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message 1: by Jenny (new)

Jenny (jeoblivion) | 4869 comments Talk about and recommend your favorite Journals and Letters here.


message 2: by Rowena (new)

Rowena | 364 comments Mod
Has anyone read The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934? That's one of my favourite journals. Highly recommended.


message 3: by Amber (new)

Amber (amberterminatorofgoodreads) The Diary of a Young Girlis pretty good. My English class had to read this book in the 8th grade. It was a pretty interesting account of anne frank.


message 4: by Dhanaraj (new)

Dhanaraj Rajan | 2962 comments I am reading an interesting book, 84 Charing Cross Road. Correspondence between a reader in US and a person employed in a book shop that specialises in second hand copies of pieces of literature in UK becomes a story in itself. A marvelous piece of letter writing....


message 5: by Pink (new)

Pink I'm currently reading a huge compilation of Jessica Mitford's letters Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford she had a fascinating life and family and there are many hilarious letters.


message 6: by Claire (new)

Claire (cjeskriett) | 14 comments Ooh, I've had that Decca book on my shelf for ages Pink, just not got to the front of the pile yet. Sounds like I should shift it forward.


message 7: by Pink (new)

Pink Decca is a great book, it's huge, but can be easily dipped in and out of. I find myself reading big chunks at a time though as it's so fascinating.


message 8: by Pink (last edited Apr 29, 2014 05:24AM) (new)

Pink I recently finished Dear Lumpy: Letters to a Disobedient Daughter and Dear Lupin...Letters to a Wayward Son which were okay, but became a bit repetitive. They were Christmas e-book bargains, which I've been trying to get through.


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