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The Men Who Tried to Kill Hitler
4.00
Manvell and Fraenkel's account of the ill-fated 20 July 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler (which forms the basis of the film Valkyrie) is meticulously r ...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 16, 2011
 
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
4.01
I first made a foray into le Carré over two decades ago, but at the time his style did not appeal to me. With the release of a new adaption to screen ...more
Sep 16, 2011
Sep 17, 2011
 
The Post Office Girl
4.01
Though I found the abrupt ending something of a surprise and a shock, Zweig's writing is, as ever, exquisitely crafted. After first reading Zweig's no ...more
Aug 11, 2011
Aug 11, 2011
 
The Whisperer
4.01
Though some of the plot's twists and turns feel forced – and the inclusion of a psychic nun who helps move forward the investigation is bordering on l ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
1984
4.10
Doubleplusgood, Orwell's '1984' still reverberates.
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
 
Chess
4.22
Zweig's novella on chess and the mind, though short, sustains the tension throughout. I read this in one sitting and a couple of hours. I'm off to fin ...more
Jul 24, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
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Jul 14, 2011
 
The Art of Looking Sideways
4.07
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Jul 17, 2011
 
The Design of Everyday Things
4.15
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Beautiful Evidence
4.14
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Envisioning Information
4.24
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
4.29
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
3.80
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Jul 14, 2011
 
Bulletproof Ajax
3.83
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Art in Theory, 1900-2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
3.94
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
3.84
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Jul 17, 2011
 
CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions
4.13
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style
3.92
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Design Writing Research
4.09
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Thinking with Type: A Primer for Designers: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students
4.05
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Jul 17, 2011
 
HTML Mastery: Semantics, Standards, and Styling
4.08
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Jul 17, 2011
 
The Honourable Schoolboy (Folio Society)
3.92
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Sep 17, 2011
 
The Pleasure of the Text
4.07
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Foucault / Blanchot - Maurice Blanchot: The Thought from Outside and Michel Foucault as I Imagine Him
4.00
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Dom Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model
3.88
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Universal Principles of Design: 100 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design
4.15
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Jul 17, 2011
 
PHP Solutions: Dynamic Web Design Made Easy
3.94
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Jul 17, 2011
 
The Name of the World
3.46
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Jul 17, 2011
 
A Year With Swollen Appendices
4.11
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Jul 17, 2011
 
Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable
3.85
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Jul 17, 2011
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