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Welcome to Yale Representation's website

on Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:01

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.

Lost Girls reviewed in The Times

on Fri, 07/28/2017 - 14:41

I always thought flappers were mainly a 1920s phenomenon. This book shows how wrong I was.

As long ago as the 1890s the term flapper, already being used to mean “young prostitute”, came to be generalised and sanitised to describe thin, long-legged adolescent girls who were “flapping their butterfly wings”. By 1910 the flapper movement was going strong, much to the horror of mothers and the despair of clergymen.

To read Linda Simon’s social and literary history of flappers is to feel (along with the flappers themselves) the relief of the loosening of corsets, the excitement of the shimmy and

Run, Spot, Run reviewed in the Guardian

on Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:50
 
It was a Tupperware tub of live baby rats that made Dr Jessica Pierce start to question the idea of pet ownership. She was at her local branch of PetSmart, a pet store chain in the US, buying crickets for her daughter’s gecko.
 
The baby rats, squeaking in their plastic container, were brought in by a man she believed was offering to sell them to the store as pets or as food for the resident snakes. She didn’t ask. But Pierce, a bioethicist, was troubled.
 
“Rats have a sense of empathy and there has been a lot of research on what happens when you take babies away from a mother rat – not