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- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "L'art est l'habilité réduite en théorie. L'objet de l'art est d'unir la matière aux formes qui sont ce que la nature a de plus vrai, de plus beau et de plus pur. Loin de reléguer les arts dans la classe des superfluités utiles, il faut les mettre au nombre des biens les plus précieux et les plus importants de la société humaine." À PROPOS... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
This selection offers a cross-section from the 6,000 surviving sheets that constitute Leonardo's notebooks, including his thoughts on landscape, optics, anatomy, architecture, sculpture, and painting. Fully updated, this new edition includes some 70 line drawings and a Preface by Leonardo expert Martin Kemp. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
BONUS: This edition contains a new afterword and a The Other Wes Moore discussion guide. The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his. Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In this moving and unexpected book, Joan Didion reassesses parts of her life, her work, her history, and ours. Where I Was From , in Didion?s words, ?represents an exploration into my own confusions about the place and the way in which I grew up, confusions as much about America as about California, misapprehensions and misunderstandings so much a... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.50
An extraordinary collection of thematically linked essays, including THE UNCANNY, SCREEN MEMORIES and FAMILY ROMANCES. Leonardo da Vinci fascinated Freud primarily because he was keen to know why his personality was so incomprehensible to his contemporaries. In this probing biographical essay he deconstructs both da Vinci's character and the nature... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 12.68
While walking in the Swiss Alps, two English travellers fall into a space-warp, and suddenly find themselves in another world. In many ways the same as our own - even down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet is still somehow radically different, for the two walkers are now upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government.... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
This definitive collection showcases thirty years of work by one of the most significant American poets of the twentieth century, bringing together verse that originally appeared in eight acclaimed books of poetry ranging from Hello: A Journal (1978) to Life & Death (1998) and If I were writing this (2003). Robert Creeley, who was involved with... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 5.50
About G.M.A Grube's translations of Plato: "Unmistakably superior: more lucid, more accurate, more readable. Above all, they?re lucidly adorned, unpretentious, and in translating Plato that counts a good deal. The prose is, as English prose, persuasive, cogent, and as eloquent as it can be without departing from the text. --William Arrowsmith more...