This updated collection offers a vivid picture of the world in the 21st century, against a backdrop of the landmark events leading up to it. From Catherine Tate and The Simpsons to Mother Teresa and Winston Churchill, Modern Quotations charts the ebbs and flows of popular culture as well as marking the key voices and watersheds for our time. An authoritative look-up reference, and an enjoyable source for browsing: the perfect gift.
- Comprehensive: key quotations of today underpinned by worldwide, landmark voices of the 20th and 21st centuries in over 5,000 quotations
- Informative and entertaining: from the deeply serious to the frivolous and surreal
- New authors include Pamela Anderson, Kemal Ataturk, Pope Benedict XVI, David Cameron, Paula Radcliffe, and Oprah Winfrey
- Unique selection process: quotes identified by the largest ongoing language research programme in the world, Oxford English Corpus, ensuring that all the most popular and widely-used quotes are featured
- Easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations even if you don't know the author