Reading for life

  • 92 Pages
  • 1.70 MB
  • English
Globe Book Company, Cambridge Division
Reading, Remedial tea
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11063706M
ISBN 100870654063
ISBN 139780870654060

Five glorious, sentimental stars for Pat Conroy's memoir about books and reading. Conroy died last month, and I picked up My Reading Life as a tribute to him.

When I chose it from his list of works, I didn't realize how much I would love this gem of a book, how I would linger over the chapters, taking weeks to read it because I didn't want to return it to the library yet.4/5. Reading for Life is an anthology of poems and of extracts from prose fiction, related to a series of case-histories of individuals carefully reading, discussing their reading lives, and thinking about the relation of literature to their existence.

"Reading Life" instead is a provocation to impress your own reactions, life memories, thoughts and feelings through the pages of each book in partner with Sven Birkerts through eleven great titles. "Reading Life," is an invitation to continue the dialogue. Good novel reading is always a two way street, a conversation with the by: 4.

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More info on both books below. Take a look - this series might appeal to you or the standalone as well. Enjoy. In My Reading Life, Conroy revisits a life of reading through an array of wonderful and often surprising anecdotes: sharing the pleasures of the local library’s vast cache with his mother when he was a boy, recounting his decades-long relationship with the English teacher who pointed him onto the path of letters, and describing a profoundly 4/4(87).

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The book that Rios is reading in the Ep 3 of Star Trek Picard "The Tragic sense of life" has a line; "I feel myself when I am not others" –. Reading a book a week has been absolutely changing my life, it's one of the best ways that I've found to improve myself.

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