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A beloved Robert Frost poem is among the many creations that are (finally) losing their protections in 2019
Like: 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.Β  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:

Gutenberg Archive

Manybooks.net

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.

Brad Enslen @bradenslen

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