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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Ides of March: A Roman Tragedy
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Cicero returns from war and is soon taken in by Julius Caesar who guides him in the world of politics, wealth and most of all, power. As he grows closer to Caesar, Cicero questions if Caesar should truly be the leader of Rome. He soon has to make a choice of gaining power or betraying a father figure.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
How To Be Old: The Thinking Person's Guide to Retirement
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Cicero's ON OLD AGE is now adapted, explained, & updated for today. “Getting old is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. That's the theme of ON OLD AGE. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed had been passed on for ages and still resonates. De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero is adapted by Richard Gerberding & illustrated by Lance Rossi.