The Iliad

With her virtuoso translation, classicist and bestselling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer’s timeless epic of the Trojan WarComposed around 730 B.C.,...

Allen Ginsberg Poetry Collection

A collection of poems by one of the greatest literary and cultural figures of the 20th centuryUpon the release of his first published work, Howl and Other Poems, in 1956, Allen...

Democracy at Work A Cure for Capitalism

Capitalism as a system has spawned deepening economic crisis alongside its bought-and-paid-for political establishment. Neither serves the needs of our society. Whether it is...

I Ching The Book of Change

In a radically new translation and interpretation of the I Ching, David Hinton strips this ancient Chinese masterwork of the usual apparatus and discovers a deeply poetic and...

People, Power, and Profits Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent

A Nobel prize winner challenges us to throw off the free market fundamentalists and reclaim our economy.We all have the sense that the American economy - and its government -...

Goethe A Very Short Introduction

In 1878 the Victorian critic Matthew Arnold wrote: "Goethe is the greatest poet of modern times . . . because having a very considerable gift for poetry, he was at the same time,...

Capitalism, Alone The Future of the System That Rules the World

We are all capitalists now. For the first time in human history, the globe is dominated by one economic system. In Capitalism, Alone, leading economist Branko Milanovic explains...

Land of Desire Merchants, Power, And The Rise Of A New American Culture

This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to...

Bean Counters The Triumph of the Accountants and How They Broke Capitalism

The world's 'Big Four' accountancy firms — PwC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and KPMG — have become a gilded elite. Up in the high six figures, an average partner salary...

Counter-Cola A Multinational History of the Global Corporation

Counter-Cola charts the history of one of the world's most influential and widely known corporations, the Coca-Cola Company. It tells the story of how, over the past 130 years,...