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- The Floating Press 1918; US$ 7.99
The Education of Henry Adams is the autobiography of the Bostonian Henry Adams. As he approached his seventieth birthday when "the mind wakes to find itself looking blankly into the void of death," Adams wrote and privately printed 100 copies of his "Education", a reflection on the incredible events of the 19th century. Adams meditates... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Originally published anonymously, it was later revealed that this classic work of political fiction was penned by Henry Brooks Adams, the renowned essayist and journalist best known for the autobiography The Education of Henry Adams. Though fictionalized, Democracy: An American Novel offers a gripping account of the vagaries and vicissitudes of political... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Henry Adams' Esther puts a novel spin on the classic scenario of ill-matched lovers. Esther is a spirited, independent artist who also happens to be a committed atheist with deep disdain for organized religion. But when she falls in love with a minister, she starts to question all of her beliefs. Is it possible for this pair to overcome their differences? more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 4.99
This is the famous novel by Henry Adams about political power, it acquisition, use and abuse. The main character, Madeleine Lee leaves New York to go to the Capital to be in the hub of politics. She soon discovers that the government is full of people corrupted by greed, money and power. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.00
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time 'I cannot remember when I was not fascinated by Henry Adams,' said Gore Vidal. 'He was remarkably prescient about the coming horrors.' His political ideals shaped by two presidential ancestors?great-grandfather John Adams and grandfather John Quincy Adams?Henry... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
One of the greatest written political novels. It is about a widow who wishes to unearth the mystery of American democracy and to achieve political power. What is bound to take place is disillusionment and a great dose of reality. The corruption behind the power scene is revealed in these pages. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.95
A scion of the famous Adams family of American statesmen, historian Henry Adams crafted this well-known autobiographical work, which reflects his constant search for order in a world of chaos. He cast himself as a modern everyman, seeking coherence in a fragmented universe and concluding that his education was inadequate for the demands of modern... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 72.99
Examines the dark side of Thomas Eakins' life and work in this biography that changes our understanding of this American icon. Based on close study of hiss work and new research in the Bregler papers, it shows he was not merely uncompromising, but harsh and brutal both in his personal life and in his painting. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 8.95
Passed down long ago from poet to poet and singer to singer in the great oral tradition of Scandinavia, this collection of heroic sagas explores a mythical world. Incorporating legends of Norse gods and heroes, great fires and floods, superhuman warriors and doomed lovers, these dramatic poems weave vivid portraits of powerful characters caught up... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
The vibrant Old Norse poems in this 13th-century collection recapture the ancient oral traditions of the Norsemen. These mythological poems include the Voluspo, one of the broadest literary conceptions of the world's creation and ultimate destruction; the Lokasenna, a comedy bursting with vivid characterizations; and more. more...