Books published in 2006

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Alone Again Or

  [english | 2006]  

Michael Bassette


Summary: [Alone Again Or A Novel Cd Rom Edition Of A 2006 Psychedelic Cyberpunk Novel by Michael Bassette. CD-ROM Edition For reading or research No illustrations not an audio CD not a DVD produced in a Microsoft Word Compatible format for reading or research. Website www.archive.org This work is copyrighted. Produced and sold at minimal cost to help distribution. About the book The setting is a post ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 460

Blindsight

  [english | 2006]  

Peter Watts


Summary: [Two months since sixty-five thousand alien objects clenched around the Earth like a luminous fist screaming to the heavens as the atmosphere burned them to ash. Two months since that moment of brief bright surveillance by agents unknown. Two months of silence while a world holds its breath.Now some half-derelict space probe sparking fitfully past Neptunes orbit hears a whisper from the edge of ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 214

Bounty Hunters Map Makers Gold Miners

  [english | 2006]  

Greg London


Excerpts: [... people were 'communists.' I did say that they're.. Up to this point, it's all pretty standard. Gates denies any wrong doing. He's about to clarify ...... at how the metaphor applies to stuff besides cutting cake and catching outlaws. 2 A Town that Never Was. Once upon a time, there was a town by ...... guess I could bring it up at the town meeting next month.. Thank you, Mayor. I ...]
Genres: [non fiction | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 53

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

Echoes In Evening Wear

  [english | 2006]  

Will Mcintosh


Summary: [A provocative story about sex commitment and the power of fantasy to take on a life of its own. If you?re likely to swoon at the mention of naughty bits read no further.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 485

Exit Without Saving

  [english | 2006]  

Ruth Nestvold


Summary: [A story about the dangers of escaping your own skin.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 267

Eyelid Movies

  [english | 2006]  

Will Mcintosh


Summary: [What would you do if your dreams were hacked?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 328

Forgotten Dragons

  [english | 2006]  

David Mcgillveray


Summary: [An action-packed tale of the secretive front lines of Sino-American rivalry.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 476

Free Culture

  [english | 2006]  

Lawrence Lessig


Summary: [Lawrence Lessig the most important thinker on intellectual property in the Internet era (The New Yorker) masterfully argues that never before in human history has the power to control creative progress been so concentrated in the hands of the powerful few the so-called Big Media. Never before have the cultural powers- that-be been able to exert such control over what we can and cant do with the ...]
Genres: [non-fictionDownloads: 37

Geek Mafia

  [english | 2006]  

Rick Dakan


Summary: [Key West-southernmost point in the United States Mile Zero on Highway 1 and as far as you can run away from your past troubles without swimming to Cuba. Key West-originally Cayo Huesos or Isle of Bones for centuries a refuge for pirates wreckers writers scoundrels drunks and tourists. Now home to a Crew of techno geek con artists whove turned it into their own private hunting ground. Paul and ...]
Genres: [fiction | thrillersDownloads: 370

Hooking Up

  [english | 2006]  

Tom Doyle


Summary: [High school and evolution VR space artificial intelligence and the unrestrained id.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 330

I Row Boat

  [english | 2006]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [True Blue: The Oxford Boat Race Mutiny is a non-fiction book written by Dan Topolski and Patrick Robinson and published in 1989. It tells the story of the 1987 Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race and the disagreement amongst the Oxford team known as the Oxford mutiny. It won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 1989 the awards inaugural year. Topolski was Oxfords rowing coach and the book describes ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 349

Jacks Gift

  [english | 2006]  

Jason Stoddard


Summary: [Metropolis meets Miracle On 34th Street grit with a lot of heart.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 75

My Hundred Million Dollar Secret

  [english | 2006]  

David Weinberger


Summary: [I guess this might be a cute story for kids but as an adult I found many elements of this story so unbelievable that it was distracting.]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literature | post 1930Downloads: 341

Nanowhere

  [english | 2006]  

Chris Howard


Summary: [Nanowhere by Chris Howard. Nanowhere it s a love story with all the usual elements rogue soldiers computer hacking tyranny cryptography frustrated hit-men with an affinity for rolled adhesives rebellious skateboarders and billion-node self-organizing nanotech ghosts. ]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | creative commonsDownloads: 118

Only The Neck Down

  [english | 2006]  

David Reagan


Summary: [The Thing Around Your Neck is a short story collection by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie it was first published in April 2009 by Fourth Estate in the UK and by Knopf in the US. It received many positive reviews including: She makes storytelling seem as easy as birdsong Stunning. Like all fine storytellers she leaves us wanting more]
Genres: [short story | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 480

Portrait Of Ari

  [english | 2006]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Excerpts: [... point of diminishing returns two hours ago. Ari looked up from the mat she was cutting. So the secret to getting you to dance is sleep deprivation? ...... with an inner fire. Whoa. Tom shook his head. Ari frowned. You okay? Just d'ej`a vu. Ah. She laughed. So, you feel like you've pulled an all-nighter ...... his knife across the mat. In the silence, in the darkness, Tom loses ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 250

Printcrime

  [english | 2006]  

Cory Doctorow


Summary: [Printcrime -- When sysadmins ruled the earth -- Andas game -- I robot -- I row-boat -- After the siege -- About the author.]
Genres: [short story | post 1930Downloads: 214

Radiance

  [english | 2006]  

Gina Lake


Summary: [A beautiful well-written book. Helps you deepen into presence.]
Genres: [creative commons | religion | non fictionDownloads: 204

Real City

  [english | 2006]  

Carrie Vaughn


Summary: [?Real City? is a modern Hollywood fable set in a post-post-modern future.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 331
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