Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Notes on Them and Us
By

Rating
Britain and America have a new word to describe their relationship: 'essential' has now been replaced by 'special'. Justin Webb would prefer all adjectives to be abandoned in an effort to tell the real story. Notes on Them & Us is a wry account of the transatlantic friendship as it actually exists today - how Americans see us, how we Brits see them - and Webb, presenter on Radio 4's Today programme and formerly the BBC's North American editor for eight years, is perfectly placed to comment. An amusing, myth-breaking, unflinchingly honest read, this is not an attack on either the English or the Americans. Webb concludes that there is a fault line in the long-standing marriage between these two great nations, a cultural divide that separates us. And he argues that recognising this divide, even celebrating it, is the key to a rich future collaboration.
Product Details

About the Author

Justin Webb is a presenter on Radio Four's Today programme. He was previously the BBC's North America editor and he has spent the last eight years shaping and leading the BBC's coverage of the US and its neighbours. He lives in London with his wife and their three children.

Reviews

"If you want to know what makes Americans tick, read this book. Webb knows America - and it shows." John Humphrys "Not since Charles Wheeler has the BBC had as fine an American correspondent. His perceptive reporting has been a joy." The Times "Webb's take on the two great nations is expert, familiar, profound, funny" --Jeremy Vine "Webb was the BBC's North American editor for eight years. Here he straddles the Pond to explore the tectonic shifts between Britain and America, and why, even if they rub each other up the wrong way, the two nations are inextricably linked." The Times "Webb offers a fun look at politics." The Catholic Herald

Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Notes on Them and Us: From the Mayflower to Obama the British, the Americans and the Essential Relationship on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top