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Meditations

by Marcus Aurelius

Goodreads Rating: 4.23

Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exer...

Sep 19, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Confessions of St. Augustine

by Augustine of Hippo

Goodreads Rating: 3.93

Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between 397 and 400 AD. The work outlines Saint Augustine...

Sep 19, 2020   Tags: , , , , ,

Candide

by Voltaire

Goodreads Rating: 3.77

Candide, ou l’Optimisme is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. It begins with a young man, Candide, who is livi...

Sep 19, 2020   Tags: , , ,

Through the Looking-Glass

by Lewis Carol

Goodreads Rating: 4.24

Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is an 1871 novel by Lewis Carroll and t...

Sep 17, 2020   Tags: , , ,

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

Goodreads Rating: 3.83

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himsel...

Sep 17, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe

Goodreads Rating: 3.77

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is presented as an autobiography of the ti...

Sep 15, 2020   Tags: , , ,

Common Sense

by Thomas Paine

Goodreads Rating: 3.98

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–1776 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies. Writing in clear and persuasive pr...

Sep 15, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Anna Karenina

by Leo Tolstoy

Goodreads Rating: 4.05

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in book form in 1878. Many writers consider Anna Karenina the greatest work of literature ever, and T...

Sep 15, 2020   Tags: , , ,

Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen

Goodreads Rating: 4.07

Sense and Sensibility is a novel by Jane Austen, published in 1811. It tells the story of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor (age 19) and Marianne (age 16½) as they come of age. They ...

Sep 15, 2020   Tags: , , ,

The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr.

Goodreads Rating: 4.17

The Elements of Style is an American English writing style guide in numerous editions. The original was composed by William Strunk Jr. in 1918, and published by Harcourt in 1920...

Sep 15, 2020   Tags: , , ,