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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (730 titles):


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Mondegreens: A Book Of Mishearings by Jacquie Wines (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A mondegreen is a word or phrase which, when spoken or sung, is misheard as another word or phrase, often resulting in a hilarious outcome. Most people have heard of the famous mondegreen, 'send... read more


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Love Letters Of Great Men by Ursula Doyle (Ed.) (More from this author). Added: In the last week

From the private papers of Jane Austen and Mozart to those of Anne Boleyn and Nelson, Love Letters of Great Men and Women collects together some of the most romantic letters in history.For some of... read more


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The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." --Randy Pausch A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and... read more


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Whatever You Think, Think The Opposite by Paul Arden (More from this author). Added: In the last week

There have been many books written on good business practice. All eminently sensible. All based on logic, common sense and good manners. It is essential if you want to be a supermarket manager. But... read more


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THE NEW INTERNATIONAL WEBSTERS POCKET QUOTATION DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. by J. Radcliffe (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The World Of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington, et al (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In this pithy and hilarious book, Karl Pilkington is in conversation with (the often bewildered) Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the writers and stars of The Office and Extras, unwittingly... read more


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Hooking Up by Tom Wolfe (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Tom Wolfe's name is now so well known that the cover of his new collection bears just that: Tom Wolfe's name. No title, no picture, just the name, with an elegant design twining through it. Flip... read more


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How To Be Alone by Jonathan Franzen (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Novelist Jonathan Franzen's How to Be Alone is a collection of 14 essays that take the preservation of individuality and complexity in a noisy and distracting mass culture as its main theme. Franzen... read more


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The Penguin Dictionary Of Quotations (Reference Books) by John M. Cohen (Editor), Mark J. Cohen (Editor) (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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From Newbury With Love: Letters Of Friendship Across The Iron Curtain by Anna Horsbrugh-Porter, Marina Aidova (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Timewaster Letters by Robin Cooper (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

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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Dawn Of The Dumb: Dispatches From The Idiotic Frontline by Charlie Brooker (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

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 3 months

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 3 months

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Decline Of The English Murder And Other Essays. by George Orwell (More from this author). Added: In the last 3 months

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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 3 months

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 3 months

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 3 months

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 3 months

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 3 months

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