Finally, after a long wait, we are able to declare the winner of the Man Booker award for this year.
Throughout our long existence on this planet, we have been able to explain many of the events our species has witnessed. Through science and mere observation, we have concluded and deduced some of the most marvelous phenomena we have every witnessed.
I often wonder, in what esteem do countries all over the world hold their writers, books, and book culture. Do they give their authors the recognition they deserve? Are books seen as valuable gifts to the heart and soul or things to simply pass the time away?
We all know Samuel Langhorne Clemens (a.k.a Mark Twain) for his historical and all-American novels. They're pretty much a part of every required reading list, so, of course, you would think you've heard it all about this literary and historical figure, right? Think again.