Historians have offered many theories to explain what could drive Alexander the Great to so rapidly conquer much of the known world. Some suggest Alexander was an idealistic visionary who sought to unite the world, helping men of all races and religions live in peace and harmony. Others argue that...
A rare and explicit approach to a unique and new study on the killing of enemy soldiers in combat dubbed "killology". Topics include military science, psychology of killing, conditioning, aggression
Girl, Interrupted is a snapshot of life in a mental institution in the late sixties by a young woman who was perhaps no more insane than we are.
The late Maya Angelou was a poetaster, who dabbled in the writing of essays, songs, and plays. She made her way from prostitute to professor to world-wide, beloved star on little writing talent.
An overview of John of Gaunt, the last Medieval Man.
"Choosing Our Future" is the culminating chapter of Mark Lynas's "Six Degrees." In it, possible strategies for the preservation of human prosperity--and, indeed, culture--are examined.
Enid Blyton was the author of children's books. Her books are being read and enjoyed by children across the world even today. Read all about her life in this article.
This article is about the life story of Rabindranth Tagore a poet, author, song writer, artist, philosopher and educator.
From her birth in 1915 to her death in 2008, Tasha Tudor wrote and/or illustrated 100 children's books. But she lived in 1830. How can that be? Allow me to share with you her special story.
Angela Carter’s “The Fall River Axe Murders” is a short story describing the Borden Family’s past and present moments leading up to their historical murders. The story wanders through their shabby home, behind locked doors, and...