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  1. A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
    A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
    A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year
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  2. A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Tom Nissley
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Brand: W. W. Norton Company
EAN
9780393239621
Edition
1
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
0393239624
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
W. W. Norton & Company
Manufacturer
W. W. Norton & Company
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
464
PublicationDate
2013-11-04
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Studio
W. W. Norton & Company
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This book is dangerous (in a very good way indeed). The opportunities it provides for delicious procrastinatory pursuits for years to come are unparalleled. I defy you to read more than a page or two without jotting down a book you have suddenly developed a desire to read or reread.

Tom Nissley is extraordinary in many ways, and one of his many gifts is on display in A Reader's Book of Days in a way that will delight readers. Tom can take the most enormous, confusing book/person/period of time and hone in on the most interesting part. All you the reader have to do is sit back and enjoy the fruits of his erudition and careful selection.

He has the reader in mind at all times, and his kindness both to the reader and to the writers he profiles is an important quality of the book. This book is written by a man who loves the written word, and serves it. He does not write to impress but to share the best of what is out there on the page.

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I checked this book out of the library but knew immediately it needed to be in my own library. Everyday, I look forward to seeing what happened on the day in question. I like Writers Almanac but this book provides so much more. If one is looking for related events that happened on a particular day, then this is not for you. If you love reading and books of the past and of the current times, then it will satisfy you very well.
Thank you, Tom, for this lovely book.

I find it both stunning and sad that we, as a society, find it so easy to trash someone else's hard work and accomplishments. That your book did not appeal to one reviewer who called it "boring and trivial" only makes me appreciate it more.

I keep this on our kitchen table and read each "day" with my morning tea. I love thinking about the words you've written, the stories you've told, and the insights you have allowed me to develop.

Your book will lead me, like a treasure map, to discovering new books to read and new authors to consider.

Thanks again.
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