Mehring, a rich industrialist, has all the privileges and possessions that South Africa has to offer, but his possessions refuse to remain objects. Gordimer offers a fascinating study of the...
Auteur: Gordimer, NadineSommaire:Genre: Psychological fiction
Auteur: Hourani, AlbertSommaire:
Historian Albert Hourani provides a panoramic view covering twelve centuries of Arab history and culture. He looks at all sides of this rich, venerable civilization, from the beauty of the...Genre: History
Auteur: Upson, NicolaSommaire:
London, 1937. The BBC is performing a radio adaptation of Queen of Scots, and the original playwright, Josephine Tey, has been invited to sit in on rehearsals. But when a pair of murders shocks...
Auteur: Rutherfurd, EdwardSommaire:
This epic historical novel tells the story of four families who are divided by ethnicity but united in shaping the destiny of Russia. Peter the Great, Ivan the Terrible, Catherine the Great, and...Genre: Historical fiction
Auteur: Johnson, PaulSommaire:
This historical magnum opus covers 4,000 years of the history of the Jews as a people, a culture, and a nation, showing the impact of Jewish character and imagination upon the world.
Auteur: Gottlieb, AnthonySommaire:
In this landmark study of Western thought, Anthony Gottlieb looks afresh at the writings of our great thinkers, from the pre-Socratic age to the Renaissance, providing a fresh and vivid portrait...
Auteur: Royal, PriscillaSommaire:
A royal birth, a nobleman's death, and a scarlet woman's murder In March 1279 Edward I takes a break from hammering the Welsh and bearing down on England's Jews to vacation in Gloucestershire. The...
Auteur: Hoffmann, BaneshSommaire:
Written by a friend and scientific collaborator with Albert Einstein, this remarkable study is a model of what a biography of a scientist should be. On these pages, we come to know Albert Einstein...
Auteur: Arendt, HannahSommaire:
Hannah Arendt's authoritative report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann is a classic examination of evil from one of the great philosophers of the twentieth century.Genre: History
Auteur: Shapiro, James S.Sommaire:
Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro explains when and why so many people began to question whether Shakespeare wrote his plays.Genre: Literary arts