The Girl Who Ate Books: Adventures in Reading Rendi

Writer: Nilanjana Roy | Number of Pages: 372 pages
Date: 31-12-1969 | ISBN: 9350297116

TitleThe Girl Who Ate Books: Adventures in Reading
Rating (Rating: 2 - 43 votes)
ISBN review9350297116
ISBN13 review9789350297117'
Total page372 pages
WriterNilanjana Roy
The Girl Who Ate Books: Adventures in Reading From Bankimchandra Chatterjee to G.V. Desani to Vikram Seth, Indian writing in English has come a long way over the last hundred years. And Nilanjana Roy – voracious eater of books and sharpest of critics – has taken stock of it all.One of India’s most widely read journalists, Roy has been writing reviews, columns, essays and features for over two decades. 'The Girl Who Ate Books' revisits the best of these occasional pieces and weaves them together with a set of new personal essays. From early memories of living in a house made of books to encounters with men and women who hoarded books to the author’s first taste of the printed word, this is a memoir of reading, loving and living with books like no other. Bringing together writers across generations – from the obscure Sake Dean…Life Expectancy, Control (Songs, Beyond These, La Presa, Vagabond, All You, Mountain Homecoming, Doctor Who, Feels Like, Vittoria: A, Monstruos Modernos, Light in, The Fifth, The Honorable, The Best, Beneath the, No Darkness, Double Love, The Small, The Best
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  • Life Expectancy
  • Beyond These Hills
  • Control (Songs of Submission, #4)
  • Doctor Who and the Masque of Mandragora (#8)
  • All You Ever Wanted to Know From His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Happiness, Life, Living, and Much More: Conversations with Rajiv Mehrotra
  • The Small Dark Man
  • The Honorable Rosalind's Heart
  • The Fifth Petal (The Lace Reader, #2)
  • Beneath the Shine
  • Light in August
  • Feels Like the First Time (Destiny Bay #2)
  • The Best American Travel Writing 2011
  • No Darkness
  • Monstruos Modernos
  • Double Love (Sweet Valley High, #1)
  • Mountain Homecoming
  • Vagabond
  • The Best American Travel Writing 2012
  • Vittoria: A Historical Drama Based on A True Story