A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries

Thomas Mallon, Author Ruminator Books $15 (314p) ISBN 978-1-886913-02-8

Novelist Mallon's 1984 exploration of diaries through the ages, drawing on both the famous and the obscure, inaugurates a new series-the Hungry Mind Find-devoted to bringing back into print literary nonfiction titles. (Nov.)