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9) The prince
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16) The Art of War
These are the words of ancient Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, whose now-classic treatise, The Art of War, was written more than 2,500 years ago. Originally a text...
17) The bat
When Miss Cornelia Van Gorder takes a house for the summer, she and her guests suddenly find themselves the targets of a costumed criminal known only as "The Bat." Intent on uncovering the location of a cache of riches supposedly hidden in Van Gorder's rental house, The Bat risks everything to seize the fortune before being discovered.
The Bat was originally an enormously successful stage play adapted by novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart from...
20) The prince
Often cited as one of the first works in modern political philosophy, The Prince is a political treatise that relates author Niccolo Machiavelli's theories on state-building and rulership. Drawing on his experience as a diplomat, Machiavelli discusses the important policies for both republican free-states and hereditary princedoms, and outlines the most successful political tactics, many of which remain relevant into modern times.