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4 days ago · The book includes several of Nietzsche’s most ongoing discussions of morality and art, wisdom and truth, the intellectual conscience, and the source of logic. The majority of the book was written before Thus Spoke Zarathustra, the last part five decades afterward, after Beyond Good and Evil.
3 days ago · Too Many Cooks is the fifth Nero Wolfe detective novel by American mystery writer Rex Stout. The story was serialized in The American Magazine (March–August 1938) before its publication in book form in 1938 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. The novel was collected in the omnibus volume Kings Full of Aces, published in 1969 by the Viking Press
- Rex Stout
- 303 pp. (first edition)
4 days ago · Anthony Trollope (/ ˈ t r ɒ l ə p /; 24 April 1815 – 6 December 1882) was an English novelist and civil servant of the Victorian era.Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire.
- 24 April 1815, London, England
- Rose Heseltine (1821–1917)
- Novelist; civil servant (Post Office)
- 6 December 1882 (aged 67), Marylebone, London, England
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Apr 28, 2021 · I meant novels from other continents (excluding Africa) that could compete favorably with Things Fall Apart (Africa's most famous novel) in world wide acclaim and popularity. To Kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee is an American classic that is wildly popular in the USA.
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List of Books By Ramachandra Guha When you speak of Indian historians, it is impossible to continue without speaking about Ramachandra Guha. This stalwart of Indian history has been producing books, articles, and commentaries for more than two decades. His writings have taught new generations about the history of our glorious country in vivid details and in a prose that flows smoothly is easy to comprehend. Having taught at various prestigious universities such as Yale and Stanford, Guha’s bibliography consists of works on topics such as the fight for independence, cricket, religion, and a whole lot more. Some of Guha’s celebrated works include India before Gandhi, Wickets in the East and The Unquiet Woods. Ramachandra Guha on Twitter List of Books By Shashi Tharoor If you are interested in contemporary Indian literature and/or politics. Then you would have most certainly heard of Sashi Tharoor. The Indian politician and prolific writer have written several books, with many of them...
List of Books By Amitav Ghosh One of the top five Indian writers in English, Amitav Ghosh is best known for his Ibis Trilogy. The distinguished writer was born on the 11thof July, in Calcutta and began his education at the renowned Doon School. Interestingly, he was not the only future literary giant during his time at the school, as among his schoolmates were Vikram Seth and Ram Guha. These two writers, along with Ghosh, would become part of the literary figures that would usher Indian literature into its next chapter. After Doon, he would attend other prestigious educational institutes such as St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Delhi School of Economics and St. Edmund Hall, Oxford. Before moving to write, Ghosh would work at the Indian Express and teach at Queens College, New York, and Harvard University. While Ghosh has made considerable contributions to literature with his non-fiction work, it is for his work in fiction that he is most well-known. The Ibis Trilogy, which includes The...
List of Books By Amartya Sen Amartya Sen is one of the greatest minds in India, and possibly in the world, today. An economist and philosopher, Sen is one of the most decorated and celebrated educator & author that India has ever produced. Sen was born in Shantiniketan, on the campus of Viswa-Bharati University. Sen came from an academic background. His father, Ashutosh Sen, was a professor of chemistry while his mother, Amita Sen, was the daughter of Kshiti Mohan Sen, a highly regarded scholar of ancient and medieval Indian history how worked closely with Rabindranath Tagore. Sen studied at eminent institutions such as Presidency University and Trinity College, Cambridge and went on to become one of the youngest scholars to head an economics department, when he became the Head of Department at Jadavpur University. Sen’s writings are not only academically important but have become a matter of national pride. While most of his work, such as Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlemen...
List of Books By Hussain Zaidi Writing about crime, especially when it is non-fiction, is certainly not an easy task. Hussain Zaidi, however, is in a unique position to write about some of the grittiest stories of the criminal underbelly of India. Having been an investigative journalist for the better part of his career, Zaidi learned and saw much and this allowed him to write in vivid details about criminal activities. Zaidi’s journalistic career began by working for The Asian Age, of which he would eventually become the editor. From there, Zaidi worked Mid-Day, India Express, and The Daily Mirror. His stories are inspired by events in his own life such as his interview with Dawood Ibrahim and his experience of being kidnapped in Iraq, where he was able to save himself when he realized that one of his kidnappers was a fan of Amitabh Bachchan and promised to get him Bachchan’s autograph. His books such as Black Friday and Mumbai Avengers have been made into Bollywood movies, while h...
List of Books By Namdeo Dhasal Namdeo Dhasal was a man of many attributes and talents, one of them being the ability to produce evocative pieces of writing. Namdeo Dhasal was born in 1949, in an extremely poor family. As a Dalit, Dhasal faced societal persecution but was determined to make a stance against it. Together with is friend J.V Pawar, he formed the Dalit Panther movement on the 29thof May, 1972. As the name suggests, this organization was inspired by the Black Panther Movement that was founded by Huey Newton in the United States of America to fight against racism, amongst other things. While Dhasal was extremely active in politics, he still found time to produce astonishing works in Marathi. These include his first volume of poetry Golpitha and his book regarding Indira Gandhi, Priya Darshini. His contributions to literature were recognized by the country when he was presented with the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Sahitya Akademi Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. Namdeo Dh...
List of Books By Kaajal Oza Vaidya Kaajal Oza Vaidya is a name that resonates throughout many artistic fields of the Gujarati language. Vaidya finished her under graduation at Gujarat University and her post-graduation at Mumbai’s St. Xavier’s College. She immediately went into the literary field and started writing plays and novels. Till date, she has published 56 books, which include novels, such asParijat Nu Parodh, and collection of essays like Mausam Ek Bijani. She has also written screenplays for Gujarati movies and soap operas such as Hu Ja Bhagyavidhata and EkDaalna Pankhi. List of Books By Dhumketu Gaurishankar Govardhanram Joshi, known by his pen name of Dumketu, might not be a writer of contemporary times (he passed away in 1965), but his works remain relevant to this day. Considered by many to be one of the stalwarts of Gujarati short stories, Dhumketu is credited for having given the genre its present shape and form. A highly prolific writer, Dhumketu wrote several volu...
List of Books By Rabindranath Tagore A name that needs no introduction, Rabindranath Tagore is not just an unmatched artist in West Bengal or India, but in the world. Tagore is one of the first literary icons that brought the attention of the world to the literature of India. Rabindranath Tagore was born in the affluent Tagore family, which was at the helm of the Bengali Renaissance, a period in history which saw the rise of several prominent Bengali artists and intellectuals. Although his father wished him to become a lawyer, Tagore was too much in love with literature for him not to become a poet and writer. After a brief stint in the United Kingdoms, Tagore returned home in 1880, determined to create a new form of poetry that combined the best of European and Indian sensibilities. The result was a series of poems that captured the imagination of the nation, and then the world. His literary eminence also earned him his knighthood, which he famously rejected after the Jallianwala B...
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