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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving
Goodreads Rating: 3.73
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch ...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Horror, Gothic, Short Stories, Fantasy, Fiction
Japanese Girls and Women
by Alice Mabel Bacon
Goodreads Rating: 3.90
Bacon evocatively depicts Japanese women unsettled by their modern education, yet saddled with traditional cultural expectations. With its insight into Japan’s class syste...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Nonfiction, History, Japan
The Time Machine
by H.G. Wells
Goodreads Rating: 3.89
The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative. The work is generally credited with the popularization of the c...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Time Travel
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
by William Shakespeare
Goodreads Rating: 4.52
William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. His plays are constantly studied, performed an...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Poetry, Fiction, Literature, Plays, Collections
The Devil’s Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
Goodreads Rating: 4.11
The Devil’s Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, journalist, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humoro...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Humor, Nonfiction, Reference, Comedy
Three Men in a Boat
by Jerome K. Jerome
Goodreads Rating: 3.89
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog), published in 1889, is a humorous account by English writer Jerome K. Jerome of a two-week boating holiday on the Thames from Kin...
The Memoirs, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, From the Papers of Thomas
by Thomas Jefferson
Goodreads Rating: 4.03
The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, as Henry Steele Commager has said, “will illuminate, as does no comparable body of private papers, the whole course of our history from the 1760’...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: American, Autobiography, Memoir
Second Treatise of Government
by John Locke
Goodreads Rating: 3.84
Second Treatise of Government (or Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, The False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Over...
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Philosophy, Politics, Nonfiction, History
The Problems of Philosophy
by Bertrand Russell
Goodreads Rating: 3.91
The Problems of Philosophy is a 1912 book by the philosopher Bertrand Russell, in which the author attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy....
Sep 20, 2020 Tags: Philosophy, Nonfiction, History, Science
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African Written By Himself
by Olaudah Equiano
Goodreads Rating: 4.20
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African, first published in 1789 in London, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. The narrati...
Sep 19, 2020 Tags: Classics, Politics, Historical, African