Download PDF by Tom Nissley: A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works

By Tom Nissley

ISBN-10: 0393241491

ISBN-13: 9780393241495

A witty and addictively readable daily literary companion.At as soon as a love letter to literature and an enthralling advisor to the books so much worthy examining, A Reader's e-book of Days positive factors bite-size money owed of occasions within the lives of significant authors for each day of the 12 months. here's Marcel Proust beginning looking for misplaced Time and Virginia Woolf scribbling within the margin of her personal writing, "Is it nonsense, or is it brilliance?" Fictional occasions that ensue inside of cherished books also are incorporated: the delivery of Harry Potter's enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked promenade in Stephen King's Carrie.

A Reader's e-book of Days is stuffed with memorable and mind-blowing stories from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolano, the Brontë sisters, Junot Díaz, Philip ok. Dick, Charles Dickens, Joan Didion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Keats, Hilary Mantel, Haruki Murakami, Flannery O'Connor, Orhan Pamuk, George Plimpton, Marilynne Robinson, W. G. Sebald, Dr. Seuss, Zadie Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, and lots of extra. The booklet additionally notes the times on which well-known authors have been born and died; it comprises lists of urged analyzing for each month of the 12 months in addition to snippets from booklet experiences as they seemed throughout literary historical past; and all through there are wry illustrations by way of acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky.

Brimming with approximately 2,000 tales, A Reader's e-book of Days can have readers of each stripe achieving for his or her favourite books and studying new ones.

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Issue 1925 Nominal value – 500 levs Size – 169 x 85 mm, horizontal Watermark – none Obverse – the coat of arms on the left, the picture of Tsar Boris III in military uniform on the right; background color – green Reverse – a detail from the picture “Ploughman” by Yaroslav Veshin in the middle; background color – reddish brown Artistic design – Alexander Bozhinov, Boris Denev, Konstantin Shturkelov Printed in Bradburry, Wilkinson & Co, London, England In circulation from 1932 to 16 March 1947 54 ãˈ É˙· ÖÏËÒËfl 1925 „.

Issue 1938 Nominal value – 5,000 levs Size – 200 x 106 mm, horizontal Watermark – the pictures of Tsar Boris III and Tsaritsa Joanna in a circle Obverse – the coat of arms in the middle, the picture of Tsar Boris III in military uniform on the left, a watermark on the right; background color – green Reverse – a watermark on the left, a vignette with the figure “5000” on the right, the building of the Bulgarian National Bank in the middle Artistic design – Alexander Bozhinov, Vasil Zahariev Printed in Giesecke & Devrient, Leipzig, Germany In circulation from October 1942 to December 1943 64 ãˈ É˙· ÖÏËÒËfl 1940 „.

16 χpÚ 1947 „. Issue 1925 Nominal value – 500 levs Size – 169 x 85 mm, horizontal Watermark – none Obverse – the coat of arms on the left, the picture of Tsar Boris III in military uniform on the right; background color – green Reverse – a detail from the picture “Ploughman” by Yaroslav Veshin in the middle; background color – reddish brown Artistic design – Alexander Bozhinov, Boris Denev, Konstantin Shturkelov Printed in Bradburry, Wilkinson & Co, London, England In circulation from 1932 to 16 March 1947 54 ãˈ É˙· ÖÏËÒËfl 1925 „.

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