Living by Fiction
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Living by Fiction

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The author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek on contemporary writers who "matter, " from Calvino to Marquez. "Stimulating."-- "New York Times Book Review" "Stimulating." "--New York Times Book Review"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 134.62 x 198.12 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised
  • index
  • 0060915447
  • 9780060915445
  • 359,418

Review quote

"Stimulating."-- "New York Times Book Review""Everyone who timidly, bombastically, reverently, scholastically--even fraudulently--essays to 'live the life of the mind' should read this book. It's elegant and classy, like caviar and champagne, and like these two items, it's over much too soon."-- Carolyn See, "Los Angeles Times""Living by Fiction is a stimulating book, one of those in which quality of thought and felicity of prose seem consequences of one another."-- Vance Bourjaily, "New York Times Book Review
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813 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 31% (255)
4 41% (330)
3 22% (176)
2 5% (38)
1 2% (14)
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