About this book
Subtitled, "An Anthology Of The World's Greatest Diarists", this is a substantial and wide-ranging collection of works from, amongst others, Samuel Pepys, Virginia Woolf, Evelyn Waugh and Adrian Mole. This is the second reissue of the impressive compilation. 'A labour of love which will sit as happily in the bathroom as on the reference shelf: a fine and delightful book.' "The Observer"
Pays tribute to a genre that is at once the most intimate and public of all literary forms. This title includes several diary excerpts for every day of the year beginning with Samuel Pepys and along the way we meet cads and charmers, sailors and psychopaths, rock stars and prima ballerinas, gossips, drunks, snobs, lechers and lovers.