Category Archives: Reading

A Plea to All Authors: Please Self Publish

There are few aspects of modern life that I find more frustrating than finding an interesting book on an academic topic that is priced outrageously. An example is The Fed at One Hundred: A Critical View on the Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Piranhas: Find the cheapest store for your books

Piranhas allows one to search multiple book sellers to find the lowest price.

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$5 For All Packt Publishing Ebooks and Videos

Packt Publishing specializes in programming books and videos. Their $5 sale ends January 3rd. Note that if you are interested in a particular title, I suggest that you look it up on Amazon first to read customer reviews.

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New Link: E-Books Directory

I added a link to E-Books Directory under the Free Books heading.

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Mules in History

In the 1950s, Isaac Asimov wrote one of the all time great science fiction series, the foundation trilogy (Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation). The setting was the twilight of a galactic empire and the foundation of psychohistory by Hari … Continue reading

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Philo Vance Mysteries

Philo Vance is the fictional name of a fictional detective created by S. S. Van Dine (the pen name of Willard Huntington Wright). The stories are set in New York in the 1920s and 1930s. Van Dine is the narrator … Continue reading

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Rare Books Online from The Kerala State Central Library in India

From the website of The Kerala State Central Library: ‘The Kerala State Central Library or the Thiruvananthapuram Public Library was established during the reign of His Highness Swathi Thirunal Maharaja of Travancore in the year 1829 and is considered as … Continue reading

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