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10 Mysterious Books You Will Want To Own

Most books are either written to convey information and evoke understanding or to entertain while inspiring emotions and wonder. And they almost always do just that. But some written works, if true, imply very interesting and intriguing mysteries. These mysteries can relate to the metaphysical origins of the works asRead More

10 Dystopian Books You Need To Read To Understand Today’s America

All too often, life can feel like a dystopian novel. Endless wars engulfing the Middle East, a semi-zombified population glued to their Twitter feeds, a creeping state surveillance . . . you know the drill. But it’s one thing to say that life feels like a generic dystopia, and another entirely to buy aRead More

10 Perplexing Doodles Drawn By Famous Authors

Before being reprinted endlessly and dispensed to all of us by our teachers, each classic piece of literature was a manuscript covered in scribbles—or maybe just a single image that flashed through the author’s mind one day. The doodles and scribbles of famous authors can be even more fascinating—and moreRead More

Top 10 Shocking Facts About Famous Writers

Famous authors are a constant source of fascination and intrigue. They open their minds to the public by creating characters and worlds that we take into our hearts, which makes us feel as though we know them. Meanwhile, the authors themselves remain distant and closed figures. When we try toRead More

10 Books That Have Been Lost To History

Books are one of humanity’s greatest inventions. A few scribbles on a page and your thoughts, knowledge, and emotions can transcend space and time, allowing anyone who reads them to know exactly what you were thinking and feeling at that moment. Provided they survive. Unfortunately, books are fragile and theRead More

10 Creepy Reads For Halloween Based On ‘True Stories’

It’s Halloween. You might be a bit old to don a mask and bum candy off your neighbors, but that’s no reason not to enjoy the day. Halloween parties are a classic pastime, and if nothing else, a good horror movie or scary story might be in order. Scary stories,Read More

10 Lifelong Criminals Who Became Successful Authors

“Many fine books have been written in prison,” said Raoul Duke, in Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And it’s true. Ghandi, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, the Marquis De Sade, and O. Henry all turned their sentences into, well, sentences. But those guys were writers to beginRead More