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A velocity of being : letters to a young reader

Author: Maria Popova; Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books , 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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"A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Popova; Claudia Zoe Bedrick
ISBN: 9781592702282 1592702287
OCLC Number: 1061863690
Target Audience: Ages 10+.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Jacqueline Woodson Lara Hawthorne --
Laura Brown-Lavoie Ping Zhu --
Alexandra Horowitz Frank Viva --
Neil Gaiman Sophie Blackall --
Alain De Botton Mouni Feddag --
Diane Ackerman Olivier Tallec --
Jane Goodall Christian Robinson --
David Byrne Daniel Salmieri --
Jad Abumrad Joohee Yoon --
Martha Nussbaum Michela Buttignol --
Rebecca Solnit Liniers --
Elizabeth Gilbert Marianne Dubuc --
David Whyte Felicita Sala --
Claudia Guadalupe Martinez Ashleigh Corrin --
Alexander Chee Taeeun Yoo --
Amanda Palmer Øyvind Torseter --
Rose Styron Cindy Derby --
Dani Shapiro Yara Kono --
Emily Levine Kristin Roskifte --
Lucianne Walkowicz Violeta Lopiz --
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie Esme Shapiro --
Helen Fagin Ingrid Godon --
Debbie Millman Dasha tolstikova --
Shonda Rhimes Matthew Forsythe --
Thomas Page Mcbee Mandana Sadat --
Alan Lightman Josh Cochran --
Amanda Stern Carson Ellis --
Roz Chast --
Ruth Ann Harnisch Maisie Paradise Shearring --
Annalee Newitz Chloe Bonfield --
Judy Blume Decur --
Robin Wall Kimmerer Valerio Vidali --
Cory Doctorow You Jung Byun --
Aracelis Girmay Ariana Fields --
Isabel Minhós Martins Christopher Silas Neal --
Sarah Kay Lisa D'andrea --
Seth Godin Katrin Stangl --
Ariel Schrag --
Mary Oliver Marc Johns --
Naomi Wolf Hyewon Yum --
Susan Orlean Wendy Macnaughton --
Bruce Handy Albertine --
Andrew Solomon Catarina Sobral --
Richard Branson William Grill --
Anne-Marie Slaughter Anne Slaughter --
Laurel Braitman Cecilia Ruiz --
Mohammed Fairouz Nahid Kazemi --
Matthew Burgess Jenni Desmond --
Aaron Koblin Tallulah Fontaine --
Sylvia Earle Sophie Gilmore --
Felicia Day Emily Hughes --
Jerome Bruner Mo Willems --
Lena Dunham Tim Miller --
Terry Teachout Kenard Pak --
Mara Faye Lethem Ofra Amit --
Parker Palmer Hadley Hooper --
Eve Ensler Zoey Abbott --
Tim Ferriss Benjamin Chaud --
Ev Williams Brian Floca --
Maud Newton Peter Brown --
Steven Pinker Marine Rivoal --
David L. Ulin Gemma Correll --
Natascha Mcelhone Bernardo P. Carvalho --
Lise Solomon Zachariah Ohora --
Dean Wareham Benoît Delhomme --
Mariska Hargitay Samantha Cotterill --
Hans Ulrich Obrist Serge Bloch --
Kevin Kelly Andrea Tsurumi --
Courtney E. Martin Isol --
David Delgado The Brothers Hilts --
Chris Anderson Brian Rea --
Leonard S. Marcus Julia Rothman --
Thao Ngyuen Sean G. Qualls --
Tavi Gevinson Vittoria Facchini --
William Powers Christoph Niemann --
Chris Ware --
Paul Holdengräber Maira Kalman --
Liz Danzico Ohara Hale --
Samantha Cristoforetti John Parra --
Holland Taylor Oliver Jeffers --
Brandon Stanton Sara Varon --
Maria Bustillos Sergio Ruzzier --
Rebecca Mead Sonia Sánchez --
Krista Tippett Judith Clay --
Emily Spivack Liz Starin --
Regina Spektor Benji Davies --
Marina Abramović Lia Halloran --
Ellen Handler Spitz Sandra Jarvera --
Sarah Lewis Julie Paschkis --
Dona Ann Mcadams Marc Drumwright --
Baba Brinkman Lizi Boyd --
Paola Antonelli Kris Di Giacomo --
Daniel Handler Lisa Brown --
Shirley Manson Rumisu --
J.D. McClatchy Chip Kidd --
Steven Heller Pascal Blanchet --
Morley Kamen Miguel Pang Ly --
Françoise Moulley Art Spiegelman --
Jon Scieszka Henrik Drescher --
Isabel Quintero Sabina Hahn --
Tomi Ungerer --
Pamela Paul Alessandro Sanna --
Meehan Crist Jon Klassen --
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein Giselle Potter --
Dawn Landes Elise Hurst --
Caroline Paul Grant Snider --
Lisa Randall Luke Ramsey --
John Maeda Katie Harnett --
Jacqueline Novogratz Isabelle Arsenault --
Chris Sacca Carla torres --
Tom De Blasis Shaun Tan --
Ursula K. Le Guin Charles Vess --
Yo-Yo Ma Narges Mohammadi --
Ann Patchett Vladimir Radunsky --
Ann Martin Robin Rosenthal --
Kaisa Leka Christoffer Leka --
James Gleick Benoit Tardif --
Adam Gopnik Beatrice Alemagna --
Janna Levin The Fan Brothers --
Anne Lamott Andrea Dezsö.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Popova and Claudia Zoe Bedrick.

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