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Dear Friend and Gardener

by Christopher Lloyd, Beth Chatto & Fergus Garrett

Lively exchange of letters between Christopher Lloyd and Beth Chatto, two long-established friends and distinguished gardeners.

The Bookshop at 10 Curzon Street

by John Saumarez Smith

Nancy Mitford was a brilliant personality, a remarkable novelist and a legendary letter writer. It is not widely known that she was also a bookseller. From 1942 to 1946 she worked in Heywood Hill's famous shop...

The Wainwright Letters

by Hunter Davies

Alfred Wainwright, the legendary fell walker and author of the incomparable and unique Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells was also a fluent, eloquent and diligent correspondent. Writing to old friends and...

The Correspondence of Sarah Helen Whitman and Julia Deane Freeman

by Catherine Kunce

The eighty-one manuscript letters, drafts, notes, and fragments comprising the correspondence between Sarah Helen Whitman (Poe’s onetime fiancée) and Julia Deane Freeman span a tumultuous time in American...

German Students' War Letters

by Philipp Witkop, A. F. Wedd & Jay Winter

Originally appearing at the same time as the pacifist novel All Quiet on the Western Front, this powerful collection provides a glimpse into the hearts and minds of an enemy that had been thoroughly demonized...

I Just Can't Get over You

by Sal Cimorelli

The following collection of Letters in this Book are from Cindy, who is/was from San Jose, California. I had met Cindy in San Jose, California in the mid-90?s, when I was living there. After we had gone out...

The Karamazov Correspondence

by Vladimir S. Soloviev & Vladimir Wozniuk

The Karamazov Correspondence: Letters of Vladimir S. Soloviev represents the first fully annotated and chronologically arranged collection of the Russian philosopher-poet?s most important letters, the vast majority...

The Illustrated Letters of the Brontës

by Juliet Gardiner

The Illustrated Letters of the Brontës is the story both of the real world of the Brontës at Haworth Parsonage, their home on the edge of the lonely Yorkshire moors, and of the imaginary worlds they spun for...

100 Letters That Changed the World

by Colin Salter

A collection of the most inspiring and powerful letters of all time.

The written word has the power to inspire, astonish and entertain, as this collection of 100 letters that changed history will show. Ordered...

A Letter to My Grandchildren

by George M. Brockway Ph.D.

This book truly is a ?letter? (albeit a long one) to the author?s grandchildren, ages 12 to 22. But it is not a ?children?s book,? either in subject matter or in style. It is personal in that the author reflects...

An Indiana Christmas

by Bryan Furuness

Imagine a moonlit railroad track, a rural road and barn covered with just a dusting of snow, a hound dog asleep by the woodstove, and a Red Ryder BB gun hidden behind the tinseled tree?all the makings of an...

Walt Whitman's Diary in Canada - With Extracts from Other of His Diaries and Literary Note-Books

by Walt Whitman & William Sloane Kennedy

Contained within the pages of this rare book is a collection of writings taken from Walt Whitman?s diaries and note-books written during his time in Canada. A keen woodsman with a passion for the outdoors, the...

Letters of LT.-Col. George Brenton Laurie (WWI Centenary Series)

by G. B. Laurie

""These Letters, which were written to me from France during the first winter of the World War, do not in any way pretend to literary attainment; they are just the simple letters of a soldier recording as a...

Dear Mother

by Khaliah Abdus-Sabur

The idea for writing, Dear Mother, came from many years of just writing notes to my Mother when I was feeling sad. Over the years I would attempt to start a book, but wouldn't finish it. So Dear Mother, was...

De Profundis

by Oscar Wilde & Mint Editions

Oscar Wilde?s emotionally raw manuscript details the inner turmoil surrounding his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas following his controversial arrest and conviction for gross indecency It?s an honest and...

Letters from World War Ii

by Lorretta Cutler Thompson

The contents of this fabulous read are the letters written between mother and son during world war II. we are privileged to see the love between mother and son during a time that held fear not only for Cuppy...

The Age of Monopoly Capital

by Paul M. Sweezy, Paul A. Baran, John Bellamy Foster & Nicholas Baran

The rich correspondence that preceded the publication of Monopoly Capital

Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy were two of the leading Marxist economists of the twentieth century. Their seminal work, Monopoly Capital:...

Autographs Don’t Burn

by Vera Tsareva-Brauner

This book sprang from three handwritten lines by Ivan Bunin, Russia?s first winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Found inside a first edition of Mitya?s Love, they led to the discovery of one of the largest...

Laura Nader

by Laura Nader

Laura Nader documents decades of letters written, received, and archived by esteemed author and anthropologist Laura Nader. She revisits her correspondence with academic colleagues, lawyers, politicians, military...

John Berryman and Robert Giroux

by Patrick Samway

This engaging study provides new perspectives on the lives and work of two major figures in American poetry and publishing in the second half of the twentieth century: Robert Giroux (1914?2008), editor-in-chief...