Source: Common genres: fiction Subsets of genres, known as common genres (or sub-genres), have developed from the types of genres in written expression. Classic – fiction that has become part of an accepted literary canon, widely taught in schools Crime/detective – fiction about a crime, how the criminal gets caught and serve time, and the repercussionsContinue reading “Genres”


Fictional works of literature definitely provide more emotional fulfillment than works of non-fiction. Basic brain functions of perception and abstraction are brought to their extreme values in works of fiction. Fictional works provide storyline and content based on imaginative plot, may be based on real historical events, however represent higher abstraction and speculation than researchedContinue reading “Fiction”


Non-fiction is my personal preference in reading. Due to lack of reading time, while working on PhD and having two jobs, I personally prefer reading actual/factual material which will provide an intellectual fulfillment. Fiction works, for me personally, provide mostly emotional fulfillment. Personal favorite subjects are: history, anthropology, geography, politics, education and psychology. According toContinue reading “Non-Fiction”