Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Nobel Prize winner Elias Canetti’s sensational memoir: a frank, acerbic, and cranky way his years of British exile. Elias Canetti originally intended Party in the Blitz to capture an image of his time in post-war London. Well known throughout Europ...


  • Notes from Hampstead is a map of the late Nobel laureate's thinking, a triumphant compendium of aphoristic, enigmatic, and expository writings covering a characteristically diverse range of subjects."Canetti is a meticulous writer, and in reading his...


  • "From one of the preeminent intellectual figures of the twentieth century, a highly personal testimonial of what Canetti himself chooses to term ""notations,"" bits and pieces: notes, aphorisms, fragments. Taken together, they present an awesomely te...



  • Describes fifty personality types who embody modern behavior patterns from celebrity followers and neurotics obsessed with cleanliness to believers in the primacy of aesthetics and the religious self-righteous...


  • Auto-da-Fé, Elias Canetti's only work of fiction, is a staggering achievement that puts him squarely in the ranks of major European writers such as Robert Musil and Hermann Broch. It is the story of Peter Kien, a scholarly recluse who lives among an...



  • Crowds and Power is a revolutionary work in which Elias Canetti finds a new way of looking at human history and psychology. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monke...


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