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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…

In the Woods

In Short Poetry Collection 214

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George Meredith


This is a collection of 59 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2021.

The Little Poor Man

In St. Francis of Assisi (Version 2)

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G. K. Chesterton


Saint Francis of Assisi grew up in a wealthy family and his early life was characterized by splendor, riches and a lavish lifestyle. During …

The Bird with the Woe by Edwin Markham

In A Tree with a Bird in it

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Margaret Widdemer


Tree with a Bird in it: a symposium of contemporary American poets on being shown a pear-tree on which sat a grackle is a collection of poem…

The Ballad of Reading Gaol (excerpt from Part V)

In Short Poetry Collection 221

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Oscar Wilde


This is a collection of 48 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2021.

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.

Pomona

In Short Poetry Collection 219

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William Morris


This is a collection of 40 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2021.

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 …

In a Ward

In War's Embers

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Ivor Gurney


A collection of poems by the Gloucestershire-born English poet Ivor Gurney describing his feelings about the First World War, during which h…