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Flappers and Philosophers

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F. Scott Fitzgerald


Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight sto…

The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade

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Herman Melville


The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade was the last major novel by Herman Melville, the American writer and author of Moby-Dick. Published on Ap…

Three Soldiers

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John Dos Passos


Three Soldiers is a 1920 novel by the American writer and critic John Dos Passos. It is one of the key American war novels of the First Worl…

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.

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William Makepeace Thackeray


First published as a serial in Fraser's Magazine in 1844 as The Luck of Barry Lyndon, The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq is a picaresque novel…

A Small Boy and Others

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Henry James


A Small Boy and Others is a book of autobiography by Henry James published in 1913. The book covers James's earliest years and discusses his…

NATURE AND THOUGHT

In The Concept of Nature

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Alfred North Whitehead


In The Concept of Nature, Alfred North Whitehead discusses the interrelatedness of time, space, and human perception.The idea of objects as …

09 - Surah 009: Repentance

In The Meaning of the Glorious Koran

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Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall


The Koran (Qur'an) is regarded by Muslims as the word of God (Allah) as revealed to the prophet Muhammad. It is divided into 114 chapters (…

Chapter LI: Conquests by the Arabs Pt. VI

In The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. V

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

THE MONOPLANE (3600 words)

In The Sleeper Awakes

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H. G. Wells


The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian novel about a man who sleeps for two hundred years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, b…

20 - Chapter IX - The Conservation of Archaic Traits, Part One

In The Theory of the Leisure Class

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Thorstein Veblen


Originally published by the Norwegian-American economist Thorstein Veblen while he was a professor at the University of Chicago in 1898, the…

Bk 1 pt 1

In The Republic

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Plato


The Republic is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 380 BC. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and pol…