All Jane Austen’s novels are available for free from Project Gutenberg, both as ebooks and audiobooks. You can also read them online, right on your computer.
These books by Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, Franz Kafka, and A.A. Milne enter the public domain on January 1, 2023. They become available for anyone to use freely.
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Almost 7.5 million free ebooks were downloaded from Project Gutenberg since mid-November 2022. Apart from all-time classics, you will find on the list three picaresque novels by Tobias Smollett.
Almost 8 million ebooks were downloaded from Project Gutenberg in April 2020, over twice as many as a year ago. Two books that entered Top 20 are related to plagues.
New stories from the 20th century sci-fi magazine Worlds of If Science Fiction have entered the public domain, and here is how to download them.
This is one of the most creative ways of using content from ebooks that entered public domain. Ross Goodwin, a technologist, ghost writer, and programmer, has created Text Clock. It’s a beautifully simple webpage filled with passages from free ebooks available on Project Gutenberg. When you visit Text Clock, you’ll see, highlighted in red, the currentContinue reading “Brilliant: Text Clock displays current time using text from public domain books”
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