Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 032


Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the history of aeroplanes, political speeches, travel, philosophy, Japan, the United Nations, Congressional law, rules of cricket and more. (Summary by Sue Anderson)

Note: "On the Part Played by Accident in Discovery" by Ernst Mach was translated by Thomas J. McCormack.

Genre(s): *Non-fiction

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Aphorisms Friedrich von Schlegel Etext Craig Campbell
00:13:22 en
Play 02 The First Man-Carrying Aeroplane Capable of Sustained Free Flight Albert Francis Zahm Etext Availle
00:19:32 en
Play 03 First Public Speech, March 9, 1832 Abraham Lincoln Etext Larry Greene
00:03:53 en
Play 04 In Favor of Ratifying the Charter of the United Nations (August 23, 1945) Ellen Cicely Wilkinson Etext Lucy Perry
00:24:33 en
Play 05 Laws of Cricket (1857) James Pycroft Etext Glenn O'Brien
00:33:01 en
Play 06 Letter to the Emperor of Japan (1853) Millard Fillmore Etext Isana
00:14:47 en
Play 07 Letter to Miss Grace Norton Henry James Etext Winston Tharp
00:04:58 en
Play 08 Life in a Chinese City Alicia Ellen Neve Bewicke Etext Bellona Times
00:32:01 en
Play 09 The New Japan (1897) Tōru Hoshi Etext Isana
00:49:18 en
Play 10 The Notion of Action And Agency Entertained By Mr. Chubb and Others Jonathan Edwards Etext Craig Campbell
00:03:10 en
Play 11 On the Part Played by Accident in Discovery Ernst Mach Etext J. M. Smallheer
00:34:23 en
Play 12 Second Inaugural Address. March 4, 1865 Abraham Lincoln Etext Larry Greene
00:03:36 en
Play 13 The Unconstitutionality of the Laws of Congress, Prohibiting Private Mails Lysander Spooner Etext Michele Fry
01:04:57 en
Play 14 William Tecumseh Sherman Elbridge Streeter Brooks Etext Bellona Times
Play 15 Winter Expedition Over the Rocky Mountains (1857) Randolph B. Marcy Etext Sue Anderson
00:56:27 en