Books published in 1960

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A Burial Cave In Baja California

  [english | 1960]  

William Massey


Excerpts: [... the assistance of Mrs. Gene Marquez, whose services as a typist were provided by the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Florida. Above ...... of carrying 348 7. Detail showing insertion of feathers in hitches of carrying 349. [Illustration: Map 1. Baja California, showing location of Baha ...... along the gulf coast in the 16th century. Later there were ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 288

A Matter Of Magnitude

  [english | 1960]  

Al Sevcik


Summary: [When youre commanding a spaceship over a mile long and armed to the teeth you dont exactly expect to be told to get the hell out...]
Genres: [science fiction | short story | post 1930Downloads: 80

A Question Of Courage

  [english | 1960]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [I smelled the trouble the moment I stepped on the lift and took the long ride up the side of the Lachesis. There was something wrong. I couldnt put my finger on it but...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 401

A Transmutation Of Muddles

  [english | 1960]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [An experienced horse-trader bargain-haggler and general swapper has a very special talent for turning two headaches into one aspirin pill....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 486

Adaptation

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [Adaptation and Natural Selection: A Critique of Some Current Evolutionary Thought is a 1966 book by the American evolutionary biologist George C. Williams. Williams in what is now considered a classic by evolutionary biologists outlines a gene-centered view of evolution disputes notions of evolutionary progress and criticizes contemporary models of group selection including the theories of Alfred ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 495

Alarm Clock

  [english | 1960]  

Everett Cole


Summary: [Most useful high explosives like ammonium nitrate are enormously violent... once theyre triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten burned variously punished--until the particular shock required comes along....]
Genres: [short story | science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 459

Attention Saint Patrick

  [english | 1960]  

Murray Leinster


Summary: [Legends do of course get somewhat distorted in the passage of time. In the future the passage across space to other planets may cause a slight modification here and there ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 207

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

Combat

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace was written by Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman with Loren Christensen and published by PPCT Research Publications in 2004. This book explores in detail what physically and mentally happens to most people when confronted with a deadly threat. Both authors have written previous books dealing with this subject. This ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 470

Control Group

  [english | 1960]  

Roger Aycock


Summary: [Any problem posed by one group of human beings can be resolved by any other group. Thats what the Handbook said. But did that include primitive humans? Or the Bees? Or a Control Group]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 465

Damned If You Dont

  [english | 1960]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Weve all heard of the wonderful invention that the Big Corporation or the Utilities suppressed...? Usually that Wonderful Invention wont work actually. But theres another possibility too....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 236

Deathworld

  [english | 1960]  

Harry Harrison


Summary: [Some planet in the galaxy must--by definition--be the toughest meanest nastiest of all. If Pyrrus wasnt it... it was an awfully good approximation!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 311

Earthmen Bearing Gifts

  [english | 1960]  

Frederic Brown


Summary: [Mars had gifts to offer and Earth had much in return--if delivery could be arranged!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 35

Egocentric Orbit

  [english | 1960]  

John Cory


Summary: [It took a long time for human beings to accept that our little piece of meteoric rubble wasnt the exact and absolute center of the Universe. It does appear that way doesnt it? It may not take so long for a spaceman to learn...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 352

Eight Keys To Eden

  [english | 1960]  

Mark Irvin Clifton


Summary: [What if the natural law perceived in one field also operates unperceived in all other phases of science? What if there be only one natural law manifesting itself as yet to us in many facets because we cannot apperceive the whole of which we have gained only the most elementary glimpses with which we can cope only at the crudest level? And are those s]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 445

Fee Of The Frontier

  [english | 1960]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [They didnt think of themselves as pioneers. They simply had a job to do. And if they had to give up money or power or loveor life itselfthat was the FEE OF THE FRONTIER]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 210

Gun For Hire

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [A gun is an interesting weapon it can be hired of course and naturally doesnt care who hires it. Something much the same can be said of the gunman too....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 479

Hunters Out Of Space

  [english | 1960]  

Joseph Everidge Kelleam


Excerpts: [... the knapsack up into a ball and tying it securely, he threw it over the brink. Listening, he heard it land and bounce two or three times. The gun was ...... and thrusting the head upward and backwards. Both brute and man were streaming blood. The man made no sound other than an occasional savage grunt as ...... years. Also, it was we who pieced together what little is known of ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 465

If At First You Dont

  [english | 1960]  

John Brudy


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: 434

Im A Stranger Here Myself

  [english | 1960]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [The Stranger Beside Me is a 1980 autobiographical and biographical true crime book written by Ann Rule about serial killer Ted Bundy whom she knew personally before and after his arrest for a series of murders. Subsequent revisions of the book were released in 1986 1989 and 2000.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 493
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