With two small Godzillas rampaging around the house, I've been forced to put 95% of my print collection in storage for its own protection. Free
ebooks have been a great blessing to me, and I thought I'd share a number of the best sites I've found for others to enjoy. Many of the books can
be downloaded, and I've provided a few links for freeware ebook readers as well.
The Alchemy Web Site
Alchemical texts (obviously).
Baen Free Library
Fantasy and science fiction from some well-known names in the field.
My favorite. Something for everyone, from history to mythology to early pulp
fiction and everything in-between, and updated constantly besides!
The Camelot Project
All Arthurian, all the time!
Classics in the History of Psychology
Psychology, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Philosophy, Computer Science, etc.
Documenting the American South
Southern history and literature.
Another mixed bag of goodies.
All kinds of stuff here, from books to music to film.
Free Books 4 Doctors
Mysteries, adventure and "the Wierd".
The Hermetic Library
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
A superior collection.
Internet Sacred Text Archive
Library of Congress
Medieval, Renaissance, & 17th Century literature. A very pretty site.
Crowley, Crowley and more Crowley. Oh yeah, they have some other stuff there
Online Medieval & Classical Library
What can I say, I'm an amateur medievalist.
Perseus Digital Library
Specializes in Greek and Latin works.
Prepare to spend LOTS of time here!
The Salem Witchcraft Papers
Twilit Grotto's Archives of Western Esoterica
University of Michigan Digital Library
Some unique collections, including "Making of
University of Virginia Ebook Library
A very nice selection.
Full-text journals, etc.
I'm sure I'll come up with new sites as I explore other areas, so if anyone wants me to update later, I'll be glad to do so. Also, please feel
free to contribute your own links! I'm always glad to find new treasures.
As promised, ebook reader programs. The good news is, they're all free!
For PDF files.
For lit files.
For prc files.
Skinnable, for .pdb, .prc, .txt, .rtf and .html. I was surprised when it read an html ebook contained in
a zip file! A very nice program.
for pdb files.
So what are you waiting for? Get reading!
[Edited on 25-7-2004 by Hecate100]