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Read Books for Free on HackerNoon!

by JoseSeptember 3rd, 2022
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HackerNoon has thousands upon thousands of articles in all different fields. There are dozens of different books, essays, and short stories available for free. Let’s check out some of the literature that is available on hackerNoon. F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jane Austen, F.C. Fitzgerald, Mary Shelley and Mary Shelley are among the authors of the most popular books available on the site. The Sherlock Holmes series and The Hound of the Baskerville are also available.
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HackerNoon has thousands upon thousands of articles in all different fields. Crypto, blockchain, gaming, business, web3, the list goes on; there’s always something to read. But did you know that HackerNoon has books as well?


Brought on over from gutenberg.com, these books include The Odyssey, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and Frankenstein. But the catalog goes even further than that. Let’s check out some of the books that are available on HackerNoon.

The Sherlock Holmes Series

If you’re a fan of mysteries, well, what better stories to read than those of the quintessential detective Sherlock Holmes? Two of the famed detective’s books are available: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Hound of the Baskervilles. The former is a collection of short stories, and the latter is a full-fledged novel.


Both directly and indirectly, Sherlock Holmes influenced the entertainment world. So, do yourself a favor and read up on some of the detective’s most popular stories.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Although casual readers may know of Fitzgerald because of The Great Gatsby, he has more stories under his belt. Apart from Gatsby, you can also read This Side of Paradise and The Beautiful and the Damned on HackerNoon. If you’re looking for a glimpse into American life in the 1920s, there’s nothing better than these stories.

Influential Women in Literature

There are also plenty of books available on HackerNoon that were written by incredible women. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, and For the Story Teller: Story Telling and Stories to Tell by Carolyn Sherwin are just a few of them.


One of Austen’s most famous stories, Pride and Prejudice tells the story of Elizabeth Bennet. Shelley’s Frankenstein follows the titular character and the monster he creates. And Sherwin’s For the Story Teller gives readers an insight into how to tell and craft a story.

Non-Fiction

But maybe you’re not looking for fictional pieces, maybe you have your eyes set on something more philosophical. Well, that’s where John Locke comes into play. His writing on the government and humanity itself is available to read for free; check out the Second Treatise of Government and An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding.


If you’re still searching for non-fiction after reading John Locke’s work, there are still plenty of books left to discover. For people who want to become more knowledgeable in the language, The Art of Writing and Speaking the English Language, Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech, and 1811 Dictionary in the Vulgar Tongue are all great reads.


How about literature on health and medicine? The Evolution of Modern Medicine and The Genetic Effects of Radiation are both available.


Finally, to know more about food and the food industry, read The Jungle and Food and Flavor: A Gastronomic Guide to Health and Good Living.

Short Stories

But a lot of this literature is long, what if you only have time to read short stories? HackerNoon has you covered. There are plenty of short stories from Astounding Stories of Super-Science available on HackerNoon. Invisible Death, The Cave of Horror, and The Challenge of the Unknown are just a few of them.


Just like the articles on HackerNoon, the books on HackerNoon cover many different fields, time periods, and themes. So, go dive into your next favorite book!


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