334 books (17 pages) in this category
The Intimate Letters of John Osborne and Pamela Lane
by John Osborne & Pamela Lane
<p><strong>A completely fresh insight into the mind of one of the UK’s greatest playwrights, the letters between John Osborne and his first wife, actress Pamela Lane, are also a love letter to a now defunct system of repertory theatre, and life ...eBook
A True Story of Love, Courtship, and Combat
by Gene Barr
<p>A True “Cold Mountain” from the Northern Perspective </p> <p>More than 150 years ago, 27-year-old Irish immigrant Josiah Moore met 19-year-old Jennie Lindsay, a member of one of Peoria, Illinois’s most prominent families. The Civil War had ...eBook
by The Cycling Podcast
<p>Readers as well as listeners can now embark on a journey through the cycling year with The Cycling Podcast, which has been entertaining and informing fans since 2013.</p> <p>Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe share their diaries ...eBook
The Early Journals 1897-1909
by Virginia Woolf
<p>A Passionate Apprentice comprises the first years of Virginia Woolf's Journal - from 1879 to 1909. Beginning in early January, when Woolf was almost fifteen, the pages open at a time when she was slowly recovering from a period of madness ...eBook
With an Excursion up the Rhine, and a Second Visit to Switzerland
by James Fenimore Cooper
In spite of the fact that he is the author of many quintessentially American novels, including The Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper spent a significant portion of his life in France, where he moved his family in the hopes of boosting ...eBook
Letters to A Young Reader
by Maria Popova
<p><b>Age range 10+</b></p><p>An expansive collection of love letters to books, libraries, and reading, from a wonderfully eclectic array of thinkers and creators.</p><p>In these pages, some of today’s most wonderful culture-makers—writers, ...
by Christina Stead
<p>'I am not a born writer, but I must say that when I have actually launched myself I get the profoundest and most passionate satisfaction from writing.'-Christina Stead</p><p><i>A Web of Friendship</i> is a collection of Christina Stead's ...
Four Victorian gents at sail on a Norfolk gaffer in 1889
by Mr S. K. Baker
<p>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 ...eBook
by Astrid Lindgren
One of the twentieth century's greatest children's writers - and the creator of Pippi Longstocking - reveals her very personal experience of the Second World War ...
The Man who Created Dr Finlay
by Alan Davies
A.J. Cronin, author of some of the best-loved novels of the mid-twentieth century and the creator of Dr Finlay, has been unjustly overlooked by literary biographers. In this, the first full-length life of this eminent but often neglected writer,eBook
Volume 7 2007–2010
by Alastair Campbell
<p><b>Alastair Campbell’s diaries have the quality of Pepys … people will be looking for insights and finding them in 100 years’ time.” </b><b>Lord Alex Carlile</b><br></p> <p>Caught in the no man’s land between being a key figure in Downing ...
A Democratic German Feminists Response to the Catastrophe of National Socialism
by Edward Timms
<p>How was it possible for a well-educated nation to support a regime that made it a crime to think for yourself? This was the key question for the Stuttgart-based author Anna Haag (1888–1982), the democratic feminist whose anti-Nazi diaries areeBook
by Patricia Hampl
Modern life only seems to become increasingly hectic and stressful, as we try to cram more into each day. In her sparkling new book, acclaimed author Patricia Hampl argues for the necessity of daydreaming and leisure in our over-amped ...
From Chastity to Copper Kettles, Musings of a Victorian Lady
by Elspeth Marr
<p>Aunt Epp penned her life lessons, which form a fascinating glimpse of Victorian life, over sixty years. Sassy and opinionated, Aunt Epp was not afraid to voice her views and give her advice on topics ranging from gingerbread to genitals, ...eBook
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The Life and Death of an Aviation Pioneer
by Ralph Barker
<SPAN STYLE= "" >Captain William Lancaster was the subject of public attention and controversy during his life as a record-breaking flyer, because of his love affair with Jessie ‘Chubbie’ Miller (dubbed “the Australian Aviatrix”) and as the ...eBook
A Memoir, in Pieces
by Kathleen Venema
<p><em>Bird-Bent Grass</em> chronicles an extraordinary mother–daughter relationship that spans distance, time, and, eventually, debilitating illness. Personal, familial, and political narratives unfold through the letters that Geeske Venema-de ...eBook
by Fred Daniels
<p>Nathan is a young, impressionable boy who is saved from the Nazis by Catholic gentiles in his homeland, Holland. But in order to survive he must learn to be a good Catholic and undergo baptism. From there it is only a small leap to begin his ...eBook
"Don't be afraid to go out on a limb, because that's where the fruit is"
by Bob Ross