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But I Dont Think

  [english | 1959]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [Real Men Dont Eat Quiche by American Bruce Feirstein is a bestselling tongue-in-cheek book satirizing stereotypes of masculinity published in 1982. It popularized the term quiche-eater meaning a man who is a dilettante a trend-chaser an over-anxious conformist to fashionable forms of lifestyle and socially correct behaviors and opinions one who eschews (or merely lacks) the traditional masculine ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 59

By Earthlight

  [english | 1953]  

Bryce Walton

Excerpts: [... and repair of the many highly-specialized instruments. It was still-so damn still here. Some guards were way down below somewhere in the shadows, ...... start. Everybody died. Few could experience what he was experiencing. Death was worth this. One last kick, the biggest kick of all for Hal Barlow. You ...... stuffed, jammed into something like a wad of ammo into a barrel. His body ...]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 487

By Proxy

  [english | 1960]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [Its been said that the act of creation is a solitary thing--that teams never create only individuals. But sometimes a team may be needed to make creation effective....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 320

Cancer World

  [english | 1954]  

Harry Warner

Summary: [Greg tried desperately to find an illegal method of joining his family on Mars for the law said that no healthy man could land on a? CANCER WORLD]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 484

Captain Gardiner Of The International Police

  [english | 1916]  

Robert Allen

Summary: [In the far flung year of 1975 (sixty years after the last and most terrible European war) Captain Gardiner a squarejawed two-fisted Slab Thunkchest type is the best agent that the International Police have. The world is ruled by the International Federation you see which some decades ago dissolved all nations (there was an imminent threat of a world war) and put them under the Federations rule. ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 178

Card Trick

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [The Psi Lodge had their ways and means of applying pressure when pressure was needed. But the peculiar talent this fellow showed was one that even theyd never heard of...!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 44

Carson Of Venus

  [english | 1939]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Summary: [Carson of Venus is the third book in the Venus series (Sometimes called the Carson Napier of Venus series) by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was serialized in Argosy in 1938 and published in book form a year later.The novel which was written close to the outbreak of World War II satirizes Nazi Germany by including a fascist political faction called the Zani.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 456

Cat And Mouse

  [english | 1959]  

Ralph Williams

Summary: [Mouse Soup is a 1977 picture book by noted illustrator Arnold Lobel. Beginning with the simple sentence A mouse sat under a tree the book goes on to tell the story of a mouse who has to trick Weasel from turning Mouse into Mouse Soup. He does that by telling stories about Bees and the Mud Two Large Stones The Crickets and The Thorn Bush and tells Weasel to put them into his soup. It is then ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 384

Category Phoenix

  [english | 1952]  

William Clouser Boyd

Summary: [Man it would appear can adapt to any form of society... but not one in which the knowledge of extending life becomes a passport to death!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 230


  [english | 1953]  

James Mckimmey

Summary: [Celebrity Detox: The Fame Game is the second memoir written by comedian actress and talk show host Rosie ODonnell. Focusing on her departure from The Rosie ODonnell Show and later The View ODonnell expresses the struggles associated with the almost drug-like concept of fame. The book especially touches on the rift between ODonnell and Barbara Walters that occurred after ODonnell publicly berated ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 216

Cerbo En Vitra Ujo

  [english | 2006]  

Mary Robinette Kowal

Excerpts: [... humidifiers, she caught a woosh-snick as the airlock door opened. Her boyfriend barreled around Mom's prize Emperor artichoke.? Something was wrong. The ...... and waited as the comunit? scanned her retina for i.d.? If her mom knew how to hack into scanner records, Grete would get major grief for skipping school, but ...... hissed shut. Grete stared at the mute door for a moment, ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | science fictionDownloads: 287


  [english | 1963]  

Albert Teichner

Summary: [For thousands of years the big brain served as amaster switchboard for the thoughtsand emotions of humanity.Now the central mind was showing signs of decay... and men went mad.]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | science fictionDownloads: 294

Charley De Milo

  [english | 1959]  

Laurence Mark Janifer

Summary: [It isnt at all obvious--at first thought--that having two perfectly good usable arms could be a real handicap to a man....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 469

Check And Checkmate

  [english | 1953]  

Walter Miller

Summary: [Victory hinges not always on the mightiest sword but often on lowly subterfuge. Here is a classic example with the Western World as stooge!]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 244

Children Of Tomorrow

  [english | 1939]  

Arthur Leo Zagat

Summary: [They roamed the vanished world that yesterday was America.]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 338


  [english | 2007]  

Lindsay Brambles

Summary: [I think that this book is a very good read for anyone looking for a short SF story following up on the events at obsidian in the novel In darkness Bound. The way that the gender of the captian is never revealed and even at the end it is left to the speculation of the reader is one of the ways that this tale kept me wanting to read more.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 237


  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey

Excerpts: [... also the seat of human memory and, therefore, our primary connection to time. To attack the structure, I'll be performing my own modified version of ...... route and give myself 1g of cephalosporin intravenously one hour before making the first incision. I follow this immediately with 10 mg dexamethasone IV, ...... won't notice the bottles missing until it's too late. Since the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 197

Circle Of Flight

  [english | 1953]  

Richard Stockham

Summary: [Thorus the vengeful had determined his way. Aria the healer had determined her way. Which determined this classic meeting of the twain.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 47


  [english | 1963]  

Alan Nourse

Summary: [If I Ran the Circus is a childrens book by Dr. Seuss published in 1956 by Random House. Although it is perhaps not the best known of Seusss books its title is often used in North American English as a saying for introducing an opinion. Like The Cat in the Hat or the more political Yertle the Turtle If I Ran the Circus develops a theme of cumulative fantasy leading to excess. The overt social ...]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 310


  [english | 1955]  

Algis Budrys

Summary: [He was looking for a privacy his strange personality needed. And never quite seemed to achieve it. All his efforts were somehow great triumphs of the race and great failures for him!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 312
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