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Diaries, letters & journals

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Selected Letters

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Selected Letters

Seneca

Diaries, letters & journals; Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy

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This is the largest selection of Stoic philosopher and tragedian Seneca's letters currently available. In them Seneca advises... [more]

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One-Way Street and Other Writings

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One-Way Street and Other Writings

Walter Benjamin

Diaries, letters & journals; Philosophy

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Walter Benjamin - philosopher, essayist, literary and cultural theorist - was one of the most original writers and thinkers... [more]

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor...

Patrick Leigh Fermor, Deborah Devonshire

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs

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The bestselling letters between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor. [more]

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The Major Works

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The Major Works

Robert Browning

Diaries, letters & journals; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets; Anthologies (non-poetry)

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This comprehensive selection includes over eighty of Browning's shorter poems, amongst them his most famous and best-loved... [more]

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Selected Letters

John Keats, Jon Mee

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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Keats's letters are 'the most notable and most important ever written by any English poet' (T. S. Eliot). This new edition... [more]

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Selected Letters

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Diaries, letters & journals; Literary essays; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This selection of Cicero's letters not merely documents in detail Cicero's career but simultaneously provides a month-by-month... [more]

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The Mitfords: Letters between Six Sisters

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The Mitfords: Letters between Six Sisters

Charlotte Mosley

Biography; Biography: general; Diaries, letters & journals

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Carefree, revelatory and intimate, this selection of unpublished letters between the six legendary Mitford sisters, compiled... [more]

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The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals

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The Grasmere and Alfoxden Journals

Dorothy Wordsworth

Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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These two journals provide a picture of daily life with Wordsworth, his friendship with Coleridge, and the composition of... [more]

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Yours, Jack: The Inspirational Letters of C. S. Lewis

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Yours, Jack: The Inspirational Letters of C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Personal Christian testimony & inspirational works

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A collection of 365 readings containing the best and most compelling writing culled from more than 4,000 pages of C.S.Lewis`s... [more]

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A Life in Letters

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A Life in Letters

Anton Chekhov

Biography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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From the teenager in provincial Russia in 1875 to his premature death in Germany in 1904, the author wrote over 4,500 letters... [more]

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Selected Poems and Letters

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Selected Poems and Letters

Arthur Rimbaud

Diaries, letters & journals; Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

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A phenomenonally precocious schoolboy, Rimbaud was still a teenager when he became notorious as Europe's most shocking and... [more]

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A Selection

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys: A Selection

Samuel Pepys

Biography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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The 1660s represent a turning point in English history, and for the main events - the Restoration, the Dutch War, the Great... [more]

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The Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters

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The Complete Works: Essays, Travel Journal, Letters

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Diaries, letters & journals

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Describing his collection of Essays as `a book consubstantial with its author', Montaigne identified both the power and the... [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

Biography; Autobiography: general; Diaries, letters & journals; European history; The Holocaust

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Presents the diary of a teenage girl, who along with her family in Amsterdam, in the summer of 1942 was forced into hiding... [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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Zibaldone: The Notebooks of Leopardi

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Zibaldone: The Notebooks of Leopardi

Giacomo Leopardi

Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900

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Giacomo Leopardi (1798-1837), Italy's first and greatest modern poet, was also a critic, philosopher and philologist. This... [more]

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Reportage from Ancient Greece and Rome

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Reportage from Ancient Greece and Rome

Paul Chrystal

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Folklore, myths & legends

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A fascinating and truly unique survey of two of the world's most significant and influential civilisations spanning some 2000... [more]

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Tripping with Jenny

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Tripping with Jenny

Mudrooroo

Biography; Biography: religious & spiritual; Diaries, letters & journals

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An autobiography of the Aboriginal writer Mudrooroo. [more]

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

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The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

Karen Olsson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of mathematics; Philosophy of science

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Simone Weil: famous French philosopher, writer, political activist, mystic and sister to Andre, one of the most influential,... [more]

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Dear Dad

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Dear Dad

Samuel Johnson

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Intergenerational relationships; Humour collections & anthologies

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From the team who gave you the bestselling DEAR SANTA comes an honest, moving, emotionally memorable collection of letters... [more]

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

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Waltzing Matilda: Australia's Accidental Anthem

W. Benjamin Lindner

Diaries, letters & journals; True stories; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Society & culture: general

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Waltzing Matilda Australia's Accidental Anthem written by a criminal barrister, is a forensic history of the events, the... [more]

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Letters to Milena

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Letters to Milena

Franz Kafka

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

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Originally published in German in a different form as Briefe an Milena by S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt, in 1952. This... [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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Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger

Lee Israel

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; True crime

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Published in a hardback edition by Simon & Schuster in 2008. [more]

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Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 8: 1936-1938

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Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 8: 1936-1938

T. S. Eliot

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Poetry; Literary studies: poetry & poets

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As editor and publisher, his work is unrelenting, commissioning works ranging from Michael Roberts's The Modern Mind to Elizabeth... [more]

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