An Open Book by Michael Dirda audiobook

An Open Book: Chapters From a Reader’s Life

By Michael Dirda
Read by Jonathan Hogan

Recorded Books, Inc. 9780393326147
11.17 Hours 1
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Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda shares his love for all literature-novels, comic books, poetry, even erotica-in this humorous memoir of his childhood. Growing up in a bluecollar, Midwestern household of the 50s and 60s, Dirda appalled his father with his insatiable thirst for reading. His humorous remembrances of the works he loved will spark the interest of anyone who savors a good story.

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Summary

Summary

Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda shares his love for all literature-novels, comic books, poetry, even erotica-in this humorous memoir of his childhood. Growing up in a bluecollar, Midwestern household of the 50s and 60s, Dirda appalled his father with his insatiable thirst for reading. His humorous remembrances of the works he loved will spark the interest of anyone who savors a good story.

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Editorial Reviews

“A love story, full of a passion for literature and marked by intellectual vigor.” The Los Angeles Times

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Author

Author Bio: Michael Dirda

Author Bio: Michael Dirda

Michael Dirda is a Pulitzer Prize–winning critic and longtime book columnist for the Washington Post. He was once chosen by Washingtonian magazine as one of the twenty-five smartest people in our nation’s capital. He also writes regularly for the Times Literary Supplement, the New York Review of Books, and other literary journals. He is the author of the memoir An Open Book; the essay collections Readings, Bound to Please, Book by Book, and Classics for Pleasure; and On Conan Doyle, for which he won an Edgar Award. A lifelong Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle fan, he was inducted into the Baker Street Irregulars in 2002. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 11.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English