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Opuscula by ARISTOTLE

Opuscula is a collection of shorter books that may or may not have been written by Aristotle.

1. On Colours
2. On Things Heard
3. Physiognomonics
4. On Plants
5. On Marvellous Things Heard
6. Mechanics
7. On Indivisible Lines
8. The Situations and Names of Winds
9. On Melissus, Xenophanes, and Gorgias
– Summary by Geoffrey Edwards
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Future of the Women’s Movement, The by SWANWICK, Helena

“There may seem to be a disappointing lack of prophesy in a book avowedly dealing with the future; but since I believe the women’s movement to be a seeking for knowledge and good, to show what is reasonable and good in the movement is to show what will persist and triumph. Through all our faults and mistakes, we women are aiming at better understanding and co-operation with men, and a better (altro…)

Shaggy Man in Oz by SNOW, Jack

The Shaggy Man of Oz (1949) is the thirty-eighth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the second by Jack Snow. Jack Snow modernised Oz, so this book has airplanes and TV screens, but he otherwise based his work strictly on Frank Baum’s original material.
Abbadiah and Zebbidiah Jones are twins from Buffalo, New York; they prefer to go by their nicknames, Twink and (altro…)

Nature And Art by INCHBALD, Elizabeth

This is a novel by the author of the play Lover’s Vows which was mentioned in Mansfield Park by Jane Austen. William and Henry come to London after the death of their father. They were educated in starkly different ways, one represented by nature and another by art. This novel follows their paths in life, and the influence of their education on their respective choices. This book was popular when it (altro…)

I giornalisti non sono il nemico

Questo il titolo di una campagna di sensibilizzazione lanciata nelle ultime ore in America dal “Boston Globe” per contrastare i continui attacchi del Presidente Trump contro giornali e giornalisti.

L’appello  a sostegno della libertà di stampa diffuso dai giornalisti del quotidiano di Boston ha trovato immediato sostegno in molti altri giornali nel resto degli Stati Uniti e in breve si è diffuso  in buona parte  del mondo. Del resto l’atteggiamento “poco conciliante” (altro…)

Notorious Mrs. Ebbsmith, The by PINERO, Arthur Wing

Lucas Cleeve is living in Venice with a widow, Mrs. Ebbsmith. His relatives do not accept this arrangement and come to intervene. Note that this is NOT a farce – the hypocrisy is not played for laughs. – Summary by ToddHW

Cast list:
Antonio Poppi, Venetian servant: Francesco Carzedda
Nella, Venetian servant: Sonia
Fortune, a manservant: alanmapstone
Mrs. Gertrude Thorpe: TJ Burns
Rev. Amos Winterfield: Roger Melin
Dr. Kirke: ToddHW
Sir George Brodrick: Nemo
Agnes Ebbsmith: Eva Davis
Lucas Cleeve (Acts (altro…)

Silver Princess in Oz, The by THOMPSON, Ruth Plumly

Young King Randy of Regalia is visited by his old friend, Kabumpo, the Elegant Elephant of Pumperdink. Together, they set out to visit their friend Jinnicky the Red Jinn in the Land of Ev. On the way, they meet Planetty, the silver Princess from Anuther Planet, and her fire-breathing thunder colt. When they reach Jinnicky’s palace, they find that Jinnicky has been deposed and enchanted by an untrustworthy slave! Can Randy (altro…)

Herramientas para perseguir a la oposición en Guatemala

El proyecto de vigilancia, creado en 2012 por el gobierno guatemalteco, se inicia por la adquisición por vía de excepción por parte de la Dirección General de Inteligencia Civil (DIGICL) de un software por valor de 1.4 millones de quetzales (alrededor de 186.000 dólares) cuya finalidad es permitir la intercepción de mensajes y correos electrónicos. A finales del mismo año, se suma la compra de dos maletines con fines de intercepción (altro…)

Transition by BROOKE, Emma Francis

Honora Klaper is beautiful, distinguished, smart, and charming. A woman who turns heads. She is on an errand. No, it is not an errand to get a man. No, it is not an errand to make money. It is a revolutionary errand: to get an education! Not just “an education”, she wants to be educated in Cambridge University. Set in a time when education of women was uncommon, and written by (altro…)

Poems by CLINE, Leonard

This is the first published volume of poetry by notable American journalist and author of horror stories Leonard Lanson Cline. These poems were published when Cline was only 21 years old, but the talent that would lead HP Lovecraft to admire his work is already clearly visible. – Summary by Carolin
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Tales of the Uneasy by HUNT, Violet

Nine twisty-turny tales of tragic human drama, played out in Victorian parlors, death beds and lonely country roads. This collection of Violet Hunt writings has all the requirements for short story entertainment: flirtatious beauties, mismatched love, ”lung symptoms”, and cruel, cruel fate. Sometimes the horror has a ghostly source, but often the horror is rooted in our very human pathology. – Lisa Reichert
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Great Testimony against scientific cruelty by COLERIDGE, Stephen

Vivisection is a pejorative term used by opponents of the practice of performing operations on live animals for the purpose of physiological or pathological research. While opposition to the use of living animals for experimentation is most often associated with PETA [People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, founded in 1980], opposition to use of live animals in physiology research dates back several centuries. Animal experimentation was particularly decried before the (altro…)

Loafing Along Death Valley Trails; A Personal Narrative Of People And Places by CARUTHERS, William

William Caruthers was a retired newspaperman who spent 25 years listening to stories told by the inhabitants of Death Valley. This 1951 book collects those stories; the printed version has many interesting pictures. ”Of the actors who made the history of the period, few remain. It was the writer’s good fortune that many of these men were his friends. It is the romance, the comedy, the often stark tragedy these men (altro…)

Devil is an Ass, The by JONSON, Ben

An inferior devil, Pug, asks Satan to send him to Earth to tempt men to Evil. But when Pug arrives in 1616 London and sets himself at the Squire Fabian Fitzdottrel, he finds Fabian currently beset by con men, cheats, connivers, thieves, villains, and seductresses – a delightful mix of cunning criminality in a world that already has far more vice in it than anything Pug is prepared to offer. – (altro…)

Birds and Nature, Vol. XII, No 1, June 1902 by VARIOUS

“Birds and Nature” was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, “Birds,” “Birds and all Nature,” “Nature and Art” and “Birds and Nature.” – Summary by J. M. Smallheer
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