(Inside the Mind of) Le Comte by Joseph Voelbel

(Inside the Mind of) Le Comte by Joseph Voelbel is now available for streaming. Narration by the author. This is the first in a collection of Nineteen Stories, which is available on Amazon. First edition paperback (which I do not recommend purchasing) is currently valued at just under $1,000 (ebook is available for $10). Eventually,Continue reading “(Inside the Mind of) Le Comte by Joseph Voelbel”

The Circular Ruins by Jorge Luis Borges

An Aged Quill Recording: The Circular Ruins by Jorge Luis Borges is now available for streaming. Narrated by Joseph Voelbel. “No one saw him disembark in the unanimous night.” Jorge Luis Borges (The Circular Ruins) This short by the great Argentinian author, contains the notion that man can dream a world into existence. Sleeping forContinue reading “The Circular Ruins by Jorge Luis Borges”

The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges

An Aged Quill Recording: The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges is now available for streaming. Narrated by Joseph Voelbel. “The universe, which others call the library, is composed of an indefinite perhaps infinite number of hexagonal galleries, with enormous ventilation shafts in the middle, encircled by very low railings.” – Jorge Luis BorgesContinue reading “The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges”

Aged Quill (Channel Introduction Video)

Welcome to my channel! What an obviously straightforward opener. I provide great books, short stories, and excerpts of what I deem to be high water marks of literature (in audiobook format). Most of the wonderful listeners who enjoy this channel enjoyably pass through; make a difference in my desire to provide this content and subscribe:Continue reading “Aged Quill (Channel Introduction Video)”

The Trial by Franz Kafka

An Aged Quill Recording: The Trial by Franz Kafka is now available for streaming. Narrated by Joseph Voelbel. A philosophically laden and religiously overtoned excerpt from Franz Kafka’s, ‘The Trial’, Chapter Nine, “The Cathedral.” K.’s conversation with the priest and the parable of the Law. This conversation brings up several levels of religious philosophy, butContinue reading “The Trial by Franz Kafka”

The Zahir by Jorge Luis Borges

An Aged Quill Recording: The Zahir by Jorge Luis Borges is now available for streaming. Narrated by Joseph Voelbel. An investigation of the obverse side of a coin with magnetic and magical properities. One of the aspects most intriguing to me about this story is how the coin felt unncessarily heavy in the palm, andContinue reading “The Zahir by Jorge Luis Borges”

Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson

An Aged Quill Recording: Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson is now available for streaming. Narrated by Joseph Voelbel. Another essay in my endeavor to narrate all of Emerson’s Essays, First Series, which have had a profound impact on me and which I want to be easily available for others. The journey towards love is anContinue reading “Love by Ralph Waldo Emerson”

Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges

An Aged Quill Recording: Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges is now available for streaming. Translated by Emece Editores, S.A. Narrated by Joseph Voelbel. “I owe the discovery of Uqbar to the conjunction of a mirror and an encyclopedia.” Jorge Luis Borges (Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius) This recording contains the occasional sound ofContinue reading “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius by Jorge Luis Borges”

Franny by J.D. Salinger

Franny’s obsession with learning how to pray ceaselessly stands out as a singular and brilliant portrayal of the author’s search for God in the idiosyncratic upper crust east coast overly educated critics that are his Glass family.

The Roots of Coincidence by Arthur Koestler

An Aged Quill Recording: The Roots of Coincidence by Arthur Koestler (Excerpt) is now available for streaming. An intelligent and scientific discussion of meaningful coincidence provided by Arthur Koestler. Koestler highlights the research done by Viennese biologist Paul Kammerer, in his book published in 1919, entitled, “Das Gasetz der Serie” (translates as “The Law ofContinue reading “The Roots of Coincidence by Arthur Koestler”