Letters

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  1. Book ImageGeorge Orwell: A Life in Letters

    George Orwell, Peter Davison

    Appearing for the first time in one volume, these trenchant letters tell the eloquent narrative of Orwell’s life in his own words.More

  2. Book ImageThe Gonne-Yeats Letters 1893-1938

    Maude Gonne, William Butler Yeats, Anna Macbride White, Et Al.

    Correspondence of W.B. Yeats and the love of his life Maud Gonne revealing the depth of his love and her tempestuous private life.More

  3. Book ImageGraham Greene: A Life in Letters

    Richard Greene

    This absorbing autobiography in letters offers a remarkable window into the life of one of the greatest novelists of our time. "The Best Book of the Year." --David Lodge, The Guardian [UK]More

  4. Book ImageGuy Davenport and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

    Guy Davenport, James Laughlin, W. C. Bamberger

    An epistolary exchange that highlights two singular intellects, their disparate approaches to literature and their mutual admiration.More

  5. Book ImageHenry Miller and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

    James Laughlin, Henry Miller, George Wickes

    A sparkling, lively record of a remarkable author/publisher relationship.More

  6. Book ImageHernando Cortés: Five Letters, 1519-1526

    Hernando Cortes, Bayard J. Morris

    “In the letters of Cortés we have a clear picture of Mexico through the simple eyes of the conqueror who admires his enemies. . . . He could write a masterly report. The second and the third letters are the clearest piece of narrative that we can ask for. We see the advance into the country, the conscientious determination to penetrate by peace, diplomacy or the sword to Montezuma’s capital, leading up to the final dramatic meeting with Montezuma himself.” —New StatesmanMore

  7. Book ImageJoseph Roth: A Life in Letters

    Joseph Roth, Michael Hofmann

    The monumentality of this biographical work further establishes Joseph Roth—with Kafka, Mann, and Musil—in the twentieth-century literary canon.More

  8. Book ImageKenneth Rexroth and James Laughlin: Selected Letters

    James Laughlin, Kenneth Rexroth, Lee Bartlett

    Frankly—H. Miller was defended by me only because he spoke against the War, and I think that was the main reason for his fame. Now—I do not believe, what with Palmistry, Chirography, Phrenology, and the Great Cryptogram, he will survive the retooling period. I honestly think he is the most insufferable snob I have ever met—but all reformed pandhandlers are like that.… in a letter from Kenneth Rexroth to James LaughlinMore

  9. Book ImageLetters of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1892-1910

    Rainer Maria Rilke, Jane Bannard Greene, M. D. Herter Norton

    This representative selection from Rilke's large and extraordinary correspondence provides a kind of spiritual autobiography of the poet.More

  10. Book ImageLetters of Rainer Maria Rilke, 1910-1926

    Rainer Maria Rilke, Jane Bannard Greene, M. D. Herter Norton

    This volume of Rilke's letters covers the years from the completion of The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge to Rilke's death in December 1926, nearly five years after he had written the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus, his last major works.More

  11. Book ImageLetters to a Fiction Writer

    Frederick Busch

    A collection of inspiring letters from some of our most renowned and respected fiction writers on the craft of writing and the writing life.More

  12. Book ImageLincoln's Selected Writings

    Abraham Lincoln, David S. Reynolds

    Bancroft Prize–winning scholar David S. Reynolds edits and introduces a broad selection of Abraham Lincoln’s writings—from his earliest days through his last.More

  13. Book ImageThe Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin

    James Laughlin, Tennessee Williams, Peggy Fox, Et Al.

    The chronicle of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin’s unlikely yet enduring literary and personal relationship.More

  14. Book ImageMay Sarton: Selected Letters, 1915-1954

    May Sarton, Susan Sherman

    Appearing in book form for the first time, this treasure trove of letters illuminates the life of the beloved poet/writer from early childhood into middle age.More

  15. Book ImageMay Sarton: Selected Letters, 1955-1995

    May Sarton, Susan Sherman, William Drake, Et Al.

    Forty years of correspondence from one of America's most beloved authors, chronicling her life with compelling candor.More

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