Monday, 17 October 2016
Trevor Pateman, The Best I Can Do ISBN 9780993587900 Published May 2016
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Memoir and social criticism - the cover shows the twenty six chapter titles. Interesting chapter on the re-titling of paintings by Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum which has caused some re-thinking by the museum.
176 pages. ISBN 9780993587900 Paperback only, £8.95
Available to order from email@example.com but also from bookshops and online from the usual suspects.
What they have said about this book:
Invited to pick one old and one new book for Times Higher Education Summer Reads, Deborah Cameron, Professor of Language and Communication at Oxford chose this book:
My new book is The Best I Can Do, a collection of short essays in which the philosopher-turned-stamp-dealer Trevor Pateman reflects on everything from bus passes to the semiotics of lipstick - and whether scholarship should be a hobby rather than a salaried occupation.