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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (755 titles):


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Mother Tongue: The English Language by Bill Bryson (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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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Generation Kill by Evan Wright (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Within hours of 9/11, America's war on terrorism fell to those like the 23 Marines of the First Recon Battalion, the first generation dispatched into open-ended combat since Vietnam. They were a new... read more


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Eats Shoots And Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach To Punctuation by Lynne Truss (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"""You don't need to be a grammar nerd to enjoy this one...Who knew grammar could be so much fun?"" -Newsweek We all know the basics of punctuation. Or do we? A look at most neighborhood signage... read more


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Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Questions (New Scientist) by "New Scientist" (More from this author). Added: In the last week

How fat do you have to be to become bulletproof? Why do people have eyebrows? Why do pineapples have spines? How much does a head weigh? What affects the... read more


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The Timewaster Letters by Robin Cooper (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A uniquely British twist on the goofy letters-to-strangers genre, this brilliant compilation chronicles one man's outrageous and bizarre letters—to trade groups, department stores, clubs,... read more


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You Are Here by Rory Bremner, et al (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Like the critically acclaimed Bremner, Bird and Fortune series on Channel 4, You Are Here picks away at the scabs of international politics with the voice and credibility of Rory and the two Johns,... read more


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Dawn Of The Dumb: Dispatches From The Idiotic Frontline by Charlie Brooker (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Polite, pensive, mature, reserved ...Charlie Brooker is none of these things and less. Rude, unhinged, outrageous, and above all funny, "Dawn of the Dumb" is essential reading for anyone with a brain... read more


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The Bedside Wilde (Classics For Pleasure) by Oscar Wilde (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Includes selected extracts from "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Importance of Being Earnest", and the complete and unabridged version of "The Happy Prince" and "The Ballad of Reading Gaol".


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Dictionary Of Quotations by Geddes & Grosset (Publisher) (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Decline Of The English Murder And Other Essays. by George Orwell (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Joyce And Ginnie: The Letters Of Joyce Grenfell And Virginia Graham by Joyce Grenfell, Virginia Graham (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Joyce Grenfell and Virginia Graham were best friends for 62 years. From their early teens until Joyce's death in 1979 they were inseparable, writing daily when apart. Their letters, undiscovered... 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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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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Out Of The Ordinary: True Tales Of Everyday Craziness by Jon Ronson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A collection of Jon's Guardian features, reworked and with new material, with a common theme: the ways in which people get themselves into wholly irrational bubbles, within which all manner of lunacy... read more


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The Beauty Myth: How Images Of Beauty Are Used Against Women by Naomi Wolf (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In a country where the average woman is 5-foot-4 and weighs 140 pounds, movies, advertisements, and MTV saturate our lives with unrealistic images of beauty. The tall, nearly emaciated mannequins... read more


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Complete Book Of Office Mispractice by Paul Smith (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Why Do Women Write More Letters Than They Post? by Darian Leader (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

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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 3 months

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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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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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 3 months

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