Essays and Literary Entertainments
By (author) Michael Dirda
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Readings by Michael Dirda
Book DescriptionIntimate, humorous, and insightful, Readings is a collection of classic essays and reviews by Michael Dirda, book critic of the Washington Post and winner of the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. From a first reading of Beckett and Faulkner at the feet of an inspirational high-school English teacher to a meeting of the P. G. Wodehouse Society, from an obsession with Nabokov's Lolita to the discovery of the Japanese epic The Tale of Genji, these essays chronicle a lifetime of literary enjoyment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393324891
(211mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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From Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic Michael Dirda comes a collection of his most personal and engaging essays on the literary life-the perfect companion for any lover of books.
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Author Biography - Michael Dirda
Michael Dirda, who won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism at the Washington Post Book World, is the author of An Open Book, Bound to Please, and Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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