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by Sue Anderson
Yesterday, 4:49 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Grothmann wrote:
Yesterday, 1:58 pm
Hi:
I like this one.
Classification of Fools
By Desiderius Erasmus

Thanks
Dale
Thank you, Dale! :)
by Sue Anderson
Yesterday, 7:34 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Hi Craig, Thanks for the PL and for catching my error. https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf061_lovejoy_tanner_sa_128kb.mp3 Here is the corrected upload. There might have been a bit of Freudian slip there. "Rev. Elijah Parish Lovejoy was born in Albion, Maine, November 8th, 1802. He wou...
by Sue Anderson
November 13th, 2018, 3:07 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

This episode from Illinois history was featured in the U.S. Library of Congress' "Today in History" series: https://www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/november-07/. Elijah Lovejoy, Abolitionist Journalist, Killed at Alton, Illinois, 1837 from History of the rise and progress of the Alton riots, culmi...
by Sue Anderson
November 9th, 2018, 9:06 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Marijuana's Lasting Effects on the Brain by Nora Volkow Volkow is the great-granddaughter of Russian revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky. Thanks, Craig, for reading this additional article on marijuana, which focuses on its effects on the adolescent brain. :) In a study in New Zealand, "participants ...
by Sue Anderson
November 9th, 2018, 8:25 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Hi: another Mark Twain. Luck By Mark Twain Read by Dale Grothmann Thanks Dale Hi Dale, Thanks for a perfect file name and this new Twain addition to the Nonfiction Collection! :) Thinking about luck, I woke up this morning to the first snowfall of the season blanketing the landscape. Snow, I said t...
by Sue Anderson
November 8th, 2018, 5:22 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Is Marijuana Addictive by The National Institute on Drug Abuse June 2018 Craig Thank you, Craig, for reading this informative and up-to-date (June 2018) assessment of the potential for marijuana dependency or addiction from the U.S. Government's National Institute on Drug Abuse. (NIDA). :) Some Lib...
by Sue Anderson
November 7th, 2018, 3:07 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Here's one from me: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf061_constable_leslie_sa_128kb.mp3 4:04 "John Constable Sells His First Landscape Painting (1814)" an excerpt from Memoirs of the Life of John Constable (1845) by C. R. Leslie https://archive.org/details/memoirsoflifeofj00lesl_0/pa...
by Sue Anderson
November 5th, 2018, 5:34 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

The Canadian Pacific Railway (owners of the Princess Sophia) and Captain Locke were found not culpable for the wreck of the Sophia, it being one of the "Perils of the Sea". Fritz, There is a long Wikipedia article dealing with the wreck also, which says there were 364 casualties: "For months after ...
by Sue Anderson
November 5th, 2018, 4:59 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Hi: My First Lie, And How I Got Out Of It By Mark Taine Read by Dale Grothmann Time 20:05 LV File -- https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf61_myfirstlie_twaine_dg_128kb.mp3 Gutenberg File http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3251/3251-h/3251-h.htm#link2H_4_0002 Thanks Dale Hi Dale, Welcome ba...
by Sue Anderson
November 1st, 2018, 5:46 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Hi Sue/Craig/Jo- Last Thursday was the centennial of the wreck of the Steamship Princess Sophia on Vanderbilt Reef about 40 miles north of Juneau. She was traveling from Skagway to Vancouver when she ran up on the reef in the dark during a blinding snowstorm. Although she sat on the reef for 40 hou...
by Sue Anderson
October 27th, 2018, 8:51 am
Forum: Volunteers Wanted: Other LibriVox Projects
Topic: New! Volunteer CD Covers! - cont.
Replies: 10256
Views: 499769

Re: New! Volunteer CD Covers! - cont.

Hi,
I would like to pre-claim the cover for the 61st vol. of the Short Nonfiction Collection, of which I am the BC:

Project 13454: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061

Thank you! :)
by Sue Anderson
October 25th, 2018, 3:20 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Welcome to the 61st volume of the Short Nonfiction Collection. This is a place to share a special interest by recording a short work of public domain nonfiction. If you haven't something already in mind that you'd like to record, there are many bookshelves at Gutenberg.org filled with public domain ...
by Sue Anderson
October 25th, 2018, 3:19 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo
Replies: 35
Views: 468

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061 - jo

Note: knotyouraveragejo is MC; Sue Anderson is BC; Soupy is DPL Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 061 This collection is dedicated to recordings of short nonfiction works in English which are in the Public Domain (generally meaning that they were published prior to 1923). Nonfiction includes essays a...
by Sue Anderson
October 25th, 2018, 3:03 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 060 - jo
Replies: 79
Views: 1766

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 060 - jo

Volume 060 is now closed! Sincere and hearty thanks to all who participated in this volume of the Nonfiction Collection! :clap: Please look for Volume 061 in the "Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose) thread. Kind regards from your Book Coordinator and Dedicated Proof Listener, Sue and Craig