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There are 20 books in this catalogue.
Prejudices: First, Second, and Third Series
Mencken, H. L.
Book Number: 65470
ISBN: 9781598530742
The Library of America 2010. 8vo. hardcover. 610pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $25.00


Open Letter to Newspaper Readers
Tebbel, John
Book Number: 64960
ISBN: 
Heineman Paperback, 1968. 8vo. softcover. 141pp. Good, some small chips on cover edge, small crease on cover corner, light foxing to endpapers.
Price: $15.00


The Power of News: The History of Reuters. Second Edition.
Read, Donald
Book Number: 63761
ISBN: 0198207689
Oxford University Press, 1999. 8vo. hardcover. 540pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $25.00


Ambushed: A War Reporter's Life on the Line
Stewart, Ian
Book Number: 40459
ISBN: 0733312845
ABC Books 2003 8vo softcover 308pp very good, cover creased.
Price: $10.00


Bylines: Memoirs of a war correspondent
McDonald, Lachie
Book Number: 52013
ISBN: 0864179553
Kangaroo Press 1998 8vo softcover 304pp very good. B&w plates. Australia, Britain, Indonesia, Malaya, The Pacific, Indo-China, Korea, China, Japan. Against a broad sweep of history, McDonald provides anecdotes, both amusing and poignant, concerning the personalities at the centre of events and the extraordinary people who reported on them. Bylines is also a record of journalism during the era when the newspaper was still king, before television and satellites would forever change the nature of both newsgathering and presentation.
Price: $10.00


Tell Me No Lies: The Best of Investigative Journalism
Pilger, John
Book Number: 56810
ISBN: 0224073796
Jonathan Cape 2004 8vo softcover 626pp index, b/w illus. very good, small crease on front cover corner. In this anthology, John Pilger presents 35 articles and book extracts published between 1945 and the present day that have exposed injustice and abuse of power, with topics ranging from Vietnam and Cambodia to East Timor and Palestine. Many of the pieces
Price: $15.00


Correspondents report: Despatches from ABC foreign correspondents, 1993-1994
Robertson, Hamish (ed.)
Book Number: 36633
ISBN: 0733301916
Sydney, NSW Australian Broadcasting Corp 1994 8vo softcover 202pp, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $12.00


Cash for Comment: The Culture of Journalism (Media.Culture Series)
Johnson, Rob
Book Number: 37497
ISBN: 1864031379
Annandale, N.S.W. Pluto Press Australia 2000 8vo softcover 286pp index. very good, owner's name on fep.
Price: $8.00


Burchett Reporting the Other Side of the World, 1939-1983
Kiernan, Ben (Editor)
Book Number: 41906
ISBN: 0704325802
Quartet Books 1987 8vo hardcover 315pp index. very good+ / very good+ d/w.
Price: $12.00


Luck’s a Fortune
McNicoll, David.
Book Number: 45903
ISBN: 0908463014
Wildcat Press 1979 8vo. hardcover. 314pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing to endpapers & outer page edges, spine slanted. / Very good d/w. Signed by author.
Price: $18.00


Unreliable Sources
Simpson, John
Book Number: 50545
ISBN: 0230741835
Macmillan 2010 8vo softcover 593pp index, b/w illus. very good+. One of the greatest reporters of his day writes a brilliant and typically opinionated account of how the British press has reported key moments in our history. Through many decades of groundbreaking journalism, John Simpson has become not only one of the most recognizable and trusted British personalities, but has transferred his skill to books with multiple bestselling success. With his new book he turns his eye to how Great Britain has been transformed by its free press down the years. He shows how, while the press likes to pretend it's independent, they have enjoyed the power they have over the events they report and have at times exercised it irresponsibly. He examines how it changed the world and changed itself over the course of the last hundred years, from the creation of the "Daily Mail" and the first stockings of anti-German sentiment in the years leading up to the First World War, to the "Sun's" propping up of the Thatcher government, and beyond. In this self-analysis from one of the pillars of modern journalism some searching questions are asked, including whether the press can ever be truly free and whether we would desire it to be so. Always incisive, brilliantly readable and never shy of controversy, "Reporting the Twentieth Century" sees John Simpson at the height of his game as one of Britain's foremost commentators.nnAbout the AuthornJohn Simpson is the BBC's World Affairs Editor. He has twice been the Royal Television Society's Journalist of the Year. He has also won three BAFTAs, including the Richard Dimbleby award in 1991 and the News and Current Affairs award in 2000 for his coverage, with the BBC News team, of the Kosovo conflict. He has written three volumes of autobiography, Strange Places, Questionable People, A Mad World, My Masters and News from No Man's Land, The Wars Against Saddam, Days from a Different World and, most recently, Not the End of the World.
Price: $15.00


Reportage Scotland: History in the Making
Yeoman, Louise
Book Number: 52148
ISBN: 0946487618
Luath Press Limited 2000 8vo softcover 489pp index. very good. Over 150 vivid eyewitness accounts form the backbone of this eclectic collage covering nearly 2000 years of Scottish history. Historian Louise Yeoman's rummage through the wonderful manuscript, book, and newspaper archives of the National Library of Scotland has yielded an astonishing range of material, from a letter to the king of the Picts right up to the late 20th century opening of the new Scottish Parliament. The result is compelling reading and includes many accounts rarely seen or known of.
Price: $10.00


The Daily Miracle: An Introduction to Journalism
Conley, David
Book Number: 55565
ISBN: 0195513746
Australia, Oxford University Press, 2004 Large 8vo softcover 376pp index. very good, book covered in clear adhesive plastic.
Price: $12.00


You Are Here: An Updated Dossier
Bremner, Rory; John Bird; John Fortune
Book Number: 57911
ISBN: 0279847783
Wiedenfeld & Nicolson, London 2004 8vo. hardcover. 274pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $10.00


Language in the News: Discourse and Ideology in the Press
Fowler, Roger
Book Number: 59864
ISBN: 0415014190
Routledge, London 1993. 8vo. softcover. 254pp. index. Very good+.
Price: $11.00


The Literary Journalists
Sims, Norman (editor)
Book Number: 44876
ISBN: 0345310810
Ballantine Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1984. 8vo. softcover. 340pp. good+, cover sunned, corner slightly bumped.
Price: $22.00


But Enough About Me - From Eighties Geek to Rock 'n' Roll Chic - Adventures in Celebsville
Dunn, Jancee
Book Number: 46672
ISBN: 0755315715
Headline 2006 8vo Trade paperback 312pp very good. This is Jancee's tale of how she landed her dream job at Rolling Stone magazine and was promptly ushered behind the velvet rope of Celebsville. Packed full of Celeb encounters.
Price: $10.00


In the Name of Justice - the Television Reporting of John Pilger
Hayward, Anthony
Book Number: 53077
ISBN: 0747554862
Bloomsbury 2001 8vo softcover 320pp very good. Index. Illustrated with photo's. Justice and human struggle around the globe have been the recurring themes throughout John Pilger's 30 years of making television documentaries. This work examines the journalist and his long career on the small screen, one unparalleled by others outside regular current affairs programs.
Price: $12.00


The World from Down Under : A Chat with Recent History
Negus, George
Book Number: 59382
ISBN: 9780732276249
HarperCollins 2010 8vo. softcover. 514pp. colour illus. Very good+
Price: $14.00


Plankton's Luck - a Life in Retrospect
MacCallum, Mungo
Book Number: 53044
ISBN: 0091573505
Hutchinson of Australia 1986 8vo hardcover 269pp. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $12.00