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Diaries, letters & journals

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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; Advocate - 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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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; Advocate - History

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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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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

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To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair

Jeanne Marie Laskas

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

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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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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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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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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 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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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]

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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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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

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When Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) began writing in 1660 he was a young clerk living in London, struggling to pay his rent. [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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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 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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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 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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Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell

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Letters to Change the World: From Pankhurst to Orwell

Travis Elborough

Diaries, letters & journals; Anthologies (non-poetry); History; General & world history

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A collection of some of the most politically and socially inspiring letters that have helped change the world and the way... [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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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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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 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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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

Hardback

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

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