Download The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe on His Birthday

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Edgar Allan Poe was born on this day 206 years ago. BoingBoing suggests celebrating Poe’s birthday with these Vincent Price wines. But seeing that the 2012 Raven Cabernet Sauvignon runs $75.00, we’re going to steer you toward something free.

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Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2UJyx-I0HA”>Kindle

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we’ll do ours. We’ll tell you how to fill those devices with free intelligent media — great books, movies, courses, and all of the rest. And if you didn’t get a new gadget, fear not.

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Download 110 Free Philosophy eBooks: From Aristotle to Nietzsche & Wittgenstein

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Just wanted to give you a quick heads up that we’ve recently spun out a collection of Free Philosophy eBooks (from our larger, more diverse collection of 600 Free eBooks).

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130 Free Microsoft eBooks & Guides

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Quick fyi: Eric Ligman, a Microsoft Sales Excellence Manager, has gathered together a big list of free Microsoft ebooks and resource guides that will help you navigate through various Microsoft issues. Some of the texts are geared toward consumers; others toward IT professionals working with Microsoft products.

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E.O. Wilson’s Life on Earth Released as a Free eBook and Free Course on iTunes

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Yesterday, E.O. Wilson’s Life on Earth was released as a free iBook on iTunes. It features “state-of-the-art digital media animations, video, and interactive modules in a comprehensive 41-chapter text covering standards-based biology curriculum.

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Routledge Gives Free Access to 6,000 eBooks in June (Including Philosophy & Cultural Studies Texts)

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A quick note: After digitizing over 15,000 books, Routledge has made 6,000 of these e-texts free for viewing during the month of June. You can browse the complete list of titles in Routledge’s e-catalog by clicking here. Once you have selected a title, you can then click the blue “View Inside this Book” button to start reading the text.

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Anthony Burgess’ Lost Introduction to Joyce’s Dubliners Now Online

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Quick note: Written in 1986 as the introduction to a Dolmen Press edition of James Joyce’s Dubliners, but never used, this essay by Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange, was found among the papers he left behind. And it now appears in The Irish Times for the first time. You can read it online here.

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Introducing Ergo, the New Open Philosophy Journal

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The new open philosophy journal, Ergo, was “created in response to a need for general philosophy journals that are efficient, open access, inclusive, and transparent.” Traditional philosophy journals move slowly, taking somewhere between 5 and 9 months to tell scholars whether their submissions will be accepted or not.

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Free NASA eBook Theorizes How We Will Communicate with Aliens

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During the past few years, NASA has released a series of free ebooks, including NASA Earth As Art and various interactive texts focusing on the Webb and Hubble space telescopes. Last week, they added a new, curious book to the collection, Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication. Edited by Douglas A.

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700 Free eBooks: Fiction, Poetry & Non-Fiction for Kindle, iPad & Other Devices

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2UJyx-I0HA”>this instructional video

If you’re looking for a free read today, let us turn your attention to our collection, 700 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices. Arendt, Asimov, Austen, Balzac, Baudelaire, Bradbury, Bukowski, Calvino, Chekhov, Clarke (as in Arthur C.), Dante, Dick (as in Philip K.

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