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The Letters of Ruth Pitter

by Don W. King

Although Ruth Pitter (1897–1992) is not well known, her credentials as a poet are extensive, and in England from the mid-1930s to the mid-1970s she maintained a modest yet loyal readership. In total she produced...

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...

To Carl Schmitt: Letters and Reflections

by Jacob Taubes, Keith Tribe & Mike Grimshaw

A philosopher, rabbi, religious historian, and Gnostic, Jacob Taubes was for many years a correspondent and interlocutor of Carl Schmitt (1888–1985), a German jurist, philosopher, political theorist, law professor—and...

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...

We Both Laughed In Pleasure

by Lou Sullivan, Zach Ozma, Ellis Martin & Susan Stryker

"Celebratory, even radical"—The New Yorker

"Monumental"—Hyperallergic We Both Laughed In Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan narrates the inner life of a gay man moving through the shifting social,...

Must I Repeat Myself...?

by Iain Hollingshead & Kate Moore


Now in its tenth year, this anniversary edition of the best-selling series is a review of the year made up of the wry and astute observations of the unpublished Telegraph letter writers....

Letters of a Javanese Princess

by Raden Adjeng Kartini & Mint Editions

Letters of a Javanese Princess (1921) is a collection of letters by Indonesian political activist and national hero Raden Adjeng Kartini. Written over the last several years of her life to friends and acquaintances...

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...

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...