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THE MASTER AND MARGARITA: 50th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

by Mikhail Bulgakov, Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


The Athenian Constitution

by Aristotle

The Constitution of the Athenians describes the political system of ancient Athens. The treatise was composed between 330 and 322 BC.


Politics: A Treatise on Government

by Aristotle

The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we...


Poetics

by Aristotle

Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls poetry.


On Dreams

by Aristotle

We must, in the next place, investigate the subject of the dream, and first inquire to which of the faculties of the soul it presents itself, i.e. whether the affection is one which pertains to the faculty of...


Categories

by Aristotle

Categories is a text from Aristotle's Organon that enumerates all the possible kinds of things that can be the subject or the predicate of a proposition. They are considered the single most heavily discussed...


Vinegar Girl: A Novel

by Anne Tyler

Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies

 

Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end...


The Three Feathers and Other Grimm Fairy Tales

by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm & Catherine Riccio-Berry

In The Three Feathers and Other Grimm Fairy Tales, translator Catherine Riccio-Berry has remained faithful to the original German folk tales while also demonstrating her own keen ear for the language of playful...


Protagoras

by Plato

The Protagoras, like several of the Dialogues of Plato, is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias-'the...


Sophist

by Plato

There are no descriptions of time, place or persons, in the Sophist and Statesman, but we are plunged at once into philosophical discussions; the poetical charm has disappeared, and those who have no taste for...


Ion

by Plato

The Ion is the shortest, or nearly the shortest, of all the writings which bear the name of Plato, and is not authenticated by any early external testimony. The grace and beauty of this little work supply the...


Laws

by Plato

The Laws are discussed by three representatives of Athens, Crete, and Sparta. The Athenian, as might be expected, is the protagonist or chief speaker, while the second place is assigned to the Cretan, who, as...


Meno

by Plato

This Dialogue begins abruptly with a question of Meno, who asks, 'whether virtue can be taught.' Socrates replies that he does not as yet know what virtue is, and has never known anyone who did. 'Then he cannot...


Euthyphro

by Plato

In the Meno, Anytus had parted from Socrates with the significant words: 'That in any city, and particularly in the city of Athens, it is easier to do men harm than to do them good;' and Socrates was anticipating...


Symposium

by Plato

Of all the works of Plato the Symposium is the most perfect in form, and may be truly thought to contain more than any commentator has ever dreamed of; or, as Goethe said of one of his own writings, more than...


Apology

by Plato

Apology presents the speech of self-defence given by Socrates in his trial for impiety and corruption specifically against the charges of corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city...


The Lion's Share

by Arnold Bennett

Audrey had just closed the safe in her father's study when she was startled by a slight noise. She turned like a defensive animal to face danger. It had indeed occurred to her that she was rather like an animal...


False Hearts

by Laura Lam

To save her twin, she must take her identity

One night Tila stumbles home, terrified and covered in blood. She's then arrested for murder, the first by a civilian in decades. The San Francisco police suspect...


The Pretty Lady

by Arnold Bennett

Christine, French prostitute, escapes from wartime Ostend and sets herself up in business in London. Though a refugee, she demands no pity; she is self-sufficient, practical and realistic. Christine is savvy...


Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare, A. R. Braunmuller & Stephen Orgel

The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design in time for the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death

 

The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously...