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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Archibald Henderson
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain by Archibald Henderson. Read in English by John Greenman Many writers have penned studies of Mark Twain's life and work through the years. Twain authorized this biography, having met and hosted the writer, Archibald Henderson, on a few occasions. Henderson considered this work to be an homage to one of his biggest idols, who guided him through his youth and adolescence. He writes, "It is an appreciation originating in the heart of one who loved Mark...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, twain, mark, mark twain, biography, homage to mark twain
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Mark Twain: The Complete Interviews by Mark Twain. Read in English by John Greenman This collection of the 258 known, publicly-printed interviews of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was compiled by Gary Scharnhorst and published by the University of Alabama Press. The interviews are in the Public Domain, and our thanks go to Gary Scharnhorst and the University of Alabama for making them available for this Public Domain audio recording. They were compiled in the...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The £1,000,000 Bank-Note & other new stories, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman collection contains: -The £1,000,000 Bank-Note -Mental Telegraphy -A Cure for the Blues -The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant -About all Kinds of Ships -Playing Courier -The German Chicago -A Petition to the Queen of England -A Majestic Literary Fossil This Mark Twain short story collection was published in 1893, in a disastrous decade for the United States, a time marked by doubt...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of More Newspaper articles by Mark Twain. Read in English by John Greenman "More Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain" fills in the gaps left by the first collection of newspaper articles: "Newspaper Articles by Mark Twain" . The missing articles, collected by twainquotes.com , consist of works printed in the Muscatine Journal, the Keokuk Daily Post, the New York Sunday Mercury, the Golden Era, the Californian, The Daily Dramatic Chronicle, San Francisco...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, twain, mark twain, newspaper articles by mark twain, early articles about...
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Mark Twain Audiobook Collection
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Topics: Mark Twain, Audiobook, Samuel Clemens, Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer
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Prelinger Archives
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Measures how a society ranks on a spectrum stretching from democracy to despotism. Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted. Where does your community, state and nation stand on these scales? The companion Encyclopedia Britannica Film "Democracy" can be found here.
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Topic: Political science
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Army Air Forces
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Illustrates the use of radar on a dramatized mission over Japan.
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Topics: World War II: Radar, World War II: Japan, World War II: Army Air Forces
WWII Era Audio Recordings
by WA4CZD
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News from 1945. I usually share these via torrent but I don't think all these files are available on archive.org so here's a 1945 news file dump. Plus some V-Discs. Any typo or error is mine. ...if you like my uploads / Demonoid torrents please consider donating to a veteran's charity of your choice, thank you. Especially if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files. :D
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Topics: WWII, Tokyo Rose, 1916-2006, Ardennes, Battle Of The, 1944-1945, Iwo Jima, Battle Of, Japan, 1945,...
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Army Air Forces
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Record of the operations of the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions in the 1944 invasion of France.
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Topic: World War II: Europe
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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WE CAME THIS WAY NBC University of The Air presented several educational programs between 1942 and 1948. The subject matter and themes ranged from politics and philosophy, to music appreciation and history. The programming from NBC University of The Air was deemed so instructive that it was incorporated into the curricula of many high schools, colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and Canada during the period. Indeed, Columbia University of New York collaborated extensively with NBC in...
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Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE RAILROAD HOUR Background of The Railroad Hour The series was sponsored by the Association of American Railroads. It featured highly condensed versions of popular musicals and operettas from old favorites, like Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta , to more contemporary hits such as Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair . Since the show was produced for NBC's "Night of Music", it should come as no surprise that the plotline sometimes came second to the music. One reviewer noted that...
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, OTR, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Single Episodes, The...
Old Time Radio
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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AVALON TIME Avalon Time is an American old-time radio comedy/variety program that ran from 1938 to 1940 on NBC's Red Network. The program was named after its sponsor, Avalon cigarettes. The program is often regarded as comedian Red Skelton's first big break in show business and on radio. Red had been a guest on the program in mid December, 1938, when singer Red Foley hosted the show. In January, the show was retooled with Red Skelton as the star and Red Foley the featured singer. The show...
Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, OTR, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Single Episodes, Avalon...
Old Time Radio
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Old Time Radio
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This will include a current CBS D-Day directory with some additions
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Topic: Old Time Radio
The Lum Edwards Collection
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Complete Broadcast Day - WJSV 9/21/39-MP3 format WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. transcribed an entire day of broadcasting. If you are curious as to what radio was actually like in those days, there is no better way than by listening to these MP3 files. )
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Topics: Old Time Radio, Complete Broadcast Day, WJSV
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by William Morris
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LibriVox recording of The Roots of the Mountains by William Morris. Read in English by Phil Benson The Roots of the Mountains was the second in a projected series of three historical novels set in a pre-medieval Germanic world (the third was not completed). It follows the themes of House of the Wolfings, which was published in the same year, into a later generation. A loose alliance of Dalesmen, Woodlanders and Shepherds who have lived in peace around the valley of Burgdale for so long that...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fantasy
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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SOLDIERS OF THE PRESS Soldiers of the Press is a war drama that was created in New York and syndicated by World Broadcasting System. Little is known about the series or the total number of episodes. Each episode is 15 minutes long and retold a recent news story from action during World War II. The series was narrated by United Press correspondents including Walter Cronkite, Harrison Salisbury, and many lesser knowns such as Ralph Teasdale and Ann Stringer. The show was broadcast on WOR from 28...
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Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, Soldiers of the...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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LibriVox recording of The Exemplary Novels of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. [Translated by Walter K. Kelly] Originally compiled by Cervantes himself in 1613 as a collection of "exemplary" stories, this translated version from 1881 brings these stories to the English reader. Included in the collection are twelve stories selected by Cervantes, including "A Deceitful Marriage," which famously transitions seamlessly and humorously into the...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, humor, short stories
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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LibriVox recording of Flappers and Philosophers, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by mb. Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories: * "The Offshore Pirate" * "The Ice Palace" * "Head and Shoulders" * "The Cut-Glass Bowl" * "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" * "Benediction" * "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong" * "The Four Fists"...
Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fitzgerald, flappers, philosophers, short stories, fiction
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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LibriVox recording of version 3 of The Ice Palace, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Read by Bellona Times. The story is about Sally Carrol Happer, a young southern woman from the fictional city of Tarleton, Georgia, who becomes engaged one summer to Harry Bellamy, a man from an unspecified northern town. The following winter, on a visit to Harry's home town to meet Harry's family, Sally Carrol begins to have second thoughts... (Summary by BellonaTimes, with help from Wikipedia) For further information,...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, southerners, northerners, romance
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Prince and the Pauper (version 3) by Mark Twain. Read in English by Luke Sieburg The Prince and the Pauper tells the story of two young boys who are identical in appearance: Tom Canty, a pauper who lives with his abusive father in Offal Court off Pudding Lane in London, and Prince Edward, son of King Henry VIII. (wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, prince, pauper
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by Kahlil Gibran
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LibriVox recording of The Prophet (version 3) by Kahlil Gibran. Read in English by Adam Santoni. The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 108 different languages, making it one of the most translated books in history, and it has never been out of print. The prophet, Al Mustafa, has...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, spiritual, historical, poetic, educational, emotional, insightful, meaningful
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by Chrétien de Troyes
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LibriVox recording of Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart by Chrétien de Troyes. Read in English by Libby Gohn This medieval French romance is the oldest surviving work about Lancelot. When Queen Guinevere is abducted by Meleagrant, Lancelot must face many trials, physical, emotional, and social, to rescue her. (Summary by Libby Gohn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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LibriVox recording of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The work is a very early example of time travel in literature, anticipating by six years H. G. Wells' The Time Machine of 1895 (however, unlike Wells, Twain does not give any real explanation of his protagonist's traveling in time). Some early editions are entitled A Yankee at the Court...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, humor, time travel, twain, adventure
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by William Morris
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris. Read in English by Phil Benson In this early example of the modern high fantasy genre, Hallblithe, a warrior of the House of Raven, sets out in pursuit of the pirates who have kidnapped his troth-plight maiden, the Hostage. Kidnapped himself, Hallblithe sails to the Isle of Ransom in the company of the giant Puny Fox. Travelling onward to the Land of the Glittering Plain, he spurns the offer of eternal youth and the hand...
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by William Morris
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LibriVox  reading of The Well at the World's End: Book 4: The Road Home by William Morris. Read in English by David Lawrence; Fritz van Deventer; George Allen; jgaudreault; Gemma L Myers; DrPGould; John; David Eakle; Vespero; Lauren Huff; ToddHW; Amelia Chesley In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure. When he hears rumors of a well that exudes...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, litrature, medieaval, adventure, quest, magic, battle, fairytales
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LibriVox recording of The Well at the World's End: Book 3: The Road to The Well at the World's End by William Morris. Read in English by Paezra; Amelia Chesley; TomDavisBeal; ToddHW; April6090 In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure. When he hears rumors of a well that exudes water with magical properties, he is intrigued and begins his quest....
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, myths, medieval, quest, fairytales
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LibriVox recording of The Well at the World's End: Book 2 by William Morris. Read in English by acousticwave; Kristin Gjerløw; jenno; Lucy Kempton; Gemma L Myers; David Lawrence; Domenica Campbell; Lynne Thompson; ToddHW; Amelia Chesley; Kalynda and Joe Selah. In The Well at the World's End, Ralph of Upmeads, youngest son of the King of Upmeads, leaves home (where nothing exciting ever happens) without permission and sets out looking for adventure. When he hears rumors of a well that exudes...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, medieaval, adventure, quest, magic, well
BBC Radio Shows
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An unexpected invite to spend Christmas in the country throws Jeeves's plans into disarray. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Tue 29 Dec 2009 15:30
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Topic: Jeeves And The Yuletide Sprit
BBC Radio Shows
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Starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves, Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster Adapted in six parts by Richard Usborn (01) The New Moustache (02) Ephraim Gadsby Gaolbird (03) The Dark Doings at Brinkley (04) Bedrooms Burglaries and BrokenTrut (05) A Man's Best Friend Is His Cosh (06) Jeeves Mastermind Stilton Cheesewright: James Villiers Lady Florence Craye: Liza Goddard Policeman: David Tate Omnibus Edition BBC Radio 4 FM, From: 23 May 1979 12.27
Topic: PG Wodehouse. Jeeves And The Feudal Spirit
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With charm, humor and the greatest butler in the world, Bertie Wooster arrives in New York and proves that there's just as much tangled-up trouble in this country as in merry England. Performed by Edward Duke
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Topic: PG Wodehouse Jeeves Comes to America
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Ten classic short stories featuring Jeeves and Wooster from P. G. Wodehouse. It is read by Jonathan Cecil - described as having 'one of the best-loved voices in audiobooks' by the P.G. Wodehouse Society - this recording includes all ten short stories from the book "Carry On, Jeeves". These marvellous stories introduce us to Jeeves, whose first ever duty is to cure Bertie's raging hangover. And, from that moment, one of the funniest partnerships in English literature never looks back....
Topic: PG Wodehouse Carry On Jeeves
BBC Radio Shows
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The odds are stacked against Chuffy when he falls head over heels for American heiress Pauline Stoker. Who better to help him win her over but Jeeves, the perfect gentleman's gentleman. But when Bertie, Pauline's ex-fiance finds himself caught up in the fray, much to his consternation, even Jeeves struggles to get Chuffy his fairy-tale ending. Starring Michael Hordern as Jeeves and Richard Briers as Bertie Wooster. Adapted by Chris Miller from the book "Thank You, Jeeves" Producer:...
Topic: PG Wodehouse Thank You Jeeves
BBC Radio Shows
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Blandings stands as ever, bathed in fragrant and gentle summer. Love shimmers, skulduggery lurks. Lord Emsworth desperately attempts to escape the efficient Baxter and the place seems rife with poets doing poems. Then, of course, someone steals that necklace... Dramatised by: Michael Bakewell With John Gielgud as the Author, Michael Hordern as Lord Emsworth, Joan Greenwood as Lady Constance and Simon Ward as Psmith Director: Peter King Baxter: Christopher Godwin Freddie: David Troughton Joe...
Topic: PG Wodehouse Leave It To Psmith SNT
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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Librivox recording of Piccadilly Jim by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by zinniz and garymacf. A young red-head plots to kidnap her irritating cousin with the help of a former boxer, her uncle, and a rogue who has his eye on her. Things don't work out exactly as planned, as criminals, detectives and cases of mistaken identity all get in the way. (Summary by Carrie Bradfield) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . M4B Audiobook Part 1 (173MB) M4B Audiobook...
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Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of Bill the Conqueror by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by Carol Pelster Hailed as one of the funniest writers of the 20th century, P. G. Wodehouse cheerfully radiates humor that is both sophisticated and popular. In Bill the Conqueror, Wodehouse creates an array of entertaining characters who gallop around England and America in quest of love and money. Our far-from-perfect hero Bill is a dissipated American former football player and man of action, who tangles with odious...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, comedy, humor, romantic comedy, romantic, english humor, comedic...
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of Leave it to PSmith by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Freddie Threepwood and his uncle are in difficulties. Freddie wants a thousand pounds to start a bookmaker’s business and to marry Eve, while his uncle wants to raise three thousand pounds, unbeknown to his wife, to help a runaway daughter. Freddie persuades his uncle to steal his wife’s necklace and sees Psmith’s advertisement in a daily paper. Freddie enlists the services of Psmith to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, comedy, Jeeves, wooster
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of "Psmith, Journalist" by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Psuke Bariah. Psmith takes over editing a paper while the usual editor is away on vacation. He takes on a local slum lord, and divers alarums ensue. (description by Psuke Bariah) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobooks, wodehouse, psmith, humor
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by P.G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of Psmith in the City, by P.G. Wodehouse, from Gutenberg e-text #6753 , in the public domain. Recorded by: -chapters 1-3: Kristen McQuillin -chapters 4-6: Neal Foley, the Podchef -chapters 7-9: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 10-12: Chris Goringe -chapters 13-15: Arron Andrade -chapters 16-18: Luke Venediger -chapters 19-21: Eileen -chapters 22-24: Chris Goringe -chapters 25-27: Kara Shallenberg -chapters 28-30: Miette For further information, including links to online text,...
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Topics: literature, audiobook, librivox, wodehouse, humor
Source: LibriVox recording of Gutenberg e-text#6753
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of Three Men and a Maid, by P.G. Wodehouse. Read by Tim Bulkeley. This book with two titles, Three Men and a Maid in the USA and The Girl on the Boat in the UK is a typical PG Wodehouse romantic comedy, involving, at various times: a disastrous talent quest, a lawyer with a revolver, a bulldog with a mind of his own and a suit of armour! The maid, or marriageable young woman, of the American title is red-haired, dog-loving Wilhelmina "Billie" Bennet. The three men...
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Topics: librivox, humor, romantic, wodehouse, audiobook, comedy
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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LibriVox recording of The Inimitable Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Rita Boutros; Jacob Paul Starr; Paula Messina; Jim Locke; Vijeta Sharma; KevinS; ljarrow; Farnood; Aaron White When either Bertie Wooster or his friends found themselves in the soup or in dangerous proximity to the tureen, the instinct of one and all was to turn to Jeeves - Bertie's Man. He understood human nature, especially that of gilded youth. It did not matter if the hope of an ancient house had...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, comedy, humor, england, Jeeves, wooster
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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Librivox recording of Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Bertram Wooster’s manservant, Jeeves, is renown for his ability to apply his keen intellect to solve all problems domestic, and Bertie’s friends and relatives flock to him for his counsel. But Wooster, jealous of Jeeves’s fame, decides to step in and take over as the fixer of his pal’s engagement, his aunt’s gambling debts and old school-mate’s desire to propose marriage. How far will Bertie sink them all...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature, Jeeves, Wodehouse
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Zane Grey
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LibriVox recording of The Lone Star Ranger, by Zane Grey. Read by Mark F. Smith Buck Duane, son of a famous gunfighter, falls prey to the old problem - called out by a cowboy who wants to make trouble, Duane kills him and then must ride off to the lawless country near the Neuces River to escape being arrested and perhaps, hanged. His brief encounter with deadly gunplay has ignited a deep urging to repeat the adrenaline rush but is tempered by ghosts that haunt his sleep. He only dares to...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, zane grey, western
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens. Read by Paul Adams. A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it is among the most famous works of fiction. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward...
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Topics: librivox, literature, audiobook, fiction, historical fiction, charles dickens
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Russell Conwell
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LibriVox recording of Acres of Diamonds, by Russell Conwell. Text of famous inspirational lecture and biography of Russell Conwell, a Baptist minister and Temple University Founder (Summary by Scott Dahlem) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (122MB)
Topics: librivox, audiobook, religion, motivational speeches, biography, Templeton University, Philadelphia
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of Life on the Mississippi, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain detailing his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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Topics: LibriVox, literature, audiobook, twain, river, mississippi, biography, nature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by King James Version
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LibriVox recording of books Genesis, Exodus and Leviticus of the Bible, King James Version. Read by Darren L. Slider. The King James Version is an English translation of the Christian Bible begun in 1604 and first published in 1611 by the Church of England. In common with most other translations of the period, the New Testament was translated from the Textus Receptus (Received Text) series of the Greek texts. The Old Testament was translated from the Masoretic Hebrew text, while the Apocrypha...
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Topics: Librivox, audiobook, bible, genesis, exodus, leviticus, king james version, old testament
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Hermann Hesse
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LibriVox recording of Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse. Translated by Gunther Olesch, Anke Dreher, Amy Coulter, Stefan Langer and Semyon Chaichenets Read by Adrian Praetzellis Siddhartha is one of the great philosophical novels. Profoundly insightful, it is also a beautifully written story that begins as Siddhartha, son of an Indian Brahman, leaves his family and begins a lifelong journey towards Enlightenment. On the way he faces the entire range of human experience and emotion: he lives with...
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by Oscar Wilde
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Librivox recording of The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde. Read by David Barnes The American Minister and his family have bought the English stately home Canterville Chase, complete with the ghost of Sir Simon de Canterville - blood-stains, clanking chains and all. But these modern Americans will have no truck with ghostly goings-on, and set out to beat the spectre at his own game. (Summary by David Barnes) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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by Edmond Hamilton
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LibriVox recording of The City at World's End, by Edmond Hamilton. Read by Mark Nelson. A surprise nuclear war may cause the End of the World, but not the way anyone could have imagined. A classic science fiction tale from Galaxy Magazine. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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Librivox recording of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, by Mark Twain. Read by Steve Andersen For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org Download M4B part 1 (211MB) Download M4B part 2 (167MB)
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Librivox recording of The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , by Charles Darwin. Charles Darwin's Origin of Species (publ. 1859) is a pivotal work in scientific literature and arguably the pivotal work in evolutionary biology. The book's full title is On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life . It introduced the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural...
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by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
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LibriVox recording of The Scarlet Pimpernel, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. Read by Karen Savage. The classic story of the adventures of the Scarlet Pimpernel in Revolutionary France. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B part 1(115MB) Download M4B part 2(101MB)
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by P. G. Wodehouse
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Librivox recording of My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Bertram Wooster is an English gentleman living in New York, who seems to get himself into all sorts of jams. It's up to his manservant Jeeves to come up with the plan to save the day from unpleasant houseguests, stingy uncles, broken hearts, and hard-partying aunts. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas. Read by David Clarke. Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is an adventure novel and one of the author's most popular works. He completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). It deals with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness. The...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories is a 1906 collection of 30 comic short stories by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Published just 4 years before his death, this was the last time he chose works from throughout his career, in an effort to show the diversity of his style and the breadth and depth of his interests. (Introduction by John Greenman & Wikipedia ) For further information,...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist is an 1838 novel by Charles Dickens. It was originally published as a serial. Like most of Dickens' work, the book is used to call the public's attention to various contemporary social evils, including the workhouse, child labour and the recruitment of children as criminals. The novel is full of sarcasm and dark humour, even as it treats its serious subject, revealing the hypocrisies of the time. It has been the subject of...
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by Jonathan Swift
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LibriVox recording of Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift. Read by Lizzie Driver. Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is widely considered Swift's magnum opus and is his most celebrated work, as well as one of the indisputable classics of English literature. (Summary from Wikipedia) For...
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by Mark Twain
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Man-Eater by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Joseph DeNoia Africa: The land of savagery and splendor. Where a marriage between an adventurer and a missionary's daughter is cut short by invading locals. A wife, forced to flee with her newborn daughter to the only family left. Young Virginia grows up until her grandfather's untimely death. An outcast nephew appears to contest the estate of the dead relative which forces an adventure into the heart of Central...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Monster Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Mark Nelson Dr. Arthur Maxon has a dream: to create an artificial human being! His first twelve experiments have resulted only in grotesque, subhuman monsters. But Number Thirteen is perfect, and will make an ideal mate for Virginia, Dr. Maxon’s only daughter. But his monstrous plan goes awry when it is disrupted by pirates and Maxon’s duplicitous assistant, Carl von Horn. - Summary by Mark Nelson For further...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Chessmen of Mars is a science fiction novel by the mental sword- and physical pen- wielding author Edgar Rice Burroughs. It the fifth installment of his Barsoom series. The Chessmen of Mars is a tale of wonder and excellence that follows John Carter and Dejah Thoris, along with their daughter Tara, princess of Helium, as she is sought after by Gahan, Jed of Gathol. Adventure and perile ensue as the story unfolds. Note: The...
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Folksoundomy: Audio Books
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Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again. Abridged reading by Andrew Sachs
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of The Castaways of the Flag by Jules Verne. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Nancy Gorgen; Adrian Stephens; K. Scot Maier; Intemporaliter Readers of the present book who have not read that named above—though all should read it as well as this—will have no difficulty in joining the story of the castaways to “The Swiss Family Robinson” with the help of the brief sketch of its contents which follows. The story begins with the arrival of the Unicorn, a British corvette...
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by Carl Sagan
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Contact by Carl Sagan "Contact" is a 1985 hard science fiction novel by American scientist Carl Sagan.  It deals with the theme of contact between humanity and a more technologically advanced, extraterrestrial life form. ======== Carl Sagan (November 09, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences.  He is best known as a science...
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by E. E. Smith
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LibriVox recording of Skylark Three, by E. E. Smith. Read by Richard Kilmer. This is a sequel to The Skylark of Space. The novel concerns Richard Seaton and his allies who have encounters with aliens while fighting DuQuesne and the Fenachrone..(Introduction by wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become...
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by E. E. Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
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LibriVox recording of The Skylark of Space by E. E. Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby. Read by Phil Chenevert. The Skylark of Space is one of the earliest novels of interstellar travel and is considered a classic of pulp science fiction. Originally serialized in 1928 in the magazine Amazing Stories it is often categorized as the first literary space opera, complete with protagonists perfect in mind, body, and spirit, who fight against villains of absolute evil. (Introduction from wikipedia) For...
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Sherlock Holmes
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Podcast episodes for the narrated short stories as well as other podcasts of class lectures and other helpful information for the course will be downloaded. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sherlock-holmes/id381374524. Items in this collection are restricted.
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Old Time Radio
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Cavalcade of America was a great anthology of stories from American history that aired from 1935-1953. Basil Rathbone, best known for playing Sherlock Holmes was also a great actor in radio and showed his great talent in his 10 Cavalcade appearances. Playing great figures such as George Washington, Thomas Paine, John Adams, and Benedict Arnold, as well some obscure heroes such as Dr. Francis H. Brown. If you'd like to enjoy more episodes of the Cavalcade of America, be sure to check out the...
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Featuring sensational radio shows of-     – A Christmas Carol (Campbell Playhouse) stars Orson Welles & Lionel Barrymore    – The Night Before Christmas (New Advs of Sherlock Holmes) stars Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce    – The Games Afoot - Sherlock Holmes Radio History (6 ep.)   – First extant Sherlock Holmes radio broadcasts (6 ep.)   – Sherlock Holmes V Dracula   – Orson Welles Wartime Radio   – & more. 
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of In Search of the Castaways , by Jules Verne. The book tells the story of the quest for Captain Grant of the Britannia. After finding a bottle cast into the ocean by the captain himself after the Britannia is shipwrecked, Lord and Lady Glenarvan of Scotland decide to launch a rescue expedition. The main difficulty is that the coordinates of the wreckage are mostly erased, and only the latitude (37 degrees) is known. Lord Glenarvan makes it his quest to find Grant; together...
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Around the Moon, Jules Verne’s sequel to From the Earth to the Moon, is a science fiction novel continuing the trip to the moon which left the reader in suspense after the previous novel. It was later combined with From the Earth to the Moon to create A Trip to the Moon and Around It. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Survivors of the Chancellor by Jules Verne. Read in English by Joseph DeNoia The Survivors of the Chancellor is a poignant and tragic tale of terror and intrigue on the high seas. Through raging storms, emaciating hunger and thirst, shipwreck and mutiny…follow the passengers of The Chancellor as they descend from one layer of hell to the next; never knowing if they will live another day. Horrific tragedy befalls them one after another, chipping away at the resolve and...
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by Jules Verne
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Librivox recording of Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne. Translated by William Lackland. Read by Alex C. Telander. Join three intrepid explorers as they seek to cross and explore the continent of Africa from Indian Ocean to Atlantic Ocean, except they’re doing it by hot air balloon. Scholar and scientist Samuel Ferguson, his manservant Joe, and his friend Richard “Dick” Kennedy engage in this mighty scientific feat, as they face danger after danger, enjoy adventure after adventure,...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Travels and Travellers, vol.1 by Jules Verne. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. The famous writer of great adventure stories Jules Verne wrote also several lesser known, but good non-fiction works. "Celebrated travels and travellers" tells the story of geographical discovery in the same well written and precise manner we are used to finding in Verne’s fiction books. This book is divided into 3 volumes. This is the first volume, named the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, explorers, Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, navigators, voyages,...