David Whyte The Poetry of Self-Compassion This is an inspiring talk by poet David Whyte that includes readings of the work of other poets as well as his own.
The Epic of Gilgamesh This moving epic poem from Mesopotamia is regarded as the oldest surviving work of great literature and is brilliantly presented here by Richard Pascoe. The entire work is a little over 2 hours. Do listen!
Shakespeare The Orson Welles Shakespeare Collection Beginning in 1937, Orson Welles created a radio series in which he adapted Shakespeare's work for radio presentation. In some cases these are excerpts and sometimes nearly complete. They include "Julius Caesar," "Hamlet," Twelfth Night, and "King Lear."
Herman Melville Moby Dick Scroll to bottom to start
David Brooks interviewed by Oprah Winfrey on his best-selling book The Road to Character. An inspiring conversation about the New York Times columnist's quest to understand how exceptional figures throughout history built their strong moral character.