Diaries, letters & journals

    The Diary of a Bookseller

    By Shaun Bythell

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    Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In these wry...

    Strange Beauty: A Portrait of My Son

    By Eliza Factor

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    Week on the Broads

    By S. K. Baker

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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 travels in watercolour in two small leather bound books. The...

    Splendours and Miseries: The Roy Strong Diaries, 1967-87

    By Roy Strong

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    The first volume of diaries from a bestselling author and former director of both the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

    Lincoln's Notebooks

    By Dan Tucker

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

    Hinterland

    By Chris Mullin

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    All serious politicians are supposed to possess a hinterland, but not all do. Chris Mullin was one who did. By the time he entered parliament he had reported from the wars in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and tracked down the survivors of the CIA operation in Tibet. He was the...

    Dead Now Of Course

    By Phyllida Law

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    `My future mother-in-law burst into tears when she heard her son was to marry an actress. There's still something disturbing, I grant you, about the word "actress". If an MP or some other outstanding person plays fast and loose with an actress the world is unsurprised. She is certainly no...

    Eve's War

    By Evelyn Shillington

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    The rediscovered wartime diaries of Eve Shillington - who followed her officer husband around Britain during his WWII war service and showing the extraordinary courage and resourcefulness during the war, but also determination that everyday life should continue

    Recovery Letters

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    An anthology of inspirational, heartfelt letters written by people who have recovered or are recovering from depression and addressed to those who are currently affected by it with additional resources for recovery.

    The Real Persuasion: Portrait of a Real-Life Jane Austen Heroine

    By Peter James Bowman

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    Explore the true story of a real-life Jane Austen heroine in this intimate portrait of a Regency family.

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