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In “The Strangest Things in the World” by Thomas R. Henry, readers are taken on a fascinating journey through a myriad of oddities and curiosities from around the globe. With meticulous research and engaging storytelling, Henry uncovers the most bizarre phenomena and peculiar occurrences, inviting readers to delve into the extraordinary and the inexplicable. From natural wonders to supernatural encounters, each chapter presents a captivating exploration of the world’s strangest… Read More

In Mark Twain’s timeless novel “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” readers are thrust into the lively world of a mischievous young boy named Tom Sawyer. Set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, along the banks of the Mississippi River, the story unfolds as Tom embarks on a series of daring escapades and thrilling adventures. From whitewashing a fence to searching for buried treasure, Tom’s exploits captivate readers and offer a glimpse into the carefree days of … Read More

In Edgar Rice Burroughs’ science fiction masterpiece, “A Princess of Mars,” readers are transported to a captivating world of adventure and intrigue. Set on the exotic and mysterious planet of Barsoom (Mars), the novel follows the remarkable journey of John Carter, a Confederate veteran who finds himself mysteriously transported to the red planet.
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“A General History of the Pirates” also known as “A General History of the Pyrates” was written by Captain Charles Johnson, although the true identity of the author remains uncertain. The book was first published in 1724 under the title “A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates” and is a comprehensive account of various pirates and their exploits during the “Golden Age of Piracy” in the late 17th and early 18th c… Read More

“Grimms’ Fairy Tales,” compiled by the renowned brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, this beloved anthology brings together a treasure trove of German folklore and fairy tales. Originally published in 1812 as “Children’s and Household Tales,” the collection showcases a rich tapestry of oral traditions passed down through the ages.
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“Just So Stories” is a collection of whimsical and imaginative children’s stories written by Rudyard Kipling, first published in 1902. The book is notable for its engaging storytelling and inventive explanations for the origins of various phenomena in the natural world.
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“Scary Fiction Shorts” showcases Lovecraft’s mastery of cosmic horror, where ancient and unknowable forces challenge human understanding, often leading to madness and despair.
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“A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” is a novel written by American author Mark Twain. It was first published in 1889. The novel is a satirical work that combines elements of science fiction, time travel, and social commentary.
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“Emma” is a novel written by Jane Austen, first published in 1815. It is one of Austen’s most well-known works and is considered a classic of English literature. The novel is a comedy of manners and a satire of the social class and gender roles of the early 19th century.
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“Lady Chatterley’s Lover” is a novel written by D.H. Lawrence, first published privately in 1928. The novel explores themes of love, sexuality, and class struggle.
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“The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen” is a collection of tall tales and fantastical stories attributed to the German nobleman Baron Munchausen. The character Baron Munchausen was based on a real person, Hieronymus Karl Friedrich, Freiherr von Münchhausen, who lived in the 18th century.
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Aesop’s Fables are a collection of ancient moral tales attributed to Aesop, a storyteller believed to have lived in ancient Greece around the 6th century BCE.
These fables have endured through the centuries and remain popular as a source of wisdom and moral lessons.
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“The Jungle” is a novel written by Upton Sinclair, first published in 1906. The book is a muckraking work of fiction that exposed the harsh working conditions and unsanitary practices in the American meatpacking industry during the early 20th century. Sinclair intended the novel to highlight the exploitation of immigrant workers and to advocate for socialist reforms.
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“The Mark of Zorro” is a novel written by Johnston McCulley, first published in 1919. The story has been adapted into various films, television series, and other media over the years. The novel introduces the character of Zorro, a masked vigilante who defends the oppressed in Spanish California during the era of Mexican rule.
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“Stand by for Mars!” is a science fiction novel written by Carey Rockwell, a pseudonym used by the authors Harold L. Goodwin and Willy Ley. The book was published in 1952 and is part of the “Tom Corbett, Space Cadet” series.
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“The Invisible Man” is a classic science fiction novel written by H.G. Wells. It was first published in 1897 and is considered one of Wells’ most famous works. The novel explores the theme of scientific ethics and the consequences of unchecked scientific experimentation.
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“Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography” is an autobiographical work written by the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt wrote the autobiography in 1913 and published it in 1914, shortly after the end of his presidency (1901–1909). The book covers Roosevelt’s early life, political career, and experiences as president.
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“The Iliad” is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems by Homer. The poem, set near the end of the Trojan War, depicts an intense quarrel between King Agamemnon and the legendary warrior Achilles. The poem is often widely known as the first substantial piece of European literature.
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A first-hand look at the extraordinary collapse of FTX, Alameda Research, and Sam Bankman-Fried
In SBF: How the FTX Bankruptcy Unwound Crypto’s Very Bad Good Guy, accomplished crypto reporter Brady Dale presents an engrossing take on the spectacular and sudden implosion of FTX, Alameda Research, and their associated companies, as well as the criminal indictments of Sam Bankman-Fried and several of his associates.
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“The Sun Also Rises” is a novel written by American author Ernest Hemingway. It was published in 1926 and is considered one of Hemingway’s most famous works. The novel is often seen as a quintessential piece of literature from the “Lost Generation,” a term used to describe the disillusionment and aimlessness experienced by many individuals in the aftermath of World War I.
The story is primarily set in the 1920s and follows a group of expatriates, mainly American and British, as they na… Read More

“The Brothers Karamazov” is a novel written by the renowned Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. It was first published in 1880 and is considered one of Dostoevsky’s masterpieces and a classic of world literature.
The novel is a complex and sprawling work that explores profound philosophical, ethical, and psychological themes. It revolves around the relationships and conflicts within the Karamazov family, consisting of the father, Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov, and his three sons: Dmitri, Ivan, … Read More

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“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” is a novel written by Lewis Carroll in 1865. The story follows a young girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole and finds herself in a fantastical world filled with talking animals, mad hatters, and playing cards that have come to life. As she navigates this strange new world, Alice encounters a variety of peculiar characters and experiences a series of surreal adventures. The book explore… Read More

“Poetry” is a collection of popular poems, written by Edgar Allan Poe. His poetry is renowned for its Gothic and melancholic themes, known for its musical and rhythmic qualities, and he often used rhyme and meter to create a haunting and atmospheric mood. His works have had a lasting impact on the genres of horror and Gothic literature, and he is considered one of the most significant and influential American writers of the 19th century.
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“The Turn of the Screw” is a novella written by Henry James, an American-British author, and was first published in 1898. It is a work of gothic fiction and is known for its ambiguity and psychological complexity.
The story is narrated by an unnamed governess who is hired to take care of two orphaned children, Miles and Flora, at Bly, a remote country estate in England. As the governess settles into her role, she becomes increasingly troubled by strange and eerie occurrences. She starts to s… Read More