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Over 500 books
Compiled by Richard Seltzer

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Non-Fiction CD
Over 500 books
Compiled by Richard Seltzer
Seedy Press, (February 12, 2002)
B & R Samizdat Express
P. O. Box 161
West Roxbury, MA, 02132
ISBN: 0-915232-99-5

Reviewed by Rochelle Caviness - March 25, 2002

Please note: As of 12/8/2008, this CD now contains 4,740 books on 4 CDs.

This monster CD (compact disc) contains a wide variety of non-fiction books covering a wealth of topics including history, natural science, technology, social science, philosophy, fine art, music, literary criticism, and a selection of reference books. All the books on this CD are presented in a plain text format, making them easily readable with a wide variety of screen reading programs. They also work well with most screen magnification programs.

In all, there are over 500 books on this CD. All the books in this collection are in the public domain, and it includes many titles that are hard-to-find in print. This Non-Fiction CD is also very inexpensive. For the cost of one book, you can acquire a research library's worth of books, including most of the major works by the Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle. Throughout his life, Carlyle wrote a number of comprehensive, and multi-volume, histories. Those histories by Carlyle contained on this CD includes: The Early Kings of Norway, Heroes and Hero Worship, The French Revolution, and the History of Friedrich II of Prussia.

You can get an idea of the wealth of information in this collection by perusing the following outline of the major topics covered on this CD: In short, this Non-Fiction CD provides quick and easy access to a treasure-trove of non-fiction titles. The books in this collection are varied enough to provide 'something for everyone' and it will keep you reading for years. While many of these works are well known classics, many more are gems that have been overlooked for years simply because it has been difficult to acquire print copies of books that have been out-of-print for a long period. This quick overview of this CD does not do it justice.

To run this CD, you will need a Windows PC, a CD-Rom drive and either a web browser or Microsoft's Word in order to access the texts contained on this CD.

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