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20 Of The Best Opening Sentences In Literature

Franz Kafka once said “I think we ought to read only the kind of books that would stab or wound us…”, and some books do just that. From the very first line, they shove you rudely, and demand your attention. Great art demands a response,

Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List

U.S President, Barack Obama has departed with his family to Marthas Vineyard for his yearly vacation, and the White House has released the books the President intends to read for the duration of his stay.  The books are:       All That Is, by James Salter       All

Picasso On Practice, and the price of Genius

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success” Pablo Picasso once asserted. Certified genius, creator, designer, poet, and trend setter – Pablo

I Do Not Come To You By Chance; Neither will evil

TO EVERY MAN IS GIVEN THE KEYS TO THE GATES OF HEAVEN; THE SAME KEYS OPEN THE GATES OF HELL. “Don’t allow the devil use you to wreck havoc on this family.” the protagonist’s Aunt says to him in ‘I Do Not Come To You

Mainland Book Cafe unveiled Mashup #1

As part of our first year anniversary celebration, we published the first ever Mainland Book Cafe Collective, Mashup #1. Kindly read, share, and give your feedback.    DOWNLOAD PDF    READ ONLINE