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philosophy and religion
BOOKS FOR COURSES IN
PHILOSOPHY
AND RELIGION
TWENTY FIFTEEN
PENGUIN GROUP USA
PHILOSOPHY
AND RELIGION
PHILOSOPHY
W E S T E R N P H I L O S O P H Y . . .
AN C I ENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Plato . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
M ED I E VAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
R ENAIS SAN C E &
E AR LY M O D ER N (c. 1600–1800) . . .
L ATER M O D ER N (c. 1800-1960) . . . .
CO NTEM P O R ARY . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Ayn Ra n d . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
E A S T E R N P H I L O S O P H Y . . . .
SOCIAL & POLITICAL
P H I L O S O P H Y . . . . . . . . . . .
Ka rl M a r x . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Philosophy & th e Environ m e nt . .
P H I L O S O P H Y & S C I E N C E . . .
Cha rles Da r win . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Philosophy & Te ch n ology . . . . . .
P H I L O S O P H Y & A R T . . . . . .
PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION
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Pe ng uin G reat I d eas S e ries . . . .
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Religion & S cie nce . . . . . . . . . .
Relgion in Am e ric a . . . . . . . . . .
B I B L E S T U D I E S . . . . . . . . .
C H R I S T I A N I T Y . . . . . . . . .
Wom e n in Ch ristia nit y . . . . . . .
Th e Pe ng uin H istor y
of th e Ch urch . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Tim othy Kelle r . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dia rm aid M a c Culloch . . . . . . . .
J U D A I S M . . . . . . . . . . . . .
B U D D H I S M . . . . . . . . . . . .
H is H olin ess th e Dalai L a m a . . .
I S L A M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
H I N D U I S M . . . . . . . . . . . .
N A T I V E A M E R I C A N . . . . . .
Th e Pe ng uin Libra r y
of Am e ric a n In dia n H istor y . . .
ANCIENT RELIGION
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ANTHROPOLOGY OF RELIGION .
S P I R I T U A L I T Y . . . . . . . . . .
R E F E R E N C E . . . . . . . . . . . . .
CO M P LE TE I D I OT ’ S G U I D E S . . . . .
I N D E X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
CO LLEG E FACU LT Y I N FO S E RVI CE .
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PHILOSOPHY
Marcus Aurelius
MEDITATIONS
Newly Translated and Edited
with Notes by Martin Hammond
Introduction by Diskin Clay
Includes chronology, explanatory notes, index
of quotations, and index of names.
WESTERN
PHILOSOPHY
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044933-4 • $11.00
Great Ideas Series
Translated by Maxwell Staniforth
Bryan Magee
THE STORY OF PHILOSOPHY
A fully-illustrated introduction to 2,500 years
of Western philosophy.
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-303627-2 • $12.00
DK • 240 pp. • 978-0-789-47994-5 • $24.95
Robert Paul Wolff, editor
TEN GREAT WORKS OF PHILOSOPHY
Introduction and Commentaries by the editor
Includes: Apology, Crito and the Death of Socrates from
Phaedo, Plato; Poetics, Aristotle; The Ontological Proof St.
Anselm, from Proslogium, St. Anselm; St. Thomas’ Proofs of
God’s Existence, St. Thomas Aquinas; The Summa Theologic
Meditations on the First Philosophy, René Descartes; An
Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding, David
Hume; Prolegomena to any Future Metaphysics, Immanuel Kant; Utilitarianism, John Stuart; The Will to
Believe, William James.
Signet Classics • 592 pp. • 978-0-451-52830-8 • $8.95
ANCIENT
THE GREEK SOPHISTS
Translated with an Introduction and Notes by
John Dillon and Tania Gergel
Each chapter focuses on the work of one character—Gorgias, Prodicus, Protagoras, and Antiphon, among others—with commentary, a chronology, and a bibliography provided for each.
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-043689-1 • $17.00
CLASSICAL LITERARY CRITICISM
Plato’s Ion and Republic, Chapters 2-3 and 10;
Aristotle’s Poetics; Horace’s The Art of Poetry;
Longinus’s On the Sublime
Translated by Penelope Murray and T. S. Dorsch
Introduction and Notes by Penelope Murray
Presents the core classical texts for understanding literature in lucid, fully accessible
translations.
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044651-7 • $13.00
Mark Adams
u MEET ME IN ATLANTIS
My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
See Memoir, page 30
Aristophanes
THE FROGS and Other Plays
Revised with an Introduction
and Notes by Shomit Dutta
Includes The Wasps and The Poet and the Women.
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044969-3 • $12.00
THE BIRDS AND OTHER PLAYS
Translated by Alan Sommerstein and David Barrett
Also includes The Knights, The Assembly-Women, Peace, and Wealth.
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-044951-8 • $13.00
LYSISTRATA AND OTHER PLAYS
Translated with an Introduction
by Alan H. Sommerstein
Also includes The Acharnians and The Clouds.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044814-6 • $10.00
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Aristotle
THE METAPHYSICS
Translated with an Introduction
by Hugh Lawson-Tancred
Penguin Classics • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-044619-7 • $15.00
THE ATHENIAN CONSTITUTION
Translation, Introduction and Notes by P. J. Rhodes
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-044431-5 • $15.00
THE ART OF RHETORIC
Translated with an Introduction
by Hugh Lawson-Tancred
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044510-7 • $16.00
THE ESSENTIAL MARCUS AURELIUS
Translated with an Introduction
by Jacob Needleman and John P. Piazza
Cornerstone Edition
Places the philospher-king’s writings within the
world’s great religious and ethical traditions.
Tarcher • 144 pp. • 978-1-58542-617-1 • $10.00
Jonathan Barnes, editor
EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY
Translated by the editor
In these illuminating pre-Socratic texts, Democritus, Zeno, Pythagoras, and Heraclitus initiate a revolution in human thought and pave
the way for Plato and Aristotle. Introduction,
further readings, and appendix on sources.
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-044815-3 • $16.00
DE ANIMA
On the Soul
Translation, Introduction,
and Notes by Hugh Lawson-Tancred
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044471-1 • $16.00
THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS
Translated by J. A. K. Thomson
Revised with Notes and Appendices
by Hugh Tredennick
Introduction and Bibliography by Jonathan Barnes
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-044949-5 • $13.00
POETICS
Translated with an Introduction by Malcolm Heath
Penguin Classics • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-044636-4 • $13.00
THE POLITICS
Translated by T. A. Sinclair
Revised by Trevor J. Saunders
Introductions by Sinclair and Saunders discuss
the influence of the work on philosophers, its
modern relevance, and Aristotle’s political beliefs.
This edition contains Greek and English glossaries, and a bibliography for further reading.
Penguin Classics • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-044421-6 • $14.00
u THE PHILOSOPHY OF ARISTOTLE
Translated by J. L. Creed and A. E. Wardman
Introduction and Commentaries
by Renford Bambrough
Afterword by Susanne Bobzien
Signet Classics • 544 pp. • 978-0-451-53175-9 • $7.95
W. H. Auden, editor
THE PORTABLE GREEK READER
Marcus Tullius Cicero
u ON LIVING AND DYING WELL
Newly Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Thomas Habinek
Philosophical treatises on such diverse and
trenchant topics as friendship, religion, death,
fate, and scientific inquiry by the great Roman
orator—now available in a new translation.
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-045556-4 • $16.00
SELECTED WORKS
Translated with an Introduction by Michael Grant
Includes Against Verres, I, Twenty-Three Letters,
The Second Philippic Against Antony, On Duties,
III, and On Old Age.
Penguin Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-044099-7 • $16.00
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ON THE GOOD LIFE
Translated with an Introduction by Michael Grant
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Penguin Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-044595-4 • $16.00
THE NATURE OF THE GODS
Translated by Horace C. P. McGregor
Introduction by J. M. Ross
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-044265-6 • $16.00
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George S. Clason
THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON
The Success Secrets of the Ancients
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of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth.
Plume • 160 pp. • 978-0-452-26725-1 • $14.00
Signet • 208 pp. • 978-0-451-20536-0 • $9.99
Epictetus
DISCOURSES AND SELECTED WRITINGS
Translated and Edited with an Introduction and
Notes by Robert Dobbin
A gateway into the life and mind of a great
intellectual, Discourses is also an important
example of the usage of Koine or “common”
Greek, an ancestor to Standard Modern Greek.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044946-4 • $16.00
Natalie Haynes
u THE ANCIENT GUIDE TO MODERN LIFE
Reveals the origins of our culture in areas
including philosophy, politics, language, and
art and draws connections between antiquity
and the present. “A romp through…[the] writers, thought, and stories of Greece and
Rome.”—Times Literary Supplement.
Overlook • 288 pp. • 978-1-59020-850-2 • $15.00
Heraclitus
FRAGMENTS
The Collected Wisdom of Heraclitus
Translated by Brooks Haxton
Foreword by James Hillman
“Haxton has produced a luminous translation,
putting himself comfortably in the proud tradition of poet-translators in English­­—from
Pope to Pound.”—Nicholas Christopher.
Penguin Classics • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-243765-0 • $14.00
Hippocrates
HIPPOCRATIC WRITINGS
Edited by G. E. R. Lloyd
Translated by J. Chadwick
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-044451-3 • $17.00
Horace and Persius
THE SATIRES OF HORACE AND PERSIUS
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Niall Rudd
Also includes Horace’s Epistles I and II, and
the Ars Poetica.
Penguin Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-045508-3 • $15.00
Donald Kagan
THUCYDIDES
The Reinvention of History
A reconsideration of the first modern historian
and his methods from a renowned scholar.
“Erudite and freshly provocative…. Less about
the actual events of the past and more about
how they get written up and embalmed for
posterity.”—The Washington Post.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-311829-9 • $16.00
Lucian
CHATTERING COURTESANS
and Other Sardonic Sketches
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Keith Sidwell
Sidwell’s translation captures Lucian’s lively
informal humor and rich variety of styles.
Includes preface to each section, suggestions
for further reading, explanatory notes, and a
glossary of names.
Penguin Classics • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-044702-6 • $17.00
Lucretius
ON THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE
Translated by Ronald E. Latham
Introduction and Notes by John Godwin
This classic poem, translated here in clear,
accessible prose, was the seminal text of Epicurean science and philosophy.
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-044610-4 • $15.00
Martial
MARTIAL’S EPIGRAMS
Translated by Garry Wills
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-311627-1 • $15.00
Ovid
METAMORPHOSES
Translated with an Introduction by Mary M. Innes
Epicurus
u THE ART OF HAPPINESS
Translated with an Introduction and
Commentaries by George K. Strodach
Foreword by Daniel Klein
This volume places Epicurus’ teachings and
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from Lucretius, the greatest exponent of his
philosophy.
Penguin Classics • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-044058-4 • $13.00
Translated by David Raeburn
Introduction by Denis Feeney
This lively, accessible verse translation
includes a preface to each book, explanatory
notes, and an index of people, gods, and places.
Penguin Classics • 768 pp. • 978-0-14-044789-7 • $12.00
Penguin Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-310721-7 • $16.00
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Charles Freeman
THE GREEK ACHIEVEMENT
The Foundation of the Western World
“A generous account, graceful yet panoramic,
of the Greek achievement from its earliest
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which has made us what we are and what we
may still strive to be.”—Robert Fagles.
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-029323-4 • $25.00
Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy
THE HERMETICA
The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs
See Ancient Religion & Mythology, page 50
Manly P. Hall
LECTURES ON ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
Companion to The Secret Teachings of All Ages
Tarcher • 528 pp. • 978-1-58542-432-0 • $21.95
THE LOST KEYS OF FREEMASONRY
FASTI
Translated and Edited with an Introduction, Notes,
and Glossary by A. J. Boyle and R. D. Woodard
Penguin Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-044690-6 • $17.00
Paul Johnson
u SOCRATES
A Man for Our Times
Johnson situates the father of philosophy in his
beloved Athens, delving into 5th-century B.C.
politics, Socrates’ service as a soldier, his range
of acquaintances, and the civic unrest that led
to his execution. “Johnson writes more concisely than most scholars and brings to his prose a
wealth of anecdote and asides unknown to
most academics.”—The Washington Times.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-312221-0 • $16.00
Justinian
THE DIGEST OF ROMAN LAW
Theft, Rapine, Damage, and Insult
Translated with an Introduction by C. F. Kolbert
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-044343-1 • $16.00
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2015
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Plotinus
THE ENNEADS
Abridged Edition
Translated by Stephen MacKenna
Abridged with an Introduction
and Notes by John Dillon
Penguin Classics • 688 pp. • 978-0-14-044520-6 • $17.00
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PLATO
GORGIAS
Revised Edition
Translated by Walter Hamilton
and Chris Emlyn-Jones
Introduction, Commentary,
and Notes by Chris Emlyn-Jones
A revised edition of Walter Hamilton’s distinguished translation, with new editorial material. Includes chronology, glossary, index, and
suggestions for further reading.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-044904-4 • $9.00
Plutarch
u THE RISE OF ROME
Translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert,
Christopher Pelling, and Jeffrey Tatum
Introduction by Jeffrey Tatum
Plutarch’s Lives has been revised to include the
original comparative epilogues and extended
introductions. This edition collects the lives of
the founders of Rome: Romulus, Numa, Publicola, Coriolanus, Camillus, Fabius Maximus,
Marcellus, Aratus, Philopoemen, Titus
Flamininus, Elder Cato, and Aemilius Paullus.
Penguin Classics • 832 pp. • 978-0-14-044975-4 • $16.00
u THE AGE OF ALEXANDER
Translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert
and Timothy E. Duff
Introducion and Notes by Timothy E. Duff
This revised edition adds translations of two
lives—Artaxerxes and Eumenes—that did not
appear in the original. Also includes the lives
of Pelopidas, Dion, Timo­leon, Demosthenes,
Phocion, Alexander, Demetrius, and Pyrrhus.
Penguin Classics • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-044935-8 • $16.00
u ROME IN CRISIS
Translated by Ian Scott-Kilvert
and Christopher Pelling
Introduction and Notes by Christopher Pelling
Bringing together nine biographies from Plutarch’s Parallel Lives series, Rome in Crisis
examines the lives of some of the most important people in the Roman Empire. Each biography is preceded by an insightful introduction
by distinguished historian Christopher Pelling.
Penguin Classics • 752 pp. • 978-0-14-044916-7 • $16.00
THE FALL OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC
Six Lives
Translated by Rex Warner
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by Robin Seager
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-044934-1 • $17.00
ON SPARTA
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Richard J.A. Talbert
Edited by Christopher Pelling
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044943-3 • $16.00
ESSAYS
Translated by Robin H. Waterfield
Penguin Classics • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-044564-0 • $16.00
Justin Pollard and Howard Reid
THE RISE AND FALL OF ALEXANDRIA
Birthplace of the Modern World
“A marvelous work, a sweeping narrative, as
grand as it is unusual, Pollard and Reid
breathe life into the dust of philosophers and
kings.”—Barry Strauss.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311251-8 • $17.00
EARLY SOCRATIC DIALOGUES
Edited with an Introduction by Trevor J. Saunders
Preface by Chris Emlyn-Jones
Includes Ion, Laches, Lysis, Charmides, Hippias
Major, Hippias Minor, and Euthydemus.
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-045503-8 • $16.00
THE LAST DAYS OF SOCRATES
Newly Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Christopher Rowe
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-045549-6 • $14.00
Translated by Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant
Introduction and Notes by Harold Tarrant
Penguin Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-044928-0 • $14.00
THE LAWS
Translated with an Introduction by Trevor J. Saunders
Penguin Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-14-044984-6 • $16.00
PHAEDRUS
Translated by Christopher Rowe
Includes an introduction, a chronology, suggestions for further reading, and notes on the
text and translation that discuss the structure
of the dialogue.
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-044974-7 • $11.00
PROTAGORAS AND MENO
Translated by Adam Beresford
Introduction by Lesley Brown
This accessible new translation conveys the literary elegance and subtle humor of Plato’s
original dialogues. Includes further reading,
glossary, and explanatory notes.
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-044903-7 • $12.00
u THE REPUBLIC
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Christopher Rowe
An authoritative new translation of the foundational work of Western philosophy. Includes
an introduction discussing Plato’s relationship
with Socrates and The Republic’s style, ideas,
and historical context.
Penguin Classics • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-144243-3 • $13.00
THE SYMPOSIUM
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Christopher Gill
Penguin Classics • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-044927-3 • $10.00
Great Ideas Series
Translated by Christopher Gill and Desmond Lee
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303753-8 • $12.00
THEAETETUS
Translated by Robin H. Waterfield
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044450-6 • $14.00
TIMAEUS AND CRITIAS
Translated by Desmond Lee
Translation revised and annotated with an
Introduction and Notes by Thomas Kjeller
Johansen
A key Platonic text, the Timaeus–Critias
formed a central basis to Western thought and
influenced subsequent philosophical doctrine.
This edition includes explanatory illustrations,
a summary of Timeaus’ contents and notes on
the text.
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-045504-5 • $13.00
u GREAT DIALOGUES OF PLATO
Translated by W. H. D. Rouse
Introduction by Matthew S. Santirocco
Afterword by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
Signet Classics • 672 pp. • 978-0-451-47170-3 • $6.95
Available January 2015
THE PORTABLE PLATO
Edited with an Introduction by Scott Buchanan
Penguin • 704 pp. • 978-0-14-015040-7 • $22.00
Translated with an Introduction by Desmond Lee
Penguin Classics • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-045511-3 • $12.00
Simon Price and Peter Thonemann
u THE BIRTH OF CLASSICAL EUROPE
A History from Troy to Augustine
An impeccably researched look at classical culture and the foundations of Western civilization that reveals the ancient world and its
grand cast of characters, from the great Greeks
of myth to the world-shaping Caesars.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-312045-2 • $20.00
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
LETTERS FROM A STOIC
Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044210-6 • $16.00
DIALOGUES AND LETTERS
Translated by C. D. N. Costa
Includes the dialogues “On the Shortness of
Life” and “On Tranquility of Mind,” and
extracts from Natural Questions and the Consolation of Helvia.
Penguin Classics • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-044679-1 • $15.00
ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE
Great Ideas Series
Translated by C. D. N. Costa
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-303632-6 • $11.00
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RENAI SSANC E &
EARLY MOD E RN
Francis Bacon
THE ESSAYS
Edited with an Introduction by John Pitcher
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-043216-9 • $17.00
George Berkeley
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE
AND THREE DIALOGUES BETWEEN
HYLAS AND PHILONOUS
Edited with an Introduction by Roger Woolhouse
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-043293-0 • $15.00
Various
u THE CYNIC PHILOSOPHERS
From Diogenes to Julian
Edited and Translated with an
Introduction by Robert Dobbin
Illuminates the ideals of the ancient Greek and
Roman Cynics by drawing together writings
on and by various Cynic philosophers, from
founding figures Antisthenes and Diogenes to
Hipparchia, one of the few female philosophers in antiquity, to 4th-century Roman
emperor Julian the Apostate.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-119222-2 • $17.00
Robert Paul Wolff, editor
TEN GREAT WORKS OF PHILOSOPHY
See Western Philosophy, page 3
Xenophon
HIERO THE TYRANT: and Other Treatises
Translated by Robin A. H. Waterfield
Introduction and Notes by Paul Cartledge
In these 6 timeless treatises, Socrates’ student
offers profound insights into the nature of
leadership.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-045525-0 • $17.00
CONVERSATIONS OF SOCRATES
Translated by Hugh Tredennick
and Robin H. Waterfield
Edited with an Introduction
by Robin H. Waterfield
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-044517-6 • $15.00
Keld Zeruneith
THE WOODEN HORSE
The Liberation of the Western Mind,
from Odysseus to Socrates
Translated from the Danish by Russell Dees
“A most inventive and profound exploration
of ancient Greek mythmaking.”—Gregory
Nagy, Harvard University.
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Boethius
THE CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY
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Meister Eckhart
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Michel de Nostradamus
u THE PROPHECIES
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Christine de Pizan
THE TREASURE OF THE CITY OF LADIES
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THE BOOK OF THE CITY OF LADIES
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THE PORTABLE MEDIEVAL READER
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A PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRY INTO
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Quobna Ottobah Cugoano
THOUGHTS AND SENTIMENTS
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René Descartes
DISCOURSE ON METHOD
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René Descartes
MEDITATIONS
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David Hume
DIALOGUES CONCERNING
NATURAL RELIGION
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A TREATISE OF HUMAN NATURE
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Edmund Burke
THE PORTABLE EDMUND BURKE
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THE PORTABLE
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John Locke
AN ESSAY CONCERNING
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Thomas Paine
THE RIGHTS OF MAN
Blaise Pascal
PENSEES
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Benedict de Spinoza
ETHICS
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Thomas de Quincey
CONFESSIONS OF AN
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Mary Wollstonecraft
A VINDICATION OF
THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN
La Rochefoucauld
MAXIMS
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Francois Voltaire
CANDIDE
Or, Optimism
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CANDIDE, OR OPTIMISM
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Introduction by Michael Wood
Cover by Chris Ware
Deluxe Edition
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THE ESSAYS: A Selection
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CANDIDE, ZADIG, AND
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ESSAYS
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AN APOLOGY FOR RAYMOND SEBOND
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
u OF THE SOCIAL CONTRACT AND
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THE SOCIAL CONTRACT
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Thomas More
u UTOPIA
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See Social & Political Philosophy, page 19
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Michel de Montaigne
THE COMPLETE ESSAYS
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A DISCOURSE ON INEQUALITY
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CONFESSIONS
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REVERIES OF THE SOLITARY WALKER
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Nicholas Shrady
THE LAST DAY: Wrath, Ruin, and Reason
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See Philosophy & Science, page 23
THE PORTABLE VOLTAIRE
Edited by Ben Ray Redman
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PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY
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LETTERS ON ENGLAND
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THE PORTABLE VOLTAIRE
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MICROMÉGAS AND OTHER
SHORT FICTIONS
Translated by Theo Cuffe
Introduction and Notes by Haydn Mason
Arriving on Earth, the gigantic alien Micromégas discovers a diminutive people with an
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“fables of reason,” the French genius of the
Enlightenment challenges received wisdom,
religious intolerance, and naïve optimism.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-044686-9 • $12.00
ZADIG; L’INGENU
Translated with an Introduction by John Butt
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Judith P. Zinsser
EMILIE DU CHÂTELET
Daring Genius of the Enlightenment
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
INTRODUCTORY LECTURES
ON AESTHETICS
Translated by Bernard Bosanquet
Edited with an Introduction
by Michael Inwood
L AT ER M O DE R N
(C . 1 8 0 0 -19 6 0 )
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-043335-7 • $16.00
William James
PRAGMATISM and Other Writings
Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Giles Gunn
Presents Pragmatism in its entirety, selections
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Gaston Bachelard
u THE POETICS OF SPACE
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Rüdiger Bubner, editor
GERMAN IDEALIST PHILOSOPHY
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Isaiah Berlin, editor
RUSSIAN THINKERS
Edited by Henry Hardy and Aileen Kelly
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Belinsky, Turgenev, and Tolstoy.
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Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari
ANTI-OEDIPUS
Capitalism and Schizophrenia
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u THE PORTABLE EMERSON
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NATURE AND SELECTED ESSAYS
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u SELECTED WRITINGS
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Sigmund Freud
THE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
OF EVERYDAY LIFE
Newly Translated by Anthea Bell
Introduction by Paul Keegan
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THE VARIETIES OF
RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
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Carl G. Jung
THE UNDISCOVERED SELF
Argues that civilization’s future depends on
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awareness and understanding of one’s unconscious mind and true, inner nature—“the
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THE PORTABLE JUNG
Edited by Joseph Campbell
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EXISTENTIALISM FROM
DOSTOEVSKY TO SARTRE
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This volume provides basic writings of Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Rilke, Kafka,
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THE ESSENTIAL TRANSCENDENTALISTS
Through revealing commentary, historical
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Soren Kierkegaard
EITHER/OR
A Fragment of Life
Translated and Edited, with an
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G. I. Gurdjieff
BEELZEBUB’S TALES TO HIS GRANDSON
All and Everything: First Series
PAPERS AND JOURNALS: A Selection
Translated with an Introduction
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A LITERARY REVIEW
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THE SICKNESS UNTO DEATH
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FEAR AND TREMBLING
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Henry David Thoreau
A WEEK ON THE CONCORD
AND MERRIMACK RIVERS
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WALDEN AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
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Friedrich Nietzsche
u ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS
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BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL
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THE BIRTH OF TRAGEDY
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ECCE HOMO
How One Becomes What One Is
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THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA
A Book for Everyone and No One
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THE TWILIGHT OF THE IDOLS
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A NIETZSCHE READER
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THE PORTABLE NIETZSCHE
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WHY I AM SO WISE
Great Ideas Series
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Arthur Schopenhauer
ESSAYS AND APHORISMS
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A YEAR IN THOREAU’S JOURNAL: 1851
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WHERE I LIVED, AND WHAT I LIVED FOR
Great Ideas Series
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Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney
u WILLPOWER
Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength
Pioneering social psychology professor Baumeister teams up with New York Times science
writer Tierney to reveal the psychological processes involved in honing mental strength,
resisting temptation, and achieving goals.
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Marshall Berman
ALL THAT IS SOLID MELTS INTO AIR
The Experience of Modernity
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Daniel Akst
u TEMPTATION
Finding Self-Control in an Age of Excess
Referencing history, literature, psychology,
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Julian Baggini
THE PIG THAT WANTS TO BE EATEN
100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher
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100 New Experiments
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Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom
DO YOU THINK WHAT
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The founding editors of the Philosopher’s Magazine present a dozen philosophical quizzes
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THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE WORLD
As Laid Down by the Secret Societies
A former Oxford professor of philosophy and
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Overlook • 512 pp. • 978-1-59020-162-6 • $16.95
John D. Caputo
u TRUTH
Philosophy in Transit
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Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein
HEIDEGGER AND A HIPPO WALK
THROUGH THOSE PEARLY GATES
Using Philosophy (and Jokes!)
to Explain Life, Death, the Afterlife,
and Everything in Between
Parsing philosophers and comedians, the duo
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theology, and psychology of mortality and
immortality.
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PLATO AND A PLATYPUS
WALK INTO A BAR . . .
Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
“I laughed, I learned, I loved it.”—Roy Blount, Jr.
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Leah Hager Cohen
u I DON’T KNOW
In Praise of Admitting Ignorance
(Except When You Shouldn’t)
Weaving anecdotal reporting with eye-opening research, Cohen considers the ramifications of attempts to hide ignorance in arenas as
varied as education, finance, medicine, politics, warfare, trial courts, and climate change.
Riverhead • 128 pp. • 978-1-59463-239-6 • $17.95
André Comte-Sponville
THE LITTLE BOOK OF
ATHEIST SPIRITUALITY
Translated by Nancy Huston
France’s preeminent contemporary philosopher presents an exploration of atheism and
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“A book that takes the current atheist/believer
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Mark Epstein
u THE TRAUMA OF EVERYDAY LIFE
See Buddhism, page 44
Winifred Gallagher
u NEW
Understanding Our Need
for Novelty and Change
Exploring our unique human genius for
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Gerd Gigerenzer
u RISK SAVVY
How to Make Good Decisions
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Viking • 336 pp. • 978-0-670-02565-7 • $26.95
Also available: Gut Feelings 978-0-14-311376-8
Robert Greene
u MASTERY
Analyzing the lives of such past masters as
Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert
Einstein, and Leonardo da Vinci, as well as by
interviewing nine contemporary masters,
including tech guru Paul Graham and animal
rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene
debunks our culture’s many myths about
genius to reveal the secret to greatness.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312417-7 • $20.00
Jay Griffiths
A SIDEWAYS LOOK AT TIME
“An irresistibly provocative and political analysis of time in our personal lives....It could
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Tarcher • 416 pp. • 978-1-58542-306-4 • $15.95
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EVERYDAY ETHICS
Inspired Solutions to Real-Life Dilemmas
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LOGIC
An Introduction to Elementary Logic
Second Edition
If a man supports Arsenal one day and Spurs
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takes the reader through the whole gamut of
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Penguin UK • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-100314-6 • $20.00
Lucinda Holdforth
WHY MANNERS MATTER
The Case for Civilized Behavior
in a Barbarous World
Citing Tocqueville, Proust, and Borat, Holdforth shows how manners, far from inconsequential, are the cornerstone of civilization.
“The best I have seen on this subject in many
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Plume • 192 pp. • 978-0-452-29586-5 • $12.00
James Hollis, Ph.D.
WHY GOOD PEOPLE DO BAD THINGS
Understanding Our Darker Selves
Explains seemingly unexplainable behaviors
as manifestations of Jung’s shadow concept.
PH I LOS O P H Y
2015
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-303834-4 • $16.00
John Kay
u OBLIQUITY
Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly
Economist Kay proves that we can best
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Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312055-1 • $16.00
Arthur Koestler
THE SLEEPWALKERS
A History of Man’s Changing
Vision of the Universe
Introduction by Herbert Butterfield
Penguin • 624 pp. • 978-0-14-019246-9 • $20.00
Gotham • 272 pp. • 978-1-592-40341-7 • $17.00
WHAT MATTERS MOST
Living a More Considered Life
The celebrated author delivers a unique look
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Gotham • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40499-5 • $16.00
Buzzy Jackson
u THE INSPIRATIONAL ATHEIST
Wise Words on the Wonder
and Meaning of Life
A companion for humanists who believe life
can be lived meaningfully, independent of a
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H. Lawrence, Julia Child, Douglas Adams,
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Lord Tennyson, Thomas Jefferson, and others.
Plume • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-218142-3 • $16.00
Available December 2014
Steven Johnson
EVERYTHING BAD IS GOOD FOR YOU
How Today’s Popular Culture
Is Actually Making Us Smarter
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59448-194-9 • $16.00
For more Steven Johnson titles, see page 21 and 22
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u DOES SANTA EXIST?
A Philosophical Investigation
Acclaimed comedy writer and producer of The
Big Bang Theory presents a philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa, covering
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Dutton • 288 pp. • 978-0-525-95439-2 • $20.00
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u TRAVELS WITH EPICURUS
A Journey to a Greek Island in
Search of a Fulfilled Life
One of the bestselling authors of Plato and a
Platypus Walks into a Bar travels to Greece to
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and determine how to achieve a fulfilling old
age.
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-312193-0 • $20.00
Also available: The Art of Happiness, see page 4
Robert Love
u THE GREAT OOM
The Improbable Birth of Yoga in America
Love uncovers the forgotten life and times of
Pierre Bernard, who brought hatha yoga to
America. “Fascinating and important....Love
has shed important new light on the birth of
yoga as a spiritual industry in modern America.”—Hugh Urban, Ohio State University.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-311917-3 • $17.00
Art Markman
u SMART THINKING
Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems,
Innovate, and Get Things Done
Drawing on diverse studies of the mind, from
psychology to linguistics, philosophy, and
learning science, Markman shows readers how
memory works, how to learn effectively, and
how to use knowledge to get things done.
Perigee • 272 pp. • 978-0-399-53775-2 • $15.00
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-016558-6 • $15.00
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Michael Kaplan and Ellen Kaplan
CHANCES ARE
Adventures in Probability
A compelling journey through history, mathematics, and philosophy, charting humanity’s
struggle against randomness.
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THE AYN RAND COLLECTION
“My philosophy, in essence, is the
concept of man as a heroic being,
with his own happiness as the moral
purpose of his life, with productive
achievement as his noblest activity,
and reason as his only absolute.”
—Ayn Rand
RETURN OF THE PRIMITIVE
The Anti-Industrial Revolution
Edited with an Introduction and
Additional Essays by Peter Schwartz
Schwartz has expanded The New Left to examine
current ideologies such as multiculturalism and
argues that the “anti-industrial” mentality which
animated the New Left shapes society today.
Plume • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-01184-7 • $18.00
AYN RAND ANSWERS
Edited by Robert Mayhew
Based on Rand’s taped lectures and sessions,
this volume culls the thinker’s insights on love
and marriage, abortion, Vietnam, Reagan,
New Left militants, feminism, and more.
NAL • 256 pp. • 978-0-451-21665-6 • $16.00
THE EARLY AYN RAND
A Selection of Her Unpublished Fiction
Revised Edition
Selected by Peikoff, this collection of Ayn Rand’s
previously unpublished short fiction includes
the never-before-seen story The Night King.
Signet Classics • 528 pp. • 978-0-451-21465-2 • $8.99
THREE PLAYS
Three of Rand’s most prestigious plays: Night
of January 16th, Think Twice, and Ideal.
Signet Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-21466-9 • $8.99
ANTHEM
Edited with an Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
Includes an appendix reproducing the original
British edition, with her handwritten editorial
changes to the text for its American publication.
Signet • 272 pp. • 978-0-451-19113-7 • $7.99
Plume • 256 pp. • 978-0-452-28125-7 • $16.00
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u The Graphic Novel
Adapted by Charles Santino and Joe Staton
Illustrated by Joe Staton
NAL • 144 pp. • 978-0-451-23217-5 • $15.00
ATLAS SHRUGGED
Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
A mystery story about the murder—and
rebirth—of a man’s spirit.
Signet • 1,088 pp. • 978-0-451-19114-4 • $9.99
Plume • 1,200 pp. • 978-0-452-01187-8 • $26.00
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THE FOUNTAINHEAD
Afterword by Leonard Peikoff
An inspiring story of a brilliant architect’s battle
against the world’s standards and conventions.
Signet • 720 pp. • 978-0-451-19115-1 • $9.99
Afterword by Ayn Rand
Plume • 752 pp. • 978-0-452-27333-7 • $24.00
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Plume • 752 pp. • 978-0-452-28675-7 • $39.95
THE ROMANTIC MANIFESTO
A Philosophy of Literature
Rand’s defense of romantic literature as against
naturalism or modernism.
Signet • 200 pp. • 978-0-451-14916-9 • $7.99
u WE THE LIVING
75th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
Introduction and an Afterword by Leonard Peikoff
Rand’s powerful first novel about Communism
in practice—in a deluxe trade edition.
Signet • 464 pp. • 978-0-451-23326-4 • $20.00
JOURNALS OF AYN RAND
Edited by David Harriman
Foreword by Leonard Peikoff
Demonstrates the evolution of Rand’s literary
and philosophic ideas and gives further access to
the reflections that gave birth to her philosophy.
Plume • 752 pp. • 978-0-452-27887-5 • $25.00
LETTERS OF AYN RAND
Edited by Michael S. Berliner
Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
“Like her formal writings, these letters constitute an important part of Ayn Rand’s intellectual contribution.”—The New York Times Book
Review.
Plume • 704 pp. • 978-0-452-27404-4 • $30.00
NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH
The Final Revised Edition
Rand’s most famous play, including her final
revisions.
Plume • 128 pp. • 978-0-452-26486-1 • $14.00
THE AYN RAND READER
Edited by Gary Hull and Leonard Peikoff
With an Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
Contains excerpts from Rand’s novels, nonfiction works, letters, and essays that illustrate her
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of selfishness. “Provides teachers with an excellent guide to the basics of her viewpoint.”—
Amazon.com.
Plume • 512 pp. • 978-0-452-28040-3 • $23.00
THE AYN RAND LEXICON
Objectivism from A-Z
Plume • 560 pp. • 978-0-452-01051-2 • $25.00
CAPITALISM
The Unknown Ideal
Signet • 416 pp. • 978-0-451-14795-0 • $8.99
FOR THE NEW INTELLECTUAL
The Philosophy of Ayn Rand
Signet • 224 pp. • 978-0-451-16308-0 • $7.99
INTRODUCTION TO
OBJECTIVIST EPISTEMOLOGY
Expanded Second Edition
Edited by Harry Binswanger and Leonard Peikoff
Plume • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-01030-7 • $21.00
PHILOSOPHY
Who Needs It?
Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
Signet • 320 pp. • 978-0-451-13893-4 • $7.99
THE VIRTUE OF SELFISHNESS
Signet • 176 pp. • 978-0-451-16393-6 • $7.99
THE VOICE OF REASON
Essays in Objectivist Thought
Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
Plume • 368 pp. • 978-0-452-01046-8 • $18.00
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u WHY BUSINESSMEN NEED PHILOSOPHY
The Capitalist’s Guide to the Ideas Behind
Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged
Introduction by John Allison
A collection of essays presenting a philosophical defense of capitalism by Ayn Rand and
other Objectivist intellectuals.
NAL • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-23269-4 • $15.00
David Harriman
THE LOGICAL LEAP
Induction in Physics and Philosophy
See Philosophy & Science, page 20
Scott McConnell
100 VOICES
An Oral History of Ayn Rand
A collection of interviews with those who
knew Rand, from her youngest sister to the
woman who inspired the character Peter Keating in The Fountainhead.
NAL • 656 pp. • 978-0-451-23130-7 • $20.00
Leonard Peikoff
u THE DIM HYPOTHESIS
Why the Lights of the West Are Going Out
Rand’s intellectual heir follows the rise and
fall of rational activity since the beginning of
Western civilization, offering a prognosis—the
lights of the West are going out—and shows
what this means for the United States.
NAL • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-46664-8 • $17.00
u UNDERSTANDING OBJECTIVISM
A Guide to Learning Ayn Rand’s Philosophy
Edited by Michael S. Berliner
Based on his 1983 series of lectures, Peikoff
offers a deeper study of Rand’s philosophy.
NAL • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-23629-6 • $18.00
u OBJECTIVE COMMUNICATION
Writing, Speaking, and Arguing
Edited by Barry Wood
A guide to communicating philosophical ideas
with conviction, logic, and most of all, reason,
based on a series of lectures by the author.
NAL • 384 pp. • 978-0-451-41815-9 • $17.00
OBJECTIVISM
The Philosophy of Ayn Rand
Based on his 1976 lecture course, Peikoff systematically covers every major philosophical
issue treated by Rand.
Plume • 448 pp. • 978-0-452-01101-4 • $22.00
OMINOUS PARALLELS
Plume • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-01117-5 • $20.00
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Marietta McCarty
HOW PHILOSOPHY CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE
10 Ideas That Matter Most
McCarty moves through ten ideas and many
more philosophers to show how the basis of
philosophical thought—clear thinking, quiet
reflection, and good conversation—are essential ingredients in a well-lived life.
Tarcher • 352 pp. • 978-1-58542-746-8 • $14.95
LITTLE BIG MINDS
Teaching Philosophy to Kids
Based on an innovative program honed in
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parents and teachers share the enduring ideas
of the biggest minds with the “littlest” minds.
Tarcher • 332 pp. • 978-1-58542-515-0 • $14.95
Kelly McGonigal
u THE WILLPOWER INSTINCT
How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters,
and What You Can Do to Get More of It
Based on Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal’s popular course, The Willpower Instinct
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breaks down a large body of relevant scientific
research and its applications.”—Jeffrey M.
Schwartz, UCLA School of Medicine.
Avery • 272 pp. • 978-1-58333-508-6 • $17.00
Eric Metaxas, editor
u LIFE, GOD, AND OTHER SMALL TOPICS
Conversations from Socrates in the City
See Religion in Today’s World, page 34
Steven Pinker
u THE BETTER ANGELS OF OUR NATURE
Why Violence Has Declined
“[Pinker] has pulled together an extraordinary
range of research...[in] a masterly effort to
explain...one of the biggest changes in human
history: We kill one another less frequently
than before.”—The Wall Street Journal.
Penguin • 832 pp. • 978-0-14-312201-2 • $20.00
Also available: The Sense of Style 978-0-670-02585-5
THE STUFF OF THOUGHT
Language as a Window into Human Nature
“Pinker is not only wonderfully clear; he is also
blessedly witty.”—The Boston Globe.
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-311424-6 • $18.00
BLANK SLATE
The Modern Denial of Human Nature
“A remarkable book—stimulating, fearless,
immensely learned, and a pleasure to read.”—
Orlando Patterson, Harvard University.
Penguin • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-200334-3 • $19.00
2003 Pulitzer Prize Finalist; Winner of the
Maccoby Prize Book Award in Developmental
Psychology; A New York Times Notable Book
Roger Pol-Droit
ASTONISH YOURSELF
101 Experiments in the
Philosophy of Everyday Life
Translated by Stephen Romer
“Explores some of the biggest questions in
philosophy with exercises instead of terminology-laden tracts.”—Publishers Weekly.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-200313-8 • $14.00
Barry Schwartz and Kenneth Sharpe
u PRACTICAL WISDOM
The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Two Swarthmore professors promote what
Aristotle identified as the master human virtue: practical wisdom, or the ability to apply
knowledge and empathy in the real world.
“This book will be invaluable in a multitude of
fields….A must read.”—Choice.
Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-59448-543-5 • $16.00
Roger Scruton
MODERN PHILOSOPHY
An Introduction and Survey
“An excellent introduction to modern philosophical argument and debate.”—The New
York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 624 pp. • 978-0-14-024907-1 • $20.00
AN INTELLIGENT PERSON’S
GUIDE TO PHILOSOPHY
“A lucid and accessible introduction to some
of the central problems of this notoriously difficult subject.”—The Wall Street Journal.
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-027516-2 • $15.00
Leonard Shlain
SEX, TIME, AND POWER
How Women’s Sexuality Changed
the Course of Human Evolution
“A masterpiece of ideas, and with it, a unique
contribution to our understanding of gender
and history, sexuality and evolution.”—Jean
Houston, Ph.D.
Penguin • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-200467-8 • $18.00
THE ALPHABET VERSUS THE GODDESS
The Conflict Between Word and Image
“A bold and fascinating investigation of the
dark side of literacy.”—The New York Times
Book Review.
Phillip Moffitt
u EMOTIONAL CHAOS TO CLARITY
Move from the Chaos of the Reactive Mind
to the Clarity of the Responsive Mind
Drawing on both Western psychology and
Buddhist philosophy, Moffitt presents step-bystep exercises to cultivate a responsive, rather
than reactive, mind.
Penguin • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-019601-6 • $20.00
Plume • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-219676-2 • $16.00
Geoff Nicholson
THE LOST ART OF WALKING
The History, Science, and
Literature of Pedestrianism
“A leisurely, entirely delightful ramble
through the history and lore of walking.”—
Washington Post Book Review.
Riverhead • 288 pp. • 978-1-59448-403-2 • $15.00
Philippe Petit
u CREATIVITY
The Perfect Crime
Tightrope walking daredevil and star of Man
on Wire Philippe Petit shares his original
insights, philosophy, and approaches to the
creative process.
Riverhead • 224 pp. • 978-1-59463-168-9 • $27.95
Karl Pillemer
u 30 LESSONS FOR LIVING
Tried and True Advice from
the Wisest Americans
Preface by Jane Brody
The renowned gerontologist distills moving
stories and hard-won advice from a thousand
Americans over the age of sixty-five.
Michael Pollan
u COOKED
A Natural History of Transformation
“[Pollan] digs into the social history (and prehistory) [of food], then shoots forward and rappels
the latest science…without ever diluting his narrative. All along he pulls out highly pertinent
observations by an amazing range of thinkers,
novelists, poets, science women, and renaissance men.”—Ted Weesner, Tufts University.
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-312533-4 • $17.00
Tariq Ramadan
u THE QUEST FOR MEANING
The acclaimed thinker and philosopher shows
how we can find peace in our shared humanity, despite living in a world full of different
beliefs and viewpoints.
Penguin UK • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-103802-5 • $16.00
Plume • 288 pp. • 978-0-452-29848-4 • $16.00
Mark Sundeen
u THE MAN WHO QUIT MONEY
A Walden for the 21st century, this story of a
man living completely off the grid sparks conversations about the intersection of finance,
ethics, and religion.
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59448-569-5 • $15.00
Richard Tarnas
COSMOS AND PSYCHE
Intimations of a New World View
“Possessing a tremendous amount of historical
knowledge, the author correlates human history’s big events and personalities with the
orbits of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and
Pluto.”—Booklist.
Plume • 592 pp. • 978-0-452-28859-1 • $20.00
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Lewis Thomas
LATE NIGHT THOUGHTS ON LISTENING
TO MAHLER’S NINTH SYMPHONY
Benjamin Hoff
THE TAO OF POOH
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-006747-7 • $15.00
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-024328-4 • $15.00
THE TE OF PIGLET
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-023016-1 • $15.00
David Wilcock
u THE SYNCHRONICITY KEY
The Hidden Intelligence Guiding
the Universe and You
The companion volume to The Source Field
Investigations uses history, astrology, and synchronicity theory to reveal the hidden architecture of time, which he believes causes events
to occur in precise, repeating cycles.
Plume • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-218108-9 • $18.00
Colin Wilson
THE OUTSIDER
The seminal work on alienation, creativity, and
the modern mind-set. “An exhaustive, luminously intelligent study...a real contribution to
our understanding of our deepest predicament.”—Philip Toynbee.
Tarcher • 320 pp. • 978-0-87477-206-7 • $15.95
Roman Krznaric
u EMPATHY
Why It Matters, and How to Get It
Arguing that our brains are wired for social
connection, the co-founder of The School of
Life presents six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people.
Perigee • 240 pp. • 978-0-399-17139-0 • $24.00
Available November 2014
EASTERN
PHILOSOPHY
Anonymous
TA HSÜEH AND CHUNG YUNG
The Highest Order of Cultivation
and On the Practice of the Mean
Translated and Edited with an
Introduction and Notes by Andrew Plaks
Preface by Xinzhong Yao
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-044784-2 • $16.00
THE QUR’AN
Translated with an Introduction by Tarif Khalidi
See Islam, page 46
John Blofeld
I CHING
The Book of Change
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-019335-0 • $15.00
Witter Bynner
THE WAY OF LIFE
According to Lao Tzu
Perigee • 112 pp. • 978-0-399-51298-8 • $11.95
Omar Khayyam
THE RUBÁIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Translated by Peter Avery and John Heath-Stubbs
A modern version of 235 quatrains, or poems,
about the author’s, an astronomer and mathematician, preoccupation with the mortality
and transience of all things.
Penguin Classics • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-044384-4 • $11.00
Confucius
u THE ANALECTS
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Annping Chin
The Yale professor and pre-eminent scholar of
Confucius presents a vibrant new translation
that draws on the most recently excavated
texts and latest research to illuminate the historical context of Confucius’s teachings.
Penguin Classics • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-310685-2 • $16.00
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by D. C. Lau
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044348-6 • $12.00
Chuang Tzu
THE BOOK OF CHUANG TZU
Translated by Martin Palmer with Elizabeth Breuilly
Introduction by Martin Palmer
In contrast to the Confucian values of order,
control, and hierarchy, this ancient Chinese
classic describes the Tao—the Way of Nature—
as a perfect state in which primal, innate
nature rules.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-045537-3 • $17.00
Lao Tzu
TAO TE CHING
Translated with an Introduction by D. C. Lau
The principal classic in the thought of Taoism
is a treatise on both personal conduct and government that advances a philosophy of meekness as the surest path to survival.
Penguin • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-019247-6 • $20.00
THE SCIENCE OF BEING
AND ART OF LIVING
Transcendental Meditation
Revised Edition
Plume • 432 pp. • 978-0-452-28266-7 • $18.00
Steven Liu and Jonathan Blank
u SECRETS OF DRAGON GATE
Ancient Taoist Practices for Health,
Wealth, and the Art of Sexual Yoga
The Dragon Gate School is known for its mystical divination methods; Chi-gung and martial arts practices; and philosophy based on the
I Ching and the five elements. From breathing
exercises to sexual yoga techniques, The Secrets
of Dragon Gate offers a path to fulfillment.
Tarcher • 240 pp. • 978-1-58542-843-4 • $16.95
Mencius
MENCIUS
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by D. C. Lau
For this edition of the fullest of the four great
Confucian texts, D. C. Lau’s lucid translation
has been updated.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044971-6 • $16.00
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-044131-4 • $11.00
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Afterword by Richard John Lynn
Signet Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-451-53040-0 • $7.95
Available October 2015
THE DEFINITIVE EDITION
Translated and with Commentary by Jonathan Star
“Achieves the essential: It clarifies the meaning of the text without in the slightest reducing
its mystery.”—Jacob Needleman. Commentary
and character dictionary.
Tarcher • 368 pp. • 978-1-58542-269-2 • $16.95
Edited by Graham Coleman
MEDITATIONS ON LIVING,
DYING, AND LOSS
The Essential Tibetan Book of the Dead
See page Buddhism, page 44
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MAHARISHI MAHESH YOGI ON THE
BHAGAVAD-GITA: A New Translation
and Commentary, Chapters 1-6
Mark Forstater
THE TAO
Finding the Way of Balance and Harmony
Plume • 240 pp. • 978-0-452-28403-6 • $16.00
John Minford, translator
u I CHING
The Essential Translation of the Ancient
Chinese Oracle and Book of Wisdom
Introduction and Commentary by the translator
This new translation is informed by the latest
archaeological discoveries and features a gorgeously rendered codex of divination signs—
the I Ching’s sixty-four Tarot-like hexagrams.
Viking • 960 pp. • 978-0-670-02469-8 • $36.00
Available November 2014
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SOCIAL AND
POLITICAL
PHILOSOPHY
John Adams
THE PORTABLE JOHN ADAMS
Edited with an Introduction by John Patrick Diggins
Penguin Classics • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-243778-0 • $20.00
Mo Zi
u THE BOOK OF MASTER MO
Edited and Translated with Notes and
an Introduction by Ian Johnston
Explains the key doctrines of Mohism and
includes dialogues between Master Mo and his
followers; a discussion of warfare; and the first
examples of logic, dialectics, and epistemology
in Chinese philosophy.
Penguin Classics • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-139210-3 • $20.00
Kakuzo Okakura
THE BOOK OF TEA
Introduction by Christopher Benfy
Originally written in English more than a hundred years ago, this book explores Asian culture through the history and aestheticism of
the tea ceremony.
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Sun-tzu
THE ART OF WAR
The Essential Translation of
the Classic Book of Life
Translated with an Introduction and
Commentary by John Minford
Minford’s definitive translation appears in two
different formats—first, the unadorned 13
chapters of the original work and then the
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THE ROOTS OF AYURVEDA
Selections from Sanskrit Medical Writings
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and Notes by Dominik Wujastyk
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The Fight for American Liberalism from
Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama
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Alterman’s book stands as the definitive work
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Hannah Arendt
THE PORTABLE HANNAH ARENDT
Edited by Peter Baehr
Generous selections from her masterworks, The
Origins of Totalitarianism, The Human Condition,
and Eichmann in Jerusalem, and a selection of
her letters to other formative thinkers, including Karl Jaspers and Mary McCarthy.
Penguin Classics • 640 pp. • 978-0-14-243756-8 • $20.00
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2015
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Andrew Carnegie
THE GOSPEL OF WEALTH ESSAYS
and Other Writings
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by David Nasaw
The steel magnate’s writings elucidate his
beliefs on wealth, poverty, the public good,
and capitalism.
Penguin Classics • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303989-1 • $12.00
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
OF ANDREW CARNEGIE
AND THE GOSPEL OF WEALTH
Introduction by Gordon Hutner
The enlightening memoir of the industrialist as
famous for his philanthropy as for his fortune.
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David Nasaw
ANDREW CARNEGIE
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EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM
A Report on the Banality of Evil
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The authoritative report on the trial of Nazi
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well as Arendt’s postscript directly addressing
the controversy that arose over her account. “A
profound and documented analysis....Bound
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EICHMANN AND THE HOLOCAUST
Great Ideas Series
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BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE
Introduction by Jerome Kohn
Describes the loss of meaning of the traditional
key words of politics: justice, reason, responsibility, virtue, and glory. Using eight exercises,
Arendt shows how we can redistill once more
the vital essence of these concepts.
Penguin Classics • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-310481-0 • $17.00
ON REVOLUTION
Introduction by Jonathan Schell
Tracing the gradual evolution of revolutions
since the American and French examples,
Arendt predicts the changing relationship
between war and revolution and the role combustive movements will play in the future of
international relations.
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John M. Barry
u ROGER WILLIAMS AND THE CREATION
OF THE AMERICAN SOUL
Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty
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Edmund Burke
THE PORTABLE EDMUND BURKE
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MURDER IN AMSTERDAM
Liberal Europe, Islam,
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The Strange Story of Integration in America
This incisive look at America’s relationship
with race attempts to uncover why integration
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neighborhoods, offices, and churches.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-312363-7 • $16.00
Matthew B. Crawford
SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT
An Inquiry into the Value of Work
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ANTI-OEDIPUS
Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Preface by Michel Foucault
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“Renders palpable the metaphor of the unconscious as a worker, and does it in a brilliant,
appropriately nutty way.”—The New Republic.
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COLLAPSE
How Societies Choose to Succeed or Fail
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W. E. B. Du Bois
THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK
Introduction by Donald B. Gibson
Notes by Monica E. Elbert
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Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-018998-8 • $14.00
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Émile Durkheim
ON SUICIDE
Newly Translated by Robin Buss
Introduction by Richard Sennett
Notes by Alexander Riley
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William Easterly
THE WHITE MAN’S BURDEN
Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have
Done So Much Ill and So Little Good
Penguin • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-303882-5 • $18.00
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Friedrich Engels
THE ORIGIN OF THE FAMILY, PRIVATE
PROPERTY AND THE STATE
Introduction by Tristram Hunt
A new edition of the 1884 materialist treatise.
Engels develops his arguments on private
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u THE GREAT DEGENERATION
How Institutions Decay and Economies Die
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threatens our nation’s future.
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THE WAR OF THE WORLD
Twentieth-Century Conflict
and the Descent of the West
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THE PORTABLE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Edited with an Introduction by Larzer Ziff
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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
and Other Writings
Edited with an Introduction by
Kenneth A. Silverman
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Nassir Ghaemi
u A FIRST-RATE MADNESS
Uncovering the Links Between
Leadership and Mental Illness
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mental illness and successful leadership, as seen
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Al Gore
THE ASSAULT ON REASON
The marketplace of ideas, once open to everyone through the printed word, has been corrupted by the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith. Gore calls for a return to
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Balthasar Gracián
THE POCKET ORACLE AND
ART OF PRUDENCE
Newly Translated by Jeremy Robbins
This seventeenth-century Spanish classic on
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Alan Greenspan
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Risk, Human Nature, and
the Future of Forecasting
In an effort to update our economic forecasting
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models failed to alert us to impending disaster.
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Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
MULTITUDE
War and Democracy in the Age of Empire
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Thomas Jefferson
THE PORTABLE THOMAS JEFFERSON
Edited by Merrill D. Peterson
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Congress,” 1801; and many other papers.
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u FUTURE PERFECT
The Case for Progress in a Networked Age
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Emotion, Reason, and the Gap
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George Lakoff
THE POLITICAL MIND
A Cognitive Scientist’s Guide
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FINDING GEORGE ORWELL IN BURMA
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Tony Judt
u WHEN THE FACTS CHANGE
Essays, 1995-2010
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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
THE STATE AND REVOLUTION
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AGAINST SLAVERY
An Abolitionist Reader
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KARL MARX
THE PORTABLE KARL MARX
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EARLY WRITINGS
Translated by Rodney Livingstone and Gregor Benton
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the Jewish Question.
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CAPITAL: A CRITIQUE OF
POLITICAL ECONOMY
Translated by Ben Fowkes
Volume 1
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GRUNDRISSE
Foundations of the Critique
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Contribution by Timothy Snyder
The historian and public critic maps the issues
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Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century
A collection of essays covering the political
and intellectual history of the last century that
explores how that history has been sacrificed
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African Humanism as Compass
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integrity, and governance.
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Niccolò Machiavelli
THE PRINCE
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A new translation of the original blueprint for
realpolitik.
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Introduction by Anthony Grafton
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THE DISCOURSES
Edited by Bernard Crick
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THE PORTABLE MACHIAVELLI
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Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
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AN ESSAY ON THE
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A Summary View of the
Principle of Population
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Henry Mayhew
LONDON LABOUR AND
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John Stuart Mill
AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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ON LIBERTY AND
THE SUBJECTION OF WOMEN
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Two cornerstones of liberalism in one volume
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UTILITARIANISM and Other Essays
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Thomas Paine
u COMMON SENSE
And the American Crisis I
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THE RIGHTS OF MAN
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Notes by Henry Collins
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THE THOMAS PAINE READER
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u SOCIAL PHYSICS
How Good Ideas Spread—the
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THOMAS PAINE: Enlightenment,
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Neil Postman
AMUSING OURSELVES TO DEATH
Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
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The Global Race to Reinvent the State
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A New History of Power
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in the balance of social power.”—BBC History
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Jeremy Rifkin
THE EMPATHIC CIVILIZATION
The Race to Global Consciousness
in a World in Crisis
Popular social thinker, educator, and policy
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after the changes of the Enlightenment.
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u HOW ADAM SMITH CAN
CHANGE YOUR LIFE
An Unexpected Guide to Human
Nature and Happiness
Drawing on current events, literature, history,
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Richard Rorty
PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIAL HOPE
A superb introduction to one of today’s leading thinkers, Rorty’s essays, articles, and lectures offer a summary of his central philosophical beliefs and insights into contemporary
America, justice, education, and love.
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Rupert Ross
u RETURNING TO THE TEACHINGS
Exploring Aboriginal Justice
Ross explores Aboriginal peacemaker
approaches to justice and the visions of life
that shape them, including the individual,
family, and community healing practices that
traditional teachings restore.
Penguin Canada • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-305559-4 • $22.00
Jeffrey D. Sachs
THE END OF POVERTY
Economic Possibilities for Our Time
Foreword by Bono
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COMMON WEALTH
Economics for a Crowded Planet
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-311487-1 • $17.00
Aung San Suu Kyi
FREEDOM FROM FEAR
and Other Writings
Revised Edition
Edited by Michael Aris
Foreword by Vaclav Havel
Foreword by Desmond M. Tutu
This collection of writings, including the text
of the Nobel Peace Prize speech delivered by
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the need for international cooperation.
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LETTERS FROM BURMA
Introduction by Fergal Keane
A collection of writings from the activist’s six
years of imprisonment in Rangoon.
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Barry Scheck, Peter Neufeld, and Jim Dwyer
ACTUAL INNOCENCE
When Justice Goes Wrong
and How to Make It Right
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PHILOSOPHY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Romeo Alaeff
u I’LL BE DEAD BY THE TIME
YOU READ THIS
The Existential Life of Animals
The internationally exhibited artist asks: What
if animals had as much emotional baggage as
humans? Pairing gorgeous drawings with
snippets of human conversation, Alaeff presents a hilarious collection of neurotic animals.
Plume • 96 pp. • 978-0-45-229745-6 • $10.00
Diana Beresford-Kroeger
u THE GLOBAL FOREST
Forty Ways Trees Can Save Us
Beresford-Kroeger weaves together ecology,
ethnobotany, horticulture, spirituality, science,
and alternative medicine to explore the many
ways that trees are vital—and presents a revolutionary plan for planting trees to counteract
pollution and global warming.
Penguin • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-312016-2 • $15.00
Stewart Brand
WHOLE EARTH DISCIPLINE
Why Dense Cities, Nuclear Power, Transgenic
Crops, Restored Wildlands, and
Geoengineering Are Necessary
“Shibboleths, ideological cant, and green
fetishes are put to the side with the clarity and
expertise gained by years of research and forethought, a mindbending exploration of what
humankind can and must do to retain the
mantle of civilization.”—Paul Hawken, author
of Blessed Unrest.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311828-2 • $17.00
Rachel Carson
UNDER THE SEA-WIND
Introduction by Linda Lear
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-310496-4 • $17.00
James Hamilton-Paterson
SEVEN-TENTHS
The Sea and Its Thresholds
An enthralling meditation on the sea as the
physical birthplace of the human race and the
emotional source of our dreams.
Europa • 418 pp. • 978-1-933372-69-3 • $16.00
Leigh Ann Henion
u PHENOMENAL
A Hesitant Adventurer’s Search
for Wonder in the Natural World
A journalist and young mother combines her
conflicted but joyful experiences as a parent
with a panoramic tour of the world’s most natural wonders.
Penguin Press • 304 pp. • 978-1-59420-471-5 • $27.95
Available March 2015
Paul Hawken
BLESSED UNREST
How the Largest Social Movement
in History Is Restoring Grace,
Justice, and Beauty to the World
“A fascinating history of our perception of
nature and human rights. Hawken also presents an unprecedented map to this new ‘social
landscape.’”—Booklist (starred review).
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311365-2 • $17.00
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PH I LOS O P H Y
2015
Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé
HOPE’S EDGE
The Next Diet for a Small Planet
“Describing their journeys through Brazil,
Pakistan, Holland and the U.S., the Lappés
question the economic status quo as well as
discuss the way different countries handle
food production in times of scarcity and plenty.”—Publishers Weekly.
Tarcher • 464 pp. • 978-1-58542-237-1 • $15.95
Nautilus Award Winner for Social Change;
Spirituality and Health Magazine’s Best
Spiritual Books
Robert Macfarlane
THE WILD PLACES
The author’s search to find the truly wild places left in Britain and Ireland takes him on a
series of breathtaking journeys through some
of the archipelago’s most remarkable landscapes.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311393-5 • $16.00
Peter Matthiessen
THE SNOW LEOPARD
See Buddhism, page 45
Bill McKibben, editor
u THE GLOBAL WARMING READER
A Century of Writing About Climate Change
The respected environmentalist brings together the essential voices on global warming,
from its 19th-century discovery to the present,
to provide a well-rounded perspective on climate change. “One would be hard pressed to
create a better list of documents….Highly recommended.”—Electronic Green Journal.
Penguin • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-312189-3 • $18.00
AMERICAN EARTH
Environmental Writing Since Thoreau
Foreword by Al Gore
Includes: Walt Whitman, John Muir, Mary
Austin, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Edward
Abbey, Wendell Berry, Barbara Kingsolver,
Michael Pollan, and many more. Chronology
of the environmental movement and American
environmental history, photos, illustrations.
Library of America • 900 pp. • 978-1-59853-020-9 • $40.00
David Owen
u THE CONUNDRUM
How Scientific Innovation, Increased
Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make
Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse
Owen reveals startling realities and promotes
initially counterintuitive responses to environmental issues—commonsense approaches that
can change modern life and the future. “A contrarian page-turner.”—BloombergBusinessweek.
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59448-561-9 • $14.00
Clive Ponting
A NEW GREEN HISTORY OF THE WORLD
The Environment and the
Collapse of Great Civilizations
The original and provocative history of human
civilization in a thoroughly revised, expanded,
and updated edition.
Penguin • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-303898-6 • $18.00
Audiobook available
Michael Pollan
THE OMNIVORE’S DILEMMA
A Natural History of Four Meals
“Thoughtful, engrossing....You’re not likely to get
a better explanation of exactly where your food
comes from.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-303858-0 • $17.00
National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; a
New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington
Post, Boston Globe, Economist, and Publishers
Weekly Book of the Year
Also available: In Defense of Food 978-0-14-311496-3
Food Rules 978-0-14-311638-7
A Place of My Own 978-0-14-311474-1
Cooked, see page 12
Aaron Sachs
THE HUMBOLDT CURRENT
Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the
Roots of American Environmentalism
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-311192-4 • $16.00
Rebecca Solnit
A PARADISE BUILT IN HELL
The Extraordinary Communities
That Arise in Disaster
Examines how disaster throws people into a
temporary utopia of social possibilities. “The
freshest, deepest, most optimistic account of
human nature I’ve come across in many
years....A landmark book.”—Bill McKibben,
author of The End of Nature.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-311807-7• $17.00
A New York Times Notable Book
Also available: River of Shadows 978-0-14-200410-4
Wanderlust 978-0-14-311807-7
A Field Guide to Getting Lost 978-0-14-303724-8
The Faraway Nearby, see page 31
Wallace Stegner and Page Stegner
AMERICAN PLACES
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-303974-7 • $16.00
Noah Strycker
u THE THING WITH FEATHERS
The Surprising Lives of Birds and What
They Reveal About Being Human
“Turns a shrewd, comparative eye on a succession of bird families to explore what [Strycker]
calls their ‘human’ characteristics….This is an
engaging work which illuminates something
profound about all life, including our own.”—
The Economist.
Riverhead • 304 pp. • 978-1-59448-635-7 • $27.95
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59463-341-6 • $16.00
Paperback available March 2015
Henry David Thoreau
WALDEN AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
For this and other Thoreau titles, see page 9
Vanessa Woods
u BONOBO HANDSHAKE
A Memoir of Love and
Adventure in the Congo
A young woman joins her fiancé on a research
trip to the war-torn Democratic Republic of
Congo, where she studies endangered bonobo
apes who, in turn, teach her new truths about
love.
Gotham • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40634-0 • $16.00
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Thorsten Veblen
CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION
Great Ideas Series
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-303759-0 • $11.00
Adam Smith
THE THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS
Introduction by Amartya Sen
Edited with Notes by Ryan Patrick Hanley
The 250th anniversary edition of the influential
treatise on social responsibility that has shaped
leaders from Bill Gates to Barack Obama.
Penguin Classics • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-310592-3 • $17.00
THE WEALTH OF NATIONS BOOKS I-III
Edited with an Introduction by Andrew Skinner
Penguin Classics • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-043208-4 • $16.00
THE WEALTH OF NATIONS BOOKS IV-V
Edited with an Introduction by Andrew Skinner
Penguin Classics • 672 pp. • 978-0-14-043615-0 • $16.00
Sam Sommers
u SITUATIONS MATTER
Understanding How Context
Transforms Your World
A powerful primer on the influence of context
that forces us to rethink our interactions at
work, at home, and in our daily lives. “A fascinating glimpse into the way our most important judgments are framed by the world
around us.”—Salon.com.
Max Weber
THE PROTESTANT ETHIC
AND THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM
and Other Writings
Translated, Edited and with an Introduction by
Peter Baehr and Gordon C. Wells
This new translation of the original 1905 German text is the first to include Weber’s unexpurgated responses to his critics, revealing
important developments in and clarifications
of his argument. Also includes responses from
Weber’s critics.
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-043921-2 • $18.00
Cornell West
DEMOCRACY MATTERS
Winning the Fight Against Imperialism
“West reveals himself as a thinker of dazzling
erudition, whose critiques are inevitably
balanced by an infectious optimism and magnanimity of spirit.”—The Village Voice.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-303583-1 • $15.00
Mary Wollstonecraft
A VINDICATION OF
THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by Miriam Brody
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-144125-2 • $13.00
Great Ideas Series
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-303750-7 • $10.00
Roman Krznaric
u EMPATHY
Why It Matters, and How to Get It
See Contemporary Philosophy, page 13
Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-59448-620-3 • $16.00
Penguin Classics • 992 pp. • 978-0-14-044760-6 • $14.00
Signet Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-53160-5• $7.95
Thorsten Veblen
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASS
Introduction by Robert Lekachman
With exquisite irony, the “best critic of America that America has produced” (C. Wright
Mills), lays bare the hollowness of our canons
of taste and culture.
Gordon S. Wood
u THE IDEA OF AMERICA
Reflections on the Birth of the United States
In a series of essays, Wood explores the ideological origins of the Revolution, from Ancient
Rome to the European Enlightenment; the
founders’ attempts to forge democracy; the
origins of American exceptionalism; and the
radicalism of the founding generation.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-312124-4 • $17.00
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Penguin Classics • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-018795-3 • $16.00
u Denotes new or forthcoming title
Nancy C. Andreasen
THE CREATIVE BRAIN:
The Science of Genius
”Expert analysis of the connections between
extraordinary creativity, mental illness, intelligence, and the social environment.”—Publishers
Weekly (starred).
Plume • 224 pp. • 978-0-452-28781-5 • $15.00
Albert-László Barabási
BURSTS
The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We
Do, from Your E-mail to Bloody Crusades
Explains how the digital age has yielded a previously unavailable data set that proves the
daily pattern of human activity is not random.
Plume • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-29718-0 • $16.00
Deborah Blum
GHOST HUNTERS: William James and the
Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-303895-5 • $15.00
Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan
MEAN GENES
From Sex to Money to Food:
Taming Our Primal Instincts
Avery • 336 pp. • 978-1-58333-512-3 • $16.00
J. D. Trout
WHY EMPATHY MATTERS
The Science and Psychology of Better Judgment
Plume • 416 pp. • 978-0-452-28819-5 • $17.00
Plume • 304 pp. • 978-0-452-28457-9 • $16.00
Also available: The Jesuit and the Skull, page 51
Ira Byock
u THE BEST CARE POSSIBLE
A Physician’s Quest to Transform
Care Through the End of Life
A leading palliative-care physician illuminates
an important issue of our time: though most
Americans would prefer to die at home, many
spend their last days in a healthcare system
ruled by a philosophy to fight illness at any cost.
uEdited and Abridged by Richard D. Heffner
Afterword by Vartan Gregorian
Peter Turchin
WAR AND PEACE AND WAR
The Rise and Fall of Empires
“Turchin’s focus on social cooperation as the key
to history is a fruitful one.”—Publishers Weekly.
Amir Aczel
ENTANGLEMENT
The Unlikely Story of How Scientists,
Mathematicians, and Philosophers Proved
Einstein’s Spookiest Theory
“Perhaps the best lay description of the evolution and current state of quantum physics
available today.”—Focus.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-200007-6 • $15.00
Alexis de Tocqueville
DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
and Two Essays on America
Translated by Gerald Bevan
Introduction by Isaac Kramnick
Notes by Jeff Selinger
See Philosophy & Science, page 23
PHILOSOPHY
& SCIENCE
Sean Carroll
FROM ETERNITY TO HERE
The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
Leading theoretical physicist Caroll utilizes
entropy, quantum mechanics, time travel and
information theory to explain a new theory of
time. “A revealing look into the fourth and
thorniest dimension.” —Kirkus.
Plume • 448 pp. • 978-0-452-29654-1 • $17.00
Jerry A. Coyne
WHY EVOLUTION IS TRUE
The University of Chicago professor gives a
succinct summary of the facts supporting the
theory of natural selection, covering modern
work in genetics, paleontology, geology,
molecular biology, and anatomy. “One of the
best single-volume introductions to evolutionary theory ever.”—Wired.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311664-6 • $17.00
Audiobook available
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David Deutsch
u THE BEGINNING OF INFINITY
Explanations That Transform the World
“Provocative and persuasive....Address[es]
subjects from artificial intelligence to the evolution of culture and of creativity; its conclusions are just as profound.”—The Economist.
Penguin • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-312135-0 • $18.00
Frans De Waal
OUR INNER APE: A Leading Primatologist
Explains Why We Are Who We Are
Riverhead • 304 pp. • 978-1-59448-196-3 • $16.00
Charles Darwin
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by William Bynum
Penguin Classics • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-043912-0 • $12.00
THE EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS
IN MAN AND ANIMALS
Edited by Sharon Messenger
Introduction by Joe Cain
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-143944-0 • $18.00
AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
Edited by Michael Neve and Sharon Messenger
Introduction by Michael Neve
Comprises a fragment Darwin wrote at the age
of 29 and the longer “Recollections” of 1876.
Penguin Classics • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-043390-6 • $12.00
THE DESCENT OF MAN
Edited with Commentary by Carl Zimmer
This special edition makes Darwin’s scientific
classic more accessible to a modern audience.
Plume • 400 pp. • 978-0-452-28888-1 • $16.00
Edited with an Introduction by
James Moore and Adrian Desmond
Reproduces the book’s original illustrations
and Darwin’s own notes.
Penguin Classics • 864 pp. • 978-0-14-043631-0 • $17.00
THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
Charles Darwin’s Journal of Researches
Edited and Introduced by
Janet Browne and Michael Neve
Penguin Classics • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-043268-8 • $14.00
ON NATURAL SELECTION:
Great Ideas Series
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303630-2 • $10.00
Paul Johnson
u DARWIN: Portrait of a Genius
Johnson praises Darwin’s skills as a natural
scientist while refusing to sidestep the controversial elements of his biography: his failure as
an anthropologist and the application of the
theory of natural selection to eugenics.
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-750977-2 • $15.00
Antonio Damasio
DESCARTES’ ERROR
Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain
“A fascinating exploration of the biology of
reason and its inseparable dependence on
emotion.”—Oliver Sacks.
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-303622-7 • $16.00
Daniel C. Dennett
FREEDOM EVOLVES
“Anyone interested in the interaction between
scientific theory and the way we should think
about human nature could do no better than to
read this book.”—American Scientist.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-200384-8 • $17.00
Also available: Breaking the Spell, page 51
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Paul R. Ehrlich
HUMAN NATURES
Genes, Cultures, and the Human Prospect
“A spirited, valuable and enjoyable contribution to an interdisciplinary understanding of
our complex natures....Ehrlich delivers a systematic and determinedly thorough review of
the multifaceted subject of human evolution.”—Nature. Notes, bibliography, and index.
Penguin • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-200053-3 • $18.00
Albert Einstein
RELATIVITY
The Special and the General Theory
Introduction by Nigel Calder
“It’s as though you are sitting in his classroom,
watching [Einstein] alternate between gesticulating and chalking equations onto the blackboard.”—The Washington Post Book World.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-303982-2 • $13.00
Jordan Ellenberg
u HOW NOT TO BE WRONG
The Power of Mathematical Thinking
Mathematics professor Ellenberg puts the
power of math in our hands, allowing us to see
the hidden logical structures operating
beneath the world’s messy and chaotic surface.
John Gribbin
THE FELLOWSHIP
Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton,
and the Story of a Scientific Revolution
Overlook • 384 pp. • 978-1-59020-026-1 • $15.95
David Harriman
THE LOGICAL LEAP
Induction in Physics and Philosophy
Introduction by Leonard Peikoff
A physicist and former philosophy teacher,
Harriman relates the inductive method in philosophy to that of physics, based on Ayn
Rand’s theory of concepts.
NAL • 272 pp. • 978-0-451-23005-8 • $17.00
Ernest Holmes
u THE SCIENCE OF MIND
The Complete Edition
Based on the wisdom of Eastern and Western
philisophical traditions and the empirical
nature of science, the work of Holmes emphasizes the power of the human mind.
Tarcher • 800 pp. • 978-1-58542-842-7 • $22.95
u THE ERNEST HOLMES PAPERS
A Collection of Three Inspirational Classics
Complied by George P. Bendall
Introduction by Kenn Gordon
For the first time, three hard-to-get volumes—
transcripts of talks that Ernest Holmes gave
over his career—in a single edition.
Tarcher • 512 pp. • 978-0-39917-055-3 • $19.95
Also available: It’s Up To You 978-1-58542-840-3,
Think Your Troubles Away 978-1-58542-841-0
Randal Keynes
DARWIN, HIS DAUGHTER,
AND HUMAN EVOLUTION
Riverhead • 448 pp. • 978-1-57322-955-5 • $15.00
Penguin Press • 480 pp. • 978-1-59420-522-4 • $27.95
Joshua Foer
u MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN
The Art and Science of
Remembering Everything
Foer’s unlikely journey from forgetful science
journalist to U.S. Memory Champion frames a
revelatory exploration of the impact of memory. “Smart, funny and...informed by a humanism that enables its author to place the mysteries of the brain within a larger philosophical
and cultural context.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-312053-7 • $16.00
Giovanni Frazzetto
u JOY, GUILT, ANGER, LOVE
What Neuroscience Can—and Can’t—Tell
Us About How We Feel
An esteemed neuroscientist blends scientific
research with personal stories to reveal how
our brains generate emotion and proves why
investigating art, literature, and philosophy is
crucial to unraveling the brain’s secrets.
Jim al-Khalili
u THE HOUSE OF WISDOM
How Arabic Science Saved Ancient
Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance
An award-winning theoretical physicist provides an in-depth exploration of the medieval
Islamic world’s scientific innovations, which preceded and enabled the European Renaissance.
Dave Goldberg
u THE UNIVERSE IN THE
REARVIEW MIRROR
How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality
Physicist Goldberg shows that our elegant universe, from the Higgs boson to antimatter to
the galaxies, is shaped by hidden symmetries
that drive our scientific discoveries.
Lawrence Krauss
HIDING IN THE MIRROR
The Quest for Alternate Realities, from
Plato to String Theory (By Way of Alice in
Wonderland, Einstein, and The Twilight Zone)
“So much fun....You’ll hardly notice you’re getting a primer on contemporary physics and
cosmology.”—Walter Isaacson.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-312309-5 • $16.00
Plume • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-218104-1 • $17.00
Audiobook available
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-312056-8 • $18.00
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-303802-3 • $16.00
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Kevin Nelson, M.D.
THE SPIRITUAL DOORWAY IN THE BRAIN
A Neurologist Searches for Transcendental Self
See Spirituality, page 53
David F. Noble
THE RELIGION OF TECHNOLOGY: The
Divinity of Man and the Spirit of Invention
“A most significant work that deserves a wide
readership...a groundbreaking account of the
religious roots of Western technology.”
—Nature.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-027916-0 • $16.00
Steven Johnson
u HOW WE GOT TO NOW
Six Innovations That Made
the Modern World
In this illustrated volume, Johnson explores
the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life—refrigeration, clocks,
and eyeglass lenses, to name a few—from their
creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their historical consequences.
Riverhead • 304 pp. • 978-1-59463-296-9 • $30.00
u WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM
The Natural History of Innovation
This sweeping study breaks out the seven patterns of innovation and outlines real-world
dynamics that enable creativity. “Entertaining
and smart.”—Los Angeles Times.
Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-59448-538-1 • $16.00
THE INVENTION OF AIR
A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution,
and the Birth of America
The fascinating story of Joseph Priestley, the
18th-century thinker who played pivotal roles
in the invention of ecosystem science, the discovery of oxygen, the founding of the Unitarian Church, and the intellectual development
of the United States.
Riverhead • 304 pp. • 978-1-59448-401-8 • $16.00
THE GHOST MAP
The Story of London’s Most Terrifying
Epidemic—and How It Changed Science,
Cities, and the Modern World
Examines the worst cholera outbreak in
Victorian London and its effects on modern society. “Stimulating, iconoclastic,
strikingly original.”—The Atlantic Monthly.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-269-4 • $16.00
Also available:
Everything Bad Is Good for You, see page 10
Future Perfect, see page 22
The Innovator’s Cookbook 978-1-59448-558-9
Richard Layard
HAPPINESS
Lessons from a New Science
“From a distinguished economist and leading
figure in the new field of happiness studies
comes this revolutionary work....Based on
sophisticated, cutting-edge scientific research,
Happiness integrates insights gleaned from
psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and
applied economics to draw surprising conclusions about the true causes of happiness and
the means we have to effect it.”—The Wall
Street Journal.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-303701-9 • $15.00
Joseph LeDoux
SYNAPTIC SELF
How Our Brains Become Who We Are
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-200178-3 • $18.00
u Denotes new or forthcoming title
Armand Marie Leroi
u THE LAGOON:
How Aristotle Invented Science
Acclaimed biologist Leroi revisits Aristotle’s
writing, observations, ideas, and physical
environment to reveal him as a pioneering
biologist whose scientific investigation shaped
his philosophical system.
Viking • 512 pp. • 978-0-670-02674-6 • $29.95
Daniel J. Levitin
u THE ORGANIZED MIND: Thinking
Straight in the Age of Information Overload
New York Times-bestselling author and cognitive psychologist Levitin reveals how the latest
research in the neuroscience of attention and
memory can help us gain control and mastery
over our hyper-busy lives.
Dutton • 336 pp. • 978-0-525-95418-7 • $27.95
Also available:
This Is Your Brain on Music 978-0-452-28852-2
The World in Six Songs 978-0-452-29548-3
Abraham H. Maslow
THE FARTHER REACHES
OF HUMAN NATURE
Preface by Bertha G. Maslow
Introduction by Henry Geiger
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-019470-8 • $17.00
RELIGIONS, VALUES,
AND PEAK-EXPERIENCES
See Relgion & Science, page 33
Joseph Mazur
EUCLID IN THE RAINFOREST: Discovering
Universal Truth in Logic and Math
Plume • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-28783-9 • $15.00
Also available: Zeno’s Paradox 978-0-452-28917-8
Read Montague
YOUR BRAIN IS (ALMOST) PERFECT
How We Make Decisions
“The question of how we make choices is one of
the oldest in philosophy....Montague, a pioneer
in this field, has for the first time tackled the
problem from a neuro-scientific perspective that
not only makes it a valuable antidote to philosophy, but fun to read as well.”—V. S. Ramachandran M.D., Ph.D., author of A Brief Tour of
Human Consciousness.
Plume • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-28884-3 • $16.00
Jeremy Narby
INTELLIGENCE IN NATURE
An Inquiry into Knowledge
Tarcher • 288 pp. • 978-1-58542-461-0 • $15.95
THE COSMIC SERPENT
DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
Tarcher • 272 pp. • 978-0-87477-964-6 • $14.95
Audiobook available
Tor Norretranders
THE USER ILLUSION
Cutting Consciousness Down to Size
This groundbreaking work by Denmark’s
leading science writer draws on psychology,
evolutionary biology, information theory, and
other disciplines to argue its revolutionary
point: that consciousness represents only an
infinitesimal fraction of our ability to process
information.
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-023012-3 • $18.00
Robert Oerter
THE THEORY OF ALMOST EVERYTHING
The Standard Model, the Unsung
Triumph of Modern Physics
Plume • 336 pp. • 978-0-452-28786-0 • $17.00
Jennifer Ouellette
u ME, MYSELF, AND WHY
Searching for the Science of Self
“There are a number of approaches to defining
a person, and this task has engaged philosophers, theologians, scientists, and pretty much
everyone....Ouellette [tries] to figure out who
she is and what tools are at hand for figuring
out who anyone is.”—The Wall Street Journal.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-312165-7 • $16.00
Andrew Parker
THE GENESIS ENIGMA: Why the First Book
of the Bible Is Scientifically Accurate
See Bible Studies, page 37
Alex Pentland
u SOCIAL PHYSICS
How Good Ideas Spread—the
Lessons from a New Science
A leading data scientist presents a landmark
tour of the new science of idea flow, offering
revolutionary insights into the mysteries of
collective intelligence and social influence.
Penguin Press • 320 pp. • 978-1-59420-565-1 • $27.95
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-312633-1 • $17.00
Paperback available January 2015
Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams
THE VIEW FROM THE
CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE
Discovering Our Extraordinary
Place in the Cosmos
Riverhead • 400 pp. • 978-1-59448-255-7 • $17.00
V. S. Ramachandran
A BRIEF TOUR OF
HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS
From Impostor Poodles to Purple Numbers
The esteemed brain researcher surveys the revolution in our understanding of consciousness,
shedding light on our essential sense of self
and its distributed nature.
Plume • 208 pp. • 978-0-13-187278-3 • $14.95
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Erez Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel
William Gibson
u UNCHARTED
u DISTRUST THAT PARTICULAR FLAVOR
Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture
This collection of essays offers readers a priviHarvard scientists Aiden and Michel created a
leged view into the mind of a writer whose
tool that sifts through billions of words in
thinking has shaped our entire culture. “GibGoogle’s massive books archive to uncover
son pulls off a dazzling trick. Instead of precultural trends. In Uncharted, they show how
dicting the future, he finds the future all
Big Data research will revolutionize the sciencaround him, mashed up with the past and
es, humanities, politics, and business.
reveals our own domain to us.”—The New York
Times Book Review.
Riverhead • 256 pp. • 978-1-59448-745-3 • $27.95
Riverhead • 288 pp. • 978-1-59-463290-7 • $16.00
Paperback available December 2014
Berkley • 272 pp. • 978-0-425-25299-4 • $16.00
Michael Harris
Mark Bauerlein
u THE END OF ABSENCE
u THE DIGITAL DIVIDE
Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a
Arguments for and Against Facebook,
World of Constant Connection
Google, Texting, and the Age
“Harris scans the flotsam of our everyday, techof Social Networking
addled lives and pulls it all together to create a
An exploration of the perils and promises of
convincing new way to talk about our relationsocial media that collects works by today’s
ship with the Internet. He has taken the vague
best thinkers and commentators, including
technological anxiety we all live with and
Steven Johnson, Nicholas Carr, and Todd Gitshaped it into a bold call for action.”—Steven
lin. “A trove of interesting essays…worth conGalloway, author of The Confabulist.
sidering by anyone who teaches courses about
Current • 256 pp. • 978-1-59184-693-2 • $26.95
web writing, about computing and culture…or
who is interested in digital culture.”—Jason B.
Steven Johnson
Jones, Central Connecticut State University.
u FUTURE PERFECT
Tarcher • 368 pp. • 978-1-58542-886-1 • $17.95
The Case for Progress in a Networked Age
Johnson argues that a new model of political
Lewis Dartnell
change is on the rise—influenced by the sucu THE KNOWLEDGE
cess of the Internet but not dependent on highHow to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
tech solutions—transforming everything from
The celebrated astrobiologist provides the key
local governments to drug research to arts
to rebuilding civilization in a post-apocalyptic
funding and education. “An informative, techworld: a practical guide that describes the
savvy, and provocative vision of a new and
modern technologies we employ and the funmore democratic public philosophy.”—San
damentals upon which they are built.
Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin Press • 352 pp. • 978-1-59420-523-1 • $27.95
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312704-8 • $17.00
Paperback available March 2015
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59463-184-9 • $16.00
For more Steven Johnson titles, see page 10 and 20
Kevin Kelly
u WHAT TECHNOLOGY WANTS
Cathy N. Davidson
“Kevin Kelly is one of the world’s best philosu NOW YOU SEE IT
ophers of technology....He shows how technolHow Technology and Brain Science
ogy is an outgrowth of human life, and thus it
Will Transform Schools and
evolves based on its own inherent desires and
Business for the 21st Century
instincts.”—Walter Isaacson.
“The author takes us on a journey through
Penguin• 416 pp. • 978-0-14-312017-9 • $18.00
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describe how they are changing—or, according
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Ray Kurzweil
u HOW TO CREATE A MIND
The Secret of Human Thought Revealed
Kurzweil presents a provocative exploration of
the most important project in the humanmachine civilization: reverse-engineering the
brain to understand precisely how it functions
in order to create more intelligent machines.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312404-7 • $17.00
THE SINGULARITY IS NEAR
When Humans Transcend Biology
“A brilliant book with deep insights into the
future from one of the leading futurists of our
time.”—Marvin Minsky.
Penguin • 652 pp. • 978-0-14-303788-0 • $20.00
Also available: Fantastic Voyage 978-0-452-28667-2
Jane McGonigal
u REALITY IS BROKEN
Why Games Make Us Better and
How They Can Change the World
“Moves effortlessly from Herodotus to Halo,
stitching together an intellectually stimulating
view of human culture past, present, and
future….An inspiring case for the way games
can both enhance our personal happiness and
help society.”—Publishers Weekly.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-312061-2 • $17.00
Eli Pariser
u THE FILTER BUBBLE
How the New Personalized Web Is Changing
What We Read and How We Think
“Fascinating…a compelling deep-dive into the
invisible algorithmic editing on the web, a
world where we’re being shown more of what
algorithms think we want to see and less of
what we should see.”—The Atlantic.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-312123-7 • $16.00
Clive Thompson
u SMARTER THAN YOU THINK
How Technology is Changing
Our Minds for the Better
Journalist Thompson argues that the Internet
age has produced a radical new style of
human intelligence, worthy of both celebration
and analysis. “Rather than just observing this
[Internet] evolution, Clive Thompson takes us
to the people, places and technologies driving
it, bringing deep reporting, storytelling and
analysis to one of the most profound shifts in
human history.”—Chris Anderson, author of
The Long Tail.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312582-2 • $17.00
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Matt Ridley
THE ORIGINS OF VIRTUE
Human Instincts and the
Evolution of Cooperation
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-026445-6 • $16.00
Nate Silver
u THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE
Why So Many Predictions
Fail—but Some Don’t
“A series of interesting essays that examine
how predictions are made in fields including
chess, baseball, weather forecasting, earthquake analysis, and politics….[Silver’s] chapter on global warming is one of the most objective and honest analyses I’ve seen.”—The New
York Times. “A practical handbook and a philosophical manifesto in one.”—The Boston Globe.
Penguin Press • 544 pp. • 978-1-594-20411-1 • $27.95
Penguin • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-312508-2 • $17.00
Paperback available February 2015
P. W. Singer
WIRED FOR WAR
Robotics Revolution and Conflict
in the 21st Century
“Brilliantly explores the moral, ethical, political, and military costs of the unmanning of
combat.”—Foreign Affairs.
Charles Seife
u VIRTUAL UNREALITY:
Just Because the Internet Told You,
How Do You Know It’s True?
The author of Proofiness and Zero takes on
everything from breaking news coverage to
online dating to explain how to separate fact
from fantasy in the digital world.
Viking • 256 pp. • 978-0-670-02608-1 • $26.95
u PROOFINESS
The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception
Examines the social use of mathematics and
how it is manipulated in politics and media.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-312007-0 • $16.00
Also available: Decoding the Universe 978-0-14303839-9, Alpha and Omega 978-0-14-200446-3
Kathleen Sharp
u BLOOD MEDICINE: Blowing the Whistle on
One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever
“[An] alarming chronicle of profit seeking in
American medicine.”—Library Journal. “In
Sharp’s more-than-capable hands, this complex story of a justice-driven drug salesman
going up against Big Pharma’s greed and
deception is irresistible.”—John Lescroart.
Plume • 448 pp. • 978-0-452-29850-7 • $17.00
Clay Shirky
u COGNITIVE SURPLUS
Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age
“A discussion provoking analysis of human
information sharing behavior.”—David Shumaker, Catholic University of America.
Penguin Press • 256 pp. • 978-1-59420-253-7 • $25.95
HERE COMES EVERYBODY: The Power of
Organizing Without Organizations
“A sharply analytical book on the effect of
online networking tools on social groupings....
Shirky outlines the implications of a world
where every person can express himself and
connect with an audience at virtually no cost
and without barriers.”—Choice.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311494-9 • $16.00
Nicholas Shrady
THE LAST DAY: Wrath, Ruin, and Reason in
the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755
A history of how the Lisbon earthquake shook
the intellectual foundations of Enlightenment
Europe by sparking debate about the natural
world and God’s place in human affairs.
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-311684-4 • $20.00
A Financial Times Book of the Year
Michael Specter
DENIALISM
How Irrational Thinking Hinders
Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet,
and Threatens Our Lives
“Specter has written a lucid and insightful
book about a very frightening and irrational
phenomenon—the fear and superstition that
threaten human science and progress. A
superb and convincing work.”—Malcolm
Gladwell.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311831-2 • $16.00
Martha Stout
THE MYTH OF SANITY
Divided Consciousness
and the Promise of Awareness
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-200055-7 • $16.00
Michael Talbot
MYSTICISM AND THE NEW PHYSICS
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-019328-2 • $16.00
Lewis Thomas
THE YOUNGEST SCIENCE
Notes of a Medicine-Watcher
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-024327-7 • $16.00
THE LIVES OF A CELL
Notes of a Biology Watcher
Penguin • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-004743-1 • $15.00
Winner of the National Book Award
THE MEDUSA AND THE SNAIL
More Notes of a Biology Watcher
Penguin • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-024319-2 • $15.00
Krista Tippett
EINSTEIN’S GOD: Conversations About
Science and the Human Spirit
See Religion & Science, page 33
J. D. Trout
WHY EMPATHY MATTERS
The Science and Psychology of Better Judgment
A road map to empathic and efficient decisions
and policies, constructed from new insights in
the science of human judgment. “Important
and engaging.”—Stephen Pinker.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311661-5 • $16.00
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-311460-4 • $16.00
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Nicholas Wade
u A TROUBLESOME INHERITANCE
Genes, Race and Human History
Drawing on startling new evidence from the
mapping of the genome, the award-winning
New York Times science writer offers a groundbreaking account of the genetic basis of race
and its role in human history. “Extremely wellresearched, thoughtfully written, and objectively argued....The real lesson of the book
should not be lost on us: A scientific topic cannot be declared off limits or whitewashed
because its findings can be socially or politically incendiary….Ultimately Wade’s argument is
about the transparency of knowledge.”—Scientific American.
Penguin Press • 288 pp. • 978-1-59420-446-3 • $27.95
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-312716-1 • $17.00
Paperback available April 2015
Also available: Before the Dawn 978-0-14-303832-0
The Faith Instinct, page 33
J. Craig Venter
u LIFE AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT
From the Double Helix to
the Dawn of Digital Life
“[Venter] compellingly depicts his diverse
research as a concerted effort to shuttle biology
between the material and the digital
worlds....A gripping tale and welcome antidote to dry materials and methods sections
that make such sagas feel disembodied and
inevitable.”—Science.
Also available: A Life Decoded 978-0-14-311418-5
Michael Willrich
u POX
An American History
“Deftly traces the great clashes between government epidemiologists and civil libertarians
at an uneasy time when a burgeoning American Empire was field testing the public consequences of germ theory.”—Hampton Sides,
author of Hellhound on His Trail.
Penguin • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-312078-0 • $18.00
John Woestendiek
u DOG, INC.
How a Collection of Visionaries, Rebels,
Eccentrics, and Their Pets Launched the
Commercial Dog Cloning Industry
Blending investigative reporting with colorful
anecdotes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author
takes readers behind the scenes of the commercial dog cloning industry while addressing
questions about the boundaries of science,
commerce, and ethics.
Avery • 320 pp. • 978-1-58333-464-5 • $16.00
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Ai WeiWei with Hans Ulrich Obrist
u AI WEIWEI SPEAKS
A series of interviews, conducted over several
years, with Ai Weiwei—artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet, urbanist, and outspoken
critic of China’s stance on democracy and
human rights.
Penguin UK • 144 pp. • 978-0-2419-5754-7 • $9.99
Betty Edwards
u DRAWING ON THE RIGHT
SIDE OF THE BRAIN
Expanded and Updated Fourth Edition
New Preface and Introduction
This fully revised edition of the classic drawing book includes important updates based on
recent research on the brain and links between
childhood scribbling and language development. Includes new reproductions of master
drawings throughout.
Tarcher • 320 pp. • 978-1-58542-920-2 • $19.95
Also available: Drawing on the Right Side of the
Brain Workbook: Second Edition, 9781-58542-922-6
Leon Battista Alberti
ON PAINTING
(De Pictura)
Translated by Cecil Grayson
Edited with an introduction by Martin Kemp
This 1435 classic of art theory stands as the
first analytical study of painting.
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-044642-5 • $14.00
Tarcher • 256 pp. • 978-0-87477-854-0 • $15.95
Warren Berger
CAD MONKEYS, DINOSAUR BABIES,
AND T-SHAPED PEOPLE
Inside the World of Design Thinking
and How It Can Spark Creativity
Berger, in collaboration with celebrated
designer Bruce Mau, argues that design is a
mindset—a way of looking at the world with
an eye toward improving it—and explores
how the practice of design-thinking opens
readers to their innate capacity for reimagining
the world around them.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311802-2 • $17.00
Julia Cameron
THE ARTIST’S WAY
A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
Introduction by the author
10th Anniversary Edition
Tarcher • 272 pp. • 978-1-58542-146-6 • $16.99
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John Dewey
ART AS EXPERIENCE
Based originally on Dewey’s lectures on aesthetics, this book is considered the most distinguished work ever written by an American on
the formal structures and characteristic effects
of all the arts.
Perigee • 384 pp. • 978-0-399-53197-2 • $16.00
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Mary Anne Staniszewski
BELIEVING IS SEEING
Creating the Culture of Art
“An instant classic. No book I know of provides students with a more provocative or
more insightful introduction to art history and
visual culture.”—Alan Wallach, The College of
William and Mary. Illustrations.
Leo Tolstoy
WHAT IS ART?
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Frank Barron
CREATORS ON CREATING
A New Consciousness Reader
Includes selections from Henry Miller, Federico Fellini, Rainer Maria Rilke, Isadora Duncan,
Frank Zappa, and Mary Shelley.
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-013515-2 • $16.00
Penguin Classics • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-043211-4 • $16.00
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-016824-2 • $18.00
Penguin Classics • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-043331-9 • $15.00
John Berger
WAYS OF SEEING
Examines the relationship between reality and
perception, tracing the role of art in understanding the world.
John Ruskin
UNTO THIS LAST AND
OTHER WRITINGS
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by Clive Wilmer
Selections from The King of the Golden River;
The Stones of Venice, Vol. II; The Two Paths; Modern Painters, Vol. V; Unto This Last; The Crown of
Wild Olive; Sesame and Lilies; and Fors Clavigera.
Each group of selections is prefaced by a concise commentary.
David Esterly
u THE LOST CARVING
A Journey to the Heart of Making
A meditation on the connection between creativity and physical work from the foremost practitioner of Grinling Gibbons’s forgotten carving
technique. “A book about the rewards of hard
work and learning to appreciate one’s limits. It’s
also an exploration of the ways in which great
art can enrich our lives.”—The Boston Globe.
PHILOSOPHY
& RELIGION
IN LITERATURE
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-312441-2 • $16.00
Michael Kimmelman
THE ACCIDENTAL MASTERPIECE
On the Art of Life and Vice Versa
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-303733-0 • $15.00
Kay Larson
u WHERE THE HEART BEATS: John Cage,
Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists
A fascinating biography of John Cage that
shows how his work, and that of countless
American artists, was transformed by Zen
Buddhism. “Revelatory….One of the most
substantive-yet-readable entryways into the
nexus of 20th-century American art and the
immortal qualities of Eastern thought.”—Slate.
Penguin • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-312347-7 • $18.00
David Lynch
CATCHING THE BIG FISH
Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
Tarcher • 192 pp. • 978-1-58542-612-6 • $13.95
Errol Morris
u BELIEVING IS SEEING: Observations
on the Mysteries of Photography
“[An] ingeniously constructed work of cultural
psycho-anthropology wrapped around a
warning about the dangers of drawing inferences about the motives of photographers
based on the split-second snapshots of life that
they present to us.”—Los Angeles Times.
Aesop
u AESOP’S FABLES
Edited with an Afterword by Jack Zipes
Introduction by Sam Pickering
Signet Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-52953-4 • $5.95
Raja Alem
u THE DOVE’S NECKLACE
When a dead woman is discovered, naked, in
one of Mecca’s many alleys, no one will claim
the body. The case’s investigation reveals the
holy city as a civilization beholden to brutal customs and reckoning uneasily with new traditions.
Overlook • 576 pp. • 978-1-59020-898-4 • $29.95
Available March 2015
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-312425-2 • $25.00
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Caroline Alexander
THE WAR THAT KILLED ACHILLES
The True Story of Homer’s Iliad
and the Trojan War
Classics scholar and bestselling author Alexander delves into the central questions of the Iliad, showing how its subject matter, the war
experience, has had an impact for centuries.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311826-8 • $16.00
Anonymous
THE EPIC OF GILGAMESH
Translated with an Introduction by Andrew George
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044919-8 • $13.00
Translated with an Introduction by N. K Sandars
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-044100-0 • $12.00
Dante Alighieri
THE DIVINE COMEDY
Translated with an Introduction, Notes,
and Commentary by Mark Musa
“An outstanding achievement that combines
scrupulous respect for the original with an English style that is clear, unlabored, and readable.”—Thomas G. Bergin. Preserves Dante’s
simple, natural style and captures the swift
movement of the original Italian in a blank
verse rendition. Includes a glossary, index of
persons and places, and a selected bibliography.
VOLUME 1: INFERNO
Penguin Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-243722-3 • $14.00
VOLUME 2: PURGATORY
Penguin Classics • 432pp. • 978-0-14-044442-1 • $15.00
VOLUME 3: PARADISE
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-044443-8 • $16.00
THE DIVINE COMEDY
Translated by Dorothy L. Sayers
VOLUME 1: HELL
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-044006-5 • $14.00
VOLUME 2: PURGATORY
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-044046-1 • $13.00
VOLUME 3: PARADISE
Translated by Dorothy L. Sayers
with Barbara Reynolds
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-044105-5 • $14.00
Dante Alighieri
uINFERNO, PURGATORIO, PARADISO
Deluxe Edition
Translated and Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by Robin Kirkpatrick
Cover by Eric Drooker
The acclaimed blank verse translation now in a
one-volume edition.
Penguin Classics • 902 pp. • 978-0-14-310719-4 • $26.00
uVOLUME 1: INFERNO
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THE DIVINE COMEDY
Translated with an Introduction, Commentary,
and Notes by Robin Kirkpatrick
“The first [version] to bring together poetry
and scholarship in the very body of the translation—a deeply informed version...that is also
a pleasure to read.”—David Wallace, University
of Pennsylvania. Includes a diagram of Mount
Purgatory, chronology and explanatory notes.
Original Italian on facing pages.
VOLUME 1: INFERNO
Penguin Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-14-044895-5 • $16.00
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Penguin Classics • 592 pp. • 978-0-14-044896-2 • $17.00
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THE DIVINE COMEDY
Translated by John Ciardi with an
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New Afterword by Edward M. Cifelli
VOLUME 1: THE INFERNO
Signet Classics • 320 pp. • 978-0-451-53139-1 • $5.95
VOLUME 2: THE PURGATORIO
Signet Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-53142-1 • $7.95
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THE DIVINE COMEDY
“The Inferno, The Purgatorio,
and The Paradisio”
Edited by John Ciardi
Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee
u HERE AND NOW
Letters 2008–2011
The wide-ranging correspondence between
bestselling author Paul Auster and Nobel laureate J. M. Coetzee touches on everything from
sports to fatherhood, philosophy to politics.
“Friendship, food, worries, language, Aristotle, Derrida, and Joubert—words on the page,
connecting two of the world’s most renowned
writers.”—The Toronto Review of Books.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312491-7 • $16.00
Muriel Barbery
THE ELEGANCE OF THE HEDGEHOG
Translated by Alison Anderson
The internationally bestselling fable from a
French professor of philosophy. “Gently satirical, exceptionally winning and inevitably bittersweet.”—The Washington Post. “A supple
novel of ideas.”—The New Yorker.
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Ann Bauer
u FORGIVENESS 4 U
A startlingly contemporary novel about faith
and religion in an America addicted to quick
fixes and instant gratification.
Overlook • 304 pp. • 978-1-46831-023-8 • $26.95
Available March 2015
NAL • 928 pp. • 978-0-451-20863-7 • $21.00
LA VITA NUOVA
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Barbara Reynolds
A revised and updated edition of Dante’s transcendent love poems to Beatrice.
Penguin Classics • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-044947-1 • $12.00
Aristophanes, Menander, Plautus, Terence
CLASSICAL COMEDY
Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Erich Segal
The quintessential single-volume introduction
to the comic masterworks of classical Greece
and Rome: Aristophanes’ The Birds;
Menander’s The Girl from Samos; Plautus’s The
Brothers Menaechmus; and Terence’s The Eunuch.
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u LAZARUS IS DEAD
Ingeniously blends scripture, history, and literature to retell the story of Jesus and Lazarus,
that most dramatic episode of all second
chances. “Surprising, spellbinding, witty, and
utterly original.”—Sunday Herald (UK).
Europa • 272 pp. • 978-1-60945-080-9 • $16.00
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Saul Bellow
THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH
50th Anniversary Edition
Introduction by Christopher Hitchens
“If there’s a candidate for the Great American
Novel, I think this is it.”—Salman Rushdie.
Penguin Classics • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-303957-0 • $16.00
Also available: Seize the Day 978-0-14-243761-2
Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin
u THE NOVEL CURE
From Abandonment to Zestlessness:
751 Books to Cure What Ails You
A witty A to Z of literary remedies that reaffirms literature’s restorative power. “An exuberant pageant of literary fiction and a celebration of the possibilities of the novel.”—The
Guardian (UK).
Penguin Press • 432 pp. • 978-1-594-20516-3 • $26.95
Penguin • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-312593-8 • $17.00
Paperback available December 2014
William Blake
SELECTED POEMS
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by Gerald E. Bentley
Spans his entire poetic life, from Poetic Sketches
to Songs of Innocence and Experience.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-042446-1 • $16.00
Harold Bloom
SHAKESPEARE
The Invention of the Human
“A fiercely argued exegesis of Shakespeare’s
plays in the tradition of Samuel Johnson,
Hazlitt and A.C. Bradley, a study that is as passionate as it is erudite.”—The New York Times.
Riverhead • 768 pp. • 978-1-57322-751-3 • $25.00
THE WESTERN CANON
The Books and School of the Ages
“This book of essays represents Bloom at his
most celebratory, and there’s a wonderful, vigorous energy about it.”—Booklist.
Riverhead • 560 pp. • 978-1-57322-514-4 • $20.00
Jorge Luis Borges
COLLECTED FICTIONS
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Andrew Hurley
Bertolt Brecht
LIFE OF GALILEO
Translated and Edited with
an Introduction by John Willett
Edited with an Introduction by Ralph Manheim
Introduction by Norman Roessler
Foreword by Richard Foreman
In one of Brecht’s most complex characterizations, the great Renaissance scientist comes into
conflict with the Inquisition and must publicly
renounce his theories, though in private he
goes on working on his revolutionary ideas.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-310538-1 • $14.00
More Brecht titles at penguin.com
SELECTED NON-FICTIONS
Edited by Eliot Weinberger
Translated by Esther Allen, Suzane Jill Levine,
and Eliot Weinberger
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-029011-0 • $23.00
National Book Critics Circle Award
More Borges titles at penguin.com
Bertolt Brecht
THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
Translated and Edited with an
Introduction by John Willett
Edited with an Introduction by Ralph Manheim
Introduction by Norman Roessler
Foreword by Carl Weber
Shen Teh, a prostitute who is rewarded for
doing a kind turn for three gods visiting earth,
opens a tobacco shop and must invent a male
alter ego to deal ruthlessly with the business of
living in an evil world, in Brecht’s masterpiece
of minimalist design.
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-310537-4 • $11.00
Signet Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-451-41678-0 • $5.95
Deluxe Edition
A Retelling by Peter Ackroyd
Cover art by Ted Stearn
Illustrated by Nick Bantock
Penguin Classics 464 pp. 978-0-14-310617-3 $18.00
Mikhail Bulgakov
THE MASTER AND MARGARITA
Translated by Richard Pevear
and Larissa Volokhonsky
Introduction by Richard Pevear
Written during the darkest period of Stalin’s
repressive reign, Bulgakov’s crowning achievement remains a devastating satire of Soviet life.
Penguin Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-118014-4 • $15.00
Anthony Burgess
u EARTHLY POWERS
In this novel often cited as his masterpiece,
Burgess employs all his erudition to explore
the intersections of art, power, and religion.
“Earthly Powers carries greater intellectual substance, more power and grim humour, more
knowledge, than ten average novels put
together.”—London Review of Books.
Europa • 656 pp. • 978-1-60945-084-7 • $19.00
John Bunyan
THE PILGRIM’S PROGRESS
Edited by Roger Pooley
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-143971-6 • $11.00
u Introduction by Roger Lundin
Afterword by Fay Weldon
Signet Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-53129-2 • $7.95
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
u DON QUIXOTE
Translated by Tom Lathrop
Signet Classics • 1,072 pp. • 978-0-451-53181-0 • $9.95
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-028680-9 • $23.00
Geoffrey Chaucer
u THE CANTERBURY TALES: A Selection
Edited with a Foreword by Frank Grady
Introduction by Donald R. Howard
Afterword by Paul Strohm
Features a critical introduction by the late
Donald R. Howard of Stanford University and
includes extensive footnotes and full glossary.
u Translated and Abridged with an
Introduction by Walter Starkie
Afterword by Roberto González Echevarría
Signet Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-451-53229-9 • $7.95
Translated with Notes by John Rutherford
Introduction by Roberto González Echevarría
“This new translation by John Rutherford...is
extremely good. It makes Don Quixote funny
and readable without obtrusively modernizing
it.”—The Times Literary Supplement.
Penguin Classics • 1,072 pp. • 978-0-14-243723-0 • $13.00
Winner of the Premio Valle Inclan for Spanish
Translation
Isabelle de Charrière
u THE NOBLEMAN AND
OTHER ROMANCES
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Caroline Warman
The only available English translation of writings by an Enlightenment-era Dutch aristocrat,
writer, and composer. Includes “The Nobleman,” a Persuasion-like tale of a heroine who
challenges her father to marry a man of unassuming ancestry, and “Eagonlette and Suggestina,” a thinly veiled critique of Marie Antoinette.
J. M. Coetzee
u THE CHILDHOOD OF JESUS
An allegorical novel about a boy who, separated from his mother, finds himself on a boat
bound for a new land. “Plunges us at once into
a mysterious and dreamlike terrain….A Kafkainspired parable of the quest for meaning
itself.”—Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times
Book Review.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-312576-1 • $16.00
Joseph Conrad
HEART OF DARKNESS
AND THE CONGO DIARY
Edited by Robert Hampson and Owen Knowles
Introduction by Owen Knowles
Includes “The Congo Diary,” the record of his
own 1890 journey up the Congo River upon
which the novel is based.
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-144167-2 • $11.00
u HEART OF DARKNESS
Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Introduction by Adam Hochschild
Notes by Timothy Hayes
Cover by Mike Mignola
Penguin Classics • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-310658-6 • $14.00
HEART OF DARKNESS
AND THE SECRET SHARER
Introduction Joyce Carol Oates
Afterword by Vince Passaro
Signet Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-451-53103-2 • $4.95
Ron Currie, Jr.
u FLIMSY LITTLE PLASTIC MIRACLES
“Startlingly talented…survives the inevitable,
apt comparisons to Kurt Vonnegut and writes
in a tenderly mordant voice of his own.”—The
New York Times.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312442-9 • $16.00
Also available: God Is Dead 978-0-14-311348-5
Everything Matters! 978-0-14-311751-3
Penguin Classics • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-310660-9 • $17.00
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2015
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Gabriele D’Annunzio
u PLEASURE
Translated with a Foreword and
Notes by Lara Gochin Raffaelli
Introduction by Alexander Stille
This first new English translation since the Victorian era of the Italian masterpiece of sensuality restores key scenes considered too offensive
for the original 1898 translation. “[A] superb
new translation….The writing sparkles.”—The
Times Literary Supplement.
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-310674-6 • $17.00
Lal Děd
u I, LALLA
Translated by Ranjit Hoskote
The poems of the 14th-century Kashmiri mystic, popularly known as Lalla.
Penguin India • 328 pp. • 978-0-14-342078-1 • $16.00
Marquis de Sade
PHILOSOPHY IN THE BOUDOIR
Introduction by Francine du Plessix Gray
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
Cover by Tomer Hanuka
The most joyous of de Sade’s works follows
three aristocrats as they indoctrinate Eugénie
de Mistival in “the principles of the most outrageous libertinism.”
André Gide
THE IMMORALIST
Translated by David Watson
Introduction by Alan Sheridan
Gide’s confessional account of a man seeking
the truth of his own nature is a frank defense
of homosexuality and a challenge to prevailing
ethical concepts.
Penguin Classics • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-218002-0 • $13.00
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
FAUST, PART 1
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by David Constantine
Preface by A. S. Byatt
A lively verse translation, accompanied by
suggested reading, notes, an addendum on the
writing of Faust, and Byatt’s consideration of
Goethe’s lifelong fascination with the myth of
Faust.
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-044901-3 • $11.00
Also available: Faust: Part 2, 978-0-14-044902-0
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-118123-3 • $10.00
Frances Hill
u DELIVERANCE FROM EVIL
A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials
Hill draws upon deep historical and political
knowledge to create a realistic portrait of the
Salem witch trials in this gripping novel of
hysteria and love in colonial America.
Ariel Djanikian
u THE OFFICE OF MERCY
“Scary and realistic….You don’t have to look
past our own history for examples of mass
slaughter, eugenics, and euphemized government propaganda. It’s hard to miss the echoes
of Orwell in Djanikian’s dark vision of both
the past and the future.”—NPR.
Overlook • 320 pp. • 978-1-59020-728-4 • $14.95
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-312437-5 • $16.00
Signet Classics • 688 pp. • 978-0-451-53152-0 • $6.95
Translated by David McDuff
Introduction by William Mills Todd
Penguin Classics • 768 pp. • 978-0-14-044792-7 • $14.00
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by David McDuff
Penguin Classics • 718 pp. • 978-0-14-044913-6 • $16.00
Introduction by Leonard Stanton
and James D. Hardy Jr.
Signet Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-451-53006-6 • $7.95
NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND
AND THE DOUBLE
Translated by Ronald Wilks
Introducion by Robert Louis Jackson
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-045512-0 • $14.00
Santiago Gamboa
u NECROPOLIS
Translated by Howard Curtis
An evangelical pastor and ex-con is found
dead, a presumed suicide, in his Jerusalem
hotel room. Only the unnamed narrator, himself a veteran of suffering, suspects another
story.
Europa • 464 pp. • 978-160945-073-1 • $16.00
u Denotes new or forthcoming title
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-243718-6 • $15.00
Translated with an Introduction
by Joachim Neugroschel
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-303901-3 • $17.00
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
THE IDIOT
Translated by Henry and Olga Carlisle
Introduction by Linda Invanits
Afterword by Gary Rosenshield
Hermann Hesse
SIDDHARTHA
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
Introduction by Ralph Freedman
Deluxe Edition
uTHE SORROWS OF YOUNG WERTHER
and Selected Writings
Translated by Catherine Hutter
Introduction by Marcelle Clements
Afterword by Elisabeth Krimmer
Signet Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-451-41855-5 • $7.95
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Michael Huse
Penguin Classics • 144 pp. •978-0-14-044503-9 •$10.95
Also available: Elective Affinities 978-0-14-044242-7
Italian Journey 978-0-14-044233-5
Maxims and Reflections 978-0-14-044720-0
William Golding
LORD OF THE FLIES
Notes by E. L. Epstein
Perigee • 208 pp. • 978-0-399-50148-7 • $9.99
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-57322-612-7 • $15.00
LORD OF THE FLIES CASEBOOK
“A guide to reading Lord of the Flies with a critical and appreciative mind. Includes background on the author’s life and times, sample
tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading
list.”—Amazon.com.
Perigee • 336 pp. • 978-0-399-50643-7 • $16.00
Graham Greene
THE POWER AND THE GLORY
Introduction by John Updike
Graham’s masterpiece of a “whiskey priest”
on the run in Mexico.
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-243730-8 • $16.00
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Homer
THE ODYSSEY
Translated by Robert Fagles
Introduction and Notes by Bernard Knox
“Fagles has been remarkably successful in
finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-14-303995-2 • $17.00
THE ILIAD
Translated by E. V. Rieu
Penguin Classics • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-044794-1 • $14.00
Translated by Robert Fagles
Introduction by Bernard Knox
Penguin Classics • 704 pp. • 978-0-14-044592-3 • $16.00
Translated by W. H. D. Rouse
Introduction by Seth L. Schein
Signet Classic • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-53069-1 • $5.95
HOMERIC HYMNS
Translated by Jules Cashford
Introduction and Notes by Nicholas Richardson
“The purest expression of ancient Greek religion we possess.”—Nigel Spivey, Cambridge
University.
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-043782-9 • $12.00
Gerard Manley Hopkins
POEMS AND PROSE
Edited by W. H. Gardner
Sixty-five poems plus selected prose from his
notebooks and journals.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-042015-9 • $17.00
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Nick Hornby
HOW TO BE GOOD
When Katie Carr’s angry husband finds goodness and spiritual direction, she finds it harder
to live with him. “Hornby is a writer who
dares to be witty, intelligent and emotionally
generous all at once.”—The New York Times.
JACK KEROUAC
ON THE ROAD
The Original Scroll
Deluxe Edition
Edited by Howard Cunnell
Introduction by Howard Cunnell, Joshua Kupetz,
George Mourtaidis, and Penny Vlagopoulos
The author’s original draft—typed as one, single-spaced paragraph and taped as a 120-foot
scroll—reveals a heightened linguistic virtuosity and more sexually frenetic tone than the
published novel.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-57322-932-6 • $16.00
A New York Times Notable Book; A W. H. Smith
Book Award Winner
Simonetta Agnello Hornby
u THE NUN
Translated by Anthony Shugaar
After a failed love affair and a rebuff by the
king, a young girl joins the Benedictine convent of San Giorgio Stilita, where she finds
herself divided between her yearnings for
purity and religiosity and her desire to be part
of the world.
Penguin Classics • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-310546-6 • $17.00
ON THE ROAD
Black Spine Edition
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-243725-4 • $16.00
Europa • 288 pp. • 978-160945-062-5 • $15.00
S. T. Joshi, editor
AMERICAN SUPERNATURAL TALES
Introduction by the author
The ultimate collection of a frighteningly rich
tradition in American literature, featuring Poe,
Hawthorne, Lovecraft, Shirley Jackson, Brad- THE DHARMA BUMS
bury, and Stephen King.
Deluxe Edition
Penguin Classics • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-310504-6 • $17.00
Introduction by Ann Douglas
Cover by Seth
Published one year after On the Road made
Franz Kafka
Jack Kerouac a celebrity and a spokesperson
THE TRANSFORMATION
for the Beat Generation. Sparked by his conta(“METAMORPHOSIS”)
gious zest for life, the novel relates the advenand Other Stories
tures of an ebullient group of Beatnik seekers
Translated and Edited by Malcolm Pasley
in a freewheeling exploration of Buddhism
Also includes his 1909 account of an air show,
and the search for Truth.
selections from Meditation, “The Stoker,”
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-303960-0 • $16.00
“Before the Law,” “In the Penal Colony,” and
other stories from A Fasting Artist. “One of the SOME OF THE DHARMA
few great and perfect works of poetic imaginaThis compilation of Kerouac’s reading notes
tion written during this century.”—Elias
on Buddhist practice is a key volume for
Canetti.
understanding the writer and the spiritual
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-018478-5 • $13.00
underpinnings of his work.
Penguin • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-028707-3 • $30.00
THE METAMORPHOSIS
and Other Stories
Translated with an Introduction
by Michael Hofmann
Cover by Sammy Harkham
Deluxe Edition
Penguin Classics • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-310524-4 • $16.00
Ka-lida-sa
THE LOOM OF TIME
A Selection of His Plays and Poems
Translated with an Introduction by Chandra Rajan
Features the epic poem Meghadu- tam (The
Cloud Messenger), the play Śakuntala- , and the
poem Rtusamha- ram (The Gathering of the
Seasons). Contains a key to Sanskrit pronunciation, a glossary, notes, and a bibliography.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-045521-2 • $13.00
Daniel Ladinsky, editor
LOVE POEMS FROM GOD
12 Sacred Voices from the East and West
Includes Rumi’s ecstatic love poems; St. Francis’s observations of nature through the eyes of
Catholicism; Kabir’s wild, freeing humor that
synthesizes Hindu, Muslim, and Christian
beliefs and St. Teresa’s sensual verse.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-219612-0 • $20.00
Amara Lakhous
u DIVORCE ISLAMIC STYLE
Translated by Ann Goldstein
When the Italian secret service discovers that
some Muslim immigrants are planning a terrorist attack, they send a young Sicilian court
translator to infiltrate the operation. “Lakhous
deftly satirizes political, cultural, and religious
corruption in this clever comedy of errors.”—
Publishers Weekly.
PH I LOS O P H Y
2015
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-311601-1 $15.00
THE PORTABLE JACK KEROUAC
Edited by Ann Charters
Features selections from the autobiographical
fiction, poetry, criticism, Buddhist writings,
and letters. “Represents the most extensive
experiment in language and literary form
undertaken by an American writer of his generation.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin Classics • 656 pp. • 978-0-14-310506-0 • $21.00
Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee
u JACK’S BOOK
An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac
With an Updated Introduction
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-312188-6 • $16.00
John Leland
WHY KEROUAC MATTERS
The Lessons of On the Road
(They’re Not What You Think)
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-311437-6 • $15.00
Lia Levi
u THE JEWISH HUSBAND
Translated by Anthony Shugaar
“The devastating story of a young Jewish professor who marries into a Catholic family during Mussolini’s rise in Italy, told with subtlety
and quiet beauty.”—Shelf Awareness.
Europa • 176 pp. • 978-1-933372-93-8 • $15.00
Europa • 192 pp. • 978-1-60945-066-3 • $15.00
David Lodge
THINKS...
François Lelord
HECTOR AND THE SEARCH
FOR HAPPINESS
Combining the winsome appeal of The Little
Prince with the inspiring philosophy of The
Alchemist, Hector’s journey around the world
and into the human soul is as winning in its
optimism as it is powerful in its insight.
Paul Losensky and Sunil Sharma
u IN THE BAZAAR OF LOVE
The Selected Poetry of Amir Khusrau
This first comprehensive selection of Amir
Khusra’s poetry evokes the magic of the
beloved mystic poet who helped forge a synthesis of Muslim and Hindu cultures.
Also available:
Dispute Over a Very Italian Piglet 978-1-60945-188-2
Penguin • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-311839-8 • $14.00
Also available: Hector and the Secrets of Love 978-014-311947-0, Hector and the Search for Lost Time 9780-14-312071-1
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WAKE UP
A Life of the Buddha
Introduction by Robert A.F. Thurman
Originally written in 1955 and now published
for the first time in paperback, Wake Up is Kerouac’s distillation of the life of Prince Siddhartha Gotama and the principles of Buddhism.
Audiobook available
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-200086-1 • $16.00
A New York Times Notable Book
Penguin India • 224 pp. • 978-0-670-08236-0 • $20.00
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Don Marquis
THE ANNOTATED
ARCHY AND MEHITABEL
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by Michael Sims
The antics of the philosophical cockroach and
streetwise alley cat in a comprehensive collection of free-verse poems. “A distinguished
work in American letters.”—E. B. White.
PENGUIN GREAT IDEAS SERIES
Penguin’s Great Ideas series offers groundbreaking works
by some of history’s most prodigious thinkers.
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-303975-4 • $16.00
Leïla Marouane
u THE SEXUAL LIFE OF AN
ISLAMIST IN PARIS
Once pious and culturally conservative, the
successful child of North African immigrants
sets out to transform himself into a modern
Frenchman, only to discover that religion and
tradition are not so easily changed. “Light and
unusual….A daring…enjoyable book.”—New
Republic.
Europa • 224 pp. • 978-1-933372-85-3 • $15.00
George Martin
u THE BATTLE OF THE FROGS
AND THE MICE
A Homeric Fable
Illustrated by Fred Gwynne
An imaginative, free adaptation of a fable originally ascribed to Homer but now believed to
have been written by an unknown author.
With brilliant drawings, Fred Gwynne depicts
this classic of the folly of war from its pastoral
beginning to its bitter end.
Tarcher • 64 pp. • 978-0-39916-285-5 • $18.95
Carole Martinez
u THE CASTLE OF WHISPERS
Translated by Howard Curtis
A young 12th-century woman, jailed in a cell
attached to a chapel after she refuses a loveless
marriage, becomes a great seer in this lyrical
fable of true faith in a false-hearted age. “A
lush work of historical magical realism from
one of France’s most successful new
authors.”—Institute Français, UK.
Europa • 192 pp. • 978-1-60945-182-0 • $23.95
John Milton
u PARADISE LOST and Other Poems
Annotations by Edward Le Comte
Introduction by Edward M. Cifelli
Afterword by Regina Marler
Includes Samson Agonistes and Lycidas.
Signet Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-451-53183-4 • $7.95
PARADISE LOST
Edited with an Introduction and
Notes by John Leonard
Penguin Classics • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-042439-3 • $12.00
PARADISE LOST and
PARADISE REGAINED
Edited by Christopher Ricks
Introduction by Susanne Woods
New Afterword by Fay Weldon
Signet Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-53164-3 •$7.95
Jean-Baptiste Moliere
THE MISER
and Other Plays
Translated by John Wood and David Coward
Introduction and Notes by David Coward
Also includes The School for Wives, The School for
Wives Criticized, Don Juan, and The Hypochondriac.
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-044728-6 • $13.00
Hannah Arendt
EICHMANN AND THE HOLOCAUST
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-303760-6 • $10.00
Charles Darwin
ON NATURAL SELECTION
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303630-2 • $11.00
Ralph Waldo Emerson
NATURE
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-104248-0 • $11.00
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303751-4 • $10.00
Thomas à Kempis
THE INNER LIFE
Translated by Leo Sherley-Price
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303626-5 • $10.00
Søren Kierkegaard
FEAR AND TREMBLING
Translated by Alastair Hannay
Penguin • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-303757-6 • $10.00
Niccolo Machiavelli
THE PRINCE
Translated by George Bull
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303633-3 • $11.00
Marcus Aurelius
MEDITATIONS
Translated by Maxwell Staniforth
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-303627-2 • $12.00
Friedrich Nietzsche
WHY I AM SO WISE
Translated by R. J. Hollingdale
Penguin • 96 pp. • 978-0-14-303634-0 • $11.00
George Orwell
WHY I WRITE
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303635-7 • $11.00
Plato
THE SYMPOSIUM
Translated by Christopher Gill and Desmond Lee
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-303753-8 • $12.00
Marcel Proust
DAYS OF READING
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-104253-4 • $11.00
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
THE SOCIAL CONTRACT
Translated by Maurice Cranston
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-303749-1 • $11.00
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE
Translated by C. D. N. Costa
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-303632-6 • $11.00
Adam Smith
THE INVISIBLE HAND
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-104254-1 • $11.00
Sun-tzu
THE ART OF WAR
Translated by John Minford
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-303752-1 • $11.00
Henry David Thoreau
WHERE I LIVED, AND WHAT I LIVED FOR
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-303758-3 • $11.00
Leo Tolstoy
A CONFESSION
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-104255-8 • $11.00
Thorsten Veblen
CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-303759-0 • $11.00
Mary Wollstonecraft
A VINDICATION OF
THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-303750-7 • $10.00
Thomas Paine
COMMON SENSE
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-303625-8 • $10.00
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MEMOIR
Beverly Donofrio
u ASTONISHED
A Story of Healing and Finding Grace
“Reveals how a terrifying brush with a rapist
sparked [the author’s] spirituality and set her
on a journey of recovery paved with prayer.”
—O Magazine.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312490-0 • $16.00
Damien Echols
u LIFE AFTER DEATH
In 1993, Echols and two other teenagers were
convicted of murder in a trial marked by tampered evidence and public hysteria. Echols—
who became a symbol of wrongful conviction
during his 18 years on death row—shares his
story. “When the book dips into [Echols’] own
spiritual and philosophical beliefs…it achieves
the kind of emotional resonance that many
similar books lack.”—Publishers Weekly.
Plume • 416 pp. • 978-0-142-18028-0 • $17.00
Mark Adams
u MEET ME IN ATLANTIS
My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
Using clues left behind by Plato, the author of
Turn Right at Machu Picchu sets his sights on
uncovering the truth behind the legend of the
lost city of Atlantis.
Dutton • 336 pp. • 978-0-525-95370-8 • $27.95
Available March 2015
Christopher Benfey
u RED BRICK, BLACK MOUNTAIN,
WHITE CLAY
Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival
Benfey threads family stories together into a
radiant portrait of a unique artistic tradition
grounded in America’s natural landscape.
“Part memoir, part family saga, part travelogue, part cultural history, [this book] takes
readers on a peripatetic ramble across America
and beyond.”—New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-312285-2 • $16.00
Sean Davidson
u BEFORE WE SAY GOODBYE
Helping My Mother Die
A personal account of the author’s decision to
grant his mother’s last request and end her
suffering, despite legal consequences and
familial tension.
Penguin South Africa • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-353056-5 • $22.00
Also available: After We Say Goodbye: The Price of
Helping My Mother Die 978-0-14-353057-2
William Deresiewicz
u A JANE AUSTEN EDUCATION
How Six Novels Taught Me About Love,
Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter
“Offers a refreshingly clear cultural and historical reading of each novel, and the combination of the scholarly and the personal provides
entirely new ways of looking at [them]….This
is how ‘literary memoir’ should be defined...as
a personal account of reading books that matter.”—Associated Press.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-312125-1 • $15.00
Sue Halpern
u A DOG WALKS INTO A NURSING HOME
Lessons in the Good Life
from an Unlikely Teacher
The moving story of a woman and her labradoodle’s adventures as a therapy-dog team.
“Delves far deeper into human nature than that
old theme of ‘we all love our dogs’….[It] is more
about humanity and how wonderful, fulfilling,
and even surprising experiences can be had in
the most unlikely of places.”—USA Today.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59463-269-3 • $16.00
Josh Hanagarne
u THE WORLD’S STRONGEST LIBRARIAN
A Book Lover’s Adventures
A funny and uplifting story of how a Mormon
kid with Tourette’s Syndrome found salvation in
books and weight lifting. “A soaring, inspiring
elegy to the small and big miracles of parenthood and friendship and marriage and how
they triumph over the not-so-small challenges of
life.”—Pam Allyn, author of What to Read When.
Gotham • 304 pp. • 978-1-592-40877-1 • $17.00
Gary Jansen
u HOLY GHOSTS
Or, How a (Not So) Good Catholic
Boy Became a Believer in Things
That Go Bump in the Night
The haunting of a Long Island household forces the author to reevaluate the mysteries of life
and death as he comes to terms with the truths
of his childhood home and his town’s past.
Tarcher • 224 pp. • 978-1-58542-895-3 • $14.95
Lee Kravitz
u PILGRIM
Risking the Life I Have
to Find the Faith I Seek
Kravitz attends Buddhist meditation groups,
Quaker meetings, Hindu chanting sessions,
and a Christmas Eve mass—in a quest to rediscover spirituality. “Kravitz’s journey…leads
him into the heart of what matters most: family, community, and love. Pilgrim is a beautiful,
heartfelt book.”—Hope Edelman, author of
Motherless Daughters.
Hudson Street Press • 256 pp. • 978-1-59463-125-2 • $25.95
Gideon Lewis-Kraus
u A SENSE OF DIRECTION
Pilgrimage for the Restless and the Hopeful
“A story that is both searching and purposeful,
one that forces the reader, like the pilgrim, to
value the journey as much as the destination.”—The New Yorker. “A well-synthesized
history of the act of pilgrimage.”—Booklist.
Riverhead • 384 pp. • 978-1-59463-149-8 • $16.00
Robert Macfarlane
u THE OLD WAYS
A Journey on Foot
“A gorgeous book about physical movement
and the movement of memory….[Macfarlane]
wears his polymath intelligence lightly as his
mind roams across geology, archeology, fauna,
flora, architecture, art, literature, and urban
design, retrieving small surprises everywhere
he walks.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-750979-6 • $18.00
Andrew Park
u BETWEEN A CHURCH
AND A HARD PLACE
One Faith-Free Dad’s Struggle to Understand
What It Means to Be Religious (or Not)
Stumped when his children start asking questions about God, a lifelong nonbeliever undertakes a thought-provoking tour of religion in
America. “Whether writing about his family or
Rick Warren’s Saddleback megachurch, Park
remains a father trying to delicately balance
the responsibilities of parenthood and being
true to himself.”—Booklist.
Avery • 224 pp. • 978-1-58333-417-1 • $16.00
David Schickler
u THE DARK PATH
“Whether he’s describing his devout Catholic
upbringing or his misadventures with a nymphomaniac hotel concierge, Schickler chronicles every step of his epic quest to reconcile
God, religion, sex, love, and family and does so
with wit, grace, and…empathy.”—Jonathan
Tropper.
Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-59463-279-2 • $16.00
Lou Ureneck
u CABIN
Two Brothers, a Dream,
and Five Acres in Maine
Inspired by his From the Ground Up blog for
the New York Times, this beautifully written
memoir reveals Ureneck’s insights into the
richness and complexity of family relationships, the power of nature, and the need to
root oneself in a place one can call home.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312208-1 • $16.00
Thomas Chatterton Williams
u LOSING MY COOL
Love, Literature, and a Black Man’s
Escape from the Crowd
The first of his generation to weigh the power
of hip-hop against its restrictive worldview,
Williams recounts how his love of books—and
bond with his father—became his salvation.
“This is more than a coming-of-age story; it is
an awakening, as Williams blends Dostoyevsky
and Jay-Z in a compelling memoir and analysis
of urban youth culture.”—Booklist.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-311962-3 • $15.00
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Iris Murdoch
EXISTENTIALISTS AND MYSTICS
Writings on Philosophy and Literature
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-026492-0 • $25.00
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Serdar Ozkan
u THE MISSING ROSE
This 21st-century parable in the tradition of The
Alchemist and The Little Prince tells the story of
a willful young woman who sets out on a
quest to find her twin.
Tarcher • 224 pp. • 978-0-39916-230-5 • $14.95
Arto Paasilinna
THE YEAR OF THE HARE
Foreword by Pico Iyer
Suddenly realizing what’s important in life
(with the help of a bunny), a man quits his job
and heads to the countryside in this internationally bestselling comic novel.
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-311792-6 • $14.00
Elif Shafak
u THE FORTY RULES OF LOVE
A Novel of Rumi
In this lyrical novel about the Sufi mystic
Rumi, Shafak unfolds parallel narratives—one
set in the 13th century, when Rumi encountered his spiritual mentor, and one contemporary, when a housewife transforms her life in
response to Rumi’s inspiring words.
Azar Nafisi
u THE REPUBLIC OF IMAGINATION
America in Three Books
Blending memoir and polemic with close readings of her favorite American novels, Nafisi—
author of Reading Lolita in Tehran—presents an
impassioned, original tribute to the importance of fiction in a democratic society.
Penguin • 268 pp. • 978-0-14-311852-7 • $16.00
Viking • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-02606-7 • $28.95
Nammālvār and Archana Venkatesan
u A HUNDRED MEASURES OF
TIME and TIRUVIRUTTAM
The Tiruviruttam is an iconic 9th-century poem
by Nammalvar, the greatest of the alvar poetsaints of the Tamil Srivaisnava tradition. In A
Hundred Measures of Time, Venkatesan has
crafted a sonorous free-verse rendering and an
accompanying essay.
Penguin India • 280 pp. • 978-0-14-306637-8 • $16.00
Sigrid Nunez
u SALVATION CITY
In an American landscape devastated by a flu
pandemic, an orphan is rescued by an evangelical couple. “Through Cole’s eyes, the redemption offered by religion is offset by its hypocrisy; he finds his enlightenment not from dogma
but from his own painful experiences.”—The
New York Times Book Review.
Riverhead • 288 pp. • 978-1-59448-537-4 • $16.00
George Orwell
1984
60th Anniversary Edition
Afterword by Erich Fromm
Signet Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-52493-5 • $9.99
Nathaniel Philbrick
u WHY READ MOBY-DICK?
The New York Times-bestselling author of seagoing epics celebrates an American classic,
offering a cabin master’s tour of a novel rich
with adventure and history, navigating Melville’s world, and illuminating the book’s
humor and unforgettable characters. “A slim,
passionate manifesto.”—Chicago Tribune.
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-312397-2 • $13.00
Marcel Proust
IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME
Deluxe Edition
“One is never far from a phrase that feels so
acute and so true that it seems to be expressing
an essential truth of the soul hewn out of primordial psychological matter.“—The Times
(London). “Indispensable...the crucial modernist work, overtopping the books of even such
giants as Joyce and Mann.”—The New York
Times Book Review.
VOLUME 1: SWANN’S WAY
Translated with an Introduction and Notes
by Lydia Davis
Penguin Classics • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-243796-4 • $17.00
ANIMAL FARM
50th Anniversary Edition
Preface by Russell Baker
Introduction by C. M. Woodhouse
VOLUME 2: IN THE SHADOW OF
YOUNG GIRLS IN FLOWER
Translated with an Introduction and Notes
by James Grieve
WHY I WRITE
Penguin Great Ideas Series
Also includes “The Lion and the Unicorn,” “A
Hanging,” and “Politics and the English Language.”
VOLUME 3: THE GUERMANTES WAY
Translated by Mark Treharne
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Ali Smith
u ARTFUL
“A wordsmith to the very smithy of her soul,
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serious. And her new book, in which she tugs
at God’s sleeve, ruminates on clowns, shoplifts
used books, dabbles in Greek, and palavers
with the dead, is a stunner.”—New York Times
Book Review.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312449-8 • $16.00
Rebecca Solnit
u THE FARAWAY NEARBY
A fitting companion to Solnit’s beloved A Field
Guide for Getting Lost, this personal, lyrical narrative explores the ways we make our lives out
of stories and how we are connected by empathy, narrative, and imagination.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-312549-5 • $16.00
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Pu Songling
STRANGE TALES FROM
A CHINESE STUDIO
Translated with an Introduction by John Minford
A masterly translation capturing the consummate skill and understated humor of the Qingdynasty writer, as shown in these 104 stories of
shape-shifting spirits, bizarre phenomena, and
enchanted objects.
Penguin Classics • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-044740-8 • $18.00
François Rabelais
GARGANTUA AND PANTAGRUEL
Translated by M. A. Screech
A robust new translation of the comedic classic
that exposes human follies with mischievous,
often obscene, humor.
Penguin Classics • 1,104 pp. • 978-0-14-044550-3 • $20.00
Rainer Maria Rilke
RILKE’S BOOK OF HOURS
Love Poems to God
Translated by Anita Barrows and
Joanna Marie Macy
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59448-156-7 • $16.00
Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
u THREE WOMEN IN A MIRROR
Translated by Alison Anderson
The three young women live in different places and times, but they are united by fierce
determination to find truth and freedom no
matter how formidable the obstacles. “A philosophical and psychological tale, a historical
novel, and a fable for our times.”—Le Figaro.
Europa • 400 pp. • 978-160945-122-6 • $17.00
Diane Schoemperlen
OUR LADY OF THE LOST AND FOUND
A Novel of Mary, Faith, and Friendship
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-200132-5 • $16.00
George Bernard Shaw
MAN AND SUPERMAN
Edited by Dan H. Laurence
New Introduction by Stanley Weintraub
In this four-act play Shaw turned the story of
the Don Juan on its head so the Don Juan
becomes “the quarry instead of the huntsman.”
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-043788-1 • $13.00
Murasaki Shikibu
THE TALE OF GENJI
Edited and Translated by Royall Tyler
Abridged Version
The first abridgement of the acclaimed translation, focusing on the early chapters, which
depict Genji as a young man in his first
moment of triumph.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-303949-5 • $16.00
Leo Tolstoy
LAST STEPS
The Late Writings of Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Aylmer Maude and Leo Wiener
Edited with an Introduction by Jay Parini
Tolstoy’s autobiographical writing alongside
letters from loved ones put his life and work
into perspective, as well as his struggle to reconcile the two.
Penguin Classics 256 pp. • 978-0-14-119119-5 • $14.00
Leo Tolstoy
A CONFESSION
and Other Religious Writings
Translated with an Introduction by Jane Kentish
Tolstoy probes questions concerning his life
and religion in these writings: “Religion and
Morality,” “What Is Religion and of What
Does Its Essence Consist?” and “The Law of
Love and the Law of Violence.”
THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYCH
and Other Stories
Translated with an Introduction
by Rosemary Edmonds
Includes The Cossacks, Happy Ever After and the
title story.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-044961-7 • $11.00
u Introduction by Regina Marler
Afterword by Hugh McLean
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Subroto Bagchi
u ZEN GARDEN
Conversations with Pathmakers
Features the best conversations with pathmakers—including the Dalai Lama—from “Zen
Garden,” a popular column in the Indian edition of Forbes. These innovators reveal what
made them think differently and how they
sustained their vision.
Penguin India • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-08705-1 • $20.00
Ludmila Ulitskaya
u DANIEL STEIN, INTERPRETER
Translated by Arch Tait
Based on the true story of a Carmelite priest,
this portrayal of a life of contradiction and
undaunted faith tells the tale of a Polish Jew
who narrowly survives the Holocaust, converts to Catholicism after the war, becomes a
priest, and finally immigrates to Israel.
Overlook • 416 pp. • 978-1-4683-0066-6 • $16.95
Winner of the Russian National Literary Prize
Virgil
THE AENEID
Translated by Robert Fagles
Introduction by Bernard Knox
“Fagles’s new version of Virgil’s epic delicately melds the stately rhythms of the original to
a contemporary cadence...He illuminates the
poem’s Homeric echoes while remaining faithful to Virgil’s distinctive voice.”—The New
Yorker. 1 map.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-310513-8 • $17.00
Robert Fagles winner of the National Humanities Medal
H. G. Wells
THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU
Introduction by Margaret Atwood
Notes by Steve Maclean
Edited by Patrick Parrinder
Includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, a list of further reading, and detailed notes.
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-144102-3 • $10.00
Phillis Wheatley
COMPLETE WRITINGS
Edited by Vincent Carretta
“The definitive collection of her work...expertly edited...a masterpiece of textual scholarship.
Every scholar and student seeking to understand Wheatley’s life and work will want to
obtain this book.”—Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Penguin Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-042430-0 • $15.00
Oscar Wilde
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
Edited with an Introduction and Notes
by Robert Mighall
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-143957-0 • $9.00
Signet Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-53045-5 • $4.95
R EL I G I O N
RELIGION IN
TODAY’S WORLD
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-044473-5 • $14.00
Foreword by Gary Schmidgall
Afterword by Peter Raby
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Moustafa Bayoumi
HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE A PROBLEM?
Being Young and Arab in America
“In relating the gripping personal stories of
seven young Arab and Muslim Americans
from Brooklyn...Bayoumi reveals the feelings
and frustrations of the current era’s scapegoats, who can be demonized, profiled, and
reviled without fear of sanction.”—Rashid
Khalidi, Columbia University.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311541-0 • $16.00
An Arab American Book Award Winner
Peter Bebergal
u SEASON OF THE WITCH
How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll
This cultural and historical odyssey unearths
the influence of occult traditions on rock and
roll—from the Beatles to Black Sabbath—and
shows how the marriage between mysticism
and music created a cultural revolution.
Tarcher • 352 pp. • 978-0-39916-766-9 • $27.95
Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman
u THE DUDE AND THE ZEN MASTER
“A wonderful little work that makes use of the
transcendentally funny characters and language of [The Big Lebowski] as the starting
point for a relaxed philosophical discussion
about a wide variety of topics.”—Los Angeles
Times.
Plume • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-218052-5 • $16.00
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RELIGION & SCIENCE
Abraham H. Maslow
RELIGIONS, VALUES,
AND PEAK-EXPERIENCES
Proposing religious experience as a legitimate
subject for scientific investigation, Maslow
studies the need for spiritual expression.
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-019487-6 • $15.00
THE FARTHER REACHES
OF HUMAN NATURE
Preface by Bretha G. Maslow
Introduction by Henry Geiger
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-019470-8 • $17.00
Scott Carney
u DEATH ON DIAMOND MOUNTAIN
A True Story of Obsession, Madness,
and the Path to Enlightenment
The investigative reporter explores a famous
case of an obsessive and unorthodox search for
enlightenment gone terribly wrong, using cutting-edge neurological research to examine
connections between intensive meditation and
mental instability.
Gotham • 320 pp. • 978-1-592-40861-0 • $26.95
Available March 2015
Jerry A. Coyne
WHY EVOLUTION IS TRUE
See Philosophy & Science, page 19
Michael Dowd
THANK GOD FOR EVOLUTION
How the Marriage of Science and Religion
Will Transform Your Life and Our World
“Dowd masterfully unites rationality and spirituality in a world view that celebrates the
mysteries of existence...A powerful book!”—
Craig Mello, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in
Physiology/Medicine.
Plume • 448 pp. • 978-0-452-29534-6 • $18.00
Alice Dreger
u GALILEO’S MIDDLE FINGER
Heretics, Activists, and the
Search for Justice in Science
The science historian and medical activist poses an urgent question about balancing social
justice and scientific liberty in this powerful
defense of intellectual freedom told through
the ordeals of contemporary scientists attacked
for their controversial ideas.
John Freely
u BEFORE GALILEO
The Birth of Modern Science
in Medieval Europe
Examines the pioneering research of the first
European scientists, many of whom were
monks with influence far beyond the monastery walls. “Valuable…introduces us to the
monks and friars who kept scientific inquiry
alive.”—The Wall Street Journal.
Overlook • 352 pp. • 978-1-46830-699-6 • $16.95
John Glassie
u A MAN OF MISCONCEPTIONS
The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
Glassie traces the rise, success, and eventual
fall of Athanasius Kircher, the legendary seventeenth-century priest-scientist whose genius
was challenged by the scientific and ideological shifts of his era.
Riverhead • 352 pp. • 978-1-594-63189-4 • $16.00
Barbara Bradley Hagerty
FINGERPRINTS OF GOD
The Search for the Science of Spirituality
Is spiritual experience real? Or is it a delusion?
In Fingerprints of God, National Public Radio religion correspondent Barbara Bradley Hagerty
attempts to answer these and other vexing questions about the science of spiritual experience.
Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-59448-462-9 • $17.00
Andrew Parker
THE GENESIS ENIGMA
Why the First Book of the Bible
Is Scientifically Accurate
See Bible Studies, page 37
Penguin Press • 320 pp. • 978-1-59420-608-5 • $27.95
Available March 2015
Carl Sagan
THE VARIETIES OF
SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE
A Personal View of the Search for God
Edited by Ann Druyan
“Druyan has unearthed a treasure...of reason,
compassion, and scientific awe.”—Sam Harris. “A stunningly valuable legacy left to all of
us by a great human being.”—Kurt Vonnegut. Color and b/w illus.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311262-4 • $20.00
Will Storr
u THE UNPERSUADABLES
Adventures with the Enemies of Science
Storr sets out to determine why intelligent
people sincerely believe in Adam and Eve,
the Garden of Eden, and a six-thousand-yearold Earth, despite evidence to the contrary.
“Investigative journalism of the highest
order.”—Independent (UK).
Overlook • 416 pp. • 978-1-46830-818-1 • $27.95
Overlook • 368 pp. • 978-1-46831-010-8 • $16.95
Paperback available March 2015
Krista Tippett
EINSTEIN’S GOD
Conversations About Science
and the Human Spirit
Drawn from the Peabody Award-winning
program Speaking of Faith, the conversations
in this book explore the nexus of science and
spirituality.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311677-6 • $16.00
Also available: Speaking of Faith, page 36
Nicholas Wade
THE FAITH INSTINCT
How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures
Noted science writer Nicholas Wade offers a
convincing case based on scientific evidence
for the evolutionary basis of religion. “[A]
masterly book. It lays the basis for a rich dialogue between biology, social science and
religious history.”—The Economist.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311819-0 • $16.00
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Ian Buruma
MURDER IN AMSTERDAM: Liberal
Europe, Islam, and the Limits of Tolerance
“A searching and brilliant meditation on Holland’s—and by extension much of the
West’s—encounter with Islam. With great care,
he dissects the interaction of Dutch culture,
with its paternalistic tolerance and xenophobic
nostalgia, with the alienation and cultural traditionalism of Muslim immigrants.”—Daniel
Benjamin, co-author of The Age of Sacred Terror.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-311236-5 • $16.00
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner
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Ian Buruma and Avishai Margalit
OCCIDENTALISM
The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies
“[A] grandly illuminating study of two centuries of anti-Western ideas.”—Foreign Affairs.
Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-303487-2 • $15.00
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Ira Byock
DYING WELL
Peace and Possibility
”Offers realistic yet compassionate answers to
the hard questions asked by dying patients,
their families, and a society unwilling to accept
that all life eventually comes to an end.”
—Library Journal.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-57322-657-8 • $17.00
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James P. Carse
THE RELIGIOUS CASE AGAINST BELIEF
“Masterfully combining scholarly research and
thoughtful commentary, he distinguishes religion
from belief systems....A bracing consideration
of religion, knowledge, and belief.”—Booklist.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-311544-1 • $16.00
Jared Cohen
CHILDREN OF JIHAD
A Young American’s Journey
Among the Youth of the Middle East
“Gaining insights through simple conversation, Cohen paints a compelling picture of the
politically awakened youth of the Middle
East.”—Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national
security advisor. 8-page b/w photo insert.
Gotham • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40399-8 • $17.00
André Comte-Sponville
THE LITTLE BOOK OF
ATHEIST SPIRITUALITY
See Contemporary Philosophy, page 10
Suzan Johnson Cook
u BECOMING A WOMAN OF DESTINY
Turning Life’s Trials into Triumphs!
Cook—known to thousands as “Dr. Sujay” and
“the Wall Street Pastor”—draws on timeless
biblical principles and transformative modernday examples to illustrate that every woman is
destined for a remarkable life.
Tarcher • 224 pp. • 978-0-39917-195-6 • $15.95
Ram Dass
STILL HERE
Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying
Riverhead • 224 pp. • 978-1-57322-871-8 • $15.15
Gyalwang Drukpa
u EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT
The Essential Guide to Finding
Happiness in the Modern World
See Buddhism, page 44
Roger Friedman
u THE SOUTH AFRICAN STORY WITH
ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU
In this stunningly photographed book, Tutu
shows readers around his country and offers
his own take on its rich history and culture.
Penguin South Africa • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-352814-2 • $35.00
Ed Husain
THE ISLAMIST
Why I Became an Islamic Fundamentalist,
What I Saw Inside, and Why I Left
“This captivating and terrifyingly honest book
is…a wake-up call.”—The Guardian (UK). “Persuasive and stimulating.”—Martin Amis.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311598-4 • $16.00
Harris Irfan
u HEAVEN’S BANKERS
Inside the Hidden World of Islamic Finance
A groundbreaking exploration of the Islamic
finance industry from one of its leading practitioners. Irfan shows how Islamic finance has
sought to develop ethical principles based on
the foundations of Islam and Shari‘a and how
its players remain true to their principles of
faith, despite increasing Western influence.
Overlook • 368 pp. • 978-1-46831-047-4 • $29.95
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GOD ON TRIAL: Landmark Cases
from America’s Religious Battlefields
Peter Irons is that rare legal scholar who, with
impeccable clarity, translates the most important constitutional issues of our time into
human terms.”—Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United States.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-311375-1 • $16.00
Buzzy Jackson
u THE INSPIRATIONAL ATHEIST
Wise Words on the Wonder
and Meaning of Life
See Contemporary Philosophy, page 10
William James
THE VARIETIES OF RELIGIOUS
EXPERIENCE: A Study in Human Nature
Edited with and Introduction by Martin E. Marty
Penguin Classics • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-039034-6 • $16.00
PRAGMATISM
See Later Modern Philosophy, page 8
Jonathan Kirsch
GOD AGAINST THE GODS
The History of the War Between
Monotheism and Polytheism
“Tackles the central issue bedeviling the world
today—religious intolerance....Kirsch traces
the historical origins of this relatively recent
malevolent human tendency focusing on the
tipping points in history when people began to
kill other people solely because they held different religious beliefs.”—Leonard Shlain.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-219633-5 • $17.00
Michael Muhammad Knight
u WHY I AM A FIVE PERCENTER
A thoughtful, insider view of The Five Percenters—a complex and misunderstood community that began as a breakaway sect from the
Nation of Islam in 1960s Harlem and went on
to impact the formation of hip-hop.
Tarcher • 304 pp. • 978-1-58542-868-7 • $14.95
Gary Lachman
u ALEISTER CROWLEY
Magick, Rock and Roll, and the
Wickedest Man in the World
This definitive work on Aleister Crowley, the
occult icon, traces the arc of his controversial
life and influence on rock-and-roll giants, from
the Rolling Stones to Led Zeppelin to Black
Sabbath. “Jam-packed with in-depth information, factoids, anecdotes, and insights…meticulously researched.”—The Examiner.
Tarcher • 400 pp. • 978-0-399-16190-2 • $17.95
Robert Love
u THE GREAT OOM
The Improbable Birth of Yoga in America
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u LIFE, GOD, AND OTHER SMALL TOPICS
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life’s bigger questions—presents a selection of
essays by philosophical and religious luminaries grappling with a range of challenging subjects, from “Making Sense out of Suffering” to
“Belief in God in an Age of Science.”
Plume • 400 pp. • 978-0-452-29865-1 • $17.00
John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge
GOD IS BACK
How the Global Revival of
Faith is Changing the World
“Filled with clear and apposite examples of
resurgent religiosity.”—Financial Times.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-311683-7 • $17.00
Thomas Moore
u A RELIGION OF ONE’S OWN
A Guide to Creating a Personal
Spirituality in a Secular World
In this follow-up to his classic Care of the Soul,
former monk and spiritual adviser Thomas
Moore explores the myriad possibilities of creating a personal spiritual style, either inside or
outside formal religion.
Gotham • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40829-0 • $27.50
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Dan Morrison
u THE BLACK NILE
One Man’s Amazing Journey Through Peace
and War on the World’s Longest River
Setting out from Uganda aboard a plank-board
boat, the journalist paddles up the Nile on a
journey across Sudan toward Cairo, delivering
a contemporary portrait of a complex region in
transition. “Excels in bringing the place, the
politics, and history of this fragile region
alive.”—The Boston Globe.
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-311937-1 • $16.00
Gustav Niebuhr
BEYOND TOLERANCE
How People Across America Are Building
Bridges Between Faiths
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Jane Barnes
u FALLING IN LOVE WITH JOSEPH SMITH
My Search for the Real Prophet
“A rollicking, visionary, and deeply personal
exploration of the magnetic legacy of Joseph
Smith and what his story can teach us about
our own deeply American hunger for transcendence....Barnes shows us what non-Mormons can and should love about this uniquely
American faith tradition.”—Joanna Brooks,
San Diego State University.
Tarcher • 304 pp. • 978-1-58542-925-7 • $25.95
James R. Barrett
u THE IRISH WAY
Becoming American in the Multiethnic City
Recounts how the interactions between the
Irish and later immigrants in the streets, on the
vaudeville stage, in Catholic churches, and in
public schools helped to forge a multiethnic
American identity that has a profound legacy
in our cities today.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-312280-7 • $18.00
John M. Barry
u ROGER WILLIAMS AND THE CREATION
OF THE AMERICAN SOUL
Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty
A revelatory look at how Roger Williams
shaped the nature of religion, political power,
and individual rights in America. “To call it a
biography sells it short. What it is, really, is the
history of an idea—about the critical importance of separating church from state.”—The
New York Times.
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-312288-3 • $18.00
Lyle W. Dorsett
u SERVING GOD AND COUNTRY
United States Military Chaplains
in World War II
A history of the more than twelve thousand
Protestant ministers, Catholic priests, and Jewish rabbis who joined the Chaplain Corps during World War II. “This is a tremendous work
of interest to military historians, spiritual leaders from all faith groups, and patriotic Americans.”—Gen. Carlton W. Fulford, Jr., U.S.
Marine Corps.
Berkley • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25355-7 • $16.00
Thomas D. Hamm, editor
QUAKER WRITINGS
An Anthology, 1650-1920
Introduction by the editor
Brings together writings from prominent
Quakers that illustrate the development of
Quakerism, show the nature of Quaker spiritual life, and discuss Quaker contributions to
European and American civilizations.
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-310631-9 • $16.00
Donna M. Johnson
u HOLY GHOST GIRL: A Memoir
A compassionate, humorous memoir of faith,
betrayal, and coming of age on the evangelical
sawdust trail under the leadership of tent
revivalist David Terrell. “Holy Ghost Girl turns,
as good books must, from promising read into
sure bet…enthralling.”—The New York Times
Gotham • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40735-4 • $16.00
Amy Kittelstrom
u THE RELIGION OF DEMOCRACY
Seven Liberals and the
American Moral Tradition
A history of religion’s role in the American liberal tradition through the eyes of seven transformative thinkers, including John Adams,
William James, and Jane Addams.
Penguin Press • 432 pp. • 978-1-59420-485-2 • $32.95
Available April 2015
Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp, editor
AMERICAN SCRIPTURES
An Anthology of Sacred Writings
Introduction by the editor
A groundbreaking collection of sacred Christian writings of American origin from Mormons, Shakers, Christian Scientists, and others.
Penguin Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-310619-7 • $16.00
Martin E. Marty
PILGRIMS IN THEIR OWN LAND
500 Years of Religion in America
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-008268-5 • $18.00
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Ingrid Ricks
u HIPPIE BOY: A Girl’s Story
In this unforgettable memoir about growing
up in a dysfunctional Mormon family and
finding escape and adventure on the road,
Ricks recounts the wisdom she learned in her
quest for freedom and identity.
Berkley • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-27400-2 • $15.00
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Thomas Oliphant,
and
Peter J. Schwartz
u BASEBALL AS A ROAD TO GOD
Seeing Beyond the Game
The president of New York University offers a
love letter to America’s most beloved sport
and a tribute to its underlying spirituality by
illuminating the concepts shared between
baseball and religion: faith, doubt, conversion,
miracles, and sacredness.
Gotham • 256 pp. • 978-1-592-40864-1 • $17.00
Joseph Smith, translator
THE BOOK OF MORMON
Introduction by Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp
The spiritual text that forms the basis of Mormonism—in the last edition edited by its
founder, Joseph Smith
Penguin Classics • 640 pp. • 978-0-14-310553-4 • $16.00
Harry S. Stout
UPON THE ALTAR OF THE NATION
A Moral History of the Civil War
“A triumph of scholarship, of interpretation,
and (in the deepest sense) of historical understanding.”—John Demos, Yale University.
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-303876-4 • $18.00
2007 Lincoln Prize finalist
Sarah Vowell
u UNFAMILIAR FISHES
From the New England missionaries who
arrived in 1820 to the first Hawaiian president of
the United States, Vowell surveys the history of
the 50th state. “Vowell’s repartee manages to be
filling, her insights astute and comprehensive.”—The New York Times.
Riverhead • 256 pp. • 978-1-59448-564-0 • $16.00
THE WORDY SHIPMATES
“[Vowell] is generous as she wrestles with the
moral intricacies of our nation’s beginnings
and how Puritan contradictions inform our
sense of American exceptionalism today.”
—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59448-400-1 • $16.00
Garry Wills
HEAD AND HEART
A History of Christianity in America
“A major contribution to the national debate
over separation of church and state.”—Los
Angeles Times.
Penguin • 640 pp. • 978-0-14-311407-9 • $17.00
A Booklist Editor’s Choice in History
For other Garry Wills titles, see page 42
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JACOB NEEDLEMAN
Kevin Phillips
AMERICAN THEOCRACY
The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion,
Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century
Penguin • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-303828-3 • $18.00
Ahmed Rashid
JIHAD
The Rise of Militant Islam in Central Asia
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-200260-5 • $16.00
A Choice Outstanding Academic Title
Richard Rodriguez
u DARLING
A Spiritual Autobiography
The award–winning writer considers his own
mortality, religious violence worldwide, and
growing public atheism in the West in the
aftermath of 9/11.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312588-4 • $16.00
u AN UNKNOWN WORLD
Notes on the Meaning of the Earth
The Berkeley philosophy professor reframes
man’s role on the planet, revealing how the
care of the world is vital to our existence as
authentic beings. “Striking….[Takes] original
positions on topics that have become run into
the ground by the same discussions and same
assumptions.”—Ken Wilber.
Tarcher • 240 pp. • 978-0-39916-509-2 • $15.95
THE NEW RELIGIONS
Originally published in 1970, The New Religions
was the first full-scale study of alternative
spirituality in America. It remains unparalleled for the intellectual depth and seriousness
with which it regards Eastern, New Age, and
alternative faiths on the American landscape.
With a new introduction.
Tarcher • 304 pp. • 978-1-58542-744-4 • $14.95
WHAT IS GOD?
In his most deeply personal work, religious
scholar Needleman cuts a clear path through
today’s clamorous debates over the existence
of God, illuminating an entirely new way of
approaching the question of how to understand a higher power.
Tarcher • 320 pp. • 978-1-58542-847-2 • $14.95
WHY CAN’T WE BE GOOD
Needleman grapples with the ultimate question of human nature: Why do we repeatedly
violate our most deeply held values and
beliefs?
Tarcher • 304 pp. • 978-1-58542-620-1 • $14.95
THE HEART OF PHILOSOPHY
Needleman’s celebrated introduction to philosophy as a living art, with a new preface by
the author. “His work now becomes a way station [for] those who are seriously exploring the
transformation of consciousness.”—Los Angeles Times.
Tarcher • 256 pp. • 978-1-58542-251-7 • $15.95
THE AMERICAN SOUL
Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders
“It recovers the wisdom of the founders of the
American republic in a new and exciting way,
yet it doesn’t avoid the many problems we
have in appreciating them.”—Robert N. Bellah, University of California, Berkeley.
Tarcher • 400 pp. • 978-1-58542-226-5 • $15.95
LOST CHRISTIANITY
See Spirituality, page 53
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u BEYOND WAR
Reimagining America’s Role and
Ambitions in a New Middle East
“Expose(s) the deep contradiction between
Washington’s long experiment in slashing the
civilian instruments of American power and
its post-9/11 attempt to use those same instruments to remake the greater Middle East.”—
The New York Times.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312511-2 • $16.00
Thomas Small and Jonathan Hacker
u PATH OF BLOOD
The Story of Al Qaeda’s
War on the House of Saud
Tells the story of Osama Bin Laden’s aim to
conquer Saudi Arabia and reestablish an
Islamic Empire that could take on the West.
Overlook • 480 pp. • 978-1-46831-060-3 • $32.50
Available March 2015
Krista Tippett
SPEAKING OF FAITH
Why Religion Matters—
and How to Talk About It
“A vision of faith as a grand and unifying
struggle with the very nature of being, and it is
both deeply thought and deeply felt.”—
Andrew Solomon.
BIBLE STUDIES
THE BIBLE
With the Apocrypha
King James Version
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by David Norton
Norton collated the established text with the
translators’ original manuscripts to create this
new edition. In addition, he has modernized
and standardized the spelling, while restoring
most of the original punctuation.
Penguin Classics • 2,000 pp. • 978-0-14-144151-1 • $17.00
HOLY BIBLE
King James Version
Plume • 1024 pp. • 978-0-452-01062-8 • $18.00
Revised Standard Version
Plume • 1120 pp. • 978-0-452-00647-8 • $20.00
SEEK FIND: The Bible for All People
Contemporary English Version
Cast in contemporary language that everyone
can understand, the CEV is a serious translation—not a paraphrase—that is historically
and scholarly accurate.
Putnam • 1,744 pp. • 978-0-399-15397-6 • $15.95
uTHE BIBLE’S GREATEST STORIES
Translated with an Introduction by Paul Roche
Afterword by Bruce Chilton
Enhanced with annotations, distinguished
poet and scholar Paul Roche’s retelling of this
selection of biblical stories is impeccably accurate and vibrantly rendered.
Signet Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-451-53192-6 • $7.95
Robert O. Ballou, editor
THE PORTABLE WORLD BIBLE
Penguin • 624 pp. • 978-0-14-015005-6 • $18.00
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-311318-8 • $15.00
Also available: Einstein’s God, see page 33
David Whyte
CROSSING THE UNKNOWN SEA
Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-57322-914-2 • $15.00
Mel White
STRANGER AT THE GATE
To Be Gay and Christian in America
Plume • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-27381-8 • $18.00
Also available: Religion Gone Bad 978-1-58542-531-0
Phil Zuckerman
u LIVING THE SECULAR LIFE
New Answers to Old Questions
Drawing on innovative research, the Pitzer
College sociology professor illuminates the
demographic shift toward secularism, outlining the moral convictions that govern nonreligious individuals.
James Carroll
u CHRIST ACTUALLY
The Son of God for the Secular Age
The widely admired Catholic writer takes a
fresh look at the gospels to uncover the power
of Jesus’ profound ordinariness—the key to
retrieving transcendent faith in modern times.
Viking • 400 pp. • 978-0-670-78603-9 • $30.00
Available November 2014
Penguin Press • 288 pp. • 978-1-59420-508-8 • $25.95
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Thomas Jefferson
u THE JEFFERSON BIBLE
This hardcover replica of Thomas Jefferson’s
classic abridgment of the Bible restores to print
Jefferson’s manifesto as it was published for
general readers in 1940 and provides an introduction to the history behind Jefferson’s effort.
“[A] fascinating document, telling us a great
deal about a great eighteenth-century mind
and its world.”—Religious Studies Review.
Athanasius, Jerome, Sulpicius Severus,
and Gregory the Great
EARLY CHRISTIAN LIVES
Translated with an Introduction by Carolinne White
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-043526-9 • $16.00
Adomnan of Iona
THE LIFE OF SAINT COLUMBA
Translated with an Introduction by Richard Sharpe
Penguin Classics • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-044462-9 • $18.00
Tarcher • 160 pp. • 978-1-58542-916-5 • $10.00
Geza Vermes
uTHE COMPLETE DEAD SEA
SCROLLS IN ENGLISH
Revised, Seventh Edition
Updated with previously unpublished works
and new introductory material that shows
how the discovery of the scrolls transformed
our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, early
Judaism, and the origins of Christianity. “No
translation of the scrolls is either more readable or more authoritative.”—The Times Higher
Education Supplement.
Elaine Pagels
u REVELATIONS
Visions, Prophecy, and Politics
in the Book of Revelation
In this startling exploration of the history of
the most controversial book of the Bible, the
Princeton professor attempts to understand
the roots of religious dissent and examines the
lasting appeal of this extraordinary text.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312163-3 • $16.00
Elaine Pagels and Karen L. King
READING JUDAS
The Gospel of Judas
and the Shaping of Christianity
“Pagels and King do an excellent job in
explaining why mainstream Christianity has
got it wrong for so long.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-311316-4 • $16.00
Andrew Parker
THE GENESIS ENIGMA
Why the First Book of the Bible
Is Scientifically Accurate
“An astounding work which seeks to prove
that the ancient Hebrew writers of the Book of
Genesis knew all about evolution—3,000 years
before Darwin.”—The Daily Mail (London).
Plume • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-29655-8 • $16.00
Jaroslav Pelikan
WHOSE BIBLE IS IT?
A Short History of the Scriptures
“A crisp, remarkably succinct history of the
Bible as preserved, interpreted, translated and
canonized by the various faiths that believe in
it.”—Los Angeles Times. B/w illustrations.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-303677-7 • $16.00
Theologus Award for Best Academic Book
Penguin Classics • 720 pp. • 978-0-14-119731-9 • $22.00
THE AUTHENTIC GOSPEL OF JESUS
Sieves through every quote ascribed to Jesus—
from the “official” gospels and associated Jewish and early Christian texts—to let the reader
get as close as possible to the charismatic Jewish healer and moralist. “With all the weight of
a lifetime of scholarship, Vermes places the
recorded words in their Jewish, first-century
context.”—The Independent on Sunday.
Penguin • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-100360-3 • $16.00
Garry Wills
WHAT THE GOSPELS MEANT
See Christianity, page 42
CHRISTIANITY
Francesca Ambrogetti and Sergio Rubin
u POPE FRANCIS
His Life in His Own Words:
Conversations with Jorge Bergoglio
In a series of interviews conducted over the
course of two years, the former Archbishop of
Argentina reveals himself as a compassionate
cleric and teacher who previously shunned the
spotlight.
NAL • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-46941-0 • $16.00
Anonymous
THE CLOUD OF UNKNOWING
And Other Works
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by A. C. Spearing
Includes The Mystical Theology of Saint Denis,
The Book of Privy Counseling, and An Epistle on
Prayer. In addition to notes and suggestions for
further reading, an appendix reproduces an
excerpt of the original Middle English text.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-044762-0 • $13.00
EARLY CHRISTIAN WRITINGS
The Apostolic Fathers
Translated by Maxwell Staniforth
Revised Translation, Introductions, and
New Editorial Material by Andrew Louth
Includes: The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians;
The Epistles of Ignatius; The Epistle of Polycarp to the
Philippians and The Martyrdom of Polycarp; The Epistle
to Diognetus; The Epistle of Barnabas; and The Didache.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-044475-9 • $15.00
Peter Abelard and Heloise
THE LETTERS OF
ABELARD AND HELOISE
Revised and Updated Edition
Translated by Betty Radice
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by M. T. Clanchy
Anselm of Aosta
PRAYERS AND MEDITATIONS OF
ST. ANSELM WITH THE PROSLOGION
Translated by Benedicta Ward
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-044278-6 • $17.00
Thomas Aquinas
SELECTED WRITINGS
Edited and Translated with an
Introduction by Ralph McInerny
Arranged chronologically, this volume contains sermons, commentaries, responses to
criticism, and extensive extracts from the Summa Theologica. McInerny has added an informative introduction on Aquinas’s life and
work and the reception of his ideas.
Penguin Classics • 450 pp. • 978-0-14-043632-7 • $17.00
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-044899-3 • $16.00
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WOMEN IN CHRISTIANITY
Margery Kempe
THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE
Translated with an Introduction by Barry Windeatt
This earliest-known British autobiography is a
remarkable record of the author’s difficult pilgrimage from madness to Christian faith.
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-043251-0 • $15.00
Cheryl L. Reed
UNVEILED
The Hidden Lives of Nuns
“Unveiled…is part journalistic endeavor but
more so a personal quest to find the truth
behind the icons, to define the role of modern
women in these ancient religious communities,
and a spiritual journey.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Berkley • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-23238-5 • $15.00
Hildegard of Bingen
SELECTED WRITINGS
Translated with an Introduction by Mark Atherton
Selections from her visionary trilogy, her treatise on medicine and the natural world, and
her songs and correspondence show the “Sybil
of the Rhine” to be one of the most original
writers of the Middle Ages. Chronology, bibliography, discography, notes, glossary, and
commentary.
Penguin Classics • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-043604-4 • $16.00
Kate Cooper
u BAND OF ANGELS
The Forgotten World of
Early Christian Women
“The best sort of engaged history, looking at
familiar texts in new ways, while also revealing unfamiliar personalities and sources covering five centuries of early Christian development….It makes an elegant and enjoyable
contribution to unraveling centuries of unwarranted assumptions about the role of women
in ministry and Christian life.”—Diarmaid
MacCulloch, author of Christianity.
Overlook • 320 pp. • 978-1-468307405 • $29.95
Overlook • 268 pp. • 978-1-46830-939-3 • $17.95
Paperback available January 2015
Mary Gordon
JOAN OF ARC: A Life
Penguin Lives
“A master of the story form” (The New York
Times) offers a fresh, revealing portrait of the
legendary saint.
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-311397-3 • $15.00
A New York Times Notable Book
Julian of Norwich
REVELATIONS OF DIVINE LOVE
Translated by Elizabeth Spearing
Introduction and Notes by A. C. Spearing
This translation from the Middle English
includes both the long and the short versions
of her Revelations.
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-044673-9 • $17.00
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MEDIEVAL WRITINGS
ON FEMALE SPIRITUALITY
Introduction and Notes by the Editor
The selections reflect the developments in
medieval piety, particularly the link between
female spirituality and the body. Included are
writings by Hildegard of Bingen, Hadewijch,
Marguerite Porete; biographies by male ecclesiastics of women such as Christine the Astonishing; revelations received by Bridget of Sweden;
and excerpts from The Book of Margery Kempe.
Penguin Classics • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-043925-0 • $17.00
Patricia Skinner and Elisabeth van Houts, editors
u MEDIEVAL WRITINGS
ON SECULAR WOMEN
Introduction by the editors
Arranged to follow the life stages of a medieval woman living a secular existence, this volume collects a host of writings—many newly
translated here—spanning from the 9th to the
15th centuries.
Penguin Classics • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-143991-4 • $17.00
St. Teresa of Avila
THE INTERIOR CASTLE
Translated with an Introduction by Mirabai Starr
The first translation of the great mystic saint’s
most powerful and influential work by anyone
outside the Catholic Church. “Not only beautiful, it is remarkably sensual.”—Los Angeles
Times.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-005-8 • $16.00
THE LIFE OF SAINT TERESA
OF AVILA BY HERSELF
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HERE I STAND
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THE AGE OF BEDE
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SAINTS
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THE GOSPEL AND THE ZODIAC
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THE NORTHERN CRUSADES
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THE ENEMY WITHIN
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u WRITINGS FROM THE
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JAMES THE BROTHER OF JESUS
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Timothy Keller
u COUNTERFEIT GODS
The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and
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Guibert of Nogent
u MONODIES AND ON THE
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Manly P. Hall
THE LOST KEYS OF FREEMASONRY
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THE SECRET TEACHINGS OF ALL AGES
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LOURDES
Body and Spirit in the Secular Age
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Christopher Hill
THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Radical Ideas During the English Revolution
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u JESUS THE KING
Understanding the Life and
Death of the Son of God
Keller unlocks new insights into the life of
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Timothy Keller
u ENCOUNTERS WITH JESUS
Unexpected Answers to
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u WALKING WITH GOD THROUGH
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u GENEROUS JUSTICE
How God’s Grace Makes Us Just
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Ignatius of Loyola
PERSONAL WRITINGS
Reminiscences; Spiritual Diary;
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Jacobus di Voragine
THE GOLDEN LEGEND
Selections
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Facing the Complexities of Commitment
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u EVERY GOOD ENDEAVOR
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u PRAYER
Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God
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THE REASON FOR GOD
Using literature, philosophy, anthropology,
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St. John of the Cross
DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL
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James Weldon Johnson
GOD’S TROMBONES
Seven Negro Sermons in Verse
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u SWEDENBORG
An Introduction to His Life and Ideas
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Martin E. Marty
MARTIN LUTHER
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u JESUS: A Biography from a Believer
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Steven Johnson
THE INVENTION OF AIR
A Story of Science, Faith,
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EUROPE IN THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES
The Penguin History of Europe, Volume 3
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CHRISTIANITY
The First Three Thousand Years
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THE REFORMATION
A History
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Thomas à Kempis
u THE IMITATION OF CHRIST
Translated with Notes by Robert Jeffery
Introduction by Max von Habsburg
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-119176-8 • $14.00
Translated with an Introduction by Leo Sherley-Price
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-044027-0 • $14.00
Ross King
MICHELANGELO AND
THE POPE’S CEILING
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Scott Korb
u LIFE IN YEAR ONE
What the World Was Like
in First-Century Palestine
Culling information from primary sources,
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the nitty-gritty of daily life during the time
Jesus lived.
Riverhead • 256 pp. • 978-1-59448-503-9 • $16.00
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Reinhold Niebuhr
u MAJOR WORKS ON RELIGION
AND POLITICS
Edited by Elisabeth Sifton
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John Henry Newman
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUA
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JOHN PAUL THE GREAT
Remembering a Spiritual Father
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THE FOURTH CRUSADE AND
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James Reston, Jr.
DEFENDERS OF THE FAITH
Christianity and Islam Battle
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THE CISTERCIAN WORLD
Monastic Writings of the 12th Century
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“Apologia for Abbot William,” as well as the
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THE PORTABLE RENAISSANCE READER
Essential passages from the works of more
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THE HISTORICAL FIGURE OF JESUS
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BASILICA
The Splendor and the Scandal:
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THE MONKS OF WAR
The Military Religious Orders
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u PHILOMENA
A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search
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Donald Spoto
RELUCTANT SAINT
The Life of Francis of Assisi
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u REFLECTIONS FROM POPE FRANCIS
An Invitation to Journaling,
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Mother Teresa
THE JOY IN LOVING
A Guide to Daily Living
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u THE VATICAN DIARIES
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the
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Garry Wills
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u PIRATES OF BARBARY
Corsairs, Conquests, and Captivity in the
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William Tyndale
THE OBEDIENCE OF A CHRISTIAN MAN
Edited with an Introduction
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St. Benedict
THE RULE OF ST. BENEDICT
Translated by Carolinne White
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THE DESERT FATHERS
Sayings of the Early Christian Monks
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THE ORTHODOX CHURCH
Second Edition
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Max Weber
THE PROTESTANT ETHIC
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THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTENDOM
The Council of Constance, the East-West
Conflict, and the Dawn of Modern Europe
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u THE SIGN
The Shroud of Turin and
the Birth of Christianity
By reassessing a much-misunderstood historical source and reinterpreting critical biblical
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CHURCH WITH POPE FRANCIS
In this incisive study, the prizewinning historian gives examples of changes that have taken
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A Failed Tradition
The Pulitzer Prize winner questions priesthood, reminding us that Christianity initially
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WHAT THE GOSPELS MEANT
Wills turns his gift for biblical analysis to the
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John, examining the goals, methods, and styles
of the evangelists and how these shaped the
gospels’ messages.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-311512-0 • $16.00
WHAT JESUS MEANT
“With characteristic clarity, Garry Wills gets to
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Penguin • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-303880-1 • $15.00
WHAT PAUL MEANT
“[A] bracing book of spiritual commentary
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Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-311263-1 • $14.00
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THE ROSARY
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-303797-2 • $15.00
HEAD AND HEART
A History of Christianity in America
See Religion in America, page 35
SAINT AUGUSTINE
A Penguin Lives Biography
“Wills’s agile mind matches the agility of St.
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JUDAISM
Shalom Auslander
FORESKIN’S LAMENT
A Memoir
A frank and funny memoir of growing up in a
dysfunctional Orthodox Jewish family. “A scathing theological rant, a funny, oddly moving
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Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-333-2 • $15.00
Isaac Babel
RED CAVALRY and Other Stories
Edited with Notes by Efraim Sicher
Translated with an Introduction by David McDuff
Masterly short fiction from the early Soviet
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Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-044997-6 • $16.00
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THE PENGUIN BOOK OF HEBREW VERSE
Translated by the editor
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Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-042467-6 • $22.00
Elizabeth Ehrlich
MIRIAM’S KITCHEN
A Memoir
“An appealing, sensitive account of a Jewish
woman’s efforts to embrace the religious traditions of her ancestors.”—Kirkus Reviews.
Penguin • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-026759-4 • $16.00
National Jewish Book Award winner
Yuval Elizur
u THE WAR WITHIN
Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Threat
to Democracy and the Nation
A trenchant exploration of the battle between
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“A bare-knuckles brawl in which Elizur and
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Overlook • 240 pp. • 978-1-46830-825-9 • $15.95
Deborah Feldman
u EXODUS
The author of Unorthodox returns with a follow-up memoir that traces her new life as an
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Blue Rider Press • 304 pp. • 978-0-399-16277-0 • $26.95
Plume • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-218185-0 • $16.00
Paperback available February 2015
Flavius Josephus
THE JEWISH WAR
Revised Edition
Translated by G. A. Williamson
Revised with an Introduction, Notes,
and Appendix by E. Mary Smallwood
Penguin Classics • 512 pp. • 978-0-14-044420-9 • $18.00
Alfred J. Kolatch
THE JEWISH BOOK OF WHY
“This book is for Jews and Gentiles alike, offering an encyclopedic compendium of concise,
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Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-219619-9 • $16.00
Doreen Carvajal
u THE FORGETTING RIVER
A Modern Tale of Survival,
Identity, and the Inquisition
Raised Catholic in California, the New York
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Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-59463-152-8 • $16.00
Max I. Dimont
JEWS, GOD AND HISTORY
Second Edition
“Unquestionably the best popular history of
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NAL • 592 pp. • 978-0-451-20701-2 • $18.00
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THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF JUDAISM
From a renowned Cambridge professor and
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and the history of Jewish thought.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-101847-8 • $18.00
Eugene L. Pogany
IN MY BROTHER’S IMAGE
Twin Brothers Separated by
Faith after the Holocaust
Penguin • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-100224-8 • $17.00
Theodore Ross
u AM I A JEW?
My Journey Among the Believers and
Pretenders, the Lapsed and the Lost, in
Search of Faith (Not Necessarily My Own),
My Roots, and Who Knows, Even Myself
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with interesting research.”—The Jewish Journal.
Various
THE KABBALISTIC TRADITION
An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism
Translated and edited with Notes by Alan Unterman
A comprehensive survey of the Jewish mystical tradition. Unterman’s introduction places
this volume in its proper historical and philosophical context.
Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-043799-7 • $17.00
THE TALMUD
A Selection
Translated with an Introduction
and Commentaries by Norman Solomon
Norman Solomon’s lucid translation from the
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Penguin • 896 pp. • 978-0-14-144178-8 • $18.00
BUDDHISM
Karen Armstrong
BUDDHA
A Penguin Lives Biography
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Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-303436-0 • $15.00
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Anonymous
THE TIBETAN BOOK OF THE DEAD
Translated by Gyurme Dorje
Edited by Graham Coleman with Thupten Jinpa
Introductory Commentary by
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Deluxe Edition
“The most celebrated and widely read work of
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16 pp. color photos.
Penguin Classics • 592 pp. • 978-0-14-310494-0 • $22.00
Anonymous
THE DHAMMAPADA
Translated with an Introduction by Juan Mascaro
Compiled in the third century BC, these aphorisms illustrate the Buddhist dhamma, or moral system, pointing out the narrow Path of Perfection that leads toward Nirvana.
Penguin Classics • 96 pp. • 978-0-14-044284-7 • $11.00
Ian Baker
THE HEART OF THE WORLD
A Journey to Tibet’s Lost Paradise
Introduction by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
“One of the most extraordinary tales of adventure and discovery ever told...an exploration
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Matsuo Basho
THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP
NORTH and Other Travel Sketches
Translated with an Introduction
by Noboyuki Yuasa
Basho’s haiku are a series of superb pictures in
which whole landscapes and seasons are
evoked by detailed descriptions.
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-044185-7 • $15.00
ON LOVE AND BARLEY: Haiku of Basho
Translated with an Introduction by Lucien Stryk
Penguin Classics • 96 pp. • 978-0-14-044459-9 • $11.00
Stephen Batchelor
LIVING WITH THE DEVIL
A Buddhist Meditation on Good and Evil
Batchelor fuses Western literature—Milton,
Keats, Baudelaire—with Buddhism and the
Judeo-Christian traditions in a poetic exploration of the struggle with the concept of evil.
Riverhead • 240 pp. • 978-1-59448-087-4 • $15.00
BUDDHISM WITHOUT BELIEFS
A Contemporary Guide to Awakening
Riverhead • 144 pp. • 978-1-57322-656-1 • $14.00
VERSES FROM THE CENTER
A Buddhist Vision of the Sublime
“An elegant rendition of the sublime verses of
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Riverhead • 208 pp. • 978-1-57322-876-3 • $15.00
Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman
u THE DUDE AND THE ZEN MASTER
See Religion in Today’s World, page 32
Colleen Morton Busch
u FIRE MONKS: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire
The true story of how five monks saved Tassajara, the oldest Zen Buddhist monastery in the
U.S., from wildfires that blazed across California in 2008. “Not only a gripping narrative of
the 2008 wildfire events, but also how Zen
allows people to meet such colossal crisis with
a focused mind.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-312137-4 • $16.00
Graham Coleman, editor
MEDITATIONS ON LIVING,
DYING, AND LOSS
The Essential Tibetan Book of the Dead
Translated by Gyurme Dorje
Introductory Commentary by
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
A distillation of the acclaimed translation.
“The perfect introduction to The Tibetan Book of
the Dead for Buddhists and non-Buddhists
alike.”—Shambhala Sun Magazine.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-311813-8 • $15.00
Edward Conze, editor
BUDDHIST SCRIPTURES
Now back in print. Dr. Conze’s collection that
concentrates on texts which reflect the essence
of Buddhist teachings—on that which is common rather than that which separates.
Penguin Classics • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-044088-1 • $16.00
Donald S. Lopez, Jr., editor
BUDDHIST SCRIPTURES
A rich gathering of writings from a broad historical and geographical range that encompass
the dharma, or teachings of the Buddha. Contains many texts published in English for the
first time, as well as new translations of some
well-known works.
Penguin Classics • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-044758-3 • $18.00
Gyalwang Drukpa
u EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT
The Essential Guide to Finding
Happiness in the Modern World
One of the most influential Buddhist leaders in
the world presents an engaging and practical
guide to finding happiness, based on ancient
Buddhist teachings reframed for relevancy in
today’s world.
Riverhead • 208 pp. • 978-1-59448-623-4 • $25.95
Damien Echols
u LIFE AFTER DEATH
See Memoir, page 30
Joseph Emet
u BUDDHA’S BOOK OF MEDITATION
Mindfulness Meditation Practices for Health,
Self-Awareness, and Quieter Living
Focuses on the popular practice of mindfulness meditation, a popular form of an ancient
technique for reducing stress, elevating one’s
mental state, and improving the practitioner’s
overall quality of life.
Tarcher • 224 pp. • 978-0-39917-262-5 • $15.95
Available March 2015
Mark Epstein
OPEN TO DESIRE
The Truth About What the Buddha Taught
Gotham • 240 pp. • 978-1-592-40185-7 • $16.00
Tenzin Chogyel
u THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Includes “The Story of Rahula, the Buddha’s
Son,” glossaries of people and places, and
annotations to original Tibetan works, alternate English translations, major scriptural
texts, and Buddhist histories.
u THE TRAUMA OF EVERYDAY LIFE
“Epstein fuses deep scholarship with deep tenderness—in the spirit of the greatest Buddhist
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transit[ing] between the ancient truths of Buddhism and the most contemporary understanding of trauma….A wise and important
book.”—Siddhartha Muhkerjee, author of The
Emperor of All Maladies.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312574-7 • $16.00
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-310720-0 • $16.00
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HIS HOLINESS
THE DALAI LAMA
u BOUNDLESS AS THE SKY
Speeches on Happiness,
Compassion, and Love
Edited by Renuka Singh
The Dalai Lama directs us towards a happy,
healthy, peaceful life as he discusses compassion, peace, nonviolence, secularism, and the
pursuit of a healthy mind and body.
Penguin India • 232 pp. • 978-0-14-34211-60 • $15.00
MANY WAYS TO NIRVANA
Reflections and Advice on Right Living
Edited by Renuka Singh
The Dalai Lama interprets the ancient wisdom
of the Buddha for living in the modern world.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-219637-3 • $15.00
ETHICS FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM
“This book offers help, instruction and inspiration....Its lessons can, just maybe, change your
life.”—The Washington Post.
Riverhead • 256 pp. • 978-1-57322-883-1 • $16.00
THE PATH TO TRANQUILITY
Daily Wisdom
Edited by Renuka Singh
Penguin • 432 pp. • 978-0-14-019612-2 • $16.00
LIVE IN A BETTER WAY
Reflections on Truth, Love, and Happiness
Practical Introduction to Buddhism
by Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche
Compiled and Edited by Renuka Singh
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-219607-6 • $15.00
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
and Howard C. Cutler
u THE ESSENCE OF HAPPINESS
A Guidebook for Living
The essence of the iconic book The Art of Happiness, distilled into a beautiful new format.
Riverhead • 224 pp. • 978-1-59448-789-7 • $19.95
THE ART OF HAPPINESS
A Handbook for Living
10th Anniversary Edition
Through the meeting of Buddhism and psychology, the Dalai Lama shows us how to
defeat day-to-day depression, anxiety, jealousy, or just an ordinary bad mood.
Riverhead • 352 pp. • 978-1-59448-889-4 • $25.95
THE ART OF HAPPINESS AT WORK
The Dalai Lama and psychiatrist Cutler
reunite to explore the ways in which work and
careers can become a meaningful part of our
lives.
Riverhead • 224 pp. • 978-1-59448-054-6 • $15.00
His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Victor Chan
u THE WISDOM OF COMPASSION
Stories of Remarkable Encounters
and Timeless Insights
Offers rare insights into the Dalai Lama’s life
and his efforts to translate compassion into
action through stories of his interactions with
people from all walks of life.
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59463-228-0 • $16.00
THE WISDOM OF FORGIVENESS
Intimate Conversations and Journeys
“Although the book is filled with many intimate experiences and conversations that bring
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and the Dalai Lama.”—Cleveland Plain-Dealer.
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-59448-092-8 • $15.00
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Piero Ferrucci
THE POWER OF KINDNESS
The Unexpected Benefits of
Leading a Compassionate Life
Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Matteo Pistono
u IN THE SHADOW OF THE BUDDHA
Secret Journeys, Sacred Histories, and
Spiritual Discovery in Tibet
Disillusioned by a career in politics, the author
travels to the Himalayas looking for a simpler
way of life—and ends up documenting the
crumbling of Tibet’s rich spiritual past under
Chinese oppression.
Tarcher • 304 pp. • 978-1-58542-588-4 • $13.95
Rinpoche Nawang Gehlek
GOOD LIFE, GOOD DEATH
Tibetan Wisdom on Reincarnation
Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
One of the last reincarnated lamas to be
trained in Tibet gives us hard-won wisdom on
life, death, and what comes after. “Rinpoche
Gaelek is a heartfelt, tender teacher with a vast
analytic mind.”—Allen Ginsberg.
Riverhead • 208 pp. • 978-1-57322-952-4 • $16.00
Thich Nhat Hanh
TAMING THE TIGER WITHIN: Meditations
on Transforming Difficult Emotions
Riverhead • 304 pp. • 978-1-59448-134-5 • $15.00
LIVING BUDDHA, LIVING CHRIST
Introduction by Elaine Pagels
10th Anniversary Edition
Riverhead • 256 pp. • 978-1-59448-239-7 • $16.00
BE STILL AND KNOW
Reflections from Living Buddha, Living Christ
Riverhead • 96 pp. • 978-1-57322-562-5 • $10.00
NO DEATH, NO FEAR:
Comforting Wisdom for Life
Riverhead • 208 pp. • 978-1-57322-333-1 • $16.00
A Spirituality and Health Magazine’s
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ANGER: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
“Offers wisdom and serenity to comfort readers as they work through anger to a place of
‘being peace.’”—Library Journal.
Riverhead • 240 pp. • 978-1-57322-937-1 • $16.00
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Going Home 978-1-57322-830-5
Heinrich Harrer
SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET
The Deluxe Edition
In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of
copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his
adventures as one of the first Europeans ever to
enter Tibet and encounter the Dalai Lama.
Tarcher • 368 pp. • 978-1-58542-743-7 • $14.95
Tsangnyön Heruka
THE LIFE OF MILAREPA
Translated by Andrew Quintman
Introduction by Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
A new translation of the classic biography of
the most renowned saint in Tibetan Buddhist
history.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-310622-7 • $17.00
Translated by Lobsang P. Lhalungpa
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-019350-3 • $16.00
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Kenkō and Chōmei
u ESSAYS IN IDLENESS and HŌJŌKI
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Meredith McKinney
Two tracts on life’s fleeting pleasures by Buddhist monks from medieval Japan are now
available in a new translation with an introduction that explores the spiritual and historical background of the works.
Penguin Classics • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-119210-9 • $16.00
Jack Kerouac
WAKE UP: A Life of the Buddha
See Religion & Philosophy in Literature, page 28
Kay Larson
u WHERE THE HEART BEATS
John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and
the Inner Life of Artists
See Philosophy & Art, page 24
Peter Matthiessen
THE SNOW LEOPARD
Introduction by Pico Iyer
In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist
George Schaller traveled into the remote
mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan
blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and
beautiful snow leopard. As the climb proceeds,
Matthiessen charts his inner path as well as his
outer one, with a deepening Buddhist understanding. “A magical book, a kind of lunar
paradigm and map of the sacred.”—Jim Harrison, The Nation.
Penguin Classics • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-310551-0 • $17.00
Rimpoche Sakyong Mipham
TURNING THE MIND INTO AN ALLY
“In language totally fresh and jargon-free,
Mipham distills the wisdom of many centuries.”—Peter Conradi, author of Iris Murdoch.
Riverhead • 256 pp. • 978-1-57322-345-4 • $16.00
Walter Henry Nelson
BUDDHA
His Life and Teaching
Historical scholar Nelson explores ancient legends surrounding Buddhism’s founder in this
accessible introduction.
Tarcher • 208 pp. • 978-1-58542-664-5 • $13.95
Bich Minh Nguyen
STEALING BUDDHA’S
DINNER: A Memoir
“Her story is at once personal and broad,
about one Vietnamese refugee navigating U.S.
culture as well as an exploration of identity.”—
Los Angeles Times.
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-311303-4 • $15.00
PEN/Jerard Award winner
Audiobook available
Matthew Polly
u TAPPED OUT
Rear Naked Chokes, the Octagon,
and the Last Emperor: An Odyssey
in Mixed Martial Arts
Polly, who traveled to the Shaolin Temple in
China and spent two years training with the
monks who had invented the ancient art of
kung fu, chronicles his grueling yet redeeming
journey to become a mixed martial arts master.
Gotham • 304 pp. • 978-1-592-40619-7 • $16.00
Tsering Shakya
THE DRAGON IN THE LAND OF SNOWS
A History of Modern Tibet since 1947
A groundbreaking history of modern Tibet
that shatters the popular conception of the
country as an isolated Shangri-la unaffected by
broader international developments.
Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-019615-3 • $20.00
Renuka Singh
u BECOMING BUDDHA
Wisdom Culture for a Meaningful Life
Compiles the invaluable teachings of contemporary Buddhist teachers in the form of easyto-follow dialogues and anecdotes.
Penguin India • 208 pp. • 978-0-670-08537-8 • $20.00
Robert A. F. Thurman
INNER REVOLUTION
“Part spiritual memoir, part philosophical treatise and part religious history, Thurman’s book
is a passionate declaration of the possibilities
of renewing the world.”—Publishers Weekly
(starred review).
Riverhead • 336 pp. • 978-1-57322-719-3 • $16.00
Also available: Infinite Life 978-1-59448-069-0
Angel Kyodo Williams
BEING BLACK
Zen and the Art of Living
with Fearlessness and Grace
“There is nothing quite like this lean, honest,
courageous presentation of the Dharma. In
writing Being Black, Angel Kyodo Williams has
committed an act of Love.”—Alice Walker.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-019630-6 • $16.00
Diana Winston
WIDE AWAKE
Buddhism for the New Generation
The fundamentals of Buddhism—with a fresh
approach for today’s teenage reader.
Perigee • 304 pp. • 978-0-399-52897-2 • $16.00
Jamie Zeppa
BEYOND THE SKY AND THE EARTH
A Journey into Bhutan
“A memoir of conversion, a testament of newfound faith.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Riverhead • 320 pp. • 978-1-57322-815-2 • $16.00
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Layla al-Zubaidi, Matthew Cassel,
and Nemonie Craven Roderick, editors
u DIARIES OF AN UNFINISHED
REVOLUTION
Voices from Tunis to Damascus
Translated by Robin Moger and Georgina Collins
Introduction by Samar Yazbek
Preface by the editors
An award–winning collection of personal testimony from participants in the Arab Spring.
These profoundly moving firsthand accounts
span the region from Tunisia to Syria and
include contributors ranging from student
activists to seasoned journalists.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-312515-0 • $17.00
u THE KORAN
Revised Edition
Translated with an Introduction
and a Chronology by N. J. Dawood
Dawood’s masterly translation presents a
clear, fluent, and authoritative rendering,
while reflecting the rhythm of the original.
Includes updated scholarship, an introduction,
a chronology, and an exhaustive index.
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-139383-4 • $15.00
Available April 2015
Translated with an Introduction by N. J. Dawood
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-044920-4 • $13.00
u With Parallel Arabic Text
Revised Edition
Translated with an Introduction
and a Chronology by N. J. Dawood
This fully revised, parallel text edition features
Arabic text prepared in the customary calligraphic style.
Penguin Classics • 640 pp. • 978-0-14-139384-1 • $27.00
Available April 2015
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by N. J. Dawood
Penguin Classics • 640 pp. • 978-0-14-044542-8 • $25.00
THE QUR’AN
Translated with an Introduction by Tarif Khalidi
Khalidi provides a fresh English translation
that retains the structure and rhythms of the
original Arabic. “Eloquent and eminently
readable....Much closer to the way the first
Muslims experienced the Qur ’an.”—Reza
Aslan, author of No god but God.
Penguin Classics • 560 pp. • 978-0-14-310588-6 • $21.00
Mir Amman
A TALE OF FOUR DERVISHES
Translated with an Introduction by Mohammed Zakir
In this spellbinding Urdu epic, four dervishes
visit a despondent Turkish king and share
their tales of lost love, bringing to life a magical Indo-Muslim world. Glossary.
Penguin Classics • 176 pp. • 978-0-14-045518-2 • $13.00
Farid al-Din Attar
THE CONFERENCE OF BIRDS
Translated by Afkham Darbandi and Dick Davis
Introduction by Dick Davis
“[This] unabridged translation, which recasts
the text into a poetic English form, is of great
value for historians of religion and comparative literature specialists.”—Richard C. Martin.
Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-044434-6 • $15.00
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Neil Douglas-Klotz
THE SUFI BOOK OF LIFE: 99 Pathways of
the Heart for the Modern Dervish
Connects each quality with contemporary concerns such as love, work, and success, as well
as timeless wisdom from Sufi masters, both
ancient and modern, such as Rumi, Hafiz,
Shabistari, Rabia, Inayat Khan, Indries Shah,
Irina Tweedie, Bawa Muhaiyadden, and others.
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-219635-9 • $17.00
Yahiya (John) Emerick
MUHAMMAD
Critical Lives
Alpha • 336 pp. • 978-0-02864-371-7 • $16.95
THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S
GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
Second Edition
See Reference, page 55
Abolqasem Ferdowsi
ROSTAM
Tales of Love and War from the Shahnameh
Translated with an Introduction by Dick Davis
The selected adventures of Persia’s Hercules,
from Iran’s great national epic. “An exquisite
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SHAHNAMEH: The Persian Book of Kings
Translated by Dick Davis
Foreword by Azar Nafisi
Deluxe Edition
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THE CROSS AND THE CRESCENT
Christianity and Islam from
Muhammad to the Reformation
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Hafiz
I HEARD GOD LAUGHING
Poems of Hope and Joy
Renderings of Hafiz by Daniel Ladinsky
Translated by Daniel Ladinsky
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The Story of Muhammad
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THE ISLAMIST
Why I Became an Islamic Fundamentalist,
What I Saw Inside, and Why I Left
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Usama ibn Munqidh
THE BOOK OF CONTEMPLATION
Islam and the Crusades
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Paul M. Cobb
Also including extracts from The Book of the
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Thomas W. Lippman
UNDERSTANDING ISLAM
An Introduction to the Muslim World
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Azim Nanji
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF ISLAM
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Moosa Raza
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The Bhagavad Gita and the Quran
Through Sufi Eyes
In a free-flowing narrative, Raza, a devout
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discovery of common threads linking the
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the oneness of faith.
Penguin India • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-341783-5 • $16.00
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ANCIENT IRAQ
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SPIRITUAL VERSES
Translated and Edited with an
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beauty of this Persian Sufi masterpiece.
HINDUISM
Penguin Classics • 590 pp. • 978-0-14-044749-1 • $14.00
THE UPANISHADS
Translated by Juan Mascaró
Penguin Classics • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-044791-0 • $17.00
RUMI: In the Arms of the Beloved
Translated by Jonathan Star
A treasury of translations of poems by the
13th-century poet. “This book is a gift, an
experience of the divine.”—Joan Borysenko.
Penguin Classics • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-044163-5 • $12.00
THE UPANISHADS: Breath of the Eternal
Translated and Selected by Swami Prabhavananda
and Frederick Manchester
Signet Classics • 160 pp. • 978-0-451-52848-3 • $6.95
Tarcher • 240 pp. • 978-1-58542-693-5 • $10.00
THE GLANCE: Songs of Soul-Meeting
Translated by Coleman Barks
“Some of the most beautiful love lyrics ever
spoken. Barks’s translations are justly famous
for their bell-like clarity and sharp simplicity.”—Booklist.
HINDU MYTHS
A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit
Translated by Wendy Doniger
Seventy-five seminal myths.
Penguin Classics • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-044990-7 • $17.00
Penguin • 128 pp. • 978-0-14-100231-6 • $15.00
Idries Shah
THE PLEASANTRIES OF THE
INCREDIBLE MULLAH NASRUDIN
Illustrated by deCain
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-019357-2 • $16.00
TALES OF THE DERVISHES
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-019358-9 • $16.00
THE WAY OF THE SUFI
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-019252-0 • $17.00
LEARNING HOW TO LEARN
Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way
Introduction by Doris Lessing
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-019513-2 • $17.00
Anonymous
MAHABHARATA
Translated and Abridged with
an Introduction by John D. Smith
This Sanskrit saga depicts a conflict between two
branches of a royal family whose feud culminates in a titanic eighteen-day battle, and
explores such timeless Hindu subjects as dharma
(duty), artha (purpose), and kama (pleasure).
Penguin Classics • 912 pp. • 978-0-14-044681-4 • $20.00
THE RAMAYANA
A Shortened Modern Prose Version
of the Indian Epic
Translated by R. K. Narayan
Introduction by Pankaj Mishra
Narayan employs the skills of a master novelist to bring this luminous saga to new generations of readers.
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-303967-9 • $15.00
Translated by Bulbul Sharma
Penguin India • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-333031-8 • $8.00
Peter Sís
u THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS
Caldecott Honor-winning children’s book
author and illustrator Sís creates his first book
for adults: an adaptation of the classic 12thcentury Sufi epic poem. “A dream world for
grown-ups….Gorgeously illustrated.”—NPR.
Penguin • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-312424-5 • $18.00
Adrian Tinniswood
PIRATES OF BARBARY
See Christianity, page 42
Various
ISLAMIC MYSTICAL POETRY
Sufi Verse from the Early Mystics to Rumi
Selected with an Introduction
and Notes by Mahmood Jamal
Includes an introduction, chronology, glossary,
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Penguin Classics • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-042473-7 • $18.00
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THE UPANIS.ADS
Newly Translated and Edited with
an Introduction by Valerie J. Roebuck
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RAMA THE STEADFAST
– ma
– yana
An Early Form of the Ra
Newly Translated by John Brockington
and Mary Brockington
This early form of the Ramayana—in which the
young prince Rama searches for his abducted
wife—has been central to Indian cultural life for
centuries. This version returns to the core story
in its earliest written form, revealing a taut,
vibrant, skillfully constructed heroic romance.
Penguin Classics • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-044744-6 • $15.00
THE BHAGAVAD GITA
Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Laurie L. Patton
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-044790-3 • $14.00
THE BHAGAVAD GITA
Translated by Juan Mascaró
Introduction by Simon Brodbeck
The eighteen chapters of The Bhagavad Gita (c.
500 bc) encompass the whole spiritual struggle
of a human soul. Its three central themes—love,
light, and life—arise from the symphonic vision
of God in all things and of all things in God.
Penguin Classics • 160 pp. • 978-0-14-044918-1 • $11.00
BHAGAVAD-GITA: The Song of God
Translated by Swami Prabhavananda
and Christopher Isherwood
Introduction by Aldous Huxley
THE RIG VEDA
An Anthology of 108 Hymns
Edited and Translated with an Introduction
and Notes by Wendy Doniger
108 of the Sanskrit hymns constituting the earliest of the Hindu religious scriptures. Updated bibliography, index, notes on each hymn.
Penguin Classics • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-044989-1 • $16.00
Anonymous
THE LAWS OF MANU
Translated by Wendy Doniger
Introduction by Brian K. Smith
Written by Brahmin hands from 200 BC to AD
200, this spiritual guide draws on jurisprudence, philosophy, and religion to create a
model on which to base morality.
Penguin Classics • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-044540-4 • $17.00
SPEAKING OF SIVA
Translated by A. K. Ramanujian
A collection of vacanas (free-verse lyrics) centering on the Hindu god Siva, written by four
saints of the great bhakti protest movement of
tenth century AD: Basvanna, Devara Dasimayya, Mahaadeviyakka, and Allama Prabhu.
Penguin Classics • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-044270-0 • $15.00
Anonymous
KRISHNA
The Beautiful Legend of God
(Srimad Bhagavata Purana Book X)
Edited and Newly Translated by Edwin F. Bryant
This volume contains the tenth and most
significant book in the popular Indian epic Srimad Bhagavata Purana, which is the principle
source for the story of Krishna. Glossary, pronunciation guide, bibliography.
Penguin Classics • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-044799-6 • $18.00
Gurcharan Das
THE DIFFICULTY OF BEING GOOD
On the Subtle Art of Dharma
In his new book, Gurcharan Das looks to the
Mahabharata—whose characters and situations repeatedly focus on the elusive notion of
dharma—to inform a doctrine of dharma that
we can apply to life.
Penguin India • 488 pp. • 978-0-670-08349-7 • $25.00
Vinay Dharwadker
KABIR: The Weaver’s Songs
Penguin Global • 332 pp. • 978-0-14-302968-7 • $7.99
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THE LITTLE BOOK OF HINDU DEITIES
From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow
A Pixar animator brings to life Hinduism’s
most important gods and goddesses in fun,
full-color illustrations, each accompanied by a
short, lively profile.
Plume • 144 pp. • 978-0-452-28775-4 • $16.00
NATIVE AMERICAN
Tom Brown
GRANDFATHER
A Native American’s Lifelong Search
for Truth and Harmony with Nature
Berkley • 208 pp. • 978-0-425-18174-4 • $15.00
Also available: The Search 978-0-425-18181-2
Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz, editors
AMERICAN INDIAN TRICKSTER TALES
Includes more than one hundred stories from
sixty tribes, illustrated with lively and evocative drawings.
Wendy Doniger
THE HINDUS
An Alternative History
One of the foremost scholars of Hinduism in
the world shows how Hinduism’s idiosyncratic qualities—the fluidity of its texts and central
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conversation among a wide range of scholars.”—Homi k. Bhabha, Harvard University.
Penguin • 800 pp. • 978-0-14-311669-1 • $25.00
Mohandas K. Gandhi
THE PENGUIN GANDHI READER
Edited by Rudrangshu Mukherjee
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-023686-6 • $16.00
Namita Gokhale
u THE BOOK OF SHIVA
Probes the legend of the Supreme Ascetic and
Lord of the Universe, who holds within him the
answers to some of man’s greatest dilemmas.
Penguin India • 132 pp. • 978-0-14-341989-1 • $9.99
Royina Grewal
u BOOK OF GANESHA
Relates the many stories of Ganesha, exploring
their significance and how they reflect the
times and cultures of their origin.
Penguin India • 146 pp. • 978-0-14-341988-4 • $9.99
Linda Johnsen
THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S
GUIDE TO HINDUISM
See Reference, page 55
Nanditha Krishna
u BOOK OF VISHNU
Beginning with an investigation of the possible
non-Vedic, Dravidian origins of Vishnu, art
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aspects and attributes, and his avatars and
incarnations.
Penguin India • 148 pp. • 978-0-14-341995-2 • $9.99
Sri Ramana Maharshi
BE AS YOU ARE
The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-019062-5 • $17.00
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-027771-5 • $16.00
Susan Hazen-Hammond
SPIDER WOMAN’S WEB: Traditional Native
American Tales about Women’s Power
Perigee • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-52546-9 • $15.00
Devdutt Pattanaik
u JAYA
An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata
This elegant volume reveals the eternal relevance of the Mahabharata, the meditation on
the human condition that has shaped Indian
thought for over 3,000 years.
Penguin India • 372 pp. • 978-0-14-310425-4 • $18.00
u SITA
An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana
Mythologist and illustrator Pattaanik retells
the Ramayana, drawing attention to the many
oral, visual, and written retellings of the text
throughout history.
Penguin India • 328 pp. • 978-0-14-306432-9 • $20.00
Moosa Raza
u IN SEARCH OF ONENESS
The Bhagavad Gita and The Quran
Through Sufi Eyes
See Islam, page 46
Tara Sethia and Anjana Narayan, editors
u THE LIVING GANDHI
Lessons for Our Times
Presents unique insights from leading international scholars, activists, educators, and
thought leaders on the contemporary relevance of Gandhi’s ideas and actions.
Penguin India • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-306804-4 • $15.00
Vatsyayana
u KAMA SUTRA
Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Translated by A. N. D. Haksar
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Penguin Classics • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-310659-3 • $15.00
THE KAMA SUTRA OF VATSAYANA
The Classic Hindu Treatise
on Love and Social Conduct
Translated by Sir Richard F. Burton
Foreword by Santha Rama Rau
Introduction by John W. Spellman
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-019360-2 • $16.00
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SPIRITS OF THE EARTH
A Guide to Native American Nature
Symbols, Stories, and Ceremonies
Plume • 224 pp. • 978-0-452-27650-5 • $20.00
Thomas E. Mails
THE HOPI SURVIVAL KIT
The Prophecies, Instructions and
Warnings Revealed by the Last Elders
A centuries-old spiritual guide to prophecies
and practices from the Hopi tradition.
Penguin • 400 pp. • 978-0-14-019545-3 • $15.00
Joseph M. Marshall III
THE JOURNEY OF CRAZY HORSE
A Lakota History
“Marshall’s gloriously poetic and sweeping
chronicle ushers in a new genre of American
history.”—Peter Nabokov. “A highly readable,
as-accurate-as-the-record-allows study of the
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chief.”—Booklist.
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-303621-0 • $16.00
THE DAY THE WORLD ENDED
AT LITTLE BIGHORN
A Lakota History
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Lakota and the white settlers, which came to
climax in 1876.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-311369-0 • $15.00
THE LAKOTA WAY
Stories and Lessons for Living
“Captures the beliefs, values and wisdom that
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Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-303881-8 • $17.00
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AFRICAN MYTHS OF ORIGIN
Introduction by the author
This ranging collection of traditional African
myths offers a kaleidoscopic picture of the rich
cultures of the African continent, from small
hunting bands to great empires.
Penguin Classics • 544 pp. • 978-0-14-044945-7 • $17.00
NATIVE AMERICAN TESTIMONY
A Chronicle of Indian-White Relations
from Prophecy to the Present, 1942-2000
Foreword by Deloria Vina, Jr.
A history of Native American and white relations as told through Indian voices. “A strong
and moving reminder of a lost dimension in
American history.”—Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Penguin • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-028159-0 • $20.00
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AMERICAN INDIAN STORIES,
LEGENDS, and Other Writings
Edited with an Introduction by
Cathy N. Davidson and Ada Norris
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u HOLDING OUR WORLD TOGETHER
Ojibwe Women and the
Survival of Community
Introduction by Colin Calloway
A powerful tribute to the Ojibwe women of
Lake Superior and the Mississippi River, such
as Madeleine Cadotte and Gertrude Buckanaga, who shaped and sustained their communities from the days of early trade with Europeans through the reservation and beyond.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312159-6 • $15.00
ANCIENT RELIGION
& MYTHOLOGY
Caroline Alexander
THE WAR THAT KILLED ACHILLES
See Philosophy & Religion in Literature, page 25
Jeffrey Ostler
THE LAKOTAS AND THE BLACK HILLS
The Struggle for Sacred Ground
The story of the Lakota Sioux’s loss of their
spiritual homelands and their remarkable legal
battle to regain it.
Anonymous
THE CLASSIC OF MOUNTAIN AND SEAS
Translated by Anne Birrell
A major source of Chinese mythology (3rd
century BC to 2nd century AD).
Timothy R. Pauketat
CAHOKIA
Ancient America’s Great
City on the Mississippi
“A compellingly argued and highly engaging
account of a lost civilization in America’s own
backyard.”—Chicago Tribune.
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THE FOREST OF THIEVES
AND THE MAGIC GARDEN
An Anthology of Medieval Jain Stories
Selected, Translated, and with an
Introduction by Phyllis Granoff
A new translation from the Sanskrit revives
the tales of asceticism, wickedness, and virtue
from one of India’s great religious traditions.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-311920-3 • $15.00
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-311747-6 • $15.00
Colin G. Calloway
THE SHAWNEES AND
THE WAR FOR AMERICA
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-311391-1 • $14.00
Theda Perdue and Michael D. Green
THE CHEROKEE NATION
AND THE TRAIL OF TEARS
Penguin • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-311367-6 • $15.00
N. Bruce Duthu
AMERICAN INDIANS AND THE LAW
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311478-9 • $17.0
Timothy J. Shannon
IROQUOIS DIPLOMACY ON THE EARLY
AMERICAN FRONTIER
Penguin • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-311529-8 • $15.00
Penguin Classics • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-044719-4 • $19.00
Penguin Classics • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-045523-6 • $16.00
Anonymous
POEMS OF HEAVEN AND HELL
FROM ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA
Translated with an Introduction by N. K. Sandars
Five poems from the height of Babylonian civilization in the second millennium BC, with
individual introductions and notes.
CONTENTS: The Babylonian Creation; The Sumerian
Underworld; Inanna’s Journey to Hell; Adapa: the Man; A
Prayer to the Gods of Night.
Penguin Classics • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-044249-6 • $14.00
Anne Baring and Jules Cashford
THE MYTH OF THE GODDESS
Evolution of an Image
Foreword by Laurens Van Der Post
“An indispensable source work for anyone
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u BULFINCH’S MYTHOLOGY
The Classic Introduction to Myth and
Legend—Complete and Unabridged
A portable, complete and unabridged collection of all three volumes—the only such edition of this anthology available.
Tarcher • 752 pp. • 978-0-39916-922-9 • $19.95
MYTHS OF GREECE AND ROME
Introduction by Joseph Campbell
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-005643-3 • $35.00
Joseph Campbell
CREATIVE MYTHOLOGY
The whole inner story of modern culture,
spanning our entire philosophical, spiritual,
and artistic history since the Middle Ages.
Illustrated.
Penguin • 752 pp. • 978-0-14-019440-1 • $22.00
OCCIDENTAL MYTHOLOGY
A systematic comparison of the themes that
underlie the art, worship, and literature of the
Western world. Illustrated.
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-019441-8 • $21.00
ORIENTAL MYTHOLOGY
Exploration of Eastern mythology as it developed into the distinctive religions of Egypt,
India, China, and Japan. Illustrated.
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-019442-5 • $21.00
PRIMITIVE MYTHOLOGY
The primitive roots of the mythology of the
world are examined in light of the most recent
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Penguin • 528 pp. • 978-0-14-019443-2 • $21.00
MYTHS TO LIVE BY
Foreword by Johnson E. Fairchild
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Marcus Tullius Cicero
THE NATURE OF THE GODS
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Na-ra-yana
HITOPADEŚA
Newly Translated with an
Introduction by A. N. D. Haksar
An anthology of folk wisdom that offers
humorous and profound reflections on human
lives and loves. Notes.
Rosalie David
RELIGION AND MAGIC
IN ANCIENT EGYPT
The first complete historical overview of the
beliefs of ancient Egypt—a world of oracles
and seers, temples, and death rituals.
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-026252-0 • $17.00
Penguin Classics • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-045522-9 • $17.00
H. R. Ellis Davidson
GODS AND MYTHS
OF NORTHERN EUROPE
A guide to Scandinavian mythology in the age
of the Vikings.
W. H. D. Rouse
GODS, HEROES, AND MEN
OF ANCIENT GREECE
Mythology’s Great Tales of Valor and Romance
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-013627-2 • $16.00
Alexander Eliot and Joseph Campbell
THE UNIVERSAL MYTHS
Heroes, Gods, Tricksters, and Others
Contribution by Mircea Eliade
Plume • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-01027-7 • $16.00
James Frazer
THE GOLDEN BOUGH
Abridged Edition
Edited with an Introduction by George W. Stocking
A monumental study of comparative magic,
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rites and rituals, totems and taboos from
ancient European civilizations and primitive
cultures throughout the world.
Penguin Classics • 944 pp. • 978-0-14-018931-5 • $18.00
Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy
THE HERMETICA
The Lost Wisdom of the Pharaohs
An introduction to the intersection of the
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the first easily accessible translation of the esoteric writings attributed to the legendary sagegod Hermes Trismegistus—a combination of
the Egyptian Thoth and the Greek Hermes.
Tarcher • 192 pp. • 978-1-58542-692-8 • $10.00
Jeffrey Gantz, Translator
EARLY IRISH MYTHS AND SAGAS
Penguin Classics • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-044397-4 • $16.00
Norma Lorre Goodrich
THE MEDIEVAL MYTHS
Plume • 304 pp. • 978-0-452-01128-1 • $18.00
Michael Grant
MYTHS OF THE GREEKS AND ROMANS
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NAL • 192 pp. • 978-0-451-52790-5 • $14.00
Robert Graves
uTHE GREEK MYTHS
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Graves draws on ancient literature, weaves
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
Penguin Classics • 832 pp. • 978-0-14-310671-5 • $25.00
Pierre Grimal
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY
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Snorri Sturluson
THE PROSE EDDA
Tales from Norse Mythology
Tranlsated with an Introduction
and Notes by Jesse Byock
Captures the psychological complexity of the
Old Icelandic original, the source of what we
know of Norse mythology.
Penguin Classics • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-044755-2 • $17.00
Penguin • 480 pp. • 978-0-14-051235-9 • $20.00
Jorge Guillermo
u SIBYLS
Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World
Guillermo tracks the story of Sibyls through
polytheism in Greece and Rome, paganism,
and into the seemingly disparate tenets of
Christianity.
Overlook • 240 pp. • 978-1-46830-684-2 • $26.95
Nancy Hathaway
THE FRIENDLY GUIDE TO MYTHOLOGY
A Mortal’s Companion to the Fantastical Realm
of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Heroes
Focuses on Greek and Roman mythology, but
includes myths from Africa, Asia, Australia,
northern Europe, and the Americas.
Penguin • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-024087-0 • $20.00
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THE PANĆATANTRA
Translated with an Introduction by Chandra Rajan
Oral fables first recorded 1,500 years ago that
have influenced such work as The Canterbury
Tales and Arabian Nights. Notes.
James MacKillop
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE CELTS
Penguin Global • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-101794-5 • $17.00
Richard Martin
MYTHS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS
NAL • 368 pp. • 978-0-451-20685-5 • $15.00
Jenny March
THE PENGUIN BOOK
OF CLASSICAL MYTHS
Renowned classics scholar Jenny March presents a dazzling reinterpretation of time-honored myths, providing the origins, development, and interpretation of each.
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Ann Wroe
u ORPHEUS
The Song of Life
This captivating history of the figure of
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Overlook • 256 pp. • 978-1-46830-826-6 • $16.95
Anonymous
THE EGYPTIAN BOOK OF THE DEAD
Translated by E.A. Wallis Budge
Edited with an Introduction by John Romer
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THE SORCERER’S CROSSING
A Woman’s Journey
Foreword by Carlos Castaneda
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Amir D. Aczel
THE JESUIT AND THE SKULL
Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution,
and the Search for Peking Man
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Margot Adler
DRAWING DOWN THE MOON
Witches, Druids, Goddess-worshippers
and Other Pagans in America Today
Revised and Expanded Edition
“Given the lurid connotations Neo-Paganism
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u WHISPERERS
The Secret History of the Spirit World
“A scintillating account of meetings with spirits through history….It chronicles early
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Booth, author of The Secret History of the World.
China Galland
LONGING FOR DARKNESS
Tara and the Black Madonna
Explores the author’s journey from New Mexico through Nepal, India, Switzerland, France,
the former Yugoslavia, and Poland—places
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of the Tibetan tradition, and the Black Madonna
are venerated today. “The heartfelt account of a
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u THE PENGUIN BOOK OF WITCHES
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u INSTANT CITY
Life and Death in Karachi
From the host of NPR’s Morning Edition comes
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Florinda Donner-Grau
THE WITCH’S DREAM
A Healer’s Way of Knowledge
Foreword by Carlos Castaneda
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SHAMANS THROUGH TIME
Tricksters, Healers, and Sorcerers
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Tarcher • 336 pp. • 978-1-58542-362-0 • $16.95
Charles Panati
SACRED ORIGINS
OF PROFOUND THINGS
The Stories Behind the Rites
and Rituals of the World’s Religions
Penguin • 608 pp. • 978-0-14-019533-0 • $20.00
Mark J. Plotkin
TALES OF A SHAMAN’S APPRENTICE
An Ethnobotanist Searches for New
Medicines in the Rain Forest
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Bruce Chatwin
u THE SONGLINES
Introduction by Rory Stewart
The story of Chatwin’s search in the Australian
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Daniel C. Dennett
BREAKING THE SPELL
Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
Ranging through biology, history, and psychology, Dennett charts religion’s evolution from
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“Ambitious...an accessible account of…the natural history of religion.”—The New Yorker.
Penguin South Africa • 276 pp. • 978-0-14-353066-4 • $22.00
Martin Prechtel
SECRETS OF THE TALKING JAGUAR
Memoirs from the Living
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and colors of Santiago Atitlan, a Tzutujil
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Paul J. Myburgh
u THE BUSHMAN WINTER HAS COME
The True Story of the Last /Gwikwe
Bushmen on the Great Sand Face
After spending seven years with a group of
/Gwikwe Bushmen in the Kalahari Desert, the
author recounts their exodus from a traditional
way of life as they head for the modern
world—and cultural oblivion.
Claude Levi-Strauss
u TRISTES TROPIQUES
Translated by John Weightman
and Doreen Weightman
Introduction by Patrick Wilcken
“A magical masterpiece of anthropology, of literature, of human thought.”—Robert Ardrey.
“The rarest of artifacts: a book that manages to
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Penguin Classics • 448 pp. • 978-0-14-310625-8 • $20.00
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THE MAGUS OF STROVOLOS
The Extraordinary World of a Spiritual Healer
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u A SANGOMA’S STORY
The Calling of Elliot Ndlovu
Reeder captures the life a traditional healer, or
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divination, and counseling in traditional Nguni societies in South Africa.
Penguin South Africa • 232 pp. • 978-0-14-302616-7 • $26.95
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RAVEN
The Untold Story of the Rev. Jim Jones
and His People
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Richard Smoley
u SUPERNATURAL
Writings on an Unknown History
In this concise anthology, religious thinker
Smoley reconsiders the role of the supernatural in history and our current world. “Smoley…is adept at unknotting the paradoxes of
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RITUAL: Power, Healing, and Community
“The greatest and most detailed book about
ritual that I have ever read.”—Robert Bly.
Penguin • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-019558-3 • $14.00
OF WATER AND THE SPIRIT
Ritual, Magic and Initiation
in the Life of an African Shaman
“A vision that encompasses two worlds and
weaves the lessons of both into a fine tapestry.”—Clarissa Pinkola Éstes.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-019496-8 • $17.00
THE HEALING WISDOM OF AFRICA
Finding Life Purpose through
Nature, Ritual, and Community
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u NAPLES DECLARED
A Walk Around the Bay
A lively, concise tour of three thousand years
of Naples’ history, from the catacombs of San
Gennaro to the paintings of Caravaggio to the
ruins of Pompeii in nearby Campania.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312346-0 • $17.00
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u RELIGION AND THE DECLINE OF MAGIC
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of the Protestant Reformation and ends with
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began to challenge older systems of beliefs.
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Geza Vermes
u THE COMPLETE DEAD SEA
SCROLLS IN ENGLISH
Revised, Seventh Edition
See Bible Studies, page 37
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THE FAITH INSTINCT
How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures
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u THE PATH OF THE DREAMHEALER
The Quantum World of Energy Healing
The young, gifted distant-energy healer shares
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James Allen
AS A MAN THINKETH
Allen’s words have helped thousands for more
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humanity.
Tarcher • 80 pp. • 978-1-58542-564-8 • $7.95
Lauren Artress
WALKING A SACRED PATH
Rediscovering the Labyrinth
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Sri Madhava Ashish
u AN OPEN WINDOW
Dream as Everyman’s Guide to the Spirit
Assails the conventional understanding of
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dreams as a source of spiritual guidance.
Penguin India • 134 pp. • 978-0-14-310023-2 • $12.00
H. P. Blavatsky
THE SECRET DOCTRINE
Abridged and Annotated by Michael Gomes
Madame Blavatsky’s Victorian-era masterpiece
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Tarcher • 288 pp. • 978-1-58542-708-6 • $17.95
David Cooper
GOD IS A VERB
Kabbalah and the Practice
of Mystical Spirituality
Stephanie Dowrick
u SEEKING THE SACRED
Transforming Our View of
Ourselves and One Another
A compelling look at how we can transform
the world by understanding life as sacred.
Dowrick goes beyond cultural divisions and
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Tarcher • 384 pp. • 978-1-58542-866-3 • $26.95
Gangaji
u HIDDEN TREASURE
Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story
The great spiritual teacher tells her life story to
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Tarcher • 224 pp. • 978-0-399-16053-0 • $15.95
Daniel Goleman
THE MEDITATIVE MIND
The Varieties of Meditative Experience
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u COMFORT
An Atlas for the Body and Soul
In this thought-provoking examination of the
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feel at one with the world we inhabit.
Riverhead • 304 pp. • 978-1-59448-548-0 • $16.00
Robert H. Hopcke
THERE ARE NO ACCIDENTS
Synchronicity and the Stories of Our Lives
“Illustrates how religion and Jungian psychology intersect.”—Library Journal.
Riverhead • 272 pp. • 978-1-57322-681-3 • $16.00
Sue Monk Kidd
FIRSTLIGHT
The Early Inspirational Writings
The author of The Secret Life of Bees offers
“thoughtful, moving, often luminous meditations on faith, family, death, and love; on compassion, solitude, and grace.”—Booklist.
Penguin • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-311232-7 • $15.00
Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor
TRAVELING WITH POMEGRANATES
A Mother and Daughter Journey to the
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A travelogue, spiritual memoir, and mythic
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from the author of The Secret Life of Bees and
her daughter.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311797-1 • $15.00
Heather King
REDEEMED
Stumbling Toward God, Sanity, and the
Peace That Passes All Understanding
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Gary Lachman
u MADAME BLAVATSKY
The Mother of Modern Spirituality
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the occult-mystic Helena Petrovna Blavatsky,
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Tarcher • 352 pp. • 978-1-585-42863-2 • $16.95
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Tarcher • 336 pp. • 978-0-87477-798-7 • $16.95
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u CLAUDE LÉVI-STRAUSS
The Father of Modern Anthropology
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THE SELF-AWARE UNIVERSE
How Consciousness Creates
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GRACE (EVENTUALLY)
Thoughts on Faith
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PLAN B: Further Thoughts on Faith
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u MIRACLES
What They Are, Why They Happen, and
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Sharing a wide range of real stories, the author
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Dutton • 336 pp. • 978-0-525-95442-2 • $27.95
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Stephen Mitchell
THE SECOND BOOK OF THE TAO
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LOST CHRISTIANITY
A Journey of Rediscovery
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ACEDIA AND ME
A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer’s Life
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Mary Pipher
SEEKING PEACE
Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World
After the surprise success of Reviving Ophelia,
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FAITH
Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience
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u AFTER THIS
When Life Is Over, Where Do We Go?
Drawing on her expertise as a psychotherapist,
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the end of life.
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u APPRENTICED TO SPIRIT
The Education of a Soul
“A masterpiece of contemporary spiritual literature [that] provides readers with a serious,
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Kevin Nelson
u THE SPIRITUAL DOORWAY IN THE BRAIN
A Neurologist’s Search for the God Experience
The leading neurologist on out-of-body and
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Neale Donald Walsch
u WHAT GOD SAID
The 25 Core Messages of Conversations
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Roger Teel
u THIS LIFE IS JOY
Discovering the Spiritual Laws to Live More
Powerfully, Lovingly, and Happily
A simple, fun instruction manual for living a
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Tarcher • 352 pp. • 978-0-39916-587-0 • $25.95
Eckhart Tolle
A NEW EARTH
Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose
Tolle describes in detail how our current egobased state of consciousness operates, and
how to move into a new approach to living.
Philip Zaleski, editor
u THE BEST SPIRITUAL WRITING 2013
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REFERENCE
Hans Biedermann
DICTIONARY OF SYMBOLISM
Cultural Icons and the Meanings Behind Them
Translated by James Hulbert
Plume • 480 pp. • 978-0-452-01118-2 • $30.00
Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY
OF SYMBOLS
Translated by John Buchanan-Brown
Provides a rich inventory of symbols from the
ancient world, India, China, Japan, and the
West as well as drawing together folkloric, literary, and artistic sources. Line drawings,
tables, photographs.
Penguin • 1184 pp. • 978-0-14-051254-0 • $25.00
Arthur Cotterell, editor
THE PENGUIN ENCYCLOPEDIA
OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-011434-8 • $25.00
J. A. Cuddon
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF LITERARY
TERMS AND LITERARY THEORY
Fourth Edition
Defines technical terms and critical jargon,
explores literary movements and genres, and
discusses literary forms. “Scholarly, succinct,
comprehensive, and entertaining...an indispensable work of reference.”—The Times Educational Supplement. “Some entries accomplish
cameo wonders of literary history. Generously
and urbanely compiled.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 1,024 pp. • 978-0-14-051363-9 • $18.00
John R. Hinnells, editor
u THE PENGUIN HANDBOOK OF THE
WORLD’S LIVING RELIGIONS
Fully updated to include the most recent scholarship, with chapters on twenty-first-century
America, Britain, Canada, and Australia.
Penguin • 1,008 pp. • 978-0-14-103546-8 • $25.00
Caroline Hull and Andrew Jotischky
THE PENGUIN HISTORICAL ATLAS
OF THE MEDIEVAL WORLD
Edited by Simon Hall and John Haywood
Penguin • 144 pp. • 978-0-14-101449-4 • $22.00
Simon Jenkins
u ENGLAND’S THOUSAND BEST CHURCHES
Organized by county, each church is described
with delightful anecdotes, rated on a scale of
one to five, and illustrated with color photos.
Penguin UK • 880 pp. • 978-1-84614-664-0 • $40.00
Nicholas de Lange
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF JUDAISM
See Judaism, page 43
David Macey
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY
OF CRITICAL THEORY
Includes entries on the work of key figures,
powerful summaries of crucial debates, and
clear explanations of both the links and differences between various thinkers and schools.
“Brings clarity to the world of difficult concepts and radical ideas that constitute modern
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Penguin • 496 pp. • 978-0-14-051369-1 • $18.00
Mario Giordano
u 1,000 FEELINGS FOR WHICH
THERE ARE NO NAMES
Translated by Isabel Fargo Cole
Illustrated by Ray Fenwick
A delightful compendium of feelings we know
well, but which have eluded the lexicon.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312528-0 • $16.00
Pierre Grimal
THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY
OF CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
See Ancient Religion & Mythology, page 50
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u A HISTORY OF THE WORLD
IN 100 OBJECTS
“Spotlighting artworks, artifacts, and documents from the British Museum’s vast collections, Neil MacGregor—the museum’s director—brilliantly elucidates and connects items
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u SHAKESPEARE’S RESTLESS WORLD
A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
“With just a collection of twenty odd objects,
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Abelard, Peter.....................................37
Abelar, Taisha.......................................51
Abrams, Nancy Ellen.......................21
Accidental Masterpiece, The.... 24
Acedia and Me...................................53
Actual Innocence...............................17
Aczel, Amir.....................................19, 51
Adam........................................................52
Adams, John........................................14
Adams, Mark......................................30
Adler, Margot........................................51
Adomnan of Iona.............................37
Adrian Wooldridge..........................17
Adventures of Augie
March, The........................................ 26
Aeneid, The...........................................32
Aesop...................................................... 24
Aesop’s Fables.................................. 24
African Myths of Origin................49
After This................................................53
Against Slavery...................................16
Age of Alexander, The..................... 5
Age of Bede, The............................. 38
Aiden, Erez...........................................22
Ai, WeiWei........................................... 24
Ai WeiWei Speaks........................... 24
Akst, Daniel............................................9
Alaeff, Romeo......................................18
Alberti, Leon Battista.................... 24
Aleister Crowley...............................34
Alem, Raja............................................ 24
Alexander, Caroline.........................25
Alighieri, Dante...................................25
Allen, James.........................................52
All That Is Solid Melts into Air.....9
Alphabet Versus the
Goddess, The....................................12
Alterman, Eric......................................14
al-Zubaidi, Layla...............................46
Ambrogetti, Francesca.................37
American Earth...................................18
American Indians & the Law.....49
American Indian Stories,
Legends, & Other Writings.......49
American Indian Trickster Tales....48
American Places................................18
American Scriptures.......................35
American Soul, The........................ 36
American Supernatural Tales....28
American Theocracy..................... 36
Am I a Jew?.........................................43
Amman, Mir........................................46
Amusing Ourselves to Death.....17
Analects, The........................................13
Ancient Guide to
Modern Life, The.............................4
Ancient Iraq.........................................46
Andreasen, Nancy C........................19
Andrew Carnegie..............................14
Anger......................................................45
Animal Farm.........................................31
Annotated Archy
and Mehitabel, The..................... 29
Anselm of Aosta...............................37
Anthem.....................................................11
Anthem, The (Graphic Novel).....11
Anti-Oedipus........................................15
Apologia Pro Vita Sua....................41
Apology for Raymond
Sebond, An..........................................7
Apprenticed To Spirit.....................53
Aquinas (Copleston)..................... 38
Aquinas, Thomas..............................37
Arendt, Hannah......................... 14, 29
Aristophanes................................. 3, 25
Aristotle.................................................... 3
Armstrong, Karen............................43
Art as Experience............................ 24
Artful..........................................................31
Art of Happiness
at Work, The....................................44
Art of Happiness,
The (Dalai Lama).........................44
Art of Happiness,
The (Epicurus)..................................4
Art of Rhetoric, The........................... 3
Art of War, The........................... 14, 29
Artress, Lauren...................................52
As a Man Thinketh............................52
Ashish, Sri Madhava........................52
Assault on Reason, The..................15
Astonished...........................................30
Astonish Yourself...............................12
Athanasius............................................37
Athenian Constitution, The........... 3
Atlas Shrugged....................................11
Attar, Farid Al-Din...........................46
Attuned Leadership.........................16
Auden, W. H........................................... 3
St. Augustine of Hippo................. 38
Aung San Suu Kyi.............................17
Aurelius, Marcus..........................3, 29
Auslander, Shalom..........................43
Auster, Paul...........................................25
Authentic Gospel
of Jesus, The....................................37
Autobiography of Andrew
Carnegie, The...................................14
Autobiographies (Darwin).........20
Autobiography, The (Franklin).....15
Autobiography (Mill).......................17
Ayn Rand Answers............................11
Ayn Rand Lexicon, The....................11
Ayn Rand Reader, The.....................11
Babel, Isaac.........................................43
Bachelard, Gaston.............................. 8
Bacon, Francis......................................6
Bagchi, Subroto.................................32
Baggini, Julian......................................9
Bainton, Roland H........................... 38
Baker, Ian...............................................43
Ballou, Robert O............................... 36
Band of Angels................................. 38
Barabási, Albert-László.................19
Barbery, Muriel...................................25
Baring, Anne.......................................49
Barlaam and Josaphat................. 39
Barnes, Jane........................................35
Barnes, Jonathan................................ 3
Barrett, James R...............................35
Barron, Frank..................................... 24
Barry, John M......................................35
Baseball as a Road to God.........35
Basho, Matsuo...................................44
Basilica...................................................42
Batchelor, Stephen.........................44
Battle for Christendom, The.....42
Battle of the Frogs
and the Mice, The......................... 29
Bauer, Ann............................................25
Bauerlein, Mark..................................22
Baumeister, Roy F...............................9
Bayoumi, Moustafa..........................32
Beard, Richard....................................25
Be as You Are.....................................48
Bebergal, Peter..................................32
Becoming a Woman
of Destiny..........................................34
Becoming Buddha..........................45
Bede........................................................ 38
Beelzebub’s Tales to His
Grandson............................................. 8
Before Galileo...............................33
Before We Say Goodbye............30
Beginning of Infinity, The............20
Being Black.........................................45
Belcher, Stephen..............................49
Believing Is Seeing (Morris)....... 24
Believing Is Seeing
(Staniszewski)................................ 24
Bell, James S........................................55
Bellow, Saul......................................... 26
St. Benedict.........................................42
Benfey, Christopher.......................30
Bentham, Jeremy..............................17
Beresford-Kroeger, Diana............18
Berger, John........................................ 24
Berger, Warren.................................. 24
Berkeley, George.................................6
Berlin, Isaiah........................................... 8
Berman, Marshall................................9
Berthoud, Ella.................................... 26
Best Care Possible, The.................19
Be Still and Know............................45
Best Spiritual Writing
2013, The............................................53
Better Angels of
Our Nature, The..............................12
Between a Church
and a Hard Place..........................30
Between Past and Future.............14
Beyond Good and Evil....................9
Beyond the Sky
and the Earth..................................45
Beyond Tolerance............................34
Beyond War........................................ 36
Bhagavad Gita, The....................47
Bible’s Greatest Stories, The..... 36
Bible, The.............................................. 36
Biedermann, Hans..........................54
Birds, The................................................. 3
Birth of Classical Europe, The..... 5
Birth of Tragedy, The........................9
Black Nile, The...................................34
Blake, William..................................... 26
Blank, Jonathan..................................13
Blank Slate.............................................12
Blavatsky, H. P.....................................52
Blessed Unrest....................................18
Blofeld, John.........................................13
Blood Medicine..................................23
Bloom, Harold.................................... 26
Blum, Deborah....................................19
Boethius...................................................6
Bonobo Handshake.........................18
Book of Chuang Tzu, The.............13
Book of Common Prayer, The....39
Book of Contemplation, The....46
Book of Ganesha............................48
Book of Margery Kempe, The....38
Book of Master Mo, The.................14
Book of Mormon, The....................35
Book of Shiva, The..........................48
Book of Tea, The.................................14
Book of the City of
Ladies, The..........................................6
Book of Vishnu..................................48
Booth, Mark............................................9
Borges, Jorge Luis.......................... 26
Boundless as the Sky....................44
Brand, Stewart.....................................18
Breaking the Spell.............................51
Brecht, Bertolt................................... 26
Brennan, J. H........................................51
Bridges, Jeff.........................................32
Brief Tour of Human
Consciousness, A...........................21
Brown, Tom.........................................48
Bubner, Rüdiger.................................. 8
Buddha (Armstrong)....................43
Buddha (Nelson).............................45
Buddha’s Book of Meditation.....44
Buddhism Without Beliefs.........44
Buddhist Scriptures.......................44
Bulfinch’s Mythology.....................49
Bulfinch, Thomas.............................49
Bulgakov, Mikhail............................. 26
Bunyan, John..................................... 26
Burgess, Anthony............................ 26
Burke, Edmund....................................6
Burnham, Terry...................................19
Bursts........................................................19
Buruma, Ian..........................................33
Busch, Colleen Morton.................44
Bushman Winter
Has Come, The................................51
Bynner, Witter......................................13
Byock, Ira........................................19, 33
C
Cabin.......................................................30
Cad Monkeys Dinosaur Babies,
and T-Shaped People................ 24
Cahokia..................................................49
Calamari, Barbara............................ 38
Calloway, Colin G.............................49
Cambrai, Gui de................................ 39
Cameron, Julia................................... 24
Campbell, Joseph...........................49
Campbell, Stan...................................55
Candide, or Optimism......................7
Candide, Zadig, and
Selected Stories................................7
Canright, Collin...................................55
Canterbury Tales, The................... 26
Capital......................................................16
Capitalism...............................................11
Caputo, John D....................................9
Carmi, T..................................................43
Carnegie, Andrew.............................14
Carney, Scott.......................................33
Carroll, James.................................... 36
Carroll, Sean..........................................19
Carse, James P..................................34
Carson, Rachel....................................18
Carvajal, Doreen...............................43
Cashford, Jules..................................49
Cassel, Matthew...............................46
Castle of Whispers, The............... 29
Catching the Big Fish...............24
Cathcart, Thomas...............................9
Cause, The..............................................14
Cervantes Saavedra,
Miguel de.......................................... 26
Chadwick, Henry............................. 39
Chadwick, Owen.............................. 39
Chances Are........................................10
Chan, Victor........................................44
Charrière, Isabelle de..................... 26
Chattering Courtesans....................4
Chatwin, Bruce....................................51
Chaucer, Geoffrey........................... 26
Cherokee Nation and the
Trail of Tears, The..........................49
Chevalier, Jean..................................54
Child, Brenda J..................................49
Childhood of Jesus, The.............. 26
Children of Jihad..............................34
Chogyel, Tenzin................................44
Chomei...................................................45
Christ Actually................................... 36
Christendom Destroyed.............. 39
Christian Church in the
Cold War, The................................. 39
Christianity.............................................41
Christiansen, Eric............................. 39
Chuang Tzu...........................................13
Chung Yung..........................................13
Church in an Age
of Revolution
(1648-1789), The........................... 39
Cicero, Marcus Tullius....................... 3
Cistercian World, The......................41
City of God.......................................... 38
Civil Disobedience..............................9
Clason, George S................................4
Classical Comedy.............................25
Classical Literary Criticism............ 3
Classic of Mountain and
Seas, The...........................................49
Claude Lévi-Strauss.........................52
Cloud of Unknowing, The............37
Coetzee, J. M.............................. 25, 26
Cognitive Surplus.............................23
Cohen, Jared......................................34
Cohen, Leah Hager.........................10
Colby, Tanner........................................14
Coleman, Graham...........................44
Collapse...................................................15
Collected Fictions (Borges)...... 26
Collins, Michael.................................. 56
Collins, Paul......................................... 39
Comfort..................................................52
Common Sense..........................17, 29
Common Wealth...............................17
Communist
Manifesto, The..........................16, 29
Complete Bible
Handbook, The.............................. 56
Complete Dead Sea Scrolls
in English, The.................................37
Complete Essays, The
(Montaigne)........................................7
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to
Hinduism............................................55
Kabbalah............................................55
Short Meditations.........................55
The Bible............................................55
The Koran..........................................55
The Talmud.......................................55
Understanding Buddhism.......55
Understanding Catholicism....55
Understanding Islam..................55
Understanding
Mormonism..................................55
Complete Writings
(Wheatley)........................................32
Comte-Sponville, André...............10
Conference of Birds, The............46
Conference of the Birds, The.....47
Confession, A (Tolstoy).........29, 32
Confessions of an English
Opium Eater........................................7
Confessions (Rousseau).................7
Confessions (St. Augustine)..... 38
Confucius................................................13
Congo Diary, The............................. 26
Conrad, Joseph................................ 26
Consolation of Philosophy, The....6
Conspicuous
Consumption............................19, 29
Conundrum, The................................18
Conversations of Socrates............6
Conze, Edward..................................44
Cooked.....................................................12
Cook, Suzan Johnson...................34
Cooper, David.....................................52
Cooper, Kate....................................... 38
Copleston, F. C.................................. 38
Cosmic Serpent, The.......................21
Cosmos and Psyche........................12
Cotterell, Arthur................................54
Counterfeit Gods.............................40
Coyne, Jerry A...................................20
Cranmer, Thomas............................ 39
Crawford, Matthew B......................14
Creative Brain, The............................19
Creative Mythology........................49
Creativity.................................................12
Creators on Creating..................... 24
Crime and Punishment.................27
Cross and the Crescent, The....46
Crossing the Unknown Sea....... 36
Cuddon, J. A.......................................54
Cugoano, Quobna Ottobah........6
Currie, Ron........................................... 26
Cutié, Albert........................................ 39
Cutler, Howard C..............................44
Cynic Philosophers, The.................6
D
Dalai Lama...........................................44
Damasio, Antonio............................20
Daniel Stein, Interpreter................32
D’Annunzio, Gabriele......................27
Dante Alighieri....................................25
Dark Night of the Soul..................40
Dark Path, The...................................30
Darling.................................................... 36
Darlison, Rev. Bill.............................. 39
Dartnell, Lewis....................................22
Darwin (Johnson)...........................20
Darwin, Charles.........................20, 29
Darwin, His Daughter, and
Human Evolution.........................20
Das, Gurcharan..................................47
Dass, Ram............................................34
David, Rosalie....................................50
Davidson, Cathy N...........................22
Davidson, H. R. Ellis........................50
Davidson, Sean.................................30
Days of Reading............................... 29
Day the World Ended at
Little Bighorn, The.......................48
De Anima................................................. 3
Death of Ivan Ilych, The.................32
Death on Diamond Mountain...33
Ded, Lal...................................................27
Defenders of the Faith...................41
Deleuze, Gilles......................................15
Deliverance from Evil.....................27
Democracy in America..................19
Democracy Matters..........................19
Demos, John...................................... 39
Denialism...............................................23
Dennett, Danielf C.................... 20, 51
De Pictura............................................. 24
Deresiewicz, William......................30
de Sade, Marquis..............................27
Descartes’ Error................................20
Descartes, René...................................6
Descent of Man, The......................20
Desert Fathers, The........................42
Deutsch, David..................................20
Dewey, John....................................... 24
Dhammapada, The.........................43
Dharma Bums, The..........................28
Dharwadker, Vinay...........................47
Dialogues and
Letters (Seneca).............................. 5
Dialogues Concerning
Natural Religion...............................6
Diamond, Jared..................................15
Diaries of an Unfinished
Revolution........................................46
Dictionary of Symbolism............54
Difficulty of Being Good, The....47
Digest of Roman Law, The............4
Digital Divide, The............................22
Dilemma................................................ 39
DIM Hypothesis, The.........................11
Dimont, Max I.....................................43
Dipasqua, Sandra............................ 38
Discourse on Inequality, A..............7
Discourse on Method.......................6
Discourses (Epictetus)....................4
Discourses, The (Machiavelli).....16
Distrust That Particular Flavor.....22
Divine Comedy, The........................25
di Voragine, Jacobus.....................40
Divorce Islamic Style......................28
Djanikian, Ariel....................................27
DK Illustrated Family Bible......... 56
Does Santa Exist?.............................10
Dog, Inc...................................................23
Dog Walks Into a
Nursing Home, A..........................30
Doniger, Wendy...............................48
Donner-Grau, Florinda...................51
Donofrio, Beverly.............................30
Don Quixote........................................ 26
Dorsett, Lyle W..................................35
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor......................27
Double, The..........................................27
Douglas-Klotz, Neil.........................46
Dove’s Necklace, The.................... 24
Dowd, Michael....................................33
Dowrick, Stephanie.........................52
Do You Think What You
Think You Think?.............................9
Dragon in the Land of
Snows, The.......................................45
Drawing Down the Moon.............51
Drawing on the Right
Side of the Brain........................... 24
Dreger, Alice........................................33
Drukpa, Gyalwang..........................44
Du Bois, W. E. B..................................15
Duck That Won the
Lottery, The.........................................9
Dude and the Zen
Master, The........................................32
Durkheim, Émile.................................15
Duthu, N. Bruce................................49
Dwyer, Jim.............................................17
Dying Well.............................................33
E
Early Ayn Rand, The..........................11
Early Christian Lives........................37
Early Christian Writings................37
Early Church, The............................. 39
Early Greek Philosophy................... 3
Early Irish Myths And Sagas.....50
Early Socratic Dialogues................ 5
Early Writings (Marx)......................16
Earthly Powers.................................. 26
Easterly, William.................................15
Ecce Homo.............................................9
Ecclesiastical History of the
English People............................... 38
Echols, Damien.................................30
Eckhart, Meister...................................6
Edwards, Betty................................. 24
Edwards, Jonathan........................ 39
Egyptian Book of the
Dead, The..........................................50
Ehrlich, Elizabeth.............................43
Ehrlich, Paul R....................................20
Eichmann and the
Holocaust................................... 14, 29
Eichmann in Jerusalem..................14
Einstein, Albert..................................20
Einstein’s God.....................................33
Eisenman, Robert H....................... 39
Either/Or.................................................. 8
Elderkin, Susan.................................. 26
Elegance of the
Hedgehog, The..............................25
Eliot, Alexander................................50
Elizur, Yuval..........................................43
Ellenberg, Jordan............................20
Emerick, Yahiya........................46, 55
Emerson, Ralph Waldo...........8, 29
Emet, Joseph.....................................44
Emilie Du Châtelet..............................7
Emotional Chaos to Clarity.........12
Empathic Civilization, The............17
Empathy..................................................13
Encounters with Jesus.................40
End of Absence, The......................22
End of Poverty, The..........................17
Enemy Within, The.......................... 39
Engels, Friedrich.................15, 16, 29
England’s Thousand
Best Churches................................54
Enneads, The.........................................4
Entanglement......................................19
Epic of Gilgamesh, The.................25
Epictetus..................................................4
Epicurus...................................................4
Epstein, Mark......................................44
Erasmus, Desiderius....................... 39
Erdoes, Richard................................48
Ernest Holmes Papers, The.......20
Essay Concerning Human
Understanding, An..........................7
Essay on the Principle of
Population, An.................................17
Essays and Aphorisms
(Schopenhauer)..............................9
Essays In Idleness............................45
Essays (Montaigne)............................7
PHILOSOPH Y
&
Essays (Plutarch)................................ 5
Essays, The (Bacon)..........................6
Essence of Happiness, The........44
The Essential
Erasmus............................................. 39
Marcus Aurelius............................... 3
Nostradamus.....................................6
Transcendentalists.......................... 8
Esterly, David...................................... 24
Ethics...........................................................7
Ethics for the New Millenium......44
Euclid in the Rainforest..................21
Europe in the High
Middle Ages......................................41
Eusebius................................................ 39
Everyday Enlightenment............44
Everyday Ethics.................................10
Every Good Endeavor..................40
Everything Bad Is
Good for You...................................10
Existentialism from
Dostoevsky to Sartre.................... 8
Existentialists and Mystics............31
Expression of the Emotions
in Man and Animals....................20
Exodus....................................................43
F
Faith..........................................................53
Faith Instinct, The..............................33
Falling in Love with
Joseph Smith..................................35
Fall of the Roman
Republic, The..................................... 5
Faraway Nearby, The.......................31
Farther Reaches of Human
Nature, The................................21, 33
Fasti.............................................................4
Faulkner, Mary....................................55
Faust.........................................................27
Fear and Trembling...................8, 29
Feldman, Deborah..........................43
Fellowship, The.................................20
Ferdowsi, Abolqasem..................46
Ferguson, Niall.....................................15
Ferrucci, Piero....................................45
Filter Bubble, The.............................22
Finding George Orwell in
Burma...................................................16
Fingerprints of God.........................33
Fire Monks...........................................44
Firstlight.................................................52
First Muslim, The..............................46
First-Rate Madness, A.....................15
Fletcher, Richard..............................46
Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles..... 26
Foer, Joshua........................................20
Foreskin’s Lament...........................43
Forest of Thieves and the
Magic Garden, The......................49
Forgetting River, The.....................43
Forgiveness 4 U.................................25
Forstater, Mark....................................13
For the New Intellectual.................11
Forty Rules of Love, The................31
Fountainhead, The.............................11
Fourth Crusade and the Sack
of Constantinople, The...............41
Fourth Revolution, The...................17
Fragments...............................................4
Franklin, Benjamin.............................15
Frazer, James.....................................50
Frazzetto, Giovanni........................20
Freedom Evolves.............................20
Freedom from Fear.........................17
Freely, John..........................................33
Freeman, Charles...............................4
Freke, Timothy..................................50
Freud, Sigmund................................... 8
Friedman, Roger..............................34
Friendly Guide to
Mythology, The..............................50
Frogs, The............................................... 3
From Eternity to Here.....................19
Future of the Catholic Church
with Pope Francis, The.............42
Future Perfect.....................................22
G
Gach, Gary............................................55
Galileo’s Middle Finger..................33
Gallagher, Winifred..........................10
Galland, China......................................51
Gamboa, Santiago...........................27
Gandhi, Mohandas K.....................48
Gandy, Peter.......................................50
Gangaji....................................................52
Gantz, Jeffrey.....................................50
Gargantua and Pantagruel.........32
Gehlek, Rinaoche Nawang........45
Geldard, Richard G............................ 8
Generous Justice.............................40
Genesis Enigma, The......................37
German Idealist Philosophy......... 8
Ghaemi, Nassir....................................15
Ghate, Debi.............................................11
Gheerbrant, Alain............................54
Ghost Hunters......................................19
Ghost Map, The...................................21
Gibbon, Edward............................... 39
Gibson, William..................................22
Gide, André..........................................27
Gifford, Barry.......................................28
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Gigerenzer, Gerd...............................10
Giordano, Mario................................54
Glance, The...........................................47
Glassie, John........................................33
Glassman, Bernie..............................32
Global Forest, The.............................18
Global Warming Reader, The.....18
God Against the Gods..................34
God Is a Verb.......................................52
God Is Back.........................................34
God on Trial.........................................34
Gods and Myths of
Northern Europe..........................50
Gods, Heroes, and Men
of Ancient Greece.......................50
God’s Trombones............................40
Goethe, Johann
Wolfgang von.................................27
Gokhale, Namita...............................48
Goldberg, Dave.................................20
Golden Bough, The........................50
Golden Legend, The......................40
Golding, William................................27
Goleman, Daniel................................52
Good Life, Good Death................45
Good Person of
Szechwan, The............................... 26
Goodrich, Norma Lorre...............50
Gordon, Mary..................................... 38
Gore, Al....................................................15
Gorgias...................................................... 5
Gospel and the Zodiac, The...... 39
Gospel of Wealth Essays, The......14
Gospel of Wealth, The....................14
Goswami, Amit..................................52
Grace (Eventually)...........................53
Gracián, Balthasar.............................15
Grandfather.........................................48
Grant, Michael....................................50
Graves, Robert..................................50
Great Degeneration, The..............15
Great Dialogues of Plato................ 5
Great Oom, The.................................10
Greek Achievement, The................4
Greek Myths, The.............................50
Greek Sophists, The.......................... 3
Greene, Graham................................27
Greene, Joshua...................................15
Greene, Robert...................................10
Greengrass, Mark............................. 39
Green, Michael D..............................49
Greenspan, Alan.................................15
Gregg, Susan.......................................55
Gregory the Great............................37
Grewal, Royina..................................48
Gribbin, John......................................20
Griffiths, Jay.........................................10
Grimal, Pierre......................................50
Grundrisse..............................................16
Guattari, Félix.......................................15
Guermantes Way, The....................31
Guibert of Nogent..........................40
Guillermo, Jorge...............................50
Gurdjieff, G. I.......................................... 8
H
Hildegard of Bingen....................... 38
Hill, Christopher................................40
Hill, Frances..........................................27
Hindu Myths.........................................47
Hindus, The..........................................48
Hinnells, John R................................54
Hippie Boy............................................35
Hippocrates............................................4
Hippocratic Writings........................4
Historical Figure of Jesus, The...42
History of Christian
Missions, A........................................ 39
History of the Church, The......... 39
History of the Decline and Fall
of the Roman Empire, The..... 39
History of the World
in 100 Objects, A..........................54
Hitopadesa..........................................50
Hodges, Wilfred................................10
Hoff, Benjamin.....................................13
Hojoki......................................................45
Holdforth, Lucinda...........................10
Holding Our World
Together............................................49
Hollis, James........................................10
Holmes, Ernest..................................20
Holy Bible............................................. 36
Holy Ghost Girl...................................35
Holy Ghosts.........................................30
Homer......................................................27
Homeric Hymns.................................27
Hoover, Brett C...................................52
Hopcke, Robert H............................52
Hope’s Edge.........................................18
Hopi Survival Kit, The....................48
Hopkins, Gerard Manley...............27
Horace.......................................................4
Hornby, Nick........................................28
Hornby, Simonetta Agnello........28
House of Wisdom, The.................20
Houts, Elisabeth van...................... 38
How Adam Smith Can
Change Your Life...........................17
How Does It Feel to Be a
Problem?............................................32
Howe, Katherine.................................51
How Not to Be Wrong.................20
How Philosophy Can
Save Your Life..................................12
How to Be Good...............................28
How to Create a Mind....................22
How We Got to Now.......................21
Hull, Caroline.......................................54
Human Natures.................................20
Humboldt Current, The..................18
Hume, David..........................................6
Hundred Measures of Time, A.....31
Husain, Ed............................................34
Huxley, Francis....................................51
I
ibn Munqidh, Usama......................46
I Ching......................................................13
Idea of America, The.......................19
Idiot, The................................................27
I Don’t Know........................................10
Ignatius of Loyola............................40
I Heard God Laughing..................46
I, Lalla........................................................27
Iliad, The.................................................27
I’ll Be Dead by the
Time You Read This......................18
Ill Fares the Land................................16
Illustrated Bible,
Story by Story, The...................... 56
Imitation of Christ, The...................41
Immoralist, The...................................27
Inferno, Hell (Dante)........................25
In My Brother’s Image..................43
Inner Life, The..................................... 29
Inner Revolution...............................45
In Search of Lost Time....................31
In Search of Oneness....................46
Inskeep, Steve......................................51
Inspirational Atheist, The..............10
Instant City.............................................51
Intelligence In Nature......................21
Intelligent Person’s Guide
to Philosophy, An...........................12
Interior Castle, The.......................... 38
In the Bazaar of Love.....................28
In the Shadow of the Buddha....45
In the Shadow of Young
Girls in Flower..................................31
Introduction to Objectivist
Epistemology....................................11
Introductory Lectures on
Aesthetics............................................ 8
Invention of Air, The.........................21
Invisible Hand, The.......................... 29
Irfan, Harris...........................................34
Irish Way, The......................................35
Irons, Peter...........................................34
Iroquois Diplomacy on the
Early American Frontier..........49
Islamic Mystical Poetry..................47
Islamist, The.........................................34
Island of Dr. Moreau, The.............32
Hacker, Jonathan............................. 36
Hafiz.........................................................46
Hagerty, Barbara Bradley............33
Halberstam, Joshua........................10
Hall, Manly P..................................4, 40
Halpern, Sue.......................................30
Hamilton-Paterson, James..........18
Hamm, Thomas D............................35
Hanagarne, Josh..............................30
Hanh, Thich Nhat.............................45
Happiness...............................................21
Hardt, Michael......................................15
Harrer, Heinrich.................................45
Harriman, David................................20
Harris, Michael....................................22
Harris, Ruth..........................................40
Hathaway, Nancy.............................50
Hawken, Paul........................................18
Hawkins, Bradley K..........................55
Haynes, Natalie....................................4
Hazen-Hammond, Susan...........48
Hazleton, Lesley...............................46
Head and Heart.................................35
Heads Up Philosophy.................... 56
Healing Wisdom of
Africa, The.........................................52
Heart of Darkness............................ 26
Heart of Philosophy, The............. 36
Heart of the World, The...............43
Heaven’s Bankers............................34
Hector and the Search for
Happiness..........................................28
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm
Friedrich............................................... 8
Heidegger and a Hippo Walk
Through Those Pearly Gates......9
Hell, Inferno (Dante).......................25
Heloise.....................................................37
Henion, Leigh Ann............................18
Heraclitus.................................................4
Here and Now.....................................25
Here Comes Everybody...............23
Here I Stand........................................ 38
Hermetica, The..................................50
Heruka, Tsangnyön.........................45
Hesse, Hermann................................27
Hidden Treasure................................52 Jack’s Book..........................................28
Hiding in the Mirror.........................20 Jackson, Buzzy..................................10
Hiero the Tyrant...................................6 James the Brother of Jesus...... 39
J
58
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James, William.............................8, 34
Jane Austen Education, A..........30
Jansen, Gary.......................................30
Jaya..........................................................48
Jefferson Bible, The.........................37
Jefferson, Thomas....................15, 37
Jenkins, Simon..................................54
Jerome....................................................37
Jesuit and the Skull, The................51
Jesus (Johnson).................................41
Jesus the King...................................40
Jewish Book of Why, The...........43
Jewish Husband, The.....................28
Jewish War, The................................43
Jews, God and History.................43
Jihad........................................................ 36
Joan of Arc.......................................... 38
St. John of the Cross.....................40
John Paul the Great.........................41
Johnsen, Linda...................................55
Johnson, Donna M...........................35
Johnson, James Weldon............40
Johnson, Paul.................................4, 41
Johnson, Steven..................10, 21, 22
Jordan, William Chester................41
Josephus, Flavius............................43
Joshi, S. T...............................................28
Jotischky, Andrew...........................54
Journals of Ayn Rand.......................11
Journey of Crazy Horse, The....48
Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love...................20
Joy in Loving, The............................42
Judt, Tony...............................................16
Julian of Norwich............................ 38
Jung, Carl G........................................... 8
Justinian...................................................4
K
Kabbalistic Tradition, The............43
Kabir.........................................................47
Kafka, Franz.........................................28
Kagan, Donald......................................4
Kalidasa..................................................28
Kama Sutra..........................................48
Kama Sutra of
Vatsayana, The...............................48
Kaplan, Ellen........................................10
Kaplan, Eric...........................................10
Kaplan, Michael..................................10
Kaufmann, Walter.............................. 8
Kay, John...............................................10
Keller, Timothy...................................40
Kelly, Kevin............................................22
Kempe, Margery............................... 38
Kempis, Thomas à....................29, 41
Kenko......................................................45
Kerouac, Jack.....................................28
Keynes, Randal..................................20
Khalili, Jim al-......................................20
Khayyam, Omar.................................13
Khoza, Reuel J.....................................16
Kidd, Sue Monk..................................52
Kierkegaard, Søren....................8, 29
Kimmelman, Michael..................... 24
King, Heather......................................52
King, Karen L.......................................37
King, Ross...............................................41
Kirsch, Jonathan..............................34
Kittelstrom, Amy...............................35
Klein, Daniel.....................................9, 10
Knight, Michael Muhammad....34
Knowledge, The.................................22
Koestler, Arthur..................................10
Kolatch, Alfred J...............................43
Koran, The............................................46
Korb, Scott.............................................41
Kramnick, Isaac.....................................7
Krauss, Lawrence............................20
Kravitz, Lee..........................................30
Krishna....................................................47
Krishna, Nanditha............................48
Krznaric, Roman.................................13
Kurzweil, Ray.......................................22
L
Lachman, Gary................... 34, 41, 52
Ladinsky, Daniel.................................28
Lagoon, The..........................................21
Laitman, Rav. Michael....................55
Lake-Thom, Robert........................48
Lakhous, Amara................................28
Lakoff, George.....................................16
Lakotas and the
Black Hills, The...............................49
Lakota Way, The...............................48
Lamott, Anne......................................53
de Lange, Nicholas.........................43
Lao, Tzu....................................................13
Lappé, Anna.........................................18
Lappé, Frances Moore...................18
Larkin, Emma.......................................16
La Rochefoucauld...............................7
Larson, Kay.......................................... 24
Last Days of Socrates, The............ 5
Last Day, The.......................................23
Last Steps..............................................32
Late Night Thoughts on
Listening to Mahler’s Ninth
Symphony..........................................13
La Vita Nuova......................................25
Laws of Manu, The...........................47
Laws, The................................................. 5
Layard, Richard...................................21
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Lazarus Is Dead.................................25
Learning How to Learn..................47
Lectures on Ancient
Philosophy...........................................4
LeDoux, Joseph.................................21
Lee, Lawrence....................................28
Leland, John........................................28
Lelord, Francois.................................28
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich........................16
Leroi, Armand Marie........................21
Letters from a Stoic........................... 5
Letters from Burma..........................17
Letters of Abelard and
Heloise, The......................................37
Letters of Ayn Rand..........................11
Letters on England.............................7
Levi, Lia...................................................28
Levi-Strauss, Claude........................51
Levitin, Daniel J...................................21
Lewis-Kraus, Gideon......................30
Lewis, Nancy D..................................55
Life After Death................................30
Life at the Speed of Light............23
Life, God, and Other
Small Topics....................................34
Life in Year One...................................41
Life of Galileo..................................... 26
Life of Milarepa, The.......................45
Life of Saint Columba, The.........37
Life of Saint Teresa of Avila
by Herself, The............................... 38
Life of the Buddha, The...............44
Lippman, Thomas W.....................46
Literary Review, A............................... 8
Little Big Minds...................................12
Little Book of Atheist
Spirituality, The...............................10
Little Book of Hindu
Deities, The......................................48
Liu, Steven..............................................13
Live in a Better Way.......................44
Lives of a Cell, The............................23
Lives of Roman Christian
Women.............................................. 38
Living Buddha, Living Christ.....45
Living Gandhi, The..........................48
Living the Secular Life.................. 36
Living with the Devil......................44
Locke, John.............................................7
Lodge, David.......................................28
Logic.........................................................10
Logical Leap, The.............................20
London Labour and
the London Poor, The..................17
Longing for Darkness......................51
Loom of Time, The...........................28
Lopez, Donald S., Jr.......................44
Lord of the Flies.................................27
Lord of the Flies Casebook........27
Losensky, Paul....................................28
Losing My Cool.................................30
Lost Art of Walking, The................12
Lost Books of the Bible, The..... 36
Lost Carving, The............................. 24
Lost Christianity.................................53
Lost Keys of
Freemasonry, The........................40
Lourdes..................................................40
Love Poems from God..................28
Love, Robert........................................10
Lowance, Mason................................16
Lucian........................................................4
Lucretius..................................................4
Lynch, David....................................... 24
Lysistrata.................................................. 3
M
MacCulloch, Diarmaid....................41
Macey, David......................................54
Macfarlane, Robert..................18, 30
MacGregor, Neil................................54
Machiavelli, Niccolò..................16, 29
MacKillop, James.............................50
Madame Blavatsky..........................52
Maffly-Kipp, Laurie F.......................35
Magee, Bryan........................................ 3
Magus of Strovolos, The................51
Mahabharata.......................................47
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
on the Bhagavad-Gita.................13
Maharshi, Sri Ramana...................48
Mails, Thomas E................................48
Major Works on
Religion and Politics.....................41
Malthus, Thomas K...........................17
Man and Superman.........................32
Manley, Bill............................................54
Man of Misconceptions, A...........33
Man Who Quit Money, The..........12
Many Ways to Nirvana..................44
Map and the
Territory 2.0, The.............................15
March, Jenny......................................50
Margalit, Avishai................................33
Markides, Kyriacos C.......................51
Markman, Art......................................10
Marouane, Leïla................................. 29
Marquis, Don...................................... 29
Marshall, Joseph M., III..................48
Martial........................................................4
Martial’s Epigrams..............................4
Martinez, Carole................................ 29
Martin, George.................................. 29
Martin Luther........................................41
Martin, Richard..................................50
Marty, Martin E............................35, 41
Marx, Karl........................................16, 29
Maslow, Abraham H.................21, 33
Master and Margarita, The......... 26
Mastery...................................................10
Matarasso, Pauline............................41
Matthiessen, Peter..........................45
Mattson, Kevin.....................................14
Mautner, Thomas.............................54
Maxims (La Rochefoucauld)........7
Mayhew, Henry...................................17
Mazur, Joseph......................................21
McCarty, Marietta......................12, 54
McConnell, Scott.................................11
McGonigal, Jane................................22
McGonigal, Kelly.................................12
McKibben, Bill......................................18
McLaughlin, Mary Martin.......6, 42
McWhorter, John..............................55
Mean Genes..........................................19
Meaning of Marriage, The...........40
Medieval Myths, The......................50
Medieval Writings on
Female Spirituality...................... 38
Medieval Writings
on Secular Women..................... 38
Meditations (Descartes).................6
Meditations
(Marcus Aurelius)....................3, 29
Meditations on Living,
Dying, and Loss.............................44
Meditative Mind, The......................52
Medusa and the Snail, The..........23
Meet Me in Atlantis.........................30
Memory Chalet, The.........................16
Me, Myself, and Why........................21
Menander..............................................25
Mencius....................................................13
Mencius....................................................13
Merchant, Soldier, Sage.................17
Metamorphoses..................................4
Metamorphosis and
Other Stories, The.........................28
Metaphysics, The................................ 3
Metaxas, Eric..............................34, 53
Michelangelo and the
Pope’s Ceiling...................................41
Michel, Jean-Baptiste.....................22
Micklethwait, John....................17, 34
Micromégas............................................7
Mill, John Stuart..................................17
Milton, John......................................... 29
Minford, John.......................................13
Mipham, Rimpoche Sakyong..45
Miracles...................................................53
Miriam’s Kitchen...............................43
Miser, The.............................................. 29
Missing Rose, The..............................31
Mitchell, Stephen..............................53
Modern Inquisition, The............... 39
Modern Philosophy..........................12
Moffitt, Phillip.......................................12
Moliere, Jean-Baptiste.................. 29
Monks of War, The..........................42
Monodies..............................................40
Montague, Read.................................21
Montaigne, Michel de........................7
Moonwalking with Einstein........20
Moore, Thomas.................................34
Moral Tribes...........................................15
More, Thomas........................................7
Morkot, Robert...................................55
Morris, Errol......................................... 24
Morrison, Dan.....................................34
Mo, Zi.........................................................14
Muhammad.........................................46
Multitude.................................................15
Murder in Amsterdam...................33
Murdoch, Iris.........................................31
Myburgh, Paul J..................................51
Mysticism and the
New Physics.....................................23
Myth of Sanity, The..........................23
Myth of the Goddess, The..........49
Myths and Legends
of the Celts.......................................50
Myths of Greece and Rome......49
Myths of the Ancient Greeks....50
Myths of the Greeks
and Romans....................................50
Myths to Live By...............................49
N
Nabokov, Peter.................................49
Nafisi, Azar.............................................31
Nammalvar............................................31
Nanji, Azim...........................................46
Naples Declared................................52
Narayana...............................................50
Narayan, Anjana...............................48
Narby, Jeremy..............................21, 51
Narrow Road to the
Deep North, The...........................44
Nasaw, David........................................14
Native American Testimony......49
Nature..................................................... 29
Nature and Selected Essays........ 8
Nature of the Gods, The................. 3
Necropolis.............................................27
Needleman, Jacob.................. 36, 53
Negri, Antonio.....................................15
Neill, Stephen..................................... 39
Nelson, Craig........................................17
Nelson, Kevin.......................................53
Nelson, Walter Henry....................45
Neufeld, Peter......................................17
New...........................................................10
New Earth, A.......................................53
New Green History
of the World, A................................18
Newman, John Henry.....................41
New Religions, The......................... 36
Nguyen, Bich Minh..........................45
Nicholson, Geoff................................12
Nicomachean Ethics, The.............. 3
Niebuhr, Gustav................................34
Niebuhr, Reinhold..............................41
Nietzsche, Friedrich..................9, 29
Nietzsche Reader, A..........................9
Night of January 16th.......................11
1984............................................................31
Noble, David F.....................................21
Nobleman and Other
Romances, The.............................. 26
No Death, No Fear..........................45
Noonan, Peggy...................................41
Norretranders, Tor.............................21
Norris, Kathleen.................................53
Northern Crusades, The.............. 39
Nostradamus, Michel de................6
Notes from Underground...........27
Novel Cure, The................................ 26
Now You See It...................................22
Nunez, Sigrid........................................31
Nun, The.................................................28
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Obedience of a Christian
Man, The............................................42
Objective Communication............11
Objectivism............................................11
Obliquity.................................................10
Obrist, Hans Ulrich.......................... 24
Occidentalism.....................................33
Occidental Mythology..................49
Odyssey, The.......................................27
Oerter, Robert......................................21
Office of Mercy, The........................27
Of the Social Contract and
Other Political Writings................7
Of Water and the Spirit................52
O’Gorman, Bob..................................55
Okakura, Kakuzo................................14
Old Ways, The....................................30
Oliphant, Thomas.............................35
Ominous Parallels...............................11
Omnivore’s Dilemma, The............18
100 Voices...............................................11
1,000 Feelings for Which
There Are No Names.................54
On Government................................... 3
On Liberty..............................................17
On Living and Dying Well............. 3
On Love and Barley........................44
On Natural Selection.............20, 29
On Painting.......................................... 24
On Revolution......................................14
On Sparta................................................ 5
On Suicide..............................................15
On the Genealogy of Morals.......9
On the Good Life................................ 3
On the Nature of the Universe.....4
On the Origin of Species...............20
On the Relics of Saints.................40
On the Road........................................28
On the Shortness of Life........5, 29
Open to Desire..................................44
Open Window, An............................52
Organized Mind, The.......................21
Oriental Mythology........................49
Origin of the Family Private
Property and the State, The....15
Origins of Virtue, The.....................23
Orpheus.................................................50
Orthodox Church, The..................42
Ortiz, Alfonso.....................................48
Orwell, George............................29, 31
Ostler, Jeffrey.....................................49
Ouellette, Jennifer.............................21
Our Inner Ape....................................20
Our Lady of the Lost
and Found.........................................32
Outsider, The........................................13
Ovid............................................................4
Owen, David.........................................18
Ozkan, Serdar......................................31
P
Paasilinna, Arto...................................31
Pagels, Elaine......................................37
Paine, Thomas.............................17, 29
Panati, Charles.....................................51
Pancatantra, The..............................50
Papers and Journals......................... 8
Paradise Built in Hell, A..................18
Paradise Lost and
Other Poems.................................. 29
Paradise Regained.......................... 29
Paradiso, Paradise (Dante).........25
Pariser, Eli...............................................22
Park, Andrew......................................30
Parker, Andrew...................................37
Parry, Aaron.........................................55
Pascal, Blaise..........................................7
Patel, Sanjay........................................48
Path of Blood..................................... 36
Path of the Dreamhealer, The.... 52
Path to Tranquility, The.................44
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Pattanaik, Devdutt..........................48
Pauketat, Timothy R......................49
Peikoff, Leonard..................................11
Pelikan, Jaroslav................................37
The Penguin
Atlas of Women
in the World..................................55
Book of Classical Myths...........50
Book of Hebrew Verse.............43
Book of Witches.............................51
Encyclopedia of
Ancient Civilizations...............54
Gandhi Reader..............................48
Handbook of the World’s
Living Religions.........................54
State of the World
Atlas, The........................................55
The Penguin Dictionary of
Classical Mythology....................50
Critical Theory................................54
Islam.....................................................46
Judaism.............................................43
Literary Terms and
Literary Theory...........................54
Philosophy........................................54
Symbols.............................................54
The Penguin Historical Atlas of
Ancient Egypt................................54
Ancient Rome.................................55
Greece.................................................55
Medieval World.............................54
Pentland, Alex......................................21
Pensees......................................................7
Perdue, Theda...................................49
Persius.......................................................4
Personal Writings (Ignatius).....40
Petit, Philippe.......................................12
Phaedrus.................................................. 5
Phelan, Jay.............................................19
Phenomenal..........................................18
Philbrick, Nathaniel...........................31
Phillips, Jonathan...............................41
Phillips, Kevin...................................... 36
Philomena............................................42
Philosopher’s Table, The..............54
Philosophical Dictionary..................7
Philosophical Enquiry into
Our Ideas of the Sublime
and Beautiful, A...............................6
Philosophy and Social Hope.......17
Philosophy Book, The................... 56
Philosophy in the Boudoir...........27
Philosophy of Aristotle, The......... 3
Philosophy: Who Needs It?..........11
Picture of Dorian Gray, The........32
Pierson, Dan........................................42
Pig That Wants to
Be Eaten, The....................................9
Pilgrim....................................................30
Pilgrims in Their Own Land........35
Pilgrim’s Progress, The................. 26
Pillemer, Karl.........................................12
Pinker, Steven.......................................12
Pipher, Mary.........................................53
Pirates of Barbary...........................42
Pisan, Christine de..............................6
Pistono, Matteo.................................45
Plan B.......................................................53
Plato....................................................5, 29
Plato and a Platypus
Walk into a Bar.................................9
Plautus.....................................................25
Pleasantries of the Incredible
Mullah Nasrudin, The..................47
Pleasure..................................................27
Plotinus.....................................................4
Plotkin, Mark J.....................................51
Plutarch..................................................... 5
Pocket Idiot’s Guide to
Buddhism, The...............................55
Pocket Oracle and Art of
Prudence, The..................................15
Poems and Prose.............................27
Poems of Heaven and Hell from
Ancient Mesopotamia..............49
Poetics....................................................... 3
Poetics of Space, The....................... 8
Pogany, Eugene L...........................43
Pol-Droit, Roger.................................12
Political Mind, The.............................16
Politics, The............................................. 3
Pollan, Michael..............................12, 18
Pollard, Justin........................................ 5
Polly, Matthew...................................45
Ponting, Clive.......................................18
Pope Francis........................................37
The Portable
Benjamin Franklin..........................15
Edmund Burke.................................6
Emerson............................................... 8
Enlightenment Reader ................7
Greek Reader.................................... 3
Hannah Arendt................................14
Jack Kerouac...................................28
John Adams......................................14
Jung........................................................ 8
Karl Marx.............................................16
Machiavelli..........................................16
Medieval Reader..............................6
Nietzsche.............................................9
Plato........................................................ 5
Renaissance Reader..................42
Thomas Jefferson..........................15
Thoreau.................................................9
Voltaire...................................................7
World Bible...................................... 36
Postman, Neil.......................................17
Power and the Glory, The............27
Power of Kindness, The...............45
Pox.............................................................23
Practical Wisdom..............................12
Pragmatism............................................ 8
Praise of Folly..................................... 39
Prayer......................................................40
Prayers and Meditations of St.
Anselm with the Proslogion....37
Prechtel, Martin...................................51
Price, Simon........................................... 5
Priestland, David................................17
Primack, Joel R...................................21
Primitive Mythology.......................49
Prince, The.....................................16, 29
Principles of Human
Knowledge.........................................6
Proofiness..............................................23
Prophecies, The...................................6
Prose Edda, The...............................50
Protagoras and Meno...................... 5
Protestant Ethic and the
Spirit of Capitalism, The.............19
Proust, Marcel..............................29, 31
Psychopathology of
Everyday Life, The.......................... 8
Purgatorio,
Purgatory (Dante)........................25
Q
Quaker Writings................................35
Quest for Meaning, The.................12
Quincey, Thomas de..........................7
R
Rabelais, François............................32
Ralston, Richard E..............................11
Ramachandran, V. S.........................21
Ramadan, Tariq...................................12
Rama the Steadfast........................47
Ramayana, The...................................47
Rand, Ayn................................................11
Rashid, Ahmed................................. 36
Raven........................................................51
Raza, Moosa.......................................46
Reading Judas....................................37
Reality Is Broken...............................22
Reappraisals.........................................16
Reason for God, The......................40
Red Brick, Black Mountain,
White Clay........................................30
Red Cavalry.........................................43
Redeemed............................................52
Reed, Cheryl L................................... 38
Reeder, Melanie..................................51
Reflections from
Pope Francis...................................42
Reformation, The
(Chadwick)...................................... 39
Reformation, The
(MacCulloch)....................................41
Reid, Howard......................................... 5
Reiterman, Tim....................................51
Relativity...............................................20
Religion and Magic in
Ancient Egypt................................50
Religion and the
Decline of Magic............................52
Religion of
Democracy, The.............................35
Religion of One’s Own, A...........34
Religion of Technology, The........21
Religions Book, The........................ 56
Religions, Values, and
Peak-Experiences.........................33
Religious Case Against
Belief, The.........................................34
Reluctant Saint..................................42
Republic of Imagination, The.....31
Republic, The......................................... 5
Reston, James.....................................41
Returning to the Teachings.........17
Return of the Primitive....................11
Revelations...........................................37
Revelations of Divine Love......... 38
Reveries of the Solitary Walker....7
Richest Man in Babylon, The.......4
Ricks, Ingrid..........................................35
Ridley, Matt...........................................23
Rifkin, Jeremy......................................17
Rights of Man, The............................17
Rig Veda, The......................................47
Rilke, Rainer Maria............................32
Rilke’s Book of Hours.....................32
Rise and Fall of
Alexandria, The................................. 5
Rise of Rome, The.............................. 5
Risk Savvy.............................................10
Ritual........................................................52
Roberts, Russ.......................................17
Roderick, Nemonie Craven.......46
Rodriguez, Richard......................... 36
Roger Williams and the
Creation of the
American Soul................................35
Rohde, David...................................... 36
Romantic Manifesto, The...............11
Rome in Crisis....................................... 5
Roots of Ayurveda, The.................14
Rorty, Richard......................................17
Rosary, The..........................................42
Ross, James Bruce....................6, 42
Ross, Rupert.........................................17
Ross, Theodore.................................43
Rostam...................................................46
Rouse, W. H. D...................................50
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques........7, 29
Roux, Georges...................................46
Ruba’iyat of Omar
Khayyam, The..................................13
Rubin, Sergio.......................................37
Rule of St. Benedict, The.............42
Rumi.........................................................47
Rumi, Mevlana Jalaloddin...........47
Ruskin, John....................................... 24
Russian Thinkers.................................. 8
S
Sachs, Aaron........................................18
Sachs, Jeffrey D..................................17
Sacred Origins of
Profound Things.............................51
Sagan, Carl............................................33
Saint Augustine................................42
Saints....................................................... 38
Salvation City.......................................31
Salzberg, Sharon...............................53
Sanders, E. P.......................................42
Sangoma’s Story, A..........................51
Sarma, Visnu.......................................50
Sarwar, Muhammad Shaykh......55
Satires of Horace and
Persius, The.........................................4
Scarre, Chris.........................................55
Scheck, Barry.......................................17
Schickler, David.................................30
Schmitt, Eric-Emmanuel..............32
Schoemperlen, Diane....................32
Schopenhauer, Arthur.....................9
Schwartz, Barry..................................12
Schwartz, Peter J..............................35
Science of Being and
Art of Living, The............................13
Science of Mind, The.....................20
Scotti, R. A...........................................42
Scruton, Roger....................................12
Seager, Joni..........................................55
Season of the Witch.......................32
Second Book of the Tao, The....53
Secret History of the
World, The...........................................9
Secret Sharer, The........................... 26
Secrets of Dragon Gate...............20
Secrets of the Talking Jaguar....51
Secret Teachings of
All Ages, The...................................40
Seek Find.............................................. 36
Seeking Peace....................................53
Seeking the Sacred.........................52
Seife, Charles.......................................23
Selected
Non-Fictions (Borges).............. 26
Poems (Blake)............................... 26
Works (Cicero)................................. 3
Writings (Aquinas).......................37
Writings (Eckhart).........................6
Writings (Emerson)....................... 8
Writings (Hildegard of
Bingen)............................................ 38
Self-Aware Universe, The.............52
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus........5, 29
Sense of Direction, A.....................30
Serving God and Country...........35
Sethia, Tara..........................................48
Seven-Tenths........................................18
Seven Years in Tibet.......................45
Severus, Sulpicius.............................37
Seward, Desmond..........................42
Sex, Time, and Power......................12
Sexton, John........................................35
Sexual Life of an
Islamist in Paris, The................... 29
Shafak, Elif..............................................31
Shah, Idries...........................................47
Shahnameh.........................................46
Shakespeare....................................... 26
Shakespeare’s
Restless World...............................54
Shakya, Tsering.................................45
Shamans Through Time................51
Shannon, Timothy J.......................49
Sharma, Sunil......................................28
Sharpe, Kenneth.................................12
Sharp, Kathleen.................................23
Shaw, George Bernard..................32
Shawnees and the War for
America, The...................................49
Shikibu, Murasaki..............................32
Shirky, Clay...........................................23
Shlain, Leonard...................................12
Shop Class as Soulcraft.................14
Shrady, Nicholas................................23
Sibyls.......................................................50
Sickness Unto Death, The............. 8
Siddhartha............................................27
Sideways Look at Time, A...........10
Signal and the Noise, The............23
Sign, The................................................42
Silence......................................................41
Silver, Nate............................................23
Singer, P. W...........................................23
Singh, Renuka....................................45
Singularity Is Near, The..................22
Sís, Peter.................................................47
Sita............................................................48
Situations Matter................................19
Sixsmith, Martin................................42
Skinner, Patricia................................ 38
Sleepwalkers, The.............................10
Small, Thomas................................... 36
Smarter Than You Think...............22
Smart Thinking...................................10
Smith, Adam.................................19, 29
Smith, Ali.................................................31
Smith, Claire Bidwell.......................53
Smith, Dan............................................55
Smith, Joseph.....................................35
Smoley, Richard..................................51
Snow Leopard, The........................45
Social Contract, The...................7, 29
Social Physics.......................................21
Socrates (Johnson)...........................4
Sodom snd Gomorrah...................31
Solnit, Rebecca............................18, 31
Somé, Malidoma Patrice..............52
Some of My Best
Friends Are Black..........................14
Some of the Dharma......................28
Sommers, Sam....................................19
Songlines, The......................................51
Songling, Pu.........................................32
Sorcerer’s Crossing, The................51
Sorrows of Young
Werther, The....................................27
Souls of Black Folk, The.................15
South African Story
with Archbishop Desmond
Tutu, The............................................34
Southern, R. W.................................. 39
Spangler, David..................................53
Speaking of Faith............................. 36
Speaking of Siva................................47
Spearing, Elizabeth........................ 38
Specter, Michael................................23
Spider Woman’s Web...................48
Spinoza, Benedict de........................7
Spirits of the Earth..........................48
Spiritual Doorway in the
Brain, The...........................................53
Spiritual Verses..................................47
Spoto, Donald....................................42
Stangroom, Jeremy..........................9
Staniszewski, Mary Anne............ 24
Stark, Susan........................................42
State and Revolution, The............16
Stealing Buddha’s Dinner...........45
Stegner, Page.......................................18
Stegner, Wallace................................18
Stephanus, Eddius.......................... 38
Still Here................................................34
Storr, Will................................................33
Story of Philosophy, The.........3, 56
Stout, Harry S......................................35
Stout, Martha.......................................23
Stranger at the Gate...................... 36
Strange Tales from a
Chinese Studio...............................32
Strycker, Noah.....................................18
Stuff of Thought, The......................12
Sturluson, Snorri...............................50
Subjection of Women, The..........17
Sufi Book of Life, The....................46
Sundeen, Mark....................................12
Sun-tzu............................................ 14, 29
Supernatural.........................................51
Swann’s Way........................................31
Swedenborg.........................................41
Symposium, The.........................5, 29
Synaptic Self.........................................21
Synchronicity Key, The...................13
T
Ta Hsüeh..................................................13
Talbot, Michael....................................23
Tale of Four Dervishes, A............46
Tale of Genji, The...............................32
Tales of a Shaman’s
Apprentice.........................................51
Tales of the Dervishes....................47
Talmud, The.........................................43
Taming the Tiger Within..............45
Tao of Pooh, The................................13
Tao Te Ching.........................................13
Tao, The....................................................13
Tapped Out.........................................45
Tarnas, Richard....................................12
Taylor, Ann Kidd................................52
Taylor, Ben.............................................52
Teel, Roger............................................53
Temptation.............................................9
Ten Great Works of
Philosophy........................................... 3
Te of Piglet, The..................................13
Terence....................................................25
Mother Teresa....................................42
St. Teresa of Avila............................ 38
Thank God for Evolution..............33
Thavis, John........................................42
Theaetetus.............................................. 5
Theory of Almost
Everything, The...............................21
Theory of Moral
Sentiments, The..............................19
Theory of the Leisure
Class, The............................................19
There Are No Accidents...............52
Thing with Feathers, The..............18
Thinking the
Twentieth Century.........................16
Thinks.......................................................28
30 Lessons for Living......................12
This Life Is Joy.....................................53
Thomas, Keith.....................................52
Thomas, Lewis.............................13, 23
Thomas Paine......................................17
Thomas Paine Reader, The..........17
Thompson, Clive...............................22
Thonemann, Peter............................. 5
Thoreau, Henry David..............9, 29
Thoughts and Sentiments
on the Evil of Slavery....................6
Three Dialogues Between
Hylas and Philonous......................6
Three Plays (Rand)............................11
Three Women in a Mirror.............32
Thucydides.............................................4
Thurman, Robert A. F...................45
Thus Spoke Zarathustra.................9
Tibetan Book of the
Dead, The..........................................43
Tierney, John.........................................9
Timaeus and Critias........................... 5
Tinniswood, Adrian........................42
Tippett, Krista............................33, 36
Tiruviruttam..........................................31
Tocqueville, Alexis de......................19
Tolle, Eckhart.......................................53
Tolstoy, Leo.......................... 24, 29, 32
Toropov, Brandon.............................55
Transformation
(Metamorphosis), The...............28
Trauma of Everyday
Life, The..............................................44
Traveling with Pomegranates.... 52
Travels with Epicurus......................10
Treasure of the
City of Ladies, The..........................6
Treatise of Human Nature, A.......6
Tristes Tropiques................................51
Troublesome Inheritance, A.......23
Trout, J. D...............................................23
Truth............................................................9
Turchin, Peter.......................................19
Turning the Mind Into an Ally.....45
Twilight of the Idols and the
Anti-Christ, The................................9
Tyndale, William...............................42
U
Ulitskaya, Ludmila............................32
Uncharted.............................................22
Understanding Islam.....................46
Understanding Objectivism.........11
Under the Sea-Wind........................18
Undiscovered Self, The.................... 8
Unfamiliar Fishes...............................35
Universal Myths, The......................50
Universe in the Rearview
Mirror, The.........................................20
Unknown World, An...................... 36
Unpersuadables, The......................33
Unto This Last.................................... 24
Unveiled................................................. 38
Upanisads, The...................................47
Upanishads, The................................47
Upon the Altar of the Nation.....35
Ureneck, Lou......................................30
User Illusion, The................................21
Utilitarianism and
Other Essays.....................................17
Utopia.........................................................7
V
War of the World, The....................15
War That Killed Achilles, The.....25
War Within, The................................43
Way of Life, The..................................13
Way of the Sufi, The........................47
Ways of Seeing................................. 24
Wealth of Nations, The...................19
Weber, Max...........................................19
Week on the Concord and
Merrimackrivers, A.........................9
Wells, H. G.............................................32
Welsh, Frank.......................................42
Wesselow, Thomas de.................42
West, Cornell........................................19
Western Canon, The...................... 26
Western Society and the
Church in the Middle Ages.....39
We the Living........................................11
What God Said...................................53
What Is Art?........................................ 24
What Is God?..................................... 36
What Jesus Meant..........................42
What Language Is............................55
What Matters Most..........................10
What Paul Meant.............................42
What Technology Wants.............22
What the Gospels Meant............42
Wheatley, Phillis.................................32
When the Facts Change...............16
Where Good Ideas
Come From.......................................21
Where I Lived, And
What I Lived For......................9, 29
Where the Heart Beats................ 24
Where the Lightning Strikes.....49
Whisperers............................................51
White Man’s Burden, The..............15
White, Mel............................................ 36
Whole Earth Discipline...................18
Whose Bible Is It?.............................37
Why Businessmen
Need Philosophy.............................11
Why Can’t We Be Good.............. 36
Why Empathy Matters..................23
Why Evolution Is True.....................19
Why Good People Do
Bad Things........................................10
Why I Am a Five Percenter.......34
Why I Am So Wise.....................9, 29
Why I Write...................................29, 31
Why Kerouac Matters....................28
Why Manners Matter......................10
Why Priests?.......................................42
Why Read Moby-Dick?..................31
Whyte, David..................................... 36
Wide Awake........................................45
Wilcken, Patrick.................................52
Wilcock, David....................................13
Wilde, Oscar........................................32
Wild Places, The.................................18
Williams, Angel Kyodo.................45
Williams, Drew....................................55
Williams, Thomas Chatterton..30
Willpower................................................9
Willpower Instinct, The...................12
Willrich, Michael.................................23
Wills, Garry..................................35, 42
Wilson, Colin.........................................13
Winston, Diana..................................45
Wired For War....................................23
Wisdom of Compassion, The....44
Wisdom of Forgiveness, The....44
Witch’s Dream, The..........................51
Woestendiek, John..........................23
Wolff, Robert Paul.............................. 3
Wollstonecraft, Mary...............19, 29
Wooden Horse, The..........................6
Wood, Gordon S................................19
Woods, Vanessa.................................18
Wooldridge, Adrian.......................34
Wordy Shipmates, The..................35
World Religions................................ 56
World’s Strongest
Librarian, The..................................30
World Turned Upside
Down, The........................................40
Writings from the Great
Awakening....................................... 39
Wroe, Ann............................................50
Varieties of Religious
Experience, The............................34
Varieties of Scientific
Experience, The.............................33
Vatican Diaries, The........................42
Vatican, The......................................... 56
Vatsyayana..........................................48
Veblen, Thorsten........................19, 29
Venkatesan, Archana......................31
Venter, J. Craig...................................23
Vermes, Geza......................................37
Verses from the Center................44
Vidler, Alec R...................................... 39
View from the Center
of the Universe, The.....................21
Views from the Real World.......... 8
Vindication of the Rights
of Woman, A............................19, 29
Virgil..........................................................32 Xenophon................................................6
Virtual Unreality.................................23
Virtue of Selfishness, The...............11
Voice of Reason, The........................11
Voltaire, Francois.................................7
Vowell, Sarah.......................................35 Year in Thoreau’s
Voyage of the Beagle...................20
Journal: 1851, A.................................9
Year of the Hare, The.......................31
Yogi, Mahesh........................................13
Youngest Science, The..................23
Your Brain Is (Almost) Perfect.....21
Waal, Frans De..................................20
Wade, Nicholas..........................23, 33
Wake Up................................................28
Walden......................................................9
Walking a Sacred Path..................52 Zadig; L’ingenu......................................7
Walking in This World................... 24 Zaleski, Philip.......................................53
Walking with God Through
Zen Garden..........................................32
Pain and Suffering.......................40 Zeppa, Jamie.....................................45
Walsch, Neale Donald...................53 Zeruneith, Keld.....................................6
War and Peace and War...............19 Zinsser, Judith P....................................7
Ward, Benedicta..............................42 Zitkala-Sa..............................................49
Ware, Timothy...................................42 Zuckerman, Phil................................ 36
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