LibriVox’s first Multilingual Poetry Collection, where LibriVox volunteers read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. (Summary by David Barnes).
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.
This is a collection of 18 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2014.
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.
LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 008: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 015: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 019: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
free public domain audiobooks
free public domain audiobooks
Unabridged philosophy audiobooks including writing by Plato (Parmenides), Aristotle (Economics), Cicero (On Moral Duties) and Plotinus (Enneads). Topics discussed include ethics, justice, law, logic, metaphysics, God, happiness, love and beauty. Each book has been streamlined by merging separate LibriVox recordings into a single seamless whole with no interruptions. Painting: La Perle et la vague by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry.
The idea was to write a whole novel in the month of November, based on the guidelines of the National Novel Writing Month. The twist is that there are up to 30 people writing together, instead of one toiling alone. Each writer signed up to do one section of 1,700+ words, in English. Plot and particulars were agreed before the start. Each writer also recorded his/her own chapter, which can be downloaded here. The resulting novel is in the public domain. (Summary by Gesine)
LibriVox's 2006 Christmas Collection containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a variety of LibriVox members.
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.
Librivox’s Short Story Collection 019: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.
LibriVox volunteers bring you eleven recordings of Nippon by Alfred Noyes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of June 9th, 2007.
LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Summer Shower by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 10th, 2010.
In this book, his most famous, Max Stirner presents a philosophical case for a radical egoism that shuns the socially-oriented outlooks of both "establishment" ideologies and of revolutionaries in favor of an extreme individualism. The book is most widely talked about today only through the lens of other philosophers' thought: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels launched a famous assault on it in The German Ideology, and some draw a connection between Stirner's thoughts here and Nietzsche's egois ...
A classic ghost story of a haunted house, and the haunted man who lives in it.
A series of humorous musings, short-length jokes, often concerning words and manners. - Summary by Edmund Bloxam
An other-worldly creature visits a small English village, and H. G. Wells uses humour and satire to convey some of the imperfections of Victorian society, as ‘angel’ and humans view each other with equal incomprehension.( summary by Mary Bard)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 different recordings of Garden Fairies by Philip Bourke Marston. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of December 30th, 2007.
This is a collection of public domain science fiction stories which were turned into half-hour plays for the classic mid-1950's American radio series, X Minus One. All of these stories were added to Project Gutenberg via Greg Weeks and crew at Distributed Proofreaders.(Summary by BellonaTimes)
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.
The story revolves around the mysterious Princess Ziska, who captivates a set of European tourists who are spending time in exotic Egypt. The story is a mystery involving reincarnation, romance & a touch of mild horror. (introduction by ilianthe)
LibriVox volunteers bring you eleven readings of My Doves, by Louisa May Alcott. This was the fortnightly poem for December 21, 2014 - January 4, 2015 - Summary by Rachel
This is a collection of ten humorous short stories (Summary by Carolin)
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)
A collection of short stories for boys and girls that spark the imagination and teach life lessons. (summary by Ladeebug)
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)
This year's Christmas feast of short stories, essays and poetry is mostly English cuisine, with a little dash of French and Middle English seasoning. Here you will find many old favourites, and some festive treats which may be new to you.
LibriVox readers have cast their nets wide to create this small collection of letters and poems, from fiction and from life, from heart to heart and from soul to soul. With love for St Valentine. (Summary by Peter Yearsley)
LibriVox readers bring you 16 recordings of "To a Faded Rose" by Maurice Switzer. This was the Weekly Poetry selection for June 16, 2013.
This collection of ten one-act dramas features plays by Edward Goodman, Alice Gerstenberg, Arnold Bennett, John Galsworthy, Anton Chekhov, Frank Wedekind, Moliere, Theresa Helburn, John Kendrick Bangs, and Harold Brighouse. (Summary by wildemoose)
It's described as "A SPRIGHTLY LOVE STORY" and it is written by F. H. Burnett, "one of the most charming among American writers!" (Summary by Project Gutenberg and Elli)
Dickens takes time off his novels to give an account of travels which he and his family undertook in France and Italy. There are vivid descriptions of the places, but also of the people and their lives. (Summary by Anthony Ogus)
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).
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)
"To rob the public, it is necessary to deceive them," Bastiat said and believed. He reasoned, employing repetition to various applications, against fallacious arguments promoting the "Protection" of industries to the detriment of consumers and society. (Summary by Katie Riley)
A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder.
LibriVox readers bring you 13 versions of The Poet Who Sleeps by Walter Savage Landor. This was the weekly poetry project for December 1, 2013.
A book of the best stories from the New Testament that mothers can tell their children. - Summary by Gutenberg.org
A series of biographical lectures originally published in 1850. Each chapter is a philosophical treatment of the life of an intellectual. The six representatives are Plato, Swedenborg, Shakespeare, Montaigne, Napolean and Goethe. (Introduction by S. Kovalchik)
A 1922 source-book for British criminal pathologists, this will be of particular interest to fans of popular police forensics television shows, films, and murder mysteries.(Summary by BellonaTimes)
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)
A year in the life of a New England farm boy at the end of the 19th century (Introduction by LC)
"Laugh, and the world laughs with you;. . Weep, and you weep alone;For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,. . But has trouble enough of its own."Librivox volunteers bring you sixteen readings of Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. This was the weekly poetry project for November 2, 2014.
A young man came to Lloyds of London. He knew they took out policies on unusual risks... And what he wanted was love insurance. What follows is a comic novel, by the creator of the Chinese detective - Charlie Chan! - Summary by Linda Andrus
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