Download The 18th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack: 10 Classic by Jerome Bixby PDF

By Jerome Bixby

The Golden Age of technology Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technology fiction writers who may perhaps rather be forgotten.

Jerome Bixby used to be an American brief tale author, editor and scriptwriter, top recognized for his paintings in technology fiction. (He additionally wrote many westerns and used the pseudonyms Jay Lewis Bixby, D. B. Lewis, Harry Neal, Albert Russell, J. Russell, M. St. Vivant, Thornecliff Herrick and Alger Rome). he's most famed for the 1953 tale It's an outstanding Life which was once the root for a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone television sequence and Twilight area: The Movie (1983). He additionally wrote 4 episodes for the vintage Star Trek television sequence. Bixby's ultimate paintings used to be the screenplay for the 2007 cult sci-fi movie The guy from Earth.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous few years, our “Megapack” sequence of e-book anthologies has proved to be one in all our most well-liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we hold getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a bunch attempt. all people at Wildside works on them. This comprises John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who frequently recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
The Holes round Mars
The Crowded Colony
Where There’s Hope
Zen
The Slizzers
The Draw
Underestimation
Cargo to Callisto
The undesirable Life
It’s an outstanding Life

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Download Political Writings (The Dreiser Edition) by Theodore Dreiser PDF

By Theodore Dreiser

Theodore Dreiser staked his attractiveness on fearless expression in his fiction, yet he by no means used to be extra outspoken than while writing approximately American politics. Spanning a interval in American historical past from the innovative period to the appearance of the chilly struggle, this beneficiant quantity collects Dreiser's most vital political writings from his journalism, broadsides, speeches, inner most papers, and lengthy out-of-print nonfiction books. concerning the nice melancholy, the hot Deal, and either international Wars in addition to Soviet Russia and the persecution of Jews in Nazi Germany, those writings exemplify Dreiser's candor and his penchant for championing the defenseless and railing opposed to corruption. The works additionally navigate historic terrain with prescient observations on subject matters equivalent to faith, civil rights, nationwide accountability, person ethics, worldwide kin, and censorship that stay appropriate to a modern viewers.

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Download The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories PDF

Each brief tale during this splendidly different assortment has in universal a few diversion in historical past, a few trade truth from what we all know, leading to a really various international. as well as unique tales specifically commissioned from bestselling writers comparable to James Morrow, Stephen Baxter, and Ken MacLeod, there are style classics from Kim Stanley Robinson, Harry Turtledove, and George Zebrowski: over 20 tales in all.

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Download In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the by Dalai Lama, Bhikkhu Bodhi PDF

By Dalai Lama, Bhikkhu Bodhi

The works of the Buddha can suppose substantial, and it's occasionally tricky for even longtime scholars to grasp the place to seem, specifically because the Buddha by no means explicitly outlined the framework at the back of his teachings. Designed to supply simply one of these framework, In the Buddha's Words is an anthology of the Buddha's works that has been in particular compiled via a celebrated student and translator. for simple reference, the ebook is arrayed in ten thematic sections starting from "The Human Condition" to "Mastering the Mind" to "The Planes of Realization." each one part comes with introductions, notes, and essays to assist novices and specialists alike draw higher that means from the Buddha's phrases. The ebook additionally contains a basic advent by means of the writer that totally lays out how and why he has prepared the Buddha's teachings during this quantity. This considerate compilation is a important source for either academics and those that are looking to learn the Buddha all alone.

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Download Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure PDF

Contributor note: Thomas Moore (Foreword)
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In 1997, intercourse therapist and marriage counselor Wendy Maltz, writer of the Sexual therapeutic Journey and coauthor of Private Thoughts, compiled Passionate Hearts, an anthology of "poems that encourage and rejoice fit sexual intimacy; poems within which middle connection used to be on the middle of the sexual experience." In Intimate Kisses, Maltz follows at the good fortune of Passionate Hearts with a brand new anthology of poetry that keeps her occasion of fit sexuality and, within the approach, turns up the heat.

Intimate Kisses revels in what will be life’s maximum secret, via a few of richest, such a lot celebrated poetry ever written.

Included during this anthology are 121 poems through such poets as Marge Piercy, Emily Dickenson, Jelaluddin Rumi, Nikki Giovanni, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz, Molly Peacock, Dorianne Laux, Jane Hirshfield, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Galway Kinnell, and W.S. Merwin, in addition to dozens of lesser-known and unpublished poets.

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Download Blended: Writers on the Stepfamily Experience PDF

Ninety five million adults have a step courting, in response to a 2011 file. That’s ninety five million unforeseen reviews; ninety five million precise views; ninety five million laughs, ninety five million tears, and ninety five million new families.

Blended explores stepfamilies from the interior out during the views of thirty writers who be aware of what it’s like first hand. occasionally humorous, usually poignant, and constantly deeply own, the tales in Blended trap the essence of stepfamilies in all in their bizarre types. The trips variety from the 1st encounters among new step-relatives, to marriages, honeymoons, day-by-day reports, and divorces. the various voices in Blended replicate the realities of today’s global, within which yesterday’s rules of kin constructions and kinds simply don’t lower it anymore. mom and dad, teenagers, siblings, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins: all of those relationships swap whilst households are melded into one, and the writers of Blended support discover the reality of what those new relationships seem like, and, specially, feel like. Blended deals anything for everybody: laughter, knowledge, empathy, and tips, and, specially, the information that you're not by myself.

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Download End of the Road PDF

Each one step leads you towards your vacation spot, yet who, or what, are you able to count on to fulfill alongside the way?

Here are tales of misfits, spectral hitch-hikers, nightmare shuttle stories and the rogues, freaks and monsters to be chanced on at the street. The severely acclaimed editor of Magic, the top of the road and condo of worry has introduced jointly the modern masters and mistresses of the bizarre from all over the world in an anthology of go back and forth stories like no different. Strap in your seatbelt, or shoulder your backpack, and look ahead to that subsequent ride... into darkness.

An impressive anthology of unique brief tales from a thrilling checklist of writers together with the best-selling Philip Reeve, the realm myth Award-winning Lavie Tidhar and the superb skills of S.L. gray, Ian Whates, Jay Caselberg, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, Zen Cho, Sophia McDougall, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, Anil Menon, Rio Youers, Vandana Singh, Paul Meloy, Adam Nevill and Helen Marshall.

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Download The Oxford Book of American Poetry by David Lehman PDF

By David Lehman

Here's the eagerly awaited new version of The Oxford e-book of yankee Poetry introduced thoroughly modern and dramatically accelerated by way of poet David Lehman. it's a wealthy, capacious quantity, that includes the paintings of greater than 2 hundred poets-almost 3 times as many because the 1976 version. With a succinct and infrequently witty head notice introducing each one writer, it truly is absolute to turn into the definitive anthology of yank poetry for our time.

Lehman has accumulated jointly all of the works one might look forward to finding in a landmark choice of American poetry, from Whitman's Crossing Brooklyn Ferry to Stevens's the belief of Order at Key West, and from Eliot's The Waste Land to Ashbery's Self-Portrait in a Convex reflect. yet both vital, the editor has considerably improved the diversity of the anthology. The publication contains not just writers born because the past variation, but in addition many effective poets missed in previous versions or little identified long ago yet hugely deserving of consciousness. The anthology confers legitimacy at the Objectivist poets; the so-called Proletariat poets of the Thirties; well-known poets who fell into forget or have been the sufferers of serious backlash (Edna St. Vincent Millay); poets whose real worthy has simply turn into transparent with the passing of time (Weldon Kees). between poets lacking from Richard Ellmann's 1976 quantity yet released listed below are W. H. Auden, Charles Bukowski, Donald Justice, Carolyn Kizer, Kenneth Koch, Stanley Kunitz, Emma Lazarus, Mina Loy, Howard Moss, Lorine Niedecker, George Oppen, James Schuyler, Elinor Wylie, and Louis Zukosky. Many extra girls are represented: remarkable poets corresponding to Josephine Jacobsen, Josephine Miles, may possibly Swenson. a number of African-American poets obtain their due, and unforeseen figures corresponding to the musicians Bob Dylan, Patti Smith and Robert Johnson have a spot during this very important work.

This lovely assortment redefines the nice canon of yankee poetry from its origins within the seventeenth century correct as much as the current. it's a must-have anthology for somebody attracted to American literature and a e-book that's certain to be consulted, debated, and valuable for future years.

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Download The Salamander and Other Gothic Tales by Vladimir Odoevsky PDF

By Vladimir Odoevsky

The Salamander and different Gothic stories includes 8 tales by means of Vladimir Odoevsky (1804-69). those contain The Salamander, The Cosmorama, and The Sylph, Odoevsky's 3 major metaphysical stories. the gathering as a complete represents the superior of Russian Romantic fiction from the 1st 1/2 the 19th century. this is often the 1st English variation of Odoevsky's paintings to be released for the reason that 1965 and 6 of the stories are right here translated for the 1st time.

NEW 12 months
THE story OF A lifeless physique, BELONGING TO nobody comprehend WHOM
THE tale OF A COCK, A CAT AND A FROG
THE SLYPH
LETTER IV
THE dwell CORPSE
THE COSMORAMA
THE SALAMANDER

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Download The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 22 PDF

Retail ePub, from Overdrive

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Widely acclaimed because the benchmark annual anthology for technological know-how fiction lovers, The monstrous publication of top New SF is now in its twenty second winning yr. Best SF 22 contains over dozen marvelous new items from the world's top writers of technological know-how fiction.

This assortment encompasses each element of the style: tender, tough, cyberpunk, cyber noir, anthropological, army, and event. As ever, an advantage additional is an insightful overview of the year's most sensible books and an intensive checklist of steered interpreting. Gardner Dozois is the world's top SF anthologist, and has received the Hugo Award for top Editor fifteen occasions.

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