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His Last Bow

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (September 16, 2018)

His Last Bow: Some Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes is the fourth collection of Sherlock Holmes stories published by Arthur Conan Doyle. It begins with a preface by Dr. John Watson, supposedly written in 1917,...


Tales of Space and Time

by H. G. Wells Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Tales of Space and Time is a collection of science fiction short stories and novellas that explore accounts from the distant past to the distant future: from the first human to ride a horse who becomes the leader...


The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle.


Just So Stories

by Rudyard Kipling Standard Ebooks (March 29, 2018)

The stories, first published in 1902, are pourquoi stories, fantastic accounts of how various phenomena came about. A forerunner of these stories is "How Fear Came" in The Second Jungle Book (1895), in which...


The Lady of the Barge

by W. W. Jacobs Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

W. W. Jacobs was a prolific writer of short stories. His topics were typically humorous and nautical in nature, but they weren’t exclusively so. This anthology includes some of his most famous short stories,...


The King in Yellow

by Robert W. Chambers Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The King in Yellow is a fascinating, almost two-faced work. The first half consists of five legendary weird tales, loosely tied together by a fictional play—the eponymous King in Yellow—that drives those...


The Duel

by Anton Chekhov Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Duel is one of Chekhov’s longest works, skirting the edge between novel and novella. Like many of Chekhov’s works, it was first published as a serial.

Laevsky is a womanizing drunkard, a slave to life’s...


Lost Face

by Jack London Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The first anthology of short stories by Jack London, Lost Face tells seven stories about the Klondike gold rush. In “Lost Face,” the fur thief Subienkow faces gruesome torture and execution by a tribe of...


Short Fiction

by Algis Budrys Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Algis Budrys’ science fiction writing career is long and storied. This collection of seven of his early stories published in science fiction pulp magazines is a window into his imagination and style.


The Book of Wonder

by Lord Dunsany Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Book of Wonder is one of Lord Dunsany’s many collections of fantasy short stories. While many of his collections were illustrated, this particular one is different—the illustrations were completed first...


The Gods of Peg?na

by Lord Dunsany Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Gods of Peg?na, Lord Dunsany’s first published book, is a strange and wonderous creation. In it he creates the pantheon of gods who rule over the titular world. The prose alternates between being biblical,...


Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Originally published serially as a three-part story, Heart of Darkness is a short but thematically complex novel exploring colonialism, humanity, and what constitutes a savage society. Set in the Congo in Central...


Short Fiction

by Nikolai Gogol Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Nikolai Gogol spent most of his literary career writing short stories, drawing inspiration from his childhood in Ukraine and his adult life in St. Petersburg. His stories are filled with larger than life yet...


This Is Not the End

by Caleb Hildenbrandt Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the...


Toast

by Charles Stross Cosmos Books (January 30, 2018)

Short story collection containing such gems as "Antibodies," "Bear Trap," "Extracts from the Club Diary," "A Colder War," "TOAST: A con report," "A Boy and His God," "Ship of Fools," "Dechlorinating the Moderator,"...


Mothers & Other Monsters

by Maureen F. McHugh Small Beer Press (January 30, 2018)

In her luminous, long-awaited debut collection, award-winning novelist Maureen F. McHugh wryly and delicately examines the impacts of social and technological shifts on families. Using beautiful, deceptively...


Future of Copyright Anthology

by Various Authors Modern Poland Foundation (January 30, 2018)

Table of Contents

  • Jesse Betteridge The Brick in Room 207
  • Reuben Binns History of Copyright 2012-Present
  • Eddie In Session
  • Mike Linksvayer Future of Copyright
  • Aymeric Mansoux Morphology of copyright tale
  • Alf Melin...

  • Oral Literature in Africa

    by Ruth Finnegan Open Book Publishers (January 30, 2018)

    Ruth Finnegan's Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the...


    Nowhere Else to Turn

    by Matthew Helmke Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    There are things that happen in the world that are difficult and sometimes impossible to explain. At times, we are confronted with circumstances or situations over which we have no control. How we deal with...


    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    Short Stories by Texas Authors

    by Texas Authors Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This is the first edition with 15 short stories with a wide range of genres, some from award-winning authors.


    The Canterbury Tales

    by Geoffrey Chaucer Project Gutenberg (January 30, 2018)

    This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary, sidebars, and readers notes to help the modern reader appreciate Chaucer's richly layered tales. Includes the General Prologue and Five Most...


    With a Little Help

    by Cory Doctorow CreateSpace (January 30, 2018)

    With a Little Help is Doctorow's first serious experiment in self-publishing. He's published many novels, short story collections, books of essays and so on with traditional publishers, with great success, but...


    Population of Loss

    by Michael DiBaggio Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    The Martian onslaught has crushed earth's mightiest empires and reduced the great achievements of civilization to poisoned rubble, but mankind still endures. From the ruins of England to the desolate American...


    Future of Copyright 2.0 Anthology

    by Various Authors Modern Poland Foundation (January 30, 2018)

    Contents:

    • A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS -TALLLAMA
    • LUCY’S IRREVOCABLE, COLOSSAL, TERRIBLE MISTAKE - CHRIS SAKKAS
    • PERFECT MEMORY - JACINTO DA?VILA
    • COPYRIGHTS IN CHOPIN'S FUTURE - KRZYSZTOF BLACHNICKI
    • WHAT IS...


    The Many Adventures of the Dread Pirate Roberts

    by Shawn Michel De Montaigne Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    At the end of The Princess Bride, Westley says to Inigo, "You'd make a wonderful Dread Pirate Roberts!" Here are the many adventures of the new captain of the Revenge! Read on!

    More books by Shawn Michel de...