More free books!

Books! Free to a good home. Let me know if you want any of these.

Also some CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes. (All at the end of this post.)

This list contains 100+ more books than the previous list I posted (a couple months ago), so even if you’ve already looked at the other one, it may be worth looking at this one too.

Priority given to locals and to others who I’ll see in person soon (at Worldcon, for example), and to people in the US (for ease of mailing).

Haven’t managed to take photos of these, sorry.

About 250 books here. Alphabetized by author’s or editor’s last name (or by relevant magazine title). “MMPB” means “mass market paperback.” Most of the books on the list are in fair to good condition, but some have soot-damaged covers. If you want more info about any of them, just ask.

I’ll edit this post to remove items as they’re claimed.

Links to ISFDB aren’t necessarily to the right edition; cover art for these books may be very different from what ISFDB shows.

Note: Some of the book titles listed here are NSFW. I’ve rot-13ed those titles. Some of the content of some of the books is also NSFW, but I haven’t marked those books.


The Making of Kubrick's 2001, by Jerome Agel (MMPB)
Mr. Campion's Quarry, by Margery Allingham (MMPB)
Analog 6 (MMPB)
Reprinting stories from Analog. Laumer, Vernor Vinge, Dickson, Bob Shaw, et al.
The Dancer from Atlantis, by Poul Anderson (Hardcover)
The Day the Sun Stood Still (no editor credited) (Hardcover)
Three novellas, by Poul Anderson, Robert Silverberg, and Gordon R. Dickson.
Flowers in the attic, by V. C. Andrews (MMPB)
The Discovery of the Bismarck: Germany's Greatest Battleship Surrenders, by Robert D. Ballard (Hardcover)
The Danger Box, by Blue Balliett (Trade Paperback)
The X President, by Philip E. Baruth (Trade Paperback)
Advance Reading Copy.
Great Sky River, by Gregory Benford (Hardcover)
Great Sky River, by Gregory Benford (MMPB)
Fall Guy: A Rachel Alexander Mystery, by Carol Lea Benjamin (MMPB)
This is a soul: the mission of Rick Hodes, by Marilyn Berger (Hardcover)
Beyond (MMPB)
Reprinting stories from Beyond Fantasy Fiction. Bradbury, Pohl, Fredric Brown, Sturgeon, et al.
Fair-weather friends, by Reshonda Tate Billingsley (Trade Paperback)
Designing with two colors, by Betty Binns (Hardcover)
Space by the Tale, by Jerome Bixby (MMPB)
Bixby was the author of the short story “It's a Good Life” and the ST:TOS episode “Mirror, Mirror,” among other things. But this collection doesn’t include his best-known works.
When you look like your passport photo, it's time to go home, by Erma Bombeck (MMPB)
The princess and the captain, by Anne-Laure Bondoux (Trade Paperback)
The Starcrossed, by Ben Bova (MMPB)
Science Fiction Today and Tomorrow: A Discursive Symposium, ed. Reginald Bretnor (MMPB)
Essays. (No fiction in this.)
Britannica Book of the Year: 1969 (Hardcover)
MacPerl: Power and Ease, by Vicki Brown and Chris Nandor (Trade Paperback)
Napalm & Silly Putty, by George Carlin (Hardcover)
New Writings in SF 6, ed. John Carnell (MMPB)
Stillwatch, by Mary Higgins Clark (MMPB)
Raven Black, by Ann Cleeves (Trade Paperback)
Deadly Image, by Edmund Cooper (MMPB)
Point of Origin, by Patricia Cornwell (MMPB)
The middle place, by Kelly Corrigan (Trade Paperback)
Courtis-Watters Illustrated Dictionary for Young Readers (Hardcover)
Death prone, by Clare Curzon (MMPB)
How Two Gerbils, Twenty Goldfish, Two Hundred Games, Two Thousand Books, and I Taught Them How to Read, by Steven Daniels (Trade Paperback)
TechGnosis: Myth, Magic, and Mysticism in the Age of Information, by Erik Davis (Hardcover)
The Continent Makers, by L. Sprague de Camp (MMPB)
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction And Speculative Fact, Nov./Dec. '78, Vol. 1, No. 1 (MMPB)
Benford, Spider Robinson, Simak, Niven, et al.
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Jan.-Feb. '79, Vol. 1, No. 2 (MMPB)
Anderson, Sheckley, Benford, Niven, et al.
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, April-June '79, Vol. 1, No. 3 (MMPB)
Haldeman, Niven/Pournelle, et al.
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Oct.-Dec. '79, Vol. 1, No. 5 (MMPB) (copy 1)
Zelazny, Hogan, Herbert, et al.
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Oct.-Dec. '79, Vol. 1, No. 5 (MMPB) (copy 2)
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Spring 1980, Vol. 2, No. 2 (MMPB)
Haldeman, Joan Vinge, et al.
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Summer 1980, Vol. 2, No. 3 (MMPB) (copy 1)
Barnes/Niven, et al.
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Summer 1980, Vol. 2, No. 3 (MMPB) (copy 2)
Destinies: The Paperback Magazine of Science Fiction and Speculative Fact, Winter 1981, Vol. 3, No. 1 (MMPB)
Langford, Drake, et al.
New Destinies, Volume 4 (MMPB)
Anderson, Turtledove, Zahn, et al.
New Destinies, Volume 7 (MMPB)
Anderson, Moon, et al.
On Wings of Song, by Thomas M. Disch (MMPB)
Lives of the poets, by E. L. Doctorow (Hardcover)
The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ: The Philosophic and Practical Basis of the Religion of the Aquarian Age of the World and of the Church Universal, by Levi H. Dowling (Hardcover)
Infinite in All Directions, by Freeman J. Dyson (Trade Paperback)
A Fish Dinner in Memison, by E. R. Eddison (MMPB)
The Other Side of Tomorrow, ed. Roger Elwood (MMPB)
Brackett, Eklund, Scortia, et al.
Plum Lovin’, by Janet Evanovich (MMPB)
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 14th Series (MMPB)
Reprinting stories from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Zelazny, Kit Reed, Disch, et al.
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: Fourteenth Series (Hardcover)
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm, by Nancy Farmer (MMPB)
The Unvanquished, by William Faulkner (MMPB)
The Night People, by Jack Finney (Hardcover)
The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Trade Paperback)
Science and Sorcery, ed. Garret Ford (MMPB)
Cordwainer Smith, Asimov, Bradbury, et al.
A Natural History of Frk, by Adrian Forsyth (Hardcover)
Straight, by Dick Francis (MMPB)
Remote, by Jason Fried (Hardcover)
In Conquest Born, by C. S. Friedman (MMPB)
Queen City Jazz, by Kathleen Ann Goonan (MMPB)
After Things Fell Apart, by Ron Goulart (MMPB) (copy 1)
After Things Fell Apart, by Ron Goulart (MMPB) (copy 2)
The Golden Age, by Kenneth Grahame (Hardcover)
A “collection of reminiscences of childhood” (quoting Wikipedia) by the author of The Wind in the Willows.
Saraband of Lost Time, by Richard S. Grant (MMPB)
A Time to Kill, by John Grisham (Trade Paperback)
There Is No Darkness, by Joe Haldeman and Jack C. Haldeman II (MMPB)
The Unschooled Wizard, by Barbara Hambly (Hardcover)
Omnibus of the first two books in the Sun Wolf and Starhawk series.
The Star Kings, by Edmond Hamilton (MMPB)
Blue Moon, by Laurell K. Hamilton (MMPB)
Best SF: 1968, ed. Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss (MMPB)
Sheckley, Asimov, Kit Reed, Lieber, et al.
Best SF: 1971, ed. Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss (MMPB) (copy 1)
Sheckley, Clarke, Barthelme, Disch, Blish, Aldiss, Spinrad, et al.
Best SF: 1971, ed. Harry Harrison and Brian W. Aldiss (MMPB) (copy 2)
The Complete Immortalia, ed. Harold H Hart (Hardcover)
NSFW limericks.
Expanded Universe, by Robert A. Heinlein (MMPB)
Stories and essays.
Memoir from Antproof Case: A Novel, by Mark Helprin (Hardcover)
Carol, by Patricia Highsmith (Trade Paperback)
Lesbian romance novel written and published in 1952. Originally titled The Price of Salt. Basis for the recent movie Carol, though I like the novel much better.
Kill the Messenger, by Tami Hoag (Trade Paperback)
Code of the Lifemaker, by James P. Hogan (MMPB)
Expecting Someone Taller, by Tom Holt (MMPB)
Masters of Science Fiction, ed. Ivan Howard (MMPB)
Dick, del Rey, Anderson, Pohl, et al.
The Lost Valley of Iskander, by Robert E. Howard (MMPB)
Brave New World Revisited, by Aldous Huxley (MMPB)
Long essay, not fiction.
Sleep No More, by Greg Iles (MMPB)
Invitation to FORTH, by Harry Katzan (Hardcover)
About the FORTH programming language.
O Jerusalem, by Laurie R. King (MMPB)
Forever Odd: an Odd Thomas novel, by Dean R Koontz (MMPB)
Vectors, by Michael P. Kube-Mcdowell (MMPB)
To Light a Candle, by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory (Trade Paperback)
When Darkness Falls, by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory (Trade Paperback)
The House in November, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
The House in November and The Other Sky, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
The Invaders, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
The Other Side of Time, by Keith Laumer (Hardcover)
Retief and the Warlords, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
Retief's Ransom, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
Retief: Emissary to the Stars, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
Reward for Retief, by Keith Laumer (MMPB)
Delusion's Master, by Tanith Lee (MMPB)
Space Tug, by Murray Leinster (MMPB)
On the Intelligentsia, by V. I. Lenin (MMPB)
Bandits, by Elmore Leonard (Hardcover)
Sadly unrelated to the movie of the same title.
The Contender, by Robert Lipsyte (MMPB)
Hero's trial, by James Luceno (MMPB)
Jedi eclipse, by James Luceno (MMPB)
Other Times, Other Worlds, by John D. MacDonald (MMPB)
Sf stories by the author of the Travis McGee mysteries.
The Light Ages, by Ian R. MacLeod (MMPB)
Marry Me at Christmas, by Susan Mallery (MMPB)
Three Times Infinity, ed. Leo Margulies (MMPB)
Bradbury and Brackett; Sturgeon; Heinlein.
Jack the Bodiless, by Julian May (Hardcover)
Dragonsong, by Anne McCaffrey (MMPB)
Dragonsinger, by Anne McCaffrey (MMPB)
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (Trade Paperback)
Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir, by Frank McCourt (Trade Paperback)
Atonement, by Ian McEwan (Trade Paperback)
Make your own dinosaur out of chicken bones, by Christopher McGowan (Trade Paperback)
The baby tree, by Erin McGraw (Trade Paperback)
Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, by Marshall McLuhan (MMPB)
Cultural Patterns and Technical Change, by Margaret Mead (MMPB)
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, by Herman Melville (MMPB)
The Psychology of Play, by Susanna Miller (MMPB)
Lords of corruption, by Kyle Mills (MMPB)
Easy Travel to Other Planets, by Ted Mooney (MMPB)
The Well at the World's End Vol. I, by William Morris (MMPB)
The Well at the World's End Vol. II, by William Morris (MMPB)
The Borzoi College Reader, ed. Charles Muscatine and Melanie Griffith (Hardcover)
Galactic Derelict, by Andre Norton (MMPB)
High Sorcery, by Andre Norton (MMPB)
Perilous Dreams, by Andre Norton (MMPB)
Murder in ordinary time, by Carol Anne O'Marie (MMPB)
Save the Cupcake, by Lisa Papademetriou (Trade Paperback)
Potshot, by Robert B. Parker (MMPB)
Scene Design and Stage Lighting, by W. Oren Parker and Harvey K. Smith (Hardcover)
Superheroes, ed. Michel Parry (MMPB)
Prose fiction about superheroes, by Bloch, Effinger, Spinrad, et al.
Bullseye, by James Patterson (MMPB)
Lifeguard, by James Patterson and Andrew Gross (MMPB)
Bury Your Dead, by Louise Penny (MMPB)
Writer's Guide and Index to English, Fourth Edition, by Porter G Perrin (Hardcover)
One corpse too many, by Ellis Peters (MMPB)
Fortune's Hand, by Belva Plain (MMPB)
The Annals of the Heechee, by Frederik Pohl (Hardcover)
Assignment in Tomorrow, ed. Frederik Pohl (MMPB)
Sturgeon, Kornbluth, Bradbury, del Rey, Bester, Vonnegut, Jack Williamson, Fredric Brown, Farmer, et al. Book is in poor condition, but readable.
Basics, by Tom Powell (Small Paperback)
The Well of the Unicorn, by Fletcher Pratt (MMPB)
New Websters Universal Encyclopedia, by RH Value Publishing (Hardcover)
The godfather, by Mario Puzo (MMPB)
Frk-cby, by Wilhelm Reich (MMPB)
Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future, by Mike Resnick (MMPB)
Winning 42: Strategy & Lore of the National Game of Texas, by Dennis Roberson (Trade Paperback)
The Memory of Whiteness, by Kim Stanley Robinson (MMPB)
Late Night VRML 2.0 with Java, by Bernie Roehl, Justin Couch, Cindy Reed-Ballreich, Tim Rohaly, and Geoff Brown (Trade Paperback)
The Drums of Fu Manchu, by Sax Rohmer (MMPB)
Note: Very racist.
Giants in the Earth, by O.E. Rolvaag (MMPB)
The Great Religions by Which Men Live, by Floyd Hiatt Ross (MMPB)
Esperanza Rising, by Pam Munoz Ryan (Trade Paperback)
King of Comedy, by Mack Sennett (Trade Paperback)
City Come A-Walkin’, by John Shirley (MMPB)
Carrion Comfort, by Dan Simmons (MMPB)
Sweetheart, Indiana, by Suzanne Simmons (MMPB)
Norstrilia, by Cordwainer Smith (MMPB)
Skylark DuQuesne, by E. E. “Doc” Smith (MMPB)
Skylark Three, by E. E. “Doc” Smith (MMPB)
Skylark of Valeron, by E. E. “Doc” Smith (MMPB)
The rescue, by Nicholas Sparks (Trade Paperback)
See me, by Nicholas Sparks (MMPB)
Feng Shui made easy, by William Spear (Trade Paperback)
A Grammar of the Film, by Raymond Spottiswoode (MMPB)
High Weirdness by Mail, by Ivan Stang (Trade Paperback)
Astoria: Astor and Jefferson's lost Pacific empire: a tale of ambition and survival on the early American frontier, by Peter Stark (Trade Paperback)
The Warlock in Spite of Himself, by Christopher Stasheff (MMPB)
Magic, by Danielle Steel (MMPB)
Stellar #6 (MMPB)
Hogan, McCaffrey, et al.
Chang and Eng, by Darin Strauss (Trade Paperback)
Hard to Be a God, by Boris Strugatski and Arkadi Strugatski (MMPB)
Sturgeon Is Alive and Well…, by Theodore Sturgeon (Hardcover)
Moondust, by Thomas Burnett Swan (MMPB)
Grass, by Sheri S. Tepper (MMPB)
The Steps of the Sun, by Walter Tevis (MMPB)
Tevis is best known as the author of the novel The Man Who Fell to Earth.
Venus on the Half-Shell, by “Kilgore Trout” (Philip José Farmer) (MMPB)
The Unknown Five (MMPB)
Reprinting stories from Unknown Worlds. Asimov, Sturgeon, Bester, et al.
The Story of Mankind, by Hendrik Van Loon (Hardcover)
Players of Null-A, by A. E. Van Vogt (MMPB)
Renaissance, by A. E. Van Vogt (MMPB)
Worlds in Collision, by Immanuel Velikovsky (Trade Paperback)
Vox Compact Spanish and English Dictionary, by Vox (Trade Paperback)
Out of the past, by Patricia Wentworth (MMPB)
One of us is wrong, by Donald E. Westlake (Trade Paperback)
I know a trick worth two of that, by Donald E. Westlake (Trade Paperback)
Nature's God, by Robert Anton Wilson (MMPB)
Wilhelm Reich in Hell, by Robert Anton Wilson (Trade Paperback)
Leviathan, by Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea (MMPB)
Illuminatus! trilogy, book 3.
Castleview, by Gene Wolfe (MMPB)
Nightside the Long Sun, by Gene Wolfe (MMPB)
Elvissey, by Jack Womack (MMPB)
The bomb vessel, by Richard Woodman (Trade Paperback)
Nathaniel Drinkwater series, book 4. (Napoleonic Wars.)
The Corvette, by Richard Woodman (Trade Paperback)
Nathaniel Drinkwater series, book 5. (Napoleonic Wars.)
1805, by Richard Woodman (Trade Paperback)
Nathaniel Drinkwater series, book 6. (Napoleonic Wars.)
Shoot first, by Stuart Woods (MMPB)
Tomorrow!, by Philip Wylie (MMPB)
Chocky, by John Wyndham (MMPB)
Author better known for The Day of the Triffids.
Waging Heavy Peace, by Neil Young (Hardcover)
Neil Young’s autobiography.


Tony Bennett with the Count Basie Orchestra
Earl Klugh: Solo Guitar
Randy Travis: Storms of Life
robert ward: twiggs county soul man


His Girl Friday
Delightful fast-talking screwball comedy with Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant.
The Lion in Winter
Superb but vicious historical drama featuring Peter O’Toole and Katharine Hepburn.
Watership Down (1978) (UK-region-only Blu-ray)
Won’t play in US-region Blu-ray players.

VHS tapes

Cutthroat Island
The English Patient
Four Weddings and a Funeral
In & Out
My Best Friend’s Wedding
My Fair Lady
Schoolhouse Rock
Singin’ in the Rain
Wallace & Gromit
3-tape collection.

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