A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works by Tom Nissley

By Tom Nissley

A witty and addictively readable daily literary companion.At as soon as a love letter to literature and an enthralling advisor to the books so much worthy analyzing, A Reader's e-book of Days positive factors bite-size money owed of occasions within the lives of serious authors for each day of the 12 months. here's Marcel Proust beginning looking for 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 of loved books also are integrated: the delivery of Harry Potter's enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked promenade in Stephen King's Carrie.

A Reader's publication of Days is stuffed with memorable and unbelievable stories from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolano, the Brontë sisters, Junot Díaz, Philip okay. 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 steered interpreting for each month of the yr in addition to snippets from publication studies as they seemed throughout literary heritage; and all through there are wry illustrations by way of acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky.

Brimming with approximately 2,000 tales, A Reader's publication of Days could have readers of each stripe attaining for his or her favourite books and learning new ones.

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