About the author : Truman Garcia Capote (30th September 1924 – 25th August 1984) was a novelist, screenwriter and an actor. He has written many of the short stories, novels and plays which are recognized even today as literary classics. At least 20 films and TV dramas has been produced based on his novels, stories and his plays. His most favorite work includes, “In Cold Blood“.
About the book : The book is based about the murder mystery which occurred in 1959 of four members of Herbert Clutter family living in Holcomb, Kansas. Capote personally went to Kansas to gather information and write about the crime scene. It is a non-fictious book and Capote has written it in a mesmerizing manner.
About the author : Nelle Harper Lee (28th April 1926 – 19th February 2016) was born in Alabama, US and was an American novelist most widely known for her work in, “To kill a mockingbird”. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her only book and for her great contribution through it towards literature.
About the book : The book as after its publication was an immediate success and won Pulitzer Prize award and has become a classic of modern American literature. Novel is based on authors real life events which happened when she was just a child and even the characters are based on her family members and neighbors, best known to feature emotions like cruelty, warmth, humor, racial inequality as well as its love.
About the author : i) Karl Nickerson Llewellyn (22nd May 1893 – 13th February 1962) was a prominent American jurisprudence scholar with the school of legal realism and he has been identified as one of the most cited American legal scholars available in 20th century by The Journal of Legal Studies.
ii) Stephen M Sheppard is Dean and a distinguished professor of Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law in city of San Antonio, Texas. His subjects of teaching includes international law, environmental law as well as legal history.
About the book : Llewellyn introduces students to what the law is, how to read cases, how to prepare for class, and how justice in the real world relates to the law. Even though there are some modifications in laws every year still the disputes among people remain same. This book is a must read for students who have to prepare for what they are about to encounter after their academics.
About the author : Hemran Melville (1st August 1819 – 28th September 1891) born in NYC, US was an American novelist of the 18th century of American Renaissance period. His writing mostly focused around common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy etc. He had a strong sense of rich and original vocabulary.
About the book : Billy Budd, Sailor is among last of the novels written by American writer Herman Melville, it was first published in London and was edited by a professor at Columbia University. He started his work at writing this in 1888 but left unfinished in 1981 due to his unstintingly death. Plot of the book follows Billy Budd’s journey as a seaman.
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About the book : This book is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay which promotes the ratification of the constitution of US. It was published in two volumes. These and other articles and public letters critical of the new Constitution would eventually became to be known as the “Anti-Federalist Papers”.
About the author : Burrhus frederic Skinner (20th March 1904 – 18th August 1990) was born in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania and was an behaviorist, author, investor and a social philosopher and specialized in psychology. He was Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, he developed a philosophy which later came to be known as radical behaviorism.
About the book : Walden Two was first published in 1948, during its time of publication it was considered as a science fiction mainly because the methods described in this book didn’t existed then. The books speaks that human behavior is controlled by some spirit or soul and is a controversial book, book’s subject matter includes all about psychology and human behaviors and its variables.
About the author : Barry Werth is an american author and a journalist whose work can be seen in The New York Times, The New Yorker, GQ, The Smithsonian and MIT Technology Review as well. He has also served as an instructor in journalism at Smith College, Mount Holyoke College and at Boston University. He has received a Stonewall Book Award For The Scarlet Professor.
About the book : In ”Damages,” Barry Werth starts with a delivery and follows the child out into the world, tracing his blighted life and the tortuously slow progress of the lawsuit brought against the obstetrician and the hospital, the book vividly conveys the day-after-day drudgery of life for the parents of a devastated child.