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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (715 titles):


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Jeanette Winterson (Vintage Living Texts) by Margaret Reynolds, Jonathan Noakes (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Jeanette Winterson (New British Fiction) by Sonya Andermahr (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Eating For England: The Delights And Eccentricities Of The British At Table by Nigel Slater (More from this author). Added: In the last week

How long does it take before somebody becomes a national treasure? It's certainly happened to Nigel Slater, and Eating for England is a highly enjoyable reminder of just why we esteem the estimable... read more


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A Nietzsche Reader (Classics) by Friedrich Nietzsche, R. J. Hollingdale (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A selection from Nietzche's major philosophical works designed to give an overview of this thought. The literary career of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) spanned less than 20 years but a vast range... 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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When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris (More from this author). Added: In the last month

"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever... read more


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Mother Tongue: The English Language by Bill Bryson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Who would have thought that a book about the English language would be so entertaining? Certainly not this grammar-allergic reviewer, but The Mother Tongue pulls it off admirably. Bill ... 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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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


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The Art Of Worldly Wisdom by Balthasar Gracian (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain De Botton (More from this author). Added: In the last month

This is a genius-level piece of writing that manages to blend literary biography with self-help and tongue-in-cheek with the profound. The quirky, early 1900s French author Marcel Proust acts as the... 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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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 Book Of General Ignorance (A Quite Interesting Book) by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Who made the first aeroplane flight? How many legs does an octopus have? How much water should you drink every day? What is the chance of tossing a coin and it landing on heads? What happens if you... read more


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

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 month

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 month

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

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