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Unique, transgressive and as funny as its subject, A Life Discarded has all the suspense of a murder mystery. Written with his characteristic warmth, respect and humour, Masters asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heap.
By Iris Origo
The bestselling diaries of WWII in Tuscany, with a new introduction by writer and social historian Virginia Nicholson, and stunning rediscovered photographsAt the height of the Second World War, Italy was being torn apart by German armies, civil war, and the eventual Allied invasion. In a corner of Tuscany, one...
Available for the first time and collected in one volume, the letters of one of America's most beloved authors, Laura Ingalls Wilder-a treasure trove that offers new and unexpected understanding of her life and work.The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder is a vibrant, deeply personal portrait of this revered...
A collection of long-lost letters dating from 1928 recently discovered in a dusty cellar in Paris paint a vivid portrait of a passionate love affair between a woman - identified only as Simone - and her married lover, Charles.
By David Kinney
An unprecedented, page-turning narrative of the Nazi rise to power, the Holocaust, and Hitler's post-invasion plans for Russia told through the recently discovered lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg - Hitler's `philosopher' and architect of Nazi ideology.
An innovative history of poverty in Independent Ireland, essential to those interested in Irish social history. By examining a rich cache of letters written to the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, this book explores the role of individual agency, gender, religion and priests in Roman Catholic charity in Ireland between 1920...
By Ian Buruma
Ian Buruma's moving and powerful story of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars.