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- Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 14.57
The humour of self-deprecation is peculiarly English. Few people do it better than Jeremy Lewis. His first two autobiographical volumes - Playing for Time and Kindred Spirits - are being reissued in Faber Finds to coincide happily with his third volume - Grub Street Irregular - being published by HarperCollins. The second volume of Jeremy Lewis's... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.09
By founding Penguin books and popularizing the paperback, Allen Lane not only changed publishing in Britain, he was also at the forefront of a social and cultural revolution that saw the masses given access to what had previously been the preserve of a wealthy few. In Penguin Special Jeremy Lewis brings this extraordinary era brilliantly to life,... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 18.32
`In one of tje funniest biographies I have ever read, Lewis assembles all the excellently entertaining anecdotes about this deeply loved, much mocked, sometimes reviled figure whose departure has robbed the litarary world of its social smartness and any worthwhile eccentricity . . . [An] excellent, wildly funny and informative biography. `Auberon Waugh,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03
The humour of self-deprecation is peculiarly English. Few people do it better than Jeremy Lewis. His first two autobiographical volumes - Playing for Time and Kindred Spirits - are being reissued in Faber Finds to coincide happily with his third volume - Grub Street Irregular - being published by HarperCollins. With a sharp eye for the absurd... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 36.65
Few newspaper editors are remembered beyond their lifetimes, but David Astor of the Observer is a great exception to the rule. He converted a staid, Conservative-supporting Sunday paper into essential reading, admired and envied for the quality of its writers and for its trenchant but fair-minded views. Astor grew up at Cliveden, the country house... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09
This book provides a critical review of research into how children come to understand the social world, an area often known as children's "theories of mind". Takes an integrated approach to the development of children's social understanding Brings out the connections between mental state understanding and children's understanding of language,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 42.00
`This book is a treasure trove of evidence and debate and is essential reading for anyone interested in human resource management and, indeed, in the relationships between work, employment and society' - British Journal of Industrial Relations more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 70.95
The structure of the programme: There are two main guiding principles for the way in which the programme is organized: Firstly, the workbooks are grouped according to the Key Roles of Management. There are two core modules which focus on the personal skills required by all managers to help underwrite competence in all areas. Manage Activities describes... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 9.86
Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a 'T'. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks - not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.'s... more...