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Fic­tion & Lit­er­a­ture

  • Babel, Isaac — Free MP3 — “The Sto­ry of the Dove­cote” (read by Nathan Eng­lan­der) — Free MP3
  • Babel, Isaac — “You Must Know Every­thing” — Free MP3
  • Bald­win, James — “A Let­ter to My New Nephew” (read by Chris Rock) — YouTube
  • Bald­win, James — The Sto­ry of Siegfried — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Bald­win, James — Fifty Famous Sto­ries Retold — Free MP3 Stream/Download
  • Bal­lard, JG — “A Place and A Time to Die” (Dra­ma­tized ver­sion) — Free MP3 Stream
  • Bal­lard, JG — “Track 12” and “Venus Smiles” — Free Stream
  • Bal­lard, JG — Cocaine Nights — Free Stream
  • Bal­lard, JG - “My Dream of Fly­ing to Wake Island” (read by William Boyd) — Free MP3
  • Bal­lard, JG — The Drowned World — Free Stream
  • Bal­lard, JG — “The Sto­ries of JG Bal­lard” (dra­ma­tized for radio) — Free Stream
  • Balzac, Hon­oré de — La Comédie Humaine (French) — Free Down­loads
  • Balzac, Hon­oré de — Le Père Gori­ot — Free Stream/Download
  • Balzac, Hon­oré de — The Peas­ant Sto­ry of Napoleon — Free MP3
  • Bar­rie, JM — Peter Pan — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Bar­ro­dale, Amie - “William Wei” (read by James Fran­co) — Free MP3
  • Barthelme, Don­ald — “Chablis” (read by Etgar Keret) — Free Stream
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  • Barthelme, Don­ald - “I Bought a Lit­tle City” (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Barthelme, Don­ald - “The Roy­al Treat­ment” (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Baum, Frank L. — The Wiz­ard of Oz (read by Tituss Burgess) — Free iTunes
  • Baum, Frank L. — The Wiz­ard of Oz (Vol 1) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
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  • Baum, Frank L. — Ozma of Oz (Vol 3) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
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  • Baum, Frank L. — The Road to Oz (Vol 5) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
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  • Baum, Frank L. — The Patch­work Girl of Oz (Vol 7) — Free iTunes Free MP3s
  • Baum, Frank L. — Tik Tok of Oz (Vol 8) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
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  • Baum, L. Frank — The Lost Princess of Oz (Vol 11) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Baum, Frank L. — The Tin Wood­man of Oz (Vol 12) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Baum, Frank L. — The Mag­ic of Oz (Vol 13) — Free MP3
  • Baum, Frank L. — Glin­da of Oz (Vol 14) — Free MP3
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  • Beck­ett, Samuel — Wait­ing for Godot (Live Read­ing) — Real Play­er
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  • Borges, Jorge Luis — Shake­speare’s Mem­o­ry — Free Stream
  • Borges, Jorge Luis  — “The Book of Sand” — Free Stream
  • Borges, Jorge Luis — The Gospel Accord­ing to Mark (read by Paul Ther­oux) — Free Stream
  • Boyle, T. Cor­aghes­san — “The Shape of a Teardrop‪”‬ (read by Boyle) — Free Stream
  • Brad­bury, Ray — Futuria Fan­ta­sia (a sci fi short sto­ry col­lect­ed edit­ed by Ray Brad­bury) — Free Stream
  • Brad­bury, Ray — All Sum­mer in a Day — Free Stream/MP3
  • Brad­bury, Ray — The Gold­en Apples of the Sun — Free Stream/MP3
  • Brad­bury, Ray — The Pedes­tri­an — YouTube
  • Brad­bury, Ray — The Mar­t­ian Chron­i­cles & The Illus­trat­ed Man Read by Leonard Nimoy — YouTube
  • Brad­bury, Ray — The Mar­t­ian Chron­i­cles (Radio dra­ma with Derek Jaco­bi & Hay­ley Atwell) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Brad­bury, Ray — Radio Dra­mas of Brad­bury Sto­ries — Free Stream
  • Brad­bury, Ray —  “The Last Night of the World” — Sound­cloud
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  • Bronte, Char­lotte — Jane Eyre — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Anoth­er Free MP3
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  • Bronte, Emi­ly - Wuther­ing Heights — Free MP3 — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Brown, Mar­garet Wise — Good Night Moon (Read by Susan Saran­don) — YouTube
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  • Bur­roughs, William S. — Call Me Bur­roughs (his first spo­ken word album) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Bur­roughs, William S. — “Ghosts of Chance” — YouTube
  • Bur­roughs, William S. - Junky — MP3s
  • Bur­roughs, William S. - Let Me Hang You (posthu­mous album fea­tur­ing read­ings of Naked Lunch to music) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Bur­roughs, William S. — The Best of William Bur­roughs, Spare Ass Annie and Oth­er Tales, Dead City Radio, Break Through in Grey Room, and Call Me Bur­roughs — Spo­ti­fy
  • Bur­roughs, William S. - “Thanks­giv­ing Prayer” — YouTube
  • Bur­roughs, William S. — The Road to the West­ern Lands — Spo­ti­fy
  • Calvi­no, Ita­lo — Invis­i­ble Cities (excerpts read by Calvi­no) — Free Stream
  • Calvi­no, Ita­lo — “Love Far from Home” (read by Salman Rushdie) — Free Stream
  • Calvi­no, Ita­lo — The Night Dri­ver (read by Jeanette Win­ter­son) — Free Stream
  • Calvi­no, Ita­lo — “The Daugh­ters of the Moon” (read by Robert Coover) — Free Stream
  • Car­roll, Lewis — Alice’s Adven­tures in Won­der­land — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
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  • Car­roll, Lewis — Sylvie and Bruno — Free MP3 — Free MP3 — Free iTunes
  • Car­roll, Lewis — Sylvie and Bruno Con­clud­ed — Free MP3 — Free iTunes
  • Car­roll, Lewis - The Game of Log­ic — Free iTunes
  • Car­roll, Lewis — Through the Look­ing Glass — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Car­roll, Lewis — Through the Look­ing Glass (Read by Joan Green­wood, Stan­ley Hol­loway) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Carv­er, Ray­mond — “Cathe­dral” (read by James Naughton) — YouTube
  • Carv­er, Ray­mond — “Chef’s House” (read by David Means) — Free MP3
  • Carv­er, Ray­mond - “Fat” (read by Anne Enright) — Free MP3
  • Carv­er, Ray­mond — “The Stu­dents’ Wife (read by Richard Ford) — Free MP3
  • Carv­er, Ray­mond — “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” (Read by Carv­er) — Free MP3
  • Cer­vantes Saave­dra, Miguel de — Don Quixote — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Chabon, Michael — “S. Angel” — Free Stream
  • Chaucer, Geof­frey — Can­ter­bury Tales — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Cheev­er, John — “The Death of Justi­na” (read by John Cheev­er) — Free Stream/Download
  • Cheev­er, John ” The Enor­mous Radio” (read by Nathan Eng­lan­der) — Free Stream
  • Cheev­er, John - “The Reunion” (read by Richard Ford) — Free MP3
  • Cheev­er, John — “The Swim­mer” (read by Anne Enright) — Free MP3
  • Cheev­er, John — “The Swim­mer” (read by Cheev­er him­self) — Free Stream
  • Cheev­er, John — “The Five-Forty-Eight” (read by Mary Gait­skill) — Free Stream
  • Chekhov, Anton — Col­lect­ed Sto­ries — Free MP3 Stream/Download
  • Chekhov, Anton — “The Beau­ties” (read by Philip Pull­man) — Free MP3
  • Chester­ton, G.K. - The Man Who Was Thurs­day — Free iTunesFree Stream
  • Chekhov, Anton — Col­lect­ed Sto­ries — Free mul­ti­ple for­mats
  • Chekhov, Anton — “The First Class Pas­sen­ger,” “Harm­ful­ness of Tobac­co” and “A Trans­gres­sion” (Read by Michale Red­grave) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Chabon, Michael — “S Angel” (read by author) — Free Stream/Download
  • Chopin, Kate — The Awak­en­ing — Free iTunes
  • Chopin, Kate — Select­ed Sto­ries — Mul­ti­ple For­mats
  • Chris­t­ian Ander­sen, Hans — Tales of Hans Chris­t­ian Ander­sen, includ­ing The Emper­or’s New Clothes, read by Sir Michael Red­grave — Free Spo­ti­fy
  • Chris­t­ian Ander­sen, Hans — Ander­sen’s Fairy Tales — Free MP3
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  • Clarke, Arthur C. - “A Walk in the Dark” (A dra­ma­tized ver­sion of the text) — Free MP3 Stream
  • Clarke, Arthur C. — “Break­ing Strain” — YouTube
  • Clarke, Arthur C. - Child­hood’s End (Excerpts read by the author) — YouTube
  • Clarke, Arthur C. — “Ham­mer of God” — Free MP3
  • Clarke, Arthur C. — “The Nine Bil­lion Names of God” and “The Star” — Free Stream/Download
  • Clarke, Arthur C. — “The Star” (Radio Dra­ma) — Free Stream
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur — Beyond the City — Free MP3
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur - The Adven­tures of Sher­lock Holmes Radio Dra­ma, Star­ring John Giel­gud, Orson Welles & Ralph Richard­son — Free Stream
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  • Conan Doyle, Arthur — The Mem­oirs of Sher­lock Holmes — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur —  The Mys­tery of Cloomber — Free MP3
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur — The Return of Sher­lock Holmes — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Conan Doyle, Arthur - The Speck­led Band — Free iTunesFree Stream
  • Con­rad, Joseph — Heart of Dark­ness — Free iTunes — Free MP3
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  • Con­rad, Joseph — Heart of Dark­ness (Orson Welles’ radio dra­ma from 1938) — YouTube
  • Con­rad, Joseph — Lord Jim — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Con­rad, Joseph - The Secret Agent — Free iTunes — Free MP3 — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Con­rad, Joseph - The Secret Shar­er — Free MP3
  • Con­rad, Joseph - The Secret Shar­er — YouTube
  • Coop­er, James Fen­i­more — Jack Tier, or the Flori­da Reef — Free MP3
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  • Crane, Stephen - The Open Boat — Free MP3 — Free iTunes
  • Crane, Stephen - The Red Badge of Courage — Free iTunes — Free MP3 — Alter­nate MP3
  • Dante Alighieri — The Divine Com­e­dy (Eng­lish) — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Dante Alighieri — The Divine Com­e­dy (Ital­ian) — Free Stream from Prince­ton Uni­ver­si­ty
  • Dante Alighieri — Div­ina Com­me­dia  (Full read­ing in Ital­ian) — Free Stream/MP3
  • Dante Alighieri — The Infer­no, Can­tos I‑VIII (Read by John Cia­r­di) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Dan­ti­cat, Edwidge - Water Child (read by Junot Diaz) — Free MP3 — Free iTunes
  • Dan­ti­cat, Edwidge - “Sev­en” (read by Junot Diaz) — Free Stream
  • Defoe, Daniel - Robin­son Cru­soe — Free iTunes — Free MP3 — Free MP3 Zip file
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  • DeLillo’s, Don — “Baad­er-Mein­hof” (read by Chang-rae Lee) — MP3
  • DeLil­lo, Don —  “The Itch” — Free Stream
  • Diaz, Junot — “Alma” (read by Vic­tor Rasuk) — YouTube
  • Diaz, Junot — “How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, or Hal­fie)” — Free MP3
  • Diaz, Junot — “The Cheaters Guide to Love” — YouTube
  • Dick, Philip K. — “Beyond Lies the Wub” — Free MP3
  • Dick, Philip K. — “Mr. Space­ship” — Free iTunes — Free Stream & Down­load
  • Dick, Philip K. — “Sec­ond Vari­ety” — Free MP3 Zip File — Free iTunes
  • Dick, Philip K. — “The Crys­tal Crypt” & “Beyond the Door” — Free iTunes — Free Stream
  • Dick, Philip K. — “The Defend­ers” — Free MP3
  • Dick, Philip K. — “The Eyes Have It” — Free MP3
  • Dick, Philip K. — “The Gun” — YouTube
  • Dick, Philip K. — “The Hang­ing Stranger” — Free MP3
  • Dick, Philip K. — “The Skull” — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Dick, Philip K - “The Vari­able Man” — Free Stream — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Dick, Philip K — “Tony and the Bee­tles” — MP3 Part 1 — MP3 Part II
  • Dick, Philip K — Radio Plays — Stream
  • Dick­ens, Charles — 24 Hours of Dick­ens Sto­ries Fea­tur­ing Clas­sic Record­ings by Lau­rence Olivi­er, Orson Welles & More — Free YouTube
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  • Dick­ens, Charles — A Christ­mas Car­ol (Read by Neil Gaiman) — Free Stream
  • Dick­ens, Charles — A Tale of Two Cities — Free iTunes — Free MP3s — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Dick­ens, Charles — Bleak House — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Dick­ens, Charles — Christ­mas Sto­ries — Free MP3s
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  • Dick­ens, Charles — “The Christ­mas Tree” (Read by Simon Cal­low) — Free StreamFree MP3
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  • Dos­toyevsky, Fyo­dor - Crime and Pun­ish­ment — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Dos­toyevsky, Fyo­dor - Notes from the Under­ground — Free MP3
  • Dos­toyevsky, Fyo­dor — The Broth­ers Kara­ma­zov — Free iTunes — Free Stream — Free MP3 Zip File
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  • Dos­toyevsky, Fyo­dor — The Grand Inquisi­tor (dra­mat­ic read­ing) — Free Stream — Free MP3 Zip
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  • Dos­toyevsky, Fyo­dor — The Pos­sessed — Free MP3
  • Doyle, Rod­dy — “Bull­fight­ing” (Read by Dave Eggers) — Free MP3
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  • Dreis­er, Theodore — Sis­ter Car­rie — Free MP3
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  • Eliot, George - Silas Marn­er — Free MP3
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  • Eliot, T.S. — The Cock­tail Par­ty (Per­formed by Alec Guin­ness & Cath­leen Nes­bitt) — Free Spo­ti­fy
  • Erdich, Louise — “The Stone” (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Faulkn­er, William —  “Shin­gles for the Lord” — Free Stream
  • Faulkn­er, William — Faulkn­er Reads Faulkn­er — Free Stream
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott — Ber­nice Bobs Her Hair — Free iTunes -  Free MP3s/Stream
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott — Flap­pers and Philoso­phers — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott — Tales of the Jazz Age — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott — The Beau­ti­ful and Damned — Free iTunes — Free MP3s/Stream
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott — The Curi­ous Case of Ben­jamin But­ton — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott — The Great Gats­by — Free Stream
  • Fitzger­ald, F. Scott - This Side of Par­adise — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Flaubert, Gus­tave — Madame Bovary — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Flaubert, Gus­tave — Three Short Works
  • Ford, Richard — “Dis­placed” (Read by Richard Ford)
  • Forster, E.M. — A Room with a View — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Forster, E. M. — Howards End — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Forster, E.M. - “The Machine Stops” — Free iTunes
  • Gaiman, Neil - Cora­line (Read in its entire­ty by Neil Gaiman and friends) — Video
  • Gaiman, Neil - “A Study in Emer­ald” — Free iTunes
  • Gaiman, Neil — “How to Talk to Oth­er Girls at Par­ties” — Free MP3
  • Gaiman, Neil - “Orange” (read live) — Free Video
  • Gaiman, Neil - “Oth­er Peo­ple” (read by Neil Gaiman) — Free Video
  • Gaiman, Neil - The Grave­yard Book (read by Neil Gaiman) — Free Video
  • Gaiman, Neil - “Troll Bridge” (read live, starts at 4:00 mark) — Free iTunes
  • Gaiman, Neil - “The Man Who For­got Ray Brad­bury” (read by Neil Gaiman) — Free Stream
  • Gaiman, Neil — “The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Moun­tains” — Free MP3
  • Gait­skill, Mary — “The Oth­er Place” (read by Jen­nifer Egan) — Free MP3
  • Geng, Veron­i­ca — “Love Trou­ble Is My Busi­ness” (read by Jonathan Franzen) — Free MP3
  • Gogol, Niko­lai - Dead Souls — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Gogol, Niko­lai — “The Nose” — Free MP3
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  • Gordimer, Nadine — “A Style of Her Own” and “The Bride­groom” (read by the author, 1961) — Free Stream/Download
  • Gordimer, Nadine — “City Lovers” (read by Tes­sa Hadley) — Free MP3
  • Gordimer, Nadine — “Loot” (read by author) — YouTube
  • Gordimer, Nadine — “The Pet” (read by Joseph O’Neill) — Free Stream
  • Gra­hame, Ken­neth — The Reluc­tant Drag­on (read by Boris Karloff) — YouTube
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel — House of the Sev­en Gables — Free MP3s
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel — Rap­pac­cini’s Daugh­ter — Free Stream
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel — The Scar­let Let­ter — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
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  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel - “Wake­field” (Read by Paul Auster) — YouTube
  • Hay­den, Julie - “Day-Old Baby Rats” (read by Lor­rie Moore) Free MP3
  • Hein­lein, Robert — Methuse­lah’s Chil­dren (abridged) — Free Stream/MP3
  • Hem­ing­way, Ernest — A Farewell to Arms (1948 radio dra­ma) — YouTube
  • Hem­ing­way, Ernest — Ernest Hem­ing­way Reads Ernest Hem­ing­way — Free Stream
  • Hem­ing­way, Ernest - Homage to Switzer­land (read by Julian Barnes) — Free MP3
  • Hem­ing­way, Ernest — “In Har­ry’s Bar in Venice” (a short sto­ry read by Hem­ing­way: .au for­mat.gsm for­mat.ra for­mat)
  • Hem­ing­way, Ernest — “The Snows of Kil­i­man­jaro” (read by Charleston Hes­ton) — Part 1 — Part 2 — Part 3 — Part 4
  • Hesse, Her­mann — Sid­dhartha — Free MP3 — Spo­ti­fy
  • Hitch­cock, Alfred — Alfred Hitch­cock Presents Ghost Sto­ries for Young Peo­ple — Spo­ti­fy
  • Homer, The Ili­ad (Based on Samuel But­ler Trans­la­tion) — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Homer, The Odyssey (Based on Samuel But­ler Trans­la­tion) — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Hugh­es, Langston — “Sim­ple on Indi­an Blood”(read by Ossie Davis) — Free Stream
  • Hugh­es, Langston - “A Toast to Harlem” (read by Ossie Davis) — Free Stream
  • Hugh­es, Langston — “Last Whip­ping” (read by Ossie Davis) — Free Stream
  • Hugh­es, Langston — “Feet Live Their Own Life” (read by Ossie Davis) — Free Stream
  • Hugo, Vic­tor — Les Mis­érables Vol. 1 — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Hugo, Vic­tor - Les Mis­érables — Radio dra­ma nar­rat­ed by Orson Welles — Mul­ti­ple for­mats
  • Hugo, Vic­tor — The Hunch­back of Notre Dame — Free MP3 — Free iTunes
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  • Hux­ley, Aldous — Brave New World (Dra­ma­tized ver­sion read by Hux­ley) — Free Stream
  • Hux­ley, Aldous — Crome Yel­low — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Irv­ing, Wash­ing­ton — Rip Van Win­kle — Free MP3
  • Irv­ing, Wash­ing­ton - The Leg­end of Sleepy Hol­low — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • James, Hen­ry — Daisy Miller — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • James, Hen­ry — “Gre­ville Fane” (read by Cyn­thia Ozick) — Free Stream/Download
  • James, Hen­ry - The Turn of the Screw — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • John­son, Denis — “Emer­gency” (read by Tobias Wolff) MP3
  • Joyce, James — A Por­trait of the Artist as a Young Man — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File — Free Stream
  • Joyce, James — Cham­ber Music — Free iTunes — Free Stream
  • Joyce, James - Dublin­ers — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File — Free Stream — Free on Spo­ti­fy
  • Joyce, James — “Eve­line” (read by Sebas­t­ian Bar­ry) — Free MP3
  • Joyce, James — Finnegans Wake — Free Stream
  • Joyce, James —  “The Dead” — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Joyce, James — “The Dead” (Read by Cyn­thia Nixon & Colum McCann) — Free Stream
  • Joyce, James — “The Dead” (Read by Bart Wolffe) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Joyce, James - Ulysses — Free Stream Var­i­ous For­mats
  • July, Miran­da - “Ron Spivey” (read by David Sedaris) — Free MP3
  • Kaf­ka, Franz — “A Lit­tle Fable” (Read by David Fos­ter Wal­lace) — Free Stream
  • Kaf­ka, Franz — “A Hunger Artist” (read by Hanif Kureishi) — Free MP3
  • Kaf­ka, Franz — “Before the Law” — Free MP3
  • Kaf­ka, Franz — “In the Penal Colony — Free MP3
  • Kaf­ka, Franz — The Meta­mor­pho­sis — Free iTunes — Free MP3 — Free Stream — Spo­ti­fy
  • Karloff, Boris — Tales of the Fright­ened — YouTube
  • Ker­ouac, Bur­roughs, Gins­berg, etc — 18 Hours of Beat Read­ings — Spo­ti­fy
  • Kin­caid, Jamaica — “Fig­ures in the Dis­tance” (read by Chi­ma­man­da Ngozi Adichie) — Free MP3
  • Kin­caid, Jamaica — “Girl” and “Wing­less” (read by Edwidge Dan­ti­cat) — Free Stream
  • King, Stephen — “After­life” — YouTube
  • Kipling, Rud­yard — Kim — Free iTunes
  • Kipling, Rud­yard — Just So Sto­ries for Lit­tle Chil­dren — Free iTunes — Free MP3/Stream
  • Kipling, Rud­yard — Rik­­ki-Tik­­ki-Tavi — Free MP3
  • Kipling, Rud­yard — “The Ele­phan­t’s Child” — Free MP3
  • Kipling, Rud­yard — The Jun­gle Sto­ry — Free MP3 Zip File
  • L’Heureux, John — “Three Short Moments in a Long Life” — Free MP3 Stream
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa — “Cast­ing Shad­ows‪”‬ (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Lawrence, D.H. — Ever­last­ing Flow­ers — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Lawrence, D.H. - A Woman and Her Dead Hus­band — Free MP3
  • Le Guin, Ursu­la — “The End” (Dra­ma­tized ver­sion) — Free MP3 Stream
  • Ler­oux, Gas­ton — The Phan­tom of the Opera (abridged) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Lethem, Jonathan — “The After­life‪”‬ (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Lewis, C.S. - The Chron­i­cles of Nar­nia — Free MP3s
    • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
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    • The Voy­age of the Dawn Tread­er
    • The Sil­ver Chair
    • The Horse and His Boy
    • The Magi­cian’s Nephew
    • The Last Bat­tle
  • Lewis, C.S. — Spir­its in Bondage — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Lewis, C.S. — The Screw­tape Let­ters (nar­rat­ed by John Cleese) — YouTube
  • Lewis, Sin­clair — Bab­bit — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Lewis, Sin­clair — It Can’t Hap­pen Here (read­ing of an adapt­ed play) — YouTube
  • Lewis, Sin­clair — Main Street — Free MP3s — Free iTunes
  • Lon­don, Jack — Call of the Wild — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Lon­don, Jack — The Hea­then — Free MP3
  • Lon­don, Jack -To Build a Fire — Free MP3
  • Lon­don, Jack - White Fang — Free iTunes — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Longfel­low, Hen­ry Wadsworth — Select­ed Works — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Love­craft, H.P. — The Call of of Cthul­hu (Read by Gar­rick Hagan) — Free YouTube — Free Stream Part 1Free Stream Part 2
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  • Love­craft, H.P. — The Out­sider and The Hound (read by Rod­dy McDowall) — Free
  • Love­craft, H.P. — The Col­lect­ed Pub­lic Domain Works of H. P. Love­craft — Free Mp3 Zip File — Free Stream
  • Lucretius — On the Nature of Things — Free MP3 Zip File — Free iTunes
  • Lu Xun - A Mad­man’s Diary and Oth­er Sto­ries — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Mann, Thomas — Death in Venice — Free MP3s/Download
  • McCabe, Eugene - Annahul­lian (read by Colm Tóibín) — Free MP3
  • McCann, Colum — “Transat­lantic” (read by author) — Free MP3
  • McE­wan, Ian — “My Pur­ple Scent­ed Nov­el” (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Melville, Her­man — Moby-Dick — Free Stream — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Melville, Her­man — Moby-Dick read by Celebri­ties (Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch, John Waters, Stephen Fry, Til­da Swin­ton & More) — Free Stream/Download
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  • Miller, Arthur — Read­ings from The Cru­cible and Death of a Sales­man — Spo­ti­fy
  • Miller Jr, Wal­ter M. — A Can­ti­cle for Lei­bowitz (Dra­ma­tized Ver­sion) — Free Stream
  • Miller, William — Rent Par­ty Jazz (read by Vio­la Davis) — YouTube
  • Milne, A.A. — Win­nie the Pooh (read Dis­ney Book Group) — Free iTunes
  • Mil­ton, John - Par­adise Lost — Free MP3 Zip File
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  • Mont­gomery, Lucy Maud — Anne of Green Gables — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Moore, Lor­rie — “Paper Loss­es” (read by Gary Shteyn­gart) — Free Stream
  • Munro, Alice — “Axis” — Free MP3
  • Muraka­mi, Haru­ki — “Barn Burn­ing” — Free Stream
  • Muraka­mi, Haru­ki — “On See­ing the 100% Per­fect Girl One Beau­ti­ful April Morn­ing” — Free Stream
  • Muraka­mi, Haru­ki — “U.F.O. in Kushi­ro” — Free Stream
  • Nabokov, Vladimir - My Russ­ian Edu­ca­tion (Read by Orhan Pamuk) — Free MP3
  • Nabokov, Vladimir — “Pnin” — Free Stream
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  • Nin, Anais — “Under a Glass Bell” (Read by the author) — YouTube
  • Northup, Solomon — Twelve Years a Slave — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • NPR — Star Wars Tril­o­gy Radio Dra­ma — YouTube
  • O’Connor, Flan­nery — “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” (Read by author in 1959) — Stream/Download
  • O’Connor, Flan­nery — “Every­thing That Ris­es Must Con­verge” (Read by Estelle Par­sons) — YouTube
  • O’Connor, Flan­nery — “Rev­e­la­tion” (Read by Studs Terkel) — Stream
  • O’Con­nor, Frank — “The Man of the World” (read by Julian Barnes) MP3
  • O Hen­ry, The Gift of the Magi — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Oates, Joyce Car­ol - “Mas­tiff” (read by Louise Erdrich) — Free Stream
  • Oates, Joyce Car­ol -“Sin­ners in the Hands of an Angry God‪”‬ (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Orwell, George — 1984 (Radio Dra­ma from 1949 start­ing David Niv­en) — Free Stream
  • Orwell, George — 1984 (Com­plete read­ing by Paci­fi­ca Radio) — Sound­cloud
  • Orwell, George — Ani­mal Farm — Spo­ti­fy ver­sion
  • Orwell, George - Homage to Cat­alo­nia — Chap­ter 1 here — Remain­ing Chap­ters here
  • Oz, Amos — “The King of Nor­way” (read by Jonathan Safran Foer) — Free Stream
  • Ozick, Cyn­thia — “The Shawl” (read by Joyce Car­ol Oates) — Free Stream
  • Paley, Grace — “Love” (read by George Saun­ders) — Free Stream
  • Plath, Sylvia — Three Women (a radio play) — Free Stream
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — 5 Hours of Edgar Allan Poe Sto­ries Read by Vin­cent Price & Basil Rath­bone — Spo­ti­fy
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Essen­tial Edgar Allan Poe — Spo­ti­fy
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Com­plete Works Vol. 1 — Free iTunes — Free Stream/Download
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  • Poe, Edgar Allan — “The Masque of the Red Death” and Annabel Lee (read by William S. Bur­roughs) — Free YouTube Audio
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Cask of Amon­til­la­do — Free MP3/Stream 
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  • Poe, Edgar Allan - The Pit and the Pen­du­lum — Free MP3
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven — Free MP3
  •  Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by Stan Lee) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by James Earl Jones) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by Neil Gaiman) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by John Astin) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan - The Raven (as read by Anne Wald­man) — Sound­Cloud
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by Christo­pher Lee) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by Vin­cent Price) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Raven (read by Christo­pher Walken) — YouTube
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Tell Tale Heart — Free MP3
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Tell Tale Heart (read by Christo­pher Lee) — Free YouTube Audio
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Tell Tale Heart (read by Iggy Pop) — Free YouTube Audio
  • Poe, Edgar Allan — The Tell Tale Heart, Silence, Annabel Lee (read by James Mason) — Free Stream
  • Porter, Eleanor — Pollyan­na — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Price, Vin­cent — The Price of Fear (Clas­sic radio show fea­tur­ing Vin­cent Price) — Free YouTube
  • Pritch­ett, V.S. — The Res­cue (Read by Jonathan Lethem) — Free Stream
  • Prokofiev, Sergei — Peter and the Wolf (Nar­rat­ed by David Bowie) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Proust, Mar­cel — À La Recherche Du Temps Per­du (Œuvre Inté­grale) (in French) — Free Stream
  • Pushkin, Alexan­der — Eugene One­gin — Free MP3 Stream — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Rat­cliffe, Stephen — Con­tin­u­um — Free MP3 Stream
  • Rand, Ayn — Anthem — Spo­ti­fy
  • Rushdie, Salman — “The Lit­tle King‪”‬ (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Verne, Jules — 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea — Free MP3 Zip File — Free iTunes
  • Verne, Jules - Around the World in 80 Days — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Verne, Jules — Mys­te­ri­ous Island — Free iTunes
  • Verne, Jules — The Mas­ter of the World — Free MP3
  • Voltaire — Can­dide — Free MP3
  • Von­negut, Kurt - 2BR02B — Free MP3
  • Von­negut, Kurt — “Har­ri­son Berg­eron” — Free MP3
  • Von­negut, Kurt — The Big Trip Up Yon­der — Free MP3
  • Von­negut, Kurt - Slaugh­ter­house 5, Cat’s Cra­dle, Break­fast of Cham­pi­ons, Wel­come to the Mon­key House (Abridged read­ings by Von­negut) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Von­negut, Kurt — “The Drone” — Free Stream
  • Von­negut, Kurt — The Sol­dier’s Sto­ry (as a radio opera) — Free Stream
  • Wal­lace, David Fos­ter - “Good Peo­ple” — Free Stream
  • Wal­lace, David Fos­ter - “The View from Mrs. Thomp­son’s” (read by DFW) — Free MP3
  • Waugh, Eve­lyn — Brideshead Revis­it, Abridged (read by Sir John Giel­gud) —  Stream
  • Welles, Orson — “The Shad­ow” radio dra­ma (Per­formed by Welles) — Free MP3
  • Wells, HG — The Invis­i­ble Man– Free iTunes — Free Stream
  • Wells, HG — Mag­ic Shop — Free Stream
  • Wells, HG — Time Machine (nar­rat­ed by Kelsey Gram­mer) — Free iTunes
  • Wells, HG — Time Machine — Free iTunesFree Stream
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  • Wells, HG — The War of the Worlds — Free iTunes
  • Wells, HG — The War of the Worlds (Famous 1938 radio adap­ta­tion by Orson Welles) — Stream
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  • Wel­ty, Eudo­ra — “The Wide Net” (read by the author) — YouTube — Cor­nell Web Site
  • Wel­ty, Eudo­ra - “Where Is the Voice Com­ing From?” (read by Joyce Car­ol Oates) — MP3
  • Wel­ty, Eudo­ra — “Why I Live at the P.O.” — YouTube
  • Whar­ton, Edith — The Age of Inno­cence — Free iTunes
  • Whar­ton, Edith — The Ful­ness of Life — Free MP3
  • Wilde, Oscar — The Hap­py Prince — Free MP3
    • Ver­sion read by Stephen Fry — YouTube
    • Ver­sion read by Orson Welles and Bing Cros­by — YouTube
  • Wilde, Oscar — The Impor­tance of Being Earnest (Per­formed by John Giel­gud) — Free
  • Wilde, Oscar — The Impor­tance of Being Earnest — Free MP3
  • Wilde, Oscar — The Pic­ture of Dori­an Gray — Free iTunes — Free MP3s
  • Wolff, Tobias — “Bul­let in the Brain” (read by T. Cor­aghes­san Boyle) (MP3)
  • Wolff, Tobias — “The Night in Ques­tion” (read by Akhil Shar­ma) (MP3)
  • Woolf, Vir­ginia — “A Haunt­ed House” — Free MP3 — Free iTunes
  • Woolf, Vir­ginia, — Jacob’s Room — MP3 Zip File — Free Stream
  • Woolf, Vir­ginia — The Voy­age Out — Free Stream
  • Woolf, Vir­ginia — The Short Sto­ries — Spo­ti­fy
  • Wyss, Johann David - The Swiss Fam­i­ly Robin­son — Free MP3 Zip File
Poet­ry
  • Angelou, Maya — On the Pulse of Morn­ing (read by the author) — YouTube
  • Angelou, Maya — Phe­nom­e­nal Woman — YouTube
  • Angelou, Maya — Still I Rise & On the Pulse of the Morn­ing (read by author) — YouTube
  • Anony­mous — Beowulf — Free iTunes — Free MP3s — Read­ing by Sea­mus Heaney
  • Apol­li­naire, Guil­laume – Le pont Mirabeau (Read by author in 1913) — Free MP3
  • Apol­li­naire, Guil­laume — Marie (Read by author in 1913) — Free MP3
  • Apol­li­naire, Guil­laume — Le Voyageur (Read by author in 1913) — Free MP3
  • Aragon, Louis — Elsa (read by author) — Free Stream
  • Arnold, Matthew — The Poet­ry of Matthew Arnold — Free Stream on Spo­ti­fy
  • Arnold, Matthew - Dover Beach — Free Stream/Download
  • Ash­bery, John — Every­man — Free MP3
  • Ash­bery, John — “Med­i­ta­tions of a Par­rot,” “The Painter” and “The Pic­ture of Lit­tle J.A. in a Prospect of Flow­ers” (read by the author)- Free Stream/MP3
  • Ash­bery, John — Self-Por­­trait in a Con­vex Mir­ror — YouTube
  • Auden, W.H. — 1st Sep­tem­ber, 1939; As I Walked Out One Evening; “Song of the Mas­ter and Boatswain,” (read by Dylan Thomas) — YouTube
  • Auden, W.H. — 1st Sep­tem­ber, 1939 — YouTube
  • Auden, W.H. - As I Walked Out One Evening (read by Auden) — YouTube
  • Auden, W.H. - Autumn Song — Free MP3
  • Auden, W.H. — Bucol­ics and Horae Conon­i­cae (read by Auden) — Free Stream/Download
  • Auden, W.H. — Dog­ger­el by a Senior Cit­i­zen (read by Auden) — YouTube
  • Auden, W. H. — In Mem­o­ry of WB Yeats — YouTube
  • Auden, W.H. — Met­a­logue to The Mag­ic Flute (read by Auden — Free Stream/Download
  • Auden, W.H. — The Sea and The Mir­ror (read by the author) — Free Stream/Download
  • Baude­laire, Charles — Les fleurs du mal (in French) — Free Stream
  • Beck­ett, Samuel — Tail­piece and 23rd Adden­da (read by the author) — YouTube
  • Beef­heart, Cap­tain — Fallin Ditch, Skele­ton Makes Good & More (read by the author) —  YouTube
  • Blake, William — A Lit­tle Boy Lost — Free MP3
  • Blake, William — Jerusalem — Free MP3 Zip File
  • Blake, William — Laugh­ing Song — Free MP3
  • Blake, William — Lon­don — Free MP3
  • Blake, William — Pref­ace to Mil­ton — Free MP3
  • Blake, William — Pip­ing Down Val­leys Wild — Free MP3
  • Blake, William - Songs of Inno­cence and Songs of Expe­ri­ence, as read by Allen Gins­berg — Free Stream/MP3
  • Blake, William — The Chim­ney Sweep­er — Free MP3
  • Blake, William — The School Boy — Free MP3
  • Blake, William — Visions of the Daugh­ters of Albion — Free MP3
  • Borges, Jorge Luis — Art of Poetry/Arte Poétic — Free MP3
  • Borges, Jorge Luis — Borges Reads 30 of His Poems in Span­ish — Spo­ti­fy
  • Borges, Jorge Luis - Plain­ness — Free Stream
  • Brad­bury, Ray — If Only We Had Taller Been (read by the author) — YouTube
  • Bronte, Emi­ly — Antic­i­pa­tion — Free MP3
  • Bronte, Emi­ly — Encour­age­ment — Free MP3
  • Bronte, Emi­ly — Poems — Free MP3
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — 4 Hours of Bukows­ki Read­ings — Spo­ti­fy
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — At Ter­ror Street and Agony Way — Free Audio
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Beer — Ani­mat­ed Video
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Blue­bird — YouTube Audio
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Girl on the Esca­la­tor — Vimeo
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Hostage — Spo­ti­fy
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Mas­ter Col­lec­tion — Spo­ti­fy
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Some­thing For The Touts, The Nuns, The Gro­cery Clerks, And You — YouTube Audio
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — The Laugh­ing Heart (read by Tom Waits) — YouTube Audio
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — The Crunch and Roll The Dice (read by Bono) — YouTube Audio
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — The Secret to My Endurance (read by Bukows­ki) — YouTube Audio
  • Bukows­ki, Charles — Blue­bird and Torched Out (read by Har­ry Dean Stan­ton) — YouTube Video
  • Bur­ton, Tim — The Night­mare Before Christ­mas (read by Christo­pher Lee) — YouTube Video
  • Byron - Childe Harold: Can­to III — Free MP3
  • Byron — Dark­ness — Free MP3
  • Byron — New­ton — Free MP3
  • Byron — She Walks in Beau­ty — Free MP3
  • Cage, John — Over­pop­u­la­tion and Art — Free Stream
  • Car­roll, Jim — Pray­ing Man­tis — Spo­ti­fy
  • Car­roll, Lewis — Jab­ber­wocky (read by Neil Gaiman) — YouTube
  • Car­roll, LewisYoutube Ani­mat­ed Video
  • Car­roll, Lewis — The Poet­ry of Lewis Car­roll — Spo­ti­fy
  • Carv­er, Ray­mond — Late Frag­ment — Free Stream
  • Cavafy, C.P. - Itha­ca (read by Sean Con­nery) — YouTube
  • Cia­r­di, John — As If: Poems New and Select­ed by John Cia­r­di (read by the author) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Cocteau, Jean — Requiem (read by the author) — Free Stream
  • Cohen, Leonard — “For E.J.P” and “You Have the Lovers” (read by Cohen) — Free Stream/Download
  • Coleridge, Samuel — Kubla Khan — Free MP3
  • Coleridge, Samuel — Kubla Khan (read by Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch) — YouTube
  • Coleridge, Samuel — Rime of the Ancient Mariner — Free MP3
  • Coleridge, Samuel - The Dun­geon — Free MP3
  • Coleridge, Samuel — Poems (Read by Ralph Richard­son) — Free Spo­ti­fy
  • Collins, Bil­ly — The Best Cig­a­rette (Poet­ry col­lec­tion read by the author) — Free Spo­ti­fy
  • Collins, Bil­ly — Soap — Spo­ti­fy
  • Crane, Hart — “The Bro­ken Tow­er” and “The Hur­ri­cane” (read by Ten­nessee Williams) — Vimeo
  • Crow­ley, Aleis­ter — Poems by Aleis­ter Crow­ley (read by Aleis­ter Crow­ley) — Spo­ti­fy
  • Cum­mings, EE - Some­where I Have Nev­er Trav­elled — (read by author) — YouTube
  • Cum­mings, EE - Any­one Lived in a Pret­ty How Town — (read by author) — YouTube
  • Dante — Infer­no (read by John Cia­r­di) — Spo­ti­fy
  • De Troyes, Chre­tien — Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart– Stream
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — An 8 Hour Read­ing of Emi­ly Dick­in­son Poet­­ry- YouTube
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — The Poems of Emi­ly Dick­in­son, Series 1 — Free iTunes — Free MP3
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — The Poems of Emi­ly Dick­in­son, Series 2 — Free MP3
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — Poems & Let­ters — Spo­ti­fy
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — Because I Could Not Stop for Death — Free MP3
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — Hope Is the Thing With Feath­ers — Free MP3
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — ‘I Start­ed Early–Took My Dog’ — YouTube
  • Dick­in­son, Emi­ly — There’s a cer­tain Slant of light” (read by Susan Howe) — YouTube
  • Donne, John — Death, Be Not Proud — Free Stream/MP3
  • Donne, John — The Good-mor­row — Free Stream/MP3
  • Donne, John — The Sunne Ris­ing — Free MP3
  • Ehrmann, Max — Desider­a­ta (Read by Leonard Nimoy) — YouTube
  • Eliot, T.S. — Four Quar­tets (Read by T.S. Eliot) — YouTube
  • Eliot, T.S. — Four Quar­tets (Read by Alec Guin­ness) — YouTube
  • Eliot, T.S. — Jour­ney of the Magi(Read by T.S. Eliot) — YouTube
  • Eliot, T.S. — Old Pos­sum’s Book of Prac­ti­cal Cats (Read by T.S. Eliot) — Spo­ti­fy playlist
  • Eliot, T.S. — The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • Eliot, T.S. — The Waste Land — Free MP3
    • Lis­ten to read­ing by TS Eliot — YouTube 
    • Hear read­ing by Jere­my Irons and Eileen Atkins — Stream
  • Eliot, T.S. — T.S. Eliot Read­ing Poems and Cho­rus­es — Spo­ti­fy
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence - A Coney Island of the Mind — Spo­ti­fy
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence — Selec­tions from A Coney Island of the Mind (read by author) — Free MP3 — Free Stream
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence — Base­ball Can­to — Free MP3/Stream
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence — Evil — Free MP3/Stream
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence — ‘The First and the Last of Every­thing’ (read by author) — Free Stream
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence — “Under­wear” (read by author) — YouTube
  • Fer­linghet­ti, Lawrence - Wil­fred Funk (read by author) — Free MP3/Stream
  • Frost, Robert — A Line Storm Song — Free MP3
  • Frost, Robert — My But­ter­fly — Free MP3
  • Frost, Robert — Octo­ber — Free MP3
  • Frost, Robert — Stop­ping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (read by author) — YouTube
  • Frost, Robert — The Gift Out­right (read by author) — YouTube
  • Frost, Robert — “The Road Not Tak­en,” “The Pas­ture,” “Mow­ing,” “Birch­es,” “After Apple-Pick­­ing,” and “The Tuft of Flow­ers” (read by the author)  — Free Stream
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