A Man of Letters

Free, weekly, 15-minute readings from world literature.
Broadcast from 2015 to 2018.

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Episode 1501: Self Made Men by Frederick Douglass
Episode 1502: The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Episode 1503: The Five Boons of Life by Mark Twain
Episode 1504: Wolves and Lions by Aesop
Episode 1505: The Strenuous Life by Theodore Roosevelt
Episode 1506: The Skeleton in Armor by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Episode 1507: Three Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Episode 1508: The Gospel According to Malfew Seklew by Malfew Seklew
Episode 1509: The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1510: The Military Industrial Complex by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Episode 1511: The Lie by Walter Raleigh
Episode 1512: The Crowd by Gustave Le Bon
Episode 1513: Godfather Death by The Brothers Grimm
Episode 1514: The Declaration of Independence
Episode 1515: Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche
Episode 1516: South by Ernest Shackleton
Episode 1517: The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis
Episode 1518: The Discourses by Epictetus
Episode 1519: Ecclesiastes: Chapters 1, 2 and 3
Episode 1520: Ecclesiastes: Chapters 4, 5, and 6
Episode 1521: Ecclesiastes: Chapters 7, 8 and 9
Episode 1522: Ecclesiastes: Chapters 10, 11 and 12
Episode 1523: Letter From a Freedman to His Old Master by Jourdon Anderson
Episode 1524: Letter to Menoeceus by Epicurus
Episode 1525: Toward the Creative Nothing by Renzo Novatore
Episode 1526: The Open Society and Its Enemies by Karl Popper
Episode 1527: Derelict by Young E. Allison
Episode 1528: The Futurist Manifesto by F. T. Marinetti
Episode 1529: Address at Rice University by John F. Kennedy
Episode 1530: The Analects by Confucius
Episode 1531: A Good War by Lord Dunsany
Episode 1532: Three Poems by Lord Tennyson
Episode 1533: Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen from the Constitution of Year I
Episode 1534: Studies in Pessimism by Arthur Schopenhauer
Episode 1535: The Master Plot Formula by Lester Dent
Episode 1536: Black Panther Party Platform and Program
Episode 1537: Warbucks Intra-Family Communique by Ernest Mann
Episode 1538: Might is Right by Ragnar Redbeard
Episode 1539: The Tyranny of Structurelessness by Jo Freeman
Episode 1540: The Hero Lectures: Excerpt 1 of 2 by Thomas Carlyle
Episode 1541: The Hero Lectures: Excerpt 2 of 2 by Thomas Carlyle
Episode 1542: Computer Lib by Ted Nelson
Episode 1543: The Pirate’s Own Book by Charles Ellms
Episode 1544: Love Among the Ruins by Robert Browning
Episode 1545: The Dazzling Light by Arthur Machen
Episode 1546: The Communist Manifesto: Part 1 of 2 by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Episode 1547: The Communist Manifesto: Part 2 of 2 by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Episode 1548: Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains by Charles Eastman
Episode 1549: Superstition in the Pigeon by B. F. Skinner
Episode 1550: The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Episode 1551: The Labors of Hercules: Part 1 of 2
Episode 1552: The Labors of Hercules: Part 2 of 2

Episode 1601: The Enchiridion: Chapter One by Epictetus
Episode 1602: The Enchiridion: Chapter Two by Epictetus
Episode 1603: The Enchiridion: Chapter Three by Epictetus
Episode 1604: The Enchiridion: Chapter Four by Epictetus
Episode 1605: The Enchiridion: Chapter Five by Epictetus
Episode 1606: The Enchiridion: Chapter Six by Epictetus
Episode 1607: The Enchiridion: Chapter Seven by Epictetus
Episode 1608: The Enchiridion: Chapter Eight by Epictetus
Episode 1609: The Enchiridion: Chapter Nine by Epictetus
Episode 1610: The Enchiridion: Chapter Ten by Epictetus
Episode 1611: The Enchiridion: Chapter Eleven by Epictetus
Episode 1612: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twelve by Epictetus
Episode 1613: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirteen by Epictetus
Episode 1614: The Enchiridion: Chapter Fourteen by Epictetus
Episode 1615: The Enchiridion: Chapter Fifteen by Epictetus
Episode 1616: The Enchiridion: Chapter Sixteen by Epictetus
Episode 1617: The Enchiridion: Chapter Seventeen by Epictetus
Episode 1618: The Enchiridion: Chapter Eighteen by Epictetus
Episode 1619: The Enchiridion: Chapter Nineteen by Epictetus
Episode 1620: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty by Epictetus
Episode 1621: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-One by Epictetus
Episode 1622: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Two by Epictetus
Episode 1623: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Three by Epictetus
Episode 1624: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Four by Epictetus
Episode 1625: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Five by Epictetus
Episode 1626: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Six by Epictetus
Episode 1627: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Seven by Epictetus
Episode 1628: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Eight by Epictetus
Episode 1629: The Enchiridion: Chapter Twenty-Nine by Epictetus
Episode 1630: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty by Epictetus
Episode 1631: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-One by Epictetus
Episode 1632: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Two by Epictetus
Episode 1633: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Three by Epictetus
Episode 1634: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Four by Epictetus
Episode 1635: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Five by Epictetus
Episode 1636: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Six by Epictetus
Episode 1637: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Seven by Epictetus
Episode 1638: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Eight by Epictetus
Episode 1639: The Enchiridion: Chapter Thirty-Nine by Epictetus
Episode 1640: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty by Epictetus
Episode 1641: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-One by Epictetus
Episode 1642: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Two by Epictetus
Episode 1643: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Three by Epictetus
Episode 1644: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Four by Epictetus
Episode 1645: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Five by Epictetus
Episode 1646: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Six by Epictetus
Episode 1647: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Seven by Epictetus
Episode 1648: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Eight by Epictetus
Episode 1649: The Enchiridion: Chapter Forty-Nine by Epictetus
Episode 1650: The Enchiridion: Chapter Fifty by Epictetus
Episode 1651: The Enchiridion: Chapter Fifty-One by Epictetus
Episode 1652: The Enchiridion: Chapter Fifty-Two by Epictetus

Episode 1701: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 1 The Angel and the Chicken Bones by Th. Metzger
Episode 1702: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 2 Sacred Show Biz by Th. Metzger
Episode 1703: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 3 I Wanna Be Exhaulted by Th. Metzger
Episode 1704: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 4 Antidepressants Make Me a Better Mormon by Th. Metzger
Episode 1705: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 5 God’s Gun by Th. Metzger
Episode 1706: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 6 A Fist Full of Dynamite by Th. Metzger
Episode 1707: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 7 Going Mormo by Th. Metzger
Episode 1708: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 8 Buried Treasure by Th. Metzger
Episode 1709: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 9 Bo Diddly Does the Job by Th. Metzger
Episode 1710: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 10 Folk Magic by Th. Metzger
Episode 1711: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 11 Rudy’s Needles by Th. Metzger
Episode 1712: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 12 Babies Über Alles by Th. Metzger
Episode 1713: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 13 My Mormonym by Th. Metzger
Episode 1714: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 14 Follow the Prophet by Th. Metzger
Episode 1715: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 15 The Burnt-Over District by Th. Metzger
Episode 1716: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 16 Human Remains by Th. Metzger
Episode 1717: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 17 The Funeral by Th. Metzger
Episode 1718: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 18 White and Delightsome by Th. Metzger
Episode 1719: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 19 Joe Versus Jesus by Th. Metzger
Episode 1720: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 20 Confusion Awe and Envy by Th. Metzger
Episode 1721: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 21 Zoso Mormo by Th. Metzger
Episode 1722: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 22 An Old Dick’s Revelation by Th. Metzger
Episode 1723: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 23 Moroni and I by Th. Metzger
Episode 1724: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 24 Xanax Communion by Th. Metzger
Episode 1725: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 25 Sins and Follies by Th. Metzger
Episode 1726: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 26 Mormon Mystic Mojo by Th. Metzger
Episode 1727: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 27 Hieing to Kolob by Th. Metzger
Episode 1728: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 28 The Waters of Mormon by Th. Metzger
Episode 1729: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 29 Fakelore and Folklore by Th. Metzger
Episode 1730: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 30 Eavesdropping by Th. Metzger
Episode 1731: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 31 Gift Shop of the Gods by Th. Metzger
Episode 1732: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 32 Sisters and Wives by Th. Metzger
Episode 1733: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 33 Magic Dirt by Th. Metzger
Episode 1734: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 34 Magic Words by Th. Metzger
Episode 1735: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 35 Beltane Testemony by Th. Metzger
Episode 1736: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 36 My Date With the Sister Missionaries by Th. Metzger
Episode 1737: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 37 Patriarchal Blessing by Th. Metzger
Episode 1738: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 38 The Living Prophets by Th. Metzger
Episode 1739: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 39 Glam and Gleam by Th. Metzger
Episode 1740: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 40 The Angel’s Promise by Th. Metzger
Episode 1741: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 41 Lou’s Baptism by Th. Metzger
Episode 1742: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 42 Seven Good Reasons by Th. Metzger
Episode 1743: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 43 Tomorrow Never Knows by Th. Metzger
Episode 1744: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 44 Mormonism Makes Me a Shoplifter by Th. Metzger
Episode 1745: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 45 Exit Strategies by Th. Metzger
Episode 1746: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 46 Ring of Fire by Th. Metzger
Episode 1747: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 47 Decapitation by Th. Metzger
Episode 1748: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 48 Demormonization by Th. Metzger
Episode 1749: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 49 Science Fiction Sunday by Th. Metzger
Episode 1750: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 50 More Decapitation by Th. Metzger
Episode 1751: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 51 The Vikings Versus the Nephites by Th. Metzger
Episode 1752: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 52 The Word of Wisdom by Th. Metzger
Episode 1753: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 53 Off to See the Bishop by Th. Metzger

Episode 1801: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 54 Space Ritual by Th. Metzger
Episode 1802: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 55 Moroni’s Revenge by Th. Metzger
Episode 1803: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 56 Numbered With the Dead by Th. Metzger
Episode 1804: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 57 An Angel’s Autograph by Th. Metzger
Episode 1805: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 58 I’m In by Th. Metzger
Episode 1806: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 59 The Return by Th. Metzger
Episode 1807: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 60 Last Call for Kolob by Th. Metzger
Episode 1808: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 61 The Un-Mormon by Th. Metzger
Episode 1809: Undercover Mormon: Chapter 62 Over the Line by Th. Metzger
Episode 1810: Six Poems by Edmund Vance
Episode 1811: The Meditations: Book One Parts One to Sixteen by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1812: The Meditations: Book One Part Sixteen to Book Two Part One by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1813: The Meditations: Book Two Parts One to Fifteen by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1814: The Meditations: Book Two Part Fourteen to Book Three Part Four by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1815: The Meditations: Book Three Parts Five to Eleven by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1816: The Meditations: Book Three Parts Twelve to Sixteen and Book Four Parts One to Four by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1817: The Meditations: Book Four Parts Five to Twenty-Six by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1818: The Meditations: Book Four Parts Twenty-Seven to Forty-Seven by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1819: The Meditations: Book Four Parts Forty-Eight to Book Five Part Four by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1820: The Meditations: Book Five Parts Five to Ten by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1821: The Meditations: Book Five Parts Eleven to Twenty-Six by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1822: The Meditations: Book Five Part Twenty-Seven to Book Six Part Seven by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1823: The Meditations: Book Six Parts Eight to Seventeen by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1824: The Meditations: Book Six Parts Eighteen to Thirty-Six by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1825: The Meditations: Book Six Parts Thirty-Seven to Fifty-Nine by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1826: The Meditations: Book Seven Parts One to Twenty by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1827: The Meditations: Book Seven Parts Twenty-One to Forty-Seven by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1828: The Meditations: Book Seven Parts Forty-Eight to Sixty-Seven by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1829: The Meditations: Book Seven Part Sixty-Eight to Book Eight Part Ten by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1830: The Meditations: Book Eight Parts Eight to Thirty-Three by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1831: The Meditations: Book Eight Parts Thirty-Four to Fifty-Two by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1832: The Meditations: Book Eight Part Fifty-Three to Book Nine Part Two by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1833: The Meditations: Book Nine Parts Three to Twenty by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1834: The Meditations: Book Nine Parts Twenty-One to Thirty-Four by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1835: The Meditations: Book Nine Parts Thirty-Five to Forty-Two by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1836: The Meditations: Book Ten Parts One to Seven by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1837: The Meditations: Book Ten Parts Eight to Twenty-Two by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1838: The Meditations: Book Ten Parts Twenty-Three to Thirty-Four by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1839: The Meditations: Book Ten Part Thirty-Five to Book Eleven Part Eight by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1840: The Meditations. Book Eleven Parts Nine to Seventeen by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1841: The Meditations: Book Eleven Parts Eighteen to Twenty-One by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1842: The Meditations: Book Eleven Part Twenty-Two to Book Twelve Part Four by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1843: The Meditations: Book Twelve Parts Five to Twenty-Five by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1844: The Meditations: Book Twelve Part Twenty-Five to Thirty-Six by Marcus Aurelius
Episode 1845: A Man of Letters Signing Off