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Personal Development

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale teaches that your mind is the ultimate root of success and what you need to...

The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie’s The Gospel of Wealth contains interesting remarks from one of the wealthiest men in history. In the book, Carnegie asserts that poverty...

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Published in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie is a fantastic self- improvement book that shares brilliant tips on...

Self-Help by Samuel Smiles

Self-Help by Samuel Smiles was written after the author abandoned his interest to become a member of parliament and decided that the best reform...

How to Attract and Hold an Audience by J. Berg Esenwein

How to Attract and Hold an Audience by J. Berg Esenwein is a public speaking self-help book that guides on how to keep your audience...

The Art of Money Getting by P. T. Barnum

The Art of Money Gettingor or Golden Rules of Making Money by P. T. Barnum outlines a set of brilliant actions that can elevate...

Children's Books

The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery, a French pilot, and a writer, is an interesting story. The storyteller is a pilot who crashes...

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

Charlotte's Web is a classic of children's literature published in 1952 by E. B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams. To capture the interest...

Little Women, Part Second by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women, Part Second by Louisa May Alcott seeks to give closure to the first part of a book with the same name. The...

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame is one of the most celebrated classic children's literature. The story emanates from the childish, irresponsible,...

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is, with The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, another book from the same author, one of the...

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is a fantastical children’s book which tackles the theme of home as well as compares...

Classic Novels

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein by Mary Shelly deals with the theme of perseverance, betrayal, revenge, isolation and alienation, ambition, and responsibility. The novel is about the destructiveness...

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen captures the challenging life of young girls growing up without proper parental tutelage and financial stability. Of course,...

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a historical fiction published in 1850. The main character is Hester Prynne, who thinks she is a...

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the publications in English literature that has stood the test of time. As such, it...

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee propels the virtues of justice. The author, however, has a preference for moral justice rather than the...

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare along with Hamlet Prince of Denmark, from the same author, is one of the most popular novels. It...

Business Classics

Self-Help by Samuel Smiles

Self-Help by Samuel Smiles was written after the author abandoned his interest to become a member of parliament and decided that the best reform...

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale teaches that your mind is the ultimate root of success and what you need to...

The Gospel of Wealth by Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie’s The Gospel of Wealth contains interesting remarks from one of the wealthiest men in history. In the book, Carnegie asserts that poverty...

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Published in 1936, How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie is a fantastic self- improvement book that shares brilliant tips on...

The Art of War by Sun Tzu

The Art of War by Sun Tzu gives you an opportunity to learn about the different facets of warfare without necessarily going to the...

The Art of Public Speaking by J. Berg Esenwein and Dale Carnegie

The Art of Public Speaking is a classic book published over a century ago that succinctly captures tips to groom you into a proficient...

Humanities and Social Sciences

The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt

The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt, published in 1951, is the most eye-opening book on what causes totalitarianism and the dangers posed. Easily...

Propaganda by Edward Bernays

Propaganda by Edward Bernays explores the idea of convincing people to want things they didn't need. The author coins the term ‘engineering of consent’...

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft

Considered as the weaker sex, women often have to prove that they are just as ordinary as their male counterparts. A Vindication of the...

The Great Illusion by Norman Angell

The Great Illusion by Norman Angell, published in 1910, is one of the most interesting humanities and social sciences books you could ever read....

The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill

The fight for gender equality is an age-old struggle. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill handles an arduous task in an attempt...

Science & Technology

What Is Life? by Erwin Schrödinger

What is Life? by Erwin Schrödinger is a very short book in which the author discusses vital biological concepts such as the idea of...

Relativity: The Special And The General Theory by Albert Einstein

Relativity: The Special And The General Theory by Albert Einstein started as a series of short write-ups, but was eventually converted it into a...

On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin

On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin was the book of the year 1859, if not book of the 19th century, for it...

The Mysterious Universe by James Jeans

Life and its origin, the story of the creation of the earth we now live in, remains an enigma. As such, any attempt to...

The Birth and Death of the Sun by George Gamow

The Birth and Death of the Sun by George Gamow provides answers to some of the most difficult questions humanity has ever had. What...

Biography

Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie's physical feature could have deceived any. He was less than five feet tall. But that wasn’t the most intriguing part of this...

Commodore Vanderbilt: An Epic of American Achievement by Arthur D. Howden Smith

Commodore Vanderbilt: An Epic of American Achievement by Arthur D. Howden Smith is a biography that tells the story of poor Vanderbilt, from his...

St. Francis of Assisi by G. K. Chesterton

St. Francis of Assisi by G. K. Chesterton nears perfection in appreciating Francis’s multifaceted life. Francis of Assisi is one of the greatest saints...

The truth about Henry Ford by Sarah Terrill Bushnell

The title of this biography is enough to captivate one’s attention. Already the name Ford easily associates with the Ford Car that has become...

The confessions of Saint Augustine

The confessions of Saint Augustine is an autobiography and one of the most innovative and influential spirituality books. It was written when Saint Augustine...

An Autobiography Or The Story Of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi

An Autobiography Or The Story Of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi is an introduction to India’s nationalist and most complex historical figures. The...

Spirituality

Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind by Richard Maurice Bucke

Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind by Richard Maurice Bucke is the magnum of the author's career. In the...

The confessions of Saint Augustine

The confessions of Saint Augustine is an autobiography and one of the most innovative and influential spirituality books. It was written when Saint Augustine...

The alchemy of happiness by Al Ghazzali

The Alchemy of Happiness by Al Ghazzali was written a thousand years ago. Al Ghazzali asserts his fundamental belief that a connection to God...

An Autobiography Or The Story Of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi

An Autobiography Or The Story Of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi is an introduction to India’s nationalist and most complex historical figures. The...

St. Francis of Assisi by G. K. Chesterton

St. Francis of Assisi by G. K. Chesterton nears perfection in appreciating Francis’s multifaceted life. Francis of Assisi is one of the greatest saints...

Classic Authors

Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine, the Bishop of Hippo, is known for his openness and willingness to share his struggles with selfish pleasures as a youth. When...

P. T. Barnum

Described as one of the greatest showmen in the world’s history, P. T. Barnum, author of The Art of Money Getting or Golden Rules...

Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt Bluecher was a German-American political thinker and philosopher. She wrote numerous books on the topic of totalitarianism and epistemology, many of which...

Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker was born on November 8th, 1847 in Clontarf, County Dublin, Ireland. His birth name was Abraham Stoker, and in his early years,...

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was a British novelist, journalist, editor, illustrator, and social commentator who wrote such beloved classic novels as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol,...

J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on the 3rd of January 1892, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was the author of the high fantasy...

Featured Book Reviews

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, is inspired by the author’s childhood experiences living in the American Mid-West region. The author...

Featured Classic Authors

Ray Bradburry

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is one of the few high-thinking and fantasy-based American authors. He turned down the title science fiction writer, asserting that every work...
Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott

William Golding

William Golding

George Orwell

George Orwell

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton