Books published in 1954

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A Gift For Terra

  [english | 1954]  

Fox Holden


Summary: [The good Martian Samaritans rescued Johnny Love and offered him the stars. Now maybe Johnny didnt look closely enough into the gift horses mouth but there were others who did... and found therein the answer to life....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 474

A New Subspecies Of Pocket Mouse From Kansas

  [english | 1954]  

E Raymond Hall


Excerpts: [... OF KANSAS PUBLICATIONS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. Volume 7, No. 11, pp. 587-590. November 15, 1954. A New Subspecies of Pocket Mouse from ...... 7, No. 11, pp. 587-590 Published November 15, 1954. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Lawrence, Kansas. PRINTED BY FERD VOILAND, JR., STATE PRINTER ...... of the species Perognathus flavescens from south-central Kansas and adjoining parts of Oklahoma ...]
Genres: [post 1930 | scienceDownloads: 482

A World Apart

  [english | 1954]  

Sam Merwin


Summary: [The Know-It-All: One Mans Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World is the title of a book by Esquire editor A. J. Jacobs published in 2004. It recounts his experience of reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica all 32 volumes of the 2002 edition extending to over 33000 pages with some 44 million words. He set out on this endeavour to become the smartest person in the world. The ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 102

All In The Mind

  [english | 1954]  

Gene Henderson


Summary: [The Third Mind is a book by Beat Generation novelist William S. Burroughs and artist/poet/novelist Brion Gysin. First published in a French-language edition in 1977 it was first published in English in 1978. The Third Mind is a combination literary essay and writing collection showcasing a form of writing popularized by Burroughs and Gysin in the 1960s called cut-ups. Cut-ups involves taking ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 261

Assignments End

  [english | 1954]  

Roger Aycock


Summary: [Alcorns wild talent was miraculous... he brought peace to everybody who came near him. Only one person was exempt?himself!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 270

B 12 Moon Glow

  [english | 1954]  

Charles Stearns


Summary: [Among the metal-persons of Phobos robot B-12 held a special niche. He might not have been stronger larger faster than some ? but he could be devious ? and more important he was that junkyard planetoid?s only moonshiner.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 262

B S Moon Glow

  [english | 1954]  

Charles Stearns


Summary: [Among the metal-persons of Phobos robot B-12 held a special niche. He might not have been stronger larger faster than some ? but he could be devious ? and more important he was that junkyard planetoid?s only moonshiner.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 385

Back To Julie

  [english | 1954]  

Richard Wilson


Summary: [The side-shuffle is no dance step. Its the choice between making time... and doing time!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

Backlash

  [english | 1954]  

Winston Marks


Summary: [One of the better short stories Ive read. A quick read but not fluff or pulp in readability by any means. Im definitely going to check out other stories by this author.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 215

Be It Ever Thus

  [english | 1954]  

Robert Moore Williams


Summary: [Robert Moore Williams (1907?1977) born in Farmington Missouri was an American writer primarily of science fiction. Pseudonyms included John S Browning H. H. Hermon Russell Storm and E. K. Jarvis (a house name). His first published story was Zero as a Limit which appeared in Astounding Science Fiction in 1937 under the pseudonym of Robert Moore. He was a prolific author throughout his career with ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 437

Bedside Manner

  [english | 1954]  

William Douglas Morrison


Summary: [After an asteroid collision involving a spacer and his wife she wakes to find she is an armless legless blind deaf chicken-less egg (as the song goes). Aliens have picked them up just in time to save their lives and their medical officer is reconstituting their bodies. She awakes to the soothing reassurance of the alien physician to that effect. But she is totally (and almost ridiculously) ...]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 133

Beyond The Door

  [english | 1954]  

Philip Dick


Summary: [The Same Door the first collection of John Updikes short stories in book form was published in 1959 by Alfred A. Knopf. This was the year after his first novel The Poorhouse Fair was published by the same company the one he was with for 50 years. The book consists of 16 stories all previously published in The New Yorker between 1954 and 1959 some in somewhat different form the title page says. ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 81

Breeder Reaction

  [english | 1954]  

Winston Marks


Summary: [Breeder Reaction by Winston Marks. The advertising game is not as cut and dried as many people think. Sometimes you spend a million dollars and get no results and then some little low-budget campaign will catch the public s fancy and walk away with merchandising honors of the year. Let me sound a warning however. When this happens watch out There s always a reason for it and it isn t always just ...]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 139

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

Chain Of Command

  [english | 1954]  

Stephen Arr


Summary: [By going through channels George worked up from the woodwork to the top brass!]
 Downloads: 334

Cogito Ergo Sum

  [english | 1954]  

John Foster West


Summary: [A warped instant in Space--and two egos are separated from their bodies and lost in a lonely abyss.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 260

Collector Item

  [english | 1954]  

Evelyn Smith


Summary: [Being trapped in the steaming h--l of Venus is no excuse for forgetting ones manners--but anyone abducted marooned tricked kept from tea might well crack under the strain!]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 289

Collectors Item

  [english | 1954]  

Evelyn Smith


Summary: [Being trapped in the steaming h--l of Venus is no excuse for forgetting ones manners--but anyone abducted marooned tricked kept from tea might well crack under the strain!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 306

Confidence Game

  [english | 1954]  

James Mckimmey


Summary: [Letters: Books. Henry James. Alphonso Daudet. Guy de Maupassant. Anatole France. Turgenev. Stephen Crane: a note without dates. Tales of the sea. An observer in Malaya. A happy wanderer. The life beyond. The ascending effort. The censor of plays.--Life: Autocracy and war. The crime of partition. A note on the Polish problem. Poland revisited. First news. Well done. Tradition. Confidence. Flight. S]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 456

Death Of A Spaceman

  [english | 1954]  

Walter Miller


Summary: [The 2nd work sung in English.]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 174
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