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Days with the Great Composers

By: May Gillington Byron

...fe of each composer gives the anonymous author scope to describe each one's work and life, sketchily, of course, but interestingly. (Summary by David Wales)...

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How I Found Livingstone

By: Sir Henry Morton Stanley

...Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying Dr Livingstone, i Presume?. Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United States at the age of 18, he eventually became an overseas correspondent for the New York Herald. In 1869 Stanley was told by James Gordon Bennett Jr to find Livingstone, a scottish missio...

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Ulysses S. Grant

By: Owen Wister

...pamphlet size. The author is famous for his stories of the Old West, but he also wrote a substantial body of nonfiction literature. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Izaak Walton's Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert

By: Izaak Walton

...s his Angler, and like it are of value less as exact knowledge than as harmonious and complete pictures of character. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Phillips Brooks

By: Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe

...degree by the University of Oxford, England (1885). He is known for being the lyricist of O Little Town of Bethlehem. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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