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  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812968255

    Offers a modern translation of the Roman philosopher's journal.

  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679642602

    Few ancient works have been as influential as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and emperor of Rome (A.D. 161–180). A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human behav…

  • The Basic Works of Aristotle

    The Basic Works of Aristotle
    av Richard McKeon

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375757990

    Preserved by Arabic mathematicians and canonized by Christian scholars, Aristotle's works have shaped Western thought, science, and religion for nearly two thousand years. Richard McKeon's The Basic Works of Aristotle-constituted out of the definiti…

  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    av Bruce Cumings

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812978964

    A BRACING ACCOUNT OF A WAR THAT IS EITHER MISUNDERSTOOD, FORGOTTEN, OR WILLFULLY IGNORED For Americans, it was a discrete conflict lasting from 1950 to 1953. But for the Asian world the Korean War was a generations-long struggle that still haunts co…

  • The Rising Sun

    The Rising Sun
    av John Toland

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812968583

    This Pulitzer Prize-winning history of World War II chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire, from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Told from the Japanese perspective, The Risin…

  • At the Mountains of Madness

    At the Mountains of Madness
    av H. P. Lovecraft

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974416

    Authoritative editions of great classics of world literature feature introductions by acclaimed writers, meticulous translations of foreign literature, commentary by distinguished writers and critics, biographical notes, and a comprehensive Reading…

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    The Death and Life of Great American Cities
    av Jane Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679644330

    Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of its initial publication, this special edition of Jane Jacobs's masterpiece, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, features a new Introduction by Jason Epstein, the book's original editor, who…

  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas
    av David Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812994711

    By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize A postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of…

  • As I Lay Dying

    As I Lay Dying
    av William Faulkner

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375504525

    One of William Faulkner's finest novels, "As I Lay Dying, " originally published in 1930, remains a captivating and stylistically innovative work. The story revolves around a grim yet darkly humorous pilgrimage, as Addie Bundren's family sets out to…

  • The Waste Land and Other Writings

    The Waste Land and Other Writings
    av T. S. Eliot

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375759345

    Also includes Prufrock and Other Observations, Poems (1920), and The Sacred Wood Introduction by Mary Karr First published in 1922, "The Waste Land," T. S. Eliot's masterpiece, is not only one of the key works of modernism but also one of the grea…

  • Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1
    av Plutarch

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375756764

    Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch…

  • Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
    av Plutarch

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375756771

    Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch…

  • Austerlitz

    Austerlitz
    av W. G. Sebald

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812982619

    This tenth anniversary edition of W. G. Sebald's celebrated masterpiece includes a new Introduction by acclaimed critic James Wood. Austerlitz is the story of a man's search for the answer to his life's central riddle. A small child when he comes to…

  • The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

    The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
    av Edmund Morris

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375756788

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of…

  • The Greek Plays

    The Greek Plays
    av Mary Lefkowitz

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812983098

    A landmark anthology of the masterpieces of Greek drama, featuring all-new, highly accessible translations of some of the world's most beloved plays, including Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound, Bacchae, Electra, Medea, Antigone, and Oedipus the King The…

  • Hell's Angels

    Hell's Angels
    av Hunter S. Thompson

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679603313

    "California, Labor Day weekend . . . early, with ocean fog still in the streets, outlaw motorcyclists wearing chains, shades and greasy Levis roll out from damp garages, all-night diners and cast-off one-night pads in Frisco, Hollywood, Berdoo and E…

  • In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood
    av Truman Capote

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812994384

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote--also available are Breakfast at Tiffany's and Other Voices, Other Roo…

  • The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism

    The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism
    av Bernard McGinn

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974218

  • The Toilers of the Sea

    The Toilers of the Sea
    av Victor Hugo

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375761324

  • The City of God

    The City of God
    av Augustine

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679600879

    One of the great cornerstones in the history of Christian philosophy, The City of God provides an insightful interpretation of the development of modern Western society and the origin of most Western thought. Contrasting earthly and heavenly cities-…

  • Passing

    Passing
    av Nella Larsen

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375758133

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE - Two women in 1920s New York discover how fluid--and dangerous--our perceptions of race can be in this electrifying classic of the Harlem Renaissance. Irene Redfield is living an affluent, enviable life with her…

  • Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov

    Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov
    av Anton Chekhov

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780553381009

    Called the greatest of short story writer, Anton Chekhov changed the genre itself with his spare, impressionistic depictions of Russian life and the human condition. Now, thirty of his best tales from the major periods of his creative life are avail…

  • Walden and Other Writings

    Walden and Other Writings
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679783343

    Introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson Commentary by Van Wyck Brooks and E. B. White Naturalist, philosopher, champion of self-reliance and moral independence, Henry David Thoreau remains not only one of our most influential writers but also one of o…

  • Walden and Other Writings

    Walden and Other Writings
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679600046

  • Nada: Una Novela

    Nada: Una Novela
    av Carmen Laforet

    Häftad - 2008 - Spanska - ISBN: 9780812977714

    Mientras vive con estrecheces en una casa misteriosa de la calle de Aribau, la joven Andrea conoce a un grupo de estudiantes ricos, que representan un contrapunto atractivo para la miseria de su vida cotidiana. Con sus nuevas experiencias, la inocen…

  • Inferno

    Inferno
    av Dante Dante

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812970067

    Translated by Anthony EsolenIllustrations by Gustave Dore A groundbreaking bilingual edition of Dante's masterpiece that includes a substantive Introduction, extensive notes, and appendixes that reproduce Dante's key sources and influences.

  • Inferno

    Inferno
    av Dante Dante

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812967210

    Presents the first part of Dante's "Divine Comedy", where Virgil leads Dante through the nine circles of Hell; the text is accompanied by notes and a brief biography.

  • Inferno

    Inferno
    av Dante Dante

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345483577

    An introduction and notes, along with illustrations by Gustave Doré, accompany a new translation of the classic epic poem, now in a bilingual edition complete with extensive notes and appendixes, about a spiritual pilgrim being led by Virgil through…

  • Portraits and Observations

    Portraits and Observations
    av Truman Capote

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812994391

    Perhaps no twentieth-century writer was so observant and graceful a chronicler of his times as Truman Capote. "Portraits and Observations" is the first volume devoted solely to all the essays ever published by this most beloved of writers. Included…

  • Pontius Pilate

    Pontius Pilate
    av Ann Wroe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375753978

    The foil to Jesus, the defiant antihero of the Easter story, mocking, skeptical Pilate is a historical figure who haunts our imagination. For some he is a saint, for others the embodiment of human weakness, an archetypal politician willing to sacrif…

  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles
    av Thomas Hardy

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375756795

    Etched against the background of a dying rural society, Tess of the d'Urbervilles was Thomas Hardy's 'bestseller,' and Tess Durbeyfield remains his most striking and tragic heroine. Of all the characters he created, she meant the most to him. Hopele…

  • The American Revolution: A History

    The American Revolution: A History
    av Gordon S. Wood

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812970418

    The distinguished, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian presents a concise history of the American Revolution and the birth of the American republic, from the earliest hints of revolt and unrest through the ratification of the Constitution. Reprint. 50,…

  • Little Dorrit

    Little Dorrit
    av Charles Dickens

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375759147

    Upon its publication in 1857, Little Dorrit immediately outsold any of Dickens’s previous books. The story of William Dorrit, imprisoned for debt in Marshalsea Prison, and his daughter and helpmate, Amy, or Little Dorrit, the novel charts the…

  • Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend

    Shadow Country: A New Rendering of the Watson Legend
    av Peter Matthiessen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812980622

    NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER - "Altogether gripping, shocking, and brilliantly told, not just a tour de force in its stylistic range, but a great American novel, as powerful a reading experience as nearly any in our literature."--Michael Dirda, The Ne…

  • Lost Illusions

    Lost Illusions
    av Honore de Balzac

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375757907

    Written between 1837 and 1843, Lost Illusions reveals, perhaps better than any other of Balzac's ninety-two novels, the nature and scope of his genius. The story of Lucien Chardon, a young poet from Angouleme who tries desperately to make a name for…

  • To End a War

    To End a War
    av Richard Holbrooke

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375753602

    When President Clinton sent Richard Holbrooke to Bosnia as America's chief negotiator in late 1995, he took a gamble that would eventually redefine his presidency. But there was no saying then, at the height of the war, that Holbrooke's mission woul…

  • The Life of Alexander the Great

    The Life of Alexander the Great
    av Plutarch

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812971330

    From one of the most eminent biographers of the ancient world, here is the story that has intrigued readers for centuries--the young king of Macedonia who became known as one of the greatest military geniuses of all time.

  • Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural

    Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural
    av Phyllis Wagner

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679601289

    When this longtime Modern Library favorite--filled with fifty-two stories of heart-stopping suspense--was first published in 1944, one of its biggest fans was critic Edmund Wilson, who in The New Yorker applauded what he termed a sudden revival of t…

  • My Uncle Napoleon

    My Uncle Napoleon
    av Iraj Pezeshkzad
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974430

    A teenage boy makes the mistake of falling in love with the much-protected daughter of "Napoleon," the curmugeonly patriarch of a large and extended Iranian family in 1940s Tehran. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

  • Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard
    av Sara Wheeler

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375754548

    An authorized biography of Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard describes his adventures during Scott's doomed expedition to the South Pole, his service during World War I, his battle against debilitating depression, and his masterful account of…

  • The Valleys of the Assassins

    The Valleys of the Assassins
    av Freya Stark

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375757532

    Hailed as a classic upon its first publication in 1934, The Valleys of the Assassins firmly established Freya Stark as one of her generation's most intrepid explorers. The book chronicles her travels into Luristan, the mountainous terrain nestled be…

  • Collected Poems

    Collected Poems
    av W. H. Auden

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679643500

    In honor of the centennial of the poet's birth, a definitive anthology of works collects all of the poems Auden wished to preserve, in the versions he approved as final, providing the full range of the great poet's work between 1930 and 1974 and inc…

  • Basic Writings of Kant

    Basic Writings of Kant
    av IMMANUEL KANT

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375757334

    With an Introduction by renowned Kant scholar Allen W. Wood, this is the only available one-volume edition of the essential works of the Enlightenment's greatest philosopher and one of the most influential thinkers of modern times. Containing carefu…

  • The Awakening and Selected Stories

    The Awakening and Selected Stories
    av Kate Chopin

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679783336

    The Awakening shocked turn-of-the-century readers with its forthright treatment of sex and suicide. Departing from literary convention, Kate Chopin failed to condemn her heroine's desire for an affair with the son of a Louisiana resort owner, whom s…

  • War and Peace

    War and Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375760648

    Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy's genius is seen clearly in the multitude of characters in this massive ch…

  • War and Peace

    War and Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679600848

    More than a historical chronicle of Russia's struggle with Napoleon, War and Peace is a record of the lives of individuals involved, of the physical realities of human experience, in short, a complete portrait of the human experience--from happiness…

  • In Search of Lost Time Volume I Swann's Way

    In Search of Lost Time Volume I Swann's Way
    av Marcel Proust

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375751547

    Swann's Way, the first part of A la recherche de temps perdu, Marcel Proust's seven-part cycle, was published in 1913. In it, Proust introduces the themes that run through the entire work. The narrator recalls his childhood, aided by the famous mad…

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812969214

    In a society dominated by religion and bound by ties of strict family loyalty, two teenagers are trapped by their secret love. As a dangerous vendetta spills onto the streets, the young lovers are forced to risk all to be together in Shakespeare's f…

  • Uncivil Society

    Uncivil Society
    av Stephen Kotkin

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812966794

    Twenty years ago, the Berlin Wall fell. In one of modern history's most miraculous occurrences, communism imploded-and not with a bang, but with a whimper. Now two of the foremost scholars of East European and Soviet affairs, Stephen Kotkin and Jan…

  • Slaughterhouse-Five

    Slaughterhouse-Five
    av Kurt Vonnegut

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385312080

    A special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kurt Vonnegut's masterpiece, "a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century" (Time), featuring a new introduction by Kevin Powers, author of the National Boo…

  • On the Natural History of Destruction

    On the Natural History of Destruction
    av W G Sebald

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375756573

    During World War Two, 131 German cities and towns were targeted by Allied bombs, a good number almost entirely flattened. Six hundred thousand German civilians died--a figure twice that of all American war casualties. Seven and a half million German…

  • I Will Bear Witness, Volume 2: A Diary of the Nazi Years: 1942-1945

    I Will Bear Witness, Volume 2: A Diary of the Nazi Years: 1942-1945
    av Victor Klemperer

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375756979

    Destined to take its place alongside The Diary of Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel's Night as one of the great classics of the Holocaust, I Will Bear Witness is a timeless work of literature, the most eloquent and acute testament to have emerged from Hitl…

  • The Memoirs of Catherine the Great

    The Memoirs of Catherine the Great
    av Catherine The Great

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812969870

    A definitive translation of the memoirs by the powerful Russian queen describes Catherine's youth, her unhappy marriage and life prior to taking the Russian throne, her dealing with the intrigues and betrayals of Russian court life, and her ultimate…

  • California

    California
    av Kevin Starr

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812977530

    A definitive, single-volume history of the Golden State ranges from the earliest Native American cultures, through the Spanish and Mexican eras, the Gold Rush, and rise of Hollywood, to the twenty-first century, chronicling the events, places, and p…

  • Paradise

    Paradise
    av Dante Dante

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812977264

    The final volume in a masterful new translation of the Divine Comedy follows the spiritual pilgrim as he puts behind him the horrors of Hell and the trials of Purgatory to ascend to Paradise, where he encounters his beloved Beatrice and meets the He…