"This is a book about books interspersed with stories from the life of an avid reader. It's a perfect book for any bibliophile because you will find yourself nodding along with all her comments about the wonderful smell of new (and old) books, the ..."
"An enjoyable memoir about the author's life and how specific books can tell us what we're going through and feeling. I liked learning from someone who enjoys books and there are plenty of memorable quotes about reading and books. If you're a book ..."
"I am a long time listener of the New York Times Book Review Podcast hosted by Pamela Paul so I was looking forward to this book. It was an enjoyable read. A sort of memoir of her life told mostly through her experiences with books that she has kep..."
Describes the biggest battle of the Vietnam War as experienced by the men who fought it, when the embattled American troops turned around several weeks of besiegement and boldly assaulted the North Korean mountain stronghold of Khe Sahn.