22 results for

Sort By:

Sorted By: Top Matches
Filtered By:
Books
Fiction and Literature
Essays and Letters
Trade Paperback
17 - 18
1 - 12 of 22 Results
Top Matches
A Confession And Other Religious Writings
Paperback

|January 5, 1988

$10.93 online

$20.00

save 45%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Tolstoy's passionate and iconoclastic writings--on issues of faith, immortality, freedom, violence, and morality--reflect his intellectual search for truth and a religion firmly grounded in reality. The selection includes 'A Confession,' 'Religion and…
The Letters Of Abelard And Heloise
Paperback

|April 27, 2004

$18.13 online

$22.00

save 17%

In stock online

Available in stores

One of the world's most celebrated and tragic love affairs Through the letters between Abelard and Heloise, we follow the path of their 12th-century romance, from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard's pupil, through the suffering of…
Tao Te Ching
Paperback

|May 30, 1964

$13.49 online

$16.00

save 15%

In stock online

Available in stores

Traditionally attributed to Lao Tzu, an older contemporary of Confucius (551 - 479 BC), it is now thought that the work was compiled in about the fourth century BC. An anthology of wise sayings, it offers a model by which the individual can live rather than…
The Portable Machiavelli
Paperback

|January 25, 1979

$23.33 online

$24.00

In stock online

Not available in stores

In the four and a half centuries since Machiavelli’s death, no single and unanimously accepted interpretation of his ideas has succeeded in imposing itself upon the lively debate over the meaning of his works. Yet there has never been any doubt about the…
Steinbeck: A Life In Letters
Paperback

|April 1, 1989

$29.91 online

$39.00

save 23%

In stock online

Available in stores

"Surely his most interesting, plausibly his most memorable, and . . . arguably his best book" — The New York Times Book Review For John Steinbeck, who hated the telephone, letter-writing was a preparation for work and a natural way for him to communicate his…
Selected Writings (eckhart, Meister)
Paperback

|March 1, 1995

$16.39 online

$23.00

save 28%

In stock online

Available in stores

'A free mind can achieve all things. But what is a free mind?'   Composed during a critical time in the evaluation of European intellectual life, the works of Meister Eckhart are some of the most powerful medieval attempts to achieve a synthesis between…
Dialogues And Letters
Paperback

|November 1, 1997

$15.50 online

$22.00

save 29%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Included in this volume are the dialogues On the Shortness of Life and On Tranquility of Mind , which are eloquent classic statements of Stoic ideals of fortitude and self-reliance. This selection also features extracts from Natural Questions , Seneca's…
The Letters Of The Younger Pliny
Paperback

|November 25, 2003

$17.70 online

$19.00

save 6%

In stock online

Not available in stores

Providing a series of fascinating views of Imperial Rome, The Letters of the Younger Pliny also offer one of the fullest self-portraits to survive from classical times. Pliny's lively and very personal letters address an astonishing range of topics, from a…
Confessions Of An English Opium Eater
Paperback

|April 29, 2003

$14.96 online

$20.00

save 25%

In stock online

Not available in stores

In this remarkable autobiography, Thomas De Quincey hauntingly describes the surreal visions and hallucinatory nocturnal wanderings he took through London—and the nightmares, despair, and paranoia to which he became prey—under the influence of the…
Species Of Spaces And Other Pieces
Paperback

|March 20, 2008

$16.52 online

$25.00

save 33%

In stock online

Not available in stores

“One of the most significant literary personalities in the world.”—Italo Calvino   Georges Perec, author of the highly acclaimed Life: A User’s Manual , was only forty-six when he died in 1982. Despite a tragic childhood, during which…
Kerouac: Selected Letters: Volume 1: 1940-1956

In stock online

Not available in stores

It was in his letters that Jack Kerouac set down the raw material that he transmuted into his novels, exploring and refining the spontaneous prose style that became his trademark. The letters in this volume, written between 1940, when Kerouac was a freshman at…
Imaginary Homelands: Essays And Criticism 1981-1991

Ships within 1-2 weeks

Not available in stores

“Read every page of this book; better still, re-read them. The invocation means no hardship, since every true reader must surely be captivated by Rushdie’s masterful invention and ease, the flow of wit and insight and passion. How literature of the…
Loading