Where can you go to read a book online? Here are some of the best sites around that you can try out.
The Modern English Collection (University of Virginia) This collection contains fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, letters, newspapers, manuscripts and illustrations from 1500 to the present. You can browse by author's last name or by area of interest.
Free literary, unpublished texts especially in Spanish.
Bartelby.com They are probably the finest Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse. They offer students, researchers and the academically inquisitive with unlimited access to books and information on the web.
Bibliomania Free online literature with more than 2000 classic texts. Here you can read classic fiction, drama, poetry, short stories, along with contemporary articles and interviews. Try your research here using reference books, dictionaries, quotations, classic non-fiction, biographies and religious texts.
176 authors and 799 original poems are available here (with 37 poems translated into English). From the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.
Turning the Pages; Online Gallery (British Library) Come and peruse the British Library's award-winning Turning the Pages. Just click on the links, wait a few moments, and you can turn the pages of some of the world’s great books. AND yes, you really can turn the pages!