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ISBN-10: 0393239624

ISBN-13: 9780393239621

Edition: 2013

Authors: Tom Nissley, Joanna Neborsky

List price: $24.95
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A Reader’s Book of Days combines the sly charm of Schott’s Original Miscellany with the informative breadth of the Intellectual Devotional series. Jeopardy! champion and book maven Tom Nissley has combed literary history to capture the stories that make writers’ lives perennially fascinating: their epiphanies, embarrassments, and achievements. Each handsome page is devoted to a single day of the year and features original accounts of events in the lives of great writers (Proust starting In Search of Lost Time, Conrad defending the crew of the Titanic just days after it sank) and fictional events that took place within beloved books (the birth of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy; the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/4/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.65" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English