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Literary Fiction Information and Resources

The Anxiety of Obsolescence

Book by American academic Kathleen Fitzpatrick on the apparently tenuous position of literary fiction in modern-day American media culture.

Book Country

Online community for exploring, reading, sharing, and reviewing original genre fiction.


Offers over 14,000 public domain books to read online.

Books Should Be Free

Offers a large collection of public domain audio books in a variety of formats, including MP3, iPOD, and iTunes.

Fantastic Fiction

Contains thousands of fiction author biographies with complete book lists.

Favourite Top Fiction Books

Reading books for fun and recreation - all about great authors and novels


Contains indexes of authors and genres. Features contemporary authors of fiction.

The Internet Book Database of Fiction

Community message board, book list, editorial, and author discussions focusing on the fiction genre.


Alex Kasman has collected together information about all significant references to mathematics in fiction, sorted by author, title or publication date.

Mostly Fiction

Book reviews on short stories and novels. Includes thrillers, sleuths, mysteries, comedy, cultural, and non-fiction stories.

Simenon's Inspector Maigret

The Maigret "Forum," an open bulletin board for notices, opinions, information and discussion related to Maigret and Georges Simenon.

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