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The Oz Books

The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and that relates the "history" of the Land of Oz. Oz was originally created by author L. Frank Baum, who went on to write...


Creative Commons Science-Fiction

Many science-fiction writers are releasing part of their works under a Creative Commons license. If you'd like to discover new writers, and you're interested in modern sci-fi, you'll find the right...


Great Books of the Western World

This list is based on The Great Books of the Western World, edited by Robert Hutchins and Mortimer Adler.From Wikipedia:It came about as the result of a discussion among American academics and educators,...


High School Reading

A list of books that are commonly found on reading lists for US high school English classes.


Banned Classics

For political, religious, or moral reasons, all these books included in this list were banned in some places of the world. Reading some of these books is a great way to understand how censorship works,...


Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a science fiction genre noted for its focus on "high tech and low life". It is also a musical subgenre of metal. The name is derived from cybernetics and punk and was originally coined...


Hugo Awards & Nominees

The Hugo Awards are given every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The award is named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science...


The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction

The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction was selected by Charles W. Eliot, LLD (1834-1926), with notes and introductions by William Allan Neilson. It also features an index to Criticisms and Interpretations.


Movies

A list of books that were turned into movies.


Creative Commons Fantasy

Many fantasy writers are releasing part of their works under a Creative Commons license. If you'd like to discover new writers, and you're interested in modern fantasy, you'll find the right content...


Utopia/Dystopia

A list of utopia/dystopia books.Utopia is a fictional island near the coast of the atlantic ocean written about by Sir Thomas More as the fictional character Raphael Hythloday (translated from the...


The Cthulhu Mythos

The Cthulhu Mythos encompasses the shared elements, characters, settings, and themes found in the works of H. P. Lovecraft and associated horror fiction writers. Together, they form the mythos that...


Barsoom

Barsoom is a fictional version of the planet Mars invented by author Edgar Rice Burroughs for a series of action adventure stories. In 1911, Burroughs, now better known as the creator of the character...


From the Sea

Sailors, pirates, nautical adventures and strange sea creatures: a list of stories from the sea.


La Légende de Drizzt

Drizzt est un elfe noir né en Outreterre où le pouvoir s'obtient par la guerre ou le meurtre, L'honneur, l'amitié, l'amour n'y ont pas leur place et Drizzt y fait le rude apprentissage d'une vie...


Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan...


Conan the Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian (also known as Conan the Cimmerian, from the name of his homeland, Cimmeria) is a fictional character often associated with the fantasy, in particular low fantasy, sword-and-sorcery...


Tarzan

Burroughs has created in Tarzan an extreme example of a hero figure unalloyed with character flaws or faults. Tarzan is described by Burroughs as being Caucasian, extremely athletic, tall, handsome,...


Remembrance of Things Past

In Search of Lost Time or Remembrance of Things Past (French: À la recherche du temps perdu) is a semi-autobiographical novel in seven volumes by Marcel Proust. His most prominent work, it is popularly...


Time Travel

Time travel is the concept of moving backwards and forwards to different points in time, in a manner analogous to moving through space. Additionally, some interpretations of time travel suggest the...