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Shantung Compound

by Langdon Gilkey

This vivid diary of life in a Japanese internment camp during World War II examines the moral challenges encountered in conditions of confinement and deprivation.


Reborn

by Susan Sontag & David Rieff

"I intend to do everything...to have one way of evaluating experience—does it cause me pleasure or pain, and I shall be very cautious about rejecting the painful—I shall anticipate pleasure everywhere and...


As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh

by Susan Sontag & David Rieff

This, the second of three volumes of Susan Sontag's journals and notebooks, begins where the first volume left off, in the middle of the 1960s. It traces and documents Sontag's evolution from fledgling participant...


White House Diary

by Jimmy Carter

The edited, annotated diary of President Jimmy Carter--filled with insights into his presidency, his relationships with friends and foes, and his lasting impact on issues that still preoccupy America and the...


Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980--1988

by Michael Palin

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title

The second volume of Michael Palin's diaries covers the bulk of the 1980s, a decade in which the ties binding the Pythons loosened—they made their last film Monty...


The Unexpurgated Beaton: The Cecil Beaton Diaries as He Wrote Them, 1970-1980

by Cecil Beaton & Hugo Vickers

Cecil Beaton was one of the great twentieth-century tastemakers. A photographer, artist, writer and designer for more than fifty years, he was at the center of the worlds of fashion, society, theater and film....


Lincoln's Notebooks: Letters, Speeches, Journals, and Poems

by Dan Tucker & Harold Holzer

This unique collection combines the public and private words of our most beloved and eloquent American president into one essential notebook of his writings.

In addition to being one of the most admired and...


1944 Diary

by Hans Keilson & Damion Searls

[1944 Diary] is a deeply personal account, made even more remarkable that it was written during World War II and the horrors of the Holocaust . . . A moving and fascinating read." —Library Journal

In 2010,...


Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)

by David Sedaris

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot

David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making...


Teenage Writings

by Jane Austen, Kathryn Sutherland & Freya Johnston

'Jane Austen practising' Virginia Woolf Three notebooks of Jane Austen's teenage writings survive. The earliest pieces probably date from 1786 or 1787, around the time that Jane, aged 11 or 12, and her older...


Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 7: 1934–1935, The

by T.S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot's career as a successful stage dramatist gathers pace throughout the fascinating letters of this volume. Even while absorbed in time-consuming theatre work, Eliot was untiring in promoting the writers...


The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

by Sylvia Plath & Karen V. Kukil

A major literary event--the complete, uncensored journals of Sylvia Plath, published in their entirety for the first time.

Sylvia Plath's journals were originally published in 1982 in a heavily abridged version...


The Journals: Volume II: 1966-1990

by John Fowles

In 1963, John Fowles won international recognition with The Collector, his first published novel. In the years following—with the publication of The Magus, The French Lieutenant’s Woman, The Ebony Tower,...


The Gender Agenda

by Ros Ball, James Millar & Marianne Grabrucker

From language and clothes, to toys and the media, society inflicts unwritten rules on each gender from birth. Aiming to make people aware of the way gender is constructed and constantly reinforced, this diary...


A Life Discarded

by Alexander Masters

Alexander Masters, the bestselling author of Stuart: A Life Backwards, asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heap

In 2001, 148 tattered and mold-covered notebooks...


The Grand Surprise: The Journals of Leo Lerman

by Leo Lerman & Stephen Pascal

A remarkable life and a remarkable voice emerge from the journals, letters, and memoirs of Leo Lerman: writer, critic, editor at Condé Nast, and man about town at the center of New York’s artistic and social...


Michael Clarke

by Michael Clarke

He was the greatest batsman of his generation and, as captain, possessed the sharpest tactical mind in the game.

Bursting onto the scene in 2004 with a Test century on debut, Michael Clarke was Australian cricket's...


Journey to the Abyss: The Diaries of Count Harry Kessler, 1880-1918

by Harry Kessler & Laird Easton

These fascinating, never-before-published early diaries of Count Harry Kessler—patron, museum director, publisher, cultural critic, soldier, secret agent, and diplomat—present a sweeping panorama of the...


The Captain is Out to Lunch

by Charles Bukowski

A book length collaboration between two underground legends, Charles Bukowski and Robert Crumb. Bukowski's last journals candidly and humorously reveal the events in the writer's life as death draws inexorably...


Far, Far From Home: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson, Third South Carolina Volunteers

by Dick and Tally Simpson, Guy R. Everson & Edward W. Simpson Jr.

In April 1861, Dick and Tally Simpson, sons of South Carolina Congressman Richard F. Simpson, enlisted in Company A of the Third South Carolina Volunteers of the Confederate army. Their letters home--published...