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Dear Friend and Gardener: Letters on Life and Gardening

by Beth Chatto & Christopher Lloyd

In this exchange of personal letters two of Britain's leading gardeners - Christopher Lloyd and Beth Chatto - share their successes and failures, and learn from each other's experiences in their two very different...


Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer maria Rilke & M. D. Herter Norton

Rilke's timeless letters about poetry, sensitive observation, and the complicated workings of the human heart. 

Born in 1875, the great German lyric poet Rainer Maria Rilke published his first collection...


This America of Ours: The Letters of Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo

by Gabriela Mistral, Victoria Ocampo & Elizabeth Horan

Gabriela Mistral and Victoria Ocampo were the two most influential and respected women writers of twentieth-century Latin America. Mistral, a plain, self-educated Chilean woman of the mountains who was a poet,...


Alfonso Reyes and Spain: His Dialogue with Unamuno, Valle-Inclán, Ortega y Gasset, Jiménez, and Gómez de la Serna

by Barbara Bockus Aponte

Alfonso Reyes, the great humanist and man of letters of contemporary Spanish America, began his literary career just before the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution of 1910. He spearheaded the radical shift in...


Brighton in Diaries

by Paul K Lyons

This fascinating collection of extracts contains diarist famous and ordinary, young and old, serious and cynical, but with Brighton always setting the scene. Many legendary writers - including Walter Scott,...


A Life in Letters

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A vibrant self-portrait of an artist whose work was his life.

In this new collection of F. Scott Fitzgerald's letters, edited by leading Fitzgerald scholar and biographer Matthew J. Bruccoli, we see through...


Letters to an American Lady

by C. S. Lewis

On October 26, 1950, C. S. Lewis wrote the first of more than a hundred letters he would send to a woman he had never met, but with whom he was to maintain a correspondence for the rest of his life.

Ranging broadly...


The Thurber Letters: The Wit, Wisdom and Surprising Life of James Thurber

by Harrison Kinney & Rosemary A. Thurber

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


The Harold Letters, 1928-1965: The Making of an American Intellectual

by Clement Greenberg & Janice Van Horne

In The Harold Letters, Janice Van Horne, Clement Greenberg's widow, has gathered together Greenberg's letters as a young man to his then friend and confidant, Harold Lazarus. Spanning fifteen years, this collection...


The Correspondence of Henry D. Thoreau: Volume 1: 1834 - 1848

by Henry D. Thoreau & Robert N. Hudspeth

This is the inaugural volume in the first full-scale scholarly edition of Thoreau's correspondence in more than half a century. When completed, the edition's three volumes will include every extant letter written...


A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)

by Percival Everett & James Kincaid

Veteran authors Everett and Kincaid present an uproarious send-up of one of America's most controversial icons.


Remember How I Love You: Love Letters from an Extraordinary Marriage

by Elaine Orbach, Jerry Orbach & Sam Waterston

Every morning for the thirteen years he was on Law & Order, Jerry Orbach wrote his wife a short love poem and placed it next to her coffee cup before he left for work.

Over the years Jerry wrote hundreds of...


Behind the Lines: Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters---and One Man's Search to Find Them

by Andrew Carroll

From the editor of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller War Letters comes an even more powerful, more revealing collection of rare and previously-unpublished letters from every major war in American history...


The Correspondence of Sarah Helen Whitman and Julia Deane Freeman: Writer to Writer, Woman to Woman

by Catherine Kunce

The letters, drafts, notes, and fragments comprising the correspondence between Sarah Helen Whitman (Poe’s onetime fiancée) and Julia Deane Freeman span a tumultuous period in American history, 1856–1863....


Under the Sun: The Letters of Bruce Chatwin

by Bruce Chatwin & Nicholas Shakespeare

"Wonderful...the closest we are ever going to get to a Chatwin autobiography."

-William Dalrymple, The Times Literary Supplement (London)

The celebrated author of such beloved works as In Patagonia and The Songlines...


Fronto: Selected Letters

by Caillan Davenport & Jennifer Manley

M. Cornelius Fronto was a Roman senator from North Africa, and the foremost Latin orator and legal advocate of the mid-second century A.D. Fronto�s talent and fame led to his appointment as tutor to Marcus...


Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters

by Claudia Moreno Pisano

The letters of Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn offer a vivid picture of American lives connecting around poetry during a tumultuous time of change and immense creativity.


Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Eighties

by Katy McGuinness

Dublin’s Trinity College in the ????s was a haven of intellect and swagger in the recession-swept island of Ireland. Within its confines, students imbued with the future teetered on the brink of independence....


Saul Bellow: Letters

by Saul Bellow & Benjamin Taylor

"I hungrily read the book through in three nights, as though I'd stumbled upon a lost Bellow masterpiece only recently unearthed."

-Philip Roth

A literary milestone in its own right, this selection of correspondence...


Dear Mr. Longfellow: Letters to and from the Children's Poet

by Sydelle Pearl

If you were attending school in the late-nineteenth century, it's very likely that your teacher would have taught you to memorize lines from "The Village Blacksmith" by renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow....