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The Outsider (Colin Wilson)

The Outsider is a 1956 book by English writer Colin Wilson. Mainly through the works of Dostoyevsky, Kafka, Camus and Sartre, Wilson explores the psyche of the Outsider, his effect on society, and societys effect on him. The writers he considers ...

                                               

The Perfumed Garden

The Perfumed Garden of Sensual Delight is a book that was written by Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Nafzawi in the 15th century. It explains sex. It is written in Arabic. The Perfumed Garden is an example of erotic literature and contains sex among hum ...

                                               

The Redwall Cookbook

The Redwall Cookbook is a cookbook written by Brian Jacques with recipes for food from the Redwall book series, from DeepernEver Pie and Summer Strawberry Fizz, to Abbots Special Abbey Trifle and ShrimpnHotroot Soup.

                                               

The Road to Serfdom

The Road to Serfdom is a book written by the Austrian-born economist and philosopher Friedrich von Hayek between 1940–1943. In the book he warned of the danger of tyranny which comes from "government control of economic decision-making by central ...

                                               

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is a book by Stephen R. Covey. This book is about Ethics and Philosophy. It was published in 1989 and sold more than 15 million.

                                               

The Sexual Revolution

The term Sexual revolution was coined by Wilhelm Reich in his book The Sexual Revolution. That book was first published in 1936 in German, translated into English. The English edition was 1945. Reich wrote in the book what he saw as wrong, namely ...

                                               

Storms of My Grandchildren

Storms of My Grandchildren is the first book written by climate scientist James Hansen. Hansen says that the burning of fossil fuels is changing our climate and that the earth is in danger. Millions of species, and humanity itself, are threatened ...

                                               

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects is a book written by Mary Wollstonecraft in 1792. Today, it is known as one of the first books about feminism. In the 18th century, some people thought that wom ...

                                               

The Wealth of Nations

An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is better known simply as The Wealth of Nations. It was written by Adam Smith in 1776, who was a Scottish man. It looks at division of work, following self-interest, and freedom of tr ...

                                               

The Weather Makers

The Weather Makers: The History and Future Impact of Climate Change is a book by Tim Flannery. The book includes 36 short essays predicting the consequences of global warming. The book reviews the evidence about historical climate change and atte ...

                                               

Winning the Oil Endgame

Winning the Oil Endgame is a 2005 book by Amory B. Lovins, published by the Rocky Mountain Institute. It talks about four ways to reduce oil dependence in the United States: Replacing oil with hydrogen pp. 228–242. Substituting saved natural gas ...

                                               

The World Factbook

The World Factbook, also known as the CIA World Factbook, is a book that contains the Central Intelligence Agencys information about the worlds countries. A new book is published every year. The Factbook provides a two- to three-page summary of t ...

                                               

World Poverty and Human Rights

World Poverty and Human Rights is a 2002 book by Thomas Pogge. In the book, Pogge says that the poorest 46 percent of people have 1.2 percent of global income, and 826 million of them do not have enough to eat. One-third of all human deaths are f ...

                                               

Be Here Now

Be Here Now is a 1971 book on spirituality by the spiritual teacher Ram Dass. The title comes from what his guide in India, Bhagavan Das, used to tell him.

                                               

The Black Pearl (Scott ODell)

The Black Pearl is a book for teens by Scott ODell first published in 1967. It is about the son of a pearl dealer living in the Lower California peninsula. It won the Newbery Honor in 1968.

                                               

Hoot (novel)

Hoot is a young adult novel written by Carl Hiaasen. It was originally published in 2002. Hoot won the Newbery Medal in 2003. The novel is about a boy named Roy Eberhardt and his friends, Beatrice Leep and Mullet Fingers. They work to save a nest ...

                                               

A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time is a science fiction and fantasy novel by Madeleine LEngle. It was first published in 1962. The book won the 1963 Newbery Medal and the 1965 Sequoyah Book Award. It also won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1964. A live-action m ...

                                               

Picture book

A picture book is a book that combines words and pictures to tell a story. They are usually for young children to read. The pictures are illustrations that show different parts of the story. The written part of the book is often short and basic, ...

                                               

Joseph: King of Dreams

Joseph: King of Dreams is a DreamWorks Animation movie and a prequel to The Prince of Egypt. It is based on the story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis. It stars Ben Affleck as Joseph and Mark Hamill as Judah.

                                               

The Passion of the Christ

The Passion of the Christ is the title of a movie that was produced and directed by Mel Gibson based on sister Catherine Emmerichs visions. It was released in 2004. The movie shows the last 24 hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth as told in the ...

                                               

The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated musical drama movie made by DreamWorks Animation. It is a movie adaptation for the Book of Exodus. It follows Moses life from being a prince of Egypt to ultimate destiny about defending the Israelit ...

                                               

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments is a movie from 1956. It stars Charlton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as Rameses II. It was directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille. It is based on the books of Philo of Alexandria, Josephus, Eusebius, the Midrash and the ...

                                               

Carrie (1976 movie)

Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror movie. It was directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen. It is based on a novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Sissy Spacek as 17-18 year old Carrie White. She is s ...

                                               

Misery (movie)

Misery is a 1990 American psychological horror thriller movie set in Colorado. It is based on Stephen Kings 1987 novel of the same name. The movie stars James Caan, Kathy Bates, Lauren Bacall, Frances Sternhagen, and Richard Farnsworth. It was di ...

                                               

David Copperfield (1935 movie)

David Copperfield is a 1935 black and white movie directed by George Cukor. The movie was based on the 1850 book of the same name by Charles Dickens. The movie was a great success. It was nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award.

                                               

The Cat in the Hat (movie)

Dakota Fanning as Sally Spencer Breslin as Conrad Alec Baldwin as Lawrence Quinn Daran Norris as Astounding Products announcer Sean Hayes as Hank Humberfloob and the voice of the Fish Kelly Preston as Joan Walden Mike Myers as the Cat Dan Castell ...

                                               

The Grinch (movie)

The Grinch is a 2018 animated comedy-drama Christmas movie. The Grinch is based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and the 1966 TV Christmas special.

                                               

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (movie)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a 2000 comedy-drama Christmas movie that was produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer and was directed by Ron Howard. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is based on the 1957 Dr. Seuss book, How the Grinch Stole Christ ...

                                               

20.000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954 movie)

20.000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 1954 movie directed by Richard Fleischer. It is about a man who goes on a discovery all over the world with Captain Nemo. It stars Kirk Douglas as Ned Land, James Mason as Captain Nemo, Paul Lukas as Professor Pi ...

                                               

Around the World in 80 Days (1956 movie)

Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 adventure movie. It stars David Niven, Cantinflas, and Shirley MacLaine. It was produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The movie was directed by Michael Anderson. The screenplay ...

                                               

In Search of the Castaways

In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions movie. It stars Hayley Mills, George Sanders, and Maurice Chevalier. The movie was directed by Robert Stevenson. It was based on Jules Vernes 1868 adventure novel Captain Grants Childre ...

                                               

Mysterious Island (1961 movie)

Mysterious Island is a 1961 movie. It was released by Morningside Productions through Columbia Pictures. The movie was based on the book The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne. The movie was produced by Charles H. Schneer and Ray Harryhausen. It wa ...

                                               

Encyclopedia

An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia is a collection of information. Some are called "encyclopedic dictionaries". All encyclopedias were printed, until the late 20th century when some were on CDs and the Internet. 21st century encyclopedias are mostl ...

                                               

Banglapedia

Banglapedia, or the National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, is the first Bangladeshi encyclopedia. It is available in print, CD-ROM format and online, in both Bangla and English. The print version comprises has 500-page volumes. The first edition wa ...

                                               

Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica, previously published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a popular encyclopaedia. It is written in British English. It was originally only printed on paper, but late in the 20th century it expanded to have digital, o ...

                                               

Catholic Encyclopedia

The Catholic Encyclopedia, or the Old Catholic Encyclopedia, is an English language encyclopedia. It was published by The Encyclopedia Press. The first volume appeared in March 1907. It was completed in April 1914. The encyclopedia was designed f ...

                                               

Citizendium

Citizendium is an English-language wiki-based online encyclopedia launched by Larry Sanger in 2007. On this wiki, people have to use their given names and must request an account to prove they are real. Articles created by Citizendium editors are ...

                                               

Encyclopaedia Hebraica

The encyclopedia was published by Bracha Peli who had already created another encyclopedia. The man in charge was her son who was named Alexander. A committee decided the aims of the encyclopedia in 1944. Printing of the first part began in 1948. ...

                                               

Historical Dictionary of Switzerland

The Historical Dictionary of Switzerland is an encyclopedia on the history of Switzerland. It tries to use modern historical research to provide information in a broad manner. It is published by a foundation supported by the Swiss Academy of Huma ...

                                               

New International Encyclopedia

The New International Encyclopedia was an update of The International Cyclopaedia, which was last published in 1884. In turn, the International Cyclopaedia was largely a copy of Aldens Library of Universal Knowledge. That in its turn was a reprin ...

                                               

Nupedia

Nupedia was an English-language online encyclopedia. Its articles were written by volunteers and checked by experts. They were licensed as open content. It was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. Nupedia was online from March 2000 until Sept ...

                                               

Wikipedia

Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia website in 320 languages. People can freely use it, share it and change it, without having to pay. Its also one of the biggest wiki organizations. People can choose to donate to the Wikimedia Foundation to ...

                                               

The Chronicles of Narnia

This article contains information about the series of books written by C.S. Lewis. For information about the film series, see The Chronicles of Narnia movie series. The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of seven fantasy books, written by British a ...

                                               

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a book written by C. S. Lewis. It is set in an imaginary place called Narnia, where the main characters who are brothers and sisters are led into by the back of a wardrobe. It is the second book by order in ...

                                               

The Chronicles of Narnia movie series

The Chronicles of Narnia movie series are a series of movies created by Walden Media and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. The movies are based on the series of fantasy novels of the same name written by British author C.S. Lewis. The first mo ...

                                               

Edmund Pevensie

Edmund "Ed" Pevensie, is a fictional character in C. S. Lewiss Chronicles of Narnia. He comes out in three of the seven books, and a smaller character in two other books. In the live-action films, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Prince Casp ...

                                               

Earthsea

Earthsea is a fictional place made by Ursula K. Le Guin for her short story "The Word of Unbinding" in 1964, but that became more famous in her book A Wizard of Earthsea, first written in 1968. The books that follow A Wizard of Earthsea are The T ...

                                               

Guardians of Time Trilogy

The Guardians of Time Trilogy is a series of fictional books that are written by Marianne Curley. The books in this trilogy are The Named, The Dark, and The Key. The trilogy is about a group of people called the Guardians of Time, going into hist ...

                                               

Four Ways to Forgiveness

Four Ways to Forgiveness is a collection of four short stories and novellas by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin. All four stories happen in the future. They are stories from the planets Yeowe and Werel. Both planets are members of the Ekumen. Th ...

                                               

The Winds Twelve Quarters

The Winds Twelve Quarters is a collection of short stories by American writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The title is from A. E. Housmans A Shropshire Lad Harper & Row published the book in 1975. Le Guin called it a look back at her start as a writer. Th ...