Daily Archives: 12th October 2017

Book SelectionGlobal Culture

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

“You will grow tired, Siddhartha.” “I will grow tired.” “You will fall asleep, Siddhartha.” “I will not fall ...
Best interviews

Interview with David Mitchell: Advice to young writer

What was the journey to your first publication? David Mitchell: I was in my mid-twenties and daydreamed of ...
Book ReviewGlobal Culture

The Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes ...

In 2007, for the first time in history, the share of urban world population surpassed its rural counterpart. ...
Best interviews

Dialogue with Krishnamurti: Understanding the causes of psychological problems

Question: I have parents who are orthodox and who depend on me, but I myself have ceased to believe ...
Best interviews

Interview with Paulo Coelho – Building bridges between cultures

Mr. Coelho, are you interested in building bridges between cultures? For a writer you have to be interested ...
English Essays

The Myth of Sisyphus

The gods had condemned Sisyphus to ceaselessly rolling a rock to the top of a mountain, whence the ...
NovelsShort Stories and Novels

Ivanhoe (Chapter XIII) – Sir Walter Scott

“Ivanhoe” is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, first published in 1820 in three volumes and subtitled ...
NovelsShort Stories and Novels

Ivanhoe (Chapter I) – Sir Walter Scott

“Ivanhoe” is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott, first published in 1820 in three volumes and subtitled ...
English Essays

OF THE ORIGIN OF GOVERNMENT

I.V.1 Man, born in a family, is compelled to maintain society, from necessity, from natural inclination, and from ...
Short StoriesShort Stories and Novels

The New Atlantis – Sir Francis Bacon

New Atlantis is an incomplete utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon, published in 1627. In this work, Bacon ...