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The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, Book VI

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Diogenes Laertius

There are 10 divisions in this title. This project is a recording of book 6. There is a number of interesting anecdotes on the lives of Anti…

The Martyrs of Science, or, the Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and Kepler

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David Brewster

“The martyrs of Science” gives a brief biography of Galileo, Brahe and Kepler. These three men played a pivotal role in the scientific revol…

My Reminiscences

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Rabindranath Tagore

These Reminiscences were written and published by the Author in his fiftieth year, shortly before he started on a trip to Europe and America…


In A Woman's Journey Round the World

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Ida Laura Pfeiffer

Ida Laura Pfeiffer was an Austrian traveler and travel book author, one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated i…

5 - The Children See Benares and Go Home for a Wedding

In Our Little Hindu Cousin

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Blanche McManus and Blanche Mcmanus

This book is one of a series that aims at describing other cultures to children in an entertaining way that honors the culture, educates the…

55 - Book 4, Chapters 29 - 30

In Amadis of Gaul

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Vasco de Lobeira and Vasco De Lobeira

Amadis of Gaul (Amadís de Gaula, in Spanish) was not the first, but certainly one of the best known knight-errantry tales of the 16th…

04 – The Death of Gustavus III

In Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty

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Imbert de Saint-Amand and Imbert De Saint-Amand

"Paris in 1792 is no longer what it was in 1789. In 1789, the old French society was still brilliant. The past endured beside the prese…

Chapter 2

In The Riddle of the Universe

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Ernst Haeckel

The Riddle of the Universe is the philosophical work of Ernst Haeckel, eminent biologist, in which he explores the meaning of life, the natu…

Jack the Giant Killer

In The Fairy Book

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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

The sleeping beauty in the wood -- Hop-O'-My-Thumb -- Cinderella; or, the little glass slipper -- Adventures of John Dietrich -- Beauty and …

Chapter IV

In The Gods are Athirst

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Anatole France

The Gods Are Athirst (French: Les dieux ont soif, also translated as The Gods Are Thirsty or The Gods Will Have Blood) is a 1912 novel by An…

Chapter XVII - Shetland Hospitality

In The Two Destinies

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Wilkie Collins

Mary Dermody is destined to be together with George Germaine one day, or so at least her grandmother prophesies. Destiny at first doesn't se…

Chapter I e: The Psychological Peculiarities of Dreams

In The Interpretation of Dreams

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Sigmund Freud

A neat book on dream analysis by the founding father of psychoanalysis. This book is about the inner theater and the workings of the mind in…