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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>]
 
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>]
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== LibriVox Staff Picks 2015 ==
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=== January 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/01/01/bright-lights/ Bright Lights] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/janet-of-the-dunes-by-harriet-t-comstock/ Janet of the Dunes] by Harriet T. Comstock, read by Roger Melin
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[https://librivox.org/the-finding-of-haldgren-by-charles-w-diffin/ The Finding of Haldgred] by Charles W. Diffin, read by Richard Kilmer
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[https://librivox.org/the-light-that-failed-by-rudyard-kipling/ The Light that Failed] by Rudyard Kipling, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/lavender-and-old-lace-by-myrtle-reed/ Lavender and Old Lace] by Myrtle Reed, read by Bridget
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[https://librivox.org/doctor-oxs-experiment-by-jules-verne/ Doctor Ox's Experiment] by Jules Verne, read by Alan Winterrowd
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/opticks-by-isaac-newton/ Optics] by Isaac Newton, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/instructions-to-light-keepers-by-uslb/ Instructions to Light Keepers] by US Lighthouse Board, read by Maria Kasper
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[https://librivox.org/light-on-lifes-difficulties-by-james-allen/ Light on Life's Difficulties] by James Allen, read by Andrea Fiore
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/a-midsummer-nights-dream-version-3-by-william-shakespeare/ A Midsummer Night's Dream] by William Shakespeare, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[https://librivox.org/hymns-to-the-night-by-novalis/ Hymns to the Night], by Novalis, read by Pete Williams
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 3774 times in January 2015.
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=== February 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/02/01/mother-tongues/ Mother Tongues] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/short-stories-by-jin-geon-hyun/ Short Stories] by Jin-geon Hyun, read by Jessie Yun in Korean
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[https://librivox.org/guld-og-aere-by-otto-martin-moller/ Guld og Ære] by Otto Martin Møller, read by Kristoffer Hundsdahl in Danish
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[https://librivox.org/historia-apollonii-regis-tyri-by-anonymous/ Historia Apollonii Regis Tyris] by Unknown, read by zaaf in Latin
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[https://librivox.org/la-aventuroj-de-alicio-en-mirlando-by-lewis-carroll/ La Aventuroj de Alicio en Mirlando] by Lewis Carroll, read by Nicholas James Bridgewater in Esperanto
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[https://librivox.org/trafalgar-by-benito-perez-galdos/ Trafalgar] by Benito Pérez Galdós, read by Tux in Spanish
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/a-handbook-of-the-kavirondo-language-part-iii-dholuo-phrase-book-by-fathers-of-st-josephs-society/ A Handbook of the Kavirondo Language] by Fathers of St. Joseph's Society, read by Nicholas and Grace Bridgewater in English and Dholuo
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[https://librivox.org/kniga-zitij-svjatyh-na-mesjac-fevruarii-by-dimitrij-saint-metropolitan-of-rostov/ The Lives of the Saints for February] by St. Dimitri of Rostov, read by euthemius in Church Slavonic
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[https://librivox.org/apology-of-socrates-by-plato/ The Apology of Socrates] by Plato, read by zaaf in Ancient Greek
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/faust-der-tragoedie-erster-teil-by-johann-wolfgang-von-goethe/ Faust: Der Tragödie erster Teil] by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, drama in German
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===== Poetry =====
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[http://librivox.org/puisi-dari-indonesia/ Puisi Dari Indonesia], by various authors, read by Christianese in various Indonesian languages
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 4959 times in February 2015.
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=== March 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/03/01/good-times/ Good Times] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/life-and-death-of-harriett-frean-by-may-sinclair/ The Life and Death of Harriett Frean] by May Sinclair, read by Expatriate
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[https://librivox.org/the-blue-bird-for-children-by-georgette-leblanc/ The Blue Bird for Children] by Maurice Maeterlinck and Georgette Leblanc, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/the-blue-flower-by-henry-van-dyke/ The Blue Flower] by Henry van Dyke, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/michael-ohalloran-by-gene-stratton-porter/ Michael O'Halloran] by Gene Stratton Porter, read by Mary Anderson
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[https://librivox.org/happy-jack-by-thornton-w-burgess/ Happy Jack] by Thornton W. Burgess, group recording
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/foundation-stones-to-happiness-and-success-by-james-allen/ Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success] by James Allen, read by Andrea Fiore
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[https://librivox.org/a-modern-utopia-by-h-g-wells/ A Modern Utopia] by H. G. Wells, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/studies-in-pessimism-by-arthur-schopenhauer/ Studies in Pessimism] by Arthur Schopenhauer, read by D. E. Wittkower
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/pollyanna-dramatic-version-by-eleanor-h-porter/ Pollyanna] by Eleanor H. Porter, dramatic reading
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===== Poetry =====
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[https://librivox.org/an-essay-on-man-by-alexander-pope/ An Essay on Man], by Alexander Pope, read by Martin Geeson
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 5150 times in March 2015.
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=== April 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/04/01/space-odyssey/ Space Odyssey] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/off-on-a-comet-by-jules-verne/ Off on a Comet] by Jules Verne, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/gulliver-of-mars-by-edwin-l-arnold/ Gulliver of Mars] by Edwin L. Arnold, read by James Christopher
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[https://librivox.org/the-planet-strappers-by-raymond-z-gallun/ The Planet Strappers] by Raymond Z. Gallun, read by Richard Kilmer
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[https://librivox.org/unwise-child-by-randall-garrett/ Unwise Child] by Randall Garrett, read by Mark Nelson
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[https://librivox.org/planet-of-dread-by-murray-leinster/ Planet of Dread] by Murray Leinster, read by Phil Chenevert
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/curiosities-of-the-sky-by-garrett-serviss/ Curiosities of the Sky] by Garrett P. Serviss, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/great-astronomers-by-robert-stawell-ball/ Great Astronomers] by Robert Stawell Ball, read by MaryAnn Spiegel
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[https://librivox.org/unreality_of_time/ The Unreality of Time] by John McTaggart, read by Carl Manchester
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/rur-rossums-universal-robots-by-karel-capek/ R.U.R. - Rossums Universal Robots] by Karel Capek, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[https://librivox.org/the-star-treader-and-other-poems-by-clark-ashton-smith/ The Star Treader and Other Poems], by Clark Ashton Smith, group recording
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 3236 times in April 2015.
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=== May 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/05/01/work-force/ Work Force] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/a-country-doctor-by-sarah-orne-jewett/ A Country Doctor] by Sarah Orne Jewett, read by Jeannie
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[https://librivox.org/collaboration-by-henry-james/ Collaboration] by Henry James, read by David Wales
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[http://librivox.org/calumet-k/ Calumet "K"] by S. Merwin & H.K. Webster, read by Betsie Bush
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[http://librivox.org/the-efficiency-expert-by-edgar-rice-burroughs/ The Efficiency Expert] by Edgar Rice Burroughs, read by Delmar H. Dolbier
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[https://librivox.org/bartleby-the-scrivener-by-herman-melville/ Bartleby the Scrivener] by Herman Melville, read by Bob Tassinari
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/the-autobiography-of-mother-jones-by-mary-harris-jones/ The Autobiography of Mother Jones] by Mary Harris Jones, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/just-me-by-pearl-white/ Just Me] by Pearl White, read by Pamela Krantz
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[https://librivox.org/essays-on-work-and-culture-by-hamilton-wright-mabie/ Essays on Work and Culture] by Hamilton Wright Mabie, group recording
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===== Drama =====
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[http://librivox.org/loves-labours-lost-by-william-shakespeare/ Love's Labour's Lost] by William Shakespeare, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[http://librivox.org/the-complete-public-domain-poems-of-wallace-stevens-volume-1-of-2/ The Complete Public Domain Poems of Wallace Stevens, Vol. 1], by Wallace Stevens, read by Alan Davis Drake
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 4514 times in May 2015.
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=== June 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/06/01/ship-ahoy/ Ship Ahoy!] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/the-cruise-of-the-esmeralda-by-harry-collingwood/ The Cruise of the Esmeralda] by Harry Collingwood, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/mr-midshipman-easy-by-frederick-marryat/ Mr. Midshipman Easy] by Frederick Marryat, read by Adrian Praetzellis
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[http://librivox.org/the-boats-of-the-glen-carrig-by-william-hope-hodgson/ The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'] by William Hope Hodgson, read by Jason Mills
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[http://librivox.org/the-trawler-by-james-brendan-connolly/ The Trawler] by James Brendan Connolly, read by Roger Melin
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[http://librivox.org/the-mystery-of-the-ocean-star-a-collection-of-maritime-sketches-by-w-clark-russell/ The Mystery of the Ocean Star: A Collection of Maritime Sketches] by William Clark Russell, group recording
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/a-voyage-to-the-south-sea-by-william-bligh/ A Voyage to the South Sea] by William Bligh, read by Tom Crawford
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[http://librivox.org/the-loss-of-the-ss-titanic-by-lawrence-beesley/ The Loss of the S.S. Titanic] by Lawrence Beesley, read by Allison Hester
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[https://librivox.org/a-waterbiography-by-robert-c-leslie/ A Waterbiography] by Robert C. Leslie, read by Peter Kelleher
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===== Drama =====
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[http://librivox.org/the-lady-from-the-sea-by-henrik-ibsen/ The Lady from the Sea] by Henrik Ibsen, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[https://librivox.org/sea-poems-an-idiosyncratic-selection-by-various/ Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection], by various authors, read by David Wales
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 2455 times in June 2015.
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=== July 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/07/01/dear-friends/ Dear Friends...] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/a-dog-of-flanders-by-ouida/ A Dog of Flanders] by Ouida, read by Roger Melin
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[https://librivox.org/the-three-musketeers-by-alexandre-dumas/ The Three Musketeers] by Alexandre Dumas, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/jack-and-jill/ Jack and Jill] by Louisa May Alcott, read by Mary Anderson
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[http://librivox.org/the-passionate-friends-by-h-g-wells/ The Passionate Friends] by H. G. Wells, read by Peter Eastman
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[http://librivox.org/old-friends-and-new-fancies-by-sybil-g-brinton/ Old Friends and New Fancies] by Sybil G. Brinton, group recording
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/mutual-aid-a-factor-of-evolution-by-peter-kropotkin/ Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution] by Peter Kropotkin, read by enko
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[http://librivox.org/oscar-wilde-the-story-of-an-unhappy-friendship-by-robert-sherard/ Oscar Wilde: The Story of an Unhappy Friendship] by Robert Sherard, read by RobBoard
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[http://librivox.org/the-friendship-of-christ-by-robert-hugh-benson/ The Friendship of Christ] by Robert Hugh Benson, read by dave7
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/the-two-noble-kinsmen-by-william-shakespeare-and-john-fletcher/ The Two Noble Kinsmen] by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[http://librivox.org/the-kittens-garden-of-verses-by-oliver-herford/ The Kitten's Garden of Verses], by Oliver Herford, read by SweetPea
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 11184 times in July 2015.
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=== August 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/08/01/our-10th-anniversary/Our 10th Anniversary - special edition] ===
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[https://librivox.org/the-enchanted-april-by-elizabeth-von-arnim/ The Enchanted April] by Elizabeth von Arnim, chosen by kayray
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[https://librivox.org/a-little-princess-by-frances-hodgson-burnett/ A Little Princess] by Frances Hodgson Burnett, chosen by Miss Stav
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[https://librivox.org/ulysses-by-james-joyce/ Ulysses] by James Joyce, chosen by kathrinee
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[https://librivox.org/dubliners-by-james-joyce-2/ Dubliners] by James Joyce, chosen by carolb
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[https://librivox.org/hero-tales-from-american-history-by-theodore-roosevelt/ Hero Tales from American History] by Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, chosen by 2peltons
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[http://librivox.org/the-thing-from-the-lake-by-eleanor-m-ingram/ The Thing from the Lake] by Eleanor M. Ingram, chosen by Roger
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[http://librivox.org/the-agony-column-by-earl-derr-biggers/ The Agony Column] by Earl Derr Biggers, chosen by aradlaw
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[http://librivox.org/astounding-stories-11-november-1930-by-ray-cummings/ Astounding Stories 11, Nov. 1930] by various authors, chosen by dread
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[https://librivox.org/the-age-of-reason-complete-by-thomas-paine/ The Age of Reason] by Thomas Paine, chosen by craigdav1
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[http://librivox.org/his-big-opportunity-by-amy-le-feuvre/ His Big Opportunity], by Amy LeFeuvre, chosen by SweetPea
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[http://librivox.org/the-conjure-woman-by-charles-waddell-chesnutt/ The Conjure Woman], by Charles Waddell Chesnutt, chosen by Eduard Rochester
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[https://librivox.org/the-adventures-of-sherlock-holmes-by-sir-arthur-conan-doyle/ The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes], by Arthur Conan Doyle, chosen by gloriana
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[http://librivox.org/colonel-thorndykes-secret-by-g-a-henty/ Colonel Thorndykes Secret], by G. A. Henty, chosen by Lynnet
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[https://librivox.org/the-taming-of-the-shrew-by-william-shakespeare/ The Taming of the Shrew (play)] by William Shakespeare, chosen by BellonaTimes
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[http://librivox.org/the-mistress-of-the-inn-la-locandiera-by-carlo-goldoni/ The Mistress of the Inn (play)] by Carlo Goldoni, chosen by HoosierMary
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[http://librivox.org/around-the-world-in-eighty-days-version-5-dramatic-reading-by-jules-verne/ Around the World in 80 days (DR)] by Jules Verne, chosen by jessieyun0404
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[http://librivox.org/pride-and-prejudice-by-jane-austen-3/ Pride and Prejudice (DR)] by Jane Austen, chosen by Elizabby
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[https://librivox.org/group/456 De boeken der kleine Zielen (Dutch)] by Louis Couperus, chosen by coenders
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[http://librivox.org/oku-no-hosomichi-by-matsuo-basho/ Oku no Hosomichi (Japanese)] by Basho, chosen by Expatriate
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[https://librivox.org/der-froschmaeusekrieg-by-various/ Der Froschmaeusekrieg (German)] by Bluethgen and Weinzierl, chosen by Friedrich
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 44971 times in August 2015.
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=== September 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/09/01/travel-stories/ Travel Stories] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/anything-once-by-douglas-grant-aka-isabel-ostrander/ Anything Once] by Douglas Grant, read by Roger Melin
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[https://librivox.org/five-little-peppers-abroad-by-margaret-sidney/ Five Little Peppers Abroad] by Margaret Sidney, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/free-air-by-sinclair-lewis/ Free Air] by Sinclair Lewis, read by Hollis Hanover
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[https://librivox.org/eight-hundred-leagues-on-the-amazon/ Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon] by Jules Verne, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/the-tragedy-of-the-korosko-by-sir-arthur-conan-doyle/ The Tragedy of the Korosko] by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, read by Lars Rolander
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/art-of-travel-by-sir-francis-galton/ The Art of Travel] by Sir Francis Galton, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/from-sunrise-land-by-amy-wilson-carmichael/ From Sunrise Land] by Amy Wilson Carmichael, read by Expatriate
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[https://librivox.org/wild-wales-by-george-borrow/ Wild Wales] by George Borrow, read by Steve Gough
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/alice-in-wonderland-by-alice-gerstenberg/ Alice in Wonderland] by Alice Gerstenberg and Lewis Carroll, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[https://librivox.org/childe-harolds-pilgrimage-canto-iv-by-george-gordon-lord-byron/ Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Canto IV)], by Lord Byron, group recording
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 4577 times in July 2015.
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=== October 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/10/01/poor-classes/ Poor Classes] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/child-of-the-jago-a-by-arthur-morrison/ A Child of the Jago] by Arthur Morrison, read by Algy Pug
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[https://librivox.org/hunger-by-knut-hamsun/ Hunger] by Knut Hamsun, read by Greg W.
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[https://librivox.org/maggie-a-girl-of-the-streets-by-stephen-crane/ Maggie: A Girl of the Streets] by Stephen Crane, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/goldsmiths-friend-abroad-again-by-mark-twain/ Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again] by Mark Twain, read by John Greenman
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[https://librivox.org/the-ragged-trousered-philanthropists-by-robert-tressell/ The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists] by Robert Tresselll, read by Tadgh
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[https://librivox.org/john-barleycorn-or-alcoholic-memoirs-by-jack-london/ John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs] by Jack London, read by Peter Kelleher
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[https://librivox.org/the-amateur-emigrant-by-robert-louis-stevenson/ The Amateur Emigrant] by Robert Louis Stevenson, read by Annise
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[https://librivox.org/lives-of-poor-boys-who-became-famous-by-sarah-knowles-bolton/ Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous] by Sarah Knowles Bolton, group recording
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===== Drama =====
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[https://librivox.org/widowers-houses-by-george-bernard-shaw/ Widowers' Houses] by George Bernard Shaw, drama
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===== Poetry =====
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[http://librivox.org/embankment-at-night-before-the-war-outcasts-by-d-h-lawrence/ Embankment at Night Before the War: Outcasts], by D. H. Lawrence, weekly poetry
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 2663 times in October 2015.
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=== November 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/11/01/trial-and-error/ Trial and Error] ===
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===== Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/from-the-earth-to-the-moon-by-jules-verne/ From the Earth to the Moon] by Jules Verne, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/a-master-of-mysteries-by-l-t-meade-and-robert-eustace/ A Master of Mysteries] by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustache, read by knotyouraveragejo
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[http://librivox.org/the-stories-mother-nature-told-her-children-by-jane-andrews/ The Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children] by Jane Andrews, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/the-uttermost-farthing-by-r-austin-freeman/ The Uttermost Farthing] by R. Austin Freeman, read by Mary Ann Spiegel
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[http://librivox.org/second-variety-by-philip-k-dick/ Second Variety] by Philip K. Dick, read by Gregg Margarite
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===== Non-Fiction =====
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[http://librivox.org/kepler-by-walter-w-bryant/ Kepler] by Walter W. Bryant, read by dread
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[http://librivox.org/the-seven-follies-of-science-by-john-phin/ The Seven Follies of Science] by John Phin, group recording
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[https://librivox.org/group/535 The Anatomy of the Human Body] by Henry Gray, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/electra-by-benito-perez-galdos/ Electra] by Benito Perez Galdos, drama
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[https://librivox.org/a-selection-of-19th-century-scientific-verse/ A Selection of 19th Century Scientific Verse], by various scientists, read by Ruth Golding
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=== December 2015: [https://librivox.org/2015/12/01/seeking-refuge/ Seeking Refuge] ===
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[https://librivox.org/flood-by-emile-zola/ The Flood] by Emile Zola, read by R. S. Steinberg
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[https://librivox.org/master-flea-by-e-t-a-hoffmann/ Master Flea] by E.T.A. Hoffmann, read by Bob Neufeld
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[https://librivox.org/my-antonia-by-willa-cather/ My Antonia] by Willa Cather, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/the-untilled-field-by-george-moore/ The Untilled Field] by George Moore, read by Noel Badrian
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[http://librivox.org/children-of-the-ghetto-by-israel-zangwill/ Children of the Ghetto] by Israel Zangwill, read by Adrian Praetzellis
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[http://librivox.org/from-alien-to-citizen-by-edward-a-steiner/ From Alien To Citizen] by Edward A. Steiner, read by Michele Fry
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[https://librivox.org/bible-kjv-nt-03-luke/ The Gospel of Luke] (King James Version), group recording
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[http://librivox.org/tea-cup-reading-and-fortune-telling-by-tea-leaves-by-a-highland-seer/ Tea Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves] by A Highland Seer, group recording
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[http://librivox.org/exiles-by-james-joyce/ Exiles] by James Joyce, drama
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[http://librivox.org/the-lord-of-the-isles-by-sir-walter-scott/ The Lord of the Isles], by Sir Walter Scott, read by Nathan
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'''Note:''' The books from this selection got downloaded 4812 times in December 2015.

Latest revision as of 05:58, 7 February 2016

Introduction

The audiobooks which feature as Staff Picks in 2015 will be added here. More details of these selections may be found on the linked blog posts. For more information and a list of Staff Picks in previous years, have a look at the main Staff Picks page

If you prefer to download m4b files, all our staff picks have been converted to this format, which can be downloaded from the respective catalog pages.

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 2015

January 2015: Bright Lights

Fiction

Janet of the Dunes by Harriet T. Comstock, read by Roger Melin

The Finding of Haldgred by Charles W. Diffin, read by Richard Kilmer

The Light that Failed by Rudyard Kipling, group recording

Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed, read by Bridget

Doctor Ox's Experiment by Jules Verne, read by Alan Winterrowd

Non-Fiction

Optics by Isaac Newton, group recording

Instructions to Light Keepers by US Lighthouse Board, read by Maria Kasper

Light on Life's Difficulties by James Allen, read by Andrea Fiore

Drama

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, drama

Poetry

Hymns to the Night, by Novalis, read by Pete Williams

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 3774 times in January 2015.


February 2015: Mother Tongues

Fiction

Short Stories by Jin-geon Hyun, read by Jessie Yun in Korean

Guld og Ære by Otto Martin Møller, read by Kristoffer Hundsdahl in Danish

Historia Apollonii Regis Tyris by Unknown, read by zaaf in Latin

La Aventuroj de Alicio en Mirlando by Lewis Carroll, read by Nicholas James Bridgewater in Esperanto

Trafalgar by Benito Pérez Galdós, read by Tux in Spanish

Non-Fiction

A Handbook of the Kavirondo Language by Fathers of St. Joseph's Society, read by Nicholas and Grace Bridgewater in English and Dholuo

The Lives of the Saints for February by St. Dimitri of Rostov, read by euthemius in Church Slavonic

The Apology of Socrates by Plato, read by zaaf in Ancient Greek

Drama

Faust: Der Tragödie erster Teil by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, drama in German

Poetry

Puisi Dari Indonesia, by various authors, read by Christianese in various Indonesian languages

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 4959 times in February 2015.


March 2015: Good Times

Fiction

The Life and Death of Harriett Frean by May Sinclair, read by Expatriate

The Blue Bird for Children by Maurice Maeterlinck and Georgette Leblanc, group recording

The Blue Flower by Henry van Dyke, group recording

Michael O'Halloran by Gene Stratton Porter, read by Mary Anderson

Happy Jack by Thornton W. Burgess, group recording

Non-Fiction

Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success by James Allen, read by Andrea Fiore

A Modern Utopia by H. G. Wells, group recording

Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer, read by D. E. Wittkower

Drama

Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter, dramatic reading

Poetry

An Essay on Man, by Alexander Pope, read by Martin Geeson

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 5150 times in March 2015.


April 2015: Space Odyssey

Fiction

Off on a Comet by Jules Verne, group recording

Gulliver of Mars by Edwin L. Arnold, read by James Christopher

The Planet Strappers by Raymond Z. Gallun, read by Richard Kilmer

Unwise Child by Randall Garrett, read by Mark Nelson

Planet of Dread by Murray Leinster, read by Phil Chenevert

Non-Fiction

Curiosities of the Sky by Garrett P. Serviss, group recording

Great Astronomers by Robert Stawell Ball, read by MaryAnn Spiegel

The Unreality of Time by John McTaggart, read by Carl Manchester

Drama

R.U.R. - Rossums Universal Robots by Karel Capek, drama

Poetry

The Star Treader and Other Poems, by Clark Ashton Smith, group recording

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 3236 times in April 2015.


May 2015: Work Force

Fiction

A Country Doctor by Sarah Orne Jewett, read by Jeannie

Collaboration by Henry James, read by David Wales

Calumet "K" by S. Merwin & H.K. Webster, read by Betsie Bush

The Efficiency Expert by Edgar Rice Burroughs, read by Delmar H. Dolbier

Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville, read by Bob Tassinari

Non-Fiction

The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones, group recording

Just Me by Pearl White, read by Pamela Krantz

Essays on Work and Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie, group recording

Drama

Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare, drama

Poetry

The Complete Public Domain Poems of Wallace Stevens, Vol. 1, by Wallace Stevens, read by Alan Davis Drake

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 4514 times in May 2015.


June 2015: Ship Ahoy!

Fiction

The Cruise of the Esmeralda by Harry Collingwood, group recording

Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat, read by Adrian Praetzellis

The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig' by William Hope Hodgson, read by Jason Mills

The Trawler by James Brendan Connolly, read by Roger Melin

The Mystery of the Ocean Star: A Collection of Maritime Sketches by William Clark Russell, group recording

Non-Fiction

A Voyage to the South Sea by William Bligh, read by Tom Crawford

The Loss of the S.S. Titanic by Lawrence Beesley, read by Allison Hester

A Waterbiography by Robert C. Leslie, read by Peter Kelleher

Drama

The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen, drama

Poetry

Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection, by various authors, read by David Wales


Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 2455 times in June 2015.


July 2015: Dear Friends...

Fiction

A Dog of Flanders by Ouida, read by Roger Melin

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, group recording

Jack and Jill by Louisa May Alcott, read by Mary Anderson

The Passionate Friends by H. G. Wells, read by Peter Eastman

Old Friends and New Fancies by Sybil G. Brinton, group recording

Non-Fiction

Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution by Peter Kropotkin, read by enko

Oscar Wilde: The Story of an Unhappy Friendship by Robert Sherard, read by RobBoard

The Friendship of Christ by Robert Hugh Benson, read by dave7

Drama

The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, drama

Poetry

The Kitten's Garden of Verses, by Oliver Herford, read by SweetPea

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 11184 times in July 2015.


August 2015: 10th Anniversary - special edition

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim, chosen by kayray

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett, chosen by Miss Stav

Ulysses by James Joyce, chosen by kathrinee

Dubliners by James Joyce, chosen by carolb

Hero Tales from American History by Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge, chosen by 2peltons

The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram, chosen by Roger

The Agony Column by Earl Derr Biggers, chosen by aradlaw

Astounding Stories 11, Nov. 1930 by various authors, chosen by dread

The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine, chosen by craigdav1

His Big Opportunity, by Amy LeFeuvre, chosen by SweetPea

The Conjure Woman, by Charles Waddell Chesnutt, chosen by Eduard Rochester

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle, chosen by gloriana

Colonel Thorndykes Secret, by G. A. Henty, chosen by Lynnet

The Taming of the Shrew (play) by William Shakespeare, chosen by BellonaTimes

The Mistress of the Inn (play) by Carlo Goldoni, chosen by HoosierMary

Around the World in 80 days (DR) by Jules Verne, chosen by jessieyun0404

Pride and Prejudice (DR) by Jane Austen, chosen by Elizabby

De boeken der kleine Zielen (Dutch) by Louis Couperus, chosen by coenders

Oku no Hosomichi (Japanese) by Basho, chosen by Expatriate

Der Froschmaeusekrieg (German) by Bluethgen and Weinzierl, chosen by Friedrich


Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 44971 times in August 2015.


September 2015: Travel Stories

Fiction

Anything Once by Douglas Grant, read by Roger Melin

Five Little Peppers Abroad by Margaret Sidney, group recording

Free Air by Sinclair Lewis, read by Hollis Hanover

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne, group recording

The Tragedy of the Korosko by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, read by Lars Rolander

Non-Fiction

The Art of Travel by Sir Francis Galton, group recording

From Sunrise Land by Amy Wilson Carmichael, read by Expatriate

Wild Wales by George Borrow, read by Steve Gough

Drama

Alice in Wonderland by Alice Gerstenberg and Lewis Carroll, drama

Poetry

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (Canto IV), by Lord Byron, group recording

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 4577 times in July 2015.


October 2015: Poor Classes

Fiction

A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison, read by Algy Pug

Hunger by Knut Hamsun, read by Greg W.

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane, group recording

Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again by Mark Twain, read by John Greenman

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tresselll, read by Tadgh

Non-Fiction

John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London, read by Peter Kelleher

The Amateur Emigrant by Robert Louis Stevenson, read by Annise

Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous by Sarah Knowles Bolton, group recording

Drama

Widowers' Houses by George Bernard Shaw, drama

Poetry

Embankment at Night Before the War: Outcasts, by D. H. Lawrence, weekly poetry

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 2663 times in October 2015.


November 2015: Trial and Error

Fiction

From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne, group recording

A Master of Mysteries by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustache, read by knotyouraveragejo

The Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children by Jane Andrews, group recording

The Uttermost Farthing by R. Austin Freeman, read by Mary Ann Spiegel

Second Variety by Philip K. Dick, read by Gregg Margarite

Non-Fiction

Kepler by Walter W. Bryant, read by dread

The Seven Follies of Science by John Phin, group recording

The Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray, group recording

Drama

Electra by Benito Perez Galdos, drama

Poetry

A Selection of 19th Century Scientific Verse, by various scientists, read by Ruth Golding

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 5946 times in November 2015.



December 2015: Seeking Refuge

Fiction

The Flood by Emile Zola, read by R. S. Steinberg

Master Flea by E.T.A. Hoffmann, read by Bob Neufeld

My Antonia by Willa Cather, group recording

The Untilled Field by George Moore, read by Noel Badrian

Children of the Ghetto by Israel Zangwill, read by Adrian Praetzellis

Non-Fiction

From Alien To Citizen by Edward A. Steiner, read by Michele Fry

The Gospel of Luke (King James Version), group recording

Tea Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves by A Highland Seer, group recording

Drama

Exiles by James Joyce, drama

Poetry

The Lord of the Isles, by Sir Walter Scott, read by Nathan

Note: The books from this selection got downloaded 4812 times in December 2015.