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- Pan Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 25.45
Clive James is one of our finest critics and best-loved cultural voices. He is also a prize-winning poet. Since he was first enthralled by the mysterious power of poetry, he has been a dedicated student. In fact, for Clive, poetry has been nothing less than the occupation of a lifetime, and in this book he presents a distillation of all he's learned... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2001; US$ 25.45
Including his most memorable pieces ? his ?Postcard from Rome?, his observations on Margaret Thatcher, his insights into Heaney, Larkin and Orwell ? this book also contains brilliantly funny examinations of characters like Barry Humphries, as well as showcasing James?s more thoughtful, analytical side. From Germaine Greer to Marilyn Monroe, from the... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2009; US$ 19.08
For many people, Clive James will always be a TV presenter first and foremost, and a writer second -- this despite the fact that his adventures with the written word took place before, during and after his time on the small screen. Nevertheless, for those who remember clips of Japanese endurance gameshows and Egyptian soap operas, Clive reinventing... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1991; US$ 16.35
?Arriving in Cambridge on my first day as an undergraduate, I could see nothing except a cold white October mist. At the age of twenty-four I was a complete failure, with nothing to show for my life except a few poems nobody wanted to publish in book form.? Falling Toward England ? the second volume of Clive James's Unreliable Memoirs ? was meant... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 19.08
Taking us from Fleet Street to Clive James on TV, from Russian department stores to Paris fashion shows - via fatherhood, some killer bees, and a satire starring Anne Robinson as Mrs Thatcher - North Face of Soho is the larger-than-life story of a life lived to the full. 'It's not just that he writes a lot, but that he writes with intense perfectionism,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1981; US$ 19.08
The first volume of Clive James's autobiography. 'I was born in 1939. The other big event of that year was the outbreak of the Second World War, but for the moment, that did not affect me.' In the first instalment of Clive James's memoirs, we meet the young Clive, dressed in short trousers, and wrestling with the demands of school, various relatives... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2007; US$ 19.08
'A gigantic book on a gigantic theme' Sunday Times 'Aphoristic and acutely provocative: a crash course in civilization' J. M. Coetzee With three new essays and an introduction to the extras from the author, the special edition eBook adds new depth to an already absorbing book. A lifetime in the making, Cultural Amnesia is the book Clive James has always... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 1986; US$ 14.54
When we last met our hero in Unreliable Memoirs, he had set sail from Sydney Harbour bound for London, fame and fortune. Idealistic and uncompromising, if short on cash, he planned to engage himself in a low-paying menial job by day and to compose poetical masterpieces by night. Having promised himself he would never succumb to such stop-gap occupations... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 19.08
The BBC Radio 4 series, A Point of View , has been on the air since 2007. Over the years, it's had a variety of presenters ? including the national treasure that is Clive James ? talking for ten minutes about anything and everything that has captured their imagination, piqued their interest, raised their blood pressure or just downright incensed... more...