Nature By Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Nature is a short essay by Ralph Waldo Emerson published anonymously in 1836. It is in this essay that the foundation of transcendentalism is put forth, a belief system that espouses a non-traditional appreciation of nature. Recent advances in zoology, botany, and geology confirmed Emerson’s intuitions about the intricate relationships of Nature at large. The […]




The Invisble Man by H.G. Wells

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Terrifically popular science fiction novel by renowned writer HG Wells, about a scientist discovering how to achieve invisibility. But, in his case, being out of sight evidently does NOT mean out of mind. (Summary by Cathy Barratt) Read By Cate Barratt The Invisible Man is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells published in 1897. […]




In Defence of Women by H.L Mencken

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In Defense of Women is H. L. Mencken’s 1918 book on women and the relationship between the sexes. Some laud the book as progressive while others brand it as reactionary. While Mencken didn’t champion women’s rights, he described women as wiser in many novel and observable ways, while demeaning average men. According to Mencken’s biographer, […]




The Parenticide Club By Ambrose Bierce

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The Parenticide Club By Ambrose is a short work that is collection of four stories, each with a narrator that kills at least one parent. This book holds you right from the beginning to the end to keep the suspense moreover. Ambrose Bierce best known as journalist, and short story writer.Bierce is always a great […]




Once on a Time By A.A Milne

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When the King of Barodia receives a pair of seven-league boots as a birthday present, his habit of flying over the King of Euralia’s castle during breakfast provokes a series of incidents which escalate into war. While the King of Euralia is away, his daughter Hyacinth tries to rule in his stead and counter the […]




The Science of Being Great By Wallace D. Wattles

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The Science of Being Great is the second book of Wattles’ triology. In this volume he argues that the power of thought and positive self-esteem is the only true measure of a person’s greatness. (Summary by Diana Majlinger)


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