Books — 4 November 2016 — sorted by Author within Title within Genre

SF anthologies

TitleNotesYearAuthor
13 above the nightIncl 'Idiot solvant', 'Counter security', 'Prone'1965Conklin, Groff
100 great SF short shortsAveraging just over 2 pages each1978Asimov; Greenberg; Olander
ABC of SF24, incl 'Let's be Frank', 'Family resemblance'1966Boardman Jr, Tom
Again, Dangerous visions #119, including 'The word for world is forest', 'Big space fuck'1972Ellison, Harlan
Again, Dangerous Visions #223, including 'Getting along', 'Milk of Paradise'1972Ellison, Harlan
Analog 18, incl 'Monument' & 'Join our gang?'1963Campbell, John W
Analog 28, incl 'Ethical quotient' & 'Novice'1964Campbell, John W
Analog 38, incl 'World by the tale', 'Thin edge' & 'Hilifter'1965Campbell, John W
Analog 4 (aka Permanent Implosion)7, incl 'Marie Celeste move' & 'A case of identity'1965Campbell, John W
Analog 5 (aka Countercommandment)9, incl 'Computers don't argue' & 'Overproof'1966Campbell, John W
Analog 614, incl 'Light of other days' & '...not a prison make'1967Campbell, John W
Analog 711, incl 'Weyr search' & 'There is a crooked man'1968Campbell, John W
Arrows of Eros16, including 'Odd attachment', 'Mela worms'1989Stewart, Alex
Astounding SF anthology: #111, incl. 'Meihem in ce klasrum', 'E for Effort', 'Blowups happen'1952Campbell, John W
Astounding SF anthology: #212, incl. 'Child's play', 'Last enemy', 'Protected species'1952Campbell, John W
Beachheads in space7, incl 'Metamorphosite', 'Repetition'1952Derleth, August
Best fantasy stories10, incl 'Cousin Len's wonderful adjective cellar'1962Aldiss, Brian W
Best of New Worlds15, including 'Tableau', 'Railways up on Cannis', 'I see you'1965Moorcock, Michael
Best SF14, incl 'Ruum'1955Crispin, Edmund
Best SF 214, incl 'Placet is a crazy place'1956Crispin, Edmund
Best SF 311, incl 'Four in one'1958Crispin, Edmund
Best SF 410, incl 'Subway named Moebius' and 'Flowers for Algernon'1961Crispin, Edmund
Best SF 511, incl 'Noise level', 'The prisoner'1956Crispin, Edmund
Best SF 614, incl 'Waitabits'1966Crispin, Edmund
Best SF 712, incl 'Coffin cure'1970Crispin, Edmund
Black thorn, white rose18, incl 'Sawing boys', 'Ashputtle'1994Datlow, Ellen; Winding, T
Century of great short SF novels5, including 'Gulf', 'E for effort', 'Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde'1964Knight, Damon
Dangerous visions33, classic, but now rather 'ordinary' seeming1967Ellison, Harlan
Edward de Bono SF collectionA 2-page intro doesn't earn credit as the editor!1976Hay, George
Elsewhere and elsewhen9, incl 'How allied', 'Trouble tide', 'Earthman's burden'1968Conklin, Groff
Epoch24, including 'ARM', 'Dogtown tourist agency', 'Durance'1975Elwood, R; Silverberg, R
Fantastic Universe omnibus19, including 'Amazing Mrs Mimms', 'Velvet glove', 'Mex'1960Santesson, Hans Stefan
Fourteen great tales of ESP13, including 'What thin partitions' + item by EF Russell1969Stone, Idella Purnell
Golden Age of SF17, incl 'Xi effect', 'Tunnel under the world', 'Student body'1981Amis, Kingsley
Golden Years of SF (6th series)33 from 1949/50 incl 'Karres' 'Mobius' 'Hurkle' 'Cold war'1984Asimov, Isaac; Greenberg
Great SF about doctors18, incl 'Emergency operation', 'Shopdropper'1963Conklin, Groff; Fabricant, N
Great SF by scientists16, incl 'Neutrino Bomb', 'John Sze's future'1962Conklin, Groff
Hugo winners9, incl 'Allamagoosa', 'The Star', 'Flowers for Algernon'1962Asimov, Isaac
Hugo winners 1963-19676, incl 'Neutron star' 'Soldier, ask not'1971Asimov, Isaac
Hugo winners 1968-19708, incl 'Weyr search', 'I have no mouth, and I must scream'1971Asimov, Isaac
Human and other beings16, including 'Test piece', 'Down among the dead men'1963DeGraeff, Allen
Imagination Unlimited6, incl 'What dead men tell', 'Old Faithful'1964Bleiler, F; Dikty, TE
JW Campbell memorial anthology13, including 'Thiotimoline to the stars', 'Brothers'1973Harrison, Harry
Laughing space65+, incl 'Coffin Cure' 'MS fnd in a lbry' & many cartoons1982Asimov, Isaac; Jeppson, J
Masters of SF7, incl 'Boomer Dukes', 'Early bird', 'Green thumb'1964Belmont
More Penguin SF12, incl 'Monkey wrench', 'Jokester', & 'Tunnel under world'1963Aldiss, Brian W
Nebula 05 award stories6, incl 'A boy & his dog', 'Not long before the end'1970Blish, James
Neglected visionsClifton, Anvil, Guin, Neville, Garrett, Phillips, Kagan, Wallace1979Malzberg; Greenberg et al
New Hugo Winners, Volume IV9 from 1991 - 1993, incl Asimov: 'Gold'1997Benford, Gregory
NWSF #038, incl 'Subways of Tazoo', 'The fiend'1964Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #077, incl 'Invader', 'Manscarer'1966Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #086, incl 'The pen and the dark', 'Synth'1966Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #126, incl 'Cloudbuilders', 'Vertigo'1968Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #147, incl 'Blood brother', 'Ballad of Luna Lil'1969Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #166, incl 'Getaway from Getawehi', 'Meatball'1969Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #187, incl 'Major operation'1970Carnell, John (Ted)
NWSF #259, incl 'Black hole of Negrav'1975Bulmer, Kenneth
Other side of the moon10, incl 'Spiro', 'Memorial', 'Cure'1949Derleth, August
Oxford book of science fiction stories30, from early Wells, to recent Brin1992Shippey, Tom
Pair from spaceStill unread!195?Belmont
Penguin SF12, incl 'Grandpa', 'Nightfall' & 'Track 12'1961Aldiss, Brian W
Prologue to Analog10, incl 'Omnilingual' & 'Minor ingredient'1962Campbell, John W
Sandman: book of dreams(Text) stories based in the Sandman worlds1996Gaiman, Neil; Kramer, Ed
Seven come infinityIncl 'Panic button', 'Discontinuity', 'Servant problem'1966Conklin, Groff
Seven trips through time and spaceIncl 'Flatlander', 'Overproof', 'Ministry of Disturbance'1968Conklin, Groff
Sex in the 21st century14, including 'A trick or two', 'The Vana', 'The crooked man'1979Parry, Michel; Subotsky, M
SF hall of fame 416 Nebula award winners from 1965 - 19691981Clarke, Arthur C
SF hall of fame #126, including 'Cold equations', 'First contact', 'Arena'1970Silverberg, Robert
SF hall of fame #210, incl 'Universe', 'Marching morons', 'Baby is three'1973Bova, Ben
SF reprise 323, incl 'Anita', 'Escapism', 'The charm'1967Bonfiglioli, Kyril
SF reprise 413, incl 'The Jennifer', 'War at Foxhanger'1967Bonfiglioli, Kyril
SF reprise 613, incl 'The Middle Earth', 'Xenophilia'1967Bonfiglioli, Kyril
SF: the great years7, including 'Little black bag', 'Placet is a crazy place'1973Pohl, Frederik; Pohl, C
Six SF playsIncludes original version of 'City on the edge of forever'1976Elwood, Roger
Snow white, blood red21, incl 'Frog prince', 'Puss'1993Datlow, Ellen; Winding, T
Spectrum 110, incl 'By his bootstraps', 'Midas Plague', 'Null-P'1961Amis, Kingsley; Conquest, R
Spectrum 28, incl 'Beyond Bedlam', 'Sense from thought divide', 'Bridge'1962Amis, Kingsley; Conquest, R
Spectrum 38, incl 'Killdozer!', 'Dreams are sacred', 'The Sentinel'1963Amis, Kingsley; Conquest, R
Spectrum 414, incl 'Marching Morons', 'Planet named Shayol', 'Large ant'1965Amis, Kingsley; Conquest, R
Spectrum 58, incl 'Student Body', 'Noise level', 'Mother of invention'1966Amis, Kingsley; Conquest, R
Stories for tomorrow22, including 'Noise level', 'First contact', 'Beep'1954Sloane, William
Superheroes13, including 'Stuporman', 'Satyr-man', 'Easy way out'1978Parry, Michel
Tales from the Spaceport Bar22, including 'Green marauder', 'For a foggy night'1987Scithers, GH; Schweitzer, D
Thirteen French SF storiesIncluding 'Devil's goddaughter', 'Vana'1965Knight, Damon
Those who canAn SF reader; stories & critiques by their authors1973Wilson, Robin Scott
Tomorrow's children18, incl 'Star bright', 'Gilead' & 'It's a good life'1966Asimov, Isaac
Traps of time10, including 'How to construct a time machine'1968Moorcock, Michael
Voyagers in Time12, & brief notes, including 'Wrong-way Street', 'Flux'1967Silverberg, Robert
War book13, including (of course!) 'Crab apple crisis', 'The weapon'1969Sallis, James
Where do we go from here? #18, incl 'Surface tension', '--and he built a crooked house--'1971Asimov, Isaac
Where do we go from here? #29, incl 'Omnilingual', 'Deep Range'1971Asimov, Isaac
Wizards of OddComic fantasy anthology1997Haining, Peter
Wonder Tales6 from round the globe1994Warner, Marina
World's best SF 116, incl Kapp, Ellison, Niven. Bought in Oxford1969Wollheim, D; Carr, T
Worlds of wonder13 hand-picked stories wrapped in his essays on the craft1987Silverberg, Robert
Yet more Penguin SF12, incl 'Wall around world', 'Protected species', 'I made you'1964Aldiss, Brian W

Art

TitleNotesYearAuthor
20th Century antiquesSupposedly desirable collectibles1989Curtis, Tony; Taylor, ED
20th Century Design ClassicsPhotographic survey from Anglepoise to Zippo1991Pearce, Chris
20th Century DreamsMontages coupling some extremely unlikely icons1999Cohn, Nik; Peellaert, Guy
20th Century masters of erotic artGood, though not always very inspired1980Smith, Bradley
100 postersGood1978Yokoo, Tadanori
100 years of posters21st birthday present from Leigh1972Hillier, Bevis
1001 spot illustrations of the lively 20sOK1986Grafton, Carol B
Advanced airbrush bookGood1984Misstear, C; Scott-Harman, H
Age of Innocence: his romantic artSame guy who did 'Idyl' in National Lampoon1994Jones, Jeffrey
All allure: eroticism outside mainstreamPhotos, collages, drawings & paintings2006Klanten, Robert et al
Allen Jones (pocket library of art)23 miniature images & accompanying commentary1997Lambirth, Andrew
Alma-Tadema (Sir Lawrence)Pinups for Victorians, basically1977Swanson, Vern G
Amorous Drawings of Marquis von BayrosTracked down after 24+ years via Tyson's Books1968Brunn, Ludwig von
Amorous illustrationsA Bibliophile special of pictures in HM Queen's collection1983Rowlandson, Thomas
Anatomy of illusionMore airbrush super-realism1989English, Michael
Annotated ultimate alphabetAnswers!1988Wilks, Mike
Aquarelles et dessins erotiquesA surprisingly delicate touch1996Rodin
Ars EroticaNicely-balanced textual & pictorial history of erotic art1997Lucie-Smith, Edward
Ars Erotica: best modern erotic artShe has a good eye for Eros2005Olley, Michelle
Art and society: sexIdiosyncratic1972Baynes, Ken
Art Deco 1910-1939: exhibition catalogueSumptuous is probably the best adjective2003V & A Museum
L'Art Erotique: 2nd international showCatalogue; my first exposure to Mario Tauzin1969Kronhausen, P & E
Art Nouveau and the EroticAccompanies V&A exhibition, April 20002000Wood, Ghislaine
Art Nouveau: prints, posters etcVery nice selection1968Hofstatter, Hans H
Art of arousal: erotic artNot bad at all, Dr Ruth!1993Westheimer, Ruth
Art of Eric Stanton (ed. Eric Kroll)An awesome set of bondage/domination art1997Stanton, Eric
Art of Franz von Bayros48 pages for now1997Mounce, DC
Art of love-making: illustrated tributePleasant collection of monochrome pictures1992Haught, James A
Art of Maurice SendakUnique; bought in Putney on my last trip to ICL's HQ1980Lanes, Selma G
Art of MoebiusGreat stylist1989Moebius (Jean Giraud)
Art of Street JewelleryMorley is an artist friend of Tom Grieve2006Baglee, C; Morley, A
Art of the calendarOK1976Gabor, Mark
Art: history of expression in 20th CenturyUnmemorable1991Tamplin, Ronald
Arthur RackhamNicely produced overview1990Hamilton, James
Artist's model: from Etty to SpencerFor York's 1999 exhibition: all the nudes fit to print :-)1999Postle, Martin; Vaughan, W
Aubrey BeardsleyBy curator of the Centenary exhibition. Wonderful1998Calloway, Stephen
Aubrey BeardsleyWell-illustrated biographical overview1998Néret, Gilles
Austerity binge: arts of the 40s and 50sInteresting overview1975Hillier, Bevis
BalthusGood selection of 80 plates1983de Rola, Stanislas K
BalthusUpdates & enlarges on the 1983 edition (107 plates)1996de Rola, Stanislas K
BalthusGood1982Leymarie, Jean
Balthusaka King of Cats, it seems2003Néret, Gilles
Balthus: drawings and watercoloursSome gems1983Carandente, Giovanni
Beryl Cook's New YorkCheerful dancers, joggers, cops, culture addicts etc1985Cook, Beryl
Billboard artOK1980Henderson, S; Landau, R
Black and White: Aubrey Beardsley44 plates, each analysed1968Brophy, Brigid
Blue Book: modern erotic artSome excellent work1983Benedict, Brad
Body: images of the nudeGood1981Lucie-Smith, Edward
Bosch's Garden of earthly delightsI bought 3 to take apart & mount. Far too weird to finish!1977Rowlands, John
Breathless homicidal slime mutantsThe art of the (largely pulp) paperback2010Brower, Steven
British Museum Little Book of EroticaTiny little tome1997Johns, Catherine
Bumper EditionEight books' worth of her paintings2000Cook, Beryl
Canaletto: Paintings, Drawings & EtchingsFolio Society1967Martin, Gregory
Carl Larsson: watercolours and drawingsLovely stuff1994Puvogel, Renate
Chinese art of lovingNice imagery1980de Smedt, Marc
Classic Penguin: cover to coverBeautiful survey of Penguin's cover art and book design2016Buckley, Paul
Closer look: at his art techniquesVery good1986Woodroffe, Patrick
Collected drawings of Aubrey BeardsleyOne of a kind1967Symons, Arthur
Complete book of erotic artTwo-volume omnibus, bought in Slough. Excellent1978Kronhausen, P & E
Computer in ArtEarly examples from the I.C.A.1971Reichardt, Jasia
Confessions of the Guerrilla GirlsMasked avengers fighting sexism & racism in the art world1995Guerrilla Girls
Contemporary decorative artsGood overview1980Garner, Phillipe
Country Diary drawings26 beautifully simple pictures, many from the Grauniad2003Harper, Clifford
Cultural calendar of the 20th centuryUseful survey1979Lucie-Smith, Edward
DaliGood coverage1977de la Serna, Ramon Gomez
DaliTaschen anniversary edition2006Descharnes, Robert; Néret, G
DaliAnother long time favourite1974Larkin, David
Dali by DaliDuring my Dali phase1970Dali
Dali catalogue 1920-1980Comprehensive1979Descharnes, Robert
Dali...Dali...Dali...OK...OK...OK...1974Gerard, Max
Dali: life and workMini volume but maxi value1999Weyers, Frank
Dali: the paintingsTaschen comprehensiveness rules, OK! 2001 reprint1993Descharnes, Robert; Néret, G
Deep image: 3d in art and scienceAnaglyphs1991Zone, Ray
Digital beauties: 2D & 3D CGPixels meet the airbrush2002Wiedemann, Julius
Dorbott of VacuoOK1987Woodroffe, Patrick
Drawing the female nudeGorgeous sketches & advice, overlaid with gentle eroticism1992Civardi, Giovanni
Drawings of BertrandOn cover of Oz schoolkids issue1971Bertrand, Raymond
Dustcovers: Sandman covers, 1989-1997New story + commentary by Gaiman, & McKean's colour artwork1997Gaiman, Neil; McKean, Dave
Dynamic light and shadeSkilful examples1981Hogarth, Burne
Ecce Homo: 100 drawingsBanned for its political criticism, not its nudes1976Grosz, George
Edward Hopper: art and the artistSometimes very bleak, but compelling1980Levin, Gail
Egon SchieleGood1980Wilson, Simon
Egon Schiele: desire and decayTypical Taschen thoroughness in illustrated life story1999Fischer, Wolfgang Georg
Egon Schiele: erotic sketchesSomewhat tortured style2005Prestel Verlag
Encyclopedia of EroticaSumptuous, but marred by typos & translation errors2005Döpp, Hans-Jürgen
English eroticismOK of its genre1984Lorenzoni, Piero
Engraved work of Eric GillMagical1977V & A Museum
EngravingsWonderful & weighty retrospective1990Gill, Eric
EPS: An Artist's Secret Sketchbook#201: second excellent volume, also assembled by AJ Maclean1999Poulton, Tom
EPS: Catalogue1996 set of available & proposed offerings1996Erotic Print Society
EPS: Clayton's College#100: text by Connie O'Hara - who she?195?de Sainte-Croix, Georges
EPS: Emily Ford's pillow bookTheir secretary comes on strong!2002Ford, Emily
EPS: Illustrated book of 'country matters'A discursive ramble around the female pudenda2000Maitland, Oliver
EPS: Illustrated book of anal sexMixture has gone with jokey captions this time2003Manning, Lee
EPS: Illustrated book of bottomsMiniature cheeky gem, fundamentally1996Maitland, Oliver
EPS: Illustrated book of breastsRise & fall of the bosom1999Jackson, Lawrence
EPS: Illustrated book of corporal.....punishment2002Russell, Lynn Paula
EPS: Illustrated book of oral sexMouth-watering, of course2002Blinkhorn, Annie
EPS: Illustrated book of orgiesReflection on the beauty in numbers2000Speller, Lizzie
EPS: Illustrated book of phallusesA penetrating history of the membrum virile1999Ward, Charlotte
EPS: Illustrated book of sex gadgetsCocktail of naughty trinketry2001Vicky & Charlie
EPS: Illustrated book of situational sexA Field Guide, if you please!2000Smithson, Richard
EPS: Illustrative art of Lynn P Russell#220: scorching pencil & crayon works1997Russell, Lynn Paula
EPS: Initiation amoureuse#641: her scorching illustrations. 1994 printing1943Ballivet, Suzanne
EPS: Master of the College NurseConcocted story to accompany 1950s art2005Delaye, Laurent
EPS: Muse, the art of Ray LeaningReminiscent of Sorayama & Aslan2004Leaning, Ray
EPS: painful pleasuresWhacking in the Western World2004Russell, Lynn Paula
EPS: Purple Pillow BookMore in Emily Ford's mould2003McDonald, Dee
EPS: Secret art of Tom Poulton#367: assembled by AJ Maclean; prosecutable art of 1940s/50s1998Poulton, Tom
EPS: Sexual Odyssey#118: largely bandes dessinée2000Russell, Lynn Paula
EPS: Singular art of Julian MurphyCool hi-tech graphic erotica1999Murphy, Julian
EPS: Sins of our Fathers#307: study in Victorian pornography2000Ryan, Paul et al
EPS: Six works on paper#276: delicately indelicate pastels1996Guevara, Monica
EPS: The Devil's Whisper#6: At last, the 30 images of his 1930's portfolio2002Tauzin, Mario; Breton, Henri
EPS: The Lost Drawings#253: probably final collection - superb2000Poulton, Tom
EPS: True decadenceVenus in Furs & unrelated Franz von Bayros artwork2007von Bayros, F; Sacher-Masoch
EPS: Wilde women#83: vivid & stylish, though lacking Poulton's imagination2001Wilde, David
EPS: Young lusty sluts!Pictorial history of erotic pulp fiction & cover artwork2004Goss, Michael R
Eric FischlOver-priced, I now think!1988Schjeldahl, Peter
Eric Gill's Masterpieces of wood engraving250 examples in a nice Dover edition2013Berona, David A
Eric Gill: lust for letter and lineFrom British Museum Press. Nice little overview2011Cribb, Ruth and Joe
Eric Gill: sculptureLovely stuff1992Collins, Judith
Eros in PompeiiErotic art from museum of Naples1974Grant, Michael; Mulas, A
Eros: an erotic journey thru the sensesExcellent, picked up in Salisbury1988Ferrero, Carlo Scipione
Erotic antiquesLovely little items & piles of kitsch, too1990Curtis, Annette
Erotic artNice, albeit tame, selection1984Bentley, Richard
Erotic artOddly cold survey from Taschen1993Néret, Gilles
Erotic art by living artistsNot very inspired1988Franklin, Constance
Erotic art of the masters: 18th - 20th CBought in Staines; nice range of sources197?Smith, Bradley
Erotic Art: 17th to 20th CenturyExcellent survey1995Weiermair, Peter
Erotic ArtsAuthoritative & wide-ranging. Bought in Words & Music, Windsor1975Webb, Peter
Erotic bookplates: an introductionGreat stuff; simple & often overlooked1990Lattimore, Colin R
Erotic drawingsHuge! Limited edition, nicely done1979Klimt, Gustav
Erotic drawingsA nice set1986Tilly, Andrew
Erotic images & alphabetsDuplicated on CDROM, too2003van Roojen, Pepin
Erotic postcardsOK, but uninspired1977Jones, B; Ouellette, W
Erotic woodcutsAnother from Dover1988Maillol, Aristide
Erotica 20th Century Volume IMini Taschen2000Néret, Gilles
Erotica 20th Century Volume IIMini Taschen2001Néret, Gilles
Erotica UniversalisExcellent Taschen 'brick book' (2 copies!)1994Néret, Gilles
Erotica Universalis, volume IITakes more time on individual artists2000Néret, Gilles
Eroticism in Western ArtFirst edition, notable for many curious major omissions1972Lucie-Smith, Edward
Escher on Escher: exploring the infinite120 pictures & Escher's own words about them1986Escher, MC
Escher: the complete graphic workAs described!1981Locher, J L
Essential Art DecoSee p188 for our old bedside cabinets!2000Zaczek, Iain
Essential Klimt250 page study, well-illustrated2000Payne, Laura
Etchings and lithographsTalented artist (& Underground comix artist, too)1976Stack, Frank
Evolution of Allure: sexual selection..... from Medici Venus to Incredible Hulk1996Hersey, George L
Ex Libris: the art of bookplatesFrom British Museum Press. Nice little overview2011Hopkinson, Martin
Exposed: the Victorian NudeSumptuous accompaniment to Tate's 2001 exhibition2001Smith, Alison et al
Fantastic art of Boris VallejoMusclemen & gorgeous babes1978Vallejo, Boris
Fantastic art of Frank Frazetta 1Not so fantastic1975Frazetta, Frank
Fantastic art of Frank Frazetta 2Muscles, dripping fangs and bosoms, basically1977Frazetta, Frank
Felicien RopsBelgian erotic artist of considerable skill1972Arwas, Victor
Felicien Rops: the graphic workBelgian erotic artist1975Revens, Lee
Folk erotica: celebrating centuries of..... erotic Americana. Untrained artists1994Simpson, Milton
Forbidden library: erotic illustrationExcellent exhibition catalogue from 'Private Case'1986Maclean, J; Hobart, T
Forty nudes: wood engravingsExquisite selection, incl. Gwen Raverat, Gill, le Campion1988Brett, Simon (2)
Frazetta pillow bookCharming contrast1994Frazetta, Frank
Garden of Earthly Delights (Bosch)Good1982Beagle, Peter S
Graphic work of M C EscherGreat stuff1972Escher, MC
Great TraditionsTwo-page spread approach to art. Book Club offer1981Piper, David
Gustav Klimt: erotic sketchesAlways a favourite2005Prestel Verlag
Hallelujah anywayHe draws such beautiful breasts!1984Woodroffe, Patrick
Hans BellmerThis is one strange guy1985Webb, Peter; Short, Robert
Hardcore crafts: erotic artworksAmusing range of oddities1976Levine, Nancy Bruning
Das Haus in Der SonneFrom Mutti1922Larsson, Carl
Heat: erotic art, literature & photosBought in Compendium, Camden. Well weird1997Black, Candice
Helga picturesPowerful1987Wyeth, Andrew
Hidden images: anamorphic artCylindrical mirror required1975Leeman, Fred
Hiroshige: great Japanese artBeautifully coloured stylised landscapes & vistas1982Oka, Isaburo
HokusaiBeautiful overview, albeit French text1996Forrer, Matthi
Hokusai: 12 views of Mount FujiSublime1981Smith, Lawrence
Hokusai: one hundred views of Mt. FujiDating from 1834 onward1988Smith, Henry D
Home ArtistDIY techniques1979Allen, J; Holden, J
HopperTaschen anniversary edition2006Kranzfelder, Ivo
HopperTaschen overview2000Renner, Rolf G
HR Giger's film designAll the usual suspects1996Giger, HR
Hysteria in remission: comix & drawingsComix art fills in many gaps2002Williams, Robert
IdylAs in 'National Lampoon'1979Jones, Jeffrey
Illustrated anthology of erotica #1Excellent selection, initially 'anonymous'1992Hill, C; Wallace, W
Illustrated anthology of erotica #2Excellent follow-up1993Hill, C; Wallace, W
Illustrated anthology of erotica #3Excellent, & has my 13th Tauzin (bought in Danbury Mall)1996Hill, C; Wallace, W
Illustrators of 'Alice in Wonderland'Simply far too short1979Ovenden, Graham; Davis, J
Illustrators: British art of illustration1800 to 2002 this time (Chris Beetles gallery)2002Wootton, David
Illustrators: British art, 1800-1997280pp sumptuous catalogue of very pricey pieces1997Wootton, David
In praise of the backsideProletariat of body parts, indeed2003Döpp, Hans-Jürgen
Ingres: erotic drawingsMaking hay with forbidden imagery of 16th century2006Guégan, Stéphane
Innocence and ExperienceImages of children in British Art; 1600 to the present1992Holdsworth, S; Crossley, J
International Museum of erotic artSan Francisco mini catalogue, & my second Tauzin1973Kronhausen, P & E
Japanese erotismPretty good1981Soulie, Bernard
Jardín de erosBarcelona Exhibition catalogue of erotic art1999Combalía, Victoria
Jean Cocteau: erotic drawingsTaschen does it again: 140 or so sketches of large lads1999Guedras, Annie
Jeff KoonsRoom-sized anal sex, Ganz in Farben!1992Koons, Jeff
Jheronimus Bosch: the road to Heaven and HellComprehensive and sumptuous introduction to this visionary art2016Schwartz, Gary
Kama sutraFrom Georg!2001Leydolt, Maria Gabriela
Kama-Sutra: erotic figures in Indian artCuriously unerotic1980de Smedt, Marc
KitschIn the best possible taste1971Sternberg, Jacques
Kitsch: an anthology of bad tasteMy own taste developed early, I note1968Dorfles, Gillo
KlimtTaschen overview2000Néret, Gilles
KlimtNicely-annotated little guide & overview1999Rogoyska, Jane
Land of FroudElves1977Froud, Brian
Landscapes under the luggage racksTears-inspiringly nostalgic views of Britain2001Norden, Greg
Laugh lines: theatrical caricaturesSkilled portraits1989Francis, Clive
Leonor FiniNice overview of her erotic Surrealism1999Selsdon, Esther
Let them eat cheesecakeWonderful erotic artist1993de Berardinis, Olivia
LichtensteinTaschen overview1993Hendrickson, Janis
Life drawing class20+ lessons & some gorgeous examples1991Constance, Diana
Little Book of GargoylesFrom Roger Figg1998Harding, Mike
Love: the art of romanceNice art1981Benedict, Brad
Lovely ladiesSomewhat reminiscent of Beryl Cook2005Leman, Martin
Lover's alphabetNicely-illustrated little tome1991Anonymous
Lowbrow art of Robert WilliamsAmazing and powerful1989Williams, Robert
Magic mirror of M C EscherBrilliant (but I'm biased)1976Ernst, Bruno
Magical changesClever combinations of artwork laid out with split pages1979Oakley, Graham
MagritteSensible survey by knowledgeable critic1970Gablik, Suzi
MagritteAn early favourite; amazing images1972Larkin, David
MagritteTypically Taschen thoroughness1998Meuris, Jacques
MagritteTaschen overview1992Paquet, Marcel
Magritte (retrospective catalogue)Wonderfully weird stuff from the Master1973Marlborough Fine Art
Malicious resplendenceSplendiforous retrospective1997Williams, Robert
Martin Van Maele: Illustrated Bibliographical.... Checklist of a fairly obscure artist2014Perry, Steve A
Masterpieces of lithography & silkscreenNot sure I entirely agree1976Eichenberg, Fritz
MatisseTaschen overview1989Essers, Volkmar
MatisseTaschen anniversary edition2006Néret, Gilles
Maxfield ParrishNice to see1973Ludwig, Coy
MC Escher kaleidocyclesMake it yourself paperwork1977Schattschneider, D et al
Mel RamosNice survey1975Claridge, Elizabeth
Mel Ramos: pop art imagesRamos claims to avoid work that's 'overly erotic'1994Rosenblum, Robert
Men's Adventure MagazinesLow culture from Taschen2008Heller, Steven; Oberg, Rich
MichelangeloTaschen overview2000Néret, Gilles
Middle Earth albumWorthy, yet amateurish somehow1977Wyatt, Joan
MirageMuscles & bosoms1982Vallejo, Boris
ModiglianiTaschen overview1996Krystof, Doris
Mondo 3-DAnaglyphs1992Zone, Ray
Mucha: triumph of Art NouveauSumptuously illustrated & workmanlike survey1992Ellridge, Arthur
MythopoeikonVery good1976Woodroffe, Patrick
Nagel: the art of Patrick NagelPlayboy's artist; distinctive & stylish1989Nagel, Patrick
Naked Emperors: criticisms of English.... contemporary art. (He's largely agin it!)2012Sewell, Brian
Naked glory: erotic art of Frank StackHe drips talent1997Stack, Frank
Naughty French spot illustrationsUseful1989Grafton, Carol B
NecronomiconAlienated before 'Alien'1977Giger, HR
Neurotica: images of the bizarreSome nice, weird images & montages akin to Bellmer1996Potter, JK
New horizonsBook Club offer1981Piper, David
Norman Rockwell: a 60 year retrospectiveSoft-edged imagery of a cosy world1972Buechner, Thomas S
Norman Rockwell: illustratorOK1970Guptill, Arthur L
Nude paintingOKish1979Jacobs, Michael
Nude: a new perspectiveAccompanying the 1989 V&A exhibition; nicely done1989Saunders, Gill
Nudes: 35 lithographsNice Dover reprint1980Maillol, Aristide
Nursery rhymesIdiosyncratically illustrated1994Rego, Paula
Objects of Desire: eroticism of touchSex objects and sex toys2001Döpp, Hans-Jürgen
Optical designs in motion (Moire)OK1976Grafton, Carol B
Optical illusions and the visual artsGood1966Thurston, JB; Carraher, RG
Opus Volume One, 1999Sumptuous & just a tad pretentious1999Windsor-Smith, Barry
Opus Volume Two, 2000Just as sumptuous but the screws are looser2000Windsor-Smith, Barry
OrgiesIllustrated history -- if that's possible1999Marbeck, Georges
Oriental erotic artNothing special1981Rawson, Philip
Painting the townMurals in the UK1979Cooper, G; Sargent, D
PaintingsSmithsonian anthology of some beautiful recent work1996Teraoka, Masami
Paintings (edited, David Larkin)Christa & Mutti share my liking for this1976Larsson, Carl
Patterns of desireClever reworkings of various famous erotic artworks1990Kozloff, Joyce
Pillow book: art of gay lovePredictable little selection1995Burton, Peter
Pillow Book: Eastern eroticaChrista bought me this in Covent Garden1988Fowkes, Charles
Pillow Book: history of naughty picturesCompanion piece. Some excellent Bayros, incidentally1971Gerhard, Poul
Pleasures of Love: erotic guide to sensesBeautifully-illustrated themed tour of erotic art1995Nash, Elizabeth; Fox, R
Poem of the pillow: Japanese methodsNice enough1984Mandel, Gabriele
Pop-up book of M C EscherAscending/descending, Hands, puddle, reflecting sphere, Moebius1991Escher, MC
Popaganda: art & subversionCartoon-based cultural subverting2001English, Ron
Pornography or Art?Good survey during a brief freedom of expression1968Gerhard, Poul
Postcards30 examples1994Ramos, Mel
PostersGlorious1986Sendak, Maurice
PussycatsTaschen having at country affairs2003Néret, Gilles
Railway Posters, 1923 - 1947From National Railway Museum, York. Excellent range1992Cole, B; Durack, R
Ravilious: full-length critical studyCoinciding with Dulwich Picture Gallery exhibition2015Russell, James
Raymond Briggs - Blooming BooksInteresting retrospective2003Jones, Nicolette
Re/search #11: pranks!In this context, performance art would be nearer1987Re/search
Rear ViewBrief & elegant history of bottoms1995Hennig, Jean-Luc
Reclining NudeAbout 130 examples of this specialist genre2002Ferrara, Lidia Guibert
Rendering with pen and inkExcellent examples (revised edition, 1984)1973Gill, Robert W
A Rh+Weird1991Giger, HR
RockwellTaschen tackles our Norman2005Marling, Karal Ann
RodinStone me!1992Marlow, Tim
Roman ArtBought at Fishbourne Palace!1991Walker, Susan
RousseauTaschen overview2001Stabenow, Cornelia
Sadomasochism: ecstasies of the whip171,000 hits on Google, begorrah, but they miss the pun2003Döpp, Hans-Jürgen
Salvador Dali portfolioOK1978Haslam, Malcolm
Sapphic ArtMarred by some grotesque typos (Frank von Bayros?!)2003Döpp, Hans-Jürgen
Satyrical drawingsVery rude; very good, too1970Van Maele, Martin
Second sliceOf cheesecake, that is1997de Berardinis, Olivia
Secrets of love: erotic arts thru the agesSurprisingly good; tasty selection, certainly1997Cawthorne, Nigel
Sex & the Floating World: erotic images..... in Japan, 1700 - 18201999Screech, Timon
Sex DesignIncludes Crumb, Julian Murphy, Underhill's Bad Taste Bears etc2006Rippon, Max
Sex or symbol?Erotic images of Greece & Rome; bought at Fishbourne Palace!1982Johns, Catherine
Sex: portraits of passionLively & well-illustrated art'n'sex from Taschen; who else?1999Williams, John (2)
Sex: the Erotic ReviewEssentially an expanded EPS catalogue!2001Bayley, Stephen
Sexuality in Western art (2nd edition)Revamped, but not really much! Better paper1991Lucie-Smith, Edward
Shock of the NewAustralian's insightful take on European art1980Hughes, Robert
Shunga: Japanese erotic artIncludes infamous Hokusai octopus; bought in WH Smith!1975Evans, Tom & Mary Anne
SketchbookSketches plus an extended conversation2000Jones, Jeffrey
Spring romance30 'libertine drawings' dating from 19342000Rojankovski, Feodor
Stanley Spencer: an English VisionExcellent survey of his life, art, and extra-curricular energies1997MacCarthy, Fiona
Star-spangled kitschJust wonderful. Who said kitsch is bad?1975Brown, Curtis F
Street muralsSome fine off-the-wall stuff on the walls1982Barthelmeh, Volker
StudioIncludes some of Vaughan Bodé's Purple Pictography1979Jones, Kaluta et al
Style of the Century (2nd ed)Actually, new chapter is by Kate McIntyre1998Hillier, Bevis; McIntyre, K
SuperhumanismSome attractive art1980Treadwell, Nicholas
Superhumanism 2Ditto1981Treadwell, Nicholas
SurrealistsLarge format. I still find Delvaux erotic!1972Gaunt, William
Tamara de LempickaTypical Taschen mini survey1991Néret, Gilles
Tamara de Lempicka: life of deco & .... decadence. With a vengeance1999Claridge, Laura
Tell me, pretty maidenVictorian & Edwardian nudes1981Pearsall, Ronald
Temple of Venus: Sex museum, AmsterdamIncludes yet another Tauzin2001Döpp, Hans-Jürgen
Tom of FinlandIdeal for Mike & Bryan1992Touko
Tom Poulton: secret art of an English....gentleman. Nice, one-volume collection2006Poulton, Tom (ed D Hanson)
Tom Poulton: secret art of an English....gentleman. Sacrificial copy for scanning2012Poulton, Tom (ed D Hanson)
Toulouse-Lautrec: nightlife of ParisIncludes my favourite image - Two Friends1991O'Connor, Patrick
Treasury of Australian kitschBrill, possums1980Humphries, Barry
Twenty five nudesWonderful, wonderfully simple etchings1938Gill, Eric
Ultimate alphabetIntricate competition1986Wilks, Mike
Understanding ArtBook Club offer1981Piper, David
UnReal Estate: iconic Pop Culture locationsRealised by a talented artist. Present for 65th2016Doyle, Tim
Utamaro: great Japanese artGreat, wonderful images1982Kobayashi, Tadashi
Views from a tortured libidoPowerful1993Williams, Robert
Visual addiction - art of Robert WilliamsPowerful1989Williams, Robert
Waves and plaguesCommentary by Howard A Link on Teraoka's paintings1988Teraoka, Masami
What she wants: women artists look at menA neat reversal of erotic traditions plus good essays1994Salaman, Naomi
William Heath RobinsonLovely summary; lovely edition, too1992Hamilton, James
Woman as sex object: erotic art 1730-1970Worthy, dull, & unerotic1972Hess, TB; Nochlin, L
Women's images of menBased on 1980 ICA exhibition1985Kent, Sarah; Morreau, J
Women's images of men (revised ed)Adds index & contributors' notes1990Kent, Sarah; Morreau, J
Wood engravingsOne of JL Carr's miniature masterpieces2003Raverat, Gwen
WorksNaive paintings of roly-polys1978Cook, Beryl
World of Donald McGillThat man could draw English humour1984Buckland, Elfreda
World of M C EscherGood1971Locher, JL
World of Salvador DaliGood; my apprenticeship prize1972Descharnes, Robert
www HR Giger comGiger meets Taschen books, but designs his own1997Giger, HR
Year 2000 Taschen diaryWeek by week, weak by weak?1999Stanton, Eric
Zombie mystery paintingsPowerful1990Williams, Robert

Autobiographies

TitleNotesYearAuthor
7 long timesBellevue, Sing Sing & Comstock memoirs from early 1950s1974Thomas, Piri
Accidents of fortuneAmiable dukely (ducal?) memories2004Devonshire, Andrew
Account of the mutiny on HMS BountyEdited by Bowman (1989)1790Bligh, Lt. William
Accustomed as I am, aka loneliness of..... the long-distance speaker. ex-Punch columnist reminisces1975Boothroyd, Basil
Acting strangelySupposedly a funny kind of life2000Jarvis, Martin
Actor's Life: journals 1956-1976Somewhat self-serving, but you can get into it1976Heston, Charleton
Adventures of a CollectorObsessive craving, or is that squirreling?2002McAlpine, Alistair
Adventures of a gentleman's gentlemanThe Queen, Noël Coward and I2002Hunting, Guy
Adventures of a no name actorInsider humour from a perennial bit part player in USA2001Perella, Marco
Adventures of a suburban boyWhat a life!2003Boorman, John
After a funeralThree years, culminating in a suicide1986Athill, Diana
Against the LawClassic account of gay life in 1950s Britain1955Wildeblood, Peter
Against the Tide: autobiography of a..... professional outsider. Kiwi engineer/physicist/iconoclast2000Woods, Leslie C
American childhoodGrowing up in Pittsburgh in the 1950s1987Dillard, Annie
Ammonites and Leaping Fish: a life in TimeHer views, at 80, from 'old age'2013Lively, Penelope
Among the porcupines: a memoirWife of actor Walter1992Matthau, Carol
And that's not allLife with Sir Larry & UK theatre generally2001Plowright, Joan
And then I thought I was a fishKindle edition of his earlier blog of a psychotic breakdown2012Welch, Peter
And why not?Memoirs of an affable-sounding film-lover2002Norman, Barry
Angry white pyjamasOxford poet trains with Tokyo riot police1997Twigger, Robert
Another day in the Frontal LobeNeurosurgeon, as it were, opens up. Was 'Brain matters'2006Firlik, Katrina S
Another self150 pp on his first 35 years in 1920s & 1930s1970Lees-Milne, James
Anybody can do anythingUndepressing Depression memories1950MacDonald, Betty
Anything onceLast volume of memoirs to date; damn!1992Wyndham, Joan
Are you my mother?Focusing on (years of) therapy and her mother2012Bechdel, Alison
Are You Talking To Me?Life as mirrored through movies2003Walsh, John
Arguments with EnglandHow wise is hindsight2004Blakemore, Michael
Arithmetic of memoryCurious autobio study of memory1999Rudolf, Anthony
Asking for troubleHis own story, for once2002Morley, Sheridan
Astounding daysWonderful stuff - funny chap, though, memory!1989Clarke, Arthur C
Astronomer by chanceHis fantastic life, intertwined with story of Jodrell Bank1991Lovell, Bernard
At your own riskHeart-rending to read, but should be force-fed to some people1992Jarman, Derek
AutobiographyPresent Indicative, 1937; Future Indefinite, 19541986Coward, Noël
AutobiographyAs described1868Franklin, Benjamin
AutobiographyJust before he died2003Newton, Helmut
AutobiographyWhat a smashing chap!1976Ransome, Arthur
AutobiographyFrom 1967-1969 (720 pp), much of it in letter form1971Russell, Bertrand
AutobiographyFurther insights into 60s and 70s media scenes2005Sherrin, Ned
AutobiographyReprint with a 1975 intro by Eric White1936Stravinsky, Igor
Autobiography of a seamanPatrick O'Brian's role model for Jack Aubrey in his own words1860Cochrane, Admiral Lord
Back StoryKindle edition; a memoir2013Mitchell, David
Bad BoyGrowing up in the south west in the 1920s1953Thompson, Jim
Bad boys and tough tattoosTattoos; sailors, punks & street gangs, 1950-1965. Great1990Steward, Sam M
Bag of boiled sweetsNice humour from a wicked Tory observer of Tories1994Critchley, Julian
BallBuster? True confessions of a....Marxist businessman. Karl & Groucho combine over a board game2002Ollman, Bertell
Bearded TitOr how we're all winging it2008McGrath, Rory
Bears & For(e)bearsLife so far of creator of Paddington Bear1996Bond, Michael
Bedside storiesFrom Guardian's Junior Doctor columns2003Foxton, Michael
Bedwetter: stories of courage, redemption... (yeah, yeah), pee, and arguments with TV network execs2010Silverman, Sarah
Being an actorUnread, but still languishing on my list1984Callow, Simon
Benjamin Franklin: his life as he wrote itAs described1790Franklin, Benjamin
Beside myselfSir Antony's done good, heh?2001Sher, Antony
Between silk and cyanide: a codemaker's..... war 1941 - 1945. Detailed memoirs of the SOE1998Marks, Leo
Beyond East and WestPotter's tale; memoirs, portraits & essays1978Leach, Bernard
Beyond the world of PoohSelections from his memoirs2000Milne, Christopher
Billie Whitelaw... who he?Practically the history of post-WWII UK theatre1995Whitelaw, Billie
Bio of an ogreHis autobiography to age 501988Anthony, Piers
Bits of me are falling apartYoungish middle-aged angst2008Leith, William
Blessings in disguiseA long life of stage & screen; many anecdotes1985Guinness, Alec
Boffin: personal story of radar..... radio astronomy & quantum optics. See also Robert Buderi1991Brown, Robert Hanbury
Bolt from the BluePassion, betrayal, rejection, reconciliation, stroke, death1996Miles, Sarah
Bonus of laughterFrom Eton in 1922 to all sorts of places1987Pryce-Jones, Alan
BookHer ghosted Pensées, including auto-cunnilingus1997Goldberg, Whoopi
Boy who loved booksGrammar school, national service, redbrick uni, alcohol2007Sutherland, John
Brasso, Blanco & Bullaka Army life in the 1950s during National Service1998Thorne, Tony
Breakfast with TiffanyGay uncle takes in a problem child for his sister2005Wintle, Edwin John
Bringing it all back homeLife well-lit by music & memories2007Clayton, Ian
Broadcasting a lifeRespected BBC radio pioneer/heroine1996Shapley, Olive
Burmese legacyTracing roots (for Christa)1995Arnold, Sue
Bury my heart at WH Smith'sAccurately subtitled 'a writing life'1990Aldiss, Brian W
By Jack Rosenthal: autobiography....in six acts. Completed by Maureen Lipman2005Rosenthal, Jack
Carrying the elephantRosen lost his 18 year old son to meningitis2002Rosen, Michael
Case of bananas & other South Sea trialsA British Judge in the South Pacific1992Knox-Mawer, Ronnie
Celebration of the sensesSensual, literally & necessarily. Excellent & moving1984Rolls, Eric
Centre of the BedThinking man's crumpet tells some, not all2003Bakewell, Joan
Chance governs all: a memoirAlready seems one of history's men2001Hussey, Marmaduke
Chance witness: an outsider's life....in politics2002Parris, Matthew
CherryFurther reminiscences2000Karr, Mary
Chronicle of a working lifeOne pair of hands; feet; & making the tea2004Dickens, Monica
Chuck amuck (the animator)Nice man1989Jones, Chuck
City lights: a street lifeGrowing up, bright but poor, in Leeds in 1930s1994Waterhouse, Keith
Clean young EnglishmanInteresting1965Gale, John
Clinging to the wreckageNice retelling of his childhood & early life1982Mortimer, John
Cold CreamHis early life, discursively recounted2008Mount, Ferdinand
Collected memoirsfrom a vanished Literary London2004Maclaren-Ross, Julian
Comedy Rules: from Cambridge Footlights.... to Yes, Prime Minister. A form of memoir2012Lynn, Jonathan
Comp: a survivor's taleLife in early 1980s Holland Park comprehensive school1998Flintoff, John-Paul
Computer: bit slices from a lifeGreat! IBM's 1st chief scientist & he likes van Bayros, too1991Grosch, Herbert R J
ConfessionsHis first 53 years of life, published posthumously1781Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
Confessions of a failed Southern ladyI could not now conceive of a life without cunnilingus...1985King, Florence
Contact wounds: war surgeon's....education. Fascinating travels & travails2005Kaplan, Jonathan
Convent GirlsIncludes G Greer & Annie Nightingale1991Bennett, J; Forgan, R
Counting my chickens & other home thoughtsBoss of Chatsworth House, Derbyshire2001Devonshire, Deborah
Country DoctorUK rural GP with excellent sense of humour2002Sparrow, Michael
Country Doctor: tales of a rural GPOnly his name rings false2002Sparrow, Michael
Crazy ladies of Pearl StreetMay be fictional but very interesting2005Trevanian
Crucible in history & other essaysThree autobiographical essays2000Miller, Arthur
Crying with laughterSurprisingly good. New insights into his character1993Monkhouse, Bob
Cultural amnesia: notes in the....margin of my time. Autobiographical essays2007James, Clive
Custard stops at HatfieldPrior to any major revelations, of course1982Everett, Kenny
Cutting up PlaygirlMemoir of sexual disappointment, engagingly recounted2008Jones, Carrie
Cybill DisobedienceUnwholesomely entertaining2000Shepherd, Cybill
Dances with werewolvesStrange CP memoir2007Flynn, Niki
Dawn chorusShe's 84, but not much like dear Mama!2004Wyndham, Joan
Daydream believer: confessions of a hero-..worshipper. Latterly Telegraph's obits editor2001Massingberd, Hugh
Dear London: notes from a big cityCosmo's female Bryson1997Kurtz, Irma
Dear Tom: letters from homeAutobiographical exercise fashioned around maternal letters2000Courtenay, Tom
Delusions of grandeurA headmaster's life, 1966-1986, with 16 years at Westminster1993Rae, John
Diary of a DeanShort, anecdotal autobiography of his time at NYU2010London, Herbert I
Director's cut60 years of film & TV making2000Baker, Roy Ward
Do no harm: stories of life, death, and.... brain surgery. Absolutely enthralling and very humane2015Marsh, Henry
Doc HollywoodAnecdotes aplenty, basis of the film1979Shulman, Neil
Dog chairmanSome amazingly good essays here!1982Robinson, Robert
Doggin' aroundMemoirs of a jazz-crazed playwright2006Plater, Alan
Don't tell Mum I work on the rigs....she thinks I'm a piano player in a whorehouse2006Carter, Paul
Double HarnessTeacher & etcher's long (1904) life story1987Tanner, Robin
Drawn from memoryGentle whimsy1957Shepard, Ernest H
Dream catcher: a memoirJD's daughter tells her own story2000Salinger, Margaret A
Dreaming to some purposeCompletely fascinating recollections & anecdotes2004Wilson, Colin
Dressing Station: a surgeon's odysseyGripping reminiscences to put life in focus2001Kaplan, Jonathan
Driving under the affluenceBasically more of the same Hollywood dementia; fiction?!1996Phillips, Julia
Echoing VoicesMore Country House snooping memories2002Harris, John
EducationHer memoir is being filmed, scripted by Nick Hornby2009Barber, Lynn
Egg and IIs seminal a lousy pun?1945MacDonald, Betty
Empress of IrelandHilarious memoir of an unusual friendship2004Robbins, Christopher
Encyclopedia of MyselfLarge memoir of tiny, telling details2014Meades, Jonathan
England have my bonesVery good1936White, TH
English governess at the Siamese CourtFolio Society edition of 'The King and I'1870Leonowens, Anna Harriette
Error worldMemoir of obsessional stamp collecting2008Garfield, Simon
Exciting times in the Accounts DepartmentBBC R4 veteran, with Oxford degree to dreary post-war London1995Vaughan, Paul
ExperienceLife with Kingsley & much much more2000Amis, Martin
FaithfullNot your average showbiz autobiog by a long chalk1994Faithfull, M; Dalton, D
Falling angels: an Irish romanceBeing Irish in England, etc.1999Walsh, John
Far out isn't far enoughJournal of Nova Scotia farmsteading1983Ungerer, Tomi
Fast and loucheI didn't always fish with grenades...2002Scott, Jeremy
Fates worse than death: collage of 1980sGreat variety of memories and anecdotes1991Vonnegut, Kurt
Fatherhood16 assorted novelists, journalists, critics & poets1992French, Sean
Fatty Batter: how cricket saved my lifeThen ruined it.2007Simkins, Michael
Fault LinesBy the son of Alan Pryce-Jones2015Pryce-Jones, David
Feeling you're behindHis life up to 19711984Nichols, Peter
Fiddlers and WhoresA surgeon in Nelson's fleet2006Lowry, James
Fighting with Popski's Private ArmyUpdated edition2002Yunnie, Park
Film FreakSecond batch of memories2013Fowler, Christopher
Five-finger discountNew Jersey upbringing anecdotes2001Stapinski, Helene
FloozyVaried confessions of a brash Northern lass1998Graham, Jane; Lamb, Xtina
Folio anthology of autobiographyMany good snippets; set in beautiful Bembo, too1994Thirlwell, Angela
Footprints in time: memoriesSecretary to Chamberlain, Churchill & Attlee. Anecdotage1976Colville, John
For love & moneySkimmed1987Raban, Jonathan
Free association: an autobiographyInteresting & insightful chap1996Berkoff, Steven
Fun Home: a family tragicomicBrilliant family memoir; insightful & moving2006Bechdel, Alison
Further ParticularsFrom 17 to 84! Informal memoirs1987Rolph, CH
Geons, Black Holes and Quantum Foam: a life.... in (often gravitational) science2000Wheeler, John Archibald
Germs: a memoir of childhoodEnglish suburbia in the 1920s & 30s, recollected carefully2004Wollheim, Richard
Getting it together: memoirs of a....troubleshooter. Ex-chairman of ICI1991Harvey-Jones, John
GhostingFor Naim Attalah, I believe2004Erdal, Jennie
Girl with a one track mindFrom her blog2006Lee, Abby
Give me ten secondsPolitically-oriented correspondent's tale2001Sergeant, John
Give the anarchist a cigaretteLovingly jaundiced view, according to Jenny Fabian :-)2001Farren, Mick
Giving up the ghostEngaging memoir2003Mantel Hilary
Going SoloLife as a fighter pilot in the Western Desert and Greece1986Dahl, Roald
Golly in the CupboardDecidedly different take on Barnardos2004Frampton, Phil
Good morning Nantwich: adventures in....breakfast radio, from one of the best DJs I've ever heard2010Jupitus, Phill
Goodbye Fleet Street'Reading Mercury' to 'Sunday Mirror' via 'Daily Express'1988Edwards, Robert
Great Western Beach: memoir of a....Cornish childhood between the wars2008Smith, Emma
GumshoePhilosophy professor to private eye1988Thompson, Josiah
Gweilo: memoir of a Hong Kong childhoodCompleted just before his death2004Booth, Martin
Halfway to Heaven: final memoirsCovering the (50!) years not dealt with in his letters (qv)1998Hart-Davis, Rupert
Heaven knows I'm miserable nowMy difficult student 80s2004Collins, Andrew
High life low lifeAlternating columns from Spectator magazine1981Bernard, Jeffrey; Taki
Hindoo holiday: an Indian journalCompanion to Maharajah of Chhokrapur in 1923 for 5 months1932Ackerley, JR
HinterlandHis new memoir2016Mullin, Chris
Hitch-22: a memoirOne of a kind2011Hitchens, Christopher
Hollywood AnimalScreenwriter lets rip2004Eszterhas, Joe
Hollywood days, Hollywood nightsSkimmed1988Stein, Ben
Home is where the wind blowsAt last, a full autobiography - a lifetime of crabwise thinking1994Hoyle, Fred
Home stretchGetting ready for freedom2005James, Erwin
House that Nino builtLife with Margherita & the Red Duchess1953Guareschi, Giovanni
Houseboat on the SeineShades of 'Racundra' in this insane memoir1996Wharton, William
How I grewHer education, teachers, religious & sexual life1987McCarthy, Mary
How was it for you?Hand-rearing a racing tortoise & other fine stuff1985Lipman, Maureen
Howards End is on the landingA year of her reading2009Hill, Susan
I am an oil tankerTravels with her radio2001Glover, Fi
I didn't get where I am todayOf Plater & Tinniswood stock (as it were!)2003Nobbs, David
I murdered my libraryKindle edition of her Guardian piece2014Grant, Linda
I must collect myself: choice cuts from.... a long shelf life.2010Lipman, Maureen
I never liked youHis adolescence overlaps mine!1994Brown, Chester
I say nothing (3)aka My family and other puzzles2006Balfour, Sandy
I'm with the bandA real life "Banger Sister"1987Des Barres, Pamela
I. Asimov: a memoirExcellent, written in many short 'recalled scenes'1994Asimov, Isaac
If chins could kill: confessions of a....B movie actor. Likeable memories/memoirs2002Campbell, Bruce
If this isn't nice, what is?Kindle edition. Advice for the young2013Vonnegut, Kurt
In & Out of the BoxFrom Reithian era onwards1973Dougall, Robert
In joy still felt 1954-1978Martin Amis complained that this was boring!!!1980Asimov, Isaac
In memory yet green 1920-1954See other comment! Bought in Reading1979Asimov, Isaac
In Retrospect: from the pill to the penPolymath's final reflections2015Djerassi, Carl
Indelible Alison Bechdel: confessions,..... comix, & miscellaneous dykes to watch out for1998Bechdel, Alison
InfidelityOpens horrifyingly, dedicated to the brother she nearly killed2000Pearlman, Ann
Injury Time: a memoirHis final notes & memoirs2003Enright, DJ
Inside TraderActor's memoirs2012Faulkner, Ronald "Trader"
Instead of a letterChildhood & an early, shattering, loss1963Athill, Diana
Intimate Life: life story of a surrogate.... (sexual) partner2012Cohen Greene, Cheryl T
Is that it?Rude but probably honest1986Geldof, Bob
Is there any news of the iceberg?Illustrated autobiography; excellent1995Tidy, Bill
Isaac Asimov: it's been a good lifeLetters & diary entries filling in several key gaps2002Asimov, Janet Jeppson
It just occurred to me...Reminiscences & thoughts of Chairman Humph2006Lyttelton, Humphrey
It seemed like a good idea at the timeVery nicely put!1999Grade, Michael
It's a doc's lifeHis 5 years training in the late 1950s1990Delvin, David
It's all news to meJokey memoir of 25 years 'locked in the BBC'2012Vine, Jeremy
Jack in the navyMemories of a naval chaplain1988Richardson, Jack
Jack: straight from the gutGeneral Electric's boss of two decades2001Welch, Jack; Byrne, John A
Jackdaw cakeJust amazing1985Lewis, Norman
Janey and me: growing up with my....mother. Which of us hasn't?2003Ironside, Virginia
Jarhead: soldier's story of modern war19 year old sniper in the Gulf, 19902003Swofford, Anthony
Jottings in a General's notebookAnecdotage from a distinguished army career1989Gow, Michael
Katie.com My storyInternet mediated sexual predation2000Tarbox, Katherine
Kentish Lad: autobiographyMany years of warm anecdotage1997Muir, Frank
Kick meAdolescence of creator of 'Freaks and Geeks' (US TV)2002Feig, Paul
Kid Gloves: a voyage round my fatherAn insightful whinge2013Mars-Jones, Adam
Kid stays in the pictureSkimmed1994Evans, Robert
Killing my own snakesMrs Fleet Street of her day2008Leslie, Ann
King's menMilitary memories of a young Grenadier in post-war Europe1990McCarthy, Tom
King's Story: memoirs of Duke of WindsorOne of a kind1951Windsor, Edward
Kingdom of FearAutobiographical & political ramblings2003Thompson, Hunter S
Kinski uncutSexually relentless, it seems. Rather boring, though1991Kinski, Klaus
Kiss and make-upHe made mincemeat of Terri Gross on NPR!2001Simmons, Gene
Kiss me like a strangeraka my search for love and art2005Wilder, Gene
Kitchen confidentialCulinary underbellies around the globe2000Bourdain, Anthony
Last Chorus: autobiographical medleyUtterly superb, like the man himself2008Lyttelton, Humphrey
Last of EnglandMemoir of the loss of his wife to long illness1992Walker, Ted
Last Words: the final journalsAn offbeat testament2000Burroughs, William
Learning Game: teacher's storyQuite brilliant, see page 61 (Churchill learns Latin)2000Smith, Jonathan
Left hand right handWonderful title for his autobiography1946Sitwell, Osbert
Let's talk: story of cancer & loveEd McBain speaks out, having lost his voice2005Hunter, Evan
Letter from my fatherOne long outrageous sexual boast1976Smith, Page
Letters from schoolWhat he would have liked to write, as a headmaster1987Rae, John
Liar's autobiographyWas he a liar? I think not1980Chapman, Graham
Liar's Clubvia Amazon after hearing on NPR1995Karr, Mary
Life #1: Unreliable memoirsScreamingly funny, but of dubious authenticity!1980James, Clive
Life #2: Falling towards EnglandExcellent1985James, Clive
Life #3: May week was in JuneOnly skimmed1990James, Clive
Life #4: North face of SohoUnreliability continues2006James, Clive
Life #5: Blaze of obscurityOnly skimmed2010James, Clive
Life and other puncturesWhimsical accounts of cycling trips in Holland & France1978Bron, Eleanor
Life beyond boundaries: tales of Suharto's.... Indonesia2016Anderson, Benedict
Life in moviesA long one, at that1986Powell, Michael
Life in picturesHe's a talented artist, too2010Gray, Alasdair
Life InsidePrison, that is2003James, Erwin
Life is a four letter wordCovers his life until 19562001Monsarrat, Nicholas
Life of privilege, mostlyWilliam Shawn's enemy at the New Yorker2003Botsford, Gardner
Life on airHis work & working memoirs2002Attenborough, David
Life's too short to cryBattle of Britain ace tells his story2006Vigors, Tim
Light's on at SignpostMovie, & other, memoirs. Most unPC2002Fraser, George MacDonald
Lip ReadingCollected writhings of Saint Mo1999Lipman, Maureen
Little learningAdolescent memoirs, incl. 'most satisfying emissions' recalled!1964Waugh, Evelyn
Living with MotherRight to the (not) bitter end2006Hanson, Michele
London born: memoir of forgotten cityCaptured by his granddaughter2004Day, Sidney
London ParticularsFirst 17 years - an Edwardian boyhood1980Rolph, CH
Long Banana SkinThe Peruvian from Watford on Goonery1975Bentine, Michael
Long hard road out of hellVilified, banned, protested about...1998Manson, M; Strauss, N
Longshoreman: a life at the water's....edge. Keen angler & marine biologist2002Shelton, Richard
Look back in laughter: Oxford's post-war.... golden age. Stuffed with amusing stories of donnish strife and life2015Johnson, RW
Love is a feastIn some ways, like an uninhibited, gentler Story of O1976Bourdon, Sylvia
Lucky George: memoirs of anti-politicianInteresting yet Tory1999Walden, George
Lulu in HollywoodRadical haircut, & still lively1982Brooks, Louise
Lulu in Hollywood (2nd edition)Throws in a Kenneth Tynan essay2000Brooks, Louise
Make believe: a true storyHer 1960s friendship with Hakim Jamal1993Athill, Diana
Making an exhibition of myselfDevoured his diaries; now his autobio1993Hall, Peter
Man enough to be a womanHow Wayne became Jayne, rock'n'rolling all the way1995County, Jayne; Smith, R
Man with Kaleidoscope EyesHis own retrospective2009Aldridge, Alan
Man without a country: memoir of life....in George W Bush's America2005Vonnegut, Kurt
Margin released: 1910 - 1960Nearly an autobiography1962Priestley, JB
Margrave of the marshesFinished by his wife2005Peel, John
Marijuana timeEarly 80s Britain thru a bit of a haze2000Lukowiak, Ken
Marilyn, Hitler and MeWide-ranging, anecdotes aplenty1998Shulman, Milton
Me talk pretty one dayQuasi-fictional dysfunctional life anecdotes2000Sedaris, David
Me: the authorised biographyWho better to write this?2009Rogers, Byron
Me:Moir, volume oneMemories are made of this2006Reeves, Vic
Memoir of a thinking radishAnecdotes from Rio to Rockefeller Institute via all corners1986Medawar, Peter
MemoirsVitriolic & well-written (of course)1991Amis, Kingsley
MemoirsOne of the good guys1974Neruda, Pablo
Memoirs of a bastard angelVivid depiction of a pre-AIDS gay lifestyle1989Norse, Harold
Memoirs of a private manKindle edition of his autobiography, finished just before he died2003Graham, Winston
Memoirs of a station masterLife on Great Western Railway in 1860s/1870s. Good1879Simmons, Hubert A
Memoirs of a sword swallowerOne of my childhood favourites, in search of Carny wisdom1951Mannix, Dan
Memoirs of an aestheteBoyhood in pre-1914 Florence to Peking in 19391948Acton, Harold
Memoirs of the 2nd World WarSingle volume condensation of a gigantic ego & excellent writer1959Churchill, Winston S
Memoirs: A Twentieth Century Journey in scienceAnd politics. The supposed model for Dr Strangelove, in his own words2002Teller, Edward
Memories & HallucinationsInside a writer's mind1988Thomas, DM
Memories and AdventuresHow did he ever find time to write?1924Doyle, Arthur Conan
Memories, dreams and reflectionsContinues her story2007Faithfull, Marianne
Memory ChaletPosthumously published final autobiographical essays2008Judt, Tony
Memos from PurgatoryEssentially 4th revised edition, bought in Florida1961Ellison, Harlan
Mil #1: Hitler: my part in his downfallFrom enlistment to landing in Algiers, 19431971Milligan, Spike
Mil #2: Rommel? Gunner who?January 1943 to May, battle for Tunis1974Milligan, Spike
Mil #3: Monty: his part in my victoryFall of Tunis to Salerno Landing, Sept 19431976Milligan, Spike
Mil #4: Mussolini: his part in my downfallSalerno to Battle Fatigue in Feb 19441978Milligan, Spike
Mil #5: Where have all the bullets gone?From the front line to 'khaki limbo'1985Milligan, Spike
Mil #6: Goodbye soldierJune 1946 & show-biz beckons1986Milligan, Spike
Mil #7: Peace workPeace/war autobio1991Milligan, Spike
Miles: the autobiographyI hate to say it, but the guy was a mess!1989Davis, Miles; Troupe, Quincy
Miracles of lifeHis autobiography2008Ballard, JG
Missing will / Dubious codicilaka Peter Simple in the 'Telegraph'; deadpan memories1991Wharton, Michael
Moab is my washpotFry's journey thru UK public schooling1997Fry, Stephen
Modern natureJournals from Jan 1989 through Aug 1990, plus many memories1991Jarman, Derek
Moment towards the end of the play...Memoirs & theatrical anecdotage2001West, Timothy
More memoirs of an aestheteContinuing his life story up to 1969. He knew everybody1970Acton, Harold
More pleaseOK1992Humphries, Barry
Mr NiceFlip side of Robert Sabbag1996Marks, Howard
Mrs Newton (aka Alice Springs)Illustrated diaries etc from Helmut Newton's wife2004Newton, June
Much laughter, a few tearsHer friendship with Betty MacDonald1992Caffiere, Blanche
Muck, silk and socialism: recollections....of a Left-wing Queen's Counsel2002Platts-Mills, John
Murderers and Other FriendsSubtitled 'another part of life'1994Mortimer, John
Muscle: self-absorbed confessions.....of an unlikely bodybuilder; 'Bicep of the Vanities'1991Fussell, Sam
My autobiographyNo doubt about it!1964Chaplin, Charles
My brief careerShort life in the legal trade2004Mount, Harry
My dog TulipHappiest 15 years of his life, with Alsatian bitch1956Ackerley, JR
My father and myselfTurns out 'Dad' had a mistress & three daughters1968Ackerley, JR
My father's glory / My mother's castleChildhood memoirs of Provence (beautifully filmed, too)1960Pagnol, Marcel
My inventions, and other writingsHis 1919 autobiography and three articles2011Tesla, Nikola
My LifeWilliam Jefferson, some warts & all2004Clinton, Bill
My life and easy timesHis wasted, wasteful youth1967Campbell, Patrick
My life as a pornographer.....& other indecent acts. Superb, witty, well-informed, & sad1993Preston, John
My life as a QuantPhysics & finance2004Derman, Emanuel
My life as a scribeBasically a calligrapher's amazing life1988Thomson, George L
My life as a spyGraduate of the National Service Linguistics School2005Woodhead, Leslie
My life so farAlternately sobbing & reading a novel by Amos Oz!2005Fonda, Jane
My livesGay version of Frank Harris?2005White, Edmund
My sentiments exactlyTheatrical reminiscences of Welles, Williams et many al1998Baxter, Keith
My true storyComix autobiography & history (literally)1994Spain (Manuel Rodriguez)
Myself a mandarin: Hong Kong magistrateWhat strange, interesting lives go on elsewhere. Reached p1231968Coates, Austin
Naked is the best disguiseA stripper in Boston from age 16 describes the world1984Lewin, Lauri
Nerd do well: small boy to big kidStraightforward account2010Pegg, Simon
Never have your dog stuffedHeard him chatter about this on NPR2006Alda, Alan
Never learn to typeHer 41 years at the UN2003Anstee, Margaret Joan
New SummerhillNow updated (1992) by an ex-pupil/teacher1960Neill, AS
Nice girl like meSpare Rib at 20, hippy trail, alcohol... The 70s1984Boycott, Rosie
Nineties: personal recollectionsOf the 20th Century by people now in their 90s1993Wood, Gloria et al
No bells on SundaySad journal, ended only by her suicide1984Roberts, Rachel
No laughing matterHeller's unfunny bout with Guillain-Barré1986Heller, Joseph; Vogel, S
No Off SwitchOne of the BBC's best musical enthusiasts2011Kershaw, Andy
No room for secretsHer life as a house tour2004Lumley, Joanna
No voice from the HallMemories of a Country House snooper1998Harris, John
Not much of an engineerAero engine legend in his own words1984Hooker, Stanley (Sir)
Notes from a small mindLocal Airfix-obsessed plane spotter jottings2002Sawyer, Rob
Nothing to declareExcept cocaine, & this consequent Pentonville diary1991Taki
Now and Then, a memoirFrom Coney Island to Here...1998Heller, Joseph
On my ownHer life after the White House, 1945 - 19581958Roosevelt, Eleanor
On the chariot wheel: an autobiographyChairman of MI5's Double Cross (XX) Committee1975Masterman, JC
On writingMemoirs & advice combined2000King, Stephen
Once more, with feeling: how we tried to.... make the greatest porn film ever!2002Coren, Victoria; Skelton, C
One girl's war: exploits in MI5National security v. political embarrassment/expediency1986Miller, Joan
One L: Harvard Law SchoolStudent recollections of his first year1977Turow, Scott
Onions in the StewPost-war success & happiness1955MacDonald, Betty
Open bookWhat a man!1980Huston, John
Orange is the New Black: my time in a women's.... prison. Brilliantly reworked by Jenji Kohan2010Kerman, Piper
Our Betty: scenes from my lifeWith her own artwork, too!2006Smith, Liz
Outside of a dogBibliomemoirs2009Gekoski, Rick
Over hereMemoirs from 3x US ambassador to UK1998Seitz, Raymond
Over the airwaves: my life in....broadcasting (at BBC radio & with Sooty etc.)2005Hill, Trevor
Over the limit (70)Updating his life story1998Monkhouse, Bob
Owning Up: the trilogyIncludes 1984's 'Scouse Mouse'. Written in reverse as it were2000Melly, George
Palimpsest: a memoirElegant anecdotes from his first 40 years1995Vidal, Gore
PaperboyChildhood life in suburban London, post war2009Fowler, Christopher
Paradise FeverCurious upbringing by New Age utopian1997Tompkins, Ptolemy
Passages from the life of a philosopherSimply brilliant. This man was a god!1864Babbage, Charles
Path from Rome: Catholic priest's trainingFrom priest to philosophy don, recalled after 20 years1985Kenny, Anthony
Patrick Moore: the autobiographyLest there be any doubt! (aka 80, not out)2003Moore, Patrick
Peep Show! Cartoon diaryRepressed, obsessed, ex-Catholic & brilliant, too!1991Matt, Joe
Peep Show! The Poor BastardMore autobiographical comix revelations1997Matt, Joe
People and Places: Country House....Donors & the National Trust1992Lees-Milne, James
Periodic TableEach element illuminates part of his past1975Levi, Primo
Permanent midnightWhy not to do drugs, from a screenwriter1995Stahl, Jerry
Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press and meUnfussy, evocative; yet now his work is off reading lists1989Hartley, Jean
Pick up your parrots and monkeysMemories of soldiering in the East2003Pennington, William
Picnic and suchlike pandemoniumSlices of life as short stories1979Durrell, Gerald
Pill, Pygmy chimps, and Degas' horseDjerassi has a very great deal to be immodest about1992Djerassi, Carl
Pillow Book of Eleanor BronCulled from scrapbooks & journals: an actress despairs1985Bron, Eleanor
Plague and ITuberculosis in pre-antibiotic America1948MacDonald, Betty
PlayboySquirmingly self-revelatory comix. Brave & honest1992Brown, Chester
Point of DepartureHas a 1980 Foreword1967Cameron, James
Popski's Private ArmyAnother view of PPA in 420+ pages of small print1950Peniakoff, Vladimir
Pound of Paper: confessions of a book....addict. Most librarians don't like books...2002Baxter, John
Primate's Memoir: love, death & baboons.... in East Africa2001Sapolsky, Robert M
Prince Charming: a memoirHis slice of this seedy century!1999Logue, Christopher
Private partsComing to the big screen; US radio shock jock1993Stern, Howard
Problems! Problems! (Agony aunt)13 years working on the problem page1991Ironside, Virginia
Product of the system: life in prisonInsider dope on life inside1992Leech, Mark
PropellerheadSecond childhood as a pilot2001Woodward, Antony
ProtobiographyPenguin 70th mini1998Boyd, William
Public confessions of a middle-aged womanAged 55ish, collected columns from Sainsbury's magazine!2001Townsend, Sue
PublisherMoves among many well-known writers!2005Maschler, Tom
Putting myself in the pictureHer political, personal & photographic autobiography1986Spence, Jo
Pythons autobiographyWho else could write it?2003Python, Monty
Quite a good time to be born: a memoir.... 1935 to 1975. Plenty more to come, I hope2015Lodge, David
Racundra's first cruiseIn the Baltic, from Riga. Houses are but badly-built boats1923Ransome, Arthur
Radio: a true love storyFrom good Hoovering tracks to John Birt2002Purves, Libby
Random abstract memory'Holly' from Red Dwarf; this is her first autobiography1997Hayridge, Hattie
Random VariablesWonderfully discursive, well-written ramblings1984Rothschild, Victor
Real Frank Zappa bookCompelling, & brilliant view of/views on US culture1989Zappa, F; Occhiogrosso, P
Reason I jumpAutistic boy's own insights, translated by David Mitchell2013Higashida, Naoki
Rebel without applauseMemories of bohemian America in 1950s & 1960s1987Landesman, Jay
Red Carpets & other banana skinsOur Rupe sounding off2006Everett, Rupert
Red Rose Blues: story of a good Labour man30 years as a coal-miners' MP2000Ashton, Joe
Reluctant jesterDecade & a half on, revisiting his life story1992Bentine, Michael
Reminiscences of Captain GronowFolio Society edition1865Gronow, Howell Rees
Repeat Prescription: further talesWhat is it about Devon & Cornwall?2004Sparrow, Michael
Right Royal BastardHer childhood memories1993Miles, Sarah
Rivethead: tales from the assembly lineHammers its point home via General Motors in Flint1992Hamper, Ben
Road Taken: an autobiographySounds like a decent chap!2004Buerk, Michael
Role modelsVery amusing essays that form a memoir2010Waters, John
Romancing Mary JaneYear in the life of a failed marijuana grower1998Poole, Michael
Roots SchmootsJourneys among Jews1993Jacobson, Howard
Rough side of the BoardsRueful & mendacious theatrical memoir1994Livings, Henry
RoughneckHybrid literary memoir & tall tale1954Thompson, Jim
Ruling passionsRandy old goat, & queer to boot. A riot1977Driberg, Tom
Running with scissors: a memoirVery strange, others' families!2002Burroughs, Augusten
Said and DoneAt last, the poet waxes autobiographical2005McGough, Roger
Sailing into SolitudeKindle edition of his earlier book with 6 extra chapters2011Howells, Valentine
Scarfe by ScarfeVitriolic, yet such a nice chap!1986Scarfe, Gerald
School Inspector callsPenguin 70th mini2005Phinn, Gervase
Scientific Humanist: an unauthorised..... autobiography, edited by his son1998Hogben, Lancelot
Scientist: metaphysical autobiographyOff the deep end?1988Lilly, John C
Sculptor's daughter: a childhood memoirFrom the creator of Moomin1968Jansson, Tove
Second seductionPainfully honest anecdotes from an abused life1992Lear, Frances
Secret life: an autobiographyMemoir of a (young) sex addict1995Ryan, Michael
Seeing Things: autobiography & CD-ROMClangers, Bagpuss, Noggin the Nog, Ivor, Pogles, Pingwings2000Postgate, Oliver
Selective MemoryLong awaited2008Whitehorn, Katharine
Semi-detached"There is only a fucking side entrance" (of the Minack)2006Jones, Griff Rhys
Serves me rightMaterialism & needs of the flesh, she says1994Miles, Sarah
Seven pillars of wisdomDesert warfare on camels, Arab/Turk politics1926Lawrence, TE
Shadows on the grassCricketing memoirs from early 1930s to 1950s1982Raven, Simon
Sideshow: my life with geeks, freaks, .....& vagabonds in the Carny trade. Dedicated to Penn & Teller2001Bone, Howard
Siegel filmSolid insights into this film-maker's work1993Siegel, Don
Sketches from memory: ParisIllustrated by Sorin in his last months of life1994White, Edmund; Sorin, H
Skip all that: memoirsA look back, at the age of 701997Robinson, Robert
Sleeping arrangementsChildhood with two bachelor uncles1989Cunningham, Laura Shaine
Slide ruleHis autobiography1954Shute, Nevil
Slowing downAt 80, down but not out2006Melly, George
Smattering of monsters: a kind of memoirEnglish gentleman publisher & agent; good anecdotes1995Greenfield, George
Smiling in slow motionFinal journals & notes2000Jarman, Derek
So far, so goodHe did very little harm1995Eddington, Paul
So, anywayAn interesting life, and not too much recycling of material2014Cleese, John
Someone like me: tales from a....borrowed childhood. Funny, whether true or not2005Kington, Miles
Something to fall back onLife with its lid off in Muswell Hill with Mrs Rosenthal1987Lipman, Maureen
Somewhere towards the endLosses & gains of old age2008Athill, Diana
Sorcerer's Apprentice: Picasso, Provence.... & Douglas Cooper. Collective artists' biographical romp1999Richardson, John
Spectacles: a memoirAmusingly told2015Perkins, Sue
Stalin ate my homeworkAmusingly recounted memories2010Sayle, Alexei
stet: an editor's lifeUK publishing in all its gory glory2000Athill, Diana
Still spitting at sixtySatirical puppeteer2005Law, Roger
StonedLife inside the UK rock music business2000Oldham, Andrew Loog
Stories from the Nerve BibleAnecdotes & re-creation of her stage shows. Via Carol1994Anderson, Laurie
StrippedUnauthorised comix autobiography1995Kuper, Peter
StuffWonderfully recalled and written2007Rowson, Martin
Suburban Shaman: medicine's frontlineGP and anthropologist2004Helman, Cecil
Summer of a dormouseSlice #3 of his autobio: growing old disgracefully2000Mortimer, John
Superstud: how I became a ....24-year-old virgin2005Feig, Paul
Surely you're joking, Mr FeynmanSafe & wise-cracking, bongo playing. Nearly perfect1985Feynman, Richard P
Surrender: an erotic memoirBallet dancer's odyssey of anal sex2004Bentley, Toni
Swimming to Cambodia et alMonologous; I'd rather hear it than read it1985Gray, Spalding
Swimming underground: my years in the.... Warhol factory1995Woronov, Mary
Take a girl like meDistaff side of Owning Up!2005Melly, Diana
Taking it like a womanInteresting angles1984Oakley, Ann
Tales from a Palm CourtPacific anecdotage1986Knox-Mawer, Ronnie
Talking to myselfMemories of Capital Radio therapy etc1984Raeburn, Anna
Talking to myselfOral histories, not least of himself for a change1986Terkel, Studs
Tall, dark and gruesomeLife story including fate of 'The Wicker Man'1977Lee, Christopher (1)
Television and meWonderful memoir, edited by his son1988Baird, John Logie
Tell tale titsVicar's daughter!1987Richmond, Fiona
Telling TalesHis own childhood via his unique monologues2000Bennett, Alan
Testament of JoadAutobio of a man of fantastic common sense1937Joad, CEM
Thank you for having meMore updates from the madcap Maureen1990Lipman, Maureen
Thank you for the days: boy's own....adventures in & beyond radio (ie music)2009Radcliffe, Mark
Thanks for coming!Characters include Lennon, Whitehouse, Greer, Tynan, Ono, Jagger1984Haynes, Jim
That's me in the cornerThird instalment of his memoirs & progress2007Collins, Andrew
There and back againOn set with Peter Jackson in NZ2004Astin, Sean
There's lovelyWhat a nice chap!1989Morris, Johnny
Thin he was and filthy-hairedMore from Red Dwarf's Kryten actor1996Llewellyn, Robert
Things I didn't knowMemoir kick-starts with his car crash2006Hughes, Robert
This is me, Jack VanceKindle edition of his recent autobio. Highly readable2011Vance, Jack
This man's pill50th birthday of pill: time to reminisce2001Djerassi, Carl
Threads: my life behind the seams....in high-stakes world of fashion. Amusingly recounted2004Abboud, Joseph; Stern, Ellen
Tiger, Tiger: a memoirLolita from her viewpoint2011Fragoso, Margaux
Time of my lifeOne of our great Labour bruisers of our time1989Healey, Denis
Time of your life: getting on with....getting on. An 'Oldie' style collection2002Burningham, John (ed)
Time to be in earnest: fragment of autobioDiary & memories begun in 19971999James, PD
Timebends - a lifeMassive, is one word for this1988Miller, Arthur
To war on two wheelsMotorcycle outrider to a 2nd Army commander1999Pope, Ron (Jock)
Toast: story of a boy's hungerSuburban Wolverhampton in the 1960s2003Slater, Nigel
Touch Wood: true tales &....secrets from the Porn industry2007Anonymous
Traveller's alphabet: partial memoirsBeautifully depicted global trottings1991Runciman, Steven
Travelling catWhimsy from the 'Guardian'; feline fellow traveller Pugwash1988Harrison, Frederick
Tricks of memoryIronical eye not just on his own life1993Worsthorne, Peregrine
Try everything once except... incest..... & Morris Dancing. Interesting, possibly ghost-written1993Drew, Linzi
Twinkling of an Eyeor 'My life as an Englishman' so quickly over1998Aldiss, Brian W
Unaccompanied womenMore interesting follow-up2006Juska, Jane
Uncle Tungsten: a chemical boyhoodUpbringing in wartime England2001Sacks, Oliver
Under water to get out of the rainMemoir of a life in marine biology2005Norton, Trevor
Undertaking: life studies from the..... dismal trade. Poet is also Michigan small town undertaker1997Lynch, Thomas
UndiscoveredDiscursive memoir of sorts2008Winger, Debra
Up till nowHe ends it: do I wear a toupee?2008Shatner, William; Fisher, D
Vanished YearsAmusingly scandalous dose of further anecdotage2011Everett, Rupert
View from the wingsWest End, West Coast, to Thatcher's speeches! Amazing anecdotes1993Millar, Ronald
Voices of the old seaCosta Brava long before tourism1984Lewis, Norman
Vulnerable in Hearts: memoir of....fathers, sons & contract bridge2005Balfour, Sandy
Warriors on wheelsOne view of Popski's Private Army exploits. Was John's1959Yunnie, Park
Way the future was: a memoirFeaturing many of my teenage era 'friends'1978Pohl, Frederik
What am I still doing here?aka My Life as a Nobody2011Lewis, Roger
What do you care what other people think?Amazing character1988Feynman, Richard P
What else do you do?Some sketches from a cartoonist's life1986Calman, Mel
What little I rememberBasically, a long life in atomic physics1979Frisch, Otto
What's my motivation?Literate & well-informed actor's story so far2003Simkins, Michael
When I was COOLJack Kerouac's school of disembodied poetics2003Kashner, Sam
When we were youngCompendium of (remembered) childhoods2004Burningham, John (ed)
When's it coming out?4th set of thoughts of Chairperson Mo1992Lipman, Maureen
Where did it all go right?Growing up normal in the 70s by 6Music DJ2003Collins, Andrew
Where there's a willDescribing (his) decent life2003Mortimer, John
Whicker's WarSicily to the Alps, basically & laconically2005Whicker, Alan
Who on earth is Tom Baker?Dr Who looks back1997Baker, Tom
Will this do? An autobiographyRacist, sadistic, sexist snob? Bon viveur?1991Waugh, Auberon
Winner takes allA life of sorts, engagingly told2004Winner, Michael
With Popski's Private ArmyYet another take on Popski & his cronies1993Owen, Ben
Wodehouse on WodehouseBring on the girls, Performing flea, Over seventy; brilliant!1980Wodehouse, PG
Wonder's Child: my life in SF20 years of updates to the 1984 original edition2005Williamson, Jack
World of YesterdayElegant memoir of pre-war European culture1942Zweig, Stefan
Year of magical thinkingMemoir of her first year as a widow2005Didion, Joan
Yesterday morning: very English childhoodIn her case, the 1920s2002Athill, Diana
Yossarian slept hereHeller's daughter gets things off her chest2011Heller, Erica
You can read me like a bookShe can come to our house any time!1995Lipman, Maureen
You'll never eat lunch in this town againSleazy revelations of deals & drugs & loose screws1991Phillips, Julia
You're him, aren't you?Of course he is!2006Darrow, Paul
You've had your timeFrom 1959 to 1990, including Quest for Fire anecdotes1990Burgess, Anthony
Young man's passageTypically double-entendrical2005Clary, Julian
Younger brother, younger sonInformal memoirs1997Clark, Colin
Zen RomanceHer adventures in a Japanese monastery in 1960s1996Boehm, Deborah Boliver

Biographies

TitleNotesYearAuthor
274 things you should know about ChurchillPerfectly described, though a tad arguable2006Delaforce, Patrick
Adventures in the screentradeUnputdownable truth that no-one knows anything in Hollywood1983Goldman, William
Adventures of Margery AllinghamBio of the crime writer, updated since 19912009Jones, Julia
Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the....21st century. Playfully erudite sort-of biography2015Aldersey-Williams, Hugh
After hours with PG WodehouseUsborne's involvement with Plum, plus further insights1991Usborne, Richard
Alan Clark: the biographyFascinating, in the snake-charming sense2009Trewin, Ion
Alan Moore: storytelleraka Northampton boy done good. Good overview plus CD of various stuff2011Millidge, Gary Spencer
Alfred C Kinsey: a public/private lifeMassive bio shedding light into wonderfully dark corners1997Jones, James H
Alisdair Gray: a secretary's biographyMostly affectionate portrait2009Glass, Rodge
All Bull: the National ServicemenAnecdotage from Ian Carr, Mel Calman, Michael Holroyd & 21 more1973Johnson, BS
American Prometheus: triumph &....tragedy of J Robert Oppenheimer2005Bird, Kai; Sherwin, Martin J
American Scream: the Bill Hicks storyComic banned by Letterman just before his death (Sigh)2002True, Cynthia
Anthony Blunt: his livesAmazing story of Establishment & 'traitors'2001Carter, Miranda
Aristocratic Adventurer (Churchill)Penguin 70th mini1994Cannadine, David
Armistead MaupinAffectionate tribute cum biography1999Gale, Patrick
Arrogance of Power: secret world of..... Richard (Tricky) Nixon2000Summers, Anthony
Art of Rivalry: Four friendships, betrayals and....breakthroughs in modern art2016Smee, Sebastian
Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint's trunkBasically asking are the places & people real?1984Hardyment, Christina
Arthur Ransome & Captain Flint's trunkNew edition with further treasure from his trunk2006Hardyment, Christina
Arthur Ransome & the world of 'Swallows.... & Amazons'. Uber-geek & chair of Ransome Society2000Wardale, Roger
Arthur Ransome: master storyteller,....writing the 'Swallows & Amazons' books2010Wardale, Roger
Ascending Peculiarity: Gorey on GoreyInterviews selected & edited by Karen Wilkin2001Gorey, Edward
Asimov: the unauthorised lifeStraightforward recapitulation1994White, Michael
Bad Bohemian (Jaroslav Hasek)Disgraceful (according to some) life of Svejk's creator1978Parrott, Cecil
Bare-faced Messiah: L Ron HubbardBet you I can make a million by inventing a religion1987Miller, Russell
Beautiful MindLife of John Nash, once-mad Nobel Laureate games theorist1998Nasar, Sylvia
Beautiful shadow: a life of....Patricia Highsmith, the suspense & 'Ripley' writer2003Wilson, Andrew
Beckett remembering remembering....Beckett. Uncollected interviews & memories2006Knowlson, James & Elizabeth
Becoming DrusillaOne life, two friends, three genders2009Beard, Richard
Becoming Jane AustenComprehensively researched2003Spence, Jon
Bernard Shaw: definitive one-volume....edition of the magisterial biography1997Holroyd, Michael
Beyond the fringe ... and beyondCritical biography of Bennett, Cook, Miller, & Moore1989Bergan, Ronald
Beyond the Robot: the life and work of.... Colin Wilson2016Lachman, Gary
Big Book of WeirdosComix approach to some strange people1995Posey, Carl et al
Billy Bragg: still suitable for minersExcellent & updated musical memoir2007Collins, Andrew
Book of AgesA curious chronicle of achievers & their age when doing so1983Morris, Desmond
Boswell's presumptuous taskBiography of 'the' biographer/biography2000Sisman, Adam
Boyd: the fighter pilot who changed the art.... of war (Kindle) A bold claim, but justified. Fascinating insights2002Coram, Robert
Breakfast with Lucian (Freud)Portrait of an ogre, it seems2013Greig, Geordie
Brideshead generationEvelyn Waugh's generation of writers & their 'circle'1989Carpenter, Humphrey
Brief LivesBoswell of the first coffee houses2000Aubrey, John
Brief Lives18 mini-biographies2004Deedes, WF
Brilliant career of Winnie-the-PoohAA Milne & his writing for children. Wonderful scrapbook1992Thwaite, Ann
Bringing the House downCommons, that is, & the "Profumo" affair2006Profumo, David
Burton storiesAnecdotage aplenty1990Downing, Christopher
Captain: life & times of Simon RavenSimply brilliant. See p190 for one of many classic quotes1996Barber, Michael
Casting couch: making it in HollywoodSeamier side of the star system1990Ford, Selwyn
Caught in the web of wordsOED lexicographer's granddaughter1977Murray, KM Elisabeth
Cecil BeatonRich & intimate portrait1985Vickers, Hugo
Chaplin's Girl: life & loves of....Virginia Cherrill. Heard author on Woman's Hour2009Seymour, Miranda
Charles Babbage: computer pioneerStraightforward, clear account of one of my heroes1982Hyman, Anthony
Charles Hawtrey, 1914 - 1988Man who was Private Widdle2001Lewis, Roger
Charles Laughton: a difficult actorCallow has too much talent1987Callow, Simon
Cheaper by the dozenTime & motion applied domestically1949Gilbreth, FR & E
Chin up, girls! Women's obituariesFrom the Daily Telegraph2005Powell, Georgia; Ramsay, K
Churchill's bodyguard: based on....Walter H Thompson's complete memoirs1955Hickman, Tom
Citizen Cohn: scandalous life and timesWhat a slime ball. Lawyer to McCarthy; fixer; destroyer1988Hoffman, Nicholas von
Citizen WellesWelles-sized biography1989Brady, Frank
City of lingering splendourExotic pleasures of old Peking in mid 1930s1961Blofeld, John
Cleese encountersUnauthorised, but well-researched1992Margolis, Jonathan
Clive Barker: the authorised biographyAlways interesting to get inside a(nother) writer's head2001Winter, Douglas E
Closet Queens: Some 20th Century British.... Politicians, concentrating on non-straight ones (less boring, mainly!)2015Bloch, Michael
Cochrane: Britannia's sea wolfThomas, Lord Cochrane: Jack Aubrey to the life1978Thomas, Donald
Cochrane: life & exploits of a fighting.... captain. Model for O'Brian's Jack Aubrey2000Harvey, Robert
Colonel Barker's monstrous regimentA tale, if you please, of female husbandry2001Collis, Rose
CowardYet another re-examination2005Morley, Sheridan
Cowardy Custard (World of Noël Coward)Found 2nd-hand in Tony Martin's shop1973Hadfield, John
CS Lewis: the authentic voiceBut of what? Muscular Christianity?1986Griffin, William
Cure for serpents (Duke of Pirajno)Italian doctor (Denti) in N Africa, 1924-421955Denti, Alberto
Curie (Life and Times)Radiation pioneer2003Dry, Sarah
Dame Edna Everage (backstage)And the rise of Western Civilisation!1991Lahr, John
Dario Fo - People's court jesterUpdated look at this amazing talent1986Mitchell, Tony (1)
Dark side of genius: HitchcockHistoric cakes in fridge, & much worse. Bought in USA1983Spoto, Donald
Daughter of the Queen of ShebaUnflinching memoir of her insane mother1997Lyden, Jacki
David Chelsea in loveButtock-clenching comix self-revelations1993Chelsea, David
Debt to pleasureA composite biography, edited by John Adlard1974Wilmot, John (Rochester)
Degrees Kelvin: genius & tragedy....of William Thomson2004Lindley, David
Difficult women: a memoir of threeJean Rhys, Sonia Orwell, Germaine Greer1983Plante, David
Dillen: memories of a man of StratfordGripping oral history1981Hewins, Angela
Divine invasions: life of Philip K DickDiaries, letters & interviews flesh him out1989Sutin, Lawrence
Don't drop the coffin!Funereal memoirs, as transcribed2002Albin-Dyer, Barry
Dornford YatesExemplary piece of biographical researching1982Smithers, AJ (Jack)
Eccentric lives and peculiar notionsBiographical essays on conspiracy theories & eccentrics1984Michell, John
Edge of midnight: life of John....Schlesinger2004Mann, William J
Einstein in love: a scientific romanceA look at his earlier life2000Overbye, Dennis
Elusive Rothschild: life of VictorHe of the 184 IQ; see Random Variables2003Rose, Kenneth
Eminent Persons: obituaries, 1870 to 1875Includes Charles Babbage1892Times
Emperor of China: K'Ang-Hsi1661-1722; height of Manchu dynasty1974Spence, Jonathan D
Enigma variations: memoir of love and warThe stories that would be lost for ever1990Young, Irene
Eric GillInclude some eye-popping revelations that were long covered-up1989MacCarthy, Fiona
Eric Gill & David Jones at Capel-y-FfinGrand stuff, these lives1992Miles, Jonathan
Eric Gill: apprentice's further thoughtsSmall, but beautifully-formed! 1982 Foreword1967Kindersley, David
Eric Gill: man of flesh and spiritBut a much-bowdlerised biography1981Yorke, Malcolm
Erotomaniac: Henry Spencer AshbeeAmerican edition2001Gibson, Ian
Ethel & Ernest: a true storyHis parents lives; immensely touching1998Briggs, Raymond
Evita: the woman with the whipCommissioned in 1951 or thereabouts1977Main, Mary
Family affairInvolvement with the Darwin clan1990Barlow, Brigit
Fathers and SonsBron's son charts the family's saga2004Waugh, Alexander
Fifth Book of ObituariesCovering 20th Century lives1999Massingberd, Hugh
Finest Hour: Churchill 1939-41Excellent1983Gilbert, Martin
Firefly: Noël Coward in JamaicaNicely illustrated look at his Jamaican paradise1999Salewicz, Chris; Boot, A
Four absenteesFascinating quartet: G Orwell, D Thomas, J Murry, E Gill1960Heppenstall, Rayner
Fred Hoyle: a life in sciencePortrait of a delightful hero of mine2005Mitton, Simon
From Bouncing Bombs to ConcordeBio of Sir George Edwards OM (94!) given to John2006Gardner, Robert
Genius: Richard Feynman & modern physicsFrom the atom bomb to the Space Shuttle's 'O' ring1992Gleick, James
Ginger Geezer: life of Vivian StanshallLayers of biographical lunacy, unassisted by Valium2001Randall, Lucian; Walsh, C
Girl from the Fiction DepartmentPortrait of Sonia Orwell2002Spurling, Hilary
Girls will be grilsAffecting episodes from life of a (literal) care-taker1989Purdy, Bryn
God's apology: three friendsHugh Kingsmill, Hesketh Pearson, & Malcolm Muggeridge1977Ingrams, Richard
Going mad in HollywoodLife with Lindsay Anderson. Diaries from 1960 onward. Great1996Sherwin, David
Goodbye to all thatNo-one should write autobiographies so young1929Graves, Robert
Grayson Perry: portrait of the artist....as a young girl. Interviews turned into biographic gold2006Jones, Wendy; Perry, Grayson
Great Lives: obituaries from The TimesDefining the 20th Century2005Brunskill, Ian (ed)
Greta & CecilGarbo & Beaton, that is.1994Souhami, Diana
GrouchoDefinitive biography2000Kanfer, Stefan
Heath Robinson: artist and comic geniusWonderful overview of this marvellous man1973Lewis, John
Hippie hippie shake: the 60sDreams, trips, trials, love-ins, screw-ups1995Neville, Richard
Honest Courtesan: Veronica Franco, citizen.. & writer in 16th-century Venice1992Rosenthal, Margaret F
Horatio NelsonUnread1987Pocock, Tom
Houdini on magicIn his own words, but supplemented1953Houdini, Harry
A House in St John's Wood: In Search of my.... Parents (Stephen and Natasha Spender)2015Spender, Matthew
Hype & GloryShamefully not read yet1990Goldman, William
I, LeonardoIdiosyncratic1983Steadman, Ralph
Ian FlemingVery thoroughly researched1995Lycett, Andrew
Icons: style makers & breakers since 1945I'm still not in there!1991Park, James
In search of J D SalingerBiography that Salinger wanted stopped1988Hamilton, Ian
In the footsteps of Mr KurtzRise & fall of Congolese dictator Mobutu2000Wrong, Michela
In the name of the Father, the daughter.... and the Holy Spirits. Birthday tribute to her Dad, plus DVD2006Rossellini, Isabella
Incomparable Rex (Harrison)Theatrical memoir of early 1980s1998Garland, Patrick
Inside the Centre: the life of J Robert....Oppenheimer, and the physics, too2012Monk, Ray
Into the unknown: fantastic life of....Nigel Kneale, creator of Quatermass (of course!)2006Murray, Andy
Inventing Wonderland: lives & fantasies.....of Lewis Carroll, Lear, Barrie, Kenneth Grahame & AA Milne1995Wullschläger, Jackie
Isaac Newton: the last sorcererLatest biography & the alchemy1997White, Michael
IsherwoodA nice, fat, juicy biography2004Parker, Peter
It's only a movie: Alfred HitchcockThe self-declared frightmare expert2006Chandler, Charlotte
J Edgar Hoover: the man and his secretsDresses?! America's top policeman...1991Gentry, Curt
J Robert OppenheimerBased on BBC dramatisation of Manhattan Project1980Goodchild, Peter
James DeanFrom Mike, swapped for 'My Lives'2005Perry, George
James Lees-Milne: the lifePerfect complement to the vast set of diaries2009Bloch, Michael
James Tiptree, Jr.Double life of Alice B Sheldon, engagingly told2006Phillips, Julie
Jane AustenInsightful picture2001Shields, Carol
Jane Austen: a LifeFine biography (revised in 2000)1997Tomalin, Claire
Jane Austen: her lifeBy a male, but very well-rated (revised 1997 edition)1987Honan, Park
Janet's last bookFond memento of the illustrator, 1944-19941996Ahlberg, Allan
Jeremy Hutchinson's Case Histories: from .... Lady Chatterley's Lover to Howard Marks2015Grant, Thomas
Joe Gould's secretTwo New Yorker profiles, 22 years apart1997Mitchell, Joseph
John AdamsBio of 2nd US President & Founding Father, from Carol2001McCullough, David
John Barry: a sixties themeSublime, interview-based biography1998Fiegel Eddi
John Mortimer: the devil's advocatePure as the driven Rumpole?2005Lord, Graham
Joseph Banks: a lifeBought in Guernsey, after agonising over its cost!1987O'Brian, Patrick
Just One Catch: the passionate life of.... Joseph Heller. Coney Island kid made good, heh?2011Daugherty, Tracy
Kafka for beginnersComix approach with extra added genius behind it1993Mairowitz, DZ; Crumb, R
Karl MarxLapidary lightness, if you please1999Wheen, Francis
Ken Campbell: the great caperAs authorised by the great caperer2011Coveney, Michael
Kenneth WilliamsFreedland has had many many contributors to this biography1990Freedland, Michael
Last Englishman: life of JL CarrReport on Harpole Report man!2003Rogers, Byron
Lawrence & OppenheimerFlorid style but fascinating memoir1968Davis, Nuel Pharr
Levels of LifeThree essays, ending with the story of his own loss2013Barnes, Julian
Life & Works of Alan Dower BlumleinInventor of stereo (& much else) finally gets bio he deserves1999Alexander, Robert Charles
Life and Times of R CrumbComments from 40 or so contemporaries. Wonderful1998Beauchamp, Monte
Life of Arthur RansomeHow Swallows & Amazons got written is anybody's guess1984Brogan, Hugh
Life of Colette: secrets of the fleshBisexual child bride of notorious rake1999Thurman, Judith
Life of Kenneth TynanSocial history & a fascinatingly active life1988Tynan, Kathleen
Life of Noël Coward'Like a holiday in a rented Rolls' (Tynan)1976Lesley, Cole
Life of Raymond ChandlerExcellent biography1976MacShane, Frank
Lives for sale: biographers' talesIncludes Fiona MacCarthy's baptism by fire with Eric Gill2004Bostridge, Mark (ed)
London Journal 1762-1763Folio Society edition, edited by Frederick Pottle1950Boswell, James
Lord Cochrane: seaman, radical, liberatorBy Royal Naval College historian1947Lloyd, Christopher
Love is where it fallsFriendship with the knickerless Peggy Ramsay1999Callow, Simon
Loving GarboGarbo & her two main love affairs1994Vickers, Hugo
Main Point: life of Bernd TöstLife & work of a porno film-maker in 1950s/60s UK2006Phillips, Bruno
Making of physicistsFascinating stories1987Williamson, Rajkumari
Man of singular virtue: Thomas MoreFolio Society edition153?Roper, William
Man who changed everythingJames Clerk Maxwell2003Mahon, Basil
Man who drew tomorrow (Frank Hampson)Good bio of Dan Dare's creator1985Crompton, Alastair
Man who knew too muchAlan Turing & invention of computers2006Leavitt, David
Man who went into the WestLife of Welsh poet RS Thomas2006Rogers, Byron
Marie Stopes and the sexual revolutionCandid & amusing1992Rose, June
Marie Stopes: a biographyLambasted as an enemy of the Empire!1977Hall, Ruth
Memoir of Jane Austen, & other....family recollections. Material from 1871 & much earlier, too2002Austen-Leigh, JE
Memoir of the life & labours of BabbageWritten in 1872-1880 after Babbage's death, but at his request1988Buxton, Harry Wilmot
Memories of MilliganInterviews of his friends by Spike's own manager and friend2010Farnes, Norma
Monty Python speaksDecent set of interview transcripts1999Morgan, David
Mortdecai ABCBiblio/bio of fascinating rascal2001Bonfiglioli, Margaret
Most offending soul alive: Tom Harrisson &.. his remarkable life. Mr Mass Observation1997Heimann, Judith N
Mrs Keppel and her daughterKeppel: acceptable face of adultery; Violet Trefusis: not!1996Souhami, Diana
Mutiny & piratical seizure of HMS BountyBarrow was senior Admiralty civil servant. Folio Society freebie1831Barrow, Sir John
My life with Noël CowardFar more insight into the man1994Payn, Graham; Day, Barry
Nagle JournalAmazing naval diary1988Dann, John C
Nelson: the life & letters of a heroWell-stocked with contemporary memorabila1996Morriss, Roger
Never Despair: Churchill 1945-65Excellent1988Gilbert, Martin
Night at the MajesticProust & his varied circle2006Davenport-Hines, Richard
Nobody's Perfect: Billy Wilder biographyTranscripts of the man & his many chums2002Chandler, Charlotte
Noël & Cole: the sophisticatesNicely drawn parallel careers & lives1992Citron, Stephen
Noël Coward: a biographyAbout as good as they get1995Hoare, Philip
Odyssey: biography of Arthur C ClarkeUnusually constructed from many interview transcripts1992McAleer, Neil
Oscar WildeTruly comprehensive1987Ellmann, Richard
Oscar Wilde: a life in letters, writings.... & wit. Nicely illustrated1995Gardiner, Juliet
Other PepysNice counterweight to the Diary1992Brome, Vincent
Otherwise engaged: Life of Alan BatesAmazingly thorough2007Spoto, Donald
Patrick O'Brian: a life revealedC's birthday present to me2000King, Dean
Penguin Portrait: Allen Lane and editorsFormative Penguin years, 1935 - 70. Publishing & social history1995Hare, Steve
Peter SellersGood1981Sylvester, Derek
Peter Ustinov: the gift of laughterConstructed from recent interviews2002Miller, John
PG Wodehouse in his own wordsWYSIWY affectionately G2001Day, Barry; Ring, Tony
PG Wodehouse: authorised biographyThorough, & specially so on the wartime broadcasts1982Donaldson, Frances
PG Wodehouse: illustrated biography #1Written by a life-long collector1979Connolly, Joseph
PG Wodehouse: illustrated biography #2Revisions hinge on inflated cost of collecting Plum1987Connolly, Joseph
PG Wodehouse: literary biographyFine, specially 'Novelist in a padded cell'1981Green, Benny
PG Wodehouse: man and mythStalled on p157, but an interesting effort1992Phelps, Barry
Phil Ochs: death of a rebelFriend of Ron Cobb, oddly1979Eliot, Marc
Philip Larkin: a writer's lifeCandid & engaging insights into a private life1993Motion, Andrew
Philip Larkin: Life, Art and LoveInteresting and not uncomplicated chap2014Booth, James
Philip: an informal biographyThe good ol' Duke of Edinburgh. Given to dear Mama originally1971Boothroyd, Basil
Physique: life of John S BarringtonEccentric bohemian pioneer of 'physique' photography1997Smith, Rupert
Pillow Book of Sei ShonagonFolio Society edition10??Morris, Ivan
Playboy interviews with Lennon & OnoComplete transcripts1980Sheff, David
PROF: life of Frederick LindemannAlternative take on Churchill's scientific advisor2003Fort, Adrian
Prospero's wireless: biography of Peter.... Pendleton Eckersley, UK radio broadcasting pioneer1999Eckersley, Myles
Quotable FeynmanCollected and introduced by his daughter. Excellent2015Feynman, Michelle
Real Jane Austen: a life in small thingsPromising new appraisal of one of my favourites2013Byrne, Paula
Revolutionary laughter: women comicsThe world of women comics; interviews & profiles1995Warren, Roz
Richard Ingrams: Lord of the GnomesNanny currently has this1994Thompson, Harry
Road to Victory: Churchill 1941-45Excellent1986Gilbert, Martin
Robert A Heinlein: In dialogue with his centurySecond volume, covers 1948-1988 in detail2014Patterson Jr, William H
Robert A Heinlein: Learning CurveCovers 1907 to 19482010Patterson Jr, William H
Rodinsky's roomTracing a disappearance from an East End synagogue1999Lichtenstein, R; Sinclair, I
Rupert Hart-Davis: man of lettersA thorough examination2004Ziegler, Philip
Savage Art: biography of Jim ThompsonThis was a seriously-disturbed man, but a cool writer!1995Polito, Robert
Savage Grace: the BaekelandsIncest & murder in a nasty wealthy dynasty1985Robins, N; Aronson, SML
Search for Ernest Bramah: superbly....researched over 10 years. Brilliant job2007Wilson, Aubrey
Second book of (Telegraph) obituariesHeroes and adventurers1966Massingberd, Hugh
Secrets of HoudiniBiographical overview & many detailed explanations1931Cannell, JC
Send in the idiotsTextures of five autistic lives2006Nazeer, Kamran
Sex, Surrealism, Dali and MeMemoirs of Carlos Lozano, member of the inner circle2000Thurlow, Clifford
Sex: the measure of all things (Kinsey)Alternate take on master-measurer's life1998Gathorne-Hardy, Jonathan
Shadowlands: true story of CS Lewis and....Joy Davidman (revised from 1985)2009Sibley, Brian
Shameful life of Salvador DaliNice fat biog1997Gibson, Ian
Short lives: assorted portraitsPainters, poets, actors, musicians, all dying young...1980Matson, Katinka
Sigmund FreudMasterful1979Steadman, Ralph
Simon: the genius in my basementRather off-the-wall approach to biography2011Masters, Alexander
Sir Joseph Whitworth: world's best..... mechanician & a giant of Victorian practical engineering1996Atkinson, Norman
Six men: portraits in essayChaplin, Edward VIII, Mencken, Bogart, Stevenson, Russell1977Cooke, Alistair
SJ Perelman: a lifeGood biography1986Herrman, Dorothy
Smoke screen (aka Loaded)Further tales of dope fiends & friends2002Sabbag, Robert
Snake man (Life with Ionides)Skimmed1963Lane, Margaret
Snow Blind: brief career in cocaine tradeZachary Swan, cocaine smuggler extraordinaire. cf Detzer...1976Sabbag, Robert
Some time with FeynmanA year at CalTech (1981)2003Mlodinow, Leonard
Something like fire: Peter Cook rememberedBest kind of composite biography: reminiscences of friends1996Cook, Lin
Spark: mother's story of nurturing genius.. and autism2013Barnett, Kristine
Stafford Beer: a personal memoirShort but excellent2009Whittaker, David
Storyteller: The Life of Roald DahlWell-reviewed new biography2012Sturrock, Donald
Strange Case of Edward GoreyTimely little study of the late strange artist/author2000Theroux, Alexander
Strange Case of Edward Gorey (hardback)Timely little study of the late strange artist/author2000Theroux, Alexander
Strangest Man: hidden life of Paul Dirac...."quantum genius" (as if that means anything)2009Farmelo, Graham
Stuart: a life backwardsDepressing life of one homeless man2005Masters, Alexander
Studs Terkel: a life in wordsParker's last book -- a fitting subject!1996Parker, Tony
Subtle is the Lord... (Einstein)Nicely done1982Pais, Abraham
Sultan of Sleaze: David SullivanThe times bring forth the men; but what hypocrisy!1994Killick, Mark
Surgeon of CrowthorneUnusual dictionary assistant1998Winchester, Simon
Tallulah BankheadOverview of this outrageous & delightful lady1999Lavery, Bryony
Terry Southern: a grand guy, art & lifeInteresting chap!2001Hill, Lee
Time LordSir Sandford Fleming & standard time2000Blaise, Clark
Tintin: Hergé and his creationInside stories of the cartoon stories1991Thompson, Harry
Tintin: the complete companionFrom Ottakars (whose MD named the store after King O's sceptre)2001Farr, Michael
Tom Driberg, his life and indiscretionsVery good1990Wheen, Francis
Tony CroslandThree years to write; a gripping read by his widow1982Crosland, Susan
Trouser-wearing characterLife & times of Nancy Spain; UK's all-media action lesbian1997Collis, Rose
Truman CapoteOral biography in many voices1998Plimpton, George
Trust an EnglishmanRecognition, joy, shame1972Knowler, John
Tuesdays with MorrieOld tutor/mentor revisited as he is dying1997Albom, Mitch
Unbearable Saki: work of HH MunroLong-overdue re-appraisal of this literary genius2007Byrne, Sandie
Undying passion: sex & the literary lifeLovely quotes & stories1985Orgel, Joseph R
Universal Man: the seven lives of John Maynard.... Keynes. Altruist, boy prodigy, official, public man, all fascinating2015Davenport-Hines, Richard
Unquiet GraveAnalysis of melancholy1944Palinurus (Cyril Connolly)
Very best of (Telegraph) ObituariesCelebrations of eccentric lives2001Massingberd, Hugh
Very decided preference: life with PeterHis widow's memories of a 50-year marriage & life1990Medawar, Jean
Very Private Celebrity: The Nine Lives of John.... Freeman. One new career per decade, it seems, for Mr Face to Face2015Purcell, Henry
Victorian Girls: Lord Lyttelton's....daughters & their letters & diaries1997Fletcher, Sheila
Vintage Book of FathersAnecdotage on fatherhood -- see p56!1996Guinness, Louise
Vita: the life of Vita Sackville-WestStory also in Souhami's 'Mrs Keppel'1983Glendinning, Victoria
Wainwright: the biographyFellwalker & self-publisher's life, by a fan1995Davies, Hunter
Wake of the CachalotsTales of the Southampton master mariners1992Daniels, Simon
Warden: a portrait of John SparrowOld-fashioned biography1998Lowe, John
Well-remembered friendsEulogies on celebrated lives. Fabulous idea2004Huth, Angela
Which lie did I tell?Further screentrade misadventures2000Goldman, William
Wicked lady: Salvador Dali's museGala's biography makes a weird story1989McGirk, Tim
Wild Mary: a life of Mary WesleyShe of the Camomile Lawn2006Marnham, Patrick
Winsor McCay: his life and artWonderful, large-format, overview; well-illustrated1987Canemaker, John
Wish you were here: Douglas AdamsWell-informed coverage of his life2003Webb, Nick
Wodehouse at war (Nazi broadcasts)Written by a Tory MP; amazing! Shame on bureaucrats, too1981Sproat, Iain
Wodehouse at work to the endLiterally just that1976Usborne, Richard
Wodehouse: a lifeBest biog so far, by all accounts2004McCrum, Robert
Writing dangerously: Mary McCarthyUnread, apart from sections on The Group1992Brightman, Carol
You cannot live as I have and not.... end up like this. Willie Donaldson, RIP2007Blacker, Terence

Cartoons

TitleNotesYearAuthor
101 further uses for a John MajorFrom Peter, Christmas 19941994Wright, Patrick
... and then we'll get him!From Audobon, Esquire, F&SF, Playboy, Nat Lamp & New Yorker1978Wilson, Gahan
...Vice comprisElegantly rude (65ff)1993Serre, Claude
Addams and evil115 or so perfect examples of Family & friends1947Addams, Charles
Affairs of the heartSublimely silly1985Wright, Patrick
AgrippinaFemale teen from hell1988Bretecher, Claire
Album of drawings, 1925 - 1975500 chosen from about 40,000!1975New Yorker
Alex #01: Unabashed AlexFrom the Independent: Big Bang to great Crash1988Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #02: magnum forceMarriage, & arrest of boss for Insider Trading1989Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #03: son of AlexParenthood, + visits from Past & Future at Xmas1990Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #04: man with the golden handshakeRedundancy, Gulf War, ET drops in1991Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #05: for the love of AlexNow in Telegraph! Affair with secretary; would-be Tory MP1992Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #06: Alex calls the shotsSecond home in country, kidnap1993Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #07: Alex plays the gameSports, record year in City1994Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #08: Alex knows the scoreBarings, boardroom pay, sex at the Bank of England, sleaze1995Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #09: Alex sweeps the boardDress down days, laptops, Eurostar1996Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #10: Alex feels the pinchAlex & his new female boss, plus graduate trainees1997Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Alex #11: best of Alex 1998-2001Dotcom bubble, Y2K meltdown, recession...2001Peattie, Charles; Taylor, R
Animals, animals, animalsSome great cartoons1979Booth, George et al
Art of LaughterCartoonists' & collectors' choice1992Lambourne, Lionel; Doran, AJ
Attack of the Political CartoonistsToday's editorial pages (US, at least)2004Trostle, JP
AutomataWeird & unsettling1976Heath, Michael
Bananas are not the only fruit...Very good satire, a witty man1993Shenton, David
Bazza pulls it off!From Private Eye: the 2nd collection1971Humphries, B; Garland, N
Ben & KatieCartoon strip from Daily Star -- a latterday 'Jane'1989Baker, D; Hernandez
Best of H M Bateman: Tatler 1922-26Just wonderful1987Boxer, Marc
Biggest tongue in Tunisia'Alien toaster found on moon!'1986Kliban, Bernard
Billy and the boingers bootlegWonderful1986Breathed, Berke
Black and white and greyHer 4th. Some wonderful images1993Leunig, Mary
Black Maria92, including 57 from New Yorker, 1954 to 19601960Addams, Charles
Bloom County BabylonI love this guy's work!1986Breathed, Berke
Bloom County Episode XI: a new hopeWelcome return after too long away2016Breathed, Berke
Bristow #1: Bristow!Early, large-format collection labelled 'First series'1970Dickens, Frank
Bristow #2: Bristow1st collection after syndication, I suspect1972Dickens, Frank
Bristow #3: More BristowThe 2nd collection after syndication1973Dickens, Frank
Bristow #4: Bristow Latest!Dilbert of two decades ago in his 4th outing1975Dickens, Frank
Bristow #6: Bristow v Chester Perry18th in line for the job of Chief Buyer...1978Dickens, Frank
Bristow #7: Penguin BristowGood representative selection of Chester-Perry's office clown1981Dickens, Frank
Bristow #8: Bristow's guide to livingCoping with office life in the 60s & 70s1982Dickens, Frank
British cartoonists albumCornucopeia of early 1960s cartoonists. Was Dad's1962Various
C&H #01: Calvin and HobbesEarly outing1987Watterson, Bill
C&H #02: Something under bed is droolingThere's nuffin under here 'cept us monsters...1988Watterson, Bill
C&H #03: Essential Calvin and HobbesQuintessential, more like1988Watterson, Bill
C&H #04: Yukon Ho!aka little treasure?1989Watterson, Bill
C&H #05: Lazy Sunday bookI always preferred Saturdays1989Watterson, Bill
C&H #06: Weirdos from another planet!Includes the plumbing incident1990Watterson, Bill
C&H #07: Authoritative Calvin and HobbesA(cute) observations1990Watterson, Bill
C&H #08: Scientific progress goes 'boink'Nice tiger! But where have I put this?1991Watterson, Bill
C&H #09: Revenge of the Baby-satPoor Rosalyn!1991Watterson, Bill
C&H #10: Indispensable Calvin and HobbesTo be regularly dispensed1992Watterson, Bill
C&H #11: Attack of... monster snow goonsBetter than our Goons1992Watterson, Bill
C&H #12: Days are just packedBut where do they go?1993Watterson, Bill
C&H #13: Homicidal psycho jungle catVery nearly sublime1994Watterson, Bill
C&H #14: 10th anniversary bookExcellent1995Watterson, Bill
C&H #15: There's treasure everywhereEven in comic strips1996Watterson, Bill
C&H #16: It's a magical worldIf you wish hard enough1996Watterson, Bill
C&H #17: Sunday pages, 1985-1995Ohio University's cartoon research library! Brilliant2001Watterson, Bill
Calman revisitedRe-issue of Bed-Sit, Boxes, Women, Couples, & Dr Calman...1983Calman, Mel
Calmer Sutra: for those in the afternoon.. of their lives2002Dickens, Frank
Cartoon album 1975 - 1985Another 328 from the next batch of 7,0001985New Yorker
Cartoon history of architectureExactly as described, even unto 'Coca-Colonial'1975Lancaster, Osbert
CartoonsSome good ones1987Spectator, The
Cat'If I had two dead rats, I'd give you one!'1975Kliban, Bernard
Catcalendar catsAmazing1981Kliban, Bernard
Childhood is HellWho's to say?1988Groening, Matt
Classic cartoons of the 50sExactly as described1959Playboy
Classics of Western literature, '86-89Fantastic1990Breathed, Berke
Cloggies #01: CloggiesBeer-swilling clog dancers & their rise to glory1969Tidy, Bill
Cloggies #02: Cloggies dance againMore of their triumphs1973Tidy, Bill
Cloggies #03: Cloggies are backOnward, ever onward1977Tidy, Bill
Cobb againMore! More! Bought in Reading1976Cobb, Ron
Cobb bookAmazing & powerful stuff1975Cobb, Ron
ColorvisionAmazing insights into his early SF work1981Cobb, Ron
Complete Barry McKenzieExcellent. The complete saga1988Humphries, B; Garland, N
Complete cartoons of the New Yorker68,647 on 2 CDs + 650 large pages of them!2004Mankoff, Robert
Complete Colonel BlimpWhat a character :-)1991Low, David
Completely MAD Don MartinExcellent1974Feldstein, Al
Creature comfortsFrom New Yorker, 1976 to 19811981Addams, Charles
D.I.Y.Clever, vicious, nightmarish & hilarious1983Serre, Claude
Daydreams & nightmaresWonderful cartoons & drawings1988McCay, Winsor
DementedI bet she had a happy childhood too. ... Bitch2004Fleming, Jacky
Drawn and quartered: political cartoonsGood stuff1985Conrad, Paul
Dreams of the Rarebit FiendSublime socially satirical cartoons1905McCay, Winsor
Dry humour (summer '76 drought)Wish I had Shary Flenniken's 'Drought Chic' too!1976Various
Editorial and political cartooningSome searing stuff1976Hoff, Sy
ErotissinéWicked & cruel1980Sine
ErotoscopeMajor Taschen retrospective2001Ungerer, Tomi
Esquire 25th anniversary cartoon albumOver 550 slightly risqué examples1957Gingrich, Arnold
Esquire cartoon albumAnother 550 from 1933 to 19561958Gingrich, Arnold
Far sideFrom Carol1982Larson, Gary
Favourite haunts104, including 95 from New Yorker, 1946 to 19761976Addams, Charles
Female problems: an unhelpful guideAlmost unsummarisable, but very funny1995Hollander, Nicole
ffolkes' cartoon companion to classical....mythology. 'Marvellous bed Procrustes - I seem to fit perfectly!'1978ffolkes, Michael
Fit for nothingHow to survive the health boom1983Honeysett, Martin
Four elementsMundane routines of urban life, with top spin1988Chast, Roz
Freaky FablesAesop was never like this...1979Handelsman, JB
Funny girls: cartooning for equalityCaptures 130 years of cartoon campaigning1997Atkinson, Diane
Gibbard's double decade omnibusModern history in political cartoons, 1969-19911991Gibbard, Les
Give up? a new collectionFrom New Yorker, 1957 to 19651966Darrow, Whitney
Goodnight OpusGoodnight, indeed1993Breathed, Berke
Half-naked knightFunny1958Francois, Andre
Happy trails!Oh dear, nearly the end!1990Breathed, Berke
Have you got it on yet?Mixture of erotic satire1993Van Straaten, Peter
Health and efficiencySublime: 'But darling, I like huge women!'1984Wright, Patrick
Heavy PeriodsAcid stuff1983Tribble, Fanny
Help! and other ruminationsTo the Government, for making a middle-aged masochist happy!1982Calman, Mel
His kisses are dreamy... (Outland)Sigh1994Breathed, Berke
HM Bateman: the man who.....drew the 20th Century. Brilliant cartoonist1975Jensen, John
Hoffnung companion to musicI once had a whim & I had to obey it, to buy a French horn...1957Hoffnung, Gerard
Honeysett at homeWickedly funny & acute1976Honeysett, Martin
Hound of the far sideFrom Carol1987Larson, Gary
How was it for you?Observed & overheard intimacy1991Van Straaten, Peter
Hundred of the best: TES cartoonsFrom Times Educational Supplement of a gentler era1968Tucker, Nicholas
If the caption fits...From 'Punch' caption competition; some corkers1981Sale, Jonathan
In search of the far sideQuirky1985Larson, Gary
Incredible bedFunny1990Tidy, Bill
Ink: definitive collection of strips..... single frame cartoons & wordplay1998Lowry, Ray
Is anybody out there?Excellent satire & commentary1984Batellier, JF
Is nothing sacred?Malicious bonhomie in the Addams mould1982Wilson, Gahan
Jane at War (Daily Mirror strip)Curiosity piece at this remove1976Pett, Norman
Joke worksGrim in parts1986Evans, Phil
Jon's complete two typesWonderfully English1991Jones, WJP
Joy of frogsRivetting1985Ungerer, Tomi
Joy of headachesHow to survive the sexual revolution1984Honeysett, Martin
Last BasselopeGorgeous1992Breathed, Berke
Laughing mattersHard-hitting political cartoons from 1976-19821982Leveller magazine
Loose TailsMore genius1983Breathed, Berke
Love is HellIsn't it just?1984Groening, Matt
Luminous animalsWonderful1983Kliban, Bernard
Lurie's AlmanackAmazing1982Lurie, Ranan R
Mad about MAD!Artist from the margins of MAD. Excellent1970Aragones, Sergio
MAD look at old moviesArtists Mort Drucker & Jack Davis1966de Bartolo, Dick
MAD's Don Martin comes on strongUnclassifiable1971Martin, Don
Madam & Eve collectionSouth African apartheid & post-apartheid strip. Great1993Francis, S et al
Male call (wartime strips 1942-1946)A US equivalent of 'Jane'1987Caniff, Milton
Man in the showerBrilliant New Yorker cartoonist1944Arno, Peter
Man with the canA 'Giles' from Holland1978Sanders, Jan
Martin MintonDiary of rise & decline of a cartoon relationship1982Pyne, Ken
McLachlanWonderful 40-year retrospective2001McLachlan, Ed
Micro PhobiaSurviving your computer & technological revolution in general1982Honeysett, Martin
Mine's a pint - what's yours?Drinking of traditional British beer, with 'Keg Buster'1981Tidy, Bill
Monster rally91, including 85 from New Yorker, 1946 to 19501950Addams, Charles
More little boxesGuardian cartoonist collection of previous Labour government1980McAllister, Bryan
My crowd192, including 188 from New Yorker, 1937 to 19701971Addams, Charles
My fellow AmericansPatriotic cartoons; found by Kate in a junk pile1968Cobb, Ron
My GodAny resemblance to any other deity...1970Calman, Mel
nEuROTICVicious cartoons2006Cuneo, John
Never eat anything bigger than your headWhat a sense of humour! 'And bring some shit for my fly'1976Kliban, Bernard
New Penguin CalmanFrom 1963 through 19721977Calman, Mel
New Yorker 1950-1955 cartoon albumSteig, Darrow, Addams, Arno & many others1955New Yorker
New Yorker album of sports & gamesFrom 1930 to 19581958New Yorker
New Yorker book of cat cartoonsExactly as title suggests!1990New Yorker
Night of the crash-test dummiesFrom Carol1988Larson, Gary
Night of the Mary Kay commandosSuperb1989Breathed, Berke
No peas for the wickedMostly cartoon "one-liners"1996Williams, Kipper
Off the roadFerraris & other tart carts1988Wright, Patrick
Ogri Collection #1Reprints strips #1 to #193 (1992)1998Sample, Paul
Ogri Collection #2Strips up to #285 (1999) + colour material2000Sample, Paul
Ogri OmnibusMotorbike cult character's first 100 strips: 1972 onward1981Sample, Paul
Oh No! Not the '23! - historical cartoonsMostly from 'Punch'1987Williams, Mike 2
Old sailors never dieMore Dutch 'Giles'1985Sanders, Jan
One last little peek...Alas...1995Breathed, Berke
Only rock'n'rollBiting musicbiz cartoons1980Lowry, Ray
Opposite sexWitty cartoons1987Quillin, Viv
Opus: 25 years of his Sunday bestGlorious2004Breathed, Berke
Opus: complete Sunday strips 2003-2008Completing my collection?2013Breathed, Berke
Outland: politically (etc.) incorrectNot quite as inspired, but very nearly!1992Breathed, Berke
Penguin Andre FrancoisFrom 1952 through 19641964Francois, Andre
Penguin Charles AddamsBlack humour, 1935 through 19601962Addams, Charles
Penguin dreams and stranger thingsBeautiful1985Breathed, Berke
Penguin Heath RobinsonInimitable: the multi-movement tabby silencer1966Robinson, Heath
Penguin political comicsLarge format collection, including just one by Ron Cobb1976Davidson, Steef
Penguin Private Eye cartoonsGood, & often hard-edged selection1983Ingrams, Richard
Peter ArnoBrilliant New Yorker cartoonist1979Arno, Peter
Piece of cakeQuirkiness personified1986Leunig, Mary
Promise me you won't laughPunch cartoonist of 1950s onward2000Siggs, Lawrence
Raw sewageUnprocessed cartoons; found by Kate in a junk pile1970Cobb, Ron
RCD-25 fanzine1st edition, inscribed by Cobb to William F Temple1967Cobb, Ron
Red Meat GoldSickly delicious2005Cannon, Max
RelationshipCartoon novel of romance in 1980s1981Pyne, Ken
Rocking the boatGentle, wry, & often acute1989Cusack, Helen
Rube Goldberg: InventionsAmerica's answer to Heath Robinson2000Wolfe, Maynard Frank
Secrets of the powder roomA Flenniken protégé: gems like 'Is she faking it?'1983Pond, Mimi
Sick sick sickFunny & sane. His first collection after 3 years work1959Feiffer, Jules
Sinning in the rain, & other lyricsSilly misheard titles & illustrations. Fun1986Feigel, Marcel
Sizzling platterBrilliant New Yorker cartoonist1949Arno, Peter
Sourcream 2Bitter & twisted. Great stuff1981Quillin, Viv et al
Spectator cartoon book 1991Good selection1991Heath, Michael; Lawson, D
Spectator cartoon book 1992Excellent1992Heath, Michael
Spectator cartoon book 1994Some excellent specimens1994Heath, Michael
Spectator cartoon book 2000Free with Spectator2000Heath, Michael
Spectator cartoon book 2003Thongs of Praise2003Heath, Michael
Still lifeStylish reflections on mortality1981Serre, Claude
Strutters & FrettersOne of the doodlers from 'New Yorker'1992Steig, William
Tales too ticklish to tellSublime1988Breathed, Berke
Terror of St Trinian's& other wonderful drawings2000Searle, Ronald
TestamentPowerful1985Ungerer, Tomi
That old chestnutSo I looked up at God and I said 'God, give me a break'...1989Lasson, Sally Ann
There's no place like homeBrilliant & quirky1982Leunig, Mary
Thin black lines: political cartoons & ....development education1988Regan, Colm et al
This literary life'Again? What do you DO with all your advances?'1990Van Straaten, Peter
This space to let...Cartoons from N.M.E. & Punch1986Lowry, Ray
Tiny footprintsUnclassifiable, but amazing1978Kliban, Bernard
Too much pressureHard targets: arms race, unemployment, sexism...198?Brick
Toons for our timesIneffable1984Breathed, Berke
Truly tasteless cartoonsEntering Sodom... watch your ass!1992National Lampoon
Two guys fooling around with the moon'Out of the way, you swine! A cartoonist is coming!'1978Kliban, Bernard
Ultimate Giles: illustrated tributeFond memories1995Tory, Peter
Very best of HermanTypical selection of his work1993Unger, Jim
War heads: cartoonists against the bombGood1983Heller, Steven
Whack your porcupineKnow your bod: mammaries & daddaries1977Kliban, Bernard
Wish for wings that workXmas present from Gill & Chris1991Breathed, Berke
Witch Doctor?Surviving alternative medicine1985Honeysett, Martin
Wonderful world of Barry McKenzieFrom Private Eye: the 1st collection1968Humphries, B; Garland, N
Work is HellI agree, mostly1985Groening, Matt
World of Charles AddamsHandsome retrospective celebration. 300 of his best cartoons1991Addams, Charles
World War II in cartoonsFrom Chris and Gill1989Bryant, Mark
You can't still be hungrybrilliant1988Williams, Mike 2
Your mother is a remarkable womanGreat: 'Oblivion. You are here'1992Gross, Sam

Cinema

TitleNotesYearAuthor
2001: filming the futureKubrick is absent from acknowledgements!1994Bizony, Piers
Alfred Hitchcock: the complete filmsTaschen surveys Hitch2003Duncan, Paul
All about 'All about Eve'Literally complete story of the film2000Staggs, Sam
Alternate OscarsBrilliant idea: capture the (usually better) also-rans1993Peary, Danny
Always look on the Bright Side of LifeInside account of Handmade Films2003Sellers, Robert
American Independent CinemaEssays etc from 'Sight & Sound' magazine2001Hillier, Jim
Animating culture: Hollywood cartoons..... from the sound era1993Smoodin, Eric
Arrows of desire (Powell & Pressburger)Good survey of Archer films1985Christie, Ian
As You Wish: inconceivable tales from.... the making of 'The Princess Bride'2014Elwes, Cary; Layden, Joe
Babylon Blue: illustrated history of..... adult cinema. Interesting interviews & views1999Flint, David
Bad & the Beautiful: Hollywood in....the Fifties. Sleaze & gossip2002Kashner, Sam; MacNair, J
Bedside HollywoodExcellent trivial gossip to eat time1985Atwan, Robert
Beneath MulhollandThoughts (essays) on Hollywood & its ghosts1997Thomson, David
Best movies of the 90sTaschen; who else?2005Muller, Jurgen
Big SleepBFI modern classic essay on film of Chandler story1997Thomson, David
Billy Wilder: the complete filmsTaschen with 190 pp2003Hopp, Glenn
Blade RunnerBFI modern classic essay1997Bukatman, Scott
Blockbuster: how the Jaws & Jedi....generation turned Hollywood into a boom-town2004Shone, Tom
Breaking Dawn #1: movie companionNice overview2011Vaz, Mark Cotta
Breaking in20 film directors & how they got their start2001Jarecki, Nicholas
Calman at the moviesInterviews, anecdotes & opinions, + Calman's cartoons1990Calman, Mel
Campy vampy trampy movie quotes901 bitchy barbs, wicked wisecracks & lusty lampoons1996Stewart, Steve
Carry-on BookYes, well... Some of them were excellent1978Eastaugh, Kenneth
Casablanca (Michael Curtiz)Frame by classic frame, plus all the dialogue1974Anobile, Richard J
Casablanca - as time goes by...Amazing1992Miller, Dr Frank
Censored HollywoodSex, sin & violence on (or not on) our cinema screens1994Miller, Frank (1)
Censored: film censorship in BritainWhat they cut, & why; fascinating, insulting & ridiculous1994Mathews, Tom Dewe
Chronicle of CinemaGood, fat, coverage1995Karney, Robyn
CinemaOK, minor-league stuff1974Leish, Kenneth W
Cinema Sewer, volume #1Gonzo writing of reviews, opinions, illustrations and comics2007Bougie, Robin
Cinema Sewer, volume #2Gonzo writing of reviews, opinions, illustrations and comics2009Bougie, Robin
Cinema Sewer, volume #3Gonzo writing of reviews, opinions, illustrations and comics2011Bougie, Robin
Cinema Sewer, volume #4Gonzo writing of reviews, opinions, illustrations and comics2013Bougie, Robin
Citizen KaneBFI commissioned critical study1992Mulvey, Laura
Citizen Kane bookScript, notes, & critical essay: 'Raising Kane'1971Kael, P; Mankiewicz, HJ
City of nets: Hollywood in the 1940sOne to dip into1986Friedrich, Otto
Closeups: profiles of movie starsSilly but fascinating1978Peary, Danny
Coming attractions: making X-rated videosInterviews with performers, directors, etc. see Petkovich1993Stoller, RJ; Levine, IS
Confessions of a cineplex hecklerKael on acid with added attitude2000Queenan, Joe
Conversations with WilderMagical transcripts, beautifully illustrated throughout1999Crowe, Cameron
CoppolaBasically an encomium1989Cowie, Peter
Crab monsters, teenage cavemen, and candy.... stripe nurses. What else but Roger Corman's films?2013Nashawaty, Chris
Cracking animation: Aardman book of 3-D.... animation. Claymation from Morph onwards1998Sibley, Brian; Lord, Peter
Crying GameBFI modern classic essay1997Giles, Jane
Cult movies 1Excellent choices, well-described1981Peary, Danny
Cult movies 2Ditto1983Peary, Danny
Cult movies 3Starting to scrape the celluloid barrel1988Peary, Danny
Cut: the unseen cinemaSee my early interests? Sex, politics & transgressive images1975Philips, Baxter
Dark Knights & Holy FoolsArt & films of Terry Gilliam1999McCabe, Bob
Devil's candySkimmed only1991Salamon, Julie
Devil's Guide to HollywoodTons of amusing anecdotage2006Eszterhas, Joe
Digital Domain: visual effects shop..... founded by James Cameron & friends2001Bizony, Piers
Disney's Snow WhiteOK1979Solomon, Jack
Doing rude things: British sex films..... 1957 - 1981, including Jonathan Demme's first film work!1992McGillivray, David
Down & Dirty PicturesAnecdotes, characters, fights, 1989-20022004Biskind, Peter
Easy Riders Raging BullsSex'n'drugs'n'rock'n'roll'n'Hollywood. Where else?1998Biskind, Peter
Eclipse: illustrated movie companionNice overview2010Vaz, Mark Cotta
Erotic cinemaTaschen's highly-illustrated skim (skin?) thru the genre2005Keesy, Douglas; Duncan, Paul
Erotic moviesSee what I mean about Wortley's interests?1975Wortley, Richard
Erotic thriller in contemporary cinemaMrs Mark Kermode cuts loose fascinatingly & wittily2005Williams, Linda Ruth
Federico Fellini: complete filmsTaschen overview2003Wiegand, Chris
Fifty worst movies of all timeThere are many more than 50!1978Medved, Harry
Film director as SuperstarTranscripts of 16 interviews: McBride, De Palma, Anderson...1970Gelmis, Joseph
Films in my lifeEssays on specific films & film-makers1975Truffaut, Francois
Films of the 80sGood overview1990Brode, Douglas
Flesh & Blood compendiumFirst 10 sleazy years of exploitation2003Fenton, Harvey (ed)
Flesh & Blood, book oneCinema from a delightfully sleazy angle1998Fenton, Harvey (ed)
Flesh and fantasyRichly illustrated Hollywood star glam-fest1978Stallings, Penny
Fleshpot: cinema's sexual myth makers &....taboo breakers. Outré realms of erotic cinema2000Stevenson, Jack
Flubs #1: Film flubsMemorable movie mistakes; bought in Florida1990Givens, Bill
Flubs #2: Son of Film flubsMore memorable continuity (& other) errors1991Givens, Bill
Flubs #3: Film flubs: the sequelInexhaustible?1992Givens, Bill
Four screenplays + interviewsThelma & Louise, Silence of Lambs, T2, Dances with wolves1994Field, Syd
Future Noir: the making of 'Blade Runner'Almost obsessive details of what's, after all, just a film!1996Sammon, Paul M
Ghost and Mrs MuirBFI film classic essay, free with Sight & Sound, April 20001995Grafe, Frieda
Gilliam on GilliamIan Christie edits the interviews1999Gilliam, Terry
Gods and Monsters30 years of writing2004Biskind, Peter
Golden Turkey awardsMore 'worst' movies, before Michael got morally concerned1980Medved, Harry & Michael
Good, the Bad, and the MultiplexRants against digital projection and 3D2011Kermode, Mark
Graphic Thrills: American XXX movie.... posters and interviews, potted histories etc.2014Bougie, Robin
Groundhog DayBFI modern classic essay2004Gilbey, Ryan
Guide for the film fanaticI guess that's me, from time to time1986Peary, Danny
Guinness book of movie facts & featsTrivia-packed & wonderful1993Robertson, Patrick
Hard-boiled: great lines from classic..... noir films. 'Be smart, Charlie. Act dumb'1995Thompson, P; Usukawa, S
Hardboiled HollywoodOrigins of 11 crime films2003Decharne, Max
Harlan Ellison's WatchingFilm columns1989Ellison, Harlan
Have you seen...?Covers 1000 films, one per page2008Thomson, David
History Boys: the film diaryHistory is just one fucking thing after another2004Bennett, Alan
Hollywood Blue: Tinseltown pornographersInterviews with Bill Margold & many chums1997Gaffin, Harris
Hollywood exile: or how I learned to..... love the blacklist. Bought in Bristol1999Gordon, Bernard
Hollywood goes to war: 1939-52Films & American society during that fraught time1979Shindler, Colin
Hollywood HandbookLife as lived, & died, at Chateau Marmont Hotel1996Balazs, Andre
Hollywood: legend and realityUnremembered1986Webb, Michael
House of Horror (Hammer films)Complete filmography & a cast of (surprising) thousands1981Eyles, A et al
How do I look? Queer film and video6 interesting essays1991Various
How I made 100 movies in Hollywood..... and never lost a dime. Superb tales from a hustler par excellence1990Corman, Roger, Jerome, Jim
How to read a filmArt, technology, language, history & theory of film & media1981Monaco, James
I don't mind the sex, it's the violenceChairman of GLC film censors: a sane voice in an endless debate1978Wistrich, Enid
Icons in the fireUK film industry between 1984 & 20002004Walker, Alexander
If you're talking to me, your career..... must be in trouble. Excellent essays & insights1994Queenan, Joe
Immediate experienceSeminal film criticism1962Warshow, Robert
Incredibly strange filmsAs described!1986Re/search
Inside stories: diaries of UK film-makersAbsorbing & self-absorbed1996Petrie, Duncan
It's a wonderful life: book of the filmSimply wonderful1986Basinger, Jeanine
It's only a movieExaggerated memoir2010Kermode, Mark
Jafsie and John HenryEssays on Hollywood, Bad Boys, Perfect Poker...1999Mamet, David
Kael #02. Kiss kiss bang bang: pre-1968Used on a mug for Christa. Good essay on 'The Group'1968Kael, Pauline
Kael #05. Reeling: 1972-1975Incl. 'On the future of movies'1976Kael, Pauline
Kael #07. Taking it all in: 1980-1983From Diner via Eating Raoul to Victor/Victoria & Used Cars1986Kael, Pauline
Kael #08. State of the art: 1983-1985Flashdance to Amadeus via Prizzi, Gremlins & Ladyhawke1987Kael, Pauline
Kael #09. Hooked: 1985-1988After Hours to Willow via the Big Easy. I disagree totally!1990Kael, Pauline
Kael #10. Movie love: 1988-1991Dream Team to Things Change via Miss Firecracker & Rain Man1992Kael, Pauline
Kill Bill unofficial casebookDetailed analyses of multifarious pop-cultural references2004Holm, DK
Killjoy's book of the cinemaContinuity errors for the Schmovie goer1985Irving, John H
Laid bare: memoir of wrecked lives & ..... the Hollywood death trip. Many scurrilous anecdotes1997Gilmore, John
Landmark filmsOK, though arguable choices1979Wolf, William
Last tango in ParisBFI modern classic essay1998Thompson, David
Laundrettes & Lovers: 20 years....of a British film company2003Working Title Films
Life goes to the moviesGood1975Time-Life
Little Book of Hollywood clichésSuperb & amusing1994Ebert, Roger
Loser take allWoody Allen's comic art as far as 19791979Yacowar, Maurice
Making moviesAs good as Goldman, to coin a phrase!1995Lumet, Sidney
Making of 'Dune'Great book. Shame about the film! But now see James Van Hise...1984Naha, Ed
Making of 'Jurassic Park'Good of its kind1993Shay, Don; Duncan, Jody
Making of Kubrick's 2001An early 'the making of...' book; comprehensive coverage1970Agel, Jerome
Making of Starship TroopersMan meets (virtual) bugs1997Sammon, Paul M
Making Priscilla (Queen of the desert)The film, that is -- diary by the producer1994Clark, Al
Malle on MallePoole bargain bin!1996French, Philip
Maltese Falcon (John Huston)Frame by frame, plus all the dialogue1974Anobile, Richard J
Matter of images: representationsHow we are seen & treated, via film studies essays1993Dyer, Richard
Mel Brooks and the spoof movieOK1982Smurthwaite, Nick et al
Men in BlackScript & story behind this fun film1997Sonnenfeld, Barry et al
Monster: living off the big screenTortuous tale of filmscript of Up close & personal1997Dunne, John Gregory
Movie Directors storyGlossy but reasonable coverage1985Finler, Joel W
Movie Heaven: new film writingFree with 'Empire'; various writers & short essays1995Thomas, Philip
Movies in fifteen minutesBlockbusters under a satiric scalpel2005Jones, Cleolinda
Movies of the 30sOK1983Lloyd, Ann
Movies of the 40sOK1982Lloyd, Ann
Movies of the 50sGood1982Lloyd, Ann
Movies of the 60sGood1983Lloyd, Ann
Movies of the 70sGood1984Lloyd, Ann
Movies of the 80sGood overview1990Base, Ron; Haslam, D
Movies of the 90sTaschen's turn to analyse2001Muller, Jurgen
My movie business: a memoir13 years bringing 'Cider House Rules' to the screen1999Irving, John
Naked Hollywood: money, power & the moviesGood on TV1991Kent, Nicolas
National Heroes: UK cinema in 70s & 80sStudy of the industry & its infrastructure1985Walker, Alexander
Never apologise: collected writingsMagically remaindered!2004Anderson, Lindsay
New HollywoodVery good fresh look1992Hillier, Jim
New Moon: illustrated movie companionNice overview2009Vaz, Mark Cotta
Nobody's Perfect: film criticism from....New Yorker magazine. Much wit, wisdom, & keen observation2002Lane, Anthony
Offscreen onscreen: 60 inside storiesPlenty of inside info1990Van Gelder, Peter
Paul VerhoevenGoodly Taschen treatment2005Keesey, Douglas; Duncan, P
Pocket Essentials: Audrey HepburnHer life, work, & times2004Cheshire, Ellen
Pocket Essentials: James CameronEgo-driven monomaniac?2002Robb, Brian J
Pocket Essentials: Oliver StoneControversial, & debatable2002Carlson, Michael
Popcorn and sexual politicsQuirky film reviews1991Maio, Kathi
Projections 01: forum for film makersFuller, Pressburger, Demme, Van Sant, Hartley, Mann1992Boorman, John
Projections 02: forum for film makersMiller, Jarman, Dafoe, Altman, Robbins, Tavernier1993Boorman, John
Projections 03: film makers on film makingCoppola, Pollack, Kasdan, Tolkin, Tarantino, Potter1994Boorman, John
Projections 04.5: centenary issue70 international film-makers1995Boorman, John
Projections 04: film makers on film makingScorsese, Toback, Penn, Fellini, Anderson1995Boorman, John
Projections 05: film makers on film makingJL Curtis, Harryhausen, Nick Park, Zinnemann, James Stewart1996Boorman, John
Projections 06: film makers on film makingFiggis, Donen, Towne, Coen Bros, Davies, Hawks1996Boorman, John
Projections 07: with Cahiers du CinemaScorsese, McDormand, Mitchum, Cox, Capra1997Boorman, John
Projections 08: film makers on film makingCritics & criticism of their criticism1998Boorman, John
Projections 09: French film makersInterviews from 1980s & 1990s1999Boorman, John
Projections 10: Hollywood film makersInteresting set of interview transcripts1999Figgis, Mike
Projections 11: New York film-makersMore excellent interview transcripts2000Lippy, Tod
Projections 12: film schoolsFilm schools, directors, digital video etc2002Boorman, John et al
Projections 13: women film-makersIncludes a diary of 'Personal Velocity'2004Boorman, John et al
Quinlan's film starsPricey but comprehensive1996Quinlan, David
Retake please! Night Mail to Western....Approaches. Film-maker's memoirs1999Jackson, Pat
Right StuffBFI modern classic essay1997Charity, Tom
Rocco & his brothers (Visconti)BFI film classic essay free with 'Sight & Sound' April 20001992Rohdie, Sam
Rolling Stone film readerExcellent range of interviews1996Travers, Peter
Rosebud: the story of Orson WellesEnigma that was Welles1996Thomson, David
Rough Guide to Cult moviesSome weird categories2004Simpson, Paul
Round up the usual suspects (Casablanca)Indispensable aid for addicts1992Harmetz, Aljean
Science Fiction moviesNot too bad1976Strick, Philip
Screen violenceSome excellent essays, including one by Alexander Walker1996French, Karl
Screening the male: Hollywood masculinityValentino to Schwarzenegger, musical to horror1993Cohan, Steve; Hark, Ina R
Seeing in the dark: cinemagoingMaddeningly un-indexed; tiny essays by 100 or so film-goers1990Breakwell, I; Hammond, P
Sense & Sensibility: screenplay &.... film production diaries1995Thompson, Emma
Serenity: official visual companionIncludes screenplay & loads of production shots2005Whedon, Joss
Sex on the screenDated, now1978Lenne, Gerard
Sex stupidity and greedInside the American movie industry -- where else?1997Grey, Ian
Sexuality in the moviesInteresting but very dated1975Atkins, Thomas R
Shock #1: XpressFirst issue of the post-magazine version1994Jaworzyn, Stefan
Shock #3: guide to exploitation cinemaIncludes Anne Billson, David Kerekes & Traci Lords!1996Jaworzyn, Stefan
Shoot Out: surviving fame & (mis)fortuneHollywood insiders with acute insight2002Bart, Peter; Guber, Peter
Shooting to killDiary of independent film production. Excellent stuff1998Vachon, Christine
Showgirls: portrait of a filmSleazy but actually rather good1995Verhoeven, Paul et al
Sight and Sound 50th anniversaryGood stuff1982Wilson, David
Some freaksEssays on screen-writing, directing & aspects of US life1989Mamet, David
Son of Golden Turkey awardsMore lousy films1986Medved, Harry & Michael
Spike Mike Slackers & Dykes10 years of independent US cinema1995Pierson, John
Starring rolesHow career choices work & fail in Hollywood1994Base, Ron
Talking picturesScreenwriters in USA cinema1974Corliss, Richard
TerminatorBFI essay about James Cameron's film1996French, Sean
That's sexploitation!! forbidden world..... of adults only cinema (aka Grindhouse)1996Muller, Eddie; Faris, Daniel
They went 'thataway': film genresVery good essays1994Jameson, Richard T
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride: an invitation....to the Wedding. Lavish tribute2005Salisbury, Mark
TimeOut film guide12th edition, & much improved2004Pym, John
Total exposure (celebrity nude scenes)Cf. Craig Hosoda, though this is more coy1995Bernard, Jami
Twilight: director's notebookInteresting insider trivia2009Hardwicke, Catherine
Twilight: illustrated movie companionNice overview2009Vaz, Mark Cotta
Unmade bedsPhotos to accompany fascinating film of same title1998Barker, Nicholas
Unruly pleasures: cult film & its criticsEssays on cinematic excesses, of all sorts2000Mendik, Xavier; Harper, G
Vampires and violets (lesbians in films)Long-standing love/hate affair. Pre-dates 'Bound', sadly1992Weiss, Andrea
What just happened? Bitter Hollywood talesfrom the front line of deal-making/shaking2002Linson, Art
When the shooting stops... cutting beginsMemoirs from editor of Woody Allen, Friedkin, Brooks et al1979Rosenblum, R; Karen, R
Where did I go right? With David RensinYou're no one in Hollywood unless someone wants you dead1999Brillstein, Bernie
Who the hell's in it: portraits &....conversations with a veritable 'galaxy of stars'2004Bogdanovich, Peter
Who's who in HollywoodGood potted biographies of movers & shakers1993Karney, Robyn
With Nails: film diaries of RE GrantStar-studded gossip of an aberrant universe1996Grant, Richard E
Women on verge of Nervous BreakdownBFI modern classic essay1996Evans, Peter Williams
Worst movie posters of all timeExactly as described1984Edwards, GJ; Cross, R
X Factory: inside US XXX film industryInterviews with starlets, directors, cameramen, fluffers1997Petkovich, Anthony
You're only as good as your next oneNext film, in Hollywood, that is2002Medavoy, Mike

SF collections

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Ahead of time9, including 'Or else', 'Deadlock', 'Pile of trouble'1953Kuttner, Henry
Aliens among usGood1969White, James
All the myriad ways14, including 'Man of Steel, woman of Kleenex', 'Passerby'1971Niven, Larry
All the sounds of fear8, including 'Silver corridor', 'Discarded', 'Bright eyes'1971Ellison, Harlan
Angry Candy17 stories & a heart-felt introduction1989Ellison, Harlan
Anthonology21, including 'Up Schist Creek' interspersed with autobio notes1985Anthony, Piers
Anything box14, including 'Something bright', 'Food to all flesh'1965Henderson, Zenna
Approaching oblivion11, including 'Silent in Gehenna', 'Erotophobia', 'Catman'1974Ellison, Harlan
Assignment in Eternity4: Gulf; Elsewhen; Lost legacy; Jerry was a man1953Heinlein, Robert A
Atrocity exhibition15, incl 'You & me & the continuum', 'Crash!'1969Ballard, JG
Atrocity exhibition (rev ed.)Re/Search illustrated edition, with Ballard's annotations1990Ballard, JG
Azazel18 tales of a little fantasy demon1988Asimov, Isaac
Beast that shouted love...15, including 'Shattered like a glass goblin', 'Phoenix'1969Ellison, Harlan
Best of Barry MalzbergBoy, what an ego! 38 stories + top & tail pieces1976Malzberg, Barry N
Best of CL Moore10, including 'Shambleau', 'Vintage season', 'No woman born'1975Moore, CL
Best of Clifford D Simak10, including 'Final Gentleman' + intro & bibliography1975Simak, Clifford D
Best of CM KornbluthEdited by Pohl; 19, including 'Little Black Bag', 'Silly Season'1976Kornbluth, Cyril M
Best of Cordwainer Smith12, incl. 'Scanners live in vain' & good intro by JJ Pierce1975Smith, Cordwainer
Best of Eric Frank Russell13, including 'Homo Saps', 'Late night final', 'Dear Devil'1978Russell, Eric Frank
Best of Fredric Brown29, edited by Rob Bloch, incl 'Answer', 'Letter to a Phoenix'1977Brown, Fredric
Best of Hal Clement10, incl 'Technical error', 'Stuck with it'1979Clement, Hal
Best of Kuttner 115, including 'Ego machine', 'Absalom', 'Housing problem'1965Kuttner, Henry
Best of Kuttner 214, including 'Endowment policy', 'Twonky', 'Clash by night'1966Kuttner, Henry
Best of Lester del Rey16, including 'Helen O'Loy', 'Hereafter, Inc.', 'Instinct'1978Del Rey, Lester
Best of Lyon Sprague De Camp18, including 'Gnarly Man', 'Language for time travelers'1978de Camp, L Sprague
Best of Mack Reynolds22, including 'Pacifist', 'Earthlings, go home!'1976Reynolds, Mack
Best of Murray Leinster10, including 'Ethical equations', 'De Profundis', 'Scrimshaw'1976Leinster, Murray
Best of Murray Leinster13, including 'First contact', 'Sidewise in Time', 'Symbiosis'1978Leinster, Murray
Beyond infinity9, including 'PRoblem', 'Coffin cure', 'Family resemblance'1962Nourse, Alan E
Book of John BrunnerHis own selection of material & stories1976Brunner, John
Brown fairy book32 examples1904Lang, Andrew
Burning chrome10, including 'Johnny Mnemonic', 'Dogfight'1986Gibson, William
Buy Jupiter...24, incl 4th 'Thiotimoline' tale1975Asimov, Isaac
Call of Cthulhu & other weird storiesDefinitive texts annotated by ST Joshi1999Lovecraft, Howard P
Callahan's Crosstime Saloon9, including 'Guy with the eyes', 'Time-traveler'1977Robinson, Spider
Callahan's Secret4, including 'Involuntary man's laughter', 'Mick of Time'1986Robinson, Spider
Casey Agonistes & other SF&F stories5, incl 'Hunter, come home', 'Secret place', 'Fiddler's Green'1973McKenna, Richard
Caviar8, including 'Microcosmic God', 'Twink', 'Medusa'1955Sturgeon, Theodore
Collected Stories966 pages: cor, what a set of whoppers!2000Clarke, Arthur C
Collected stories of Vernor Vinge17, incl mid-60s Analog material2001Vinge, Vernor
Company #00: Black Projects, White KnightsRundown of the 'Company' characters in various short stories2001Baker, Kage
Company #08: Gods and Pawns8 linked tales2001Baker, Kage
Complete Fairy Tales (Trans. C Betts)Illustrated by Gustave Dore2009Perrault, Charles
Consider her ways and OthersTitle novella plus 5 shorts1961Wyndham, John
Convergent Series21, including 'The subject is closed', 'Plaything', 'Mistake'1979Niven, Larry
Counterfeit man11, including 'Ounce of cure', 'Second sight'1964Nourse, Alan E
CrashlanderOne new Beowulf Shaeffer story1994Niven, Larry
Crimson fairy book43 examples1903Lang, Andrew
Crown of StarsLast 10, including 'In midst of life'1988Tiptree, James Jr
Dawn #0: Second chance at Eden7, all set in same milieu as Night's Dawn trilogy1998Hamilton, Peter F
Day of forever10, incl 'Assassination of JFK', 'Man on the 99th floor'1967Ballard, JG
Daymares7, incl 'Honeymoon in Hell'1968Brown, Fredric
Deathbird stories19, including 'Whimper of whipped dogs', 'Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes'1975Ellison, Harlan
Deep space9, including 'First person singular', 'Second genesis'1954Russell, Eric Frank
Disaster Area9, incl 'Subliminal man', 'Concentration city'1967Ballard, JG
Doctor to the stars'Grandfathers' war', 'Med ship man', 'Tallien three'1964Leinster, Murray
Doors of his face, lamps of his mouth15, including 'Great slow kings', 'Rose for Ecclesiastes'1971Zelazny, Roger
Draco Tavern27, in an updated collection from that polar bar2006Niven, Larry
Early Asimov #37, incl 'Thiotimoline'1972Asimov, Isaac
Earthman, go home! (Ellison Wonderland)16, including 'Do-it-yourself', 'Battlefield', 'Gnomebody'1962Ellison, Harlan
Ellison wonderland16, 'Back to the drawing boards' replacing 'Forces that crush'1962Ellison, Harlan
Empire4, including 'Edge of the knife', 'Ministry of Disturbance'1981Piper, H Beam
Envoy to new worlds6 outings for the James Bond of the 29th Century: Jame Retief1963Laumer, Keith
Essential EllisonAccurate description, & some hilarious rants1991Ellison, Harlan
Expanded UniverseCourtesy of Ken Goddard; this was limited to the US1980Heinlein, Robert A
Expedition to Earth11, incl 'Sentinel', 'Breaking strain', 'Loophole'1954Clarke, Arthur C
Federation5, including 'Omnilingual'1981Piper, H Beam
Final Gold SF collectionLast 15 stories, & final homilies from the good Doctor1995Asimov, Isaac
Flight of the Horse7 tales of Svetz, time-travelling civil servant1973Niven, Larry
Four for tomorrowIncludes 'A Rose for Ecclesiastes', 'Doors of his face...'1967Zelazny, Roger
Four-dimensional nightmare8, incl 'Prima Belladonna', 'Studio 5, the stars'1963Ballard, JG
Four-dimensional nightmare (revised)8, incl 'Sound-sweep', 'Garden of Time'1977Ballard, JG
Frederik Pohl Omnibus13, including 'Day of the Boomer Dukes', 'I Plinglot, who you?'1966Pohl, Frederik
From the land of fear11, including 2 versions of 'Soldier'1967Ellison, Harlan
Galactic cluster5, incl 'Beep', 'Nor iron bars', 'Common time'1960Blish, James
Galactic Diplomat9, including 'Saline solution', 'Wicker wonderland'1966Laumer, Keith
Gooseflesh and laughter11 stories1956Wyndham, John
Green fairy book42 examples1893Lang, Andrew
Green hills of Earth10, including 'Gentlemen, be seated', 'Ordeal in Space'1954Heinlein, Robert A
Grey fairy book35 from around the world1900Lang, Andrew
Holding wonder20, including 'Through a glass˜darkly', 'Ad Astra'1971Henderson, Zenna
Hole in Space10, including 'There is a tide', 'Rammer', 'Fourth profession'1974Niven, Larry
Illustrated Harlan EllisonTales with art by Steranko, Reese, the Dillons & others1978Ellison, Harlan
In the bone11 often-collected tales1987Dickson, Gordon R
Inconstant moon12, in a UK-only variant. Includes 'Convergent Series', 'Passerby'1973Niven, Larry
Ingathering: complete People CollectionFinally, the full set! (2nd hand, from Atlanta)1995Henderson, Zenna
Instrumentality of mankind14, including 'No, no, not Rogov!', 'Think blue, count two'1979Smith, Cordwainer
Jizzle15, a superset of 'Gooseflesh & laughter'1954Wyndham, John
Lady slings the booze17 good-natured tales that are 'writing of prostitutes'1992Robinson, Spider
Like nothing on Earth7, including 'Allamagoosa', 'Hobbyist', 'Ultima Thule'1975Russell, Eric Frank
Lilac fairy book33 examples1910Lang, Andrew
Limits12, including 'Roentgen Standard' & 5 from Draco's Tavern1985Niven, Larry
Logic named JoeKindle edition of classic tales2010Leinster, Murray
Long ARM of Gil Hamilton3: 'Death by ecstasy', 'Defenseless Dead', 'ARM'1976Niven, Larry
Lord Darcy11, including 'Too many magicians' (novel length) and 10 more stories2014Garrett, Randall
Lost DorsaiContains 'Lost Dorsai' & 'Warrior' & a critical essay1980Dickson, Gordon R
Low-flying aircraft9, incl 'Comsat Angels'1976Ballard, JG
Major Ingredients30 excellent examples, edited by Rick Katze1998Russell, Eric Frank
Mammoth book of seriously comic fantasy34, incl WS Gilbert!1999Ashley, Mike
Man who sold the moon6, including 'Life-line', 'Requiem', 'Blow-ups happen'1953Heinlein, Robert A
Med Series4, including 'Plague on Kryder II', 'Ribbon in the sky'1983Leinster, Murray
Men, Martians and machines'Jay Score', 'Mechanistria', 'Symbiotica', 'Mesmerica'1955Russell, Eric Frank
Menace from Earth8, including 'Water is for washing', 'Goldfish Bowl', 'Sky lift'1959Heinlein, Robert A
N-Space30 or so retrospectively collected, including snippets & excerpts1990Niven, Larry
Neutron star8, including 'At the Core', 'Flatlander', 'Grendel'1968Niven, Larry
Nightmares and GeezenstacksOver 45 classic, ultra-short pieces1961Brown, Fredric
No future in it11, incl 'Report on the nature of the Lunar Surface'1962Brunner, John
Norton Book of Science FictionCovering 1960 to 1990, & North America only1993Le Guin, Ursula; Attebery, B
Not before time10, incl 'Warp & the woof-woof'1968Brunner, John
Now then3: 'Some lapse of time', 'Imprint of chaos', 'Thou good & faithful'1965Brunner, John
Olive fairy book29 examples1907Lang, Andrew
Orange fairy book33 examples1906Lang, Andrew
Ornament to his Profession, AnVery large collection (Kindle edition)2015Harness, Charles L
Other side of the sky24 ultra-shorts, written between 1947 & 19571961Clarke, Arthur C
Out of my mind10, incl 'When Gabriel...', 'Last lonely man'1968Brunner, John
Overloaded man10, incl 'Venus hunters', 'Track 12'1967Ballard, JG
Paratime5, including 'Last enemy', 'Time crime', 'Temple trouble'1981Piper, H Beam
Partners in wonderEllison plus 15 other writers1971Ellison, Harlan et al
People Collection16 linked stories, not including 'That Boy' (F&SF, Nov 1971)1991Henderson, Zenna
Pink fairy book41 examples1897Lang, Andrew
Planet explorer (aka Colonial survey)'Solar constant', 'Combat team', 'Swamp was upside down'1957Leinster, Murray
Quest of the three worlds4, including 'On the gem planet', 'On the storm planet'1966Smith, Cordwainer
Reach for tomorrow12, incl 'Forgotten enemy', 'Time's arrow', 'Rescue party'1956Clarke, Arthur C
Red fairy book27 examples from 'the second gleaning'1890Lang, Andrew
Rescuer, and other SF stories18, including 'A Specimen for the Queen'2014Porges, Arthur
Retief of the CDT5, including 'Pime doesn't Cray', Piecemakers'1971Laumer, Keith
Retief: ambassador to space7, including 'Grime & Punishment', 'Forest in the sky'1970Laumer, Keith
Retief: emissary to the stars5, including 'Garbage Invasion' & excerpt from 'Warlords'1975Laumer, Keith
Return to otherness8, including 'See you later', 'Android', 'Sky is falling'1962Kuttner, Henry
Revolt in 21003: If this goes on...; Coventry; Misfit1953Heinlein, Robert A
Robert Sheckley omnibus12, excluding 'Immortality, Inc.'1973Sheckley, Robert
Robots have no tails5 tales of post-hangover problems of inventor Gallegher1952Kuttner, Henry
RoseVery unusual metamorphosis novella, + 2 shorts1968Harness, Charles L
Ruum, and other SF stories14, including 'The Ruum' (obviously!)2013Porges, Arthur
Seeds of time10, including 'Pawley's peepholes'1956Wyndham, John
Selected short stories21, including Pyecraft. 'Dickens meets Poe' according to HE Bates1927Wells, HG
Shatterday16, including 'Flop sweat', 'All the lies that are my life'1980Ellison, Harlan
Six worlds yonder6, including 'Waitabits', 'Diabologic', 'Nothing new'1958Russell, Eric Frank
Slippage: uncollected stories etc.Possibly his last?1997Ellison, Harlan
Son of the morning10, including 'Tauf Aleph', 'Blue apes', 'Grain of manhood'1983Gotlieb, Phyllis
Space lords5, including 'Drunkboat', 'Planet named Shayol'1965Smith, Cordwainer
Stalking the nightmare16, including 'Grail'; bought in Texas1982Ellison, Harlan
Star songs of an old primate7, including 'Your haploid heart' + Le Guin intro1978Tiptree, James Jr
Steam-driven boy13, plus 10 parodies (not sure Sladek is that good)1973Sladek, John T
Supertoys last all summer long19, including basis of Kubrick/Spielberg's 'A.I.'2001Aldiss, Brian W
Tales from Earthsea5 stories excellently filling in gaps and cracks2001Le Guin, Ursula K
Tales from the White Hart15, incl 'Defenestration of Ermintrude Inch', 'Silence please'1957Clarke, Arthur C
Tales of known space13, including 'Safe at any speed', 'Becalmed in Hell'1975Niven, Larry
Tales of ten worlds15, incl 'Slight case of sunstroke', 'I remember Babylon'1962Clarke, Arthur C
Telzey toy'Telzey Toy', 'Resident witch', 'Compulsion', 'Company planet'1973Schmitz, James H
Ten thousand light years from home15, including 'Faithful to thee, Terra, in our fashion'1973Tiptree, James Jr
Terminal beach12, incl 'Billennium'1964Ballard, JG
Third eye16, incl 'Disassembly line', 'Impact with the devil'1968Cogswell, Theodore R
Time in advance4, including 'Winthrop was stubborn', 'Firewater', 'Sickness'1958Tenn, William
Time of the eye12, including 'Are you listening?', 'Nothing for my noon meal'1971Ellison, Harlan
Time travellers strictly cash11, including 'Rah Rah R.A.H.' (Heinlein tribute)1981Robinson, Spider
Tomorrow's crimesIncludes 'Anarchaos' (novel) & 9 stories1989Westlake, Donald E
Under old Earth7, including 'Crime & glory of Commander Suzdal'1966Smith, Cordwainer
Unicorn variations21 stories with 'wrappers' round them1983Zelazny, Roger
Unorthodox EngineersFive collected stories1979Kapp, Colin
Unpleasant profession of Jonathan HoagWe are all property (Charles Fort)1959Heinlein, Robert A
Vampire tapestryGripping & sympathetic; five linked stories1980Charnas, Suzy McKee
Vermilion sands9, incl 'Singing statues', 'Cloud-sculptors of Coral D'1971Ballard, JG
Violet fairy book35 from around the world1901Lang, Andrew
Waldo and Magic Inc.Physically helpless genius; racketeers v witchcraft1951Heinlein, Robert A
Wall around the world10, incl 'Specter General', 'Wolfie', 'Thimgs'1962Cogswell, Theodore R
Wanderers of time5 from the 1930s1939Wyndham, John
Warm worlds and otherwise12, including 'Through a lass darkly' + Silverberg intro1975Tiptree, James Jr
Way Home9, including 'Hurkle is a happy beast', 'Special aptitude'1955Sturgeon, Theodore
Wind from the sun18 from the 1960s, incl 'Neutron Tide'1973Clarke, Arthur C
Worlds of Theodore Sturgeon9, including 'Skills of Xanadu', 'There is no defense'1972Sturgeon, Theodore
Yellow fairy book48 examples1894Lang, Andrew

Comix

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Adventures of Fat Freddy's catZen yoga lessons & further fabulous stuff1977Shelton, Gilbert
Adventures of Junior and other losersExcellent, insightful comix1990Bagge, Peter
Adventures of Sock MonkeyHappy endings & random destruction2000Millionaire, Tony
Aliens ate my trousers!From 'Fortean Times'1998Emerson, Hunt
All-American hippie comix (Dope Comix)Bought in Danbury Mall. Wonderful reprint1994Schreiner, Dave
Amazing Heroes' swimsuit special 1990Cute, I think!1990Various
American Splendor: our movie yearInevitable self-documentation2004Pekar, Harvey
Another chance to get it rightUnusual approach1993Vachss, Andrew et al
Apex Treasury of Underground ComixMagical compendium of amazing talents (reprint)1974Donahue, Don; Goodrick, Sue
Art & Beauty magazineThe copyright says 'beaty' not beauty! To uplift & enlighten...1996Crumb, Robert
Art & Beauty magazine #2Marvellous work2003Crumb, Robert
Art of Al WilliamsonGreat stuff1983Williamson, Al
Art of Jack DavisGreat way of outlining artist's work1987Harrison, Hank
Art of Will EisnerExcellent1989Yronwode, Catherine
Assume nothing: evolution of a bi-dykeComix: Her semi-autobiographical character Liliane1997Franson, Leanne
Best Buy comicsWunnerful1979Crumb, Robert
Best erotic comics 2008Clowes, Gloeckner, Hernandez et al2007Christina, Greta
Best erotic comics 2009Bechdel, Kuper, Coover et al2009Christina, Greta
Best erotic comics #3Not yet released2009Christina, Greta
Best of 'Eagle Annual' 1951-1959Very good1989Gifford, Denis
Best of Bijou FunniesMagical compendium of classic Underground work (reprint)1975Lynch, Jay
Best of Dark Horse, vol. 2Good1991Various
Best of Fat Freddy's CatWide range of excellent strips1983Shelton, Gilbert
Best of Wimmen's ComixIncludes Flenniken's delicious 'Hot breakfast'1979Robbins, Trina
Betsy's buddiesSarah Downs was Kurtzman's assistant, colourist etc. Betsy's a hoot1988Kurtzman, Harvey; Downs, S
Bettie Page: Queen of the NileDark Horse from 1997 onward2000Silke, Jim
Big Trip travel agency #1 - #4Russell regresses in bite-sized chunks!1997Loveday, Pete
Big Yum Yum bookSweet! (And wasted on its recipient)1975Crumb, Robert
Binky Brown samplerSuperb: out-Crumbs Crumb with ex-Catholic guilt1995Green, Justin
Bizarro WorldReconstructed comic super heros2005Various artists
Black HoleFat monochrome saga of high school alienation2005Burns, Charles
Bluntman and ChronicShameless tie-in2001Smith, Kevin
Bob and Harv's comics (American Splendor)Miracles of the mundane1996Crumb, Robert; Pekar, Harvey
Bolland strips!Actress & the Bishop, et al2005Bolland, Brian
Book of GenesisFive years of work2009Crumb, Robert
Book of JimStrange indeed1993Woodring, Jim
Book of Mr NaturalOutrageous1995Crumb, Robert
Book of PagesYoung monk's journey to modern world Metropolis2000Whiteland, David
Book of PostcardslUnearthed in Portswood2006Crumb, Robert
BradleysDysfunctional family rules OK comix1989Bagge, Peter
Breaking free: revolutionary TintinDedicated to all those fighting against capitalism1989Daniels, Jack
Buzz and Bell: space cadetsWonderful comix1990Aragones, Sergio
Cartoon Kama SutraSuitably, if not subtly, reinterpreted1998Tolputt, Sherry
CFD book of lingerieSummer 1994 edition, bought in Forbidden Planet1994CreativeForce Designs
Cheech wizard #01From National Lampoon & earlier. 1956 - 19741990Bodé, Vaughan
Cheech wizard #02From National Lampoon & earlier. mid 60s - 19751990Bodé, Vaughan
Cherry Deluxe #1Nice collaboration with Neil Gaiman1998Welz, Larry
Classic Era of American Comics1930s to 1950s but, of course, not a Crumb insight!2000Wright, Nicky
Classics Illustrated Devil's DictionaryPlus Boarded Window, Dead, & Imperfect Conflagration1991Wilson, Gahan
Clean cartoonists' dirty drawingsSchulz, Kirby, Shuster, Caniff, Dr Seuss etc2007Yoe, Craig
Clerks (the comic books)Dante, Randal, Jay & Silent Bob2000Smith, Kevin
Collected Checkered Demon #1Long overdue; scabrous & intelligent1998Wilson, S Clay
Collected purple pictographyFun, but surely not complete! I want more1991Bodé, Vaughan; Wrightson, B
Comic book of first loveGood selection1988Boys, P; Pearlman, C
Comic book of the facts of lifeExcellent selection1991Boys, P; Pearlman, C
Complete Crumb comics: 01Words fail me: the early years of bitter struggle1987Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 02Some more early years of bitter struggle1988Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 03Starring Fritz the Cat1988Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 04Mr Sixties1989Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 05Happy Hippy Comix1990Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 06On the crest of a wave1991Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 07Hot 'n' Heavy1991Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 08Carol bought this for me in NY - death of Fritz the Cat1992Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 09R Crumb versus the Sisterhood1992Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 10Crumb advocates violent overthrow1994Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 11Mr Natural committed to a mental institution1995Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 12We're livin' in the "Lap o' luxury"1997Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 13Season of the Snoid, intro by Maxon1998Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 14Early '80s & Weirdo magazine, bought in Bluewater2000Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 15Covers 1983 to 85 and early Weirdos, Mode O'Day etc.2000Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 16Mid 1980s & severe depressions sweep the Crumb2002Crumb, Robert
Complete Crumb comics: 17Cave Wimp, Mode O'Day, Academy Awards, France, late 80s2005Crumb, Robert
Complete dirty laundry comicsWow1993Crumb, Robert and family
Complete EricWeird but engaging1990Campbell, Eddie
Complete Fabulous Furry Freak Bros. #1Joint Knockabout/Rip Off Press venture2001Shelton, Gilbert
Complete Fabulous Furry Freak Bros. #2Ganz in farben!2003Shelton, Gilbert
Complete Tintin collectionSuperb, & witty in both senses1980Hergé
Crumb family comicsCrazy? Perhaps, but amazing talents all round, too1998Crumb, Maxon; Zwigoff, Terry
Daddy's girlHeartrending look at American female adolescence1995Drechsler, Debbie
Dancin' nekkid with the angelsWonderful1987Cruse, Howard
Dark Horse 5th anniversary specialSome very good pieces here1991Various
Deadbone (b&w from 1968)Early pencil material & character sketches. 1969 - 19701989Bodé, Vaughan
Deadbone erotica #02Colour material (Cavalier & Swank) from 1971 - 19741988Bodé, Vaughan
Deadbone erotica #03Colour material from Cavalier. 1972 - 731997Bodé, Vaughan
Death of GrooVery funny comix1987Aragones, Sergio
Demons and AngelsThe Mythology of S. Clay Wilson Vol. 22014Wilson, S Clay
Diary sketchbook for 1965Good stuff1990Bodé, Vaughan
Ditko collection '66-'73Excellent artwork1985Ditko, Steve
DollManara territory but worthier; collects 3x 'Doll' comix1989Colwell, Guy
Domino Lady + Jungle adventureBound to succeed!1995Wilber, Ron
Dori Stories: the complete Dori SedaIneffable mix of artwork & biographical data1999Donahue, Don; Kane, Kate
Dorman's doggieNeurotic but accurate portraits1990Stack, Frank
Drawn and Quarterly: 25 years of cartooning.... comics, and graphic novels (770 pages) WYSIWYG2015Oliveros, Chris et al
Drawn together: the complete worksWorld's only cartooning couple?2012Crumb, Robert and Aline
Dyke strippers: lesbian cartoonists A - ZWonderful1995Warren, Roz
Dyke's delight! #1Kate Charlesworth, Roberta Gregory & others1993Knockabout comics
Dykes #01: Dykes to watch out for (twof)Great romances that never were. Excellent stuff1986Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #02: More dykes (twof)Includes Mo & Harriet's first night together! Wonderful1988Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #03: New, Improved! Dykes (twof)Soap opera was never like this1990Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #04: Dykes (twof): the sequelIncludes 'Serial Monogamy' - a documentary1992Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #05: Spawn of dykes (twof)Includes 'Flesh & Blood' - birth of Toni & Clarice's baby boy1993Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #06: Unnatural dykes (twof)Includes 'Sentimental Education' - the group 15 years ago1995Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #07: Hot, throbbing dykes (twof)Tsunami of lesbian erotica surging through dykedom1997Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #08: Split Level dykes (twof)Perils of house-buying split the 'community'1998Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #09: Post-Dykes (twof)Put the Mo back in PoMo!2000Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #10: & sundry other carbon-basedlifeforms (twof). 20 years on!2003Bechdel, Alison
Dykes #11: Invasion of the dykes (twof)In the rainbow land of (home)land security2005Bechdel, Alison
Early Barefootz (1970-73)Good1990Cruse, Howard
Eating RaoulComix of sublime Paul Bartel film1982Deitch, Kim
Endzeit comics (in German)For Christa as a taster1986Crumb, Robert
Eno and PlumSex, death, greed, envy & alienated whimsy!1997LaBan, Terry
Erotic art of Reed WallerGreat stuff1996Waller, Reed
Essential dykes to watch out forUseful catch-up compendium2008Bechdel, Alison
Fabulous furry freak brothers 1, 3, 5, 71970 (Shelton solo) to 1982 (with Sheridan & Mavrides)1976Shelton, Gilbert
Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers OmnibusFrom Peter and signed #184/2002008Shelton, Gilbert
Famous tales of Fat Freddy's CatWait till he puts on the stereo headphones! & many more1994Shelton, Gilbert
Fanny #1 - CeasefireOK1991Knockabout comics
Fanny #2 - VoyeuseOK1991Knockabout comics
Fat Freddy's cat OmnibusFrom Peter and signed2009Shelton, Gilbert
Filipino FoodCompletely brilliantly-drawn acid trip. Bought in Hatfield1972Badajos, Ed
Firkin (7 parts)Riotous details observed by the randy cat1993Emerson, Hunt; Manley, Tym
FrankWeird1996Woodring, Jim
Freak brothers collection #1Tales from very early 1970s1986Shelton, Gilbert
Freak brothers collection #2Early to mid-70s work & Sheridan as co-author1988Shelton, Gilbert
Freak brothers collection #3Further drug-hazed mayhem1989Shelton, Gilbert
Freak brothers collection #4Also has Paul Mavrides1989Shelton, Gilbert
French comics: the kind men likeAnd me! Superb '47th way of viewing Mt. Fuji' (F'Murr)1977National Lampoon
From A to ZippyWonderful ironic satire1991Griffith, Bill
Gay comicsHe has a Web site, too!1989Triptow, Robert
Girl frenzy #2OK1992Various
Goodman Beaver4 wacky & wonderful episodes, plus excellent notes1962Kurtzman, Harvey; Elder, W
Halsted StreetTales of the (Chicago) hog butcher1990Williamson, Skip
Harvey Kurtzman's strange adventuresParody style collaborations: Crumb, Geary, Aragones, Downs1990Kurtzman, Harvey
Head comix (with 1987 introduction)Excellent1968Crumb, Robert
Hey, Mister: the Fall collectionFour issues + outtakes and commentary2001Sickman-Garner, Pete
Hiding PlaceLast members of each species go here1990Boatner, C; Parkhouse, S
Home Grown Funnies #116th printing (Dec 1997) & going strong!1971Crumb, Robert
How loathsomeSubjective nature of gender, huh?2004Crane, Tristan; Naifeh, Ted
Hup #1 - #4Incredible1992Crumb, Robert
Idiots abroadTotal hoot as freak brothers wreak global havoc1987Shelton, Gilbert
Inner City RomanceSome hard-hitting commentary2014Colwell, Guy
International BobAmazing stuff1993LaBan, Terry
Jay & Silent Bob: Chasing DogmaComix prequel to film1999Smith, Kevin
Jayson: a new collectionOstensibly retrograde humour! Howard Cruse, watch out1997Krell, Jeff
Junkwaffel, #01Material from 1968 - 1975. Nearly all b&w1993Bodé, Vaughan
Just the facts: a decade of comics essaysCollection of comix sideways views. Quirky1998Collier, David
Knock #08 - hell on EarthIncludes Hunt Emerson, Steve Gibson, Pokketz1984Knockabout comics
Knock #09 - (no title)Includes Emerson, Pokketz, Harper, Campbell1985Knockabout comics
Knock #10 - moral talesIncludes Hunt Emerson, Max, Kim Deitch1985Knockabout comics
Knock #11 - cold storeIncludes Emerson, Shelton, Mavrides, Pokketz, Sheridan1985Knockabout comics
Knock #12 - daydreams and night fearsIncludes Shelton, Max, Emerson, Irons1986Knockabout comics
Knock #13 - there's a funny spell in hereIncludes Justin Green, Emerson, Max, Matthews, Shelton1987Knockabout comics
Knock #14 - sons and mothersIncludes Edika, Emerson, Max, Ted Richards1988Knockabout comics
Knockabout comics 'obscene' issueSome good stuff1982Crumb, Robert et al
Krazy & Ignatz, 1918Limbo of useless unconsciousness1989Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1922Katnip Kantata in the key of K + a 'Little Nemo' parody (Major Ozone)1991Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1923Inna Yott on the muddy Geranium1991Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1925 - 1926There is a heppy land-fur, fur awa-a-ay2002Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1927 - 1928Love letters in ancient brick2002Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1929 - 1930A Mice, a Brick, a Lovely Night2003Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1931 - 1932A Kat a'Lilt with Song2004Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1933 - 1934Necromancy by the Blue Bean Bush2004Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1935 - 1936A wild warmth of chromatic gravy (ie colour!)2005Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1937 - 1938Shifting sands dusts its cheeks in powdered beauty2006Herriman, George
Krazy & Ignatz, 1939 - 1940A Brick stuffed with Moom-Bims2007Herriman, George
L&L #1: Domesticity isn't prettyLife with gay comix partners Leonard & Larry1993Barela, Tim
L&L #2: Kurt Cobain and Mozart are....both dead. More angst with Leonard & Larry1996Barela, Tim
L&L #3: Excerpts from the Ring Cycle in....Royal Albert Hall.2000Barela, Tim
L&L #4: How real men do itLeonard & Larry, of course!2003Barela, Tim
Life and death of Fritz the CatExcellent1993Crumb, Robert
Little Lit: strange stories for strange.... kids. Includes Posy Simmonds & Maurice Sendak! (RAW Junior)2001Spiegelman, Art; Mouly, F
Long time relationshipEssentially a sketch book - excellent2001Doucet, Julie
Love that bunchMore amazingly self-revelatory family stuff; distaff side1990Kominsky-Crumb, Aline
Love to ten: Crumb in Zap comixWonderful stuff198?Crumb, Robert
Love's not a three dollar fareIncredible1995LaBan, Terry
MaakiesStrangely nostalgic strips2000Millionaire, Tony
MAD: complete first six issuesPlus interviews with the guiltiest parties 30 years on1952Kurtzman, Harvey
Maybe... maybe notBisexual comix, translated by Jeff Krell1987Koenig, Ralf
Maybe... maybe not again!Sequel (natch), Jeff Krell again too1988Koenig, Ralf
McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #13Beautiful compilation of many fine comics/comix artists2004Various
Miettes (Crumbs) aka 'Odds & Ends'Beautifully produced (French) retrospective of small-scale Crumb2000Crumb, Robert
Mister XCollection from Peter2008Motter, Dean
Moomin: complete comic strip, book 1Utterly charming, reminiscent of 'Trog'2006Jansson, Tove
More fabulous furry freak brothersaka Rip Off Press, Volume #41980Shelton, Gilbert
More red meatJust as zany1998Cannon, Max
Motor City comics #1/#2Kicking butt with Leonore Goldberg1991Crumb, Robert
My most secret desireDreams from 'Dirty Plotte', apparently1995Doucet, Julie
My troubles with womenBanned, unbelievably1990Crumb, Robert
Mystic Funnies #1In colour, yet! Mr Natural & the gang1997Crumb, Robert
Need more loveMore amazingly self-revelatory family stuff; distaff side2007Kominsky-Crumb, Aline
New American Splendor anthologyWonderful underdog territory1991Pekar, Harvey; Various
No more shavesVoices from elderly nursing homes2003Greenerger, David
Notes from a defeatistYouth indiscretions & mature masterworks!2003Sacco, Joe
Odds & EndsEnglish version for completeness2001Crumb, Robert
Omaha - cat dancer #01Wonderful1987Waller, Reed; Worley, Kate
Omaha - cat dancer #02Wonderful1988Waller, Reed; Worley, Kate
Omaha - cat dancer #03Wonderful1989Waller, Reed; Worley, Kate
Omaha - cat dancer #04Wonderful1990Waller, Reed; Worley, Kate
Omaha - cat dancer #05Wonderful1993Waller, Reed; Worley, Kate
Omaha - cat dancer #06Sadly likely to be final collection1998Waller, Reed; Worley, Kate
Outrageous tales from the Old Testament13 wonderfully zany sets of illustrations1987Knockabout comics
Pirates in the HeartlandThe Mythology of S. Clay Wilson Vol. 12014Wilson, S Clay
Playboy's Little Annie Fanny, 1962-1970Replete with annotations2000Kurtzman, Harvey; Elder, W
Playboy's Little Annie Fanny, 1970-1988Sumptuously produced2001Kurtzman, Harvey; Elder, W
Pocket Universe: more rarebit fiendsDirect lines to the unconscious1996Veitch, Rick
Poem ToonsHe got a 1969 Hugo for best fan artist! Slim but pretty1989Bodé, Vaughan
Psmith (Buck Godot)Peter & I both want more!1987Foglio, Phil
R Crumb Coffee Table Art BookCrumb's whole career from Shack to Chateau! Now in colour!!1997Crumb, Robert
R Crumb draws the BluesAnd how!1992Crumb, Robert
R Crumb handbookI'm not here to be polite!2005Crumb, Robert; Poplaski, P
R Crumb postcard bookNow mounted in my study1992Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #11964 to mid-19651992Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #2mid-1965 to early 19661992Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #31966 material1993Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #4late 1966 to mid-19671994Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #5late 1967 to early 19681995Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #6mid-1968 to mid-19691997Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #7mid-1969 to end 19701999Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #8Fall 1970 to Fall 19722000Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #9In the mid 1970s2002Crumb, Robert
R Crumb sketchbooks #101975 to 19772004Crumb, Robert
R Crumb's AmericaBiting1994Crumb, Robert
R Crumb's Carload o'comicsExcellent; surprised to find this in London1996Crumb, Robert
R Crumb's heroes of blues, country & jazzGuess what the subject is?2010Crumb, Robert
Rabid Eye: the collected rarebit fiendsDream art from an amazing imagination1995Veitch, Rick
RAW Volume 2 (#1 to #3)Burns, Deitch, Barry + a full Krazy Kat adventure1991Spiegelman, Art; Mouly, F
Read yourself RAW (anthology)Some fine work here1987Spiegelman, Art; Mouly, F
Real girl #1Weird1990Various
Red MeatDeceptively simple 3-frame format hard-hitters1996Cannon, Max
Rip the lid off the ID #1From sketchbooks circa May 19901990Crumb, Robert
Robert Crumb's sex obsessionsGuess what the subject is? Finally, an affordable edition! (after six years)2015Crumb, Robert
Ron Cobb: the collected cartoonsOne day!1995Mounce, DC
Russell's big strip stupormarketVery good1995Loveday, Pete
Russell: saga of a peaceful man 1An English Crumb? Not quite, but pretty good1991Loveday, Pete
Russell: saga of a peaceful man 2Very good1993Loveday, Pete
SchizophreniaScraping up loose jottings & manifestos2001Bodé, Vaughan
Scum also risesPowerful1988Williamson, Skip
Seattle LaughsI was amazed to succeed in getting this from Tatelman's press1994Flenniken, Shary et al
Secret identity: fetish art of Joe....Shuster (co-creator of Superman)2009Yoe, Craig
Seven ages of womanWonderful stuff1990Charlesworth, Kate
Seven deadly sinsExcellent collaborations1989Knockabout comics
Shary Flenniken: a personal selectionMaybe soon!1995Mounce, DC
SHE comics: anthology of Big BitchWith intro by Susie Bright!1993Spain (Manuel Rodriguez)
Sketch book 1966 to 1967Zweitausendeins edition; 360 glorious pages, some colour1981Crumb, Robert
Sketch book 1967 to 1974Wunnerful. Another 380+ pages, some colour1986Crumb, Robert
Sketch book 1974 to 1978Further 310 pages with zany Uncle Bob1978Crumb, Robert
Sketch book 1978 to 1983370 pages of (among others) pregnant bliss1984Crumb, Robert
Sketch book 1983 to 1987Final 370+ pages so far, including Sophie1989Crumb, Robert
SketchbookFrench artist of considerable sexual talent from Heavy Metal1995Serpieri, Paolo
Small Favors, book oneGirly porno comix collection2002Coover, Colleen; Tobin, Paul
SpotsSmall artworks, largely from 'Screw' magazine1989Wilson, S Clay
Strip AIDS USAHeart-breakingly good benefit book1988Robbins, Trina et al
Sweeter side of R CrumbNo, really! Recent work, mostly2006Crumb, Robert
Thoroughly rippedRevised colour Furry Freak Brothers reprints from 1976-781981Shelton, Gilbert
Tits and clits #2, #3, #5Simply sublime; not to say seminal!1979Farmer, Joyce et al
Trial of Colonel SweetoPerry Bible Fellowship comic strips2007Gurewitch, Nicholas
Trombone #1Skimmed1990Knockabout comics
True Porn 2Autobiographical sex stories in comix form2005Chapman, Robyn; Nelson, K
Twisted sisters #1: bad girl art14 artists, including Dori Seda, & good wicked stuff1991Noomin, Diane
Twisted sisters #2: drawing the line16 artists: magic -- mostly banned in UK1995Noomin, Diane
Very Special PrisonVia EPS, a Last Gasp product2000von Götha, Erich
Weenie-toons!Mocked cocks. Direct from Roz herself; includes Flenniken1992Warren, Roz
Weirdo #03Includes Boswell's London Journal & some Max Crumb1981Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #04Includes I remember the 60s, Seda's Nude photography class1982Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #05Includes Peter the pet penis, The old songs are the best songs1982Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #06Includes Fried nuts, Trash, Woman's plight1982Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #07Seda's Life cycle of an artist, Uncle Bob's mid-life crisis1983Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #08George 'Murky' Murkoid, Seda's Older women & younger men1983Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #09Seda's Crabs eating Raoul, Max Crumb, Elf Squelch, Mode O'Day1984Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #10Mode O'Day, The Reject, Delirious, MidWestern wedding1984Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #11Crumb's Goldilocks, Deitch's Jews from Yonkers1984Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #12Mode O'Day, Sour Grapes, Popoff Hayes (drug fiend)1985Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #13Psychopathia Sexualis (which Crumb evidently got off on!)1985Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #14Clay Wilson's Checkered Demon, Crumb's old music1985Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #15Deitch's Murder on the Midway, Seda's people in hell1986Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #16Deitch's Mystic Shrine, Collier's Jeff, Jeff & Mike1986Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #17Didi (finally) has an orgasm!1986Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #18Seda's Cleanliness is next to Dogliness, Mode O'Day, Glitz to go1986Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #19Crumb's Mother Hulda, Deitch's Young Ledicker1987Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #20TV evangelist, Tyler's Uncovered property, Footsy, Seda's Family1987Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #21Spain's Big Bitch, Crumb's Calvacade, Mickey Rat1987Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #22Seda's Let's eat brains, plus memorial Bimbos from Hell1988Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #23Deitch's Pong Wook-ee, Big Bitch, + letters of UK seizures1988Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #24Parody of Omaha cat dancer, La Bunch hits 40, etc.1988Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #26Heavy Flow, Quaker School Q-ties, Big Bitch1989Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #27Nuts to a plank, Carol Lay's Prince & the art girl, Mode O'Day1990Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo #28 aka 'Verre d'eau'The last one ever?! Martini Baton, Armstrong's sketchbooks1993Crumb, Robert et al
Weirdo Years 1982-1993Gift from Peter2013Crumb, Robert et al
Wendel All Together: complete editionIncludes cameos from other appearances, too2001Cruse, Howard
Wendel comix #1Brilliant1989Cruse, Howard
Wendel on the reboundBrilliant1989Cruse, Howard
What is this thing called sex?Essential1993Warren, Roz
What Right? Graphic interpretations vs.censorship. In aid of Little Sister's defense fund, Canada2002Fisher, Robin
What's new?Phil & Dixie from 'Dragon' magazine1991Foglio, Phil
What's new? #3Magic years from 'Duellist" #01-#40, 1992 onward2000Foglio, Phil
Who's afraid of Robert Crumb?From Jan 2000 exhibition; excellent retrospective2000Mercier, Jean-Pierre
Witzend #3 good girlsGood1990Various
Wolvertoons: the art of Basil WolvertonZany and ugly1989Wolverton, Basil
Women: out of lineFrom 'Fanny' offshoot; 15 contributors1997Knockabout comics
Wonder Wart-hog Book one'Hog of Steel' predates all his other characters1985Shelton, Gilbert
World according to Crumb (interviews)A strange hero, perhaps1992Crumb, Robert
World War 3: confrontational comicsSome great stuff buried in here1995Cunningham, Scott
Worm: longest comic strip in the world75 metres portraying rise of the cartoonist1999Moore, Alan et al
XXX(Strip)burgerFrom Slovenia, but powerfully universal sexuality1999Evans, Bridget
XXXenophile #01From the 1989 comix1989Foglio, Phil et al
XXXenophile #02Ineffable1990Foglio, Phil et al
XXXenophile #03Non-stop1991Foglio, Phil et al
XXXenophile #04More joyful inking1992Foglio, Phil et al
XXXenophile #05Last of Palliard Press reprints1998Foglio, Phil et al
XXXenophile #06Moving onto newer multi-author ground2000Foglio, Phil et al
XXXenophile big book o'funWonderfully light erotica1994Foglio, Phil
Young lust 1, 5, 6, 7, 8Incredible & seminal & all rather rude. Lovely!1993Kinney, Jay et al
Zap #00Amazing solo debut1967Crumb, Robert
Zap #01Still self-penned & astounding1967Crumb, Robert
Zap #02Kozmic trooths1968Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #03Issue that 69s in the middle, courtesy of Moscoso1968Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #04Wonder Wart-Hog & Muthalode smut ring! Joe Blow, too.1969Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #05The comic that frenches your mind...1970Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #06Griffin, Moscosco, Shelton, Spain, Williams, Wilson!1978Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #07The mentor in the Mason jar1974Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #08Spain's Field Meet1975Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #0910th anniversary issue1978Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #10Still amazing1982Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #11Dare to moon the devil1985Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #12Cave wimp1989Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #13Includes the Shaggy Fish Story jam1994Crumb, Robert et al
Zap #14I've had it (in the wake of Zwigoff's 'Crumb' film)!1998Crumb, Robert et al
Zap gun for hire (Buck Godot)Wonderful stuff1986Foglio, Phil

Comix (NF)

TitleNotesYearAuthor
99 ways to tell a story; style exercisesGraphic variant of Raymond Queneau2006Madden, Matt
Adult comics: an introductionBroad sweep, dismayingly brief on, for example, Flenniken!1993Sabin, Roger
Alternative comics: an emerging literatureMaus, Palomar, Binky Brown, American Splendor2005Hatfield, Charles
Anarchy for the masses: guide to....the Invisibles (Grant Morrison's comix series)2003Neighly, P; Cowe-Spigai, K
And all that funny stuff (US comics)Calvin & Hobbes, Garfield, Bloom County, Doonesbury et al1991Hise, James Van
Anthology of Graphic Fiction, cartoons.... & true stories2006Brunetti, Ivan (ed)
Anthology of Graphic Fiction, vol. 2Mixture as before2008Brunetti, Ivan (ed)
Arguing Comics: literary masters on....a popular medium. Gershon Legman, Umberto Eco et al2004Heer, Jeet; Worcester, Kent
Art of the comic bookNice survey; bought in Manhattan1996Harvey, Robert C
Artist withinPortraits of cartoonists and similar2007Preston, Greg
Artists on comic artMajor talents of graphic story-telling tell all2000Salisbury, Mark
Below critical radarFanzines & alternative comics from 1976 to now2000Sabin, Roger; Triggs, Teal
Best comics of the decadeWonderful selection: Crumb, Flenniken, etc etc1990Groth, Gary et al
Business of comics: advice + interviews..... with 40 comic book professionals1998Haines, Lurene
Century of women cartoonistsExcellent history of comic strip artistes1993Robbins, Trina
Comic Book Culture: fanboys & true..... believers. By an 'adjunct perfesser', no less!1999Pustz, Matthew J
Comic Book HeroesFrom Silver Age to present1997Jones, G; Jacobs, W
Comic book rebels (interviews)Engrossing1993Wiater, S; Bissette, SR
Comic Books & other necessities of lifeCollected POV columns2002Evanier, Mark
Comics and sequential artClassic examination1985Eisner, Will
Comics ArtWell-illustrated international overview2013Gravett, Paul
Comics as culture11 well-illustrated essays on older comic strips1990Inge, M Thomas
Comics Journal #115 Apr 1987Coverage of libel trial provoked by Harlan Ellison's interview1987Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #130 Jul 1989Dave Sim1989Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #132 Nov 1989Lynda Barry, Paul Chadwick1989Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #145 Oct 1991Eddie Campbell, Art Speigelman1991Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #146 Nov 1991Shary Flenniken1991Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #155 Jan 1993Dave McKean, Neil Gaiman1993Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #156 Feb 1993Gahan Wilson, Doug Allen1993Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #157 Mar 1993Bill Griffith1993Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #168 May 1994Roberta Gregory, Wendy & Richard Pini1994Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #170 Aug 1994Joe Coleman, Mark Martin1994Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #173 Dec 1994Jeff Smith, Martin Wagner, Mike Diana1994Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #175 Mar 1995Rick Veitch, S Clay Wilson1995Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #178 Jul 1995Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez, David Levine1995Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #184 Feb 1996Dave Sim (again!), Don Rosa1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #185 Mar 1996Steve Bissette1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #187 May 1996Gilbert Shelton, Gil Kane1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #188 Jul 1996Roundtable with various artists1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #189 Aug 1996Mike Mignola, Frank Stack1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #190 Sep 1996Barry Windsor-Smith, Donna Barr1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #191 Nov 1996Paul Pope, Carmine Infantino1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #192 Dec 1996Stan Sakai, Dave Sim, Paul Pope1996Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #198 Aug 1997Milo Manara, Hunt Emerson1997Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #200 Dec 1997Two copies, one from Marty Moore1997Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #201 Jan 1998Al Hirschfeld, Larry Marder1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #202 Mar 1998Kevin Eastman1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #203 Apr 1998Roy Crane, Russ Manning, Mack White/Roy Tompkins1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #204 May 1998Spain, Shannon Wheeler1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #206 Aug 1998Peter Bagge, Spain1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #207 Sep 1998Bob Fingerman, Garth Ennis1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #209 Dec 1998Frank Miller, Sam Henderson1998Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #210 Feb 1999Kenneth Smith, Top 100 comics of century1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #212 May 1999VT Hamlin, Jay Stephens1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #213 Jun 1999Carol Lay & demise of Kitchen Sink1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #214 Jul 1999Evan Dorkin, Sheldon Moldoff1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #215 Aug 1999John Severin #1, Tony Millionaire1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #216 Oct 1999Kurt Busiek, Megan Kelso, John Severin #21999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #217 Nov 1999Lynn Johnston, Maxon Crumb1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #218 Dec 1999Charles Voss, Jeff Smith, Linda Medley1999Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #219 Jan 2000Kyle Baker, Pierce Rice2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #220 Feb 2000Eddie Campbell, look at last 20 years2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #221 Mar 2000Paul Chadwick (again!)2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #222 Apr 2000Gil Kane tributes2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #223 May 2000Alex Ross, Trina Robbins2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #224 Jun 2000Larry Gonick, Alex Ross2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #225 Jul 2000Various 'Mad' magazine alumni2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #226 Aug 2000Gil Kane, CC Beck2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #227 Sep 2000Carl Barks (Disney)2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #228 Nov 2000Jason Lutes, Eurocomics2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #229 Dec 2000History of comics fandom2000Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #230 Feb 2001Tom Sutton, Mike Allred2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #231 Mar 2001Gene Colan, fan Michael Chabon2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #232 Apr 2001Internet issue - Scott McCloud, inevitably2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #233 May 2001Daniel Clowes, Seth Tobocman2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #234 Jun 2001Charles Burns, Joe Sacco, Bill Griffith, Kim Deitch, Seth2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #235 Jul 200125th anniversary issue with timelines & tributes2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #236 Aug 2001Marv Wolfman2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #237 Sep 2001Women's issue, edited by Mary Fleener, with Lay, Bechdel, Forney2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #238 Oct 2001Fabio, EC comics, Tove Jansson2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #239 Nov 2001Air Pirates (& a Flenniken panel!)2001Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #241 Feb 2002John Ney Rieber, John Buscema, UK comics2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #242 Apr 2002Noel Sickles, Daniel Clowes2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #243 May 2002Dylan Horrocks (Hicksville)2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #244 Jun 2002Jill Thompson, Michael Kupperman2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #245 Aug 2002Dave Cooper, Creig Flessel2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #246 Sep 2002Victor Moscoso2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #247 Oct 2002Ruben Bolling, Ted Rall, Donald Rooum2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #248 Nov 2002Steve Rude, Andi Watson2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #249 Dec 2002Will Eisner, Ron Goulart, Debbie Drechsler2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #250 Feb 2003Barks, Stanley, Clowes, Hergé, Panter, Briggs 270pp2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #251 Mar 2003James Sturm, pioneers of Underground panel2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #252 Mar 2003Ron Rege Jr, John Romita Sr2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #253 Jun 2003Eric Drooker, John Cullen Murphy2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #254 Jul 2003Will Elder2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #255 Sep 2003Robert Sikoryak, Aaron McGruder2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #256 Oct 2003Mat Brinkman, Brian Chippendale, Brian Ralph2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #257 Dec 2003Rick Griffin, Joe Casey2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #258 Feb 2004Steve Ditko, Gilbert Hernandez, Craig Thompson2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #260 May 2004Dupuy & Berberian, Jean-Claude Mezieres2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #261 Jun/Jul 2004Phoebe Gloeckner, Chester Brown2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #262 Aug/Sep 2004Alex Toth (not an interview, though), Steve Brodner2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #263 Oct/Nov 2004Ed Brubaker, Dave Sim (Cerebus)2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #264 Nov/Dec 2004Ivan Brunetti & some history2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #265 Jan/Feb 2005William Steig, Eric Shanower2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #266 Feb/Mar 2005Brian Michael Bendis2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #267 Apr/May 2005Will Eisner, Frank Miller2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #268 Jun/Jul 2005Craig Thompson, Bob Burden2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #269 July 2005Various manga artists2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #270 Aug 2005Jessica Abel, Mark Bode2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #271 Oct 2005Jerry Robinson, Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #272 Nov 2005Steve Bell (at last!), Jeff Danziger2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #273 Jan 2006Eddie Campbell, Junko Mizuno2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #274 Feb 2006Sophie Crumb - now I know I'm getting old!2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #275 Apr 2006David B, Boody Rogers2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #276 Jun 2006Terry Moore, Bob Haney2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #277 July 200630th anniversary issue2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #278 Oct 2006Bill Willingham, Bob Haney (part 2)2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #279 Nov 2006Joost Swarte2006Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #280 Jan 2007Frank Thorne2007Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #281 Feb 2007Excellent review of best of 20062007Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #282 Apr 2007Alison Bechdel cover & interview, Fred Guardineer2007Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #283 May 2007Lewis Trondheim, David Sandlin2007Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #300 Nov 2009Art Spiegelman, Alison Bechdel, Howard Chaykin2009Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #301R Crumb, Joe Sacco, Al Jaffee2011Groth, Gary
Comics Journal #302Maurice Sendak2012Groth, Gary
Comics Journal Library, #3Fabulous encapsulations via interviews2004Crumb, Robert
Comics Journal Library, #4aka Drawing the line; Jules Feiffer, Ed Sorel, Steadman2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal Library, #5Russ Heath, Burne Hogarth, Frank Frazetta etc2005Groth, Gary
Comics Journal Library, #8EC artists examined2013Groth, Gary
Comics Journal: SE01 (was #240)Cartoonists in superb coffee-table variant2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal: SE02: musicFlenniken, Crumb, Kliban2002Groth, Gary
Comics Journal: SE03: patriotismWilliam Stout, Tom Hart, James Thurber2003Groth, Gary
Comics Journal: SE04, conversationsAl Hirschfield, Feiffer, Speigelman, Ware2004Groth, Gary
Comics Journal: SE05, seductionSeduction, manga, Vaughan Bode2005Groth, Gary
Comics unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UKAccompanying a British Library exhibition in 20142014Gravett, Paul, Dunning, JH
Comics, comix & graphic novelsA splendid (coffee table) history of comic art1996Sabin, Roger
Comics: between the panelsLavish tome from founder of Dark Horse. Wonderful1998Duin, Steve; Richardson, M
Comics: ideology, power & the criticsDeconstructing Donald (Duck), among many others1989Barker, Martin
Comix: the underground revolutionVery competent overview of my favourites2004Skinn, Dez
Completely MAD: history of the comicWonderful tribute packed with related info & asides1991Reidelbach, Maria
Dangerous drawingsExcellent interviews with comix & graphics artists1997Juno Books
DC Comics: 60 years of comic book heroesJust call me an anorak1995Daniels, Les
Eisner (Will)/Miller (Frank) interviewConducted in May 20022005Brownstein, Charles
Erotic comics: a graphic history V1From birth to 1970s2008Pilcher, Tim
Erotic comics: a graphic history V2Nicely comprehensive2009Pilcher, Tim
Essential guide to world comicsRevered & reviled, round the world2005Pilcher, Tim; Brooks, Brad
Foul play! Art & artists of notorious....1950s E.C. comics. Lavishly done, too2005Geissman, Grant
From Girls to Grrrlz: history of female.....comics from teens to zines1999Robbins, Trina
Ghastly terror! Horrible story of..... horror comix. Worthwhile update on Martin Barker1999Sennitt, Stephen
Graphic novels: stories to change....your life. Includes Posy, Crumb, Miller. Beautifully researched2005Gravett, Paul
Great American comic stripInformative & well-illustrated historical survey (Smithsonian!)1990O'Sullivan, Judith
Great British ComicsThat's Korky the Cat, Desperate Dan, Lord Snooty et al2006Gravett, Paul; Stanbury, P
Great women cartoonistsCompletely wonderful, & has a 1986 Flenniken too!2001Robbins, Trina
Guide to comicscriptingSensible stuff1993Taylor, Dave
Hanging out with the Dream KingConversations with, & about, Neil Gaiman2004McCabe, Joseph
Haunt of fears: horror comix campaignSome things never change in this benighted isle1984Barker, Martin
History of Underground Comix (2nd ed)Brilliant & awesome in its range1986Estren, Mark James
History of Underground Comix (3rd ed)Just as amazing1993Estren, Mark James
History of Underground Comix (4th ed)For the 20th anniversary (of the 3rd edition!)2012Estren, Mark James
Horror! The Horror! comic books the.... government didn't want you to read. Plus an archival DVD2010Trombetta, Jim
How to draw comics the Marvel wayI wish1978Lee, Stan; Buscema, John
In the Studio: visits with contemporary....cartoonists, including Ivan Brunetti, Robert Crumb, Seth2006Hignite, Todd
International book of comicsGood overview1984Gifford, Denis
Krazy Kat: the comic art of G HerrimanUnbelievably clever & skilful & good!1986Herriman, George
Leather Nun & other incredibly.... strange comics2008Gravett, Paul; Stanbury, P
Manga! Manga! World of Japanese comicsAll you basically could want to know1986Schodt, Frederik L
Masters of comic book artGood biographical & work details of some major artists1978Garriock, PR
Nasty Tales: sex, drugs, rock'n'roll &..... violence in the British Underground2001Huxley, David
New Comics anthologyComprehensive coverage of many talents1991Callahan, Bob
New Comics interviews: 'Comics Journal'Good stuff1988Groth, Gary; Fiore, Robert
New Smithsonian book of comic-book....stories. From Crumb to Clowes2004Callahan, Bob
Outlaws, rebels, freethinkers & piratesMore essays on cartoons & cartoonists heroes2005Levin, Bob
Penguin book of comicsNot very wide range, but gorgeously-illustrated1971Perry, G; Aldridge, Alan
Pirates and the Mouse: Disney's war.....against the Counterculture; Underground (comix). Great!2003Levin, Bob
Pocket Essentials: Robert CrumbOverview of nearly 40 years work2003Holm, DK
QuitterHarvey's childhood & adolescence2005Pekar, Harvey; Haspiel, Dean
R Crumb: conversationsSome old, some new, all interesting2004Holm, DK
Rebel visions: underground comix 1963-75Lavish, well-focused examination of the heyday2002Rosenkranz, Patrick
Reinventing comicsOn to the next level(s)2000McCloud, Scott
Rough Guide to Graphic NovelsNicely illustrated little overview2008Fingeroth, Danny
Sandman CompanionInterviews with Gaiman & many of his artists1999Bender, Hy
Sandman PapersDiving into the mythology2006Sanders, Joe (ed)
Seal of Approval: history of Comics CodeIndustry's self-regulation since 19541998Nyberg, Amy Kiste
Sex in the comicsExcellent survey, combining humour, eroticism & scholarship1985Horn, Maurice
Slings & Arrows Comic GuideCritical assessment of 2,500+ titles, including one Flenniken!1997Plowright, Frank
Someday Funnies39 years later; a look at the 1960s in the early 1970s2013Choquette, Michel
Super Heroes: a modern mythologyThe usual suspects, + X-men, Dark Knight, & Watchmen1992Reynolds, Richard
Tales from the Crypt: official archivesSome might say grotesquely well-illustrated1996Diehl, Digby
Tales of Terror!Compendium of old EC Comics etc. Many interviews2000Geissman, Grant et al
Tijuana BiblesArt & Wit in forbidden funnies, 1930s onward1997Adelman, Bob
Tintin & the secret of literatureDeconstruction to (sometimes) the point of absurdity. Great!2006McCarthy, Tom
Tintin... pocket essentialOverviews and plot summaries etc2002Lofficier, Jean-Marc & Randy
Ultimate book of British ComicsMischief, mayhem, & cow-pies - that sort of comic!2005Kibble-White, Graham
Underground classics: transformation....of comics into comix. Beautifully illustrated2009Danky, James P; Kitchen, D
Underground comix family albumPhotos/bios of 50+ heroes & heroines, including Shary Flenniken1998Whyte, Malcolm
Understanding comics: the invisible artWorth repeated reading & very close study1994McCloud, Scott
Wonder Woman: the complete historyWYSIWYG, majoring on aspects of bondage, curiously2000Daniels, Les
World encyclopedia of cartoonsGood survey, though many (many!) omissions1980Horn, Maurice
Writers on comics scriptwritingGarth Ennis, Neil Gaiman, Todd McFarlane & 11 more1999Salisbury, Mark
You call this art? Retrospective ....focused on Greg Irons, comix artist2006Irons, Greg
Zap: The InterviewsThe Comics Journal Library2014Groth, Gary (et al)

Computing

TitleNotesYearAuthor
108 tips for time travellersNew technology & the future from weekly columns1997Cochrane, Peter
Accidental billionaires: sex, money,.... betrayal and the founding of Facebook2009Mezrich, Ben
Accidental empires: Silicon ValleyTriumph of the nerds; computer gossip columnist1992Cringely, Robert X
Aesthetics of ComputingSimplicity + power = beauty1998Gelernter, David
Alan Turing: the enigma of intelligenceExcellent biography of a UK computer pioneer1983Hodges, Andrew
Annotated TuringHis 1936 paper, line by line2008Petzold, Charles
Armchair universe: computer worldsSwami of the silicon chip. Columns from Scientific American1988Dewdney, AK
Back to BASIC22 years on; pure BASIC1985Kemeny, John G; Kurtz, TE
Being digitalBy the one who knows! Or claims to (or should)1995Negroponte, Nicholas
Best of Verity StobCollected IT ravings from various magazines2005Stob, Verity
Best software writing 1Check out Poppendieck on Team Compensation :-)2005Spolsky, Joel (ed)
Better BASICUseful hints & tips1985Quillinan, Augustus J
Beyond calculation: next 50 years of..... computing. 20 essays commissioned for ACM's 50th jubilee1997Denning, PJ; Metcalfe, RM
Beyond IBMHas great quote about 'respect for (dignity of) the individual'1989Mobley, Lou; McKeown, Kate
Big Blue: IBM's use & abuse of powerAngry rants from a thwarted prosecutor!1986DeLamarter, Richard T
Big Blues: the unmaking of IBMWSJ journalist's readable opinions, just able to add Gerstner1993Carroll, Paul
Bit by bit: illus. history of computersWell put together plausible stories1984Augarten, Stan
CACI: System FactoryAmazing £95+ per hour editing this doomed rubbish!1983Mounce, DC
Close to the machine: technophilia & ..... its discontents. Life amidst bits & bytes1997Ullman, Ellen
Cogwheel brain: Babbage & quest to build.... first computer. Magic!2000Swade, Doron
Computer called LEOLyons Teashops & world's first office computer2003Ferry, Georgina
Computer Lib / Dream machinesCult book from 1974, revised & updated1987Nelson, Ted
Computer power and human reasonNot as good as it should be; yet raved over1976Weizenbaum, Joseph
Computer Wars: the post-IBM worldGerstner's bedtime reading back when...1993Ferguson, CH; Morris, CR
Computers in contextMy present from Mum & Dad on my joining ICL1971Cuningham-Green, RA
Computers Ltd: what they really can't doBreaking up some myths2000Harel, David
Computers: an illustrated historyTaschen somewhat fails on this one, sadly2001Wurster, Christian
Computing in the middle agesie from the mid 1950s. Nice overview2002Ornstein, Severo M
crypto: privacy in the digital ageStory of public key cryptography2001Levy, Steven
CSS3 in Easy StepsRadial colour gradients? Who needs those?2013McGrath, Mike
CSS CookbookO'Reilly cooks up solutions2004Schmitt, Christopher
CSS for web designers onlyCurious title, but very useful & up to date2006Baker, Donna L
CSS MasteryLatest tips & techniques2006Budd, Andy
Cuckoo's eggPainstakingly tracking a hacker1989Stoll, Clifford
Decline and fall of American programmerPolemic1993Yourdon, Edward
Decline and Fall of IBMKindle edition. Half the text comes from comments on his blog2014Cringely, Robert X
Designing web usabilityGuru of web usability speaks out, in print2000Nielsen, Jakob
Designing with Web StandardsStrangely fascinating2006Zeldman, Jeffrey
Devouring fungus: tales of computer ageCulture, folklore & mythology1990Jennings, Karla
Digital woes: unreliable softwareSome scary but readable stories1993Wiener, Lauren Ruth
DOM scriptingMy own image gallery, perhaps2005Keith, Jeremy
Don't make me ThinkWeb usability guidelines2000Krug, Steve
Dream machine: exploring the computer ageGood accompaniment to BBC documentary series1991Swade, Doron; Palfreman, Jon
Dreaming in codeMitch Kapor's new PIM software, Chandler2007Rosenberg, Scott
Electronic Brains: stories from the dawn....of the computer age. But where is George Cogar?2005Hally, Mike
Electronic illusions10 years before Landauer, he's asking 'Where's the beef?'1984Reinecke, Ian
Emergence: connect lives of ants, brains....cities & software2001Johnson, Steven
Essential Turing: ideas that gave....birth to the computer age. And then some2004Copeland, B Jack (ed)
Fatal defect: chasing killer computer..... bugs. Lightweight anecdotage1995Peterson, Ivars
Fate of IBMTakes reasonable account of (early) Gerstner effect1994Heller, Robert
Few good men from UnivacFascinating, & he rated George Cogar as highly as I do, too1987Lundstrom, David E
Fire in the Valley: making of the PCUpdated 2nd edition2000Freiberger, P; Swaine, M
Founders at Work: interviews with....32 people from high-tech startups2007Livingston, Jessica
From airline reservations to Sonic....the hedgehog. History of software industry & CICS, thanks to me!2003Campbell-Kelly, Martin
Fun mathematics on your microcomputerUseful graphics dodges & the like1983Kosniowski, Czes
Google storyUpdated adventures of Brin & Page2006Vise, David A
GOTO: history of math majors etcFeatures Lois Haibt, reviewed by Fran Allen!2001Lohr, Steve
Hackers & Painters: big ideas from....the computer age. And from his big ego, of course2004Graham, Paul
Hackers: heroes of computer revolutionGood version of one side of hacker history1984Levy, Steven
HAL's legacy: 2001's computer as dream.....& reality. Essays on AI1997Stork, David G
History of modern computingSmithsonian chap who acknowledges my CICS Chronicle1998Ceruzzi, Paul E
HTML5 in Easy StepsTime to take a fresh look2012McGrath, Mike
HTML, XHTML & CSSTitle says it all2007Castro, Elizabeth
Humour the computerGoodly collection of anecdotage, BOFH, etc.1995Davison, Andrew
I sing the body electric: MicrosoftDiary of Encarta & Junior version multimedia projects1995Moody, Fred
IBM AConnS: Administrator's GuideSat on a shelf for 18 months after I'd written it1990Mounce, DC
IBM AConnS: User GuideHah! What user?1990Mounce, DC
IBM CICS: application primer (1st ed)Sold a regular 30,000 copies/year at one time1984Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
IBM CICS: General Information (various)My first IBM task - rewrite the 'Birmingham GIM'1982Mounce, DC
IBM CICS: light hearted chronicle (1st ed)Bought first Acorn RISC PC with proceeds (£3800 or so)1989Mounce, DC
IBM CICS: light hearted chronicle (2nd ed)Brought in £3k award & divided opinions during job cuts1994Mounce, DC
IBM Redux: Lou Gerstner's turnaroundDishes a mild degree of dirt1999Garr, Doug
ICL 1500: Assembler programmingThis got a nice review in Computer Weekly1978Mounce, DC
ICL 1500: Business BASIC programmingBrought in £2k just after I'd left ICL Pubs1979Mounce, DC
ICL 1500: CDE programmingMy favourite machine, & most lucrative language to date!1977Mounce, DC
ICL 1500: COBOL programmingBrought in £2k for 37 hours in one (busy) weekend1979Mounce, DC
ICL 1500: Introduction (2nd ed)Brought in £750 for rewriting P Bloxsom's 1st edition1979Mounce, DC
ICL 1900 PLAN: Accessing data in storeTypical module of my 'Advanced PLAN facilities' series1975Mounce, DC
ICL 1900 PLAN: basic programming courseLonger than Lord of the Rings! (& more expensive!)1975Mounce, DC
ICL 1900 PLAN: Random filesFinished in 6 Follet Close just before tonsils operation1976Mounce, DC
ICL 2904: Message RouterWritten on assignment in Bracknell over six weeks1976Mounce, DC
ICL 7502: PSTS manualBrought in £750 for about two weeks work1981Mounce, DC
ICL 7502: standalone & batch utilitiesWritten in one week in Germany, listening to AFN1977Mounce, DC
ICL Glossary of basic computer termsI edited this, & put in 'funnies'1978Mounce, DC et al
In the beginning.... was the command lineHard copy of his online essay1999Stephenson, Neal
InformationA history, a theory, and a flood2011Gleick, James
Insanely great: the Macintosh computerWell, I still prefer the Acorn RiscPC personally!1994Levy, Steven
IT's a funny thingBut this book isn't very1989Frampton, Roger
JavaScript and AJAX (6th ed)To quell Junior's criticisms2007Negrino, Tom; Smith, Dori
Joel on softwareStuff from his weblog2004Spolsky, Joel
Joy of PiMore than enough trivia to last a lifetime1997Blatner, David
Lectures on ComputationCaltech lessons from the mid 1980s1996Feynman, Richard P
LEO: world's first business computerEven has John Smythson (p69); lots of lovely insider stories1998Caminer, David et al
Linux in Easy StepsOne has to start (afresh) somewhere!2010McGrath, Mike
Linux pocket guide: essential commandsWhat it says on the cover2016Barrett, Daniel J
Love + sex with robotsEvery bit as off-the-wall as it sounds2008Levy, David
Machinery of the mind: inside AIAnnoyingly well-written & interesting1986Johnson, George
Mind children: robot & human intelligenceWonderful brain power graph (p61) & much well-written wisdom1988Moravec, Hans
Moving to free softwareBoth for Windows & Linux, naturally2007Gagne, Marcel
Multimedia: complete guideDorling Kindersley lavish overview1998Milner, Anna
Mythical Man-MonthClassic tales from OS/360 development experiences1975Brooks, Frederick P
New Hacker's dictionary (1st edition)Excellent1991Raymond, Eric S
New Hacker's dictionary (2nd edition)Excellenter1993Raymond, Eric S
New hacker's dictionary (3rd edition)Slightly expanded, Web-wise. Matches my 'jarg400' e-text1996Raymond, Eric S
Old new thing: practical development....thru evolution(?) of Windows. Insider take & tales2007Chen, Raymond
On principles & development of calculator...& other seminal writings (incl 155pp of 'Passages')1961Babbage, Charles
Only the paranoid surviveCo-founder of Intel lets rip1996Grove, Andrew S
PC upgrading & troubleshootingLots of useful info2005Steers, Kirk
Philosophical Programmer: reflections..... on moth in machine (inc. Grace Hopper's bug photo)1998Kohanski, Daniel
Programmers at work: 19 interviewsMacOS, dBASE, Lotus 1-2-3, PostScript -- the usual suspects1989Lammers, Susan
Programming and Operations course (LSA)£5/page, to make IBM ends meet, & help out John Smythson1983Mounce, DC
Raspberry Pi User GuideOr, perhaps, the return of the BBC in ARM disguise2012Upton, Eben
Saving Big Blue: leadership lessons & ..... turnaround tactics of IBM's Lou Gerstner1999Slater, Robert
Society of MindMuch, much better than I first thought!1985Minsky, Marvin
Soul of a new machineInside story of hardware development at Data General1981Kidder, Tracy
Talking back to the machineComputers & human aspiration; ACM97 conference speeches1999Denning, PJ
Think: the amazing story of IBMIBM made it quite clear no book of this kind was welcome1969Rodgers, William
Transcending CSS: fine art of web....design. Glorious visual guide to overcoming shortcomings2007Clarke, Andy
Travels in computerlandGetting texts into a computer, many years ago1974Schneider, Ben Ross
Trouble with computersProductivity? Get outa here! Stalled on p179. See Reinecke, too1995Landauer, Thomas K
Turing & the Universal MachineMaking of the modern computer (it says here!)2001Agar, Jon
View from beneath the dancing elephantKindle edition. Depressing analysis of the rot within IBM's boardroom2014Greulich, Pete
Virtual RealitySkimmed1991Rheingold, Howard
Virtual worldsThe philosophers, and programming practitioners, of simulation1992Woolley, Benjamin
Web Standards Solutions: markup &....style handbook2006Cederholm, Dan
Where wizards stay up late: origins of..... the Internet1996Hafner, Katie; Lyon, M
Who says elephants can't dance?Interesting insights into IBM's turnaround since 19932002Gerstner, Louis V Jr.
Why software sucks... & what you can....do about it. Essentially nothing, of course!2007Platt, David S
You are not a gadgetNeither the Rapture nor the Singularity are verifiable by the Living2010Lanier, Jaron
Zen of CSS designOngoing experiments in web's visual enlightenment2005Shea, Dave; Holzschlag, M

Cookery

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Busy Woman's slow cooker recipesExpanding my repertoire, veg by veg2007Anonymous
Clever cook200+ step-by-step recipes2006Doncaster, Lucy
Complete cookery courseThree volumes in one1982Smith, Delia
Cook's companion: step-by-step....guide to techniques2003Wolf-Cohen, Elizabeth
Cool sharing: raid the fridgeRecipes to feed friends2005Pickford, Louise
Good Housekeeping family cook book200+ favourites2006Dixon, Barbara
Just 4 ingredientsQuick & simple recipes2007Jefferson, Lincoln
Leave it to cookSlow cooking; gift from Cathy G1968Atterbury, Stella
Low-fat no-fat Chinese cookingChap has to start somewhere2005Pannell, M; Fleetwood, J
One is fun!Cooking, yes. Marriage, definitely not!1985Smith, Delia
Slow cooking for yourselfSpecifically for the crockpot2005Atkinson, Catherine

Current affairs

TitleNotesYearAuthor
20 years of censored newsCovering (uncovering!) 1976 to 1995 & 200 veiled stories1997Jensen, Carl et al
20th CenturyHeavyweight, US-oriented, variant of 'Chronicle' genre1999Glennon, Lorraine et al
100 best companies to work for in the UKIncludes IBM. My, how quickly things can & do change!1989Reynolds, Bob
Accidental theorist & other dispatches..... from the dismal science (economics)1998Krugman, Paul
Adapt: why success always starts with.... failure. Not totally gripping2011Harford, Tim
Agency: rise and decline of the CIANixon: 'The clowns out there at Langley'1986Ranelagh, John
All dressed up: 60s & countercultureRevisiting 'Days in the Life' territory (mine is uncensored copy)1998Green, Jonathon
Among the BritishTypical1990Critchfield, Richard
Another voice: alternative anatomy of UKTen years of his 'Spectator' column1986Waugh, Auberon
Armageddon? Essays 1983-1987Ronald Reagan's 'Freedom from facts'1987Vidal, Gore
Artist Unknown: alternative history of..... the Arts Council1998Witts, Richard
Asking aroundResearch interviews for a trilogy of plays1993Hare, David
At work in the fields of the bombAngry truths1987Del Tredici, Robert
Atlas of global strategyFascinating. Is nowhere safe?1985Freedman, Lawrence
Attacks of opinionSideways looks for the younger set1988Jones, Terry (1)
Bad Attitude: Processed World anthologyZany & left-wing/subversive1990Carlsson, Chris
Before the oil ran out: Britain 1977-87'The making of Meccano Man' & other pieces1987Jack, Ian
Best democracy money can buyGlobalization, Corporate cons, high-placed sleazeballs2002Palast, Greg
Best of 'Life'Good1973Time-Life
Best of CameronFrom BBC radio in 1941 to the Guardian in 19811981Cameron, James
Best of IF Stone's WeeklyWorthy radical journalism1973Stone, IF
Blacklist: political vettingEconomic League raises its (surprisingly) ugly head1988Hollingsworth, M et al
Book of business money and powerFascinating; figures may be dated, but ethos still rules!1987Kidron, M; Segal, R
Brand AmericaThe mother of all brands - & how!2004Anholt, Simon; Hildreth, S
Britain and atomic energy 1939-1945Anorakish but very interesting story1964Gowing, Margaret
Britain in the 70sOh, to be in England... Hah!1980Allison, Ronald
Brought to light (the CIA)Comix tales of Machiavellian real-world politics1989Moore, Alan et al
Business adventuresRogues & trickery; excellent essays & articles1971Brooks, John
But, Chancellor: the treasuryGood1984Young, Hugo; Sloman, A
CambodiaSo-called investigative fictions with running subtext1986Fawcett, Brian
Capitalism for beginnersComix approach1981Lekachman, Robert et al
China syndromeWhat happened during the SARS epidemic2006Greenfeld, Karl Taro
Chomsky for beginnersComix approach to a serious guy1996Cogswell, David; Gordon, P
Common millionaireShareholder-robbing tactics of TJ Watson Jr - see p1811974Heller, Robert
Company Man: rise & fall of Corporate.....Life. An obituary of the species1996Sampson, Anthony
Conspiranoia! Mother of all conspiracy..... theories. Even has IBM (p132 & others)1999Jackson, Devon
Conveyancing fraudDispensing with solicitors; Pete Seaman sold me this1976Joseph, Michael
Corruptions of EmpireWorthy but grim1988Cockburn, Alexander
Costs of Letters: how much do you think..... a writer needs to live on? 40+ opinions1998de Botton, Alain
CRAP: collection rotten adult principlesSex, drugs, class, education, sport, politics, marriage, medicine1996Farman, John
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962Selected Kennedy foreign policy documents2001Stationery Office
Dangerous Company: consulting powerhouses.. & the businesses they save & ruin (1998 update)1997O'Shea, James; Madigan, C
Day in the life of the worldFacts & figures in a little world-shaped book1983Bailey, Andrew
Days in the life: English undergroundInteresting era1988Green, Jonathon
Deliver us from evil: warlords and....peacekeepers in a world of endless conflict2000Shawcross, William
Denning report: the Profumo affairOne-way mirrors, I remember, from Manchester Evening News!1963Denning, Lord
Deterring democracySides of US real-politick hidden by a complacent media1992Chomsky, Noam
Dirty money: Swiss banks, Mafia, etcMoney laundering & white collar crime1975Clarke, T; Tigue, JJ
Disasters: environmental hazardsPredicting & alleviating their effects1980Whittow, John
Doing the businessEast End cops & robbers1988Hobbs, Dick
Dude, where's my country?Regime change via satire, perhaps?2003Moore, Michael
Earth report: monitoring the environment400 topics: additives to zero population growth + essays1988Goldsmith, E; Hildyard, N
Eat the Rich: treatise on economicsAnecdotes & one-liners on wealth1998O'Rourke, PJ
Economic League: silent McCarthyismIBM UK was until 1987 a user of League's nasty 'information'1989Hollingsworth, M et al
Essential anatomy of BritainDemocracy in crisis (when was it ever not?)1992Sampson, Anthony
Facts of everyday lifeMaps of UK poverty, jobs, crime, wealth etc1985Osman, Tony
Fad Surfing in the boardroomReadable & not-so-gentle debunking of 'instant answers'1996Shapiro, Eileen C
Falkland Islands reportDisgraceful episode, wholly avoidable it now seems1983Franks, Lord
Fantasy IslandIllusions of the Blair legacy. Should be a hoot!2007Elliott, Larry; Atkinson, D
Faster: acceleration of just about..... everything1999Gleick, James
Fear and Loathing in Las VegasA chemical trip through the American Dream1971Thompson, Hunter S
Five giants: biography of Welfare StateWant, disease, ignorance, squalor, idleness1995Timmins, Nicholas
Free to be humanOur freedom is largely an illusion - filters systems1995Edwards, David
Gauntlet #01: free expressionWorthy and occasionally amazing / annoying1990Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #02: Stephen King specialGood1991Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #03: politically (in)correctGood1992Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #04: media manipulationGood1992Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #05: porn in the USAGood1993Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #06: black racismGood1993Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #07: in defense of prostitutionGood1994Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #08: Cults; playing GodGood1994Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #09: breast cancer etcGood1995Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #10: sexual harassmentGood1995Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #11: kiddie porn, etc.Bought in NY1996Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #13: murder by the bookGood1997Hoffman, Barry
Gauntlet #22: independent filmsLong time no see2001Hoffman, Barry
Getting busted: arrest, trial, prisonRubin, Bruce, Leary, Holiday, Mailer, Baez, Brecht...1970Firestone, Ross
Girls lean back everywhereLaw of obscenity & assault on genius (arts in America)1992de Grazia, Edward
God, man & Mrs ThatcherStill can't face this1989Raban, Jonathan
Gods that failed: financial elite has.... gambled away our futures2009Elliott, L; Atkinson, D
Great U-turn: de-industrialising societyGood1988Goldsmith, Edward
Great Unravelling: from boom to bust....in 3 scandalous years. Bush, Cheney, Enron, oil, etc.2003Krugman, Paul
Herman KahnsciousnessRoly-poly IQ 200 opinionated prat who gave us wargasm1973Agel, Jerome
High time: life & times of Howard MarksUK drugs & IRA, 1960s, MI6, smuggling. Stalled on p591984Leigh, David
History of bombingLabyrinthine arrangement doesn't mute the angry analysis1999Lindqvist, Sven
Honours System: history of patronageBaroque state of refinement of UK's system1985De-la-Noy, Michael
Hotel America: scenes .. of fin-de-sieclePost-Cold-War essays & criticism on the civil religion1995Lapham, Lewis H
How to beat Sir HumphreyEvery citizen's guide to fighting officialdom1997Jay, Antony
Idiot Proof (retitled Mumbo Jumbo)USA edition. Short history of modern delusions2004Wheen, Francis
Imperial ambitions: conversations on....post-9/11 world, with David Barsamian2005Chomsky, Noam
Impolite InterviewsSocial & political commentary1999Krassner, Paul
In defence of the realm?Should we have accountable security services? Yes!1990Norton-Taylor, Richard
Index on censorship V24 #6Concentrates on global film censorship1995Owen, Ursula
Index on censorship V25 #1Chernobyl & similar accidents waiting to happen elsewhere1996Owen, Ursula
Inflation Report, May 1993Depressing1993Bank of England
Into the dangerous world: childhood costsSkimmed1989Warner, Marina
It's a conspiracy!America's favourite conspiracy theories, & a few facts1992Litchfield, Michael
Last Oil shockExtinction of Petroleum Man2007Strahan, David
LaundrymenGlobal business of money laundering1994Robinson, Jeffrey
Letters for my childrenIf this doesn't put you off nuclear energy...1987Rhys-Thomas, Deirdre
Letters from LexingtonReflections on propaganda for 'Lies of our Times' magazine1993Chomsky, Noam
Lions, donkeys & dinosaursWaste & blundering in the Armed Forces2006Page, Lewis
Lords of PovertyLifestyles & corruption within the Aid business1989Hancock, Graham
Madwoman's underclothesEssays & occasional writings, 1968-851986Greer, Germaine
Make-believe townEssays & remembrances on a variety of topics1996Mamet, David
Manufacturing Consent: Chomsky & mediaBook of the film (& Chomsky book, too!) of same title1994Achbar, M; Wintonick, P
Manufacturing Consent: mass mediaUnderlying elite consensus that structures our news1988Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Ed
Media virusHidden agendas in popular culture; bought in NY. Lost?1996Rushkoff, Douglas
Money GameStalled on p63 (IBM anecdote) but I can see I should resume!1969Smith, Adam
Moralities: how to end the abuse of.....money & power in 21st C.2001Smith, Joan
Mr Bevan's dream: welfare stateUnread1989Townsend, Sue
My biggest mistakeVarious people, including ex-chairman of IBM (UK)1993Trapp, Roger
NamAlmost like a coffee-table colour photo book!1983Page, Tim
New Great Game: blood & oil in....central Asia. Fossil fuels in unfriendly places2003Kleveman, Lutz
New state of the world atlasUpdated 4th edition on political & economic changes1991Kidron, M; Segal, R
No, Minister: the civil serviceGood and provocative1982Young, Hugo; Sloman, A
Nuclear Age - Greenpeace bookHidden history & costs of horrible blunders & accidents1989May, John
Of arms and men: history of war, weaponsSkimmed1989O'Connell, Robert L
Outposts: journeys to surviving relics...of Empire in our far-flung island colonies1985Winchester, Simon
Paper moneyStalled on p1501982Smith, Adam
Pendulum years: Britain & the 60sA corrosive pen from a man who hates spiders. Stalled on p1021970Levin, Bernard
Perpetual war for perpetual peaceHow & why the US got so hated2002Vidal, Gore
Phonetappers and the security stateUnderworld of UK & US security surveillance activities1981Campbell, Duncan (1)
Plaintext: essaysWide-ranging topics: MS, sex, locked wards, daughters1986Mairs, Nancy
Prepared for the worst: essaysClever & quotable1988Hitchens, Christopher
Printer's Devil, issue F (legal)Good1995Various
Private power: multinational corporations& their role in our survival... or destruction?1980Madsen, Axel
Progressive patriot: search for belongingDistaste for neo-patriotism of the far right2006Bragg, Billy
Propaganda, Inc. Selling America's..... culture to the world. Tiny, but powerful, tome1998Snow, Nancy
Quantum Jump: survival guide for the new.... Renaissance. A Herman Kahn with humanity1998Clement, William R
Quiz of the 80s: the 'Guardian'What a distant decade!1989Tickell, Tom
Quotable HitchensEd by Windsor Mann2011Hitchens, Christopher
Report 1993 (covers 1992)Bloody catalogue of atrocity & commonplace inhumanity1993Amnesty International
Restricted entry: censorship on trialCanadian Customs guards. Incredible & completely outrageous1995Fuller, J; Blackley, S
Rich get richerGrim growth of inequality in UK in 1980s. Stalled on p571987Rentoul, John
Richer WayHe of the hi-fi chain with insights etc.1995Richer, Julian
Right to know (Belgrano affair)Tory cover-up & Ponting's disgraceful Old Bailey trial1985Ponting, Clive
Roaring NinetiesSearing critique of Dubyanomics & CEO greed2003Stiglitz, Joseph
Rogue State: the world's only superpowerA side that NPR tends to leave unexamined or questioned2002Blum, William
Rogue StatesRule of force in world affairs; realpolitik with warts2000Chomsky, Noam
Royal fortune: tax, money & the monarchyBleeding parasites; raises blood pressure1992Hall, Phillip
Sabotage in the American workplaceAmazing anecdotage of dissatisfaction, mischief & revenge1992Sprouse, Martin
Sacred cowsUnmemorable1989Weldon, Fay
Savoy dreams: secret life of Savoy booksFascinating, what goes on (& unreported) in the UK...1984Britton, D; Butterworth, M
Sex, lies and politicsNaked truth about Bush, democracy, war on terror...2004Flynt, Larry
Sexplicitly yours: trial of Cynthia PayneSleazy cash-in1987Walker, Gloria; Daly, Lynn
Silent Takeover: global capitalism &..... death of democracy. (What's that?)2001Hertz, Noreena
Slouching towards BethlehemEssays; barricades, bombings, mass murders, kidnapped heiresses...1968Didion, Joan
Smart moves: career strategiesSo that's where I've been going wrong all these years1990Golzen, G; Garner, A
St Valentine's Day massacre, 1929FBI files of Chicago Police Department investigation2001Stationery Office
State imperfect: UK social problemsGrim survey of statistics of Thatcher's 'miracle Britain'1989Tintner, Michael
State of the nation: Britain in the 80sFocusing Kidron's work just on to the UK1985Fothergill, S; Vincent, J
State of the world atlasGood idea at the time - Cold War at full tilt1981Kidron, M; Segal, R
State of the world atlas6th edition1999Smith, Dan
Strategic atlas: world geopoliticsPolitical realities of strategic areas & flashpoints1983Chaliand, G; Rageau, J-P
Taking liberties since 1997Cost to us of the 'War on Terror' (sic)2007Atkins, Chris et al
Tax Guide 2000/2001 (Lloyds TSB)Useful2000Williams, S; Willman, J
Tell me lies about VietnamAngry stuff1988Louvre, A; Walsh, J
That was business, this is personalChanging faces of professional crime in UK1990Campbell, Duncan (2)
They shoot writers, don't they?Essays on role of writers in repressive societies1984Theiner, George
Thirty years' war: radical journalistThe Democratic vista from 1965 to 19941995Kopkind, Andrew
Too many peopleIn a nutshell, according to pioneer transplant surgeon1994Calne, Roy
Transparent SocietyTechnology, surveillance & democracy1998Brin, David
Trial of Henry KissingerLong overdue 'coals' overhauling of a nasty Western 'statesman'2001Hitchens, Christopher
Trial of Lady ChatterleyRegina v. Penguin Books in October 1960 - bizarre times!1961Rolph, CH
Trials of Oscar Wilde, 1895Old Bailey transcript excerpts2001Stationery Office
UFOs in America, 1947FBI files of correspondence2001Stationery Office
UFOs in the House of Lords: 1979Hansard transcript of 18 January 1979 Lords debate1979Stationery Office
Undercov£r EconomistDo you care if you get ripped off?2006Harford, Tim
Understanding PowerEdited transcripts2002Chomsky, Noam
United States of AngerBBC journalist travels thru USA in its post Cold War climate1997Esler, Gavin
Unreliable sources: a guide to.....detecting bias in news media. Dirty secrets & double standards1990Lee, Martin A; Solomon, N
View from the Diners ClubElegant1991Vidal, Gore
Violence: causes and solutionsWide-ranging anthology of papers & essays1970Hartogs, R; Artzt, E
Virgin IslandsEssays 1992 - 19971997Vidal, Gore
Waiting for the Barbarians26 recent (1995 to 1997) essays1998Lapham, Lewis H
War atlasHorrific armed conflict & armed 'peace'1983Kidron, M; Smith, D
Way of the WorldTelegraph columns from May '90 to May '951995Waugh, Auberon
Way of the World: closing the circleBest selections from May 1990 through December 20002001Waugh, Auberon
Way of the World: forgotten years1995-96, & Willie Rushton's death1998Waugh, Auberon
Way we live nowTaking cultural & social temperature of UK1995Hoggart, Richard
Wealth & poverty: economic history 20th COne of those populist approach tomes1990Pollard, Sidney
Weightless world: thriving in the digital... age. Globalism & old securities1999Coyle, Diane
Welfare State we're inPretty damning indictment of UK2004Bartholomew, James
What Uncle Sam really wantsTranscripts of radio interviews & talks1992Chomsky, Noam
White albumMyths & realities of the 1960s1979Didion, Joan
Who runs this place?UK in the 21st century2004Sampson, Anthony
Whose cities?18 novelists on aspects of UK city culture1991Fisher, M; Owen, U
Winner of the slow bicycle raceCollection of satirical columns1996Krassner, Paul
Winners and losers: VietnamBattles, retreats, gains, losses, & ruins (NY Times writer)1976Emerson, Gloria
With respect, AmbassadorExcellent; built from BBC radio series1985Jenkins, S; Sloman, A
Women in the worldInternational atlas along Kidron's lines1986Seager, J; Olson, A
World data: facts, figures, issuesBought for my 'CICS Chronicle' research1993Guinness
World orders, old and newHistoric analysis & trademark cutting irony. May 1993 lectures1994Chomsky, Noam
XAT: live tax freeHistory of money & possibility of a tax-free economy2000Anon
Year 501: the conquest continuesIn 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. USA's role today1993Chomsky, Noam

Diaries

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Among you taking notes: wartime diaryOne million words nicely truncated by Dorothy Sheridan1985Mitchison, Naomi
Assassin's Cloak: anthology of world's.... greatest diarists.2000Taylor, Irene & Alan
Backbench diaries (ed. Morgan)Oct 1951 to Dec 1963 in 1100 pages1981Crossman, Richard
Baghdad Burning: girl's blog from IraqLife since the US occupation2005Riverbend
Baghdad Burning: volume 2Still aflame. She's considering leaving2006Riverbend
Beaton in the SixtiesMore unexpurgated anecdotage2003Vickers, Hugo; Beaton, Cecil
Benn Diaries; single volume editionEdited by Ruth Winstone, covering 1940 - 19901995Benn, Tony
Birth of Shylock & death of Zero MostelBirth, life & death of a play & its star1997Wesker, Arnold
Blood sweat & teaEast London ambulance service diary. Compelling reading2006Reynolds, Tom
Boy in the Blitz: a 1940 diarySelf-centred; but what teen diary isn't?1972Perry, Colin
Breaking the Code: Westminster diariesPullover's time as a Tory whip1999Brandreth, Gyles
Cabinet Years: 1950 - 1957Diaries edited by Peter Catterall2003Macmillan, Harold
CodaDiary of 'the beginning of my dying'2008Gray, Simon
DiariesRacy & sleazy. Very readable, for a Tory MP1993Clark, Alan
Diaries 1967 - 1987Cultural politics of our Establishment figurines1997Strong, Roy
Diaries 1969 - 1979: Python yearsInteresting, albeit obsessively detailed2006Palin, Michael
Diaries & letters 1930 - 1939Edited by his son1966Nicolson, Harold
Diaries & letters 1939 - 1945Edited by his son1967Nicolson, Harold
Diaries & letters 1945 - 1962Edited by his son1968Nicolson, Harold
Diaries (ed Paul Sutton)1942 onward for 50 glorious years2005Anderson, Lindsay
Diaries (editor, Michael Davie)A long, largely complete, chronicle1979Waugh, Evelyn
Diaries of AL RowsePoet, historian, major misanthrope; excellent stuff2003Rowse, AL
Diaries of Kenneth TynanUncovering 1971 to 19802001Lahr, John
Diaries: into politicsEarlier years of the entertaining semi-fascist2000Clark, Alan
Diary #1: a Walk-On Part, covering end.... of Major and beginning of "new" Labour under Bliar2011Mullin, Chris
Diary #01: Ancestral voicesJan 1942 - Dec 1943 in the National Trust1975Lees-Milne, James
Diary #2: a View from the Foothills, yet.... engagingly clear-sighted. Marvellous anecdotes, too2009Mullin, Chris
Diary #02: Prophesying peaceJan 1944 - Sep 1945 in the National Trust1977Lees-Milne, James
Diary #03: Caves of iceJan 1946 - Dec 1947 in the National Trust1983Lees-Milne, James
Diary #3: Decline and Fall, covering the.... glorious/inglorious expenses scandal, and much joy besides2010Mullin, Chris
Diary #04: Midway on the wavesJan 1948 - Dec 1949 in the National Trust1985Lees-Milne, James
Diary #05: A mingled measure1953-19721994Lees-Milne, James
Diary #06: Ancient as the Hills1973-19741997Lees-Milne, James
Diary #07: Through wood and daleIntro by his great-nephew! 1975-19781998Lees-Milne, James
Diary #08: Deep romantic chasm1979 through 1981 + travel notes2000Lees-Milne, James
Diary #09: Holy Dread1982 to 1984 & passions dampened2001Lees-Milne, James
Diary #10: Beneath a waning moon1985 - 1987; Thatcher's Britain if you please2003Lees-Milne, James
Diary #11: Ceaseless turmoil1988-19922004Lees-Milne, James
Diary #12: Milk of Paradise1993-19972005Lees-Milne, James
Diary: John EvelynAkin to Aubrey's Brief Lives1995de la Bédoyère, Guy
Duff Cooper DiariesEd by John Julius Norwich, cover 1915-19512005Cooper, Duff
Eight bells and top mastsDiaries of his 1950s stamp-treaming days2001Lee, Christopher (2)
Enter a foxDiatribes against himself2001Gray, Simon
Events, dear boy, eventsPolitical diaries from Woolf to Campbell2012Winstone, Ruth
Faber book of diariesArranged through a year, many many contributions1987Brett, Simon (1)
Fat chanceInside story of Stephen Fry's West End departure1995Gray, Simon
Father and I: a memoirDrawing the poison out of the past2000Gebler, Carlo
Fringes of power: 1939 to Oct. 1941Downing Street diaries, Vol 11985Colville, John
Henry and June (1931-32)From her 'unexpurgated' diary1986Nin, Anais
Hugh Trevor-Roper: Wartime JournalsAcidic commentaries during desperate times2012Davenport-Hines, Richard
Illustrated Pepys (from the Diary)Excellent condensation1983Latham, Robert
Japan diaries of Richard Gordon SmithSkimmed, looks interesting1986Manthorpe, Victoria
Journals 1952 - 2000Seemed he knew everybody2007Schlesinger, Arthur M Jr
Keeping On Keeping OnLatest tranche of his diary and other writings2016Bennett, Alan
Kenneth Williams diariesWhinges galore over 40 years1993Davies, Russell
Kill Bill diaryFilm-making captured to perfection2006Carradine, David
Kilvert's Diary, 1870-1879Detailed picture of the English countryside1944Plomer, William
King's SpeechFrom Lionel Logue's diaries2010Logue, Mark; Conradi, Peter
Last DiariesFinished after his death in 1999 with his wife's account2002Clark, Alan
Life in EgyptUnread, but skimmed1983McPherson, Bimbashi
Love is blueWartime randiness. 1941 onward, & she's in the WAAF1986Wyndham, Joan
Love lessonsWartime randiness, 1939-42. Hectic, desperate times1985Wyndham, Joan
Mandarin: diaries 1969 - 1982Should be good for a laugh, even if hollow & forced1994Henderson, Nicholas
Maud: illustr. diary of a Victorian womanDelightful watercolours & sketchbook plus notes1985Fraser, Flora
MintEye-opening; even eye-watering in parts1958Lawrence, TE
Moment's liberty: the shorter diary30 volumes cut to one, 1915 - 19411990Woolf, Virginia
My sister and myselfFrancis King edits privately promiscuous gay diaries, 1948-571982Ackerley, JR
My week with MarilynWeek omitted from his other diary2000Clark, Colin
Noël Coward DiariesSuperb, entrancing1982Coward, Noël
Notable woman: romantic journalsEdited by Simon Garfield. Spanning sixty years2015Pratt, Jean Lucey
Orton diariesFascinating & sad1986Lahr, John
Ossie Clark diariesPositively Ortonesque1998Rous, Henrietta
Our hidden lives: diaries of five....post-war Britons. More Mass Observation fallout2004Garfield, Simon
Pacific War Diary 1942 - 1945Compare with JPW Mallalieu's view!1963Fahey, James J
Point of DepartureRecently updated Cabinet memoirs2004Cook, Robin
Prince, the showgirl, and meJust as candid as older brother Alan1995Clark, Colin
Shorter PepysStill long!1985Latham, Robert
Smoking DiariesPlaywright started diaries at age 65; fine stuff2004Gray, Simon
Something sensational to read....in the train. His diary, what else?2009Brandreth, Gyles
Unexpurgated Beaton diariesQuite magnificent2002Vickers, Hugo; Beaton, Cecil
War and Uncle WalterEccentric's war diary2003Musto, C; McCulloch, A
War Diaries 1939 - 1945Fresh insights bring new shudders2001Alanbrooke, Viscount
Wasting more police timeRecipe as before, with many more contributors2012Copperfield, PC David
Wasting police timeLife in today's police force, started as a blog2006Copperfield, PC David
Writing homeWonderful. 25 years of diary entries & jottings1994Bennett, Alan
Wynne Diaries: 2 sisters, Napoleonic eraIncredible contemporary picture builds up1952Fremantle, Anne
Year of the JouncerClassily rehearsed stream of semi-self-consciousness2006Gray, Simon
Year of the kingAn actor who can really write, dammit1985Sher, Antony
Year with swollen appendicesThis is a nice man, reminiscent of Sean French1996Eno, Brian
Years with MotherEdited with notes & intro by Malcolm Barnes1952Hare, Augustus

Engineering

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Aeroplane structureFlight without formulae1964Kermode, AC
Almost everything there is to knowExcellent, engaging chap; works well on TV1988Hunkin, Tim
Backroom Boys: secret return of....the British Boffin2003Spufford, Francis
BathroomPictures of people peeing helped designs; amazing stuff1976Kira, Alexander
Big Bang: history of explosivesGunpowder to H-bombs1998Brown, George I
Buckminster Fuller readerAnticipatory design specialist in his own words1970Fuller, R Buckminster
Century in OilStory of Shell, 1897 - 1997; lavishly told1997Howarth, Stephen
Cross-sections: man-of-warWeird & wonderful. Hard to classify1993Biesty, Stephen
Cultural Babbage: technology, time..... & invention; 13 essays on old 'new' technology1996Spufford, Francis; Uglow, J
Eagle book of cutawaysNostalgic1988Wood, L Ashwell
Engines of creation: nanotechnologyThere's plenty of room at the bottom (Feynman)1990Drexler, K Eric
Evolution of useful thingsZips, forks, Scotch tape, paper clips, pots1992Petroski, Henry
Existential Pleasures of EngineeringRevised edition of 1976 original1994Florman, Samuel C
Experimental methods for engineersUseful & fascinating formulae & experimental layouts1966Holman, JP
Fantastic inventions of Nikola Tesla& additional material/commentary on weird science1993Tesla, Nikola
Gecko's foot: bio-inspiration engineered....from Nature2005Forbes, Peter
Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph..... Bazalgette & cleansing of Victorian metropolis1999Halliday, Stephen
Helmsmen and Heroes: control theoryFeedback loops & theory far more widely applied1994Gosling, William
How to build a flying saucer.... & other proposals in speculative engineering1981Pawlicki, TB
I for InventionInteresting & quirky1992Hooper, Meredith
Incredible Cross-sectionsI can see right through you!1993Biesty, Stephen
Incredible ExplosionsMore clever cutaways1996Biesty, Stephen
Index of Possibilities: energy & powerIf only people would listen...1974Chesterman, John
Invention by design: how engineers get..... from thought to thing. Including new paper clip variants!1996Petroski, Henry
Invention that changed the worldRadar from war to peace. See also R Hanbury Brown's Boffin1996Buderi, Robert
Just another daySciTech in our everyday lives2006Hart-Davis, Adam
Measure for measureTV-related examination of measurement tools & systems1993Dugan, Sally
Meccano Magazine, 1916-1981Index, covers, & outline history1987Manduca, J; Love, B
New science of strong materialsOr why you don't fall through the floor1976Gordon, JE
One good turnNatural history of the screw & its driver2000Rybczynski, Witold
Pinball effect, & other journeys..... through knowledge.1996Burke, James
Power of the machine: the impact of..... technology from 1700 onward1992Buchanan, RA
Science of Measurement: historical surveyComprehensive & full of intricacy1974Klein, Herbert Arthur
Solid geometry in 3-D (anaglyphs)Bought while at school1967Davies, AGJ
Spirit of Hamble: Folland aircraftNicely illustrated history of Gnats etc2000James, Derek N
Strength of materialsGood, upstanding stuff :-)1957Nash, William A
Structures: why things don't fall downAnd why Greek chariots' wheels came off at night1978Gordon, JE
Talking about machines: ethnography....of a modern job. Photocopier field service technicians1996Orr, Julian E
Television interference manualUseful when a radio 'ham' lived too near1979Priestley, B
To engineer is human: role of failure..... in successful design. By the 'pencil' man1985Petroski, Henry
Tombstone Imperative: truth about air..... safety. Horrifying & extremely unreassuring2000Weir, Andrew
Unbounding the futureMore nanotechnology, & its predicted effects1991Drexler, K Eric
Utopia or oblivion12 essays on telecomms, recovery of used metals, 21st Century1969Fuller, R Buckminster
Way things workThis is Ardley the jazz man!1988Macaulay, David; Ardley, N
What the Victorians did for usOur former world supremacy in engineering, etc.2001Hart-Davis, Adam
White heat: people and technology8 chapters to supplement 1994 BBC documentaries1994Pursell, Carroll
Why things bite back: revenge effectUnpredicted pitfalls of new technology1996Tenner, Edward
World of Measurements: masterpieces,.... mysteries, and muddles of metrology (1st edition hardback)1974Klein, Herbert Arthur

SF Factual

TitleNotesYearAuthor
All our yesterdaysAnorak territory1969Warner Jr., Harry
Alternate worldsNice overview1975Gunn, James E
Art of SFClassic stuff, sometimes ripped-off1977Freas, Frank Kelly
Asimov (Isaac)Nine essays & good Doctor's own afterwords. Get a life!1977Olander; Greenberg
Asimov on Science FictionEditorials from his magazine plus other essays & articles1981Asimov, Isaac
Billion year spreeFrom Mary Shelley to 'The stars my detestation' (sic)1973Aldiss, Brian W
Cambridge Guide to Science FictionI used to think I was keeping up!2003James, Edward; Mendlesohn, F
Clarke (Arthur C)Nine essays by 'English literature professors' gawd help us...1977Olander; Greenberg
Close encounters? Science and SFNature of science & its role in society via SF1990Lambourne, Robert et al
Complete book of SF&F listsAnorak heaven, & some excellent taste/erudition on display1983Jakubowski, M; Edwards, M
Confederation HandbookGuide to Night's Dawn trilogy from Peter for Xmas2000Hamilton, Peter F
Creation of Tomorrow: 50 yrs of mag. SFMarvellous stuff!1977Carter, Paul A
Dan Dare: the biographyAn exercise in extreme completeism, even by my standards. Great!2010Tatarsky, Daniel
Don't Panic (guide to Hitch-hiker's guide)Official, & great fun, too!1987Gaiman, Neil
Dream makersPotted biographies1986Platt, Charles
Dreams our stuff is made ofHow SF conquered the world1998Disch, Thomas M
Eighth stage of fandomAnorak territory - great!1962Bloch, Robert
Encyclopedia of SFGood1978Holdstock, Robert P
Encyclopedia of SF (1st edition)Bought on the day I saw 'Alien' in Staines -- excellent1979Nicholls, Peter et al
Encyclopedia of SF (2nd edition)Also now on Grolier CDROM -- endlessly worth browsing1993Nicholls, Peter et al
Foundation 42: Spring 1988Critical essays: 'Who's afraid of SF?'1988James, Edward
Foundation 43: Summer 1988Essays & articles on Feminism & SF, women in SF1988James, Edward
Foundation 44: Winter 1988/89Essays, on Tiptree, Asimov etc1989James, Edward
Foundation 52: Summer 1991Essays, including a long one on the "Dredd" phenomenon1991James, Edward
Foundation 55: Summer 1992Essays, including 'How safe is John Wyndham?'1992James, Edward
Frank collection: SF artworkFascinating trawl through quite a haul in their house1999Frank, Jane & Howard
Good reading guide to SF & FBloomsbury guide1989Zool, MH
Great balls of fire!Sex in SF art, would you believe1977Harrison, Harry
Grumbles from the graveMany of his letters to his agent, plus variety of material1989Heinlein, Robert A
Heinlein (Robert A)Nine essays remind me of blind pygmies describing an elephant1978Olander; Greenberg
Heinlein: stranger in his own landCovers oeuvre to 1973's 'Time enough for love'1977Slusser, George Edgar
Heinlein: the classic yearsConcentrating more on earlier, shorter works1977Slusser, George Edgar
Hell's cartographersSix SF writers with potted autobiographies & working insights1975Aldiss, BW; Harrison, H
Hitch-hiker original scriptsExactly as described1985Adams, Douglas
How to write... horror, fantasy & SFGood advice1987Williamson, JN
Illustrated book of SF ideas & dreamsNice to browse1977Kyle, David
Illustrated book of SF listsEnjoyable, now dated, ramblings in anorak land1982Ashley, Mike
In search of wonderRevised from 1956; includes 'One sane man' (Heinlein, who else?)1967Knight, Damon
In the chinks of the world machineInteresting skim1988Lefanu, Sarah
Isaac AsimovOne hesitates to use the term 'anorak', but not for long1982Gunn, James E
Language of the NightSpeeches & essays on fantasy & SF1979Le Guin, Ursula K
Lost worlds of 2001Anecdotage from behind the scenes. See also J Agel1972Clarke, Arthur C
Modern fantasy: the 100 best novelsArguable, though I've only read 34 of them!1988Pringle, David
Motion of light in water: writings 60-65Overrated, in my opinion1990Delany, Samuel R
New encyclopedia of SFNot in same league as Nicholls tome; too selective1988Gunn, James E
Notebooks of Lazarus LongCalligraphically illustrated1973Heinlein, Robert A
Pictorial history of SFLightweight, but OK1976Kyle, David
Pliocene companionAlmost anorak territory1984May, Julian
Pocket Essentials: Alan Moore...Mini guide to author of Watchmen, Halo Jones et al2001Parkin, Lance
Proceedings; Chicon III (1962)20th World SF convention in Chicago; anorak territory1963Kemp, Earl
Proceedings; Discon (1963)21st World SF convention in Washington; anorak territory1965Eney, Dick
Red Dwarf programme guideOK1993Howarth, Chris; Lyons, S
Requiem for AstoundingAnorak's tribute to a seminal magazine1964Rogers, Alva
Requiem: new works, and tributes86,000 unpublished words + many a tribute1992Heinlein, RA; Kondo, Yoji
Science Fiction in the 20th centurySF as a cultural phenomenon, not just texts & authors1994James, Edward
Science in SFVery interesting1982Nicholls, Peter
Sex Column & other misprintsColumns from SFX magazine2005Langford, David
SF artInteresting, but not earth-shattering1975Aldiss, Brian W
SF book: an illustrated historyAustrian; excellent use of many rare pix; oodles of typos, too1975Rottensteiner, Frank
SF novel: imagination & social criticismHeinlein, Kornbluth, Bester, & Bloch with four lectures from 19571959Advent publishers
SF of Isaac AsimovGood survey of themes, characters & settings1974Patrouch, Joseph F
SF: the 100 best novelsOne can argue with this list! I've read 55 of them1985Pringle, David
SF: the illustrated encyclopediaLavishly illustrated; many potted biogs, nice to browse1995Clute, John
Shape of further thingsMix of autobio, diary & many interesting memories & opinions1970Aldiss, Brian W
Sidelines: talks and essaysKindle edition. Some marvellous insights and good humour2013Bujold, Lois McMaster
Star Wars: the annotated screenplaysTranscripted interviews with the guilty parties1997Bouzereau, Laurent
Star Wars: the magic of mythAce companion to Smithsonian exhibition by its curator1997Henderson, Mary
Strokes: essays & reviews 1966-1986Coincides with time over which I somewhat drifted away from SF1988Clute, John
Third milleniumGlossy but lightweight1985Stableford, B; Langford, D
Tomorrow and beyondSF artwork, basically197?Summers, Ian
Tour of the UniverseNot too bad1980Holdstock, R; Edwards, M
Trillion year spreeUpdated wide-ranging survey of SF1986Aldiss, BW; Wingrove, D
Ultimate encyclopedia of SFSomehow glossy lightweight (cf Clute's 1995 volume)1996Pringle, David
Ultimate guide to Science FictionWell, it's an opinion; albeit an arrogant one1990Pringle, David
Universes of EE SmithAnorak territory - on a galaxy-wide scale1966Ellik, Ron; Evans, Bill
Up through an empty house of starsReviews & essays, 1980 - 20022003Langford, David
Visual encyclopedia of SFVery entertaining to dip into1977Ash, Brian
Visual guide to XanthExactly as described. Bought for Peter1989Anthony, Piers; Nye, Jody L
Who killed Science Fiction?Superb mini-essays by many major writers from years gone by1963Kemp, Earl
Who writes SF?Excellent potted biographies1980Platt, Charles
Who's who in SF400 or so brief biogs; all too many, alas, are now obituaries!1976Ash, Brian
World beyond the hill680 worthy pages on SF's development & effects on our society1989Panshin, Alexei & Cory
World of Science FictionThe man who's a (true) fan lets rip1997Ackerman, Forrest J

FanFic

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Darcy's tale #1: into HertfordshireKindle edition. P&P variant - another point of view2013Hurd, Stanley
Darcy's tale #2: into KentKindle edition. P&P variant - another point of view2013Hurd, Stanley
Darcy's tale #3: the way homeKindle edition. P&P variant - another point of view2013Hurd, Stanley
Longbourn to LondonKindle edition. P&P variant - another point of view2013Beutler, Linda
Mr Darcy's diaryMy second alternative POV variant2012Grange, Amanda
Scenes Jane Austen never wroteKindle edition. P&P variant - another point of view2013Austen Authors collective

Funny (F)

TitleNotesYearAuthor
80s - a look back at the decadeSomehow heavy-handed satire1979Hendra, Tony et al
100 pretentious nursery rhymesMary had a callow sheep, etc.2002Powell, Michael
1066 and all thatFolio Society; nice intro by Ned Sherrin1930Sellar, WC; Yeatman, RJ
1956 and all thatExcellent update on Sellar & Yeatman + Willy Rushton!1984Sherrin, Ned; Shand, Neil
Absolutely TypicalForeword by Bron Waugh1996Mather, Victoria et al
Absolutely typical tooSnide word/picture portraits of stereotypes1997Mather, Victoria et al
Adult joke bookAdult clearly means 'dirty' -- strangely!1999Sharpe, Johnny
Adventures of BrianSmall mollusc, step forward1998Thompson, Eric
Adventures of DougalMagic Roundabout (Serge Danot) tales from 1971/21998Thompson, Eric
Adventures of DylanDelightful transcripts1998Thompson, Eric
Adventures of ErmintrudePink-spotted flower-eating monster (cow) speaks!1998Thompson, Eric
Adventures of SallySet in world of 1920s New York theatre1922Wodehouse, PG
After HenryGood novel of the TV show of the BBC R4 series1987Brett, Simon (1)
Anagram GeniusAnagrams generated by his program; bought at Acorn Show1995Tunstall-Pedoe, William
And now all thisAfter demolishing history... Golliwology, myth-information...1932Sellar, WC; Yeatman, RJ
Antrobus CompleteReplacement copy of the trilogy of stories1989Durrell, Lawrence
Ascent of Rum DoodlePooter goes mountain climbing1956Bowman, WE
Asimov laughs againSecond & last set of his jokes, sadly; bought in NY1992Asimov, Isaac
Asimov's Treasury of HumorFirst wonderfully-annotated set of his jokes1971Asimov, Isaac
Augustus Carp Esq. by himselfExcellent, but a slow, rewarding read1924Bashford, Sir Henry H
Aunts aren't gentlemenThe country cure for Bertie's pink spots1974Wodehouse, PG
Autobiography of Larry SandersLate night fictional talk show host1998Shandling, Garry; Rensin, D
Ave Ogden! Nash in LatinSublimely silly idea, well-executed1975Nash, Ogden
Balloons in the black bagEmma Jane's further adventures1978Donaldson, William
Bawdy balladsIncl. 'Sexual Life of the Camel' & 80 more1970Cray, Ed
Beachcomber: works of J B MortonGood, in small doses. Nanny has this1974Ingrams, Richard
Beast in me and other animalsHippoterranovamus, timid stork-eater1949Thurber, James
Bedside Lovers (& other goats)Further pieces - same vein2002Bennett, Joe
Bee in the kitchen & other distractionsEssays, articles, parodies & 'episodes'1983Ellis, HF
Best by Miles: posthumous collection....of his humorous oeuvre2009Kington, Miles
Best of HancockTen classics, incl. Blood Donor, Missing Page, Radio Ham1986Galton, R; Simpson, A
Big Book of Jewish HumorEven has some Shary Flenniken artwork (see p43)1981Novak, William; Waldoks, M
Blairway to HeavenCompetition entries, This England, etc., from 1990-19951995New Statesman
Blandings Castle6 of Blandings, 5 of Mulliner, and a Bobbie Wickham1935Wodehouse, PG
Bleeders come firstMedical mayhem as Dr Campbell hits Casualty ward1979Douglas, Colin
Bluebottles on my marmaladeWhimsical pieces of Northern humour1982Barras, Leonard
Book of laughterJokes, one-liners, gaffes1985Rosten, Leo
Book of NonsenseThe 'I said Oddley Diddley' man with 75 contributors1977Jennings, Paul
Book of sequelsNot as funny as I'd hoped1990Beard, Henry et al
Book of wit and humourDeliciously dated; Waugh, Herbert, Milne, Linklater, Potter1949Barsley, Michael
Brilliant creaturesStalled on p222 of a novel with an index!1983James, Clive
Brothers keepersCrooked monks in New York1975Westlake, Donald E
Brrm! Brrm!His 3rd novel, aka 'the man from Japan'1991James, Clive
Buddhism for bearsCharming illustrations1998Riddell, Chris
Buddhism for sheepMore animal nonsense1996Riddell, Chris
Bunbury book of limericksA goodly assortment; some rather rude1988Anonymous
Call it a canaryPat leaves Carter Brandon!1985Tinniswood, Peter
Campbell companionBest of Paddy C, edited by Ulick O'Connor1987Campbell, Patrick
Captain's TableHilarious saga of William Ebbs, Master of 'Martin Luther'1954Gordon, Richard
Carry on, Jeeves10, incl the hiring of Jeeves in the first place1925Wodehouse, PG
Certain Age: 12 radio monologuesAlan Bennett's turf2010Truss, Lynne
Chronicles of BargepoleBargepole: the man who hates everything1992Bywater, Michael
Cocktail timePart of the 'Uncle Fred' omnibus1958Wodehouse, PG
Code of the WoostersHe returned with the tissue-restorer. I loosed it down the hatch1938Wodehouse, PG
Colemanballs (12 vols)Private Eye's collections of verbal gaffes, 1982 on...2004Fantoni, Barry
Comic Relief Christmas bookOK1986Various
Complete and utter 'My Word' collectionYou can't have your kayak & heat it, etc.1983Muir, Frank; Norden, Denis
Complete book of party jokesThick, but not always funny1972Playboy
Comrade Don CamilloLinked tales of trip to enemy's heartland: Russia1963Guareschi, Giovanni
Cops and robbersBent coppers rip off the System for their pensions1972Westlake, Donald E
Crazy like a foxBloxsom's recommendation, bought in Reading1947Perelman, SJ
Created in Darkness by troubled....Americans. Best of McSweeney's2005Eggers, Dave
Cricklewood TapestrySlanted observations from his loft2001Coren, Alan
Cure for livingDownbeat mayhem at the Life Ending centre in the USA1983Douglas, Colin
Curious Incident of the WMD in IraqBlair, as it were, from super to nuts2004Candappa, Rohan
Cynic's DictionaryMisbehaving words1998Dillon-Malone, Aubrey
Dear PopsyCollected postcards of a private schoolboy to his father1984Bishop-Potter, E
Decline and fall of practically everybodyLike Sellar & Yeatman's stylish take on history1950Cuppy, Will
Deeper meaning of LiffMore spoof definitions based on place names1990Adams, Douglas; Lloyd, J
Defence diaries of W Morgan PettyProto-Henry Root in parts1984Bethell, Brian
Dialogues9 anecdotes of Naples & Neapolitan life1985de Crescenzo, Luciano
Diary of a nobodyJournal of hapless 1890s City clerk, Charles Pooter1892Grossmith, George & Weedon
DIY brain surgeryFunnyish1981Cowley, Stewart
Doctor at seaServing under Captain Hogg of the Lotus1953Gordon, Richard
Dogsbody Papers - 1066 and all thisThink of it as annotated '1066' by lots of funny people1988Parrott, EO
Don Camillo and the Devil21 more misadventures1957Guareschi, Giovanni
Don Camillo and the Prodigal SonAnother 32 timeless tales1952Guareschi, Giovanni
Don Camillo meets Hell's Angels19 final tales as the 1960s invade Valley of the Po1969Guareschi, Giovanni
Don Camillo's dilemma25 gentle tales1954Guareschi, Giovanni
Dort #01: Hot RockOr how to steal a diamond in 4 uneasy lessons (film)1970Westlake, Donald E
Dort #02: Bank shotDortmunder steals an entire bank (on wheels)1972Westlake, Donald E
Dort #03: Jimmy the kidDortmunder and Parker crossover1974Westlake, Donald E
Dort #04: Nobody's perfectDortmunder and a priceless oil painting1977Westlake, Donald E
Dort #05: Why meDortmunder and a Turkish ruby1983Westlake, Donald E
Dort #06: Good behaviorDortmunder and New York nuns1985Westlake, Donald E
Dort #07: Drowned hopesDortmunder, and a stash now under a dam1990Westlake, Donald E
Dort #08: Don't askDortmunder and stolen European saintly relics1993Westlake, Donald E
Dort #09: What's worst that could happen?Stealing from Dortmunder is ill-advised, whoever you are!1996Westlake, Donald E
Dort #11: Road to RuinDortmunder, the butler, did it!2004Westlake, Donald E
Dort #12: Watch your back!Up against a would-be Tony Soprano at the OJ Bar & Grill2005Westlake, Donald E
Dort #13: Thieves' dozenDortmunder in 11 short stories format2004Westlake, Donald E
Dort #14: What's so funny?Czar's gold chess set needs liberating2007Westlake, Donald E
Dr Seuss's The Seven Lady GodivasAmazing1939Geisel, Theodor Seuss
e-tales two: more Internet humourMore of what the Net is apparently for2001Cassell & Co
e-tales: Internet humourSome real corkers2000Cassell & Co
Eastward Ha!Eastwards round a zany-seeming world1977Perelman, SJ
Eliza StoriesSeem to be funny, but yet unread1913Pain, Barry
Embarrassing ParentsTelegraph magazine social stereotypes2002Mather, V; Macartney-Snape
Encyclopedia of personal problemsWorry no longer! Guardian's cartoonist2000Appleby, Steven
Ethics made easyMayhem & murky medical ethics1985Douglas, Colin
Everyman's book of nonsenseMcGough, Marquis, Python, Nash: 150 or so items1981Davies, John
Except you're a birdMore from Northern zanies1974Tinniswood, Peter
Extraordinary reign of King LuddAnother 'what would have happened if?' capitalism never reigned1990Lewis, Roy
Fairly truthful tales: comedy monologues....from the North of England. Alec has ham!2003Hogg, Gary
Fairy talesFor Peter, at the time1981Jones, Terry (1)
Feast of true fandanglesFunny essays & articles1979Campbell, Patrick
Fly sandwichCutler's whimsical 'take' on nature1991Cutler, I; Honeysett, M
Foto funniesGood1980National Lampoon
Fourth Leaders, 1949Editorials1949Times
Fourth Leaders, 1952Editorials1952Times
Fourth Leaders, 1954Editorials1954Times
Fourth Leaders, 1956Editorials1956Times
FremsleyGreat1987Cutler, Ivor
Fun Run & other oxymoronsNZ's answer to Alan Coren?2000Bennett, Joe
Garden rubbish, & other country bumpsPlus affrontispiece & numerous insulting illustrations!1936Sellar, WC; Yeatman, RJ
George, don't do that...Sketches, songs & good-humoured talent2005Grenfell, Joyce
Getting old is when..... you don't remember being absent-minded2005Gibbs, Bob
Girl in blueRecent non-Jeeves example1970Wodehouse, PG
Glasgow dreamerTypical1990Cutler, Ivor
God save the markFred Fitch, hapless inheritor1967Westlake, Donald E
God: the ultimate autobiography..... back to back with Satan: Hiss & Tell memoirs1988Pascall, Jeremy
Golden skits of Muriel VolestranglerClassic Python & other material1984Cleese, John
Goodies FileBring 'em back1975Brooke-Taylor, Tim
Google BookFunny1913Vickers, VC
Graffiti: the scrawl of the wildTrivial, literally1979Kilroy, Roger
Greatest breakthrough since lunchtimeRichard Gordonesque; sex'n'status in a teaching hospital1977Douglas, Colin
Grimms: clowns on the roadInteresting days1974McGough, Roger et al
Grunt: pigorian chantCod (pig) Latin verses & responses, + CD!1996Boynton, Sandra
GrutsTypical Cutler1962Cutler, Ivor
Hancock's half hourInimitable scripts for comic genius1974Galton, R; Simpson, A
Hard to swallowAbandoned comedy routines, well-caught by Emerson1988Emerson, Hunt; Dowie, John
Harpole reportSublime teaching diary; this copy to Carol (Mine, 40p, 1973)1972Carr, JL
Have I got news for you?Better on the screen1994Deayton, Angus
Hazards of the professionAt least he's no longer just a Houseman!1987Douglas, Colin
Heavy weatherPart of 'Life at Blandings' - Threepwood's memoirs1933Wodehouse, PG
Helen HighwaterGreat1989McGough, Roger
Help - I am being held prisonerWith a name like Künt, too!1974Westlake, Donald E
History of Greek philosophy: Vol 1Ex-IBM engineer's take on philosophers1989de Crescenzo, Luciano
History of the world Part 1Not bad, but not too funny either1981Brooks, Mel
Holy Moly rules of modern lifeNot as amusing as I'd hoped2005Holy Moly
Home frontShort-lived ITV comedy1982Tinniswood, Peter
Horse is deadSick & funny1968Klane, Robert
Horse nonsenseIncludes the "Good news from Aix to Ghent" parody1933Sellar, WC; Yeatman, RJ
Houseman's TaleEmasculated for TV; graduate medical student progress1975Douglas, Colin
How to be a superheroSpoof, quite funny1990Leigh, Mark; Lepine, Mike
How to become absurdly well-informed..... about the famous & infamous. Brief biogs by all sorts1987Parrott, EO
I didn't know you caredUncle Mort again1973Tinniswood, Peter
Idle thoughts of an idle fellow'Home Chimes' magazine essays like 'On being Hard-up'1889Jerome, Jerome K
In a fog: humorist's guide to EnglandGood1989Wechsler, Robert
In God we trust: all others pay cashParts came from mid-60s 'Playboy'1966Shepherd, Jean
In stitches: patchwork of feminist funVery funny in parts. Includes some Flenniken1991Kaufman, Gloria
In the missionary position25 years of magazine (& other) humorous pieces1999Prager, Emily
Indecent exposureFunny & vicious sequel1973Sharpe, Tom
Inimitable JeevesLoosely-coupled stories incl 'The great sermon handicap'1924Wodehouse, PG
Intelligent JokesOften with a Jewish slant2005Rubi, Sion
Is sex necessary?Six-day bicycle racing as a substitute?1929Thurber, J; White, E B
Jeeves and the feudal spiritBertie's moustache ruffles Jeeves' feathers1954Wodehouse, PG
Jeeves in the offingCow creamers and other problems1960Wodehouse, PG
Jeeves omnibus31, in Wodehouse's 1st omnibus. Bought on Isle of Wight193?Wodehouse, PG
Journal of a coffin dodgerAdventures of an 84 year old bachelor playboy1989Ellis, Ron
Joy in the morningBertie trapped in Steeple Bumpleigh1947Wodehouse, PG
Kilroy was here: US humour from WWIIHeard this CBS man on NPR2001Osgood, Charles
Knocking onDiary of a Somebody returns2001Matthew, Christopher
Ladies of lettersBehind net curtains via suburban spoof correspondence1991Hayman, Carole; Wakefield, L
Ladies of letters.comOut onto the Internet2001Hayman, Carole; Wakefield, L
Landale's cautionary talesUpdates Belloc, basically2006Landale, James
Last laughFinal collection of items1981Perelman, SJ
Laughing matter I: British humourFunny in parts1976Batchelor, Kay
Laughing matter II: British humourAlso funny, in fewer parts1977Batchelor, Kay
Laughter on ParadeQuite good in parts1984Octopus Books
Leave it to PsmithOriginal book version1923Wodehouse, PG
Letters to Emma JaneStylish (fictional?) tarty correspondence / satire1977Donaldson, William
Library of HumourExcerpts from Moral Alphabet, Cautionary Tales, & others1935Belloc, Hilaire
Life and Death of Rochester SneathThe original for Henry Root, perhaps?1948Berkeley, Humphrey
Life and laughterAmis, Betjeman, Frayn, Campbell, Jennings, Nash, Wodehouse1962Barsley, Michael
Life and times of Horatio HornblowerSpoof biography, but very nicely done. Given to Dad, originally1970Parkinson, C Northcote
Life in a Scotch sitting room Vol 2Wonderful & weird1984Cutler, Ivor
Little Book of sayings of Oscar WildeWhat it says on the tin!1998Noble, Alexander
Little NuggetBought in Guernsey, I deduce1913Wodehouse, PG
Little world of Don Camillo22 stories, set somewhere in valley of River Po1951Guareschi, Giovanni
Look back and laughCollection of columns from Punch over 50-year period1960Herbert, Alan P
Lost consonants: 31 postcardsVisual puns all hanging on one omitted letter1991Rawle, Graham
Louder and FunnierArticles from 'Vanity Fair'; bought in Guernsey1932Wodehouse, PG
Love 16: love, parents & other problemsAlan's daughter. Another Adrian Mole1989Coren, Victoria
Love among the ChickensUkridge goes to Dorset to raise chickens1906Wodehouse, PG
Lucky bag: the Victoria Wood songbookGood1984Wood, Victoria
Mating SeasonAunt Agatha's son Thomas is in trouble1949Wodehouse, PG
Max Miller blue bookRude re-creation of his music hall acts1975Took, Barry
Meaning of LifeGreat198?Monty Python
Meaning of LiffSpoof definitions based on place names, Xmas 83 from Gill Peek1983Adams, Douglas; Lloyd, J
Mid-Life crisisFurther social sterotyping2005Mather, Victoria
Miscillian ManuscriptMangled language by its master1961Unwin, Stanley
Model OddliesNostalgic1956Jennings, Paul
Modern British comic writingWide range, with some unconventional delights1992Craig, Patricia
Modern humourIncludes Wodehouse, Sellar, Herbert, Gibbons, & even Fowler!1940Pocock, Guy; Bozman, MM
MogFrom Jayne: follow-up to Touch of Daniel1970Tinniswood, Peter
Molesworth: Down with Skool! How to be..... Topp, Whizz for Atoms, Back in the Jug Agane (1953 onward!)1999Willans, Geoffrey; Searle, R
More humorous storiesOK1989Octopus Books
More ladies of lettersFurther taradiddles2000Hayman, Carole; Wakefield, L
Most of PG WodehouseGood1960Wodehouse, PG
Most of SJ PerelmanSupposedly a 'definitive' collection1959Perelman, SJ
Much obliged, JeevesPolitics at Market Snodbury, plus the dreaded Spode1971Wodehouse, PG
My life and hard times...Folio Society anthology1980Thurber, James
Mysterious stranger and other storiesIncludes '£1,000,000 bank note'1916Twain, Mark
Never rub bottoms with a porcupine!'New Statesman' competition entries, 1968-19781979Marshall, Arthur
New York danceAztec statue caper1976Westlake, Donald E
No bed for BaconShakespeare & Lady Viola in love1941Brahms, C; Simon, SJ
Northern Exposure - letters from CicelyIf only...1992Weiner, Ellis
Now you knowDesk top shags & police brutality1992Frayn, Michael
O Kaplan! My Kaplan!More fractured English1979Rosten, Leo
Off the office wallUsual suspects for office humour1991Iggers, Jeremy
Old age comes at a bad timeAt age 50 every man has the face he deserves (Orwell)1997Katz, Eliakim
Once upon a more enlightened timePolitically correct bedtime stories1995Garner, James Finn
Owl in a sack troubles no manCompetition entries1988New Statesman
Oxford book of humorous prose5 centuries, 1150 pages1990Muir, Frank
P-P-Penguin Patrick Campbell24 carat hoot; includes 'Noulded into a shake'1965Campbell, Patrick
Para Handy100 stories of life aboard an Edwardian Clyde 'puffer'1992Munro, Neil
Peacocks and commas'Spectator' competition entries over 10 years1984Lumley, Joanna
Penge PapersLiterate confessions of an unwaged metropolitan house-husband1985Wright, Brian
Penguin dictionary of jokesNot terrifically funny, strangely1993Metcalf, Fred
Penguin modern humour470pp including Allen, Wodehouse, Perelman, Jennings, Herbert1982Coren, Alan
Phil Smith collectionLancashire wit & wisdom, as on BBC Radio 41989Smith, Phil
Pigs have wingsSir G Parsloe's evil designs on that pre-eminent pig1952Wodehouse, PG
Punch Book of utterly British humourSoon be autumn - the rain's getting colder!1989Doran, Amanda-Jane
Punch cartoon album: 150 yearsExcellent pieces1990Punch
Punch for June 1860: Vol 38Gift from Aunty Peg Henson1860Punch
Punch lines: 150 years of Punch humourLovely selection, including AA Milne of all people!1991Doran, Amanda-Jane
Pure drivelOccasionally frothy pieces1998Martin, Steve
Rationale of the dirty joke (2 vols)Just wonderfully obsessive1968Legman, Gershon
Return of Hyman KaplanCollection of New York language night-school tales1959Rosten, Leo
Right Ho, JeevesMr Fink-Nottle has a strong newt complex1934Wodehouse, PG
Ring for JeevesBig game hunter chasing a spoof bookmaker1953Wodehouse, PG
Riotous assemblyExtracting piss from South African police1971Sharpe, Tom
Sacred monsterJack Pine, Hollywood star1989Westlake, Donald E
Salome Dear, not in the fridge!'New Statesman' competitions, 1955 - 19671968Marshall, Arthur
Sam the SuddenOne of Wodehouse's favourites1925Wodehouse, PG
Sardonic humor of Ambrose BierceNice stuff1912Bierce, Ambrose
Scowle and other papersOne-time editor of 'Punch' with tales from the staffroom1948Hollowood, Bernard
Secret diary of Adrian MoleUnique1982Townsend, Sue
Seems like old timesA year of columns from The Times1989Coren, Alan
SeinLanguageWitty snippets in his distinctive 'nothing' mould1993Seinfeld, Jerry
Selections from Follow the SunFree with 'New Statesman'1990Marshall, Arthur
Sense of HumourWell-stuffed with many many excerpts from literature1954Potter, Stephen
Sickness and healthLives & careers of two generations of doctors, paralleling NHS1991Douglas, Colin
Sir Henry at Rawlinson EndIdiosyncratic & funny1980Stanshall, Vivian
SmokeFreddie Noon, the (now) invisible thief1995Westlake, Donald E
Somebody owes me moneyCabbie gets, and bets, a tip, then troubles start1969Westlake, Donald E
Something for the weekend?Columns from Punch1986Coren, Alan
Something FreshPart of 'Life at Blandings' omnibus1915Wodehouse, PG
Songs of Flanders & SwannUnique1977Flanders & Swann
Spy in the ointmentFBI typo causes trouble, bought in Murder One1966Westlake, Donald E
Stanley Holloway monologuesOur Albert, Sam Small, Ann Boleyn & others1979Marshall, Michael
Stiff upper lip, JeevesAunt Agatha, the one who eats broken bottles...1963Wodehouse, PG
Stirk of StirkReminiscent of 'Astra & Flondrix'1974Tinniswood, Peter
StowawaysGood1986McGough, Roger
Strange case of end of civilisation...Lightweight1977Cleese, John
Summer lightningPart of 'Life at Blandings' omnibus1929Wodehouse, PG
Sunset at BlandingsUnfinished, but with detailed plot notes1977Wodehouse, PG
Swan song of A J WentworthFinal term includes a trip to New York1982Ellis, HF
Sweet dreamsStalled on p12 (pathetic, isn't it?)1973Frayn, Michael
Swiss family PerelmanTravels in Far East1949Perelman, SJ
Thackery T Lambshead guide to....eccentric & discredited diseases. Some wonderful spoofs here2003VanderMeer, J; Roberts, M
Thank you, Jeeves1st full-length novel: Jeeves hands in his notice1934Wodehouse, PG
That old gang o' mine (1925-1931)Very early work1984Perelman, SJ
Third word war: apostrophe theoryVisual puns1978Lee, Ian
Thirty five years on the jobF-f-f-funny articles & essays1973Campbell, Patrick
This EnglandDelicious whimsical selection from New Statesman, 1934-19681969Bateman, Michael
This EnglandMore selections from 'New Statesman', 1974-19781978Hilton, Audrey
This EnglandFurther 'New Statesman' cuttings, 1979-19881988Thomas, Jane
Three men in a boatAbsolutely classic; let's not forget Montmorency1889Jerome, Jerome K
Three men in a boat (annotated)Benny Green & Christopher Matthew add a social history1982Jerome, Jerome K
Three men on the BummelMuch under-rated sequel1900Jerome, Jerome K
Thurber carnivalMainly funny but with a few kind-of-sad ones mixed in1945Thurber, James
Thurber countryMiss Menta, disturbingly nude Chilean transcendentalist1953Thurber, James
Thus spake BellavistaNaples isn't fully attuned to the modern spirit :-)1977de Crescenzo, Luciano
Titters: collection of humour by womenParson's nose1976Stillman, D; Beatts, A
Touch of DanielIntroducing Uncle Mort & the Brandon household1968Tinniswood, Peter
Towers of Trebizond'Take my camel, dear' said my aunt Dot1956Macaulay, Rose
Tricks of the tradeFan of Kai Lung; poems & parodies1917Squire, JC
Trust me on thisTabloid sleaze and mayhem1988Westlake, Donald E
Twelve Days of Christmas (correspondence)Plus Quentin Blake drawings1998Norwich, John Julius
Two much!Trouble with twins1975Westlake, Donald E
Ultimate joke encyclopediaCuriously unfunny1986Guinness
Uncle DynamitePart of the 'Uncle Fred' omnibus1948Wodehouse, PG
Uncle Fred in the SpringtimePart of the 'Uncle Fred' omnibus1939Wodehouse, PG
Uncle Mort's South CountryNorth meets hapless South1990Tinniswood, Peter
Uncommon ReaderTale of a literate monarch2008Bennett, Alan
Uncyclopedia of RockIncludes one Angus Deayton1987Pascall, Jeremy et al
Unlucky familyFolio Society edition1907de la Pasture, Elizabeth
Up your bannersProtests in a high school and race relations1969Westlake, Donald E
Very good, Jeeves!11, incl 'Jeeves & the impending doom' (Aunt Agatha)1930Wodehouse, PG
Vinegar PussPieces from New Yorker1976Perelman, SJ
Wellies from the QueenDr Campbell afloat in the navy1981Douglas, Colin
When a man loves a walnutUnlikely misheard lyrics, enlivened by Shary's artwork1997Edwards, G; Flenniken, Shary
Where's Poppa?Equally sick; even funnier1970Klane, Robert
Wit and Wisdom of DiscworldPithy quotes, basically2007Briggs, Stephen
Woman's Hour book of (female) humourCan't possibly comment1993Feldman, Sally
Wonderful world of Prince CharlesFunny after a fashion1976Idle, Eric
World of A J Wentworth, B.A.Sideways sideswipes at a bemused life in teaching1964Ellis, HF
World of Mr Mulliner (42 stories)Tall tales from the Angler's Rest1972Wodehouse, PG
Year in CricklewoodFunny man1991Coren, Alan
Year in the life of TheMan....WhoFellAsleep. From his amusing website2006Stekelman, Greg
You have been warnedComplete guide to the (pre-war) road1935Fougasse & McCullough
Young Visiters (sic)Written at age nine. Now illustrated by Posy Simmonds1919Ashford, Daisy
ZUG book of pranksWhat it says on the tin2007Hargrave, John

Funny (NF)

TitleNotesYearAuthor
21 Dog Years: doing time at Amazon.comInsider tales (tails?) from a dot-comedian2002Daisey, Mike
/index.htmlGenuinely weird, funny in parts2006Coldbacon
After man: a zoology of the futureInteresting reverse look at evolution1981Dixon, Dougal
Art of the Put-DownSome absolute gems2006Holt, Nick (ed)
Backstabber's guideMP Austin Mitchell's guide to getting ahead in various fields1991Jones, Annie; Mitchell, A
Battersea Park Road to enlightenmentSelf-discoveries of a Starbucks addict2001Losada, Isabel
Beecham storiesAnecdotage, sayings & impressions. Marvellous stuff!1978Atkins, H; Newman, A
Best contemporary women's humorSuch good taste!1994Warren, Roz
Best of Annals of Improbable Researchaka Journal of Inflated Research & Personalities!1998Abrahams, Marc
Big secretsTrivia, more like1983Poundstone, William
Bigger secretsIf this is 'highly classified' we have very little to fear1986Poundstone, William
Biochemist's songbook (1st ed)A hoot. 13 gems incl 'We're here because Urea'1982Baum, Harold
Biochemist's songbook (2nd ed)Six extra songs incl 'A Cautionary Carol'1995Baum, Harold
Bizarre booksBizarre titles of real books. Amazing1985Ash, Russell; Lake, Brian
Book of DuosLacks Mutt & Jeff, but not much else2005Harrison, Ian
Booking the cooksUnread accounts of corporate fraud1969Mancroft, Lord
Bookworm droppingsUnique 'eaves-droppings'1988Tyas, Shaun
Both the ladies and the gentlemenRunning a brothel, prior to 'Henry Root' & his letters1975Donaldson, William
Brewer's Rogues, Villains & EccentricsAn A-Z of UK rogues; 670+ pages of them2002Donaldson, William
Brief Encounters: meetings with....remarkable folk, often very funnily recalled2001Brandreth, Gyles
Brothel in PimlicoEstate agent's uniquely truthful small ads from 1950s/60s1985Brooks, Roy
Calcium made interestingSketches, essays, & bits and pieces2005Chapman, Graham
Cassell dictionary of anecdotes1,000 choice examples1999Rees, Nigel
Chameleon book of LASTsCurious selection of final acts & deeds1990Slee, Christopher
Churchill WitPresent to Christa from Karl (I suspect)1965Adler, Bill
Clangers in uniformCollection of blunders & anecdotage197?Dickinson, D; Hooper, B
Clips from a LifeVery polished anecdotage2008Norden, Denis
coldbaconOddly named, but successful, transfer of a web site2006Speck
Coward (Noël) and companyUproarious anecdotage1987Briers, Richard
Cutting EdgeWicked anthology of wit1984Sherrin, Ned
Dictionary of fashionable nonsenseSlim volume of cod pedantry from 'Butterflies' website2004Benson, Ophelia; Stangroom
Didn't you kill my mother-in-law?Alternative comedy in the UK: Comedy Store to Saturday Live1989Wilmut, Roger; Rosengard, P
Dipped in Vitriol: hatchet reviewsCruel but funny1981Parsons, Nicholas
Droll scienceGreat1987Weber, Robert L
Eats, Shoots & LeavesZero tolerance approach to punctuation2003Truss, Lynne
Ebdon's EnglandEnglish, & very proud of it1985Ebdon, John
Encyclopedia of an ordinary lifeExactly that2004Rosenthal, Amy Krouse
English GentlemanPenetrating analysis of vulgarity1961Raven, Simon
Essential Lenny BruceEqualled finally after 30 years by Bill Hicks1967Cohen, John
Everything I know about women I learned....from my tractor. Skewering males, I think!2002Welsch, Roger
Expensive habitsThings to make your accountant pale1991Mayle, Peter
Feast of Freud: Clement's wittiest piecesSelected by his journalist daughter, Emma2009Freud, Clement
Filth! Book of the comedy eventIncludes many wonderfully funny, not to say filthy, comedians1994Leyser, Crispin
Fortean Times weird year 1996Given to Peter1996McNally, J; Wallis, J
Fractured English as she is spokeFor Christa1883Carolino, Pedro
Friend & FoeStories for the Army Benevolent Fund2001Sustainer
From Fringe to Flying CircusSatire and UK comedy from 1960 to 19801980Wilmut, Roger
Funny you should say thatJokes, quips, quotes; Cicero to Simpsons, but no Bramah2005Martin, Andrew
Futile and stupid gesture: Doug Kenney....& National Lampoon's effect on American comedy2006Karp, Josh
GlibquipsLovely quotes1994Warren, Roz
Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti MonsterEvery religion has to start somewhere!2006Henderson, Bobby
Great British WitFat assembly of quotations2005Jarski, Rosemarie
Greta Garbage's outrageous bathroom bookYou couldn't, as they say, make this stuff up2001Garbage, Greta
Gripes of WrathEveryday absurdities of UK life for grumpies like me2005Carr, Simon
Grumpy old menBritish malcontents2004Quantick, David
Grumpy old rock star, & other....wondrous stories. Anecdotes aplenty2008Wakeman, Rick, Roach, M
Guinness book of humorous anecdotesMany old favourites trotted out for re-inspection1994Rees, Nigel
Ha Bloody Ha: comedians talkingInterviews with 30 or so of UK's new wave1994Cook, William
Harrap's book of scientific anecdotes60+ well-chosen examples, including Phonus Interruptus1989Berry, Adrian
Henry Root's world of knowledgeSelf-styled dictionary of common sense. Hmmm.1982Donaldson, William
Hold ye front page IIExtending back some 21 billion years2000Perry, John; Roberts, Neil
Hold ye front page!2000 years as told by the 'Sun' news?paper1999Perry, John; Roberts, Neil
Hollywood WitHas a new Billy Wilder story on p762000Jarski, Rosemarie
How to hold a crocodileInspired1981Diagram group
How to rule the worldTips for aspirant dictators2002De Guillaume, Andre
Hypochondriac's handbookAll the latest microbial mutations!1998Marston, Wendy
I'm leaving you Simon, you disgust me...Dictionary of received ideas2003Donaldson, William
I'm sorry I haven't a clue!Fully authorised history of the radio comedy2009Roberts, Jem
Ig Nobel PrizesFrankly incredible tales of ignoble research spending2002Abrahams, Marc
In England now: humour in The Lancet50 years of Lancet's humour column1989Binnie, GAC et al
In his anecdotageFollow-up to 'Theatrical Anecdotes' & best Coral Browne story1993Sherrin, Ned
In search of happinessSilly, like the TV 'documentary'1995Deayton, Angus
In search of the world's worst writersSome priceless stuff2000Page, Nick
Is it just me or is everything shit?Encyclopedia of modern life; Z-list celebs as fuckwit pundits2005Lowe, Steve; McArthur, Alan
Joined-up thinkingCircular chains of connection2008Colgan, Stevyn
Jokes on us: women in comedyFrom Music Hall to the present1987Banks, M; Swift, A
Know-it-allSucking up Britannica2004Jacobs, AJ
Latin for all occasionsFrom Carol1990Beard, Henry
Latin for even more occasionsBonus!1991Beard, Henry
Life before and after Monty PythonInteresting1993Johnson, Kim Howard
Little Book of Rules of ThumbLook up 'Working on a submarine' (p198)1999Selsdon, Esther
Lost worlds: what have we lost?....& where did it go? Brilliant!2004Bywater, Michael
Love all the people: letters, lyrics....routines. Intro by John Lahr2004Hicks, Bill
Lovers' WitIs the barrel bottomless?2005MacHale, Des
Lyttelton's BritainMock gazeteer of the UK2008Pattinson, Iain
Make 'em roar: comedian's handbookDetailed advice & performance suggestions1979Kilgarriff, Michael
Man who ate bluebottles, & other....great British eccentrics. Considerable change of style since!1981Caufield, Catherine
Maximum DinerSetting up a diner in Uckfield2004Nye, Christopher
Medicine balls IIFunny1988Buckman, Rob
Monty Python: the case againstCurious mixture1981Hewson, Robert
More random walks in scienceExcellent1982Weber, Robert L
More Tom Shields' diaryMixture as before1993Shields, Tom
Mr Prone: week in life of an ignorant manLegal pitfalls; ignorance is no excuse, it seems1977Rolph, CH
Naked Jape: hidden world of jokesGood excuse for a collection of gags & commentaries2006Carr, Jimmy; Greeves, Lucy
New dinosaurs: alternative evolutionQuirky but plausible1988Dixon, Dougal
New Uxbridge English dictionaryMore from ISIHAC radio comedy2008Naismith, Jon
Not dead yetQuotes celebrating 'the senior moment'2003Times Books
Nudge nudge wink winkQuotes relating to love & sex1986Rees, Nigel
One stop short of BarkingExtracting humour from the London Tube2004Ibrahim, Mecca
Past-it notesGlorious ragbag of reminiscences2008Lipman, Maureen
Pearls from SwineshireEducational wrangles in essay format1984Wragg, Ted
Penguin book of fights, feuds & hatredsAnthology of serendipitous antipathy1992Kerr, Philip
Penguin book of naughty postcardsNot much good1977Howell, Georgina
Penguins stopped playPeripatetic cricketers2006Thompson, Harry
Pigs can fly50 years of true apocryphal stories2003Cryer, Barry
Pranks 2Another 1,421 ideas. Ron English & others2006Re/search
QI book of general ignoranceNow 26% more ignorant2009Lloyd, John; Mitchinson, J
QI: advanced banterGem-filled2008Lloyd, John; Mitchinson, J
Quote... unquoteAphorisms, apothegms, bons mots, bromides...1978Rees, Nigel
Random walk in scienceExcellent1973Weber, Robert L
Riches from WraggMore pungent educational polemics1990Wragg, Ted
Rocket bookMoving pictures, if I remember1912Newell, Peter
Science AskewRetired physics teacher treads in Weber territory2002Simanek, Donald E; Holden, J
Science with a smileLast one to date1992Weber, Robert L
Scouts in Bondage, & other curious....works from bygone times (with strange titles!)2006Bell, Michael
Set up, joke, set up, jokeAnother take on the Hollywood life2005Long, Rob
Sex as a heap of malfunctioning rubble...Spoof science articles à la Daedalus1993Abrahams, Marc
Sex tips for boysBasically a send-up (or a cock up?)1986Scapa, Kim
Sex tips for girlsA hoot, specially on vibrators. Witty send-up1983Heimel, Cynthia
Sh*t My Dad SaysHe's like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair2011Halpern, Justin
Slip of the PenCollected blunders of writers2004Haining, Peter
Smoking Gun: dossier of amazing documentsFreedom of Information reductio ad absurdum2001Bastone, William et al
Stick to drawing comics, monkey brain!Good stuff from his blog2007Adams, Scott
Stress Analysis of Strapless Evening GownHumorous essays of non-science non-sense1963Baker, Robert
Taking the Piss: a potted history of peeAmusingly erudite2006Hart-Davis, Adam
Tales of Mirth and WoeScaryduck blog creator lets rip2006Coleman, Alistair
Talk to the HandUtter bloody rudeness of everyday life. Write on, sister!2005Truss, Lynne
Theatrical anecdotesNearly 400 pages, some rather bizarre behaviour!1987Hay, Peter
Theatrical anecdotesScandalous titbits, & marvellous Coral Browne stories1991Sherrin, Ned
There's a hair in my dirt!Far Side goes scientific with a worm's story1998Larson, Gary
There's no toilet paper on the road less.... travelled. Compendium of horrible misadventures1998Lansky, Doug
Things snowballComicly meandering essays2002Hall, Rich
This fish is loaded! Surreal humourAlphabetical array of pieces1991Jones, Richard Glyn
This is improbable. ..Plentiful fresh examples of scientific, erm, idiocy2012Abrahams, Marc
Tom Shields' diaryGlasgow Herald jottings1991Shields, Tom
Top 10 of everythingLists of trivia. Compelling time-waster1989Ash, Russell
Tragically I was an Only Twin: completePeter Cook, comic genius2002Cook, William
Unsent lettersTongue-in-cheek set of 18 unsent replies; almost an autobio1988Bradbury, Malcolm
Upon the punA great many of our troubles are man-maid1978Hammond, P; Hughes, P
Utterly impartial history of Britainor 2000 years of upper class idiots in charge2007O'Farrell, John
Uxbridge English dictionaryFrom ISIHAC radio comedy2006Naismith, Jon
Very best of Linda SmithI think the nurses are stealing my clothes...2006Lakin, Warren
Vintage WodehouseMan is a fan1977Usborne, Richard
Virginia MonologuesWhy growing old is great?!2009Ironside, Virginia
Way off the roadHeard about on NPR. offbeat small-town America2007Geist, Bill
What bird did that? (Bird droppings)Bizarre (on a par with 'How to shit in the woods')1991Hansard, P; Silver, B
What's the joke? (Jewish humour)Surveyed through ages up to (reluctantly) Joan Rivers1986Bermant, Chaim
When you are engulfed in flamesApparently, this is post-Seinfeldian2008Sedaris, David
Who's had who: 'lay' linesJourney through the stained sheets of time. Wonderful1987Bell, Simon et al
Wish you were here (Donald McGill)Postcards selected & appraised1966Marshall, Arthur
Wit & Wisdom of great writersGreat value2006Holt, Nick (ed)
Wit & Wisdom of movies1,300 more quotes; some are funny!2005Holt, Nick (ed)
Wit & Wisdom of musicSlightly more misses than hits2006Holt, Nick (ed)
Wit and Wisdom of PG WodehouseGood set of snippets2007Ring, Tony
Wodehouse nuggets2,000 one-liners: 'Ice formed on the butler's upper slopes'1983Usborne, Richard
Women's glibberSome Flenniken in it1992Warren, Roz
Wooster's WorldRoll-call of all his amazing characters & their foibles1967Jaggard, Geoffrey
World's greatest scandals of 20th centuryRound up twice the usual number of suspects - they're all here1986Blundell, Nigel
You couldn't make it upCurrent amusing clippings2003Crossley, Jack
You got an Ology?BT TV commercial scripts1989Lipman, Maureen; Phillips, R
You're an animal, Viskovitz!Fables of life as various animals1998Boffa, Alessandro

Gay

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Beautiful room is emptySkimmed, alas1988White, Edmund
CarolWritten pseudonymously1952Highsmith, Patricia
End of the EmpireClosing of a cinema, entangled in gay/straight passions1993Ohio, Denise
Farewell Symphony (autobio novel)From the 60s to now, folding in AIDS of course1997White, Edmund
Hothead paisan: homicidal lesbian...Heavy & crudely drawn, but biting & funny1993DiMassa, Diane
Night Audrey's vibrator spokeStone(wall) me! Wonderful cartoon angst in her pants1992Natalie, Andrea
Out, loud & laughing: gay/lesbian humourMonologues, sketches & stories. Some fine material1995Flowers, Charles
Queer sense of humourLesbian, gay, & bisexual cartoons1993Queer Press Collective
Teaching through traumaFurther tragi-comedic episodes on the road to ???1999Franson, Leanne

Geography

TitleNotesYearAuthor
2016 Big Atlas of Britain and IrelandTo be left in my car, generally!2015Philip's
Above LondonPhotos from the air1980Cameron, R; Cooke, A
Above Los AngelesPhotos from the air1976Cameron, Robert
Atlas of atlasesIBM-sponsored meta atlas1992Allen, Phillip
Atlas of mankindInteresting1982Gamlin, Linda
Atlas of the British EmpireNicely produced1989Bayly, Christopher
Atlas of the worldEqual area displays may look zany but...1989Peters, Arno
Atlas of world population historyUseful though rapidly dating1978McEvedy, C; Jones, R
Barrow's boysFilling blanks in 1816 atlases1998Fleming, Fergus
Cadillac desert: American West & its..... disappearing water1993Reisner, Marc
Cartographic Satellite Atlas of worldFascinating1998Miller, Emery
Earth from the Air: 365 daysWhat you see is the planet we get2001Arthus-Bertrand, Yann
Earth story: shaping of our worldBBC series on rocks & landscapes, basically1998Lamb, Simon; Sington, David
Earth watch: the world from SpaceStriking images1981Sheffield, Charles
Flights of discoveryPhotos from the air1978Gerster, Georg
Harbors and High SeasAtlas & geographical guide to Aubrey-Maturin travels (2nd ed.)1999King, Dean; Hattendorf, John
Hedges and Walls: living landscapesInvestigating walls, banks & dykes, inter alia2002Williamson, Tom
Home Planet: images from SpaceGood1988Kelley, Kevin W
How to lie with mapsIn Huff's 'use & abuse' territory'1996Monmonier, Mark
London under London: subterranean guide1984 with updates from 1993. Amazing.1993Trench, Richard; Hillman, E
Making of a continentThe one Christa spilled porridge on!1983Redfern, Ron
Map addict: tale of obsession,....fudge & the Ordnance Survey2009Parker, Mike
Material World: the Cambridge guideGeology, basically1985Cotterill, Rodney
Mountains from SpacePhotos of peaks & ranges round the planet2005Dech, Stefan; Messner, R
New PacificTV series related1985Macintyre, Michael
Ports and Airports100 overhead shots and details2002Getmapping.com
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You.... Everything You Need To Know About Global Politics (Kindle)2015Marshall, Tim
Shape of the worldIBM-sponsored book of Granada TV's mapping/discovery series1991Berthon, S; Robinson, A
Winter in FinlandBook of photos Dad brought back1966Noponen, Paavo
Zones of conflict: atlas of future warsVery interesting1986Keegan, J; Wheatcroft, A

Graphical (F)

TitleNotesYearAuthor
3-D classicsExcellent1985Eisner, Will
A1 true life Bikini confidentialGood grief!1990Elliott, D; Leach, G
Adventures of a lesbian college school..... girl. Just as tacky comix as it sounds1997Waldron, P; Finch, J
Ambassador of the shadowsGood, comix1969Mezieres, JC; Christin, P
AmphigoreyUnique & deeply strange; 15 little books from 1953 to 19651972Gorey, Edward
Amphigorey Also17 more, including 'Glorious nosebleed'1983Gorey, Edward
Amphigorey Too20, from 1953 to 1965, incl. 'Beastly Baby'1975Gorey, Edward
Aphrodite #1Illustrated by Milo Manara1999Louys, Pierre
Aphrodite #2Illustrated by Georges Bess1999Louys, Pierre
Art of Insight StudiosFrank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley2001Gross, Allan
Art of SpankingAs described, every bit as politically incorrect as you'd think1991Manara, Milo; Enard, J-P
ArzachUnique comix style1977Moebius (Jean Giraud)
Astro City: ConfessionDarker side of Astro City - after dark...1997Busiek, Kurt
Astro City: life in the big cityNew take on superhero genre; comix format1995Busiek, Kurt
Author in search of six charactersBergman returns with co-star Lulu1989Manara, Milo
Ballad of Halo Jones (3 parts)Comix tales of a 'simple' heroine. (Hah!)1986Moore, Alan; Gibson, Ian
Ballad of the salt sea (Corto Maltese)Off to the Pacific1975Pratt, Hugo
BarbarellaIncredible for its time1966Forest, Jean-Claude
Batman: the dark knight returnsStylish comix & highly influential, it now turns out1986Miller, Frank (2)
Batman: thrillkillerElseworlds variant with 'Batgirl' in 19611998Chaykin, Howard; Brereton, D
Batman: year 1Good1988Miller, Frank (2)
Best of 'Drawn and Quarterly'Beautiful, hard-hitting comix art1993Oliveros, Chris et al
Best of Little Nemo in SlumberlandCovers 1905 - 1927, edited by Richard Marschall, + Sendak et al1997McCay, Winsor
Best of Pogo: from the Okefenokee StarReplaces a long-lost copy from Carol!1987Kelly, Selby
Best of Spicy TalesOK1990Mason, Tom
Big Book of EverythingClaimed to be almost an English Crumb1983Emerson, Hunt
Big Book of Urban LegendsComix approach to his own special niche1994Brunvand, Jan H
BirdlandExpansion of 1st edition1990Hernandez, Gilbert
Bitch is bornGood angry stuff1994Gregory, Roberta
Blonde #1: double crossBondage cartoon tale of food-based espionage1991Saudelli, Franco
Blonde #2: Bondage PalaceWhere's that secret of eternal youth?1993Saudelli, Franco
Blonde #3: Phoebus IIICarnal catfights on all-woman prisoner world1996Saudelli, Franco
Bogie ManGood1991Wagner, J; Grant, A
Bogie Man: election specialGood1992Wagner, J; Grant, A
Bone: the great cow raceWilling to try this1992Smith, Jeff
Books of FaeriePrecursors to Books of Magic1993Rieber, John et al
Books of Faerie: Auberon's TaleEarly life of various of the characters1999Rieber, John et al
Box Office poison600pp saga of dreary jobs, messy apartments, girlfriends etc.2001Robinson, Alex
Burroughs' Tarzan of the ApesI remember Penny Guthrie finding this erotic!1972Hogarth, Burne
BusWeird but funny & clever perspective shifts1987Kirchner, Paul
ButterscotchBallerina Beatrice & her invisible admirer1987Manara, Milo
Butterscotch 2Terrorists & bank-robbery1996Manara, Milo
Came the Dawn (and other stories)Suspense and crime shockers from the 1950s (ed Gary Groth)2012Wood, Wally (Wallace)
Camelot 3000Excellent comix retelling of Arthurian legend1988Barr, MW; Bolland, B
Canardo: a shabby dog storyRather good1981Sokal
Canardo: blue angelMore please!1981Sokal
Candice at SeaRude comix foreshadow of 'Marie-Gabrielle'1977Lob & Pichard
Caricature: 9 storiesDating from 1994 to 1998, including 'Gynecology'2001Clowes, Daniel
CarmenComix retelling of Opera's sensuous lady1981Pichard, Georges
Casanova's last standEnglish Crumb? Not wholly convinced1993Emerson, Hunt
Cathy #1Primitively graphic stuff1991Lawrence, Don
Celts (Corto Maltese)Journey in Europe during 1917-19181975Pratt, Hugo
Child's Life & other storiesTotally amazing Seda-like, Crumb-like...1998Gloeckner, Phoebe
Child's Life & other stories (revised ed.)Still totally amazing Seda-like, Crumb-like...2000Gloeckner, Phoebe
Click #1 (A woman under the influence)Technology with which to inflame passion by remote control1987Manara, Milo
Click #2Saga of sexual remote control continues1992Manara, Milo
Click #3Insanely obscene Amazonian odyssey1994Manara, Milo
Coleridge's Rime of the ancient marinerGood stuff1989Emerson, Hunt
Collected Drek: Wendy Whitebread, aka..... undercover slut & other graphic outings1990Drek, Anton
Compleat Cannon1970-1973 run: Last of the 60s super spies2001Wood, Wally (Wallace)
Compleat Sally Forth1970-1973 complete run of sf comedy strip1998Wood, Wally (Wallace)
Complete Little Nemo 1: 1905-1907Large-format colour reprints1989McCay, Winsor
Complete Little Nemo 2: 1907-1908Reprints series continues1989McCay, Winsor
Complete Little Nemo 3: 1908-1910More reprints1990McCay, Winsor
Complete Little Nemo 4: 1910-1911More reprints1990McCay, Winsor
Complete Little Nemo 5: 1911-1912Quite sublime, as usual1991McCay, Winsor
Complete Little Nemo 6: 1913-1914Final set of reprints1993McCay, Winsor
Concrete #6: Strange Armor et alSome unpublished snippets2006Chadwick, Paul
Concrete #7: the human dilemmaMadness, politics, pizza, & a virgin birth2006Chadwick, Paul
Concrete Color Special #13: 'Damp descent', 'Lifestyles of rich & famous', 'Desert stars'1989Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Complete (initial series)9, incl 'A stone among stones', 'Always Fences', 'Everest: solo'1986Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Complete short stories 1986-8917, + foreword & intro; July 86 - August 89. Quite superb1990Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Fragile creatureOn the film set of 'Rulers of the Omniverse'1991Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Killer smile (4 parts)Larry taken hostage1994Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Odd jobs / no sweat2: Bodyguard to a rock star / Down on the farm1987Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Short stories 1990-199512, incl 'Like Disneyland, only toxic', 'American Christmas'1996Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Strange ArmorRe-worked 'origin of Concrete' story1998Chadwick, Paul
Concrete: Think like a mountainConcrete as eco-terrorist & Earth First!ers saving a forest1997Chadwick, Paul
Contract with GodFour 'tenement' stories1978Eisner, Will
Cosmic retributionGreat stuff, very angsty comix1992Coleman, Joe
Count Dracula (in Italian)Skimmed1983Crepax, Guido
Crying Freeman #1. Portrait of a killerVicious manga; the tearful assassin1990Koike, K; Ikegami, R
Crying Freeman #2. Portrait of a killerInitiation into cult of assassins1990Koike, K; Ikegami, R
Curious sofa: a pornographic work....by Ogdred Weary. Delicious!1961Gorey, Edward
Dan Dare: pilot of the futureBrilliant1981Hampson, Frank
DareComix update of a legend (Dan Dare)1991Morrison, Grant; Hughes, R
David BoringMore urban angst2000Clowes, Daniel
Dawn: Lucifer's haloNew York, with added goddess1997Linsner, Joseph Michael
Death: at Death's doorExcursions with Gaiman's Sandman Goth sister2003Thompson, Jill
Death: the high cost of livingMarvellous1994Gaiman, Neil et al
Death: the time of your lifeExpanded from original 1996 four-part series1997Gaiman, Neil et al
Depresso: How I learned to stop worrying.... and embrace being bonkers! Or "Coming off meds" Excellent stuff2010Brick
Diary of a Teenage Girl (revised ed.)Depressing, repellent, and yet amazing2015Gloeckner, Phoebe
Dies IraeBergman in Africa with a prepubescent Tinker Bell1990Manara, Milo
Distant soil #01: the gatheringSlambang psi powers comix epic begun in 19871997Doran, Colleen
Distant soil #02: the ascendantHeir to alien religious dynasty faces psionic challenges1998Doran, Colleen
Dominant wives & other storiesAmazing dominatrix-dominated comic art1998Stanton, Eric
Donna MiaA Demoness to make you forget other girls...1997Utz, Trevlin Lee
Dorm girlsNicely-explicit, but a bit weird1991Galiano, Marta, Pons
DR & Quinch's ... awesome guide to lifeAlien college students & their havoc-wreaking tendencies1987Moore, Alan; Davis, Alan
Drawn and Quarterly, Vol #4Includes Tintin biography/homage2001Oliveros, Chris et al
Dream Corridor Vol #114 stories, with inspired comix re-interpretations + new text1996Ellison, Harlan
Dream Corridor Vol #2Apparently his final collection of graphic re-tellings2007Ellison, Harlan
Dreaming: Beyond the shores of night3 comix stories set in Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman' realm1998LaBan, Terry et al
Dreaming: thru the gates of horn & ivoryMore from Morpheus' strange realm1999Nicholson, Jeff et al
Education of DesireWeird & dark1984Harper, Clifford
EmmanuelleComix approach; bought in Slough1978Crepax, Guido
Emmanuelle 3Reworked version1990Crepax, Guido
Emmanuelle, Bianca, Venus in FursDeluxe & delicious Taschen edition2000Crepax, Guido
Erma JaguarWeird1990Varenne, Alex
Ex libris eroticis (2 vols)Italian saga1989Rotundo, Massimo
Exploring Calvin and Hobbes: an exhibition.... catalogue2014Watterson, Bill
F*CK: a history of the world in 65.... unfortunate incidents. Bit of a one-note joke2008Rowson, Martin
Fables #5: HomelandsIssues 34 - 412005Willingham, Bill
Filth, TheTo be classified!2004Morrison, Grant et al
Fish police: hairballsWeird but interesting comix1987Moncuse, Steve
Floating Worlds: the letters of Edward....Gorey and Peter F Neumeyer. Memoir of their friendship2011Gorey, E; Neumeyer, Peter
Flock of dreamers: dream-inspired comix....from Crumb, Veitch, Woodring, not all very convincing1997Rakezic, Sasa; Kathman, Bob
For the love of God, Marie!Engaging take on life, living and loving2016Sarson, Jade
Fortune and Glory: a true Hollywood comic.. book story. Creative people & Hollywood, heh?2000Bendis, Brian Michael
Frank Cho: illustratorAmazing talent2001Cho, Frank
Full moon afloatStrong followup. Copy to Leigh1994Graham, Alastair
Full moon soupWonderful tale told in large, detailed, paintings. Copy to Leigh1991Graham, Alastair
Garth: the cloud of BalthusNostalgic1985Edgar, Jim; Bellamy, Frank
Garth: the women of GalbaMore nostalgia1985Edgar, Jim; Bellamy, Frank
GeishaAndroid with a knack for painting1999Watson, Andi
Gemma BoveryAs serialised, & signed!1999Simmonds, Posy
Ghita of AlizarrSex, sorcery & swordplay with a blonde warrior woman1985Thorne, Frank
Ghita: the thousand wizards of UrdMore misadventures with Ghita1985Thorne, Frank
Ghost WorldTeenage pair in 'Strangers in Paradise' style prequel1998Clowes, Daniel
Gilgamesh II4-part comix story1989Starlin, Jim; Oliff, Steve
GirlX-rated occult antics1990Taylor, Kevin
Girl crazyStrange stuff1997Hernandez, Gilbert
Give me LibertyDark stuff1990Miller, Frank (2)
Gods in chaosWeird comix style1980Bilal, Enki
Graphic ClassicsMaxon Crumb inter alia2001Poe, Edgar Allan
Graphic ClassicsIncludes a Shary Flenniken piece2004Twain, Mark
Graphic ClassicsIncludes a Shary Flenniken piece2002Wells, HG
Grasshopper and the Ant, TheFrom 'Esquire' back in 1960; now properly reissued2001Kurtzman, Harvey
Great adventureWell-drawn continuous dreamlike adventures of Bergman1988Manara, Milo
Gulliver's Travels adapted and updatedRidiculously talented man2012Rowson, Martin
GulliveraSex-changed version of Gulliver, à la Manara1996Manara, Milo
Hard-boiled Defective storiesLook twice at that title!1988Burns, Charles
Hellblazer Vol. 1Horrific comix1989Delano, Jamie; Ridgway, John
HereInvariant space, massively variant times2014McGuire, Richard
Heroes of the EquinoxGood, comix1978Mezieres, JC; Christin, P
HicksvilleLife in a NZ backwater1998Horrocks, Dylan
Hidden cameraFreelance TV crew on a voyeuristic mission1990Manara, Milo
How to make money like a porn star!Warning: may make you awkward around women!2006Strauss, Neil; Chang, B
Hunting PartyWeird but good1990Bilal, Enki; Christin, P
Ice HavenMiniature slices of weird2005Clowes, Daniel
Imitation GameStory of Alan Turing2016Ottaviani, Jim
Indian SummerColonists & Indians in 17th C New England1986Manara, Milo; Pratt, Hugo
Into the shadow of the sun - RaelComix, good1988Wilson, Colin (2)
Invisibles #1: say you want a revolutionStrange days, indeed. Vol 1, issues 1-81995Morrison, Grant et al
Invisibles #2: ApocalipstickTendrils of global conspiracy. From Vol 1, issues 9-161995Morrison, Grant et al
Invisibles #3: bloody hell in AmericaFreedom versus control. From Vol 2, issues 1-41997Morrison, Grant et al
Invisibles #4: counting to nonePeter bought duplicate in York. Vol 2, issues 5-131997Morrison, Grant et al
Invisibles #5: Kissing Mister QuimperFrom Vol 2, issues 14-221998Morrison, Grant et al
Iron DevilLadies of the night in hardcore adventures1995Thorne, Frank
Island of Dr. MoralQuirky1994Eaton, Jeremy
It's a birdDifferent take on Superman2004Seagle, ST; Kristiansen, T
It's dark in LondonCompelling & disturbing1996Zarate, Oscar
James' Turn of the ScrewCreepily evil & erotic comix treatment1995Crepax, Guido
Jeff Hawke (2 vols)Memories of early 60s 'Daily Express' comic strip1987Jordan, Sydney
Joy RideAmazing & well-sustained surreal comix fantasy1996Lay, Carol
Justine, The Story of OTaschen does him more than proud2000Crepax, Guido
Kabuki: circle of bloodI'll categorise this comix manga modern fiction later!1997Mack, David
L&R #01: Love and rocketsPerils of post-punk romance in a funky barrio setting1987Hernandez, Jaime
L&R #05: House of raging womenAngst of life in L.A.1992Hernandez, Jaime
L&R #11: Wigwam BamArchie comics meets Laurie Anderson?1994Hernandez, Jaime
L&R #12: Poison RiverLuba's life until mistress of fetishistic gangster-musician1994Hernandez, Gilbert
L&R #13: Chester SquarePunk rock, pro wrestling, love & morality1996Hernandez, Jaime
LannSultry, rejuvenated space adventuress1984Thorne, Frank
Last TemptationBased on Alice Cooper's concept album1995Gaiman, Neil; Zulli, M
Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's LoverComix approach1986Emerson, Hunt
Lazarus Lamb: riddle of the sphincterA twist on myth of Oedipus1983Edney, Ralph
Legends of the stargrazersUnread1989Wood, Cynthy J et al
Life of the partyComplete autobiographical collection: 'autobiographix'1996Fleener, Mary
Like a velvet glove cast in ironFrom 'Eightball' between 1989 and 19932000Clowes, Daniel
Literary LifeDoctor Derek and literary company2003Simmonds, Posy
Little EgoWickedly affectionate parody of Winsor McCay's 'Little Nemo'1989Giardino, Vittorio
Little Nemo (in German)For Christa1982McCay, Winsor
Little Nemo: 1905 - 1914Taschen does him proud, 419 full colour strips2000McCay, Winsor
Little Nemo: Return to SlumberlandWon the 2015 Eisner award (for a one-off)2015Rodriguez, Gabriel
Lone Sloane / DeliriusWonderful comix artwork1972Lob & Druillet
Lori LovecraftSly comix sex/horror romp2000Vosburg, Mike; Ventrella, P
Lost Girls boxed setDorothy, Alice and Wendy2006Moore, Alan; Gebbie, Melinda
Lout rampage!From his 'Eightball' comix1996Clowes, Daniel
Lucifer #01: Devil in the GatewayOffshoot from Gaiman's Sandman series1999Carey, Mike
Lucifer #02: Children & MonstersGateway to an uncharted void2001Carey, Mike
Lucifer #03: Dalliance with the DamnedShenanigans in new Garden of Eden2002Carey, Mike
Lucifer #04: the Divine ComedyDeath's job: shut down Morningstar2003Carey, Mike
Magic #0: Books of MagicTimothy Hunter's initiation begins1990Gaiman, Neil et al
Magic #1: BindingsManticore, unicorn, Timothy's real father...1994Rieber, John et al
Magic #2: SummoningsTea in Hell, Victorian cyborg, teen succubus in a box...1994Rieber, John et al
Magic #3: ReckoningsTimothy is lead comprehensively astray by Barbatos1995Rieber, John et al
Magic #4: TransformationsDeath drops by to say 'hi'; Timothy is now 141996Rieber, John et al
Magic #5: Girl in the boxA lost mermaid to contend with, with 'tits'1996Rieber, John et al
Magic #6: Burning GirlBought in Bluewater1997Rieber, John et al
Magic #7: Death after DeathIssues 42 to 502001Rieber, John et al
Magic #8: Names of MagicFive-issue miniseries2001Horrocks, Dylan et al
Magician's WifeUnusual comix1987Charyn, Jerome; Boucq, F
Man from HarlemSkimmed1978Crepax, Guido
Man from nowhereDan Dare's creator, before Bellamy1979Hampson, Frank
Man from the CiguriContinues 'Airtight garage' in inimitable comix form1996Moebius (Jean Giraud)
Manara's Kama SutraNice endpaper sequence, too1997Manara, Milo
Mara of the CeltsSvelte Celtic sex-pot1995Cramer, Dennis
Marie-GabrielleTotally off the wall sado-masochistic comix extravaganza1977Pichard, Georges
Maus I: a survivor's taleGrim1986Spiegelman, Art
Maus II: and here my troubles beganGrim1991Spiegelman, Art
MemoryBasically a colour sketchbook2002Manara, Milo
Miel, toute seule, la nuitUnusual1990Manara, Milo
Miracleman: the golden ageAn all-British comix super-hero?1992Gaiman, Neil; Buckingham, M
Mrs Weber's DiarySublime1979Simmonds, Posy
Mrs Weber's OmnibusGathering of the clan, as it were2012Simmonds, Posy
Mustn't grumbleI love this woman!1993Simmonds, Posy
Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days5 short & rather horrid tales1999Gaiman, Neil et al
NeonomiconVariant of HP Lovecraft's Innsmouth tale2011Moore, Alan; Burrows, Jacen
New adventures of JesusSandals define him as a hippy1979Stack, Frank
New York: the big cityGreat stuff1986Eisner, Will
Now, EndsvilleLonger early work that led to 'Story Minutes'1993Lay, Carol
Orgy boundMore material from his 'Eightball' magazine1996Clowes, Daniel
Outer space SpiritWow1952Eisner, Will; Wood, Wally
Outer statesGood stuff1990Bilal, Enki
Paper ManSimple, heart-breaking Western tale1982Manara, Milo
PatienceWeirdly fascinating Time-travel loopiness2012Clowes, Daniel
Perchance to dreamBergman in India trailing a missing film crew1990Manara, Milo
Peter PankA novel comix angle, Pan as a punk. Whimsical & sexy1990Max
Pick of PosyPerfection1982Simmonds, Posy
Le Piège (the trap)Irresistible, even in French (79ff)1998Manara, Milo
PinocchiaComix take on a trans-gender variant1996Gibrat & Leroi
Preacher #1: Ancient historyCharacters' back plots from three 'special' issues1997Ennis, Garth et al
Preacher #2: gone to TexasPart Western, part crime, part horror. Issues 1-71995Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #3: until the end of the worldExorcising demons from small town past, etc. Issues 8-171996Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #4: proud AmericansTo Paris & Manhattan against the Grail. Issues 18-261997Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #5: Dixie FriedTo New Orleans for voodoo help. 'Cassidy' special + Issues 27-331997Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #6: War in the sunShowdown in Monument Valley, Arizona. Issues 34-401998Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #7: SalvationA small town in Texas... Issues 41-501998Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #8: all Hell's a comingPeter bought this in York. Issues 51-581999Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
Preacher #9: AlamoIssues 59-662000Ennis, Garth; Dillon, Steve
PsychorockOK1977Macedo
Pure PosyMarvellous1987Simmonds, Posy
Rapid reflexes!Good stuff1990Emerson, Hunt
Reign of the robotsDan Dare1981Hampson, Frank
Return of Mister XIdiosyncratic1986Hernandez, Gilbert et al
Rogue planetDan Dare1980Hampson, Frank
RoninGreat comix style1987Miller, Frank (2)
Saga #01Star-crossed soldiers2012Vaughan, Brian K
Saga #02Star-crossed soldiers2013Vaughan, Brian K
Saga #03Star-crossed soldiers2014Vaughan, Brian K
Saga #04Star-crossed soldiers2014Vaughan, Brian K
Saga #05Star-crossed soldiers2015Vaughan, Brian K
Salimba #1 (3D)Predates any 'Concrete' stories1986Chadwick, Paul; Perry, S
Sandman #00: OvertureLong-planned (and very welcome) prequel to the whole saga2015Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #01: preludes and nocturnesCapture, release, regaining control, repairing damage1988Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #02: the doll's houseAncient tales, Rose Walker, 'Cereal' convention1989Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #03: Dream countryBezoar, feline dreams, faerie theatre, dead façades1990Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #04: season of mistsDestiny's garden, empty Hell, dead return, negotiation1990Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #05: a game of youThe Cuckoo, take our goodbyes whenever we can1991Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #06: fables and reflectionsEmperor of the US, Orpheus, Ramadan1991Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #07: brief livesDelirium seeks brother, Dream and Orpheus (his son)1992Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #08: World's EndTales at the Inn of the World's End1993Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #09: the kindly onesA child has been stolen; someone will pay, and die1994Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #10: the wakeNo more loose ends, but no more Sandman!1996Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #11: The Dream HuntersFox, monk, & Mikado of all night's dreaming1999Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman #12: Endless NightsUnlinked stories; fabulous artists. Exquisite work2003Gaiman, Neil et al
Sandman: Midnight theatreNot part of new mainstream sequence, but 'original' character1995Gaiman, Neil et al
Shadow and Light #13 short erotic tales rendered as monochrome cartoons1998Quinn, Parris
Shadow and Light #22 tales; one a sequel1999Quinn, Parris
Shadow and Light #3Another triple XXX dose2000Quinn, Parris
Shocking futures15 comix tales, punny & violent & often twisted1986Moore, Alan
Shorts8 short weirdly-sexual fantasies1989Manara, Milo
Signal from spaceNew venture for him1978Eisner, Will
SIP #01: Strangers in ParadiseComix tale of tangled lives & a sinister past. Just wonderful1995Moore, Terry
SIP #02: I dream of youDealing with Mrs Parker & the Mob's $850,000. Superb1996Moore, Terry
SIP #03: It's a good lifeGetting shot of Freddie; accepting David. Excellent1996Moore, Terry
SIP #04: Love me tenderGym workout, new job in ad agency, Katchoo & David on/off1997Moore, Terry
SIP #05: Immortal enemiesEnd of Darcy Parker's assassination plot1997Moore, Terry
SIP #06: High School!Includes Princess Warrior satire1998Moore, Terry
SIP #07: SanctuaryRecollections from a middle-aged viewpoint1999Moore, Terry
SIP #08: My other lifeFateful plane crash2000Moore, Terry
SIP #09: Child of RageKatina turns the tables2001Moore, Terry
SIP #10: Tropic of desireFrancine to marry?2001Moore, Terry
Skin deep: tales of doomed romanceStylish1992Burns, Charles
SkizzComix tale of interpreter from Tau-Ceti, lost in Birmingham1989Moore, Alan; Baikle, Jim
Skizz: alien cultures9 years on, & Skizz saves Earth, source of lofatyogurt plague1993Baikle, Jim
Sleeper and the SpindleVariant of Sleeping Beauty, lovely illustrations2014Gaiman, Neil; Riddell, Chris
Sleeze brothers fileLooked good1990Carnell, J; Lanning, A
Space chicks & businessmen + CuntThey came for sperm! Plus advanced linguistics lesson1998Yaco, Link; Heebink, John
Spider GardenCrepax meets fetishistic Hokusai!1996Manning, Michael
Spirit Jam: a conspiracy to produce a..... new Spirit story.1981Eisner, Will & 50 others!
Spirit: six storiesKnuckling thugs, charming women & oozing style (1947-49)1988Eisner, Will
Stardust: being a romance within the..... realms of Faerie1999Gaiman, Neil; Vess, Charles
Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeGood comix version1989Crepax, Guido
Story of OAs comix - amazing. Initial Grove Press edition bought in Slough1975Crepax, Guido
Story of O Volume #1Variant text & art from 1975 edition1990Crepax, Guido
Story of O Volume #2Painfully pure Réage1991Crepax, Guido
Story of O Volume #3New material more purely Crepax than Réage1991Crepax, Guido
Strange Attractors: Chaos jitterbugSpace Rangerettes, of a sort1996Cohen, M; Sherman, M
Strip Joint100+ examples of her weekly 'Story Minute'1998Lay, Carol
Stuck rubber babyComix coming of (gay) age amidst Civil Rights 60s movement1995Cruse, Howard
Superman: the man of tomorrow3 comix tales updating, faithfully, the Man of Steel1988Moore, Alan et al
Suspended in LanguageStory of Niels Bohr2009Ottaviani, Jim
Tale of one bad ratPeter Rabbit lost in Cardboard City1996Talbot, Bryan
Talking headVocalising penis with attitude. Wry & entertaining1989Baciliero, Paolo
Tamara DreweBought in Bournemouth2007Simmonds, Posy
Tandra Chronicles #3Has its confused moments1992Unknown
Terry Pratchett's 'Colour of magic'Where gods are more blamed than worshipped. Comix approach1991Ross, Steven et al
Thrilling adventures of Lovelace and BabbageThe "not quite true" story2015Padua, Sydney
THRPP!From creator of Bash Street Kids and Baby Basil1987Baxendale, Leo
Top 10: book 1City entirely for super-heroes1999Moore, Alan et al
Towers of Bois-Maury: BabetteBeautifully-drawn (comix) medieval wanderings1984Hermann
Towers of Bois-Maury: Eloise de MontgriBloodthirsty pillaging of landowners' estates1989Hermann
Town that didn't existGood1989Bilal, Enki; Christin, P
Tozzer & the invisible lap dancersWide-ranging Hollywood satire of excess2002Dunlop, Rob; Lumby, Peter
Trans #01: back on the streetSpider Jerusalem (aka Hunter S Thompson!) Issues 01-031997Ellis, Warren et al
Trans #02: lust for lifeIssues 04-121997Ellis, Warren et al
Trans #03: year of the bastardIssues 13-181998Ellis, Warren et al
Trans #04: new scumIssues 19-241999Ellis, Warren et al
Trans #05: lonely cityIssues 25-302000Ellis, Warren et al
Tristram ShandyStalled about 1/3 thru, but enjoying the ride!1996Rowson, Martin
True LoveWonderful1981Simmonds, Posy
Truer than True RomanceOriginal artwork, but updated texts. Brilliant idea2001Martinet, Jeanne
TwilightUnread comix1991Chaykin, Howard
Twisted times12 comix tales, with 4-eyed Abelard Snazz & time twisters1987Moore, Alan
Uncle SamAmerican political history massively reinterpreted1997Darnall, Steve; Ross, Alex
Unstrung Harp, or Mr Earbrass writes....a novel. Miniature gem, as ever1953Gorey, Edward
V for VendettaBleak comix look at totalitarian England1990Moore, Alan; Lloyd, David
Valentina rediscovered (HM Fall '88)Weird1988Crepax, Guido
Venus in FursMasochistic comix variations1996Crepax, Guido
Vietnam journal: Indian CountryGraphic in every sense1990Lomax, Don
Warts and allNurtured by the 'RAW' stable1990Friedman, Drew & Josh Alan
Waste LandFilm noir who-dunnit version of TS Eliot1990Rowson, Martin
WatchmenAwesome comix anti-super-hero tale1987Moore, Alan; Gibbons, Dave
Welcome to AlflololGood, comix1972Mezieres, JC; Christin, P
Why I hate SaturnWritten when he was 25, dammit!1990Baker, Kyle
Woman trapAlso good1988Bilal, Enki
Women of ManaraSelf-explanatory sketchbook1995Manara, Milo
World of Edward GoreyRepresentative sampling plus biographical material2002Wilkin, Karen; Ross, Cliff
World without starsGood, comix1972Mezieres, JC; Christin, P
www.Manara hits the Net1999Manara, Milo
You are Maggie ThatcherOh no I'm not!1987Emerson, Hunt
Young WitchesDegradation before graduation1992Lopez, Solano; Barreiro
Zot! Book 11st ten issues1984McCloud, Scott

Graphics (NF)

TitleNotesYearAuthor
3-D eye: posters, prints, paintingsAirbrush super-realism1979English, Michael
Adventures with impossible figuresZany impossibilities, even from Meccano1986Ernst, Bruno
Airbrush bookIf only...1980Curtis, ST; Hunt, C
Airbrush worksGood1990Mette, C Michael
AirflowAirbrush superrealism1980Castle, Philip
Album cover albumDuring my Dean phase1977Dean, R; Hipgnosis
Album cover album 2Pretty silly, I guess1982Dean, R; Howells, D
Alice in Sunderland: an entertainmentRichly informed & informative2007Talbot, Bryan
Amazing 3-DFascinating1982Morgan H; Symmes, D
And all was revealed (ladies underwear)Half price from Windsor Hammicks - I think!1981Caldwell, Doreen
Antonio's GirlsFashion artistry1982Lopez, Antonio
Art for the Ear: 40 years of illustration for.... BBC radio publications. Beguiling examination of much 'ephemera'2015Artmonsky, Ruth
Art of humorous illustrationGood1973Meglin, Nick
Art of Radio TimesTotally superb collection of varied work1981Driver, David
Art of scraperboard engravingAttractive outline of techniques involved1988Curtis, Cecile
Art of Walt DisneySomewhat fawning1975Finch, Christopher
Artists of Radio Times: a Golden Age of.... British illustration2015Baker, Martin
Beauty and the BeastAirbrushed fantasy & mild erotica1978Achilleos, Chris
Beauty Shots (exhibition catalogue)Rather extreme fashion shots2001Trope, Donna
Best in Diagrammatic GraphicsSuperb & imaginative images1993Holmes, Nigel
Blown Covers: rejected 'New Yorker' coversSome stunning examples2011Mouly, Francoise
Bookbinding: practical guideBoth practical & excellent advice1985Johnson, Arthur W
Charts and Diagrams, step by stepSome useful examples1988Robertson, Bruce
CicciolinaItalian MPs are so much sexier than ours1992Staller, Illona
Complete guide to airbrushingUseful1983Martin, Judy
Complete worksAstonishing & prolific range of images1998Sorayama, Hajime
Creative bookbindingUseful1963Johnson, Pauline
Creative computer graphicsSo dated already1984Jankel, A; Morton, R
Design in contextBeautifully produced & illustrated survey of 200+ years1987Sparke, Penny
Design: FHK HenrionNot yet read2015Artmonsky, Ruth
Design: Jan Le Witt and George HimQuite a pair2015Artmonsky, Ruth
Designing with colourFor Christa1991Berry, Susan; Martin, Judy
Dictionary of Graphic Design & DesignersThames & Hudson & husband & wife from Falmouth College of Arts1998Livingston, A & I
Dictionary of visual languageVery wide range1980Thompson, P; Davenport, P
Do You Want it Good or Do You Want it Tuesday?The Halcyon Days of W.S.Cowell Ltd. Printers2015Artmonsky, Ruth
DreamSpyillustrations 1973 to 20032003Max
Edward Gorey: his book cover art and designExactly as described. Rather wonderful, too2015Heller, Steven; Gorey, Edward
Encyclopedia of cartooning techniquesGood1994Whitaker, Steve
EPS: Illustrated book of stockingsFemale hosiery1998Gower, Christopher
Eric Fraser: designer & illustratorBeautiful survey of his work in Radio Times etc1998Backemeyer, Sylvia
ErosNice selection of work1996Lahr, Jane; Ferrer, Linda
ErotiqueModern art2005Olley, Michelle
Eye beguiled: optical illusionsElegantly illustrated impossible objects1986Ernst, Bruno
Eye tricks: 3D stereogramsCheck out clover leaf on p153! Magical2004Priester, Gary W; Levine, G
Fashion drawings and illustrationsWonderful stylish stuff1976Erté
Fashion: theoryNothing special1980Di Grappa, Carol
Fetish: fashion, sex & powerPerfect title for this guidemap to 'Skin Two' territory1996Steele, Valerie
Front cover: great book jacket & cover..... design. WYSIWYG, naturellement2001Powers, Alan
Get on down: decade of rock postersGood heavens!1976Farren, Mick
Gianni Versace: fashion's last emperorLightweight eye candy1997Turner, Lowri
Gimmix book of recordsCover artwork1981Goldmann, F; Hiltscher, K
Goodbye lookTypical Floyd art1982Hipgnosis
Graphic wit: art of humour in designComprehensive survey; many contributors & examples1991Heller, Steven; Anderson, G
GraphicsLargely fashion-related1978Erté
Great magazine covers of the worldCousin Jayne liked this1982Kery, Patricia Frantz
Guide to fantasy art techniquesInteresting source of ideas1984Dragon's World
GynoidsPeter likes this, too1992Sorayama, Hajime
Hajime SorayamaJapanese airbrush1989Sorayama, Hajime
HindsightBoris sure likes his butts!1998Vallejo, Boris
Hogarth and his times: serious comedyAccompanies a 300th anniversary British Museum exhibition1997Bindman, David
Hyper illustrations 1Japanese airbrush1989Sorayama, Hajime
Hyper illustrations 2More of the same1992Sorayama, Hajime
Illustration and design: complete guideAs described1980Dalley, Terence
Illustrator's reference: figureClothed from (literally) all angles1987Quarto
Illustrator's reference: nudesFrom all angles - access all areas (hairiers?)1989Quarto
In fashion (20th Century dress)Interesting1978Glynn, Prudence
Information is beautifulInfographics in other non-words2009McCandless, David
Inside Out: best of 60 or so diagrams..... and cutaways.1998National Geographic
Jack Beddington: The Footnote ManNot yet read2015Artmonsky, Ruth
Just bloomedTeen beauties; present from Chris P2000Lopez, Boris
Layout source bookSome very nice ideas here1989Swann, Alan
Look of the Century: Design icons of the.... 20th Century. Dorling Kindersley mini-brick book1999Tambini, Michael
Lots of kisses39, to be exact; mostly airbrush pix. Intro by Lisa Tuttle1984Dragon's World
Love Lust DesireMore elegantly mild erotica2001Olley, Michelle
Making Mischief: a Sendak appreciationRevisiting some very long-time favourites2009Maguire, Gregory
MedusaAirbrushed fantasy & mild (yet cover censored!) erotica1988Achilleos, Chris
Mouse and KelleyTwo Underground poster folk1979Dragon's World
Mr Beck's Underground Map: a historySaga of Harry Beck's London Underground diagrammatic map1994Garland, Ken
New designer's handbookGraphics design, of course1993Campbell, Alastair
Occhio PrivatoSome nice stuff1987Various
Optical illusionsExcellent examples2000Seckel, Al
Pause & Effect: interactive narrativeThoughtful artist meets theory2003Meadows, Mark Stephen
Penguin by DesignCover artwork, 1935 - 20052005Baines, Phil
PhonographicsAlbum cover artwork1977Benedict, B; Barton, L
Pictorial mapsSome superb graphics; bought in Cambridge1991Holmes, Nigel
Pin-UpJapanese airbrush1984Sorayama, Hajime
Pin-Up's Progress: history of the art1870-1970 via bosoms, buttocks, nipples, legs & pubic hair1971Wortley, Richard
Pin-Up: from 1852 to nowAs described, though 'now' is now many years ago!1974Stein, Ralph
Pleasures of Printing: Thomas Griffits at.... Vincent Brooks, Day & Sons and The Baynard Press2015Artmonsky, Ruth
Poster in historyInteresting survey1972Gallo, Max
Power of mapsThe inner, if not secret, life of maps and representations1992Wood, Denis
ProjectsAirbrush & other media; I share his fetishes!1971Jones, Allen
Quick solutions to great layoutsUsual ideas1993Davis, Graham
Radio Times: cover story - 90 years of classic.... covers. Fascinating trawl through decade by decade2013Shaw, Lem et al
Red & Blue illusion book (anaglyphs)Good, but not very sophisticated images1996Hiner, Mark
Robot sexyJapanese airbrush, Peter likes it1983Sorayama, Hajime
Rock album cover: illustrated historyPretentious, moi?1979Errigo, Angie
Satterwhite on color and designUseful1986Satterwhite, Al & Joy
See what I mean: visual communicationPerception, meaning, codes, conventions, icons1986Morgan, J; Welton, P
Seven hundred PenguinsSome awesome cover artwork over the years2007Stoddart, Jim
Sexy dreamsErotic airbrush work1987Various
Sheer magicAirbrushed glamour1979Jones, Allen
SirensAirbrushed fantasy & more mild erotica1986Achilleos, Chris
Skin shows: the art of tattooWeird but fascinating1989Wroblewski, Chris
Skin to skin: eroticism in dressInteresting1982Glynn, Prudence
Skin two: Retro 1, the first 6 issuesPeter likes this1991Woodward, Tim
StereogramNice images aligned with a long-term interest of mine1994Burder, David G
Strange MapsGloriously weird examples2009Jacobs, Frank (2)
Striptease: a pictorial historyNeed I say more?1976Wortley, Richard
T-Shirt bookVisual trivia1988Gordon, J; Hiller, A
Tattooed womenSome attractive1992Wroblewski, Chris
Unashamed Artists: A Celebratory Miscellany.... of Advertising Art2015Artmonsky, Ruth
Varga: Alberto Vargas' pinupsIneffable airbrushery1991Robotham, Tom
Varga: the Esquire years (Vargas)Unique1987Esquire magazine
Vargas: 60 years of illustrationVintage airbrush glamour1978Vargas, A; Austin, Reid
VenomRecent snakeskin collection2002Sorayama, Hajime
ViewsI was younger then!1975Dean, Roger
Visual display of quantitative informationNeat; especially graphic of Napoleon's march on Moscow1983Tufte, Edward R
Walk away RenéArtwork for, inter alia, Pink Floyd1978Hipgnosis
World on Sunday: graphic art in....Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper (1898-1911)2005Baker, Nicholson; Brentano
Yoga for men: photographsPure exploitation!1978Champ, John

Historical (F)

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Aubrey #01: Master and CommanderAubrey's first ship, the brig Sophie & first court-martial1970O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #02: Post Captain1803, & war resumes; Sophia Williams & Diana Villiers appear1972O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #03: HMS SurpriseDebtors' prison before HMS Surprise & Indian Ocean1973O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #04: Mauritius CommandAttacking French bases on Mauritius & Reunion1977O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #05: Desolation islandHMS Leopard, card cheats, & rescuing Governor Bligh (of Bounty)1978O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #06: Fortune of War1812, fire, shipwreck, capture by Americans1979O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #07: Surgeon's MateEscape from Boston, Catalan troop manoeuvring1980O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #08: Ionian MissionToulon blockade duty, then Greek islands1981O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #09: Treason's HarbourMediterranean & Malta duties1983O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #10: Far side of the worldHMS Surprise to South Seas via Cape Horn for whaling fleet1984O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #11: Reverse of the medalRisky investments, crime, espionage & the pillory!1986O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #12: Letter of MarqueOff Navy List (though innocent) to be a privateer1988O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #13: Thirteen gun saluteRestored to List, Malaysia & its natural delights1989O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #14: Nutmeg of ConsolationMaturin bested by a platypus' poisonous spur!1991O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #15: Clarissa OakesSurprise is carrying a female surprise1992O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #16: Wine-dark seaUp the west coast of South America1993O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #17: The CommodoreReturning to yellow fever off the African slaving coast1994O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #18: Yellow AdmiralBrest blockade duty & proof of Jack's past adultery1996O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #19: The hundred daysMaturin the widower with Bonaparte's Muslim gold1998O'Brian, Patrick
Aubrey #20: Blue at the MizzenPeacetime Chilean hydrographics1999O'Brian, Patrick
AugustusHis lost memoirs, & 20th Century parallels1986Massie, Allan
Birth of VenusFlorence in Savanarola's time2003Dunant, Sarah
Book of MerlynThe 'lost' last volume of Once & Future King1977White, TH
CaesarCaesar, as observed by Brutus1993Massie, Allan
Claudius #1: I, ClaudiusMagnificent racy autobiography of Clau-Clau-Claudius1934Graves, Robert
Claudius #2: Claudius the GodBegins with acclamation as Emperor, ends miserably1934Graves, Robert
Close quartersContinuation of the naval trilogy1987Golding, William
Count BelisariusTroubleshooter to Emperor Justinian1938Graves, Robert
Course of HonourVespasian's love life with a freed slave as his mistress1997Davis, Lindsey
Devils of LoudunRead enough to be very angry at religion. Fiction?1952Huxley, Aldous
Earthly ParadiseColumbus's 3rd voyage to Indies1940Forester, CS
Falco #01: Silver pigsPrivate Eye Marcus Didius Falco & silver ingots from Britain1989Davis, Lindsey
Falco #02: Shadows in bronzeOff to the seaside with the family!1990Davis, Lindsey
Falco #03: Venus in copperTangling with a fortune-hunting redhead1991Davis, Lindsey
Falco #04: Iron hand of MarsWhere's the German legion commander gone?1992Davis, Lindsey
Falco #05: Poseidon's GoldHis dead brother can still cause trouble, it seems1992Davis, Lindsey
Falco #06: Last Act in PalmyraOff to the East & murder in a travelling theatrical troupe1994Davis, Lindsey
Falco #07: Time to departTrying to get rid of Rome's top gangster1995Davis, Lindsey
Falco #08: Dying light in CordubaMy next read1996Davis, Lindsey
Falco #09: Three hands in the FountainDirty work underfoot in Rome's sewers1996Davis, Lindsey
Falco #10: Two for the lionsWe're up to AD 73 & a great census1998Davis, Lindsey
Falco #11: One virgin too manyTime to catch up!1999Davis, Lindsey
Falco #12: Ode to a bankerPunnily enough...2000Davis, Lindsey
Falco #13: A body in the bath houseBack to Britain, chasing shoddy & murderous builders2001Davis, Lindsey
Falco #14: the Jupiter MythHolidaying amidst Londinium's gangsters2002Davis, Lindsey
Falco #15: The accusersEntangled with lawyers2003Davis, Lindsey
Falco #16: Scandal takes a holidayMissing gossip columnist2004Davis, Lindsey
Falco #17: See Delphi and dieOops2005Davis, Lindsey
Falco #18: SaturnaliaCaptive on the loose2007Davis, Lindsey
FalstaffUnread cod(piece) autobiography of Shakespeare's character1976Nye, Robert
FaustNew take on Faust's story1980Nye, Robert
FingersmithLondon, 1862: fraud, insanity & secrets2002Waters, Sarah
Fire down belowEnd of the sea trilogy1989Golding, William
GermanicusMarcus Corvinus & Livia's machinations again1997Wishart, David
Gilles de Rais: his life and deathPaedophile, murderer & devout Christian1990Nye, Robert
Girl with a pearl earringLife in 1664 Delft1999Chevalier, Tracy
HelenaEmpress, mother of Constantine1950Waugh, Evelyn
Her privates weBattle of the Somme as seen from its trenches1929Manning, Frederick
Horn #01: Mr Midshipman HornblowerOn Indefatigable to Western Atlantic; promotion to Lieutenant1950Forester, CS
Horn #03: Lieutenant HornblowerBush, the Renown, poverty on half-pay, Maria1952Forester, CS
Horn #04: Hornblower and the HotspurChannel blockade duties; then finally a Post Captain1962Forester, CS
Horn #05: Hornblower and the crisisUnfinished, plus 'Widow McCool' (#02) & 'Last Encounter' (#13)1967Forester, CS
Horn #06: Hornblower and the AtroposEastern Mediterranean & Nelson's funeral procession1953Forester, CS
Horn #07: Happy ReturnLydia, in South America, chasing Natividad & El Supremo1937Forester, CS
Horn #08: Ship of the LineHis first ship of the line, harrying Spanish coast1938Forester, CS
Horn #09: Flying ColoursEn route to Napoleon's firing squad. Escape down Loire1938Forester, CS
Horn #10: CommodoreA squadron to the Baltic for Russian alliance1945Forester, CS
Horn #11: Lord HornblowerMutiny, treachery, & Bush's death1946Forester, CS
Horn #12: Hornblower in the West IndiesNow Rear-Admiral; still thwarting Napoleon's latest plans1958Forester, CS
Hornblower CompanionInsights into his creativity1964Forester, CS
I, VirgilAn oblique view of history1995Wishart, David
Ides of MarchThis is Christa's copy1948Wilder, Thornton
Lad of the GadFive Gaelic folktales1980Garner, Alan
Memoirs of HadrianPraised on BBC World Service!1951Yourcenar, Marguerite
MerlinRude & very funny1978Nye, Robert
Name of the RoseMoving, eventually1980Eco, Umberto
NeroRoman life as seen by Nero's Advisor on Taste1996Wishart, David
New English bible; new testamentFrom Mum & Dad1961Various
OvidMarcus Corvinus recovers Ovid's ashes1995Wishart, David
Palace of wisdomIt's 1684, in library of San Lorenzo1989Marshall-Andrews, Robert
PompeiiWell-researched blast stories2003Harris, Robert
Rites of passageStory of a voyage to Australia in journal form1980Golding, William
StrandloperLife in 1801 Australian 'dreamtime'1996Garner, Alan
They hanged my saintly BillyTrial in 1856 of Dr William Palmer, well reconstructed1957Graves, Robert
TiberiusIn his own words1990Massie, Allan
Voice of the fireA 5,000-year urban English dreamtime walk1996Moore, Alan
Voyage of the DestinySir Walter Raleigh's confessions1982Nye, Robert

History

TitleNotesYearAuthor
9 of 1: a window to the worldComix examination of WTC September 11 2001 attacks2003Chin, Oliver
100 years in picturesFrom 1850 to 19501950Somervell, DC
1421: the year China discovered....the world. Even touches on Maori DNA!2003Menzies, Gavin
1587: a year of no significanceThe Ming Dynasty in decline. Amazing detail1981Huang, Ray
1700 - scenes from London lifeAnecdotal portrait of a smelly city2000Waller, Maureen
1940: myth and realityIneptitude & propaganda, it seems, is with us always1990Ponting, Clive
A.D. 500: journey through dark isles....of Britain & Ireland. Interesting approach2005Young, Simon
Age of scandalExcursions in the Aubrey mode1950White, TH
Agricola and GermaniaTrans. Harold Mattingly1948Tacitus
All that... the other half of historyEnglish history with an all-female cast for a change1986Charlesworth, K; Cameron, M
American historical documentsOne of Christa's1967Syrett, Harold C
American slaveryHistory of the 'peculiar institution'1993Kolchin, Peter
American way of sex: informal historyAmuses as it informs1978Smith, Bradley
Ancient Guide to Modern LifeParallels from the past2010Haynes, Natalie
Ancient Rome on five denarii a dayWhat to see and do in the Imperial City of the Caesars2007Matyszak, Philip
Annals of Imperial RomeTrans. Michael Grant1959Tacitus
Arcanum: porcelain's European re-inventionMeissen & its background stories1998Gleeson, Janet
Architect of the Roman Empire (27 BC - 14 AD)Wrapping up the loose ends!1931Holmes, T Rice
Architect of the Roman Empire (44 BC - 27 BC)The Age of Augustus, in forensic detail1928Holmes, T Rice
Atlas of maritime historyExcellent1986Natkiel, R; Preston, A
Audit of War: decline since WW IIIllusion & reality of UK as a great nation1986Barnett, Correlli
Banvard's folly: 13 tales of rotten luckHistory's brilliant losers2001Collins, Paul
Black Death1347 was not a good year to tour Europe!1969Ziegler, Philip
Black Game: British subversion in WWIIFakes, forgeries & clandestine radio stations1982Howe, Ellic
Bligh (Lt. William) NotebookFacsimile & annotated transcription, 28 April to 14 June 17891986Bach, John
Blitz: Westminster at warEyewitness account by an Auxiliary Fire Service novelist1947Sansom, William
Blood, sweat and arrogance: & the myths.... of Churchill's War. Sixty years on: let the debunking continue2006Corrigan, Gordon
Bloody game: anthology of modern war800+ pages, very very few of them dull1991Fussell, Paul
Bombers & Mash: domestic front 1939-45Great stuff, great stories1980Minns, Raynes
Bridging the ItchenLocal history; fascinating2001Brown, Jim
Brief history of the smileWho could resist?2004Trumble, Angus
Caesar's conquest of GaulMarred by very poor quality OCR (Kindle)1903Holmes, T Rice
Caligula: divine carnageAtrocities of Roman emperors; deeply weird2000Barber, S; Reed, J
Camera: Victorian eyewitnessLargely from 1860s to 1890s; echoes of Empire, too1979MacDonald, Gus
Cartoon history of the UniverseGreat1982Gonick, Larry
Cartoon history of the Universe IISpringtime of China to Fall of Rome1994Gonick, Larry
Case books of Simon FormanSex & society in Elizabethan times1974Rowse, AL
Cash Nexus: money & power 1700 to 2000National cash flow & its effects on success2001Ferguson, Niall
China's examination hellCivil Service Exams of Imperial China; bought in Egham1963Miyazaki, Ichisada
Churchill and the ProfChurchill's wartime éminence grise1995Wilson, Thomas
Churchill as war leader, right or wrong?'History would judge, and I shall write the history'1991Lamb, Richard
Churchill's war: the struggle for powerA different view of 1939-411987Irving, David
CircumnavigatorsChronologically, from Magellan's death (1521) to mid 1980s1989Wilson, Derek
Cobbett's AmericaSkimmed1815Cobbett, William
Cold War: book of TV seriesMadness of 'Mutual Assured Destruction' in last 50 years1998Isaacs, Jeremy; Downing, T
Collar the lot! (British WWII internment)Amazing what comes out years later1980Gillman, Peter & Leni
Colossus: rise & fall of American empireParadoxical realities of US power & influence2004Ferguson, Niall
Confronting the ClassicsThe state of modern 'scholarship' in the field2013Beard, Mary
Convoy: merchant sailors at war 1939-45Unpublished memoirs of forgotten heroes1998Kaplan, Philip; Currie, Jack
Courtesans and fishcakesConsuming passions of classical Athens1997Davidson, James N
Courtiers: 900 years of English court lifePlus ça change, it seems1986Hinde, Thomas
Customs in commonAmazing chapters by angry historian include 'Sale of Wives'1991Thompson, EP
Daily life in ancient RomeBaths, wine & women... these things make life itself!1941Carcopino, Jérome
Daughters of Britannia: lives & times..... of diplomatic wives.1999Hickman, Katie
Days at the factoriesGrim tales of former days1843Dodd, George
Decline and Fall of the Roman EmpireAbridged & well-illustrated version1979Gibbon, Edward
Desperate journeys, abandoned soulsCastaways & survivors from 15th century onward1988Leslie, Edward
Dickens' LondonPictorial studies of the stories' landscapes1987Ackroyd, Peter
Digest of Roman LawTrans. CF Kolbert1979Justinian
Discovering Britain's lost railwaysSome 14,500 miles of track lost & memories fade1995Atterbury, Paul
Don't you know there's a war on?People's Voice, 1939-45. Contemporary ephemera & voices1988Croall, Jonathan
Dr Johnson's LondonRealities of everyday life in 18th century London2000Picard, Liza
Eden in the East: drowned continent of..... Southeast Asia. Inverts usual post-Ice-Age history1998Oppenheimer, Stephen
Egyptian Echo - tabloid historyKing Tut in god swap shock1996Dowswell, Paul
Elizabethan Underworld16th Century London & its colourful denizens1977Salgãdo, Gãmini
Eminent ChurchilliansConsciously modelled on Strachey's 'Eminent Victorians'1994Roberts, Andrew
Empire and sexuality: British experienceCopious examples of imperial sexual misdemeanours1990Hyam, Ronald
Empire: how Britain made....the modern world.2003Ferguson, Niall
English Affair: sex, class and power.... in the age of Profumo2013Davenport-Hines, Richard
English: a social history 1066-1945Thorough, comprehensive, & very long (900 pp)1987Hibbert, Christopher
Englishman's food: 5 centuries of dietHe (& family) were brutally murdered in 1952. Was he a spy?1957Drummond, JC
Eunuchs for the Kingdom of HeavenMisogyny & sexual despair of Catholic Church1988Ranke-Heinemann, Uta
Experience of World War IIGrim but gripping1989Campbell, John (1)
Faber book of reportageLoose title for items as far back as 430 BC. Splendid selection1987Carey, John
Female TarsWomen aboard ship in the age of sail. O'Brian rates it!1996Stark, Suzanne J
Fifties, TheFrom Festival of Britain to 'You've never had it so good'1978Lewis, Peter
Fighting ApartheidAngry1988UNESCO
For five shillings a dayPersonal histories of World War II2000Begg, Richard C; Liddle, P
For want of a horse22 'what if?' speculations by various historians1985Merriman, John M
Foreign Office: illustrated historyOf places & people & relentless Imperial decline2000Seldon, Anthony
Forgotten voices of the Great WarVeterans' own words: history of WWI2002Arthur, Max
Forgotten voices of the second world warMore transcripted history2004Arthur, Max
Funny kind of war: a wartime logCartoonist's journal written up in Stalag V11A after capture1985Briggs, Robert
G.I.s: Americans in Britain 1942-1945So that's what they did over here, heh?1975Longmate, Norman
Gale Force 10: life & legacy of....Admiral Beaufort. He of the windy scale, of course2002Courtney, Nicholas
God's fifth column: biogr. of 1890-1940A riposte to pompous official histories1981Gerhardie, William
Goddesses, whores, wives, & slavesWomen in Classical Antiquity; fascinating snippets1975Pomeroy, Sarah B
Golden bough (abridged)From magic, via religion, to science. 750 pp of irrationality1922Frazer, James G
Grandes Horizontales: lives & legends....of 19th-C courtesans2003Rounding, Virgina
Great Arc: how India was mapped & Everest.. was named, starting in 18002000Keay, John
Great Bordellos of the worldInteresting1983Murphy, Emmett
Great Enterprise: Spanish ArmadaFolio Society freebie1978Usherwood, Stephen
Greatest benefit to mankind: medical..... history of humanity from antiquity onward1997Porter, Roy
Greek Gazette - tabloid historyNude scientist in bathtub sensation. Archimedes splash smash1997Fleming, Fergus
Green history of the worldEnvironmental effects on civilisations1991Ponting, Clive
Guinness book of historical blundersTo coin a phrase: un-fucking-believable1994Regan, Geoffrey
Guinness book of military blundersNot funny when analysed; in fact, not 'funny' at all1991Regan, Geoffrey
Guinness book of more military blundersAny comic effect sinks below the repeated tragedies1993Regan, Geoffrey
Guinness book of naval blundersThe phrase 'sinking feeling' springs to mind1993Regan, Geoffrey
Guinness book of royal blundersWicked, naive, idiotic. Beggars belief1995Regan, Geoffrey
Harem: the world behind the veilIllustrated first-hand accounts1989Croutier, Alev Lytle
Harlot by the side of the roadForbidden tales & versions of Bible writings1997Kirsch, Jonathan
Hawkwood: diabolical EnglishmanGordon R Dickson's hero, strangely2004Saunders, Frances Stonor
High Society in the Regency PeriodContemporaneous with Aubrey & Maturin, that is1998Murray, Venetia
Historical BritainRural & urban life & landscape from prehistory to the present1995Wood, Eric S
HistoriesTrans. Kenneth Wellesley1964Tacitus
History as hot news: 1865-1897Slow motion news coverage1973de Vries, Leonard
History from the airGood aerial photos1983Muir, Richard
History of England: selected chaptersWhat a piece of work is man, heh?1926Trevelyan, GM
History of modern BritainWhat it says on the tin2008Marr, Andrew
History of the cost of livingWhat goes up, goes on going up!1969Burnett, John
Hitler and Churchill: secrets of....leadership. Interesting side by side stuff2003Roberts, Andrew
Holy smoke (history of cigars)Different & eclectic1985Infante, G Cabrera
Homage to CataloniaUnread, I'm ashamed to say1938Orwell, George
How it was in the warContrasting testimonies from many people. Excellent plums1989Smith, Godfrey
IBM and the HolocaustNazis counting & much worse on their Hollerith machines2001Black, Edwin
Illustrated history of the Royal NavySumptuous & comprehensive2005Winton, John
In Retrospect: tragedy & lessons....of Vietnam. He should certainly know1996McNamara, Robert S
In the wake of Cook, exploration 1780-1801Skimmed1985Mackay, David
In the wake of the PlagueReinterpretations of life in post-Plague Europe2001Cantor, Norman F
Interesting Times: a 20th C lifeFascinating observer2002Hobsbawm, Eric
It takes a thief (Thief-taker General)Life & times of Jonathan Wild (1720s)1970Howson, Gerald
Jack Aubrey commandsHistorical companion to Aubrey's naval world2003Lavery, Brian
Jane Austen and the NavyPapers & naval records add many details2005Southam, Brian
Kings & Queens (1000 to present day)4 well-illustrated youngish guides1997Guy, John
Landscape & MemoryHistory personally presented through landscape1995Schama, Simon
Letters of Private Wheeler 1809-1828Edited by BH Liddell Hart1951Wheeler, William
Lewis & Clark: journey of the Corps of..... Discovery. Epic 1804-1806 explorations of the United States1997Duncan, Dayton; Burns, Ken
Life in the English country houseOne for the older generation1978Girouard, Mark
Life in the French country houseWhy change a winning formula?2000Girouard, Mark
Life on the LinersFascinating anecdotage1990Brooks, Clive
Le LitDamned if I can find this now1986Juin, Herbert
Little Ice Age: how climate made historyCovering 1300 to 1850 & the European climate that prevailed2000Fagan, Brian
London hanged: 18th century crimeCrime & civil society: nasty, brutish, & short for underdogs1991Linebaugh, Peter
London life in the 18th CenturyPre-Industrial Revolution London. Amazing1925George, M Dorothy
London Rich: from 1666 to the presentHistory of development & fragmentation since Great Fire1999Thorold, Peter
London: a social historyCelebration & elegy. Fascinatingly stuffed 530 pp1994Porter, Roy
Long march of Everyman1750 - 1960 from BBC Radio 4 series1974Barker, Theo (ed)
Lords of Human KindEuropean imperialist attitudes towards 'inferior races'1969Kiernan, VG
Loss of the ship Essex, sunk by a whaleContemporary first-person accounts of 1820 Nantucket whaler2000Nickerson, T; Chase, O et al
Lost lines: LondonAmazing saga of railway closures1998Welbourn, Nigel
Love in the Ancient WorldNice survey1997Norwich, John J; Miles, C
Love, sex and war: 1939-1945Scarcely a myth (or Miss) left standing!1985Costello, John
Making a living in the Middle AgesPeople of Britain, 850 - 15202002Dyer, Christopher
Making of the President, 1789Unauthorised campaign biography of George Washington1989Kitman, Marvin
Masturbation: history of a great terrorShameful scourge of society (trans. in 2001)1998Stengers, Jean; van Neck, A
Medieval Messenger - tabloid historyMystery plague rocks Europe - you've been bad, says bishop1996Fleming, Fergus
Medieval MiscellanySumptuous selection of texts & illustrations1999Herrin, Judith
Men-of-war: Life in Nelson's navyCopy to Carol, bought in upstate New York1974O'Brian, Patrick
Mercator: the man who mapped the planetOverdue English biography of he who set our world view2002Crane, Nicholas
Millennium EyewitnessRandom contemporary choices from Vikings to Diana1997Stone, Brian
Mind-forg'd ManaclesMadness, in a word, & our treatment of it1987Porter, Roy
Mud, blood and poppycockRethinking World War I2003Corrigan, Gordon
Mythology of sexBeautifully illustrated historical survey1996Dening, Sarah
Nathaniel's nutmegEast India Company adventurers1999Milton, Giles
Nation of Deadbeats: an uncommon history....of America's financial disasters2012Nelson, Scott Reynolds
Ned's Navy: private letters of Admiral.....Sir Edward Charlton, in Royal Navy from 1878 to 19241998Urban, Frank
Nelson's navy: ships, men & organisationEncyclopaedic, according to Patrick O'Brian1989Lavery, Brian
Nelson: an illustrated historyFirst real book from that museum!1995National Maritime Museum
Newton Papers: Strange and True Odyssey.... of Isaac Newton's manuscripts2014Dry, Sarah
Not in God's imageWomen in European society thru history - not pretty!1973O'Faolain, Julia et al
Nothing less than victoryOral history of D-Day1993Miller, Russell
Nuclear Statecraft: History and Strategy in.... America's Atomic Age. Insights into the policy process2014Gavin, Francis J
Of bridles and burningsFemale punishments in this supposedly civilised country1992Burford, EJ; Shulman, S
One of our submarinesClassic account of four years cruising during WW II1952Young, Edward
One of our submarinesPenguin #1000, first edition, July 19541952Young, Edward
Ornamentalism: how the British saw their.... Empire2001Cannadine, David
Outlines of English historyUseful potted histories1974Carter, George
Oxford book of military anecdotesFrom Jericho to Port Stanley1985Hastings, Max
Palace of sweet sinNumber 122 rue de Provence: a bordello from 1930 to 19461975Jamet, Fabienne
Pandaemonium: coming of the machine age... as seen by contemporary observers1985Jennings, Humphrey
Penguin book of 20th Century speechesHavel, Hitler, Patton, Mandela, Churchill, Pankhurst1992MacArthur, Brian
Penguin book of liesSome of the world's greatest deceits: Rousseau, Cicero, Shaw1990Kerr, Philip
Perspective of the worldHeavy1979Braudel, Fernand
Plain tales from the RajOral histories from 1900 to 19471975Allen, Charles
Pleasures of the PastEssays & reviews on modern history/books1989Cannadine, David
Pound in your pocket: 1870-1970Inflation as ever1970Wilsher, Peter
Practising historyEssays, speeches, lectures, subtle insights & revelations1981Tuchman, Barbara
Prince of Pleasure & his Regency, 1811-20Copiously illustrated overview of these times1969Priestley, JB
Print and the people: 1819-1851Ephemera, but none the worse for that1976James, Louis
Prize of all the OceansAnson's voyage round the globe in 1740-441999Williams, Glyn
Railway stationA social history full of quotes & details1986Richards, J; MacKenzie, JM
Real War (Vietnam)Classic war reports from 'New Yorker' at the time1988Schell, Jonathan
Reappraisals: forgotten 20th Century24 essays on aspects of recent European episodes2008Judt, Tony
Restoration LondonFirst foray from this remarkable ex-civil servant1997Picard, Liza
Rich relations: American occupation of UKFascinating anecdotes1995Reynolds, David
Riots, risings and revolutionGovernance & violence in 18th Century England1992Gilmour, Ian
Road to divorce: England 1530-1987Changing moral views of our ancestors1990Stone, Lawrence
Roman record - tabloid historyVolcano "safe" claims Senator1997Dowswell, Paul
Roosevelt & Churchill: men of....secrets. But did each spy on the other?1999Stafford, David
Satyricon and fragments of verseTrans. William Arrowsmith1965Petronius
Satyricon; ApocolocyntosisTrans. J P Sullivan1965Petronius; Seneca
Scenes from Georgian LifeRowlandson, Gillray, Cruikshank, all with commentaries2001Willes, Margaret
Scuttle your ships before advancingInteresting lessons from history on leadership & change1994Luecke, Richard
Senecans: four men and Margaret ThatcherAncient and modern politics as a memoir2016Stothard, Peter
Sex crimes: Renaissance to....Enlightenment. Now there's an ironic term!2002Naphy, William
Sex in historyWide-ranging & fascinating1989Tannahill, Reay
Sex, death and punishmentFascinating & grim reading1990Davenport-Hines, Richard
Sixty minutes with Winston ChurchillHis shadow's anecdotes1953Thompson, WH
Something new under the sunEnvironmental history of 20th century2000McNeill, John
Spike Island: memory of military hospitalNetley, in fact2001Hoare, Philip
SPQR: a history of ancient RomeSaturated with minute details2015Beard, Mary
Station X: codebreakers of Bletchley....Park. Revised edition. Includes Turing's buried silver bars!2003Smith, Michael
Stone Age Sentinel - tabloid historyMan burns finger in fire. Expert warns of new cave danger1998Dowswell, Paul; Fleming, F
Storming heaven: LSD & the American dreamPsychedelic maze of America in 1960s1987Stevens, Jay
Structures of everyday lifeHeavy1979Braudel, Fernand
Tales from the Dark ContinentBritish colonial Africa anecdotage1979Allen, Charles
Tales from the South China SeasAnecdotage from Far East fringes of 20th C. British Empire1983Allen, Charles
Taste of War: eyewitness accounts of WWIIGrim1992Straubing, Harold Elk
Times atlas of world historyBought in Slough1978Barraclough, Geoffrey
Total War950 pages on causes & courses of World War II1972Calvocoressi, P; Wint, G
Trial of SocratesUnread1988Stone, IF
Trials of the King of Hampshire: madness....secrecy and betrayal in Georgian England2016Foyster, Elizabeth
Triumph of the WestSome triumph!1985Roberts, JM
Twelve CaesarsTrans. Robert Graves1957Suetonius
Typhoid MaryThe New York carrier of the early 1900s2001Bourdain, Anthony
Ultra goes to war: the secret storyEnigmatic decodings1978Lewin, Ronald
Underground London: travels beneath....the city streets. Nether regions, indeed2004Smith, Stephen
Unfinished history of the worldEasier going than the JM Roberts tome1981Thomas, Hugh
Unpatriotic History of the 2nd World WarMinus the patriotic whitewash, it was mostly about saving capitalism2012Heartfield, James
Useful toil: workers' autobiographiesFrom 1820s to 1920s; 27 extracts1974Burnett, John
Victorian underworldFascinating; wouldn't want to have been there198?Chesney, Kellow
Victorian valuesFascinating1987Walvin, James
Victory of Seapower: winning Napoleonic....war, 1806-1814. Plentiful raiding of Greenwich archives1998Woodman, Richard
Vulcan 607: air attack on Port StanleyTale of very derring-do2006White, Rowland
Waiting for HitlerUK voices from September 19402006Gillies, Midge
War decade: anthology of the 40sGreat stuff in here1989Sinclair, Andrew
War like a wasp: lost decade of 1940sFeverish & democratic decade. Good ol' nostalgia1989Sinclair, Andrew
War of the WorldCarnage that is the 20th century round the globe2006Ferguson, Niall
War report: D-day to VE-dayBBC war correspondents' reports in a coherent framework1946Hawkins, Desmond
Wartime Britain 1939 - 1945Impressively researched2004Gardiner, Juliet
Wartime: understanding & behaviour WW IIImpact of the war on soldiers and civilians1989Fussell, Paul
We, the people: story of US CapitolNational Geographic Society book (Christa)1964Aikman, Lonnelle
Wheels of commerceHeavy1979Braudel, Fernand
When the lights went out; Britain....in the Seventies2009Beckett, Andy
Wooden World: Georgian NavyWe were indeed a naval force to be reckoned with1986Rodger, NAM
World in focusSkimmed1974MacQuitty, William
World War 1939-45: cartoonists' visionExcellent, even if nobody ever learns1990Douglas, Roy
World War II: the sharp endActual experience of Allied front line soldiers. Superb1980Ellis, John
WWII: 1. the gathering stormEvents after 19181948Churchill, Winston S
WWII: 2. their finest hourFall of France, Battle of Britain1949Churchill, Winston S
WWII: 3. the grand allianceRussia and America1950Churchill, Winston S
WWII: 4. the hinge of fateDesert war, Russian front, Tripoli1951Churchill, Winston S
WWII: 5. closing the ringItaly and preparations for D-Day1952Churchill, Winston S
WWII: 6. triumph and tragedyEffectively disguised blessing1954Churchill, Winston S
Year 1000: what life was like at turn of.... first millennium1999Danziger, Danny; Lacey, Rob
You'll never be 16 againBBC-related nostalgia for the 1950s/60s1986Everett, Peter

Journalism

TitleNotesYearAuthor
30 years of unforgettable imagesAll human celebrity is here!2001National Enquirer
50 people who buggered up BritainActually 55 in revised paperback. Very droll stuff2009Letts, Quentin
1980 1990: a decade of i-DeasMadonna, rottweilers, insider deals, video nasties; gang's all here1990i-D magazine
Adventures in a TV nationBehind the scenes of his TV attack show1998Moore, Michael; Glynn, Kath
Age and guile...... beat youth, innocence, and a bad haircut; 25 years of writings1995O'Rourke, PJ
Age of sex crimeHorrifying anecdotes & analysis1987Caputi, Jane
Alistair Cooke's American JourneyLife on Home Front in WW II, recently discovered2006Cooke, Alistair
All I did was ask: conversations with....writers, actors, musicians. From NPR's Fresh Air2005Gross, Terry
All in a day's workInterviews1987Danziger, Danny
All points NorthYorkshire anecdotage1998Armitage, Simon
America observedDispatches from the US, 1946 to 1972, plus 5 recent pieces1988Cooke, Alistair
American dreams: lost and foundOral history; even includes 'Arnie'!1980Terkel, Studs
American Steel: hot metal men & the..... resurrection of the Rust Belt. Via Carol; superb1991Preston, Richard
American way of death, revisitedClassic social anatomy lesson, revised from 1963 original1978Mitford, Jessica
AmericansInterviews Agnew, Carson, Nader, Welles, Capote & 30 others1970Frost, David
Les Anglais: portrait of a peopleBought in Guernsey1989Daudy, Phillipe
Angry Island: hunting the EnglishCollection of amusingly grumpy prejudice2005Gill, AA
Anyone here been raped & speaks English?Anecdotage from a cynical foreign correspondent1978Behr, Edward
Area Code 212New York days & nights in her collected non-fiction2002Janowitz, Tama
Art of Making MagazinesFascinating compilation from Columbia Journalism Review2012Navasky, Victor
Audience with an elephantCollected columns from excellent Welshman2003Rogers, Byron
Bad Company: strange cult of the CEOCapitalist idiocy writ ever larger2004Haigh, Gideon
BAD, or the dumbing of AmericaInexorable rise of phony, clumsy, witless taste in the USA1991Fussell, Paul
Bamboo: collected non-fiction piecesBooks, people, places, arts2005Boyd, William
Bank Manager & the Holy GrailTravels to the weirder reaches of Wales2004Rogers, Byron
Beaver Street: history of modern..... pornography, using his diary entries and journals2010Rosen, Robert
Bedside Guardian 24Classic James Cameron, & many others1975Webb, WL
Bedside Guardian 36From 1986-87: Thatcher's 3rd term, Contragate, Gorbachev1987Webb, WL
Bedside Guardian 38From 1988-89: Lockerbie, Hillborough, Afghanistan1989de Jongh, Nicholas
Bedside Guardian 39From 1990: Berlin Wall, poll tax, Gummer & mad cows1990de Jongh, Nicholas
Bedside Guardian 40From 1991-91: exit Thatcher, Gulf war, 'sperm wail'1991Course, John
Bedside Years: Guardian 1950-200050th anniversary freebie2001Engel, Matthew
Best of Technology WritingInteresting set of 24, often, web-based or web-oriented pieces2006Koerner, Brendan I (ed)
Best years of their Lives: Nat'l ServiceHah! Amazing stories from variety of survivors1986Royle, Trevor
Better than sex: political junkieGonzo Papers, #4 'confessions'1994Thompson, Hunter S
Between you and me: Confessions of a comma queenA 'New Yorker' fact-checker's memoir2010Norris, Mary
Bog-standard BritainMediocrity & ruin of the UK2009Letts, Quentin
Book of modern scandalScandal from Lord Byron (1813) to Lady Buck (1994)1995Palling, Bruce
Britain in the eightiesUseful survey1989Spectator, The
British teethRoot canals as a metaphor for UK's rotten heart2001Leith, William
Brits at workAnecdotes from working coal face of UK (mis)management1992Mole, John
Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and.... Living with Books (starts with an essay on Zinsser)2015Dirda, Michael
Bullfighter checks her make-upCollected encounters in essay form2001Orlean, Susan
By-line75 articles & dispatches; 4 decades1968Hemingway, Ernest
Cameron in the Guardian, 1974-1984What a writer!1985Cameron, James
Cancel your own Goddam SubscriptionFounder and editor of National Review. Good stuff2007Buckley Jr, William F
Cannibalism in the CarsNewspaper sketches written (mostly) between 1863 & 18722000Twain, Mark
Celebrity secretsAs FOI reveals from FBI & other files2007Redfern, Nick
CEO of the sofaA year of his ramblings2001O'Rourke, PJ
Character parts: Sunday Times interviewsKeeler, Heath, Bacall, Kinnock, Welch, Golding1986Mortimer, John
Chopping down the cherry treesBritain in 1980s, covered by public transport!1990Christmas, Linda
City of Falling AngelsVenice under his spotlight/microscope2005Berendt, John
Closing balances: business obituariesFrom Torygraph2006Weyer, Martin Vander
Collected columnsHis own choices, mostly from the 1960s2007Frayn, Michael
Collected essays, journalism & lettersSome excellent pieces1968Orwell, George
Collection: reviews, essays, lectures..short stories, journalism, etc.2001Ackroyd, Peter
Comic Inquisition: conversationsFascinating1991Hind, John
Command and ControlNuclear weaponry and the illusion/delusion of safety2013Schlosser, Eric
Complete Review: Eleven years, 2500 reviewsBasically, a history of this chap's web site2010Orthofer, MA
Conscientious objectionsEssays on contemporary US culture. Check out Safe-Fail!1988Postman, Neil
Consider the Lobster & other essaysUS cultural insights2005Wallace, David Foster
Convicted at birth: Rikers islandAnecdotes from NY penal colony2001Wynn, Jennifer
Cops: their lives in their own wordsRookies to burnt-out veterans. Some appalling anecdotage1985Baker, Mark
Covert Culture sourcebook 1Life & information of the Underground1993Kadrey, Richard
Covert Culture sourcebook 2Life & information of the Underground1994Kadrey, Richard
Crackpot: obsessions of John WatersJournalism from the Pope of Trash; stalled on p451986Waters, John
Crazy saladEssays on, inter alia, vaginal deodorants & breast size1975Ephron, Nora
Critic's London diaryFrom New Statesman, 1931 - 19561960Martin, Kingsley
Curiouser and curiouserEssays by a columnist Christa likes1985Arnold, Sue
Danziger's Britain: a journey to the edgeLife among marginalised in UK1996Danziger, Nick
Dead beat: perverse pleasures of....obituaries. People slip away in occupational clusters!2006Johnson, Marilyn
Demon Barber (interviews)Includes Joseph Heller, Stephen Fry, Alan Clark1998Barber, Lynn
Devil's Picnic: tour of everything....'they' don't want you to try. Wonderful stuff indeed2005Grescoe, Taras
Diary of 'The Lady'Largely a waste of paper (it was dear Mama's favourite comic)2011Johnson, Rachel
Dispatches: VietnamMad journalism from an insane war1977Herr, Michael
Distant voices: myth makingGulf War to Cambodia & Disneyland1992Pilger, John
Dog eat dog: tabloid journalistA hack for 10 years tells all (basically)1990Clarkson, Wensley
Don'tEssays, columns, diary pieces of a depressed, sceptical Jew1998Diski, Jenny
Double Fold: libraries & assault on paperRants against microfilming library collections2001Baker, Nicholson
Double troubleCultural ramblings linking Presley & Clinton2000Marcus, Greil
Down and out in Paris and LondonSpitting in the soup...1933Orwell, George
Downsize this! Random threats from..... an unarmed American. Example: Should GM sell crack?!1996Moore, Michael
Dreams on Hitler's couchColumns from 7 years observation of the West1997Vitaliev, Vitali
Dustbin of HistoryEssays showing history on the hoof1995Marcus, Greil
Eccentric BritainOur follies & foibles2000le Vay, Benedict
Educating Alice: adventures of a....curious woman, & her voyage of self-discovery2004Steinbach, Alice
Educating WilliamMemoirs of Hollywood correspondent, early 1990s, well observed1993Cash, William
Eleven minutes late: a train journey....to the soul of Britain2009Engel, Matthew
England after darkUK city night life for Guardian readers1990Beattie, Geoffrey
EPS: Diary of a sex fiendCollected columns from Erotic Review2004Peachment, Christopher
Essays, articles & reviewsEdited by Donat Gallagher; covers 1928-19651983Waugh, Evelyn
Even as we speak: new essays 1993-2001As described. He's a brilliant bunch of guys!2001James, Clive
Evergreen review reader: 1967-1973Fiction, plays, poems, cartoons, graphics...1998Rosset, Barney
Exposure: unusual life and violent....death of Bob Carlos Clarke2009Garfield, Simon
Extinction ClubTwo men, a deer & a writer. Mostly true?2001Twigger, Robert
Face of WarReports from Spain (1937) to Panama (1990)1993Gellhorn, Martha
Fast food nationLet's hope we are NOT what we eat; expanded from Rolling Stone2001Schlosser, Eric
Feeding frenzyColumns from 1995 to 2000; grumpy young old man2001Self, Will
Final Curtains: top-drawer....memorial services reviewed for The Oldie magazine2008Sherrin, Ned
Firecracker Boys: H-bombs, Inupiat eskimos and.... the roots of the Environmental movement1994O'Neill, Dan
First Casualty (of war) is truth..War correspondent as hero, propagandist, myth-maker1975Knightley, Phillip
Flirtation seduction betrayalInterviews: Allen, Vidal, Fry, Izzard, Hawking, Kissinger2002Farndale, Nigel
Flying visitsPostcards from the Observer, 1976 - 19831984James, Clive
For love and moneyLiterate journalism1956Dehn, Paul
Fourth Leaders, 1955Editorials1955Times
Friends in high places: who runs Britain?The exclusive Establishment, of course1990Paxman, Jeremy
From the land of shadowsLiterary-critical essays from various magazines1982James, Clive
Further requirements: interviews, reviews,.. broadcasts, statements: 1952 - 19852001Larkin, Philip
Gate Fever: voices from a prisonConversations from what are not holiday resorts1986Campbell, James
Generation of swineGonzo Papers, #2 'shame & degradation in the 80s'1988Thompson, Hunter S
George and SamTales of autistic young brothers; given to Lesley2004Moore, Charlotte
Get her off the pitch!How sports reporting bizarrely took over her life for a while2010Truss, Lynne
Getaway CarPosthumous collection of NF miscellany and partial autobio2014Westlake, Donald E
Gig: life and times of a rock-star....fantasist. He would have known 'gralloching' had he read Buchan!2008Armitage, Simon
Glanglish and other weekly essaysSuperbly-polished pieces of miniature observation1990Moody, Glyn
Global village idiotCollected columns of everyday planetary lunacy2001O'Farrell, John
Good golly Ms MollyColumns from 10 years1978Parkin, Molly
Good Parts: literary sexuality100+ mostly excellent reviews of mostly dubious books1994Perkins, Michael
Good War: oral history of W W IIIncredible1984Terkel, Studs
Good, bad and unacceptable: UK PressI don't know why they bother1992Snoddy, Raymond
Great Divide: oral historySecond thoughts on American Dream. Amazing & depressing stuff1988Terkel, Studs
Green Lane to nowhereLife of/in a (composite) English village2002Rogers, Byron
Guardian Year 2003Worth it for Posy (see p211)2003Dodd, Luke (ed)
Guardian Year, 2001Foot 'n' mouth, plus assorted feet in mouths2001Katz, Ian
Guardian Year, 2002Usual depressing subjects, enlivened by fine writing2002McKie, David
Guardian Year, '95Worse the world gets, the better the journalism!1995Henry, Georgina
Guide to Western civilization: my storyLow life Texan ravings. Cf. Molly Ivins for other extreme1988Briggs, Joe Bob
Hack's ProgressMemoirs of a long-time hack1997Knightley, Phillip
Hack: home truths about foreign newsVery uncomfortable reading1987Harriman, Ed
Head over heels: essaysMo(o)re of the same1996Moore, Suzanne
Heat: how to stop the planet burningIf you fly, you destroy other peoples' lives2006Monbiot, George
Hell's AngelsLife on two wheels: nasty, brutish & short1966Thompson, Hunter S
Here at the New YorkerNostalgic stories1975Gill, Brendan
HeroesSearing, angry reports from a wealth of modern firing lines1986Pilger, John
Hidden agendasAll the news that wasn't deemed fit to print, it seems1998Pilger, John
Holding the Key: year in Sing SingInitially banned by NY prison services, of course2000Conover, Ted
Holidays in HellLebanon, Seoul, Panama, El Salvador, Epcot!1988O'Rourke, PJ
Honest Rainmaker: Col. John R Stingo'New Yorker' writer collects tall tales of a Southern 'gent'1952Liebling, AJ
Hoo-Hahs and Passing FrenziesHis columns from 1990 to 20012002Wheen, Francis
Hooking Up: essays & fictionIncludes 'My three stooges' (Mailer, Irving, Updike)2000Wolfe, Tom
How the end begins: the road to nuclear.... world war III2011Rosenbaum, Ron
How to be alone14 essays set amidst clamour of mass culture2002Franzen, Jonathan
How to live off-gridUnplugging from the UK rat race2007Rosen, Nick
How to lose friends and alienate peopleFive years working down New York's food chain2001Young, Toby
How we saw it: Daily Telegraph....1855 to 2005. 150th anniversay abridged edition2004Howse, Christopher
Idiot America: how stupidity became a..... virtue in the Land of the Free2010Pierce, Charles
Idler #35: war on workIdleness is unjustly criticised...2005Hodgkinson, Tom et al
Idler #41: Quite InterestingGuest edited by QI producers2008Hodgkinson, Tom et al
In character: Sunday Times interviewsLivingstone, Jagger, Powell, Hockney, Scargill, Wilmot1983Mortimer, John
In GratitudeLiving with terminal cancer... and Doris Lessing, earlier2016Diski, Jenny
In no man's land: unmarried mothersSix portraits, in their own words1972Parker, Tony
Innovators: a sweeping overview of the people.... behind our digital world. Largely manages to ignore the UK (naturally)2014Isaacson, Walter
Interviews, 1968-1998, from Time OutThe gang's pretty nearly all here (hear?)1998Broughton, Frank
Island of lost mapsCartographic crimes of Gilbert Bland2000Harvey, Miles
It takes a Pillage: epic tale of power.... deceit, and untold trillions. Financial chickens come home to roost2009Prins, Nomi
It's a PC world: a land gone....politically correct2008Stourton, Edward
It's not a runner bean...Confessions of a slightly successful comedian1996Steel, Mark
Just my type: a book about fontsActually quite good2010Garfield, Simon
Keep taking the tabloids!What papers say (literally) & how they say it1983Spiegl, Fritz
Killing in verse and proseaka 'Thank God for the Atom Bomb & other essays'1988Fussell, Paul
King Arthur in the East RidingPenguin 70th mini2005Armitage, Simon
Kitchen Sink #14Editor looks like Illeana Douglas!2006Kalem, Stefanie
Last EmpireEssays literary, historical, political & personal2001Vidal, Gore
Last human cannonball....& other small journeys in search of great men2004Rogers, Byron
Letter from AmericaFrom his sixty year oeuvre!2004Cooke, Alistair
Letters from America: 1946-1951Older than I am! Includes 'The case of the November sun-tan'1951Cooke, Alistair
Letters from four seasonsPenguin 70th mini2004Cooke, Alistair
Letts rip! Inside the Parliament of foolsNot that 'New Labour' was a difficult target2010Letts, Quentin
Life after life: 12 murderers interviewedOral histories1990Parker, Tony
Life, Love and The ArchersRecollections, reviews and other prose2014Cope, Wendy
Little light frictionOpinionated interviews. Easy reading1989Hennessy, Val
Little Order: selected journalismToo slim, but good choices1977Waugh, Evelyn
London OrbitalWithin the acoustic footprint of the M252002Sinclair, Iain
Looking for trouble: essaysFrom she of the 'fuck me' shoes1991Moore, Suzanne
Lost, stolen, or shreddedMissing art and literature through the ages2013Gekoski, Rick
A mad world, my mastersFurther tales of a BBC traveller2001Simpson, John
Madame Depardieu & the beautiful....strangers. Love-life mediated by movie stars2007Quirke, Antonia
Making it: today's entrepreneursUnread; one-time Guardian writer1987Beattie, Geoffrey
Making of a muckrakerGood1979Mitford, Jessica
Making the cat laughShort essays 'Single Life on the Margin' (copy to Carol)1995Truss, Lynne
Meaning of recognition: essays 2001-2005And he's a (West) wingnut, too2005James, Clive
Meeting the Devil: a book of memoirRich set of pieces from that fine magazine2014London Review of Books
Metropolitan critic 1968 - 1973His 1st collection of critical essays, reissued1974James, Clive
Microwave ManGrey-haired superhero?2006Gornall, Jonathan
Midnight in the garden of good and evilA non-fiction novel (?) Excellent murder yarn1994Berendt, John
Millionaire MindWhat makes a millionaire?2000Stanley, Thomas J
MINI: the true and secret history of the....making of a motor car2009Garfield, Simon
Moondust: in search of the men....who fell to Earth. Only 12; 9 still alive2005Smith, Andrew
Moronic infernoEssays during visits to America1986Amis, Martin
Mostly men (interviews)Aspinall, Benn, Dahl, Elton, Fry, Guccione & 28 more1991Barber, Lynn
My American centuryInterviews from eight of his collections1997Terkel, Studs
My goodness: a cynic's short-lived.....search for sainthood. Check out his contrition website!2000Queenan, Joe
My trade: short history of British....journalism. At least he ends with James Cameron's words2004Marr, Andrew
Naked EyeToronto Weekly columnist1998Burrill, William
NamInterviews & anecdotage. I made it to p1181981Baker, Mark
NASA / TrekPopular science & sex in America. Peculiar1997Penley, Constance
Nerve: literate smutCollection of sex articles from Web's online magazine1998Field, G; Griscom, R
Neurotica 1948-1951The complete run of this strange magazine1981Landesman, Jay
New Journalism (anthology)Reed, Talese, Herr, Capote, Eszterhas (!), Mailer, etc.1973Wolfe, Tom; Johnson, EW
New Yorker book of war piecesSome lovely prose here1947New Yorker
NewspapermenCecil King, Hugh Cudlipp, & Fleet Street co2003Edwards, Ruth Dudley
Night and Day: July to Dec 1937Magazine closed after Graham Greene libelled Shirley Temple1985Hawtree, Christopher
Noble traditionInterviews with the medical profession1990Danziger, Danny
Not an Englishman: conversations with..... Lord Goodman. Transcribed in late 19921993Selbourne, David
Not on the labelWe can't trust what we eat, it seems2004Lawrence, Felicity
Not wet yetTime capsule of 15+ years of cultural sniping1997Shoales, Ian
Notes from the SofaThoughts, ideas and memories from the 'Oldie' columns2015Briggs, Raymond
NOVA, 1965-1975Beautifully illustrated selections from a great magazine1993Gibbs, David
Now dig this: unspeakable writingsEdited scribbling from 1950 onward2001Southern, Terry
Nudist on the late shift, & other tales..... of Silicon Valley. Feature writer for Wired1999Bronson, Po
Number: how US balance sheet lies....rocked world financial markets2003Berenson, Alex
Nurse Wolf & Dr SacksMatched portraits of New York neurologist & dominatrix2001Theroux, Paul
Odd man outHis journalism, collected shortly after his death in Oct 19961996Harris, Martyn
Oil notesDepressing commentary on UK economy1989Bass, Rick
On the Map: why the world looks the way....it does2012Garfield, Simon
On Trying To Keep StillPhilosophical travelogue and memoir2007Diski, Jenny
Orchid ThiefShenanigans in Fakahatchee Strand, Florida1998Orlean, Susan
Other Half: Britain's new rich & poor10 interviews from the mid 1960s1966Davies, Hunter
Other people's trades43 newspaper articles1985Levi, Primo
Outlaws of AmericaUnderground & counter-cultural press proliferation1972Lewis, Roger
Pandora's handbag: book world adventuresWonderful literary criticism from the late Ms Young2001Young, Elizabeth
PaperweightCollected articles from Telegraph, Listener et al1992Fry, Stephen
Parliament of whoresThat tentacled monster: US government1991O'Rourke, PJ
Penguin book of columnistsBarrie, Bierce, Mencken, Marquis, Driberg, Runyon, Cameron, etc.1997Silvester, Christopher
Penguin book of interviewsPrivate Eye's gossip columnist picks well from 1859 to 19921993Silvester, Christopher
Penguin Book of Journalismaka 'Secrets of the Press' - nice anthology1999Glover, Stephen
Penguin Dorothy ParkerStories, poems, articles + 'Constant Reader' book reviews1973Parker, Dorothy
People of ProvidenceOral histories; try the one of the penthouse occupant1983Parker, Tony
Perpetual Race of Achilles and the tortoise.... and 14 other essays, including his verdict on Citizen Kane2013Borges, Jorge Luis
Personal copy: a memoir of the SixtiesHe's a very astute social commentator1980Gosling, Ray
Peter knows what Dick likesSome early fiction, plus essays between 1981 & 19881989Meades, Jonathan
Picture Post 1938-50I missed a superb photographic news magazine!1970Hopkinson, Tom
Picture Post album (50th anniversary)Excellent anthology1989Kee, Robert
Pies and PrejudiceLots of planets have a North (Dr Who)2007Maconie, Stuart
Place called BirdOral history in a small Kansas town1989Parker, Tony
Point of View: his collected (expanded).... radio 'essays'. Fabulous entertainment2011James, Clive
Prejudices: a selection35 essays, dating from 1917 to 19271958Mencken, HL
Private Eye storyVery interesting1982Marnham, Patrick
Private Eye: the first 50 yearsA well-focused A to Z; excellent2011Macqueen, Adam
ProfilesSuperb capsule reviews1989Tynan, Kenneth
Publish and be damnedLondon's Daily Mirror in earlier times1953Cudlipp, Hugh
Queenan Countryaka What makes the Brits tick? Same as anyone else, I guess2004Queenan, Joe
RaceOral histories1992Terkel, Studs
Radioactive Boy ScoutVery nearly a blast in two senses2004Silverstein, Ken
Reading the decades: 50 years of UK's...best-selling books; BBC series2002Sutherland, John
Reflections in a jaundiced eyeCollected magazine articles1989King, Florence
Republican Party Reptile21 essays & outrages, incl. How to drive fast on drugs...1987O'Rourke, PJ
Required Writing: miscellaneous pieces....from 1955 to 19822002Larkin, Philip
Return of a native reporterExamination of UK in 1985-87, after 4 years in USA1987Chesshyre, Robert
Revolt of the PendulumAnother batch of seemingly effortless essays2011James, Clive
Rich: a study of the speciesThe rich ARE different from us; they have more money1982Davis, William
Rock stars stole my life!Amiable memoirs of a life in music journalism2014Ellen, Mark
Rude Kids: unfeasible story of 'Viz'Fanzine rags to riches saga2004Donald, Chris
Russian voicesOral history of contemporary Russia1991Parker, Tony
Sacred monsters, sacred mastersBeaton, Capote, Dali, Picasso, Freud, Warhol, etc.2001Richardson, John
Scandal!Pretty trivial stuff1981Street-Porter, Janet
Secrets: memoir of Vietnam &....Pentagon papers.2002Ellsberg, Daniel
SeventiesPortrait of a decade; essays1980Booker, Christopher
Sex Lives: sexual self-portrait of AmericaInterviews with 100 citizens from land of the fucked-up1994Baker, Mark
Signs & Wonders: essays on literature....and culture. A 25-year collection2003Warner, Marina
Singular encountersInterviews in similar vein1990Attallah, Naim
Sixties, TheSounds authentic to me; she is 4 years older2009Diski, Jenny
Size of thoughts: essays etc.Some nuggets. Where's my card index?1997Baker, Nicholson
Sleeping with soldiersSouthern belle & feminist poet in search of macho man1984Daniell, Rosemary
Slip of the Keyboard: collected NFVariety of ephemeral non-fiction pieces2014Pratchett, Terry
Snake Oil, & other preoccupationsUncomplimentary look at complementary medicine + articles2001Diamond, John
Snakecharmers in TexasVarious critical essays from 1980 - 19871988James, Clive
Soft citySome memorable phrases!1974Raban, Jonathan
Soldier, soldierInterviews yielding insight into modern British Army life1985Parker, Tony
Some times in AmericaRelocated journalist's anecdotes with Tina Brown et al1999Chancellor, Alexander
Songs of the doomedGonzo Papers, #3 'more notes on death of American Dream'1990Thompson, Hunter S
Sore Sites60 or so tiny essays from 'Building design' magazine2000Self, Will
Soul of an OctopusI was 'suckered' into buying this, of course. Temple Grandin approves2015Montgomery, Sy
Southern ladies and gentlemenMore tales from the Southern end of life1975King, Florence
Spectator annualMid 1989 to mid 1990 cartoons & essays1990Glass, Fiona
Stiff: curious lives of human cadaversOr bringing the world of Six Feet Under to life?2003Roach, Mary
Stories from 1981 Tennessee State FairAccompanies book of photos1982Gray, Spalding
Strange Days indeedThe 1970s, of course2009Wheen, Francis
Strange places, questionable peopleBBC World Affairs editor1999Simpson, John
Stranger on a trainRound the perimeter of USA by train2002Diski, Jenny
Stuff and NonsenseAmiable ramblings from an ex-headteacher Norfolk Scot1996Lockhart, Logie Bruce
Stupid white men, & other sorry excuses..... for the state of the US2001Moore, Michael
Surviving in Stroke CityHounded off BBC R4 by Home Counties Nazis1999Anderson, Gerry
Tales, speeches, essays & sketchesAs described; short fiction & prose1994Twain, Mark
Talk about America: 1951-1968Brilliant miniature essays; more 'Letters from America'1968Cooke, Alistair
This is Berlin: reporting 1938-40US (CBS) answer to Alistair Cooke1999Shirer, William L
Tickle the public100 years of the popular press - harlots of Fleet Street1996Engel, Matthew
To convey intelligenceSpectator magazine, 1928 - 19981999Courtauld, Simon
Too hot to handle: killed articles etcOn platonic friendship, blow jobs & literary life1992Pitt-Kethley, Fiona
Trains and Buttered ToastSelection of BBC radio talks2006Betjeman, John
Trials of 'Oz'Jenny Davison's father is among those who testified1971Palmer, Tony
True Confessions: 60 years of sin etc!From popular tabloid magazines1979Moriarty, Florence
True Fiction: from Weekend FT columnsUnclassifiable takes on modern times1998Thomson, Robert (ed)
Twenty years of 'Rolling Stone'Excellent collection1987Wenner, Jann S
Underground: London press 1966-74It, Oz, Black Dwarf, and many others1988Fountain, Nigel
Untold StoriesDiaries, essays, reviews, family memoir...2005Bennett, Alan
User's guide to the MilleniumEssays & reviews over 30 years1996Ballard, JG
Vanity Fair's HollywoodLarge & glamour-filled2000Hitchens, Christopher
View from the BedCollected columns & reviews/essays2003Diski, Jenny
View from the Cheap Seats: selected non-fictionExactly as described, and very interesting2016Gaiman, Neil
View from the groundSix decades of peacetime dispatches1989Gellhorn, Martha
Violence of our livesOral histories of life-sentence prisoners in America1995Parker, Tony
Visiting Mrs NabokovIncluding 'Nuclear city: the megadeath intellectuals'1993Amis, Martin
Walk the Lines: the London Underground.... overground. A several hundred mile trek2011Mason, Mark
Walking away: film-maker's African....journal. Heart-stopping2003Metcalf, Charlotte
War against cliché: essays & reviewsSpanning 1971 onward. WYSIWYG2001Amis, Martin
War broadcastsVarious BBC items from 1942-431985Orwell, George
War commentariesAnti-fascist propaganda to India from 1941-431985Orwell, George
WASP, where is thy sting?Her publisher is Sol Stein, oddly1977King, Florence
Way the World WorksCollected pieces of eclectic interests2012Baker, Nicholson
What I Don't Know About AnimalsPieces on what it means to be human2012Diski, Jenny
Where I'm reading from: the changing world.... of books. Collected from his New York Review of Books columns2015Parks, Tim
Who's really whoShades of Trollope's thesis (1,000 who really matter)1983Miller, Compton
Will the circle be unbroken?Facing up to mortality2001Terkel, Studs
Witch Doctors: what the management gurus.... are saying, why it matters & how to make sense of it1996Micklethwait, J et al
Woman a weekWeekly columns of interviews1998Attallah, Naim
Woman's Hour: Joyce Grenfell onward....for sixty years2006Murray, Jenni et al
WomenInterviews with the pompous one1987Attallah, Naim
Working: oral historyBy working stiffs in ordinary jobs. Reached p1881975Terkel, Studs
Worst date everWar crimes, Hollywood heart-throbs etc2009Bussman, Jane
Worst years of our livesAnnoying, if I remember rightly1991Ehrenreich, Barbara
Writings from the New Yorker, 1927-1976161 short gems1991White, EB
Wry MartinisPre-Sept 11 journalism1997Buckley, Christopher
Yank: the army weekly -- 1942-1945World War II from the guys who brought you victory!1991Kluger, Steve
Yesterday's witnessFrom BBC documentary transcripts1979Cameron, James
You can't read this bookWide-ranging survey of threats to Free Speech2013Cohen, Nick

Juvenile

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Adventures of P.C. 49As in the 'Eagle' comic - superb1990Stranks, A; Worsley, J
Alphabet of old friends & Absurd ABCNice stuff1874Crane, Walter
Asterix the Gaul (27 titles)Simply brilliant, each & every title1975Goscinny & Uderzo
Awful EndKicking off the Eddie Dickens trilogy2000Ardagh, Philip
Beastly Collection (ABC)Good1974Coudrille, Jonathon
Best of 'Eagle'How could Mum throw out all my Dan Dares???1977Morris, Marcus
Big SixCoots, D & D, & petty thievery on the Broads1940Ransome, Arthur
Boxen: childhood chronicles before.... Narnia, written with his older brother when he was eight1906Lewis, CS; Lewis, WH
Broken BridgeTeenage identity crisis (revised, 1998)1990Pullman, Philip
BumfaceWonderful opening dialogue1998Gleitzman, Morris
Butterfly Tattoo (aka White Mercedes)Teenage angst/thriller1992Pullman, Philip
Calling a dead manIf this is today's kid-lit...2001Cross, Gillian
Clockwork, or All Wound UpDevilish deal for apprentice horologist1996Pullman, Philip
Comet in MoominlandWe can't eat that much jam in a year!1946Jansson, Tove
Coot ClubNorfolk Broads, with Dick & Dorothea linking to Swallows1934Ransome, Arthur
CoralineDescribed as Alice with attitude2002Gaiman, Neil; McKean, Dave
Curious incident of the dog in the....night-time. As investigated by 15-yr-old with Asperger's2003Haddon, Mark
Doing ItAnne Fine says this should be burned!2003Burgess, Melvin
Down the bright streamI always hoped Peter would read it, too. He never did1948BB
Dreadful ActsNonsense recast as art2001Ardagh, Philip
Enchanted CastleMagical ring, unenchanted, unsleeping princess1907Nesbit, E (Edith)
Exploits of MoominpappaLong-promised life story1952Jansson, Tove
FadeUnread tale of a disappearing uncle1988Cormier, Robert
Father ChristmasOne of a kind1973Briggs, Raymond
Finn Family MoomintrollStart of the well-regarded saga1948Jansson, Tove
Five Children and ItIt being the Psammead, sand fairy extraordinaire1902Nesbit, E (Edith)
Forever XStrange hotel of perpetual Xmas1997McCaughrean, Geraldine
FredWhat a cat!1987Simmonds, Posy
Fungus the BogeymanNoisome1977Briggs, Raymond
Gentleman JimTouching1980Briggs, Raymond
Great EscapeBy a comedian who can write2007Haynes, Natalie
Great Northern?Illegal egg-collecting in Scottish Highlands1947Ransome, Arthur
Grimms' fairy talesPocket sized; Rackham b&w woodcuts2004Grimm, JLC & WC
Harris Tweed: extra special agentAs in the 'Eagle' comic1990Ryan, John
HolesDigging Life in the Camp Green Lake correctional facility1998Sachar, Louis
I like this storyExtracts from 50 Puffins to mark this -- the 2,000th1986Webb, Kaye
Islands in the skyTV contest prize: trip to space station1954Clarke, Arthur C
Lady: my life as a bitchFresh take on teenage traumae2001Burgess, Melvin
Little grey menFirst met these captivating creatures in Wilmslow!1942BB
Lulu and the flying babiesA picture Puffin wise far beyond its years1988Simmonds, Posy
Lyra's OxfordExtra tale of Lyra & embedded map2003Pullman, Philip
Madame DoubtfireGreat kid's transvestite father/nanny scam1987Fine, Anne
Making of TintinNice insights into his creative juices1983Hergé
ManBoy meets Man: three days delineating the human tragedy!1992Briggs, Raymond
MatildaClassic!1988Dahl, Roald
Missee LeeFemale Chinese pirate & tale within a tale1941Ransome, Arthur
Moominland MidwinterWhile the land snoozes in deep freeze1958Jansson, Tove
Moominsummer madnessOr life on a floating theatre1955Jansson, Tove
Moominvalley in NovemberIt was wonderful to be cleaning again!1971Jansson, Tove
MoonfleetSet book in my Junior school. Well-written1898Falkner, J Meade
Narnia #1: Magician's NephewWood between the worlds1955Lewis, CS
Narnia #2: Lion, the Witch & the WardrobeNarnia's creation myth1950Lewis, CS
Narnia #3: Prince CaspianPevensies first return1951Lewis, CS
Narnia #4: Horse and his BoyEscape from Calormen slavery1954Lewis, CS
Narnia #5: Voyage of the Dawn TreaderQuest for the exiled Lords1952Lewis, CS
Narnia #6: Silver ChairThe one that got away - literally!1953Lewis, CS
Narnia #7: Last BattleLast days of Narnia1956Lewis, CS
Noah's castleScary post-breakdown planning -- for kids?!197?Townsend, John Rowe
Old Peter's Russian talesSkimmed1916Ransome, Arthur
Otterbury IncidentReplacing the Headmaster's window1948Lewis, C Day
Outside over thereIneffable198?Sendak, Maurice
Peace at lastPop Bear keeps trying to get some sleep. Wonderful!1980Murphy, Jill
Peter DuckSwallows & Amazons in Caribbean after treasure1932Ransome, Arthur
Peter PanUnique1911Barrie, JM
Phoenix and the carpetSequel to 'Five Children & It'1904Nesbit, E (Edith)
Picts and the MartyrsD & D coping with Amazons' great aunt before Swallows arrive1942Ransome, Arthur
Pigeon PostGold-mining & charcoal burners1936Ransome, Arthur
PuddlemanMobile suspended animation personalised puddles!2004Briggs, Raymond
Roald Dahl TreasuryLavish roster of illustrators1997Dahl, Roald
Secret WaterSwallows, Coots & Amazons mapping the Broads1939Ransome, Arthur
SnowmanExcellent1978Briggs, Raymond
Stinky Cheese Man & other fairly stupid.... tales. Including Jack's Bean problem1992Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane
Stone #1: Stone bookJuly 1864, family oral history as fiction1978Garner, Alan
Stone #2: Granny ReardunJune 1886 'Granny reared him'1978Garner, Alan
Stone #3: Aimer GateSeptember 19161978Garner, Alan
Stone #4: Tom Fobble's dayJanuary 19411978Garner, Alan
Story of the AmuletPsammead strikes again!1906Nesbit, E (Edith)
Story of the Treasure SeekersMeet the Bastables1899Nesbit, E (Edith)
SwallowdaleShipwreck, hence camp in Swallowdale, & great-aunt trouble1931Ransome, Arthur
Swallows and AmazonsTook two years to earn its £200 advance! Almost incomparable1930Ransome, Arthur
Tales from MoominvalleyA dragon for a tiny pet1962Jansson, Tove
Terrible TimesAll good things come to an (awful) end2002Ardagh, Philip
There's a boy in the girls' bathroomEvidently late making it over here!1987Sachar, Louis
Ug: boy genius of the Stone AgeAll he wants is a softer pair of trousers than his stone pair2001Briggs, Raymond
Unlucky WallyBeautifully-observed1987Briggs, Raymond
Unlucky Wally: 20 years onEven better1989Briggs, Raymond
We didn't mean to go to seaSwallows, fog, & Holland1937Ransome, Arthur
Winnie the Pooh: complete collection of..... stories & poems. EH Shepard illustrations1994Milne, AA
Winter HolidayPossibly my favourite. Introduces Dick & Dorothea1933Ransome, Arthur
You don't know me1st person adolescent narrative2001Klass, David

Language

TitleNotesYearAuthor
20th Century AnecdotesSo many gems per page, it terrifies me1990Pepper, Frank S
After Alice: children's literature15 varied essays1992Styles, Morag et al
Age of CommunicationGood selection of pieces & essays, cartoons etc1974Lutz, William D
All Talk (language in everyday life)Why it's important to watch your words1988Beattie, Geoffrey
Almanac of words at playWonderful1975Espy, Willard R
Almanac of words at play, AnotherGreat stuff1980Espy, Willard R
Amis collection: non-fiction 1954-1990Splenetic; an often prophetic debunker1990Amis, Kingsley
Amo, amas, amat... and all thatNo English exists for Lex primae noctis!2006Mount, Harry
Anguished EnglishFunny examples1987Lederer, Richard
Annotated 'Alice' (Lewis Carroll)Completely brilliant1960Gardner, Martin
Annotated 'Alice' - definitive editionEssential(ly) two revised editions on & even brillianter2000Gardner, Martin
Annotated 'Snark' (Lewis Carroll)Even better!1962Gardner, Martin
Antonio's 1001 nightsFashion designer turns his attention to myths1985Lopez, Antonio
Approaching Arthur RansomeMore oriented to a study of his literature than his life1992Hunt, Peter
Art of fiction50 weekly articles from a Sunday paper1992Lodge, David
Art of writing made simpleWho said it was difficult?! Bought in Hatfield Woolco1972Ashe, Geoffrey
Aspects of Alice: essays on CarrollSimply wonderful1971Phillips, Robert
Bald-headed hermit & the artichokeErotic thesaurus of over 15,000 terms1999Peterkin, AD
Bloomsbury good reading guideSome interesting cross-links1990McLeish, Kenneth
Body (Granta)Eclectic mix including Dibdin on a post-mortem1992Buford, Bill
Book of BabelWords & how we see things. Look up manzuri!1994Lewis, Nigel
Book of English essaysGood stuff (Christa's)1942Williams, WE
Book of Hollywood quotesUseful but trivial1979Herman, Gary
Book of insults: ancient and modernAmiable history of invective1978McPhee, Nancy
Book of political quotesUseful source material1982Green, Jonathon
Books: their history, art, power, etcVery nice eclectic selection1981Donaldson, Gerald
Browser's guide to eroticaOK, I guess1981Lewis, Roy Harley
Bushisms (President George Bush)Standing tall in deep doo-doo, in his own words1992New Republic
Cambridge encyclopedia of languageComprehensive1987Crystal, David
CatullusStudy of poet & his work, presented in snippets1992Martin, Charles
Children's almanac of words at playPeter was left cold1982Espy, Willard R
Christmas crackersLucky dip, started as a glorified Christmas card1980Norwich, John Julius
Clubland heroesSapper, Dornford Yates, & John Buchan1974Usborne, Richard
Cock-a-hoop: Golden Cockerel bibliographyPublished Eric Gill; beautifully typeset & printed (of course!)197?Chambers, D; Sandford, C
Comedy: in literature, drama & cinemaSignificant recurring patterns, it seems, in comedy everywhere1990Nelson, TGA
Commonplace BookSee, for example, Hans Küng on page 5!2001Guinness, Alec
Complete history of eroticismAristophanes to 1961 or thereabouts1963Brusendorff & Henningsen
Complete Plain WordsIf the baby does not thrive on raw milk, boil it :-)1954Gowers, Sir Ernest
Computer ContradictionarySatirical misdefinitions (revised version of Devil's DP dict.)1995Kelly-Bootle, Stan
Controversy: prose for analysisGood selection1969Gold, RS; Sanford, SR
CU Next Tuesday: a good look at bad....language2005Wajnryb, Ruth
Dancing at the edge of the worldArticles, reviews, papers & speeches1989Le Guin, Ursula K
Devil's DictionarySublime in parts; thin, original Dover reprint edition1911Bierce, Ambrose
Dictionary of catch phrasesRevised 2nd edition, but often long in the tooth1985Partridge, Eric; Beale, Paul
Dictionary of film quotations2000 quotes, thematically arranged1991Crawley, Tony
Dictionary of Forces' slang 1939-19452nd hand (1st ed). New, war-produced slang. See 'dreadnought'1948Partridge, Eric
Dictionary of humorous quotationsExactly as described, & well-indexed though only by author1949Esar, Evan
Dictionary of outrageous quotationsIntelligent selection, but didn't outrage me1988Marsden, CRS
Egg on your interfaceDictionary of modern nonsense, eg value added tax1989Scrivenor, Patrick
English as a second f*cking languageLight-hearted piss-take, not for any maiden aunts1995Johnson, Sterling
Enlarged Devil's Dictionary1,851 words & definitions; vintage invective & malice1967Bierce, Ambrose
Erotic tongueA specifically sexual lexicon1984Paros, Lawrence
Erotic world of faery1500 years of British culture1972Duffy, Maureen
Erotica for beginnersComix approach1991Selkirk, Errol
Ethnic humor around the worldVast sourcebook of mixed prejudice & insight1990Davies, Christie
Etymologicon: circular stroll through.... hidden connections of the English language2012Forsyth, Mark
Exercises in style99 different takes on a simple scene1947Queneau, Raymond
Faber book of fevers and fretsPoetry & prose; essays & letters; ancient toothaches, ye gods!1989Enright, DJ
Faber book of seductionsSome good stuff1988Newman, Jenny
Faber dictionary of euphemismsUseful to skim1989Holder, RW
Fair of speech: uses of euphemism17 contributors on sex, religion, politics, law et al1985Enright, DJ
Footnote: a curious historyAmusing & erudite study of a neglected species1997Grafton, Anthony
Frantic semantics: snapshots of our..... changing language, from Daily Telegraph columns1999Morrish, John
French widow in every roomChrista likes this mangled language1987Winston, Dennis
Gallery to play to: story of the Mersey.... poets. Adrian Henri, Roger McGough & Brian Patten1999Bowen Phil
Game of WordsFirst of many, and a joyous discovery1971Espy, Willard R
Garden of Eloquence: rhetorical bestiaryVery nice1983Espy, Willard R
Gentleman publisher's commonplace bookCopy to Carol; nice collection1996Murray, John G
Good Ship VenusGirodias & Olympia Press saga, includes revelations of Story of 'O'1994de St Jorre, John
Granta 67: women & children firstNice piece by Ed White1999Jack, Ian
Granta 68: Love storiesKeith Fleming on his uncle (Edmund White)1999Jack, Ian
Granta 84: Over There (America)Excellent Martin Rowson 'cartograpy'2003Jack, Ian
Granta 86: FilmEgoyan, Greenaway, Fowles, Scorsese2004Jack, Ian
Guide through Narnia: CS LewisWith index of names & places + map & chronology1979Sammons, Martha C
Guinness dict. of more poisonous quotesPoets are born, not paid1992Jarman, Colin
Guinness dict. of poisonous quotesMadonna is so hairy... I thought it was Tina Turner in her armpit1991Jarman, Colin
Guinness dict. of yet more poison. quotesA jumped-up book-drunk ponce1993Jarman, Colin
Guinness dictionary of quotations..... for all occasions1994Sharpe, Gareth
History of erotic literatureWell-illustrated & well-written survey1982Kearney, Patrick J
History of readingA judicious magpie of a 'literatus' (ie he likes porn, too!)1996Manguel, Alberto
Hooray for Yiddish!How did English ever cope before Yiddish arrived?1982Rosten, Leo
How fiction worksMachinery of story-telling dissected2008Wood, James
How to write a dirty storyGetting plots to steam, as it were2001Bright, Susie
How to write eroticaCracking the market in various media1986Kelly, Valerie
How to write funnyInterviews & advice2001Kachuba, John B
Humour of sex (quotations)Some gems1994Cole, W; Phillips, L
HypertextPre-dating HTML & the Web by just two years or so1992Landow, George P
I love sex / I hate sexHundreds of quotations, pro & con1989Jones, Graham & Lynne
I saw Esau: schoolchild's pocket bookTraditional rhymes, illustrated by Maurice Sendak1947Opie, Iona & Peter
In other words (euphemisms)4,000 pieces of linguistic dishonesty/hypocrisy1990Neaman, JS; Silver, CG
In the land of invented languagesLinguistic creativity (and madness)2009Okrent, Arika
Intriguing wordsAlso known as insomniac's dictionary -- stalled on page 371986Hellweg, Paul
Invisible Forms: a guide to literary..... curiosities. Marginalia, prefaces, footnotes, etc. Wonderful1999Jackson, Kevin
A is for AmericanLetters, national language, & seven lives, from Carol2002Lepore, Jill
Is that a fish in your ear?All aspects of translation2011Bellos, David
Jackspeak: Royal Navy SlanguageWorth it for 'brown trout' alone!1989Jolly, Rick
Jargon of the professionsUseful examples & counter-examples1978Hudson, Kenneth
Jargon WatchJargon from digital generation, via Wired magazine1997Branwyn, Gareth
Joseph HellerWorthy & occasionally provocative1991Ruderman, Judith
Joy of writing sexHonest & upfront; bought in NY. Excellent. Cf. Derek Parker1996Benedict, Elizabeth
Joys of YiddishVunderfulll mordant syntax1968Rosten, Leo
Joys of YinglishAlphabetic list of pleasure building on earlier work1989Rosten, Leo
Just a word, DoctorFrom the series in 'British Medical Journal'1987Freedman, Bernard J
Krauts! (Granta)Bought for Christa1993Buford, Bill
Language in popular fictionStalled on p43, but was enjoying it1990Nash, Walter
Language PlayElements of Willard Espy's territory1998Crystal, David
Lid off a daffodilPalindromes. Consider the title!1983Pool, John
Literary Life & other curiositiesFascinating stuff1981Hendrickson, Robert
Loose talk: Rolling Stone 1970s quotesHaving no talent is no longer enough (Gore Vidal)1980Botts, Linda
Lord Gnome's literary companionExcellent1994Wheen, Francis
Mediaspeak / mediawriteDoes bear thinking about, but few will1989Spiegl, Fritz
Men are lunatics, women are nuts!Quotations from each slagging off the other1996Shwartz, Ronald B
Miller's Collecting BooksSothebys specialist opines1995Porter, Catherine
More Christmas crackersHis second decade of commonplace entries1990Norwich, John Julius
More frantic semanticsaka further adventures in Modern English2001Morrish, John
More WitWhy change a winning formula?1997MacHale, Des
Mouse or rat? Translation as negotiationTravelling between languages2003Eco, Umberto
Mushroom Jungle (postwar paperbacks)Anorakish, but so what? Excellent overview1993Holland, Steve
New dictionary of American slangThick & earnest; bought in Oxford1986Chapman, Robert L
No, not Bloomsbury: UK fiction since 1945Bradbury's first collection of his critical writings1987Bradbury, Malcolm
Not in front of the grown-upsSubversiveness of children's literature1990Lurie, Alison
Notes: Catch-22'It is in some ways a difficult book'!1978Ashworth, Clive V
Notes: Catch-22Just imagine if this had been my set text!!!1977Handley, Graham
Notes: One flew over the cuckoo's nestWhat a change from the 'set books' of my time!1977Handley, G; King, S
Novelists in interviewIncludes M Amis, M Bradbury, Golding, Lodge, McEwan1985Haffenden, John
On being a writer: interviewsHemingway, Mailer, Heller, Auel, Wambaugh, Capote & 25 more1989Strickland, Bill
On writing well (4th ed)Pretty damn good, blast him!1990Zinsser, William
Our languageRevised in 1966, a clear picture of English1950Potter, Simeon
Oxford book of aphorismsHorribly wise1983Gross, John
Oxford book of essaysSome good stuff: 680 pp, Bacon to Clive James1991Gross, John
Oxford book of friendshipAnecdotes from letters, poems, essays, etc.1991Enright, DJ; Rawlinson, D
Oxford book of legal anecdotesSkimmed1987Gilbert, Michael
Oxford companion to German literatureBought for Christa1976Garland, Henry & Mary
Oxford companion to the English languageAll major aspects of English, except how to make it sing!1992McArthur, Tom
Oxford dictionary of English proverbsWhen book is thick, it makes me sick...1970Smith, William George
Oxford dictionary of humorous quotationsExcellent!1995Sherrin, Ned
Oxford dictionary of quotationsI got fed up of reading Roger Figg's copy1996Partington, Angela
Oxford English dictionaryLoss leader for some forgotten book club1991Oxford University Press
Penguin book of 20th Century essaysPromising Contents list!1999Hamilton, Ian
Penguin dictionary of modern humorous....quotations. Not bad1986Metcalf, Fred
Penguin dictionary of modern humorous....quotations (2nd edition). Better!2001Metcalf, Fred
Penguin dictionary of modern quotationsActually includes 22 each by Bramah & Heller -- a good test1971Cohen, JM & MJ
Penguin Wodehouse companionSynopses of 92 books, plus their varied characters' foibles1988Usborne, Richard
Pleasure of reading40 authors incl McGough, Ballard, Stoppard, Greer, Cope1992Fraser, Antonia
Practice of writingEssays, lectures, reviews & a diary1996Lodge, David
Private Case (of the British Museum)Catalogue of their porn; brilliant; limited edition #1041981Kearney, Patrick J
Queer Pulp: perverted passions from the....golden age of the paperback. Marvellously evocative covers2001Stryker, Susan
Quips and QuotesHis commonplace book2012Ingrams, Richard
Quotations for lovers3000+ ancient & modern, playful & erotic1995Linfield, JL; Krevisky, J
Quotations with an attitudeMany fine examples1995Stewart, Roy L
Ready WitStill more sublime stuff2004MacHale, Des
Red notes: theatre workshops 1983Amazing couple1983Fo, Dario; Rame, Franca
Reflections on 'The name of the rose'Interesting1983Eco, Umberto
Rise and fall of the man of lettersSupposed to be good1969Gross, John
Say it my wayPitfalls, their avoidance. Not, I note, error-free!1980Espy, Willard R
Sayings of Jane AustenOur ancestors... always built in a hole1993McKernan, Maggie
Sayings of the centuryWho said what, & its background context1984Rees, Nigel
Sex and sexuality (quotations)Nice source stuff1993Isaacs, Alan
Sexual fictionSade, Réage, Miller, Cleland, Roth, de Berg, etc.1981Charney, Maurice
SexwordsUsefully alternative dictionary1993Cousins-Mills, Jane
Sick NotesMedical anecdotage & language abuse1996Spiegl, Fritz
Slanguage of SexSomewhat contrived dictionary of euphemism & sexual slang1985McConville, B; Shearlaw, J
Snobbery with violenceEnglish crime stories and their audience1971Watson, Colin
StarSpeak: Hollywood on everythingFunny, outrageous, sad, bitchy, camp, daft1987McClelland, Doug
State of the languageWide coverage & some wonderful piss-takes1990Ricks, C; Michaels, L
State of the language: English observedHow the Revolution is progressing: euphemistic reversibles!1984Howard, Philip
Still more Christmas crackersCovering 1990-19992000Norwich, John Julius
Story of EnglishVery good1986McCrum, Robert et al
Strategies in ProseEminently skimmable1973Ferrell, WA; Salerno, NA
Sub-prefect should have held his tongueEclectic essays from 1930 to 19881990Butler, Hubert
Subject and StructureInteresting pieces1975Wasson, John M
Swearing: a social history of profanityTotally amazing & tireless exploration1991Hughes, Geoffrey
Talking dirty (Maledicta)Literally foul language. Wonderful & powerful1993Aman, Reinhold
Teach yourself: writing erotic fictionBy founder of Nexus imprint, among others1997Bailey, Mike
TechSpeak: how to talk high techConsider an 'avian embryo nutrient cartridge' (egg)1986Tenner, Edward
Test your own wordpowerReplacement copy from Dublin. Missing its frontispiece1975Diack, Hunter
Thematic dictionary of quotationsGood1988Bloomsbury
They fuck you up: the family (Granta)No comment, though Larkin was spot-on1991Buford, Bill
This craft of verseTranscripts of 1967-68 Harvard lectures feared lost2000Borges, Jorge Luis
Tom StoppardTwo interviews plus works up to 19771977Hayman, Ronald
Tom Stoppard's playsTakes the work as far as 19811982Hunter, Jim
Treasury of Jewish quotationsMarvellous; Bartlett with a Yiddish accent1972Rosten, Leo
Trouble with money, & other essaysWriters' lives & travails1998Hamilton, Ian
U and I: a true story (Updike)Glorious new depths of shallowness!1991Baker, Nicholson
Ultimate WitStill more of a high standard2002MacHale, Des
Unlocking the English languageChief Editor of OED speaks out: essays + TS Eliot lectures1989Burchfield, Robert
Uses of Enchantment: fairy talesTheir meaning & importance1976Bettelheim, Bruno
Verbatim: from bawdy to sublime....writing on language for armchair linguists2001McKean, Erin
Waterhouse on newspaper styleRevised version of the 'Daily Mirror' style book1989Waterhouse, Keith
We're so happy! (Granta)GM's USA in 1954, anatomy of a cheeseburger, etc.1991Buford, Bill
Who touched base in my thought shower?Kindle edition. A 'treasury' of unbearable office jargon2014Poole, Steven
WitSome absolute gems: many one & two-line quotations1996MacHale, Des
Wit rides againStill a good standard2000MacHale, Des
Wit, the last laughAnd still they come1999MacHale, Des
Wizardry and wild romance: epic fantasyIs Lord of the Rings just Winnie-the-Pooh for grown-ups?1987Moorcock, Michael
Word in time, AUnread, but remember skimming it1990Howard, Philip
Word play: what happens when people talkFascinating & long overdue a re-read1973Farb, Peter
Words and womenA minefield of linguistic discrimination1976Miller, Casey; Swift, Kate
Words on wordsLanguage-oriented quotations2000Crystal, David & Hilary
Words to rhyme withGood idea, & fat dictionary1986Espy, Willard R
Write on: occasional essays 1965-1985Including insights into his own attitudes to writing1986Lodge, David
Writer's nightmare: selected essaysI sympathise1988Narayan, RK
Writer's notebookFrom 1892 to 1944. Beautiful insights, notes & snippets1949Maugham, W Somerset
Writer's notebookMore like John Murray: Incense & Insensibility, for example2000Powell, Anthony
Writers in Hollywood 1915 - 1951Comedy of high seriousness; art versus money, basically!1990Hamilton, Ian
Writers talkingInteresting insights & revelations1989Gray, Nigel
Writing comedyGuide to scriptwriting by an established sitcom author1992Wolfe, Ronald
Writing erotic fictionStraight-faced unlaced advice. Cf. Elizabeth Benedict1995Parker, Derek
Writing for the BBCPossible markets & advice on entering them1978Longmate, Norman
Writing in restaurants'We want to see movie stars' genitals on-screen'. Stalled on p831986Mamet, David
Writing left-handedA concealed professional autobiography1991Hare, David
Writing LifeSkimmed1989Dillard, Annie
Written for childrenBeautiful survey, updated from 1965 edition1974Townsend, John Rowe
Yet more WitHere we go again1998MacHale, Des
Your Mother's Tongue: European invectiveReaches bits that Linguaphone neglects1996Burgen, Stephen

Letters

TitleNotesYearAuthor
100 letters from Hugh Trevor-RoperExactly what it says on the tin, as it were. Marvelous2014Davenport-Hines, Richard
#1: Early years of struggle 1983-1988CICS Primer work and aftermath1993Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
#2: Next phase 1989-1993Development, HighNoon & moling in IBM1993Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
#3: Ever onward 1993-1996Comms dept & start of Java involvement1996Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
#4: Strength to strength 1996-2002Webmastery & Carol's retirement from IBM2002Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
#5: Still doing nicely 2003-2007My own retirement, and Christa's final illness and death2007Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
#6: Life after Christa 2008-?Into the twilight? On a strange new vector2012Mounce, DC; Shanesy, CE
Ada, the enchantress of numbersLovelace & Babbage. Her annotated letters form a diary/autobio1992Toole, Betty Alexandra
Are we at war?Letters to 'The Times', 1939 to 19451989Livesey, Anthony
Beerspit night & cursing: correspondence.. of Charles Bukowski & Sheri Martinelli, 1960-672001Moore, Steven
Beyond psychology: letters & journalsEdited by Mary Higgins; unpublished material covers 1934 - 19391994Reich, Wilhelm
Bookshop at 10 Curzon StreetLetters between Nancy Mitfood & Heywood Hill, 1952-732004Smith, John Saumarez (ed)
Born-Einstein letters, 1916-1955Friendship, politics & physics in uncertain (quantum?) times1971Born, Max
Dashing for the Post: lettersFrom a well-travelled life2016Fermor, Patrick Leigh
Dear ExileTransatlantic post-grad letters1999Liftin, H; Montgomery, K
Dear Mr Bigelow: a transatlantic.... friendship, conducted by snailmail in the 1950s2010Woodsford, Frances
Dear Mr ShawFascinating range of opinions etc1987Elliot, Vivian
Dear Mr. YouEngaging letters (essays) to a great variety of men2015Parker, Mary-Louise
Don't tread on me: selected lettersEdited, & often cut, by Prudence Crowther1987Perelman, SJ
Don't you have time to think?Life expressed via varied correspondence2005Feynman, Richard P
Entertaining Eric: letters from 1941-44300 letters from the Home Front to Eric in the Middle East1988Wells, Maureen
Ever, Dirk: the Bogarde lettersEdited by John Coldstream; a total hoot2008Bogarde, Dirk
Fear and Loathing in AmericaCovering 1968 to 19762000Thompson, Hunter S
First cuckooAmusing letters to the Times, since 19001983Gregory, Kenneth
Gielgud's Letters (ed. Richard Mangan)From mid-1920s to late 1990s! Knows everyone, of course2004Gielgud, John
I'm here I think, where are you?Letters over 31 years of touring1994West, Timothy
Illustrated selection of lettersTranslated by Emily Anderson1938Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
In tearing haste: letters between Fermor....and Deborah Devonshire2009Fermor, Patrick Leigh
Instead of a bookHer 30-year correspondence with Edward Field2011Athill, Diana
It is bliss here: letters home 1939-1945Travelogue meets war memoirs2005Hildyard, Myles
John W Campbell letters, Vol 1Surprisingly heavy going, but fascinating/annoying1985Chapdelaine, P; Hay, G
Letter does not blushScorching correspondence on a wide variety of topics1984Parsons, Nicholas
LettersEdited by Christopher Reid2009Hughes, Ted
Letters650 pp of them, from 1938 to 19801994Tynan, Kenneth
Letters (ed by Peter Y Sussman)Marvellously intimate & chatty2006Mitford, Jessica
Letters (ed. Guth)1908 to 1976! A man is stuck with a letter for all time...1976White, EB
Letters (edited by Dan Wakefield)WYSIWYG2012Vonnegut, Kurt
Letters (edited by Mark Amory)Elegant gossip, ferocious malice. Astonishing stuff1980Waugh, Evelyn
Letters of Kingsley AmisRich treasure trove2000Leader, Zachary
Letters of Nancy MitfordBrowseable1993Mosley, Charlotte
Letters of Nancy Mitford & Evelyn Waugh500 pages of largely post WWII correspondence1996Mosley, Charlotte
Letters of Noël CowardMagnificent, & with replies, too, plus two fakes!2007Day, Barry
Letters of the younger PlinyTrans. Betty Radice1963Pliny
Letters of TS Eliot, Vol 6, 1932-1933Very well annotated (and copious!)2016Haffenden, John; Eliot, Valerie
Letters to his son et al (Chesterfield)Intimate & un-selfconscious. Good advice, too1774Stanhope, Philip Dormer
Letters to Monica: (Jones) sent between .... 1946 and 19842010Larkin, Philip
Lewis Carroll & his illustratorsCollaborations & associated correspondence, 1865 - 19892003Cohen, Morton N et al
Love letters: an anthology of passionOK1994Lovric, Michelle
Love, Nina. Despatches from family lifeLetters home from a nanny in literary London in the early 1980s2013Stibbe, Nina
Lyttelton Hart-Davis letters, 1955-1962Edited by Roger Hudson; delightful stuff from Humph's father2001Lyttelton, G; Hart-Davis, R
Mathematics with love: courtship....correspondence of Barnes Wallis. Unique2005Stopes-Roe, Mary
Mr Wu & Mrs Stitch (Waugh-Cooper letters)Correspondence spanning 30 years from 19321991Cooper, Artemis (editor)
My Dearest Mouse: Wind in the WillowsCharming1988Grahame, Kenneth
PG Wodehouse: a life in lettersPromises previously unpublished material2011Ratcliffe, Sophie
Prettiest love letters in the worldSet in Bembo, too1985Shankland, Hugh
Raymond Chandler Papers: letters, etc.Poems, essays, letters, journal entries, 1909 to 19592000MacShane, Frank; Hiney, Tom
Raymond Chandler speakingVia his personal letters, articles & notes1962Gardiner, D; Walker, K S
Scientific correspondence (97 letters)A genuine rarity/oddity1891Priestley, Joseph
Second cuckooLetters to the Times; another selection since 19001983Gregory, Kenneth
Selected LettersNotes by Vivien Jones2004Austen, Jane
Selected lettersTrans. D R Shackleton Bailey1978Cicero
Selected letters (ed. Baker)1917 to 1961. 900+ pages1981Hemingway, Ernest
Selected letters (ed. MacShane)Sad in part; his wife kept him sane, dry, and happy1981Chandler, Raymond
Selected letters and journalsA busy life in pre- & post-Napoleonic Europe199?Burney, Fanny
Selected letters of Lewis CarrollStrange chap, but interesting1982Cohen, Morton N
Selected letters of Philip Larkin45 years of amazing letters1992Thwaite, Anthony
Signalling from MarsEditor Hugh Brogan has added many notes to these1997Ransome, Arthur
Socks cigarettes and shipwrecksFamily's war letters, 1914-19181987Nesham, Félicité
Third cuckooLetters to the Times; recipe as before1985Gregory, Kenneth
To the Letter: journey thru a vanishing.... world, over many centuries2013Garfield, Simon
Too brief a treat: letters of CapoteEdited by biographer Gerald Clarke, 450 brilliant pages2004Capote, Truman
Your vigor for life appals me: letters.... from 1958-1977. Fresh insight brings new delight!1998Crumb, Robert
Yours, Plum: letters of PG WodehouseFilling in more gaps in life story of a great man1990Donaldson, Frances

Life

TitleNotesYearAuthor
3-D InsectExcellent colour shots with mirrored pairs & viewer1998Greenaway, Theresa
Abstraction in art and natureEssays & pix1980Hale, Nathan Cabot
Ages of GaiaElaborating his theory of a living planet1988Lovelock, James E
Anatomy of Love: natural history of.....monogamy, adultery & divorce. Fascinating stuff, too1992Fisher, Helen
Ancestor's TaleLavish wade back thru the gene pools2004Dawkins, Richard
Animals in translation: decoding....behaviour via autism2005Grandin, Temple
Ape & the Sushi MasterCulture among our non-human friends2001de Waal, Frans
Aquatic apeDid we return to the land after aquatic adaptation?1982Morgan, Elaine
At the water's edgeBeautiful nature photos1989Dalton, Stephen
AutogeddonPolemical1991Williams, Heathcote
Battle of the sexes in the animal worldNatural history of sex, or call of the wild?1999Sparks, John
Being Human: day in the life of the bodyEven itchier!1984Bodanis, David
Biological exuberance: animal homosex &.... natural diversity. In-fucking-credible 700 pp!1999Bagemihl, Bruce
Bird Table book (6th edition)So that's what they all are!1965Soper, Tony
Birds of America431 "boids" for Christa from Bibliophile. Massive1966Audubon, John James
Blind watchmakerInteresting thesis1986Dawkins, Richard
Body at war: the immune systemGrim but always interesting accounts of various infections1988Dwyer, John
Body in timeMy time ran out on p931988Rose, Kenneth Jon
Body, TheMade a great film, too1968Smith, Anthony
BodywatchingExcuses for body displays1985Morris, Desmond
Bonobo and the AtheistBrowsed in Bournemouth2013de Waal, Frans
Book of comparisonsMagical ideas & images1980Diagram group
Book of Life600 million years in 250 well-illustrated pages; many authors1993Gould, SJ et al
Borne on the wind: insects in flightWonderful photos1975Dalton, Stephen
Botany of DesirePlant's eye view of the world2001Pollan, Michael
Bully for BrontosaurusMale nipples & clitoral ripples (aka Tits & Clits, qv)1991Gould, Stephen Jay
Caught in Motion: hi-speed nature photosSuperb camera trickery1982Dalton, Stephen
Child that books builtMemoir of childhood & reading2002Spufford, Francis
Climbing Mount ImprobableDarwin's metaphor for natural selection, from Xmas RI lectures1996Dawkins, Richard
Close to NatureAmazing macro photos1984Nilsson, Lennart
Complete Fairy Tales by Charles PerraultNew translation; old engravings (by Dore)????Betts, Christopher
Concrete Jungle: urban ecosystemsDeath & survival therein; fascinating & gruesome1996Dion, Mark; Rockman, Alexis
Crumbs of Creation: trace elements in..... history, medicine, industry, crime & folklore1988Lenihan, John
Dancing with Mr D (death)Literally, wise & eye-opening notes on life & death1994Keizer, Bert
Dangerous to manBasically, how not to get eaten/mauled/poisoned1964Caras, Roger
Darwin for beginnersComix approach1982Miller, Jonathan et al
Dearest Pet: on bestialityOur ambivalence toward cross-species sexuality; unique survey1994Dekkers, Midas
Descent of WomanAlister Hardy's theories afloat in a sea of speculation!1972Morgan, Elaine
Did Darwin get it right?Essays on games, sex & evolution1988Smith, John Maynard
Dimension of the present moment & essaysMiniature scientific essays that veer to the poetic1990Holub, Miroslav
Dinosaur HeresiesRomping, stomping, warm-blooded? Go see Jurassic Park!1986Bakker, Robert
Dinosaur in a haystackDoes the stoneless plum instruct the thinking reed?1996Gould, Stephen Jay
Diversity of LifeExcellent1992Wilson, Edward O
Divorce among the gullsParallels of human & animal behaviour1991Jordan, William
Dreams of dragons (Earthworks)12 ideas on the edge of natural history1986Watson, Lyall
Driving force: food in evolutionEvolution provoked by nutrition & obtaining it1989Crawford, Mike; Marsh, David
EarthscopePix from orbit, various wavelengths1985Pellant, Chris
Eden: biodiversity project in CornwallWorth any ten Millennium Domes, I fancy2001Smit, Tim
Eight little piggiesOn rereading Edmund Halley...1993Gould, Stephen Jay
Entropy and the magic flute40+ slender essays; well-reviewed1993Morowitz, Harold J
Ever since DarwinIs the Cambrian explosion a Sigmoid Fraud?1977Gould, Stephen Jay
Evolution and healingDarwinian medicine: disease as a side effect of evolution1994Nesse, RN; Williams, GC
Extended PhenotypeHeavier followup to Selfish Gene1982Dawkins, Richard
Extinction: bad genes or bad luck?Asteroids or hemorrhoids: 'How to become extinct'!1991Raup, David M
Extraordinary people: idiot savantsSpectacular islands of mental ability1989Treffert, Darrold A
Faber book of madnessThe wonders of Largactil, indeed!1991Porter, Roy
Farther ShoreA natural history (well, last 200 years or so) of perception1990Gifford, Don
Fates of Nations: biological historyDynamics of their breeding patterns1980Colinvaux, Paul
Finders, keepersCollectors, obsessive & otherwise1992Gould, SJ; Purcell, RW
Flamingo's smileAdam's navel1985Gould, Stephen Jay
Fragile speciesEssays, talks & lectures1992Thomas, Lewis
From the Field: (from) National GeographicWide selection of fine prose1997McCarry, Charles
Functions of the brainFood for heavy thought1985Coen, Clive
Furtive faunaItchy field guide to parasites that live on us1992Knutson, Roger M
GaiaLife on Earth as a single organism1979Lovelock, James E
Gaia atlas of future worldsInsights into pressing issues for next 100 years1990Myers, Norman
Gaia atlas of planet managementWorthy & well-intentioned1985Myers, Norman
Garden at ChatsworthSumptuous Derbyshire property1999Devonshire, Deborah
Genetic takeover: mineral origins of lifeStone me! A plausible explanation1982Cairns-Smith, AG
GenomeEarly report on human gene mapping project1990Bishop, JE; Waldholz, M
Getting to 'yes' - negotiating skillsUseful, if too late for me!1981Fisher, R; Ury, W
Good natured: origins of right & wrong..... in humans & other animals.1996de Waal, Frans
Grand Design: form and colour in animalsVisually compelling1982Foy, Sally
Great animal orchestraHalf of Beaver and Krause has a whole separate career2012Krause, Bernie
Great evolution mysteryNeo-Darwinism in his final book1982Taylor, Gordon Rattray
Gulp: adventures on the alimentary canalQuite gross on numerous different levels2013Roach, Mary
Hen's teeth and horse's toesPhyletic size decrease in Hershey Bars1983Gould, Stephen Jay
How to work for a jerkBought in Guernsey when I reported to Page! Sound advice, too1987Hochheiser, Robert
Human Animal: a personal viewNancy Banks-Smith took parts of this (TV series) apart!1994Morris, Desmond
Human BodyPlus amazing woodcuts2004Betts, Muff
Human diversityComplexity of human genetic variation1982Lewontin, Richard
Human RaceUnremembered1982Dixon, T; Lucas, M
Human Sexes: natural history of....man & woman.1997Morris, Desmond
HumankindVastly different from his book on language1977Farb, Peter
Hundredth Monkey, & other paradigmsScepticism rules OK1991Frazier, Kendrick
I have landed: splashes & reflectionsTenth & final essay collection2002Gould, Stephen Jay
Illuminations: a bestiaryPictorial essays1986Gould, SJ; Purcell, RW
Illusions: optical, paradoxical etcFascinating entertainment1973Lanners, Edi
In the name of eugenicsAspects & implications of genetic engineering1985Kevles, Daniel J
In the palaces of memoryHow we build the worlds inside our heads1991Johnson, George
Individual in Darwin's worldTranscript of 2nd Edinburgh Medal lecture1990Gould, Stephen Jay
Intelligence and personalityShe of the 'AH5' test for high-IQ discrimination1970Heim, Alice
Intelligent life in the UniverseSurprisingly early survey of the field1966Sagan, Carl; Shklovskii, IS
Introduction to the study of manBiology as a framework for a full understanding1971Young, JZ
Jingle Bell PrincipleNotes & objections, max length 43 lines1987Holub, Miroslav
Killer algaeCaulerpa taxifolia loose in the Med1997Meinesz, Alexandre
Know your own personalityI do, now!1975Eysenck, HJ; Wilson, G
Kraken: the science of squidCephalopods in detail2010Williams, Wendy
Last chance to eatFate of taste in a fast-food world2004Mallet, Gina
Last chance to seeDisappearing wildlife, but not a Vogon in sight1990Adams, Douglas; Carwardine
Late night thoughts... on listening to Mahler's 9th - essays1983Thomas, Lewis
Leonardo's Mountain of Clams & the Diet..... of Worms. Latest essays from 'Natural History' magazine1998Gould, Stephen Jay
Life above the jungle floorIn canopy of Costa Rican rain forest (p53!)1986Perry, Donald
Life on ManSane, elegant, informative & amazing. Itchy, too1969Rosebury, Theodor
Life's grandeur (aka Full House)Multifariousness of the modal bacter1996Gould, Stephen Jay
Lives of a cell: notes of biology watcher29 brilliant essays from New England Journal of Medicine1974Thomas, Lewis
Lost gardens of HeliganChrista's birthday present1997Smit, Tim
Love's executionerand other tales of psychotherapy1989Yalom, Irvin D
Lucy's child: discovery of human ancestorScience & politics of human origins research by finder of 'Lucy'1989Johanson, D; Shreeve, J
Lying stones of MarrakechHis penultimate collection1999Gould, Stephen Jay
Manwatching: field guide to humansNancy Banks-Smith thinks Morris is amusingly disturbed1977Morris, Desmond
Mapping the Deep: ocean scienceaka The Restless Sea1999Kunzig, Robert
Medusa and the Snail29 essays, sequel to 'Lives of a Cell'. Brilliant stuff1979Thomas, Lewis
Meetings with remarkable treesSixty amazing specimens, grouped by personality! Lovely1996Pakenham, Thomas
Merde: excursions into scientific, ..... cultural & socio-historical coprology. No shit!1999Lewin, Ralph A
Microbes and ManEngagingly written1975Postgate, John
Microbes and ManFact-packed & very readable (updated) survey1986Postgate, John
Mind, TheFact-packed grand tour1984Smith, Anthony
Mindwatching (2nd edition)Not certain why I bothered1989Eysenck, H & M
Miracle of flightPhotos of birds and insects1977Dalton, Stephen
Mismeasure of Man: intelligence testingHistory of the early study (now updated, I believe)1981Gould, Stephen Jay
Monkey LuvAnecdote-based analysis of we humans2005Sapolsky, Robert M
Moon by whale light & other adventuresBats, penguins, crocodiles, & whales. Beautiful prose style1991Ackerman, Diane
More cunning than man (rats)Quirky1983Hendrickson, Robert
Much depends on dinnerIntriguing secrets behind an ordinary meal1986Visser, Margaret
Multiple exposures: the radiation ageHorrifying, unhysterical but deeply chilling1989Caufield, Catherine
MutantsForm, variety & errors of the human body; fascinating2003Leroi, Armand Marie
Myth of MonogamyPair-bond cheats across animal world (including human)2001Barash, David
Naked womanFemale bodies - my favorite kind2004Morris, Desmond
Natural history of loveMany-faceted little essays; bought in NY1994Ackerman, Diane
Natural history of the sensesEssays & lovely insights1990Ackerman, Diane
Nature, mother of inventionPlants are better engineers than we are...1974Paturi, Felix R
Nemesis affairDeath by asteroid collision1986Raup, David M
Neophilia: tradition of the newAnother batch of fringe topic essays1989Watson, Lyall
New Guinea tapeworms/Jewish grandmothers14 tales of parasites & people; health in Third World, & here1981Desowitz, Robert S
Odd PerceptionsEssays based on editorials in 'Perception'1986Gregory, Richard L
Omnivore's dilemmaWhere's a perfect meal to be found in our fast-food world?2006Pollan, Michael
On kissing: metaphorical to eroticInteresting in parts; bit lippy!1996Blue, Adrienne
One hundred names for love: her memoir of her.... husband's stroke, their marriage, and his temporary loss of language2011Ackerman, Diane
One long argument (Darwin)Good1991Mayr, Ernst
Origin of consciousness: bicameral mindHeavy, yet possibly massively mistaken1976Jaynes, Julian
Our inner apeBest & worst of human nature2005de Waal, Frans
Packing for MarsAnecdotes around life in space2010Roach, Mary
Panda's thumbMight we fit inside a sponge's cell?1980Gould, Stephen Jay
Peacemaking among primatesCheck out the Bonobos1989de Waal, Frans
Prehistory of sexFour million years of human sexual culture1996Taylor, Timothy
Psychology is about peopleDon't shoot the behaviourist. Good chapter on pornography1972Eysenck, HJ
Real Cost: environmental costs globallyProvocative insights into true cost of Western staples1986North, Richard
Red Queen: sex and human evolutionSociobiology: the easy option to argue with1993Ridley, Matt
Revenge of GaiaIf he's right we are (nearly) all DOOMED!2006Lovelock, James E
Rituals of dinnerOrigins, evolution, eccentricities & meaning of table manners1991Visser, Margaret
River out of EdenDigital river that is DNA1995Dawkins, Richard
Runaway brainHuman uniqueness residing in its runaway evolution1995Wills, Christopher
Scars of evolutionBipedal locomotion et al, & their possible causes1990Morgan, Elaine
Scented ape: bio & culture of human odourOur olfactory enigmas, including necessary desensitisation1990Stoddart, D Michael
Secret family: 24 hours inside our.....minds & bodies1997Bodanis, David
Secret house: hidden world of your homeFascinating & itchy1986Bodanis, David
Secret life of treesOne might think he was barking; one would be wrong2005Tudge, Colin
Secret lives: 25 years of nature photosGreat photos1988Dalton, Stephen
Seeds of change: five plantsCotton, potatoes, quinine, sugar, tea1985Hobhouse, Henry
Selected British garden birdsWYSIWYG; see p25! Originals dated to 1813ish2000Graves, George
Self-made man and his undoingProliferating technology allied to innate human aggression1993Kingdon, Jonathan
Selfish geneSacrifice yourself for two sibs or eight cousins... plus memes1976Dawkins, Richard
Seven clues to the origin of lifeWe came from rocks, huh?1985Cairns-Smith, AG
Seven-tenths: the sea and its thresholdsPart travel, part history, part oceanography1992Hamilton-Paterson, James
Shadows of forgotten ancestorsA 'Roots' for humans on Earth, with fanciful inner dialogues1992Sagan, Carl; Druyan, Ann
Six feet overPost-death and near-death experiences2005Roach, Mary
Split secondMore of the same style of high-speed photos1983Dalton, Stephen
Strange glory: man's latent powersInteresting; weird in parts1977Goldberg, Gerry
$tud: adventures in (horse) breedingAs reviewed on NPR, oddly2002Conley, Kevin
SupernatureFirst of the 'explain that' series. From Dad1973Watson, Lyall
Time's arrow, time's cycleMyth & metaphor in the discovery of geological time1987Gould, Stephen Jay
Urchin in the stormEssays about books & ideas1987Gould, Stephen Jay
Way of all Flesh: celebration of decayMarvellously wry sideways look at mortality1997Dekkers, Midas
Way we are (essays)Interesting, but hard to read1994Visser, Margaret
Whale nationPowerful and angry1988Williams, Heathcote
Whole Hog: potential of pigsPorcine esoterica2004Watson, Lyall
Why big fierce animals are rareClassic, & very entertaining1980Colinvaux, Paul
Wine of lifeEssays on societies, energy & living things. Stalled on p811979Morowitz, Harold J
Woman that never evolvedFascinating on evolution & nature of female sexuality1981Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer
Wonderful life: the Burgess shaleInsights from Paleozoic British Columbian fossils1989Gould, Stephen Jay
World without usEarth, in the absence of humans2007Weisman, Alan
Writings on an ethical lifeAnimal & other rights, more or less on the button2000Singer, Peter
You don't say! Dictionary of misquotationsBy a self-described polymath1995Phelps, Barry
You'll get over it: rage of....bereavement. Amazingly insightful & helpful1996Ironside, Virginia

Literary

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Album of 'Dance to the music of Time'Fleshing out the myriad characters/places1987Powell, Anthony & Violet
Alice's adventures in Wonderland & ..... through the Looking-Glass. Classic, obviously1865Carroll, Lewis
Among the Janeites: a journey through the..world of Jane Austen fandom2013Yaffe, Deborah
Annotated Mother GooseCopious & erudite notes1962Baring-Gould, WS
Annotated Pride and PrejudiceOne page of notes per page of text, and very enjoyably done2012Shapard, David M
At Large and At SmallNew set of delicious essays2007Fadiman, Anne
Barchester TowersMore church going1857Trollope, Anthony
Bel AmiSleazy provincial social climber1885de Maupassant, Guy
Big Book of GrimmComix approach with 50+ comics artists1999Grimm, Jacob & Wilhelm
Bleak HouseYet to read; fantastic TV adaptation in 20061853Dickens, Charles
Book addict's treasuryBeautifully organised extracts & quotes2006Rugg, Julie; Murphy, Lynda
Book of 1001 nights (4 vols)Folio Society edition1958Mardrus, JC; Mathers, P
Book of Lost Books: incomplete....history of all the great books you'll never read2005Kelly, Stuart
Book of PrefacesBeautifully rendered2000Gray, Alasdair
Book of VicesClassic immoral tales, ranging over about 2,000 years1995Hutchinson, Robert J
Cambridge companion to Edith WhartonBought for insights into Beatrice Palmato fragment1995Bell, Millicent
Cambridge Companion to Jane AustenCould there be a bicentenary? :-)2011Copeland, E; McMaster, J
Can you forgive her?First of the Palliser six1865Trollope, Anthony
Celestial Omnibus11 stories of Kai Lung; obtained (!) in Slough1963Bramah, Ernest
Classic fairy talesSix different types picked apart + 12 essays1999Tatar, Maria
Complete FablesAll 358, this time unsanitised: see #1441998Aesop
Complete Polysyllabic SpreeLike most theories (in this column) it turned out to be utter rubbish!2006Hornby, Nick
Complete short storiesIncludes biography by his sister, & 'The East Wing'1930Munro, HH (Saki)
Complete works of SakiFanTAStic: 3 novels, 3 plays, & all 134 short stories1980Munro, HH (Saki)
Coots in the North & other stories13th, & unfinished, 'Swallows & Amazons' tale + odds & ends1988Ransome, Arthur
Darcy's storyPride & Prejudice re-told, rather prettily1996Aylmer, Janet
David CopperfieldEasily my favourite1850Dickens, Charles
Democratic genre: fan fiction in a....literary context, kicked off by Jane Austen (arguably?)2005Pugh, Sheenagh
Distant readingRadical approach to literary criticism2013Moretti, Franco
Dragon's Almanac: Far Eastern proverbsOK1983Wintle, Justin
Duke's childrenPalliser #61880Trollope, Anthony
EmmaHow does Miss Woodhouse stack up against Gwyneth Paltrow?1815Austen, Jane
Essential Gore Vidal (ed Fred Kaplan)Includes Myra B, Best Man, & 25+ other selections1999Vidal, Gore
Eustace DiamondsPalliser #3, but not mainstream1873Trollope, Anthony
Ex Libris: confessions of a common..... reader. Fellow bibliophiliac essays. Super1998Fadiman, Anne
Fables (illus. Doré)Marvellous1975de la Fontaine, Jean
Fellowship of the Ring, TheFolio Society edition1954Tolkien, JRR
Fine brush on Ivory: appreciation of....Jane Austen. Basically nicely-written essay from OUP2004Jenkyns, Richard
Genius of Shaw aka A SymposiumPleasingly comprehensive bargain1988Holroyd, Michael
Gormenghast trilogyThis replaces a copy Gill Peek walked off with1983Peake, Mervyn
Graphs Maps TreesAbstract models for literary history2005Moretti, Franco
Great expectationsRichly enjoyable1861Dickens, Charles
Great expectationsRichly enjoyable (well-annotated Norton replacement of 1972 copy)1861Dickens, Charles
Great short stories of the worldFrom Christa1925Charles, Gerda
Grimm's fairy talesWhy oh why did Peter never take to these???1823Grimm, Jacob & Wilhelm
Happily ever after: celebrating Jane.... Austen's Pride and Prejudice (200 years!)2013Fullerton, Susannah
Hard timesChrista's copy - unread1854Dickens, Charles
Heroes + Water BabiesFor Nanny1856Kingsley, Charles
Hobbit, TheFolio Society edition1937Tolkien, JRR
How to talk about books you haven't readMagnificent and amusing2007Bayard, Pierre
Idler's Companion: lazy literatureRussell, Wilde, Jerome, Self, Johnson & co1998Hodgkinson, Tom; de Abautura
Illustrated Pride & Prejudice companionFrom the 1894 edition, but with added colour!2005Thomson, Hugh
Jane Austen's letters (4th edition)Increasingly authoritative, I trust!2011Le Faye, Deirdre
Jane Austen: a companionKindle edition2013Ross, Josephine
Jane Austen: the world of her novelsPlaced in their social & historical context2002Le Faye, Deirdre
Jane's Fame: how Jane Austen....conquered the world2009Harman, Claire
Kai Lung beneath the Mulberry-tree6 gravity-removing, high-minded tales, bought in Ealing1940Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung raises his voiceStories from 1924 to 1941, and four unpublished from 1901 to 19052010Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung unrolls his matBallantine 1974, from Dark They Were & Golden-Eyed1928Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung unrolls his matPenguin #108, 1939 reprint (1937 edition) bought in Ealing1928Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung unrolls his matJonathan Cape Travellers' Library, 19351928Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung's golden hoursPenguin #174, 1940 reprint (1938 edition) bought in Ealing1922Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung's golden hoursJonathan Cape Travellers' Library, 19261922Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung's golden hoursOxford paperbacks, 19851922Bramah, Ernest
Kai Lung's golden hoursGrant Richards January 1924 reset reprint1922Bramah, Ernest
Kalila & Dimna: fables of BidpaiSanskrit precursor of all our fables1980Wood, Ramsay
Lady Susan; Watsons; SanditonAll that's left, apart from her letters1974Austen, Jane
Land of Narnia: world of CS LewisWith Pauline Baynes' wonderfully evocative illustrations1989Sibley, Brian
Last chronicle of BarsetUnread1867Trollope, Anthony
Les Liaisons dangereusesEpistolary decadence1782de Laclos, Choderlos
Life and opinions of Tristram ShandyI keep picking this up...1767Sterne, Laurence
Little DorritMandarins in the Circumlocution Office!1857Dickens, Charles
Lost Classics: essaysWriters on their lost favourites2000Ondaatje, Michael et al
Love and FriendshipShort, epistolary pieces2003Austen, Jane
MabinogionFolio Society edition1849Norris, Leslie
Magician's Book: skeptic's....adventures in Narnia2008Miller, Laura
Mansfield ParkFanny Price & cousins. Nice Patricia Rozema film, 19991814Austen, Jane
Marquise of O, and other storiesLooked interesting1978Kleist, Heinrich von
Martin ChuzzlewitGreat stuff, done well with Scofield on TV; bought in Guernsey1843Dickens, Charles
Mirror of Kong Ho: he "writes home" to.... Ernest Bramah, describing Western life through Oriental eyes1905Bramah, Ernest
Modern ProseGems on most pages1922Pocock, Guy
Moon of Much GladnessKai Lung's account of a month of excitement in Kochow1932Bramah, Ernest
Northanger AbbeyCatherine Moreland's season at Bath1818Austen, Jane
Nutcracker (illus. Sendak)Bought for Christa1984Hoffmann, ETA
Oliver TwistThe 'item of mortality' & his story1838Dickens, Charles
Once and Future KingMerlin in great detail1958White, TH
Oxford dictionary of Nursery RhymesAll the usual suspects are here1977Opie, Iona & Peter
Patrick O'Brian: critical appreciations..... & a bibliography. OK, I'm an O'Brian anorak - official!1995Cunningham, AE
Pemberley revisitedDouble sequel to Pride and Prejudice (1993/1994)2005Tennant, Emma
PersuasionAnne Elliot's youthful excess of prudence1818Austen, Jane
Phineas FinnPalliser #21869Trollope, Anthony
Phineas ReduxPalliser #41874Trollope, Anthony
Pickwick PapersStalled, repeatedly (on p68)1836Dickens, Charles
Planet NarniaImagination of CS Lewis2008Ward, Michael
Pocket Essentials: Noir FictionLittle handbook efficiently exemplifying this genre2000Duncan, Paul
Polysyllabic SpreeColumns on reading from Believer magazine2004Hornby, Nick
Portrait of Jane AustenBy President of the Society!1978Cecil, David
Pride & Prejudice: York notesHow to study a novel, if you please!2001Gray, Martin & Laura
Pride and PrejudiceIncludes letters, interviews & essays1813Austen, Jane
Pride and Prejudice (graphic novel)Works quite well1813Austen, Jane; Deas, Robert
Prime MinisterPalliser #51876Trollope, Anthony
Quarto of modern literatureExcellent range of novels, plays, poems & short stories1964Brown, Leonard
Rereadings: 17 writers revisit books....they love2005Fadiman, Anne (ed)
Return of the King, TheFolio Society edition1955Tolkien, JRR
Rough Guide to Cult FictionUseful miniature roadmap2005Simpson, Paul et al
Sense and sensibilityMarianne & Elinor Dashwood. Nice Ang Lee film, 19951811Austen, Jane
Seven basic plots: why we tell storiesI ought not to denigrate this until I've read it!2004Booker, Christopher
So many booksAnd its corollary: so little time. Engagingly witty & erudite2003Zaid, Gabriel
So you think you know Jane Austen?Amusing folly2005Sutherland, John; Le Faye, D
Song of SongsFolio Society edition1885Various
Spells of enchantment800pp & 60+ tales by Voltaire, Goethe, Hawthorne, Wilde...1991Zipes, Jack
Spontaneous Mind: interviews 1958-1996Eclectic springs to mind2001Ginsberg, Allen
Tale of two citiesUnread, so far1859Dickens, Charles
Tales from the Saragossa manuscriptBought from Simon Hakiel. Yet to read1814Potocki, Jan
Tolkien's GownAnecdotes from a rare book dealer, based on 1996 BBC show2004Gekoski, Rick
Trials... of Little Red Riding Hood35 versions, used to explore culture, sexism, politics...1993Zipes, Jack
Truth universally acknowledged: 33 reasons.. why we can't stop reading Jane Austen2009Carson, Susannah (ed)
Twenty master plots... & how to build themMainstream fiction, genre novels, film plots etc1993Tobias, Ronald B
Two Towers, TheFolio Society edition1954Tolkien, JRR
Under Milk WoodFolio Society edition1954Thomas, Dylan
Vanity FairChrista's favourite1848Thackeray, William
VilletteLucy Snowe's relationship with her professor in Brussels1853Bronte, Charlotte
Wallet of Kai LungJonathan Cape Travellers' Library, 19261900Bramah, Ernest
Wallet of Kai LungOxford paperbacks, 19861900Bramah, Ernest
Wallet of Kai LungGrant Richards 1946 reprint1900Bramah, Ernest
Wallet of Kai LungPenguin #39, Oct. 1936 reprint of March edition1900Bramah, Ernest
WardenReligious politics1855Trollope, Anthony
Way we live nowMelmotte (or is it Maxwell) rising and falling greedily1875Trollope, Anthony
What Maisie knewKindle edition; Amazon freebie2003James, Henry
What matters in Jane Austen?20 'crucial puzzles' solved. Highly entertaining2012Mullan, John
When William came2nd hand; nearly 70 years old1913Munro, HH (Saki)
Where was Rebecca shot?Modern fiction's conundrums1998Sutherland, John
Wonder Book & Tanglewood TalesFrom 1851 and 1853 respectively. Long-sought1906Hawthorne, Nathaniel
World talesNot just Sufi for a change1979Shah, Idries
World's 10 greatest novelsChrista's copy from Gothenburg1948Maugham, W Somerset
Wuthering HeightsI finally feel ready for this1847Bronte, Emily
XKCD: volume 0Technically-oriented web comics2012Munroe, Randall

SF magazines

TitleNotesYearAuthor
Analog: 1971 05-07Includes 'Outposter' & 3 Telzey stories1971Campbell, John W
F&SF: 1966 10Includes an Asimov bibliography (hah!)1966Ferman, Edward L
F&SF: 1971 11Has uncollected Zenna Henderson People story: 'That Boy'1971Ferman, Edward L
Impulse 1966 044, incl 'Pavane: the Lady Anne', 'Light feint'1966Bonfiglioli, Kyril
Impulse 1966 056, incl 'Brother John'1966Bonfiglioli, Kyril
Worlds of IF: 107, August 1966Includes 'Neutron Star', 'In the bone'1966Pohl, Frederik

Mathematics

TitleNotesYearAuthor
85 ways to tie a tieCambridge physicists take it in the neck1999Fink, Thomas; Mao, Yong
200 percent of nothingMaths abuse & innumeracy. Low-grade Huff & Paulos territory1993Dewdney, AK
1089 and all thatEnticing journey into maths2002Acheson, David
aha! Gotcha: paradoxes to puzzle/delightDerived from Scientific American's 'Paradox Box'1975Gardner, Martin
aha! InsightDerived from Scientific American's 'Insight Box'1978Gardner, Martin
Another fine Math you've got me into...More French 'Scientific American' columns1992Stewart, Ian
Archimedes' revengeJoys & perils of mathematics: 666 and friends1988Hoffman, Paul
Beyond numeracySuperb dictionary of maths via short essays1991Paulos, John Allen
Calculus made easyAny fool can calculate1910Thompson, Silvanus P
Curious and interesting geometryThe unilluminable room isn't just a tongue twister!1991Wells, David
Descartes dream: world according to mathsSkimmed1986Davis, PJ; Hersh, R
Does God play dice? - maths of ChaosIf God exists, I expect a higher intellectual level1989Stewart, Ian
Dr Reimann's zerosPrime entertainment2003Sabbagh, Karl
Duelling Idiots and other probability.... puzzlers2000Nahin, Paul J
e: the story of a number& not just any number, but a truly ubiquitous one!1994Maor, Eli
Figuring out societyQuantitative methods in social sciences, including hanging!1971Meek, Ronald L
Finding MoonshineMathematics of symmetry2008du Sautoy, Marcus
Five golden rules: great theories of.....20th C maths. Minimax; Brouwer; Morse; Halting; Simplex1996Casti, John L
Fourth dimensionSkimmed1985Rucker, Rudy
Further mathematical diversionsPuzzles (incl. 'Unexpected Hanging') from Scientific American1969Gardner, Martin
Game, set and math: enigmas & conundrumsFrance's version of Gardner's column in Scientific American1989Stewart, Ian
How long is a piece of string?Avoidance tactics in a gents' urinal?2002Eastaway, Bob; Wyndham, J
How to lie with statisticsWonderful advice & Calman cartoons to boot1954Huff, Darrell
How to take a chanceExcellent intro to probability & splendid examples, too1959Huff, Darrell
I think therefore I laugh: flipside of....philosophy. Actually his 2nd book, just re-issued2000Paulos, John Allen
Images of infinityGood mind-blowing stuff1984Hemmings, R; Tahta, D
Imagining numbers (particularly square....root of minus fifteen)2003Mazur, Barry
Innumeracy - and its consequencesExcellent & alarming & irritating & maddening & funny1988Paulos, John Allen
Islands of truthMore research frontiers1990Peterson, Ivars
Keys to InfinityIBMer scratching in Gardner territory1995Pickover, Clifford A
Labyrinths of reasonGood1988Poundstone, William
Lady Luck: theory of probabilityGood1963Weaver, Warren
Littlewood's miscellanyAcademic (mathematical) life in Cambridge1986Littlewood, J E
Magical MazeSlime moulds & Monty Hall1997Stewart, Ian
Mathematical bafflers (2nd book)Published by Litton as ads from 1959 to 1971 in Aviation Week1983Dunn, Angela Fox
Mathematical CarnivalPuzzles (incl. 'Sprouts') from Scientific American1975Gardner, Martin
Mathematical ExperienceSkimmed1980Davis, PJ; Hersh, R
Mathematical peopleSuccinct biographies, via Carol1985Albers, Donald J
Mathematical puzzles and diversionsThose damned hexaflexagons!1959Gardner, Martin
Mathematical touristHow mathematicians work, & something of where they're at1988Peterson, Ivars
Mathematician plays the market& makes a bit of a fool of himself2003Paulos, John Allen
Mathematician reads the newspaperInteresting variant on Huff's 'How to Lie with statistics'1995Paulos, John Allen
Mathematics and humorDon't remember much humour, stalled on p751980Paulos, John Allen
Mathematics in theory and practiceClassic text194?Sawyer, WW
Mathematics magic and mystery115 diversions & tricks1956Gardner, Martin
Mathematics: the new golden agePower & excitement of math's new age...1988Devlin, Keith
Mathographics: mathematical artHoped it would inspire Peter1987Dixon, Robert
Millennium ProblemsSeven tricky propositions2002Devlin, Keith
Mind Tools: mathematics of informationNumber, space, logic, infinity & information1987Rucker, Rudy
More mathematical peopleSuccinct biographies, also via Carol1990Albers, Donald J
Most beautiful mathematical formulasFibonacci, Euler, Gauss, Fermat, Goldbach etc1992Salem, Lionel et al
Music of the PrimesRiemann's hypothesis teased apart2004du Sautoy, Marcus
Newer uses of mathematicsWeather, genetics, networks, finance, planning etc.1978Lighthill, James
Nothing that is: natural history of zeroWYSIWYG, or much ado about nothing1999Kaplan, Robert
Penguin book: curious & interesting mathsFascinating snippets and anecdotage1997Wells, David
Pi (a history of)3.14159265 and a bit (a lot) of discursion1971Beckmann, Petr
Pi in the sky: counting, thinking & beingUtility & universality of numbers & maths generally1992Barrow, John D
Playing with infinityFor intellectually-minded non-mathematicians!1957Peter, Rozsa
Prisoner's dilemmavon Neumann, Game Theory & the Bomb. Cold War zero-sum games1992Poundstone, William
Problems of mathematicsAccessible & wide-ranging1992Stewart, Ian
Programming for optimal decisionsIf we were this advanced back then, what went so wrong?1970Moore, PG; Hodges, SD
Recursive UniverseSkimmed; looked very interesting1985Poundstone, William
Science with pocket calculatorsUseful numerical methods, including mortgage formulae1978Green, DR; Lewis, J
Scientific analysis on pocket calculatorNecessary concomitant of my calculating obsession period!1975Smith, Jon M
Simpsons and their mathematical secretsKindle edition. Sneaking maths into the cartoon show2013Singh, Simon
Statistics explainedBought for Peter though he hasn't needed it yet1995Hinton, Perry R
Story of Root(-1): an imaginary taleNewly revised for paperback edition1998Nahin, Paul J
Tyranny of numbers: why counting can't..... make us happy. John Allen Paulos, move over!2000Boyle, David
Universal history of numbers'Encylopaedic' barely scratches the surface...1994Ifrah, Georges
Use and abuse of statisticsOne of the classic texts, I guess1961Reichmann, WJ
Why do buses come in threes?Supposedly hidden mathematics of everyday life1998Eastaway, Bob; Wyndham, J
Worked examples in HNC mathsFrom my Hatfield Poly days1967Clarke, RH

Media

TitleNotesYearAuthor
100 great advertisementsBought via Hugh & Haymarket's Campaign magazine1978Day, Barry
100 greatest advertisementsGood1959Watkins, Julian Lewis
Advertising: reflections of a centuryGood coverage1982Holme, Bryan
Advertising: the complete guideBBC's media correspondent1984Douglas, Torin
Art of Advertising: the early yearsGood1980Miller, Ernestine G
Best Ads: Humour in advertisingExcellent examples1997Saunders, Dave
Best Ads: Sex in advertisingGood overview & many examples1996Saunders, Dave
Best Ads: Shock in advertisingMore compelling examples1996Saunders, Dave
Buy & Build: Empire advertising postersGood grief!1986Constantine, Stephen
Consuming passionsGood1986Williamson, Judith
Corrections & ClarificationsGuardian's 'Reader's editor'2000Mayes, Ian
Culture and the AdGood1994O'Barr, William M
Disinformation: you are being lied toMedia distortion, historical whitewashes, cultural myths & lies2001Kick, Russ
Executive Tart & other mythsTwo Cs in the K & other cynical revelations (see p168)1994Dougary, Ginny
From those wonderful folks...Advertising guru spills hilarious beans & anecdotes1970Femina, Jerry Della
How it all began: famous brandnamesWhy? might be a better question1992Baren, Maurice
How the Cadillac got its finsHow various (marketing) things began1994Mingo, Jack
Improperganda: art of publicity stuntsSelf-serving PR puffery2000Borkowski, Mark
Internet RadioUseful tips, techniques, & station listings/URLs2002Rough Guide
Looking on: images of feminityInteresting1987Betterton, Rosemary
Media rantsPostpolitics in digital nation1997Katz, Jon
More corrections & clarificationsSame recipe as before2002Mayes, Ian
Multi-media meltingpotMarketing 'When the wind blows'; book, stageplay, radio etc1986Kilborn, Richard
Ogilvy on advertisingMany examples, anecdotes, & acres of words, oddly1983Ogilvy, David
Only correct: best of corrections....& clarifications from Guardian's quality control honcho2005Mayes, Ian
Sex Appeal: art of allure in graphic &.....advertising design2000Heller, Steven
Subliminal ad-ventures in erotic artaka The clam-plate orgy (1980)!1992Key, Wilson Bryan
Suck: worst-case scenarios in media..... culture, advertising & the Internet (Wired)1997Anuff, Joey; Cox, Ana M
Understains: sense & seduction..... of advertising and/or propaganda1986Myers, Kathy
Want Makers: world advertising industryCynical & annoying1988Clark, Eric

Medical

TitleNotesYearAuthor
10-step PilatesReshaping via focused muscle exercises1999Ackland, Lesley
Adventures in Human BeingAnother medical tour de force2015Francis, Gavin
Alarming history of medicineStill waiting for his alarming history of sex -- read on!1993Gordon, Richard
Alexander PrincipleAre we sitting comfortably? (Updated in 1990)1973Barlow, Wilfred
Alimentary my dear doctorHumourous medical anecdotes1988Hawkins, Clifford
Anatomical drawings of Andreas VesaliusCuriosity1543Saunders, JB de CM et al
Anthropologist on MarsIncludes temporary regaining of sight & autistic woman1995Sacks, Oliver
Atlas of anatomyOK1985Weston, Trevor
Body VictoriousPhotos of immune system at work1985Nilsson, Lennart
Boswell's clap & other essays: medical..... analyses of literary men's varied afflictions1979Ober, William B
Bottoms up: pathologist's essays on the.... seedier sides of medical history1987Ober, William B
Confessions of a knifeAbsorbing meditations on art of surgery1981Selzer, Richard
Dear Dr HIPPocratesReplacement of student copy. Found in Guernsey1968Schoenfeld, Eugene
Dictionary of symptomsUseful and reassuring (occasionally!)1967Gomez, Dr Joan
Discovering the human bodyInteresting survey of scanning & investigative techniques1980Knight, Bernard
EverymanUseful1981Llewellyn-Jones, Derek
EverywomanGynecological insights1971Llewellyn-Jones, Derek