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The Feminine Mystique
When Betty Friedan produced The Feminine Mystique in 1963, she could not have realized how the discovery and debate of her contemporaries' general... Les mer
In Praise of Older Women
Growing up in war-torn Hungary, the narrator András Vajda, discovers that the charms of young girls are lost on him, and seeks out the embraces of... Les mer
Monkey Grip
In Monkey Grip, Helen Garner charts the lives of a generation. Her characters are exploring new ways of loving and living - and nothing is harder... Les mer
The collected stories of Lydia Davis
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis is the complete collection of short fiction from the world-renowned Lydia Davis. It is the winner of the Man... Les mer
Anti-Oedipus
An"introduction to the nonfascist life" (Michel Foucault, from the Preface) When it first appeared in France, "Anti-Oedipus"... Les mer
Decline of the English Murder
In these timeless and witty essays George Orwell explores the English love of reading about a good murder in the papers (and laments the passing of... Les mer
Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems
Allen Ginsberg was the bard of the beat generation, and Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems is a collection of his finest work published in Penguin Modern... Les mer
On Solitude
Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, the Renaissance thinker and writer Montaigne pioneered the modern essay.... Les mer
Utopia
In Utopia Thomas More painted a fantastical picture of a distant island where society is perfected and people live in harmony, yet its title means... Les mer
Tao Te Ching
Fundamental to Chinese philosophy and religion, the Tao Te Ching is a simple guidebook for virtue, encouraging peace, understanding and humility.... Les mer
Of the Abuse of Words
John Locke was one of the greatest figures of the Enlightenment, whose assertion that reason is the key to knowledge changed the face of philosophy.... Les mer
Why Look at Animals?
John Berger broke new ground with his penetrating writings on life, art and how we see the world around us. Here he explores how the ancient... Les mer
The Horrors and Absurdities of Religion
A fascinating examination of ethics, religion and psychology, this selection of Schopenhauer's works contains scathing attack on the nature and logic... Les mer
The Complete Novels of George Orwell
George Orwell's best-known novels, Animal Farm, describing a revolution that goes horribly wrong, and Nineteen Eighty-Four, portraying a world where... Les mer
1984
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police... Les mer
Pit And The Pendulum: The Essential Poe
This selection of Poe's critical writings, short fiction and poetry demonstrates an intense interest in aesthetic issues and the astonishing power... Les mer
Reborn: Early diaries 1947-1963
Reborn is the compelling and frank early diary of Susan Sontag. "Vivid, exhilarating, often moving ...charts the development of a good writer... Les mer
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means... Les mer
Species Of Spaces And Other Pieces
Georges Perec's first essay collection to appear in English, this volume showcases his far-ranging intelligence and delightful humor. Perec... Les mer
On photography
Susan Sontag's On Photography is a seminal and groundbreaking work on the subject. Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks... Les mer
Cat’s Cradle
With his trademark dry wit, Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle is an inventive science fiction satire that preys on our deepest fears of witnessing... Les mer
Nature
Originally published anonymously, Nature was the first modern essay to recommend the appreciation of the outdoors as an all-encompassing positive... Les mer
Human Happiness
Created by the seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician Pascal, the essays contained in Human Happiness are a curiously optimistic look at... Les mer