"As much as I don't want to condone spending hours in front of the TV or fighting your way through endless video games, Johnson's theories are hard to argue with. This book might help us relieve some"... (read full reviews)
"It was the early 80's and I plagued my dad for a Cabbage Patch doll for my birthday. This was at the height of Cabbage mania and the devoted father that he was, he managed to wade through the"... (read full reviews)
"This could have been a salacious expose of life as a man, but it's actually a sensitive and often poignant insight on what being 'male' is like in the 21st Century. Fascinating and highly"... (read full reviews)
"Coming from S66 myself this book caught my eye instantly, there are even people I know in this book! But that aside this is an interesting and thoughtful insight into British culture. Julian Baggini"... (read full reviews)
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"Sociology expert Frank Furedi shows that, via a mix of government trying to 'dumb down' in order to control, liberals trying to be more inclusive and the post-modernist ideal of 'relativity', there is"... (read full reviews)
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"This is history with a contemporary touch. Mason really makes you think about past events and how they are returning to haunt modern day politics...excellent presentation and juxtaposition of past and"... (read full reviews)
"*A full executive summary of this book will be available on or before Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Many of us living in the developed world have come to rely very heavily on digital technology (including"... (read full reviews)
"I loved all the descriptions and the illustrations were hilarious and will help you to notice a hipster in public - it's definitely a book for teens who are more in the realist state of mind, as you"... (read full reviews)
"A series of essays and thoughts on the feelings associated with being lost or losing. I fet that that they were linked, but did not always have a flow from one to the other.
That said the writing in"... (read full reviews)
"This was a really interesting read; it offers a fascinating insight into the world of addiction and the need for the next ‘fix’. From cupcakes to alcohol, pornography to prescription drugs, the book"... (read full reviews)
"The legend on the book cover asks ‘Check your Blackberry a little too often? Does your morning not begin unless you’re armed with your latte gripped tightly in hand?’
As someone who feels like their"... (read full reviews)
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"Time. One of life's most precious assets. Yet, the art of savouring time is all but lost.
Today life is performed at a hectic pace. Every activity is planned, scheduled, prioritised. We're encouraged"... (read full reviews)
"I bought this when first published,but this edition has even more. A collection of articles and essays on Mod culture.The detail is fantastic and some of those compiled have been out of print for"... (read full reviews)
"This book was on my required reading list for a third year undergraduate module on material culture. The editors introduction is a very useful insight into this historical approach, and acts as an"... (read full reviews)
"This book comprises two essays "The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates" and "The Defence" of which the later essay is by far the larger.
Beginning with the exordium, you appear to find yourself in the"... (read full reviews)
"Ruth Ginio’s study of Vichy rule in French West Africa is an important contribution to a subject that cannot be said to have suffered unduly from the attentions of Anglophone scholarship. In ‘French"... (read full reviews)