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  • The Herald Yearsby Jack Webster

    Black & White Publishing 1996; US$ 5.99

    Jack Webster is one of the most popular journalists writing in Scotland today. Voted Newspaper Columnist of the Year in 1996, his weekly columns in The Herald have won him a huge and loyal audience throughout Scotland. The Herald Years reflects the extraordinarily wide range of Jack's interests, experiences and reflections on life - from nostalgic... more...

  • The Express Yearsby Jack Webster

    Black & White Publishing 1994; US$ 5.99

    Contains a selection of articles that were written for the "Scottish Daily Express" during the 1960s and 1970s. Covering a wide range of subjects and experiences - from trips to Moscow to meetings with Charlie Chaplin and Mohammed Ali, this book is a companion to Webster's volumes of autobiography. more...

  • Webster's Worldby Jack Webster

    Black & White Publishing 1997; US$ 5.99

    For over a decade, Jack Webster's weekly columns in The Herald have delighted his many loyal readers throughout Scotland. Following on from the success of his best-selling Herald Years, this new collection of Jack's finest work is full of warmth, humour and journalistic curiosity that have become his trademark over the years. Webster's World ranges... more...

  • My Grandfather's Galleryby Anne Sinclair

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.33

    On 20 September 1940, Paul Rosenberg disembarked in New York, just one of hundreds of tired Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his celebrated Paris gallery, Paul had managed to save his family; his paintings weren't all so fortunate. Some - the Picassos at MoMA's first retrospective - were already safely abroad. But dozens of works... more...

  • War Correspondentby Michael Moynihan

    Pen and Sword 1994; US$ 12.99

    The offhand admission to the doctor at the recruiting centre that he suffered from asthma as a boy was enough to put an end to Michael Moynihan's military career even before it started. However, this unpropitious beginning was eventually to lead to a wartime career far more dramatic than anything he could have imagined had he been allowed to don... more...

  • The Consolations of Writingby Rivkah Zim

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.10

    Boethius wrote The Consolation of Philosophy as a prisoner condemned to death for treason, circumstances that are reflected in the themes and concerns of its evocative poetry and dialogue between the prisoner and his mentor, Lady Philosophy. This classic philosophical statement of late antiquity has had an enduring influence on Western thought.... more...

  • Newspapers and English Society 1695-1855by Hannah Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    This lively new study covers the dramatic expansion of the press from the seventeenth century to the mid nineteenth century. Hannah Barker explores the factors behind the rise of newspapers to a major force helping to reflect and shape public opinion and altering the way in which politics operated at every level of English life. Newspapers, Politics... more...

  • Dope in the Age of Innocenceby Damien Enright

    Liberties Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    Ibiza, 1960: on the beautiful Mediterranean island, the high-rise resorts are still decades away. By chance, Damien Enright, twenty-one-years old and Irish, arrives there with his wife and two children and finds a handful of down-at-heel foreign Bohemians leading wild, hedonistic lives. He and his wife get involved; their marriage quickly breaks down... more...

  • News and Novela in Brazilian Mediaby Tania Cantrell Rosas-Moreno

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99

    This book examines Brazil?s ever-popular telenovelas?a televised mini-series that use recent news issues to help frame its plots. This work increases in importance as more audiences in Brazil rely on diversifying news sources for key decision-making information; and media systems tussle with information presentation and democratic behaviors. more...

  • Der ganze Mensch - die ganze Menschheitby Stefan Hermes; Sebastian Kaufmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 95.10

    Around 1800 European authors became manifestly interested in distant and different cultures, an interest that extended to fictional literature and aesthetics. This volume examines the poetic and aesthetic innovation that emerged from involvement with ethnological and anthropological phenomena, and the extent to which literature and aesthetics,... more...