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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 ...
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.
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.
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, ...
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 ...
Crime and Punishment: Pevear & Volokhonsky Translation (Vintage Classics)
With the same suppleness, energy, and range of voices that won their translation of The Brothers Karamazov the PEN/Book-of-the-Month Club Prize, Pevear and Volokhonsky offer a brilliant translation of Dostoevsky's classic novel that presents a clear insight into this astounding psychological thriller. "The best (translation) currently available"--Washington Post Book World.
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 ...
Brave New World
Everyman's Library, 2013
A towering classic of dystopian satire, BRAVE NEW WORLD is a brilliant and terrifying vision of a soulless society—and of one man who discovers the human costs of mindless conformity. Hundreds of years in the future, the World Controllers have created an ideal civilization. Its members, shaped by genetic engineering and behavioral conditioning, are productive and content in roles they have been assigned at conception. ...
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 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 ...
Poems Dead and Undead (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
Everyman's Library, 2014
In time for Halloween: a one-of-a-kind hardcover collection of poems from ancient times to the present about ghosts, zombies, and vampires. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS. This selection of poems from across the ages brings to life a staggering array of zombies, ghosts, vampires, and devils. Our culture's current obsession with zombies and vampires is only the latest form of a fascination with crossing the boundary between the living and the ...
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 ...
Lolita (Everyman's Library Classics)
Everyman's Library, 1992
The story of an obsessive middle-aged scholar who pursues an exquisite nymphet.
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 ...
Checkmate!: My First Chess Book (Everyman Chess)
Everyman Chess, 2004
In Checkmate! readers are invited to learn chess with Garry Kasparov, the World number one and the most famous figure in chess history, as their teacher. In this book chess players can discover all the various pieces and how they move, how to attack and h
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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