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Welcome to Yale Representation's website

on Wed, 01/04/2017 - 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.

John Berger 1926 - 2017

on Mon, 01/02/2017 - 11:50

The art critic, essayist and novelist John Berger threw down his challenge early in his television series Ways of Seeing. This came in 1972, the year when Berger, who has died aged 90, broke through to real fame from his niche celebrity on the arts pages of the New Statesman.

Ways of Seeing, made on the cheap for the BBC as four half-hour programmes, was the first series of its kind since Civilisation (1969), 13 one-hour episodes for which Kenneth Clark, its writer and presenter, and a BBC production team had travelled 80,000 miles through 13 countries exploring 2,000 years of the visual

Danny Dorling reviews JHUP's Austerity Blues in the Times Higher

on Thu, 12/15/2016 - 11:47

Four decades ago The City University of New York charged no tuition fees, and all its students were taught by full-time staff. Today, fees cover half of all teaching costs and half of professors are part-timers. At Arizona State University, Michael Crow, the president, who is ridiculed throughout this angry, sometimes despondent and frequently eye-opening book, has proclaimed himself a “knowledge enterprise architect” – a sure sign that we are entering the end times.

Like bank robbers of old, investors turn to students “because that is where the money is”. The banks no longer have money in