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Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi is well-known for his ideology of non-violent resistance in the campaign against British rule. Born as Mohandas, the name Mahatma was more honorific, given to him for...

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 nearby Hannibal observing aquatic life...

Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley was a prolific writer, and her birth name was Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin. She was born on August 30th, 1797, in London, England. Her father, William Godwin, was...

Mary Wollstonecraft

Having had an opportunity to be educated, something that was uncommon for women of her time, Mary Wollstonecraft worked hard to become a writer, philosopher, and advocate of women’s...

Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill was an American author whose focus was on self-help books. His signature book, Think and Grow Rich, sold more than a record 20 million copies, showcasing how...

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne was born in 1804 in the Massachusetts Bay colony. His father was a sea captain and a member of the East India Marine Society. Nathaniel is famous...

Norman Angell

Sir Ralph Norman Angell, a winner of Nobel Prize in 1933, was one of the most revered authors, journalist, lecturer, and Member of Parliament under the Labour Party. He...

Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale was a Methodist minister and writer who grew in popularity due to his insistence on the power of positive thinking. Besides just the podium, he aired...

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 of Making Money, was a...

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 he releases is based on...

Richard Maurice Bucke

A prominent Canadian psychiatrist, physician, and ardent student of the human mind, Richard Maurice Bucke maintained a strong friendship and devotion to Walt Whitman. He eventually wrote the book Cosmic...

Featured Book Reviews

The Wind in the Willow by Kenneth Grahame

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,...

Featured Classic Authors

Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale

Norman Vincent Peale was a Methodist minister and writer who grew in popularity due to his insistence on the power of positive thinking. Besides...
Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Richard Maurice Bucke

Richard Maurice Bucke

Edward Bernays

Edward Bernays

Samuel Smiles

Samuel Smiles