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Clear your shelves of dog-eared airport novels, forgettable potboilers and half-read works of non-fiction. We asked eminent writers to choose 10 books from their respective fields to make up a mostrar mais capsule library of indispensable volumes. The only rules were that the books had to be in print and readily available in the UK. From art to science via fiction and memoir, these are their selections for the Guardian's Essential Library of 100 vital books. Collect them, then read them... http://books.guardian.co.uk/guardianessentiallibrary/0,12530,814635,00.html mostrar menos
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ObraCategoria
Essays on Music (2002) por Theodor Adorno
Art and Music
The Painter of Modern Life (1964) por Charles Baudelaire
Art and Music
Beethoven's Letters (1926) por Ludwig van Beethoven
Art and Music
Ways of Seeing (1972) por John Berger
Art and Music
The Story of Art (1950) por E. H. Gombrich
Art and Music
The Glenn Gould Reader (1984) por Glenn Gould
Art and Music
Doctor Faustus (1947) por Thomas Mann
Art and Music
The Classical Style: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven (1971) por Charles Rosen
Art and Music
Memories and Commentaries: New One-Volume Edition (2002) por Igor Stravinsky
Art and Music
The Lives of the Artists (1957) por Giorgio Vasari
Art and Music
Brief Lives (1898) por John Aubrey
Biografia
The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) por James Boswell
Biografia
Henry James: A Life (1985) por Leon Edel
Biografia
The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) por Elizabeth Gaskell
Biografia
Alan Turing: The Enigma (1983) por Andrew Hodges
Biografia
Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage (1993) por Richard Holmes
Biografia
Eminent Victorians (1918) por Lytton Strachey
Biografia
The Quest for Corvo : An Experiment in Biography (1934) por A. J. A. Symons
Biografia
The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens (1990) por Claire Tomalin
Biografia
Orlando: A Biography (1928) por Virginia Woolf
Biografia
Persuasion (1817) por Jane Austen
Ficção
Our Mutual Friend (1865) por Charles Dickens
Ficção
Middlemarch (1871) por George Eliot
Ficção
O grande Gatsby (1925) por F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ficção
The Good Soldier (1915) por Ford Madox Ford
Ficção
The Scarlet Letter (1850) por Nathaniel Hawthorne
Ficção
The Portrait of a Lady (1881) por Henry James
Ficção
Ulysses (1922) por James Joyce
Ficção
Rabbit Angstrom: A Tetralogy (1995) por John Updike
Ficção
The Custom of the Country (1913) por Edith Wharton
Ficção
The Master and Margarita (1966) por Mikhail Bulgakov
Fiction in Translation
Madame Bovary (1857) por Gustave Flaubert
Fiction in Translation
Effi Briest (1894) por Theodor Fontane
Fiction in Translation
A Hero of Our Time (1840) por Michail Jurjevič Lermontov
Fiction in Translation
In Search of Lost Time (1913) por Marcel Proust
Fiction in Translation
Eugene Onegin (1964) por Alexander Pushkin
Fiction in Translation
Anna Karenina (1875) por Leo Tolstoy
Fiction in Translation
Fathers and Sons (1862) por Ivan Turgenev
Fiction in Translation
Candide (1759) por Voltaire
Fiction in Translation
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II (Set 3 Vol) (1949) por Fernand Braudel
Histórico
Selected Writings (Oxford World's Classics) (1991) por William Hazlitt
Histórico
The Waning of the Middle Ages (1919) por Johan Huizinga
Histórico
The Face of Battle (1976) por John Keegan
Histórico
If Not Now, When? (1985) por Primo Levi
Histórico
The Armada (1959) por Garrett Mattingly
Histórico
English Society in the Eighteenth Century (1982) por Roy Porter
Histórico
The Annals of Tacitus (117) por P. Cornelius Tacitus
Histórico
The Leopard (1958) por Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Histórico
Experience (2000) por Martin Amis
Memoir and Autobiography
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969) por Maya Angelou
Memoir and Autobiography
Testament of Youth (1933) por Vera Brittain
Memoir and Autobiography
Diaries (1993) por Alan Clark
Memoir and Autobiography
The Naked Civil Servant (1968) por Quentin Crisp
Memoir and Autobiography
C: Because Cowards Get Cancer Too... (1998) por John Diamond
Memoir and Autobiography
Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography (1929) por Robert Graves
Memoir and Autobiography
If This Is a Man / The Truce (1947) por Primo Levi
Memoir and Autobiography
Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (1994) por Nelson Mandela
Memoir and Autobiography
The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1965) por Malcolm X
Memoir and Autobiography
The complete poems, 1927–1979 (1983) por Elizabeth Bishop
Poesia
Troilus and Cressida (1374) por Geoffrey Chaucer
Poesia
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson (1955) por Emily Dickinson
Poesia
The Waste Land (1922) por T. S. Eliot
Poesia
The Poetry of Robert Frost (1968) por Robert Frost
Poesia
Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems (1976) por Thomas Hardy
Poesia
The Complete Poems (1979) por Christina Rossetti
Poesia
The Sonnets (1609) por William Shakespeare
Poesia
Collected Poems (1921) por Edward Thomas
Poesia
The Prelude (1850) por William Wordsworth
Poesia
Politics (4 BCE) por Aristotle
Politics
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) por Edmund Burke
Politics
The Federalist Papers (1787) por Alexander Hamilton
Politics
Leviathan (1651) por Thomas Hobbes
Politics
The Communist Manifesto (1848) por Karl Marx
Politics
Orwell and Politics (Penguin Modern Classics) (2001) por George Orwell
Politics
On the Social Contract (1762) por Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Politics
Development as Freedom (1999) por Amartya Sen
Politics
Democracy in America (1835) por Alexis de Tocqueville
Politics
E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation (2000) por David Bodanis
Science
Climbing Mount Improbable (1996) por Richard Dawkins
Science
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal (1991) por Jared M. Diamond
Science
Trilobite! Eyewitness to Evolution (2000) por Richard Fortey
Science
Bully for Brontosaurus (1991) por Stephen Jay Gould
Science
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth (1998) por Paul Hoffman
Science
Cosmos: The Story of Cosmic Evolution, Science and Civilisation (1980) por Carl Sagan
Science
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography (1999) por Simon Singh
Science
Mendeleyev's Dream: The Quest for the Elements (2000) por Paul Strathern
Science
The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA (1969) por James D. Watson
Science
The Road to Oxiana (1937) por Robert Byron
Travel
In Xanadu: A Quest (1989) por William Dalrymple
Travel
Don Quixote's Delusions: Travels in Castilian Spain (2001) por Miranda France
Travel
Eothen (1844) por Alexander William Kinglake
Travel
A Time of Gifts (1977) por Patrick Leigh Fermor
Travel
Danube (1989) por Claudio Magris
Travel
Sun Dancing (1997) por Geoffrey Moorhouse
Travel
Old Glory: A Voyage Down the Mississippi (1981) por Jonathan Raban
Travel
The Great Railway Bazaar (1975) por Paul Theroux
Travel
In Siberia (1999) por Colin Thubron
Travel
If This Is a Man (1947) por Primo Levi
The Prince (1513) por Niccolò Machiavelli
The Social Contract and Discourses (1950) por Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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