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Diaries, letters & journals books

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Love, Henri Letters on the Spiritual Life by Henri J. M. Nouwen Love, Henri Letters on the Spiritual Life

Previously unpublished letters from the author of The Wounded Healer and The Return of the Prodigal Son
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Jane Austen: The Chawton Letters by Kathryn Sutherland Jane Austen: The Chawton Letters

The thirteen letters collected by Jane Austen's House Museum, in Chawton, give us intimate glimpses into her life in Bath and Chawton and on visits to London, many details finding echoes in her fiction. Brought together in this book, these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Good Things Happen Slowly by Fred Hersch Good Things Happen Slowly


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Frantumaglia by Elena Ferrante Frantumaglia


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Diaries: From Blair to Brown, 2005 - 2007 by Alastair Campbell Diaries: From Blair to Brown, 2005 - 2007

From Blair to Brown is the second of four new volumes of diaries from Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former chief press secretary and director of communications and strategy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Dearest Jean Rose Macaulay's Letters to a Cousin by Martin Smith Dearest Jean Rose Macaulay's Letters to a Cousin

These candid letters from Rose Macaulay to her first cousin Jean Smith are previously unknown. Macaulay was one of the most versatile, successful, and significant women writers in the first half of the twentieth century. Smith a talented but diffident...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Wanderings on the Wild Side A Natural History Diary by Jane Harris Wanderings on the Wild Side A Natural History Diary

Sketching and painting also enjoyable activities from early childhood enabled me as a self-taught artist to try and capture the beauty of the landscape, where I walk so often, in my paintings as well as in this diary.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Strange Beauty A Portrait of My Son by Eliza Factor Strange Beauty A Portrait of My Son


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

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Call of Empire From the Highlands to Hindostan by Charles Baillie, Alexander Charles Baillie Call of Empire From the Highlands to Hindostan
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From 1760 to 1869, four generations of one family from the Scottish Highlands sought their fortunes in the service of the East India Company. As they worked their way up through the ranks of the empire, the Baillie family left...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Quarrel and Quandary by Cynthia Ozick Quarrel and Quandary

In this collection of essays, Cynthia Ozick, everywhere acclaimed as a critic, novelist, and storyteller, examines some of the world's most illustrious writers and their work, tackles compelling contemporary literary and moral issues, and looks into the wellsprings of her...
Format: eBook - Released: 05/10/2017

The Times Great Letters Notable Correspondence to the Newspaper by James Owen The Times Great Letters Notable Correspondence to the Newspaper

The Times has the most famous letters page of any newspaper and this delightful selection of its correspondence over the last century shows precisely why.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium by David Sedaris, David Sedaris, David Sedaris David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium
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A visual compendium of the illustrated diaries David Sedaris has been creating since 1977 - time capsules of both our culture and the thoughts and observations of one of our most beloved writers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume I 1940-1956 by Sylvia Plath Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume I 1940-1956

The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume I: 1940-1956Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was one of the writers that defined the course of twentieth-century poetry.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Darling Pol Letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967 by Patrick Marnham, Mary Wesley Darling Pol Letters of Mary Wesley and Eric Siepmann 1944-1967
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By the time she eventually caught the train back to Penzance two days later they had fallen in love and Eric had declared that he was determined to marry her...'Before her death in 2002, Mary Wesley told her biographer Patrick...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Granville Bantock's Letters to William Wallace and Ernest Newman, 1893-1921 'Our new dawn of modern music' by Michael Allis Granville Bantock's Letters to William Wallace and Ernest Newman, 1893-1921 'Our new dawn of modern music'

Granville Bantock's letters to the Scottish composer William Wallace and the music critic Ernest Newman provide a fascinating window into British music and musical life in the early twentieth century and the 'dawn' of musical modernism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

A World Gone Mad The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45 by Astrid Lindgren A World Gone Mad The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren, 1939-45

'A breathtaking read' - Die Welt One of the twentieth century's greatest children's writers - and the creator of Pippi Longstocking -reveals her very personal take on the Second World War Before she became internationally known for her children's books,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Vajournal Feminist Interactions and Interventions by Isabella Bunnell Vajournal Feminist Interactions and Interventions


Format: Other printed item - Released: 26/10/2017

Westminster Diary Farewell to Office by Bernard Donoughue Westminster Diary Farewell to Office

As New Labour's first period of government picks up steam, we find Bernard Donoughue working as a minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Secret Diary of a 1970s Secretary by Sarah Shaw Secret Diary of a 1970s Secretary

Secret Diary of a 1970s Secretary is the diary of then-BBC Secretary Sarah Shaw for the year of 1971, a humorous and charming perspective of life at the BBC and for a woman at the time.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, 1856-1935 by Amanda Gagel Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, 1856-1935

Vernon Lee was the pen name of Violet Paget - a prolific author best known for her supernatural fiction, her support of the Aesthetic Movement and her radical polemics. She was an active correspondent who included many well-known figures among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Ultimate Practical Guide to Scrapbooking Creating Fabulous Lasting Memory Journals to Cherish by Alison Lindsay The Ultimate Practical Guide to Scrapbooking Creating Fabulous Lasting Memory Journals to Cherish

Inspiration and ideas for making unique and personal scrapbook albums using simple craft materials. Techniques include iris folding, paper collage, working with paint, chalk, ink, stamps and stencils, embossing metal, and making tags, envelopes and pop-up pages.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Rise Above! Letters from Tyrone Guthrie by Rise Above! Letters from Tyrone Guthrie

Rise above!: Letters from Tyrone Guthrie details the life and letters of the celebrated theatrical director whose influence on international theatre lives on.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Journal of a Disappointed Man by W. N. P. Barbellion The Journal of a Disappointed Man

The young naturalist W. N. P. Barbellion described this remarkably candid record of living with multiple sclerosis as 'a study in the nude'. It begins as an ambitious teenager's notes on the natural world, and then, following his diagnosis at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Other books in this genre

A Company of Planters Confessions of a Colonial Rubber Planter in 1950s Malaya by John Dodd A Company of Planters Confessions of a Colonial Rubber Planter in 1950s Malaya


Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

A Week on the Broads Four Victorian gents at sail on a Norfolk gaffer in 1889 by S. K. Baker, Michael Goffe A Week on the Broads Four Victorian gents at sail on a Norfolk gaffer in 1889
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During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the Norfolk Broads. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Patriarch by Francis E. Witts The Patriarch

'The Patriarch' is the final volume of text of 'The Complete Diary of a Cotswold Parson', the diary of Francis Edward Witts 1783-1854. From his first jottings as a precocious 15 year old to his final entry in 1854, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Day Will Pass Away - The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard: 1935-1936 by Ivan Chistyakov, Arch Tait The Day Will Pass Away - The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard: 1935-1936
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Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794-1796 by Jean-Baptiste Truteau A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri The Journal and Description of Jean-Baptiste Truteau, 1794-1796

A Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri offers the first annotated scholarly edition of Jean-Baptiste Truteau's journal of his voyage on the Missouri River in the central and northern Plains from 1794 to 1796 and of his description of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Praying for Strawberries by Gail Simpkins Praying for Strawberries

Have you ever wondered what an Autism Assistance Dog does? Or about the unique perspective of a person living with autism?
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Diaries of Waguih Ghali 1966-68 An Egyptian Writer in the Swinging Sixties by May Hawas The Diaries of Waguih Ghali 1966-68 An Egyptian Writer in the Swinging Sixties

The captivating diaries of an Egyptian political exile, novelist, and libertine intellectual in sixties Europe
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Correspondence of Erasmus Letters 2082 to 2203 by Desiderius Erasmus, James M. Estes Correspondence of Erasmus Letters 2082 to 2203
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This volume contains the surviving correspondence of Erasmus for the first seven months of 1529. For nearly eight years he had lived happily and productively in Basel.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

Robert B. Heilman His Life in Letters by Edward Alexander Robert B. Heilman His Life in Letters

Robert Bechtold Heilman was a great literary figure of the twentieth century. This collection of his correspondence includes over 600 exchanges with more than 100 correspondents, among them Saul Bellow, Kenneth Burke, Malcolm Cowley, Richard Eberhart, Charles Johnson, Bernard Malamud,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2017

Barbell Buddha: The Collected Writings of Chris Moore by Chris Moore Barbell Buddha: The Collected Writings of Chris Moore


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Darling Mother, Darling Son The letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne, 1929-1972 by Edith M. Ziegler Darling Mother, Darling Son The letters of Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne, 1929-1972

For much of the twentieth century the names Leslie Walford and Dora Byrne were synonymous with style and glamour. Darling Mother, Darling Son is the first major publication to be drawn from an archive of Leslie Walford's papers. Revealing a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Miss Daisy's Secret Russian Diary 1916-1918 by Muriel Delahaye Miss Daisy's Secret Russian Diary 1916-1918

The authentic eye-witness account of a young English governess in St Petersburg (Petrograd) during the Russian revolution of 1917 - with over 30 photographs. Miss Daisy's secret day-to-day diary reveals the trials and dilemmas of her life and that of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

40 Days - Luke by Phil Andrews, Tricia Marnham, Martin Hodson, Richard England 40 Days - Luke
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The 40 Days series of journals helps you to make space for God amidst the busyness and chaos of everyday life. With Bible text, thoughtful comment, challenging questions and space for you to think, write, draw and pray; 40 Days:...
Format: Other book format - Released: 23/06/2017

Trevor, Boops and Richardy-pie Roses in December by Pippa South Trevor, Boops and Richardy-pie Roses in December

A record of correspondence between a loving couple written during the World War II.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

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