Venus & Adonis

These two great poems date from Shakespeare’s early years and are full of passion and invention. In Venus and Adonis, the goddess of love pleads with the beautiful boy to submit...

Born To Kvetch

As the main spoken language of the Jews for more than a thousand years, Yiddish has had plenty to lament, plenty to conceal. Its phrases and expressions paint a comprehensive...

The Poems of Charlotte Brontë

Charlotte Brontë (21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was a British novelist, the eldest of the three famous Brontë sisters whose novels have become standards of English...

Listen & Learn Italian

Most efficient language-learning course ever designed for travelers. Each set contains over 90 minutes of speech: English, then foreign-language equivalent followed by pause for...

Does a basic guaranteed income decrease the need for social services?

The idea of a basic guaranteed income is getting a trial run in a Canadian province for three years. Four thousand randomly selected Ontario residents will get thousands of...

Getting books from the U.S. feeds these students’ love of reading

Books For Africa has sent more than 41 million books over the last 30 years to 53 different countries, where students say the variety of titles have made them enthusiastic...

Travelers Italian

Learn Italian by listening to Cortina Travelers Italian... any time... anywhere.You learn Italian as easily, as naturally, as you learned English.With Cortina Travelers Italian,...

Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) and Christina Rossetti (1830–1894) were both regarded as the female poet laureates of their time, and between them their writings...

Christ's Miracles In Poems

Ronald E. Hignite's Christ's Miracles in Poems will inspire its listeners through a greater understanding of Christ's miracles as revealed in the New Testament of the Bible. These...

For child migrants, desperate journey to freedom Desperate Journey

The boat trip from North Africa to Italy has ended in death and heartbreak for many migrants. It has been especially tough on children, many of whom come by themselves. In the...

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