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José de Sousa Saramago (16 Nov. 1922 – 18 June 2010) -Portuguese recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events. Harold Bloom described Saramago as "the greatest living novelist" and considers him to be "a permanent part of the Western canon", while James Wood praises "the distinctive tone to his fiction because he narrates his novels as if he were someone both wise and…

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Discover the lives of 6 classic authors through 6 great novels

Against a teeming canvas of Borgia politics, Niccolò Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci come together to unmask an enigmatic serial killer, as we learn the secret history behind one of the most controversial works in the western canon, The Prince...

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An epic masterpiece and a foundational work of the Western canon, The Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as his guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and reunion with his dead love, Beatrice; and, finally, his arrival in Heaven. Examining questions of faith, desire, and enlightenment and furnished with semiautobiographical details, Dante's poem is a brilliantly nuanced and moving allegory of human redemption.

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'Discourses' by Niccolo Machiavelli (Author) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Politics

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Bestseller books online No Exit and Three Other Plays Jean-Paul Sartre http://www.ebooknetworking.net/books_detail-0679725164.html

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'On Kingship to the King of Cyprus' by Thomas Aquinas (Author) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Catholic #Church #Christianity

'The Heart of Plotinus: The Essential Enneads'by Algis Uzdavinys (Author), Aldis Uzdavinys (Editor), Jay Bregman (Foreword) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Philosophy #Neoplatonism

'The De Monarchia' by Dante Alighieri (Author), Paul A. Boer Sr. (Editor), Aurelia Henry (Translator) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Catholic #Politics #Church #Christianity

'Cicero: Tusculan Disputations' by Cicero (Author), J. E. King (Translator) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Politics #Philosophy

'Cicero: Selected Works' by Marcus Tullius Cicero (Author), Michael Grant (Translator, Introduction) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Letters #Politics #Philosophy #Roman

'The Prince' by Niccolo Machiavelli (Author), George Bull (Translator), Anthony Grafton (Introduction) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Politics

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'The Essential Epicurus' by Epicurus (Author), E. M. O'Connor Epicurus (Author) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Philosophy #Greek

Canon Eos 7d Matt Stevens photographer. Leah Self & Ginger Duke professional trick riders on wild mustangs

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'Institutes of the Christian Religion' by John Calvin (Author) #GreatBooksoftheWesternWorld #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Puritans #Christianity #Protestant #Calvinism

'The New Life (La Vita Nuova) of Dante Alighieri' by Dante Alighieri (Author) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Poetry #Christianity

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'Summa Contra Gentiles' by Thomas Aquinas (Author) (5 books) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Catholic #Church #Christianity

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'Leonardo's Notebooks: Writing and Art of the Great Master' By Leonardo Da Vinci (Author), H. Anna Suh (Editor) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Science #Art

'The Colloquies of Erasmus' by Craig R. Thompson (Translator), Desiderius Erasmus (Author) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Catholic #Church #Christianity

​'The Canterbury Tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer (Author), J. U. Nicholson (Translator) #Great #Books #World #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Religion #Literature #Poetry #Church #Christianity

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'Euclid: Elements / Archimedes: Works / Apollonius: Conic Sections / Nicomachus: Arithmetic' by Robert Maynard Hutchins (Editor), Euclid (Author), Archimedes (Author), Apollonius of Perga (Author), Nicomachus of Gerasa (Author) #GreatBooksoftheWesternWorld #Classics #Books #Western #Canon #Math #science #Greek