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 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

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...

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,...

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Classic Novels

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...

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is a futuristic literary work that tells the story of a protagonist Guy Montag. He starts as a competent...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spirituality

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...

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...

Classic Authors

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...

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....

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine De Saint-Exupery was a French pilot and a writer, born on the 29th of June 1900 into a noble family in Lyon, France....

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...

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...

C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis was born on November 29th, 1898, and lived in two centuries. He was an essayist, an author, and a Christian apologist....