Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), was a former slave and great American abolitionist, author, and orator. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is his best selling...

Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

'Walden' is the most famous publication by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. In it, he reflects on the nature around him, while living in a cabin surrounded by...

The Art of War

‘The Art of War’ is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from about the 5th century BCE. The work contains a detailed explanation and analysis of the Chinese military,...

The Call of the Wild

Jack London (1876 - 1916), was one of the most famous American authors of the early 20th century. His adventure classic "The Call of the Wild", has been beloved by readers since...

Bushido: The Soul of Japan

Nitobe Inazō (1862 –1933) was a Japanese agricultural economist, author, educator, diplomat and politician. His book, ‘Bushido; The Soul of Japan’ explains Samurai culture...

George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation

George Washington's Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation is an amazing book composed by Washington. It is based on a set of rules put forth by French...

Civil Disobedience

In the essay ‘Civil Disobedience’ (1849), Henry David Thoreau contends that an individual should not allow the government to overrule their conscience, and that it is...

The Pilgrim's Progress

John Bunyan’s book ‘The Pilgrim's Progress from This World, to That Which Is to Come’ is regarded as one of the most important works of religious literature in English. In...

Theogony

Hesiod was an ancient Greek poet, thought by scholars to have been active between 750 and 650 BC. Hesiod’s ‘Theogony’ is a poem describing the origins and genealogies of the...

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women

George MacDonald (1824 –1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow...

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