Personal Development

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 Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles is the kind of book that challenges one’s mind not to be fixated on competition...

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, published in 1937, is the best self-improvement and personal development book you could ever read. Hill interviewed...

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...

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 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...

Children's Books

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Orphans' stories are sometimes very pathetic. However, L. M. Montgomery in her 1908 Anne of Green Gables instead succeeds in capturing the admiration of...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain stands out as another of the author’s most noticeable works, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It...

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...

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...

Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie

Peter Pan is the story of a mischievous little boy who lived on an imaginary Island, “Neverland." He got all he wanted on the...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

Just the title of this children's story The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, would entice any adult to take interest in this classical...

Classic Novels

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,...

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell, has turned out to be one of the most read books amongst political theoreticians.  Though a fiction with animals...

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...

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck is a classic novel that tells the story of George Milton and Lennie Small two outsiders striving...

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens is a novel that perfectly depicts real-life scenarios that can greatly educate and develop children. The main character is...

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas is one of the most famous French novels. It was first published in 1884. The book...

Business Classics

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, published in 1937, is the best self-improvement and personal development book you could ever read. Hill interviewed...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

Humanities and Social Sciences

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....

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’...

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...

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 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...

Science & Technology

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...

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...

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...

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...

Biography

John D. Rockefeller and his career by Silas Hubbard

The biography John D. Rockefeller and his career by Silas Hubbard is a detailed research on an industrialist and philanthropist, who was admired by...

The life story of J. Pierpont Morgan: a biography by Carl Hovey

From financing the railroad industry to organizing the United States Steel, General Electric, while trying his hand in many other sectors, J.P. Morgan rose...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Classic Authors

Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles is popularly known for his works in political reform and hugely-acclaimed writings. He initially had the perception that he could impact more...

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie is the true description of life from rags to riches. Having emigrated from Scotland, he started his career at the Western Union...

Arthur D. Howden Smith

Arthur D. Howden Smith was one of the most talented writers of his time. His works covered mainly Adventures, where he often created series....

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7th, 1867, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ingalls. Wilder was born in a log cabin outside of...

Mark Twain

Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835, close to the Mississippi River, as Samuel Langhorne. He spent most of his childhood years in...

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...

Featured Book Reviews

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Heidi was written by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. The main protagonist of this children's fiction is Heidi, a little girl who becomes an orphan...

Featured Classic Authors

Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronte, English 19th-century novels and poetry writer, was born on April 21, 1816, in West Riding in Thornton, Yorkshire. She was the eldest girl...
John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

Richard Maurice Bucke

Richard Maurice Bucke

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett