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 such a lot worthy studying, A Reader's e-book of Days positive factors bite-size debts of occasions within the lives of serious 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 integrated: the start of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked promenade in Stephen King’s Carrie.
A Reader's ebook of Days is full of memorable and astounding stories from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolaño, 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 e-book additionally notes the times on which well-known authors have been born and died; it comprises lists of steered interpreting for each month of the yr in addition to snippets from e-book experiences as they seemed throughout literary heritage; and all through there are wry illustrations by means of acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky.
Brimming with approximately 2,000 tales, A Reader's ebook of Days may have readers of each stripe achieving for his or her favourite books and getting to know new ones.
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