New PDF release: A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works

By Tom Nissley

ISBN-10: 0393239624

ISBN-13: 9780393239621

A witty and addictively readable daily literary companion.
At as soon as a love letter to literature and an enthralling consultant to the books so much worthy studying, A Reader's e-book of Days positive factors bite-size debts of occasions within the lives of significant authors for each day of the 12 months. this is Marcel Proust beginning In seek of misplaced Time and Virginia Woolf scribbling within the margin of her personal writing, "Is it nonsense, or is it brilliance?" Fictional occasions that happen inside liked books also are incorporated: the beginning of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked promenade in Stephen King’s Carrie.
A Reader's ebook of Days is stuffed with memorable and unbelievable stories from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolaño, the Brontë sisters, Junot Díaz, Philip ok. Dick, Charles Dickens, Joan Didion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Keats, Hilary Mantel, Haruki Murakami, Flannery O’Connor, Orhan Pamuk, George Plimpton, Marilynne Robinson, W. G. Sebald, Dr. Seuss, Zadie Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, and plenty of extra. The publication additionally notes the times on which well-known authors have been born and died; it contains lists of instructed analyzing for each month of the yr in addition to snippets from booklet reports as they seemed throughout literary background; and all through there are wry illustrations via acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky.

Brimming with approximately 2,000 tales, A Reader's e-book of Days can have readers of each stripe attaining for his or her favourite books and researching new ones.
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