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Listen to free audio books and poetry recordings! This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.



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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
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...
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by Kahlil Gibran
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LibriVox recording of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. Read in English by Mark F. Smith The prophet Al Mustafa, before leaving the city where he has been living twelve years, stops to address the people. They call out for his words of wisdom on many sides of the human condition, and he addresses them in terms of love and care. He has much to offer from his observations of the people, and he illustrates with images they can relate to. The author, Gibran, was influenced by the Maronites, the Sufis,...
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by Kahlil Gibran
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LibriVox recording of The Prophet (version 2) by Kahlil Gibran. Read in English by Michele Fry The Prophet is an inspirational book of 28 lyrical prose essays on life, love, children, religion, work, and more, - written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf, and is Gibran's best known work. The Prophet has been translated into over 40 different languages and has never been out of print. (Summary by Michele...
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by Karl Ettlinger
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LibriVox recording of Benno Stehkragen by Karl Ettlinger. Read in German by schrm "Armer Benno Stehkragen, dachte ich amüsiert, dir ist es im Leben kümmerlich genug gegangen, – und jetzt wird auch noch die Aufzeichnung deiner Lebensgeschichte von einem Granatsplitter durchbohrt!" (Zitat aus dem Vorwort) Das Buch wird meist als Satirewerk eingeteilt, fällt in die Sparte (Vor)Kriegsliteratur (und "Antihelden") und beschreibt in einer sentimentalen Traurigkeit - mit...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Hörbuch, Deutsch, schicksal, jungeselle, romanze, kriegsbeginn, alltag
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by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox dramatic recording of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farmby Kate Douglas Wiggin. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. When ten-year-old Rebecca Randall arrives at her aunts' brick house in Riverboro, she is not exactly welcomed with the open arms one would hope for. Her cheerful spirit touches the lives of many, but will Rebecca be able to endure Aunt Miranda's stern ways? (Summary by Twinkle88) Cast List: Narrator: TJ Burns Rebecca Randall: JayKitty76 Miranda Sawyer: Christine Lehman Jane...
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by Kate Douglas Wiggin
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LibriVox recording of A Summer in a Canyon: A California Story by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Read in English as a dramatic reading by LibriVox volunteers. A group of friends spend a summer camping in a canyon in Southern California. Fun camp adventures, breath-taking scenery, and a little state history and legends too. - Summary by LikeManyWaters Cast List: Narrator: LikeManyWaters Dr. Paul Winship: Larry Wilson Mrs. Truth Winship: TJ Burns Bell Winship: Foon Dicky Winship: Jasmin Salma Polly Oliver:...
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by Katharine Lee Bates
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Blood Road by Katharine Lee Bates. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 30, 2018. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Christine Rojas; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Hypatia; Justin S Barrett; Jon Scott Jones; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; melaniebjensen; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Ruth Logrono; SweetHome; Tasha C Mapes and Tomas Peter. Katharine Lee Bates was an American writer, poet, professor, and social...
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by Katherine Mansfield
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LibriVox recording of The Doves' Nest and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield. Read in English by Rob Marland; Sunbeard; Daryl Horton; Malka Davis; thestorygirl; Ariphron; Kathleen Moore; Aaron Nosan; April6090; Bhavya; Sonia; Sia Tuinei The Doves' Nest and Other Stories is a collection of complete stories and fragments by the writer Katherine Mansfield. The book was published several months after the Kiwi author's death. - Summary by Rob Marland For further information, including links to...
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by Koran
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LibriVox recording of The Holy Koran by Koran. (Translated by Muhammad Habib Shakir.) Read in English by SaraHale; Mona Jaheen The Koran is divided into 114 Surahs. It re-tells the stories of most of the previous prophets. It also covers Marriages, Inheritance, Banning, Pilgrimage, etc. Special thanks to catharmaiden (Sandra Schmit) for Proof-Listening some of the Surahs. And thanks to Kitty (Sonia) for being the MC and DPL. We're grateful for your help and support. - Summary by SaraHale For...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, quran, muhammad habib shakir, al-qur'an, the holy koran