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Diaries, letters & journals

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

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The Nameless Names: Recovering the Missing Anzacs

Scott Bennett

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; First World War

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Few Australians realise that of the 62,000 Anzac soldiers who died in the Great War, over one-third are still listed as `missing.'... [more]

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Notes from a Public Typewriter

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Notes from a Public Typewriter

Michael Gustafson, Oliver Uberti

Diaries, letters & journals; Society & culture: general; Popular psychology; Gift books

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When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan, they put out a typewriter for... [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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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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Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

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Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

Michael Katakis

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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Beautifully designed, intimate and illuminating, the story of Ernest Hemingway's life though the documents, photographs and... [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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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore

Diaries, letters & journals; History; General & world history

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A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some... [more]

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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary

Jan Morris

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Travel writing

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Riffing on cats and Brexit, the Royals and the annoyances of aging, the nonagenarian Jan Morris delights with her wickedly... [more]

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The Man with the Golden Typewriter: Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters

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The Man with the Golden Typewriter: Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters

Fergus Fleming

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

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The witty and engaging letters of the man who created the world's most famous spy--James Bond. [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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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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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; Advocate - Biography

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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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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

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The Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and...

David Reynolds, Vladimir Pechatnov

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Second World War; Diplomacy; Advocate - History

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A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II's Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the Big Three [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 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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Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters

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Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters

Lucia Berlin

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

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A compilation of sketches, photographs, and letters, Welcome Home is an essential non-fiction companion to the stories by... [more]

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The Diggers Club Gardening Diary 2019

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The Diggers Club Gardening Diary 2019

The Diggers Club

Diaries, letters & journals; Stationery items

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Back by popular demand, The Diggers Club Gardening Diary is designed by gardeners, for gardeners. This beautiful diary highlights... [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

Paperback

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

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The Illustrated Walden: or, Life in the Woods

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The Illustrated Walden: or, Life in the Woods

Henry David Thoreau

Diaries, letters & journals; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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This is a beautiful, full illustrated edition of `Walden', an American classic about seeking `the essential facts of life'.... [more]

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A Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling

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A Life in Culture: Selected Letters of Lionel Trilling

Lionel Trilling

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: general

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A great critic's quarrels with himself and others, as revealed in his correspondence. [more]

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The Two Duchesses: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire

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The Two Duchesses: Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess...

Vere Foster

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

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'The Two Duchesses' is family correspondence of and relating to Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Elizabeth, Duchess of Devonshire,... [more]

$39.99

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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 Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume II: 1956 - 1963

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The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume II: 1956 - 1963

Sylvia Plath

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

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The second volume of this landmark edition of Sylvia Plath's correspondence. [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

Paperback

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

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