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Thousands of Books for Free

Beginning at midnight on January 1, 2019 thousands of books, movies, animation, music and media entered the public domain. We can download, share, or re-purpose these works for free and without punishment under US copyright law.

2019 is the first year since 1998 that a large number of works have entered the public domain including a sizeable quantity of books published in 1923. Included are works by Agatha Christie, and Robert Frost and more. Next year, books and media from 1924 will enter the public domain, etc.

Here’s where to get the books.

It really depends on what book you are looking for and which site you go to. Chances are that if you can’t find a book on one site, you can find it on another. There are many more sites then the ones listed above, but this is a great place to start with thousands of options.

Here are just a few books that are available:

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan and the Golden Lion
Agatha Christie, The Murder on the Links
Winston S. Churchill, The World Crisis
Robert Frost, New Hampshire
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
Aldous Huxley, Antic Hay
D.H. Lawrence, Kangaroo
Bertrand and Dora Russell, The Prospects of Industrial Civilization
Carl Sandburg, Rootabaga Pigeons
Edith Wharton, A Son at the Front
P.G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves and Leave it to Psmith
Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room
E.E. Cummings, Tulips and Chimneys
and much, much, more...

Happy Reading in 2019.


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