Classic Political Philosophy for the Modern Man

Just as in the parable of the boiling frog who does not perceive the gradual increase in the temperature of the water and is boiled alive, so we have by steady increments lost much of our liberty without realizing it. The works in this book cannot give that back; what they can do is to raise our consciousness of the many alternative paths we could have taken—and perhaps, if we have nerve enough, still can take.

Shakespeare Tales: English Histories

This fifth volume of Shakespeare Tales contains the English histories as retold in prose by Arthur Quiller-Couch and Harrison Morris. Each tale is prefaced by a fresh and insightful introduction by Andrew Lynn.

Shakespeare Tales: Roman Tales

This fourth volume of Shakespeare Tales contains the Roman tales as retold in prose by Arthur Quiller-Couch, Harrison Morris, and Winston Stokes. Each tale is prefaced by a fresh and insightful introduction by Andrew Lynn.

Shakespeare Tales: Tragedies

This second volume of Shakespeare Tales contains the tragedies as retold in prose by Charles and Mary Lamb. Each tale is prefaced by a fresh and insightful introduction by Andrew Lynn.

Shakespeare Tales: Comedies

This first volume of Shakespeare Tales contains the comedies as retold in prose by Charles and Mary Lamb and Harrison Morris. Each tale is prefaced by a fresh and insightful introduction by Andrew Lynn.

Shakespeare Tales: Tragicomedies

This third volume of Shakespeare Tales contains the tragicomedies as retold in prose by Charles and Mary Lamb and Harrison Morris. Each tale is prefaced by a fresh and insightful introduction by Andrew Lynn.

Classic Philosophy for the Modern Man

“What you hold in your hands is a handbook for living: it is an account of how the greatest minds have spoken to us on how to grow and prosper as flesh-and-blood human beings.”