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Storytelling is one of the magical things that bring families closer. These audiobooks are carefully selected to give your children a read-aloud experience while also discovering the joys of group listening. And the best part is, these books are free!
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Open your mind and listen in on some of the best Philosophy Audiobooks. From literary Fiction Classics like Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky to Nonfiction pieces from Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, dive into these audiobooks from some of the best philosophical texts. Explore topics of existentialism, ethics, determinism, and more. From short stories to first chapters, plays, selected works, and entire books work through this playlist at your own pace to really process these philosophical texts.
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Listen to Vurbl's curated playlist of the top classic tales of Greek mythology. Originally told in ancient Greece, these stories and poems were part of a rich oral tradition and folklore. The tales speak of the origins of the universe, mankind and the Gods. They tell the stories of how the world came to be what it was in ancient Greece, and how the Gods interacted with mankind. These classic tales taught life lessons, history of Greece, and the history of the universe as was understood in the 18th century BC.
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Your english teachers probably never assigned you these sinister murder mysteries that are guaranteed to freak you out, but they should have. We recognize that everyone needs a good scare, so turn off your lights and brace yourself for classic detective novels designed to get your thinking hats back on and serial killer books from the early masters of horror — Edgar Allen Poe and Margaret Ann Hubbard. Although you may dream of mysteriously dying on the streets of Paris or in your own gunroom, these acclaimed literary pieces are worth the spooks.
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Bring back the magic of being read aloud to by your parents with these classic audiobooks for kids. Whether on a road trip or right before bedtime, these stories are sure to show your child the joys of group listening while also expanding their literary knowledge. Many of these stories date back to the early 20th century, inspiring numerous stories after them and some even being made into the film adaptations we know and love. Listen now!
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Does your child need to hear a bedtime story before going to sleep? This playlist is filled with the first chapter of classic stories and perhaps new and exciting bedtime stories from kid-friendly podcasts that every child can listen to as they're being put to bed. Their imaginations will run wild while listening to these fun and adventurous stories. So tuck your kids in tight and listen to these audiobooks and stories that will send them into a dream-filled slumber.
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Listen in weekly as we pick some of the most in-depth, analytical, and honest book reviews and literary discussions here. From literary fiction classics, science-fiction, romance, and more, listen in to these book club talks to reflect on your own reading or discover books to add to your "to read" list. So curl up, listen in, and explore the world of books!
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Women’s fiction writers are, of course, female authors who share stories from a woman’s perspective. The category of women’s fiction from those who write their artistic works may feature female protagonists and focuses on relationships and an unfolding experiential journey. Learn some new writing exercises and discover workshops, explore the process of getting published, marketing and promotion tips and tricks, and even what happens at writers’ conferences, where shifts in the publishing industry unfold. So whether you’re a fan of women’s fiction or are an aspiring or current female author, there is something for you to enjoy from this list!
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From the vast worlds of the Victorian era to the great American novels of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, expand your literary vocabulary with this curated playlist of the best classic books for adults, including some of the most iconic and well-regarded works that literature has to offer. Listen now!
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We've created a magical playlist of all the best fairytale stories that feature princesses for you and your princess at home, some of them being the first chapter and some short stories. Listen to some of our favorite and timeless happily-ever-afters, such as Cinderella or Beauty and the Beast. These classic princess stories will enchant the minds of your little ones whether in the car or before bedtime, telling stories of true love but also adventure and heroism. There is a princess story for everyone. Listen now.
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Orphaned Mabel struggles to raise her sisters by working as a sewing girl for long hours and low wages. She meets her challenges with a calm steady faith while her younger sister chafes against the injustice of their lot in life. She is determined to uncover the mystery she thinks is lurking behind
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Any life of Wolfe can be artificially simplified by treating his purely military work as something complete in itself and not as a part of a greater whole. But, since such treatment gives a totally false idea of his achievement, this little sketch, drawn straight from original sources, tries to show
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Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded through many successive editions. This recording is of the public-domain 1918 US edition (some information may be outdated). The illustrations can be found in t
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This book contains a critical essay on Shakespeare by Leo Tolstoy. It is followed by another essay named "Shakespeare's attitude to the working classes" by Ernest Crosby and extracts of a letter by George Bernard Shaw. (Summary by enko)
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A collection of reprinted articles on a wide-range of subjects, all in the unique style of G. K. Chesterton. Using wit, paradox, and good humor he “defends” a series of seeming harmless things that need no defense, and in so doing he exposes many of the broken assumptions and dogmatic notions of sec
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844–1900) was a nineteenth-century German philosopher. He wrote critical texts on religion, morality, contemporary culture, philosophy and science, using a distinctive German language style and displaying a fondness for aphorism. Nietzsche's influence remains substantia
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The Topics is is the fifth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument"). The Topics constitutes Aristotle's treatise on the art of dialectic—the invention and discovery of arguments in which the propositions rest upon commonly-held opinions or endoxa.
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Mrs. Mee, her husband, and her sister ran a yarn and needlework import/warehouse business in Bath, England. Her books primarily contain practical everyday items that knit up quickly with the busy homemaker in mind. At this time, published knitting "receipts" did not contain abbreviations and were la
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A Holy Day in 1495. Join the crowd streaming towards a temporary outdoor stage and be entertained (and maybe even instructed) by a performance of Everyman by the Guild of LibriVox Readers. Cast:(in order of appearance)Narrator - AnniseMessenger - ElliGod - Neeru IyerDeath - Denny SayersEveryman - Bo
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This book doesn't advise against marriage but just offers advice on the errors some people can make who make the wrong choice when entering into so long a contract. - Summary by Michele Eaton
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941). It offered a modernist approach, discussing religion dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon, rather than from a the
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The Constitution has a total of 27 amendments. The first ten, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified simultaneously. The following seventeen were ratified separately.(Summary from wikipedia.org)
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A one-act play. Eccentric (crazy?) Captain Hagberd has been waiting for years for his son to come home from the sea. He has scrimped and saved, outfitting a house for Harry to inherit upon his return, which will be in only "one day more." He has also planned that Harry will marry Bessie, the repress
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The Hollisters, a bright, spirited, wholesome family, are compelled to move into the country. After many efforts to secure a home, Shirley, eldest of the Hollisters, contrives a way out by renting a magnificent old stone barn at a ridiculously low price, transforming it into a house. The owner of th
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Throughout the ages, languages continue to adapt and change. English, being a relatively new language, is a nice example of that. Though the English vocabulary is continually evolving, the system of punctuation has remained constant for the most part. This means that grammar books from 1895 are stil
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Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw (Hillegonda Buisman) nu de beschrijving van de slappe en mislukte Nederlander uit de 18de eeuw. Johannes maakt in dit deel werk van een schoon, jong,
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The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise written during the 6th century BC by Sun Tzu. Composed of 13 chapters, each of which is devoted to one aspect of warfare, it has long been praised as the definitive work on military strategies and tactics of its time. (From Wikipedia.)
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Throughout the ages, languages continue to adapt and change. English, being a relatively new language, is a nice example of that. Though the English vocabulary is continually evolving, the system of punctuation has remained constant for the most part. This means that grammar books from 1895 are stil
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The Book of the Damned was the first published nonfiction work of the author Charles Fort (first edition 1919). Dealing with various types of anomalous phenomena including UFOs, strange falls of both organic and inorganic materials from the sky, odd weather patterns, the possible existence of creatu
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This biography of Johannes Kepler begins with an account of what the world of astronomy was like before his time, then proceeds to a look at his early years. Two chapters deal with his working relationship with Tycho Brahe. These are followed by a look at Kepler's laws and his last years. (Summary b
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A collection of sixteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, articles, speeches and reports included in this collection were independently selected by the readers, and the topics encompass a diverse range of subject matter including history, science, nature, feminism, humor, rel
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Voltaire was an atheist. Diderot was Enlightened. But trite titles seldom encompass completely the beliefs of any individual. And this one fact is certainly true when dealing with Sir Francis Bacon.The youngest son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Francis was born in Strand, London, on Jan. 22, 1561. He went
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism. He became famous for his effortless ability to merge serious intellectual speculation with
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism. He became famous for his effortless ability to merge serious intellectual speculation with
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