The Resource What to read and why, Francine Prose

What to read and why, Francine Prose

Label
What to read and why
Title
What to read and why
Statement of responsibility
Francine Prose
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Celebrates the pleasures of reading and pays homage to the works and writers the author admires above all others, from Jane Austen to Charles Dickens to Jennifer Egan
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
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Prose, Francine
Dewey number
028/.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1003
LC item number
.P97 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Best books
Label
What to read and why, Francine Prose
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
Ten things that art can do -- Mary Shelley, 'Frankenstein' -- Charles Dickens, 'Great Expectations' -- Honoré de Balzac, 'Cousin Bette' -- George Eliot, 'Middlemarch' -- George Gissing, 'New Grub Street' -- The collected stories of Mavis Gallant -- Roberto Bolaño, '2666'-- Complimentary toilet paper: some thoughts on character and language - Michael Jeffrey Lee, George Saunders, John Cheever, Denis Johnson -- Edward St. Aubyn, the Patrick Melrose novels -- Paul Bowles, 'The stories of Paul Bowles' and 'The Spider's House' -- Patrick Hamilton, 'Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky' ; 'A London Trilogy' ; 'The Slaves of Solitude' ; 'Hangover Square' ; 'A Story of Darkest Earl's Court' -- Isaac Babel -- 'Lolita', just the dirty parts: on the erotic and pornographic -- Gitta Sereny, 'Cries Unheard' -- Andrea Canobbio, 'Three Light-Years' -- Diane Arbus: 'Revelations' -- Helen Levitt, 'Crosstown' -- Mark Strand, 'Mr. and Mrs. Baby' -- Karl Ove Knausgaard, 'My Struggle' -- Elizabeth Taylor, 'Complete Short Stories' -- Louisa May Alcott, 'Little Women' -- Jane Austen -- Charles Baxter, 'Believers' -- Deborah Levy, 'Swimming Home' -- Alice Munro, 'Lives of Girls and Women' -- Jennifer Egan, 'Manhattan Beach' -- Rebecca West -- Mohsin Hamid, 'Exit West' -- On clarity -- Reiner Stach, 'Is that Kafka? 99 Finds' -- What makes a short story? -- In praise of Stanley Elkin
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 314 pages
Isbn
9780062397867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1042088131
  • (OCoLC)1042088131
Label
What to read and why, Francine Prose
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
Ten things that art can do -- Mary Shelley, 'Frankenstein' -- Charles Dickens, 'Great Expectations' -- Honoré de Balzac, 'Cousin Bette' -- George Eliot, 'Middlemarch' -- George Gissing, 'New Grub Street' -- The collected stories of Mavis Gallant -- Roberto Bolaño, '2666'-- Complimentary toilet paper: some thoughts on character and language - Michael Jeffrey Lee, George Saunders, John Cheever, Denis Johnson -- Edward St. Aubyn, the Patrick Melrose novels -- Paul Bowles, 'The stories of Paul Bowles' and 'The Spider's House' -- Patrick Hamilton, 'Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky' ; 'A London Trilogy' ; 'The Slaves of Solitude' ; 'Hangover Square' ; 'A Story of Darkest Earl's Court' -- Isaac Babel -- 'Lolita', just the dirty parts: on the erotic and pornographic -- Gitta Sereny, 'Cries Unheard' -- Andrea Canobbio, 'Three Light-Years' -- Diane Arbus: 'Revelations' -- Helen Levitt, 'Crosstown' -- Mark Strand, 'Mr. and Mrs. Baby' -- Karl Ove Knausgaard, 'My Struggle' -- Elizabeth Taylor, 'Complete Short Stories' -- Louisa May Alcott, 'Little Women' -- Jane Austen -- Charles Baxter, 'Believers' -- Deborah Levy, 'Swimming Home' -- Alice Munro, 'Lives of Girls and Women' -- Jennifer Egan, 'Manhattan Beach' -- Rebecca West -- Mohsin Hamid, 'Exit West' -- On clarity -- Reiner Stach, 'Is that Kafka? 99 Finds' -- What makes a short story? -- In praise of Stanley Elkin
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 314 pages
Isbn
9780062397867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1042088131
  • (OCoLC)1042088131

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