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“Let’s Get Together” 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Basho, Matsuo

Various Poems





Various Poems 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Aristotle

Collected Works





Collected Works 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Clouds 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



“My Dream of Flying to Wake Island” (read by William Boyd) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz (Vol 4) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Persuasion 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Isaac Asimov

Youth


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Youth” is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in the May 1952 issue of Space Science Fiction and was reprinted in the 1955 collection The Martian Way and Other StoriesYouth is one of the rare Asimov stories with alien characters.

Youth is unusual in that none of the characters are given names, or physical descriptions until the very end. All the adults, including the two humans, are known by their professions, and the two young aliens are known by their nicknames. This is necessary to preserve the twist at the end, but it has the effect of giving the story a certain artificiality compared to Asimov’s usual style.




Youth 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

The Emerald City of Oz (Vol 6)


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The Emerald City of Oz (Vol 6) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

Glinda of Oz (Vol 14)





Glinda of Oz (Vol 14) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Marvelous Land of Oz (Vol 2) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Asimov, Isaac

The Foundation Trilogy (dramatized version)


The Foundation Trilogy concists of:
1. Foundations
2. Foundation and Empire
3. Second Foundation
The Foundation Trilogy is an epic science fiction series written over a span of forty-four years by Isaac Asimov. It consists of seven volumes that are closely linked to each other, although they can be read separately. The series is highly acclaimed, winning the one-time Hugo Award for “Best All-Time Series” in 1966.
The premise of the series is that mathematician Hari Seldon spent his life developing a branch of mathematics known as psychohistory, a concept devised by Asimov and his editor John W. Campbell. Using the law of mass action, it can predict the future, but only on a large scale; it is error-prone for anything smaller than a planet or an empire. It works on the principle that the behavior of a mass of people is predictable if the quantity of this mass is very large (equal to the population of the galaxy). The larger the mass, the more predictable is the future. Using these techniques, Seldon foresees the fall of the Galactic Empire, which encompasses the entire Milky Way, and a dark age lasting thirty thousand years before a second great empire arises. To shorten the period of barbarism, he creates two Foundations, small, secluded havens of art, science, and other advanced knowledge, on opposite ends of the galaxy.
The focus of the trilogy is on the Foundation of the planet Terminus. The people living there are working on an all-encompassing Encyclopedia, and are unaware of Seldon’s real intentions (for if they were, the variables would become too uncontrolled). The Encyclopedia serves to preserve knowledge of the physical sciences after the collapse. The Foundation’s location is chosen so that it acts as the focal point for the next empire in another thousand years (rather than the projected thirty thousand).




The Foundation Trilogy (dramatized version) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



“Game” and “School” (read by T.C. Boyle) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Jane Austen

Emma


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Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters.



Emma 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote



“William Wei” (read by James Franco) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Sense & Sensibility 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Ballard, JG

The Drowned World





The Drowned World 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Politics 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Winesburg, Ohio 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Isaac Asimov

Nightfall





Nightfall 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Scarecrow of Oz (Vol 9) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Balzac, Honoré de

The Peasant Story of Napoleon





The Peasant Story of Napoleon 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

Tik Tok of Oz (Vol 8)


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Tik Tok of Oz (Vol 8) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

The Magic of Oz (Vol 13)





The Magic of Oz (Vol 13) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
ARISTOPHANES

Lysistrata


Lysistrata read by the Classics Drama Company at DePaul. The Classics Drama Company at DePaul is a new gathering of Thespians and Classicists dedicated to performing and understanding ancient literature. If you live in Chicago and attend DePaul University, we welcome new additions to our group. Contact Dr. Kirk Shellko (kshellko@depaul.edu), if interested. First performed in classical Athens c. 411 B.C.E., Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” is the original battle of the sexes. One woman, Lysistrata, brings together the women of all Greece, exhorting them to withhold sexual contact from all men in order that they negotiate a treaty. Double entendres abound as men of Greece attempt to keep Lysistrata and her prurient gang from putting an end to the Peloponnesian war. Notably risqué, this comic drama sheds light on gender relations in ancient AthensLysistrata: Courtney NehlsCalonice: Natalie Chavez Myrrhine: Thu Hien Pham Lampito: Nick Marotta Stratyllis: Maggie Hogan Magistrate: Ryan Keifer Cinesias: Neil Loomis Spartan Herald: Maggie Hogan Envoys: Maggie Hogan, Neil Loomis Athenians: Courtney Nehls, Natalie Chavez, Thu Hien Pham, Nicholas Marotta, Maggie Hogan, Neil Loomis, Kirk Shellko Chorus of Women: Courtney Nehls, Natalie Chavez, Thu Hien Pham, Maggie Hogan, Neil Loomis Magistrate: Ryan Keifer Spartan Herald: Maggie Hogan Chorus of Old Men: Nicholas Marotta, Ryan Keifer, Neil Loomis, Kirk Shellko, Maggie Hogan Porter, Market Idlers, etc: Nicholas Marotta, Maggie Hogan, Neil Loomis Editor: Kirk Shellko Translator is not named, but Jack Lindsay is commentator and Norman Lindsay is the illustrator.




Lysistrata 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Aeschylus

Prometheus Bound





Prometheus Bound 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Aristotle

Physics


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Physics 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, L. Frank

The Lost Princess of Oz (Vol 11)


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The Lost Princess of Oz (Vol 11) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baudelaire, Charles

Flowers of Evil (in English)





Flowers of Evil (in English) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Wizard of Oz (Vol 1) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Culture and Anarchy 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Peter Pan 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Jane Austen

Lady Susan


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Lady Susan is a short epistolary novel by Jane Austen, possibly written in 1794 but not published until 1871.




Lady Susan 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote



The Tin Woodman of Oz (Vol 12) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Patchwork Girl of Oz (Vol 7) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Lady Susan 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Lysistrata 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Aesop’s Fables 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Andersen, Hans Christian

Andersen’s Fairy Tales


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Andersen’s Fairy Tales 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Northanger Abbey 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Barthes, Roland

Incidents





Incidents 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Asimov, Isaac

“Youth”


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“Youth” 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Complete Short Prose, 1929-1989 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Le Père Goriot 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Emma 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



“The Story of the Dovecote” (read by Nathan Englander) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Dream Psychology Chapter 5 Audiobook 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

The Road to Oz (Vol 5)


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The Road to Oz (Vol 5) 4.50/5 (90.00%) 2 votes
Aesop

Aesop’s Fables


Aesop’s Fables Podcast collects the timeless moral fables of the Greek storyteller Aesop. A perenial choice for the early education of children, these brief tales of virtuous living can be enjoyed by the young and old alike.




Aesop’s Fables 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Pride & Prejudice 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Asimov, Isaac

“Silly Asses”





“Silly Asses” 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Love and Friendship 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Ballard, JG

Cocaine Nights





Cocaine Nights 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Asimov, Isaac

“Jokester”





“Jokester” 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



You Must Know Everything 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Waiting for Godot (Live Reading) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Ballard, JG

“The Stories of JG Ballard” (dramatized for radio)


These episodes of the Canadian radio drama series Vanishing Point were adapted from the short stories of British writer J.G. Ballard (1930-2009).



“The Stories of JG Ballard” (dramatized for radio) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Isaac Asimov

The Foundation Trilogy


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A THOUSAND-YEAR EPIC, A GALACTIC STRUGGLE, A MONUMENTAL WORK IN THE ANNALS OF SCIENCE FICTION 

FOUNDATION begins a new chapter in the story of man’s future. As the Old Empire crumbles into barbarism throughout the million worlds of the galaxy, Hari Seldon and his band of psychologists must create a new entity, the Foundation-dedicated to art, science, and technology-as the beginning of a new empire. 

FOUNDATION AND EMPIRE describes the mighty struggle for power amid the chaos of the stars in which man stands at the threshold of a new enlightened life which could easily be destroyed by the old forces of barbarism. 

SECOND FOUNDATION follows the Seldon Plan after the First Empire’s defeat and describes its greatest threat-a dangerous mutant strain gone wild, which produces a mind capable of bending men’s wills, directing their thoughts, reshaping their desires, and destroying the universe.




The Foundation Trilogy 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Dream Psychology Chapter 1 Audiobook 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baldwin, James

The Story of Siegfried


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The Story of Siegfried 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, L. Frank

The Scarecrow of Oz (Vol 9)


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The Scarecrow of Oz (Vol 9) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baldwin, James

Fifty Famous Stories Retold


Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin is a collection of short stories that give a snapshot into the life of a legendary hero or an event in history. Hear how Alexander the Great tamed Bucephalus, the kindness of Doctor Goldsmith, William Tell, George Washington and his hatchet, King Alfred as well as many other interesting tales. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)




Fifty Famous Stories Retold 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Sherlock Holmes Complete Audiobook 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote
Baum, L. Frank

Rinkitink in Oz (Vol 10)





Rinkitink in Oz (Vol 10) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Isaac Asimov

The Last Question





The Last Question 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Jane Austen

Love and Friendship


 
 
 
Love and Freindship is a juvenile story by Jane Austen, dated 1790. From the age of eleven until she was eighteen, Jane Austen wrote her tales in three notebooks.  They include among others Love and Freindship, written when Jane was fourteen, and The History of England, when she was fifteen.




Love and Friendship 3.00/5 (60.00%) 1 vote



Novum Organum 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



The Categories 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Borges, Jorge Luis

‘On Exactitude in Science’





‘On Exactitude in Science’ 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
ANDERSON, Sherwood

Winesburg, Ohio


Published in 1919, and listed on the Modern Library roster of the 20th century’s 100 greatest novels in English, Winesburg, Ohio presents a series of loosely related character studies of the inhabitants of a fictional Midwestern town that together form a novel of unusual unity and vision. The inarticulate and lonely citizens of Winesburg, each with his or her own secret tale to tell, frequently relate those tales to, or through their interactions with, the character of George Willard, a young Winesburg citizen on the cusp of manhood with dreams of becoming a writer. Thus Winesburg tells the story of the townspeople’s loneliness and alienation in parallel with the tale of George’s own coming of age. The citizens of Winesburg are described obliquely as “grotesques,” but as the introductory chapter makes clear, “The grotesques were not all horrible. Some were amusing, some almost beautiful . . .” (Description by Stewart Wills)




Winesburg, Ohio 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Meditations 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Language, Truth and Logic 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

Ozma of Oz (Vol 3)


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Ozma of Oz (Vol 3) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Nicomachean Ethics 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baum, Frank L.

The Wizard of Oz (Vol 1)


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The Wizard of Oz (Vol 1) 4.50/5 (90.00%) 2 votes



The Birds 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Baudelaire, Charles

The Generous Gambler


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The Generous Gambler 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



Mansfield Park 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote



“Concerning the Bodyguard” (read by Salman Rushdie) 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Asimov, Isaac

“Living Space”





“Living Space” 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote
Barrie, JM

Peter Pan


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Peter Pan 4.00/5 (80.00%) 1 vote