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"Have you seen a purple cow?!"

Advantages: Great light reading
Disadvantages: Very big book (so also quite heavy reading!)

...came across this book whilst browsing on Amazon, and once I had read a little about it, I just had to have it. The list price is £24.95, but Amazon charge only £16.46, and there are many copies available new and used for as little as £13.00, I have just ...

ajaybie 03.04.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A Guide to Visual Awareness.

Advantages: Endless hours of fascination and amusement.
Disadvantages: It's heavy.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, a renowned designer and art director, is a great coffee table book full of interesting and random information to keep the reader entertained. The book has won a number of awards. The book is hard back, ...

nickyct 25.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Looking Sideways - Alan Fletcher

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A book you could learn something everyday from...

Advantages: Have a look for five minutes or three hours...
Disadvantages: If anything it is the size..

...I acidentally came acroos this book through a friend, flicking through intially i decided to ask to borrow it overnight, 2 weeks later he had it returned. The thoughts and concepts of being so simple with design really opens your mind to thinking differen ...

j.o.n 26.06.2006 · Read full review
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Who is Vanessa Feltz?

Advantages: Curmudgeonly cultural commentator criticises crass commercialism
Disadvantages: Can be crusty and cranky

Which major forces have power to affect our lives? You could sum them up as 'the environment, globalisation and the media'. Richard Hoggart, in his new book, has chosen to tackle the latter. And he has some dire warnings about the threats to our democrati ...

Silverback 05.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mass Media in a Mass Society - Richard Hoggart

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The absolute mail art guide

Advantages: lovely pictures, not too long texts, easy to read and understand
Disadvantages: I can't find something that I didn't like about this book

This book is one of the best guides for someone who's interested in mail art! I found many info that I needed as a beginner! I loved the really beautiful pictures. The content of this book isn't too tiring, so it's really easy too read. It definitely ins ...

hippityhop 02.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Good Mail Day - Jennie Hinchcliff

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