10 Books Frequently Banned for Absurd Reasons

Literature has always been under attack, from massive book burnings to forced censorships. The freedom to write and publish is a wonderful thing. Yet,...

The Lady of the Rivers – Philippa Gregory

Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of...

Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the...

The Martian – Andy Weir

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to...

Most Entertaining Books Written by Popular YouTubers

In our current social media-driven generation, YouTubers are the newest celebrities, reaching new heights of popularity, creativity, and pure entertainment. As such, many popular...

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

by Vandana HiranandSpeaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the...

What Lies Between Us – Nayomi Munaweera

In the idyllic hill country of Sri Lanka, a young girl grows up with her loving family; but even in the midst of this...

Deception Point – Dan Brown

When a new NASA satellite spots evidence of an astonishingly rare object buried deep in the Arctic ice, the floundering space agency proclaims a...

The Courtesan – Alexandra Curry

The year is 1881. Seven-year-old Jinhua is left an orphan, alone and unprotected. For seven silver coins, she is sold to a brothel-keeper and...

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie

In the village of King's Abbot, a widow's sudden suicide sparks rumours that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed and was carrying...

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

by Vandana HiranandAfghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But...

“This left me Spellbound”

An amazing auto biography by Dr Kalanithi, which on his passing, was completed by his wife. An unbelievably poignant story about life, and of...