Serial Reader - New Books Books recently added to Serial Reader - Classic books in daily bits for iOS and Android https://www.serialreader.org/feeds/new-books.rss 2019-02-17 20:41:05+00:00 "Antic Hay" by Aldous Huxley tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c69c6e13666ac4563d3ab0d/antic-hay 2019-02-17 20:41:05+00:00 2019-02-17 20:41:05+00:00 Aldous Huxley https://www.serialreader.org/5c69c6e13666ac4563d3ab0d/antic-hay Published 1923. A humorous "novel of ideas" set in London in the turbulent times after WWI, among the self-absorbed cultural elite.

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"Enchiridion of Epictetus" by Arrian tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c69c4bb3666ac3addd3ab0c/enchiridion-of-epictetus 2019-02-17 20:31:55+00:00 2019-02-17 20:31:55+00:00 Arrian https://www.serialreader.org/5c69c4bb3666ac3addd3ab0c/enchiridion-of-epictetus Published 125. A short manual of Stoic ethical advice, mostly derived from the Discourses of Epictetus.

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"The Railway Children" by Edith Nesbit tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c6981db3666ac0214d3ab0c/the-railway-children 2019-02-17 15:46:35+00:00 2019-02-17 15:46:35+00:00 Edith Nesbit https://www.serialreader.org/5c6981db3666ac0214d3ab0c/the-railway-children Published 1905. After the mysterious disappearance of their father, three children and their mother move next to a train station where new friends lead to adventure.

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"The Wind in the Rosebush" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c6813ba3666ac1f57d45b39/the-wind-in-the-rosebush 2019-02-16 13:44:26+00:00 2019-02-16 13:44:26+00:00 Mary E. Wilkins Freeman https://www.serialreader.org/5c6813ba3666ac1f57d45b39/the-wind-in-the-rosebush Published 1903. A collection of New England ghost stories with a mix of humor and chills.

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"Rupert of Hentzau" by Anthony Hope tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c6624763666ac3ccc58c0b6/rupert-of-hentzau 2019-02-15 02:31:18+00:00 2019-02-15 02:31:18+00:00 Anthony Hope https://www.serialreader.org/5c6624763666ac3ccc58c0b6/rupert-of-hentzau Published 1898. A swashbuckling adventure taking place after The Prisoner of Zenda amidst the intrigue of Ruritania's royal family.

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"The Heart of Princess Osra" by Anthony Hope tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c6621c43666ac26a058c0b7/the-heart-of-princess-osra 2019-02-15 02:19:48+00:00 2019-02-15 02:19:48+00:00 Anthony Hope https://www.serialreader.org/5c6621c43666ac26a058c0b7/the-heart-of-princess-osra Published 1896. A collection of stories serving as a prequel to The Prisoner of Zenda, centered on the love life of Orsa, Princess of Ruritania.

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"Uncanny Stories" by May Sinclair tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c637cb13666ac4f336c29d3/uncanny-stories 2019-02-13 02:10:57+00:00 2019-02-13 02:10:57+00:00 May Sinclair https://www.serialreader.org/5c637cb13666ac4f336c29d3/uncanny-stories Published 1923. Strange and chilling stories that mix traditional ghost stories with modern concepts.

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"Fathers and Sons" by Ivan Turgenev tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c6376143666ac36666c29d3/fathers-and-sons 2019-02-13 01:42:44+00:00 2019-02-13 01:42:44+00:00 Ivan Turgenev https://www.serialreader.org/5c6376143666ac36666c29d3/fathers-and-sons Published 1862. The Kirsanov household will soon be turned upside down by the arrival of Bazarov and his bold new ideas.

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"The Pioneers" by James Fenimore Cooper tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5f24153666ac7ef859a089/the-pioneers 2019-02-09 19:03:49+00:00 2019-02-09 19:03:49+00:00 James Fenimore Cooper https://www.serialreader.org/5c5f24153666ac7ef859a089/the-pioneers Published 1823. On the borders of the ever-advancing frontier of New York state, elements of the wild old world clash with new European-style developments.

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"The Pathfinder" by James Fenimore Cooper tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5f1e9d3666ac629a59a089/the-pathfinder 2019-02-09 18:40:29+00:00 2019-02-09 18:40:29+00:00 James Fenimore Cooper https://www.serialreader.org/5c5f1e9d3666ac629a59a089/the-pathfinder Published 1840. One of Cooper's most picturesque novels, set on the Great Lakes, it finds Natty Bumppo finding his way through adventure and love.

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"Five Weeks in a Balloon" by Jules Verne tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5f131d3666ac1219586b24/five-weeks-in-a-balloon 2019-02-09 17:51:25+00:00 2019-02-09 17:51:25+00:00 Jules Verne https://www.serialreader.org/5c5f131d3666ac1219586b24/five-weeks-in-a-balloon Published 1863. Explorer Dr. Samuel Fergusson sets out to travel across Africa - at the time still largely untraversed by Europeans - aboard a novel balloon.

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"Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar" by Edgar Rice Burroughs tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5f0f533666ac0ba3586b24/tarzan-and-the-jewels-of-opar 2019-02-09 17:35:15+00:00 2019-02-09 17:35:15+00:00 Edgar Rice Burroughs https://www.serialreader.org/5c5f0f533666ac0ba3586b24/tarzan-and-the-jewels-of-opar Published 1916. Tarzan seeks for the hidden treasure of Opar, rumored to be a colony of the long lost Atlantis.

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"Paradiso" by Dante tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5ef7ee3666ac5fdf586b24/paradiso 2019-02-09 15:55:26+00:00 2019-02-09 15:55:26+00:00 Dante https://www.serialreader.org/5c5ef7ee3666ac5fdf586b24/paradiso Published 1320. In the final part of Dante's journey, he travels through Heaven - spheres surrounding the Earth - towards the abode of God.

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"Purgatorio" by Dante tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5ef5e03666ac4456586b24/purgatorio 2019-02-09 15:46:40+00:00 2019-02-09 15:46:40+00:00 Dante https://www.serialreader.org/5c5ef5e03666ac4456586b24/purgatorio Published 1320. The second part of Dante's Divine Comedy. Dante is led up the Mount of Purgatory, discussing vice, sin, and the penitent Christian life along the way.

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"Songs of Innocence and of Experience" by William Blake tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5ef3533666ac3f0c586b24/songs-of-innocence-and-of-experience 2019-02-09 15:35:47+00:00 2019-02-09 15:35:47+00:00 William Blake https://www.serialreader.org/5c5ef3533666ac3f0c586b24/songs-of-innocence-and-of-experience Published 1789. A collection of poetry by the "pre-romantic" William Blake, who was thought mad by his contemporaries.

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"Thus Spoke Zarathustra" by Friedrich Nietzsche tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5eef623666ac7f89586b24/thus-spoke-zarathustra 2019-02-09 15:18:58+00:00 2019-02-09 15:18:58+00:00 Friedrich Nietzsche https://www.serialreader.org/5c5eef623666ac7f89586b24/thus-spoke-zarathustra Published 1883. A philosophical novel in which the ancient prophet Zarathustra reveals God is dead, to be succeeded by a human embodiment of divinity: the Superman.

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"A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson" by Mary Rowlandson tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5eebbf3666ac6545586b24/a-narrative-of-the-captivity-and-restoration-of-mrs-mary-rowlandson 2019-02-09 15:03:27+00:00 2019-02-09 15:03:27+00:00 Mary Rowlandson https://www.serialreader.org/5c5eebbf3666ac6545586b24/a-narrative-of-the-captivity-and-restoration-of-mrs-mary-rowlandson Published 1682. In the midst of King Philip's War in colonial Massachusetts, Native Americans capture Mary Rowlandson. She experiences eleven weeks with them until being released to her family.

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"Tao Te Ching" by Laozi tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5ee5c33666ac44ea586b24/tao-te-ching 2019-02-09 14:37:55+00:00 2019-02-09 14:37:55+00:00 Laozi https://www.serialreader.org/5c5ee5c33666ac44ea586b24/tao-te-ching Published 600 BC. A fundamental Chinese text for philosophical and religious Taoism comprised of 81 short poetic sections.

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"Nicomachean Ethics" by Aristotle tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5edde33666ac03cf586b24/nicomachean-ethics 2019-02-09 14:04:19+00:00 2019-02-09 14:04:19+00:00 Aristotle https://www.serialreader.org/5c5edde33666ac03cf586b24/nicomachean-ethics Published 340 BC. Aristotle investigates how men should live and the nature of happiness, seeking for practical guidance rather than theoretical discussion.

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"Monday or Tuesday" by Virginia Woolf tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c57b2c63666ac37bab4cf1e/monday-or-tuesday 2019-02-04 03:34:30+00:00 2019-02-04 03:34:30+00:00 Virginia Woolf https://www.serialreader.org/5c57b2c63666ac37bab4cf1e/monday-or-tuesday Published 1921. A collection of short stories including "A Haunted House," "Kew Gardens" and "The Mark on the Wall."

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"Stand for Mars" by Carey Rockwell tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c57adaa3666ac17cbb4cf1e/stand-for-mars 2019-02-04 03:12:42+00:00 2019-02-04 03:12:42+00:00 Carey Rockwell https://www.serialreader.org/5c57adaa3666ac17cbb4cf1e/stand-for-mars Published 1952. The first in the Tom Corbett '50s sci-fi series featuring three men who join the Solar Guard.

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"The Decameron" by Giovanni Boccaccio tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5726853666ac4fdd3099c3/the-decameron 2019-02-03 17:36:05+00:00 2019-02-03 17:36:05+00:00 Giovanni Boccaccio https://www.serialreader.org/5c5726853666ac4fdd3099c3/the-decameron Published 1353. One hundred stories told amidst the Black Death, ranging from the witty to erotic to tragic to life lessons. An entertaining and vivid snapshot of life from 14th century Italy.

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"Tender Buttons" by Gertrude Stein tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c5701a13666ac3f6ac0f8ee/tender-buttons 2019-02-03 14:58:41+00:00 2019-02-03 14:58:41+00:00 Gertrude Stein https://www.serialreader.org/5c5701a13666ac3f6ac0f8ee/tender-buttons Published 1914. A collection of poetry spotlighting everyday mundane objects. Described as a "masterpiece of verbal Cubism".

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"The Created Legend" by Fyodor Sologub tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c56f6e23666ac5a69c0f8ee/the-created-legend 2019-02-03 14:12:50+00:00 2019-02-03 14:12:50+00:00 Fyodor Sologub https://www.serialreader.org/5c56f6e23666ac5a69c0f8ee/the-created-legend Published 1907. Trirodov, a poet, seeks to escape a revolution-wracked society by building a tranquil school for children in the woods - a sort of utopia. The outside world is not so easily dismissed, however.

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"Much Ado About Nothing" by William Shakespeare tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c56f24c3666ac270ac0f8ee/much-ado-about-nothing 2019-02-03 13:53:16+00:00 2019-02-03 13:53:16+00:00 William Shakespeare https://www.serialreader.org/5c56f24c3666ac270ac0f8ee/much-ado-about-nothing Published 1598. One of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies in which gossip and rumors lead to misunderstandings, heartbreak, and love.

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