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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (752 titles):


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9-11 (Seven Stories' Open Media) by Noam Chomsky (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

It is always instructive to read American's premier dissident thinker if only simply to get an alternative take on what constitutes our present day "common sense"--an urgent project he undertakes in... read more


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The Road To Wigan Pier by George Orwell (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Although George Orwell grew up in the relative comfort of the English middle class, his socialist convictions and general sense of fairness led him to hate his country's deeply ingrained class... 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 24 hours new

6725-2374242?ie=UTF8&storeID=books&ASIN=0571179312">update product info? Reviews Synopsis Ranging from Freud... read more


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Talk To The Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness Of Everyday Life (or Six Good Reasons To Stay Home And Bolt The Door) by Lynne Truss (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Editorial Reviews Amazon.comLynne Truss is the pundit of pet peeves. She's taken on the ignorance of basic grammar with Eats, Shoots & Leaves, now she bravely rallies against the ... read more


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

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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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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QI: Advanced Banter by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson (More from this author). Added: In the last week

'The Worcestershire Sauce of conversation.' Stephen Fry A really good quotation book - one which gathered the truest and funniest insights of the best minds, and organised them into more than 400... read more


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13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries Of Our Time by Michael Brooks (More from this author). Added: In the last week

When we look to the “anomalies” that science can’t explain, we often discover where science is about to go. Here are a few of the anomalies that Michael Brooks investigates in 13 Things That Don’t... 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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The Consolations Of Philosophy by Alain De Botton (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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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Shakespeare: An Existential View by David Horowitz (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In this book, written in 1965, David Horowitz explores "the basis of Shakesperean optimism itself: to see what are for Shakespeare the springs of human grace and human creation, what are the forces... read more


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Craft And Art Of Dylan Thomas by William Moynihan (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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

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Talk To The Hand by Lynne Truss (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Editorial Reviews Amazon.comLynne Truss is the pundit of pet peeves. She's taken on the ignorance of basic grammar with Eats, Shoots & Leaves, now she bravely rallies against the ... read more


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To Present The Pretence: Essays On The Theatre And Its Public by John Arden (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Songs Of Innocence And Of Experience: William Blake (Oxford Student Texts) by William Blake, Richard Willmott (More from this author). Added: In the last month

William Blake subtitled his Songs of Innocence and Experience 'Shewing Two Contrary States of the Human Soul'. His overall vision of the human condition is one where good and evil exist... read more


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Love All The People by Bill Hicks (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In 1993, network executives abruptly cut the final appearance of comedian Bill Hicks - a scathing tirade of digs on the Pope and the pro-life movement - from an episode of The Late Show with David... read more


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More Awkward Situations For Men by Danny Wallace (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In 2010’s brilliant AWKWARD SITUATIONS FOR MEN, Danny Wallace entertained us with wonderful bite-sized stories from his often embarrassing and bewildering everyday life as a man.Well, now it’s 2011... read more


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101 Poems That Could Save Your Life by Daisy Goodwin (Editor) (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Prozac has side effects, drinking gives you hangovers, therapy's expensive. For quick and effective relief -- or at least some literary comfort -- from everyday and exceptional problems, try a poem.... read more


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

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