"The voice of women."
"A database of over 825 current markets for short fiction and poetry.
We update about once a day, and we check all the listings at least once
a week to ensure the most up-to-date database possible."
"The Midwest Book Review is an organization of volunteers committed
to promoting literacy, library usage, and small press publishing. We accept
no financial donations from authors or publishers in exchange for our
services, in order to avoid any conflict of interest issues. All of our
services and resources are provided free of charge to writers, publishers,
and the general public."
"News, information and guides to independent bookstores, independent
publishers, literary periodicals, alternative periodicals, independent
record labels, alternative newsweeklies and more."
Forums and extensive market listings.
Authors on the Web
Web index of American authors, arranged chronologically from Nathanial
Ward (1578-1652) to the present.
& Irish Authors on the Web
Web index of British and Irish authors, arranged chronologically from
Beowulf to the present.
"The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom
and one of the world's greatest libraries. We receive a copy of every
publication produced in the UK and Ireland. The collection includes 150
million items, in most known languages."
"The first public library of and for the Internet community."
Bibliothèque nationale de France
National library of France.
"The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural
institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the
largest library in the world, with more than 130 million items on approximately
530 miles of bookshelves."
York Public Library
"The New York Public Library comprises simultaneously a set of scholarly
research collections and a network of community libraries, and its intellectual
and cultural range is both global and local, while singularly attuned
to New York City."
"Is the Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books (eBooks
or eTexts). Project Gutenberg is the brainchild of Michael Hart, who in
1971 decided that it would be a really good idea if lots of famous and
important texts were freely available to everyone in the world. Since
then, he has been joined by hundreds of volunteers who share his vision."
Women Writers Project
An alphabetical listing of Victorian women writers, with access to all
(or most) of their works.
Art of Ancient Rome
Roman painting achieved a level of perfection that wasn't recovered until
centuries later; but, centuries later, the subject matter wasn't close
to being as sexually engaging as that presented by the Roman artists.
Included here are frescoes, sculpture, and mosaics.
Take a graphic stroll of the Marquis de Sade's home.
Take a virtual tour.
Museum of Art
"View more than 3,500 works of art in our online collection."
Munch Museum, Oslo
Dedicated to the work of the Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch.
Painting: Frescoes From Campania
A fine gallery of Roman paintings, accompanied by explanatory text.
The Sistine Chapel, Raphael's rooms, Gregorian Egyptian and Etruscan collections,
Official site of the Chateau de Versailles.
Gallery of Art
Most comprehensive Web gallery of European art in existence: "The
Web Gallery of Art contains over 10,100 digital reproductions of European
paintings and sculptures created between the years 1150 and 1800. A considerable
number of the pictures are commented and biographies of the significant
artists are given." Immaculate reproductions, easy to access A-Z
index of artists.
Botanical Pharmacy (Dr. Richard Schulze)
Official Website of Dr. Richard Schulze, the sort of sensible
and direct practioner of natural healing and herbal medicine the Webmaster's
been searching for. The stress is on prevention, with no sentimental slop
attached -- none of the politically correct trash (Since when do political
affiliations have anything to do with living a healthy life?) that give
natural healers a bad name. Common sense, pure and simple.
Natural health information and newsletter.
The world's most widely referenced, evidence-based natural
medicine resource, available to everyone.
ancestors evolved over millions of years under certain environmental conditions.
These conditions (the foods they ate, the amount of sun they got, the
sort of movement that was required of them to survive, etc.) shaped their
genome. While the world has changed in innumerable ways in the last 10,000
years (for better and worse), the human genome has changed very little
and thus only thrives under similar conditions. Simply put, if you want
a good future you better listen to the past."
Paleolithic Diet Nutrition Page. What Our Hunter/Gatherer Ancestors Ate.
Like A Predator, Not Like Prey
Paleo Diet In Six Easy Steps, A Motivational Guide
"For women with something to get off their chests."
Updated weekly, this sizable magazine is "devoted
to encouraging and publishing quality erotic fiction, poetry, and art,
providing honest information and thoughtful commentary on sexuality to
the public, and fostering an ongoing discussion of sexuality." Endless
archives; well worth repeated visits.
A fabulous couples-oriented site. Freddy and Eddy, a couple in a long
term monogamous relationship, say: "creating and maintaining this
site helps OUR sex lives"; and that's what comes across: they appear
to be having a great deal of fun while educating others along the way.
Many informative articles, both original and carefully selected from around
the Net; plus product, book, video, and site reviews. Also, message boards,
picture galleries, and many many links.
The Journal of Sex and Sensibility
Founded in 1988, Libido was one of the first, and is one of the
best, erotica magazines. Included is fiction, photography, essays, news,
and poetry that is "sex-positive, gender-equal, and all embracing
in terms of sexual orientation."
"Food. Sex. Literature. Art."
"We have created Nerve because we think sex is beautiful and absurd,
remarkably fun and reliably trauma-inducing. In short, it is a subject
in need of a fearless, intelligent forum for both genders."
"A Tiny Webzine of
"Uncle Terry (Terrance Lile) is not your typical writer and advisor
on adult relationships. He serves frank, down to earth, sometimes brutal
advice on sex and life. He uses humor and knowledge gained through extensive
reading and personal experience. He has the support of advisors from medical
and mental professionals to educators and clergy and pornographers to
Best sex education site for teens in existence. This site "educates
in ALL aspects of positive sexuality, including birth control, safe sex
and sexually transmitted diseases, masturbation and self-pleasuring, anatomy,
diverse sexual orientation and identification, sexual and romantic relationship
and communication tools, and care and compassion in sexual technique and
"On this site you will find educational information
and resources to help you experience and appreciate the miracle of your
sexuality in many and profound ways."
"Sex Blogging, Gratuitous Nudity, Kinky Sex, Sundry Sensuality."
"Erotic curiosities for adults."
Buildings Online: World Trade Center
Includes architechtural information and many photos of the World Trade
Center, including some taken during its construction.
World Trade Center Observatory
"In the wake of this tragic event, it is important to remember what
we lost. I believe it would be foolish to just remove our PhotoTour of
one of our landmarks and pretend it was never there. We want to let people
around this country and around the world see what it was or remember their
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"Bookslut is a monthly web magazine and daily blog dedicated to those
who love to read. We provide a constant supply of news, reviews, commentary,
insight, and more than occasional opinions."
"Is a litzine dedicated to our diverse tastes, but makes occasional
forays into film, music and art as we see fit."
"A quarterly World Wide Web journal devoted to showcasing the best
writing on the web, regardless of genre. 'Literary' and 'genre' work appear
side-by-side in each issue, along with pieces that blur the distinctions
between such categories."
"Reviews of good books independently published. We work toward making
the publishing community and world of readers a richer place with the
discovery of great books through reviews and feature stories exclusively
showcasing independent presses."
"The online portfolio of good writing whether fiction, travel, comment
or lifestyles. Hackwriters is a free internet magazine devoted to interesting
writing, on any subject. It is completely independent and receives no
money for advertising or opinion. It has no bias."
The name is deceptive; this is far more than an author's individual site.
Many other authors are (quite thoroughly) showcased; also contains reviews,
a gallery, and lists contests and events. As the homepage states: "Regular
pick of the best new writing & stuff."
York Review of Books Electronic Edition
"The present editors, Robert Silvers and Barbara Epstein, and their
friends, decided to create a new kind of magazine—one in which the
most interesting and qualified minds of our time would discuss current
books and issues in depth."
"Is the vision of published writer and entrepreneur John Amen. Mr.
Amen’s mission for the magazine is to publish a premier literary
journal, exclusively online, featuring new and established writers and
"Exists to further the cause of shameless displays of emotion, of
whatever hue, in literary endeavor. The sensibility of SCLR is entertainment-oriented
as well as literary; far from finding these two qualities incompatible,
SCLR feels one cannot exist without the other."
"An archive of English sonnets, commentary, and relevant web links
and a forum for poets to share and discuss their own work."
"An online literary journal."
"Is a website run by two very different writers and two good friends,
Katie Arnoldi and Kris Saknussemm.
It’s a mindscape where the language fetish is openly celebrated
- where we support and promote the work of friends and fellow travelers
- and where we investigate and discuss the lives and achievements of some
major figures in the arts and sciences."
Magazine of Aspiration, Innovation, and Success
Site dedicated to the author of Don Quixote, just
about the best novel ever written.
"A growing hypermedia archive of materials dedicated to Boccaccio's
Any man who storms about the house firing pistols into the ceiling
as his wife's giving birth is OK by us. Site contains many letters and
journal entries, chock full of wisdom such as: "And yet a little
tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as
a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description."
An accurate (unprejudiced) bio, picture gallery, explanation of the "Diamond
Necklace Affair," and selected correspondence between Marie Antoinette
and her mother.
Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Even-handed bios of all, with full citation of ancient
and modern references; plus family trees, maps, and imperial battles.
Choose between a chronological and alphabetical index (the latter includes
some empresses). While away time at the office reading of assassinations,
incest, insanity, intrigue, and lust.
York, New York
Park: Official Website
by the Central Park Conservancy.
For New Yorkers: the Webmaster unreservedly recommends Matthew
Nadelson of Computer Camaraderie for quick and efficient solution
of IT problems. He really knows his stuff, and will save your cyber-life!
Yoga College of India
The Bikram yoga workout is 26 different postures (designed to ultilize
every muscle in the body) done twice apiece in 100+ degree heat for an
hour and a half. New Yorkers, check out: Bikram
Another great place to practice yoga in
New York, with both hot and regular studios and a great staff. Also, the
"first online yoga classes in the whole world."