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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 369.08
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 topics 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...
- Templeton Press 2013; US$ 7.99
This book contains a collection of John Templeton's favorite inspirational passages. ?From the Bible, from philosophers and poets, and from other writers, we begin to form a clear understanding of the spiritual and ethical laws of life. The world's... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99
This collection of more than 350 memorable quotations about the passion and pleasure of fishing captures the essence of the sport like very few collections have. Here are quips, comments, and words of wisdom on all aspects of fishing from Lord Byron, Cervantes, Art Flick, John Gierach, Roderick L. Haig-Brown, Ernest Hemingway, Ted Leeson, A. J. McClane,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
"Some books are unreservedly forgotten; none are unreservedly remembered." -W. H. Auden "A room without books is like a body without a soul." -Cicero "The proper study of mankind is books." -Aldous Huxley This collection of more than five hundred quotations captures the wisdom and wit of the most insightful things ever said about books, spoken... more...