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Industrial Society And Its Future By F C
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The Industrial Revolution and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race. They have greatly increased the life-expectancy of those of us who live in "advanced" countries, but... More > they have destabilized society, have made life unfulfilling, have subjected human beings to indignities, have led to widespread psychological suffering (in the Third World to physical suffering as well) and have inflicted severe damage on the natural world. The continued development of technology will worsen the situation. It will certainly subject human beings to greater indignities and inflict greater damage on the natural world, it will probably lead to greater social disruption and psychological suffering, and it may lead to increased physical suffering even in "advanced" countries.< Less
Two Worlds By Catherine Jarrett
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The year is 2040 and for decades the world had seen many disasters until it peaked into one major event. The only thing imperative to human existence is to rescue the survivors and find a safe place... More > to build again. Dependence is placed in the hands of the government with their assurance to deliver shelter and food; people follow obligingly. In defiance some go their own way; to survey a different piece of land capable of sustenance. Fast forward twenty-five years to discover what has become of the Two Worlds and the populations that now inhabit them. The great new city; where everyone has guaranteed work, advanced technology and mass produced products.< Less
Henriette J. A. Stern: Her Memoirs By Henriette J. A. Stern
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This memoir is a testament to the immigrant experience of Eastern European Jews and their miraculous integration and contribution to the American Dream. It spans the cultural and technological divide... More > between tenement outhouse to CAT Scans and includes first-hand accounts of the 1904 General Slocum Steamboat and 1937 Hindenburg disasters. It’s a compelling tribute to strong Women in the person of Henriette and her mother. A mother and daughter who raised a family of seven without a male breadwinner. It’s the story of a matriarch who was deservedly worshiped by her husband and son. And finally, it’s a story of rags to riches and the unlimited possibility that was 20th Century America.< Less
Henriette J. A. Stern: Her Memoirs By Henriette J. A. Stern
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This memoir is a testament to the immigrant experience of Eastern European Jews and their miraculous integration and contribution to the American Dream. It spans the cultural and technological divide... More > between tenement outhouse to CAT Scans and includes first-hand accounts of the 1904 General Slocum Steamboat and 1937 Hindenburg disasters. It’s a compelling tribute to strong women in the person of Henriette and her mother. A mother and daughter who raised a family of seven without a male breadwinner. It’s the story of a matriarch who was deservedly worshiped by her husband and son. And finally, it’s a story of rags to riches and the unlimited possibility that was 20th Century America.< Less
Henriette J. A. Stern: Her Memoirs By Henriette J. A. Stern
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This memoir is a testament to the immigrant experience of Eastern European Jews and their miraculous integration and contribution to the American Dream. It spans the cultural and technological divide... More > between tenement outhouse to CAT Scans and includes first-hand accounts of the 1904 General Slocum Steamboat and 1937 Hindenburg disasters. It’s a compelling tribute to strong women in the person of Henriette and her mother. A mother and daughter who raised a family of seven without a male breadwinner. It’s the story of a matriarch who was deservedly worshiped by her husband and son. And finally, it’s a story of rags to riches and the unlimited possibility that was 20th Century America.< Less
The Livewood By William Huff
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The Livewood was a space ship designed to establish self-replicating extraterrestrial colonies. As politics and the threat of war consumed Earth, the Livewood – and the colony it carried... More > – assumed the status of a sovereign state. As a result, Livewood and the colonies it spawns become the heirs of the Solar System and beyond. Eventually Livewood even assists war-torn earth. The science involved is a mixture of innovative applications of existing technologies, and radical theories. These theories are introduced to stimulate the minds of science-oriented readers. Such are challenged to debunk or discuss them. Politics, romance, and disasters draw out the personalities of an eclectic cast of characters.< Less
Shakespeare 2012 - Part I By Cathal McCarron
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William Shakespeare is back! According to ancient Mayan prophecies, 2012 is a portentous year for humanity. On the evening of 20th June 2012, the hallowed midsummer night, William Shakespeare finds... More > himself mysteriously transported from London in 1610 to London in 2012. "O brave new world, that has such people in't!" Whilst adapting to these shocking and strange new times, with its different language, technology and culture, Shakespeare explores modern London with hilarious, profound and surprising results. He unwittingly becomes the only person who can prevent a cataclysmic disaster hitting the UK on the 21st December 2012. Utilising his most potent weapon - his mastery of English - can the Bard save Britain ...? Mystical, poetical, comical and suspenseful, Shakespeare Returns is an original and gripping page-turner for both fans of his plays and lovers of contemporary fiction with a fantastical twist. This is the first of five instalments.< Less
Shakespeare 2012 - Part II By Cathal McCarron
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William Shakespeare is back! According to ancient Mayan prophecies, 2012 is a portentous year for humanity. On the evening of 20th June 2012, the hallowed midsummer night, William Shakespeare finds... More > himself mysteriously transported from London in 1610 to London in 2012. "O brave new world, that has such people in't!" Whilst adapting to these shocking and strange new times, with its different language, technology and culture, Shakespeare explores modern London with hilarious, profound and surprising results. He unwittingly becomes the only person who can prevent a cataclysmic disaster hitting the UK on the 21st December 2012. Utilising his most potent weapon - his mastery of English - can the Bard save Britain ...? Mystical, poetical, comical and suspenseful, Shakespeare Returns is an original and gripping page-turner for both fans of his plays and lovers of contemporary fiction with a fantastical twist. This is the second of five instalments.< Less
Sauria iBook By Arrand Pritchard
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Transcript from partial voice log record of Rand Derikic: "Total Civilisation Collapse" was a scenario that was the very... More > worst case imagined by the Elites: it could never be... More > reproduced in any computer simulations; they said that some form of civilisation would always survive no matter what disaster occurred while we were away from Sauria. Yet it had happened. As a civilised man, confronted by my now barbaric planet, my mission was to resolve the war between the flesh-eating men and the sentient, peace-loving reptile. Sauria takes the reader on a journey with Rand as he wakes alone on his space craft, travels the planet, encounters warring tribes and old technology employed in barbaric ways; uncovering century old conspiracies while searching for his true love, Zylanda.< Less
Sauria By Arrand Pritchard
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Transcript from partial voice log record of Rand Derikic: "Total Civilisation Collapse" was a scenario that was the very worst case imagined by the Elites: it could never be reproduced in... More > any computer simulations; they said that some form of civilisation would always survive no matter what disaster occurred while we were away from Sauria. Yet it had happened. As a civilised man, confronted by my now barbaric planet, my mission was to resolve the war between the flesh-eating men and the sentient, peace-loving reptile. Sauria takes the reader on a journey with Rand as he wakes alone on his space craft, travels the planet, encounters warring tribes and old technology employed in barbaric ways; uncovering century old conspiracies while searching for his true love, Zylanda.< Less

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