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The Elementary Forms of Religious Life
"Karen Fields has given us a splendid new translation of the greatest work of sociology ever written, one we will not be embarrassed to assign to our students. In addition she has written a brilliant… Expand
The family idiot : Gustave Flaubert, 1821-1857
With this volume, the University of Chicago Press completes its translation of a work that is of interest not only to serious readers of Flaubert but to anyone interested in the last major… Expand
Who Killed Roger Ackroyd?: The Mystery Behind the Agatha Christie Mystery
When Agatha Christie published her masterpiece "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" she confounded the conventions of the detective story by making her narrator, Dr Sheppard, the killer: every event in the… Expand
America Day by Day
Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her… Expand
Sartre's Life of Writing
The old and the new : from Don Quixote to Kafka
The Penguin Book of Women Poets
Arranges the poetic work of over three thousand five hundred years into historical and cultural traditions and gives a brief biographical note on each poet.