Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 014


A collection of 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 history, politics, military history, humor, philosophy, nature and religion. (summary by J. M. Smallheer)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Advice to a Young Man on the Choice of a Mistress (Old Mistresses Apologue) Benjamin Franklin Etext Utek
00:05:51 en
Play 02 The Black Woman of the South Alexander Crummell Etext Bellona Times
00:26:41 en
Play 03 The Sentence of the Inquisition on Galileo Cardinals of the Inquisition Etext Availle
00:11:54 en
Play 04 The Abjuration of Galileo Galileo Galilei Etext Availle
00:03:49 en
Play 05 The Knowledge of Self, from "The Alchemy of Happiness" Al Ghazzali Etext Craig Campbell
00:19:07 en
Play 06 Let's Collect Rocks and Shells Shell Union Oil Corporation Etext Betsie Bush
00:39:46 en
Play 07 Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 United States House of Representatives Etext Craig Campbell
00:18:41 en
Play 08 Meditation XVII John Donne Etext Shawn Craig Smith
00:05:27 en
Play 09 A Message to Garcia Elbert Hubbard Etext Scott Dahlem
00:13:28 en
Play 10 Preface to "God and My Neighbor" Robert Blatchford Etext Bellona Times
00:08:08 en
Play 11 A Refutation of the Charges Made against the Confederate States of America of Having Authorized the Use of Explosive and Poisoned Musket and Rifle Balls during the Late Civil War of 1861-1865 Horace Edwin Hayden Etext FNH
00:27:48 en
Play 12 Reminiscences of the Military Life and Sufferings of Col. Timothy Bigelow Charles Hersey Etext FNH
00:39:22 en
Play 13 Taking Diplomatic Action Against Piracy Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Dept of State Etext James Christopher
00:03:16 en
Play 14 To Atticus (at Athens), translated by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh Marcus Tullius Cicero Etext Bellona Times
00:08:09 en
Play 15 To the Royal Academy: Of Farting Benjamin Franklin Etext Utek
00:08:06 en
Play 16 When a Man Comes to Himself Thomas Woodrow Wilson Etext Craig Campbell
00:31:15 en