What Makes A Great Spy Novel; Nothing quite beats a good spy novel. As a literary genre, it combines intricacy with style, action, and emotion.
Whilst the general pattern of the coming of age novel has remained regular (protagonist, on the brink of adulthood must overcome social and personal obstacles, in doing so shedding the skin of their childhood self), the context in which they are written has undergone significant change in the last 100 years
From the day of its original publication in Germany in 2013, Timur Vermes’ ‘Look Who’s Back’ (translated from the original title: ‘Er ist wieder da’) was going to ruffle some feathers. The novel combined to hitherto seldom-explored literary genres for German authors: political satire and Adolf Hitler.
Few literature genres divide opinion quite like sporting autobiographies. I believe that well-written sporting autobiographies can inspire people to do great things, and they often detail areas of sport that spectators seldom see, such as negotiations between agents and arranging transfers between teams.
French authors can be every bit as contemporary, funny, and timeless as their older (and, dare I say, Anglophone) counterparts. In order to showcase the best works that modern French literature has to offer, here is a list of five essential French books that you must read in your lifetime.
Historical Fiction is one of the most underrated genres of literature that exists. It revolves around weaving complex stories about real historical events and individuals. Here are five historical fiction authors everyone should read
Christof Koch unleashes theories, models, and possibilities on the "hard problem." Can The Feeling of Life Itself end the speculation around consciousness?
Myanmar's ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya is at its worst period ever and Dr. Muhammad Abdul Bari brings us a book to show us why.
Randolph Nesse is responsible for Darwinian medicine. In his new book, Good Reasons for Bad Feelings, he opens the door for evolutionary psychiatry.
Jeffrey Gitomer's book, Little Gold Book of Yes! Attitude, provides the keys to leading a fruitful and more fulfilled life.