Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 012


A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass humor, history, politics, science medicine, nature, finance, cooking, film and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Corsages Appropriate for Women with Unbeautifully Modelled Throats and Shoulders from What Dress Makes of Us Dorothy Quigley Etext Bellona Times
00:10:20 en
Play 02 Darwin on the Origin of Species - A Book Review from The Atlantic, July 1860 Asa Gray Etext Catharine Eastman
00:36:08 en
Play 03 A General View of Theosophy A. C. W. Etext Audio Andrea
00:08:34 en
Play 04 The Germ Theory and its Application to Medicine and Surgery Louis Pasteur Etext J. M. Smallheer
00:16:01 en
Play 05 The History of Insects Anonymous Etext Bellona Times
00:07:53 en
Play 06 How Pain Leads to Knowledge and Power James Allen Etext Audio Andrea
00:06:40 en
Play 07 An Italian Dinner - selections from The Cook's Decameron Mrs. W. G. Waters Etext Bellona Times
00:11:56 en
Play 08 Lucy Keyes. A Story of Mount Wachusett; from The New England Magazine, Vol 1 (6), June 1886 A. P. Marble Etext Bellona Times
00:17:33 en
Play 09 The Meaning and Method of Spiritual Life Annie Besant Etext Audio Andrea
00:32:20 en
Play 10 Romance and Eyeglasses, from The Champagne Standard Mrs. John Lane Etext Marian Martin
00:11:05 en
Play 11 Spear Fishing on Indian River, from Florida - or Summer in Wintertime Mrs. C. F. Latham Etext Bellona Times
00:03:55 en
Play 12 A Study in Finance Arthur Cheney Train Etext Craig Campbell
00:42:59 en
Play 13 Ten Great Late 40's Films, excerpts from Motion Pictures, 1940-1949 Library of Congress Copyright Office Etext Bellona Times
00:13:40 en
Play 14 Trinity Atomic Test Site The National Atomic Museum Etext James Christopher
00:24:56 en
Play 15 A World Religion Annie Besant Etext Audio Andrea
00:33:31 en