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Varieties of Religious Experience

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William James


The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature is a book by the Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James that comp…

Gossip in a Library

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Edmund Gosse


A collection of informal essays about books in his library. He combines commentary, translations, and humorous asides about authors and thei…

Day 1, The First Story

In The Decameron

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Giovanni Boccaccio


The Decameron (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and…

Chapter 3: Elbow to Elbow

In Football Days: Memories of the Game and of the Men behind the Ball

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William H. Edwards and William Hanford Edwards


A book reminiscent of the days when football was gaining popularity in America. (summary by Ian Hatley)

Chapter 7

In The Custom of the Country

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Edith Wharton


Edith Wharton was a novelist of manners of late 19th Century New York "Society", who spent much of her life in France. In this nov…