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Reading in bed : personal essays on the glories of reading

Author: Steven Gilbar
Publisher: Boston : D.R. Godine, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Gilbar
ISBN: 1567920357 9781567920352
OCLC Number: 32666684
Description: 152 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Commerce of Reading / Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) --
On Reading Old Books / William Hazlitt (1778-1830) --
Books / Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) --
Reading at Walden / Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) --
Of Kings' Treasuries / John Ruskin (1819-1900) --
Books Unread / Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911) --
Books Which Have Influenced Me / Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) --
On Reading / Marcel Proust (1871-1922) --
The Magic of the Book / Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) --
To Read or Not to Read / Henry Miller (1891-1980) --
Out of a Book / Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973) --
Good Readers and Good Writers / Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1973) --
Pillow Books / Clifton Fadiman (1904- ) --
The Lost Childhood / Graham Greene (1904-1991) --
Too Much, Too Fast / Robertson Davies (1913- ) --
Why Read the Classics? / Italo Calvino (1923-1985) --
Magpies / John Fowles (1926- ) --
Reading, the Most Dangerous Game / Harold Brodkey (1930- ) --
Where I Read What I Read / Stanley Elkin (1930-1995) --
The Noblest Distraction / Joseph Epstein (1937- ) --
True Confessions of a Reader / Lynne Sharon Schwartz (1939- ) --
Notes from a Confession / Sven Birkerts (1951- ).
Responsibility: selected and edited by Steven Gilbar.

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