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== LibriVox Staff Picks 2010 ==
 
== LibriVox Staff Picks 2010 ==
  
=== October 2010: Autumn Leaves ===  
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=== October 2010: [http://librivox.org/2010/09/30/autumn-leaves/ Autumn Leaves] ===  
  
 
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[http://librivox.org/the-woodlanders-by-thomas-hardy-2/ The Woodlanders] by Thomas Hardy, read by Tadhg. (Autumn theme - forest)
 
[http://librivox.org/the-woodlanders-by-thomas-hardy-2/ The Woodlanders] by Thomas Hardy, read by Tadhg. (Autumn theme - forest)
  
[http://librivox.org/gullivers-travels-by-jonathan-swift/ Gulliver's Travels] by Jonathan Swift, read by Lizzy Driver. (October 1667: J. Swift died)
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[http://librivox.org/gullivers-travels-by-jonathan-swift/ Gulliver's Travels] by Jonathan Swift, read by Lizzy Driver. (October 1667: Death of J. Swift)
  
[http://librivox.org/adventures-of-pinocchio-by-c-collodi/ Pinocchio] by Carlo Collodi, group recording. (First Week in October: Children's Book Week; October 1890: C. Collodi died)
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[http://librivox.org/adventures-of-pinocchio-by-c-collodi/ Pinocchio] by Carlo Collodi, group recording. (First Week in October: Children's Book Week; October 1890: Death of C. Collodi)
  
 
[http://librivox.org/fathers-and-sons-by-ivan-turgenev/ Fathers and Sons] by Ivan Turgenev, read by Roger Melin. (October 1818 (old calender): Birth of I. Turgenev)
 
[http://librivox.org/fathers-and-sons-by-ivan-turgenev/ Fathers and Sons] by Ivan Turgenev, read by Roger Melin. (October 1818 (old calender): Birth of I. Turgenev)
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===== Non-Fiction =====  
 
===== Non-Fiction =====  
  
[http://librivox.org/third-class-in-indian-railways-by-mohandas-karamchand-gandhi/ Third Class in Indian Railways] by Mohandas K. Gandhi, group recording. (October 2nd: Int. Day of Non-Violence = Gandhi's Birthday = National Holiday in India)
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[http://librivox.org/third-class-in-indian-railways-by-mohandas-karamchand-gandhi/ Third Class in Indian Railways] by Mohandas K. Gandhi, group recording. (October 2nd: Int. Day of Non-Violence = Gandhi's Birthday (1867) = National Holiday in India)
  
 
[http://librivox.org/from-october-to-brest-litovsk-by-leon-d-trotsky/ From October to Brest-Litovsk] by Leon Trotsky, read by Rebecca. (Red October - Russian Revolution 1917)
 
[http://librivox.org/from-october-to-brest-litovsk-by-leon-d-trotsky/ From October to Brest-Litovsk] by Leon Trotsky, read by Rebecca. (Red October - Russian Revolution 1917)
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[http://librivox.org/good-sense-by-baron-paul-henri-thiry-dholbach/ Good Sense] by Baron Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach, read by Roger Melin. (October 12: Freethought Day)
 
[http://librivox.org/good-sense-by-baron-paul-henri-thiry-dholbach/ Good Sense] by Baron Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach, read by Roger Melin. (October 12: Freethought Day)
  
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===== Play or Dramatic Reading =====  
  
 
[http://librivox.org/richard-iii-by-william-shakespeare/ Richard III] by William Shakespeare, dramatic reading. (October 1452: Birth of Richard III of England)
 
[http://librivox.org/richard-iii-by-william-shakespeare/ Richard III] by William Shakespeare, dramatic reading. (October 1452: Birth of Richard III of England)

Revision as of 00:53, 1 October 2010

Introduction

The audiobooks which feature as Staff Picks in 2010 will be added here. 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 this thread.

LibriVox Staff Picks 2010

October 2010: Autumn Leaves

Fiction

The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy, read by Tadhg. (Autumn theme - forest)

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, read by Lizzy Driver. (October 1667: Death of J. Swift)

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, group recording. (First Week in October: Children's Book Week; October 1890: Death of C. Collodi)

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, read by Roger Melin. (October 1818 (old calender): Birth of I. Turgenev)

The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth by H. G. Wells, read by Alex C. Telander. (October 16: World Food Day/Food Engineer Day)

Non-Fiction

Third Class in Indian Railways by Mohandas K. Gandhi, group recording. (October 2nd: Int. Day of Non-Violence = Gandhi's Birthday (1867) = National Holiday in India)

From October to Brest-Litovsk by Leon Trotsky, read by Rebecca. (Red October - Russian Revolution 1917)

Good Sense by Baron Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach, read by Roger Melin. (October 12: Freethought Day)

Play or Dramatic Reading

Richard III by William Shakespeare, dramatic reading. (October 1452: Birth of Richard III of England)

Poetry

Second April Collection by Edna St. Vincent-Millay, read by Kristin Hughes. (Autumn theme - poem "The Death of Autumn")


March 2010: Our Readers’ Favourites – Old and New

Solos

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan, read by Adrian Praetzellis.

The Parenticide Club by Ambrose Bierce, read by Peter Yearsley.

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer, read by Elaine Tweddle.

The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson, read by J. M. Smallheer.

The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, read by Alex Foster.

The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson, read by Alan Winterrowd.

Group Readings

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley, read by Christie Nowak and Clive Catterall.

Relativity: The Special and General Theory by Albert Einstein.

The First Fifty Digits of Pi.

Poetry

Selected Poems by Christina & Dante Gabriel Rossetti, read by Leonard Wilson.


January 2010: (as posted on the Internet Archive)

Solos

The Agony Column by Earl Derr Biggers, read by peac.

D-99 by H.B. Fyfe, read by Jerry Pyle.

French: Illuminations by Arthur Rimbaud, read by Jc Guan.

Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini, read by Gord Mackenzie.

The Seventh Man by Max Brand, read by Robert Keiper.

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by Leander Stillwell, read by Sue Anderson.

Group Readings

The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard.

The Lost Stradivarius by John Meade Falkner.

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham.

Wanted – 7 Fearless Engineers! by Warner Van Lorne, a pseudonym of F. Orlin Tremaine.