Tolstoy and the Purple Chair : My Year of Magical Reading Paperback
"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 UsCatalyzedby 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 10/07/2012
- Category: Autobiography: general
- ISBN: 9780061999857
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