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  • Meditations

    Meditations
    av Marcus Aurelius

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812968255

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

  • The Toilers of the Sea

    The Toilers of the Sea
    av Victor Hugo

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375761324

  • The Meditations

    The 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…

  • 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…

  • War and Peace

    War and Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 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…

  • Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt

    Rise Of Theodore Roosevelt
    av Edmund Morris

    Häftad - 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 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…

  • Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 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…

  • Mod Lib Valleys Of The Assassins

    Mod Lib Valleys Of The Assassins
    av Freya Stark

    Häftad - 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…

  • Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679783220

    Introduction by Mary Oliver Commentary by Henry James, Robert Frost, Matthew Arnold, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Henry David Thoreau The definitive collection of Emerson's major speeches, essays, and poetry, The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Eme…

  • 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 Essential Writings Of Christian Mysticism

    The Essential Writings Of Christian Mysticism
    av Bernard McGinn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974218

  • California

    California
    av Kevin Starr

    Häftad - 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…

  • Memoirs Of Catherine The Great

    Memoirs Of Catherine The Great
    av Catherine The Great

    Häftad - 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…

  • Slightly Out Of Focus

    Slightly Out Of Focus
    av Robert Capa

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375753961

    In 1942, a dashing young man who liked nothing so much as a heated game of poker, a good bottle of scotch, and the company of a pretty girl hopped a merchant ship to England. He was Robert Capa, the brilliant and daring photojournalist, and Collier'…

  • Tess of the D'urbervilles

    Tess of the D'urbervilles
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 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…

  • On the Natural History of Destruction

    On the Natural History of Destruction
    av W G Sebald

    Häftad - 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…

  • Stories

    Stories
    av Anton Chekhov

    Häftad - 2001 - 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…

  • Guadalcanal Diary

    Guadalcanal Diary
    av Richard Tregaskis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679640233

    history U.S.A. $14.95 Canada $22.50 This celebrated classic gives a soldier's-eye-view of the Guadalcanal battles--crucial to World War II, the war that continues to fascinate us all, and to military history in general. Unlike some of those on Guada…

  • We

    We
    av Yevgeny Zamyatin

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974621

    D-503, a mathematician in the one thousandth year of the One State and the chief architect of the Integral, threatens national security when he falls in love with the beautiful I-330 and rediscovers the meaning of passion and the soul, in a new tran…

  • In Search of Lost Time

    In Search of Lost Time
    av Marcel Proust

    Häftad - 2000 - 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…

  • My Uncle Napoleon

    My Uncle Napoleon
    av Iraj Pezeshkzad
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 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.

  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    av Bruce Cumings

    Häftad - 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…

  • Inferno

    Inferno
    av Dante Dante

    Häftad - 2004 - 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

    Häftad - 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.

  • Purgatory

    Purgatory
    av Dante Dante

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812971255

    A new translation by Anthony EsolenIllustrations by Gustave Dore Includes an appendix of key sources and extensive endnotes Arguably the greatest single poem ever written, The Divine Comedy presents Dante Alighieri's all-encompassing vision of the t…

  • Paradise

    Paradise
    av Dante Dante

    Häftad - 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…

  • Le Morte D'arthur

    Le Morte D'arthur
    av Thomas Malory

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375753220

    The legends of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table have inspired some of the greatest works of literature--from Cervantes's Don Quixote to Tennyson's Idylls of the King. Although many versions exist, Malory's stands as the classic renditi…

  • The Essential Writings Of Machiavelli

    The Essential Writings Of Machiavelli
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974232

    A compilation of writings by the influential Renaissance philosopher features a number of essays that have never before appeared in English--including "The Persecution of Africa" and "A Warning to the Medici Faction"--as well as The Prince, The Mand…

  • Breakfast At Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms

    Breakfast At Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
    av Truman Capote

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812994360

    From the Modern Library's new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote--also available are In Cold Blood, Portraits and Observations, and The Complete Stories Together in one volume, here are a pair of literary touchstones f…

  • I Will Bear Witness 1933-1941

    I Will Bear Witness 1933-1941
    av Victor Klemperer

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375753787

    The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. "In its cool, lucid style and power of observation," said The New York Times, "it is the best written, most evocative,…

  • Lives Of The Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, And Architects

    Lives Of The Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, And Architects
    av Giorgio Vasari

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375760365

  • The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson

    The Complete Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375761355

    Presents the complete collection of Robert Louis Stevenson's short stories, including "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and "The Beach of Falesa."

  • Uncivil Society

    Uncivil Society
    av Stephen Kotkin

    Häftad - 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…

  • Heart of Darkness

    Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375753770

    With an Introduction by Caryl Phillips Commentary by H.L. Mencken, E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Lionel Trilling, Chiua Achebe, and Philip Gourevitch "Heart of Darkness," which appeared at the very beginning of o…

  • The Waste Land and Other Writings

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

    Häftad - 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…

  • To End a War

    To End a War
    av Richard Holbrooke

    Häftad - 2000 - 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…

  • Walden and Other Writings

    Walden and Other Writings
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 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

  • Summer Crossing

    Summer Crossing
    av Truman Capote

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812975932

    Seventeen-year-old Manhattan society girl Grady McNeil is free to pursue her illicit romance with Clyde Manzer, a Jewish parking lot attendant from Brooklyn, when her parents decide to leave her alone for the summer. Reprint.

  • Taras Bulba

    Taras Bulba
    av Nikolai Gogol

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812971194

    The First New Translation in Forty Years Set sometime between the mid-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century, Gogol's epic tale recounts both a bloody Cossack revolt against the Poles (led by the bold Taras Bulba of Ukrainian folk mythology) and th…

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375757969

    Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon John Milton's Paradise Lost, an epic poem on the clash between God and his fallen angel, Satan, is a profound meditation on fate, free will, and divinity, and one of the most beautiful…

  • The Dhammapada

    The Dhammapada
    av Glenn Wallis

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812977271

    Offers a profound and vibrant new modern translation of the teachings of the Buddha, in an edition that preserves the wisdom and psychological depth of the original while capturing the beauty and accessibility of the ancient verses and including ext…

  • Zuleika Dobson

    Zuleika Dobson
    av Max Beerbohm

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375752483

    Zuleika Dobson is a highly accomplished and superbly written book whose spirit is farcical," said E. M. Forster. "It is a great work--the most consistent achievement of fantasy in our time . . . so funny and charming, so iridescent yet so profound.…

  • The Greek Plays

    The Greek Plays
    av Mary Lefkowitz

    Häftad - 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…

  • The Life of Alexander the Great

    The Life of Alexander the Great
    av Plutarch

    Häftad - 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.

  • Les Miserables

    Les Miserables
    av Victor Hugo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679643333

  • Les Miserables

    Les Miserables
    av Victor Hugo

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974263

    Translated by Julie RoseIntroduction by Adam Gopnik In this major new rendition by the acclaimed translator Julie Rose, Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables" is revealed in its full, unabridged glory. A favorite of readers for nearly 150 years, this stirr…

  • The Kreutzer Sonata

    The Kreutzer Sonata
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812968231

  • The Rising Sun

    The Rising Sun
    av John Toland

    Häftad - 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…

  • Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679783305

    Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, Anna Karenina is Tolstoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disa…