Books Tagged ‘Nonfiction’

Japanese Girls and Women

Subject: Nonfiction

Bacon evocatively depicts Japanese women unsettled by their modern education, yet saddled with traditional cultural expectations. With its insight into Japan’s class syste...

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The Devil’s Dictionary

Subject: Nonfiction

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...

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Two Treatises of Government

Subject: Philosophy

Two Treatises 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 Overth...

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The Problems of Philosophy

Subject: Philosophy

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....

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Meditations

Subject: Philosophy

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...

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The Confessions of St. Augustine

Subject: Philosophy

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...

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Subject: Biography

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...

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Common Sense

Subject: Nonfiction

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...

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Essays of Michel De Montaigne

Subject: Philosophy

The Essays (French: Essais, pronounced [esɛ]) of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. They were originally written in Middle Fren...

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Beyond Good and Evil

Subject: Philosophy

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philo Quotes From this Book sophy of the Future (German: Jenseits von Gut und Böse: Vorspiel einer Philosophie der Zukunft) is a book by philo...

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