Penguin 60s Classics

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La Penguin 60s Classics è una collana editoriale di 180 tascabili pubblicata per celebrare il 60º anniversario dalla Penguin Books nel 1995. Il formato è di 105 x 135 mm.

Comprende tre serie: una di classici (di colore nero), una di scrittori contemporanei (di colore arancio) e una per bambini.

Titoli della collana[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Serie arancione (60)[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Martin Amis, God's Dice
  2. Hans Christian Andersen, The Emperor's New Clothes
  3. Marco Aurelio, Meditations
  4. James Baldwin, Sonny's Blues
  5. Ambrose Bierce, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  6. Dirk Bogarde, estratto da Le Pigeonnier
  7. William Boyd, Killing Lizards
  8. Poppy Z. Brite, His Mouth Will Taste of Wormwood
  9. Italo Calvino, Ten Italian Folktales
  10. Albert Camus, Summer
  11. Truman Capote, First and Last
  12. Raymond Chandler, Goldfish
  13. Anton Čechov, The Black Monk
  14. Roald Dahl, Lamb to the Slaughter
  15. Elizabeth David, I'll be with you in the Squeezing of a Lemon
  16. The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor (dalle Mille e una notte)
  17. Karen Blixen, The Dreaming Child
  18. Arthur Conan Doyle, The Man with the Twisted Lip
  19. Dick Francis, Racing Classics
  20. Sigmund Freud, Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
  21. Kahlil Gibran, Prophet, Madman, Wanderer
  22. Stephen Jay Gould, Adam's Navel
  23. Alasdair Gray, Five Letters from an Eastern Empire
  24. Graham Greene, Under the Garden
  25. James Herriot, Seven Yorkshire Tales
  26. Patricia Highsmith, Little Tales of Misogyny
  27. Montague Rhodes James e Robert Louis Stevenson, The Haunted Dolls House
  28. Rudyard Kipling, Baa Baa Black Sheep
  29. Penelope Lively, A Long Night at Abu Simbel
  30. Katherine Mansfield, The Escape
  31. Gabriel García Márquez, Bon Voyage, Mr President
  32. Patrick McGrath, The Angel
  33. Herman Melville, Bartleby
  34. Spike Milligan, Gunner Milligan, 954024
  35. Michel de Montaigne, Four Essays
  36. Jan Morris, estratto da The Four Corners
  37. John Mortimer, Rumpole and the Younger Generation
  38. R. K. Narayan, Tales from Malgudi
  39. Anaïs Nin, A Model
  40. Frank O'Connor, The Genius
  41. George Orwell, Pages from a Scullion's Diary
  42. Camille Paglia, Sex and Violence, or Nature and Art
  43. Sara Paretsky, A Taste of Life
  44. Edgar Allan Poe, The Pit and the Pendulum
  45. Miss Read, Village Christmas
  46. Jean Rhys, Let Them Call It Jazz
  47. Damon Runyon, The Snatching of Bookie Bob
  48. Saki, The Secret Sin of Septimus Brope
  49. Will Self, Scale
  50. Georges Simenon, Death of a Nobody
  51. Muriel Spark, The Portobello Road
  52. Robert Louis Stevenson, The Pavilion on the Links
  53. Paul Theroux, Down the Yangtze
  54. William Trevor, Matilda's England
  55. Mark Tully, Ram Chander's Story
  56. John Updike, Friends from Philadelphia
  57. Eudora Welty, Why I Live at the P.O.
  58. Edith Wharton, Madame de Treymes
  59. Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince
  60. Virginia Woolf, Killing the Angel in the House

Biografica (10)[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Richard Ellmann, The Trial of Oscar Wilde
  2. Laurie Lee, The War in Spain
  3. Dirk Bogarde, Coming of Age
  4. Anthony Burgess, Childhood
  5. Vladimir Nabokov, Now Remember
  6. Marianne Faithfull, Year One
  7. Barry Humphries, Less is More Please
  8. Lytton Strachey, Florence Nightingale
  9. Katharine Hepburn, Little Me
  10. Blake Morrison, Camp Cuba

Cucina (10)[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Keith Floyd, Hot and Spicy Floyd
  2. Rick Stein, Fresh from the Sea
  3. Margaret Visser, More than Meets the Eye
  4. Elizabeth David, Peperonata and other Italian Dishes
  5. Nigel Slater, 30-Minute Suppers
  6. Helge Rubinstein, Chocolate Parfait
  7. Jane Grigson, Puddings
  8. Sophie Grigson, From Sophie's Table
  9. Claudia Roden, Ful Medames and other Vegetarian Dishes
  10. Lindsey Bareham, The LIttle Book of Big Soups

Libri di viaggio (10)[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Jan Morris, Scenes from Havian Life
  2. Gavin Young, Something of Samoa
  3. Colin Thubron, Smarkand
  4. Paul Theroux, Slow Trains to Simla
  5. Mark Shand, Elephant Tales
  6. Redmond O'Hanlon, A River in Borneo
  7. Alexander Frater, Where the Dawn Comes up the Thunder
  8. Patrick Leigh Fermor, Loose as the Wind
  9. Karen Blixen, From the Ngong Hills
  10. Mark Tully, Beyond Purdah

Serie nera (60)[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Jane Austen, The History of England
  2. Apollonio di Rodi, Jason and the Argonauts
  3. Aristofane, Lysistrata
  4. Honoré de Balzac, The Atheist's Mass
  5. Giovanni Boccaccio, Ten Tales from the Decameron
  6. Beowulf and Grendel
  7. Buddha, Teachings
  8. James Boswell, Meeting Dr Johnson
  9. Matsuo Bashō, Haiku
  10. Thomas Carlyle, On Great Men
  11. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow Wallpaper
  12. Charlotte Brontë, Mina Laury
  13. Cao Xueqin, Dream of the Red Chamber
  14. Miguel de Cervantes, The Jealous Extremaduran
  15. Baldassare Castiglione, Etiquette for Renaissance Gentlemen
  16. Joseph Conrad, The Secret Sharer
  17. Charles Darwin, The Galapagos Islands
  18. Fëdor Dostoevskij, The Gentle Spirit
  19. Bernal Díaz del Castillo, The Betrayal of Montezuma
  20. Frederick Douglass, The Education of Frederick Douglas
  21. Dante, The First Three Circles of Hell
  22. Thomas de Quincey, The pleasures and pains of opium
  23. Daniel Defoe, A Visitation of the Plague
  24. Benjamin Franklin, The Means and Manner of Obtaining Virtue
  25. Gustave Flaubert, A simple heart
  26. Edward Gibbon, Reflections of the Fall of Rome
  27. Gilgamesh and enkidu
  28. Goethe, Letters from Italy
  29. George Eliot, The Lifted Veil
  30. Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience
  31. Henry James, The Lessons of the Master
  32. Omero, The Rage of Achilles
  33. Omero, The Voyages of Odysseus
  34. Franz Kafka, The Judgement and In the Penal Colony
  35. Krishna, Dialogue on the Soul
  36. Kate Chopin, The Kiss
  37. Heinrich von Kleist, The Marquise of O
  38. Tito Livio, Hannibal's Crossing of the Alps
  39. Nicolò Machiavelli, The art of war
  40. Thomas Malory, The Death of King Arthur
  41. Guy de Maupassant, Boule de suif
  42. Friedrich Nietzsche, Zarathustra's Discourses
  43. Ovidio, Orpheus in the Underworld
  44. Edgar Allan Poe, The Murders in the Rue Morgue
  45. Platone, Phaedrus
  46. Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell
  47. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Meditations of a Solitary Walker
  48. Sant'Agostino, Confessions of a Sinner
  49. Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  50. Thomas à Kempis, Counsels on the Spiritual Life
  51. Two Viking Romances
  52. Lev Tolstoj, The Death of Ivan Ilyich
  53. Tales of Cú Chulainn
  54. Ivan Turgenev, Three Sketches from a Hunter Diary
  55. Mark Twain, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg
  56. Tacito, Nero and the Burning of Rome
  57. Giorgio Vasari, Lives of Three Renaissance Artists
  58. Edith Wharton, Souls Belated
  59. Oscar Wilde, The Portrait of Mr W.
  60. Walt Whitman, Song of Myself

Raccolta per bambini (30)[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Roger Lancelyn Green, Robin Hood and his Merry Men
  2. King Arthurs Court
  3. Four Great Greek Myths
  4. Classic Nonsense Verse
  5. Alf Prøysen, Mrs Pepperpot Turns Detective
  6. Philip Ridley, The Hooligan's Shampoo
  7. N. J. Dawood, Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves
  8. Paul Jennings, Three Quirky Tails
  9. Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer's Pirate Adventure
  10. Allan Ahlberg, The Night Train
  11. Joan Aiken, Dead Man's Lane
  12. Astrid Lindgren, The Amazing Pippi Longstocking
  13. Tove Jansson, Moomintrolls and Friends
  14. Lewis Carroll, Tales from Alice in Wonderland
  15. Margaret Mahy, The Midnight Story
  16. Philippa Pearce, At the River Gates
  17. Dick King-Smith, The Clockwork Mouse
  18. Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band
  19. Anne Fine, Keep it in the Family
  20. Michael Rosen, Smacking my lips
  21. Brothers Grimm, Tom Thumb
  22. Jon Scieszka, The Great Time Warp Adventure
  23. Roald Dahl, The Great Mouse Plot
  24. The Pied Piper of Hamelin
  25. Classic Ghost Stories
  26. L. M. Montgomery, Anne at Green Gables
  27. Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Mermaid
  28. Terry Jones, The Dragon on the Roof
  29. Rudyard Kipling, Tales from The Jungle Book
  30. Penelope Lively, Lost Dog
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