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Modern (20th C)
Joseph Trienens - Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing
Written in 1910, this «cyclopedia» is full of information that was quite useful at the time. A hundred years later, its text is more humorous than practical — although some advice never goes out of style. (Summary by...
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William Bennett Munro - Chronicles of Canada Volume 05 - Seigneurs of Old Canada: A Chronicle of New World Feudalism
It was during one of her proud and prosperous eras that France began her task of creating an empire beyond the Atlantic. At no time, indeed, was she better equipped for the work. No power of Western Europe since the...
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Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales
Andrew Lang - Lilac Fairy Book
Andrew Lang's Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's «Coloured» Fairy Books are a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of...
and 18 more
John Muir - Mountains of California
John Muir (1838–1914) was one of the first modern preservationists. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, and wildlife, especially in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, were read...
and 10 more
Terry Carr - Warlord of Kor
Terry Carr never really shone as a writer, though he did write some remarkably thoughtful stories. However, his talents as an editor and anthologist were important and undeniable, and he brought many good writers and...
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Action & Adventure Fiction
Rafael Sabatini - Captain Blood
Captain Blood is an adventure novel by Rafael Sabatini, originally published in 1922. It concerns the sharp-witted Dr. Peter Blood, an Irish physician, who is convicted of treason in the aftermath of the Monmouth...
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Fanny Dickerson Bergen - Current Superstitions
No matter how enlightened, chances are you've been raised around superstitious lore of one kind or another. Fanny Dickerson Bergen was one of the original researchers of North American oral traditions relating to...
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Mary Harris Jones - Autobiography of Mother Jones
Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones) was a legendary labor organizer. She was a founding member of the International Workers of the World (the IWW, or the Wobblies), and was active in the United Mine Workers and the...
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Edgar Lee Masters - Spoon River Anthology
This is a collection of poems, in the form of an entire community speaking from beyond the grave about their lives, and, in some cases, gossiping about their neighbors' lives. It's interesting to hear how other people...
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Published 1800 -1900
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Wives and Daughters
If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book! Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists...
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Mary Wollstonecraft - Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior to men, but only appeared to be because they lacked education. She suggested...
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Alexandre Dumas - Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo ) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, along with The Three Musketeers , as Dumas's most popular work. The writing of...
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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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