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The following books are available in Letters, Essays & Quotations (748 titles):


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Lines On The Underground: An Anthology For London Travellers by Dorothy Meade, Tatiana Wolff (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

This text is intended as a travelling companion to "Poems on the Underground", tracing the progress of each line and presenting, station by station, an appropriate extract from London's history of... read more


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Tragically I Was An Only Twin: The Comedy Of Peter Cook by Peter Cook (More from this author). Added: In the last week

To his many friends as well as his legion of fans, Peter Cook was quite simply the funniest man ever. His unique gifts and the way he led the transformation of British comedy (from music hall to... read more


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Wit by Des MacHale (More from this author). Added: In the last week

So begins Wit, a collection of hilarious quotes from the famous and infamous by author Des MacHale. MacHale has been collecting quotes over the past 20 years from books, magazines, newspapers,... read more


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Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than four million copies in thirty-five languages and changing the way we look at the world. Steven D. Levitt... read more


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The World According To The Man In The Pub by Robert Anwood (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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How Not To Grow Up: A Coming Of Age Memoir. Sort Of. by Richard Herring (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Comedian Richard Herring has a major problem. He's about to turn 40 and hasn't seen it coming. He's not married, doesn't have a proper job or 2.4 children. But now, finally, it looks as if the world... read more


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The Baghdad Blog by Pax Salam (More from this author). Added: In the last month

In September 2002, a young Iraqi calling himself "Salam Pax" began posting accounts of everyday life in Baghdad onto the Internet. Written in English, these bulletins contained everything from... 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 month

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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"Wuthering Heights" (York Notes Advanced) by Emily Bronte (More from this author). Added: In the last month

York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. This market-leading series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate... read more


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Other People's Trades (Abacus Books) by Primo Levi (More from this author). Added: In the last month

An extraordinary collection of powerful, elegant essays and a stunning portrait of a warm and humorous man writing on some of the things that interest him most.


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

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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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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I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being A Woman by Nora Ephron (More from this author). Added: In the last month

With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious look at women who are... read more


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York Notes On Geoffrey Chaucer's "Merchant's Tale" by G. Chaucer (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Dude, Where's My Country? by Michael Moore (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The people of the United States, according to author and filmmaker Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine, Stupid White Men), have been hoodwinked. Tricked, he says, by Republican lawmakers and their... read more


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50 Facts That Should Change The World by Jessica Williams (More from this author). Added: In the last month

50 Facts That Should Change the World is a series of snapshots of life in the 21st century. From the inequalities and absurdities of the so-called developed world to the vast scale of suffering... 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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For Crying Out Loud: The World According To Clarkson Volume 3: V. 3 (World According To Clarkson 3) by Jeremy Clarkson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

He’s difficult, argumentative but totally unafraid to express views guaranteed to tread on many people's toes -- that's Jeremy Clarkson. And it's for those very reasons why for everyone for whom his... read more


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The Idler (Issue 39) Lie Back And Protest: Lie Back And Protest Issue 39 by Tom Hodgkinson, Dan Kieran (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Is protest worth the effort? This new issue of the Idler looks at the history and the present of protest movements and asks whether there is any point in taking to the streets, or whether a more... read more


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The Idler (Issue 36) Money Madness: Your Money Or Your Life? by Tom Hodgkinson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

The Idler team believe that idleness is unjustly criticised in modern society when it is, in fact, a vital component of a happy life. This book examines the way money and greed have taken over our... read more