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✅ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Ex Libris Confessions of a Common Reader By Anne Fadiman ⚣ – Izmirescort.pro Anne Fadiman is by her own admission the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday and who once found hAnne Fadiman is by her own admission the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday and who once found herself poring over her roommate's 1974 Toyota Corolla manual because it was the only written material in the apartment that she had not read at least twiceThis witty collection of essays recounts a lifelong love affair with books and language For Fadiman as for many passionate reade.

Rs the books she loves have become chapters in her own life story Writing with remarkable grace she revives the tradition of the well crafted personal essay moving easily from anecdotes about Coleridge and Orwell to tales of her own pathologically literary family As someone who played at blocks with her father's 22 volume set of Trollope My Ancestral Castles and who only really considered herself married when she and her husband had merged collections Marrying Libraries she is e.

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