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  • On the Map

    On the Map
    av Simon Garfield

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531875220

    Maps fascinate us. They chart our understanding of the world and they log our progress, but above all they tell our stories. From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond, Simon Garfield examines how maps bo…

  • Just My Type

    Just My Type
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846683022

    Just My Type is not just a font book, but a book of stories. About how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. About why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco. About the great originators of type, fr…

  • Just My Type: A Book about Fonts

    Just My Type: A Book about Fonts
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592407460

    A delightfully inquisitive tour that explores the rich history and the subtle powers of fonts.Fonts surround us every day, on street signs and buildings, on movie posters and books, and on just about every product that we buy. But where do fonts com…

  • Just My Type: A Book about Fonts

    Just My Type: A Book about Fonts
    av Simon Garfield

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452654515

    Fonts surround us every day, on street signs and buildings, on movie posters and books, and on just about every product that we buy. But where do they come from, and why do we need so many? Who is responsible for the staid practicality of Times New…

  • On The Map

    On The Map
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846685101

    Maps fascinate us. They chart our understanding of the world and they log our progress, but above all they tell our stories. From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond, Simon Garfield examines how maps bo…

  • Timekeepers

    Timekeepers
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782113218

    Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana. The Beatles learn to be brilliant in an hour and a half. An Englishman arrives back from Calcutta but refuses to adjust his watch. Beethoven has his symphonic wishes ignored. A US Senator begi…

  • Timekeepers

    Timekeepers
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782113195

    SUNDAY TIMES CULTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016OBSERVER SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016Not so long ago we timed our lives by the movement of the sun. These days our time arrives atomically and insistently, and our lives are propelled by the notion that we…

  • To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing

    To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592408825

    The New York Times bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map offers an ode to letter writing and its possible salvation in the digital age. Few things are as exciting--and potentially life-changing--as discovering an old letter. And while e…

  • On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks

    On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592407804

    Cartography enthusiasts rejoice: the bestselling author of the Just My Type reveals the fascinating relationship between man and map. Simon Garfield's Just My Type illuminated the world of fonts and made everyone take a stand on Comic Sans and care…

  • Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World

    Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393323139

    In 1856 eighteen-year-old English chemist William Perkin accidentally discovered a way to mass-produce color. In a witty, erudite, and entertaining (Esquire) style, Simon Garfield explains how the experimental mishap that produced an odd shade of pu…

  • Mauve

    Mauve
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786892782

    1856. Eighteen-year-old chemistry student William Perkin's experiment has gone horribly wrong. But the deep brown sludge his botched project has produced has an unexpected power: the power to dye everything it touches a brilliant purple. Perkin has…

  • The Wrestling

    The Wrestling
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571236763

    The classic account of the men and women who used to fight each other for pride and money. Simon Garfield brings them to life in one last glorious bout of jealousy, myth, revenge, passion and deep devotion. When British wrestling was dropped from th…

  • To the Letter

    To the Letter
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857868619

    Every letter contains a miniature story, and here are some of the greatest. From Oscar Wilde's unconventional method of using the mail to cycling enthusiast Reginald Bray's quest to post himself, Simon Garfield uncovers a host of stories that captur…

  • Dog's Best Friend

    Dog's Best Friend
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474610742

  • Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond

    Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063052253

  • Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond

    Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063052246

    "A fascinating, informative and highly entertaining expedition through the highways and byways of dogdom." --John Bradshaw, New York Times bestselling author of Dog SenseA charming meditation on the relationship between humans and dogs, drawing upon…

  • Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond

    Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond

    CD-bok - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799945277

    "A fascinating, informative and highly entertaining expedition through the highways and byways of dogdom." --John Bradshaw, New York Times bestselling author of Dog SenseA charming meditation on the relationship between humans and dogs, drawing upon…

  • Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond

    Dog's Best Friend: The Story of an Unbreakable Bond

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799945284

    "A fascinating, informative and highly entertaining expedition through the highways and byways of dogdom." --John Bradshaw, New York Times bestselling author of Dog SenseA charming meditation on the relationship between humans and dogs, drawing upon…

  • The Error World

    The Error World
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571235261

    When he was very young, Simon Garfield lusted after rare stamps but could not afford them. When he was older, the passion reignited with almost ruinous results. The Error World is an examination of obsession and desire, and the search for fulfilment…

  • Private Battles

    Private Battles
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780091910778

    In Private Battles, award-winning writer Simon Garfield has skilfully interwoven the diaries of four ordinary people as they struggle to cope with the day-to-day reality of life during the Second World War. Their voices combine to create one of the…

  • UEA Creative Writing Anthology Non Fiction

    UEA Creative Writing Anthology Non Fiction

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911343738

  • Our Hidden Lives

    Our Hidden Lives
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780091897338

    In 1936 anthropologist Tom Harrison, poet and journalist Charles Madge, and documentary filmmaker Humphrey Jennings set up the Mass Observation Project. The idea was simple: ordinary people would record, in diary form, the events of their everyday l…

  • Exposure

    Exposure
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780091922580

    Bob Carlos Clarke, one of the most controversial photographers of his generation, had a reputation for brilliant, sexually-infused shots. When he killed himself in 2006, at the age of 55, many people saw it as an inevitable ending to an inspired but…

  • Das Universum in der Westentasche - Die große Welt der kleinen Dinge

    Das Universum in der Westentasche - Die große Welt der kleinen Dinge
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783959673532

  • We Are At War

    We Are At War
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780091903879

    Of all the accounts written about the Second World War, none are more compelling than the personal diaries of those who lived through it. We Are At War is the story of five everyday folk, who, living on the brink of chaos, recorded privately on pape…

  • Dog's Best Friend

    Dog's Best Friend

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474610759

    'This love letter to our four-legged friends is a delight . . . there is a good joke, an intriguing tale or a fascinating statistic on every page' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday 'A fact-packed history of a 15,000-year relationship' Sunday Times How did…

  • Dog's Best Friend

    Dog's Best Friend
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474610735

    'DOG'S BEST FRIEND is as fascinating, funny and wise as we've come to expect from Simon Garfield. More than that, it's a book that asks profound questions about what it means to be canine' ANDY MILLER, author THE YEAR OF READING DANGEROUSLY 'This is…

  • Briefe!

    Briefe!
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2015 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783806231755

  • MINI: The True and Secret History of the Making of a Motor Car

    MINI: The True and Secret History of the Making of a Motor Car
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571248117

    In 1959, the first Mini was produced on an assembly line at Cowley, near Oxford. It would take a team of supremely talented designers, engineers and production-line workers to build a car that was unique in appearance and construction. They would cl…

  • The End of Innocence

    The End of Innocence
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571153541

    Published to coincide with World AIDS Day, this book looks at a decade of AIDS in Britain. As well as the 8000 who have died, some 20,000 are infected with HIV, and many more carry the virus unknowingly. With no cure or even a vaccine in sight, and…

  • ALL THE KNOWLEDGE IN THE WORLD

    ALL THE KNOWLEDGE IN THE WORLD

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474610773

  • ALL THE KNOWLEDGE IN THE WORLD

    ALL THE KNOWLEDGE IN THE WORLD

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474610780

  • In Miniature

    In Miniature
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890771

    A delightful, entertaining and illuminating investigation into our peculiar fascination with making things small, and what small things tell us about the world at large.Simon Garfield reveals the secret histories of tiny Eiffel Towers, the truth abo…

  • In Miniature

    In Miniature
    av Simon Garfield

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786890795

    In Miniature is a delightful, entertaining and illuminating investigation into our peculiar fascination with making things small, and what small things tell us about the world at large.Here you will find the secret histories of tiny Eiffel Towers, t…

  • Karten!

    Karten!
    av Simon Garfield

    Inbunden - 2020 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783806200157

  • Karten!

    Karten!
    av Simon Garfield

    Häftad - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783806234411