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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 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…

  • Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass
    av Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679600763

    Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author'…

  • Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass
    av Walt Whitman

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679783428

    Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author'…

  • The Essential Writings of Machiavelli

    The Essential Writings of Machiavelli
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • Stars in Their Courses

    Stars in Their Courses
    av Shelby Foote

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679601128

    Recreates the Battle of Gettysburg from both the Confederate and Union perspectives

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H.G. Wells

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375759239

    Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke Commentary by Jules Verne and an anonymous reviewer from The Critic "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences great…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton

    Pocket - 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 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…

  • 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…

  • The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism

    The Essential Writings of Christian Mysticism
    av Bernard McGinn

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812974218

  • 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…

  • Portraits and Observations

    Portraits and Observations
    av Truman Capote

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812978919

  • 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…

  • 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 Mysterious Island

    The Mysterious Island
    av Jules Verne

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812966428

  • 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-…

  • 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…

  • Letters to a Young Poet

    Letters to a Young Poet
    av Rainer Maria Rilke

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679642329

    Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century. Written when the poet was himself still a young man, with most of his greatest work before him, they were addressed to a student who had sent…

  • 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…

  • 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 Toilers of the Sea

    The Toilers of the Sea
    av Victor Hugo

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375761324

  • My Wars Are Laid Away in Books

    My Wars Are Laid Away in Books
    av Alfred Habegger

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812966015

    "Alfred Habegger presents the first thorough account of Dickinson's growth - a story of genius in the process of formation and then in the act of overwhelming production." Building on the work of former and contemporary scholars, My Wars Are Laid Aw…

  • Basic Writings of Nietzsche

    Basic Writings of Nietzsche
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679783398

    Introduction by Peter GayTranslated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. "Ba…

  • Basic Writings of Nietzsche

    Basic Writings of Nietzsche
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679600008

    Introduction by Peter GayTranslated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. "Ba…

  • The Company

    The Company
    av John Micklethwait

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812972870

    The authors of A Future Perfect provide a close-up look at the history of the joint-stock company and examine its influence on world history, describing the institution's continually evolving forms and how it continues to shape global power. Reprint…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    The Essential Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • Basic Writings of Kant

    Basic Writings of Kant
    av IMMANUEL KANT

    Pocket - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • The Confidence-Man

    The Confidence-Man
    av Herman Melville

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375758027

  • Life and Death of Harriett Frean

    Life and Death of Harriett Frean
    av May Sinclair

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812969955

    "In a few short pages," writes Francine Prose in her Introduction, "May Sinclair succeeds in rendering the oppressive weight and strength of the chains of family love." Young Harriett Frean is taught that "behaving beautifully" is paramount, and she…

  • The Annals & The Histories

    The Annals & The Histories
    av Tacitus

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812966992

  • Babbitt

    Babbitt
    av Sinclair Lewis

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375759253

    George E. Babbitt, a conniving, prosperous real estate man from Zenith, Ohio, revels in his popularity, his success, and, especially, in the material rewards they bring. He bullies his wife, flirts with other women, and patronizes the less successfu…