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Books for living, Will Schwalbe

Label
Books for living
Title
Books for living
Statement of responsibility
Will Schwalbe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For Will Schwalbe, reading is a way to entertain himself but also to make sense of the world, to become a better person, and to find the answers to the big (and small) questions about how to live his life. In this delightful celebration of reading, Schwalbe invites us along on his quest for books that speak to the specific challenges of living in our modern world, with all its noise and distractions.'"--
Summary
Presents a highly personal celebration of reading, sharing impassioned recommendations for specific books that can offer guidance through daily life
Writing style
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2016
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10543243
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Schwalbe, Will
Dewey number
028/.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Schwalbe, Will
  • Schwalbe, Will
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • United States
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Books for living, Will Schwalbe
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The importance of living ; Slowing down -- Stuart Little ; Searching -- The girl on the train ; Trusting -- The odyssey ; Embracing mediocrity -- What I talk about when I talk about running ; Napping -- Giovanni's room ; Connecting -- David Copperfield ; Remembering -- Wonder ; Choosing kindness -- Lateral thinking ; Solving problems -- Gift from the sea ; Recharging -- The taste of country cooking ; Nourishing -- "Bartleby, the scrivener" ; Quitting -- The gifts of the body ; Losing -- The little prince ; Finding friends -- 1984 ; Disconnecting -- Epitaph of a small winner ; Overcoming boredom -- Zen in the art of archery ; Mastering the art of reading -- Song of Solomon ; Admiring greatness -- A little life ; Hugging -- Bird by bird ; Feeling sensitive -- Rebecca ; Betraying -- Reading Lolita in Tehran ; Choosing your life -- "More, more, more," said the baby ; Staying satisfied -- A journey around my room ; Traveling -- Death be not proud ; Praying -- What the living do ; Living -- A final word
Control code
ocn952978774
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
xi, 412 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524757007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952978774
Label
Books for living, Will Schwalbe
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The importance of living ; Slowing down -- Stuart Little ; Searching -- The girl on the train ; Trusting -- The odyssey ; Embracing mediocrity -- What I talk about when I talk about running ; Napping -- Giovanni's room ; Connecting -- David Copperfield ; Remembering -- Wonder ; Choosing kindness -- Lateral thinking ; Solving problems -- Gift from the sea ; Recharging -- The taste of country cooking ; Nourishing -- "Bartleby, the scrivener" ; Quitting -- The gifts of the body ; Losing -- The little prince ; Finding friends -- 1984 ; Disconnecting -- Epitaph of a small winner ; Overcoming boredom -- Zen in the art of archery ; Mastering the art of reading -- Song of Solomon ; Admiring greatness -- A little life ; Hugging -- Bird by bird ; Feeling sensitive -- Rebecca ; Betraying -- Reading Lolita in Tehran ; Choosing your life -- "More, more, more," said the baby ; Staying satisfied -- A journey around my room ; Traveling -- Death be not proud ; Praying -- What the living do ; Living -- A final word
Control code
ocn952978774
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
xi, 412 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524757007
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952978774

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