Anthem By Ayn Rand

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At some unspecified future date, Mankind has entered another dark age as a result of what Rand saw as the weaknesses of socialistic thinking and economics. Anthem is a dystopic science fiction story. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur, if at all) and the concept of individuality has been […]




The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

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There comes a time in the course of battle when a participant casts his fate to the gods of war, and carries on without question, the task at hand. Living, dying, right or wrong, can be contemplated later. The spirit of the bayonet takes over and carries the youth through the crucible of battle to […]




The Art of War By Sun Tzu

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The Art of War presents a philosophy of war for managing conflicts and winning battles. It is accepted as a masterpiece on strategy and is frequently cited and referred to by generals and theorists since it was first published, translated, and distributed internationally. The book is not only popular among military theorists, but has also […]




The Blockade Runners By Jules Verne

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The American Civil War plot centers on the exploits of a British merchant captain named James Playfair who must break the Union blockade of Charleston harbor in South Carolina to trade supplies for cotton and, later in the book, to rescue Halliburtt, the abolitionist journalist father of a young girl held prisoner by the Confederates. […]




Peter Pan by J.M Barrie

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Peter Pan is the well-loved story of three children and their adventures in Neverland with the boy who refuses to grow up. Swashbuckling, fairy dust, and flight; mermaid lagoons, ticking crocodiles, and Princess Tiger Lily; second to the right and then straight on till morning. You know the story… and if you don’t, please start […]




The Art Of Money Getting by P. T. Barnum

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Although Barnum considered himself primarily a showman and his main goal was to put money in his own pocket, this little book, subtitled Golden Rules for Making Money does have a good deal of common sense about how to make money, and perhaps more importantly, how to keep it once you’ve made it. Of course, […]


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