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Diaries, letters & journals

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Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters

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Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters

Lucia Berlin

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

A compilation of sketches, photographs, and letters, Welcome Home is an essential non-fiction companion to the stories by... [more]

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Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose: Volume One 1944-1979

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Who's In, Who's Out: The Journals of Kenneth Rose: Volume One 1944-1979...

Kenneth Rose

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Hardback

The wry and amusing journals of royal biographer and Sunday Telegraph journalist Kenneth Rose, one of the most astute observers... [more]

$73.95

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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

Paperback

The irreverent diaries of Tina Brown's eight spectacular years as editor in chief of Vanity Fair. [more]

$22.99

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The Very White of Love

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The Very White of Love

S. C. Worrall

Diaries, letters & journals; Romance

Paperback

`A love story told in exquisitely poetic letters' DAILY MAIL `A powerful and tender tale of love and war.' SUNDAY... [more]

$29.99

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The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien

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The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien

Flann O'Brien

Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback

An unprecedented gathering of the correspondence of one of the great writers of the twentieth century spanning the years 1934... [more]

$47.95

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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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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; Humanities; General & world history

CD-Audio

A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting great events and revealing the unique personalities of some of history's... [more]

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Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to Liberate Europe

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Secret Pigeon Service: Operation Columba, Resistance and the Struggle to...

Gordon Corera

Diaries, letters & journals; True war & combat stories; History; Second World War; Espionage & secret services

Paperback

Gordon Corera uses declassified documents and extensive original research to tell the story of MI14(d) and the Secret Pigeon... [more]

$32.99

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The Journal of a Disappointed Man

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The Journal of a Disappointed Man

W. N. P. Barbellion

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Coping with death & bereavement; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

The life of Bruce Frederick Cummings, who wrote under the name of W.<br... [more]

$24.99

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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

Paperback

The irreverent diaries of Tina Brown's eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. [more]

$32.99

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Naples '44

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Naples '44

Norman Lewis

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; Humanities

CD-Audio

Naples '44 is an unflinching autobiographical account of a year in Naples after the armistice and Allied landings in Sorrento... [more]

$44.95

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The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh: Personal Writings 1903-1921: Precocious Waughs: Volume 30

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The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh: Personal Writings 1903-1921: Precocious...

Evelyn Waugh

Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Hardback

This volume is part of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh critical edition, which brings together all of Waugh's writings... [more]

$133.95

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Letters to a Young Writer

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Letters to a Young Writer

Colum McCann

Diaries, letters & journals; Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Self-help & personal development

Hardback

<strong>From the author of <em>Thirteen Ways of Looking</em> and <em>TransAtlantic</em>, a compassionate series of letters... [more]

$22.99

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Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year

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Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and...

Peter Brooks

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

Hardback

From a distinguished literary historian, a look at Gustave Flaubert and his correspondence with George Sand during France's... [more]

$45.00

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The Benn Diaries

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The Benn Diaries

Tony Benn

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Central government policies

Hardback

Tony Benn was one of the twentieth century's most charismatic politicians. The Benn Diaries, kept for almost seventy years,... [more]

$65.00

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Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice

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Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice

Colum McCann

Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Writing & editing guides; Popular psychology

Hardback

-A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, [this book] is fierce and honest in its testament to the... [more]

$46.95

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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

Hardback

A unique and personal record of the Second World War<br /><br />'God help... [more]

$39.99

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Agatha Christie's Complete Secret Notebooks

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Agatha Christie's Complete Secret Notebooks

John Curran

Diaries, letters & journals

Hardback

Agatha Christie's Complete Secret Notebooks brings together for the first time Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making,... [more]

$69.99

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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

Paperback

The witty and engaging letters of the man who created the world's most famous spy--James Bond. [more]

$19.99

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Walden

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Walden

Henry David Thoreau

Diaries, letters & journals; Literary essays

Hardback

One of the most influential books in early American literature. [more]

$14.99

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Letters to Vera

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Letters to Vera

Vladimir Nabokov

Autobiography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

No marriage of a major twentieth-century writer lasted longer than Vladimir Nabokov's. From their meeting in 1921, Vladimir's... [more]

$35.00

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Outback Penguin: Richard Lane's Barwell Diaries

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Outback Penguin: Richard Lane's Barwell Diaries

Elizabeth Lane

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs

Hardback

Richard Lane was one of the three brothers who founded Penguin Books in 1935. For close to three decades he led the business... [more]

$49.99

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Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder

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Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry and Gary Snyder...

Gary Snyder, Wendell Berry

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

Shares nearly 250 letters exhanged between the authors from 1973 to 2013 on topics ranging from religion, spirituality, and... [more]

$31.95

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A Hangman's Diary: The Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg, 1573-1617

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A Hangman's Diary: The Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner...

Franz Schmidt

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; History; Penology & punishment

Paperback

From 1573 to 1617, Master Franz Schmidt was the executioner for the towns of Bamberg and Nuremberg. During that span, he personally... [more]

$27.95

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Dispatches

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Dispatches

Michael Herr

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Vietnam War

Paperback

With an introduction by Kevin Powers. A groundbreaking piece of journalism... [more]

$19.99

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