This minor classic of the Harlem Renaissance centers on the larger-than-life inhabitants of "Niggerati Manor," an uptown apartment building modeled on the rooming house where the author once lived among other celebrated black artists and writers. The rollicking satire's characters include knowing... More Info
One of Western culture's most enduring myths recounts a learned German doctor's sale of his soul to the devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe transformed the Faust legend into the English language's first epic tragedy, a vivid drama that abounds in... More Info
This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently... More Info
Revised, enlarged edition of book focusing on Russian chess master's tactics and strategy against Bronstein, Smyslov, Spassky, Korchnoi, other greats. 100 games analyzed. Over 300 chess diagrams.
In his proposal of the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis, Wittgenstein sets the stage for the development of logical positivism. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.