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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (740 titles):


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Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim by David Sedaris (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Most of us would be lucky to be able to express ourselves in writing half as well as David Sedaris does in Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim. But on top of his skills with the written word, the... read more


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Sunday After The War by Henry Miller (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A collection of stories and excerpts from longer works....


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Letters From London 1990-1995 by Unknown (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Meditations (Penguin Classics) by Marcus Aurelius (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Art Of Travel by Alain De Botton (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The urge to be somewhere else is one of the abiding traits of human nature; in The Art of Travel author Alain de Botton (The Consolations of Philosophy, How Proust Can Change Your Life) sets out to... read more


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Dreams And Visions by Paul. Blake (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being A Woman by Nora Ephron (More from this author). Added: In the last month

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look at women who are... read more


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Trains And Buttered Toast: Selected Radio Talks by John Betjeman (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Eccentric, sentimental and homespun, John Betjeman's passions were mostly self-taught. He saw his country being devastated by war and progress and he waged a private war to save it. His only weapons... read more


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The Establishment: And How They Get Away With It by Owen Jones (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates our... read more


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Nothing...Except My Genius by Oscar Wilde (More from this author). Added: In the last month

'I have nothing to declare', Wilde once told an American customs official, 'except my genius'. A socialite, a wit, a man who flaunted convention and was unafraid to shock, Oscar Wilde was a great... read more


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Do Bats Have Bollocks?: And 101 More Utterly Stupid Questions by Jon Butler, Bruno Vincent (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The 'Corrections and Clarifications' column of Old Git magazine continues to offer its readers an opportunity to ask and provide answers to the most pressing questions of our times. Questions such... read more


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How Mumbo-jumbo Conquered The World: A Short History Of Modern Delusions by Francis Wheen (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A big bestseller in the UK and right on about the U.S.: Francis Wheen's delightful "assault on all things irrational, inexplicable, dumb-headed and phony" (The Financial Times) What characterizes... read more


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Letters From America: The Americans, Letters From America And Talk About America by Alistair Cooke (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Practice Of Writing: Essays, Lectures, Reviews And A Diary by David Lodge (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In this absorbing volume, acclaimed novelist David Lodge turns his incisive critical skills to his own profession, saluting the eminent practitioners of fiction who have influenced his writing, and... read more


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Lost At Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries by Jon Ronson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

UPDATED EDITION INCLUDING TWO EXTRA STORIES Jon Ronson has been on patrol with America’s real-life superheroes and to a UFO convention in the Nevada desert with Robbie Williams. He’s met a man who... read more


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Travels In Hyperreality: Essays (Picador Books) by Umberto Eco (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Umberto Eco, profound social critic and novelist, does that voodoo that he does so well once again. Don't let the title fool you. This is not the science fiction novel one might expect it to be.... read more


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The World According To Clarkson by Jeremy Clarkson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Jeremy Clarkson, shares his opinions on just about everything in The World According to Clarkson. Jeremy Clarkson has seen rather more of the world than most. He has, as they say, been around a bit.... read more


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By-line : Selected Articles And Dispatches Of Four Decades by Ernest Hemingway (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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What Is Your Dangerous Idea?: Today's Leading Thinkers On The Unthinkable by John Brockman (Editor) (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The history of science is replete with ideas that were considered socially, morally or emotionally dangerous in their time. The Copernican and Darwinian revolutions are obvious examples -- radical,... read more


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Pies And Prejudice: In Search Of The North by Stuart Maconie (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A northerner in exile, stateless and confused, hearing rumors of Harvey Nichols in Leeds and Maseratis in Wilmslow, the author goes in search of The North. Delving into his own past, it is a... read more