Cultural Heritage Fiction

Author: Kim Stanley Robinson

In the near future, Wade Norton has been sent to Antarctica by Senator Phil Chase to investigate rumors of environmental sabotage. He arrives on the frozen continent and immediately begins making contact with the various scientific and political factions that comprise Antarctic society.,,What he finds is an interesting blend of inhabitants who don’t always mesh well but who….Read More

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Selected Tales

Throughout his writing life, Henry James was drawn to the short-story form for the freedom it offered him—and he made the genre his own. This new selection comprises both brief… Continue Reading Posted in: Classics, Fiction, Short Stories


Captured by a giant! The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off… Continue Reading Posted in: Dreams, Humorous Stories, Juvenile Fiction

God Emperor of Dune

More than three thousand years have passed since the first events recorded in DUNE. Only one link survives with those tumultuous times: the grotesque figure of Leto Atreides, son of… Continue Reading Posted in: American, Dune (Imaginary Place), Science Fiction


This novel recounts the interrelated early 20th-century lives of the families of a New Rochelle manufacturer, an immigrant socialist, and a Harlem musician and their involvement with Evelyn Nesbit, Henry… Continue Reading Posted in: Historical Fiction, New York (State) New York, Social History

The System of the World

The thrilling conclusion to the Baroque Cycle. The year is 1714, Daniel Waterhouse has returned to England, where he joins forces with his friend Isaac Newton to hunt down a… Continue Reading Posted in: Criminals, Historical Fantasy Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical German Fiction, History

Gold Coast

Welcome to the fabled Gold Coast, that stretch on the North Shore of Long Island that once held the greatest concentration of wealth and power in America. Here two men… Continue Reading Posted in: Detective And Mystery Stories, Mistresses, Suspense Fiction

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