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Welcome to Yale Representation's website

on Mon, 03/06/2017 - 09:01

We are a sales agency that is dedicated in its support of the bespoke publishers we represent and the numerous bookshops we visit.

Our list is diverse and ranges from the esoteric to the zeitgeist. We have books on politics, history, gardening, art, literature; there are doodling books, maps, guides to Britain, histories of philosophy and language … it is a long list, indeed.

We can guarantee the quality of these titles despite the vibrant range on offer.

Sarah Cheney writes about self-harm in the Metro

on Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:50

I only wear short sleeves around people I trust and I’m sure I’m not alone in this. But why are people scared or ashamed into covering up the scars resulting from self-harm? Despite huge amounts of attention focused on self-harm in the last few decades, certain assumptions about people who injure themselves remain widespread.

In my teens and twenties, when I self-harmed quite heavily, I was refused help by GPs, talked over by A&E staff, and patronised by psychiatrists. This got me questioning some common beliefs about the issue.

1. Self-harm isn’t a new phenomenon
Many of us think of the topic

Big Bosses: A Working Girl's Memoir of the Jazz Age reviewed in the Spectator

on Sat, 02/18/2017 - 11:47

In 1922, writing a facetious review of her husband’s second novel, The Beautiful and Damned, Zelda Fitzgerald made an ironic reference to the fact that Scott Fitzgerald had used sections from her diary in his novel: ‘It seems to me that on one page I recognised a portion of an old diary of mine which mysteriously disappeared shortly after my marriage…’.

1922 was the same year in which Fitzgerald would later set The Great Gatsby, in part as a tribute to the other great modernist works of that literary annus mirabilis. And it was also the year in which Big Bosses begins: ‘It was 1922, America