Another one for the readers
So, you love to read. But books are expensive. And big. And bulky. But, despite all this, you still want to read. In fact, you're dying to find just a few more words to pass your eyes over, more ideas to process, more characters to get to know.
Once again, the Internet can be your rescue, your solace, your fulfillment. Or, well, maybe not. But it can provide you with enough reading material to keep your eyes and your mind satisfied for many, many years. And the best part? All of the sites below offer at least some of their library for free.
The sites in this category offer at least some books that anyone can read, without special knowledge, software, or hardware. Most of the books are classics, so pick your favorite dead author and dive in!
Bartleby - Named after one of Melville's saddest characters (though I'm not sure why), Bartleby specializes in classic texts.
Bibliomania - Great not only for books, but for study guides and research resources as well. You know, in case you're not reading just for fun.
Internet Public Library - They not only offer books, but articles and other resources as well.
These sites offer free books in some special areas.
Proprietary or Otherwise "Special" Books
These sites offer books that may require some special hardware and/or software (like a Palm, or a PDF reader).
University of Georgia - Requiers DjVu plugin, in Firefox. I'm not sure how it works in another browser.
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