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In The Catholic's Ready Answer

Read by Alex Durbin

Rev. M.P. Hill and Rev. M. P. Hill

A popular vindication of Christian beliefs and practices against the attacks of modern criticism. Ninety-eight topics, in alphabetical order…

The Invisible Man

Read by Alex Foster

H. G. Wells

The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story…

A House Of Pomegranates

Read by Alex Lau

Oscar Wilde

A House of Pomegranates is a collection of fairy tales, written by Oscar Wilde, that was published as a second collection for The Happy Prin…

The Gearheart

Read by Alex White

Alex White

Jonathan Andrews, Initiate in the Seekers of the Arcane Unknown, joined the society two years ago with the hopes of protecting the secrets o…

The Gearheart: Maiden Flight of the Avenger

Read by Alex White

Alex White

Agent Augustus Elsworth is a Seeker of the Arcane Unknown, mechanic, pilot and thief... or so he believes. When he is caught trying to steal…

The Red Album of Asbury Park Remixed

Read by Alex Austin

Alex Austin

Would you like some music to go with your story? Alex Austin hopes you will. He’s integrated the work of 20 contemporary bands and 40 songs …

Five Weeks in a Balloon

Read by Alex C. Telander

Jules Verne

Join three intrepid explorers as they seek to cross and explore the continent of Africa from Indian Ocean to Atlantic Ocean, except they’re …

The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth

Read by Alex C. Telander

H. G. Wells

Two stuffy English scientists, always looking to further their scientific knowledge, create a substance called Herakleophorbia, which in its…

Dick Sands the Boy Captain

Read by Alex C. Telander

Jules Verne

Dick Sands, a youth of fifteen, must assume command of a ship after the disappearance of its captain. Nature’s forces combined with evil doi…

The Story of the Atlantic Telegraph

Read by Alex C. Telander

Henry M. Field

Cyrus W. Field had a dream: to link the Old World of Britain and Europe to that of the New World of North America by a telegraph cable stret…

Beyond 2011 - A Saga of Creativity

In RunCoCo - Beyond Collections: Crowdsourcing for public engagement

Read by Gail Durbin


University of Oxford Podcasts

The United States of America, Part 2

In The Modern Woman's Rights Movement

Read by Alex

Käthe Schirmacher

A history of the international woman’s rights movements originally published in 1905 and updated in 1909; English translation published in 1…

Cumin to Celery

In Condiments, Spices and Flavors

Read by Alex

Mary Elizabeth Green

In this pamphlet no attempt has been made to give specific directions as to the uses of spices and condiments. It must be borne in mind that…

Burlesque, Circus, Clowns, and Acrobats

In The Seven Lively Arts

Read by Alex

Gilbert Seldes

“... But, beside those great men, there is a certain number of artists who have a distinct faculty of their own by which they convey to us a…

01 - Grandma's Story

In Spinning-Wheel Stories

Read by Alex Lau

Louisa May Alcott

A group of stories-within-a-story, told in the classic Louisa May Alcott style. "I've a little cold," said the old lady, "and…

Chapter 13

In Douglas Duane

Read by Alex Mayo

Edgar Fawcett

An introverted, kind-hearted book collector befriends a mad scientist, who isn’t exactly a good friend. When the scientist falls in love wit…