The Essential Epicurus

For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by peace and freedom from fear, the absence of pain, ...

Classical Chillout: Erik Satie Gymnopedie No 1

Atmospheric piece written by Erik Satie who is regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern ambient music – gentle yet somewhat eccentric ...

The Martian 3D Film Review

The Martian is directed by Ridley Scott and features Matt Damon as one of the lead characters who gets stuck on a remote planet and causes a serious ...

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina, Princess Anna Arkadyevna Karenina (Russian: Анна Аркадьевна Каренина) is the central character of eponymous ...

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina is one of the greatest novels written by Leo Tolstoy, often credited as the pinnacle of realist fiction, and described by Tolstoy ...

Classical Chillout: Chopin, Nocturnal piano music by Anton Kingsbury

Chopin's finest piano chillout music inspired by the night. Chopin nocturnes are considered among the finest piano works. This is Chopin’s most ...

The Heavenly Christmas Tree by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I am a novelist, and I suppose I have made up this story. I write 'I suppose,' though I know for a fact that I have made it up, but yet I keep ...

The Remarkable Rocket by Oscar Wilde

Set in a magical kingdom where a wealthy prince and a Russian princess meet for the first time and fall madly in love with each other. Their wedding ...