Media studies

    Semiotics: The Basics

    By Daniel Chandler

    Paperback £17.73

    This third edition of the bestselling textbook has been fully revised, continuing to provide a concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language. Demystifying what is a complex, highly interdisciplinary field, key questions covered include: What are signs and codes? What can semiotics teach us...

    Playable Bodies

    By Kiri Miller

    Paperback £22.69

    Playable Bodies shows how dance video games work as engines of humor, social risk, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody's watching-while being tracked by motion-sensing interfaces in their living rooms. Author Kiri Miller looks at game design and player experiences across media platforms, presenting a new theory of...

    Plugged In

    By Patti M. Valkenburg

    Hardback £23.71

    An illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age

    Introduction to Political Communication

    By Brian McNair

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    At a time of radical shifts in power across the globe, the sixth edition of An Introduction to Political Communication examines the role of the media in the political process. Brian McNair reflects on the role of communication in key events such as the referendum vote for the UK's withdrawal...

    Muhammad Ali: A Memoir

    By Michael Parkinson

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Michael Parkinson reflects on the life of boxing icon Muhammad Ali

    Storytelling for Interactive Digital Media and Video Games

    By Nicholas Bernhardt Zeman

    Paperback Save £1.52 = £37.47

    The evolution of story-telling is as old as the human race; from the beginning, when our ancestors first gathered around a campfire to share wondrous tales through oral traditions, to today, with information and stories being shared through waves and filling screens with words and images. Stories have always surrounded...

    Strategic Planning for Public Relations

    By Ronald D. Smith

    Paperback £51.69

    Strategic Planning for Public Relations is in its fifth edition of offering an innovative and clear approach for students looking to learn how to develop public relations campaigns. It is a text intended for those serious about entering the rapidly changing professions of public relations and strategic communication. Ronald Smith...

    Reporting the Middle East: The Practice of News in the Twenty-First Century

    By Zahera Harb

    Paperback Save £2.13 = £14.86

    Scholarly analysis of media coverage of the Middle East

    Cultural Feelings

    By Ben Highmore

    Paperback Save £1.31 = £23.68

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

    Digital Media and Society

    By Simon Lindgren

    Paperback £25.27

    This book offers a comprehensive new analysis of the contemporary media landscape, looking at the central theories of the digital society, and the hot topics and key research methods in the field.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7