By David C. Major, John S. Major
Readers all over be aware of that not anything soothes the spirit like sinking right into a extraordinary e-book. If you're one in all that chuffed band, you'll fast realize the authors of this encouraged analyzing consultant as kindred spirits. right here David and John significant have selected 100 books that may every one be delightfully ate up in a single quiet night. protecting different types from myth to fiction, background to humor, secret to memoir, this addictive quantity gains books to check all of your moods—by either celebrated writers and talented unknowns, including:
• Russell Baker • Willa Cather • Raymond Chandler • F. Scott Fitzgerald • Graham Greene • Edith Hamilton • Dashiell Hammett • Helene Hanff • Ernest Hemingway • Patricia Highsmith • Shirley Jackson • Henry James • W. Somerset Maugham • Mary McCarthy • Walter Mosley • Vladimir Nabokov • Patrick O'Brian • Barbara Pym • Phillip Roth • Vikram Seth • Isaac Bashevis Singer • C. P. Snow • Dylan Thomas • Evelyn Waugh • Edith Wharton • Laura Ingalls Wilder • Virginia Woolf
Each choice includes an interesting dialogue of what makes the ebook precise, from an adventurous writing variety to a different humorousness. The Majors additionally proportion insights concerning the authors and literary anecdotes, in addition to suggest different gemstones on an identical topic or via an analogous author.
A literary spouse to get pleasure from and discuss with time and again, a hundred One-Night Reads is a masterpiece in its personal correct!
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Related to these movements were every conceivable variation of handcraft art industry, every utopian social movement, every socially directed innovation in architecture, including the technological ones. These were all philosophically grounded upon some variant of the notion that positive metaphysical, mystical, ethical, and moral values could be expressed through material objects, especially if they were handmade, handcrafted, and beautifully proportioned. Aesthetics was always involved in these movements, as were associations with a variety of artistic and scientific phenomena, but considerable variation from place to place and time to time was visible in the philosophical particulars that impelled them and in their products.
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100 One-Night Reads: A Book Lover's Guide by David C. Major, John S. Major