The short story is one of the finest forms of writing. As short as a paragraph at times, or as lengthy as a novel, short stories are widely read and immensely lauded. Some of the most exceptional writers have dabbled in this form penning beautiful, unforgettable stories. In this carefully-crafted se..
ஜார்ஜ் ஆர்வெல் பிரசார இலக்கியத்திலே சிறிதும் நம்பிக்கையற்றவர். ஒரு தலைமுறையின் மனசாட்சி என்று வேண்டுமானால் அவரைச் சொல்லலாம். அந்த மனசாட்சி வேகம் காரணமாகவேதான் அவரால் விலங்குப் பண்ணையையும், 1984ஐயும் எழுத முடிந்தது. தனக்கென்று ஆத்மீகமாக ஏற்பட்ட ஒரு பிரச்னைக்குக் கலை உருவம் கொடுக்க முற்பட்ட ஆர்வெல், ம..
Dating back to the early traditions of oral storytelling, the short story has evolved through the ages from myths, legends, fairy tales, fables, parables, stories in the Ramayana and Mahabharata, tales in the Panchatantra, the adventure tales of the Odyssey, biblical stories, the Norse sagas, and ma..
The pivotal moments of history are filled with the words of many renowned orators. And their power-packed words impacted some of the major happenings in the world—wars, political upheavals, peace negotiations, amendments to the Constitution, and even freedom to countries. Such orators have inspired,..
There are as many kinds
of love, as there are hearts.?
In the nineteenth century Russian high society, the ravishing, aristocratic Anna Karenina is married to Alexey Alexandrovitch Karenin, a senior statesman, twenty years her senior. But as her passionate and restless spirit compels her, she falls ..
Inspiring stalwarts like the Beatles, Steve Jobs and Ravi Shankar, Autobiography of a Yogi is an immensely gratifying spiritual read that has altered and enriched the lives of millions across the world, since it was first published in 1946.
An originative text that tells the story of Paramhansa Yoga..
Gripped by anxiety, the impoverished, handsome, and intelligent Rodion Raskolnikov has isolated himself from everyone. Preoccupied with his own contemplations, he becomes conscious of his fears.
?I want to attempt a thing like that and am frightened by these trifles,? he thought, with an odd smile. ..
“Let us enjoy all the beautiful things that we can see and not think about those that we cannot.”
Orphaned at a very young age, the lively and intelligent Heidi is brought to her grandfather’s house in the Swiss Alps by her aunt. As the five-year-old girl quickly wins the heart of her grumpy grandfa..
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” From the fundamental techniques in handling people to the various ways to make them like you, this book offers insights on how to win people to ..
This unusual autobiography "The Story of My Experiments with Truth", is a window to the workings of Mahatma Gandhi's mind- a window to the emotions of his heart, a window to understanding what drove this seemingly ordinary man to the heights of being the father of a nation- India.
Starting with his ..
'One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.'
Thus begins The Metamorphosis, cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the twentieth century. A story of Gregor Samsa, a travelling salesman, who wakes up one day to d..
And yet I will persist in believing
that there is such a thing as the harmony
of completeness in humanity..?
A compendium of lectures delivered by Tagore during the First World War and the Swadeshi movement in India, Nationalism emphasizes Tagore?s political and philosophical views on human understa..