Books & Authors

Poetry & Plays

Chicken Soup

The Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books is a series of inspirational true stories about ordinary people's lives. The book became a major best-seller in 1993 and something of a social phenomenon, publishing about a dozen new books per year., with more than 200 titles as on 2013. 

Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton was a famous children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton's books are still enormously popular, and have been translated into almost 90 languages; her first book, Child Whispers, a 24-page collection of poems, was published in 1922. She wrote on a wide range of topics including education, natural history, fantasy, mystery stories and biblical narratives, and is best remembered today for her Noddy, Famous Five, and Secret Seven series.

Sidney Sheldon

Sidney Sheldon became a famous writer at the 50 when he began writing best-selling romantic suspense novels, such as Master of the Game (1982), The Other Side of Midnight (1973) and Rage of Angels (1980). He is the seventh best selling fiction writer of all time. His books almost always have a female protagonist that is the center of the story. Three years before his death, The Los Angeles Times called Sheldon "Mr. Blockbuster" and "prince of potboilers."

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is a renowned English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections that she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigative work of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford.

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Robert Frost

Robert Frost was a famous American poet highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was frequently honored receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution."

Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton was a famous children's writer whose books have been among the world's best-sellers since the 1930s, selling more than 600 million copies. Blyton's books are still enormously popular, and have been translated into almost 90 languages; her first book, Child Whispers, a 24-page collection of poems, was published in 1922. She wrote on a wide range of topics including education, natural history, fantasy, mystery stories and biblical narratives, and is best remembered today for her Noddy, Famous Five, and Secret Seven series.

Sidney Sheldon

Sidney Sheldon became a famous writer at the 50 when he began writing best-selling romantic suspense novels, such as Master of the Game (1982), The Other Side of Midnight (1973) and Rage of Angels (1980). He is the seventh best selling fiction writer of all time. His books almost always have a female protagonist that is the center of the story. Three years before his death, The Los Angeles Times called Sheldon "Mr. Blockbuster" and "prince of potboilers."

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