Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 036


Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the discovery of X-rays, earthquakes, Hegel, Sir William Osler, Charles William Eliot, Oscar Wilde, Charles Sumner, Monica Lewinsky, and Anita Loos; the Lincoln highway, joys of gardening, goldfish, skunk raising, and the cultivation of tobacco.

"Earthquakes" was co-authored by Louis Pakiser. (summary by Sue Anderson)

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Group: Short Nonfiction Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Bill Clinton's Apology to the Nation Regarding the Lewinsky Affair (1998) William Jefferson Clinton Etext Glenn O'Brien
00:03:50 en
Play 02 Daisy Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Ed. Etext Bellona Times
00:04:06 en
Play 03 Driving the Lincoln Highway, Chicago to Rochelle, Illinois, in 1915 Emily Post Etext Sue Anderson
00:20:18 en
Play 04 Earthquakes Kaye M. Shedlock Etext Roger Melin
00:33:38 en
Play 05 Five American Contributions to Civilization Charles William Eliot Etext Andrea Dion
00:56:00 en
Play 06 Goldfish A. A. Milne Etext John N. Daily
00:07:13 en
Play 07 The Handwriting on the Screen: An Interview with Anita Loos, Everybody's Magazine, 1917 Karl Schmidt Etext Bellona Times
00:08:14 en
Play 08 An Interview with Anita Loos, Wireless Magazine, 1922 Paul S. Gautier Etext Bellona Times
00:08:00 en
Play 09 No Tax On Books, 1864 Charles Sumner Etext David Wales
00:08:03 en
Play 10 On Gardening Robert F. Murray Etext Garth Burton
00:14:54 en
Play 11 On a New Kind of Rays Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Etext Availle
00:23:21 en
Play 12 Oscar Wilde: An Idler's Impression Edgar Saltus Etext Rob Marland
00:14:35 en
Play 13 The Philosophy of Religion, excerpts Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Etext Craig Campbell
00:30:07 en
Play 14 Practical Skunk Raising William Edwin Pratt Etext Roger Melin
00:21:32 en
Play 15 The Questioning Mania Wilhelm Griesinger Etext Craig Campbell
00:04:25 en
Play 16 A Swimmer's Status - Beaurepaire Ruled Not an Amateur Anonymous Etext Glenn O'Brien
00:01:37 en
Play 17 A Treatise on the Culture of the Tobacco Plant Jonathan Carver Etext Roger Melin
00:59:44 en
Play 18 A Way of Life Sir William Osler Etext Luke Sartor
00:39:22 en