Folklore

Andersen, Hans Christian: Fairy Tales

translator: Marte Hvam Hult
1835–72

A collection of Andersen’s classic fairy tales (“The Little Mermaid,” “The Ugly Duckling,” etc.), which were originally published between 1835 and 1872.

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Humanities, Nonfiction

Appiah, Kwame Anthony: The Honor Code

2010

“Over the last few centuries, new democratic movements have led to the emancipation of women, slaves, and the oppressed. But what drove these modern changes, Appiah argues, was not imposing legislation from above, but harnessing the ancient power of honor from within.”

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Fiction, Science Fiction

Asimov, Isaac: Foundation

1951

A sci-fi novel, first in the Foundation series, told as a sequence of vignettes of the progress of a genius scientist’s Plan to curtail the dark ages following the fall of an immense Galactic Empire.

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Fiction, Science Fiction

Asimov, Isaac: Foundation and Empire

1952

“Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets…?”

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Fiction, Science Fiction

Asimov, Isaac: Second Foundation

1953

“So far the Foundation was safe. But there was a hidden Second Foundation to protect the first. The Mule has yet to find it, but he was getting closer all the time. The men of the Foundation sought it, too, to escape from Mule’s mind control. Only Arkady, a 14 year-old girl, seemed to have the answer, or did she…?”

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