Books published in 1961

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A Prize For Edie

  [english | 1961]  

Jesse Franklin Bone


Summary: [The Committee had unquestionably made a mistake. There was no doubt that Edie had achieved the long-sought cancer cure... but awarding the Nobel Prize was nonetheless a mistake...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 437

A Spaceship Named Mcguire

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [The basic trouble with McGuire was that though he was a robot spaceship nevertheless he had a definite weakness that a man might understand....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 252

Attrition

  [english | 1961]  

Jim Wannamaker


Summary: [Of course if Man is to survive he must be adaptable as any life form must. But thats not enough he must adapt faster than the competing forms. And on new planets that can be tricky....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 445

Black Man Burden

  [english | 1961]  

Dallas Mccord Reynolds


Summary: [The turmoil in Africa is only beginning?and it must grow worse before its better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans?not warring tribesmen?will there be peace....]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 469

Black Mans Burden

  [english | 1961]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [The turmoil in Africa is only beginning?and it must grow worse before its better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans?not warring tribesmen?will there be peace....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 476

Brain Twister

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [In nineteen-fourteen it was enemy aliens.In nineteen-thirty it was Wobblies.In nineteen-fifty-seven it was fellow-travelers.And in nineteen seventy-one Kenneth J. Malone rolled wearily out of bed wondering what the hell it was going to be now.One thing he told himself was absolutely certain: it was going to be terrible. It always was.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | thrillersDownloads: 54

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

Dead World

  [english | 1961]  

Jack Douglas


Summary: [Out on the ice-buried planet Commander Red Stone led his Free Companions to almost certain death. They died for a dangerous dream that had only one chance in a thousand trillion to come true. Is there a better reason for dying?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 132

Descriptions Of Two Species Of Frogs Genus Ptychohyla

  [english | 1961]  

William Duellman


Excerpts: [... 1-2, pp. 349-357 April 27, 1961. Descriptions of Two Species of Frogs, Genus Ptychohyla Studies of American Hylid Frogs, V. BY WILLIAM E. DUELLMAN. UNIVERSITY ...... (1954:169) discussed the generic characters and pointed out that both the ventrolateral glands and horny nuptial spines were seasonal in their development, ...... of species. In both groups breeding males have large ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 201

Drug Supplies In The American Revolution

  [english | 1961]  

George Griffenhagen


Excerpts: [... ReadingAre you enjoy this book? Other books that may be interesting to you:Sarah Tytler : A Houseful Of GirlsSix sisters make up the houseful ...... interesting to you:Sarah Tytler : A Houseful Of GirlsSix sisters make up the houseful of girls.They all have their own distinct personalities and ...... make up the houseful of girls.They all have their own distinct personalities and ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 397

Fifty Per Cent Prophet

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [That he was a phony Swami was beyond doubt. That he was a genuine prophet though seemed... but then whats the difference between a dictator and a true prophet? So was he....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 208

Flamedown

  [english | 1961]  

Horace Brown Fyfe


Summary: [It was of course one Hell of an ending for a trip to Mars--]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 168

Four Day Planet

  [english | 1961]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [BlackBerry Planet is a business history of Research In Motions mobile device the BlackBerry written by Canadian writer and historian Alastair Sweeny. The hardback edition was published by John Wiley Canada in 2009.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 490

Freedom

  [english | 1961]  

Mack Reynolds


Summary: [Freedom of expression - Secular Theocracy Versus Liberal Democracy is a book edited by Sita Ram Goel and which he published under his Voice of India imprint in 1998. The book contains previously published official documents of court cases and newspaper articles. The book is about censorship and Freedom of Expression in India. It criticizes the banning of books and the what he considers to be the ...]
Genres: [fiction | political | science fictionDownloads: 130

Gamblers World

  [english | 1961]  

John Keith Laumer


Summary: [Diplomat/agent/action short story disguised as science fiction. You can do much worse wasting 30 minutes.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 428

Geographic Variation In The Harvest Mouse

  [english | 1961]  

J Knox Jones


Summary: [Geographic Variation In The Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys Megalotis On The Central Great Plains And In Adjacent Regions by J Knox Jones. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. Geographic Variation in the Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis On the Central Great Plains And in Adjacent Regions is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by J. Knox ...]
Genres: [science | post 1930Downloads: 410

Gone Fishing

  [english | 1961]  

James Henry Schmitz


Summary: [There is no predictable correlation between intelligence and ethics nor is ruthlessness necessarily an evil thing. And there is nothing like enforced uninterrupted contemplation to learn to distinguish one from another....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 263

Hanging By A Thread

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Its seldom that the fate of a shipful of men literally hangs by a thread?but its also seldom that a device every part of which has been thoroughly tested wont work....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 232

Invaders From The Infinite

  [english | 1961]  

John Wood Campbell


Summary: [The black star passes.--Islands of space.--Invaders from the infinite.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 246

Join Our Gang

  [english | 1961]  

Sterling Lanier


Summary: [They didnt exactly hold a gun at anybodys head all they offered was help. Of course they did sort of encourage people to ask for help....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 73
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