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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 10.50
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 11.90
Is a book the same book-or a reader the same reader-the second time around? The seventeen authors in this witty and poignant collection of essays all agree on the answer: Never. The editor of Rereadings is Anne Fadiman, and readers of her bestselling book Ex Libris (FSG, 1998) will find this volume especially satisfying. Her chosen authors include... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 11.05
In At Large and At Small , Anne Fadiman returns to one of her favorite genres, the familiar essay?a beloved and hallowed literary tradition recognized for both its intellectual breadth and its miniaturist focus on everyday experiences. With the combination of humor and erudition that has distinguished her as one of our finest essayists, Fadiman draws... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 11.05
Anne Fadiman is--by her own admission--the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill, whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday, and who once found herself poring over her roommate's 1974 Toyota Corolla manual because it was the only written material in the apartment that she had not read at least... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 12.68
Butterflies, ice-cream, writing at night, playing word games...in this witty, intimate and delicious book Anne Fadiman ruminates on her passions, both literary and everyday. From mourning the demise of letter-writing to revealing a monumental crush on Charles Lamb, from Balzac's coffee addiction to making ice-cream from Liquid Nitrogen, she draws us... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 16.80
In The Wine Lover?s Daughter , Anne Fadiman examines?with all her characteristic wit and feeling?her relationship with her father, Clifton Fadiman, a renowned literary critic, editor, and radio host whose greatest love was wine. An appreciation of wine?along with a plummy upper-crust accent, expensive suits, and an encyclopedic knowledge of Western... more...
- Scribner 2014; US$ 15.00
The instant New York Times bestseller and publishing phenomenon: Marina Keegan?s posthumous collection of award-winning essays and stories ?sparkles with talent, humanity, and youth? ( O, The Oprah Magazine ). Marina Keegan?s star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at... more...