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The Fastidious Assassins
A daring critique of communism and how it had gone wrong behind the Iron Curtain, Camus’ essay examines the revolutions in France and Russia, and... Les mer
Design as Art
One of the last surviving members of the futurist generation, Bruno Munari's Design as Art is an illustrated journey into the artistic possibilities... Les mer
The Medium is the Massage
In a dazzling fusion of Quentin Fiore's bold and inventive graphic design and Marshall McLuhan's unique insight into technology, advertising and... Les mer
Ways of Seeing
Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design... Les mer
Books v. cigarettes
Beginning with a dilemma about whether he spends more money on reading or smoking, this title explores entertaining essays that explore everything... Les mer
Animal Farm
Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs... Les mer
At the Same Time
The sixteen essays gathered here represent the last pieces written by Susan Sontag in the years before her death in 2004. Reflecting on literature,... Les mer
Electra and Other Plays
SSophocles’ innovative plays transformed Greek myths into dramas featuring complex human characters, through which he explored profound moral... Les mer
Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse's moving and inspirational chronicle of spiritual evolution, "Siddhartha", includes a new introduction by bestselling... Les mer
Concerning Violence
Angered by the racism he witnessed on Martinique during the Second World War, Fanon here examines the roles of class, culture and violence, and... Les mer
The Selected Poems of Cavafy
C. P. Cavafy is one of the most singular and poignant voices of twentieth-century European poetry, conjuring a magical interior world through lyrical... Les mer
The Wings of the Dove
Emerging from the grit and stigma of poverty to a life of fairytale privilege under the wing of her aunt, the beautiful and financially ambitious... Les mer
Giovanni’s Room
When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend’s return to Paris destroys... Les mer
Critique of Pure Reason
Kant's Critique of Pure Reason (1781) is the central text of modern philosophy. It brings together the two opposing schools of... Les mer
Breaking the spell
What is religion and how did it evolve? Is it the product of blind evolutionary instinct or of rational choice? Is the only way to live a good life... Les mer
Against the day
Spanning the period between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I, this novel moves from the labor troubles in... Les mer
Selected Poems
Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. By the end of his brief career, he had... Les mer
The Pillow Book
A new translation of the idiosyncratic diary of a C10 court lady in Heian Japan. Along with the TALE OF GENJI, this is one of the major Japanese... Les mer
The Fall
A philosophical novel described by fellow existentialist Sartre as 'perhaps the most beautiful and the least understood' of his novels, Albert Camus'... Les mer
Rabbit, Run
It's 1959 and Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom, one time high school sports superstar, is going nowhere.  At twenty-six he is trapped in a second-rate... Les mer
On Liberty and the Subjection of Women
A prodigiously brilliant thinker who sharply challenged the beliefs of his age, the political and social radical John Stuart Mill was the most... Les mer
The Bacchae and Other Plays
Through their sheer range, daring innovation, flawed but eloquent characters and intriguing plots, the plays of Euripides have shocked and stimulated... Les mer
Libra
In this powerful, eerily convincing fictional speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey Oswald's odyssey... Les mer
Selected Poems
Regarded by many as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, John Donne (1572-1631) was also among the most intriguing figures of the Elizabethan age.... Les mer