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Gray Rabbit Publications, LLC, is the parent company of Fantastic Books. Gray Rabbit publishes books in a wide variety of genres.

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'Tis Sixty Years Since

Charles Francis Adams II

In January 1913, at the Founders' Day Celebration at Harvard University, historian Charles Francis Adams II gave this address, looking back on the sixty years since he'd first entered Harvard as a student.

 

 

 

Confessions of a Slut

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

Do I Flaunt My Fat, or Jump Off a Bridge?

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

The Flight of Snookems

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

I See Things

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

If You Really Loved Me, You'd Take Out the Garbage

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

The Index Killer

A.R. Alan

The victims of a brutal, tortured serial killer are piling up in the affluent town of Boca Raton, Florida. Residents are terrified. Police are mystified. Why is this deranged person singling out petite, young blondes? Why are their index fingers cut off as trophies after they've been raped and strangled?

 

 

 

Love Pies For Sale

A.R. Alan

A secret moonshiner's cache, a mysterious cop, the grave of Jimmy Hoffa, and… daddy? Mysteries and terrors abound when heiress Lucy Love tries to get away from it all to paint her portraits and bake her pies.

 

 

 

The Mad House on Sutton Place

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

Manhattan Madness

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

The Past Rushes Forward

A.R. Alan

 

 

 

 

Andrew Carnegie Speaks to the 1%

Andrew Carnegie

Following that accumulation of his staggering wealth, Andrew Carnegie dedicated the remainder of his life to philanthropy, giving away nearly 90% of his fortune by the time of his death. His 1889 article "Wealth" (later retitled "The Gospel of Wealth") details his belief in the responsibility of philanthropy by the self-made rich.

 

 

 

The Gospel of Wealth

Andrew Carnegie

Following that accumulation of his staggering wealth, Andrew Carnegie dedicated the remainder of his life to philanthropy, giving away nearly 90% of his fortune by the time of his death. His 1889 article "Wealth" (later retitled "The Gospel of Wealth") details his belief in the responsibility of philanthropy by the self-made rich.

 

 

 

Beneath the Hill

Pat Carr

Their interwoven stories of five women's birth, death, love, and loss bring each to an awareness and resolution that one critic has called "as satisfying as if I just had a full meal."

 

 

 

Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

John Cleland

Erotica / Classics

One of the most prosecuted and banned books in history.

The classic novel of a young girl's exploration of physical pleasures.

 

Have Faith in Massachusetts

Calvin Coolidge

Politics / Government / Philosophy / History

A collection of President Calvin Coolidge's speeches, proclamations, letters, and essays from his pre-Presidential time as Lieutenant Governor and Governor of Massachusetts.

 

 

 

Through Five Administrations

Col. William H. Crook; introduction by Ian Randal Strock

After serving as one of President Lincoln's first bodyguards, William H. Crook went on to increasingly responsible positions in the office of the President, serving in the White House for half a century. This volume, published in 1915, is his reminiscences of living and working with the first six administrations: Lincoln, Johnson, Grant, Hayes, Garfield, and Arthur.

 

 

 

Amenities of Literature

Isaac D'Israeli

Classics

The book as a whole is a pleasant guide into the half-hidden by-paths of English literary history. It is a repository of much curious book-gossip and of authors' lore.

 

 

No Flowers in the Rainforest

Inge Ginsberg-Kruger

Mystery.

In Quito, three men are murdered: a German, an Arab, and a tycoon with a dark past. The murder weapon is never found. Is something deadly lurking in the rainforest?

 

 

Speeches of Benjamin Harrison

compiled by Charles Hedges; with maps by Ian Randal Strock

A complete collection of Benjamin Harrison's address from the election campaign of 1888 through 1892. Hedges compiled the volume to show all of Harrison's views, fresh and unedited, rather than a "best of" collection. And in doing so, he unwittingly contrasts a notable politician of the late 1800s with our current crop, and perhaps shows the politicians of today lacking.

 

 

Twice-Told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Classic.

Complete in one volume, this collection of Hawthorne's short stories was called "the most influential book of 1837" by the Grolier Club. Edgar Allan Poe said these stories "rivet the attention of the reader."

 

 

The Life, Public Services, and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes

J.Q. Howard

Classic.

Historian J.Q. Howard's biography drew liberally from Hayes' public documents and pronouncements, and includes many letters and speeches written by Hayes, in order to draw this picture of the man who—soon after the publication of this book—became the 19th President. Also included are the complete texts of six important speeches from Hayes' non-consecutive terms as governor.

 

 

Lady Chatterly's Lover

D.H. Lawrence

Erotica / Classic

When her husband can't please her physically, the young Lady Chatterly turns to the gamekeeper. In his arms, she finds the passion she needs, even as she struggles with the class differences between the intellectuals and the working class.

 

 

Tied in to Love

Iron Rodd

Erotica Collection

Seventeen tales of alternative erotica. When you need something different, look here for inspiration.

 

 

Venus in Furs

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Erotica / Classics

A passionate and powerful portrayal of one man's struggle to enlighten and instruct himself and others in the realm of desire. It remains a classic literary statement on sexual submission and control.

 

 

The Last Man

Mary Shelley

Classic / Post-apocalyptic science fiction.

After founding science fiction with Frankenstein, Mary Shelley founded the sub-genre of post-apocalyptic sf with The Last Man. Set in the distant future (21st century), it tells the story of the sole survivor of a planet-wide plague that has brought an end to human civilization.

 

 

Keira's Story

Bunny Shulman

 

 

 

 

Muse on Madison

Bunny Shulman

 

 

 

 

On My Eyes

Bunny Shulman

 

 

 

 

Step by Step

Bunny Shulman

 

 

 

 

Turning Point

Bunny Shulman

 

 

 

 

A Writer's Journey

Carren Strock

The author of the ground-breaking Married Women Who Love Women was first told she wasn't a writer by a college professor. She didn't realize she might be until Robert Redford came to town.

In this book, she tells other writers what to know before, during, and after writing a book. This is the book she wishes she had when she started writing.

 

 

Grandpa and Me and the Park in the City

Carren Strock

Gray Rabbit's first children's book, this charmingly illustrated, rhyming volume tells the story of country-dweller Braden as he visits his grandfather who lives in the city, and discovers some new ways to have fun in the park.

 

 

 

In the Shadow of the Wonder Wheel

Carren Strock

Mallory McGill woke up in a hospital, her nearly-born daughter missing, and the police accusing her of murder. Can she find out if she really committed the crime, or if someone stole her baby, before her life becomes forfeit?

 

 

 

The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches

compiled by Ian Randal Strock

An incoming President is not required to make a speech, but ever since George Washington started the tradition in 1789, every one of his successors has laid out his own plans in an inaugural speech within minutes of taking the oath of office. All those speeches, along with notes detailing the presidents' elections and inaugurations, are compiled in this one illustrated volume.

 

 

 

The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches, 2013 Edition

compiled by Ian Randal Strock

An incoming President is not required to make a speech, but ever since George Washington started the tradition in 1789, every one of his successors has laid out his own plans in an inaugural speech within minutes of taking the oath of office. All those speeches, along with notes detailing the presidents' elections and inaugurations, are compiled in this one illustrated volume.

Updated through Barack Obama's second inaugural, in January 2013.

 

 

The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches, from George Washington to Donald Trump (2017 Edition)

compiled and with notes by Ian Randal Strock

An incoming President is not required to make a speech, but ever since George Washington started the tradition in 1789, every one of his successors has laid out his own plans in an inaugural speech within minutes of taking the oath of office. All those speeches, along with notes detailing the presidents' elections and inaugurations, are compiled in this one illustrated volume.

Updated through Donald Trump's inaugural, in January 2017.

 

 

Ethics in Service

William Howard Taft

Politics / Government / Ethics.

Taft gave this lecture as part of the Page Lecture Series before the Senior Class of Yale University's Sheffield Scientific School. As Taft says in his introduction, "a discussion of the ethics and ideals of that profession would come within the purpose of the Page foundation," which was to promote "the ethical side of business life, including the morals and ethics of public service."

 

The Assassins' Ball

Patrick Thomas & John L. French

Mystery

When it comes to murder at a convention of killers, everyone is a suspect. And when private investigators (and husband and wife) Jack and Annie Gardner are working for the mobster he sent to prison years ago, things get even stickier.

 

 

The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana

translated by Richard Burton, Bhagavanlal Indrajit, & Shivaram Parashuram Bhide

Erotica / Classics

The classic Indian manual of love and romance, presented with classic illustrations.

 

 

George Washington's Rules of Civility

Traced to their Sources and Restored by Moncure D. Conway

As a schoolboy, George Washington copied 110 rules of correct behavior, and made them his own. A century later, Moncure Conway investigated those rules, and traced them to their most probable sources, while showing how they shaped the man Washington was to become, and through him, the political history of the United States.

 

 

 

The New Freedom

Woodrow Wilson

Politics / Government / Economics.

This book is a collection of pieces from Wilson's campaign speeches, edited by William Bayard Hale, to form a discussion of the US economy, business monopolies, and the Federal Reserve System.

 

 

On Being Human and When a Man Comes to Himself

Woodrow Wilson

This collection of Wilson's pre-presidential writings focuses on his visions of the good life, and how best to live that life.

 

 

 

 

President Wilson's Addresses

Woodrow Wilson

These addresses of President Woodrow Wilson are almost entirely concerned with political affairs, and more specifically with defining Americanism.

 

 

 

The Origins, Tendencies and Principles of Government

Victoria C. Woodhull

In 1872, Victora Woodhull was the first female nominee for President of the United States. This book, originally published in 1871, combined her writings and speeches on the role and evolution of government, and served as her campaign platform, calling for equal rights and much more.…

 

 

 

Victoria C. Woodhull: Ideas Ahead of Her Time

Victoria C. Woodhull

Victora Woodhull was a thinker, business woman, and politician decades before women took on any of those roles. In this volume, we have collected several of her essays and speeches expounding on truly equal rights, the evolution of government, making a better society, and much more.