Category: religion

The Epic of Gilgamesh, trans. by John Harris

Source: Epic of Gilgamesh podcast (iTunes, Podbay) Length: About 4.5 hoursReader: John Harris The book: The Epic of Gilgamesh is

“The Wine Breath” by John McGahern

Source: The New Yorker Fiction Podcast (mp3)Length: 39 minutesReader: Yiyun Li The story: Each year, The Reading Life hosts Irish Short

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly

Source: Lit2Go (iTunesU download)Length: 6.4 hoursReader: Fadi Tavoukdjian The book: Frankenstein  is one of those books that’s more fun to

“Meditation 17” by John Donne

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 5 minutesReader: Shawn Craig Smith The essay: Donne’s “Meditation XVII” is full of famous quotes: “All mankind

The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s or M4B audiobook)Length: 6 hoursReader: Zachary Brewster-Geisz The book: In turn-of-the-century Europe, anarchists held the equivalent

“Letter to a Hindu” by Leo Tolstoy

Source: (part 1 | 2 | 3 )Length: 39 minutesReader: Michael Scott The story: This open letter, also known as “A

“St. George and the Dragon” by Jacobus de Voragine

Source: Storynory (mp3)Length: 7 minutesReader: Natasha The story: Saint George’s feast day is April 23rd. When I think of the

Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s)Length: 23 hours, 22 minutesReader: Mark F. Smith The book: Nowadays, Ben-Hur is mostly known as the

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Source: Ancient Faith Radio (part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s)Length: 7 hours, 59 minReader: toriasuncle The book: I chose this book as my reading for Black History