MICHAEL MACRONE (Michael Macrone)

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More editions of Brush Up Your Shakespeare!: An Infectious Tour Through the Most Famous and Quotable Words and Phrases from the Bard:

  • Macrone, Michael: Brush Up Your Shakespeare! (Brush Up Your Classics)
  • By Jove!: Brush Up Your Mythology
    ISBN 0062720198 (0-06-272019-8)
    Softcover, Harper Paperbacks

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    Book summary:

    A concise review of classical mythology recounts the greatest stories and reveals discoveries and twists to some of the world's most commonly held ideas about mythological figures, and more.

  • Eureka! 81 Key Ideas Explained
    ISBN 0760713898 (0-7607-1389-8)
    Hardcover, Barnes & Noble Books

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    Book summary:

    Eureka! 81 Key Ideas Explained (Hardcover) Michael Macrone (Author), Tom Lulevitch (Illustrator)

  • Eureka!: What Archimedes Really Meant and 80 Other Key Ideas Explained
    ISBN 006272066X (0-06-272066-X)
    Softcover, Perennial

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    Book summary:

    Translating elusive concepts from philosophy, psychology, science, politics, history, and economics, the author of Brush Up Your Shakespeare! offers down-to-earth explanations for more accessible reading. National ad/promo.

  • Lessons on Living from Shakespeare
    ISBN 0517703416 (0-517-70341-6)
    Hardcover, Crown

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    Book summary:

    A collection of timeless wisdom and good advice from the works of Shakespeare selected by the bestselling author of Brush Up Your Shakespeare, this compendium contains approximately 400 brief selections from the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare.

  • A Little Knowledge: A World of Ideas from Archimedes to Einstein Clearly Explained (Brush Up Your Classics)
    ISBN 185793816X (1-85793-816-X)
    Softcover, Pavilion Books

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    The third in the "Brush up your Classics" series, this book contains a range of ideas in a form which is intended to be accessible and entertaining. From philosophy to psychology, politics to economics, religion to inspiration, it sets out provide an enlightened review of the great thoughts and their creators. It elucidates the thoughts, theories and declarations that have defined and developed the core of Western civilization over the millennia, from the classics through the Renaissance to the information revolution. The book progresses through the classical thinkers: Archimedes, Plato and St Augustine to Descartes, Hobbes, Rousseau and Kant, to Nietzche, Einstein and Chomsky to McCluhan, Derrida and Lacan, translating the most significant -isms and -ologies into clear stories.

  • A Little Knowledge: What Archimedes Really Meant and 80 Other Key Ideas Explained
    by MICHAEL MACRONE
    ISBN 0091865298 (0-09-186529-8)
    Softcover, EBURY PRESS

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    Why did Archimedes jump from his bath and run naked through the streets shouting 'Eureka!'? What is a quantum and where does it leap? Do you know your id from your ego? Does God play dice? This books answers all those questions and more, taking the revolutionary and perplexing ideas of Western thought and extracting their essence. From Greek philosophy to contemporary economics, physics and architecture, "A Little Knowledge" covers some of the most often heard but least understood theories and explains them simply and entertainingly, including: Existentialism; The Oedipus Complex; Original Sin; 'I think, therefore I am'; Fuzzy Logic; The Big Bang; and 'Religion is the Opium of the People'.

  • Naughty Shakespeare
    by MICHAEL MACRONE
    ISBN 0517209608 (0-517-20960-8)
    Hardcover, Gramercy

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    Here are the lascivious lines, cuckolded characters, and politically incorrect notions of the baddest bard of all. Author Michael Macrone plumbs the depths of William Shakespeare's various and conflicted views on race, religion, government, culture, sex, and sexuality in concise, clear and hilariously scandalous explanations.

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