Search Results

Three Times and Out

Read by DPranitis


Nellie Mcclung


The true story of M. C. Simmons, a Canadian soldier captured by the German Army during the early days of World War I. We read of his sixteen…

Samuel the Seeker

Read by DPranitis


Upton Sinclair


What would happen to you if you tried to make your way in the world believing all the clear, simple things you had ever been taught growing …

A Preface to Politics

Read by DPranitis


Walter Lippmann


This is the first book in the bibliography of Walter Lippmann, written three years after emerging from Harvard where he studied under the pr…

In Times Like These

Read by DPranitis


Nellie Mcclung


"Believing that the woman's claim to a common humanity is not an unreasonable one, and that the successful issue of such claim rests pr…

Recollections of a Busy Life

Read by DPranitis


William Forwood


Liverpool in the second half of the 19th century was burgeoning with rich merchants and swollen with poor immigrants. It was known variously…

29 - Literary Friends and Business Companions

In The Life and Ventures of the Original John Jacob Astor

Read by DPranitis


Elizabeth Louisa Gebhard


John Jacob Astor was pre-eminently the opener of new paths, a breaker of trails. From his first tramp alone through the Black Forest of Bade…

Character of the Problem

In Shakespeare Identified

Read by DPranitis


J. Thomas Looney


That one who is not a recognized authority or an expert in literature should attempt the solution of a problem which has so far baffled spec…

Have Faith in Massachusetts (excerpt)

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 028

Read by DPranitis


Calvin Coolidge


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Henry Ward Beecher

In Hidden Treasures

Read by DPranitis


Harry A. Lewis


"Some succeed while others fail. This is a recognized fact; yet history tells us that seven-tenths of our most successful men began lif…

The Papal Election

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 029

Read by DPranitis


Frances Alice Forbes


Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include architecture, education, philosophy,…

17 - The Argonauts, Part 2

In Myths That Every Child Should Know

Read by DPranitis


Hamilton Wright Mabie


A selection of famous and timeless myths, adapted for a junior audience. (Summary by Lynne Thompson)