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Diaries, letters & journals

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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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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

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The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor The first collection of... [more]

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

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No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories

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An account of life inside Manus detention centre, from journalist and asylum-seeker Behrouz Boochani. 'Our government jailed... [more]

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The Dark Interval: Letters for the Grieving Heart

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The Dark Interval: Letters for the Grieving Heart

Rainer Maria Rilke

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Poetry by individual poets

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From one of the most famous poets in history comes a new selection of writings to bereaved friends and acquaintances, providing... [more]

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

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The Western Front Diaries of Charles Bean

Charles Bean

Diaries, letters & journals; History; First World War; Press & journalism

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Australia's official First World War correspondent Charles Bean saw more of the Australian army's activities and battles on... [more]

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

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Our Israeli Diary, 1978: Of That Time, of That Place

Antonia Fraser

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; History

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The long-lost 1978 diary charting Antonia Fraser and Harold Pinter's only visit to Israel is an enchanting document of a time,... [more]

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Donald Sturrock

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Media, information & communication industries

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A revealing collection of personal letters written by the iconic author to his mother details his early childhood milestones,... [more]

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

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Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Dora Carrington

Individual artists, art monographs; Illustration; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Gender studies: women

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Carrington's beguiling letters take us beyond the Bloomsbury group to discuss sexual mores, how to be an artist, and what... [more]

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, went into hiding in an... [more]

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

W. Benjamin Lindner

Diaries, letters & journals; True stories; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Society & culture: general

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Waltzing Matilda Australia's Accidental Anthem written by a criminal barrister, is a forensic history of the events, the... [more]

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Jeremy Dronfield

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son, Fritz, he... [more]

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The Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen: Selected and Introduced by Penelope Hughes-Hallett

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The Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen: Selected and Introduced by Penelope...

Penelope Hughes-Hallet

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

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An account of Jane Austen's journey into 'the true art of letter writing'. Penelope Hughes-Hallett celebrates a selection... [more]

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Through Spain with Wellington: The Letters of Lieutenant Peter Le Mesurier of the 'Fighting Ninth'

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Through Spain with Wellington: The Letters of Lieutenant Peter Le Mesurier...

Adrian Greenwood

Diaries, letters & journals; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Napoleonic Wars

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With background information and commentary provided by expert Adrian Greenwood, meticulously footnoted, this is a worthy addition... [more]

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Letters from Iceland

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Letters from Iceland

W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice

Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

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In the summer of 1936, W H Auden and Louis MacNeice visited Iceland on commission to write a travel book, but found themselves... [more]

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Darling Pol: Letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967

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Darling Pol: Letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967

Patrick Marnham

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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Before her death in 2002, Mary Wesley told her biographer Patrick Marnham: 'after I met Eric I never looked at anyone else... [more]

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A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary 1939-1940

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A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary 1939-1940

Iris Origo

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

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Iris Origo, one of the twentieth century's great diarists, was born in England in 1902. As a child, she moved between England,... [more]

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The Times Great War Letters: Correspondence During the First World War

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The Times Great War Letters: Correspondence During the First World War

James Owen

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; First World War; Press & journalism

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Selection of more than 300 letters published by The Times newspaper between 1914 and 1918, as its readers and the nation alike... [more]

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To Obama: A People's History

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To Obama: A People's History

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Diaries, letters & journals; Prose: non-fiction; History; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

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One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.<br... [more]

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The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites

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The Illustrated Letters and Diaries of the Pre-Raphaelites

Jan Marsh

Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

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The story of how a group of precocious young artists shook up the British art establishment, told through their works, letters... [more]

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DC Comics: STAR Labs Desktop Stationery Set with Pen

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DC Comics: STAR Labs Desktop Stationery Set with Pen

Insight Editions

Diaries, letters & journals; Fiction-related items

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Celebrate the hit television show The Flash with this desktop stationery set that comes with a pocket journal emblazoned with... [more]

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Darling Winston: Forty Years of Letters Between Winston Churchill and His Mother

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Darling Winston: Forty Years of Letters Between Winston Churchill and His...

David Lough

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

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The first ever collection of the letters between Churchill and his mother sheds revelatory light on the future wartime premier.... [more]

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Dramatic Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of the National Theatre

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Dramatic Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of the National Theatre

National Theatre Letters

Theatre Studies; Diaries, letters & journals

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A unique collection of correspondence between the most celebrated actors, directors and playwrights of the past 50 years [more]

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Dear Santa

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Dear Santa

Samuel Johnson

Diaries, letters & journals; Psychology

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If you could ask Santa for absolutely anything, what would you ask for?<br... [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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The funny and fascinating memoir of Bythell's experiences at the helm of The Bookshop, Scotland's largest second hand bookstore--and... [more]

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Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose: Volume One 1944-1979

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Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose: Volume One 1944-1979...

Kenneth Rose

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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The wry and amusing journals of royal biographer and Sunday Telegraph journalist Kenneth Rose, one of the most astute observers... [more]

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