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- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Les lettres que m'écrivit mon ami Stark Munro me paraissent former un tout si bien lié et constituer un récit si clair de quelques-uns des ennuis auxquels un jeune homme peut se voir obligé de tenir tête, au début de sa carrière, que je les ai remises au gentleman qui va les publier. Il y en a deux, la cinquième et la neuvième, où quelques... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 20.78
When Toby Little was five years old, he decided to write to someone in every country in the world. With the help of his mum, Toby started handwriting and posting letters to everyone from research scientists in Antarctica to game-keepers in Chad and even the Pope. Not only did Toby achieve his goal but the world wrote back. Dear World, How Are... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 20.00
In a telegram sent on 29 April 1963, Ingrid Jonker thanks André Brink for his letter and flowers. They had met a few days before. He was almost twenty- eight; she thirty. This was the beginning of a correspondence between two writers that lasted up until three months before Jonker drowned herself at Three Anchor Bay. Half a century later, their love... more...
- Free Press 1999; US$ 25.00
The relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Associated Press reporter Lorena Hickok has sparked vociferous debate ever since 1978, when archivists at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library discovered eighteen boxes filled with letters the two women exchanged during their thirty-year friendship. But until now we have been offered only the odd quotation... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2003; US$ 15.00
In this humorous collection of celebrity wit, acclaimed broadcaster and humorist Charles Osgood offers witticisms penned by luminaries ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Andy Rooney. Known for his clever commentary and witty radio-show rhymes, Charles Osgood here selects and introduces a collection of hilarious correspondence from some of our best-loved... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 19.95
? I mean to live and die by my own mind,? Zora Neale Hurston told the writer Countee Cullen. Arriving in Harlem in 1925 with little more than a dollar to her name, Hurston rose to become one of the central figures of the Harlem Renaissance, only to die in obscurity. Not until the 1970s was she rediscovered by Alice Walker and other admirers. Although... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Gleaned from Rainer Maria Rilke?s voluminous, never-before-translated correspondence, this volume offers the best writings and personal philosophy of one of the twentieth century?s greatest poets. The result is a profound vision of how the human drive to create and understand can guide us in every facet of life. Arranged by theme?from everyday existence... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 27.95
Few American writers have revealed their private as well as their public selves so fully as Upton Sinclair, and virtually none over such a long lifetime (1878?1968). Sinclair?s writing, even at its most poignant or electrifying, blurred the line between politics and art?and, indeed, his life followed a similar arc. In Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. *********************. After the gloom of gray Atlantic weather, our ship came to America in a flood of winter sunshine that made unaccustomed eyelids blink, and the New Yorker, who is nothing if not modest, said, ''This isn''t a sample of our really... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
A delightful investigation of the art of letter writing, Yours Ever explores masterpieces dispatched through the ages by messenger, postal service, and BlackBerry. Here are Madame de Sévigné?s devastatingly sharp reports from the French court, F. Scott Fitzgerald?s tormented advice to his young daughter, the casually brilliant musings of Flannery... more...