By Tom Nissley
A witty and addictively readable daily literary companion.
At as soon as a love letter to literature and a captivating consultant to the books so much worthy examining, A Reader's booklet of Days beneficial properties bite-size bills of occasions within the lives of significant authors for each day of the yr. 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 occur inside loved books also are incorporated: the delivery of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked promenade in Stephen King’s Carrie.
A Reader's booklet of Days is stuffed with memorable and outstanding 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 lots of extra. The ebook additionally notes the times on which recognized authors have been born and died; it comprises lists of suggested examining for each month of the 12 months in addition to snippets from ebook experiences as they seemed throughout literary background; and all through there are wry illustrations through acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky.
Brimming with approximately 2,000 tales, A Reader's e-book of Days could have readers of each stripe achieving for his or her favourite books and researching new ones.
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