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Tolstoy and the Purple Chair : My Year of Magical Reading
by Nina Sankovitch


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"NinaSankovitch has crafted a dazzling memoir that remindsus of the most primal function of literature-to heal, to nurture and to connectus to our truest selves." --Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between Us

Catalyzedby the loss of her sister, a mother of four spends one year savoring a greatbook every day, from Thomas Pynchon to Nora Ephron and beyond.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"NinaSankovitch has crafted a dazzling memoir that remindsus of the most primal function of literature-to heal, to nurture and to connectus to our truest selves." --Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between Us

Catalyzedby the loss of her sister, a mother of four spends one year savoring a greatbook every day, from Thomas Pynchon to Nora Ephron and beyond. In the tradition ofGretchen Rubin's The Happiness Project and Joan Dideon'sA Year of Magical Thinking, Nina Sankovitch'ssoul-baring and literary-minded memoir is a chronicle of loss, hope, and redemption. Nina ultimately turns to reading as therapy andthrough her journey illuminates the power of books to help us reclaim ourlives.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061999857
  • ISBN-10: 0061999857
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: June 2012
  • Page Count: 240
  • Dimensions: 8.05 x 5.36 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.43 pounds


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