All Brave Sailors: The Sinking Of The Anglo Saxon, 1940 [abridged]

In the darkness before moonrise on the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast on August 21, 1940, the night erupted in a fusillade of bullets and shells. The victim was a stalwart...

Heaven's Reach

The final volume of the Uplift trilogy by Hugo and Nebula Award winner David Brin, Heaven's Reach brings readers back to the planet Jijo one last time. The starship Streaker is...

Rollback

Hugo and Nebula Award winner, Rollback is "a novel to be savored by science fiction and mainstream readers alike" (Globe and Mail). Dr. Sarah Halifax earned worldwide fame for...

Cadillac Beach

Serge A. Storms is back! The one-man crime spree hits no speed bumps as he swings through Tampa, Disney World, and parts south before settling down in Miami Beach to team up with...

The Crying of Lot 49

Calling Thomas Pynchon a “virtuoso with prose,” the Chicago Tribune compares his work to James Joyce’s Ulysses. Pynchon, winner of the National Book Award, has shocked,...

The Annals of Tacitus Excerpts

The Annals, the last and greatest achievement of Tacitus, records the history of the Julio-Claudian emperors from the death of Augustus (14 A.D.) to the reign of Nero (54-68)....

Sundiver

David Brin's Uplift novels are among the most thrilling, highly regarded works of contemporary science fiction. Beginning with Sundiver, Brin provides an intriguing exploration of...

Startide Rising

When Streaker-the first starship designed and crewed by dolphins-discovers a derelict ancient armada with evidence of the first sentient species ever, she sets off a war between...

The Summer of 1787 The Men Who Invented the Constitution

David O. Stewart presents this well-researched account of the U.S. Constitution's creation not as a dry analysis of events, but as a high-powered narrative filled with dramatic...

Communism A Modern Library Chronicle

From the acclaimed Modern Library Chronicles comes an exploration of a promising theory that when put to practice wreaked havoc on the world. An expert on communism, Richard...

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