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Yorkshire Battles

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Edward Lamplough

Edward Lamplough describes 22 battles that all occurred in Yorkshire over many time periods and political contexts. - Summary by lightcryst…

Alphonse Legros

In Four Masters of Etching

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Frederick Wedmore

Frederick Wedmore presents short vignettes of influential artists of the 19th century who were noted for their mastery of etching: Seymour H…

A Rhyme about an Electrical Advertising Sign - Read by LC

In A Rhyme about an Electrical Advertising Sign

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Vachel Lindsay

LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of A Rhyme about an Electrical Advertising Sign by Vachel Lindsay.This was the Weekly Poetry pro…

The Ghosts of Craig-Aulnaic

In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 058

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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up yo…

Chapter 2: The Earliest Smugglers, from "King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855"

In LibriVox 17th Anniversary Collection

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Edward Keble Chatterton

"LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to li…

Observations on the Use of Mercury in Treating Venereal Disease, 1772 (excerpt)

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 092

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Andrew Duncan

Calling men the "Bawling Brotherhood," Sarah Grand penned a lively essay on The New Aspect of the Woman Question in 1894. Stenogra…

Life in Other Worlds

In Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies

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David Todd

The progress of astronomy from age to age has been far from uniform—rather by leaps and bounds: from the earliest epoch when man's planet ea…

A Holiday in Bed

In Coffee Break Collection 034 - Vacations

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J. M. Barrie

This is the 34th Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select and read Public Domain stories or poems, fiction or non-fiction p…


In Broken Barriers

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Meredith Nicholson

Life abruptly changes for young socialite, Grace Durland., when her father goes bankrupt and she is forced to earn a living. Thrust into a n…

Part 2 - The Doctrine Behind the Veil

In The Illustrated Key to the Tarot

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L. W. De Laurence

L.W. de Laurence, an occult and spiritual author and publisher, not only provides a history of the Tarot for fortune-telling purposes, but w…


In H.M.I.: Some Passages in the Life of One of H.M. Inspectors of Schools

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Edmund Mackenzie Sneyd-Kinnersley

Sneyd-Kinnersley was an Inspector of Schools in a period when regulations were rapidly changing and access to free public education was expa…

On the Latvian Border

In The Bolshevik Myth

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Alexander Berkman

The Bolshevik Myth (Diary 1920–1922) is a book by Alexander Berkman who with his partner Emma Goldman was deported from the USA under the 19…

The Head Gardener's Story by Anton Checkov

In Love Stories Volume 5

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Anton Chekhov

Here are 20 more love stories under an hour each, offered by LibriVox volunteers, covering all kinds of experiences involving romance or oth…

The Wind - Read by LC

In The Wind

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Henry Bellamann

LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of The Wind by Henry Bellamann.This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 14, 2024. --…

Chapter I

In A Drop in Infinity

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Gerald Grogan

This 1915 sci-fi book is possibly the first work to use in its plot what we would now call a parallel universe. Jack Thorpe and Marjorie Mat…