Month: July 2011

“The Friends of Hector Jouvet” by James Powell

Source: SFFaudio podcast (mp3)Length: 34 minutesReader: J. J. Campanella The story: When a Canadian tourist named Brown climbs to a cliff

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

Source: Maria Lectrix (zipped mp3s)Length: 8 hours, 8 minutesReader: Maureen O’Brien The book: Agatha Christie gets a bad reputation for

“The Swimmer” by John Cheever

Source: The New Yorker Fiction Podcast (mp3)Length: 43 minutesReader: Anne Enright The story: One lazy summer day, Ned Merril decides

A Room With A View by E.M. Forster

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s)Length: 7 hours, 9 minReader: Elizabeth Klett The book: “Summer lovin’, had me a blast . . .”

Free Listens Summer

No post this week because it’s beautiful outside! I’d much rather be enjoying the weather than writing a blog post.

“Federalist No. 10” by Publius (James Madison)

Source: American Phonic (mp3)Length: 19 minReader: Michael Scherer The essay: Although the colonies declared their independence in 1776, the United

“The Declaration of Independence” by the Continental Congress

Source: The Monticello Classroom (mp3)Length: 10 min.Reader: Bill Barker The document: Happy Independence Day! Even though I’ve read it before, it’s always

“The Tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter

Source: Denver Public Library Podcast (mp3)Length: 6 min, 40 secReader: Miss Lydia The story: I’ll admit it. Now that I’m