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"Without books how could I have become myself?" In this wonderfully written meditation, Lynne Sharon Schwartz offers deeply felt insight into why we read and how what we read shapes our lives. An enchanting celebration of the printed word.

"This slender rhapsody on the joys of reading will be gobbled up like the rarest and finest chocolates." -Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post

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A Los Angeles Times Book Review Best Book of 1996

'Without books how could I have become myself?' In this wonderfully written meditation, Lynne Sharon Schwartz offers deeply felt insight into why we read and how what we read shapes our lives. An enchanting celebration of the printed word.

About the Author

Lynne Sharon Schwartz is author of the acclaimed novels The Fatigue Artist, Leaving Brooklyn, and Disturbances in the Field. She lives in New York City.

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I am very much enjoying this light but thoughtful look at reading and readers. Those that love reading will nod, hmmm and enjoy this slim volume.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780807070833
Author:
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Authors
Subject:
Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
May 1997
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.41x5.44x.41 in. .37 lbs.

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'Without books how could I have become myself?' In this wonderfully written meditation, Lynne Sharon Schwartz offers deeply felt insight into why we read and how what we read shapes our lives. An enchanting celebration of the printed word.

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