Conquest Over Time
Conquest Over Time - Michael Shaara
Pat Travis, an astronaut known for his luck, suddenly became very frustrated. His job is to outwit his rivals and strike trade treaties with newly contacted races of humanity... But what can he do when he finds himself on a planet where astrology is referenced for nearly every critical decision --,...
Running Time: 1:20:25
Captains Courageous
Captains Courageous - Rudyard Kipling
Real men don't let arrogant kids piss them off. When his crew fished Harvey Chene out of the Atlantic, neither did Discotrop, the captain of Here We Are, a fishing schooner in Gloucester, Massachusetts. There were no spectator seats on the Grand Banks, so Harvey was sent to catch a drowning man....
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ - Lew Wallace
Ben-Hur is the story of two very different heroes. Judah Ben-Hur, a prince of Jerusalem, was involved in an accident with Roman prosecutors that was believed to be premeditated. He was captured and sent to the fleet as a galley slave while his family was imprisoned and the family estate...
Beasts, Men and Gods
Beasts, Men and Gods - Ferdinand Ossendowski
Beasts, Men, and Gods chronicle an epic journey full of danger and near misses in the name of The Lord of the Rings. Here's the difference: it's all true. Ferdinand Ossendowski was a Pole who found himself on the losing side of the Siberian and Bolshevik revolutions. To avoid being rounded up and...
Give Me Liberty
Give Me Liberty - Patrick Henry
The speech, delivered on March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, is credited with single-handedly persuading the Virginia State Legislature to pass a resolution to send Virginia's troops into the Revolutionary War. Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were present. The crowd...
The Wind in the Willows (version 2)
The Wind in the Willows (version 2) - Kenneth Grahame
This popular story follows a group of animal lovers who pursue adventures in the English countryside...and how the adventures pursue them! The main characters - Mole, Mouse and Toad - usually lead optimistic and happy lives, but their stories are filled with horror, homesickness, awe, wild...
Running Time: 6:47:04
More Goops and How Not to Be Them
More Goops and How Not to Be Them - Frank Gelett Burgess
Every parent has a wish in their hearts to have other adults tell them how polite their children are without asking! This may have been even more so in 1903, when Gelett Burgess published his second book on Goops. He uses funny cartoons—caricatures of misbehaving kids—that describe all kinds of wit...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (version 3)
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (version 3) - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Here Dr Watson documents some of the more interesting detective cases he encountered while working with his good friend Mr Sherlock Holmes. We watch the case unfold, scratching our heads as he gathers evidence, and then marvel at Holmes' impeccable observation, extraordinary insight, and tenacity...