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Coady, Roxanne J. The Book That Changed My Life
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Johannessen, Joy

The Book That Changed My Life

€ 17.19

Sixty-five concise and lively essays by some of today`s most successful writers identify the books that proved pivotal to the shaping of their careers, in a volume that includes Harold Bloom on Little, Big, Nelson DeMille on Atlas Shrugged, and Sebastian Junger on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee. Reprint. 20,000 first printing


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction xv
Roxanne J. Coady
Dorothy Allison on Toni Morrison`s The Bluest Eye
1(3)
Kate Atkinson on Robert Coover`s Pricksongs & Descants
4(3)
James Atlas on Gwendolyn Brooks`s Selected Poems
7(3)
Robert Ballard on Joseph Campbell`s The Power of Myth
10(2)
Gina Barreca on Jean Kerr`s The Snake Has All the Lines
12(3)
Nicholas A. Basbanes on the Works of Shakespeare
15(3)
Graeme Base on J. R. R. Tolkien`s The Lord of the Rings
18(2)
Jeff Benedict on The Little Engine That Could
20(3)
Elizabeth Berg on J. D. Salinger`s The Catcher in the Rye
23(3)
Amy Bloom on The Most of P. G. Wodehouse
26(3)
Harold Bloom on John Crowley`s Little, Big
29(2)
Lary Bloom on John Hersey`s Hiroshima
31(2)
Chris Bohjalian on Joyce Carol Oates`s Expensive People and More
33(2)
Steven Brill on Theodore H. White`s The Making of the President, 1960
35(2)
Benjamin Cheever on Ernest Becker`s The Denial of Death
37(2)
Da Chen on Alexandre Dumas` The Count of Monte Cristo
39(5)
Harriet Scott chessman on Gertrude Stein`s Ida
44(3)
Brother Christopher on Thomas Merton`s The Seven Storey Mountain
47(2)
Carol Higgins Clark on Mary Higgins Clark`s A Stranger Is Watching
49(2)
Billy Collins on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings`s The Yearling and Vladimir Nabokov`s Lolita
51(2)
Claire Cook on Carolyn Keene`s Nancy Drew Mysteries
53(2)
Caroline B. Cooney on Caesar`s Gallic Wars
55(2)
Patricia Cornwell on Harriet Beecher Stowe`s Uncle Tom`s Cabin
57(2)
Maureen Corrigan on Charles Dickens`s David Copperfield
59(3)
Nelson DeMille on Ayn Rand`s Atlas Shrugged and More
62(2)
Tomie DePaola on Sigrid Undset`s Kristin Lavransdatter
64(2)
Anita Diamant on Virginia Woolf`s A Room of One`s Own
66(3)
Dominick Dunne on Anthony Trollope`s The Way We Live Now
69(3)
Carlos Eire on Thomas a Kempis`s The Imitation of Christ
72(3)
Linda Fairstein on Arthur Conan Doyle`s The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
75(3)
Doris Kearns Goodwin on Barbara W. Tuchman`s The Guns of August
78(2)
Linda Greenlaw on Sebastian Junger`s The Perfect Storm
80(2)
David Halberstam on Cecil Woodham-Smith`s The Reason Why
82(2)
Alice Hoffman on J. D. Salinger`s The Catcher in the Rye
84(2)
Sebastian Junger on Dee Brown s Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
86(2)
Paul Kennedy on Geoffrey Barraclough`s An Introduction to Contemporary History
88(3)
Tracy Kidder on Ernest Hemingway`s Collected Stories
91(2)
Robert Kurson on Ernest Becker`s The Denial of Death
93(2)
Wally Lamb on Harper Lee`s To Kill a Mockingbird
95(4)
Anne Lamott on Ram Dass`s The Only Dance There Is and More
99(3)
Barbara Leaming on Sigmund Freud`s The Interpretation of Dreams
102(2)
Senator Joe Lieberman on the Bible
104(3)
Margot Livesey on Charlotte Bronte`s Jane Eyre
107(2)
Senator John McCain on Ernest Hemingway`s For Whom the Bell Tolls
109(3)
Frank McCourt on William Shakespeare`s Henry VIII
112(5)
Faith Middleton on F. Scott Fitzgerald`s The Great Gatsby
117(2)
Jacquelyn Mitchard on Betty Smith`s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
119(3)
Leigh Montville on Ed McBain`s 87th Precinct Series
122(2)
Sara Nelson on Herman Wouk`s Marjorie Morningstar and Susan Isaacs`s Compromising Positions
124(2)
Sherwin B. Nuland on William Lewis Nida`s Ab the Cave Man
126(2)
Laura Numeroff on Kay Thompson`s Eloise
128(2)
Stewart O`Nan on William Maxwell`s So Long, See You Tomorrow
130(2)
Jacques Pepin on Albert Camus` The Myth of Sisyphus
132(5)
Anne Perry on G. K. Chesterton`s The Man Who Was Thursday
137(3)
Jack Prelutsky on Robert Louis Stevenson`s A Child`s Garden of Verses and More
140(2)
Ian Ran kin on Anthony Burgess`s A Clockwork Orange
142(2)
Richard Rhodes on Albert Schweitzer`s Out of My Life and Thought and Hugh Lofting`s Doctor Dolittle Series
144(3)
Frank Rich on Moss Hart`s Act One
147(2)
Sark on Maya Angelou`s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
149(2)
Lisa Scottoline on Frank McCourt`s Angela`s Ashes
151(3)
Bernie S. Siegelm M.D., on William Saroyan`s The Human Comedy
154(3)
Liz Smith on Christopher Morley`s Kitty Foyle and Guy Endore`s Voltaire! Voltaire!
157(2)
Edward Sorel on Stendhal`s The Red and the Black
159(2)
Jane Stern on John Barth`s The End of the Road
161(2)
Michael Stern on the Sears Catalogue
163(2)
Alexandra Stoddard on Rainer Maria Rilke`s Letters to a Young Poet
165(3)
Paco Underhill on C.S. Forester`s Horatio Hornblower Series
168(3)
Susan Vreeland on Harper Lee`s To Kill a Mockingbird
171(2)
Kate Walbert on E. B. White`s Charlotte`s Web
173(2)
Katharine Weber on Steven Millhauser`s Edwin Mullhouse
175(2)
Jacqueline Winspear on F. Scott Fitzgerald`s The Great Gatsby
177(2)
The Books That Changed Their Lives: A Reading List of the Books Selected by the Contributors 179(6)
Editors` Note 185(2)
Roxanne`s Very Opinionated Reading List 187(4)
Joy`s Very Opinionated Reading List 191(2)
About Read to Grow 193(2)
Acknowledgments 195
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
197 pagina's
Januari 2007
204 gram
210 x 133 x 19 mm
GOTHAM BOOKS gb

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