A beloved Robert Frost poem is among the many creations that are (finally) losing their protections in 2019Like: For the First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian
Back in the early ‘00’s before Kindle, when most ebooks were either public domain or self published the ebook community and I railed against the Disney/Sonny Bono copyright act. It didn’t do any good but as the article says a whole generation has missed out on some classic books and music over the last 20 years.
This is exciting, every year we get a new treasure trove from now on. You can find lots of public domain books both old and newly made public at:
These are my two favorite public domain ebook archives still around from when I used to read on a Palm Pilot PDA.
If you have a Kindle, I have a list of some free public domain mysteries, ghost stories, science fiction, horror stories that I have enjoyed in the Library here on the blog.