Apr 15, 2018
"The Mexican" (Pt 1) by Jack London is the story of a young Mexican man who, after losing his parents in the struggle to overthrow a corrupt regime, turns to prizefighting to support the revolution, and sets up a winner take all fight with a known professional.
Apr 8, 2018
"The Thorny Road of Honor" is a deeply moving essay from Hans Christian Anderson that tells of the many slings and arrows that some of history's greatest heroes/scientists/leaders had to suffer.
Some names and quick bios:Socrates- the great philosopher and thinker who was sentenced to death by the Athens courts in 399...
Apr 1, 2018
In "The Storyteller" by Saki, three children and their aunt are traveling by train while she attempts, without much success, to capture their attention with a story. The only other person in the compartment is a bachelor, who is becoming mildly irritated with the children's impatience at her inability to keep...