Of All Things

LibriVox recording of comic essays by Robert C. Benchley
from archive.org

Read in English by Melora; Arnold

A collection of amusing essays satirizing serious consideration of topics including natural history, social etiquette, or indeed, civilized behavior (especially of the upper classes). (Summary by Arnold Banner)

For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.

For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.

Download M4B (123MB)

  1. The Social Life of the Newt (9.6Mb)
  2. Coffee, Megg and Ilk, Please (9.2Mb)
  3. When Genius Remained Your Humble Servant (15Mb)
  4. The Tortures of Weekend Visiting (13.1Mb)
  5. Gardening Notes (10Mb)
  6. Lesson Number One (15Mb)
  7. Thoughts On Fuel Saving (13.5Mb)
  8. Not According to Hoyle (14.4Mb)
  9. From Nine to Five (15Mb)
  10. Turning Over a New Ledger Leaf (9.7Mb)
  11. A Piece of Roast Beef (11.2Mb)
  12. The Community Masque as a Substitute For War (10.3Mb)
  13. Call For Mr. Kenworthy! (13.3Mb)
  14. Football (14.6Mb)
  15. A Little Debit in Your Tonneau (10.1Mb)
  16. A Romance in Encyclopedia Land (8.9Mb)
  17. The Passing of the Orthodox Paradox (7.2Mb)
  18. Shakespeare Explained (7.5Mb)
  19. The Scientific Scenario (8.4Mb)
  20. The Most Popular Book of the Month (8.4Mb)
  21. Christmas Afternoon (7.7Mb)
  22. Hail, Vernal Equinox! (12.9Mb)

MP3 files hosted by archive.org.