richard J. Daley of Chicago
With a New Introduction by the Author
“The best book ever written about an American
city, by the best journalist of his time.”—Jimmy
Plume 224 pp. 978-0-452-26167-9 $15.00
THe eUrOPean DreaM
How europe’s Vision of the Future is Quietly
eclipsing the american Dream
“A fascinating study of the differences between
the American and European psyches.”—
Business Week. “Should be required reading on
both sides of the Atlantic.”—The Financial Times.
Tarcher 400 pp. 978-1-58542-435-1 $15.95
a nautilus award Finalist
See also: The End of Work, page 23; The Biotech Century,
page 51; The Hydrogen Economy, page 27; Age of Access,
f Be TWeen PaST anD FUTUre
Introduction by Jerome Kohn
Describes the loss of meaning of the traditional
key words of politics: justice, reason, responsibility, virtue, and glory. Using eight exercises,
Arendt shows how we can redistill once more
the vital essence of these concepts.
Penguin Classics 336 pp. 978-0-14-310481-0 $15.00
f DISCOVer YOUr Inner eCOnOMIST
Use Incentives to Fall in love, Survive Your
next Meeting and Motivate Your Dentist
New York Times columnist and professor Cowen
shows how to apply simple economic principles to all aspects of one’s life, in order to build
a happy, healthy, and, of course, wealthy life.
Dutton 288 pp. 978-0-525-95025-7 $25.95
Daniel C. Dennett
f BreaKInG THe SPell
See page 34
f eICHMann In JerUSaleM
a report on the Banality of evil
Introduction by Amos Elon
The authoritative report on the trial of Nazi
leader Adolf Eichmann includes further factual
material that came to light after the trial, as
well as Arendt’s postscript directly addressing
the controversy that arose over her account.
Penguin Classics 336 pp. 978-0-14-303988-4 $15.00
“Incendiary, brilliant, even dangerous.... Drawing
on evolutionary biology, neuroscience, economic
game theory, philosophy and Richard Dawkins’s
meme, the author argues that there is indeed
such a thing as free will, but it is not a preexisting feature of our existence.”—Publishers Weekly.
Penguin 368 pp. 978-0-14-200384-8 $17.00
Alexis de Tocqueville
DeMOCraCY In aMerICa
and Two essays on america
New Translation by Gerald Bevan
With an Introduction by Isaac Kramnick
and Notes by Jeff Selinger
A brilliant new translation of Tocqueville’s
masterpiece and the only edition to contain all
Tocqueville’s writings on America—including
the rarely-translated Two Weeks in the Wilderness,
an account of Tocqueville’s travels in Michigan
among the Iroquois, and Excursion to Lake
Oneida. Also includes a chronology, suggestions
for further reading, and explanatory notes.
Penguin Classics 896 pp. 978-0-14-044760-6 $10.00
See page 16
THe POr TaBle HannaH arenDT
Edited by Peter Baehr
Generous selections from her masterworks, The
Origins of Totalitarianism, The Human Condition,
and Eichmann in Jerusalem, and a selection of
her letters to other formative thinkers, including Karl Jaspers and Mary McCarthy.
Penguin Classics 576 pp. 978-0-14-243756-8 $18.00
Frans De Waal
f OUr Inner aPe
a leading Primatologist explains
Why We are Who We are
“This is a rarity, a superb scientist producing
an excellent book for non-specialists.”—Nature.
“This illuminating book should help our own
species take [a] lesson in civility to heart.”—
The New York Times Book Review. 8 pp. photos.
Riverhead 304 pp. 978-1-59448-196-3 $15.00
Edited and Abridged by Richard D. Heffner
Signet Classics 320 pp. 978-0-451-52812-4
Wa YS OF SeeInG
Berger examines the relationship between reality and perception, tracing the role of art in
understanding the world. Illustrated.
Penguin 176 pp. 978-0-14-013515-2 $14.00
Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
THe GIlDeD aGe: a Tale OF TODa Y
Edited with an Introduction by Louis J. Budd
Twain’s acclaimed first novel, first published
in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire
and a revealing portrait of post–Civil War
America—an age of corruption when crooked
land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of
the nation’s peacetime optimism.
Penguin Classics 528 pp. 978-0-14-043920-5 $15.00
all THa T IS SOlID Mel TS In TO aIr
The experience of Modernity
With a New Introduction by the Author
“Enlightening and valuable.”—New Statesman.
Penguin 400 pp. 978-0-14-010962-7 $16.00
Now with a new introduction—Gary Wills’s
definitive analysis of the Federalist Papers.
“To read The Federalist as Wills has done, is to
have hope renewed.”—The New Republic.
“A virtuoso exercise in scholarship.”—The
Washington Post Book World.
Penguin 304 pp. 978-0-14-029839-0 $16.00
Terry Burnham, Ph.D., and Jay Phelan, Ph.D.
From Sex to Money to Food:
Taming Our Primal Instincts
“Brilliant—well-grounded evolutionary biology,
clear-eyed realism, and advice that is both
practical and moral.”—E. O. Wilson.
Penguin 272 pp. 978-0-14-200007-6 $14.00
One na TIOn, aFTer all
What Middle Class americans really Think
about God, Country, Family, racism,
Welfare, Immigration, Homosexuality,
Work, the right, the left, and each Other
“A fascinating and often stirring tour through
an America that the news media seem not to
know.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin 358 pp. 978-0-14-027572-8 $13.95
f THe “GOSPel OF Weal TH”
essays and Other Writings
Edited with an Introduction
and Notes by David Nasaw
This collection demonstrates the steel magnates beliefs on wealth, poverty, the public
good, and capitalism.
Penguin Classics 400 pp. 978-0-14-303989-1 $10.00
How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed
“Extraordinary in erudition and originality,
compelling in its ability to relate the digitized
pandemonium of the present to the hushed
agrarian sunrises of the past.”—The New York
Times Book Review. “Diamond is unrivaled in
marrying science to history with spellbinding
prose.”—Louis Putterman, Brown University.
Penguin 592 pp. 0-14-303655-6 $17.00
a Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, and Economist
Best Book of the Year; a New York Times and american
library association notable Book; Finalist for the
aventis Prizes for Science Books; 75th annual
California Book awards Silver Medal in fiction
THe aUTOBIOGraPHY OF
anDre W CarneGIe anD
THe GOSPel OF Weal TH
Introduction by Gordon Hunter
Signet Classics 352 pp. 978-0-451-53038-7
Mohandas K. Gandhi
THe PenGUIn GanDHI reaDer
Edited by Rudrangshu Mukherjee
“This is the collection that many of us have
been wanting for both classroom and reference
use....A Gandhi reader for subaltern theorists
and Hindu nationalists.”—Journal of Asian
Penguin 320 pp. 978-0-14-023686-6 $13.95
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