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Follies in Fiction

Read by Winnifred Assmann

Stephen Leacock

A pamphlet from the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, containing selections from Further Foolishness and Frenzie…

Surprise House

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Abbie Farwell Brown

Our story begins just after Nan Corliss, an eccentric old lady, dies and leaves her strange old house in Crowfield to her nephew, Dr. Owen C…

The Hermit and the Wild Woman, and other Stories

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Edith Wharton

Seven short stories by Edith Wharton, American author of The House of Mirth. "The Hermit and the Wild Woman" (rather differen…

Benigna Machiavelli

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In between "The Yellow Wallpaper" (1892) and Herland (1915), feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935) wrote and published thi…

The Crux

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"This story is, first, for young women to read; second, for young men to read; after that, for anybody who wants to. Anyone who doubts …

Now We Are Six

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A. A. Milne

Milne's second book of children's poetry: “We have been nearly three years writing this book. We began it when we were very young ... and no…

Impromtu - read by WJA

In Impromptu

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John Clare

LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Impromptu by John Clare. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 17, 2023. ------ …

Polly and Phil

In A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia

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Amanda Minnie Douglas

The early youth of an old town has a certain simplicity like the youth of human life. Its struggles, its romance, its unfolding come down th…

The Education of Women

In For Love and Life Vol. II

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Margaret O. Oliphant

Edgar faces a crisis and must swallow his pride. Should he ask Lord Newmarch for a job? And what of his planned proposal to his beloved Guss…

Chapter 3

In A Modern Mephistopheles

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Louisa May Alcott

One of our favorite authors give us this book of lies, greed and lust. Originally published under a pen name. However, the author considered…

Autumn flowers - Read by WJA

In Autumn Flowers

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Fannie Isabel Sherrick and Fannie Isabelle Sherrick

LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Autumn Flowers by Fannie Isabelle Sherrick. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Octo…

Music - Read by WA

In Music

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Stephen Vincent Benét

LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Music by Stephen Vincent Benét. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 30, 20…

Uncle Wiggily and Mother Goose

In Uncle Wiggily's Airship: Bedtime Stories

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Howard R. Garis

"Uncle Wiggily Longears, the old gentleman rabbit, sat in his burrow-house reading the morning paper. It was after breakfast, on a nice…

A Backward Spring - Read by WA

In A Backward Spring

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Thomas Hardy

LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of A Backward Spring by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 19, 2023. …

The Family That Goes Abroad Because It's The Thing To Do

In Traveling Sketches

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Anthony Trollope

In this small book, Anthony Trollope describes with his characteristic wit and satire the different types of travelers commonly encountered …

Broek: or the Dutch Paradise

In Chronicles of Wolfert's Roost and Other Papers

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Washington Irving

This collection from renowned author Washington Irving (famed for his haunting tale "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the fantastical le…