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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: , , ,

Poirot Investigates

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: , , , , ,

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: , , , , , ,

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: , , , , ,

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: , , , , , ,

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: , , , , , ,

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: , , , , ,

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: , , ,

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: , , , , , ,

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: , , , , , ,