The Essential Abraham Lincoln

The theatrical quality of Garrick Hagon's narration creates a personable monologue that brings alive the meticulous records of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. Several...

An Introduction to Samuel Richardson's Clarissa

Producers Garrick Hagon and Liza Ross discuss Samuel Richardson’s landmark novel Clarissa with Lucy Scott, who plays the part of Clarissa in the Naxos AudioBooks recording....

Great Poets, The: Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman stands out as one of poetry's towering anomalies: In celebrating the trees, water, sky and air, the bear, the eagle, the buffalo and the lion, Whitman expressed a...

The Sea-Wolf

Humphrey van Weyden led a privileged existence during his early life, but suddenly finds himself cast into the sea, fighting for survival. Pitted against ruthless captain Wolf...

Ablutions

The compelling début novel from the Booker Prize shortlisted author of The Sisters Brothers In a seedy bar in Hollywood, a whiskey-loving barman is drawn into the nocturnal...

White Fang

Born in the wild, the wolf-dog White Fang quickly learns the law of nature: eat or be eaten. Captured by Indians, bullied by another dog, and then turned into a killer, he becomes...

Antonin Dvorak

One of the best loved composers of all time, Dvo?ák rose from rural origins to become not only a great but an influential composer. The first composer to put his native Bohemia...

Classic American Poetry

The United States themselves are, essentially, the greatest poem’ said Walt Whitman. Here are the much-loved examples of the free spirit of America in all its glory.

More Classic American Short Stories

Here are eight stories from master American writers of the nineteenth century. They vary from sinister tales by Ambrose Bierce – why is that window boarded up? – and a...

Classic American Short Stories

Represented here are 16 short stories by seven great American writers, dating from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they...

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