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  • Collected Maxims and Other Reflections

    Collected Maxims and Other Reflections
    Fran^cois de La Rochefoucauld

    ' This is the fullest collection of La Rochefoucauld's writings ever published in English, and includes the first complete translation of the Réflexions diverses (Miscellaneous Reflections).

  • La là mpara maravillosa

    La lámpara maravillosa
    William Ospina

    En estos cuatro ensayos, William Ospina da un análisis sobre la educación actual y un elogio de la lectura.

  • A Prayer For Children

    A Prayer For Children
    Ina Hughs

    A collection of short essays on children ranges from humorous observations on family life to moving stories about children suffering the effects of war and sickness

  • On Solitude

    On Solitude
    Michel de Montaigne

    They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

  • I Must Belong Somewhere

    I Must Belong Somewhere
    Jonathan Dean

    But this is no ordinary family history. As Dean visits the places which changed the course of his family tree – Vienna, Cologne, Ukraine – he finds history repeating itself.

  • India 2020

    India 2020
    A P J Abdul Kalam, Y S Rajan

    The same sense of purpose can make us a prosperous, strong nation in a matter of years, assert Kalam and Rajan. This is a book that every citizen who hopes for a better India must read.

  • Farther Away

    Farther Away
    Jonathan Franzen

    Taken together, these essays trace the progress of unique and mature mind wrestling with itself, with literature, and with some of the most important issues of our day. Farther Away is remarkable, provocative, and necessary.

  • La tiranà a de la penitencia

    La tiranía de la penitencia
    Pascal Bruckner

    De hecho, a partir de 1945, nuestro continente sufre los tormentos del arrepentimiento" dice Pascal Bruckner. ¿Debemos seguir entonando como una letanía el mea culpa por los errores del pasado? ¿Debemos regodearnos en la pervivencia de …

  • Il governo di sà e degli altri

    Il governo di sé e degli altri
    Michel Foucault

    Nel corso che tiene nel 1983, Michel Foucault, già malato, continua la sua rilettura della filosofia antica e inaugura la ricerca sulla nozione di parrêsia (dire la verità, parlar franco).

  • Masscult and Midcult

    Masscult and Midcult
    Dwight Macdonald

    A New York Review Books Original An uncompromising contrarian, a passionate polemicist, a man of quick wit and wide learning, an anarchist, a pacifist, and a virtuoso of the slashing phrase, Dwight Macdonald was an indefatigable and …

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