Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and […]

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The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Suzanna Arundhati Roy (born 24 November 1961) is an Indian author best known for her novel The God of Small Things (1997), which won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997 and became the biggest-selling book by a non-expatriate Indian author. She is also a political activist involved […]

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Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Keigo Higashino (born February 4, 1958) is the single bestselling, best-known novelist in Japan and around Asia, with numerous television and film adaptations of his work appearing in several languages. He’s the author of ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’, which was the finalist for the Edgar Award for best […]

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A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29 October 1924) was a British-born American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children’s novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911). Publication Year: 1905 Review: If I am […]

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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Dale Carnegie (1888 – 1955) was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses on self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a bestseller […]

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Out by Natsuo Kirino

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Natsuo Kirino (born in 1951) is the pen name of Mariko Hashioka, a Japanese novelist and a leading figure in the recent boom of female writers of Japanese detective fiction. She quickly established a reputation in her country as one of a rare breed of mystery writers whose work […]

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Charlotte Brontë (21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became classics of English literature. She enlisted in school at Roe Head in January 1831 at the age of 14. […]

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Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Author: Gregory David Roberts (born 21 June 1952) is an Australian author best known for his novel Shantaram. He is a former heroin addict and convicted bank robber who escaped from Pentridge Prison in 1980 and fled to India, where he lived for ten years. Roberts lived in Melbourne, Germany […]

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Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the author: Ted Chiang (born 1967) is an American science fiction writer. His work has won four Nebula awards, four Hugo awards, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and four Locus awards. His short story “Story of Your Life” was the basis of the film Arrival (2016). Publication […]

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Death Note (Volume 1-13) by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ About the Authors: Tsugumi Ohba born in Tokyo, Japan is the pen name of a Japanese writer of manga, best known for authoring the ‘Death Note’ manga series with illustrator Takeshi Obata from 2003 to 2006, which has 30 million collected volumes in circulation. The duo’s second series Bakuman (2008–2012), was also […]

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