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  • The Cambridge Companion to Bertrand Russellby Nicholas Griffin

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00

    Bertrand Russell ranks as one of the giants of twentieth-century philosophy. more...

  • Dizzy Cityby Nicholas Griffin

    Steerforth Press 2010; US$ 14.95

    The year is 1916, Europe is at war, and American industrialists are getting rich. Englishman Benedict Cramb deserts the trench warfare of northern France and stows away on an outbound transatlantic ship. When the ship docks in New York City, a place untouched and largely unaware of the horrors of war, he realizes this is the place to reinvent himself.... more...

  • The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 2by Nicholas Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    This long-awaited second volume of Russell's best letters reveals the inner workings of a philosophical genius and an impassioned campaigner for peace and social reform. The letters, only three of which have been published before, cover most of Russell's adult life, a period in which he wrote over thirty books, including his famous History of Western... more...

  • The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell, Volume 1by Nicholas Griffin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Those who knew the famous philosopher Bertrand Russell at the turn of the century referred to him as 'the Day of Judgement'. This acclaimed selection of his early letters, available in paperback for the first time, reveals the full scope of Russell's life and innermost thoughts up to the First World War. It includes letters to his first wife, Alys... more...

  • Ping-Pong Diplomacyby Nicholas Griffin

    Scribner 2014; US$ 13.99

    Combining the insight of Franklin Foer’s How Soccer Explains the World and the intrigue of Ben Affleck’s Argo , Ping Pong Diplomacy traces the story of how an aristocratic British spy used the game of table tennis to propel a Communist strategy that changed the shape of the world. THE SPRING OF 1971 heralded the greatest geopolitical realignment... more...

  • The House Of Sight And Shadowby Nicholas Griffin

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 6.99

    Against the window a pale hand, a gentle wave that was not a wave at all. A distant female face veiled by the sweep of a curtain. Then stillness. Bendix remained transfixed for a full minute. It was most certainly a woman' Early eighteenth-century London, and two doctors are criss-crossing the boundaries of morality in the heady pursuit of scientific... more...

  • The Masqueradeby Nicholas Griffin

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 6.99

    Off the coast of Liguria, 1713 - accompanied by his valet Thomas Noon and tutor Lucius Jelbourne, young aristocrat Lord Stilwell is bound for Genoa and that essential part of an English gentleman's education; the Grand Tour of Italy. Jelbourne has long been wary of Noon: his standing at Dengby Hall, his relationship with Stilwell and his intelligence... more...

  • The Requiem Sharkby Nicholas Griffin

    Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 12.99

    Set in the 18th century's Golden Age of Piracy, THE REQUIEM SHARK is the tale of a young recruit, William Williams and his forced apprenticeship to Bartholomew Roberts, slaver turned pirate Captain. Enlisted first as a musician, then as the Captain's biographer, Williams learns to negotiate the seas of the Caribbean and West Africa recording their... more...

  • Russell vs. Meinongby Nicholas Griffin; Dale Jacquette

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95

    A century after ‘On Denoting’ was published, the debate it initiated continues to rage. On the one hand, there is a mass of new historical scholarship, about both Russell and Meinong, which has not circulated very far beyond specialist scholars. On the other hand, there are continuing problems and controversies concerning contemporary Russellian and... more...

  • The Palgrave Centenary Companion to Principia Mathematicaby Nicholas Griffin; Bernard Linsky

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 120.00

    To mark the centenary of the 1910 to 1913 publication of the monumental Principia Mathematica by Alfred N. Whitehead and Bertrand Russell, this collection of fifteen new essays by distinguished scholars considers the influence and history of PM over the last hundred years. more...