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An Italian War Diary 1939-1940
by Katia Lysy & Iris Origo
<p><strong>A gripping unpublished diary from the bestselling diarist and biographer, covering Italy's descent into war</strong></p><p>Iris Origo, one of the twentieth century’s great diarists, was born in England in 1902. As a child, she moved ...eBook
by The President ?. Yeltsin Centre Foundation
<p>A Man of Change is a gift from the Foundation of the First President of the Russian Federation B.N. Yeltsin otherwise known as The Yeltsin Fund, produced in cooperation with Glagoslav Publications and distributed with the aim to preserve the ...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 & up</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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Julianne Schultz (Editor)
The global financial crisis is different to other recessions. It challenges many economic fundamentals. Its resolution will fundamentally change the world and the way business is done. <i>After the Crisis projects this new future, ...
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
From Chastity to Copper Kettles, Musings of a Victorian Lady
by Elspeth Marr
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, sheep'seBook
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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
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
by Colin Perry
This is almost all of what survives of a journal Colin Perry kept between March and November 1940, when he was eighteen years old, written in his home in Tooting and in the City of London where he worked. The journal was never intended for ...eBook
by James Campbell
Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer building a cabin in the rugged Interior, Campbell hesitated about ...
Westminster Diaries 1992-2007
by Gyles Brandreth
<div>Brandreth - MP for Chester and government whip - enjoyed a ringside seat at the great political events of the 1990s, from the fall of Margaret Thatcher to the election of Tony Blair. With candid descriptions of the key figures of the era, ...
The Your-Life's-More-Amazing-Than-You-Realize Guidebook
by Kathryn Thompson
Bucket of Awesome is a processing and writing guidebook to help put your life into joyful and hopeful focus. Working through its pages, you will learn and remember all the things that have made your life so remarkable. Those who come after will ...
from the North of Scotland
by Edmund Burt
<p>In 1730, Edmund Burt was sent to Scotland to work as a contractor for the government. For most of the time he was based in Inverness from where he wrote regularly to an acquaintance in London about his experiences. </p><br><p>Burt had an ...eBook
A New Selection
by Richard Lansdown
Alongside Jane Austen, the Brontë sisters, and Oscar Wilde, Lord Byron possesses a star-quality unlike other classic British authors. His life as poet, philanderer, homosexual, and freedom fighter is legendary, and this new selection from his ...eBook
by Michael Clarke
<p>After a three year losing streak in the Ashes, complete with a painfully recent 3-0 loss in England, facing the victorious English cricket team so soon was never going to be an easy battle. The public's faith in the young Australian team was ...eBook