Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder by William Anderson+

The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder by William Anderson, Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Overview: 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 and work.

The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder is a vibrant, deeply personal portrait of this revered American author, illuminating her thoughts, travels, philosophies, writing career, and dealings with family, friends, and fans as never before.

This is a fresh look at the adult life of the author in her own words. Gathered from museums and archives and personal collections, the letters span over sixty years of Wilder’s life, from 1894-1956 and shed new light on Wilder’s day-to-day life. Here we see her as a businesswoman and author-including her beloved Little House books, her legendary editor, Ursula Nordstrom, and her readers-as a wife, and as a friend. In her letters, Wilder shares her philosophies, political opinions, and reminiscences of life as a frontier child. Also included are letters to her daughter, writer Rose Wilder Lane, who filled a silent role as editor and collaborator while the famous Little House books were being written.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, with a New Epilogue by Yossi Klein Halevi
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Overview: New York Times bestseller
Now with a new Epilogue, containing letters of response from Palestinian readers.
Attempting to break the agonizing impasse between Israelis and Palestinians, the Israeli commentator and award-winning author of Like Dreamers directly addresses his Palestinian neighbors in this taut and provocative book, empathizing with Palestinian suffering and longing for reconciliation as he explores how the conflict looks through Israeli eyes. And now, in a brand-new Epilogue, Palestinian readers have been given a chance to respond through their own powerful letters.

I call you "neighbor" because I don’t know your name, or anything personal about you. Given our circumstances, "neighbor" might be too casual a word to describe our relationship. We are intruders into each other’s dream, violators of each other’s sense of home. We are incarnations of each other’s worst historical nightmares. Neighbors?
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Beethoven’s Letters (Dover Books on Music)

Beethoven’s Letters (Dover Books on Music)
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Letters to Donald Windham, 1940-1965 by Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams’ Letters to Donald Windham, 1940-1965 by Tennessee Williams, Donald Windham
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Overview: These letters display a remarkable range of emotions and information. In addition to scenes of backstage drama with Williams’ many producers, directors, associates and lovers, we catch glimpses of Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Christopher Isherwood, Leonard Bernstein, and Greta Garbo…
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Life and Letters of Faraday by Bence Jones

The Life and Letters of Faraday: Volume 2 by Bence Jones
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Overview: Michael Faraday (1791-1867) made foundational contributions in the fields of physics and chemistry, notably in relation to electricity. One of the greatest scientists of his day, Faraday held the position of Fullerian Professor of Chemistry at the Royal Institution of Great Britain for over thirty years. Not long after his death, his friend Henry Bence Jones attempted ‘to join together his words, and to form them into a picture of his life which may be almost looked upon as an autobiography’. Jones’ compilation of Faraday’s manuscripts, letters, notebooks, and other writings resulted in this Life and Letters (1870) which remains an important resource for learning more about one of the most influential scientific experimentalists of the nineteenth century. Volume 2 (1831-1867) describes his research on electricity and electromagnetism, his work as a scientific adviser to the government and industry and his service to education.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Life And Letters Of Faraday

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Continuity And Change In Psychoanalysis: Letters From …

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Letters From The East: Crusaders, Pilgrims And …

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Type: The Secret History of Letters by Simon Loxley

Type: The Secret History of Letters by Simon Loxley
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Overview: Type is the bridge between writer and reader, between thought and understanding. Type is the message bearer: an art-form that impinges upon every literate being and yet for most of its history it has conformed to the old adage that ‘good typography should be invisible’, it should not distract with its own personality. It was only at the end of the nineteenth century that designers slowly realised that they could say as much with their lettering as writers could with their words. Form, of course, carries as much meaning as content.
Now, anyone within reach of a computer and its limitless database of fonts has the same power. Type: The Secret History of Letters tells its story for the first time, treating typography as a hidden measure of our history.From the tempestuous debate about its beginnings in the fifteenth century, to the invention of our most contemporary lettering, Simon Loxley, with the skill of a novelist, tells of the people and events behind our letters. How did Johann Gutenberg, in late 1438, come to think of printing? Does Baskerville have anything to do with Sherlock Holmes? Why did the Nazis re-invent Blackletter? What is a Zapf? Type is a guide through the history of our letters and a study of their power.
From fashion through propaganda and the development of mass literacy, Loxley shows how typography has changed our world. ‘Simon Loxley’s quirkily elegant Type follows hard on the heels of Lynne Truss’s Eats, Shoots and Leaves. It is better designed and typeset than that unlikely bestseller, and its subject, type, is central to the experience of every reader… A heady mixture of intrigue, personal achievement and corporate greed’ Justin Howes, Times Literary Supplement ‘Simon Loxley reads between the lines in Type… underscoring the passion and ambition of its designers and highlighting the role that business and technological breakthroughs have had in the way we print and read today’ History Today
Genre: Non-Fiction – History

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Resumes And Cover Letters For Managers – Job Winning Resumes and Letters for Management Positions

The Yage Letters by William S. Burroughs

The Yage Letters by William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg
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Overview: An early epistolary novel by William Burroughs, whose 1951 account of himself as as junkie, published under the pseudonym William Lee, ended Yage may be the final fix. In letters to Allen Ginsberg, an unknown young poet in New York, his journey to the Amazon jungle is recorded, detailing picaresque incidents of a search for a telepathic-hallucinogenic-mind-expanding drug called yage (Ayahuasca, or Banisteripsis Caape), used by Amazon indian doctors for finding lost objects, mostly bodies and souls. Author and recipient of these letters met again in New York, Christmas 1953, and edited the writings to form this single book. The correspondence contains the first seeds of the later Burroughsian fantasy in Naked Lunch. Seven years later Ginsberg in Peru writes his old guru an account of his own visions and terrors with the same drug, appealing for further counsel. Burroughs’ mysterious reply is sent. The volume concludes with two epilogues: a short note from Ginsberg on his return from the Orient years later reassuring Self that he is still here on earth, and a final poetic cut-up by Burroughs, I am dying, Meester?
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters by Stefan Cooke

Barbara Newhall Follett: A Life in Letters by Stefan Cooke (Editor)
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Overview: By the age of fourteen, Barbara Newhall Follett had published two books with Alfred A. Knopf: 1927’s enchanting The House Without Windows and Eepersip’s Life There and 1928’s The Voyage of the Norman D., the account of her journey from New Haven to Nova Scotia as "cabin boy" on a lumber schooner. Both books received rave reviews.But that same year Barbara’s life turned upside down when her father left his family for a younger woman. With no income, Barbara and her mother went to sea with their typewriters, hoping to earn a living by writing about their adventures. They spent several months in the West Indies, then sailed through the Panama Canal to the South Seas, where they spent several more months before eventually returning to East Coast. After living in New York City for two years, Barbara’s wanderlust returned when she and her future husband embarked on a 600-mile walk in the mountains of New England along the nascent Appalachian Trail. After spending another year exploring Spain and Germany, the couple married and settled in Boston. But in 1939 the marriage soured, and on December 7th of that year, 25-year-old Barbara walked out of the apartment, never to be seen or heard from again.Happily, Barbara left behind a wealth of letters, poems, stories, essays, and her unpublished novel, Lost Island. This book, compiled and edited by Barbara’s half-nephew, tells the story of Barbara’s extraordinary life through her own words as well as those of her family and correspondents.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Letters of Brendan Behan edited via E.H. Mikhail

The Letters of Brendan Behan via E.H. Mikhail (Editor)
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Overview: Behan’s buddies and relations, and folks in his literary circle, have claimed he was once now not a prolific letter-writer. Even Behan himself has been quoted as announcing, "Whoever writes my biography gets no lend a hand from my letters. I by no means write any." But actually there’s a really extensive frame of letters to and from Behan, who now not simplest corresponded with seventeen periodicals however wrote to relations, buddies, IRA colleagues, civil servants, theatrical administrators, publicans, and entire strangers. As in terms of Oscar Wilde, the seek for Behan’s letters has been hampered via their dispersal to extensively scattered and surprising puts. The surviving letters that Mikhail was once in a position to find, on the other hand, proved neatly well worth the hassle it took to discover them. In addition to offering a very important file of probably the most giants of Irish literature, Behan’s letters particularly the ones written with out considered newsletter give a some distance higher sense of his exuberant verbal taste than his performs or poetry. Mikhail introduces every letter and explains the instances by which it was once written. He additionally annotates the letters, elucidating difficulties, noting the site and possession of the letters on every occasion imaginable, and giving biographical details about the correspondents. The Letters of Brendan Behan additionally comprises 4 poems that seem right here for the primary time, in addition to extracts from early writings by no means earlier than revealed. Numerous letters to editors, refused newsletter as a result of their outspokenness, are revealed right here for the primary time, and others, prior to now minimize or censored, now seem of their unique shape. For any individual thinking about Irish literature or recent drama and particularly for readers and students of Behan’s paintings The Letters of Brendan Behan is a useful assortment.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Letters of Mary Penry by way of Scott Paul Gordon

The Letters of Mary Penry : A Single Moravian Woman in Early America by way of Scott Paul Gordon
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Overview: In The Letters of Mary Penry, Scott Paul Gordon supplies exceptional get right of entry to to the intimate international of a Moravian unmarried sister. This huge selection of letters-compiled, transcribed, and annotated by way of Gordon-introduces readers to an single girl who labored, worshiped, and wrote about her enjoy dwelling in Moravian non secular communities on the time of the American Revolution and early republic.
Penry, a Welsh immigrant and a convert to the Moravian religion, was once neatly hooked up in each the world Moravian neighborhood and the state of Pennsylvania. She counted amongst her acquaintances Elizabeth Sandwith Drinker and Hannah Callender Sansom, two American ladies whose writings have additionally been preserved, along with participants of one of the crucial maximum outstanding households in Philadelphia, such because the Shippens, the Franklins, and the Rushes. This assortment brings in combination greater than seventy of Penry’s letters, few of that have been prior to now revealed. Gordon’s advent supplies an invaluable context for working out the letters and the original girl who wrote them.
This selection of Penry’s letters broadens views on early America and the eighteenth-century Moravian Church by way of offering a sustained have a look at the religious and social lifetime of a unmarried girl at a time when singleness was once extremely uncommon. It additionally makes the most important contribution to the restoration of girls’s voices in early America, amplifying perspectives on politics, faith, and social networks from a time when few ladies’s views on those topics were preserved.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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