Greetings from Amazon.co.uk, As someone who has expressed interest in books by Douglas Adams, you might like to know that Health Monitoring of Structural Materials and Components: Methods with Applications is now available. You can order your copy for just £66.50 by following the link below. Sometimes, Amazon’s recommendations don’t really work.
Simon Jenkins of the Guardian writes about “The Da Vinci Code”: “Journalism already has a tough time guarding Fortress Fact from marauders (including its own) until the historians can arrive. To find novelists and film-makers getting in round the back and stealing the treasure is galling. Despite Humpty Dumpty, words do not mean anything we [...]
One of the finest innovations this year has been, to my mind, bookcrossing, the idea of which is to share books. By abandoning them. And then letting people know, on the Bookcrossing site, that you’ve done this. So far I’ve obtained a couple or three books from the Brew Coffee Shop on Lune Street but [...]
I shall not name the pompous fool of an English teacher at Westcliff High School for Boys who worked so hard to persuade me that reading really was a terribly dull pastime by extolling the wonders of the Julie Christie / Terence Stamp version of Far from the Madding Crowd and 1970s BBC Shakespeare over, [...]