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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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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 Letters of Paul Cezanne

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The Letters of Paul Cezanne

Alex Danchev

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs; Diaries, letters & journals

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A translation of the correspondence of Paul Cezanne, known as the father of modern art. This book paints a picture of Cezanne... [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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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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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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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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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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Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evoluti

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Darwin: The Man, his great voyage, and his Theory of Evoluti

Dr John van Wyhe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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Over 160 stunning images and illustrations are included within Darwin, ranging from personal diary entries (such as those... [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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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

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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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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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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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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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