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Diaries, letters & journals

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Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year

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Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and...

Peter Brooks

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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From a distinguished literary historian, a look at Gustave Flaubert and his correspondence with George Sand during France's... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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The Diary of a Bookseller

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The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Publishing industry

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Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over... [more]

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

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The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House Between the Wars

Adrian Tinniswood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history

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'A masterpiece of social history' Daily MailThere is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. [more]

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

Michael Holroyd, Rebecca John

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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'It is right that, after more than one hundred years, she should have her say' John Carey, Sunday Times Twelve days before... [more]

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The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992

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The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983-1992

Tina Brown

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Publishing industry

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The irreverent diaries of Tina Brown's eight spectacular years as editor in chief of Vanity Fair. [more]

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Meet Me at the Museum

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Meet Me at the Museum

Anne Youngson

Diaries, letters & journals; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adult & contemporary romance; Historical romance

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The Observer Promising first-time British novelists 2018: 'A novel about self-discovery and second chances''Warm-hearted,... [more]

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The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

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The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; African history; Political leaders & leadership

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An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary... [more]

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The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian lady

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The Epic Voyages of Maud Berridge: The seafaring diaries of a Victorian...

Sally Berridge

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Shipping industries; Ships & shipping: general interest

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Maud Berridge (1845-1907) was the wife of a Master Mariner, and she travelled with him on at least five occasions (1869, 1880,... [more]

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The Crack-up

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The Crack-up

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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An entertaining and eclectic miscellany that sheds light on the author and his times, The Crack-Up is an invaluable companion... [more]

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of Sea Navigation

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Mistress of Science: The Story of the Remarkable Janet Taylor, Pioneer of...

John S. Croucher, Professor Rosalind F. Croucher

Diaries, letters & journals; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences

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The first biography of the remarkable Janet Taylor, a nineteenth-century navigator and mathematician who left an incredible... [more]

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The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde

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The Annotated Prison Writings of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

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Serving prison time with hard labor for the crime of gross indecency, Oscar Wilde wrote some of his most powerful works. A... [more]

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In God's Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope St John Paul II

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In God's Hands: The Spiritual Diaries of Pope St John Paul II

Pope John Paul, II

Autobiography: religious & spiritual; Diaries, letters & journals; Religion & beliefs; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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The spiritual diaries of Pope St John Paul II - published for the first time ever in English. The most intimate insight into... [more]

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In the Land of Pain

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In the Land of Pain

Alphonse Daudet

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

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Alphonse Daudet was a highly popular nineteenth-century French novelist, whose work radiated humour and good cheer. Describing... [more]

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Carys: Diary of a young girl, Adelaide 1940-42

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Carys: Diary of a young girl, Adelaide 1940-42

Carys Harding Browne

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs

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In 1940 a seventeen year old girl called Carys Harding Browne comes of age in Adelaide, Australia. At St Mark's College, young,... [more]

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Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe

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Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to...

Gordon Corera

Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

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Gordon Corera uses declassified documents and extensive original research to tell the story of MI14(d) and the Secret Pigeon... [more]

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

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Talking into the Typewriter: Selected Letters (1973-1983)

Christina Stead

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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The second volume of Christina Stead's letters, covering the period 1973 to just before her death in 1983. From just before... [more]

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Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters

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Maker of Patterns: An Autobiography Through Letters

Freeman Dyson

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Physics; History of engineering & technology

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Both recalling his life story and recounting many of the major advances in twentieth-century science, a renowned physicist... [more]

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The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin

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The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin...

James Laughlin, Tennessee Williams

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

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Four decades of correspondence of Tennessee Williams's and James Laughlin's unlikely yet enduring literary and personal relationship.... [more]

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A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45

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A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45

Astrid Lindgren

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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Before she became internationally known for her children's books, Astrid Lindgren was an aspiring author living in Stockholm... [more]

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The Art Of Ready Player One

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The Art Of Ready Player One

Insight Editions

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Diaries, letters & journals

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Diaries Of Emilio Renzi: Formative Years

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The Diaries Of Emilio Renzi: Formative Years

Ricardo Piglia

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary essays; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Fiction & Literature

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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Keeping On Keeping On

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Keeping On Keeping On

Alan Bennett

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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[This text] contains [Alan] Bennett's diaries from 2005 to 2015, with everything from his much celebrated essays to his irreverent... [more]

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My Opposition: The Diary of Friedrich Kellner - A German against the Third Reich

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My Opposition: The Diary of Friedrich Kellner - A German against the Third...

Friedrich Kellner

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History; The Holocaust; Fascism & Nazism

Hardback

A unique account of everyday life under the Third Reich and one man's opposition to the Nazi regime. [more]

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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

Dan Tucker

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History

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This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one... [more]

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