Disturbing the Universe

by Freeman Dyson

Nervous Liberals

The Neoconservatives: The Men Who Are Changing America's Politics

by Peter Steinfels

She Had It All

My Life

by George Sand, translated and adapted by Dan Hofstadter

George Sand in Her Own Words

translated and edited by Joseph Barry, introduction by Ellen Moers

The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

translated by A.L. McKenzie

The Double Life of George Sand, Woman and Writer

by Renee Winegarten

Bangs and Whimpers

Apocalypse Now

directed by Francis Coppola


Treasures of Tutankhamun

with commentary by I.E.S. Edwards, photographs by Lee Boltin

Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures

by I.E.S. Edwards

The Gold of Tutankhamun

by Arnold C. Brackman and Kamal El Mallakh, with a preface by William Kelly Simpson

Egyptian Treasures from the Collections of the Brooklyn Museum

with commentaries by Robert S. Bianchi, photographs by Seth Jowel

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary

by E.A. Wallis Budge

Egypt Observed

by Henri Gougand and Colette Gouvion

Ramesses the Great, Master of the World

by William MacQuitty, foreword by T.G.H. James

Tutankhamun: The Untold Story

by Thomas Hoving

The Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamen

by Howard Carter and A.C. Mace

Egypt Before the Pharaohs: The Prehistoric Foundations of Egyptian Civilization

by Michael A. Hoffman

The Ancient Egyptians: A Sourcebook of Their Writings

by Adolf Erman

The Wisdom of the Ancient Egyptians

by William MacQuitty

Ancient Egypt: A Cultural Topography

by Hermann Kees

Egyptian Religion: Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life

by E.A. Wallis Budge

Egyptian Magic

by E. A. Wallis Budge

The Egyptian Gods: A Handbook

by Alan W. Shorter

Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs

by Barbara Mertz

Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

by Barbara Mertz

Ancient Egypt

by Warner Hutchinson

Our Inheritance in the Great Pyramid

by Piazzi Smyth

The Great Pyramid Decoded

by Peter Lemesurier

Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt

by John Anthony West

The First Practical Pyramid Book

by Norman Stark

The Shrines of Tut-Ankh-Amon

translated by Alexandre Piankoff, edited by N. Rambova

The Egypt Story: Its Art, Its Monuments, Its People, Its History

with text by P.H. Newby, photographs by Fred J. Maroon

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Cheerful Chronicle

Confessions of a Conservative

by Garry Wills

Back to Burckhardt

Renaissance Man

by Agnes Heller, translated by Richard E. Allen

Power and Imagination: City-States in Renaissance Italy

by Lauro Martines

Nothing to Lose

Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton

by John Lahr

Cult of the Sword

Administrators, poets, sages, and warriors: for three centuries, the samurai class in Japan maintained its military spirit during times of peace and preserved its traditions of art and philosophy during times of strife.

Some Japanese Portraits

by Donald Keene

Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai

by Tsunetomo Yamamoto, translated by William Scott Wilson

Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879

by Noel Perrin

In the Trap

The Tree House Confessions

by James McConkey

Ghost Images

by Stephen Minot

Let the Lion Eat Straw

by Ellease Southerland

Upward to Defeat

Gladstone: A Progress in Politics

by Peter Stansky

Meat Loaf

What's for Dinner?

by James Schuyler

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