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  • The Country Formerly Known as Great Britainby Ian Jack

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.09

    In this selection from over twenty years of reporting and writing, Ian Jack sets out to deal with contemporary Britain - from national disasters to football matches to obesity - but is always drawn back in time, vexed by the question of what came first. In 'Women and Children First', watching the film Titanic leads into an investigation into the... more...

  • Granta 81by Ian Jack

    Granta Publications 2013; US$ 17.32

    As with the first two Young British Novelists issues, Granta's 2003 list was compelling and prescient. The issue introduced readers to fiction by Zadie Smith, David Mitchell and Monica Ali. From Ben Rice's story of marital crises among Koi fanciers to Hari Kunzru's account of the development of a Bollywood-inspired computer virus, the issue showcases... more...

  • Granta 130by Ian Jack

    Granta Publications 2015; US$ 13.59

    The world's most complicated nation is learning ways to describe itself. The novel and the outsider's eye no longer rule. more...

  • Figments of Realityby Ian Stewart; Jack Cohen

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    Popular science tour de force from bestselling authors, on evolution of intelligence, culture and mind. more...

  • The Collapse of Chaosby Ian Stewart; Jack Cohen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 15.50

    Do we live in a simple or a complex universe? Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart explore the ability of complicated rules to generate simple behaviour in nature through 'the collapse of chaos'. 'The most startling, thought-provoking book I've read all year. I was pleased to learn that most of the things I thought I knew were wrong' -- Terry Pratchett more...

  • Metropolis and Provinceby Ian Inkster; Jack Morrell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This collection of case studies, focusing on British scientific culture during the first industrial revolution, explores the social basis of science in the period and asks why such an extraordinarily rich variety of cultural-scientific experience should have flourished at the time. The book analyses science and scientific culture in their local contexts,... more...

  • Wuthering Heightsby Emily Brontė; Ian Jack; Patsy Stoneman

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01

    First published in 1847, Wuthering Heights is set on the bleak Yorkshire moors, where the drama of Catherine and Heathcliff, Heathcliff's cruel revenge against Edgar and Isabella Linton, and the promise of redemption through the next generation, is enacted. This edition uses the authoritative Clarendon text, and in a new introduction Patsy Stoneman... more...

  • Wuthering Heightsby Emily Brontė; Ian Jack; Helen Small

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 3.99 US$ 3.43

    Wuthering Heights is one of the most famous love stories in the English language, and a potent tale of revenge. This new edition explores its extraordinary power and unique style and narrative structure, and includes a selection of poems by Emily Brontė. more...

  • The Science Of Discworld IIby Ian Stewart; Jack Cohen; Terry Pratchett

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    The acclaimed Science of Discworld centred around an original Pratchett story about the Wizards of Discworld. In it they accidentally witnessed the creation and evolution of our universe, a plot which was interleaved with a Cohen & Stewart non-fiction narrative about Big Science . In The Science of Discworld II our authors join forces again to... more...

  • Science of Discworld III: Darwin's Watchby Ian Stewart; Jack Cohen; Terry Pratchett

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27

    Roundworld is in trouble again, and this time it looks fatal. Having created it in the first place, the wizards of Unseen Univeristy feel vaguely responsible for its safety. They know the creatures who lived there escaped the impending Big Freeze by inventing the space elevator - they even intervened to rid the planet of a plague of elves, who attempted... more...