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Welcome to Yale Representation's website

on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:51

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.

Against Creativity reviewed in the Guardian

on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:13

Are you a member of the “creative classes”? You might be if you do something that vaguely involves ideas or images, and aspire to live in a warehouse-style apartment next to an artisan coffee shop and pop-up gallery.

But what’s so wrong with that? Reader, I sat in a hipster cafe in London’s East End and prepared to find out.

The book’s beginning is wobbly, as it tries to show that the very idea of creativity was invented by modern capitalism.

Wally Funk's Race for Space reviewed in the Daily Mail

on Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:00

This was the fateful telegram of September 1961, sent to the female astronaut candidates of the Mercury 13 women in space programme: ‘Regret to advise arrangements at Pensacola cancelled probably will not be possible to carry out this part of program.’ Signed: ‘W. Randolph Lovelace II, MD.’

The funding had been pulled from a visionary, privately funded programme which aimed to beat the Russians to sending the first woman into space.

The 13 candidates, who had passed all the rigorous physical and psychological tests up to that moment, were