This landmark missive from one of the greatest activists in history calls for direct, non-violent resistance in the fight against racism, and reflects on the healing power of love.
Profane and prophetic verses about sex, death, revolution and America by the great icon of Beat poetry.
On the windswept coast of rural Suffolk, a deranged scientist attempts to extract the essence of life itself.
Wise-cracking and heartbreaking, these tales of women on the edge by the legendary wit Dorothy Parker show the darkness beneath the surface of the Jazz Age.
Beguiling, strange and hair-raising tales from early 20th century Japan: Nagai's Behind the Prison, Uno's Closet LLB and Akutagawa's deeply macabre General Kim.
Transgressive desires and sexual encounters are recounted in these four pieces from one of the greatest writers of erotic fiction.
Biting and timeless reflections on patriotism, prejudice and power, from the man who wrote about his nation better than anyone.
From apples to artichokes, these glittering, fragmented, painterly portraits of food by the avant-garde pioneer Gertrude Stein are redolent of sex, laughter and the joy of everyday life.
From a giant of twentieth-century science fiction, these four miniature space epics feature crazy inventors, surreal worlds, robot kings and madcap machines.
By turns comical, grouchy and exalted, and including his tragic masterpiece 'The Great Hunger', some of the key poems by the writer who transformed Anglo-Irish verse.
Sleepers awake in a remote cave and the ancient mystic Simon Magus attempts a miracle, in these two magical, otherworldly tales from one of the greatest voices of twentieth-century Europe.
Belonging and estrangement intertwine in these four lyrical short stories from the author of Invisible Man.
In stories that span the course of a lifetime - from childhood in the Caribbean to adolescent modelling in Paris; lonely adulthood to old age.
How does a dog see the world? How do any of us? In this playful and enigmatic story of a canine philosopher, Kafka explores the limits of knowledge.
Tales of desire and madness from this giant of Brazilian literature.