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u FIVE CAME BACK: A Story of Hollywood
and the Second World War
The story of how Hollywood changed World
War II, and how World War II changed
Hollywood, through the prism of five directors
caught in the war: John Ford, William Wyler,
John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens.
Penguin Press 480 pp. 978-1-59420-430-2 $29.95
Available March 2014
PICTURES AT A REVOLUTION
Five Movies and the Birth
of the New Hollywood
“A first-rate, broad-gauged (and deliciously
readable) cultural history.”—Los Angeles Times.
Discusses Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, The Graduate,
In the Heat of the Night, Doctor Doolittle, and Bonnie
Penguin 496 pp. 978-0-14-311503-8 $17.00
A New York Times Notable Book, A Choice
Outstanding Academic Title
NOTHING IF NOT CRITICAL
Selected Essays on Art and Artists
“What a force of nature [Hughes] turns out to
be! Nothing If Not Critical alone is more than
enough to secure his reputation as one of the
finest stylists and most original minds writing
in English on any subject.”—Los Angeles Times.
Penguin 448 pp. 978-0-14-016524-1 $18.00
THE SOLDIERS’ TALE
Bearing Witness to Modern War
“Unusual and eloquent...In Mr. Hynes’s hands,
the narratives take on a pertinence for today’s
world...A first-rate piece of work in everyway.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin 336 pp. 978-0-14-026154-7 $17.00
THE GHOST MAP
The Story of London’s Most Terrifying
Epidemic—And How It Changed Science,
Cities, and the Modern World
Riverhead 328 pp. 978-1-59448-269-4 $16.00
Free Teacher’s Guide available. See page 179.
Also available: The Innovator’s Cookbook: Essentials
for Inventing What Is Next 978-1-59448-558-9, The
Invention of Air 978-1-59448-401-8, Where Good
Ideas Come From 978-1-59448-771-2, Future Perfect
978-1-59463-184-9, Everything Bad Is Good for You 978-
1-59448-194-9 (see page 153)
PARIS: The Biography of a City
“A highly readable and illuminating canter
through the history of a much-loved city.”
— The Economist. B/w photos and maps.
Penguin 592 pp. 978-0-14-303671-5 $18.00
Winner of the Enid McLeod Literary Prize
C. G. Jung
THE UNDISCOVERED SELF
The Dilemma of the Individual
in Modern Society
Translated by R.F.C. Hull
The legendary psychiatrist argues that civilization’s
future depends on our ability as individuals to
resist the collective forces of society.
NAL 128 pp. 978-0-451-21860-5 $12.95
The Reinvention of History
“A nuanced and subtle account....A valuable
guide.”— The Wall Street Journal. “Eloquent....
Powerfully argued and beautifully written.”
Penguin 272pp. 978-0-14-311829-9 $16.00
Also available: The Peloponnesian War 978-0-14-
Walter Kaufmann, editor
DOSTOEVSKY TO SARTRE
Revised and Expanded Edition
This volume provides basic writings of
Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Rilke,
Kafka, Ortega, Jaspers, Heidegger, Sartre, and
Camus, including some not previously translated, along with an invaluable introductory
essay by Walter Kaufmann.
Plume 384pp. 978-0-452-00930-1 $18.00
Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche
u FOUND IN TRANSLATION
How Language Shapes Our Lives
and Transforms the World
“A meditation, an exposé, and practical
guidebook to humanity’s continued, painstaking ascent of our monumental tower of
Babel.”—K. David Harrison, Swarthmore
College and National Geographic Society.
Perigee 288pp. 978-0-399-53797-4 $16.00
THE ACCIDENTAL MASTERPIECE
On the Art of Life and Vice Versa
“A collection of endless inspiration.”—Los
Angeles Times. B/w illustrations throughout.
Penguin 256pp. 978-0-14-303733-0 $15.00
A New York Times Notable Book
THE POPE’S CEILING
“King expertly wipes away the smudges from
the story of this great painting, only to uncover a truth even more exciting and impossible.”
—San Francisco Chronicle.
Penguin 384pp. 978-0-14-200369-5 $18.00
u READY FOR A BRAND NEW BEAT
How ‘Dancing in the Street’ Became the
Anthem for a Changing America
Chronicles the extraordinary summer of
1964 and showcases the momentous role a
simple song about dancing played in history.
“Historians and music lovers alike will be
grateful for Mr. Kurlansky’s thorough appreciation of this iconic song.”— The Wall Street
Riverhead 240pp. 978-1-59448-722-4 $27.95
FINDING GEORGE ORWELL IN BURMA
“Mournful, meditative, appealingly idiosyn-cratic...an exercise in literary detection but also
a political travelogue.”— The New York Times.
“A many-faceted book, beautifully written.”
—The Times Literary Supplement.
Penguin 304pp. 978-0-14-303711-8 $16.00
No Bad News for the King 978-0-14-311961-6
u WHERE THE HEART BEATS: John Cage,
Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists
“A milestone in contemporary cultural criticism.”—San Francisco Chronicle. “Heroic
narrative...fascinating.”—The New York Times.
Penguin 496pp. 978-0-14-312347-7 $18.00
u READING FOR MY LIFE
Introduction by E. L. Doctorow
“A brilliant collection of writings on politics, social and cultural engagement, and
literary life.”—Los Angeles Times. Includes
remembrances of Leonard from Toni
Morrison, Gloria Steinem, and other friends,
family, and colleagues.
Penguin 400pp. 978-0-14-312290-6 $18.00
Brian MacArthur, editor
THE PENGUIN BOOK
OF HISTORIC SPEECHES
See page 136
THE PENGUIN BOOK OF
See page 136
The First Three Thousand Years
“A landmark contribution....It is difficult to
imagine a more comprehensive and surprisingly accessible volume on the subject.”—Jon
Meacham, The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin 1,216pp. 978-0-14-311869-5 $25.00
Cundill Prize in History
A New York Times Notable Book
Also available: The Reformation 978-0-14-303538-1
u SHAKESPEARE’S RESTLESS WORLD
A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
See page 60
Alessandro Marzo Magno
u BOUND IN VENICE: The Serene Republic
and the Dawn of the Book
Translated from the Italian by Gregory Conti
The story of 15th century Venice, where the
the first publishing houses opened for business.
Europa 224pp. 978-1-60945-139-4 $16.00