Leave Me Alone I m Reading

Finding and Losing Myself in Books Maureen Corrigan ... Whether your taste runs to Pride and Prejudice or The Maltese Falcon, you will love Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading. It's the book for people who love books.” —Susan Isaacs, author of ...

Leave Me Alone  I m Reading

In this delightful memoir, the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air reflects on her life as a professional reader. Maureen Corrigan takes us from her unpretentious girlhood in working-class Queens, to her bemused years in an Ivy League Ph.D. program, from the whirl of falling in love and marrying (a fellow bookworm, of course), to the ordeal of adopting a baby overseas, always with a book at her side. Along the way, she reveals which books and authors have shaped her own life—from classic works of English literature to hard-boiled detective novels, and everything in between. And in her explorations of the heroes and heroines throughout literary history, Corrigan’s love for a good story shines.

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Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Maureen Corrigan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Vintage

In this delightful memoir, the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air reflects on her life as a professional reader. Maureen Corrigan takes us from her unpretentious girlhood in working-class Queens, to her bemused years in an Ivy League Ph.D. program, from the whirl of falling in love and marrying (a
Five Comedies
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Carlo Goldoni
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

The new house -- The coffee house -- Off to the country -- Adventures in the country -- Back from the country
Tu
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Patricia Grace
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-29 - Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

Three brothers, one war and multiple secrets. Tu is proud of his name: it belongs to the Maori god of war. But for the returned soldier there's a shadow over his war experience with the Maori Battalion in Italy. Three young men from the one family went to war, but
What We Talk About When We Talk About Books
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Leah Price
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-20 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Reports of the death of reading are greatly exaggerated Do you worry that you've lost patience for anything longer than a tweet? If so, you're not alone. Digital-age pundits warn that as our appetite for books dwindles, so too do the virtues in which printed, bound objects once trained us:
Maori and Pasifika Higher Education Horizons
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Clark Tuagalu, Fiona Cram, Hazel Phillips, Pale Sauni
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-07 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

Rarely have Pasifika writers come together to share their experiences in this field. Focusing on the past, current and future status and success of Maori and Pasifika peoples in tertiary education within Aotearoa New Zealand, this volume covers diverse issues from the countries colonial history, to student engagement with new