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What Shall We Do?

Read by Joanna Michal Hoyt


Leo Tolstoy


A vivid description of wealth and poverty in Russia in Tolstoy's day, an inquiry into the root causes of economic inequality, and a vision o…

The Trial of a New Society

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Justus Ebert


In 1912 textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, mostly immigrants, went on strike in response to a pay cut, speedups, and unsafe working…

Ninety-Three

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Victor Hugo


1793. The new revolutionary government of France is laboring mightily to end injustice and bring in an ideal new age of liberty, equality, a…

Adrift by Mrs. Edward Dowden

In The Book of Irish Poetry, part II

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Varioustranslated Byalfred Perceval Graves


A collection of Irish poetry, edited and largely translated by Alfred Perceval Graves. This is the second and final part of the book. - Sum…

A Parable

In Short Poetry Collection 220

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James Russell Lowell


This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2021.

As Hai Low kept House

In Shen of the Sea: A Book for Children

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Arthur Bowie Chrisman


This book was awarded the John Newbery Medal by the Children’s Librarians’ Section of the American Library Association, for the most disting…

Cry of the Homeless

In Short Poetry Collection 227

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Thomas Hardy


This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for April 2022.

The Story of Ohio

In Woman Suffrage and Politics

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Carrie Chapman Catt


Written after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment and published in 1923, "This book's essential contribution must be sought in its …

Part 1. Chapter 5

In Urania

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Camille Flammarion


Urania is a work of science fiction from the fine mind of French astronomer Camille Flammarion. Named for Urania, the muse of astronomy, thi…

Letter the Ninth

In Lesley Castle (Dramatic Reading)

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Jane Austen


Lesley Castle is a melodramatic epistolary novelette written by Jane Austen when she was sixteen years old. Although the novels Austen becam…

Fra Lippo Lippi

In Short Poetry Collection 217

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Robert Browning


This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2021.

Afterwards

In Severn and Somme

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Ivor Gurney


The English poet Ivor Gurney wrote these poems while serving in the First World War. In them he contrasts the wartime desolation of the area…