Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 026


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, travel, embroidery, science, mathematics, humor, philosophy, politics, and nature. (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 Chicago's Awful Theater Horror, Chapter One Various Etext Eberle Thomas
00:36:20 en
Play 02 The Constitution of the Empire of Japan, 1889 M. Ito Etext Availle
00:28:38 en
Play 03 A Devonshire Inn E. V. Lucas Etext Garth Burton
00:05:37 en
Play 04 Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death Patrick Henry Etext Bob Gonzalez
00:08:55 en
Play 05 A Holiday in Bed J. M. Barrie Etext Phil Chenevert
00:14:39 en
Play 06 The Humour of Homer Samuel Butler Etext Katherine
01:06:07 en
Play 07 Ishi, The Last Yahi Indian Thomas Talbot Waterman Etext Winston Tharp
00:22:08 en
Play 08 A Lane in the Cotswolds Francis Darwin Etext Garth Burton
00:08:50 en
Play 09 The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane Calamity Jane Etext Amy Gramour
00:12:53 en
Play 10 The Needle Candace Wheeler Etext Mary Schneider
00:09:43 en
Play 11 Of the Point of a Sharp Small Needle Robert Hooke Etext Sue Anderson
00:08:20 en
Play 12 The Rag and Bone Pickers Charles Loring Brace Etext loubet
00:14:13 en
Play 13 Quis Desiderio Samuel Butler Etext Katherine
00:19:17 en
Play 14 Slang Herbert Allen Giles Etext NoelBadrian
00:10:54 en
Play 15 Some Animal Friends in Africa Bayard Taylor Etext NoelBadrian
00:07:52 en
Play 16 Thrilling Story by Titanic's Surviving Wireless Man Harold Bride Etext Winston Tharp
00:18:27 en
Play 17 To Dr. Thomas Cooper Thomas Jefferson Etext progressingamerica
00:05:36 en
Play 18 Travels in Alaska, excerpt from Chapter XV John Muir Etext Jason Mills
00:17:52 en
Play 19 Two Theorems on Conics S. Lefschetz Etext Prachi Pendse
00:16:47 en
Play 20 Why I Believe in Poverty Edward Bok Etext Jennifer Boyette
00:11:09 en