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Mark Twain

Mark Twain is a biography on the famous author written by Archibald Henderson.Many writers have penned studies of Mark Twain's life and work through the years. Twain authorized thi ...


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Beasts, Men and Gods

Beasts, Men and Gods by Polish writer Ferdynand Ossendowski is a travel narrative first published in 1922. “Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with peri ...


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A Small Boy and Others

A Small Boy and Others is a book of autobiography by Henry James published in 1913. The book covers James's earliest years and discusses his intellectually active family, his inter ...


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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is James Joyce's first novel, first published in book form in 1916. The novel is a semi-autobiographical story of a young Irish boy who stru ...


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Youth

Youth is a novel first published in 1857 by Russian author Leo Tolstoy. It is the third in Tolstoy's trilogy of three autobiographical novels, including Childhood and Boyhood, publ ...


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Boyhood

Boyhood is a novel first published in 1854 by Russian author Leo Tolstoy.  It is the second in Tolstoy's trilogy of three autobiographical novels, including Childhood and Youth, pu ...


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Childhood

Childhood is the first published novel by Leo Tolstoy, released under the initials L. N. in the November 1852 issue of the popular Russian literary journal The Contemporary. It is ...


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Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days is a book by journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane, writing under her pseudonym, Nellie Bly. The chronicle details her 72-day trip around the worl ...


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Ten Days in a Mad-house

Ten Days in a Mad-house is an extended investigative essay by Nellie Bly that was published in 1887. In 1887 Nellie Bly, one of the first female newspaper writers, and a young repo ...


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The Letters of Jane Austen

The Letters of Jane Austen This collection, first published 1892, includes a selection of Jane Austen's letters, collected by Austen's great-nephew, Edward, Lord Brabourne. The let ...