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Where books fall open : a reader's anthology of wit & passion

Author: Bascove.
Publisher: Boston : D.R. Godine Publisher, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays, poems and short fiction by well-known authors about the joys of books and reading.
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Nonfiction
Fiction
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Where books fall open.
Boston : D.R. Godine Publisher, 2001
(OCoLC)606599797
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bascove.
ISBN: 1567921868 9781567921861 1567922511 9781567922516
OCLC Number: 47803561
Description: 149 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Lovers of Reading --
If On a Winter's Night a Traveler / Italo Calvino --
Ruined by Reading / Lynne Sharon Schwartz --
Summertime and the Reading Is Heavy / Roy Blount, Jr. --
Reading Something in the Restaurant / Raymond Carver --
Listening to the Radio / Mary Stewart Hammond --
Reading Goals / Karen Chambers --
The Pleasures of Reading / Charles Simic --
The Library in the Garret / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
The Back Bedroom / Virginia Woolf --
How to Organize a Public Library / Umberto Eco --
Ethereal Mildness / Dorothy Parker --
Books Are for Reading / Robertson Davies --
Never Do That to a Book / Anne Fadiman --
The White Page --
Poem White Page/White Page Poem / Muriel Rukeyser --
Purity / Billy Collins --
The Joy of Writing / Wislawa Szymborska --
The Poet / Anna Akhmatova --
Afternoon in the House / Jane Kenyon --
The Notebooks of Maulte Laurids Brigge / Rainer Maria Rilke --
Seeds of Poetry / Qin Zihao --
English B / Langston Hughes --
Opportunities in Poetry / Calvin Trillin --
Word / Pablo Neruda --
Word Music / Jerome Charyn --
This Monkey, My Back / T. Coraghessan Boyle --
If I Die Solvent / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Poetry's Value / Xi Murong --
My Curtains: Snowbound from Having a Baby, Finishing a Book / Mary Gordon --
The Poet / Jane Hirshfield --
An Old Prayer / Joyce Carol Oates --
Psalm to Snake / Margaret Atwood --
A Word from the Words from Pure Drivel / Steve Martin --
The Writer / Richard Wilbur --
Writing: A Life Sentence / Fran Lebowitz --
Sign Writing / Calvin Trillin.
Responsibility: paintings by Bascove.

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A collection of essays, poems and short fiction by well-known authors about the joys of books and reading.

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