The Iron Heel

By Jack London. A dramatic novel, set as a personal diary of a socialist revolutionary taking part in an bloody…

The Sea Wolf

By Jack London. A gripping psychological thriller by the famous author of The Call of the Wild andWhite Fang. It…

A Brief History of the Warr with the Indians in New England

By Increase Mather. This is a contemporary account of one of the first major conflicts (known as “King Philip’s War”) between the early European colonists and the Indians in New England.
Named after the Indian leader (who appropriated the European-sounding name), the brutal struggle ended in the total defeat of the Amerinds and their near extinction in the colony.

Cecil Rhodes

By Ian. D. Colvin. Cecil John Rhodes (5 July 1853–26 March 1902) was an English-born businessman, mining magnate, and politician…

The Great Boer War

By Arthur Conan Doyle. Better known for his Sherlock Holmes books, Conan Doyle’s book was one of the first complete histories of…

The Republic

By Plato. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. The complete and unabridged master translation, acknowledged as the most superior and accurate version…

The Odyssey

By Homer. Translated by Samuel Butler. The Odyssey, in part a sequel to the equally famous Iliad, is the second oldest extant…