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Selected Authors for Reading Aloud

With Themes for Readings

George Ade

  1. Villians - 9/11/2010
  2. Run for the Roses - 5/3/2008

Dave Barry

  1. Baseball 4/23/2006
  2. Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll - 8/18/2003
  3. A Chill up Your Spine 10/27/2002

Charles Baudelaire

  1. Bounty - 11/18/2007
  2. Masks 10/30/2004

Robert Benchley

  1. Run for the Roses - 5/3/2008
  2. Ghosts 10/31/2007
  3. Ides of March 3/18/2007
  4. Baseball 4/23/2006
  5. Birthdays 3/19/2005
  6. Masks 10/30/2004
  7. Avian Literary Evening 5/29/2004

Jorge Luis Borges

  1. Run for the Roses - 5/3/2008
  2. Souls 10/29/2006
  3. Anniversaries 3/26/2006
  4. Let me Count the Ways 2/15/2003
  5. Expose Yourself to Literature 5/26/2001

Elizabeth Browning

  1. Anniversaries 3/26/2006
  2. Expose Yourself to Literature 5/26/2001

Robert Browning

  1. Dante and Chianti 6/3/2002
  2. Expose Yourself to Literature 5/26/2001

Charles Bukowski

  1. Talk About Sex 2/12/2005
  2. Fallen Women 9/25/2004

Orson Scott Card

  1. Love is Magical 2/18/2007
  2. Talk About Sex 2/12/2005

Lewis Carroll

  1. Dry - 9/25/2011
  2. Run for the Roses 5/3/2008
  3. Birthdays - 3/19/2005
  4. Food for Thought 11/29/2003

Chaucer

  1. Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008

Joseph Conrad

  1. Dark - 10/22/2011

William Cowper

  1. For Those in Peril on the Sea - 4/13/2012

Dante

  1. Dark - 10/22/2011
  2. Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008
  3. Souls 10/29/2006
  4. Fallen Women 9/25/2004
  5. Idylls of March 3/1/2003
  6. Dante and Chianti 6/3/2002

T.S. Eliot

  1. Dark - 10/22/2011
  2. Heroes - 4/10/2010
  3. A Christmas Story 12/8/2012

Robert Frost

  1. Anniversaries 3/26/2006
  2. A Chill up Your Spine 10/27/2002
  3. Poetry and Potation 4/30/2002

W.S. Gilbert

  1. For Those in Peril on the Sea 4/16/2012

Thomas Hardy

  1. For Those in Peril on the Sea 4/16/2012

George Herbert

  1. Vice Verse 2/24/2009

Homer

  1. Food for Thought 11/29/2003
  2. Symposium 7/2/2002

John Keats

  1. "Dear John"/Lover Letters 2/12/2010
  2. Let me Count the Ways 2/15/2003
  3. Dante and Chianti 6/3/2002
  4. Poetry and Potation 4/30/2002

Jack Kerouac

  1. Dry - 9/25/2011
  2. The Beat Goes On - 9/5/2009
  3. Expose Yourself to Literature - 5/26/2001

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  1. Disasters 1/15/2010
  2. Dante and Chianti 6/3/2002
  3. Expose Yourself to Literature 5/26/2001

Edna St. Vincent Millay

  1. "Dear John"/Lover Letters 2/12/2010
  2. Poetry and Potation 4/30/2002

John Milton

  1. Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008

Ovid

  1. Lovers' Leap - 2/17/2008
  2. Talk About Sex 2/12/2005
  3. Avian Literary Night 5/29/2004
  4. Death 11/1/2003
  5. Fairy Tales 4/21/2003
  6. Dante and Chianti 6/3/2002

Dorothy Parker

  1. "Dear John"/Lover Letters 2/12/2010
  2. The Beat Goes On 9/5/2009
  3. Vice Verse 2/24/2009

Walker Percy

  1. Run for the Roses - 5/3/2008

S.J. Perelman

  1. Here There By Dragons - 1/20/2012
  2. Wet - 7/16/2011

Edgar Allen Poe

  1. Gory/Gorey Valentine - 2/27/2011
  2. A Chill up Your Spine - 10/27/2002

Cole Porter

  1. Fallen Women 9/25/2004
  2. Food for Thought 11/29/2003
  3. Let me Count the Ways 2/15/2003

Ezra Pound

  1. Winter 1/11/2009
  2. Heat up Your Holidays 12/14/2002

Francois Rabelais

  1. Bounty 11/18/2007

John Ruskin

  1. For Those in Peril on the Sea 4/13/2012

Saki (H.H. Munro)

  1. Winter 1/11/2009
  2. A Christmas Story 12/8/2012

Robert Service

  1. Winter 1/11/2009
  2. Rhymes with June 6/30/2008
  3. Death 11/1/2003

William Shakespeare

  1. Dark - 10/22/2011
  2. Masks 10/30/2004
  3. Avian Literary Night 5/29/2004
  4. Idylls of March 3/1/2003
  5. A Chill up Your Spine 10/27/22002
  6. Poetry and Potation 4/30/2002

Percy Shelley

  1. Rhymes with June 6/30/2008
  2. Avian Literary Night - 5/29/2004
  3. Death - 11/1/2003

H. Allen Smith

  1. Rhymes with June 6/30/2008
  2. Idylls of March 3/1/2003
  3. Poetry and Potation 4/30/2002

Alfred Tennyson

  1. Heroes - 4/10/2010
  2. Poetry and Potation 4/30/2002
  3. Expose Yourself to Literature 5/26/2001

James Thurber

  1. Disasters 1/15/2010
  2. American Dream 7/3/2003
  3. Fairy Tales 4/21/2003
  4. Expose Yourself to Literature 5/26/2001

W. B. Yeats

  1. Masks 10/30/2004
  2. Fallen Women - 9/25/2004
  3. Avian Literary Night 5/29/2004

Oscar Wilde

  1. "Dear John"/Lover Letters 2/12/2010
  2. Fairy Tales - 4/21/2003