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Old Greek Stories

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James Baldwin


A retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures. Tales include those of Prometheus, Io, Perseus and Thes…

A Christmas Carol (version 08 dramatic reading)

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Charles Dickens


A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens first published by Chapman & Hall on 17 December 1843. The story tells …

The Social Contract

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


The Social Contract outlines Rousseau's views on political justice, explaining how a just and legitimate state is to be founded, organized a…

Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and Short Stories Volume 2, 1844 to 1847

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Hans Christian Andersen


A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen's works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. (Summary by Kristin…

Pygmalion

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George Bernard Shaw


Pygmalion (1913) is a play by George Bernard Shaw based on the Greek myth of the same name. It tells the story of Henry Higgins, a professor…

English Synonyms and Antonyms

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James Champlin Fernald


English Synonyms and Antonyms is basically a vocabulary builder that students might use as they prepare for entrance or exit exams. Each ent…

2 B R 0 2 B (Dramatic Reading)

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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was a prolific and genre-bending American novelist known for works blending satire, black comedy, and science fiction, su…

The Kingdom of God is within you

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Leo Tolstoy


The title of the book comes from Luke 17:21. It is a non-fiction work of the famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy. He wrote it after many years…

Sense and Sensibility

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Jane Austen


The two eldest Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, one of whom (Elinor) embraces practicality and restraint while the other (Marianne) gi…

Emma (version 7 Dramatic Reading)

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Jane Austen


Emma is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance....As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and dif…

Anna Karenina, Book 3

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Leo Tolstoy


Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfol…

Horror Story Collection 003

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Various


An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusi…

From the Earth to the Moon

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Jules Verne


From the Earth to the Moon (French: De la Terre à la Lune) is a humorous science fantasy story written in 1865 by Jules Verne and is …

What's Wrong With the World

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G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936) has been called the “prince of paradox.” Time magazine observed of his writing style: “Whenever possibl…

Bill of Rights

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United States Government and Unit


The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, and were ratified on December 15, 1791.

Faust I

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a deal w…

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 2

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Various


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Much Ado About Nothing

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William Shakespeare


Written around the middle of his career, Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's great festive comedies. The men are back from the w…

Leviathan (Books I and II)

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Thomas Hobbes


Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written in 1651…

Little Men

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Louisa May Alcott


Little Men (published 1871) is considered the second book of the Little Women trilogy written by Louisa May Alcott. (The book Good Wives (18…

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