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Diaries, letters & journals

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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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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 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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Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was one of the writers that defined the course of twentieth-century poetry. Alongside a selection... [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 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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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 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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What a Hazard a Letter Is: The Strange Destiny of the Unsent Letter

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What a Hazard a Letter Is: The Strange Destiny of the Unsent Letter

Caroline Atkins

Diaries, letters & journals; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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The first book to look at the unsent letter, both in fiction and in history, in all its forms. Part-anthology, part literary... [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; Maritime history; 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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Letters to Iris: The most uplifting book you will read this year, from the Number One bestselling author

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Letters to Iris: The most uplifting book you will read this year, from the...

Elizabeth Noble

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

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Iris was once everything to her granddaughter. But now she's losing her grip on her precious memories, and it's too late for... [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 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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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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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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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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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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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

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A remarkable account of Nazi Germany at war and of one man's struggle against totalitarianism. Friedrich Kellner's diary unflinchingly... [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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Letters to the Lady Upstairs

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Letters to the Lady Upstairs

Marcel Proust

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

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A charming, funny, poignant collection of twenty-three letters from Marcel Proust to his upstairs neighbour [more]

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Dylan Thomas: The Collected Letters Volume 1: 1931-1939

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Dylan Thomas: The Collected Letters Volume 1: 1931-1939

Dylan Thomas

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

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The first volume of the definitive collection of Dylan Thomas's letters. [more]

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