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== Introduction ==
 
 
 
Here are the audiobooks which featured as Staff Picks in 2008/2009. Suggestions for future Staff Picks on the LibriVox home page and the Internet Archive LibriVox index page are always welcome. Please post your suggestions in [http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=17058 <u>this thread.</u>]
 
 
 
== LibriVox Staff Picks 2009 ==
 
 
 
=== November 2009: In Memory of the Fallen ===
 
 
 
==== Solos ====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/four-weeks-in-the-trenches-by-fritz-kreisler/ <u>Four Weeks in the Trenches</u>] by Fritz Kreisler, read by FNH.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/high-adventure-a-narrative-of-air-fighting-in-france/ <u>High Adventure A Narrative of Air Fighting in France</u>] by James Norman Hall, read by Mike Vendetti.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/kitcheners-mob-adventures-of-an-american-in-the-british-army/ <u>Kitchener’s Mob, Adventures of an American in the British Army</u>] by James Norman Hall, read by Mike Vendetti.
 
 
 
''Dutch:'' [http://librivox.org/brieven-van-den-nutteloozen-toeschouwer-door-louis-couperus/ <u>Brieven van den nutteloozen toeschouwer</u>] by Louis Couperus, read by Anna Simon.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/in-the-field-1914-1915-by-marcel-dupont/ <u>In the Field</u>] (1914-1915) by Marcel Dupont, read by FNH.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/over-the-top-by-arthur-empey/ <u>Over the Top</u>] by Arthur Empey, read by Mark F. Smith.
 
 
 
==== Group Readings ====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-escape-of-a-princess-pat/ <u>The Escape of a Princess Pat</u>] by George Pearson.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/canadas-one-hundred-days-part-on-by-john-livesay/ <u>Canada’s Hundred Days: With the Canadian Corps from Amiens to Mons, Aug. 8 – Nov. 11, 1918. Part One Amiens</u>], by John Frederick Livesay.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/observations-of-an-orderly-by-ward-muir/ <u>Observations of an Orderly by Ward Muir</u>].
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/a-school-history-of-the-great-war-by-albert-e-mckinley/ <u>A School History of the Great War</u>] by Albert E. McKinley, Charles A. Coulomb, and Armand J. Gerson.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/diary-of-a-nursing-sister-on-the-western-front-1914-1915-by-anonymous/ <u>Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front 1914-1915</u>] Anonymous, attributed to Kathleen Luard.
 
 
 
==== War Poetry ====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/in-flanders-fields-by-john-mccrae/ <u>In Flanders Fields</u>] by John McCrae.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-unconquered-dead-by-john-mccrae/ <u>The Unconquered Dead</u>] by John McCrae.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/smile-smile-smile-by-wilfred-owen/ <u>Smile, Smile, Smile</u>] by Wilfred Owen.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/anthem-for-doomed-youth-by-wilfred-owen/ <u>Anthem for Doomed Youth</u>] by Wilfred Owen.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/dulce-et-decorum-est-by-wilfred-owen/ <u>Dulce et Decorum Est</u>]  by Wilfred Owen.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22278 <u>The Soldier</u>] by Rupert Brooke.
 
 
 
==== Short Non-fiction Items====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?title=Bombardment+of+the+Dardanelles&author=&status=all&action=Search <u>Bombardment of the Dardanelles</u>], read by Bellona Times.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?title=Haig+Strikes+Near+Arras&author=&status=all&action=Search <u>Haig Strikes Near Arras</u>], read by Esther.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?title=The+First+World+War+-+Selections+from+the+Manchester+Guardian&author=&status=all&action=Search <u>The First World War - Selections from the Manchester Guardian</u>], read by Carl Manchester.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?title=Austrian+Emperor+to+Take+Command+at+Vienna+Headquarters&author=&status=all&action=Search <u>Austrian Emperor to Take Command at Vienna Headquarters</u>], read by James Smith.
 
 
 
=== December 2009: Christmas ===
 
 
 
==== Solos ====
 
[http://librivox.org/christmas-holidays-at-merryvale-by-alice-hale-burnett/ <u>Christmas Holidays at Merryvale</u>] by Alice Hale Burnett, read by Kara Shallenberg.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-christmas-angel-by-abbie-farwell-brown/ <u>The Christmas Angel</u>] by Abbie Farwell Brown, read by Jan McGillivray.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/peace-on-earth-good-will-to-dogs-by-eleanor-hallowell-abbott/ <u>Peace On Earth, Good-Will To Dogs</u>] by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott, read by Allyson Hester.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/a-christmas-carol-by-charles-dickens-2/ <u>A Christmas Carol</u>] by Charles Dickens.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-spirit-of-christmas-by-henry-van-dyke/ <u>The Spirit of Christmas</u>] by Henry van Dyke, read by Jan MacGillivray
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-spirit-of-christmas-version-2-by-henry-van-dyke/ <u>The Spirit of Christmas</u>] by Henry van Dyke, read by David Leeson.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/told-after-supper-by-jerome-k-jerome/ <u>Told after Supper</u>] by Jerome K. Jerome, read by Ruth Golding.
 
 
 
''Dutch:'' [http://librivox.org/een-kerstlied-in-proza-by-charles-dickens/ <u>Een Kerstlied in Proza</u>] by Charles Dickens, read by Bart de Leeuw
 
 
 
==== Group Readings ====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-birds-christmas-carol-by-kate-douglas-wiggin/ <u>The Birds’ Christmas Carol</u>] by Kate Douglas Wiggin.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/old-christmas-by-washington-irving/ <u>Old Christmas</u>] by Washington Irving.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/santa-clauss-helper-by-thomas-nelson-page/ <u>Santa Claus’s Partner</u>] by Thomas Nelson Page
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/a-christmas-carol-by-charles-dickens/ <u>A Christmas Carol</u>] by Charles Dickens 
 
 
 
==== Poetry, Short Stories and Song ====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/music-on-christmas-morning-by-anne-bronte/ <u>Music On Christmas Morning</u>] by Anne Bronte
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/twas-the-night-before-christmas-by-clement-c-moore/ <u>Twas the Night Before Christmas</u>] by Clement C. Moore.
 
 
 
A second collection of [http://librivox.org/a-visit-from-saint-nicholas-by-clement-clarke-moore/ <u>Twas the Night Before Christmas</u>] by Clement C. Moore.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2009/ <u>Christmas Carol Collection 2009</u>].
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2006/ <u>2006 Carol Collection</u>]
 
 
 
''German:'' [http://librivox.org/adventskalender-2009-by-various/ <u>Adventskalender 2009</u>]
 
 
 
''Multilingual:'' The annual [http://librivox.org/newcatalog/search.php?title=christmas+short+works&author=&status=all&action=Search <u>Christmas Short Works Collections</u>] from 2006 - 2009.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/christmas_poetry_and_hymn_collection/ <u>Christmas Poetry and Hymn Collection</u>]
 

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