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Diaries, letters & journals

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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

Hardback

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

$49.99

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Essays

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Essays

Lydia Davis

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

Hardback

Lydia Davis's writing is a masterclass in control- wry, lucid, penetrating, every word placed deliberately. Here she presents... [more]

$45.00

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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 1: Diaries, Prayers, and Annals

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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 1: Diaries, Prayers, and Annals

Samuel Johnson

Diaries, letters & journals; Literary essays

Hardback

Includes bibliographical references and indexes. [more]

$186.00

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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

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

Paperback

The first ever collection of the letters between Churchill and his mother sheds revelatory light on the future wartime premier.... [more]

$24.99

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Sailing with Flinders: The Journey of Seaman Samuel Smith

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Sailing with Flinders: The Journey of Seaman Samuel Smith

Samuel Smith, Peter Monteath

Diaries, letters & journals; History; Maritime history; Educational: Citizenship & social education

Paperback

On the 18th July 1801 a young man from Manchester by the name of Samuel Smith set sail for Terra Australis. His journal, published... [more]

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Smiling in Slow Motion: Journals, 1991-1994

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Smiling in Slow Motion: Journals, 1991-1994

Derek Jarman

Films, movies & cinema; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NEIL BARTLETT 'The life-affirming expression of an artist engaged in living to the full' The TimesSmiling... [more]

$22.99

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Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: the Letters of J. F. Powers, 1942-1963

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Suitable Accommodations: An Autobiographical Story of Family Life: the Letters...

J. F. Powers

Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

A wry, moving collection of letters from the late J. F. Powers, a comic writer of genius (Mary Gordon) [more]

$34.99

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To Obama: A People's History

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To Obama: A People's History

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Diaries, letters & journals; Prose: non-fiction; Politics & government; Political leaders & leadership

Paperback

One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.<br... [more]

$22.99

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How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st-Century Readers

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How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st-Century...

Desiree Henderson

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

Paperback

How to Read a Diary is an expansive and accessible guidebook that introduces readers to the past, present, and future of diary... [more]

$37.99

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Diary of a Lone Twin: A Memoir

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Diary of a Lone Twin: A Memoir

David Loftus

Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Coping with death & bereavement; Family & relationships

Hardback

A poignant and powerful memoir of one man's life after the death of his identical twin and a rare glimpse into the unique... [more]

$34.99

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Journey to the Maghreb and Andalusia, 1832: The Travel Notebooks and Other Writings

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Journey to the Maghreb and Andalusia, 1832: The Travel Notebooks and Other...

Eugene Delacroix

Art & design styles: Romanticism; Individual artists, art monographs; Diaries, letters & journals; Travel writing

Paperback

A comprehensive, annotated English translation of Eugene Delacroix's most significant writings during his travels in Morocco,... [more]

$62.00

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A Bradford Pal: `It was Simply Heart Breaking' - From Mill Town to the Battlefields of France

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A Bradford Pal: `It was Simply Heart Breaking' - From Mill Town to the Battlefields...

John Broadhead

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Diaries, letters & journals; First World War

Hardback

This is the story of an individual soldier's service in a Pals battalion based on his 1916 diary and researched and presented... [more]

$39.99

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How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st-Century Readers

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How to Read a Diary: Critical Contexts and Interpretive Strategies for 21st-Century...

Desiree Henderson

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

Hardback

How to Read a Diary is an expansive and accessible guidebook that introduces readers to the past, present, and future of diary... [more]

$158.00

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Dear Alzheimer's: A Diary of Living with Dementia

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Dear Alzheimer's: A Diary of Living with Dementia

Keith Oliver

Diaries, letters & journals; Care of the elderly; Coping with illness

Paperback

Keith Oliver was diagnosed with young onset dementia in 2010, and has since become a leading activist for dementia care, and... [more]

$34.99

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Artaud 1937 Apocalypse - Letters from Ireland. 14 August to 21 September 1937

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Artaud 1937 Apocalypse - Letters from Ireland. 14 August to 21 September...

Antonin Artaud

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

Paperback

Antonin Artaud's journey to Ireland in 1937 marked an extraordinary--and apocalyptic--turning point in his life and career.... [more]

$25.99

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Letters from a Lancaster Gunner

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Letters from a Lancaster Gunner

Joseph Thompson

Diaries, letters & journals; Second World War; Air forces & warfare; Military aircraft

Hardback

65 years after they were written, the letters between a young wartime Lancaster gunner and his mother which had been painstakingly... [more]

$44.99

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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

The Arts: General & Reference; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen. Letters... [more]

$39.95

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Letters to the Lady Upstairs

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Letters to the Lady Upstairs

Marcel Proust

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

Paperback

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

$19.99

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Postcards to Europe: The unique must-have collection

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Postcards to Europe: The unique must-have collection

Various

Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); EU & European institutions; Press & journalism

Paperback

From Paris to Prague, from the past to the present, authors and artists explore what Europe means to them - and us.<br /><br... [more]

$24.99

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Prison Journal, 19401945

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Prison Journal, 19401945

Edouard Daladier, Jean Daladier

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; Second World War

Hardback

Even after fifty years, and in spite of the reams of documents now available,it remains difficult-especially in France-to... [more]

$242.00

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Everything I Know About Love

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Everything I Know About Love

Dolly Alderton

Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Feminism & feminist theory; Family & relationships; Humour

Paperback

When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist Dolly Alderton has seen and tried it all. In her... [more]

$22.99

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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; 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]

$24.99

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Bess of Hardwick's Letters: Language, Materiality, and Early Modern Epistolary Culture

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Bess of Hardwick's Letters: Language, Materiality, and Early Modern Epistolary...

Alison Wiggins

Diaries, letters & journals; Historical & comparative linguistics; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800

Paperback

Bess of Hardwick's Letters is the first book-length study of the c. 250 letters to and from the remarkable Elizabethan dynast,... [more]

$77.99

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Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

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Letters Between Mothers and Daughters

Barbara Caine (The University of Sydney, Australia)

Diaries, letters & journals; European history; Social & cultural history; Sociology: family & relationships

Paperback

There are now many studies of family letters in Europe, but most of them focus on marital letters and letters between parents,... [more]

$77.99

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Green Tile Linen Journal

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Green Tile Linen Journal

Editors of Thunder Bay Press

Diaries, letters & journals

Hardback

Take note of these handy... [more]

$19.99

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