10 Major Historical Figures And Their Failed Attempts At Writing

10 Major Historical Figures And Their Failed Attempts At Writing

Everybody thinks they have a great novel in them. Most never get around to writing it, but some chance the rejection and put their thoughts on paper, mostly without commercial success. We tend to think…

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10 Amazing Artistic Works Lost To History

10 Amazing Artistic Works Lost To History

Throughout history, the written word has been preserved on walls, scrolls, tablets, and anything else that might be etched or painted. While many great works have survived, far more have been lost throughout history. As…

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10 Ancient Lost Books We Would Love To Read

10 Ancient Lost Books We Would Love To Read

History, astronomy, philosophy, mathematics, geography, languages . . . ancient writers touched most fields of human inquiry. Some believe that the lost books of ancient times are patches of ignorance in our knowledge about the past. Given their incredibly…

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10 Mysterious Books You Will Want To Own

Most books are either written to convey information and evoke understanding or to entertain while inspiring emotions and wonder. And they almost always do just that. But some written works, if true, imply very interesting…

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10 Dystopian Books You Need To Read To Understand Today’s America

All too often, life can feel like a dystopian novel. Endless wars engulfing the Middle East, a semi-zombified population glued to their Twitter feeds, a creeping state surveillance . . . you know the drill. But it’s one thing…

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10 Perplexing Doodles Drawn By Famous Authors

Before being reprinted endlessly and dispensed to all of us by our teachers, each classic piece of literature was a manuscript covered in scribbles—or maybe just a single image that flashed through the author’s mind…

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Top 10 Shocking Facts About Famous Writers

Top 10 Shocking Facts About Famous Writers

Famous authors are a constant source of fascination and intrigue. They open their minds to the public by creating characters and worlds that we take into our hearts, which makes us feel as though we…

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10 Books That Have Been Lost To History

10 Books That Have Been Lost To History

Books are one of humanity’s greatest inventions. A few scribbles on a page and your thoughts, knowledge, and emotions can transcend space and time, allowing anyone who reads them to know exactly what you were…

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10 Creepy Reads For Halloween Based On 'True Stories'

10 Creepy Reads For Halloween Based On ‘True Stories’

It’s Halloween. You might be a bit old to don a mask and bum candy off your neighbors, but that’s no reason not to enjoy the day. Halloween parties are a classic pastime, and if…

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10 Lifelong Criminals Who Became Successful Authors

10 Lifelong Criminals Who Became Successful Authors

“Many fine books have been written in prison,” said Raoul Duke, in Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And it’s true. Ghandi, Malcolm X, Nelson Mandela, the Marquis De Sade, and O….

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