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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (718 titles):


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Letter From America: 1946-2004 by Alistair Cooke (More from this author). Added: In the last week

For over half a century, Alistair Cooke entertained and informed millions of listeners around the world in his weekly BBC radio program Letter from America. An outstanding observer of the American... read more


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Dear Friend And Gardener: Letters On Life And Gardening by Beth Chatto, Christopher Lloyd (More from this author). Added: In the last week

An elegant and amusing exchange of letters on life and gardening between two of the world's leading gardeners. In this delightful correspondence, which spans a garden year, two dear friends and ... read more


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The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar Of Poetic Myth by Robert Graves (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Robert Graves, the late British poet and novelist, was also known for his studies of the mythological and psychological sources of poetry. With The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth,... read more


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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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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he’d completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such... read more


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Alistair Cooke's America by Alistair Cooke (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Classics stand the test of time, and Alistair Cooke's history of America is a classic. Nearly three decades have passed since the original edition of America—based on journalist-historian... read more


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In The Green Tree (Library Of Wales) by Alun Lewis (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Through his letters home and six short stories, Alun Lewis paints a vibrant picture of life in India as a British serviceman during World War II. Intimate, vivid, observational, and always filled... read more


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WITH ONE LOUSY FREE PACKET OF SEED by LYNNE TRUSS (More from this author). Added: In the last month

With One Lousy Packet of Seed is Lynne Truss's splendidly malicious novel about contemporary celebrity journalism and its intrusiveness. Much of the plot has to do with the attempt to find something... read more


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101 Experiments In The Philosophy Of Everyday Life by Roger-Pol Droit (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Scribbling Sisters by Dale Spender, Lynne Spender (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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I Rest My Case...: Unpublished Letters To The Daily Telegraph by Iain Hollingshead (Editor) (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The third book in the bestselling and hilarious series of ?Am I Alone . . . ?’ books From bin Laden to Pippa Middleton’s bottom, and from riots to Rebekah Wade, Telegraph readers offer their maverick... read more


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Palace Of Books by Roger Grenier (More from this author). Added: In the last month

For decades, French writer, editor, and publisher Roger Grenier has been enticing readers with compact, erudite books that draw elegant connections between the art of living and the work of art.... read more


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Made In America by Bill Bryson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Bill Bryson's "Informal History of the English Language in the United States" is, in a word, fascinating. After reading this tour de force, it's clear that a nation's language speaks volumes... read more


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Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The people of the United States, according to author and filmmaker Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, Stupid White Men), have been hoodwinked. Tricked, he says, by Republican lawmakers and their... read more


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Forgotten Voices Of The Great War: A New History Of WWI In The Words Of The Men And Women Who Were There (Forgotten Voices/the Great War) by Max Arthur (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Max Arthur's compilation of First World War memories, Forgotten Voices of the Great War, offers a reminder of the scale of human experience within the 1914-18 conflict. Arthur, a military historian... read more


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The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Discover magazine recently called Richard Dawkins "Darwin's Rottweiler" for his fierce and effective defense of evolution. Prospect magazine voted him among the top three public intellectuals in the... read more


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What Am I Doing Here? (Picador Books) by Bruce Chatwin (More from this author). Added: In the last month

This is the last of Bruce Chatwin's works to be published while he was still alive (he penned the introduction in 1988, a few months before he died). It's a collection of Chatwin gems--profiles,... 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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How Mumbo-jumbo Conquered The World: A Short History Of Modern Delusions by Francis Wheen (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

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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I Have A Dream: The Speeches That Changed History by Ferdie Addis (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

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