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Authorama - Public Domain Books
Welcome to Authorama.com, featuring completely free books from a variety of different authors, collected here for you to read online or offline. The books may have been published before, but not in this form, which I hope you find enjoyable to read and print. Feedback is welcome – enjoy the reading.
books  ebook  free  literature 
january 2015 by jchris
Douglas Coupland - Generation X, etc
artist  author  book  literature  people  writing 
july 2008 by jchris
Archinect : Features : UbuWeb Vu: Kenneth Goldsmith
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About UbuWeb An in-depth sit-down interview with UbuWeb founder Kenneth Goldsmith on Archinect tracing the history, breadth, philosophy and scope of UbuWeb.
article  avantgarde  literature  interview  people  writing  ubuweb 
july 2007 by jchris
And the winner is... - signandsight
On August 1, to honour what would have been Austrian poet Ernst Jandl's 80th birthday, signandsight.com launched a poetry translation competition. The assignment was to translate Jandl's lofty masterpiece "Otto's Mops" into English.
2005  literature  ernst-jandl  mops 
july 2007 by jchris
Gutenkarte » Book Catalog
Gutenkarte is a geographic text browser, intended to help readers explore the spatial component of classic works of literature. Gutenkarte downloads public domain texts from Project Gutenberg, and then feeds them to MetaCarta's GeoParser API, which extrac
cool  geo  gutenberg  map  literature  visualization 
november 2006 by jchris
What is Wet Asphalt? - Wet Asphalt
Stop blaming the reader. Say what you will about Oprah’s Book Club, if there's one thing that phenomenon illustrates it is that ordinary people (i.e. non-writers, non-publishers, non-agents, non-creative writing instructors, non-literature professors) s
blog  literature  writing 
august 2006 by jchris
Worldguide Interviews: Paul Theroux
I write the kind of travel book that I would want to read myself, if I were the reader. I would want one that was, um, very personal, partisan, not politically correct necessarily, and then about a corner of the world that I happen to be interested in.
people  theroux  interview  literature 
july 2006 by jchris
Jonathan Swift - A Modest Proposal
For Preventing The Children of Poor People in Ireland From Being Aburden to Their Parents or Country, and For Making Them Beneficial to The Public
classic  essay  funny  history  humor  literature  satire  swift 
april 2006 by jchris
Robert Wohlleben bei fulgura frango
Götter und Helden in Niedersachsen -- Über das mythologische Substrat des Personals in «Caliban über Setebos» -- Von Robert Wohlleben
literature  arno-schmidt  caliban  setebos 
march 2006 by jchris
Maciej Cegłowski - Dating Without Kundera
witty and philosophical review of Milan Kundera's "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"
blog  literature  dating  humor  philosophy  review 
december 2005 by jchris
A Project of The Institute for the Future of the Book
blog  literature  writing 
october 2005 by jchris
Die Kunst, Recht zu behalten / Fragment der Einleitung
Schopenhauers »Eristische Dialektik« oder »Die Kunst, Recht zu behalten«
literature  schopenhauer  essay 
january 2005 by jchris

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