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Old BooksWhile the latest and greatest best-selling books on your tablet and ereader are little more than a finger swipe away, how about those great titles of literature from the library shelves? Many of these are also little more than a click and a swipe away and are FREE.

Project Gutenberg offers readers over 46,000 free ebooks. This includes free epub books, free Kindle books, and eBooks for either download or to read online. Add to their resources their network of partners, affiliates and resources, and you have well over 100,000 free ebooks as close as your screen. To hunt for your favorite titles, http://www.gutenberg.org/

So, what classics are ereaders reading? At last check, here are the top 25 titles and their unofficial tally of downloads. See how many you have read or how many you would like to check out.

1. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, over 33,000 downloads
2. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, Over 22,000 downloads
3. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, Over 21,000 downloads
4. The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Over 15,000 downloads
5. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain, Over 14,425 downloads
6. Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 13200 downloads
7. Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka, Over 12,000 downloads
8. Ulysses, James Joyce, Over 12, 000 downloads
9. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, 12,000 downloads
10. The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli, Over 11,000 downloads
11. A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens, Over 11,000 downloads
12. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde, Over 11,000 downloads
13. Grimms’ Fairy Tales, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Over 11,000 downloads
14. The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana, Vatsyayana, over 10,000 downloads
15. Moby Dick; Or, The Whale, Herman Melville, over 10,000 downloads
16. The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, Oscar Wilde, over 10 000 downloads
17. A Doll’s House : a play, Henrik Ibsen, over 10,000 downloads
18. Les Misérables, Victor Hugo, over 9,000 downloads
19. Dracula, Bram Stoker, over 9,000 downloads
20. Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Charlotte Brontë, over 8,000 downloads
21. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Frederick Douglass, Over 8, 000 downloads
22. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens, over 8,000 downloads
23. Beowulf, over 8,000 downloads
24. A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift, over 8,000 downloads
25. Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman, over 7,000 downloads

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