B. J. Harrison Reads The Diaries Of Adam And Eve

Have you ever read the story of Creation told in the first person and in a diary form? If not "The Diaries of Adam and Eve" would be the best choice for you. You will find out...

B. J. Harrison Reads The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County

Have you been caught in a long and meaningless conversation of which you want to sneak out but somehow find it difficult to do so? Simon Wheeler was sitting quietly in a tavern in...

Tom Sawyer Abroad

"Tom Sawyer Abroad" is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of adventure stories like those of Jules Verne.

Tom Sawyer Abroad by Huck Finn

Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of Jules Verne-esque adventure stories. In the story, Tom,...

Through the Looking-Glass

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an 1871 novel by Lewis...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

First published in 1884, Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is among the first novels in American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English. Some have...

The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg

"The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" is a piece of short fiction by Mark Twain. It first appeared in Harper's Monthly in December 1899, and was subsequently published by Harper &...

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

According to an LA Times, May 14, 2014 article, the following entry came from a notebook of a gold seeking prospector, Samuel Clemens, in 1864. "Coleman with his jumping...

Edward Mills and George Benton A Tale

These two were distantly related to each other seventh cousins, or something of that sort. While still babies they became orphans, and were adopted by the Brants, a childless...

Education and Citizenship

Mark Twain delivered this speech at the dedication of new buildings at the College of the City of New York. The mayor who preceded him mentioned that good citizenship should take...

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