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Rereadings: Seventeen writers revisit books they love -

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Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005

Answering The Question Is A Book The Same The Second Time Around? This Collection Of Essays Includes Contributions From Sven Krkerts, Allegra Goodman, Vivian Gornick, Patricia Hampl, Phillip Lopate, And Luc Sante, Among Others. On Rereading / Foreword By Anne Fadiman -- Marginal Notes On The Inner Lives Of People With Cluttered Apartments In The East Seventies (franny And Zooey By J.d. Salinger) / David Samuels -- Relics Of Saint Katherine (the Journal, Letters, And Stories Of Katherine Mansfield) / Partricia Hampl -- Love's Wound, Love's Salve (pan By Knut Hamsun) / Sven Birkerts -- Whitman's Triumph (song Of Myself By Walt Whitman) / Vijay Seshadri -- Kids Roberts And Me (the Leather Pushers By H.c. Witwer) / Arthur Krystal -- My Life With A Field Guide (a Field Guide To Wildflowers Of Northeastern And North-central America By Roger Tory Peterson And Margaret Mckenny) / Diana Kappel Smith -- A Companion Of The Prophet (arthur Rimbaud By Enid Starkie) / Luc Sante -- Three Doctors' Daughters (the Sue Barton Books By Helen Dore Boylston) / Katherine Ashenburg -- You Shall Hear Of Me (lord Jim By Joseph Conrad) / Jamie James -- Love With A Capital L (the Vagabond And The Shackle By Colette) / Vivian Gornick -- Stead Made Me Do It (house Of All Nations By Christina Stead) / Michael Upchurch -- Pemberley Previsited (pride And Prejudice By Jane Austen) / Allegra Goodman -- Lawrence By Lightning (the Virgin And The Gypsy By D.h. Lawrence) / Pico Iyer -- The Ice Palace (the Snow Queen By Hans Christian Andersen) / Barbara Sjoholm -- Revisiting Brideshead (brideshead Revisited By Evelyn Waugh) / Evelyn Toynton -- The Pursuit Of Worldliness (the Charterhouse Of Parma By Stendhal) / Phillip Lopate -- The Back Of The Album (sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band By The Beatles) / David Michaelis. Edited By Anne Fadiman. Essays Previously Published In The American Scholar, The Journal Of The Phi Beta Kappa Society.

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