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LibriVox recording of Beowulf by an unknown author (translated by Francis Barton Gummere). Read in English by Tad E. Beowulf was composed by an anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet. Francis Barton Gummere translates this beautiful poem. Beowulf is an epic poem. The main character, Beowulf, proves himself a hero as he battles against supernatural demons and beasts. (Summary by Tad E.) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education
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LibriVox recording of Americans All, Immigrants All by U. S. Department of the Interior Office of Education.  Read in English by Mark F. Smith The United States Department of the Interior, Office of Education partnered with the Columbia Broadcasting System to present a series of 26 dramatic radio broadcast programs detailing the role of immigrants in the development of the USA.  This small volume was printed as a supplement to the programs. It contains a great deal of the data concerning the...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Life by Upton Sinclair. Read by Rom Maczka. Faith and reason, love and virtue, morality and mortality! In these two short volumes the famous novelist, essayist, and playwright, Upton Sinclair, confided his most prized worldly wisdom for generations to come. His kind and witty personal advice both provokes and enlightens page by page. (Summary by Rom Maczka) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Book of Enoch by Unknown. (Translated by Robert Charles.) Read in English by CJ Plogue The Book of Enoch, is an ancient, non-canonical Jewish work. Estimates vary on the actual dates of authorship. However, Enoch was alive during the Antediluvian period as recorded in the Hebrew Bible. Fragments of the text, were discovered in cave 4 of the Qumran caves in 1948.  Enoch, born in the 7th generation from Adam, was the grandfather of Noah. Enoch prophesied concerning the...
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by United Nations
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LibriVox recording of The United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers and has links to the text in each language. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights. The UN has translated the document into over three hundred languages and...
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by United States Army
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LibriVox recording of Project Horizon: Establishment of a Lunar Outpost by United States Army. Read in English by KevinS The US national policy on space includes the objective of developing and exploiting this Nation's space capability as necessary to achieve national political, scientific, and security objectives. The establishment of a manned outpost in the lunar environment will demonstrate United States leadership in space. It will also provide a basis for further explorations and...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Serbian Fairy Tales by Unknown. (Translated by Elodie Lawton Mijatović.) Read in English by Librivox volunteers Collection of traditional Serbian fairy tales as translated by Elodie Mijatovich, a British author living in Belgrade. Although different, parallels can be drawn with more well-known fairy stories. - Summary by LynneT For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different recordings of Psalm 133, to celebrate United Nations Day . This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 22nd, 2006. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/psalm-133/ . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (3MB)
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by Ulysses S. Grant
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LibriVox recording of Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, by Ulysses S. Grant. Read by Jim Clevenger. "In preparing these volumes for the public, I have entered upon the task with the sincere desire to avoid doing injustice to any one, whether on the National or Confederate side, other than the unavoidable injustice of not making mention often where special mention is due. There must be many errors of omission in this work, because the subject is too large to be treated of in two volumes in...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of 365 Foreign Dishes, by Unknown. Starters, main courses and desserts from around the world, one dish for every day of the year. From Turkey to China, from India to England, from Austria to Egypt, a wide variety of mouth-watering cuisines are represented. Each recipe is described in one short paragraph, making this book perfect for dipping into when you’re seeking inspiration on what to cook. (Summary by Lucy Perry) For further information, including links to online text,...
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 1. (Übersetzung von Gustav Weil.) Gelesen auf Deutsch von Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließ und den Sultan dazu brachte, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von einer...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair. Read by Tom Weiss. It is the end of the 19th century. Like thousands of others, the Rudkus family has emigrated from Lithuania to America in search of a better life. As they settle into the Packingtown neighborhood of Chicago, they find their dreams are unlikely to be realized. In fact, just the opposite is quite likely to occur. Jurgis, the main character of the novel, has brought his father Antanas, his fiancée Ona, her stepmother Teta...
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by Unknown
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Librivox recording of "The Book of Esther" read by Esther. Esther appears in the Bible as a woman of deep piety, faith, courage, patriotism, and caution, combined with resolution; a dutiful daughter to her adopted father, docile and obedient to his counsels, and anxious to share the king's favour with him for the good of the Jewish people. That she was raised up as an instrument in the hand of God to avert the destruction of the Jewish people, and to afford them protection and forward...
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by United States of America
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Librivox recording of The Declaration of Independence, by the United States of America. Read by Jim Cadwell . 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 (4MB)
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by United States
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Read for librivox.org by Michael Scherer . The Articles of Confederation, the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Gettysburg Address. 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 (20MB)
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by United States Rubber Company, edited by John Martin
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LibriVox public domain recording of the United States Rubber Company's The Romance of Rubber . This pamphlet was published in the early 20th century by the United States Rubber Company so that "coming generations of our country...have some understanding of the importance of rubber in our every day life...We believe the rubber industry will be better off if the future citizens of our country know more about it." Learn about Christopher Columbus's discovery of rubber, how the crafty...
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by Ugo Foscolo
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LibriVox recording of Le ultime lettere di Jacopo Ortis by Ugo Foscolo. Read in Italian by Davide La vicenda trae origine dal suicidio di Girolamo Ortis, uno studente universitario nato a Vito d'Asio (Pordenone) il 13 maggio 1773 e morto il 29 marzo 1796. Foscolo mutò il nome di Girolamo in Jacopo, in onore di Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Nel paese nativo esiste tuttora la casa del giovane, ristrutturata dagli eredi a seguito del terremoto del Friuli del 6 maggio 1976.  Nel 1796 Foscolo redasse un...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, letteratura italiana, lettere, romanzo epistolare, classici italiani
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by United States Supreme Court
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LibriVox recording of Supreme Cases from 1803-2018 by United States Supreme Court. Read in English by Michael Fassio; Colleen McMahon; fshort; Mike Overby; Tom Parker; KevinS; Elsie Selwyn; Gretchen LaBuhn; Greg Giordano; Craig Campbell; rmrm These cases involved questions that came before the Supreme Court that needed answers. The questions in order of appearance in this project are as follows. Does Congress have the power to pass laws that override the Constitution? What shall we do about the...
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by Unknown
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Librivox recording of The Book of John The book of John stands out among the Biblical writings about Jesus as an eloquent depiction of his deity, composed in detailed and elegant prose. It’s believed to have been written by the apostle John near the end of the first century A.D. The World English Bible is a new public-domain translation, retaining the accuracy and beauty of previous translations as well as of the original languages, while achieving a remarkable level of accessibility to...
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by Unca Eliza Winkfield
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LibriVox recording of The Female American by Unca Eliza Winkfield. Read in English by Nikki Cain “The Female American; Or The Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield, Written by Herself in Two Volumes” was anonymously published under the pseudonym Unca Eliza Winkfield in 1767. Unca Eliza, a half-Native American and half-English woman, is shipwrecked on an island. Discovering the remnants of past civilization, Unca Eliza utilizes the tools she finds and her extensive knowledge (derived from her...
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by US Army Corps of Engineers, Manhattan District
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LibriVox recording of The Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki , by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Manhattan District. Read by Dennis Sayers. This is the official report, published nearly 11 months after the first and only atomic bombings in history (to date), of a group of military physicians and engineers who accompanied the initial contingent of U.S. soldiers into the destroyed cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The report presents a clinical description of the devastation, loss of life...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of 100%: The Story of a Patriot by Upton Sinclair. Read by Lee Smalley "100%:The Story of a Patriot" dramatically recounts the adventures of a poor uneducated young man who lives by his wits and guile, as he becomes politicized during his involvement in the sometimes violent struggle between American “patriots” and “Reds”. The author wrote in the Appendix,which is not included in this recording: "Everything that has social significance is truth.......
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Librivox recording of Jude. Read by Susan Denney . The writer of this letter instructs the early Christians on the value of showing patience, controlling an unruly tongue and treating all people with kindness without respect to their social position. It also provides the basis for the practice of blessing the sick with an anointing of oil. The book has been historically controversial because of its teaching that both faith and works are necessary to salvation. The great promise in the book is...
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Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/8059
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 4 by Unknown. (Translated by Gustav Weil.) Read in German by Bernd Ungerer. Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließen und den Sultan dazu brachten, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Dhammapada by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Newgatenovelist The Dhammapada collects sayings of the Buddha, offering advice on how to live a full and thoughtful life. The translation used for this recording is by Friedrich Max Müller and was first published in the 19th century. - Summary by Newgatenovelist For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by United States Army Staff Judge Advocate
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LibriVox recording of Henry Wirz, Commander of Andersonville Confederate Prison: Trial and Execution by United States Army Staff Judge Advocate. Read in English by David Wales Henry Wirz (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was the only Confederate soldier tried after the end of the American Civi War. He was tried, convicted, and executed, not for being a Confederate soldier, but for conspiracy and murder relating to his command of Camp Sumter, the infamous Confederate prisoner-of-war...
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Librivox recording of The Epistle to Galatians. The Epistle to Galatians is a book of the New Testament. It is a letter from Paul of Tarsus to a number of early Christian communities in the Roman province of Galatia in central Anatolia. It is principally concerned with the controversy surrounding Gentile Christians and the Mosaic Law within Early Christianity. Along with the Epistle to the Romans, it is the most theologically significant of the Pauline epistles, and has been particularly...
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Librivox recording of Jude Read by Susan Denney . The Epistle of Jude is a brief book of only a single chapter with 25 verses. It is a general epistle, that is, a letter meant to be circulated and read in all the early Christian churches. Although brief, the content of the book is dense. Many examples of evildoers and strong warnings about their fates are given in rapid succession. The dispute over the body of Moses and the prophecies of Enoch are mentioned in no other book in the Bible. The...
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Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/8065
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LibriVox recording of The Dhammapada (Version 2) by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Mueller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant - A Collection of Verses Being One of the Canonical Books of the Buddhists Dhammapada means "The path of Dharma." The Pali word Dhamma corresponds to the Sankrit word Dharma. It is a collection of the teachings of the Buddha. These verses, compiled by Buddha's students in the years following his final Nirvana, were culled from various discourses given by the...
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42 LibriVox recordings of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 39 languages. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (10 December 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). The Guinness Book of Records describes the UDHR as the "Most Translated Document" in the world. It consists of 30 articles which outline the view of the General Assembly on the human rights guaranteed to all people.(Summary adapted from...
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 2 by Unknown. (Translated by Gustav Weil.) Read in German by Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließen und den Sultan dazu brachten, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von...
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Librivox recording of The Prayer of Manasses. Read by David Shamp. The Prayer of Manasses is supposed to have been the prayer of Manasses King of Judah when he repented from his idolatrous ways when he was held captive by the Assyrians in Babylon. Manasseh’s evil ways are recorded in 2 Kings 21:1-18, and the account of his repentance is recorded in 2 Chronicles 33:10-17. The Prayer of Manasses is held to be a deuterocanonical book by many Christians and is held to be Apocryphal by others....
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LibriVox recording of Brihadaranyaka Upanishad. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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LibriVox recording of Isha Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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LibriVox recording of A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, by Ukawsaw Gronniosaw. Read by TriciaG. Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, also known as James Albert, (born ca. 1705 - 1775) was a freed slave and autobiographer. His autobiography is considered the first published by an African in Britain. Gronniosaw's autobiography was produced in Kidderminster in the late 1760s. Its full title is A Narrative of the Most remarkable Particulars in the Life of...
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LibriVox recording of Chronicles of crime and criminals No.1 - Wainwright Murder and Whitechapel Murders by Unknown. Read in English by KirksVoice Published by Beaver Publishing Company, Toronto, and subtitled "Full and authentic account of the murder by Henry Wainwright of his mistress, Harriet Lane, and an extended account of the Whitechapel murders by the infamous Jack the Ripper." For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by U. Waldo Cutler
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LibriVox recording of Stories of King Arthur and His Knights , by U. Waldo Cutler. Read by thadine. Stories of King Arthur and His Knights Retold from Malory's "Morte dArthur". 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 (187MB)
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of The Naturewoman by Upton Sinclair. The Mastersons, a wealthy Bostonian family, await the arrival of their cousin Anna in the wake of her grandfather's death. Though born in Boston, Anna, who prefers the name Oceana, spent most of her life on a tropical island in the Pacific with her father. A free spirit, her practices and values surrounding proper dress, romance, and entertainment clash with those of her conservative relatives. What will happen as patience and tolerance...
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by Upton Sinclair
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What would happen to you if you tried to make your way in the world believing all the clear, simple things you had ever been taught growing up? Here we have one response to that question, a commentary by the great novelist, journalist and political activist Upton Sinclair, on what we are to encounter as we make our way in this world we live in. It is set against the backdrop of its time (about a hundred years ago) and place (a capitalist microcosm called "Lockmanville" in upstate New...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Chanticleer, the Intelligent Rooster. An interesting story in verse for children by Unknown. (Translated by Louise Pollock.) Read in English by SweetHome This is the story of an intelligent, upright and generous rooster named Chanticleer. We follow his life from birth to death in this story written in verse. The story recounts his adventures during his childhood, his studies and his travels. He becomes a father and grandfather and tries to impart...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Tausend und eine Nacht, Band 3 by Unknown. (Translated by Gustav Weil.) Read in German by Bernd Ungerer Scheherazade oder Schehersad, die Tochter eines Wesirs, heiratete den König / Sultan, der die Angewohnheit hatte, seine Ehefrauen am ersten Tag nach der Hochzeit köpfen zu lassen. Schehersad jedoch begann ihm Geschichten zu erzählen, die am Ende der Nacht den Ausgang offen ließen und den Sultan dazu brachten, wenn er den Fortgang der Geschichte erfahren wollte, von...
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by United States Senate
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LibriVox recording of Examining the U.S. Capitol Attack by United States Senate. Read in English by Joanne Turner A joint bipartisan report by the U.S. Senate Committees on Homeland Security and Rules and Administration, addressing security, planning, and response by the U.S. Capitol Police, the Capitol Police Board, the FBI, and Departments of Homeland Security and Defense to the events of January 6, 2021, in and around the U.S. Capitol Building. - Summary by Joanne Turner For further...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Sainted Queens by Unknown. Read in English by KevinS; Kristine Bekere; btuten; Tatiana Chichilla; Shreya Sethi; Eric W. A collection of short biographies of six Catholic Queens who became saints. Saint Margaret of Scotland - Saint Elisabeth of Portugal - Saint Clotildus, Saint Ragedund, and Saint Bathildis, all Queens of the Franks - and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. (Summary by Maria Therese) For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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LibriVox recording of The House that Jack Built. Read by Denny Sayers. "The House that Jack Built" is a standard of juvenile literature that delights children and adults alike with the increasingly lengthy sentences, stretched to the breaking point, that make up its narrative. Through a chain of events, beginning with a rodent eating some grain and culminating in a festive wedding, children learn that playing with grammar can be fun! You can read along with this recording by linking...
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LibriVox recording of In Time Of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook On Nuclear Attack, Natural Disasters by US Office of Civil Defense. Read by TriciaG. A major emergency affecting a large number of people may occur anytime and anywhere. It may be a peacetime disaster such as a flood, tornado, fire, hurricane, blizzard or earthquake. It could be an enemy nuclear attack on the United States. In any type of general disaster, lives can be saved if people are prepared for the emergency, and know what...
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LibriVox recording of Mabel Ross, the Sewing Girl by Unknown. Read in English by Jennifer Fournier Orphaned Mabel struggles to raise her sisters by working as a sewing girl for long hours and low wages. She meets her challenges with a calm steady faith while her younger sister chafes against the injustice of their lot in life. She is determined to uncover the mystery she thinks is lurking behind their misfortune. This book will appeal to those who love intimate family dramas, light mysteries,...
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LibriVox recording of Aitreya-Aranyaka Upanishad. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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LibriVox recording of The Life and Adventures of Chanticleer, the intelligent Rooster. An interesting Story in Verse for Children by Unknown. (Translated by Louise Pollock.) Read in English by Lowell Moore; Lynda Marie Neilson; Karen Mallozzi This is, as the title already describes, the rhymed story of Chanticleer the Rooster, and his adventures. Follow the bird through his youth and school years, on a journey, through adventures, becoming a father and a family man and eventually a grandfather....
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by Unknown; William Blake; Dante Alighieri
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LibriVox recording of Jerusalem to Revelations - A Quartet of Spiritual Explorations by William Blake; Dante Alighieri, and Unknown authors. (Translated by E. A. Wallis Budge; Courtney Langdon.) Read in English by Tony Addison A Four Quartets for the End of Time, these works stretch from the death and rebirth of a living land, England/Albion, to the death of the world as we know it in the Book of Revelations, going by way of a journey of the soul through death into salvation in the Egyptian...
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LibriVox recording of Kena Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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LibriVox recording of The String of Pearls (Dramatic Reading) by Unknown. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers.. Todd is a barber who murders his customers and turns their remains into meat pies, sold at the pie shop of his partner in crime: Mrs. Lovett; Todd's barber shop is situated in Fleet Street, London, next to St. Dunstan's church, and is connected to Lovett's bakers shop in nearby Bell Yard by means of an underground passage. Todd dispatches his victims by pulling a lever while they...
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LibriVox recording of The Profits of Religion by Upton Sinclair. Read by Michelle Harris. The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation is a non-fiction book, first published in 1917, by the American novelist and muckraking journalist Upton Sinclair. It is a snapshot of the religious movements in the U.S. before its entry into World War I. In this book, Sinclair attacks institutionalized religion as a "source of income to parasites, and the natural ally of every form of...
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LibriVox recording of Something New for my Little Friends by Unknown. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Ellies; BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Larry Wilson; Emily Isabella; April6090; Foon This is a collection of stories in verse for children. Published in 1866 by an author only known by the initials F.F., these poems teach children the virtues, their duties, and what happens to ill-behaving little boys and girls. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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LibriVox recording of The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair. Read in English by Richard Kilmer In this 1907 novel about the extravagant life of New York City’s high society, the author of The Jungle, presents a portrait of the wealthy elite. Allan Montague, a lawyer of thirty, moves to New York City from Mississippi, along with his mother and cousin Alice, to join his younger brother Oliver, who had moved to the city few years before. Allan discover that Oliver has become a member of a fast-paced...
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by United States Supreme Court
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LibriVox recording of Civil Rights and Equal Protection Cases 1856-1948, the United States Supreme Court. Read by Kelli Robinson Landmark United States Supreme Court decisions focusing on civil rights and equal protection between 1856 and 1948. (Summary by Kelli Robinson). 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 (212MB)
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LibriVox recording of The Saga of the Greenlanders (Reeves Translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Arthur Middleton Reeves.) Read in English by Expatriate The Saga of the Greenlanders is one of the two important thirteenth-century accounts of the Norse explorations of Greenland and North America, along with the Saga of Erik the Red. The two accounts describe many of the same events leading to Norse contact with the North American coastline almost five hundred years before Columbus, but...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Didache, from the Roberts-Donaldson translation. Read by Sam Stinson. The Didache is the common name of a brief early Christian treatise (dated by most scholars to the late first or early second century), containing instructions for Christian communities. The text, parts of which may have constituted the first written catechism, has three main sections dealing with Christian lessons, rituals such as baptism and eucharist, and Church organization. It was considered by...
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by Upton Sinclair
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Librivox recording of The Moneychangers by Upton Sinclair. Read by Margaret Espaillat. A story of white collar crime and intrigue told from the point of view of Montague, a member of the privileged class of New York. Montague witnesses the manipulation and upset of the stock market by high financier Dan Waterman who is motivated by revenge. Waterman's character is loosely based on J.P. Morgan. (Summary by Margaret) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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LibriVox recording of Letters of Ulysses S. Grant to His Father and His Youngest Sister. Read by Jim Clevenger. Among the national leaders whose names will always hold an honorable place in American history is Ulysses S. Grant, the simple-hearted man and capable soldier, to whose patriotism, courage, persistence, and skill was so largely due the successful termination of the war between the States, the contest which assured the foundations of the Republic. We are interested not only in learning...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Beowulf by Unknown. (Translated by John Lesslie Hall.) Read in English by clarinetcarrot The most famous piece of Old English literature, Beowulf was written by an unknown poet at least 1000 years ago and tells how the eponymous hero who is a great warrior defeats the monster Grendel and his mother. He later goes on to rule the Geats before dying killing another foe, a dragon. This metered translation was made by John Lesslie Hall - Summary by clarinetcarrot For further...
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by United States Federal Bureau of Investigation
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LibriVox recording of UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECTS, by UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. Read by ROGER MELIN. Through the U.S. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) this series of communications has been de-classified and made public. Most names have been omitted, however much information of the sightings of UFOs in 1947 can be gleaned from these communications which were primarily between the FBI and other U.S. Government and military organizations. It should be noted that the U.S. Air...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Fall of the Nibelungs by Unknown. (Translated by Margaret Armour.) Read in English by Michael Wolf and Phil Schempf. "The Fall of the Nibelungs" is Margaret Armour's plain prose translation from the middle high German of the "Nibelungenlied", a poetic saga of uncertain authorship written about the year 1200. The story is believed by many to be based on the destruction of the Burgundians, a Germanic tribe, in 436 by mercenary Huns recruited for the...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of A Prisoner of Morro, by Upton Sinclair. Read by Tom Weiss. Upton Sinclair, born in 1878 was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author. He wrote over 90 books in many genres. Best known for his muckraking novel, The Jungle , Sinclair also wrote adventure fiction. Many of these works were written under the pseudonym, Ensign Clark Fitch, U.S.N. A Prisoner of Morrow, published in 1898 when Sinclair was but 20 years old, is one of these efforts. The period for this work is the...
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LibriVox recording of The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes (Markham translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Clements Markham.) Read in English by Expatriate. A whimsical collection of stories about a wandering street urchin, Lazarillo de Tormes is a classic of the Spanish Golden Age, even paid homage in Cervantes’ Don Quixote . Rendered homeless by the arrest of his father and poverty of his mother, the boy Lazarillo has no choice but to go out and find masters to serve. Unfortunately, each of his...
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LibriVox recording of Short Stories and Poems for Children, Original and Select by Unknown. Read in English by Campbell Schelp. A collection of short stories and poems for children, filled with sweet but simple life lessons. - Summary by Campbell Schelp 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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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Taittriyaka Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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by United States Department of Energy
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LibriVox recording of U. S. Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change and Extreme Weather by United States Department of Energy. Read in English by Patrick Mchaffie This report—part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to support national climate change adaptation planning through the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force and Strategic Sustainability Planning process and to advance the U.S. Department of Energy’s goal of promoting energy security—examines current and...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Katha Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in other...
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LibriVox recording of The Saga of Erik the Red (Reeves Translation) by Unknown. (Translated by Arthur Middleton Reeves.) Read in English by Expatriate The Saga of Erik the Red is one of the two important thirteenth-century accounts of the Norse explorations of Greenland and North America, along with The Saga of the Greenlanders. Containing fantastic anecdotes about ghostly visitations, wise women-seers, and one-legged native Unipeds, the saga is just as fascinating for what is clearly authentic...
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LibriVox recording of The Psalms and Odes of Solomon, translated by Rendel Harris. Read by Sam Stinson. One of the Pseudepigrapha, the Psalms of Solomon is a group of eighteen psalms (religious songs or poems) that are not part of any scriptural canon (they are, however, found in copies of the Peshitta). The Psalms of Solomon were referenced in Early Christian writings, but lost to modern scholars until a Greek manuscript was rediscovered in the 17th century. Politically, the Psalms of Solomon...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of The Santa Claus Story Book by Unknown. Read in English by BettyB; Kathleen Moore; Jim Gallagher; Foon; Campbell Schelp; Greg Giordano; KevinS; Tasha C Mapes This is a collection of fairy tales. The first story is a Christmas story in verse, and of course the Christmas holidays are the best time for fairy tales, but the other stories in this volume are fairy tales that can be enjoyed year-round. This volume contains classics like the story of Cinderella and the Beauty and...
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by Upton Sinclair
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LibriVox recording of King Coal, by Upton Sinclair. Read by Michelle Harris. King Coal is a book by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1917, that exposes the dirty working conditions in the coal mining industry in the western United States during the 1910s. As in an earlier work, The Jungle, Sinclair expresses his socialist viewpoints from the perspective of a single protagonist, Hal Warner, caught up in the schemes and plots of the oppressive American capitalist system. The book itself is...
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by United States Government
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LibriVox recording of United States Constitution and Amendments by United States Government Read in English by Laurie Anne Walden The Constitution is the charter of government and the supreme law of the United States of America. It was signed by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 17, 1787. The first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified together in 1791. Amendments 11 through 27 were ratified separately from 1795 through...
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by Unknown
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LibriVox recording of Svetasvatara Upanishad by Unknown. (Translated by F. Max Müller.) Read in English by Jothi Tharavant. The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad" means "to sit." Thus, Upanishad is to sit down near the teacher to discuss, learn, practice, and experience. There are some 200 or more Upanishads. Some are lost and are only known about because of being referenced in...
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by United States
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LibriVox recording of Simple Sabotage Field Manual, by United States Office of Strategic Services. Read by James Christopher. Formed during World War II, the United States Office of Strategic Services (OSS), was organized for special operations and intelligence gathering and analysis. Included in its mission was the implementation of, and training of foreign forces in, propaganda, espionage, subversion, and sabotage. After the war, OSS functions were transferred to the newly formed Central...
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