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The Times Great War Letters: Correspondence during the First World War

by James Owen & Samantha Wyndham Times Books (November 15, 2018)

Selection of more than 300 letters published by The Times newspaper between 1914 and 1918, as its readers and the nation alike endured the ordeal of the First World War.

Much of the correspondence relates to...


The Letters of Sylvia Plath Vol 2

by Sylvia Plath Harper (November 06, 2018)

"A scintillating and poignant autobiography in letters. . . . Her letters blaze with fresh and stunning revelations, with more to come."—Booklist on The Letters of Sylvia Plath Vol 1

One of Kirkus’s best...


Struck

by Douglas Segal Prospect Park Books (September 28, 2018)

One of life's biggest clichés becomes a horrific reality when Douglas Segal's wife and young daughter are hit head-on by a Los Angeles city bus. Miraculously, his daughter was unharmed, but his wife faced a...


Life in Culture

by Lionel Trilling Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 25, 2018)

A great critic’s quarrels with himself and others, as revealed in his correspondence

In the mid-twentieth century, Lionel Trilling was America’s most respected literary critic. His powerful and subtle essays...


Dramatist in America

by Laurence G. Avery The University of North Carolina Press (July 11, 2018)

From the 1920s through the 1950s Maxwell Anderson was one of the most important playwrights in America. His thirty-three produced plays make him a leader among these playwrights of America's most creative era...


The Letters and Diaries of Colonel John Hart Caughey, 1944–1945

by Roger B. Jeans Lexington Books (June 15, 2018)

Colonel John Hart Caughey, a US Army war plans officer stationed in the Chinese Nationalist capital of Chungking, was an eyewitness to the battle for China in the final months of the war (1944–45) and beyond,...


Imaginative Conservatism

by James E. Person Jr. The University Press of Kentucky (April 13, 2018)

Russell Kirk (1918--1994) is renowned worldwide as one of the founders of postwar American conservatism. His 1953 masterpiece, The Conservative Mind, became the intellectual touchstone for a reinvigorated movement...


Notes from a Public Typewriter

by Michael Gustafson & Oliver Uberti Grand Central Publishing (March 27, 2018)

A collection of confessional, hilarious, heartbreaking notes written anonymously on a public typewriter for fans of PostSecret and Other People's Love Letters.

When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened...


Album

by Roland Barthes & Jody Gladding Columbia University Press (February 13, 2018)

Album provides an unparalleled look into Roland Barthes's life of letters. It presents a selection of correspondence, from his adolescence in the 1930s through the height of his career and up to the last years...


Letters of Helena Roerich II

by Helena Roerich Agni Yoga Society, Inc. (January 03, 2018)

Helena Roerich was an unusually gifted woman, author of many books. Her collected Letters, in two volumes, are an example of the wisdom, spiritual insight, and simple advice she shared with a multitude of correspondents—friends,...


Letters of Helena Roerich I

by Helena Roerich Agni Yoga Society, Inc. (January 03, 2018)

Helena Roerich was an unusually gifted woman, author of many books. Her collected Letters, in two volumes, are an example of the wisdom, spiritual insight, and simple advice she shared with a multitude of correspondents—friends,...


Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer Maria Rilke & Reginald Snell Vigeo Press (December 11, 2017)

The ten letters collected here are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of our century. Written when Rainer Maria Rilke was himself still a young man with most of his greatest work before him, they are...


Memories of a Lost Generation

by Steve Nicklas, Wilhelm Gehlen & Mary Stroka Steven Nicklas (November 20, 2017)

This book is a detailed history of the German side of World War 2. It is based on letters from German soldiers and German families. The study collection consisted of a total of 564 different letters and documents...


Maria Edgeworth's Letters from Ireland

by Maria Edgeworth & Valerie Pakenham The Lilliput Press (November 11, 2017)

Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), one of the most celebrated authors of her day both in Ireland and England, is best known for her novels 'Castle Rackrent' (1800) and 'The Absentee' (1812). A contemporary of Jane...


The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 1

by Sylvia Plath Harper (October 17, 2017)

A major literary event: the first volume in the definitive, complete collection of the letters of Sylvia Plath—most never before seen.

One of the most beloved poets of the modern age, Sylvia Plath continues...


Nobody's Business

by Ernie O'Malley, Cormac O'Malley & Roisin Kennedy The Lilliput Press (October 10, 2017)

Nobody's Business: The Aran Diaries of Ernie O'Malley presents new insights into the contradictions and complexities of the mind of Ernie O'Malley, one of mid-twentieth century Ireland's foremost cultural critics....


The Times Great Letters: A century of notable correspondence

by James Owen Times Books (October 05, 2017)

The Times has the most famous letters page of any newspaper. This delightful selection of over 300 items of correspondence over the last century shows precisely why.

As a forum for debate, playground for opinion-formers,...


A Journal to Stella

by Jonathan Swift Dover Publications (September 20, 2017)

Best remembered as the author of Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift was a Dublin native whose political pamphleteering led to a London-based position as editor of a conservative periodical. This journal, written...


From the Monastery to the World

by Ernesto Cardenal, Thomas Merton, Jessie Sandoval & Robert Hass Counterpoint (September 15, 2017)

Merton has written more than 70 books on spirituality, social justice, and pacifism

Cardenal has been described as one of the most important poets in Latin America

In 2005, Cardenal was nominated for the Nobel...


Memorandoms by James Martin

by Dr Tim Causer UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

Among the vast body of manuscripts written and collected by the philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), held by UCL Library’s Special Collections, is one of the most important documents in the...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 2

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Timothy L. S. Sprigge & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham Volume 5

by Jeremy Bentham, Alexander Taylor Milne & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 4

by Jeremy Bentham, Alexander Taylor Milne & John R. Dinwiddy UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 3

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Ian R. Christie & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 1

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Timothy L. S. Sprigge & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


Queenie, Letters from an Australian Army Nurse, 1915-1917

by Pat Richardson & Anne Skinner Gumleaf Press (April 11, 2017)

Edith Florence “Queenie” Avenell was twenty-five years old when she enlisted in the Australian Army Nursing Service the day after the Australian and New Zealand forces stormed the beaches of Turkey on that...


A Southern Life

by Laurence G. Avery The University of North Carolina Press (February 15, 2017)

This exceptional collection provides new insight into the life of North Carolina writer and activist Paul Green (1894-1981), the first southern playwright to attract international acclaim for his socially conscious...


The Correspondence of John Cotton

by Sargent Bush Jr. Omohundro Institute and University of North Caroli (January 15, 2017)

John Cotton (1584-1652) was a key figure in the English Puritan movement in the first half of the seventeenth century, a respected leader among his generation of emigrants from England to New England.

This volume...


Home and Away

by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Fredrik Ekelund, Don Bartlett & Seán Kinsella Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 10, 2017)

Two world-class writers reveal themselves to be the ultimate soccer fans in these collected letters

Karl Ove Knausgaard is sitting at home in Skåne with his wife, four small children, and dog. He is watching...


The Correspondence

by J. D. Daniels Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 03, 2017)

The first collection from a Whiting Writers’ Award winner whose work has become a fixture of The Paris Review and n+1

Can civilization save us from ourselves? That is the question J. D. Daniels asks in his...


Letters from a Stoic (Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Richard M. Gummere)

by Seneca Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2017)

In ancient Rome, Seneca the Younger rose to power as a politician and statesman during the middle of his life. After being exiled by Emperor Caligula, he was finally welcomed back to Rome as Nero’s minister....


The Sorrows of Young Werther by Goethe (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 19, 2016)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Sorrows of Young Werther with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Sorrows of Young Werther by Goethe,...


Stonypath Days: Letters between Ian Hamilton Finlay and Stephen Bann 1970-72

by Ian Hamilton Finlay & Stephen Bann Wilmington Square Books (September 26, 2016)

Second volume of letters of the most significant Scottish artist of the late 20th century-- companion volume to Midway (2014).


In Their Own Words

by The National Archives Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

The way we communicate has changed. Today, many of our interactions are digital, but until recently writing letters was the norm. Drawing from over 100 miles of records held at the UK's official government archive,...


No Chariot Let Down

by Michael P Johnson & James L. Roark The University of North Carolina Press (August 01, 2016)

These thirty-four letters, written by members of the William Ellison family, comprise the only sustained correspondence by a free Afro-American family in the late antebellum South. Born a slave, Ellison was...


Twenty Letters to a Friend

by Svetlana Alliluyeva Harper Perennial (June 21, 2016)

In this riveting, New York Times-bestselling memoir—first published by Harper in 1967—Svetlana Alliluyeva, subject of Rosemary Sullivan’s critically acclaimed biography, Stalin’s Daughter, describes...


Jay to Bee: Janet Frame's Letters to William Theophilus Brown

by Janet Frame & Denis Harold Counterpoint (May 01, 2016)

In 1951, just days before her scheduled lobotomy after years in a mental hospital, New Zealand author Janet Frame’s first collection of short stories unexpectedly won the Hubert Church Memorial Award, one...


The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder

by William Anderson & Laura Ingalls Wilder Harper (March 08, 2016)

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...


Robert Browning on Love

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (February 09, 2016)

The love affair between Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett is one of the Victorian era’s most famous romances. It was one of passions, tragedy, illness, and ultimately, endurance.

The beginning of their...


When the Office Went to War

by Clare Horrie & Kathryn Phelps Bloomsbury Publishing (December 10, 2015)

During the course of the First World War, staff of the Great Western Railway's Audit Office sent letters and photographs back to their employer in Paddington, which were in turn collated into monthly "newslettersÂ??...


Letters to My Grandchildren

by David Suzuki Greystone Books (May 18, 2015)

In this inspiring series of letters to his grandchildren, David Suzuki offers grandfatherly advice mixed with stories from his own remarkable life and explores what makes life meaningful. He challenges his grandchildren...


Poems, Letters and Memories of Philip Sidney Nairn

by E. R. Eddison HarperCollins (January 29, 2015)

A poignant memoir and tribute to the Oxford poet Nairn

by the author who went on to create The Worm Ouroboros

and the groundbreaking Zimiamvia fantasy trilogy.

Eric Rucker Eddison’s first book, originally published...


Celestine

by Gillian Tindall Henry Holt and Co. (November 18, 2014)

Late on a summer afternoon in the very heart of rural France, in a small, centuries-old house newly abandoned to its ghosts, Gillian Tindall came upon a cache of letters dating from the 1860s. Neatly folded...


The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers

by Dorothy L. Sayers & Barbara Reynolds St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

C.S. Lewis said that Dorothy L. Sayers would be acclaimed as one of the great letter-writers of the twentieth century. His opinion is triumphantly confirmed in this collection of letters spanning Sayers's childhood...


In Touch

by Paul Bowles & Jeffrey Miller Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

This extraordinary collection of correspondence by Paul Bowles spans eight decades and provides an evolving portrait of an artist renowned for his privacy. From his earliest extant letter, written at the age...


Dear Elizabeth: A Play in Letters from Elizabeth Bishop to Robert Lowell and Back Again

by Sarah Ruhl Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2014)

A moving, innovative play based on one of the greatest correspondences in literary history

From 1947 to 1977, Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop exchanged more than four hundred letters. Describing the writing...


Letters to an American Lady

by C. S. Lewis HarperOne (May 20, 2014)

On October 26, 1950, C. S. Lewis wrote the first of more than a hundred letters he would send to a woman he had never met, but with whom he was to maintain a correspondence for the rest of his life.

Ranging broadly...


Distant Neighbors: The Selected Letters of Wendell Berry & Gary Snyder

by Wendell Berry, Gary Snyder & Chad Wriglesworth Counterpoint (May 13, 2014)

In 1969 Gary Snyder returned from a long residence in Japan to northern California, to a homestead in the Sierra foothills where he intended to build a house and settle on the land with his wife and young sons....


The Animals: Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy

by Christopher Isherwood, Don Bachardy & Katherine Bucknell Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 13, 2014)

The love story between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy—in their own words

The English novelist and screenwriter Christopher Isherwood was already famous as the author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met...


Recollections of West Hunan

by Shen Congwen Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

Recollections of Western Hunan is a collection of the letters and essays of Chinese novelist Shen Congwen. Describing his childhood and life in Western Hunan between 1902 and 1937, this collection paints a vivid...