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== Introduction ==
 
 
 
Here are the audiobooks which featured as Staff Picks in 2008/2009. More details of these selections may be found on the linked blog posts.
 
 
 
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 ==
 
 
 
=== September 2009: [http://librivox.org/2009/09/25/picks-of-the-week/ Picks of the Week] ===
 
 
 
===== Solos =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/two-years-in-the-forbidden-city-by-princess-der-ling/ <u>Two Years in the Forbidden City</u>] by Princess Der Ling, read by Jc Guan.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/king-coal-by-upton-sinclair/ <u>King Coal</u>] by Upton Sinclair, read by Michelle Harris.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/sailing-alone-around-the-world-by-joshua-slocum/ <u>Sailing Alone Around the World</u>] by Joshua Slocum, read by Alan Chant.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/lectures-of-col-r-g-ingersoll-vol-1-by-robert-green-ingersoll/ <u>Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1</u>], and [http://librivox.org/lectures-of-col-r-g-ingersoll-volume-2/ <u>Vol. 2</u>], read by Ted Delorme.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/lady-audleys-secret-by-mary-elizabeth-braddon/ <u>Lady Audley’s Secret</u>] by Mary Elizabeth Braddon, read by Elizabeth Klett.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-green-odyssey-by-philip-jose-farmer/ <u>The Green Odyssey</u>] by Philip Jose Farmer, read by Mark Nelson.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-daffodil-mystery-by-edgar-wallace/ <u>The Daffodil Mystery</u>] by Edgar Wallace.
 
 
 
===== Group Readings =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-dhammapada-translated-by-f-max-mueller/ <u>The Dhammapada</u>], translated by F. Max Muller.
 
 
 
''French:'' [http://librivox.org/a-se-tordre-by-alphonse-allais/ <u>À se tordre par Alphonse Allais</u>].
 
 
 
===== Poetry =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-song-of-hiawatha-by-henry-wadsworth-longfellow/ <u>The Song of Hiawatha</u>] by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, read by Peter Yearsley.
 
 
 
 
 
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=== October 2009: [http://librivox.org/2009/10/22/hallo-halloween/ Hallo Hallowe’en!] ===
 
 
 
===== Solos =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-book-of-halloween-by-ruth-edna-kelley/ <u>The Book of Hallowe’en</u>] by Ruth Edna Kelley, read by Sibella Denton.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-canterville-ghost-by-oscar-wilde/ <u>The Canterville Ghost</u>] by Oscar Wilde, read by David Barnes.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/ghost-stories-of-an-antiquary-by-m-r-james/ <u>Ghost Stories of an Antiquary</u>] by M.R. James, read by Peter Yearsley.
 
 
 
''German:'' [http://librivox.org/nachtstuecke-by-eta-hoffmann/ <u>Nachtstücke</u>] von E.T.A. Hoffmann, gelesen von Rainer.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/animal-ghosts-by-elliott-odonnell/ <u>Animal Ghosts</u>] by Elliott O’Donnell, read by Allyson Hester.
 
 
 
===== Group Readings =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/famous-modern-ghost-stories-by-dorothy-scarborough/ <u>Famous Modern Ghost Stories</u>], compiled by Dorothy Scarborough.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-beetle-by-richard-marsh/ <u>The Beetle</u>] by Richard Marsh.
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/life-of-the-spider-the-by-j-henri-fabre/ <u>Life of the Spider</u>] by J. Henri Fabre.
 
 
 
===== Drama =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/the-tragedy-of-macbeth-by-william-shakespeare/ <u>Macbeth</u>] by William Shakespeare.
 
 
 
===== Short Story =====
 
 
 
[http://librivox.org/short-ghost-and-horror-collection-004/ <u>The Ghost Extinguisher</u>] by Gelett Burgess, read by Gregg Margarite.
 
 
 
 
 
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=== November 2009: [http://librivox.org/2009/11/05/in-memory-of-the-fallen/ 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/the-soldier-by-rupert-brooke/ <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.
 
 
 
 
 
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=== December 2009: [http://librivox.org/2009/12/24/its-christmas-time-again/ 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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