The Art of War
By Sun Tzu
Translated by Thomas Cleary - paperback 176 pages
This beloved Chinese classic is among the most prestigious and influential books of strategy available, providing timeless lessons on how to successfully, confidently, and efficiently handle conflict. It captures the essence of military strategy with techniques and instructions applicable to competition and conflict on every level and has been in the pockets of military leaders, politicians, executives, and scholars alike for hundreds of years.
Thomas Cleary’s translation has been a gold standard among translations for over three decades, offering the complete text in eminently readable prose with short commentaries by other ancient Chinese strategists and philosophers interwoven throughout.