Start Here: Read Your Way Into 25 Amazing Authors
There are so many fantastic authors and great books out there that sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin. Start Here solves that problem; it tells you how to read your way into 25 amazing authors from a wide range of genres--from classics to contemporary fiction to comics.Each chapter... show more
There are so many fantastic authors and great books out there that sometimes it’s hard to know where to begin. Start Here solves that problem; it tells you how to read your way into 25 amazing authors from a wide range of genres--from classics to contemporary fiction to comics.Each chapter presents an author, explains why you might want to try them, and lays out a 3- or 4-book reading sequence designed to help you experience fully what they have to offer. It’s a fun, accessible, and informative way to enrich your reading life.A wide array of writers, critics, and bloggers offer their expertise and passion for these authors to help you get started reading authors you’ve always wanted to try.Includes chapters by Erin Morgenstern (The Night Circus) on Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill (Heart-Shaped Box) on Bernard Malamud, Linda Fairstein (The Alexandra Cooper Series) on Edgar Allan Poe, and Kevin Smokler (Practical Classics) on Sherman Alexie.Also includes chapters on readIng your way Into:Margaret AtwoodJane AustenRay BradburyItalo CalvinoPhilip K DickCharles DickensE.M. ForsterGabriel Garcia MarquezErnest HemingwayZora Neale HurstonJohn IrvingStephen KingCormac McCarthyHerman MelvilleArthur MillerAlice MunroHaruki MurakamiRichard RussoZadie SmithDavid Foster WallaceColson Whitehead
Publish date: December 20th 2012
Publisher: Book Riot, Inc
Pages no: 174
Edition language: English
This is such a great idea! Sometimes you manage to glom onto a living writer early enough to read as the books come out. But more often, by the time a name hits your radar, the shelf of work is long and you can't figure out where to start. If you're lucky, you've got a like-minded friend who's rea...
Oh hey, it's a book about books. Okay!