Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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"In the ten years since her beloved, groundbreaking Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal has been quietly at work on this modest but mighty magnum opus, creating a spectacular literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human. Amy Krouse Rosenthal has cultivated a distinct blend of nonlinear memoir, observational humor, wistful reflections, and interactive connections with readers. A decade after Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life, she's back with a sublime new work, a timeless collection of insights, memories, and moments that are at once intimate and universal. Why the title Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal? Because each piece of prose is organized into classic subjects such as Social Studies, Music, and Language Arts. Because textbook would accurately describe a book with a first-of-its-kind interactive text messaging component. Because textbook is an expression meaning "quintessential"--Oh, that wordplay and unconventional format is so typical of her, so textbook AKR. Because if an author's previous book has the word encyclopedia in the title, following it up with a textbook would be rather nice. Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal speaks to the awe, bewilderment, and poignancy of being alive"--
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton, [2016]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ♭2016
ISBN: 9781101984543
Branch Call Number: 818.607 R7273R 2016
Characteristics: xv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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Jul 08, 2017

Another uniquely constructed memoir from this most interesting author. Given the year of publication (2016) and her death in March 2017, and the topics of the final chapters, I gather that she knew she was terminally ill. What a loss.

Jun 08, 2017

I really enjoyed Amy Krouse's TEDx talk, but I couldn't get into this very eclectic book.

Keep on beckoning the lovely..


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Jun 08, 2017

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