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Lawrence Bauman L2G@listentogenius.com Redwood Audiobooks The Letters of Peter Abelard and Heloise https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//2 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//2 A selection from The Letters of Peter Abelard and Heloise, by Abelard and Heloise, narrated by Marguerite Gavin; produced by Listen to Genius Abelard and Heloise Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:06:00 The Letters of Abigail Adams to John Adams https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//1 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//1 A selection from The Letters of Abigail Adams to John Adams, by American First Lady Abigail Adams (1744-1818), narrated by Kimberly Schraf; produced by Listen to Genius Abigail Adams Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:13:00 On The Boston Massacre https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//427 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//427 The essay On The Boston Massacre, by American Founding Father Samuel Adams (1722-1803), narrated by Douglas R. Pratt; produced by Listen to Genius Samuel Adams Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:17:00 Selected Letters of John Adams to Abigail Adams https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//406 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//406 Selected Letters of John Adams to Abigail Adams, by American President John Adams (1735-1826), narrated by David Drummond; produced by Listen to Genius John Adams Tue, 14 Oct 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:13:00 Twenty Years at Hull House https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//3 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//3 A selection from Twenty Years at Hull House, by American Social Reformer Jane Addams (1860-1935), narrated by Celeste Lawson; produced by Listen to Genius Jane Addams Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:11:00 The Trial of Susan B. Anthony https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//420 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//420 A selection from The Trial of Susan B. Anthony, by American Social Reformer Susan B. Anthony (1820-19.6), narrated by Sherri Berger; produced by Listen to Genius Susan B. Anthony Fri, 26 Feb 2010 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:17:00 The Promised Land https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//400 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//400 A selection from the book, The Promised Land, by American Jewish Social Reformer Mary Antin (1881-1949), narrated by Julia Emlen; produced by Listen to Genius Mary Antin Sun, 24 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:08:00 The Meditations https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//378 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//378 A selection from The Meditations, by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (121-180), narrated by Lloyd James; produced by Listen to Genius Marcus Aurelius Tue, 20 May 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:16:00 A Letter to Her Niece https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//8 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//8 A Letter to Her Niece, by English Novelist Jane Austen (1775-1817), narrated by Kate Reading; produced by Listen to Genius Jane Austen Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:09:00 An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//435 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//435 A selection from An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody), by American Hunter Buffalo Bill (W.F. Cody) (1846-1917), narrated by Douglas R. Pratt; produced by Listen to Genius Buffalo Bill (W.F. Cody) Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:14:00 The Gallic Wars https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//18 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//18 A selection from The Gallic Wars, by Roman Emperor Julius Caesar (100-44 B.C.), narrated by Michael Prichard; produced by Listen to Genius Julius Caesar Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:18:00 The Story of My Life https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//409 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//409 A selection from the autobiography, The Story of My Life, by Venetian adventurer and author Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798), narrated by John Lescault; produced by Listen to Genius Giacomo Casanova Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:19:00 A Personal Sketch of the Prairie School House https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//20 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//20 A Personal Sketch of the Prairie School House, by American Writer Willa Cather (1873-1947), narrated by Celeste Lawson; produced by Listen to Genius Willa Cather Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:10:00 The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//25 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//25 A selection from The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan, by English Statesman Winston Churchill (1874-1965), narrated by Simon Vance; produced by Listen to Genius Winston Churchill Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:09:00 On War https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//27 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//27 A selection from On War, by German General Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831), narrated by Michael Prichard; produced by Listen to Genius Carl von Clausewitz Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:18:00 The Civil War https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//294 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//294 A selection from The Civil War, by American Writer Rebecca Harding Davis (1831-1910), narrated by Carol Monda; produced by Listen to Genius Rebecca Harding Davis Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:20:00 My Bondage and My Freedom https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//43 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//43 A selection from My Bondage and My Freedom, by American Social Reformer Frederick Douglass (1817-1895), narrated by Jeffrey Gilbert; produced by Listen to Genius Frederick Douglass Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 The Souls of Black Folk https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//44 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//44 A selection from The Souls of Black Folk, by American Social Reformer W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963), narrated by Jeffrey Gilbert; produced by Listen to Genius W. E. B. Du Bois Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:10:00 My Experiments with Truth https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//55 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//55 A selection from My Experiments with Truth, by Indian Social Reformer Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), narrated by William Dufris; produced by Listen to Genius Mohandas Gandhi Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:07:00 My Experiments with Truth https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//234 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//234 A selection from My Experiments with Truth, by Indian Social Reformer Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948), narrated by David Case; produced by Listen to Genius Mohandas Gandhi Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:11:00 Autobiography https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//60 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//60 A selection from Autobiography, by German Writer Johann Wolfgang Goethe (1849-1832), narrated by Grover Gardner; produced by Listen to Genius Johann Wolfgang Goethe Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:08:00 Living My Life https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//290 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//290 A selection from Living My Life, by Lithuanian-born social reformer Emma Goldman (1869-1940), narrated by Victoria Gordon; produced by Listen to Genius Emma Goldman Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:21:00 The Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//61 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//61 A selection from The Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, by American President Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), narrated by Dick Hill; produced by Listen to Genius Ulysses S. Grant Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:10:00 Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//217 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//217 A selection from the book Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, by Irish Writer Lady Augusta Gregory (1852-1932), narrated by Laural Merlington; produced by Listen to Genius Lady Augusta Gregory Sat, 29 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 Federalist Paper #1 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//62 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//62 A selection from Federalist Paper #1, by American Statesman Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), narrated by Jeff Riggenbach; produced by Listen to Genius Alexander Hamilton Fri, 05 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 The Path of the Law https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//272 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//272 A selection from The Path of the Law, by American Jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935), narrated by Dick Hill; produced by Listen to Genius Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Fri, 09 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:16:00 The Other Side of the Woman Question: A Response to Francis Parkman https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//69 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//69 A selection from The Other Side of the Woman Question: A Response to Francis Parkman, by American Writer Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910), narrated by Celeste Lawson; produced by Listen to Genius Julia Ward Howe Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:14:00 Memoirs of Thomas Jefferson https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//76 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//76 A selection from Memoirs of Thomas Jefferson, by American President Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), narrated by Alan Sklar; produced by Listen to Genius Thomas Jefferson Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:17:00 The Autobiography Of Mother Jones https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//78 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//78 A selection from The Autobiography Of Mother Jones, by American Labor Leader and Social Reformer Mother Jones (1830-1930), narrated by Kimberly Schraf; produced by Listen to Genius Mother Jones Fri, 05 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:10:00 The Story of My Life https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//85 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//85 A selection from The Story of My Life, by American Writer Helen Keller (1880-1968), narrated by Bernadette Dunne; produced by Listen to Genius Helen Keller Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 Speech at the Cooper Institute, New York February 27, 1860 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//92 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//92 A selection from his Speech at the Cooper Institute, New York February 27, 1860, by American President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), narrated by Barrett Whitener; produced by Listen to Genius Abraham Lincoln Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:09:00 History of England https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//240 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//240 A selection from History of England, by English Historian Thomas Macaulay (1800-1859), narrated by Simon Vance; produced by Listen to Genius Thomas Macaulay Mon, 22 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 The Prince https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//98 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//98 A selection from The Prince, by Italian Statesman Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527), narrated by Alan Sklar; produced by Listen to Genius Niccolo Machiavelli Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:09:00 Federalist Paper Number 38 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//99 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//99 A selection from the Federalist Paper Number 38, by American President James Madison (1751-1836), narrated by Dick Hill; produced by Listen to Genius James Madison Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:15:00 The Influence of Sea Power Upon History https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//100 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//100 A selection from The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, by American Admiral and Naval Historian Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914), narrated by Jeff Riggenbach; produced by Listen to Genius Alfred Thayer Mahan Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 The Diary of Murasaki Shikibu https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//381 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//381 A selection from The Diary of Murasaki Shikibu, by Japanese Writer Murasaki Shikibu (973-102), narrated by Ellen Archer; produced by Listen to Genius Murasaki Shikibu Wed, 21 May 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:11:00 The Crisis https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//117 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//117 A selection from The Crisis, by American Writer Thomas Paine (1737-1809), narrated by Chris Ryan; produced by Listen to Genius Thomas Paine Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:13:00 The Fight for Conservation https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//347 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//347 A selection from The Fight for Conservation, by American Conservationist Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946), narrated by Norman Dietz; produced by Listen to Genius Gifford Pinchot Sat, 15 Mar 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 The Life of Alexander https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//360 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//360 A selection from The Life of Alexander, by Greek Historian Plutarch (46-120), narrated by Stefan Rudnicki; produced by Listen to Genius Plutarch Fri, 28 Mar 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:10:00 The Battle with the Slum https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//284 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//284 A selection from The Battle with the Slum, by Danish-American Journalist/Social Reformer Jacob Riis (1849-1914), narrated by Michael Prichard; produced by Listen to Genius Jacob Riis Tue, 13 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:16:00 Women Must Learn to Play the Game as Men Do https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//124 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//124 A selection from Women Must Learn to Play the Game as Men Do, by American Social Reformer Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962), narrated by Kimberly Schraf; produced by Listen to Genius Eleanor Roosevelt Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 Woman And The New Race https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//131 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//131 A selection from Woman And The New Race, by American Nurse and Social Reformer Margaret Sanger (1879-1966), narrated by Beth Richmond; produced by Listen to Genius Margaret Sanger Tue, 13 Jan 2009 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:13:00 The Diary Of Lady Sarashina https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//402 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//402 A selection from The Diary Of Lady Sarashina, by Japanese Memoirist Lady Sarashina (1008-?), narrated by Julia Emlen; produced by Listen to Genius Lady Sarashina Sun, 24 Aug 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 The Heartbreak House https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//136 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//136 A selection from the preface of The Heartbreak House, by Irish Playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), narrated by John Lescault; produced by Listen to Genius George Bernard Shaw Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:13:00 Memoirs of William Tecumseh Sherman https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//138 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//138 A selection from Memoirs of William Tecumseh Sherman, by American General William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891), narrated by Jeff Riggenbach; produced by Listen to Genius William Tecumseh Sherman Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:15:00 The Pillow Book https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//412 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//412 A selection from The Pillow Book, by Japanese author and court lady Sei Shonagon (c. 966-1017), narrated by Matilda Novak; produced by Listen to Genius Sei Shonagon Thu, 22 Jan 2009 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:10:00 Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//142 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//142 A selection from Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897, by American Social Reformer Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), narrated by Kimberly Schraf; produced by Listen to Genius Elizabeth Cady Stanton Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:11:00 Letters of a Woman Homesteader https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//297 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//297 "The Adventure of the Christmas Tree" from Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by American Homemaker and Writer Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933), narrated by Beth Richmond; produced by Listen to Genius Elinore Pruitt Stewart Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:23:00 The Annals https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//291 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//291 A selection from The Annals, by Roman Historian Cornelius Tacitus (56-117), narrated by John Lescault; produced by Listen to Genius Cornelius Tacitus Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:14:00 The History of the Standard Oil Company https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//148 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//148 A selection from The History of the Standard Oil Company, by American Journalist and Social Reformer Ida Tarbel (1857-1944), narrated by Celeste Lawson; produced by Listen to Genius Ida Tarbel Sat, 20 Oct 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:12:00 Democracy in America https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//150 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//150 A selection from Democracy in America, by French Writer/Politician Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859), narrated by Michael Prichard; produced by Listen to Genius Alexis de Tocqueville Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:15:00 The Autobiography of Sojourner Truth https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//152 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//152 A selection from The Autobiography of Sojourner Truth, by American Social Reformer Sojourner Truth (1797-1883), narrated by Gin Hammond; produced by Listen to Genius Sojourner Truth Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:11:00 The Significance of the Frontier in American History https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//271 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//271 A selection from The Significance of the Frontier in American History, by American Historian Frederick Jackson Turner (1861-1932), narrated by Dick Hill; produced by Listen to Genius Frederick Jackson Turner Fri, 09 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:11:00 Up from Slavery https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//160 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//160 A selection from Up from Slavery, by American Social Reformer Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), narrated by Jeffrey Gilbert; produced by Listen to Genius Booker T. Washington Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:09:00 The Human Adventure https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//163 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//163 A selection from The Human Adventure, by English Writer H. G. Wells (1866-1946), narrated by Ralph Cosham; produced by Listen to Genius H. G. Wells Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:10:00 Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//164 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//164 A selection from Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases, by American Journalist/Social Reformer Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931), narrated by Gin Hammond; produced by Listen to Genius Ida B. Wells-Barnett Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:13:00 Fighting France https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//165 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//165 A selection from Fighting France, by American Writer Edith Wharton (1862-1937), narrated by Kate Reading; produced by Listen to Genius Edith Wharton Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:14:00 Specimen Days https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//339 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//339 A selection from Specimen Days, by American Poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892), narrated by Jeff Riggenbach; produced by Listen to Genius Walt Whitman Tue, 19 Feb 2008 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:26:00 Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//374 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//374 A selection from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland, by Irish Poet Lady Francesca Wilde (1821-1896), narrated by Maggi-Meg Reed; produced by Listen to Genius Lady Francesca Wilde Tue, 20 May 2008 12:00:00 -0700 No 00:11:00 Impressions of an Indian Childhood https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//300 https://www.listentogenius.com/author.php//300 A selection from Impressions of an Indian Childhood, by Native American Writer Zitkala-Sa (1876-1938), narrated by Victoria Gordon; produced by Listen to Genius Zitkala-Sa Mon, 26 Nov 2007 12:00:00 -0800 No 00:13:00