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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 9.95
The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success in combining fidelity to Plato?s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Of course, entrepreneurship can be taught, and this books shows how. Using scholarly research as the foundation, the authors have crafted a set of practices to foster entrepreneurial thinking that should be incorporated in all courses across the entire curriculum.- Tina Seelig, Stanford University, USPractice makes perfect and Babson... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Set during the ninth-century reign of King Alfred the Great, The Dragon and the Raven unfurls the tale of young Edmund, a brave Saxon boy who enlists himself in the cause of pushing back the hordes of marauding invaders who threatened the nascent country's stability and survival during the era. Impeccably researched and extremely fast-paced, this... more...
- The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99
The crown jewel in a remarkable literary career, Cousin Bette is regarded by many critics to be Balzac's last great work before his death in 1850. A fine example of European realist fiction, the story recounts the attempt of a disgruntled housewife to bring about the misery and destruction of her entire extended family. Fans of Tolstoy's War... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Famous perfectionist Honore de Balzac labored for years to bring the fascinating idea behind The Magic Skin to life in a novel, and critics and fans alike agree that it is one of the French writer's masterworks. The story follows the experiences of a young man who finds a small piece of animal skin that magically fulfills his every desire. However,... more...
- New York Review Books 2015; US$ 17.95
On August 1, 1944, Miron Bia?oszewski, later to gain renown as one of Poland?s most innovative poets, went out to run an errand for his mother and ran into history. With Soviet forces on the outskirts of Warsaw, the Polish capital revolted against five years of Nazi occupation, an uprising that began in a spirit of heroic optimism. Sixty-three... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life , de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 8.99
Graffigny's bold and original novel tells the story of Zilia, an Inca Virgin, rescued from the Spanish and brought to France. Separated from her lover and her culture, she recounts her experiences and personal growth. To this fine new translation are appended extracts from Graffigny's chief source and other writers' fictional responses.... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic... more...