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Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading
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Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading (Hardback)

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"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 Us



Catalyzedby 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.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: general Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc Publication Date: 29/06/2011 ISBN-13: 9780061999840  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Nina Sankovitch launched ReadAllDay.org in 2008, and at the end of her year of reading, she was profiled in the New York Times. She continues to review books on ReadAllDay.org and for the Huffington Post. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and four sons.

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