Humor (Fiction)

Adventures of Bindle

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Herbert George Jenkins


Jenkins' most popular fictional creation was Mr. Joseph Bindle, who first appeared in a humorous novel in 1916 and in a number of sequels. I…

Happy Days

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A. A. Milne


Although best known for his Winnie the Pooh stories, A.A. Milne spent years as an editor at the English humor magazine Punch. These sprightl…

Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


Mark Twain's (Burlesque) Autobiography and First Romance, a short volume, published by Sheldon & Co., NY in 1871, is Mark Twain's third …

Two Poe Tales

Read by Catharine Eastman


Edgar Allan Poe


Edgar Allan Poe is best known for his famous short horror stories; however, horror is not the only genre in which he wrote. How To Write a B…

The Trimmed Lamp: and other Stories of the Four Million

Read by Marian Brown


O. Henry


Born in 1862 and died in 1910, O. Henry’s birth name is William Sydney Porter; however, he adopted the pen name O. Henry while in prison. He…

Ghosts I Have Met and Some Others

Read by Cate Barratt


John Kendrick Bangs


New York-born John Kendrick Bangs was associate editor and then editor of Life and Harper magazines, eventually finding his way into the Hum…

Our Mr. Wrenn, the Romantic Adventures of a Gentle Man

Read by Don W. Jenkins


Sinclair Lewis


"At thirty-four Mr. Wrenn was the sales-entry clerk of the Souvenir Company. He was always bending over bills and columns of figures at…

Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


Edith Œnone Somerville


This is the first of three novels which Edith Somerville and her cousin Violet Martin wrote about the English Major Sinclair Yates who leave…

They and I

Read by Debra Lynn


Jerome K. Jerome


A man and his three children leave the “Little Mother” at home in the city and set up temporary housekeeping in a country cottage to supervi…

The American Claimant

Read by John Greenman


Mark Twain


The American Claimant is an 1892 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The story focuses on the class differences and expectatio…

The Diamond Cross Mystery

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Chester K. Steele


Colonel Ashley is confronted with a difficult case: The proprietor of a jewelry shop is found murdered, and a valuable diamond cross is stol…

Piccadilly Jim (version 2)

Read by Mark Nelson


P. G. Wodehouse


Jimmy "Piccadilly Jim" Crocker returns to New York to repair his reputation and pursue his love-interest, Ann Chester. All he has …

Letters of Travel

Read by Tim Bulkeley (1948-2019)


Rudyard Kipling


Three books of travel writing (between them covering the USA, Canada, Japan and Egypt) by the Nobel Prize winning author of the Just So Stor…

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…

When Patty Went to College

Read by Daryl Wor


Jean Webster


When Patty Went to College is Jean Webster's first novel, published in 1903. It is a humorous look at life in an all-girls college at the tu…

A Guide to Men

Read by Cori Samuel


Helen Rowland


A series of occasionally witty one-liners, poems and considerations on the subject of Men, Women and their Conjunction. By turns tender, bla…

Les Misérables pour rire

Read by Ezwa


A. Vémar and A. Vémarandgustave Marx


Vous n'avez jamais eu le temps de lire Les Misérables ? Eh bien, en voici l'occasion. Ces misérables-ci sont très conci…

A Personal Anthology of Shakespeare

Read by Martin Clifton


William Shakespeare


This personal anthology is my choice of speeches from Shakespeare that I enjoy reading (that I would like to have had by heart years ago!) a…

Soaked In Seaweed and 7 other nonsense novels

Read by Phil Chenevert


Stephen Leacock


8 great spoofs of 'types' of fiction by the premier Canadian humorist Leacock, taken from his book Nonsense Novels. The title of each parody…

The Gentle Grafter

Read by Leslie Walden


O. Henry


If Jefferson "Parleyvoo" Pickens had appeared in print just a few years later, he might have been the "Gentle Grifter" i…

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