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Paperback. In 1940 the Chinese writer Chiang Yee arrived in Oxford as a refugee from the London Blitz, his lodgings having been bombed. He paints a revealing picture of Oxford's particular atmosphere, its rituals and traditions. He explores the colleges and other student haunts, but also the city's surrounds. Series: Lost & Found S. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESF; 3JJH; DNF; HBJD1; HBWQ; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 135 x 15. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Signal Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902669694
ISBN
9781902669694
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 15.75

Paperback. A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of 'Americanah' and 'Half of a Yellow Sun', based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; DNF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 121 x 7. Weight in Grams: 62.
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008115272
ISBN
9780008115272
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.99
€ 7.44

Paperback. A lyrical, poweful polemic about London today, from Occupy and the August 2011 riots through to the Jubilee and the Olympics. Num Pages: 96 pages, 48. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 170 x 177 x 7. Weight in Grams: 66.
Publisher
The Westbourne Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908906144
ISBN
9781908906144
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.63

Mass Market Paperback. Asserts the author's belief in Joseph Conrad as a 'bloody racist' and his conviction that Conrad's novel "Heart of Darkness" only serves to perpetuate damaging stereotypes of black people. This title includes "The Trouble with Nigeria", the author's searing outpouring of his frustrations with his country. Series: Penguin Great Ideas. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 111 x 8. Weight in Grams: 74.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
112
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141192581
ISBN
9780141192581
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.99
€ 7.66

Paperback. Combat Camera reveals the inner workings - and absurdities - of the British military's media operations in Afghanistan. A war memoir that draws on hundreds of field reports, it exposes the truth behind the headlines. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMG; DNJ; HBJF; HBLX; HBWS4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 19. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
Alma Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846883538
ISBN
9781846883538
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.17

Paperback. Translator(s): Willard, Sumner. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 2ADF; DNF; HBJD; HBLC; JWD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 162 x 13. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Pennsylvania State University Press United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780271018812
ISBN
9780271018812
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 40.92

Paperback. The medieval essays in this text range from the late Roman Empire to the fall of Byzantium, from the rise of Islam to the western vernacular literature, from missions to China to the caliphs of Egypt, and from the Christian Armenia to religious realities of Christian, Jewish and Muslim Spain. Series: Works of Christopher Dawson. Num Pages: 244 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3H; DNF; HBJD; HBLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 142 x 19. Weight in Grams: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
The Catholic University of America Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813210179
ISBN
9780813210179
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.91

Paperback. I suppose that, if this collection has a point, it is the desire of one individual to see the idea of confrontation kept alive' Christopher Hitchens, Introduction Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 158 x 37. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782394662
ISBN
9781782394662
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.42

Paperback. A provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages selected by bestselling author Christopher Hitchens Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; HP; HRA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 670. Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever. 528 pages. A provocative and entertaining guided tour of atheist and agnostic thought through the ages selected by bestselling author Christopher Hitchens. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; HP; HRA. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 36. Weight: 644.
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306816086
ISBN
9780306816086
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.40

Paperback. A compendium of never-before-collected quotations from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Christopher Hitchens on hundreds of subjects Editor(s): Mann, Windsor. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: DNJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 233 x 26. Weight in Grams: 456. From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens. 336 pages. Editor(s): Mann, Windsor. A compendium of quotes of number 1 "New York Times" bestselling author Christopher Hitchens. Drawn from his many TV appearances, debates, lectures, interviews, articles, and books, it is arranged alphabetically by subject, from Atheism to Alcoholism, Mother Teresa to George Orwell, Islamofacism to Iraq, Smoking to Sex, and more. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNJ. Dimension: 155 x 233 x 26. Weight: 440.
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306819582
ISBN
9780306819582
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.40

Paperback. Christopher Lloyd has been writing a weekly column in "Country Life" since 1963. His prose is exciting; his knowledge is vast; his ideas are provocative, and what is the true test of a writer who has transcended his medium, he makes you laugh out loud. This book intends to capture the essence of Christopher Lloyd and of his garden at Great Dixter. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; WM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 240. The Garden Diaries of Great Dixter. 288 pages. Christopher Lloyd has been writing a weekly column in "Country Life" since 1963. His prose is exciting; his knowledge is vast; his ideas are provocative, and what is the true test of a writer who has transcended his medium, he makes you laugh out loud. This book intends to capture the essence of Christopher Lloyd and of his garden at Great Dixter. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: DNF; WM. Dimension: 197 x 131 x 19. Weight: 204.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408811085
ISBN
9781408811085
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.00

Paperback. Comprises of the pieces that aim to prove just how different, in ways both highly entertaining and deeply unsettling. This work contains essays or vignettes that offer a facet of existence as lived in or observed by one of America's original literary talents. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 184.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099437970
ISBN
9780099437970
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 16.11

Paperback. This volume brings together Cicero's tentative and undogmatic reflections on the good life, in which he discusses duty, friendship, the training of a statesman, and the importance of moral integrity in the search for happiness. Translator(s): Grant, Michael. Num Pages: 384 pages, maps, bibliography. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 17. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1971
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140442441
ISBN
9780140442441
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. This book presents nine speeches which reflect the development, variety, and drama of his political career. These new translations achieve new standards of accuracy. Translator(s): Berry, D. H. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 400 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 2ADL; DB; DNS; JPH. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540136
ISBN
9780199540136
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.06

Paperback. Cicero (106-43 BC) was the greatest orator of the ancient world and a leading politician of the closing era of the Roman republic. These three dialogues here are among the most accessible of Cicero's philosophical works. Editor(s): Griffin, Miriam T. Translator(s): Davie, John. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; HPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199644148
ISBN
9780199644148
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.25

Hardcover. The "Rhetorica ad Herrenium" was traditionally attributed to Cicero (106 43 BCE), and reflects, as does Cicero s "De Inventione," Hellenistic rhetorical teaching. But most recent editors attribute it to an unknown author. Translator(s): Caplan, H. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 150 x 173 x 26. Weight in Grams: 358. LOEB
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1954
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674994447
ISBN
9780674994447
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.16

Hardcover. We know more of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 43 BCE), lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, than of any other Roman. Besides much else, his work conveys the turmoil of his time, and the part he played in a period that saw the rise and fall of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. Translator(s): King, J. E. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 630 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 120 x 173 x 34. Weight in Grams: 436.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1927
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674991569
ISBN
9780674991569
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.42

Hardcover. In letters to his dear friend Atticus, Cicero reveals himself as to no other, except perhaps his brother. These letters, in a four-volume series, provide a vivid picture of a momentous period in Roman history--years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. Editor(s): Shackleton, Bailey. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 170 x 115 x 23. Weight in Grams: 240. LOEB
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674995727
ISBN
9780674995727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.42

Paperback. This book includes essays, unpublished sketches, Woolf's social realist 1919 novel Night and Day, and her final, visionary novel Between the Acts. This approach to Woolf's writing takes an integrated view, incorporating her juvenilia and foregrounding Woolf's critically neglected early novels. Num Pages: 272 pages, 5 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: DN; DS; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474423168
ISBN
9781474423168
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.73

Paperback. Winner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection 2015 and National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2015, this book examines the experience of race and racism in Western society through sharp vignettes of everyday discrimination and prejudice, which has impacted the lives of Serena Williams, Zinedine Zidane, Mark Duggan and others. Num Pages: 176 pages, 21. BIC Classification: DCF; DNF; JFFJ; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 16. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141981772
ISBN
9780141981772
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Clive James's take on the twentieth century - in paperback for the first time. Num Pages: 912 pages, ports. BIC Classification: DNF; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 196 x 37. Weight in Grams: 630.
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Number of pages
912
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main Market
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330481755
ISBN
9780330481755
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 16.17

Paperback. An esteemed literary critic shares his final musings on books, his children, and his own impending death Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; 2AB; BGL; DNF; DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 15. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300223552
ISBN
9780300223552
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.35

Paperback. The first collection of essays dedicated to examining the work of John Berger, with cross-cultural contributions from an array of international names. Editor(s): Gunaratnam, Yasmin. Num Pages: 416 pages, 14 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; ABA; DNF; DSBH5; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 200 x 32. Weight in Grams: 392.
Publisher
Zed Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783608799
ISBN
9781783608799
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.31

Hardcover. Some of the finest speeches ever made have been spoken in Ireland. This book highlights 45 of these eminent and influential speeches. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JF; DNS; DSBD; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 134 x 148 x 19. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Gill Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780717172917
ISBN
9780717172917
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 7.40