Literary biographies, letters and journals

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By Book Beat

Literary biographies, letters and journals

Iron Curtain Journals: January-May 1965

Allen Ginsberg


Indian Journals

Allen Ginsberg


Vincent Van Gogh: A Life in Letters

Hans Luijten, Leo Jansen, et al.


Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser

Kristjana S. Williams


The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated

Gertrude Stein and Maira Kalman


James Baldwin: A Biography

David Leeming


Just Kids

Patti Smith


The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison

Ralph Ellison


Master of Dreams: A Memoir of Isaac Bashevis Singer

Dvorah M Telushkin and Dvoran M Telushkin


With Borges

Alberto Manguel


A History of Reading

Alberto Manguel


Walter Benjamin: A Critical Life

Michael W Jennings and Howard Eiland


The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath


Delmore Schwartz: The Life of an American Poet

James Atlas


Bellow: A Biography

James Atlas


Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

Caroline Moorehead


The Letters of Sylvia Plath Volume 1: 1940-1956

Sylvia Plath


Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling

Philip Pullman


Elements of Fiction

Walter Mosley


The House of Twenty Thousand Books

Sasha Abramsky


Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

Susan Sontag


Trippin' with Terry Southern: What I Think I Remember

Tom Lisanti and Gail Gerber


Year of the Monkey

Patti Smith


Shakespeare and Company, New Edition

Sylvia Beach


The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

Lou Aronica and Ken Robinson