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Ten Years in the Tub : A Decade Soaking in Great Books
by Nick Hornby




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How often do you begin reading a book that makes you--immediately, urgently, desperately--want to read more books?" (Booklist). Nick Hornby has managed to write just such a book in this hilarious, insightful, and infectious volume. Ten Years in the Tub chronicles Hornby's journey through a decade's worth of books, as related in his wildly popular Believer column "Stuff I've Been Reading."

Ten Years in the Tub is a one-way ticket into the mind of one of the most beloved contemporary writers on his favorite pastime, but it's also a meditation on what Celine Dion can teach us about ourselves, a warning about how John Updike can ruin our sex lives, and a recommendation for the way Body Shop Vanilla Shower Gel can add excitement to our days. This decade-long addiction for many... makes standing in line at the bank a blessed interval for snorting another page." (the New York Times Book Review)

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Overview

How often do you begin reading a book that makes you--immediately, urgently, desperately--want to read more books?" (Booklist). Nick Hornby has managed to write just such a book in this hilarious, insightful, and infectious volume. Ten Years in the Tub chronicles Hornby's journey through a decade's worth of books, as related in his wildly popular Believer column "Stuff I've Been Reading."

Ten Years in the Tub is a one-way ticket into the mind of one of the most beloved contemporary writers on his favorite pastime, but it's also a meditation on what Celine Dion can teach us about ourselves, a warning about how John Updike can ruin our sex lives, and a recommendation for the way Body Shop Vanilla Shower Gel can add excitement to our days. This decade-long addiction for many... makes standing in line at the bank a blessed interval for snorting another page." (the New York Times Book Review)

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781940450360
  • ISBN-10: 1940450365
  • Publisher: Believer Magazine
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 464
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 6 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.55 pounds


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