Dimensions: 1504 pages, 10.25 × 7.88 × 2.12 in
Published: November 6, 2012
Publisher: Little, Brown And Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316017590
ISBN - 13: 9780316017596
About the Book
More than 150 years after its original publication, this essential quotations book has been completely revised and updated for its 18th edition. It showcases a sweeping survey of world history and offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of influences.
From the Publisher
More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT''S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT''S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Krugman, Hunter S. Thompson, Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Barack Obama, Che Guevara, Randy Pausch, Desmond Tutu, Julia Child, Fran Leibowitz, Harper Lee, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Patti Smith, William F. Buckley, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the classic BARTLETT''S tradition, the book offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of those words that have influenced and molded our language and culture.
About the Author
Geoffrey O''Brien is the editor-in-chief of The Library of America, and author of fifteen books, most recentlyThe Fall of the House of Walworth, and other works includingHardboiled America,Dream Time,The Phantom Empire,The Times Square Story,The Browser''s Ecstasy,Castaways of the Image Planet, andSonata for Jukebox.He has contributed frequently toThe New York Review of Books,Artforum,Film Comment, and other publications. He lives in New York City.