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Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation (Everyman's Library (Cloth))
Everyman's Library, 2010
Isaac Asimov’s seminal Foundation trilogy—one of the cornerstones of modern speculative fiction—in a single hardcover volume. It is the saga of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And it is the particular story of psychohistorian Hari Seldon, the only man who can see the horrors the future has in store—a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and violence that will last for thirty thousand years. Gathering a ...
The Plague, The Fall, Exile and the Kingdom, and Selected Essays (Everyman's Library)
Everyman's Library, 2004
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) From one of the most brilliant and influential thinkers of the twentieth century–two novels, six short stories, and a pair of essays in a single volume. In both his essays and his fiction, Albert Camus (1913—1960) de-ployed his lyric eloquence in defense against despair, providing an affirmation of the brave assertion of humanity in the face of a universe devoid of order or meaning. The Plague –written in ...
Everyman's Library, 1992
Nineteen Eighty-Four revealed George Orwell as one of the twentieth century’s greatest mythmakers. While the totalitarian system that provoked him into writing it has since passed into oblivion, his harrowing cautionary tale of a man trapped in a political nightmare has had the opposite fate: its relevance and power to disturb our complacency seem to grow decade by decade. In Winston Smith’s desperate struggle to free himself from an ...
The Brothers Karamazov
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The award-winning translation of Dostoevsky's last and greatest novel.
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, vol. 1-6 (Everyman's Library)
Everyman's Library, 2010
Edward Gibbon’s classic timeless work of ancient Roman history in 6 volumes collected into 2 boxed sets, in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.
Every Man's Battle: Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time (The Every Man Series)
The challenge every man faces...the fight every man can win! From movies and television, to print media and the Internet, men are constantly faced with the assault of sensual images. It is impossible to avoid such temptations... but, thankfully, not impossible to confront them and gain victory over them! Millions have found Every Man’s Battle the single greatest resource for overcoming the struggle and remaining strong in the face of ...
Kingdom Man: Every Man's Destiny, Every Woman's Dream
Focus on the Family
When a man follows the principles of biblical manhood, those around him benefit from his leadership and care. Kingdom Man challenges and equips men to fully understand their position under God as well as their position over what God has given them. The biblical definition of a man is one who has learned to operate under the authority of Jesus Christ while carrying out responsible and legitimate leadership within the sphere of influence that ...
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: Collected Nonfiction (Everyman's Library)
Everyman's Library, 2006
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) Joan Didion’s incomparable and distinctive essays and journalism are admired for their acute, incisive observations and their spare, elegant style. Now the seven books of nonfiction that appeared between 1968 and 2003 have been brought together into one thrilling collection. Slouching Towards Bethlehem captures the counterculture of the sixties, its mood and lifestyle, as symbolized by California, Joan Baez, ...
The Divine Comedy: Inferno; Purgatorio; Paradiso (Everyman's Library)
Everyman's Library, 1995
The Divine Comedy , translated by Allen Mandelbaum, begins in a shadowed forest on Good Friday in the year 1300. It proceeds on a journey that, in its intense recreation of the depths and the heights of human experience, has become the key with which Western civilization has sought to unlock the mystery of its own identity. Mandelbaum’s astonishingly Dantean translation, which captures so much of the life of the original, renders whole for us ...
Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov, Part III: 1993-2005
Everyman Chess, 2014
Garry Kasparov on Garry Kasparov: Part III is the final volume in a major three-volume series made unique by the fact that it records the greatest chess battles played by the greatest chessplayer of all-time. Kasparov’s series of historical volumes have received great critical and public acclaim for their rigorous analysis and comprehensive detail regarding the developments in chess that occurred both on and off the board. The first ...
The Complete Works (Everyman's Library)
Michel de Montaigne
Everyman's Library, 2003
Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners. He reflected on the great themes of existence in his wise and engaging writings, his subjects ranging from proper conversation and good reading, to the raising of children and the endurance of pain, from solitude, ...
The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition)
W. W. Norton & Company
Now as sumptuously packaged as they are critically acclaimed—a new deluxe trade paperback edition of the beloved stories. The stories of ?The Arabian Nights ?(and stories within stories, and stories within stories within stories) are famously told by the Princess Shahrazad, under the threat of death should the king lose interest in her tale. Collected over the centuries from India, Persia, and Arabia, and ranging from adventure fantasies, ...
Every Man's Marriage: An Every Man's Guide to Winning the Heart of a Woman (The Every Man Series)
What every man wishes he knew about what his wife desires most. Authors Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker believe that every man can meet the secret desires of his wife. The problem is, most of us aren't exactly sure what that desire is and how we can go about fulfilling it faithfully. In Every Man's Marriage , you can discover the common misconceptions about what it means to exercise biblical authority and understand the role of ...
The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time
Simon & Schuster
A wise and witty compendium of the greatest thoughts, greatest minds, and greatest books of all time -- listed in accessible and succinct form -- by one of the world's greatest scholars. From the "Hundred Best Books" to the "Ten Greatest Thinkers" to the "Ten Greatest Poets," here is a concise collection of the world's most significant knowledge. For the better part of a century, Will Durant dwelled upon -- and wrote about -- the most ...
Make Every Man Want You: How to Be So Irresistible You'll Barely Keep from Dating Yourself!
Unleash Your Irresistibility! " Make Every Man Want You gives every woman the tools she needs to unlock her inner magnet." -- Kelly Ripa Let's make one thing clear: this book is like no other dating book you've read. There are no rules, no list of things to do to land a husband in thirty days, and no reason to blame yourself if “he's just not that into you.” Please. Throw those books away. Instead, let's focus on you--and how you ...
The Idiot (Vintage Classics)
Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s masterful translation of The Idiot is destined to stand with their versions of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov , and Demons as the definitive Dostoevsky in English. After his great portrayal of a guilty man in Crime and Punishment , Dostoevsky set out in The Idiot to portray a man of pure innocence. The twenty-six-year-old Prince Myshkin, following a stay of several years in a ...
Checkmate!: My First Chess Book (Everyman Chess)
Everyman Chess, 2004
Discover all the various pieces - the king, the queen, the knights, the bishops and the pawns. Find out how the pieces move, the values of the chessmen, how to attack and how to defend, how to capture, how to employ special moves such as castling, how to write the moves down and, crucially, how to give check and deliver checkmate. Learn the numerous tricks and traps that you can set your unwary opponents and, just as importantly, how to avoid ...
The Border Trilogy: All the Pretty Horses, the Crossing, Cities of the Plain (Everyman's Library)
Everyman's Library, 1999
Available together in one volume for the first time, the three novels of Cormac McCarthy's award-winning and bestselling Border Trilogy constitute a genuine American epic. Beginning with All the Pretty Horses and continuing through The Crossing and Cities of the Plain , McCarthy chronicles the lives of two young men coming of age in the Southwest and Mexico, poised on the edge of a world about to change forever. Hauntingly beautiful, ...
Stuff Every Man Should Know (Pocket Companions)
This pocket-sized companion features everything a man should know (but probably doesn’t) Including: • How to Cast a Fishing Rod • How to Make the Perfect Martini • How to Negotiate a Raise • Five Pick-Up Lines in Five Different Languages • How to bet on Horses • How to Give a Great Massage Plus wardrobe tips, advice on car maintenance, jokes for ...
The Collected Works (Everyman's Library)
Alfred A. Knopf
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) For the first time, all the major works of this beloved writer are gathered together in one hardcover volume. Poet, artist, and mystic, Kahlil Gibran was born in 1883 to a poor Christian family in Lebanon and immigrated to the United States as an adolescent. His masterpiece, The Prophet , a book of poetic essays that he began while still a youth in Lebanon, is one of the most cherished books of our time ...
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