I have just bought a Sony Reader PRS-505, and prior to purchasing was trying to find out which free books were bundled with it, but didn't have much luck.

Of course, it was obvious that all the free books would be available from Project Gutenberg anyway, but I didn't want to waste time downloading titles that would come with it.

Like I say, I couldn't find this information, but now that I have my Reader I thought I'd publish the list of eBooks here in the hope that it helps someone:

Aesop's Fables - Aesop   
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas   
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas   
Uncle Vanya - Anton Checkov   
The Wife and other stories - Anton Chekhov   
The Works of Aristotle - Aristotle   
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin   
Beowulf - Beowulf   
Up From Slavery_ An Autobiography - Booker T. Washington   
Bram Stoker's Dracula - Bram Stoker   
On the Origin of Species - Charles Darwin   
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens   
A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens   
Bleak House - Charles Dickens   
David Copperfield - Charles Dickens   
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens   
Oliver Twist or the Parish Boy's Progres - Charles Dickens   
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte   
Sons and Lovers - D. H. Lawrence   
Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe   
The Divine Comedy - Dante Alighieri   
The Fall of the House of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe   
The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe   
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Edgar Allan Poe   
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte   
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky   
The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky   
Don Juan - George Byron   
Middlemarch - George Eliot   
Rhoda Fleming - George Meredith   
Sandra Belloni - George Meredith   
The Sentimentalists - George Meredith   
Walden Or Life In The Woods - Henry David Thoreau   
The Portrait of a Lady - Henry James   
The Turn of the Screw - Henry James   
Billy Budd - Herman Melville   
Moby Dick - Herman Melville   
The Iliad of Homer in prose Translation - Homer   
The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexa - Homer   
Paz - Honore de Balzac   
Pierrette - Honore de Balzac   
The Chouans - Honore de Balzac   
The Purse - Honore de Balzac   
The Last of the Mohicans - James Fenimore Cooper   
Emma - Jane Austen   
Mansfield Park - Jane Austen   
Persuasion - Jane Austen   
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen   
Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen   
Faust - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   
Paradise Lost, A Poem In Twelve Books - John Milton   
Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift   
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad   
Celtic Fairy Tales - Joseph Jacobs   
English Fairy Tales - Joseph Jacobs   
20,000 Leagues under the Sea - Jules Verne   
A Journey to the Interior of the Earth - Jules Verne   
Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne   
The Awakening and Selected Short Stories - Kate Chopin   
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy   
War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy   
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll   
Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll   
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Co - Mark Twain   
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain   
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain   
The Prince and the Pauper - Mark Twain   
Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus - Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley   
Don Quixote - Miguel de Cervantes   
The House of the Seven Gables - Nathaniel Hawthorne   
The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne   
The Prince - Nicolo Machiavelli   
The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde   
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde   
The Republic - Plato   
Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson   
The Black Arrow - Robert Louis Stevenson   
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. H - Robert Louis Stevenson   
Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson   
Captains Courageous_ A Story of the Gran - Rudyard Kipling   
The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling   
The Man Who Would Be King - Rudyard Kipling   
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge   
Babbitt (1922) - Sinclair Lewis   
The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane   
Common Sense - Thomas Paine   
Letters on England - Voltaire   
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving   
Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray   
A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare   
Hamlet - William Shakespeare   
MacBeth - William Shakespeare   
Othello - William Shakespeare   
Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare   
The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare   
The Phoenix and the Turtle - William Shakespeare   
The Sonnets - William Shakespeare   
The Tempest - William Shakespeare   
The Tragedy of Julius Ceasar - William Shakespeare   
The Tragedy of King Lear - William Shakespeare

Thanks to the team that made SysExporter which I used to quickly export my Windows search results to generate the above list.

Written by Celerity Design, on June 26, 2009
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Niall
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Sony Reader
Reply #9 on : Wed July 15, 2009, 10:00:45
Thanks! I've been looking for that for a while!!
Michelle
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Re: What free ebooks come with Sony Reader?
Reply #8 on : Thu August 06, 2009, 05:23:29
Thanks! was debating and debating about this reader versus a Kindle- your list helped me to decide on Sony ;-)
Steve
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Re: What free ebooks come with Sony Reader?
Reply #7 on : Wed August 19, 2009, 13:13:19
Great, just what i've been looking for.
Mysterious Stranger
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Re: What free ebooks come with Sony Reader?
Reply #6 on : Tue September 29, 2009, 20:47:35
Just ordered one, so thanks for the list you saved me a lot of time downloading duplictes.

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