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Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey

Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey Overview:
Published in the year 1981, “Among the Believers: An Islamic Journey” is book written by Nobel Prize winning Trinidadian author, Sir V.S. Naipaul. It is based on six month long journey undertaken by the author across the Asian continent. On the journey, Naipaul explored the explosive situation and culture in those countries where Islamic Fundamentalism was known to be growing.

Published in the year 1925, “Arrowsmith” is a novel written by Nobel Prize winning American playwright and author, Sinclair Lewis. It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize but Lewis refused to accept it. For the preparation of this novel, Lewis was assisted by scientific writer, Dr. Paul de Kruif, who also received 25% of the royalties.


Jonathan Livingston Seagull is a fable written in novel form by Richard Bach. The story is about a seagull learning to fly and living life. The book was published in 1970 and was instantly acknowledged by people in United States. More than 1 million copies were printed by the time the year 1972 ended.


Published in 1726, Gulliver’s Travels is a work of fiction by Irish writer Jonathan Swift who was also a clergyman. The book can be defined as both a parody of the “traveler’s tales” as well as a spoof on human nature. The book is widely regarded as one of the all-time classic books of English Literature which can be judged from the fact that even after 300 years later the book is widely read and extolled.


Some Controversial

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By - Mark Twain

It is regarded as the first work of American literature to be written in vernacular and to be heavily influenced by local regionalism.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings By – Maya Angelou

It begins when Angelou is 3 years old and is sent with her brother to the city of Stamps in Arkansas and ends when she is 17 years old and is already a mother.

The Anarchist Cookbook By – William Powell

This book provides information on how explosives, basic telecom phreaking devices and other tools and weapons used in wars, are manufactured.

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