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  • Women, Race & Class

    Women, Race & Class
    av Angela Y. Davis

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241408407

    Ranging from the age of slavery to contemporary injustices, this groundbreaking history of race, gender and class inequality by the radical political activist Angela Davis offers an alternative view of female struggles for liberation. Tracing the in…

  • One hundred years of solitude

    One hundred years of solitude
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184999

    Reissue in Penguin Modern Classics. One of the 20th century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world, and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize–winning career. The n…

  • The Fire Next Time

    The Fire Next Time
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140182750

    'A seminal meditation on race by one of our greatest writers' Barack Obama 'We, the black and the white, deeply need each other here if we are really to become a nation' James Baldwin's impassioned plea to 'end the racial nightmare' in America was a…

  • We have always lived in the castle

    We have always lived in the castle
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191454

    Living in the Blackwood family home with only her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian for company, Merricat just wants to preserve their delicate way of life. But ever since Constance was acquitted of murdering the rest of the family, the world is…

  • The man in the high castle

    The man in the high castle
    av Philip K. Dick

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186672

    Gives us a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world - one where the Allies have lost the Second World War.

  • Ways of Seeing

    Ways of Seeing
    av John Berger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035796

    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before…

  • Silent Spring

    Silent Spring
    av Rachel Carson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141184944

    Rachel Carson's Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. This Penguin Modern Classics edition in…

  • Nausea

    Nausea
    av Jean-Paul Sartre

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185491

    Jean-Paul Sartre's first published novel, Nausea is both an extended essay on existentialist ideals, and a profound fictional exploration of a man struggling to restore a sense of meaning to his life. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is translat…

  • Confessions of a Mask

    Confessions of a Mask
    av Yukio Mishima

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241301197

    'There is in this world a kind of desire like stinging pain' A Japanese teenager is overcome with longing for his male classmate. He imagines his body punctured with arrows, like the body of St Sebastian in the painting that obsesses him. Over and o…

  • Orientalism

    Orientalism

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141187426

    Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture,…

  • The Fountainhead

    The Fountainhead
    av Ayn Rand

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188621

    Her first major literary success, Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead is an exalted view of her Objectivist philosophy, portraying a visionary artist struggling against the dull, conformist dogma of his peers; a book of ambition, power, gold and love, publi…

  • Naked Lunch

    Naked Lunch
    av William S. Burroughs

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189765

    Nightmarish and fiercely funny, William Burroughs' virtuoso, taboo-breaking masterpiece Naked Lunch follows Bill Lee through Interzone: a surreal, orgiastic wasteland of drugs, depravity, political plots, paranoia, sadistic medical experiments and e…

  • On Photography

    On Photography

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035789

    Features a critique of photography that asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. This title examines the ways in which we use these omnipresent images to manufacture a sense of reality and authority in…

  • The Origins of Totalitarianism

    The Origins of Totalitarianism
    av Hannah Arendt

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241316757

    'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington Post Hannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes is a war…

  • Haunting of Hill House

    Haunting of Hill House
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191447

    Four seekers have arrived at the rambling old pile known as Hill House: Dr Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of psychic phenomena; Theodora, his lovely assistant; Luke, the future inheritor of the estate; and Eleanor, a friendle…

  • Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile

    Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile
    av Francoise Sagan

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141198750

    Sylish, shimmering and amoral, Sagan's tale of adolescence and betrayal on the French Riviera was her masterpiece, published when she was just eighteen. However, this frank and explicit novella was considered too daring for 1950s Britain, and sexual…

  • The Plague

    The Plague
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185132

    The Plague is Albert Camus's world-renowned fable of fear and courage The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a swift and horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forc…

  • The Beauty of Everyday Things

    The Beauty of Everyday Things
    av Soetsu Yanagi

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241366356

    "Radical and inspiring ... Yanagi's vision puts the connection between heart and hand before the transient and commercial" - Edmund de Waal The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. Thes…

  • Atlas Shrugged

    Atlas Shrugged
    av Ayn Rand

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188935

    A towering philosophical novel that is the summation of her Objectivist philosophy, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged is the saga of the enigmatic John Galt, and his ambitious plan to 'stop the motor of the world', published in Penguin Modern Classics. Open…

  • Tropic of Cancer

    Tropic of Cancer
    av Henry Miller

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141399133

    Shocking, banned and the subject of obscenity trials, Henry Miller's first novel Tropic of Cancer is one of the most scandalous and influential books of the twentieth century -- new to Penguin Modern Classics with a cover by Tracey Emin Tropic of Ca…

  • The Wretched of the Earth

    The Wretched of the Earth
    av Frantz Fanon

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186542

    'This century's most compelling theorist of racism and colonialism' Angela Davis Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence from French colonial rule and first published in 1961, Frantz Fanon's Wretched of the Earth has provided insp…

  • Another Country

    Another Country
    av James Baldwin

    Storpocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186375

    'A masterwork... an almost unbearable, tumultuous, blood-pounding experience' Washinton Post When Another Country appeared in 1962, it caused a literary sensation. James Baldwin's masterly story of desire, hatred and violence opens with the unforget…

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed

    Pedagogy of the Oppressed
    av Paulo Freire

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241301111

    'The foremost work on the key democratic task: helping people to identify and challenge the sources of their oppression ... a transformative text' George Monbiot, Guardian Arguing that 'education is freedom', Paulo Freire's radical international cla…

  • Childhood, Youth, Dependency

    Childhood, Youth, Dependency
    av Tove Ditlevsen

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241457573

    'Utterly, agonisingly compulsive ... a masterpiece' Liz Jensen, Guardian Following one woman's journey from a troubled girlhood in working-class Copenhagen through her struggle to live on her own terms, The Copenhagen Trilogy is a searingly honest,…

  • Discipline and Punish

    Discipline and Punish
    av Michel Foucault

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241386019

    'Imaginative, illuminating and innovative' The New York Times Book Review The grisly spectacle of public executions and torture of centuries ago has been replaced by the penal system in western society - but has anything really changed? In his revol…

  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

    The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
    av John le Carre

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141194523

    From the master of spy thrillers, John le Carré's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a gripping story of love and betrayal at the height of the Cold War. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an afterword by the author and an introduction…

  • Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream
    av Hubert Selby Jr.

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141195667

    Harry Goldfarb, heroin addict and son of lonely widow Sara, cares only about enjoying the good life with girlfriend Marion and best friend Tyrone C Love, and making the most of all the hash, poppers and dope they can get. Sara Goldfarb sits at home…

  • The Rebel

    The Rebel
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182018

    A philosophical exploration of the idea of 'rebellion' by one of the leading existentialist thinkers, Albert Camus' The Rebel looks at artistic and political rebels throughout history, from Epicurus to the Marquis de Sade. This Penguin Modern Classi…

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140187977

    The inspiration for the new film from Oscar award-winning director Barry Jenkins 'Achingly beautiful' Guardian Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin's novel is Tish nineteen,…

  • The Medium is the Massage

    The Medium is the Massage
    av Marshall McLuhan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035826

    In a dazzling fusion of Quentin Fiore's bold and inventive graphic design and Marshall McLuhan's unique insight into technology, advertising and mass-media, The Medium is the Massage is a unique study of human communication in the twentieth century,…

  • Vile Bodies

    Vile Bodies
    av Evelyn Waugh

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182872

    Evelyn Waugh's acidly funny and formally daring satire, Vile Bodies reveals the darkness and vulnerability that lurks beneath the glittering surface of the high life. In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and v…

  • In Search of Lost Time

    In Search of Lost Time
    av Marcel Proust

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141180311

    One of the greatest, most entertaining reading experiences in any language, Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time Vol. 1: The Way by Swann's is published in a new translation from the French by Lydia Davis in Penguin Classics. The Way by Swann's is…

  • Snow Country

    Snow Country
    av Yasunari Kawabata

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192598

    Shimamura is tired of the bustling city. He takes the train through the snow to the mountains of the west coast of Japan, to meet with a geisha he believes he loves. Beautiful and innocent, Komako is tightly bound by the rules of a rural geisha, and…

  • Death of a Salesman

    Death of a Salesman
    av Arthur Miller

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182742

    Arthur Miller's extraordinary masterpiece, Death of a Salesman changed the course of modern theatre, and has lost none of its power as an examination of American life. 'A man is not an orange. You can't eat the fruit and throw the peel away' Willy…

  • The Lottery and Other Stories

    The Lottery and Other Stories
    av Shirley Jackson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141191430

    'Shirley Jackson's stories are among the most terrifying ever written' Donna Tartt This is the definitive collection of Shirley Jackson's short stories, including 'The Lottery' - one of the most terrifying and iconic stories of the twentieth centur…

  • The Myth of Sisyphus

    The Myth of Sisyphus
    av Albert Camus

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182001

    Written during the bleakest days of the Second World War, this volume argues for an acceptance of reality that encompasses revolt, passion and, above all, liberty. It also contains several other essays, including lyrical evocations of the sunlit cit…

  • Laughter in the Dark

    Laughter in the Dark
    av Vladimir Nabokov

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141186528

    Albinus - rich, married middle-aged and respectable - is an art critic and aspiring filmmaker who lusts after the coquettish young cinema usherette Margot. Gradually he seduces her and convinces himself he is irresistible to her, but Margot has othe…

  • The Book of Disquiet

    The Book of Disquiet
    av Fernando Pessoa, Richard Zenith, Fernando Pessoa

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141183046

    A modernist masterwork that has now taken on a similar iconic status to Ulysses, The Trial or In Search of Lost Time, Fernando Pessoa's The Book of Disquiet is edited and translated with an introduction by Richard Zenith in Penguin Modern Classics.…

  • The Book of Disquiet

    The Book of Disquiet
    av Fernando Pessoa

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241200131

    With its astounding hardcover reviews Richard Zenith's new complete translation of THE BOOK OF DISQUIET has now taken on a similar iconic status to ULYSSES, THE TRIAL or IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME as one of the greatest but also strangest modernist text…

  • Seven Pillars of Wisdom

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    av T. E. Lawrence

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182766

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of T.E. Lawrence - also known as 'Lawrence of Arabia' - of his service in the Arab Revolt during the First World War, published in Penguin Modern Classics. Although 'continually and bitterly as…

  • The Outsiders

    The Outsiders
    av S.E. Hinton

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141189116

    One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' The bestselling American classic of youthful rebellion and coming of age on the streets, adapted into an award-winning film by Francis Ford Coppola The Greasers and the rich-kid Socs are at war on…

  • A Small Town in Germany

    A Small Town in Germany
    av John le Carre

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141196381

    'Brilliant, unforgettable ... a masterpiece' New Statesman West Germany in the 1960s is a simmering cauldron of radical protests. Amid the turmoil Leo Harting, a Second Secretary in the British Embassy, has gone missing - along with more than forty…

  • Go Tell it on the Mountain

    Go Tell it on the Mountain
    av James Baldwin

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185910

    James Baldwin's electrifying first novel. 'I had to deal with what hurt me most. I had to deal with my father.' Drawing on James Baldwin's own boyhood in a religious community in 1930s Harlem, his first novel tells the story of young Johnny Grimes.…

  • Sister Outsider

    Sister Outsider
    av Audre Lorde

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241410509

    The woman's place of power within each of us is neither white nor surface; it is dark, it is ancient, and it is deep The revolutionary writings of Audre Lorde gave voice to those 'outside the circle of this society's definition of acceptable women'.…

  • I, Claudius

    I, Claudius
    av Robert Graves

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188591

    Despised for his weakness and regarded by his family as little more than a stammering fool, the nobleman, Claudius quietly survives the intrigues, bloody purges and mounting cruelty of the imperial Roman dynasties. This book presents an account of t…

  • Story of the Eye

    Story of the Eye
    av Georges Bataille

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141185385

    A masterpiece of transgressive, surrealist erotica, George Bataille's Story of the Eye was the Fifty Shades of Grey of its era. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is translated by Joachim Neugroschal, and published with essays by Susan Sontag and…

  • Life for Sale

    Life for Sale
    av Yukio Mishima

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241333150

    'The best book I've read this year ... darkly comedic and full of tension and surprise' Marina Abramovic 'Life for sale. Use me as you wish. I am a twenty-seven-year-old male. Discretion guaranteed. Will cause no bother at all.' When Hanio Yamada r…

  • Power

    Power
    av Michel Foucault

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241435083

    'Who since Weber, or perhaps even Hobbes, has done as much to show why power is such a profound, elusive and treacherous presence throughout our experience?' The Times Higher Education The third and final volume of the Essential Works of Foucault s…

  • Lolita

    Lolita
    av Vladimir Nabokov

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141182537

    'Lolita is comedy, subversive yet divine ... You read Lolita sprawling limply in your chair, ravished, overcome, nodding scandalized assent' Martin Amis, Observer Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks…

  • Mrs Dalloway

    Mrs Dalloway
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241436271

    'One of the most moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century' Michael Cunningham Clarissa Dalloway, elegant and vivacious, is preparing for a party and remembering those she once loved. In another part of London, Septimus Warren Smith is…

  • The Woman in the Dunes

    The Woman in the Dunes
    av Kobo Abe

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141188522

    Dazzlingly original, Kobo Abe's The Woman in the Dunes is one of the premier Japanese novels in the twentieth century, and this Penguin Classics edition contains a new introduction by David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas. Niki Jumpei, an amateur en…