A word about the cockroach

‘The cockroach packs a powerful bite, thanks to jaws that can grind five times stronger than a human, or with 50 times more force than its body weight, researchers said...

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Surprise in the TLS

In this week’s Times Literary Supplement, Will Bowers reviews Christopher Miller’s ‘engaging study of surprise from Milton to Austen...

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UPM are the appointed sales representatives and UK office for a group of distinguished university and scholarly presses, primarily from the United States. Our aim is to facilitate the supply of those presses' books (and information about them) to bookshops, academic and cultural institutions, reviewers and individual customers.

This website is designed to help you locate books you may have already heard about but also to introduce you to books that you didn’t know existed, in a wide range of subjects: art, literature, history, philosophy, politics, cinema, classics and science.