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Go Ask Alice

Go Ask Alice

by Beatrice SparksAnonymous
194,267 voters
A teen plunges into a downward spiral of addiction in this classic cautionary tale.

January 24th

After you've had it, there isn't even life without drug...
The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

by Joseph Smith Jr.Anonymous
63,122 voters
The Book of Mormon is a volume of scripture comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God's dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains, as does the Bible, ...
The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

by A.S. ByattRichard Francis BurtonAnonymous
46,013 voters
Full of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband,...
The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

by N.K. SandarsAnonymous
42,811 voters
A great king, strong as the stars in Heaven. Enkidu, a wild and mighty hero, is created by the gods to challenge the arrogant King Gilgamesh. But instead of killing each other, the...
Holy Bible: New International Version

Holy Bible: New International Version

by Anonymous
38,613 voters
The New International Version (NIV) is a completely original translation of the Bible developed by more than one hundred scholars working from the best available Hebrew, Aramaic, a...
The Qur'an / القرآن الكريم

The Qur'an / القرآن الكريم

by Anonymous
31,374 voters
The Quran (English pronunciation: /kɔrˈɑːn/; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qurʾān, IPA: [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"), also transliterated Qur'an, Koran, Al-Coran, Coran, Ku...
Life Application Study Bible: NIV

Life Application Study Bible: NIV

by Ronald A. BeersAnonymous
13,185 voters
- Application Notes provide penetrating insight into what the Bible says to you about how you live. - Book Introductions use timelines, overviews, and outlines to prepare you to he...
The I Ching or Book of Changes

The I Ching or Book of Changes

by Cary F. BaynesRichard WilhelmC.G. JungAnonymous
12,582 voters
The I Ching, or Book of Changes, is one of the 1st efforts of the human mind to place itself within the universe. It has exerted a living influence in China for 3000 years a...
The Dhammapada

The Dhammapada

by Thich Nhat HanhAnanda MaitreyaAnonymousBalangoda Ananda Maitreya Maitreya
12,387 voters
The Dhammapada (Pāli; Prakrit: धम्मपद Dhammapada; Sanskrit: धर्मपद Dharmapada) is a collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form and one of the most widely read and best known...
La vida del Lazarillo de Tormes

La vida del Lazarillo de Tormes

by Anonymous
7,429 voters
Lázaro es un muchacho desarrapado a quien la miseria obliga a emplearse como sirviente. Las inocentes y a veces justificadas burlas con las que Lázaro se defiende de sus amos son c...
The Upanishads: Translations from the Sanskrit

The Upanishads: Translations from the Sanskrit

by Juan MascaróAnonymous
7,225 voters
The Upanishads, the earliest of which were composed in Sanskrit between 800 and 400 bce by sages and poets, form part of the Vedas - the sacred and ancient scriptures that are the ...
Holy Bible: King James Version

Holy Bible: King James Version

by Anonymous
5,047 voters
Great for all ages! All the majesty of the Authorized King James Version in a beautiful Black Leatherflex (Imitation Leather) Binding. The words of Christ are printed in red and na...
A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary

A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary

by Hans Magnus EnzensbergerPhilip BoehmAnonymous
4,616 voters
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of li...
Poema de mio Cid

Poema de mio Cid

by Anonymous
4,062 voters
Poema épico, se trata del texto más representativo del arte de los juglares españoles de la Edad Media. El poema fue probablemente compuesto entre 1110-1140, no mucho después de lo...
Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

Primary Colors: A Novel of Politics

by Joe KleinAnonymous
3,856 voters
A brilliant and penetrating look behind the scenes of modern American politics, Primary Colors is a funny, wise, and dramatic story with characters and events that resemble some fa...
Study Bible: NIV

Study Bible: NIV

by Anonymous
3,739 voters
- The number one study Bible available for in-depth study - Over 20,000 in-text study notes provide unparalleled scholarship and insight - In-text maps, charts, diagrams, and illus...
Amplified Bible

Amplified Bible

by Anonymous
3,716 voters
When Your Knowledge of the Original Languages of the Bible Is Limited and You Don't Want to Lose Anything in the Translation
If you want to get all the rich nuances and shades ...
The Poetic Edda

The Poetic Edda

by Lee M. HollanderAnonymous
3,464 voters
The Poetic Edda comprises a treasure trove of mythic and spiritual verse holding an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. Its tales of strife and deat...
The Saga of the Volsungs

The Saga of the Volsungs

by Jesse L. ByockAnonymous
3,061 voters
Based on Viking Age poems, The Saga of the Volsungs combines mythology, legend and sheer human drama. At its heart are the heroic deeds of Sigurd the dragon slayer who acquires mag...
The Nag Hammadi Library

The Nag Hammadi Library

by Richard SmithMarvin MeyerAnonymousJames M. Robinson
3,015 voters
The Nag Hammadi Library was discovered in 1945 buried in a large stone jar in the desert outside the modern Egyptian city of Nag Hammadi. It is a collection of religious and philos...
The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

by Andrew R. GeorgeAnonymous
2,684 voters
Andrew George's "masterly new translation" (The Times) of the world's first truly great work of literature

Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back...
The Kalevala

The Kalevala

by Elias LönnrotKeith BosleyAnonymous
2,558 voters
The national folk epic of Finland is here presented in an English translation that is both scholarly and eminently readable. The lyrical passages and poetic images, the wry humor, ...
Njal's Saga

Njal's Saga

by Robert CookAnonymous
2,419 voters
Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law's inability to curb human ...
The Egyptian Book of the Dead

The Egyptian Book of the Dead

by E.A. Wallis BudgeAnonymous
2,289 voters
s/t: The Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum; the Egyptian Text with Interlinear Transliteration & Translation, a Running Translation, Introduction etc.
The sacred wisdom of t...
Holy Bible: New Living Translation

Holy Bible: New Living Translation

by Anonymous
2,255 voters
"The One Year Bible," which helps customers read the entire Bible in one year in as little as 15 minutes a day, has a fresh, new look. "The One Year Bible" guides readers through G...
Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh

by Dennis TedlockAnonymous
1,988 voters
Popol Vuh, the Quiché Mayan book of creation, isn't only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it's also an extraordinary document of the human im...
The Cloud of Unknowing

The Cloud of Unknowing

by James WalshAnonymous
1,938 voters
Widely considered a hallmark of Western literature and spirituality, The Cloud of Unknowing is an anonymous English monk’s sublime expression of what separates God from huma...
The Way of a Pilgrim and the Pilgrim Continues His Way

The Way of a Pilgrim and the Pilgrim Continues His Way

by Helen BacovcinWalter J. CiszekAnonymous
1,936 voters
This enduring work of Russian spirituality has charmed countless people with its tale of a nineteenth-century peasant's quest for the secret of prayer. Readers follow this anonymou...
The Táin: From the Irish epic Táin Bó Cúailnge

The Táin: From the Irish epic Táin Bó Cúailnge

by Thomas KinsellaLouis Le BrocquyAnonymous
1,896 voters
The Táin Bó Cúailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's nearest approach to a great epic. It tells the story of a great cattle-ra...
The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Version

The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Version

by Pheme PerkinsCarol A. NewsomMarc Zvi BrettlerMichael D. CooganAnonymous
1,794 voters
Countless students, professors and general readers alike have relied upon The New Oxford Annotated Bible for essential scholarship and guidance to the world of the Bible. Now the A...
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures

Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures

by Jewish Publication SocietyAnonymous
1,716 voters
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Regarded throughout the English-speaking world as the standard English translation of the Holy Scriptures, the JPS TANAKH has been acclaimed...
Gilgamesh: A New English Version

Gilgamesh: A New English Version

by Stephen MitchellAnonymous
1,712 voters
A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and r...
The Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh

by N.K. SandarsAnonymous
1,688 voters
Librarian's note: There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this edition of this book here...
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene

The Gospel of Mary Magdalene

by Jacob NeedlemanJean-Yves LeloupAnonymous
1,645 voters
Restores to the forefront of the Christian tradition the importance of the divine feminine

• The first complete English-language translation of the original Coptic Gospel ...
Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version

Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version

by Anonymous
1,639 voters
The Revised Standard Version is the English translation of the Christian biblical canon, composed of the Old and New Testaments. This revision is based on the 1901 American Standar...
The Holy Bible: New American Standard Version, NASB

The Holy Bible: New American Standard Version, NASB

by Anonymous
1,571 voters
The New American Standard Version of the Holy Bible.
The Quest of the Holy Grail

The Quest of the Holy Grail

by Pauline MatarassoAnonymous
1,564 voters
Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grail is a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient...
The Holy Bible

The Holy Bible

by Anonymous
1,555 voters
This up-to-date version of the universally accepted text from the King James Bible will make a handsome addition to any home. The revised translation is easily accessible for the m...
Egil's Saga

Egil's Saga

by Bernard ScudderSvanhildur ÓskarsdóttirAnonymous
1,470 voters
Egil's Saga tells the story of the long and brutal life of tenth-century warrior-poet and farmer Egil Skallagrimsson: a morally ambiguous character who was at once the composer of ...
The Qur'an

The Qur'an

by N.J. DawoodAnonymous
1,344 voters
The Koran is universally accepted by Muslims to be the infallible Word of God as first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel nearly fourteen hundred years ago. Its ...
The Everyday Life Bible: The Power of God's Word for Everyday Living

The Everyday Life Bible: The Power of God's Word for Everyday Living

by Joyce MeyerAnonymous
1,305 voters
Inside the pages of the Everyday Life Bible, readers will experience the opportunity to study Scripture as if Joyce were sitting next to them, chapter by chapter and precept by pre...
Everyman

Everyman

by Anonymous
1,175 voters
Everyman. Gramercy, my frendes and kynnesmen kynde. Now shall I shewe you the grefe of my mynde: I was commaunded by a messenger, That is a hye kynges chefe offycer. He bad me go a...
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is

Bhagavad-Gita As It Is

by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami PrabhupādaAnonymous
1,171 voters
A translation of the short Sanskrit text with EXTENSIVE commentary from a Hare Krishna standpoint.
Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

Tales from the Thousand and One Nights

by N.J. DawoodAnonymousWilliam Harvey
1,150 voters
The tales of told by Shahrazad over a thousand and one nights to delay her execution by the vengeful King Shahriyar have become among the most popular in both Eastern and Western l...
The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita

by Eknath EaswaranAnonymous
1,112 voters
Prince Arjuna faced a dilemma that many face sooner or later--whether to take action that is necessary yet morally ambiguous. The difference is that Arjuna's action was to wage war...
The New American Bible

The New American Bible

by AnonymousUnited States Conference of Catholic Bishops
1,080 voters
Uniquely American, this popular translation is the easiest to understand Catholic edition of the Bible. This modern translation was prepared by over 50 scholars to capture the thou...
The Holy Bible: English Standard Version

The Holy Bible: English Standard Version

by Anonymous
1,060 voters
Now the complete ESV Bible comes alive in audio format! The new ESV Hear the Word Audio Bible provides more than 75 hours of Bible reading, conveniently captured ...
The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English

The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English

by Géza VermèsAnonymous
1,040 voters
The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Judean desert between 1947 and 1956 was one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. Hidden in the caves at Qumran by the Esse...
The Book of Job

The Book of Job

by Stephen MitchellAnonymous
978 voters
The theme of "The Book of Job" is nothing less than human suffering and the transcendence of it: it pulses with moral energy, outrage, and spiritual insight. Now, "The Book of Job"...
The Cloud of Unknowing and The Book of Privy Counseling

The Cloud of Unknowing and The Book of Privy Counseling

by Huston SmithWilliam JohnstonAnonymous
977 voters
Originally written in Middle English by an unknown mystic of the fourteenth century, The Cloud of Unknowing represents the first expression in our own tongue of the soul's q...
The Jewish Study Bible

The Jewish Study Bible

by Adele BerlinJewish Publication SocietyMarc Zvi BrettlerAnonymous
958 voters
The Jewish Study Bible is a one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. Nearly forty scholars worldwide contributed to the translation an...
The Life of Milarepa: A New Translation from the Tibetan

The Life of Milarepa: A New Translation from the Tibetan

by Lobsang P. LhalungpaAnonymous
934 voters
The Life of Milarepa is the most beloved story of the Tibetan people amd one of the greatest source books for the contemplative life in all world literature. This biography,...
Greek New Testament

Greek New Testament

by Kurt AlandBarbara AlandAnonymous
932 voters
Nestle-Aland Greek text with English introduction, Greek-English dictionary, and United Bible Societies' critical apparatus. Includes key to sigla.
The Apologetics Study Bible: Understand Why You Believe

The Apologetics Study Bible: Understand Why You Believe

by Hank HanegraaffRavi ZachariasJosh McDowellNorman L. GeislerCharles W. ColsonPaul CopanJ.P. MorelandPhil JohnsonE. Ray ClendenenTed CabalChad Owen BrandAnonymousNorm Geisler
929 voters
     The Apologetics Study Bible will help today's Christian better understand, defend and proclaim their beliefs in this age of increasing moral and spiritual relativism. M...
Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation

Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation

by Stephen MitchellKrishna-Dwaipayana VyasaAnonymous
917 voters
The most important, the most influential, and the most luminous of all the Hindu scriptures.” —R.C. ZAEHNER Vivid literature, lofty philosophy — the Bhagavad Gita distills the fine...
Holy Bible: Reformation Study Bible

Holy Bible: Reformation Study Bible

by Anonymous
886 voters
The English Standard Version (ESV) stands in the classic mainstream of English Bible translations over the past half-millennium. The fountainhead of that stream was William ...
The MacArthur Study Bible

The MacArthur Study Bible

by John F. MacArthur Jr.Anonymous
879 voters

Maintaining an active Bible study during the high school and college years can be especially difficult, and yet these are some of the most crucial years for spiritual developmen...

The Arabian Nights II: Sindbad and Other Popular Stories

The Arabian Nights II: Sindbad and Other Popular Stories

by Husain HaddawyAnonymous
863 voters
From the critically acclaimed translator of The Arabian Nights comes a volume of the four most popular later stories: "Sindbad the Sailor", "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"...
The Torah: The Five Books of Moses

The Torah: The Five Books of Moses

by Harry M. OrlinskyAnonymous
832 voters
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The Torah is the essence of Jewish tradition; it inspires each successive generation. The current JPS translation, based on classical and modern so...
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

by Geraldine McCaughreanRosamund FowlerAnonymous
776 voters
King Shahryar kills a new wife every night, because he is afraid she will stop loving him. But his new bride Shahrazad has a clever plan to save herself. Her nightly stories--of Si...
The Rig Veda

The Rig Veda

by Wendy DonigerKrishna-Dwaipayana VyasaAnonymous
773 voters
The earliest of the four Hindu religious scriptures known as the Vedas, and the first extensive composition to survive in any Indo-European language, the Rig Veda (c. 12??"9 BC) is...
Living Sober

Living Sober

by Anonymous
725 voters
Living Sober is an extremely informative book which does not offer a plan for getting sober but does offer us sound advice about how to stay sober. Basic, essential information fro...
Laxdæla Saga

Laxdæla Saga

by Hermann PálssonMagnus MagnussonAnonymous
661 voters
Written around 1245 by an unknown author, the Laxdaela Saga is an extraordinary tale of conflicting kinships and passionate love, and one of the most compelling works of Icelandic ...
Gilgamesh: A New English Version

Gilgamesh: A New English Version

by Stephen MitchellAnonymous
647 voters
A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and r...
The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America

The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America

by Hermann PálssonMagnus MagnussonAnonymous
626 voters
One of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. ...
Everyman and Other Miracle and Morality Plays

Everyman and Other Miracle and Morality Plays

by Anonymous
626 voters
Everyman is the most durable of medieval morality plays, in which the central character, summoned by death, must face final judgment on the strength of his good deeds. The w...
The Tale of the Heike

The Tale of the Heike

by Helen Craig McCulloughAnonymous
572 voters
The Tale of the Heike is one of the masterworks of Japanese literature, ranking with The Tal of Genji in quality and prestige. This new translation is not only far mo...
The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki

The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki

by Jesse L. ByockAnonymous
540 voters
Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is one of the greatest of all mythic-legendary sagas, relating half-fantastical events that were said to have occurred in fifth-century D...
The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations

The Dhammapada: A New Translation of the Buddhist Classic with Annotations

by Gil FronsdalAnonymous
527 voters
The Dhammapada is the most widely read Buddhist scripture in existence, enjoyed by both Buddhists and non-Buddhists. This classic text of teaching verses from the earliest p...
The Poetic Edda: The Mythological Poems

The Poetic Edda: The Mythological Poems

by Henry Adams BellowsAnonymous
519 voters
The vibrant Old Norse poems in this 13th-century collection recapture the ancient oral traditions of the Norsemen. These mythological poems include the Voluspo, one of the b...
Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative

Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative

by Herbert MasonAnonymous
490 voters
A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and r...
Buddhist Scriptures

Buddhist Scriptures

by Edward ConzeAnonymous
476 voters
A volume of key writings on the Buddha, collected from a variety of languages and traditions

While Buddhism has no central text comparable to the Bible or Koran, th...
NIV, Archaeological Study Bible, Hardcover: An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture

NIV, Archaeological Study Bible, Hardcover: An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture

by Walter C. Kaiser Jr.Duane A. GarrettAnonymous
438 voters
From the beginnings of Genesis to the end of Revelation, this new study Bible is filled with informative articles and full-color photographs of places and objects that will open re...
Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse

Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English Verse

by David FerryAnonymous
437 voters
A new verse rendering of the great epic of ancient Mesopotamia, one of the oldest works in Western Literature. Ferry makes Gilgamesh available in the kind of energetic and r...
The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter

The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter

by Donald KeeneYasunari KawabataAnonymous
415 voters
Preface by Donald Keene
Taketori Monogatari, The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter is the oldest surviving Japanese work of fiction; The Tale of Genji (written abo...
The Meaning of the Holy Quran

The Meaning of the Holy Quran

by Abdullah Yusuf AliAnonymous
414 voters
This is a new 11th edition of the best-seller translation of the Meaning of The Holy Qur'an by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, published by Amana Publications.
The New Testament

The New Testament

by Anonymous
412 voters
John Drury's clear, marvelously erudite, and richly detailed introduction to the Everyman's Library edition of The New Testament reminds us why the King James Version, first...
Twenty Four Hours a Day

Twenty Four Hours a Day

by Hazelden FoundationAnonymous
401 voters
This best-selling meditation book for those in recovery offers daily thoughts, meditations, and prayers for living a clean and sober life.

Since 1954, Twenty-Four Hours a ...
Arabian Nights: The Marvels and Wonders of The Thousand and One Nights

Arabian Nights: The Marvels and Wonders of The Thousand and One Nights

by Jack D. ZipesRichard Francis BurtonAnonymous
399 voters
Bawdy and exotic, Arabian Nights, features the wily, seductive Scheherazade, who saves her own life by telling tales of magical transformations, genies and wishes, flying ca...
The Way of a Pilgrim: And The Pilgrim Continues His Way

The Way of a Pilgrim: And The Pilgrim Continues His Way

by Reginald M. FrenchAnonymous
388 voters
A portrait of the traditions and interior life of Russian Orthodox spirituality. Annotation Charmingly written, filled with scenes of Russian peasant life, The Way of a Pilgrim and...
Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney

Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney

by Hermann PálssonPaul EdwardsAnonymous
368 voters
Written around AD 1200 by an unnamed Icelandic author, the Orkneyinga Saga is an intriguing fusion of myth, legend and history. The only medieval chronicle to have Orkney as the ce...
The I Ching or Book of Changes: A Guide to Life's Turning Points

The I Ching or Book of Changes: A Guide to Life's Turning Points

by Brian Browne WalkerAnonymous
364 voters
For centuries, The I Ching or Book of Changes has been consulted for sage advice at life's turning points. When its wisdom is sought with sincerity and sensitivity, t...
The Upanishads

The Upanishads

by Eknath EaswaranAnonymous
339 voters
The Upanishads contain not philosophy but central principles to guide us through life. They are therefore India s most precious legacy to humanity.
What is that, by knowing whi...
The Saga of Grettir the Strong

The Saga of Grettir the Strong

by Bernard ScudderAnonymous
329 voters
Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of the last great Icelandic sagas. It relates the tale of Grettir, an elev...
Holy Bible: New International Version

Holy Bible: New International Version

by Anonymous
328 voters
- A reasonably priced personal-size Bible, ideal for personal use or as a quality pew Bible.- Easy-to-read 9-point type.- Printed on high-quality Bible paper.- Also available in a ...
گیل گمش

گیل گمش

by مرتضی ممیزAnonymousاحمد شاملو
327 voters
گیلگمش، پادشاهی خودکامه و پهلوان بود. او نیمه‌آسمانی و دوسوم وجودش ایزدی و یک‌سومش انسانی. حماسه «گیلگمش»، با بیان کارها و پیروزی‌های قهرمان، آغاز می‌شود، به گونه‌ای که او را مردی ...
Lazarillo de Tormes and The Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels

Lazarillo de Tormes and The Swindler: Two Spanish Picaresque Novels

by Michael AlpertAnonymous
315 voters
The unlikely heroes of the Spanish picaresque novels make their way - by whatever means they can - through a colourful and seamy underworld populated by unsavoury beggars, corrupt ...
The Tain

The Tain

by Thomas KinsellaLouis Le BrocquyAnonymous
313 voters
The Táin Bó Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's nearest approach to a great epic. It tells the story of a great cattle-ra...
Holy Bible: King James Version

Holy Bible: King James Version

by Anonymous
313 voters
The beloved and timeless King James Version is made available in an affordable edition for Sunday schools, Bible clubs, church presentations, and giveaways. Offering affordable qua...
The Book of Job

The Book of Job

by Louis de BernièresGrove PressAnonymous
308 voters
The publication of the King James version of the Bible, translated between 1603 and 1611, coincided with an extraordinary flowering of English literature and is universally acknowl...
Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights

Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights

by N.J. DawoodAnonymousWilliam Harvey
304 voters
Some of the best-loved stories in the world, originating in Persia, India and Arabia, retold especially for children.
The Complete I Ching: The Definitive Translation

The Complete I Ching: The Definitive Translation

by Alfred HuangAnonymous
303 voters
The highly regarded translation that honors the authentic Chinese spirit of the Book of Changes

- Places new emphasis on the intricate web of interrelations among the name...
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes

The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes

by W.S. MerwinJuan GoytisoloAnonymous
299 voters
Spain has produced two books that changed world literature: Don Quixote and Lazarillo de Tormes, the first picaresque novel ever written and the inspired precursor to works as vari...
El cantar del Mio Cid

El cantar del Mio Cid

by Anonymous
299 voters
Poema épico. Se trata del texto más representativo del arte de los juglares españoles de la Edad Media. El poema fue probablemente compuesto entre 1110-1140, no mucho después de lo...
Daily Bible, with Devotional Insights to Guide You Through God's Word: NIV

Daily Bible, with Devotional Insights to Guide You Through God's Word: NIV

by F. LaGard SmithAnonymous
294 voters
In this bestselling and much-loved chronological presentation of the NIV Bible, God’s story unfolds before readers each new day, giving a new appreciation of God’s plan for their l...
The Epic of Gilgamesh: A New Translation, Analogues, Criticism

The Epic of Gilgamesh: A New Translation, Analogues, Criticism

by Benjamin R. FosterDouglas FrayneAnonymousGary Beckman
287 voters
The Epic of Gilgamesh is the world’s oldest epic masterpiece.

More than a thousand years before Homer or the Bible, Mesopotamian poets sang of the hero-king Gilgamesh, who...
Everyman and Medieval Miracle Plays

Everyman and Medieval Miracle Plays

by A.C. CawleyAnonymous
287 voters
Miracle plays were a popular form of entertainment throughout the Middle Ages, and part of the poetic and dramatic tradition on which Shakespeare drew. Everyman discovers wh...
The Arabian Nights: Alf Laylah Wa-Laylah

The Arabian Nights: Alf Laylah Wa-Laylah

by Husain HaddawyAnonymous
285 voters
Full of mischief and valor, ribaldry and romance, The Arabian Nights is a work that has enthralled readers for centuries. The text presented here is that of the 1932 Modern Library...
The Tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: A Story from the Arabian Nights

The Tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: A Story from the Arabian Nights

by Eric A. KimmelWill HillenbrandAnonymous
279 voters
When Ali Baba hears, "Open, Sesame", his life is changed forever.