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[http://librivox.org/kwaidan-stories-and-studies-of-strange-things-by-lafcadio-hearn/ Kwaidan] by Lafcadio Hearn, group recording. (November theme - ghosts)
[http://librivox.org/kwaidan-stories-and-studies-of-strange-things-by-lafcadio-hearn/ Kwaidan] by Lafcadio Hearn, group recording. (November theme: ghosts)
[http://librivox.org/therese-raquin-by-emile-zola/ Therese Raquin] by Emile Zola, group recording. (November theme: horror)
[http://librivox.org/therese-raquin-by-emile-zola/ Therese Raquin] by Emile Zola, group recording. (November theme: horror)

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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

November 2010: Fogs of November


Kwaidan by Lafcadio Hearn, group recording. (November theme: ghosts)

Therese Raquin by Emile Zola, group recording. (November theme: horror)

The Grey Woman by Elizabeth Gaskell, read by Jane Greensmith. (November 1865: Death of E. Gaskell)

The Lancashire Witches by Harrison Ainsworth, read by Andy Minter. (November theme: witches)

The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Raven Ed, Vol. 2) by Edgar Allan Poe, group recording. (November theme: horror)


The Diary of a Dead Officer by Arthur Graeme West, read by Ruth Golding. (November 11: Remembrance Day)

The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, group recording. (November 18: International Philosophy Day)

Famous Men of Modern Times by John H. Haaren, group recording. (November 19: International Men's Day)

Play or Dramatic Reading

Dracula by Bram Stoker, dramatic reading. (November 1847: Birth of B. Stoker)


Poems and Prose for the Departed, Vol 1 by Various, read by Ruth Golding. (All Saints/Souls Day)

October 2010: Autumn Leaves


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)


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)


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


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.


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

January 2010: (as posted on the Internet Archive)


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.