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A reader's book of days : true tales from the lives and works of writers for every day of the year

Author: Tom Nissley; Joanna Neborsky
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Book connoisseur Tom Nissley has combed literary history to capture the stories that make writers' lives perennially fascinating: their epiphanies, embarrassments and achievements. Each handsome page in A Reader's Book of Days is devoted to a day of the year, featuring original accounts of events in the lives of great writers, and fictional events that took place within beloved books.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Nissley; Joanna Neborsky
ISBN: 9780393239621 0393239624
OCLC Number: 829738445
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Indies Choice Book Awards (Nonfiction) 2014
Description: xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: January --
February --
March --
April --
May --
June --
July --
August --
September --
October --
November --
December.
Responsibility: Tom Nissley ; with illustrations by Joanna Neborsky.

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"Those who know Tom Nissley simply as a Jeopardy! stud, prepare to be amazed. He's more than just a gutsy wonk with a photographic memory; as A Reader's Book of Days establishes for all time, he's Read more...

 
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