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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (720 titles):


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Scouts In Bondage: And Other Books From An Innocent Age by Michael Bell (Compiler) (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Letters From A Lost Generation - First World War Letters Of Vera Brittain And Four Friends: Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoff by Alan Bishop, Mark Bostridge (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The events set in motion by the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 changed many lives irrevocably. For Vera Brittain, an Oxford undergraduate who left her studies to volunteer as a nurse in... 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 week

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 week

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Latin Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide by Richard Prior (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Become a bona fide master of Latin English vocabulary owes a great debt to Latin, ergo you already know many Latin words and phrases. Now you can move beyond the status quo and learn this classical... read more


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Global Village Idiot by John O'Farrell (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The title of John O'Farrell's latest book, Global Village Idiot, refers not to the author, who proves far from an idiot, but to President George W Bush, whose trip to Europe in June 2001 closes this... read more


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The Consolations Of Philosophy by Alain De Botton (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Flushed with the success of How Proust Can Change Your Life, philosophical agony uncle Alain de Botton once more matches his precocious talents to addressing the anxieties of modern life with... read more


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The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking The Poet Within by Stephen Fry (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Stephen Fry’S The Ode Less Travelled provides us with a witty and entertaining guide to the mysteries of writing poetry.Stephen Fry has always had a secret passion for poetry and he reveals... read more


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Paperweight by Stephen Fry (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A hilarious collection of the many articles written by Stephen Fry for magazines, newspapers and radio. It includes selected wireless essays of Donald Trefusis, the ageing professor of philology... read more


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Spilling The Beans On The Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions - What They Mean And Where We Got Them by Judy Parkinson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm? Why is good health compared to a small stringed instrument? And what do pickles have to do with quandaries? This work provides us with the... 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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Live Bait by P. J. Tracy (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Minneapolis detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth are bored-the Twin Cities have been in a murder-free dry spell. But when elderly Morey Gilbert is found dead, the crime drought ends. And the... read more


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The Oxford Dictionary Of Humorous Quotations (Oxford Paperback Reference) by Ned Sherrin (Editor) (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, noted writer and satirist Ned Sherrin has gathered nearly 5,000 quotations in a rollicking collection drawn from an international cast of humorists... read more


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Stupid White Men by Michael Moore (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Stupid White Men, Michael Moore's screed against "Thief-in-Chief" George Bush's power elite, hit No. 1 at Amazon.com within days of publication. Why? It's as fulminating and crammed with infuriating... read more


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

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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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbooks) by Joshua Piven, David Borgenicht (More from this author). Added: In the last month

How could it get any worse? For the latest book in the phenomenally successful Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, the authors have pulled out all the stops, harkening back to the core... read more


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Why Do Women Write More Letters Than They Post? by Darian Leader (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Why do men tend to keep love letters in files along with their other correspondence, whereas women keep them with their clothes? And if a letter is written but not posted, at whom is it really... read more


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Notes From A Big Country by Bill Bryson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Here's a fact for you. According to the latest "Abstract of the UnitedStates", every year more than 400,00 Americans suffer injuries involving beds,mattresses or pillows...That is more people than... read more


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Let Me Finish by Udo Grashoff (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Suicide - the act of killing oneself intentionally - has been part of human life since the dawn of time, but has never been so widely and openly discussed as it is today. With the ongoing debate... read more


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My Heroes: Extraordinary Courage, Exceptional People: Extraordinary Courage, Exceptional People by Ranulph Fiennes (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In MY HEROES the 'world's greatest living explorer' (Guinness Book of Records), writes about the people who have inspired him - from explorers to policemen, families to freedom fighters. Wherever... read more