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Diaries, letters & journals

See below for a selection of the latest books from Diaries, letters & journals category. Presented with a red border are the Diaries, letters & journals books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Diaries, letters & journals books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Hello, Future! [Please be kind.] Hardcover Journal

Hello, Future! [Please be kind.] Hardcover Journal

Author: Ellie Claire Format: Diary Release Date: 10/06/2021

This journal is for all the ladies who are ready to do the things that will bring their future into focus. They are ready to dream big. Work hard. And step into their destiny!

Oodles of Noodles

Oodles of Noodles

Author: Zachary Woodard Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Celebrate your love for ramen with this noodle-filled journal full of playful illustrations, fun facts, and clever prompts. Inspired by the delicious Japanese dish, Oodles of Noodles is sure to satisfy. Bowls of ramen, from Miso to Tonkotsu to 2-Minute, add flavor to the pages of this charming paper-over-board journal. Delightful spot illustrations and trivia about the different varieties of ramen are paired alongside lined pages for journaling, writing down to-do lists, and taking notes. This journal features: * Full-color illustrated thin paper-over-board binding with rounded corners throughout. * Lined and blank interior pages, printed on woodfree paper. * Full-color illustrations throughout. * 40 ramen facts.

The Congressional Journal of Barber B. Conable, Jr., 1968-1984

The Congressional Journal of Barber B. Conable, Jr., 1968-1984

Author: Bill Kauffman Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2021

Barber B. Conable, Jr.-perhaps the most respected member of Congress of his era-kept a frank, insightful, revealing journal available now for the first time thanks to the efforts of editor Bill Kauffman in The Congressional Journal of Barber B. Conable, Jr., 1968-1984. The journal is an honest, searching, sometimes humorous, occasionally cutting, and always fascinating look inside Congress. Conable, a Republican member of the House from upstate New York, wrote perceptively about Presidents Nixon, Ford, H. W. Bush, and the leading congressional figures of the day. For seventeen years he wrote about the big events as well as daily political life in an era that included Vietnam, Watergate, political realignment, and major changes in entitlements and taxes, where he played a key role. Displaying his gift for clear expression and astute insight, Conable narrates the machinations of major tax measures, trade bills, and such special interests of his as public financing of congressional campaigns. While he is never shy about expressing personal judgments, he revels in the give and take of legislative politics. Conable had an acute sense of the human dynamics of legislating: In addition to the tax bills he shaped and struggled with as the leading Republican on the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, his work with the 1982-1983 Social Security Commission, led by Alan Greenspan, is a classic exercise. Conable thought a deal was critical for the solvency of the Social Security Trust Fund but politically almost impossible given the differing priorities of the chief protagonists, President Reagan and House Speaker Tip O'Neill. In the journal Conable pronounces the effort doomed on January 13, 1983. Two days later he marvels at the political and personal dexterity and skill that ended up producing a deal. The journal illuminates Conable's intellect, his commitment to his constituents, and his appreciation of principled pragmatism; his writings are in real time, not rendered retrospectively to make himself look better, a rarity among political legacies.

Letters to a Young Poet

Letters to a Young Poet

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/05/2021

Love in the Blitz

Love in the Blitz

Author: Eileen Alexander Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

'Her voice is absolutely, beguilingly conversational ... Intelligent, allusive, iconoclastic, captivatingly intense ... This is the news from the domestic frontline: personal, unique, unexpurgated, without propaganda, as it unfolded and was experienced ... Splendid' William Boyd, Guardian 'Eileen is an ambitious, kind and achingly funny observer' The Times 'A unique insight into home-front life and romance' Mail on Sunday With the intimacy and wit of a Second World War Bridget Jones, Eileen Alexander offers a portal into life during the Blitz. Eileen Alexander fell in love amidst the falling of bombs, finding a quotation from poetry at every turn. Graduating from Cambridge in 1939, she had just been injured in a car crash (the man she had a soft spot for was driving) and had firm ambitions of studying further, making herself useful and absolutely not getting married. Her letters offer a love story and a unique snapshot of the home front, as well as resurrecting the voice of a profoundly funny writer. 'I wonder what anyone would think if they suddenly came across my letters to you & started reading them in chronological order?' Eileen wrote in 1941. 'I think they'd say This girl never lived till she loved - and it would be true, darling.'

Disney Princess: Dream Big

Disney Princess: Dream Big

Author: Autumn Publishing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2021

Organisation is about to go from mundane to magical. Nostalgia meets chic with this undated weekly planner and beautifully illustrated journal pages featuring positive prompts from your favourite Disney Princess companions.

Disney Villains: Slay Your Day

Disney Villains: Slay Your Day

Author: Autumn Publishing Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2021

Never lose sight of your goals. Give organisation an edge with this eye-catching undated weekly planner and darkly humourous journal pages, featuring famous quotes from Disney's most infamous Villains.

Letters of Note: Dogs

Letters of Note: Dogs

Author: Shaun Usher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

In Letters of Note: Dogs, Shaun Usher brings together a delightful collection of correspondence about our canine friends, featuring affectionate accounts of pups' playful misdemeanours, heartfelt tributes to loyal fidos and shared tales of remarkable hounds. Includes letters by: Clara Bow, Bob Hope, Charles Lamb, Sue Perkins, Marcel Proust, Dodie Smith, Gertrude Stein, E.B. White & many more

Letters of Note: Grief

Letters of Note: Grief

Author: Shaun Usher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

In Letters of Note: Grief, Shaun Usher gathers together some of the most powerful messages about grief, from the heart-wrenching pain of losing a loved one to reliving fond memories of those who have passed on. Includes letters by: Audre Lorde, Robert Frost, Nick Cave, Rainer Maria Rilke, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, Kahlil Gibran, Samuel Beckett, Edith Wharton, Mary Wortley Montagu, Seungsahn Haengwon & many more

Letters of Note: Sex

Letters of Note: Sex

Author: Shaun Usher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

In Letters of Note: Sex, Shaun Usher collects together some of the most noteworthy missives ever written on the subject, from euphemism-laden, flirtatious exchanges and desire-driven expressions of passion to sincere and thoughtful meditations on the meaning of sex. Includes letters by: John Cheever, Frida Kahlo, Dorothy Day, James Joyce, Margaret Mead, Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Mae West & many more

Letters of Note: New York

Letters of Note: New York

Author: Shaun Usher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

In Letters of Note: New York, Shaun Usher curates a collection of extraordinary written exchanges about the Big Apple, from the marvelling of wide-eyed newcomers and the devoted outpourings of native citizens, to the frustrated outcries of the dispossessed and the fond reminiscences of old-timers. Includes letters by: Italo Calvino, Ralph Ellison, Kahlil Gibran, Bianca Jagger, Helen Keller, Martin Scorsese, Saum Song Bo, Anais Nin & many more

Letters of Note: Fathers

Letters of Note: Fathers

Author: Shaun Usher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

In Letters of Note: Fathers, Shaun Usher collects together remarkable correspondence by and about fathers, including proud parental words of love, advice from experienced dads to new ones, as well as letters from both frustrated and adoring offspring. Includes letters by: Anne Frank, W.E.B. Du Bois, Jawaharlal Nehru, Groucho Marx, Che Guevara, Ted Hughes Katherine Mansfield, Fergal Keane, Arthur Conan Doyle, Samuel Bernstein & many more