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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: Philosophy, Nonfiction, History, Spirituality, Psychology
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: Philosophy, Nonfiction, Biography, Religion, Theology, Christian
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: Humor, Philosophy, Fiction, Literature
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...
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: American, Nonfiction, Autobiography, Biography, History
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: Classics, Adventure, Fiction, Literature
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: Classics, Philosophy, Politics, Nonfiction, History
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: Fiction, Historical, Romance, Russia
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: Classics, Fiction, Historical, Literature
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...