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Diaries, letters & journals

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Keeping On Keeping On

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Keeping On Keeping On

Alan Bennett

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

[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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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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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

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Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

Dan Tucker

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

Paperback

This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one... [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

Hardback

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

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