In LibriVox’s Multilingual Poetry Collection, LibriVox volunteers read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. (Summary by David Barnes)
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for September 2012.
In LibriVox’s Multilingual Poetry Collection, LibriVox volunteers select and read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. (Summary by David Barnes).
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2011.
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2011.
This is a collection of 25 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2014.
This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2015.
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2013.
LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 019: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
A collection of spooky stories culled from etexts found on Project Gutenberg (Summary by BellonaTimes)
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 058: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.
Lecture delivered before the International Congress of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900 and subsequently published in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society Vol. 8 (1902), 479-481.
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 041: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.
What do you do for a fifth anniversary? We decided to have a collection of short works with a difference. We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'five' in the title - in any language. They have done us proud, and the collection extends to three volumes of short stories, poems, fairy tales, memoirs, non-fiction and bible readings, in six languages. This is the third volume. (Summary by Ruth Golding) See also Volume 1 & Volume 2.
LibriVox volunteers bring you eleven recordings of Nippon by Alfred Noyes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of June 9th, 2007.
A dystopian novel about the terrible oppressions of an American oligarchy at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, and the struggles of a socialist revolutionary movement. (Introduction by Matt Soar)
LibriVox readers bring you 20 short stories in various genres by authors including Edna Ferber, Charlotte Brontë, Stephan Crane, W. Somerset Maugham, Lord Dunsany, Saki and Honoré de Balzac.
LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 003: a collection of 8 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Summer Shower by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 10th, 2010.
This poem is taken from A Book of Women’s Verse published in 1921. (Summary by David Lawrence)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 readings of Winter Sport, by an unknown author. This was the weekly poem for the week of November 23 - 30, 2014. - Summary by Rachel
LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Collection containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a variety of LibriVox members. Section 09: A Cornish Christmas Play, a mummers' play, was read by gathered members of the UK LibriVox chapter (Sarah O'Connor, Graham Redman, Cori Samuel and Peter Yearsley.)
A look at the year 1891 through literature and non-fiction essays first published that year, including works by Mary E Wilkins, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Orne Jewett, and Oscar Wilde. (Summary by BellonaTimes)
The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, and were ratified on December 15, 1791.
A classic ghost story of a haunted house, and the haunted man who lives in it.
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 readings of The Vanished Country, Grantland Rice's bittersweet reflection on life. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
LibriVox volunteers bring you seven different readings of John McCrae’s In Flanders Fields, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)
Summary: Four short Christmas stories, a bit sentimental, but still affecting and worthwhile. Plus Four Christmas verses. (Summary by David Wales)
This is a sequel of sorts to 37 American Poems, one of my first solos. Concentration here is on late 19th to early 20th Century works by US poets. (Summary by BellonaTimes)
A series of humorous musings, short-length jokes, often concerning words and manners. - Summary by Edmund Bloxam
LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of In these days . . . by Ebenezer Elliott. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 23rd, 2010.
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of A Canadian Folk-Song by William Wilfred Campbell. This was the weekly poetry project for January 4th, 2009.
Compilation of American Civil War related poems and short works of literature. Summary by Bill2147
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Burnt Ship by John Donne. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 17th, 2010.
The diary of an upper middle class Austrian girl, this book describes her life between the ages of eleven and fourteen. It's a coming of age story full of angst, boys, and questions. (Summary by KHand)
To take you back to your childhood, LibriVox volunteers bring you 28 recordings of The Star by Jane Taylor. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 24, 2013.
LibriVox volunteers bring you twelve different recordings of The Tiger, by William Blake. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of December 3rd, 2006.
Metaphysics (Ancient Greek: ΜΕΤΑ ΤΑ ΦΥΣΙΚΑ; Latin: METAPHYSICA; English: After the Physics) discusses topics including substance, accident, causation and God. The text was lost in Western Europe during the Dark Ages. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)
Seventeen poems about the sea or in which the sea plays an important role. - Summary by david wales
Sailing adventure with storms, icebergs, shipwrecks, treasure, and the reawakening of a pirate frozen in suspended animation for nearly fifty years (Summary by P. Cunningham)
A lively adventure of a father-daughter con team enjoying themselves in Edwardian London. - Summary by Cate Barratt
Samuel Butler's biographer dedicates his urbane account of the culture and entertainments of rural Sicily to the unborn son of his guide to them. (Summary by R. S. Steinberg)
Originally included with the published edition of Dyke Darell, this is an unrelated novella. Portuguese Viceroy to Goa, Don Garcia brought his daughter and nephew to the wild island. Adventure and melodrama ensue! (Summary by Sibella Denton).
A selection of Shakespeare's poems from The Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250–1900. (Summary by Clarica)
This book contains verse for young and old. It is full of fantastic stories, breathtaking images, and brilliant rhymes. Including classics from "The Duel" to "The Delectable Ballad of Walter Lot," the author, a devout Christian, keeps his religious overtones to a minimum. When listening, please keep in mind that the text was originally written in the 1800s. -- Summary by Squid Varilekova
Kate Orme, shocked by the discovery of her fiance's complicity in a tragedy, and by society's willingness to overlook such transgressions, nevertheless marries him. Years later, her son faces a moral crisis similar to the one that showed her his father's moral weakness. (Introduction by Christine Dufour)
A short, humorous guide of what not to do in your first year of college. (Summary by Jill Engle)
A detective novel set in turn-of-the-century New York City, in which a young lawyer plays the sleuth. Packed with plot twists (and the ubiquitous romantic complication, of course). (Summary by Cathy Barratt)
Montgomery's poem on winter is an analogy for life, symbolizing the three life stages of youth, adulthood and old age.
Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges going through what's known today (but not in 1912) as a mid-life crisis. Although married to his wife Winifred, Bartley resumes his acquaintance with a former lover, Hilda Burgoyne, in London. The affair proves to gnaw at Bartley's sense of propriety and honor. (Summary from Wikipedia)