Personal Development

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 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...

Self-Help by Samuel Smiles

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...

Alice’s adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Alice Adventure in Wonderland is a classical children novel. The writer was an English author and scholar, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson who used the pseudonym...

Classic Novels

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald captures a world where most conflicts center around love, materialism, and position. Jay Gatsby is a poor...

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...

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...

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 War by Sun Tzu

Self-Help by Samuel Smiles

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’...

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...

Biography

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas, Père, was born on July 24th, 1802, in Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, France. His father, Thomas-Alexander Davy De La Paileteririe, born in wedlock to...

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett is a well-known author of children literature comprising of short stories and novels. Among her notable works A Little Princess (1905),...

William Shakespeare

Willian Shakespeare is the son of John Shakespeare. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon and was baptized on April 26th, 1564. His actual date of...

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...