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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
Confessions of a Bookseller: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
Claxton Diary: Further Field Notes from a Small Planet
Here are unwedded queen ants pouring out of the pavement cracks for their nuptial flights, or a garden cross spider spraying a bumblebee with jets of silk that are, gram for gram, stronger than tensile steel.
Everything I Know About Love
Dramatic Exchanges: Letters of the National Theatre
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.
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.
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
Ongoingness/ 300 Arguments
A combined book of Ongoingness and 300 Arguments, two daring works by Sarah Manguso, presented together in a rare reversible single edition.
Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships
Carrington's beguiling letters take us beyond the Bloomsbury group to discuss sexual mores, how to be an artist, and what it is to be truly oneself.
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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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Letters from an Astrophysicist
Join the galactic conversation on the biggest issues in the universe`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.
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.
Diary of a Bookseller
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Dear Mr Murray: Letters to a Gentleman Publisher
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.
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
Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020: Create a life you love this year
The Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020 journal is an end-of-year guide for you to say a proper farewell to the old year and make the new year one to remember! Create real, lasting change and achieve 20:20 vision for 2020.
More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor
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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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In My Mind's Eye: A Thought Diary
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.
Artists' Letters: Leonardo da Vinci to David Hockney
A treasure trove of noteworthy letters, arranged thematically to provide an insight into the lives and work of great artists.
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Love Letters of Great Men
Remember the wonderfully romantic book of letters by Beethoven, Byron and Napoleon that featured in the Sex and the City film? That collection didn't actually exist, but all of the letters referenced in the film were real; so Macmillan decided to create Love Letters of Great Men . . .
Fantastically Great Women A Big Ideas Notebook
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Dodo Wall Pad 2020 - Calendar Year Wall Hanging Week to View Calendar Organiser: A Family Diary-Doodle-Memo-Message-Engagement-Organiser with room for up to 5 people's appointments/activities
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.
My Dearest, Dearest Albert: Queen Victoria's Life Through Her Letters and Journals
Using excerpts from letters and diaries written by Victoria over many decades, this book shows her very human side, from spirited young princess to caring Queen, passionate bride and loving mother to great-grandmother of a royal dynasty.
Postcards to Europe: The unique must-have collection
Letters from Tove
Notes from a Public Typewriter
Kremlin Letters: Stalin's Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt
Gift from the Sea
Glorious' Emma Thompson 'Women need solitude in order to find again the true essence of themselves.' Holidaying by the sea, and taking inspiration from the shells she finds on the seashore, Anne Morrow Lindbergh meditates on youth and age, love and marriage, peace, solitude and contentment.
Interrupted Life: Diaries and Letters of Etty Hillesum [1941-43]
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