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Celebrate Henry David Thoreau’s 200th Birthday Today

By Andy | July 12, 2017


Henry David Thoreau was born on 7/12/1817 in Concord, Massachusetts. Today is his 200th birthday. Listen to the National Public Radio broadcast of his life and comments from his biographers. Then you can enjoy some of his books and writings by calling RI Talking Books Plus at 401-574-9310 or email us at olis.tbplus@olis.ri.gov . Some of his works include:

DB50835 Walden, or Life in the Woods: and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience – available via BARD download or request a digital cartridge recording from us.

DB47885 A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau -available via BARD download or request a digital cartridge recording from us

DB14189 The Maine Woods by Henry David Thoreau – available via BARD download or request a digital cartridge recording from us.

DBM00593 Walking by Henry David Thoreau – available via BARD download or request a digital cartridge recording from us.

DB50242 Wild Fruits: Thoreau’s Rediscovered Last Manuscript – available via BARD download or request a digital cartridge recording from us.

DB26259 Henry Thoreau: A life of the Mind by Robert Richardson –  available via BARD download or request a digital cartridge recording from us.

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