Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Goodreads Rating: 4.36
The definitive collection of Emerson’s major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson chronicles the life’s work of a true “American Scholar.”...
Oct 16, 2022 Tags: Classics, Poetry, Philosophy, Nonfiction
by Agatha Christie
Goodreads Rating: 3.97
Poirot Investigates is a short story collection written by English author Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by The Bodley Head in March 1924. In the eleven stories, ...
Jul 16, 2022 Tags: Classics, Mystery, Short Stories, Fiction, Crime, Detective
Antiquities of the Jews
by Flavius Josephus
Goodreads Rating: 4.17
Antiquities of the Jews (Latin: Antiquitates Iudaicae; Greek: Ἰουδαϊκὴ ἀρχαιολογία, Ioudaikē archaiologia) is a 20-volume historiographical work, written in Greek, by historian ...
Jul 12, 2022 Tags: Classics, Nonfiction, History, Religion, Reference, Theology, Christian
Don Juan (poem)
by Lord Byron
Goodreads Rating: 3.80
In English literature, Don Juan (1819–1824), by Lord Byron, is a satirical, epic poem that portrays Don Juan not as a womaniser, but as a man easily seduced by women. Lord Byron...
Jun 26, 2022 Tags: Classics, Poetry, Fiction, Literature, Romanticism, Medievalism
De Profundis (From the Depths)
by Oscar Wilde
Goodreads Rating: 4.20
De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...
Jun 26, 2022 Tags: Classics, Philosophy, Nonfiction, Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, LGBT
Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea
by Jules Verne
Goodreads Rating: 3.89
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (French: Vingt mille lieues sous les mers) is a classic science fiction adventure novel by French writer Jules Verne. The novel was origin...
Jun 22, 2022 Tags: Classics, Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, France, Cultural
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
by James Joyce
Goodreads Rating: 3.63
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel of Irish writer James Joyce. A Künstlerroman written in a modernist style, it traces the religious and intellectual aw...
Jun 22, 2022 Tags: Classics, Fiction, Novels, Ireland, School, 20th Century
The American Diary of a Japanese Girl
by Yoné Noguchi
Goodreads Rating: 2.89
The first American novel by a writer of Japanese ancestry, “The American Diary of a Japanese Girl” is a landmark of modern American fiction and Japanese-American tra...
Jun 21, 2022 Tags: Fiction, Literature, Cultural, Japanese
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
by Charles Mackay
Goodreads Rating: 3.85
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay, first published in 1841 under the title Me...
Jun 21, 2022 Tags: Nonfiction, History, Psychology, Economics, Finance, Business, Sociology
Around the World in Eighty Days
by Jules Verne
Goodreads Rating: 3.94
Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is an adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in French in 1872. In t...
Jun 21, 2022 Tags: Classics, Adventure, Fiction, Literature, Science Fiction, Travel, Cultural