Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 040 cover

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 040

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1. The Brain of the Male Thylacine ("Tasmanian Tiger"),
2. The Business Of Being A Woman
3. Christian Henry Heinecken
4. Fournier and LaBelle, a Yukon Murder Mystery
5. Franklin's Way to Wealth or, 'Poor Richard Improved'
6. Hammock Reading
7. How to be a Spectator at Spring Planting
8. Introduction to the Memoirs of Louis XIV
9. Marriage and Love
10. Miss Marie Corelli
11. Notes on Nursing, What It Is, and What It Is Not
12. Observations on the Doctrine of Phlogiston
13. On Denoting
14. Operation Orders", from "Lectures on Land Warfare (1922)
15. Perpetual Motion
16. A Pioneer Mother
17. Two Divisions of Philosophic Minds
18. Zephaniah

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include a murder during the Yukon gold rush, a perpetual motion fraud, the dissection of a Tasmanian tiger's brain, phlogiston, Bertrand Russell on noting, the memoirs of Louis XIV, the novels of Marie Corelli, marriage, free love, and motherhood. Authors include Benjamin Franklin, Hamlin Garland, Ida Tarbel, Emma Goldman, Florence Nightingale, Robert Benchley, Heywood Broun, and the duc de Saint-Simon."The Introduction to the Memoirs of Louis XIV" was translated by Bayle St. John.