Books published in 1953

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A Bottle Of Old Wine

  [english | 1953]  

Richard Lewis

Summary: [A grim tale of a future in which everyone is desperate to escape reality and a hero who wants to have his wine and drink it too.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 98

Adolescents Only

  [english | 1953]  

Irving Cox

Summary: [Elvin wasnt sure how it had started?maybe it was the Schermerhorn twins?or the mysterious meteorite?or else the world had gone crazy....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 490

All Cats Are Gray

  [english | 1953]  

Andre Alice Norton

Summary: [Under normal conditions a whole person has a decided advantage over a handicapped one. But out in deep space the normal may be reversedfor humans at any rate.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 137

All That Goes Up

  [english | 1953]  

Kirby Brooks

Summary: [At fifty a man should be too old to go around flying off the handle or wandering around on the ceiling. But what could a man do when he had a son who insisted on being a genius?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 9

At The Post

  [english | 1953]  

Horace Leonard Gold

Summary: [An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Post-Revolution Havana Cigars is a book written by famed Hong Kong-based cuban cigar smoker and renowned collector Min Ron Nee. Soon after the book was released in 2003 it was considered the definitive guide on Cuban cigars. The book had a limited run and as a result is still in very high demand. The book was never available in book stores but can be found at one ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 238

Belly Laugh

  [english | 1953]  

Gordon Randall Garrett

Summary: [Ivar Jorgensen has hit on the ultimate engine of destruction: a weapon designed to exploit mans greatest weakness. The blueprint can be found in the next few pages and as the soldier in the story says our only hope is to keep a sense of humor!]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | audiobookDownloads: 239

Beside Still Waters

  [english | 1953]  

Robert Sheckley

Summary: [When people talk about getting away from it all they are usually thinking about our great open spaces out west. But to science fiction writers that would be practically in the heart of Times Square. When a man of the future wants solitude he picks a slab of rock floating in space four light years east of Andromeda. Here is a gentle little story about a man who sought the solitude of such a ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 305

Breaking Point

  [english | 1953]  

James Edwin Gunn

Summary: [The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne Du Maurier first published in 1959 by Victor Gollancz. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. The stories were written at a time when Du Maurier herself came close to a severe nervous breakdown and reflect her own psychological stress. Du Maurier herself acknowledged she had come close to ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 45

Brink Of Madness

  [english | 1953]  

Walter Sheldon

Summary: [C.I.B. Agent Pell used his head even if he did rely on hunches more than on the computer. In fact when the game got rough he found that to use his head he first had to keep it....]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 317

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


  [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

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

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

Clean Break

  [english | 1953]  

Roger Aycock

Summary: [A veteran veterinarian might have vamoosed?but Watts had to help any sick animal....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 355


  [english | 1953]  

Mike Lewis

Summary: [The Oren were one and their strength was legion. They had it all figured out in their own parasitical cold-blooded way. But theyd neglected one she-cat of a girl....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 183

Cue For Quiet

  [english | 1953]  

Thomas Sherred

Summary: [After too many years T. L. Sherred returns with a story that gets our SPACE SPECIAL rating. Its the story of a man with a headachewho found a cure for it! And the cure gave him more power than any man could dream of.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 266

Danger In Deep Space

  [english | 1953]  

Carey Rockwell

Summary: [Tom Corbett and his friends Astro and Roger Manning participate in the most daring undertaking in all space history. While on an experimental trip in the Polaris to test out some new equipment they and Captain Connel learn of a scheme of a pair of notorious space freebooters to steal the rich mineral resources of one of the planet Taras small satellites. To foil the scheme the members of the ...]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 324

Deadly City

  [english | 1953]  

Paul Fairman

Summary: [Youre all alone in a deserted city. You walk down an empty street yearning for the sight of one living face?one moving figure. Then you see a man on a corner and you know your terror has only begun.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 393


  [english | 1953]  

Frank Robinson

Summary: [War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism is a memoir written by Douglas Feith former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy in which he presents a history of the beginning of the War on Terrorism and the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq. The book was released on April 8 2008. In addition to its narrative which largely details the period from summer 2001 until June ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 198


  [english | 1953]  

Robert Donald Locke

Summary: [Life and the future belong to the strong?so Dollard laughed as he fled Earth and Mankinds death agony. But the last laugh was yet to come....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 418
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