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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
By Robert Kanigel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Éloge de l'animal
By Michel de Montaigne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction
Les animaux parlent tout comme l'homme. Montaigne confère à la communication animale une pleine valeur de langage : « Qu'est-ce autre chose que parler, cette faculté que nous leur voyons de se plaindre, de se réjouir, de s'entr'appeler au secours, se convier à l'amour, comme ils font par l'usage de leur voix ? »
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
By Matt McGinniss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Mišelis Montenis "Esė"
By Ingrida Bakutyte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: Lithuanian. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Šiame leidinyje rasite Mišelio de Montenio "Esė" skyrius nuo I iki XXIV. Pirmasis „Esė“ rinkinukas lietuvių kalba pasirodė 1983 m. (vertėja D. Droblytė). Pernelyg bijota cenzūros, todėl buvo vykdoma griežta tekstų atranka. Nemaža “Esė” dalis vis dar lieka neišversta. Reikia tikėti, kad ateityje visą Montenio kūrinį galėsime skaityti gimtąja kalba.
Discorso sulla servitù volontaria
By Etienne De La Boetie
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2014 by Edizioni Immanenza. Category: Nonfiction
“vorrei solo comprendere come è possibile che tanti uomini, tanti paesi, tante città e nazioni tollerino talvolta un solo tiranno, che non ha altro potere che quello che gli danno; che ha il potere di nuocere loro solo finché essi possono sopportarlo; che non potrebbe far loro alcun male, se non quando essi preferiscono sopportarlo piuttosto che contraddirlo..."