Fiction

Les Misérables

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo's unforgettable work, Les Misérables, tells the story of a peasant stealing bread, Jean Valjean. Famous writer Victor Hugo takes readers to the uprising of 1832 and introduces the dirty streets of Paris in this book. Written with a...

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

Readers of all ages, young and old, have admired Louisa May Alcott's most popular novel, Little Women (March Sister). This novel deals with events between tomboy and author Jo, Meg and Beth. This story, set in New England during Civil War, deals with...

The Jungle

Upton Sinclair

For about a century, the first form of Upton Sinclair's exemplary novel has remained on the whole obscure. At the point when it was distributed in sequential structure in 1905, it was a full third longer than the blue-penciled, business version distr...

Hadji Murad

Lev Tolstoy

In 1851 Lev Tolstoy enrolled in the Russian armed force and was sent to the Caucasus to help rout the Chechens. During this war an extraordinary Avar clan leader, Hadji Murad, broke with the Chechen head Shamil and fled to the Russians for security....

Hard Times

Charles Dickens

The story, published in 1854, concerns one Thomas Gradgrind, a "demonstrable truth fanatic," who raises his children, Tom and Louisa, in a grim and arid atmosphere of practicality. Without a moral compass to direct them, children plunge into life of...

Leviathan

Composed amid the chaos of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan inquires how, in a world of viciousness and frightfulness, can we halt ourselves from plummeting into turmoil? Hobbes' case for a 'common-wealth' beneath a capable imperial -...

War and Peace

Lev Tolstoy

In Russia's battle with Napoleon, Tolstoy saw a catastrophe that included all mankind. More noteworthy than a chronicled chronicle, War and Peace is an certification of life itself,  a total picture, as a modern analyst put it, of everything in...

THE FIRE THIS TIME: A NEW GENERATION SPEAKS ABOUT RACE

Jesmyn Ward

The Fire This Time is a powerful, emotional, brutally honest collection of short stories and memoirs about discrimination and injustice from the most profound writers of the 20th and the 21st centuries. Jesmyn Ward, the author of the book, took the t...

THE TWO-FAMILY HOUSE: A NOVEL

Lynda Cohen Loigman

Welcome to Brooklyn, ladies and gentlemen! It's 1947, and while the blizzard is raging outside, 2 babies come into this world in a 2-family house. The kids are born minutes apart from each other, and their moms are sisters by marriage. Helen is kind,...

DADDY'S PRETTY BABY

Cassandra Dee

Melly is a young, gorgeous and struggling girl who's in desperate need of some hard cash. So, she was more than happy to take a gig that required her to be a house sitter for a month of two. However, when she met Robert, the owner of the house, her "...