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G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton stands to be counted as one of the most prolific English authors and critics. His works are diversified, involving biographies, novels, essays, verse, and short stories....

George Gamow

George Gamow was a theoretical physicist and cosmologist who played a central role in shaping the world of physics with his theories and discoveries. A bigger part of his...

George Orwell

George Orwell’s popularity as a writer is based on two main books, namely: 1984 and Animal Farm. Even though both books were published towards the end of his life,...

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 continue to impact modern-age political...

Harper Lee

Harper Lee is popular for her publication of To kill A Mockingbird. Born in Alabama in 1926 as Nelle Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist ironically published just one...

J. Berg Esenwein

J. Berg Esenwein was a distinguished American writer, editor, and lecturer. He is the author of self-improvement books like How to Attract and Hold an Audience and co-author of...

J. D. Salinger

Popularly known as J. D. Salinger, Jerome David Salinger was an American writer who came to fame thanks to his literary works, particularly The Catcher in the Rye. The novel’s...

J. M. Barrie

Sir James Mathew Barrie author of Peter Pan was born on May 9th, 1860. He was a native of Kirriemuir in Scotland. He belonged to a traditional Calvinist family....

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 works The Hobbit or There...

James Jeans

Sir James Hopwood Jeans is one of the most highly acclaimed astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists, for he was the first to propose the notion that the universe continuously produces...

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born to the family of George and Cassandra Austen on December 16, 1775. She was the seventh child amongst the eight children of her parents. The...

Johanna Spyri

Johanna Heusser Spyri was born on June 12th, 1827, in Hirzel, Switzerland to Dr. Johann a doctor and Mera Scherzer Heusser a poet. She was the fourth out of...

John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. enrolled at Stanford University in 1919; however, it was a decision to please his parents. He felt having a career in writing has nothing to...

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill, a British philosopher, civil servant, and political economist, gained the attention of many due to his insistence on the need to give women equal rights as...

Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 8th, 1859. He was a year and a few months old when his father received an appointment as a sheriff-substitute...

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum rose to fame due to his brilliant publication of children’s books, especially The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Having become such a success, Baum wrote more series...

Featured Book Reviews

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

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

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

Featured Classic Authors

Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born to the family of George and Cassandra Austen on December 16, 1775. She was the seventh child amongst the eight...
Arthur D. Howden Smith

Arthur D. Howden Smith

J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger

James Jeans

James Jeans

William Golding

William Golding