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US Comm. for the Global Atmospheric Research Program - Understanding Climatic Change
Understanding Climatic Change — A Program for Action is a 1975 report by the US Committee for the Global Atmospheric Research Program. Already at this time, it was understood that a climate change was taking place,...
and 6 more
Edgar Wallace - Crimson Circle
The Crimson Circle gang spreads fear by extortion and murder. Its members range from rich, powerful bankers to petty criminals, and none of them know each other. A beautiful young woman named Thalia Drummond appears...
Action & Adventure Fiction
Arnold Bennett - Old Adam
Edward Henry Machin, whose rise from humble beginnings to prosperity was told in 'The Card', leads a comfortable life in the English Midlands 'Five Towns'. Yet when he unexpectedly gains three hundred and forty-one...
and 6 more
Published 1900 onward
Leonard Merrick - Position of Peggy Harper
Novel set in the shabby world of British (third-rate) theaters circa 1900. Christopher Tatham tries to survive by going from bit part to bit part, and by his uncle's charity, while hoping for a leading-man role. He...
Wilkie Collins - After Dark
William Kerby is in danger of losing his sight, which would hit him especially hard as he is a painter. Only rest can preserve it, but a man must eat, and so he and his wife Leah look for other ways to generate a...
and 10 more
Essays & Short Works
William Lyon Phelps - Essays on Modern Novelists
A collection of essays on 19th century novelists, both famous ones and those largely forgotten now. Among the writers presented most wrote in English, but three foreign authors are also discussed. Phelps taught a...
and 4 more
Published 1800 -1900
E. F. Benson - Dodo: A Detail of the Day
Fashionably controversial bestseller at the time of appearance (1893), portraying London «society» in the Fin de Siècle. Dodo is a young woman who enjoys belonging to the high society. At the start of the book, she is...
Immanuel Kant - Anthropology
Immanuel Kant gave a series of lectures on anthropology 1772-1773, 1795-1796 at the University of Königsberg, which was founded in 1544. His lectures dealt with recognizing the internal and external in man, cognition,...
and 5 more
War & Military Fiction
Henri Barbusse - Under Fire: The Story of a Squad
An English translation of the French World War I novel «Le Feu», written by a French soldier and dedicated to «the memory of the comrades who fell by my side at Crony and on Hill 119.» Barbusse was invalided out of...
and 8 more
Business & Economics
J. Laurence Laughlin - Principles of Political Economy
The Principles of Political Economy , first published in 1848, was one of the most important texts on the subject of economy at that time. It is broken up into five books; Production, Distribution, Exchange,...
and 19 more
Crime & Mystery Fiction
Frank L. Packard - Jimmie Dale and the Phantom Clue
Jimmie Dale, alias The Gray Seal, alias Smarlinghue, is back in the criminal underworld of New York. He is desperately trying to find the criminal called the Phantom, alias Gentleman Laroque, in order to protect...
Biography & Autobiography
Bram Stoker - Famous Impostors
Aliases. Fraudsters. Confidence tricksters. People pretending to be what they are not, for financial, political or personal gain. Fiction is filled with them to entertain us; but would not be anywhere near as...
and 8 more
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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