Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader

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Price
$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Farrar Straus Giroux
Publish Date
Pages
162
Dimensions
5.04 X 0.46 X 7.62 inches | 0.31 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780374527228
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About the Author

Anne Fadiman is the author of The Wine Lover's Daughter, a memoir about her father (FSG, 2017). Her first book, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down (FSG, 1997), won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the Salon Book Award. Fadiman has also written the essay collections, At Large and At Small and Ex Libris, and is the editor of Rereadings: Seventeen Writers Revisit Books They Love (all published by FSG). She is the Francis Writer-in-Residence at Yale.

Reviews

"A smart little book that one can happily welcome into the family and allow to start growing old." --Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times

"A book for bookworms . . . 18 stylish, dryly humorous essays" --Entertainment Weekly