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9781592402106

The book that changed my life : 71 remarkable writers celebrate the books that matter most to them

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008060714s2006 nyu b 000 0 eng
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020 . ‡a9781592402106
020 . ‡a1592402100
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)ocm70707739
035 . ‡a(Sirsi) i9781592402106
24504. ‡aThe book that changed my life : ‡b71 remarkable writers celebrate the books that matter most to them / ‡cedited by Roxanne J. Coady and Joy Johannessen.
260 . ‡aNew York, N.Y. : ‡bGotham Books, ‡cc2006.
300 . ‡axvii, 197 p. ; ‡c20 cm.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references.
5050 . ‡aIntroduction / Roxanne J. Coady -- Dorothy Allison on Toni Morrisons's The Bluest Eye -- Kate Atkinson on Robert Coover's Pricksongs and Descants -- Atlas on Gwendolyn Brooks's Selected Poems -- Robert Ballard on Joseph Campbell's The Power of Myth -- Gina Barreca on Jean Kerr's The Snake Has All the Lines -- Nicholas A. Basbanes on the Works of Shakespeare -- Graeme Base on J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings -- Jeff Benedict on The Little Engine That Could -- Elizabeth Berg on J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye -- Amy Bloom on The Most of P. G. Wodehouse -- Harold Bloom on John Crowley's Little, Big -- Lary Bloom on John Hersey's Hiroshima -- Chris Bohjalian on Joyce Carol Oates's Expensive People and More -- Steven Brill on Theodore H. White's The Making of the President, 1960 -- Benjamin Cheever on Ernest Becker's The Denial of Death -- Da Chen on Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo -- Harriet Scott Chessman on Gertrude Stein¿s Ida -- Brother Christopher on Thomas Merton's The Seven Storey Mountain -- Carol Higgins Clark on Mary Higgins Clark's A Stranger Is Watching -- Billy Collins on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' The Yearling -- and Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita -- Claire Cook on the Nancy Drew Mysteries -- Caroline B. Cooney on Caesar's Gallic Wars -- Patricia Cornwell on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Maureen Corrigan on Charles Dickens' David Copperfield -- Nelson DeMille on Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged and More -- Tomie dePaola on Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter -- Anita Diamant on Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own -- Dominick Dunne on Anthony Trollope's The Way We Live Now -- Carlos Eire on Thomas á Kempis's The Imitation of Christ -- Linda Fairstein on Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -- Doris Kearns Goodwin on Barbara W. Tuchman's The Guns of August -- Linda Greenlaw on Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm -- David Halberstam on Cecil Woodham-Smith's The Reason Why -- Alice Hoffman on J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye -- Sebastian Junger on Dee Brown's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee -- Tracy Kidder on Ernest Hemingways Collected Stories -- Robert Kurson on Ernest Becker's The Denial of Death -- Wally Lamb on Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird -- Anne Lamott on Ram Dass's The Only Dance There Is and More -- Barbara Leaming on Sigmund Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams -- Senator Joe Lieberman on the Bible -- Margot Livesey on Charolotte Brontës Jane Eyre -- Senator John McCain on Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls -- Frank McCourt on Shakespeare's Henry VIII -- Faith Middleton on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby -- Jacquelyn Mitchard on Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn -- Leigh Montville on Ed McBain's 87th Precinct Series -- Sara Nelson on Herman Wouk's Marjorie Morningstar and Susan Isaacs' Compromising Positions -- Sherwin B. Nuland on William Lewis Nida's Ab the Cave Man -- Laura Numeroff on Kay Thompson's Eloise -- Stewart O'Nan on William Maxwells So Long, See You Tomorrow -- Jacques Pépin on Albert Camus' The Myth of Sisyphus -- Anne Perry on G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday -- Jack Prelutsky on Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses and More -- Ian Rankin on Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange -- Richard Rhodes on Albert Schweitzer's Out of My Life and Thought and Hugh Lofting's Doctor Dolittle Series -- Frank Rich on Moss Hart's Act One -- SARK on Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings -- Lisa Scottoline on Frank McCourt's Angela's Ashes -- Bernie S. Siegel on William Saroyan's The Human Comedy -- Liz Smith on Christopher Morley's Kitty Foyle and Guy Endore's Voltaire! Voltaire! -- Edward Sorel on Stendhal's The Red and the Black -- Jane Stern on John Barth's The End of the Road -- Michael Stern on the Sears Catalogue -- Alexandra Stoddard on Rainer Maria Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet -- Paco Underhill on C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower Series -- Susan Vreeland on Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird -- Kate Walbert on E. B. White's Charlotte's Web -- Katharine Weber on Steven Millhauser's Edwin Mullhouse -- Jacqueline Winspear on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby -- The Books That Changed Their Lives : A Reading List of the Books Selected by the Contributors -- Roxanne's Very Opinionated Reading List -- Joy's Very Opinionated Reading List -- Acknowledgments.
650 0. ‡aAuthors, American ‡y20th century ‡xBooks and reading.
650 0. ‡aAuthorship.
7001 . ‡aCoady, Roxanne J.
7001 . ‡aJohannessen, Joy.
596 . ‡a6 8 15 31
998 . ‡aa613197
901 . ‡ao70707739 ‡bOCLC ‡c282164 ‡tbiblio

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