic children's books, espe…

Selected Essays

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Voltairine De Cleyre


Voltairine de Cleyre (1866–1912) was, according to Emma Goldman, "the most gifted and brilliant anarchist woman America ever produced.&…

Treatises On Friendship And Old Age

Read by David Wales


Marcus Tullius Cicero


Friendship. Old Age. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer, and philosopher. He is considered one …

Kepler

Read by Bill Boerst


Walter W. Bryant


This biography of Johannes Kepler begins with an account of what the world of astronomy was like before his time, then proceeds to a look at…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 2

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 2 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Africa, its Past and Future Reports on: Geogr…

The Early History of the Airplane

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Orville Wright


The Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air flight, on 17th December 1903. They…

Faces and Places

Read by Ruth Golding


Sir Henry W. Lucy


Faces and Places is a collection of articles on nineteenth century travel, events and personalities by the British journalist Henry Lucy, wh…

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