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Welcome to the Yale Representation Ltd website

on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 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.

The Storyteller reviewed in the Guardian

on Mon, 08/01/2016 - 11:50

Before he had written about the flâneur, or the aura of the artwork, a young Walter Benjamin set out for Italy and Switzerland.

He was 19 or so, and he experienced, for that month, his first freedom from the restrictions of school exams and family life. But when he returned to Germany, Benjamin made a curious decision: he composed and recited a sad, psychosexual story for his mother, Pauline, on the occasion of her birthday.

Details of the event are few – we only have the dedication to the story – but perhaps Pauline had thrown one of her soirées.

The Econocracy featured in the Observer

on Sun, 07/31/2016 - 11:47

During the EU referendum debate almost the whole global economic and financial establishment lined up to warn of the consequences of Brexit, and yet 52% of the country ignored them.

For many Remain voters it is a clear sign of the shift into an era of post-truth politics. While economists developed rigorous, evidence-based arguments, Leave campaigners slandered experts and appeared to pluck numbers out of the air. Yet they won.

Post-truth politics is indeed a scary prospect but to avoid such a future we cannot simply blame “populist politicians” or “ill-informed voters”. We must understand