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Underground Man

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Gabriel Tarde


This post-apocalyptic novella tells the story of the downfall of civilisation and mankind following a solar cataclysm in the late 20th centu…

The Humbugs of the World

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P. T. Barnum


P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witc…

The Indian To-day

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Charles Alexander Eastman


Based in part upon the author's own observations and personal knowledge, it was the aim of the book to set forth the status and outlook of t…

The Social Contract

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


The Social Contract outlines Rousseau's views on political justice, explaining how a just and legitimate state is to be founded, organized a…

A Young Girl's Diary

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Anonymous


The diary of an upper middle class Austrian girl, this book describes her life between the ages of eleven and fourteen. It's a coming of age…

Anarchism and Other Essays

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Emma Goldman


Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the developme…

Walden, Version 2

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Henry David Thoreau


Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a refl…

Rights Of Man

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Thomas Paine


A book in 2 Parts, published in 1791 and 1792. Part First denounces Edmund Burke’s defense of monarchy and his attacks against the French Re…

The People of the Abyss

Read by Peter Yearsley


Jack London


Jack London lived for a time within the grim and grimy world of the East End of London, where half a million people scraped together hardly …

An Address to Free Colored Americans

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An Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women


The first Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women met in New York City in May, 1837. Members at the Convention came from all walks of life…

Lessons on Manners for Home and School Use

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Edith E. Wiggin


It is true that good manners, like good morals, are best taught by the teacher's example. It is also true that definite lessons, in which th…

Immortality and the Unseen World

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W. O. E. Oesterley


The full title of this book is Immortality and the Unseen World - A Study in Old Testament Religion. Oesterley describes the beliefs that pr…

No Animal Food and Nutrition and Diet with Vegetable Recipes

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Rupert H. Wheldon


Though little is known about its author, this is considered the first vegan cookbook ever written. At the time of its composition, the Veget…

Woman and the New Race

Read by Becky Cook


Margaret Sanger


Margaret Sanger was an American sex educator and nurse who became one of the leading birth control activists of her time, having at one poin…

Watchbird

Read by Phil Chenevert


Robert Sheckley


3 Robert Sheckley short stories that demonstrate the breathof his fantastic imagination. In Watchbird, the question "can machines solv…

Islands of Space

Read by Mark Nelson


John Wood Campbell Jr.


As Earth's faster-than-light spaceship hung in the void between galaxies, Arcot, Wade, Morey and Fuller could see below them, like a vast sh…

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

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Jefferson Davis


The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America …

Planet of Dread

Read by Phil Chenevert


Murray Leinster


Humans have expanded to myriads of worlds throughout the galaxies but they have found that the only way for colonies to be self sustaining, …

Triplanetary

Read by Mark F. Smith


E. E. “Doc” Smith


“Doc” E.E. Smith pretty much invented the space opera genre, and Triplanetary is a good and well-known example. Physics, time, and politics …

The Happy Unfortunate

Read by Phil Chenevert


Robert Silverberg


Here are two early stories by the well known SF Author Robert Silverberg. The Happy Unfortunate was published first in Amazing Stories in 19…

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