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Dodo Pad Original Desk Diary 2020 - Week to View Calendar Year Diary: A Family Diary-Doodle-Memo-Message-Engagement-Organiser-Calendar-Book with room for up to 5 people's appointments/activities
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Written in History: Letters that Changed the World
A collection of the greatest letters in history, charting world-shaping events and revealing the unique personalities of some of history's most famous figures
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Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas: Festive hospital diaries from the author of million-copy hit This is Going to Hurt
From the multi-award-winning and million-copy bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt comes Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, a brand new gift book that alternates between the hilarious and the heartbreaking, in a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line.
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Confessions of a Bookseller: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
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So That Went Well...: Unpublished Letters to the Daily Telegraph
New volume of the best-selling review of the year made up of the wry and astute observations of the unpublished Telegraph letter writers.
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Dramatic Exchanges: Letters of the National Theatre
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Diary of a Bookseller
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Diary of a Lone Twin: A Memoir
A poignant and powerful memoir of one man's life after the death of his identical twin and a rare glimpse into the unique relationship that twins share.
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Everything I Know About Love
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Dodo Acad-Pad 2019-2020 Mid Year Desk Diary, Academic Year, Week to View: A mid-year diary-doodle-memo-message-engagement-calendar-organiser-planner book for students, teachers & scholars
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Bump to Birthday, Pregnancy & First Year Journal
Bump to Birthday - a beautifully designed, colour illustrated, combined pregnancy and first year baby journal - will inspire any parent-to-be to capture the unique story of the journey of pregnancy and baby's precious first year.
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Secret Diaries Of Miss Anne Lister: Vol. 1: I Know My Own Heart: The Inspiration for Gentleman Jack
The diary of a remarkable woman who lived life on her terms in Regency Yorkshire. Anne Lister was a wealthy landowner, industrialist - and lesbian. The new 8-part BBC/ HBO series, Gentleman Jack, is based on Lister's life.
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Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet
**WINNER OF THE EAST ANGLIAN BOOK AWARDS 2019**Discover this beautiful, revelatory country diary from one of the best nature writers in Britain.
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Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume I: 1940-1956
Alongside a selection of photographs and Plath's own line-drawings, the editors masterfully contextualise what the pages disclose. This selection of early correspondence marks the key moments of Plath's adolescence, including childhood hobbies and high school boyfriends;
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Hummingbird Midi day-at-a-time 2020 Diary
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Essays
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Mediterranean Cats Mini Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Letter To My Younger Self: The Big Issue Presents... 100 Inspiring People on the Moments That Shaped Their Lives
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The Slow Downfall of Margaret Thatcher: The Diaries of Bernard Ingham
The ultimate insider, Bernard Ingham was Margaret Thatcher's press secretary during her tenure at No. 10. These diaries will come to be viewed as arguably amongst the most important primary source material about her unexpected fall from power.
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Hummingbird Mini Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Dear Mr Murray: Letters to a Gentleman Publisher
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Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Number One Sunday Times Bestseller
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Heart: A History: Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2019
A doctor's inspiring obsession with the heart, combining history, gripping scenes from the operating theatre and a moving personal story
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Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume II: 1956 - 1963
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) was one of the writers that defined the course of twentieth-century poetry. Alongside a selection of photographs and Plath's own drawings, they masterfully contextualise what the pages disclose. This later correspondence witnesses Plath and Hughes becoming major, influential contemporary writers, as it happened.
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A to Z of Skateboarding
Tony Hawks, the Sunday Times bestselling author and comedian, offers downright silly advice to American skateboarders who have mistaken him for their hero, Tony Hawk
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Mad Frank's Diary: The Confessions of Britain's Most Notorious Villain
`They say I've killed 40 people and who am I to disagree? I've always liked even numbers.'Branded the dentist for using pliers to extract the teeth of those who owed money to his boss Charlie Richardson, Frankie Fraser was labelled the most dangerous man in Britain by two Home Secretaries.
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Monet Bridge Lettertomorisot Mini Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Wild Woman Swimming: A Journal of West Country Waters
Longlisted for The Wainwright Prize 2019. The late Lynne Roper's wild swimming diaries celebrate Dartmoor, the Devon coast, and the deep friendships that grow from shared time in nature. By turns quietly lyrical and frankly comic, this is a book for outdoor swimmers, walkers, and all who prize the wild and free.
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Renia's Diary: A Young Girl's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust
Separated from her mother, her life takes on a new urgency as she flees Przemysl to escape night bombing raids, observes the disappearances of other Jewish families and, finally, witnesses the creation of the ghetto.
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Urban Glam Bold Ultra Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Letters from an Astrophysicist
Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe, from the 'most popular scientist in the world''Don't fear change. But if you've got plenty of that, then you have nothing to fear at all' - Neil deGrasse TysonNeil deGrasse Tyson is arguably the most influential, acclaimed scientist on the planet.
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Kikka Slim Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Celeste Mini Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Illustrated Letters of Jane Austen: Selected and Introduced by Penelope Hughes-Hallett
An account of Jane Austen's journey into 'the true art of letter writing'. Penelope Hughes-Hallett celebrates a selection of Austen's correspondences that show her talent for expressing exactly what she perceived. Back in hardback for 2019.
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Who Loses, Who Wins: The Journals of Kenneth Rose: Volume Two 1979-2014
The wry and amusing second volume of the journals of royal biographer and Sunday Telegraph journalist Kenneth Rose, one of the most astute observers of the Establishment in 20th-century Britain.
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Postcards to Europe: The unique must-have collection
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Dharma Dragon Ultra Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Kilvert's Diary
A country clergyman born in 1840, Kilvert spent much of his time visiting parishioners, walking the lanes and fields of Herefordshire and writing in his diary. Full of passionate delight in the natural world and the glory of the changing seasons, his diaries are as generous, spontaneous and vivacious as Kilvert himself.
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Interrupted Life: Diaries and Letters of Etty Hillesum [1941-43]
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Recovery Letters: Addressed to People Experiencing Depression
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.
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Notes from a Public Typewriter
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Letters to a Young Poet
'What matters is to live everything. Live the questions for now.' This title features profound and lyrical letters the author wrote to a young friend with advise on writing, love, sex, suffering and the nature of advice itself.
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Fantastically Great Women A Big Ideas Notebook
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Aureo Mini Horizontal 2020 Diary
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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary
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100 Letters That Changed the World
The 100 letters collected in this beautifully illustrated book demonstrate the power of the written word to inspire, astonish and entertain. Ranging from ink-inscribed tablets vividly describing life in the Roman Empire to remarkable last wills and testaments, passionate outpourings of love and despair, and succinct notes with deadly consequences.
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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor
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Midnight Rebel Midi Horizontal 2020 Diary
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Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt