The Complete Polysyllabic Spree
Publish date: 2006
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Criticism
, Books About Books
Series: Stuff I've Been Reading (#1)
"...I suddenly had a little epiphany: all the books we own, both read and unread, are the fullest expression of self we have at our disposal. [...] But with each passing year, and with each whimsical purchase, our libraries become more and more able to articulate who we are, whether we read the boo...
Blog Stories Review: http://storiesbooksandmovies.blogspot.it/2014/11/una-vita-da-lettore-nick-hornby.htmlSpesso leggiamo libri che pensiamo di dover leggere o che avremmo già dovuto aver letto, o che altri ritengono che noi dovremmo leggere”Una vita da lettore non è mai stato nella mia lista dei li...
Hornby's book reviews are almost as engrossing as his novels, and this book encompasses a year's worth of book reviews, or more accurately, this book holds a year's worth of Hornby's Believer magazine columns. He lists the books he buys each month vs the books he actually reads, a practice which mak...
Nick's diary of reading is wonderful and witty. He admits to and encourages abandoning works that bore. He believes in enjoying reading and encourages this in others. His tastes are eclectic and he enjoyes books, something he passes on to a reader (his fascination with Arsenal is something I will...