Caryl Brahms

Doris Caroline Abrahams (8 December 1901 – 5 December 1982), commonly known by the pseudonym Caryl Brahms, was an English critic, novelist, and journalist specialising in the theatre and ballet. She also wrote film, radio and television scripts. As a student at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Brahms was dissatisfied with her own …

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Jacques Barzun

French-American historian known for his studies of the history of ideas and cultural history

Guy de Mauspassant

Works by Guy de Mauspassant: Guy de Maupassant’s Tales of Revenge – A Collection of Short Stories Book by Guy de Mauspassant

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature “as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit”. The first Norwegian Nobel laureate, he was a prolific polemicist and extremely influential in Norwegian public life and Scandinavian cultural debate

Yuval Noah Harari

Israeli public intellectual, historian and a professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem