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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Every public speaker can benefit from an apt quotation to illuminate a speaking point. This compilation of 2,116 quotations in 263 broad subject categories is useful for political, motivational, and other public speakers along with speech writers, planners, and researchers. The topics range from Ability ("Out of my lean and low ability I'll... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.32
Upon its publication, George Seldes's The Great Thoughts instantly took its place as a classic--a treasure house of the seminal ideas that have shaped the intellectual history of the world down through the ages. Seldes, a pivotal figure in the history of American journalism and a tireless researcher, spent the better part of his extraordinary lifetime... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 369.40
This handbook provides a documentation of art quotations in modern literary texts. An ?art quotation? is defined as a reference to a real art work, either by naming, description or allusion. Lexicon-like contributions present the individual ?galleries? of 250 German language authors. Exemplary text passages are specified, the corresponding... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 7.99
Jokes classic, jokes new, jokes modern, old and blue...they're all here in Allan Morrison's book. From one-liners to shaggy dog stories, from Q&As to riddles, this book has the lot. Hot topi include: Glasgow versus Edinburgh; Scotsmen; Scotswomen; The Scottish Parliament; kilts and bagpipes and stuff; the workplace; at home with the Scots; Scottish... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 20.99
If you want to hear something stupid, just listen to the nearest politician. From the authors of Read My Lips and Mission Accomplished!, this completely new collection of politicians' gaffes, slips and brain freezes brings the verbal misstep into the present era of coalition government in Britain, the 2012 presidential election campaign in America... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 15.99
"Politics is no laughing matter - unless you've got Fred Metcalf's Dictionary of Humorous Political Quotations. From the wit that made Boris a contender to the best of George W. Bush, this book will have you in stitches. Bankers to bin Laden, bumper stickers to Biden, and even a few topics that don't begin with B, Metcalf has them all covered. Churchill's... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2004; US$ 14.95
Mama Says is a delightful, funny, and very wise book of over 400 sayings from mothers from around the world that represent a lineage of mothers' wisdom. The sayings are not always kind, not always useful, but always true to the intention of teaching young ones how to survive in the world. Many times, it's clear that these sayings are inherited... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2004; US$ 12.95
Wild Women Talk Back is a funny, inspirational banquet of delicious bon mots, quips, and unforgettable one-liners from movie stars, musicians, politicians, and women writers. The wild women quoted in this book are sassy, outrageous, and wickedly funny. From sex to motherhood, physical appearance to self-esteem, and coping with a career to finding... more...