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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 028.9 S398 (Text) 79361000101730 Adult Nonfiction - Reference Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 028.9 SCH (Text) 33118000178067 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 028.9 SCH (Text) 36806002070785 NON-FICTION 2ND FLOOR Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) 028.9 SCH (Text) 33187004163842 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library 028.9 SCH (Text) 33187004163826 Nonfiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 028.9 SCH (Text) 33187004163834 Nonfiction Available -
Henry Henley PL - Carthage 028.9 SCH (Text) 36701000000549 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 028.9 S398 (Text) 76383000446695 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 028.9 SCHW (Text) 39391006795718 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 028.9 SCH (Text) 34330512940884 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385353540
  • ISBN: 0385353545
  • Physical Description: 272 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-270).
Formatted Contents Note:
The importance of living : slowing down -- Stuart Little : searching -- The girl on the train : trusting -- The Odyssey : embracing mediocrity -- What I talk about when I talk about running : napping -- Giovanni's room : connecting -- David Copperfield : remembering -- Wonder : choosing kindness -- Lateral thinking : solving problems -- Gift from the sea : recharging -- The taste of country cooking : nourishing -- "Bartleby, the scrivener" : quitting -- The gifts of the body : losing -- The little prince : finding friends -- 1984 : disconnecting -- Epitaph of a small winner : overcoming boredom -- Zen in the art of archery : mastering the art of reading -- Song of Solomon : admiring greatness -- A little life : hugging -- Bird by bird : feeling sensitive -- Rebecca : betraying -- Reading Lolita in Tehran : choosing your life -- "More, more, more," said the baby : staying satisfied -- A journey around my room : traveling -- Death be not proud : praying -- What the living do : living -- A final word.
Summary, etc.:
"For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and distractions'"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Schwalbe, Will > Books and reading.
Books and reading > Psychological aspects.
Books and reading > United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Personal Memoirs.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS > Death, Grief, Bereavement.
LITERARY CRITICISM > Books & Reading.

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