The New Negro An Interpretation

"Of all the voluminous literature on the Negro, so much is mere external view and commentary…We turn therefore in the other direction to the elements of truest social...

The Pickwick Papers

Join the Pickwick Club for a comical and truly unforgettable trip through the English countryside. This motley crew of “Pickwickians” is led by Samuel Pickwick, the...

As a Man Thinketh

“Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes,And Man is Mind, and evermore he takesThe tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills,Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand...

The Raven

“Leave my loneliness unbroken!—quit the bust above my door!Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!”Quoth the Raven...

A Short History of the World

Don’t have time to read a whole history textbook or a set of encyclopedias? Check out H.G. Wells’ A Short History of the World for a bite-sized portion of human history. From...

The Weary Blues

Langston Hughes is a widely celebrated African American writer and important leader of the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. Deeply inspired by the great poet Walt Whitman, Hughes’ own...