Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 016


A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the readers, and the topics encompass history, science, literature, sports, education, 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 Are Atheists Wicked? George William Foote Etext Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
00:11:46 en
Play 02 Assassination of President McKinley, The from "The Complete Life of William McKinley Marshall Everett Etext Gerald Hawkins
00:21:00 en
Play 03 The Books of Chilan Balam, the Prophetic and Historic Records of the Mayas of Yu Daniel Garrison Brinton Etext Bellona Times
00:27:16 en
Play 04 Equal Opportunity in Education Mikhail Bakunin Etext Nullifidian
00:18:30 en
Play 05 Extracts from the report on the sinking of the 'Titanic' The London Times Etext Andy Minter (1934-2017)
00:29:35 en
Play 06 The Gale Richard Henry Dana, Jr. Etext Bill Mosley
00:21:57 en
Play 07 How the Memory may be Improved from Mind, matter and motion; with directions for good health in old age Adam Miller Etext Ruth Golding
00:20:13 en
Play 08 Interview with Frederick Russell Burnham about Colonel Baden-Powell The Manchester Guardian Etext Bill Mosley
00:05:11 en
Play 09 Mosquitoes from "Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things" Lafcadio Hearn Etext Bellona Times
00:07:41 en
Play 10 On the Unequal Sensibility of the Foramen Centrale to Light of different Colours James Clerk Maxwell Etext Availle
00:02:37 en
Play 11 Poems in 'Alice in Wonderland', The Published in The Bookman, vol. 18, Sept. 1903 Florence Milner Etext Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
00:14:22 en
Play 12 Remarks on the Antiquity of Pugilism from "Boxiana or Sketches of Modern Pugilism" Pierce Egan Etext Utek
00:45:28 en
Play 13 Silly Novels by Lady Novelists George Eliot Etext Julie VW
01:04:46 en
Play 14 Telegrams from "Business Hints for Men and Women" Alfred Rochefort Calhoun Etext Bellona Times
00:06:54 en
Play 15 Voltaire John Watts Etext Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
00:33:33 en