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Memoir that is a story of the wild west, tenderly revealed with humor and heart. Elsie is a cultured, college educated girl that travels to teach in a one-room school in rural Arizona. Her diary and letters home paint a vivid picture of life in the early state of Arizona. on Amazon in print and Kindle

Elsie: Adventures of an Arizona Schoolteacher Sara Noyes Hale

One of the foremost writers of our time, Evelyn Waugh was also one of its most extraordinary eccentrics, with a life full of comedy and conflict. Selina Hastings, who was granted unrestricted access to his personal papers by Waugh's family, has uncovered a wealth of new material in her eight years of research for this volume. Letters, diaries, and family photographs shed new light on Waugh's childhood, his affairs at Oxford, his ill-fated first marriage and subsequent romantic adventures.

One of the foremost writers of our time, Evelyn Waugh was also one of its most extraordinary eccentrics, with a life full of comedy and conflict. Selina Hastings, who was granted unrestricted access to his personal papers by Waugh's family, has uncovered a wealth of new material in her eight years of research for this volume. Letters, diaries, and family photographs shed new light on Waugh's childhood, his affairs at Oxford, his ill-fated first marriage and subsequent romantic adventures.

Providing insight in a family’s history against the backdrop of major world wars, Buster’s Book offers a collection of more than a thousand letters exchanged during the twentieth century as young men provided service to their country.

Providing insight in a family’s history against the backdrop of major world wars, Buster’s Book offers a collection of more than a thousand letters exchanged during the twentieth century as young men provided service to their country.

This tantalizing collection of excerpts from letters, diaries, and other assorted publications provides a fascinating glimpse into the life of Gertrude Lowthian Bell (1868-1926), one of England's most famous adventurers. Biographer Howell (Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations) grounds the selections with a family chronology and a narrative introduction of Bell's unconventional Victorian life.

An interview with Georgina Howell, editor of A Woman in Arabia and author of Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations.

Philip Roth

Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books by Claudia Roth Pierpont – review

Roth Unbound by Claudia Roth Pierpont, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Going beyond the headlines, this title gives an insight into what it's like to live through - and try to make sense of - times of intense political unrest.

Ukraine Diaries by Andrey Kurkov, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

One of my most favourite autobiographies ever written: Personal History by Katherine Graham

One of my most favourite autobiographies ever written: Personal History by Katherine Graham

The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

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