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The books that changed my life : reflections by 100 authors, actors, musicians, and other remarkable people / edited by Bethanne Patrick.

Patrick, Bethanne Kelly, editor. (Added Author). Abu-Jaber, Diana. On "The tell-tale heart" by Edgar Allen Poe. (Added Author). Armstrong, Heather B. On The warmth of other suns by Isabel Wilkerson. (Added Author). Atwood, Margaret, 1939- On Grimm's fairy tales. (Added Author). Barreca, Regina. On Remember me by Fay Weldon. (Added Author). Bayard, Louis. On David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. (Added Author). Bialik, Mayim. On Hopscotch, by Julio Cortázar. (Added Author). Black, Robin. On The diary of Alice James. (Added Author). Bloom, Amy, 1953- On The deptford trilogy, by Robertson Davies. (Added Author). Blum, Deborah, 1954- On The rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. (Added Author). Bullock-Prado, Gesine. On Der Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781941393659
  • ISBN: 1941393659
  • Physical Description: x, 294 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Regan Arts hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Regan Arts, 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Diana Abu-Jaber on "The tell-tale heart" by Edgar Allan Poe -- Heather B. Armstrong on 'The warmth of other suns' by Isabel Wilkerson -- Margaret Atwood on Grimm's Fairy tales -- Gina Barreca on 'Remember me' by Fay Weldon -- Louis Bayard on 'David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens -- Mayim Bialik on 'Hopscotch' by Julio Cortá́́zar -- Robin Black on 'The diary of Alice James' -- Amy Bloom on 'The Deptford trilogy' by Robertson Davies -- Deborah Blum on 'The Rabáiyá́t of Omar Khayyam' -- Gesine Bullock-Prado on 'Der Struwwelpeter' by Heinrich Hoffmann -- Keith Carradine on 'The book of Daniel' by E.L. Doctorow -- Maud Casey on 'Man in the Holocene' by Max Frisch -- Rosanne Cash on 'Little house on the prairie' by Laura Ingalls Wilder -- Otis Chandler on 'Dune' by Frank Herbert -- Ron Charles on 'Straight man' by Richard Russo -- Alexander Chee on 'The quest for Christa T.' by Christa Wolf -- Alan Cheuse on 'Ulysses' by James Joyce -- Caldecot Chubb on 'The marriage of Heaven and Hell' by William Blake -- Sofia Coppola on 'The virgin suicides' by Jeffrey Eugenides -- Cat Cora on 'The art of eating' by M.F.K. Fisher -- Douglas Coupland on 'The Andy Warhol diaries' -- Peter Coyote on 'The Odyssey' by Homer -- Lt. General Flora Darpino, US Army Judge Advocate General, on 'The best American short stories, 2009' --Kenneth C. Davis on 'A portrait of the artist as a young man' by James Joyce -- Tom Davis on 'The emerging Republican majority' by Kevin Phillips -- Nelson DeMille on 'Atlas shrugged' by Ayn Rand -- Liza Donnelly on 'A room of one's own' by Virginia Woolf -- Dave Eggers on 'Herzog' by Saul Bellow -- Gillian Flynn on 'The westing game' by Ellen Raskin -- Amanda Foreman on 'Animal farm' by George Orwell -- Martin Frost on 'The making of the President 1960' by Theodore White -- Tavi Gevinson on 'Mr. Wilson's cabinet of wonders' by Lawrence Weschler -- Lev Grossman on 'Waiting for Godot' by Samuel Beckett -- Tim Gunn on 'Let us now praise famous men' by James Agee -- Carla Hall on 'The giving tree' by Shel Silverstein -- Tony P. Hall on the Bible -- Jacob Hemphill on 'The little prince' by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry -- Juan Felipe Herrera on the poetry of Federico García Lorca -- Dan Hesse on 'The republic' by Plato -- Carl Hiaasen on 'Car' by Harry Crews -- Tommy Hilfiger on 'Steve Jobs' by Walter Isaacson -- Eric Idle on life-changing books -- Mira Jacob on 'The god of small things' by Arundhati Roy -- Beverly Johnson on 'John Adams' by David McCullough -- Piper Kerman on 'Alice's adventures in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll -- Porochista Khakpour on 'Good morning, midnight' by Jean Rhys -- Arleigh Kincheloe on 'Pride and prejudice' by Jane Austen -- Lily King on 'It's not the end of the world' by Judy Blume -- Jack Kingston on 'How I raised myself from failure to success in selling' by Frank Bettger -- Jeff Kinney on 'Inside the box' by Drew Boyd and Jacob Goldenberg -- Julie Klam on 'Marjorie Morningstar' by Herman Wouk -- Nicholas Kristof on 'Four essays on liberty' by Isaiah Berlin -- Lisa Lampanelli on 'Eat, pray, love' by Elizabeth Gilbert -- Fran Lebowitz on How reading is her life -- Yiyun Li on 'Dream tales and prose poems' by Ivan Turgenev -- Laura Lippman on 'Lolita' by Vladimir Nabokov -- Sarah MacLean on 'The great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Gregory Maguire on 'The once and future king' by T.H. White -- Judith Martin on 'The image' by Daniel Boorstin -- Alexander McCall Smith on 'Collected shorter poems' by W.H. Auden -- Elizabeth McCracken on 'Borrowed time' by Paul Monette -- Gail McGovern on 'Green eggs and ham' by Dr. Seuss -- David Mitchell on 'The wind-up bird chronicle' by Haruki Murakami -- Brad Meltzer on 'Justice League of America #150' -- Kate Mulgrew on 'The country girls' by Edna O'Brien -- Celeste Ng on 'Harrient the Spy' by Louise Fitzhugh -- Susan Orlean on 'The sound and the fury' by William Faulkner -- Ruth Ozeki on 'The pillow book' by Sei Shonagon -- Carolyn Parkhurst on 'Slaughterhouse-Five' by Kurt Vonnegut -- Richard Peabody on 'At swim-two-birds' by Flann O'Brien -- Nancy Pearl on 'A gay and melancholy sound' by Merle Miller -- Jodi Picoult on 'Gone with the wind' by Margaret Mitchell -- Gerald Richards on 'The autobiography on Malcolm X' -- Melissa Rivers on 'The story of Ferdinand' by Munro Leaf -- Al Roker on 'The adventures of Sherlock Holmes' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- Richard Russo on 'Pudd'nhead Wilson' by Mark Twain -- Saïd Sayrafiezadeh on 'Krapp's last tape' by Samuel Beckett -- John Scalzi on 'The people's almanac' by by David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallce -- Elissa Schappell on 'Nine stories' by J.D. Salinger -- Liev Schreiber on 'Anna Karenina' by Leo Tolstoy -- Jim Shepard on the collected works of J.D. Salinger -- Rebecca Skloot on 'Literary journalism' by Mark Kramer and Norman Sims -- Karin Slaughter on 'Mystery and manners' by Flannery O'Connor -- Andrew Solomon on 'Rootabaga stories' by Carl Sandburg -- Sree Srinivasan on 'Tales from Shakespeare' by Charles and Mary Lamb -- R.L. Stine on 'Pinocchio' by Carlo Collodi -- Emma Straub on 'Lunch poems' by Frank O'Hara -- Peter Straub on 'Look homeward, angel' by Thomas Wolfe -- J. Courtney Sullivan on 'Nora Ephron collected' -- Plum Sykes on 'Brideshead revisited' by Evelyn Waugh -- Glenn Taylor on 'To kill a mockingbird' by Harper Lee -- Terry Tempest Williams on 'Crossing to safety' by Wallace Stegner -- Vu Tran on 'The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe' by C.S. Lewis -- Luis Urrea on 'Cup of tea poems' by Issa -- Jess Walter on 'One hundred years of solitude' by Gabriel García Márquez -- Sarah Waters on 'The bloody chamber' by Angela Carter -- Fay Weldon on not accumulating books -- Kate White on 'A wrinkle in time' by Madeleine L'Engle -- Meg Wolitzer on 'The bell jar' by Sylvia Plath -- Sunil Yapa on 'The god of small things' by Arundhati Roy.
Summary, etc.: Collects one hundred reflections by prominent authors, politicians, actors, musicians, and celebrities on a book that changed their lives.
Subject: Books and reading.

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